July 22 - Kelly Sheppard Quintet opening for Wit Williams Big Band.
July 29 - Donna Carter Quintet opening for George Johnson Quintet.
Opening acts start at 6 p.m.; main act is at 7:30 p.m. Lineup subject to
change. Free. Bushnell Park, downtown Hartford.
June 22 - Galvanized Jazz Band. Traditional New Orleans jazz, blues, spirituals
and classic popular music.
June 29 - Mark Templeton Trio. Program of mainstream jazz from Porter to
Gershwin to Ellington.
July 13 - Jive by Five. Jump band style of 1940s.
July 20 - Ali Ryerson and Joe Beck, "ALTO." Ryerson and Beck perform
standards and original compositions.
July 27 - Ted Rosenthal Trio. Tribute to music of Richard Rogers.
Aug. 10 - Elite Syncopation Quintet. Performing ragtime and early jazz
Aug. 17 - New Black Eagle Jazz Band. Traditional jazz from 1920s to Preservation
Hall standards featured.
Aug. 24 - Cynthia Sayer's Hot Jazz Trio. Hot jazz from '20s and '30s.
Concerts at 8 p.m. Tickets: $20 at door, $17.50 advance, $10 students (under
24). Music Mountain, Music Mountain Road, Falls Village. Information:
NEWPORT JVC JAZZ FESTIVAL
Aug. 9 - Tony Bennett, 8:15 p.m. Tickets: $30-$85, all seats reserved. Newport
Casino, International Tennis Hall of Fame, 194 Bellevue Ave., Newport, R.I.
Aug. 10 - On two stages: Tony Bennett, Cos of Good Music conducted by Bill Cosby
with Don Alias, Dwayne Burno, Ndugu Chancler, Robin Eubanks, Craig Handy,
Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Carlos Ward and James Williams; Dave Holland Quintet, Oleta
Adams, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Greg Osby Quartet, Sex Mob, Ballin' the
Jack, Yerba Buena.
Aug. 11 - On two stages: Isaac Hayes, Arturo Sandoval, Nicholas Payton Quintet,
Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Lea Delaria, David S. Ware, Bullfrog featuring Kid
Koala, Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra, the Holmes Brothers.
Unless noted, concerts held 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. General admission tickets:
$53, $48 advance; children under 12 are $5 at all times; children under age 2
are free. On-site festival parking is $6. Reserved seating, JVC Jazz Stage: $75,
$65. Unless noted, concerts held at Fort Adams State Park, Newport, R.I.
Information: 401-847-3700 or 866-468-7619; www.festivalproductions.net.
TANGLEWOOD JAZZ FESTIVAL 2002
Aug. 30 - Arturo Sandoval and his Orchestra, 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Tickets:
Aug. 31 - Organ Summit, 1:30 p.m.: Jimmy McGriff Quartet and Joey DeFrancesco
Trio. With special guest David "Fathead" Newman. Tanglewood Theater.
Tickets: $35 (lawn combo ticket). Ticket offers first-come, first-served seats
to Organ Summit in Tanglewood Theater and lawn seating to all Sat events.
Aug. 31 - Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz with Sir Roland Hanna, 3 p.m. Ozawa
Hall. Tickets: $14-$40.
Aug. 31 - Diana Krall, Roy Haynes and Birds of a Feather, 8 p.m. Shed. Tickets:
Sept. 1 - Roy Hargrove Quintet, Roberta Gamborini, 2 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Tickets:
Sept. 1 - Dave Brubek Quartet, 8 p.m. Ozawa Hall. Tickets: $19-$55.
Programs and artists subject to change. Tanglewood, Route 183, West Street,
Lenox, Mass. Information: 888-266-1200; www.bso.org.
June 27 - Sunset Series: Luluk Purwanto and the Helsdingen Trio, 7 p.m. Free.
CFA Courtyard. Rain site: Crowell Concert Hall.
July 12 - Sunset Series: Claudio Roditi Jazz Quartet, 8 p.m. Tickets: $17
general, $15 Wesleyan faculty/staff and senior citizens, $10 students. Crowell
Wesleyan University is in Middletown, off Route 9. Information: 860-685-3355.