There were many outstanding performances throughout the festival. So many great performances! And, we know how hard it is to be in two or three places at the same time. Here are a few videos that give only a glimpse of the many performers putting out the best in jazz music at the largest free jazz festival in the region – The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY. Enjoy!
We start out with the two super videos produced by Niagara Frontier Publications:
Friday, August 25:
Saturday, August 26:
Here is the headliner The Hot Sardines with a great tap dancing number!
Here is the headliner Dave Stryker Quintet with Eric Alexander groovin’ it:
Dave Stryker Quintet Performing a Bossa Nova Ballad with the incredible Eric Alexander shining!
The Incredible Steve Nelson With Dave Stryker Quintet:
The fabulous Wayne Tucker Quintet with great trumpet playing in the beginning and beautiful singing at the end!
The Wayne Tucker Quintet’s Super Performance of Herbie Hancock’s “Chameleon”:
The legendary Ernie Krivda opens up the Saturday Main Stage showing why he is a legend:
The Buffalo Jazz Octet making history as the first big band ensemble blending mainstream and free jazz to hit at this festival!
Mark Marinaccio and Friends with Mariah!
Mark Marinaccio and Friends Whipping It up!
The Philippe Lemm Trio: a glimpse of one of the most talked about performances at the festival!
The Incredible Angelo Di Loreto with the Philippe Lemm Trio:
More of Angelo Di Loreto in a Knock-Out Performance with the Philippe Lemm Trio:
The Philippe Lemm Trio Performing An Original Composition:
An Unbelievable Vocal Performance by Einat Agmon – Watch The Whole Video!
A spectacular performance was put on by the Walter Kemp 3oh!
The Dynamic Sharon Bailey Project with Drew Azzinaro and Rahyn Eamon in a 90-minute set!
Check out THE TRUTH and the dynamic playing of Ellen Pieroni!
The Rising Stars – The Jacob Jay Quintet – Featured Solos – Check Them Out!
Keep Jazz Alive!