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Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY

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Lewiston, NY United States

Friday, August 2018

Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY Schedule By Day and Stage!

Friday, August 24, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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The Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY takes place Friday, August 24th and Saturday, August 25th.  Here is the schedule by day and stage! Mainstage Seating is available for the 8:30 pm Performances for $20 per ticket on Friday and Saturday. Please call 754-9500 to purchase your tickets. Or, purchase online at the festival website (https://www.lewistonjazz.com/).  Ticket pick-up is available at the Information Tent at the Festival. A limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at the door. Event…

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The Christopher Bakriges Trio Featuring Avery Sharpe And Jay Hoggard at Northwest Jazz Festival

Friday, August 24, 2018 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
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Chrisopher Bakriges Trio, JazzBuffalo

"There is also much to savor in Christopher Bakriges’ visceral energy, accentuated by the appetite of a musical zealot. Fortunately for him, this flaming musicianship has stoked by the like-minded who have been assembled to celebrate Christopher Bakriges’ music. Through it all, Bakriges’ is eloquent indeed; his voicing expertly balanced between the classical and the utterly modern in music. His phrasing suggests a barely tangible warp, intertwined with the gossamer-like weft of Jay Hoggard’s vibraphone and Avery Sharpe’s resonant bass…Together these…

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Veronica Swift with The Benny Green Trio Featuring David Wong and Kenny Washington at Northwest Jazz Festival

Friday, August 24, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Veronica seift benny green trio

“Brilliant pianist, Benny Green possesses the history of jazz at his fingertips. His mastery of keyboard technique combined with decades of real-world experience playing with the most celebrated artists of the last half-century, and it’s no wonder Green has been hailed as perhaps the most exciting hard-swinging, hard-bop pianist to ever emerge from Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers.” —All About Jazz “Green is the unconditional bearer of the torch and guardian of a legacy handed down to him, personally, by his musical mentors: Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard and Ray Brown. His efforts…

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Sally Terrell and The Green Jazz Band With Kevin O’Neill, Mike Milner, John Sarlo, and Rich Thompson at Northwest Jazz Festival

Saturday, August 25, 2018 @ 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
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Sally Terrell and The Green Jazz Band have been delighting audiences in New England with their fresh interpretations of jazz standards, performing at the Palace Theater Summer Jazz Series, the Wadsworth Atheneum Jazz series, Vitrano Jazz Series, Earthstock Connecticut, Collinsville HOT Festival, Gershon Fox Ballroom, and the Society Room. Their first CD, Mood Swing, was released in 2015. Youngstown native and Lewiston-Porter alumna Sally Terrell (vocals and piano) began a lifelong love affair with piano and singing at age six, poking out melodies alongside…

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Nick Finzer Quintet With Glen Zaleski, Lucas Pino, Dave Barron, and Jimmy McBride at Northwest Jazz Festival

Saturday, August 25, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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Nick Finzer is one of the most dynamic musicians of the millennial generation. An award-winning composer, arranger, producer, and trombonist, Finzer is bringing the joy and power of Jazz to both traditional fans and the most modern 21st-century audiences. He’s on a mission to be a passionate voice defining the sound of Jazz in this age while also bringing street cred to the trombone with a bold, tight sound. Northwest Jazz Festival will present the Nick Finzer Quintet that will include…

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Emmet Cohen Trio With Russell Hall and Evan Sherman at Northwest Jazz Festival

Saturday, August 25, 2018 @ 5:45 pm - 7:15 pm
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The Emmet Cohen Trio features Emmet Cohen on piano with Russell Hall on bass and Evan Sherman on drums.  Hall is a graduate of Julliard and has performed with Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, Roy Haynes, The Heath Brothers, Jon Hendricks, Herlin Riley, Cyrus Chestnut, and Jimmy Cobb.  Drummer, composer, and bandleader Sherman has performed extensively with Roy Hargrove and such jazz artists as Wynton Marsalis, Ron Carter, Roy Hargrove, Branford Marsalis, James Moody, and Cyrus Chestnut. Evan Sherman and Russell…

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Elio Villafranca And The Jass Syncopators Featuring Vincent Herring, Steve Turre, Bruce Harris, Peter Slavov, Dion Parson, And Gabo Lugo At Northwest Jazz Festival

Saturday, August 25, 2018 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Elio Villafranca, Vincent Herring, Steve Turre, Bruce Harris

Elio Villafranca and the Jass Syncopators Pianist and composer Elio Villafranca is an inspired and visionary musician. With his band, The Jass Syncopators, Elio expands what Jelly Roll Morton called The Spanish Tinge to what Elio calls The Caribbean Tinge. The band swings hard and brings a traditional yet innovative style to the roots of jazz and Afro- Caribbean music. I am profoundly moved by Elio’s vision and musicianship. He is a treasured member of the family here at Jazz at Lincoln Center.”…

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Friday, August 2019

2019 Northwest Jazz Festival Center Street Stage Features Diverse Line Up of Youth, Fusion, Crossover, and Straight-Ahead Jazz

Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 12:00 pm

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After several years as the Rising Stars Stage, the stage at the opposite end of Center Street has been renamed Center Street Stage.  The name change is designed to reflect the changing diverse nature of jazz that exist in the region.  The 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival will present a diverse line up of youth, fusion, crossover and straight-ahead jazz this year.  The schedule and artists are as follows: Friday, August 23rd MATT'S MUSIC VOCAL PERFORMANCE TEAM Friday, August 23rd   6:15pm…

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Mike Jones “The Show Before The Show” at the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY

Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Lewiston, NY United States

This special festival engagement celebrates The Show Before the Show, Jones’s new Capri Records album with bassist/magician Penn Jillette of Penn & Teller. “The most remarkable pure technique of any piano player working in jazz today.” – Neil Tesser, Author of The Playboy Guide to Jazz. "Yup, this is Jonesy, our piano player. He’s a monster.” – Penn Jillette Jones, one of our most accomplished mainstream jazz pianists, has been the musical director for Penn & Teller’s Las Vegas show…

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2019 Northwest Jazz Festival Main Stage Headliners Friday, August 23 to Saturday August 24

Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 10:15 pm
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The 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY is pleased to present an exciting two days of Main Stage Headliners!  The featured Friday night and Saturday night headliners welcome to Lewiston, NY two of the biggest names in jazz, jazz vocalist Roberta Gambarini and the legendary jazz pianist Monty Alexander.  The entire two days of Main Stage headliners will include award-winning and rising stars jazz musicians to include: Pianist Mike Jones, jazz pianist/vocalist Carol Welsman with jazz bassist/vocalist Nicki…

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Roberta Gambarini at the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY

Friday, August 23, 2019 @ 8:45 pm - 10:15 pm
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Italian-born Roberta Gambarini is, without question, one of the most accomplished jazz singers on the current scene. Her warm, velvety tone and captivating eloquence inspired the Boston Globe to call Gambarini “a true successor to Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and Carmen McRae.” Born in Turin, Italy, Gambarini received her first exposure to jazz at an early age when her father, an amateur tenor saxophonist, took her to concerts by Dexter Gordon, Benny Carter, Johnny Griffin & Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, as well as…

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Lucia Jackson at the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY

Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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A graduate of the Alvin Ailey School of Dance, dancer and jazz singer Lucia Jackson has created her own hybrid of modern dance and jazz vocalizing, a successful combination that melds the forward-looking motion of modern dance with the proud traditions and the endless possibilities of jazz singing into a unique art form—one’s that exciting and unquestionably transcendent. Lucia is currently performing music from her debut album, You and The Night and The Music, which was released in September 2018…

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Aimée Allen Quartet at the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY

Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 3:45 pm - 5:15 pm
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“A fully fledged composer, lyricist and vocalist, her ideas are filled with depth and meaning and her lyrics profoundly unique.” – Constance Tucker, All About Vocals “A brilliant singer and even more thoughtful lyricist” – H. Allen Williams, JazzTimes Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, vocalist Aimée Allen's intimate connection with music began as a child. Her childhood was scored with classic jazz because her mother kept selections from the tradition on the family turntable.  Though singing was a part…

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Carol Welsman and Nicki Parrott Together at the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY

Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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The Northwest Jazz Festival is excited to present the exciting award-winning duo of Carol Welsman and Nicki Parrot.  Each a star in their own right coming together for a special festival concert performance. Carol Welsman Carol Welsman, a six-time Juno Award Nominee, is an internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist and pianist whose expressive vocal styling and dynamic stage presence has captivated audiences around the world.  Her recordings have earned her high critical acclaim, including being named one of the Top 5…

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Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express at the 2019 Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY

Saturday, August 24, 2019 @ 8:45 pm - 10:00 pm
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Nearly 60 years after he moved to the United States from his hometown of Kingston, Jamaica, Grammy-nominated pianist Monty Alexander is an American classic. His music spans a broad range of jazz and Jamaican musical expressions: the American songbook and the blues, gospel, bebop, calypso, and reggae. Over the decades Alexander has toured the world relentlessly, delighting a global audience drawn to his vibrant personality and soulful message. Documented on more than 75 recordings, he was ranked number five in Hal…

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Friday, August 2021

Jazz in Lewiston Day Fundraiser Hosted by the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY

Friday, August 27, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mark your calendar for the Jazz In Lewiston Day Fundraiser being held by the Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY on Friday evening, August 27th, and Saturday, August 28th. We'll have a special performance by the George Caldwell Jazz Sextet in the Gallo plaza to open Saturday, August 28th. You'll be able to see performances in the Gallo plaza by Paradigm Shift Jazz, My Cousin Tone', and The Jay/Sharptet. The 2-day event will include performances on Friday, August 27th by the…

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Jazz in Lewiston Day Fundraiser Hosted by the Northwest Jazz Festival in Historic Lewiston, NY

Saturday, August 28, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 2:00 pm

Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY, Center Street
Lewiston, NY United States
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Mark your calendar for the Jazz In Lewiston Day Fundraiser being held by the Northwest Jazz Festival, Lewiston, NY on Friday evening, August 27th, and Saturday, August 28th. We'll have a special performance by the George Caldwell Jazz Sextet in the Gallo plaza to open Saturday, August 28th. You'll be able to see performances in the Gallo plaza by Paradigm Shift Jazz, My Cousin Tone', and The Jay/Sharptet. The 2-day event will include performances on Friday, August 27th by the…

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