Jazz Fest features local musicians


Make text smaller Make text larger



Photos



  • Alexis Cole, one of the performers.




  • Iron Forge




  • Alex Foster




The eighth annual Hudson Valley Jazz Festival is set for Aug. 17-20.

The event features gypsy jazz, modern, be-bop, acoustic and funky electric.

The featured show brings local artists Jeff Ciampa of Warwick and Pete Levin and Woodstock together with ex-Miles Davis and Return to Forever drummer Lenny White, saxophonist Alex Foster from Saturday Nite Live and Ira Coleman, formerly with Tony Williams.

The continued thrust of this series is to highlight the great many Hudson Valley local artists whose talent in many cases is on par with these marque name jazz musician. They come from Warwick, Newburgh, Nyack, Greenwood Lake, Chester, Goshen, Peekskill and Sugarloaf.

Shows take place in an outdoor courtyard, B&B, cafes, clubs, restaurants, community centers, organic farms, art workshop spaces and housing development performance rooms.

Most shows are free, and those with a fee are modestly priced.

For more information, visit www.hudsonvalleyjazzfest.org.





Make text smaller Make text larger

Comments

Pool Rules



MUST READ NEWS

College Admissions Expert Elizabeth Levine: Net Price Calculator
The Net Price Calculator (NPC) is required by the Higher Education Act, as of October 29, 2011, to be posted to each secondary institutions web site that participates in the Title...
Read more »
Image

The projected growth of the Town of Palm Tree outlined in Comprehsensive Plan

— Planning documents prepared by Tim Miller Associates in 2017 for the...

Read more »

Anagnostakis: 'Be leery of someone so desperate to attain power'
Our latter-day Boss Tweeds will get a huge election surprise. The next 39th district senator will be someone with big name recognition - due to accomplishments within Orange...
Read more »

'Unchecked Democrat control of state government is not in the best interest of Hudson Valley families'
While national politics and the upcoming Congressional elections seem to get all the attention these days, Hudson Valley residents – particularly those in the 39th Senate...
Read more »

VIDEOS



Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required
Community Newspapers


MOST COMMENTED



Weather in Monroe, NY