JWQ Showcase 2017

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

USA/ISRAEL/CANADA/UK: JAZZ FESTIVAL NEWS


Alexander Zonjic performs live in the studio from Shoreline Jazz Festival

Enjoy a weekend of the best contemporary jazz, funk, and soul music in America at the 3rd Annual Alexander Zonjic's Shoreline Jazz Festival. .






Lewiston Jazz Festival Weather Guests for August 23rd at Noon

Richard Soluri founder of the Historic Lewiston Jazz Festival stopped by the Weather Outside to talk about the 15th Annual Historic Lewiston Jazz





Morristown jazz festival brings swing, funk and blues to the Green

 Thousands packed the Green from morning to night as The Morristown Jazz and Blues Festival blew the lid off what had been a sultry – though not too hot – summer day Saturday, Aug. 20 on the Green.




PEI Jazz and Blues Festival kicks off Thursday in Charlottetown

The 2016 TD PEI Jazz and Blues Festival runs Thursday to Saturday in Charlottetown, and organizers are feeling positive about the lineup



Jaffa Jazz Festival to Return to Israel This September

Last October the first Jaffa Jazz Festival took place in Israel, led by musician Amikam Kimelman who served as the director of Rimon School of Music



Orbert Davis brings 'soul' to Jazz Fest opening night

Orbert Davis is a storyteller. He has written works illuminating the life of Nelson Mandela, New Orleans after Katrina, the reversal of the Chicago River, even the history of "DuSable to Obama: Chicago's Black Metropolis."



The 4th Annual All That Jazz Festival In Eleuthera, Bahamas Lit By FLDA

The 4th Annual All That Jazz Festival on Eleuthera Island in the Bahamas, is an annual fund-raiser for the local Haynes Library.



Detroit's deep jazz roots will see the spotlight during festival

Detroit’s significant jazz roots will be evident during the 37th annual Detroit Jazz Festival, the largest free jazz festival in the world, when the festival takes over downtown during Labor Day weekend, Sept. 2-5.



It's wine, art and all that jazz for annual Brentwood festival

Weaving together the collective visual, music, culinary and beverage arts of the community, the Brentwood Art Society hosts the two-day festival Aug. 27 and 28 at The Streets of Brentwood. Funds raised are boomeranged back into local arts organizations that offer classes, workshops, exhibits, scholarships and performance opportunities to children, K-12 and higher education students, adults and seniors.



Jazz lovers get into the swing at Pershore festival

JAZZ lovers got into the swing at the 15th annual Pershore Jazz Festival held at the weekend.
The event has grown from small beginnings to become a well respected part of the British jazz scene, and annually now attracts jazz fans from across the UK.