World’s Hottest Jazz Events Guide
Don't miss your favorite Smooth Jazz, Pop and R&B stars at the stunning back bay amphitheater at Hyatt Regency Newport Beach! This year catch performances by MICHAEL FRANKS, DAMIEN ESCOBAR, MATTEO BOCCELLI, CHRIS ISAAK, GEORGE BENSON, HOWARD HEWITT & MICHAEL LINGTON, DAVE KOZ & FRIENDS SUMMER HORNS, STEVE TYRELL & DAVID BENOIT, EL DEBARGE & AVERY*SUNSHINE, PETER WHITE, MINDI ABAIR & VINCENT INGALA!
Presented by Foster Perry Travel & Events, the 2023 Jazz on the Water by Land and by Sea Concert Series continues ALTHEA RENE, NAJEE, BOB JAMES TRIO, NORMAN BROWN, STEVE OLIVER and WALTER BEASLEY! Bringing the best of jazz to San Antonio! Tickets & Travel Support available at FosterPerryTravelEvents.com!
Home of the ULTIMATE Jazz Experience! Enjoy three days of amazing jazz in a small, intimate setting featuring THE BAYLOR PROJECT, MARQUEAL JORDAN, DAVID P. STEVENS, KIM SCOTT and JEFF LORBER FUSION! Room Packages, Mix & Mingles and much more! VrroomVIPJazzFest.com
Colors & Song and the Strong Group bring an amazing annual jazz music experience to the city of San Antonio. Colors & Song is a non-profit organization that mentors local high school music students. Select teens will learn about the live entertainment business as Soul-Jazz Flutist ALTHEA RENÉ, vocalist ERIN STEVENSON, keyboardist DEMETRIUS KRAYON NAYBORS, and saxophonist JAZMIN GHENT deliver an energetic and sophisticated evening of music. AltheaReneJazzFest.com
MARION MEADOWS hosts this intimate 3 Day and 2 Night Music Vacation in Chicago with only 250 Tickets available! Featuring performances by MARION, RICHARD ELLIOT, RICK BRAUN, JAZZ IN PINK w/Althea Rene, Karen Briggs & Gail Johnson, NELSON RANGELL, BRIAN SIMPSON & STEVE OLIVER, JACKIEM JOYNER & GEREY JOHNSON and ACOUSTIC ALCHEMY feat Miles Gilderdale & Greg Carmichael at the world-class Loews O'Hare Hotel with 4 great restaurants and complimentary airport shuttle. O'Hare Jazz Fest
Fayetteville's Largest Gathering of Jazz Fans held in Festival Park! Headlining this year’s festival is inspired keyboardist BRIAN SIMPSON, 2X Billboard Smooth Jazz Artist of the Year LINDSEY WEBSTER, saxist of Smooth Jazz JEANETTE HARRIS, Columbia, SC nationally-acclaimed jazz Guitarist TERENCE YOUNG. Sandhills Jazz Society
The only Smooth Jazz festival in the European Mediterranean, held the 5-Star Protur Biomar Sensatori Resort in SaComa, Mallorca, Spain featuring the biggest and most successful international stars of the Contemporary Jazz scene including KIRK WHALUM, KEIKO MATSUI, SHAKATAK, JEFF LORBER FUSION, JOHN STODDART, STEVE COLE, CITRUS SUN presented by Bluey from Incognito, JACKIEM JOYNER, MICHAEL MANSON, RÜDIGER BALDAUF, REBECCA JADE, ILYA SEROV, MATT MARSHAK and ROBERT RESTUCCIA!
Eight-time Grammy Award-winning composer, arranger, educator, curator and bassist extraordinaire – CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE returns! In his “New Jawn”, McBride leads an all-star quartet that draws on the powerhouse connection of Josh Evans (trumpet) and Marcus Strickland (sax) with one of the world’s greatest rhythm sections with no piano or guitar chords to ground them. RidgfieldPlayhouse.org
Hosted by ERIC DARIUS, includes performances from RICK BRAUN, NORMAN BROWN, BRIAN CULBERTSON, SHIELA E., SPECIAL EFX ALL-STARS featuring CHIELI MINUCCI, MAYSA, JEFF KASHIWA, KAREN BRIGGS & LAO TIZER, MARCUS ANDERSON & ADAM HAWLEY, PETER WHITE & VINCENT INGALA, ACOUSTIC ALCHEMY and JNL with JULIAN VAUGHN, NICHOLAS COLE & LIN ROUNTREE. 386-681-7007 FloridaSmoothJazz.com
A breathtaking destination, 5-Star resorts, curated excursions & activities and a World-class line-up featuring BONEY JAMES, ERIC BENET, BOB JAMES, DAMIEN ESCOBAR, YOLANDA ADAMS, AFTER 7, ZAPP, KEVIN ROSS, JAZZ IN PINK, THE BAYLOR PROJECT and more! Your adventure starts here : LifeLuxEXP.com
Get ready for smooth sailing and explore romantic ports of call in the Caribbean on board world-class cruise lines with acclaimed jazz hosts including BILLYRAY SHEPPARD, GREG MANNING, ALTHEA RENE and the Kiland Concert Series Celebrating LUTHER VANDROSS! For travel arrangements including cruise, air, hotel and transportation visit FosterPerryTravelEvents.com!
The 11th Annual Gala Weekend features DAMIEN ESCOBAR, PIECES OF A DREAM, BOB BALDWIN, RAGAN WHITESIDE, BONEY JAMES, JEFFREY OSBORNE, LINDSEY WEBSTER, JACKIEM JOYNER, BRIAN SIMPSON, SHIELA E, WILL DOWNING, JONATHAN BUTLER, STEVE COLE, CHRISTIAN DE MESONES, RICHARD ELLIOT, MAYSA, PETER WHITE, VINCENT INGALA, HOWARD HEWITT & MICHAEL LINGTON and many more. Always Supporting Jazz and Music Education! JazzLegacyFoundation.org
A little something for everyone to enjoy over 3 days of world class Jazz in the magic setting of the Pacifico Beach Club in Punta Mita – Mexico’s leading luxury resort! Featuring BRIAN BROMBERG (festival host & producer), DAVID BENOIT, MAYSA, PAUL BROWN, FOUR80EAST, MICHAEL PAULO, CHRIS WALKER, REBECCA JADE, MIKE MACARTHUR, ROBERTO VALLY, TONY MOORE, TONY PULIZI and BRAZIL AND CHILL feat ANNE WALSH & TOM ZINK. Reserve Your Access!
Rick Braun's New Year's Eve Getaway starring RICK BRAUN and featuring BONEY JAMES, PETER WHITE, VINCENT INGALA, BRIAN SIMPSON, REBECCA JADE, ADAM HAWLEY & JAZMIN GHENT! Ring in the New Year with music, dining, dancing & hotel accommodations at Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando! 386-681-7007 | FloridaSmoothJazz.com
One of the oldest multi-disciplined cultural arts organizations in the country, TBAAL has cultivated exceptional talent among youth in the performing, visual, literary and cinematic arts for over 44 years. Our iconic programs such as the Young Gifted & Black Artists, Promising Young Artists Series, Summer Arts Intensive Education Training Program with the Masters and our Summer Youth Arts Institute have attracted nationwide acclaim. Visit TBAAL.org for our event calendar.
Enjoy two full weeks of HOT jazz at the Premiere Jazz Festival in the Southwest featuring KEIKO MATSUI, ARTURO SANDOVAL, 2SAXY w/GRACE KELLY & LEO P, BILL CANTOS, THE BLUE NOTE QUINTET, TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE and many more! Beyond the concert hall with 80+ artists performing on stages all over Downtown Tucson, plus popular Jazz Jams, Late Nite Sessions and the Downtown Jazz Fiesta (free to the public)! TucsonJazzFestival.org
Host MINDI ABAIR is joined by BONEY JAMES, RnR w/RICHARD ELLIOT & RICK BRAUN, PETER WHITE & VINCENT INGALA, PAUL TAYLOR & NICOLE HENRY, KEIKO MATSUI and Special Guest RANDY JACOBS. Packages include Concerts, Hotel, Dinners, Brunches and Activities. 386-681-7007 FloridaSmoothJazz.com
Europe's Soul, Funk & Jazz Party on the River Seine hosted by ERIC DARIUS and featuring RICHARD ELLIOT, MARC ANTOINE, OLI SILK, and MINDI ABAIR. Cabins selling fast on Smooth Entertainment's 2024 River Edition! SmoothJazzEurope.eu