San Jose Jazz Festival
Next Show Dates: August 8 – 10, 2008
14th Annual Comcast San Jose Jazz Festival presented by Southwest. Celebrating 14years of bringing free jazz to the Bay Area, the Festival features hundreds of musicians on multiple stages devoted to Latin and salsa, big bands, blues, ensemble and straight ahead jazz, as well as fusion and world music. The Festival takes place in August in and around Plaza de Cesar Chavez in downtown San Jose, Calif.
Artists scheduled to appear for 2006 include five-time Grammy nominated vocalist Nnenna Freelon, saxophone legend Jimmy Heath, the horn-driven salsa sounds of Cubanismo, the contemporary jazz of Yellowjackets, inventive alto saxophonist Greg Osby, Puerto Rican master flutist Nestor Torres, the infectious Latin and world sounds of Ricardo Lemvo & Makina Loca, the blues-based voice of Bay Area native Ledisi, as well as two of the hottest rising stars in jazz, 15-year-old guitarist Julian Lage and 18-year-old pianist Taylor Eigsti.
60 South Market Street, Suite 210, San Jose, CA 95113
Phone (408) 288-7557