Blue Note Jazz Festival

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Country and Region United StatesNew York
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival New York, New York, USA
Festival Contact Information

General contact for festival
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Festival Description

During the month of June the Blue Note Jazz Festival features many artists who have performed at the Blue Note Jazz Club. The inaugural edition took place in 2011. Th performances take place at notable venues across the city.

Festival Dates June 1 - 30, 2013
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Festival Story:

Since its inception in 1981, the Blue Note has become a cultural institution in New York and one of the premier jazz clubs in the world. Jazz is undoubtedly America’s music, and while the Blue Note strives to celebrate the music’s great history, the club is a place where progression and innovation — the foundation of jazz - are encouraged and practiced on a nightly basis. After 30 years of success, the Blue Note continues to carry the torch for jazz proudly. The Blue Note is located at 131 W. 3rd St. between 6th Avenue and McDougal Street, in the heart of Greenwich Village.


Festival Events:

  • Buddy Guy
  • Joshua Redman Quartet
  • Gato Barbieri
  • Jerry Douglas
  • Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra
  • Poncho Sanchez
  • Bulka
  • Susana Baca
  • Manhattan Transfer
  • Amel Larriuex
  • Chucho Valdes Quintet
  • Dizzie Gillespie All-Star Big Band
  • Paul Rodriguez
  • Bob James and David Sanborn featuring Steve Gadd
  • Jason ‘Minuteman’ Taylor
  • Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics
  • McCoy Tyner & The latin All-stars
  • Arlen Roth & The Cordobas
  • Kenny Werner Quintet with Lionel Loueke and Miguel Zenon
  • and many more….
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    • Brubeck, Botti, & More Set for Blue Note Jazz Festival, 6/1-30 (Broadway World, April 14, 2011)


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