San Jose Jazz Summer Fest

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Country and Region United StatesCalifornia
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival San Jose, California USA
Festival Contact Information

San Jose Jazz Festival
145 West San Carlos
San Jose, CA 95113 USA
Phone: (408) 288-7557
Fax: (408) 288-7598

Festival Description

The San Jose Jazz Festival brings world-class artists to the Silicon Valley for one weekend each year. Ten stages of live music in downtown San Jose featuring blues, latin, salsa, big band and more—with over 1,000 artists in a stellar line-up from legends to rising stars.

Festival Dates August 9 - 11, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Pink Martini
  • Dave Koz and Friends
  • Dafnis Prieto Proverb Trio
  • Javon Jackson with Les McCann
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • The Cookers
  • John Santos
  • Murali Coryell
  • Stacey Kent
  • Derrick Hodge
  • Grace Kelly
  • Mingo Fishtrap
  • Le Jazz Hot
  • Charlie Hunter
  • Dafnis Prieto


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Practical Info:

  • There are discounts for members and subscriptions. Call San Jose Jazz +01 (408) 288-7557.
The Festival is Family Friendly:
  • Make the festival a family event! Most stages are outdoors and family friendly. Have brunch at the Latin Stage, dance at the Salsa stage, enjoy a snack on the grass at the Main stage, learn at the Tech Museum, listen to young musicians at the Future of Jazz Stage, have fun at the Kids Area… See the festival schedule and map for details, or visit


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