Scranton Jazz Festival

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Country and Region United StatesPennsylvania
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA
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Festival Description

The annual festival in downtown Scranton has taken place since 2004. The jazz and blues programming includes performance at downtown establishments and a jazz walk as well as a Sunday brunch. Artists include regional, national and international performers. In addition to the performances, the organizers also provide an educational component to the programming where students from the surrounding area are selected to have the opportunity to learn the art form from the participating artists.

Festival Dates August 2 - 4, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Indigo Moon Brass Band
  • La Cuchina
  • The Vic Juris Trio with bassist Jay Anderson and drummer Adam Nussbaum
  • Carl Fischer Nouveau Big Band Remembering Maynard Ferguson featuring alumni of the MF Big Bop Nouveau Band
  • The Jazz Brunch
  • The Keystone College Jazz Institute Student Combos
  • The Benny Carter Saxes
  • Dave Samuels and the Organik Vibe Trio with saxophone great Joel Frahm
  • Jazz Legend Freddy Cole
  • The Festival Jazz Jam


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