Detroit Jazz Festival 2016

Detroit Jazz Festival
All Day
Detroit Jazz Festival 2016
03 Sep
  • Location
  • Detroit, Michigan


2016 Detroit Jazz Festival lineup featuring a collection of performances including a Homecoming Series with Detroit natives, exciting new artists, legends and student groups all connected around special custom programming and unique musical experiences that cannot be seen anywhere else in the world.

Ron Carter – 2016 Artist-In-Residence. Performances include: Nonet, Trio, Quartet and Big Band

George Benson
John Scofield, Brad Mehldau, Mark Guiliana
Roy Hargrove with Strings
Papo Vázquez Mighty Pirates Troubadours
The RH Factor
Freddy Cole and the Detroit Jazz Festival String Orchestra – The Cole Family Legacy – remembering Nat and Natalie
Terri Lyne Carrington’s Mosaic Project
Chris Potter Underground Orchestra
Randy Weston’s African Rhythms & the Wayne State University Big Band – 90th birthday celebration!!!
Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton
Jason Moran Bandwagon Trio
Roberta Gambarini and Jimmy Heath – Celebrating Jimmy Heath’s 90th
Marcus Roberts Modern Jazz Generation
Luciana Souza – Speaking in Tongues
Alfredo Rodriguez Trio
Harold López-Nussa
The Soul Rebels
John Abercrombie Organ Trio
Vanguard Jazz Orchestra: Established by Thad Jones & Mel Lewis Celebrate 50 years at the Village Vanguard
Kirk Lightsey and Louis Hayes – Homecoming Band *
Kenn Cox tribute with Special Guests *
Stanley Cowell Quintet featuring Billy Harper and Charles Tolliver *
David Weiss and Point of Departure celebrate the music of Detroit legends Kenn Cox and Charles Moore *
Gregoire Maret & the Inner Voice Ensemble
Charnée Wade
Herlin Riley Quintet
Charlie Gabriel Quartet *
United States Air Force Airmen of Note
* Denotes Homecoming Series Performance

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