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Enjoy two separate weekends of live music by some of the countries top acts. The JAS June Festival is a ten day event that includes four nights of headline concerts from world-class musicians.
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2010 Event Lineup
Friday, June 25 at 8:30pm – Harry Connick Jr & His Orchestra “Your Songs”
Released in 2009, Your Songs, is Connick’s newest collection and features his arrangements for big band and string orchestra of 14 contemporary standards identified with a range of iconic artists including Elvis Presley, Elton John, Frank Sinatra and the Beatles.
Saturday, June 26 at 8:30pm – JAS @ 20!
Featuring Christian McBride, Patti Austin, Dianne Reeves, Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley, Terrence Blanchard, John Clayton & more.
An acclaimed group of world-class, diverse guest jazz artists, all performing backed by a superb Big Band and under the direction of renowned bassist, composer and JAS Academy Artistic Director Christian McBride. All of these artists have graced the JAS stage on multiple occasions, making this 20th Birthday Bash a reunion of sorts with some of JAS’ favorite artists through the years.
Sunday, June 27 at 8:30pm – Pink Martini
Comprised of twelve musicians, Pink Martini performs its multilingual repertoire on concert stages with symphony orchestras throughout Europe, Asia, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East, Northern Africa, Australia and New Zealand and North America.
Saturday, July 3 at 8:30pm – Natalie Cole “Still Unforgettable”
On Still Unforgettable, Natalie sings 14 standards on songs “that go deeper into the treasure chest of great American songwriting, with lyrics and melodies that touch you and soothe you”.
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