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Vail Jazz Party

The grand finale of both the Vail Jazz Festival and the beautiful Colorado summer season, the Vail Jazz Party features a jam-packed lineup with over 35 headliners that join together to play in group performances, multi-artist jam sessions, and inspiring multimedia tributes to jazz legends. Vail Jazz Party features a House Band with John Clayton, Jeff Clayton, Terell Stafford, Wycliffe Gordon, Bill Cunliffe, and Lewis Nash. With over 35 hours of jazz music, the Vail Jazz Party has cemented its reputation as the premier Labor Day weekend event!

SOLOISTS
Ernie Adams
Adrian Cunningham
Sinne Eeg
Diego Figueriredo
Bobby Floyd
Larry Fuller
Jerohn Garnett
Jeff Hamilton
Niki Haris
Jacob Christofferson
Julien Labro
James Morrison
Nicki Parrott
Ken Peplowski
Lyndon Rochelle
Olli Soikkeli
Byron Stripling

GROUPS
Vail Jazz Party House Band
John Clayton, Jeff Clayton, Wycliffe Gordon, Terell Stafford, Lewis Nash, Bill Cunliffe
Mile Hi Gospel Ensemble
led by Joseph Thomas Brown
Vail Jazz Alumni Quintet
Kenny Banks, Jr., Marty Jaffe, Mike Mitchell, David Milazzo, Gabe Medd
Vail Jazz All-Stars

...And more to come!
SPECIAL PERFORMANCES
A Tribute to Ray Brown: John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton, and Larry Fuller
The Blues: The Spiritual and Gospel Songs that Influenced Jazz: Bobby Floyd and Byron Stripling
On The Fringe: A History of the Flute in Jazz – a Multi-media Presentation by Adrian Cunningham
Diego Figueiredo Duos
Wycliffe Gordon's Nu-Funk Machine Dance Party II
Two Blokes and a Sheila – The Down Under Trio: James Morrison, Adrian Cunningham, and Nicki Parrott
Niki Haris' Gospel Prayer Meetin'
Piano Duos
Jazz & the Struggle for Freedom: a Multi-media Presentation by Byron Stripling


141 E. Meadow Dr. Vail, CO - (970) 479-6146 - Get Directions
Vail Square at Lionshead Vail, CO - (970) 479-6146 - Get Directions

Event Details
Fri, Aug 30, 2019

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