08/23/13

White Plains Jazz Fest 2013 Set for Sept. 6-8

Bobby Sanabria, Bernie Williams and Bill Cosby among headliners

The three-day Jazz Fest 2013 will take place in downtown White Plains, N.Y., Sept. 6-8. Among the performers scheduled are Bobby Sanabria, Bernie Williams and comedian and jazz advocate Bill Cosby. Detauls are below:

Friday, 9/6:
12:10pm @ Downtown Music at Grace: The Art Bennett Quartet, featuring Sonelius Smith on piano, Ed Petillo on bass, and Steve Dunn on drums.

8 pm @ ArtsWestchester: Latin Jazz, Food and Spirits
Bobby Sanabria and Quarteto Aché
$35 Individual Ticket. $50 Patron

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Peter Iovino

Bill Cosby at 2010 Playboy Jazz Festival

Saturday, 9/7:
2-3pm @ The White Plains Library: Julia Breanetta Simpson Trio: Julia and the Duke—A Tribute to Duke Ellington

6pm doors open, 7pm showtime @ Westchester County Center: Comedian Bill Cosby
To purchase tickets, visit WM Concert.

9 pm-12 am @ ArtsWestchester—Jazz ‘Til Midnight:
Lynette Washington with Dennis Bell Jazz NY
Butch Jones Quintet—Music of Ornette Coleman, McCoy Tyner, James Williams, Kenny Dorham, Walter Bishop Jr., as well as jazz standards and originals.
$20 admission.

Sunday, 9/8:
Between Mamaroneck & Martine Avenues—The City of White Plains Presents: The White Plains International Food and Jazz Fest

Featuring:
11:30am-12pm: The Pro-Am Ensemble—Ray Blue’s summer educational band
12:05-12:50pm: Ray Blue Quartet—classic small group ensemble performing standards and originals
1:20-2:10pm: Sage—all women’s jazz ensemble from Mount Vernon
2:40-3:30pm: Gilberto Colon Jr. & Ensalada De Pulpo—Yonkers-based Latin jazz pianist leads full 12-piece band
4:00-5pm: Bernie Williams and Gil Parris—the former New York Yankee and guitar virtuoso closes the festival

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