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The 6th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival

August 13-14, 2010 in Provincetown, Massachusetts on Cape Cod.

The 6th Annual Provincetown Jazz Festival was held on August 13 - 14, 2010 in Provincetown, Massachusetts on Cape Cod.

On August 13th, the jazz festival featured Greg Abate (sax & flute), Dane Vannatter (vocals) and Janice Friedman (piano & vocals), accompanied by Chris Rathbun (bass) and Bart Weisman (drums).

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Festival Banner across Commercial Street (photo by Amy Heller)
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Janice Friedman at Provincetown Jazz Festival 2010 (photo by Lisa Hull)
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Dane Vannatter at Provincetown Jazz Festival 2010 (photo by Lisa Hull)
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Dane Vannatter performing at Provincetown Jazz Festival 2010. From left to right: Janice Friedman, Chris Rathbun, Bart Weisman and Dane Vannatter. (photo by Lisa Hull)
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Berklee Rising Stars & Faculty Musicians (from left to right): Clay Lyons, Bob Kaufman, Suzanne Davis, John Lockwood and Matt Joseph) at Provincetown Jazz Festival 2010. (photo by Lisa Hull)
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Berklee Rising Stars (from left to right: Matt Joseph & Clay Lyons) at Provincetown Jazz Festival 2010. (photo by Lisa Hull)
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Steve Ahern & Paul Sanchez at Provincetown Jazz Festival 2010 (photo by Lisa Hull)
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(From left to right) Matt Joseph, Clay Lyons, Sara Julian, Steve Ahern, Paul Sanchez and John Lockwood at Provincetown Jazz Festival 2010 (photo by Lisa Hull)

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On August 14th, The jazz festival premiered the Berklee Rising Stars featured Clay Lyons (sax) and Matt Joseph (trumpet). The two Berklee College of Music students competed with other students and were selected to perform at their first jazz festival. They were accompanied by Berklee faculty musicians Suzanne Davis (piano), John Lockwood (bass) and Bob Kaufman (drums).

There was a Tribute to New Orleans featuring Paul Sanchez (vocals & guitar) from New Orleans and Steve Ahern (trumpet & flute). They were joined by the Berklee Rising Stars, Berklee Faculty Musicians and Sara Julian (trombone) for two encores. A portion of the proceeds from the festival were donated to the New Orleans Musicians' Clinic.

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