Detroit Jazz Festival Announces Lineup

Joshua Redman to serve as artist-in-residence

The Detroit Jazz Festival, taking place over Labor Day weekend (Aug. 29-Sept. 1), has announced the lineup for its2014 edition, the festival’s 35th. The free festival will feature Joshua Redman as its Artist-in-Residence. The list, in alphabetical order, follows: A Night at the Apollo Theatre featuring Ted Louis Levy, Margot B, Kevin Mahogany, the David […]
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The Detroit Jazz Festival, taking place over Labor Day weekend (Aug. 29-Sept. 1), has announced the lineup for its2014 edition, the festival’s 35th. The free festival will feature Joshua Redman as its Artist-in-Residence. The list, in alphabetical order, follows:

A Night at the Apollo Theatre featuring Ted Louis Levy, Margot B, Kevin Mahogany, the David Berger’s New York City Jazz Orchestra and special guests

“To Miles from Wayne” with Wallace Roney

“Straighten Up and Fly Right”-The Nat King Cole Tribute Featuring Ramsey Lewis and

John Pizzarelli

Al Foster Quartet

Aruan Ortiz & Orbiting Quartet

Bad Plus featuring Joshua Redman

Barry Harris Trio

Bill Evans-Soulgrass

Christian McBride Trio

Cyrille Aimée

Cyrus Chestnut Plays Dave Brubeck

Dave Holland-Prism Quartet Featuring Kevin Eubanks, Eric Harland, Craig Taborn

Detroit Jazz Festival Orchestra (DJFO) HOMECOMING Band-Jimmy Wilkins and the DJFO

Diane Schuur with Alan Broadbent

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Dr. Lonnie Smith’s “In the Beginning” Octet

Elio Villafranca Quartet

Gary Burton Quintet featuring Julian Lage, Vadim Neselovskyi, Jorge Roeder and Marcus Gilmore

Joey DeFrancesco Quartet

John Pizzarelli Quartet with Bucky Pizzarelli – Father and Son

Lou Donaldson Organ Quartet

Mack Avenue SuperBand

Marcus Belgrave “Louis Armstrong’s Musical Legacy”

Mike Stern Band

Nicholas Payton “Sketches of Miles and Gil” – Conducted by Bob Belden

Pharoah Sanders Quartet

Phil Woods Quintet

Randy Weston African Rhythms Octet

Randy Weston and Billy Harper Duo “The Roots of Blues”

Regina Carter’s “Southern Comfort”

Rodney Whitaker and Soul-R Energy

Ron Carter and Peter Bernstein: Tribute to Jim Hall

Sean Jones Quartet

Stanley Clarke Band “School Days”

Steve Tormé sings Tormé: Tribute to Mel Tormé

The Barry Harris Trio featuring Ray Drummond and Leroy Williams

The DJF All-Starstribute to Sonny Red and other Detroit composers

Tim Ries and the East Gypsy Band

Tom Harrell’s Colors of a Dream with Esperanza Spalding

Tormé Sings Tormé featuring Steve March-Tormé

Saxophonist Redman will perform on four stages over the course of theweekend.

The festival takes place in Hart Plaza and Campus Martius, in downtown Detroit.

To see the full lineup, visit Detroit Jazz Festival.