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JVC Jazz Festival New York Offers 13 Days of Jazz

JVC Jazz Festival New York will take place this year from June 14-25 with more than 300 artists performing in 100 concerts at 30 venues in Manhattan and Brooklyn. The festival will open with “100 Years and a Day: Doc Cheatham Centennial Jazz Party” featuring Nicholas Payton, Clark Terry, Warren Vache, Randy Sandke, Jimmy Owens and Theodore Croker, hosted by Phil Schaap.

Other festival highlights include Chick Corea on June 16, Wayne Shorter Quartet and Dave Holland Quintet together on June 17, “JVC Jazz Celebrates Brooklyn!” with the Bad Plus, Charlie Hunter Trio and James Carter Organ Trio also on June 17 and a Les Paul tribute on June 19 with Les Paul, Bucky Pizzarelli, Richie Sambora, Kenny Wayne Shepard, special guest Madeleine Peyroux and other artists.

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