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Tanglewood Jazz Fest Announces Performers

Tickets are now onsale for the Tanglewood Jazz Festival held in Lenox, Mass., from September 1-3. The Boston Symphony Orchestra announced Wynton Marsalis (pictured), the Dave Brubeck Quartet & Symphonette, the Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band, Marian McPartland and the Big Three Palladium Orchestra as headliners for the festival with more artists to be announced as the festival draws closer.

The festival will kick off on Friday, Sept. 1, at 8 p.m. at Ozawa Hall with the Big Three Palladium Orchestra, featuring the big band music of Machito and Tito Rodriguez and their sons. Wynton Marsalis and Marian McPartland will take the stage Sept. 2 and the Dizzy Gillespie All Star Big Band with guest vocalist Roberta Gambarini will perform Sept. 3 at Ozawa Hall. The Dave Brubeck Quartet will close the festival.

Tickets for the 2006 Tanglewood Jazz Festival range from $17 to $75 for individual events and are available by calling SymphonyCharge at (888) 266-1200, or online at Tickets will be available in person at the Tanglewood Box Office in Lenox beginning June 9.

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