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Blue Note Jazz Festival Returning to NYC

More than 50 performances to take place throughout city

Bela Fleck
Jack DeJohnette

The Blue Note Jazz Festival will return to New York City June 10-30, with over 50 performances at venues throughout the city.

Artists scheduled to perform include McCoy Tyner, Roy Haynes and Jack DeJohnette, Buika, Béla Fleck, Michel Camilo; the Flamenco Soul Project directed by Javier Limon, Kathleen Battle, Cassandra Wilson, Jimmy Scott, Stephanie Mills, Bootsy Collins, the Commodores, Soulive, Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def), Questlove, Black Thought, Rhazel, the Soul Rebels and Groove Theory. In addition to shows at the Blue Note Jazz Club, the 2012 Blue Note Jazz Festival will host performances at the Highline Ballroom, B.B. King Blues Club, Central Park Summerstage, the Apollo Theater, Henry Street Playhouse at the Abrons Arts Center, Brooklyn Bowl and Sullivan Hall.

Ticket information and a complete schedule of events are available at Blue Note.

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