The Detroit Jazz Festival is an intense experience. Four main stages – plus a myriad of talk tents and kids areas and impromptu jam sessions – all pumping out incredible jazz from morning ’til night. You get your schedule on Friday night and plot out the plan of attack: “I’ll catch the first 20 minutes of Amina Figarova at the waterfront stage, then run down and see the end of Anat Cohen … stay for the beginning of Vinicius Cantuaria but leave in time to get a good seat to see Regina Carter. Can’t miss Christian McBride with the Eastern Michigan University Jazz Ensemble or the jazz talk with Luciana Souza and Romero Lubambo!”
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