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Top photographers capture memorable moments in festivals, concerts, and other major jazz events.

Photos: Benefit Concert for Fred Taylor Scholarship at Berklee

A scholarship at Berklee College of Music was created in the name of longtime Boston concert producer Fred Taylor. On September 12, a benefit concert featuring Kurt Elling, Danilo Perez, Terri Lyne Carrington, Catherine Russell, Kat Edmonson, John Patitucci and Grace Kelly was held at the Berklee Performance Center. Kelly, along with her parents Bob … Read More “Photos: Benefit Concert for Fred Taylor Scholarship at Berklee”

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Photos: Chicago Jazz Festival 2017

Produced by the city’s Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events and programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago, the Chicago Jazz Festival has been a vital part of the Windy City’s cultural landscape since its formation in 1979.  A free 4-day event held over Labor Day weekend, the festival moved from its longstanding location in … Read More “Photos: Chicago Jazz Festival 2017”

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Images of Detroit ’17

What a bummer: Inclement weather prevented the second half of the final day of the 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival from taking place. Sets including the Vijay Iyer Sextet, Stanley Clarke (his second weather-related cancellation at the Detroit fest in recent years), a tribute to Elvin Jones featuring Dave Liebman, Karriem Riggins with Esperanza Spalding, and … Read More “Images of Detroit ’17”

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Photos: 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival

The 2017 Detroit Jazz Festival is underway in downtown Motor City, and continues admission-free through Monday evening. Enjoy this photo gallery, by Marek Lazarski, of the action thus far, including opening-night sets by this year’s artist-in-residence, Wayne Shorter, and his quartet, and Herbie Hancock.

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Photos: 2017 North Sea Jazz Festival

The 42nd edition of the North Sea Jazz Festival was held July 7–9 at Ahoy Rotterdam convention center in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The three-day festival hosted 150 concerts across 15 stages with performances by Ambrose Akinmusire, Anat Cohen, Jacob Collier, Chick Corea, Béla Fleck, Herbie Hancock, Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Miles Mosley & … Read More “Photos: 2017 North Sea Jazz Festival”

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Photos: DC Jazz Festival

The 2017 DC Jazz Festival ran June 9 – 18 at various venues in our nation’s capital, and included DC JazzFest at the Yards, an evening and two full days of music along the Anacostia River waterfront. JT contributing photographer Jati Lindsay was everywhere during the fest, documenting the gigs as well as the artists hanging with each … Read More “Photos: DC Jazz Festival”

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Photos: Vision 22

The Vision Festival, whose 22nd edition ran May 28 through June 3 in Manhattan, at its home base of Judson Memorial Church, is an enduring institution with a well-defined aesthetic and a loyal community. Organized by artistic director Patricia Nicholson Parker, this year’s fest included a lifetime achievement celebration for multi-instrumentalist Cooper-Moore, and a cathartic … Read More “Photos: Vision 22”

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