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New York Hot Jazz Festival Scheduled for Sept. 25

To be held at the McKittrick Hotel in Chelsea

Cécile McLorin Salvant
The 2016 New York Hot Jazz Festival will feature Cécile McLorin Salvant
Aaroh Diehl, Savannah Music Festival 2016

On Sunday, Sept. 25, the 2016 New York Hot Jazz Festival will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at the McKittrick Hotel featuring 12 acts on three stages, including Grammy Award-winning vocalist Cécile McLorin Salvant with pianist Aaron Diehl, Wycliffe Gordon & Friends, the Frank Vignola Trio with Nicki Parrott and Vinny Raniolo, the Ghost Train Orchestra, the Xylopholks and the Sasha Masalowski Quartet, among others.

In addition to the festival, the McKittrick Hotel, home to Sleep No More, is located at 542 West 27th Street and will be hosting a Hot Jazz Brunch on its rooftop garden from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., prior to the performances. An after-party will follow.

Attendees are encouraged to “dress to impress” in Jazz Age attire for a chance to win a prize. For more information, including the full festival lineup and to purchase tickets, visit

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