White Plains Jazz Fest 2013 Set for Sept. 6-8

Bobby Sanabria, Bernie Williams and Bill Cosby among headliners

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Peter Iovino

Bill Cosby at 2010 Playboy Jazz Festival

The three-day Jazz Fest 2013 will take place in downtown White Plains, N.Y., Sept. 6-8. Among the performers scheduled are Bobby Sanabria, Bernie Williams and comedian and jazz advocate Bill Cosby. Detauls are below:

Friday, 9/6:

12:10pm @ Downtown Music at Grace: The Art Bennett Quartet, featuring Sonelius Smith on piano, Ed Petillo on bass, and Steve Dunn on drums.

8 pm @ ArtsWestchester: Latin Jazz, Food and Spirits

Bobby Sanabria and Quarteto Aché

$35 Individual Ticket. $50 Patron

Saturday, 9/7:

2-3pm @ The White Plains Library: Julia Breanetta Simpson Trio: Julia and the Duke-A Tribute to Duke Ellington

6pm doors open, 7pm showtime @ Westchester County Center: Comedian Bill Cosby

To purchase tickets, visit WM Concert.

9 pm-12 am @ ArtsWestchester-Jazz ‘Til Midnight:

Lynette Washington with Dennis Bell Jazz NY

Butch Jones Quintet-Music of Ornette Coleman, McCoy Tyner, James Williams, Kenny Dorham, Walter Bishop Jr., as well as jazz standards and originals.

$20 admission.

Sunday, 9/8:

Between Mamaroneck & Martine Avenues-The City of White Plains Presents: The White Plains International Food and Jazz Fest


11:30am-12pm: The Pro-Am Ensemble-Ray Blue’s summer educational band

12:05-12:50pm: Ray Blue Quartet-classic small group ensemble performing standards and originals

1:20-2:10pm: Sage-all women’s jazz ensemble from Mount Vernon

2:40-3:30pm: Gilberto Colon Jr. & Ensalada De Pulpo-Yonkers-based Latin jazz pianist leads full 12-piece band

4:00-5pm: Bernie Williams and Gil Parris-the former New York Yankee and guitar virtuoso closes the festival