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The 2019 Hudson Valley Jazz Festival will be Aug. 8 – 11.

We began in 2010 as The Warwick Valley Jazz Festival. See us here in Orange Magazine ( pgs 22-29).

We’d love to have new artists, venues and organizations in the greater Hudson Valley participate.

In The Hudson Valley?  You’re a jazz artist or you presents jazz shows?  Let’s work together.

Care to be a sponsor?  We’ve got lots of ideas on that. Contact us.

Like a T-shirt?  S, M or L.  $20 Warwick  

The 2019 Hudson Valley Jazz Festival Schedule is just beginning to develop.  Check back here for information on shows as they are created.

Thursday Aug 8: 

 7 PM-The Hudson Valley Jazz Ensemble with John Arbo, Eric Person, Bob Rosen, Steve Rubin, Rick Savage, Gabriele Tranchina & Joe Vincent Tranchina. Presented by On The Lawn Concerts. Sugar Loaf. Sugar Loaf Crossing (by the RR tracks).  1405 Kings Hwy  Sugar Loaf, NY 10981

Friday Aug 9 ,

6 PM The Warwick Valley Winery Presents the Jeff Ciampa Group , Bob Meyer, Pete Levin & David Mann   $15.

8 PM Neil Alexander & Nail, Presented by The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival, with space made possible by The Warwick Center for The Performing Arts, 63 Wheeler, Warwick   8 PM-

suggested donation.

Saturday Aug 10

2 PM Teri Roiger, Presented by The Moffat Library, Washingtonville

4 PMThe Judi Silvano Group at Amity Gallery

5 PM– The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce presents The Roland Vazquez Quintet. , Kay Road, Pine Island Park.

The Village of Warwick Concert Series Presents Big Fun(K) with Don Braden and Karl Latham

7 PM Village Green, Railroad Ave. Warwick

8:30 PM  Shannon Early at Chill Wine Bar, Beacon

10 PMMichael Purcell Group  – Pennings Farm & Market, Warwick

Sunday Aug 11:

12 noon The Iron Forge Inn   , artist to be announced  38 Iron Forge Road, Warwick

4 PMThe Altered 9 , with Michael Antonelli, Robert Kopec, Jon Leonard, Jeff Siegel..at The Brewery at Orange County Hops, Walden.

4 PM –Jazz Composers”,   Larry Newcomb, Joe Vincent Tranchina,  Presented by The Orange School of Dance and Music  22 Lake St, Monroe

6 PM- The Pete Levin Group , with Rob Poparazzi at The Rustic Wheelhouse, Main St. Chester

 

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The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival is designed to feature jazz musicians from the greater Hudson Valley. The past 9 years, artists outside the valley also participated. Some with high name visibility such as The Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Dave Liebman, Wallace Roney, Arturo O’farrell, Lenny White, Buster Williams, saxophonist Bill Evans, Adam Nussbaum and Mark Egan to name a few.  But the focus is the great local talent here in The Hudson Valley. Generally, the venues select who performs. Or they work with us to help t hem select a show.   Each year the festival strives to produce it’s own show and programming.  That formula is directly related to fundraising and monies available. Much of what we take it is spent promoting the series.

 Our goal is to promote local jazz musicians and shape programming to be inclusive and diverse. It would be great to have additional sponsoring venues,  musicians and styles for each new season.  Often, participating venues will select who they prefer.  Or musicians taking a proactive role will create a performance via a relationship they have with a venue or by finding sponsors to support a performance.  We work with artists who take that initiative and help find a space to perform.

In the plans, though not yet realized include an education program and to incorporate other art modalities. If you’re a musician, feel free to add your info to our artist data-base.  Interested in sponsorship or volunteering?  Write us.

Continuing in 2019, we’ll be donating a portion of what we raise to The Jazz Foundation of America.  Thank you for yours.