Hudson Valley Jazz Fest: In the Press

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First year, as “Warwick Jazz Festival”

News from first year as “Hudson Valley Jazz Festival”

The NY Times

JazzTimes Magazine

Orange County Tourism





The Valley is alive with the sounds of Jazz-

Times Herald Record honoring April as jazz month.

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Hudson Valley Magazine

Hudson Valley Magazine 2018: 7 Brilliant Performances

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Jazz Times Magazine: How to Build a Jazz Festival

JazzTimes Magazine by Gigi Brooks.

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Hudson Valley town flourishes with music festival.

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Crescendo is Building with the 2018 Hudson Valley Jazz Festival

Jazz Author Debbie Burke's column.

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Jazz Festival Coming to a venue near you

Times Herald Record: Hudson Valley Jazz Festival: Coming a venue near you.

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New York Times: Expanding, Musically and Geographically

When the saxophonist David Liebman unwinds onstage, he unleashes waves of sound that recall his days with Miles Davis in the early 1970s. Offstage, he’s a bit more subdued. Sipping a beer after a volatile set at the Greenwich Village club Smalls last month, he mused about Expansions, his first new band in 23 years — and the one he will bring to the Hudson Valley Jazz Festival next month.

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Jazz News: The Hudson Valley Jazz Festival

The 6th Annual Hudson Valley Jazz Festival takes place August 27-30. The festival features new venues, artists, and two Grammy Award winners, including festival headliner Wallace Roney. With performances in Peekskill, Chester, Pine Island, Sugar Loaf, New Paltz, Kingston as well as home-base Warwick, new venues include Christopher's Bistro, Rogowski Farms, Gomen-Kudasai, and Blooming Grove Farms.

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Hudson Valley Life

Festival Opening night-Outside on Railroad Ave. Warwick Village. "Music in The Courtyard" The Skye Jazz Quartet with Joe Vincent Tranchina, keyboards, Bob Rosen, saxophone, Eric Lemon, bass and Steve Rubin, drums. sponsored by Eclectic Eye , Grappa Ristorante, Style Blue and LaPetite Cuisine Friday August 27: 8pm, Chris Persad Group featuring Sherma Andrews, The Dautaj, 36 Oakland Ave. Warwick Village. Midnight Warwick All Stars Jam at The Dautaj. Hosted by Dave Smith, Mike Jackson and others, with special guest appearance by Gabriele Tranchina, voice. Saturday August 28 1pm The Tuscan Cafe presents Jazz Electronica solo performance by Warren Sirota 5pm The String Trio of New York, featuring James Emery, Rob Thomas, and John Lindberg The Albert Wisner Library,Presented by the Village of Warwick 8pm Coquito, on Forester Ave. Jazz show. Artist TBA. Closing Day Schedule Sunday August 29th 1pm- The Rick Savage Group, featuring Eliot Zigmund on drums at Vision Community Church. 4pm The Peach Grove Inn on 17A , has a performance. Beautiful B&B, with magnificent concert setting. 6pm Main Show Closing Night Feature "Jeff Ciampa/Mark Egan/Bill Evans/Karl Latham" at The Dautaj. A special thanks to Jeff Ciampa, and Ray Townley on behalf of the Dautaj for making this show possible. To Steve Regan, for co-sponsoring this event with his PA.

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Warwick Valley Jazz Festival First Annual!

The first annual Warwick Valley Jazz Festival, produced by drummer Steve Rubin was a success. With sax great Bill Evans, Arturo O'Farrill, Mark Egan and Marcus Gillmore, the village of Warwick was treated to a blend of known jazz pioneers and an assortment of local talent. A great deal of interest has been simmering up from musicians to local venues to those who attended the 4 day event. Keep posted to site at for information on 2011.

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Warwick Valley 2nd Annual Jazz Festival

Fancy a long weekend away from the panting tourists? Try not to resign yourself to another $19 Caesar salad in Montauk; up in the wonderfully temperate Hudson Valley, near Albany and West Point, the Warwick Valley Jazz Festival offers a solid lineup nuanced enough for most jazz appreciators. The thrice-daily offerings include electronic, salsa, and trad artists—the opening-night "Music in the Courtyard" gala, in rustic downtown Warwick Village, promises the Skye Jazz Quartet, and should be an especially cozy Americana evening.

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Hudson Valley Jazz Festival Photos

View this beautiful gallery from - they really captured some beautiful moments!

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