News
JUNEAU - The Juneau Jazz and Classics festival will be held May-19. The festival is a gathering of classical, jazz and blues musicians and aficionados. Now in its 26th year, the festival has grown to include 16 days of concerts, workshops and other events to showcase a wide assortment of performing artists. The festival was founded by violinist Linda Rosenthal. In addition to a full schedule of both formal and informal concerts, the festival features a "Community Day on Campus" and free lunchtime concerts. This year's festival highlights include: The Taj Mahal Trio, performing May 4 at Centennial Hall; The Hot Club of Cowtown, on May 6; The Avalon String Quartet with violinist Paul Rosenthal performing on May 5 at the Shrine of St. Therese and on May 10 at the Church of the Holy Trinity; The California Honeydrops, performing May 11 at Hope Hall; pianist Yoni Levyatov and cellist Jeffrey Solow performing May 13 the University of Alaska Southeast and May 17 at the Chapel by the Lake; The Barney McClure (B-3) Trio with New York vocalist Dee Daniels, performing May 18 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center; and Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers close the Festival with a concert and dance featuring classic jazz and blues in the "authentic style of the 1940s and 1950s" on May 19 at Centennial Hall.
Juneau Jazz and Classics festival in 26th year 041812 NEWS 1 SAGA Southeast Regional Coordinator JUNEAU - The Juneau Jazz and Classics festival will be held May-19. The festival is a gathering of classical, jazz and blues musicians and aficionados. Now in its 26th year, the festival has grown to include 16 days of concerts, workshops and other events to showcase a wide assortment of performing artists. The festival was founded by violinist Linda Rosenthal. In addition to a full schedule of both formal and informal concerts, the festival features a "Community Day on Campus" and free lunchtime concerts. This year's festival highlights include: The Taj Mahal Trio, performing May 4 at Centennial Hall; The Hot Club of Cowtown, on May 6; The Avalon String Quartet with violinist Paul Rosenthal performing on May 5 at the Shrine of St. Therese and on May 10 at the Church of the Holy Trinity; The California Honeydrops, performing May 11 at Hope Hall; pianist Yoni Levyatov and cellist Jeffrey Solow performing May 13 the University of Alaska Southeast and May 17 at the Chapel by the Lake; The Barney McClure (B-3) Trio with New York vocalist Dee Daniels, performing May 18 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center; and Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers close the Festival with a concert and dance featuring classic jazz and blues in the "authentic style of the 1940s and 1950s" on May 19 at Centennial Hall.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Story last updated at 4/18/2012 - 11:10 am

Juneau Jazz and Classics festival in 26th year

JUNEAU - The Juneau Jazz and Classics festival will be held May-19. The festival is a gathering of classical, jazz and blues musicians and aficionados. Now in its 26th year, the festival has grown to include 16 days of concerts, workshops and other events to showcase a wide assortment of performing artists. The festival was founded by violinist Linda Rosenthal. In addition to a full schedule of both formal and informal concerts, the festival features a "Community Day on Campus" and free lunchtime concerts. This year's festival highlights include: The Taj Mahal Trio, performing May 4 at Centennial Hall; The Hot Club of Cowtown, on May 6; The Avalon String Quartet with violinist Paul Rosenthal performing on May 5 at the Shrine of St. Therese and on May 10 at the Church of the Holy Trinity; The California Honeydrops, performing May 11 at Hope Hall; pianist Yoni Levyatov and cellist Jeffrey Solow performing May 13 the University of Alaska Southeast and May 17 at the Chapel by the Lake; The Barney McClure (B-3) Trio with New York vocalist Dee Daniels, performing May 18 at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center; and Lavay Smith and Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers close the Festival with a concert and dance featuring classic jazz and blues in the "authentic style of the 1940s and 1950s" on May 19 at Centennial Hall.

For more information about the festival visit www.jazzandclassics.org.


Loading...