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Published: 2012/10/26

Jazz & Colors Announces Full Lineup, Locations

New York City’s first annual Jazz & Colors event has announced its line up of jazz ensembles. The free public concert will take place across Central Park on November 10 from noon to 4pm. The event will feature thirty different jazz bands, big and small, playing the same setlist of jazz standards simultaneously. Jazz & Colors has also announced an online competition for emerging jazz musicians, ages 21 and under, to win an opportunity to play at the festival. You can learn more about the Jazz & Colors Rising Stars Soloist Contest here. A list of the line up and locations can be viewed below.

Jazz & Colors 2012 Line Up ad Locations

JD Allen Quartet (at Olmstead Bed on the Mall)
The Jamie Baum Quintet (at the East 96th Street Playground)
Kahlil Kwame Bell (at The Arsenal)
Lakecia Benjamin and Soul Squad (at Pinebank Arch/Bridle Path)
Marc Cary Quartet (at Engineer’s Gate)
Sharel Cassity Quintet (at Glade Arch)
Claire Daly Quartet (at Wild West Playground)
Chris Dingman Quartet (at Frederick Douglass Circle)
Rockjazz pianist ELEW (at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir)
The Wayne Escoffery Quartet with special guest Carolyn Leonhart (at Maine Monument/Merchant’s Gate)
Mitch Frohman’s Latin-Jazz Quartet (at Stranger’s Gate)
Joel Harrison Quartet (at Delacorte Theater)
Kevin Hays Trio (at Mount St. Vincent Landscape)
JC Hopkins Quintet with special guest Jazz Horn (at East Meadow)
Marika Hughes & Bottom Heavy (at Harlem Meer)
Jason Kao Hwang Trio (at Seneca Village)
Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars (at the Great Hill)
The Klezmatics (at Cherry Hill)
Gregoire Maret (at Tarr Family Playground)
Jason Marshall Quartet with special guest Hilary Gardner (at the Dana Center)
The Mingus Big Band (at Naumberg Bandshell)
Mike Mo Quartet (at Summit Rock)
Jacques Schwartz-Bart Quartet with special guest Stephanie McKay (at the Dairy)
Bob Stewart Quintet (at The Pond)
Knuffke Stacken duo plus Bill Goodwin (at Duke Ellington Circle)
Roy Campbell Tazz Quartet (at the Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Yosvany Terry Quartet (at The Pool)
Kimberly Thompson Quartet (at Jose Julian Marti Statue)
Doug Wamble Quartet (at Azalea Walk)
YES! Trio with Aaron Goldberg, Omer Avital, and Ali Jackson (at Croquet/Bowling Green Lawns)

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