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Published: 2013/10/17

Jazz & Colors is Returning to Central Park

Jazz & Colors will return to New York City’s Central Park on Saturday, November 9. The free single-day festival will once again bring a number of ensembles to the park for an afternoon of jazz standards.

This year’s event will feature more than thirty ensembles, who will a be performing the same shared set list of jazz classics. The eclectic lineup—ranging from small combos to big bands—will play their two sets simultaneously amongst the beautiful fall foliage from noon to 4pm. Jazz & Colors will give fans an opportunity to listen to great music while also exploring some Central Park’s most iconic sites, such as Naumberg Bandshell and Duke Ellington Circle.

Jazz & Colors is produced by Relix/ publisher Peter Shapiro, in partnership with the City of New York and the Central Park Conservancy, with programming by talent producer Brice Rosenbloom (Music Director at Le Poisson Rouge, Producer of Winter JazzFest).

Jazz & Colors lineup

2 Sisters, Inc Band
Andrew Lamb Trio
Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra
Brian Charette
Daseul Kim Quartet
Doug Wamble Quartet
Duane Eubanks
Frank London’s Klezmer Brass All Stars
Gregg August Quartet
Hot Future Five
Jason Kao Hwang
Jason Marshall Quintet
Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars featuring the Russell Hall Quartet
Joe Alterman Trio
Joel Harrison Quintet
John Raymond Quartet
Kahlil Kwame Bell
Kimberly Thompson Quartet
Lakecia Benjamin & Soul Squad
Marika Hughes & Bottom Heavy
Mike Mohamed Quartet
Mitch Froman’s Latin Jazz Quartet
Outer Bridge Ensemble
Roy Campbell Jr.
Vince Ector Quartet
Walking Distance
Wayne Escoffery Quartet featuring Carolyn Leonhart
Yard Byard
Yosvanny Terry Quartet

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