July 29, 2014

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz:  Sax, Sax and More Sax! The 23rd annual Greater Hartford Festival… [more]

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz 2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz:  Sax, Sax and More Sax! The 23rd annual Greater Hartford Festival… [more]

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz 2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz:  Sax, Sax and More Sax! The 23rd annual Greater Hartford Festival… [more]

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz 2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

Jazz in the Park

Produced by the Hartford Jazz Society, Monday Night Jazz is the nation’s longest running FREE jazz… [more]

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2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

2014 Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz:  Sax, Sax and More Sax! The 23rd annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz opened July 18th and the weekend was ruled by the Sax. Opening night headliner was Grammy Award winner David Sanborn who set the stage for a great weekend of Jazz with a full spectrum of Jazz […]

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Jazz in the Park

Produced by the Hartford Jazz Society, Monday Night Jazz is the nation’s longest running FREE jazz concert series returns to Hartford’s Bushnell Park for its 47th consecutive season. Opening act for the 2014 season was the Jonathan Barber Quartet. Hartford’s own Jonathan Barber, a graduate of Jackie McClean’s Artist Collective, is now based in New […]

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A Summer Breeze & Dianne Reeves

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven played host to Dianne Reeves and the New Haven Symphony Orchestra Saturday June 21st, the first evening of summer. The Grammy Award winner shared many of her 12 songs from her new release, Beautiful Life. This is her first release in 5 years which in […]

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The UMOJA Music Series

The UMOJA Music Series is a seven-week concert series hosted by founders of the Hartford-based band, UMOJA.  Alto Saxophonist Yunie Mojica and Trombonist Raynel Frazier initially hosted the UMOJA Music Series with the single goal of bringing together the community with creative concerts that represent the seven principals of Kwanzaa. Umoja, or “unity” in Swahili […]

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Newington’s Music Under the Stars 2014

Newington’s Music Under the Stars 2014 series begins Tuesday, June 10th and runs until Tuesday, August 26th!  Every Tuesday at 7 p.m. during the summer, Newington will host live entertainment on the North Haven Town Green.  Admission is free, but the donation of a non-perishable food item is encouraged. A variety of sponsors have teamed […]

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Litchfield Jazz Festival

“Nothing beats the Litchfield Jazz Festival…an ongoing tradition for those in the know.” – JazzImprov The first Litchfield Jazz Festival was held in the summer of 1996.  Organized by the Litchfield Performing Arts group with monetary assistance from The Connecticut Commission on the Arts, a local tradition was born.  1996′s Litchfield Jazz Festival line up […]

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Summer 2014 Concerts

Enjoy CT Live is keeping track of all of Connecticut’s Summer 2014 Concerts so you don’t have to!  Pack a lunch, bring your sunscreen, and get ready to enjoy the music live.  Our list of Summer 2014 Outdoor Concerts covers live music and performances all around Connecticut; we will add performances as times and showdates […]

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Casa Mia On The Green

Rocky Hill, Connecticut’s fine dining Italian restaurant, Casa Mia On The Green offers live jazz performances every Thursday evening.  Proud to be named one of the Leading Italian Restaurants in the United States by the Culinary Trade Asscociate, Gruppo Ristoratori Italiani, Casa Mia presents a menu of true indulgence.  View Casa Mia On The Green’s […]

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Berkshire Hathaway HS, Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Named ‘Real Estate Agency Brand of the Year’  in 2014 Harris Poll EquiTrend® Study New real estate brokerage network tops category in first year of operation [Wallingford, CT] – Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, the new real estate brokerage network operated by HSF Affiliates LLC, and Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties have announced […]

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Oz Noy Trio

The Oz Noy Trio will be performing at Norfolk, Connecticut’s Infinity Music Hall & Bistro with Oteil Burbridge and Keith Carlock.  The event will begin at 8 p.m. and tickets start at $25. “It’s Jazz. It just doesn’t sound like it.”  This sums guitarist Oz Noy’s hybridization of jazz, funk, rock, blues, and R&B (all […]

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The Next Generation Tour

Vincent Ingala and Jonathan Fritzen with Elan Trotman are coming to Southern Connecticut State University to perform, on The Next Generation Tour!  This tour features the next generation of jazz musicians, who have gained notoriety through a supportive fan base, and unmistakable talent. The show begins with a performance from Elan Trotman and his band, […]

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The Buttonwood Tree

The Buttonwood Tree Performing Arts and Cultural Center in Middletown, Connecticut is a safe haven for creative release.  Originally serving as a storefront bookstore and performance space, The Buttonwood Tree came to be a non-profit arts organization in 1990.  Always buzzing with something exciting, The Buttonwood Tree has a full calender of events which you […]

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Smokin’ With Chris: Live Music and Food

When live music and food come together, it is an amazing combination.  Smokin’ With Chris takes live music and food to a whole new level with a mouthwatering, crave-in-the-middle-of-the-night type of menu.  Open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday, Smokin’ With Chris in Southington, has a spread of appetizers and entrees that are constantly […]

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Integrity ‘N Music

Integrity ‘N Music is a record store specializing in jazz recordings which also hosts local jazz gigs.  Shop the sounds your music collection is missing before jazz locals perform in this underground environment.  Priding themselves on being a “brick and morter” store, and having been open since 1972, Integrity ‘N Music truly believes in the […]

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Firehouse 12: Live Jazz

Firehouse 12 is a live performance space located in New Haven that you definitely want to keep on your radar, especially if you are a jazz aficionado (we have a good idea you might be).  Firehouse 12 also has a full service bar, complete with an array of select beer, wines, and specializing in classic […]

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The Side Door Jazz Club

The Side Door Jazz Club is located in Old Lyme, CT.  In 2011 owners Ken and Chris Kitchings purchased the Old Lyme Inn to restore and partially-renovate into a happening new jazz venue!  The Side Door is an ideal venue for jazz acts; the atmosphere is intimate and feels separate from the outside world.  The […]

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The Second Annual Yale Jazz Festival

The Second Annual Jazz Festival at Yale is a student-organized celebration of jazz, featuring both performances and discussion.  All events are open to the public and free of charge, with no ticket required during the weekend of February 7-9th! The Jazz Collective aims to create jazz opportunities through the mission of “promoting a community of […]

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Live Jazz Every Friday At Shish Lounge

Shish Lounge is West Hartford, Connecticut’s destination for authentic Middle Eastern cuisine!  If you have been looking for a new venue complete with delicious food, drinks, and jazz, Shish Lounge is ideal.  The Shish Lounge features life jazz every Friday night from 7:30 to 10:30 in the dining room, and has a full calender of […]

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The J.D. Allen Quartet

Tenor saxophonist and composer J.D. Allen has been identified as a commodity in the jazz community since his debut album in 1999.  A native of Detroit, MI, J.D. Allen has played with notables such as Betty Carter, Butch Morris, and George Cables.  Allen has been recognized for his original compositions and bold playing style.  The […]

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Watercolors Breakthrough Artist: Vincent Ingala

Each year Sirius XM hosts a “Best Of” listener’s poll, where listeners of all stations are given the opportunity to celebrate their favorite sounds and artists.  This year, Sirius XM’s Watercolors station has listed Vincent Ingala as the Breakthrough Artist, and we aren’t one bit surprised. Ingala has been rising as a contemporary smooth jazz […]

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