Glenwood Summer of Jazz lineup set
GLENWOOD SPRINGS A recent trip to the New Orleans Jazz Festival proved fruitful for Glenwood Springs Summer of Jazz organizers Bob, Mary and Claire Noone, as the lineup for the 24th annual Wednesday night concert series is now complete.Included will be the return of two New Orleans bands, including the Dirty Dozen Brass Band on July 15, making their first appearance to Summer of Jazz since 1996, and Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, who last appeared in Glenwood three years ago.Filling in the final open date in the series will be acclaimed jazz pianist Marc Cary and the Focus Trio on July 8.The additions to the eight-concert Summer of Jazz schedule complement an already impressive lineup.The Wednesday night concert series opens June 10 with the Robert Glasper Trio, followed by Breakestra on June 17, the Lionel Loueke Trio on June 24, and the Ashton Taufer Quartet July 1.Mem Shannon & The Membership also make a return appearance to Summer of Jazz, appearing on July 22.All concerts begin at 7 p.m. at Two Rivers Park in Glenwood Springs.Marc Carys latest ensemble takes an acoustic turn, with Cary unplugged on piano, Samir Gupta on tabla and drums, and David Ewell on bass.The Dirty Dozen Brass Bands latest work includes their new CD, a remake of the classic 1971 Marvin Gaye album Whats Going On?, which translates the original songs in the DDBBs own style.As for Troy Trombone Shorty Andrews, he too recently honored another R&B legend with the 2007 release Goin Home: A Tribute to Fats Domino. The seven piece Orleans Avenues also features Mike Ballard on bass, Pete Murano on guitar, Joey Peebles on drums, Dwayne Williams on percussion, Dan Oestreicher on baritone sax and Clarence Slaughter on tenor sax.Were looking forward to another great summer, Bob Noone said. Were also still in the midst of our fundraising campaign to help pay for the series.Donations can be sent to: Summer of Jazz, P.O. Box 42, Glenwood Springs, CO 81602; or online via PayPal, at summerofjazz.com.A reminder, too, that no glass containers or pets are allowed in the park. For more information about Summer of Jazz, call (970) email@example.com
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