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August 28, 2019

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Here’s our Jazz Notes list of some of the best performances to see and hear at this year’s Detroit Jazz Festival which is celebrating it’s 40 anniversary. There are so many  artists performing over the four days of the event it’s almost impossible to catch it all.

 

Our list of recommendations will help guide you  but please feel free to stroll around to the many festival stages and get a taste of all the  festival has to offer.

 

For a complete guide of stages and performers go to DetroitJazzFest.com.

 

The four-day festival runs from Friday, August 30 through Monday September 2, 2019.

 

 

 

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Detroit Jazz Festival Crowd! / Photo: WEMU.org

 

Here are some of my top picks, but don’t forget it’s all good so walk around and take it all in. If you’re still in need of some suggestions, check out my list below and ENJOY!

 

 

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Stanley Clarke / 2019 Detroit Jazz Festival Artist in Residence

 

 

Judy Adams’s Jazz Notes: the 40th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival: “Best of the Fest”:

 

Friday, August 30th

7:00–8:15pm Danilo Pérez’s Global Big Band featuring the Detroit Jazz Festival Orchestra / Chase Main Stage

 

 

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The Soul Rebels / Photo: PancakesandWhiskey.com

 

 

Saturday, August 31:

3:45–5:00 p.m. The Soul Rebels 6:00–7:15 p.m., Chase Main Stage

 

Macy Gray, Chase Main Stage

 

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Macy Gray /Photo: People.com

 

7:15–8:30 p.m. Ron Carter Quartet, Carhartt Amphitheater Stage

 

Sunday, September 1st:

 

6:00–7:15 p.m. (2019 Artist-in-Residence: Stanley Clarke), A night of jazz with The Stanley Clarke Band / Chase Main Stage

 

8:00–9:15 p.m. Dee Dee Bridgewater and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra , Chase Main Stage

 

 

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Pat Metheny / Photo: DetroitJazzFest.com

 

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Ron Carter / Photo: JazzPolice.com

 

3:30 p.m.- 4:30p Pat Metheny & Ron Carter

5:15-6:30 p.m. Thornetta Davis

7:15-8:30p.m. Kenny Garrett Quintet

 

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Kenny Garrett /Photo: YouTube.com at Porgy and Bess Jazz Club

 

9:15-10:30p Terence Blanchard – AB² – Art Blakey Project

 

Carhartt Amphitheater Stage

 

Monday, September 2nd

3:00–4:15 p.m. Pat Metheny Side-Eye w/ James Francies & Marcus Gilmore

 

Chase Main Stage

 

6:30–7:45 p.m. Chucho Valdés – Jazz Batá/ Chase Main Stage

 

7:00–8:15 p.m. 2019 Artist-in-Residence: Stanley Clarke, Boyz n the Hood – The Live Original featuring the Detroit Jazz Festival String Orchestra

 

 

Carhartt Main Stage

 

 

 

 

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