[Dixielandjazz] Clifford Brown Jazz Festival

Stephen Barbone barbonestreet at earthlink.net
Tue Apr 22 17:18:38 PDT 2003

If you are going to be on the East Coast of the USA in June, consider
coming to the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival in Wilmington, DE. There is
something for everybody a this event. The web site will be up about May
1 so consider this advance notice. Web site will be
www.cliffordbrown.com (or something like that)

Dates: Sunday June 15, 2003 through Sunday June 22, 2003
All EVENTS ARE FREE except Sunday, June 22 which costs $10.00.
Headliners are as follows:

Sun 6/15 Duke Ellington Orch plays 3 Sacred Concerts
Episcopal Church, 8th & Shipley Streets. Time to be announced

Mon 6/16 Trumpet Legends outdoors on Rodney Square. 6 PM
Roy Hargrove, Terrell Stafford, Randy Brecker, David Weiss

Tue 6/17 Barbone Street Jazz Band, Rodney Square Mardi Gras
plus The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. 6 PM

Wed 6/18 Afro Cuban Jazz with Afro Rican Ensemble followed by
Arturo Sandoval  Septet. Rodney Square, 6 PM

Thu 6/19 Kenny Barron Quartet 6 PM on Rodney Square
followed by Saxophonist Greg Osby and friends.

Fri 6/20  Funky night. Masters of Groove plus another funk
band to be announced. 6 PM

Sat 6/21 Local bands from noon. Rodney Square followed by
Herbie Handcock & The Delaware Symphony at 7 PM.

Sun 6/22 Wynton Marsalis & Lincoln Center Jazz Orch at
Winterthur 2 PM, Shuttle available from Rodney Square.

Note: Rodney Square is a large one square block in the center of
Wilmington, across from the Hotel DuPont. It can hold 10,000+ and the
band shell set-up is superb. So come on down.

Official announcement via press conference is 4/29/03, but mark your
schedule now if you like what you see.

Steve Barbone

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