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34th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival presented by Chrysler
Price FREE
Age Suitability All Ages
Categories Fairs & Festivals Jazz

34th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival presented by Chrysler

Saturday, Aug 31, 2013 12:00p
Philip A. Hart Plaza Detroit, MI

The Detroit Jazz Festival “Imported from Detroit” is the world’s largest FREE jazz festival, and will take place once again over Labor Day weekend in downtown Detroit, spanning from Hart Plaza to Campus Martius. This year’s eclectic lineup of jazz greats represents all dimensions and different generations of jazz music. Notable acts include 2013 Artist in Residence Danilo Pérez and the David Murray Big Band with Macy Gray.

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Sweet Thunder
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Who said you can't get discovered by mailing out a tape? That's how Sweet Thunder, a four man band from Youngstown, OH landed their deal with Philadelphia's WMOT Productions in 1976. The members, all born in either 1955 or 56, were Charles Buie (vocals/lead guitar), Rudell Alexander (bass), Booker Newberry (vocals/keyboards), and John Aaron (drums)....
Bill Frisell
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Unique guitar stylist Bill Frisell emerged in the 1980s as part of New York's downtown progressive jazz scene and as a staple artist on the ECM label. Over the subsequent decades, his sonic adventures have landed him at the forefront of jazz guitarists--in fact, with his distinctive musical personality and arsenal of electronic effects, Frisell has helped reshape the concepts of both jazz and guitar....
Location & Nearby Info
Philip A. Hart Plaza
West Jefferson Ave. and Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
(800) 643-1220
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