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Phone (770) 645-6844
Price $27.50 - $325.00
Age Suitability All Ages
Category Jazz

The Atlanta Jazz Party - April 19,20 +21, 2013

Friday, Apr 19, 2013 7:00p

A 25 Year Tradition, 20+ World Class Musicians in a World Class property performing hot classic jazz in the tradition of Chicago, New York and BG Swing Groups.We are excited to have for the second time Joe Gransden and his 16 piece big band freaturing Francine Reed. — "Wall Street Journal reads...One of the major living jazz singers, In the swinging, Atlanta Jazz Party! Hot Jazz tradition, we.re pleased to announce the full list of performers for this, The 24th Atlanta Jazz Party! Returning AJP veteran,… Show more

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Performers at this Event
Bucky Pizzarelli
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A superior guitarist appreciated by swing musicians in particular, Bucky Pizzarelli has been a fixture in jazz and the studios since the early '50s. Self-taught, Pizzarelli has long been a master of the seven-string guitar....
Freddy Cole
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The younger brother of Nat King Cole and uncle of Natalie Cole, singer/pianist Freddy Cole sounds a great deal like his celebrated sibling, yet has a personality of his own. Cole, whose vocals tend to be a bit darker and slightly rougher, began playing piano at five or six....
Allan Vaché
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When Allan Vaché plays swing on his clarinet, the smooth sounds invite comparisons to a young Benny Goodman, which isn't surprising since the King of Swing was one of Vaché's chief influences....
Jon-Erik Kellso
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An excellent hot jazz trumpeter, Jon-Erik Kellso's playing on several Arbors recordings in the mid-'90s put him near the top of his field. After attending Wayne State University, he played with the New McKinney's Cotton Pickers and J....
Russ Phillips
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Born in Denver, Colorado in 1947, son of trombonist Russ Phillips (Sr.) (1912-1987), the trombonist who replaced Jack Teagarden with Louis Armstrong's All Stars in 1951. Russ Sr. played with Louie for a year and a half before settling in the Chicago area in 1952....
Chuck Redd
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Vibraphonist Chuck Redd began performing in 1980 and did so internationally for the following two decades with numerous jazz talents before recording his first album as a leader in 1999....
Francine Reed
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Vocalist Francine Reed can't remember a time when she didn't sing. In her youth, the Chicago-born, Phoenix-raised song stylist sang in church and in grammar school. She began singing professionally with her family when she was five and continued into her teens....
Rebecca Kilgore
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As an interpreter of classic American popular songs from the 1930s and 1940s, vocalist and guitarist Rebecca Kilgore helped revive the hits of yesterday for modern-era jazz audiences. Born in Waltham, MA, in 1949, she relocated to Portland, OR, at the age of 30, beginning her music career fronting an area swing band dubbed the Wholly Cats and recording a 1982 LP titled Doggin' Around....
John Allred
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John Allred knew at a young age that he wanted to carry on the jazz legacy of his grandfather and father. Born in Rock Island, Illinois and growing up in a musical environment, John developed a deep appreciation for jazz....
John Cocuzzi
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Swingster John Cocuzzi has New Orleans flavor with East Coast class. He plays with passion and intensity on piano, vibes and drums. As a vocal stylist, he has that "shy guy" allure. Dance music and more: ballads, burners, and blues; boogie woogie and familiar standards, are played in John's dynamic style and with diverse rhythms....
Matt Munisteri
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Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Matt Munisteri is a Brooklyn native who grew up as almost assuredly the only bluegrass banjo player on his block. His lifelong interest in 20th century American music led him from finger-style Country and Ragtime guitar, through Blues, to Tin Pan Alley and Jazz....
John Cocuzzi Quintet
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b. 26 October 1964, Andrews Air Force Base, nr. Washington, DC, USA. Cocuzzi took a very early interest in playing drums and immediately after graduation from high school in 1982 he attended Montgomery Junior College in Rockville, Maryland, as an applied percussion major....
Location & Nearby Info
The Westin Atlanta Perimeter North Hotel
7 Concourse Pkwy. NE
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
+1 (770) 395-3900
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