Aspen Jazz Festival
Snowmass, Colorado, June 18-21
Herbie Hancock & the Headhunters, Cassandra Wilson, Wynton Marsalis, & others.
Boston Jazz & Blues Festival
Boston, Mass. June 21-28 Boston.com
Sonny Rollins, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters, and others.
Chicago Jazz Festival
Chicago, Il. Sept. 3-6
Branford Marsalis, Nancy Wilson, McCoy Tyner, Nat Adderley & others
Concord Jazz Festival
Concord, California, Aug 22
Grover Washington Jr., Norman Brown & others.
Estoril Jazz Festival
Estoril, Portugal, July 2-11
Roy Hargrove’s Crisol, James Moody, Dianne Reeves, George Coleman & others.
Instanbul Jazz Festival
Istanbul, Turkey, July 6-18
Tony Bennet, McCoy Tyner, Cubanisimo, Terence Blanchard, Renee Rosnes and others.
Jamaica Jazz Festival
Ocho Rios, Jamaica, June 14-21
Milt Jackson, Othello Molineaux, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Randy Weston, T.S. Monk, Clark Terry, & others.
Jazz City International Music Festival
Edmonton, Canada, June 19-28
Diana Krall, Pat Metheny, Wynton Marsalis & the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and others.
JVC Jazz Festival
New York City, June 15-27
Litchfield Jazz Festival
Goshen, Connecticut. August 7-9 Litchfieldct.com/clt/lpa
Stanley Turrentine, Leon Parker, Brad Mehldau, Javon Jackson, Louis Hayes & others.
Mellon Jazz Festival
Philadelphia, Pa. June 12-21
Montreux Jazz Festival
Montreux, Switzerland, July 3-19
Mount Hood Jazz Festival
Montreal Jazz Festival
Montreal, Canada, July 1-20
New York Jazz Fest
New York City, June1-14
Nice Jazz Festival
Nice, France, July 11-18
North Sea Jazz Festival
Holland, July 10-13
Quebec City Summer Festival
Quebec City, Canada, July 9-19 festival-ete-quebec.qc.ca
Africa Fete with Selif Keita
Las Parlas del Son
David Lindley, La Bottine Souriante & others
Ravinia Jazz Festival
Highland Park, Ill. June 25-28
Oscar Peterson, Joe Henderson, Regina Carter, Kevin Mahogany, Ramsey Lewis & others.
Telluride Jazz Festival
Telluride, Colorado, July 31-August 2
Chick Corea, Flora Purim & Airto, Cedar Walton, Kitty Margolis, Ronnie Earl & others.
Toronto Jazz Festival
Toronto, Canada June 19-28
Syracuse Jazz Festival
Syracuse, New York, June 5-7, Syracusejazzfest.com
Boney James, Mark Murphy, Jon-Luc Ponty, Lee Ritenour, Joe McBride, Houston Person & Etta Jones.
Umbria Jazz Festival
Umbria, Italy- July 10-19
Vancouver International Jazz Festival
Vancouver, Canada June 19-28
Wynton Marsalis & Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, George Gruntz, John Carter and others.
Vienna Jazz Festival
Vienna, Austria, July 1-13
Manhattan Transfer, Al Jarreau, Joe Henderson, Chick Corea, Wayne Shorter and others.