Labor Day weekend means only one thing to Nippertown jazz fans – Tanglewood.
The annual Tanglewood Jazz Festival lands at Ozawa Hall this weekend, presenting a wealth of musical talent at Ozawa Hall, as well as a series of up-and-coming musicians at the Jazz Cafe (free with a ticket to the Ozawa Hall show).
Here’s the complete line-up:
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
6:30pm Jazz Cafe: The Benny Reid Quartet
8pm Ozawa Hall: An Evening with Paquito d’Rivera
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
12:30pm Jazz Cafe: Michael Kaeshammer
2pm Ozawa Hall: Live taping of national radio show “Radio Deluxe” with John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molskey featuring Bucky Pizzarelli, Aaron Weinstein and Harry Allen
6:30pm Jazz Cafe: The Evgeney Lebedev Trio
8pm Ozawa Hall: “Reverse Thread” with the Regina Carter Quartet and “Dreaming the Duke” with Nnenna Freelon, Harolyn Blackwell and Mike Garson
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 6
12:30pm Jazz Cafe: The Kat Edmonson Quintet
2pm Ozawa Hall: “Piano Duet” with Kenny Barron and Mulgrew Miller, and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
6:30pm Jazz Cafe: The Ben Powell Quartet
8pm Ozawa Hall: The Jon Faddis Quartet‘s “A Triumph of Trumpets” with Wallace Roney and Sean Jones, and the Dave Holland Octet featuring Chris Potter, Robin Eubanks, Antonio Hart, Alex Sipiagian, Gary Smulyan, Nate Smith and Steve Nelson