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May 9, 2006

Kingston International Jazz Festival Returns for 2nd Year

Written by
cindy mcleod

Canadian jazz news

Kingston International Jazz Festival Returns for 2nd Year

The 2nd annual Kingston International Jazz Festival will be held on June 23, 24 and 25, and will take place in the historic river-town community.

Boasting an all-star line-up, headliners include: Rufus Reid Quintet + Four, The String Trio of New York, The Barry Harris Quintet, The Joe Locke Trio, The Ben Allison Quartet’ The John Menegon Quintet, The Count Basie Orchestra, The Russell Malone Quartet, The Diane Delin Quartet, The Brian Patneaude Quintet, The Teri Roiger Quartet, Kingston High School Jazz Ensemble (under the direction of Bob Schaut). All events are free – rain or shine.

The 2006 Schedule:

Friday, June 23
Rufus Reid Quintet + Four
The String Trio of New York

Saturday, June 24
The Barry Harris Quintet
The Joe Locke Trio
The Ben Allison Quartet
The John Menegon Quintet

Sunday. June 25
The Count Basie Orchestra
The Russell Malone Quartet
The Diane Delin Quartet
The Brian Patneaude Quintet
The Teri Roiger Quartet
Kingston High School Jazz Ensemble (under the direction of Bob Schaut)

Sunday, June 25 will also include the annual Kingston Independence celebration from 7:00PM to 10:00 PM featuring great food, live music and a dazzling fireworks display.

FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION: www.kingstonjazzfestival.com

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