CAMBRIDGE JAZZ FESTIVAL
Sunday, July 27, 2014 – FREE!
University Park Commons, Sidney St. Noon to 6:00pm
Bringing community together for an afternoon of free music performed by brilliant local and national jazz artists — and supporting musical opportunities for Cambridge students.
12:00-12:45pm Fernando Brandão and the Berklee Brazilian All-Stars
Fernando Brandão, a jazz flutist, and the Berklee Brazilian All-Stars play diverse styles of Brazilian jazz from bossa nova to afoxé and choro.
1:00-1:45pm George W. Russell, Jr. Trio
Inspirational jazz from a local great who has shared the stage with George Duke, Bob Moses, Billy Pierce, Stan Strickland, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White, Semenya McCord, and Andy McGhee.
2:00-3:00pm Dominique Eade
Dominique Eade is a jazz vocalist and winner of several Boston Music Awards whose extraordinary voice has been compared to Sarah Vaughn’s.
3:15-4:15pm Ron Savage Trio featuring Jetro DaSilva and Ron Mahdi
The Ron Savage Trio, featuring the percussionist Ron Savage, combines elements of BeBop, Swing, Gospel, African, R&B and Brazilian styles into a fresh new sound.
4:45-6:00pm Terri Lyne Carrington with Valerie Simpson
Terri Lyne Carrington is a two-time Grammy winner, the first female artist to win a Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, a dazzling jazz percussionist – and a Medford native. She’ll be joined by Motown legend Valerie Simpson.
Be sure to check out the amazing food trucks and festival vendors who will be dishing up some great food and flavors to accompany these extraordinary artists.