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June 26–28, 2014
Dear Friends, On behalf of the people of our great city, welcome to the 35th Annual Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) JazzFest Cleveland. This is a landmark year for the festival as it transitions from an April date to a weekend in June at the newly renovated Playhouse Square. With the lineup of international musicians, the festival has become Cleveland’s first downtown music festival. Tri-C JazzFest has long been a contributor to the cultural vitality of our city, and the new weekend format now makes Cleveland a true destination for those who love Jazz. In addition to showcasing Cleveland’s own talent on the outdoor stage at US Bank Plaza, the June event gives tourists an opportunity to experience all the fine things Cleveland has to offer. From our exciting restaurants and nightlife to our world-renowned museums and the beautiful shores of Lake Erie there is something interesting in every corner of our city. I would like to congratulate the festival organizers and Tri-C on Jazzfest’s 35th Anniversary and its new date and format. I would also like to extend a special thanks to the Cleveland Foundation for its support of the free music on the plaza and making great concerts accessible to everyone. Again, welcome! I hope you enjoy all that Cleveland has to offer during your visit. Sincerely, Frank G. Jackson Mayor, The City of Cleveland
Welcome As we celebrate the 35th annual Tri-C JazzFest, we take a bold step into summertime that we’re confident represents the next evolution of this great event. Look closely. We’re presenting the same number of outstanding artists as always, but within more of a true festival format. This year brings great cuisine and fun factors, including an outdoor stage, which we know will bring JazzFest to new levels of recognition. In that very bright light, we are extremely proud of the sterling caliber of artists we’ve assembled for your 2014 JazzFest experience. We’ve got jazz mastery in the presence of Eddie Palmieri, Dave Holland, Terri Lyne Carrington and our brilliant artist-in-residence Christian McBride. We’ve got pan-global perspectives courtesy of percussionist Jamey Haddad and Brazilian pianist-vocalist Eliane Elias. We’ve got the modern big band perspectives of Sean Jones and the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra and Ernie Krivda’s interpretations. We’ve got two of the most important vocalists on the scene in Gregory Porter and Raul Midon. And we’ll be jammin’ with John Scofield’s Überjam and the return of big Cleveland favorite Trombone Shorty, plus the peerless bass guitarist Marcus Miller and Dave Koz’s Summer Horns. Yes folks, we’ve got it all! Don’t sleep.
Peace, Willard Jenkins
Message from the President
This year we mark the 35th anniversary of Tri-C JazzFest, a singular celebration in Northeast Ohio and one of Cuyahoga Community College’s flagship community events. Throughout its rich history, the festival has brought audiences together with the most talented musicians working across the jazz spectrum, from Sarah Vaughan and Dave Brubeck to Miles Davis, Pat Metheny and Aretha Franklin. With a move from its traditional month of April to June, JazzFest takes advantage of the warmer weather to create a more festive and celebratory atmosphere characterized by street vendors, food trucks and a Mardi Gras-style “Second Line.” And at the heart of it all are ongoing performances by some of the world’s greatest musicians. As JazzFest 2014 showcases a new format, the learning continues. Tri-C students will participate as musicians and volunteers. And those of us who support the cultural arts will continue to stretch our understanding and enjoyment of live music. Likewise, Tri-C JazzFest reinforces the College’s commitment to educating tomorrow’s musicians and artists. As part of the College’s Division of Creative Arts, JazzFest works year-round to ensure Tri-C students benefit through special concerts, master classes and panel discussions with world-class musicians and industry leaders. During the 2013–14 academic year, Tri-C music and recording arts students performed onstage for Grammy-winning singer/pianist Diana Krall and producer Tommy LiPuma. Students engaged in a daylong workshop with the New York Voices and met with Harry Connick Jr. for a post-concert conversation. Bassist Christian McBride, the 2013–14 JazzFest artist-in-residence, led two days of educational workshops for more than 200 high school students in April. Student musicians also play throughout the year at JazzFest pop-up concerts and other events, gaining invaluable professional experience. Each spring, thanks to these opportunities as well as rigorous education by an excellent music faculty, numerous Tri-C students are accepted to the Berklee College of Music and other prestigious four-year programs. I hope you will join me in honoring Tri-C’s 35-year commitment to this uniquely American art form. Alex Johnson President
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JAZZ LEGEND AWARD Each year, Tri-C JazzFest presents an individual in Northeast Ohio with the Cleveland Jazz Legend Award for outstanding achievement in jazz performance, education, advocacy or philanthropy. This year, JazzFest recognizes two Clevelanders whose contributions are worthy of the award.
Since given a darbuka at the age of 4, Jamey Haddad has dedicated himself to mastering drums. He has earned three performance grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Fulbright Fellowship, and the Cleveland Arts Prize. As a youngster growing up in Cleveland, Jamey studied with drummer Bob McKee, who, understanding his talent and desire, regularly gave him five lessons for the price of one. McKee also introduced Haddad to Miles Davis and John Coltrane. However, it was at Berklee College of Music that Haddad discovered his natural affinity for world music and musicians from other cultures. Truly able to do it all—straight-ahead jazz, world music and pop—he has spent the last decade touring with Paul Simon. He regularly collaborates with Paul Winter, Joe Lovano and Laszlo Gardony, and has appeared on more than 150 recordings. When not on the road, Haddad teaches at Oberlin College and the Cleveland Institute of Music. He programs Fridays @7 with the Cleveland Orchestra. We in Cleveland are fortunate to have Haddad in our midst, making music, introducing us to new things and pushing the jazz-influenced world music agenda. Photo: Roadell Hickman
Bobby Jackson (1952–2013) In December 2013, Cleveland lost one of its most passionate jazz advocates, veteran broadcaster Bobby Jackson. Beloved by musicians and broadcasters for his rich voice, hearty laugh and big bear hugs, Jackson truly was, as described by his wife, Lisa-Jean Sylvia, a “warrior for jazz.” Born in the Bronx, Jackson got his start in radio at the University of Georgia’s studentrun station, WUOG-FM in Athens. He spent seven years as music and program director at WCLK-FM in Atlanta before coming to WCPN-FM 90.3 in Cleveland. There, his program, “Jazz Tracks,” was named Ohio Educational Telecommunications Program of the Year. His syndicated show, “The Jazz Mind” still runs in cities around the country.
The late Bobby Jackson with his son, Xavier. Photo: Dr. Jazz
His expertise in jazz also led to teaching positions at the Cleveland Music School Settlement and Oberlin Conservatory. The jazz community—both local and global— will miss Bobby for years to come. We are grateful to him for carrying the banner for jazz in his unique and joyful way. —Terri Pontremoli
Cleveland Foundation Days at Tri-C JazzFest Free concerts on U.S. Bank Plaza
When we decided to move Tri-C JazzFest out of April and into a June weekend at PlayhouseSquare, we had one thing in mind: Make it a true festival experience in the heart of the city—and make it fun! And so it is—a veritable banquet of music and food, where you can duck in for one or two concerts or hang out for the entire weekend. Festivals around the world embrace the outdoor music experience. So do we, and we’re showcasing some of the best local and regional bands at U.S. Bank Plaza, thanks to the Cleveland Foundation. At the same time, there’s still something wonderful about a cool, dark theater. The beautiful and comfortable Palace, Ohio and Hanna theaters will play host to performances by some of the best musicians in the world today. We hope you will take advantage of great food in PlayhouseSquare, and make time to enjoy all our outdoor events at Cleveland’s one true music festival.
More info on Cleveland Foundation Days at Tri-C JazzFest at:
JazzFest Second Line—After work Friday, June 27 Robin VanLear, artistic director of the Cleveland Museum of Art’s Parade the Circle each June, will lead puppeteers and stilt walkers in a kick-off celebration near U.S. Bank Plaza. VanLear also launched the art museum’s first “I Madonnari” Chalk Festival, and in 1994 initiated the first “Winter Lights” Lantern Festival.
About the Outdoor Acts Alan Greene Blues Band Frequently voted Cleveland’s best blues guitarist in Scene Magazine, Greene has kept a rocking blues band together for three decades. Backstage Politics Winner of the 2014 Tri-C High School Rock Off, Backstage Politics comprises students from the School of Rock. Bethesda An “indie-approved, Americana-hipster hootenanny, from Kent. Blu Monsoon One of the freshest jazz-influenced bands in Ohio, Blu Monsoon plays only the coolest pop covers and classics, in addition to original music. Broccoli Samurai Cleveland’s premier “jamtronica” band. Cleveland School of the Arts JazzArts Ensemble Directed by Bill Woods, these singers are from the Cleveland Metropolitan School District’s Cleveland School of the Arts. Dominick Farinacci JazzFest welcomes back the recently named Global Ambassador of Jazz @ Lincoln Center. Horns & Things The powerhouse contemporary jazz ensemble in Northeast Ohio.
Lafayette Carthon & Faith Gospel performer Carthon is also one of the premier jazz pianists in the area. Red Light Roxy Named after the famed burlesque house on Vincent Avenue (Short), this band specializes in vintage dance music, from swing to jump blues and R&B. Revolution Brass Band Funky 8-piece group founded in 2010 in the pubs of Cleveland. Samba Joia This Afro-Brazilian drumming group features a mix of musicians who love the warm culture of Brazil and exotic instruments. Sammy DeLeon y su Orquesta A broad spectrum of Latin dance music. Second Nature—Dan Wilson The elements of Dan Wilson’s upbringing can be heard throughout his music—from the Gospel music at his church to his discovery of Wes Montgomery, soul and Brazilian music. Wesley Bright & the Hi-Lites A honey-voiced frontman backs this seven-piece Northern soul group with a horn section straight out of the 1960s.
JazzFest second line with Parade the Circle puppets East Tech High School group Progeny joins puppets, dancers and stilt-walkers from the annual Parade the Circle in performing a New Orleans-style second-line band. TRI-C JAZZFEST CLEVELAND
THURSDAY, JUNE 26 PALACE THEATRE
U.S. BANK PLAZA
7–9:45pm Sean Jones Quartet / Cleveland Jazz Orchestra with Christian McBride
As its June centennial gift to the community, the Cleveland Foundation is making possible the largest set of free concerts in JazzFest history.
FRIDAY, JUNE 27 PALACE THEATRE
U.S. BANK PLAZA 3pm Tri-C JazzFest Summer Camp musicians 4pm Cleveland School of the Arts JazzArts Ensemble
6–7pm Vocalist Gregory Porter
5pm Revolution Brass Band 5:45pm JazzFest 2nd Line with Parade the Circle puppets 6:15pm Alan Greene Blues Band
7:15–9:25pm John Scofield Überjam/ Trombone Shorty
7:30pm Second Nature with Dan Wilson 9:30–11pm Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra
8:45pm Broccoli Samurai 10:15pm Sammy DeLeon y su Orquesta
SATURDAY, JUNE 28 PALACE THEATRE
U.S. BANK PLAZA
1:30–2:30pm Jamey Haddad Under One Sun
3pm Lafayette Carthon & Faith
2:45–3:45pm Ernie Krivda & the Fat Tuesday Big Band
4:15pm Bethesda 4–5pm Eliane Elias
5:15pm Samba Joia (in front of Hanna Theatre)
5:15–6:15pm Terri Lyne Carrington
5:30pm Horns & Things
6:45–8pm Christian McBride Trio
6:30pm Samba Joia (in front of Hanna Theatre) 7:30–8:45pm Raul Midón
6:45pm Blue Monsoon
8:15–10pm Marcus Miller / Dave Koz & Friends
8pm Dominick Farinacci 10:15–11:15pm Dave Holland Prism
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10:30pm Wesley Bright & the Hi-Lites
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Thursday June 26
7pm Ohio Theatre
Sean Jones Quartet
Sean Jones has established himself as one of today’s most outstanding trumpeters and composers. He came through the ranks playing with the likes of Gerald Wilson, Frank Foster, Jimmy Heath and Nancy Wilson, and played trumpet with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra from 2004–2010. He joined Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter for the lead role in their Tribute to Miles tour in 2011. With six albums on Mack Avenue Records, Sean’s latest effort, im.pro.vise, (June release) is produced by stable mate Christian McBride. In addition to professorships at Duquesne University and Oberlin Conservatory, he tours with his band and serves as artistic director for both the Cleveland and Pittsburgh jazz orchestras. Joining Jones in Cleveland are Aaron Goldberg (piano), Luques Curtis (bass) and Obed Calvaire (drums).
Cleveland Jazz Orchestra plays the music of Christian McBride For almost 30 years, the Cleveland Jazz Orchestra has been Northeast Ohio’s premier jazz voice. Led by Sean Jones, the CJO promotes jazz in its historical and contemporary forms, through concerts with celebrated jazz musicians, arrangers, composers and educators in Northeast Ohio. Opening the 35th annual Tri-C JazzFest, the CJO performs the music of Christian McBride, the festival’s artist in residence. While he is known for his trios and quintets, it’s just like Christian McBride to win a Grammy with his first-ever big band recording, The Good Feeling (Mack Avenue Records 2012). In May, he and fellow Philadelphian Kurt Rosenwinkel performed their big band compositions with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. The CJO, anchored by McBride on bass and Ulysses Owens, Jr. on drums, performs his compositions and arrangements that are steeped in the tradition and always swinging. Reeds: Howie Smith, alto Brad Wagner, tenor John Klayman, tenor George Shernit, baritone
Trombones: Paul Ferguson Chris Anderson Scott Garlock Paul Hungerford
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Trumpets: David Banks Sean Jones Jack Schantz Steve Enos Piano Theron Brown
Friday June 27 6pm Ohio Theatre Part of Cleveland Foundation Days at Tri-C JazzFest
At 43, vocalist Gregory Porter hardly qualifies as an overnight success, but his rise to the top ranks of the jazz voice has been nothing short of meteoric. Blessed with a warm, clear baritone, Porter’s winning combination marries that supple voice and earnest delivery with great storytelling skills. Listening to Porter’s original songs, which comprise the bulk of his records and performances, listeners are transformed by the heart and soul he brings to lyrics. They penetrate deeply and reflect on the everyday challenges of life. Born in Los Angeles and raised in Bakersfield, CA (his mother was a minister), the solidly built Porter aspired to a football career before being derailed by injury. His physical misfortune has become music’s gift. The narrative arc that one encounters in Porter’s songs has been put to good use in musical theater, including a Broadway turn in It Ain’t Nothing but the Blues. His debut record finally arrived in 2010 when he recorded Water for the Motema label, garnering a Best Jazz Vocal Album Grammy nomination. Gregory Porter’s third release, the widely acclaimed Liquid Spirit—his first for Blue Note Records—won the 2014 Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album. Joining Porter onstage is Cleveland’s own Curtis Taylor on trumpet.
The Creative Arts at Tri-C The Creative Arts division at Cuyahoga Community College offers a world of opportunity in hands on, customized learning experiences for degree-seeking students and those interested in exploring the arts. Our programs in music, visual arts and communication, media arts, recording arts technology, drama, dance and journalism are designed to stimulate, enlighten, educate and mutually enrich the creative individual and the community. We also offer a variety of free lectures, performances, workshops and residencies in addition to our premier events, such as Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland and the Tri-C Presents performing arts series.
Creative Arts Staff G. Paul Cox, Ph.D., dean Amy Parks, associate dean Chris Ludwa, executive director, Performing Arts and Music Terri Pontremoli, director, Tri-C JazzFest Jeff Donnelly, theater technical director, Tri-C Metro Sonja Elekhtaby, administrative coordinator Cliffie Jones, administrative coordinator Dorothy Hirsch, adjudication and volunteer coordinator Leslie Moynihan, production manager Karah Vance, office assistant, recruitment Production, Tri-C technical theater crew #TricJazzFest
Friday June 27 7:15pm Palace Theatre
PHOTO: Frank Stefan Kimmel
John Scofield Überjam Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue JOHN SCOFIELD is a masterful jazz improviser whose music falls somewhere between post-bop, funk-edged jazz, and R&B. The Ohio native took up the guitar at age 11 and attended Berklee College of Music in Boston. After a debut recording with Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, Scofield joined the Billy Cobham-George Duke band for two years. In 1977, he recorded with Charles Mingus, and joined the Gary Burton quartet. His stint with Miles Davis from 1982 to 1985 placed him firmly in the foreground of jazz consciousness as a player and composer. Since that time, he has recorded more than 30 albums as a leader including collaborations with Pat Metheny, Charlie Haden, Eddie Harris, Medeski, Martin & Wood, Bill Frisell, Brad Mehldau, Mavis Staples, Government Mule, Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano and Phil Lesh. He has played and recorded with Tony Williams, Jim Hall, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Joe Henderson, and Dave Holland, among many jazz legends. Throughout his career, Scofield has punctuated his traditional jazz offerings with funk-oriented electric music. “I get a real kick out of watching my audience dance while knowing that this holds up as jazz,” said Scofield, whose Überjam band includes Andy Hess (bass), Avi Bortnick (samplers & rhythm guitar), and Tony Mason (drums). – Terri Pontremoli Trombone Shorty (Troy Andrews) continues to push the envelope, happily blending jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, soul and that special something that comes out of New Orleans. Of his latest album, Andrews says “Say this to Say That is really funky, like James Brown mixed with the Meters and the Neville Brothers, with what I do on top.” Andrews has performed with an eclectic array of artists from Zak Brown to Rod Stewart to CeeLo Green. He has appeared on the covers of DownBeat and Jazziz magazines and performed on The Tonight Show, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel Live. Andrews is joined here by Tim McFatter (tenor), Dan Oestreicher (baritone), Pete Murano (guitar), Michael Ballard (bass) and Joey Peebles (drums).
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Friday June 27 9:30pm Ohio Theatre
Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra Spanish-Harlem born Eddie Palmieri is one of the definitive powerhouses of the piano, no matter what the genre. He moves comfortably between the improvising, groove orientation of Latin jazz and the dance-compelling salsa landscape made classic at such dance palaces as the famed Roseland Ballroom of his youth. A bandleader for more than 50 years, and constant source of joie de vivre, he is a peerless energy source wherever he turns up, be it on the bandstand or in the classroom. Tri-C JazzFest audiences will have an opportunity to experience him in both milieus since his stay with us will include a concert performance and some classroom work. Never afraid of moving forward, Palmieri has always maintained a fresh approach and a strong desire to embrace and collaborate with jazz virtuosos, including saxophonist Donald Harrison (a frequent special guest) and some of the world’s greatest salseros. No matter the setting, the spirit of la clave is never far from Eddie Palmieri’s heart or his fingertips. A recipient of 10 Grammy Awards, starting with his classic salsa record The Sun of Latin Music, he demonstrates versatility that was rewarded in 2013 when he received the prestigious National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master award. Tri-C JazzFest may have to batten down the roof when Palmieri’s salsa orchestra takes the stage; fully anticipate liftoff. He performs here with Herman Olivera (lead vocals), Nelson Gonzalez (tres guitar, vocals), Joseph Gonzalez (maracas, vocals), Jimmy Bosch (trombone), Conrad Herwig (trombone), John Walsh (trumpet), Luques Curtis (bass), Vicente “Little Johnny” Rivero (congas), Camilo Molina (timbales), Anthony Carrillo (bongos). – Willard Jenkins
SATURday June 28 1:30pm HANNA Theatre
Jamey Haddad, Under One Sun
JAMEY HADDAD’S musical projects continually cross boundaries, taking the audience on virtual journeys of the world. Under One Sun is a collective of Haddad’s friends whose musical and philosophical bents have significantly informed his musical viewpoint. He believes that each member of the ensemble is a part of the future of jazzinfluenced world music. Hailing from Canada, the United States, Afghanistan, Venezuela, Morocco and Palestine, respectively, the band members are Roberto Occhipinti (bass), Billy Drewes (saxophone), Leo Blanco (piano), Salar Nader (tabla), Tareq Rantisi (percussion) and Ali Amr (qanoun). Haddad is the 2014 recipient of the Cleveland Jazz Legend Award.
Saturday June 28 2:45pm Ohio Theatre
Ernie Krivda’s Fat Tuesday Big Band with special guest David Thomas “A Big Band, A B3 and the Blues” Cleveland-born sax legend Ernie Krivda knows jazz, and he knows that different strains of it resonate deeply in different parts of the country. The Rust Belt? The working class Rust Belt has long had a thing for the bluesy, organbacked jazz that came out of the early 1960s, Krivda said. That is part of why he and his Fat Tuesday Big Band put together “A Big Band, a B3 and the Blues” for the 35th annual Tri-C JazzFest. The show’s title “encapsulates what will happen onstage. It’ll be a big band, featuring an organist,” Krivda said. David Thomas will play the Hammond B3, and Mike Cady and Erin Kufel (a former Tri-C Jazz Studies student) will be featured on vocals. The show will revisit some of the material popularized in the early ‘60s, when jazz musicians Jimmy Smith and Oliver Nelson collaborated on a number of recordings pitching Smith’s B3 organ work against Nelson’s big band sound. The two had a hold on Krivda when he was a young musician. “That was right in the teeth of the jazz organ era,” Krivda said. “I used to go to this coffee shop before school. There’s Jimmy Smith’s ‘Walk on the Wild Side’ and ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’ on the jukebox. It was great music, tremendous stuff. So we’re going to revisit that whole idea and what impact the blues had on that collaboration.” That iconic sound “lasted all through the ‘60s, then kind of went away a little bit. But it’s come back, and people have realized why they like it so much,” he said. “Its elements never go away. Everyone likes to listen to music with swinging, rhythmic content. The music is directed at the heart.” Bandleader Krivda has toured internationally and is the winner of a Cleveland Arts Prize. He began his music studies at age 6, and attended the Cleveland Institute of Music before going on the road. The Fat Tuesday Big Band Saxes Dave Sterner, alto Brad Wagner, alto Tom First, tenor Tony Spicer, tenor Dave Kasper, bari
Trombones Vaughn Wiester Sam Blakeslee Jason Hadgis Aaron Thornberry
Trumpets Scott McKee Steve Enos Dennis Reynolds Joe Badeczewski
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Rhythm Section Joe Hunter, piano Peter Domingues, bass Val Kent, drums
Vocals Erin Kufel Mike Cady
SATURday June 28 5:15pm OHIO Theatre
SATURday June 28 4pm HANNA Theatre
Terri Lyne Carrington’s “Money Jungle” with PHOTO: Bob Wolfenson
Eliane Elias If Eliane Elias has limitations, she seems oblivious to them. The singer, pianist and songwriter travels the world, speaks at least four languages and claims legions of adoring fans (particularly in Japan).
Gerald Clayton, Jaleel Shaw and Zach Brown
Getting Terri Lyne Carrington to divulge the secrets of her success can be difficult. Asked how she responded when, at the age of 11, she earned a full scholarship to the Berklee College of Music, she said, “I was 11. I was not really thinking about my future.” But start talking about jazz, and she lights up.
The six-time Grammy nominee from Sao Paulo, Brazil, genrehops from bossa nova to jazz to standards to classical without missing a beat. She has even recorded a cover of The Doors’ “Light My Fire.” She travels upwards of 200 days a year, and has recorded more than 20 albums. Oh, and she performs barefoot because she tends to keep time with her feet, and heels make noise on stage. Elias began studying piano when she was 7. Her mother was a classical pianist, and between that, the jazz always playing in the house and listening to Brazilian radio, she had a rich and eclectic musical upbringing. “That’s deeply rooted in me,” she said. In 1981, she moved to New York City. Four years later, Elias released her first album, Amanda, a collaboration with her husband, trumpeter Brecker, in 1985. It was named after their daughter and would mark the first time Elias sang on tape. She made the move with some reservations. “The piano is the extension of my body, an extension of my soul. I was worried the voice would compete with that, and I was protective,” Elias said. “At first it took some adjusting, but I got to a very comfortable place, such a comfortable place. It really has opened things up for me.” She is joined by Graham Dechter (guitar), Marc Johnson (bass) and Rafael Barata (percussion).
“We are not playing jazz; we are playing life,” Carrington said, citing one of her mentors, Herbie Hancock. At 10 years old, Carrington had her first major gig, playing the Wichita Jazz Festival with Clark Terry. At 12, she was the subject of a PBS kids’ biography program called Rebop. As an adult, she has performed with everyone from Carlos Santana to Dianne Reeves to Wayne Shorter, and seemingly every notable jazz musician in between. She was the house drummer for The Arsenio Hall Show and the TV show VIBE. She was the first woman to earn a Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental Album for her 2013 release, Money Jungle: Provocative in Blue (Concord Jazz). Her 2011 release, The Mosaic Project (Concord Jazz) is a celebration of female artists that also won a Grammy for Best Jazz Vocal Album. No stranger to the jazz festival circuit, Carrington, who teaches percussion at Berklee, is artistic director of the Berklee Beantown Jazz Festival. She offers the following advice to aspiring musicians: “Be yourself. That’s the first thing. Honesty is the most important part of being an artist.”
Saturday June 28 6:45pm Ohio Theatre
Christian McBride Trio
When the organizers of Tri-C JazzFest decided to move the festival to June for its 35th anniversary, they also knew they wanted its traditional educational events to remain in April. And jazz bass superstar Christian McBride had to be part of it. McBride, 42, is the 2014 JazzFest artist-in-residence, a role that brought him to Cuyahoga Community College April 10–11 for the DownBeat education days and that that brings him back to Cleveland to play the festival. Since breaking big on the jazz scene as a teenager, McBride has played and recorded with dozens of top musicians, including McCoy Tyner, Chick Corea, Joe Lovano, Diana Krall and Wynton Marsalis. He has worked in ensembles small and large, won three Grammy awards and appears on dozens of records as the main artist or as sideman. Away from the bass, McBride has become an astute spokesperson for the music. In 1997, he spoke as part of former President Bill Clinton’s town hall meeting titled “Racism in the Performing Arts.” In 2000, he was named artistic director of the Jazz Aspen Snowmass Summer Sessions. In 2005, he was named co-director of the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. Also in 2005, he was named the second Creative Chair for Jazz of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Association. In 1998, McBride composed “The Movement, Revisited,” a four-movement suite dedicated to four of the major figures of the civil rights movement—Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Muhammad Ali and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Portland (Maine) Arts Society and the National Endowment for the Arts commissioned the piece. And with his wife, Melissa Walker, he’s helping educate new generations of musicians through the nonprofit Jazz House Kids in Montclair, NJ. Part of his effectiveness with student musicians perhaps comes from his own experience as a kid growing up in Philadelphia where “music was my saving grace.” “I was your classic overweight geek who nobody liked and got teased all the time,” McBride said. But at age 9, he started playing electric bass, and two years later he switched to upright bass and was playing in the school orchestra. It changed his life. “All of a sudden no one could laugh at me anymore, because I was good at something,” he said. Not only was he good, but he already had stumbled on his life’s passion. After high school, McBride went off to Juilliard on a scholarship. It took him no time to meet friends in the jazz world and to start getting club gigs. After a year he knew he wanted to follow the path opening up in the professional world. He left Juilliard without regret. His career has soared ever since, opening up opportunities to play with peers and jazz legends, and to experiment with projects large and small in the music he loves. As to the long-predicted “death of jazz,” McBride doesn’t give that a lot of attention. “If it ain’t dead by now, I don’t foresee it going anywhere,” he said. McBride will be joined by Christian Sands (piano) and Ulysses Owens, Jr. (drums).
SATURday June 28 8:15pm PALACE THEATRE
Marcus Miller Dave Koz & Friends Summer Horns
Brooklyn-born MARCUS MILLER (along with Christian McBride and Dave Holland) delivers unprecedented bass royalty to Tri-C JazzFest ’14. A true stylist whose approach to the bass has influenced a generation, Miller embodies a modern music renaissance man. The two-time Grammy winner has amassed an impressive discography of 10 albums as a leader, each defying category, each critically acclaimed. As a sideman, Miller’s genre-defying affiliations include Eric Clapton, Roberta Flack, Aretha Franklin, Jay-Z and Billy Idol, as well as Dizzy Gillespie, George Benson, Joe Sample, Wayne Shorter and opera diva Kathleen Battle. Best known among jazz fans for his masterful work with Miles Davis (the Tutu album was their crown collaborative achievement), Miller enjoyed a fruitful production partnership with the late hitmaker Luther Vandross. Miller’s noted film scoring starts with Spike Lee’s School Daze and includes documentary work and scoring the Eddie MurphyHalle Berry vehicle Boomerang. Considering his vast experience and interactions with countless musicians across genres, be assured Marcus Miller will deliver a stellar, beyond category band and program for his Tri-C JazzFest debut performance as a bandleader. Joining Miller (bass, bass clarinet), are Lee Hogans (trumpet), Alex Han (saxophone), Brett Williams (keyboards), Adam Agati (guitar) and Ronald Bruner (drums)
DAVE KOZ studied communications at University of California, Los Angeles, but when he graduated, he wasn’t sure what to do with his degree. As a student, he played saxophone at weddings, bar mitzvahs and club gigs. His brother had a band. When he finished school, his parents gave him an ultimatum: Take six months to give it a go as a musician. After that, he would have to pound the pavement. “It never entered my mind that I would do music for a living,” Koz said. Soon, however, calls started coming in. First, singer Bobby Caldwell asked Koz to audition. Then, keyboardist Jeff Lorber rang Koz. Today, Koz, 51, has been nominated for nine Grammy Awards. He runs an annual “jazz cruise” called Dave Koz and Friends at Sea. He hosts The Dave Koz Radio Show and he even has his own wine label, Koz Wine. The name of this summer’s Koz tour makes reference to the 2014 release, Dave Koz and Friends’ Summer Horns. Both find Koz working with saxophonists Gerald Albright, Richard Elliot and Mindi Abair and revisiting the funk and R&B that got him interested in the saxophone in the first place. It features new arrangements of popular songs like “Got to Get You into My Life,” “Hot Fun in the Summertime” and “I Got You (I Feel Good).” Koz said getting four alpha horn players together “could have been absolute chaos. That first day in the studio was tense. But after the first track, we were high-fiving. We knew we had something.”
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Raul Midón Singer-songwriter RAUL MIDÓN was blinded when, as an infant, he was placed in an incubator with no eye protection.
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The fact that he has never seen another person play guitar might account for the unorthodox, yet virtuosic, way he approaches the instrument. Along with tapping the fretboard with his strumming hand, à la Eddie Van Halen, he uses the guitar’s body as a drum. Add to this his tendency to mimic a bebop trumpet with his mouth and you have a modern take on the one-man band.
Bassist Dave Holland enjoys a distinguished career that has ranged from solo performances to big-band explorations. For his Tri-C JazzFest appearance, the great bassist pilots Prism, the latest iteration in his endless series of eclectic and top-shelf bands.
However, unlike the guy with the bass drum on his back, this one-man band serves up a blend of jazz, funk, folk, R&B and soul.
Prism is a groove-oriented band that features former Tonight Show bandleader Kevin Eubanks on guitar, Craig Taborn on keyboards and the ever-inventive Eric Harland on drums.
Midón, 47, was born in New Mexico, and within his family, music was serious business. “We were the kind of family who would put on a record and sit and listen to it, not have it play in the background and go about our business. It was like an event,” Midón says on his website. “Very early on, I knew I wanted to play music. I’d be riding in a car and I’d listen to the rhythm of the turn signal. I heard music in everything, from a car horn to the crickets.”
A native of Wolverhampton, England, Holland discovered jazz bass giants Ray Brown and Leroy Vinnegar at a record store. He moved to London when he was 20, and quickly became house bassist at the famed Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club. There, he supported artists such as Coleman Hawkins, Ben Webster and Joe Henderson. His connection with fellow Englishman John McLaughlin was prophetic, as just a few years later (1968) both found themselves in the studio with Miles Davis recording In a Silent Way and Bitches Brew.
His first major-label release was State of Mind (2005), an album that chronicles his early struggles as a musician in New York. Stevie Wonder plays a harmonica solo on the track “Expressions of Love.” The album garnered a slew of positive reviews. Midón has since released three more albums: A World Within A World (Manhattan, 2007), Synthesis (Universal Decca, 2009) and Invisible Chains, Live in New York City (self-released, 2012). For his next recording, Midón is expanding his responsibilities to include engineer. Special computer software for the blind allows him to engineer sessions in his home studio. The project includes collaborations with Bill Withers and Dianne Reeves, among others.
Holland came to Davis’ attention at Ronnie Scott’s when Davis and Philly Joe Jones spied him playing and resolved then and there to recruit him. Davis gave Holland three days to make his way to New York for a gig replacing Ron Carter alongside Herbie Hancock, Tony Williams and Wayne Shorter.
And he just keeps getting better. “I don’t believe that blindness makes you a better musician. I think perhaps it focuses you in a very pragmatic way . . . I knew that I had this talent, so blindness focused me on developing that talent. But I don’t think it made me play better. After all, most of the great musicians I know can see.”
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Since then, Holland’s partnerships have included Sam Rivers and Anthony Braxton in their cooperative band, Circle. Holland shows up frequently in all-star assemblages with some of his Miles Davis fellows. – Willard Jenkins
Tri-C JazzFest Education We are happy to welcome Christian McBride as the 2014 Tri-C JazzFest artist in residence. From his big sound to his big personality, he is the epitome of “musical attraction.” His first residency visit to Cleveland was during the DownBeat Invitational April 10–11. More than 200 area music students gathered at the Metro Campus to be coached and inspired by Christian McBride and his band mates, Christian Sands (piano) and Carl Allen (drums). The students performed, listened to each other, played in jam sessions, and were treated to mid-day performances by McBride’s trio. The noontime concerts also featured a septet of remarkable high school students from Jazz House Kids (Montclair, NJ) and the Tri-C JazzFest High School All-Stars. Participating bands included: Bedford Jazz Ensemble
Year in Review Throughout the year, Tri-C JazzFest has hosted performances and master classes with world-renowned artists, not only for Tri-C students, but for the community at large. Thousands of Clevelanders have participated in these sessions. In partnership with the Cleveland Museum of Art, Nighttown, MOCA Cleveland, Mahall’s and the Beachland Ballroom, JazzFest hosted the following events: Diana Krall master class and conversation with Tommy LiPuma, Sept. 29, 2013 Janis Siegel master class and conversation with Tommy LiPuma, Jan. 18, 2014
Brecksville-Broadview Heights Jazz Ensemble
Terence Blanchard on jazz and film, Feb. 28, 2014
Brooklyn High School Jazz Ensemble
Amina Figarova master class, March 7, 2014
Cleveland Heights High School Big Band I
DownBeat Invitational with Christian McBride, April 10–11, 2014
Cleveland Heights High School Big Band II Cuyahoga Falls Gold Tones Jazz Orchestra
Leon Russell conversation with Tommy LiPuma, April 28, 2014
General McLane High School Jazz Band (Pennsylvania)
Etienne Charles at the Cleveland Museum of Art, May 2, 2014
Hudson High School Jazz Band II Jazz House Kids John Carroll University Jazz Band Solon High School Jazz Band I Tri-C JazzFest High School All-Stars
On the evening of April 10, Jazz House Kids and the Tri-C Jazz Studies Workshop were showcased at Mahall’s 20 Lanes in Lakewood. Christian McBride collaborated with Tri-C faculty member/guitarist Dan Wilson for a rousing finale.
MAKING BEAUTIFUL MUSIC Northeast Ohio students have met, played for and heard music by some of the finest professionals in the business this school year through JazzFest and the Creative Arts division of Cuyahoga Community College. The New York Voices, Diana Krall and Tommy LiPuma, and Harry Connick Jr. all conducted master classes. The Jazzfest DownBeat education days in April featured JazzFest artist-in-residence Christian McBride, who worked with more than 200 young musicians. These events go to the heart of Tri-Câ€™s commitment to provide students with extraordinary learning opportunities.
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The Designer Behind the 2014 Poster In the early days of the Tri-C JazzFest, its promotional posters were modest black-and-white jobs. Those gave way to a series of full-color works featuring illustrations by Cleveland artists, including Viktor Schreckengost and Hector Vega. Now Aura Colmenares, a graphic design student at Cuyahoga Community College, becomes part of the tradition. Her design, featuring a splash of color that forms a face and crown, marks the 35th annual festival. She created it under the guidance of faculty member Seong-ae Mun. Colmenares’ design was one of three finalists chosen by festival organizers to be put to a popular vote on Facebook in March. Her inspiration? Knowing that the poster should reflect the celebratory feel of a true summer festival, Colmenares reached back to the vivid street parade imagery she experienced at junkanoo festivals during visits to the Bahamas. Born in Venezuela and raised in Miami, Colmenares now lives in University Heights. She’s a 1997 graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design, where she majored in photography. After she earned her bachelor’s degree, she became a visual merchandiser for a national retailer. A back injury sidelined her, however, and she eventually went to work as a flight attendant. She then lost more work days with an ankle injury. Colmenares works as a flight attendant as she attends classes at Tri-C, but she knows she can’t do that forever. “I went back to school because flying is the second job I’ve had that relies on the body,” she said. “I need something I can do in a full body cast.” Colmenares expects to earn her associate degree in December and hopes to focus on work that will bring together her photography, merchandising and design skills.
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Executive Officers Alex Johnson, Ph.D., President Jerry Sue Thornton, Ph.D., President Emeritus Craig Foltin, D.B.A., CPA Executive Vice President and Treasurer, Administration and Finance Belinda S. Miles, Ed.D., Provost and Executive Vice President, Access, Learning and Success Susan Muha, Executive Vice President, Workforce and Economic Development Division Ron Liss, Ph.D., Western Campus President/Vice President Terri Pope, Ph.D., Westshore Campus President/Vice President Michael R. Schoop, Ph.D., Metropolitan Campus President/ Vice President
Patti Reid, Vice President, Health Care and Education Initiatives Renee Richard, J,D., General Counsel and Vice President, Legal Services Sandy L. Robinson, Ph.D., Vice President, Learning and Engagement Claire Rosacco, Vice President, Government Affairs and Community Outreach Jennifer Spielvogel, Ph.D., Vice President, Evidence and Inquiry Linda Woodard, Vice President, Workforce and Economic Development Division
J. Michael Thomson, Ph.D., Eastern Campus President/ Vice President Michael Abouserhal, Vice President, Finance and Business Michael Bankey, Ph.D., Vice President, Advanced Technology and Administration Clayton Harris, Vice President, Public Safety and Security David Hoovler, Vice President, Integrated Communications Gerard Hourigan, Vice President, Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer Peter MacEwan, Vice President, Facilities Development and Operations Judith McMullen, Vice President, Human Resources Karen Miller, Vice President, Access and Completion Gloria Moosmann, Vice President, Resource Development and Tri-C Foundation
Cuyahoga Community College Board of Trustees Jerry L. Kelsheimer, Chair Nadine H. Feighan, Vice Chair Dr. Harry Graham Bruce D. Murphy Megan Oâ€™Bryan Andrew Randall Victor A. Ruiz Rachel Von Hendrix David W. Whitehead
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G. Paul Cox, Ph.D., Dean, Creative Arts Amy Parks, Ph.D., Associate Dean, Creative Arts Chris Ludwa, D.M., Assistant Dean, Creative Arts Bob Bryan, Executive Director, Media/Engineering Sonja Elekhtaby, Administrative Coordinator Emanuela Friscioni, Director, Performing Arts Academy Ann Garbler, Grants, Creative Arts Dorothy Hirsch, Education & Volunteer Coordinator Willard Jenkins, Artistic Director, JazzFest Cliffie Jones, Box Office, Artist Relations & Community Liaison David Kennedy, Program Manager, Recording Arts Technology Leslie Moynihan, Production Manager Gisella Pankow, Administrative Coordinator Terri Pontremoli, Director, JazzFest Doreen Stark, Administrative Coordinator Velorie Stephens, Clerical Assistant Karah Vance, Office Assistant
We would also like to thank all the vendors who have made possible the 35th Annual Tri-C JazzFest.
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Derek Poindexter, Transportation Pearl Johnson, Assistant Volunteer Coordinator Artwork and Design Agnes Studio Deborah Benz JazzFest Communications Brittany Bajda Molly Callahan Lisa Dobransky John Horton Karen Sandstrom Jarrod Zickefoose Jeffrey Donnelly, Technical Director Tri-C Theater Technical Crew Palace Theatre, Hanna Theatre and Ohio Theatre IATSE Stagehands Local 27 Crew
Special Thanks Trissa Chaney Courtney Clarke Sharon Coon Francis Crish Jeffrey Donnelly Sonja Elekhtaby Lorraine Felan Jay Gardner James Johnson Pearl Johnson Paula Kancler Sandra Keneven David Kennedy Cynthia Leitson Tommy LiPuma Mahallâ€™s 20 Lanes Madeline Malicki
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IT WAS A GREAT DAY IN CLEVELAND On April 9, 2014, 149 jazz musicians, writers, advocates, presenters and broadcasters gathered on the grand staircase of the Palace Theatre lobby for a photo shoot inspired by Art Kane’s 1958 Great Day in Harlem image. The aim wasn’t simply to replicate Kane’s idea, but to create the opportunity for a true moment in time for the Northeast Ohio jazz community—then capture it for history. With Tri-C students and faculty at the helm, the project turned into an emotional and joyful reunion. The lasting result is this beautiful photo taken by Jonathan Wayne’s photography class from Cuyahoga Community College’s Western Campus in celebration of Tri-C JazzFest’s 35th anniversary. We wish to extend special thanks to student photographers Jessica Halberg, Taylor Schmidt, Chris Harman, Rebekah Spurlock, Ivana Tousley, Alisha Uguccini and Andrew Cari and to videographers Adam Smalley, Kathleen Maxwell, Adam Huffman, Brandy Rankins, Thomas Rankins, Lee Bartlett, Kevin Ferguson, Nicholas Roth, Cory Sheldon, Jose Infante and Cigdem Slankard. We would also like to thank Gina Vernaci and Jordan Davis at PlayhouseSquare; John Ewing for screening the documentary at Cleveland Cinematheque; Cool Cleveland, The Plain Dealer and the Northeast Ohio Media Group for helping spread the word; and all the participants who took time out of their day to be there. While we missed many artists who no longer live in Cleveland, we were thrilled that so many wanted to be represented.
A 10-minute video documentary by Miriam Bennett’s videography students at the Metropolitan Campus can also be seen on YouTube at: www.tri-cjazzfest.com/greatday.
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A GREAT DAY IN CLEVELAND 2014 1. Ron Davis 2. Buddy Sullivan 3. Tommy LiPuma 4. Terri Pontremoli 5. Rhoda Cassell 6. Eddie Baccus, Sr. 7. Shirley Cook 8. Gloria Cummings-Jones 9. Tim McDonald 10. Jake McDonald 11. Pat Murphy 12. Brian Gresham 13. Ernie Krivda 14. Steve Enos 15. Theresa May 16. Daniel Zola 17. Debora Lynn 18. Susan Stone 19. Evan Morse 20. Jeremey Poparad 21. Maria Jacobs 22. Barbara Barrett 23. Ray Robinson 24. Barbara Knight 25. Anastasia Pantsios 26. Dave Sterner 27. Kip Reed 28. Lloyd Pearson 29. Vince Robinson
30. John Morton 31. Bev Montie 32. Rich Shanklin 33. Sam Blakesloe 34. Joe Mosbrook 35. Tommy Edwards 36. Matthew DeRubertis 37. Ken LeeGrand 38. Skip Gibson 39. Kenny Davis 40. Josh Rzepka 41. John Simna 42. Pat Harris 43. Brad Wagner 44. Chris Coles 45. Derrick James 46. Bettyjeane Quimby 47. Michael Forfia 48. Cliffie Jones 49. Joseph DeJarnette, Jr. 50. Don Santa-Emma 51. Tom Tweedle 52. Dave Pethtel 53. Bob Fraser 54. Steve Gordon 55. Alan Douglass 56. Claude Carson 57. Rick Porrello
58. Dale Flanigan 59. Robert Szmik 60. Rey Cintron 61. Jo-Ann Hodge 62. George Foley 63. James Davis 64. John Richmond 65. Joel Brotman 66. Carlo Wolff 67. Gabe Pollack 68. James Cirillo 69. Jackie Warren 70. Demetrius Steinmetz 71. Ray Porrello 72. Roger Friedman 73. Doris Long 74. J. C. Sherman 75. Mark Gridley 76. Jamey Haddad 77. Bob McKee 78. Bobby Selvaggio 79. Kurt Felgemaker 80. Bill Nichols 81. Rock Wehrmann 82. Dallas Coffey 83. Lillian Pyles 84. Albert Santilli, III 85. Deborah Long 86. Gene Epstein
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87. Roy King 88. Kevin Muhammad 89. Sakait Baksar 90. George Shernit 91. Zita Farrell 92. Glenn Davis 93. Jacob Wynne 94. Eric Dregne 95. Scott McKee 96. Dennis Reynolds 97. Ashlea Zimmerman 98. Willard Jenkins 99. Chink Stevenson 100. Raymond Farris 101. Nan O’Malley 102. Howie Smith 103. Jim Wadsworth 104. Joe Hunter 105. Tychicus Childs 106. Robert Curry 107. Nathan-Paul Davis 108. Was not holding a # at photoshoot 109. Marc Paige 110. Norman Tischler 111. John Klayman 112. Darren Allen 113. Steve Zombory 114. Ken Kasl 115. John Patai
116. Robert Griffith 117. Edward Michaels 118. Hal Wyant 119. Laura Varcho 120. Chris Anderson 121. Thomas Mulready 122. Evelyn Wright 123. Brent Hamker 124. Clarence Taylor 125. Josh Hamker 126. Archie McEllrath 127. Richard Smith (#127—but not on reverse-out photo) 128. Robert Hubbard 129. Eli Hanley 130. Ricky Exton 131. Paul Lewis 132. Dave Kasper 133. Alan Gleghorn 134. Mark Russo 135. Lafayette Carthon 136. Anthony Taddeo 137. Theresa Haney 138. Mike Cady 139. Simon Mastri 140. Dan Fernandez 141. Jessica Yafanaro 142. Phillip Jones, II 143. Harry Bacharach
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