Fayetteville Jazz Collective
4:30 Justin Young Band Justin Young is a Detroit based saxophonist who earned his place in the jazz scene after an impressive win at the Capitol Jazz New Artist Jazz Challenge. He has appeared at the Capitol Jazz Super Cruise along with the likes of Boney James and Brian Culbertson. His 2007 release “On the Way” feature collaborations with Grammy award winners Tom Brown, Tim Bowman, And Spyro Gyras’ Tom Schuman.
Events around town include the traditional lawn party at the Crescent Hotel. Dress up and enjoy live jazz and cocktails at this Eureka landmark. After the concert, there will be a jazz jam at the local hangout Brews at 2 Pine Street. Admission is FREE. On Sunday, September 11, The Crystal Dining Room at the Crescent will host a jazz brunch from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with live music and dancing.
1:30 Claudia Burson Trio The Matriarch of Jazz in this region, Claudia and her trio have performed a wide variety of traditional jazz and original music for over 15 years. She was recently paid tribute by the North Arkansas Jazz Society. Society President Robert Ginsburg says: “She embodies what this music is all about”. 3:00 Calle Soul Band NAMA Award Winners, this exciting group features 2 Latin jazz percussionists. Cuban conguero Fernando Sanchez and Colombian percussionist/arranger Fernando Valencia met thousands of miles from their native countries to start this project from ground zero. Calle Soul is comprised of some of the best musicians in Arkansas.
For more information on the festival, please visit www.jazzeureka.org, www.theauditorium.org and www.eurekasprings.org, or call (479)253-7333.
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