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Labor Day Jazz Party

August 29, 2013 - September 02, 2013

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Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, Vail Colorado

Thursday, August 29 - Monday, September 2, 2013

The Vail Jazz Festival culminates in a unique mix of world-class musicians in a one-of-a-kind format that has lived up to its title, the Labor Day Weekend Party. Whether it's group performances, multi-artist jam sessions or the inspiring multi-media salutes to Jazz legends, the Weekend has a unique party spirit that attracts musicians and jazz lovers from all over the world. Each year, up-and-coming "young lions" play alongside the living legends of jazz in an intimate venue, surrounded by the natural beauty of Vail. With twenty five hours of performances throughout the weekend (morning, noon and night), the audience and musicians are connected in a manner that consistently inspires great performances.

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2013 LINE UP

 - Cyrille Aimeé & Diego Figueiredo
 - Clayton Brothers Sextet - John Clayton, Jeff Clayton, Terell Stafford, Wycliffe Gordon, Bill Cunliffe & Lewis Nash
 - Jeff Hamilton Trio - Jeff Hamilton, Tamir Hendelman & Christoph Luty
 - Vail Jazz Workshop All-Stars

SPECIAL SHOWS

 - Shelly Berg - Multi-Media History of Stride and Boogie Woogie Piano
 - Niki Haris' Gospel Prayer Meetin' with Mile Hi Gospel Ensemble
 - Ken Peplowski & Diego Figueiredo's Tribute to Charlie Byrd and the Bossa Nova Years
 - Byron Stripling's Multi Media Salute to Miles Davis
 - Vail Jazz Alumni Quartet - Sullivan Fortner, David Wong, Jimmy MacBride & Tia Fuller

SOLOISTS

 - Ernie Adams
 - Eric Alexander
 - Shelly Berg
 - Allan Finney
 - Bruce Forman
 - Wycliffe Gordon
 - Karen Hammack
 - Niki Haris
 - Ken Peplowski
 - Byron Stripling
 - Akiko Tsuruga

 FOR A FULL LIST OF ARTIST DESCRIPTIONS PLEASE CLICK HERE.

Schedule and more information.

 

**All Artists subject to Cancellation**

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