Date - September 25, 2016
12:00 pm until 5:30 pm
31 Mamaroneck Avenue
White Plains, NY, 10601
Join me for an afternoon of great music and food from local restaurants at the final day of Jazz Fest 2016 in downtown White Plains! This is a terrific annual event, we enjoyed the music and food last year, and I look forward to the lineup of musical artists for the afternoon again this year.
From the website: artswestchester.org
September sizzles with a six-day celebration of jazz in downtown White Plains beginning Tuesday, September 20th culminating in an outdoor Jazz & Food Festival on Mamaroneck Avenue with delicious food from area restaurants on Sunday, September 25th.
SUNDAY, SEPT 25
White Plains Jazz & Food Festival
- The culminating day of Jazz Fest brings five sets of music spanning the range of the evolution of jazz from traditional Dixieland and swing to blues, Latin, smooth and African Jazz to the largest audience of the festival in an open air celebration of music and international foods in downtown White Plains.
- Admission: Free. Due to the generosity of sponsors and neighboring businesses, there is no charge for this afternoon of music.
12:00 PM to 5:30 PM | Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY
Sunday Artist Line-up:
- Baby Soda – Baby Soda is an adaptable and ever changing group with an eclectic set of influences ranging from 1930’s era swing and New Orleans jazz to early gospel and blues. The band has performed at some of New York’s finest venues, breathing the spirit and joy of the music into the present.
- Joe Boykin & Friends – Greenburgh’s own vocal favorite, Joe Boykin interprets classic vocal blues and jazz in his own unique deep baritone style, with James Farley, keyboard; Curtis Smithson, guitar; Butch Holland, bass; Art Bennett, Alto Sax and Flute; and Curt Jackson, drums.
- Mayra Casales – LP Artist, Cuban born percussionist has worked with top performers in both the Latin and jazz fields. Casales has founded both an all women’s salsa orchestra and performs with a Latin jazz ensemble.
- Bob Baldwin & Friends – Smooth Jazz Jazz Fest favorite and Mount Vernon native son presents his own blend of smooth jazz blend with Brazilian percussion and funk overtones.
- Awa Sangho – The “Golden Voice of Mali” brings the sound of the Sahara to Jazz Fest. Raised near Timbuktu, Awa is a veteran of the acclaimed Ensemble Koteba in the Ivory Coast who now lends her powerful voice from the heart of the musical traditions of Mali to a blend of African, Brazilian and jazz influences.
Cultural Pursuit members can RSVP to Laura. Hope to see you there!
To learn more about the schedule for the entire 6 days, please visit artswestchester.org.
JazzFest extends its thanks to the following companies for their sponsor support:
Buffalo Wild Wings
Cambria Hotels and Suites
Kimco Realty Corp.
Westchester Business Center
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