Tag Archive: jazz

Squirrel Nut Zippers Christmas Caravan

October 24, 2023 12:45 pm Published by

The Squirrel Nut Zippers are an American swing band that formed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 1993. Their music style is a mix of Delta blues, gypsy jazz, 1930s swing, klezmer, and other styles. The term “Nut Zippers” is...

Jazz Legacy Foundation Gala Weekend

October 9, 2023 11:17 am Published by

NOVEMBER 9-12, 2023 LINEUP​ November 8, 2023 Wednesday Official Pre -Party – Roger Brown’s High St. Portsmouth, VA Tom Browne Bela Dona November 9, 2023 Kick Off Thursday Damien Escobar Bob Baldwin / Ragan Whiteside The Fellas Feat: Marcus Anderson...

Get Jazzy this June [2023]

June 9, 2023 2:41 pm Published by

Jazz has been a long-standing tradition in Hampton, with the first-ever Jazz Festival happening in 1968. For 53 years, the Hampton Jazz Festival has brought the best of jazz, pop, blues, soul, and R&B to our city.  The 53rd annual...

Arturo Sandoval

April 23, 2023 12:14 pm Published by

“This astonishing trumpeter, pianist, and composer has inspired audiences in every corner of the world and awakened a new generation of great performers,” said President Barack Obama of the legendary jazz musician Arturo Sandoval. The Cuban native’s decade-spanning career has...

Desiree Roots: Celebrating Nancy Wilson

April 20, 2023 12:22 pm Published by

Virginia native and vocal powerhouse Desiree Roots pays tribute to Nancy Wilson, one of the great female jazz and pop voices of the 20th century, in an intimate cabaret setting—just in time for Mother’s Day weekend! The Grammy-winning Wilson transcended...

Desiree Roots: Celebrating Nancy Wilson

April 20, 2023 12:22 pm Published by

Virginia native and vocal powerhouse Desiree Roots pays tribute to Nancy Wilson, one of the great female jazz and pop voices of the 20th century, in an intimate cabaret setting—just in time for Mother’s Day weekend! The Grammy-winning Wilson transcended...

757 Extravaganza & Marketplace

April 12, 2023 2:14 pm Published by

The Hampton Jazz Festival retail and after party experience. Where music meets art, The 757 Extravaganza Marketplace is alive with our creative culture and jazzy energy! The Hampton Roads Convention Center is perfect to explore an array of local artisans’...

Hampton Jazz Festival

April 12, 2023 2:09 pm Published by

The Hampton Coliseum will enjoy a soulful weekend of unforgettable entertainment. This highly anticipated event will feature the top jazz, pop, R&B, and blues performers in the nation. Some notable performers are Charlie Wilson, Avery Sunshine, Fantasia, Babyface, Kenny G,...

The Sundown Smooth Jazz Concert Series

May 17, 2022 12:53 pm Published by

The Sundown Concert Series features live smooth jazz in the heart of Downtown Hampton. The June 18th concert at the Downtown Hampton Dock will feature international trumpet player and composer Rob Zinn. The July 16th concert at the Downtown Hampton...

The Sundown Smooth Jazz Concert Series

May 17, 2022 12:53 pm Published by

The Sundown Concert Series features live smooth jazz in the heart of Downtown Hampton. The June 18th concert at the Downtown Hampton Dock will feature international trumpet player and composer Rob Zinn. The July 16th concert at the Downtown Hampton...