The FIRST Annual Cambridge Jazz Festival takes flight in the Central Square Cultural District!

Cambridge Jazz Festival
AND A ONE AND A TWO AND A THREE…
UNIVERSITY PARK COMMONS, SIDNEY ST. 12-6PM
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Bringing community together for an afternoon of free music performed by brilliant local and national jazz artists — and supporting musical opportunities for Cambridge students.

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Grammy winners…local artists…jazz greats. We’ve got them all!

Pick up your FREE Cambridge Jazz Festival Button for free admission at any of these locations. (You can get buttons at the Festival too.)

12:00-12:45 Fernando Brandão and the Berklee Brazilian All-Stars

Fernando Brandão, a jazz flutist, and the Berklee Brazilian All-Stars play diverse styles of Brazilian jazz from bossa nova to afoxé and choro. (more)

1:00-1:45 George W. Russell, Jr. Trio

Inspirational jazz from a local great who has shared the stage with George Duke, Bob Moses, Billy Pierce, Stan Strickland, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White, Semenya McCord, and Andy McGhee. (more)

2:00-3:00 Dominique Eade

Dominique Eade is a jazz vocalist and winner of several Boston Music Awards whose extraordinary voice has been compared to Sarah Vaughn’s. (more)

3:15-4:15 Ron Savage Trio featuring Jetro DaSilva and Ron Mahdi

The Ron Savage Trio, featuring the percussionist Ron Savage, combines elements of BeBop, Swing, Gospel, African, R&B and Brazilian styles into a fresh new sound. (more)

4:45-6:00 Terri Lyne Carrington with Valerie Simpson

Terri Lyne Carrington is a two-time Grammy winner, the first female artist to win a Grammy for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, a dazzling jazz percussionist—and a Medford native. She’ll be joined by Motown legend Valerie Simpson. (more)

Be sure to check out the amazing food trucks and festival vendors who will be dishing up some great food and flavors to accompany these extraordinary artists.