Saturday, September 27Zipper Hall
...One of the most important musicians, educators, and creative thinkers of the past 50 years, performing his Diamond Curtain Wall Music.
- Anthony Braxton – saxophone
- Taylor Ho Bynum – trumpet
- Kyoko Kitamura – voice
Opening the concert is Wadada Leo Smith's Silver Orchestra
Sunday, September 28Barnsdall Art Park - Outdoor Stage
The groundbreaking violinst who has performed with the likes of John Coltrane, Sun Ra, Pharoah Sanders and was a founding member of The Fourth Way.
• Michael White – violin
• Leisei Chen – voice, vocals, percussions & qigong
• Jason Schimmel – guitar
Sunday, September 28Barnsdall Art Park - Outdoor StageDaniel Rosenboom has been named the “Face To Watch” in Jazz for 2013 by the LA Times
- Daniel Rosenboom – trumpets & flugelhorn
- Gavin Templeton – woodwinds
- Alexander Noice – electric guitar and FX
- Kai Kurosawa – bear trax and FX
- Dan Schnelle – drums
Sunday, September 28Barnsdall Art Park - Gallery TheatreFresh off his West Coast Acoustic Bicycle Tour, Bynum has assembled an allstar cast:
- Taylor Ho Bynum – cornet
- Nicole Mitchell – flute
- Jeff Gauthier – violin
- Jeff Parker – guitar
- Michael Dessen – trombone
- Mark Dresser - bass
- Alex Cline – drums
Sunday, September 28Barnsdall Art Park - Gallery Theatre
- Oliver Lake – alto saxophone
- Bob Stewart – tuba
- Gust Tsillis – marimba
- Nick Rosen – bass
- Dave Binney – alto saxophone
- Dwight Trible – voice
- Queen Bey – voice
- Andy Langham – piano
- Cecil Brooks III – drums
- Alex Cline – drums
The 2014 Angel City Jazz Festival will come Full Circle on Sunday, September 28th with a special all-day event on two stages, celebrating the return to beautiful Barnsdall Art Park in Hollywood, the home of our very first festival. Enjoy food from Gypsy Eats and Taqueria El Severo, beer from Angel City Brewery, and fine wines from Lou's Wine and Provisions, with free outdoor concerts to affordable special programming at the Barnsdall Gallery Theater.
The 2014 Angel City Jazz Festival is September 19th to the 28th at LACMA, REDCAT, The Blue Whale, The Aratani Japan America Theatre, and Barnsdall Art Park. The 2014 theme "Full Circle" highlights our committment to L.A.'s jazz community, and our return to Barnsdall Art Park, the site of our first festival in 2008. Artists include NEA Jazz Masters Anthony Braxton and Toshiko Akiyoshi, and jazz luminaries Craig Taborn, Wadada Leo Smith, Bobby Bradford, Vinny Golia, Azar Lawrence, Michael White, Araun Ortiz, Youn Sun Nah, and many others.
The Angel City Young Artist Competition gives young LA based musicians the opportunity to have their original music heard and evaluated by working jazz professionals. The winning ensemble will be awarded a $1000 prize and will perform live on Friday, September 19, 2014 at LACMA to open the Angel City Jazz Festival.
Angel City Arts is a non-profit organization that needs your support to produce the Angel City Jazz Festival every year. We are musicians and people who love music. Please become part of our musical family and help support the arts in LA.