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10TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR

ANGEL CITY JAZZ FESTIVAL

OCTOBER 1 - 15

CELEBRATING THELONIOUS MONK'S CENTENNIAL 


Featuring Dee Dee Bridgewater & the afro-cuban Monk Dream, DJ Logic, Mark De Clive-Lowe, Deantoni Parks, Burning Ghosts, Dan Weiss Group, Jeff Parker, Adam Rudolph's Moving Pictures & Organic GO Orchestra with Bennie Maupin, Jonah Levine, Mark Dresser 7, Marco Cappelli & Ken Filiano, Criss Cross (Florian Weber, Donny McCaslin and Dan Weiss), Peter Evans Trio, James Leary Bass Choir, Elliott Sharp, MAST, MOPDtK.


 

OCTOBER 1-15

FULL LINE-UP, SCHEDULE AND
FESTIVAL TICKETS COMING SOON!

“THE CITY’S CAN’T MISS DESTINATION FOR
ECLECTIC, CUTTING EDGE JAZZ....”
— LA TIMES
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ABOUT

Jazz never stands still. 

It’s constantly evolving and reinventing itself.  

While nurturing a deep respect for the history of jazz, Angel City focuses on its future by encouraging and embracing the continuing innovation of this American art form we call jazz. 

The Angel City Jazz Festival - LA’s only non-commercial jazz and new music festival -  was founded in 2008 by music promoter Rocco Somazzi.  In 2009, Cryptogramophone's founder Jeff Gauthier became a festival coproducer and the festival moved to the Ford Amphitheatre in Hollywood. Since then the festival has grown into an essential multi day celebration of cutting edge Jazz at some of the most exciting & prestigious venues in  LA,  such as LACMA, REDCAT, Zipper Hall, the Blue Whale, the Moss Theatre and The Edye by the Broad Stage.

The 2017 festival is presented by ANGEL CITY ARTS, a non-profit organization committed to cultivating and revitalizing jazz culture in Los Angeles by producing concerts by established and emerging music innovators who have achieved exceptionally high levels of musicianship and brought forward a significant contribution to the evolution of jazz and improvised music. 

The Angel City Jazz Festival consistently features the most innovative and original national and international jazz musicians working today, balancing established jazz artists with emerging talent, and focusing on west coast creative jazz, past, present and future.

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All donations to the Angel City Jazz Festival are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by the law. Angel City Arts is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization run by volunteers and has very low administrative costs. Over 80% of funds raised go towards paying musicians fees, travel and production expenses.

 
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The Angel City Jazz Festival is now offering sponsorship opportunities. By sponsoring our festival you can reach a truly diverse audience made up of arts & music lovers, creative professionals, college students, urban dwellers, young families and retirees from all walks of life. Our audiences all share a passion for genuine artistic experiences, individual expression and creative freedom. 

Please see the Sponsorship Deck below to get more information.

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CONTACT US


Rocco SomaZzi, Artistic Director 

rocco@angelcityjazz.com

Rob Woodworth, Executive Director

rob@angelcityjazz.com 

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