Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday outdoors in beautiful Forsyth Park and various venues in Savannah.
The 2009 “28th” Savannah Jazz Festival, celebrating jazz as a living art form -built on a constantly evolving tradition will offer all types of jazz, from Dixieland, traditional swing, straight-ahead and bop to melodic standards, and funky down-home “gutbucket” blues.
The festival boasts the best in international, national, regional and local jazz talent. Sponsored by the City of Savannah, the Festival is free and open to the public. Food and drink venders on-site.
The 2009 festival will feature (among others), Mose Allison, Grace Kelly, Ben Riley Trio- featuring Guitarist Jim Hall, Savannah Jazz Orchestra with Oliver Nelson Jr. Conducting and featuring Doug Carn, University of North Florida featuring Ed Calle, Longineu Parsons & Flight of the Vultures, The FlyCats, International Groove Conspiracy, Howard Paul, Ben Tucker, Teddy Adams, Huxsie Scott, Shane Pruitt Group, Savannah Arts Academy Jazz Band, The Jazz Corner All-Stars Coastal Jazz Hall of Fame All-Stars, J.B. Scott's Swingin' Allstars, more...
For more information call 912-675-5419 or visit our website.
After Festival BBQ Jam Session at Blowin' Smoke.
The Coastal Jazz Association thanks the City of Savannah Department of Cultural Affairs for providing Major funding for the Savannah Jazz Festival