San Jose Jazz Festival 2010 Highlights

Posted by on Aug 14, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Take a look on this year’s San Jose Jazz Festival 2010 Highlights. Every August the sounds of jazz festival come to downtown San Jose.

21st AT&T San Jose Jazz Festival in 2010 is from August 13-15. San Jose Jazz Festival is a three days event and it is going on now in downtown San Jose. The festival features more than 100 concerts nearly on 9 stages – all within walking distance of each other. Music lovers join on the heart of Silicon Valley from Friday afternoon to Sunday evening, to enjoy three days of jazz, blues, salsa, Latin, R&B, and many other forms of contemporary music.

San Jose Jazz Festival 2010 Highlights

This year’s Jazz Festival places as one of the top Jazz Festivals in the nation with family-friendly and great regional, national and international talent! Above 1000 jazz artists and 100,000 jazz lovers will make San Jose the epicenter of musical diversity, tradition and modernization in jazz. Moreover in the festival, there is a club crawl, jazz in bars and restaurants, night events, fun for kids, a jazz mass, an outdoor movie screening, meet the artist sessions, and jazz jams.

San Jose Jazz Festival tickets are mainly sold at the door. Also, being a member of San Jose Jazz affords openly priced festival passes and an array of perks depending on the level of membership. Regular admission fee is $15 per day (free for children 12 and under) and gives you entrance to all the stages and events.

About The AT&T San Jose Jazz Festival

San Jose Jazz (a 23 year-old non-profit organization) has produced the AT&T San Jose Jazz Festival. San Jose Jazz brings people mutually through the music and provides music education programs for all ages and abilities, in-school workshops, jazz camps, youth festivals and youth orchestral opportunities. In San Jose and the Silicon Valley, San Jose Jazz produces culturally diverse performance and educational programs designed to build a stronger, more vibrant cultural atmosphere. To above 5,700 school-children a year, San Jose Jazz brings music and produces hundreds of concerts and events.

San Jose Jazz enriches lives:

  • linking community members
  • serving community needs
  • improving quality of life with education, music and fun.

San Jose Jazz Festival 2010 line-up

Friday, august 13

  • 5:30pm: Tony Lindsay
  • 7:30pm: George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic

Saturday, august 14

  • 12pm: John Ellis & Double-Wide
  • 2pm: Maceo Parker
  • 4pm: Marcus Miller Tutu Revisited
  • 6pm: Irma Thomas Soul Queen of New Orleans

Sunday, august 15

  • 12pm: John Handy
  • 2pm: Nnenna Freelon
  • 4pm: Jason Miles – A Tribute to Grover Washington
  • 6pm: Tower of Power

San Jose Jazz Festival location:

21st AT&T San Jose Jazz Festival: August 13-15, 2010
Plaza de Cesar Chavez, Downtown San Jose, four blocks away from the San Jose Diridon Caltrain/Amtrak station.

20th san jose jazz festival video from youtube:

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