New England Jazz Productions presents Jazz In The Yard as part of the 2014 Newton Jazz and Wine Festival. The 5th annual Jazz-in-the-Yard event takes place at The Jackson Homestead, located at
527 Washington Street in
event runs from noon to 5:00 p.m. and is free to the public.
Bring your own chairs and blankets to relax and listen to a great line-up of musicians, including:
The Lance Martin Band- playing Nu Jazz Funk, which is a new style of contemporary funk jazz.
KenYaDig-a group of high school musicians,who are returning for their second year.
The Joe McMahon Trio-perform rock, country, and jazz; the group is a Newton Jazz and Wine Festival favorite.
Newton Jazz and Wine Festival Allstars- play Latin jazz. The jazz group is featuring guitarist Leo Colon, saxophonist Aaron Gratzmiller, percussionist Santiago Hernadez, pianist Brian Eggleston, and Newton Jazz and Wine Festival's Creative Director Stephen Bourassa on drums.
Directions and parking can be found here.
This event is presented by the New England Jazz Enrichment Foundation, the Power of Music and Community Coming Together.
You can find year round details on live jazz and blues in
festivals, concerts, night clubs, radio programs and campus events, by visiting MassJazz.com