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San Jose Jazz Winter Fest Lineup, Schedule Announced

In Music

San Jose Jazz confirmed the lineup this afternoon for its Winter Fest concert series, arriving February 28 to March 2.

Headlining the festival this year is Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, a LA-based multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and DJ who has worked numerous sessions with pop musicians (will.i.am, Dr. Dre, Swizz Beatz) and in orchestral settings with the likes of Quincy Jones, Stevie Wonder, Wayne Shorter, John Williams and Roy Hargrove,

Other headliners include Anton Schwartz Quintet with Taylor Eigsti and Dominick Farinacci, Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys, Nikki Hill, Kim Nalley and Grupo Samba Rio

Several Bay Area Youth ensemble performances are scheduled to perform:
San José State University Jazz Orchestra
San Jose Jazz High School All Stars
Folsom High School Jazz Band Big Band
Santa Teresa High School Big Band
Valley Christian High School Big Band
Archbishop Mitty High School Big Band

Concert Schedule and Details:

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson with Special Guest Vocalist TBA
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Theatre on San Pedro Square

Anton Schwartz Quintet with Special Guests Taylor Eigsti & Dominick Farinacci
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Theatre on San Pedro Square

Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys

Friday, February 28, 2014
San Pedro Square Market

Nikki Hill
Sunday, March 2, 2014
Theatre on San Pedro Square

Kim Nalley

Friday, February 28, 2014
Theatre on San Pedro Square

Grupo Samba Rio
Saturday, March 1, 2014
San Pedro Square Market

More info at San Jose Jazz

Matt Crawford is the Director of Digital Media for Metro Newspapers. Follow him @Metro_Matt.

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