Austin Area Jazz Festival 2018!

The annual Austin Area Jazz Festival showcases the importance of art, our love for the Austin area, the impact of diverse cultures, and of course, the best in smooth jazz. We bring together legendary national acts with talented up-and-coming musicians. The result is always a great show, and a musical experience that is second to none! 

The 2018 Austin Area Jazz Festival is a great way to kick off your holiday season. With performances by Damien Escobar, Chanté Moore, Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber Fusion, Nick Colionne, and Althea Rene, this is going to be a show you do not want to miss!

Damien Escobar

Violinist extraordinaire, Damien Escobar, is a two-time Emmy Award winner, and has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

 

Chanté Moore

Vocalist Chantè Moore has been nominated for Grammy and MCP Music Awards. She has also won the NAACP Image Award, Soul Train Award, UB Honors, and American Music Award.

 

Gerald Albright

Iconic saxophonist and 8x Grammy-nominated artist, Gerald Albright will be hitting the stage with the incredible sound that has influenced generations.

 

Jeff Lorber Fusion

Jeff Lorber Fusion brings the unique hybrid sound of jazz, blues, and funk to AAJF. The Grammy Award winning band came to life in the 70s and the influences of Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, and Thelonious Monk run wild with each note the group plays.

Nick Colionne

Guitarist Nick Colionne has taken home the Wayman Tisdale Humanitarian Award and International Instrumental Artist of the Year. He has also been nominated for Guitarist of the Year and Entertainer of the Year by the American Smooth Jazz Awards.

Althea Rene

Flautist Althea Rene’s sound is a mix of jazz, pop and even R&B. Her single, “In the Flow” was the first flute-featured #1 single on Billboard Music Chart. She also has multiple singles that reached Billboard’s top 20 including: “Gypsy Soul,” “My Summer” “Love,” “SundayCruise,” and “Free.”

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Austin Area Jazz Festival 2018

NOVEMBER 24, 2018 | 10 AM-10 PM

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Culture Center
Damien Escobar | Chanté Moore
Gerald Albright | Jeff Lorber Fusion
Nick Colionne | Althea Rene

AAJF EXPERIENCE

Austin Area Jazz Festival is truly an experience like no other. In addition to the daylong outdoor concert filled with amazing performances, we will also have wine tasting, and a showcase of brilliant visual art. 

As with all of our events, the proceeds of the 2018 Austin Area Jazz Festival benefit the various programs of the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Central Texas.

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#AustinAreaJazzFestival

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The Austin Traditional Jazz Society will feature the Rock Step Relevators on Sunday, May 19 from 2 to 5 pm at Cap City Comedy Club. The Relevators are patterned after the small big bands of the Twenties and Thirties. The Relevators are a favorite of Austin jazz fans and swing dancers.

Get your tickets early to listen and dance to your favorite hot jazz and early swing tunes.

Swing Dancing | Full Bar | Great Menu | Family Friendly
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Behind the scenes magic that we can't let go unnoticed! Without all hands on deck, our festival wouldn't go off without a hitch 🎛 #AAJF #AustinAreaJazzFestival #ATX

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Austin Area Jazz Festival 2018!

The annual Austin Area Jazz Festival showcases the importance of art, our love for the Austin area, the impact of diverse cultures, and of course, the best in smooth jazz. We bring together legendary national acts with talented up-and-coming musicians. The result is always a great show, and a musical experience that is second to none! 

The 2018 Austin Area Jazz Festival is a great way to kick off your holiday season. With performances by Damien Escobar, Chanté Moore, Gerald Albright, Jeff Lorber Fusion, Nick Colionne, and Althea Rene, this is going to be a show you do not want to miss!

Damien Escobar

Violinist extraordinaire, Damien Escobar, is a two-time Emmy Award winner, and has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award.

 

Chanté Moore

Vocalist Chantè Moore has been nominated for Grammy and MCP Music Awards. She has also won the NAACP Image Award, Soul Train Award, UB Honors, and American Music Award.

 

Gerald Albright

Iconic saxophonist and 8x Grammy-nominated artist, Gerald Albright will be hitting the stage with the incredible sound that has influenced generations.

 

Jeff Lorber Fusion

Jeff Lorber Fusion brings the unique hybrid sound of jazz, blues, and funk to AAJF. The Grammy Award winning band came to life in the 70s and the influences of Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, and Thelonious Monk run wild with each note the group plays.

Nick Colionne

Guitarist Nick Colionne has taken home the Wayman Tisdale Humanitarian Award and International Instrumental Artist of the Year. He has also been nominated for Guitarist of the Year and Entertainer of the Year by the American Smooth Jazz Awards.

Althea Rene

Flautist Althea Rene’s sound is a mix of jazz, pop and even R&B. Her single, “In the Flow” was the first flute-featured #1 single on Billboard Music Chart. She also has multiple singles that reached Billboard’s top 20 including: “Gypsy Soul,” “My Summer” “Love,” “SundayCruise,” and “Free.”

mic

UPCOMING EVENTS

Austin Area Jazz Festival 2018

NOVEMBER 24, 2018 | 10 AM-10 PM

Emma S. Barrientos Mexican American Culture Center
Damien Escobar | Chanté Moore
Gerald Albright | Jeff Lorber Fusion
Nick Colionne | Althea Rene

AAJF EXPERIENCE

Austin Area Jazz Festival is truly an experience like no other. In addition to the daylong outdoor concert filled with amazing performances, we will also have wine tasting, and a showcase of brilliant visual art. 

As with all of our events, the proceeds of the 2018 Austin Area Jazz Festival benefit the various programs of the Boys & Girls Clubs of South Central Texas.

STAY CONNECTED

#AAJF
#AustinAreaJazzFestival

Behind the scenes magic that we can't let go unnoticed! Without all hands on deck, our festival wouldn't go off without a hitch 🎛 #AAJF #AustinAreaJazzFestival #ATX #AAJF2018 #Jazz ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Mike Hamilton owning the stage with the power of his saxophone! True music to our ears 🎷👂 #AAJF #AustinAreaJazzFestival #ATX #AAJF2018 ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

What's cooler than a food truck that doubles as a chalk board? Emojis Grilled Cheese Bar has us melting for more! 😋#AustinAreaJazzFestival! #AAJF #ATX #Jazz ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

The Austin Traditional Jazz Society will feature the Rock Step Relevators on Sunday, May 19 from 2 to 5 pm at Cap City Comedy Club. The Relevators are patterned after the small big bands of the Twenties and Thirties. The Relevators are a favorite of Austin jazz fans and swing dancers.

Get your tickets early to listen and dance to your favorite hot jazz and early swing tunes.

Swing Dancing | Full Bar | Great Menu | Family Friendly
https://www.facebook.com/events/426578021462252/
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

The only thing more stunning than Nick Colionne's red suit is his music! We had so much fun with him last year at the #AustinAreaJazzFestival! #AAJF #ATX #Jazz ... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook

Behind the scenes magic that we can't let go unnoticed! Without all hands on deck, our festival wouldn't go off without a hitch 🎛 #AAJF #AustinAreaJazzFestival #ATX

Mike Hamilton owning the stage with the power of his saxophone! True music to our ears 🎷👂 #AAJF #AustinAreaJazzFestival #ATX #Jazz 2

What's cooler than a food truck that doubles as a chalk board? Emojis Grilled Cheese Bar has us melting for more! 😋#AustinAreaJazzFestival! #AAJF #ATX #Jazz

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