2022 Show Schedule

2022 Show Schedule

Saturday September 3 3 PM – Gates Open3:50 PM – Gant Academy GMAJ Youth Ensemble4:40 PM – Marlow Rosado Latin Jazz Ensemble6 PM – Masters of Smooth Band7:20 PM – Christian McBride9 PM – Patti LaBelle Sunday September 4 3 PM –...
Chris Botti

Chris Botti

After circumstances forced his last minute cancellation of his previous engagement, Chris Botti, the Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum selling artist, has arranged his schedule so that he can headline the 11th John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival...
Christian McBride

Christian McBride

Jazz bassist Christian McBride took home his eighth Grammy Award at the 2022 ceremony. He won for Best Large Jazz Ensemble for his 17 piece Christian McBride Big Band album “For Jimmy, Wes and Oliver.” The project paid tribute to icons of their instruments, organist...
Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle

Patti LaBelle is such an entertainment force that regardless of the platform on which she may appear, she raises the energy and gains the attention of everyone in the venue. It is with great excitement that we anticipate the one and only Patti LaBelle to headline the...
Marion Meadows

Marion Meadows

Marion Meadows, one of the most recognizable names in contemporary jazz, will perform at the 11th John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival (JCIJBF) with the Masters of Smooth on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2022. Performing with him will be Alex Bugnon, Karyn White,...