Vail Jazz Presents: H2 Big Band Tribute to Count Basie

Speaking of energy, the sizzling, Colorado-based big band returns to Vail to light up the stage with favorites from the late, great bandleader. H2 Big Band is famous for nailing Basie’s distinctive swing style.

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
Dates: Thursdays July 7-September 1
Time: 6-8pm
Tickets: $20 General Admission, $40 Premium Seats, $135 Subscription (4 perf.)
All ticket prices increase 1 hour prior to show.
Venue: “Vail Square” 675 Lionshead Place

Vail Jazz Presents: Maraca & His Latin Jazz All-Stars

Led by GRAMMY®-nominated, Cuban-born flutist Orlando “Maraca” Valle, this energetic eight-piece ensemble features a collection of the world’s top Latin jazz specialists. Making its Vail debut, the ensemble is sure to get the crowd on its feet and moving.

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
Dates: Thursdays July 7-September 1
Time: 6-8pm
Tickets: $20 General Admission, $40 Premium Seats, $135 Subscription (4 perf.)
All ticket prices increase 1 hour prior to show.
Venue: “Vail Square” 675 Lionshead Place
 

Vail Jazz Presents: Joey Alexander

You may have seen this kid – arguably one of the world’s most talented youngsters (a mere 12 years old) – on 60 Minutes or earning a raucous standing ovation following his performance at this year’s GRAMMY® Awards. Born in Indonesia, the young pianist is self-taught and released his first album last year, nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album.

Vail Jazz Presents: Michel Camilo

Described by Vail Jazz organizers as “a major coup” to land in the lineup, the GRAMMY® Award-winning pianist makes his Vail debut. The Dominican composer offers a Latin flare that has hypnotized audiences across the globe.

Vail Jazz @ Vail Square
Dates: Thursdays July 7-September 1
Time: 6-8pm
Tickets: $20 General Admission, $40 Premium Seats, $135 Subscription (4 perf.)
All ticket prices increase 1 hour prior to show.
Venue: “Vail Square” 675 Lionshead Place

Vail Jazz Presents: Monty Alexander, John Clayton and Jeff Hamilton

Launching in explosive fashion, the Vail Square season opens with this trio of pianist, bassist and drummer, which has collectively etched a truly distinguished mark in the jazz world. Individually, each star has worked with everyone from Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald to Tony Bennett and Count Basie. Together, they have made history time and time again throughout their 40-year career.

Vail Film Festival 2016

The Colorado Film Institute’s mission is to foster independent film through film screenings, panels, workshops, networking events, and educational projects. The Colorado Film Institute stages the Vail Film Festival on an annual basis in Vail, Colorado as the primary outlet for the Institute’s initiatives.

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