Check out who’s headlining the Newport Beach Jazz Festival this year,
and get ready to join us for a weekend of music, dancing and fun in the sun!
10-Time Grammy Award winning guitarist, George Benson, has used his jazz roots as the foundation for an engaging mix of pop, R&B and other shades that add up to a style that appeals to a broad mainstream audience. Along the way, he has also established himself as a formidable jazz singer – one whose biggest career hits have showcased his vocals as well as his guitar chops. In short, this guitar legend is the complete package.
MORRIS DAY & THE TIME
A childhood friend of Prince, Morris Day and his band The Time burst onto the scene in the movie “Purple Rain” and recorded four chart-topping albums, selling millions of records with hits such as “The Bird” and “Jungle Love.”
WEST COAST JAM featuring
RICHARD ELLIOT, PETER WHITE, DW3 and The West Coast Horns
Three of smooth jazz biggest stars with roots in the California jazz scene, “West Coast Jam” is the brainchild of Richard Elliot who has created a thrilling summer tour with his friends Peter White and the hottest party band in smooth jazz, DW3, backed by an additional horn section.
This Grammy nominated saxophonist and flautist has made a career following his heart and keen musical intuition by pushing musical boundaries. He has made his name by fusing the music closest to his heart – R&B and Jazz.
…AND MANY MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED!