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Female Vocalists, Cuban Jazz Headline Tanglewood Festival

Angelique Kidjo

(LENOX, Mass.) – This year’s Tanglewood Jazz Festival is highlighted by Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalists Dianne Reeves and Angélique Kidjo, genre-defying vocalist Lizz Wright, NEA Jazz Masters Jimmy Cobb and Gunther Schuller, Judy Carmichael of NPR’s Jazz Inspired, Hollywood actress and vocalist Blythe Danner, the legacy-bearing Mingus Orchestra, Afro-Latin percussionist John Santos with the John…

Michael McDonald, Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves and Bad Plus Headline Jazz Festival at SPAC

Michael McDonald

(SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.) –  On Saturday, June 25 and Sunday, June 26, the Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) marks its 34th year with  a dynamic lineup of more than 20 acclaimed artists and ensembles on two stages, including five-time Grammy-winning R&B singer-songwriter Michael McDonald; the gritty gospel, soul and…