Sunday, July 8, 2012

7th Annual New Mexico Jazz Festival

Just a few blocks from The Madeleine Bed & Breakfast Inn are the two Santa Fe Venues for the upcoming New Mexico Jazz Festival, now in its 7th year.  From July 13 through July 29, both local and international jazz artists and masters will be performing at the Santa Fe Plaza's bandstand and the Lensic Performing Arts Center.

The Lensic will feature such jazz greats as Regina Carter's Reverse Thread on July 19, Allen Toussaint and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band on July 22, NEA Jazz Master Sheila Jordan and Dianne Reeves on July 27, and NEA Jazz Master Jon Hendricks and Kurt Elling on July 28th.  These performances begin at 7:30, with ticket prices ranging from FREE to $60, depending on the performance and seats chosen.

Local favorite Busy McCarroll and The Ambassadors of Pleasure will perform on the Santa Plaza on July 17th from 6-9 pm.  This is a FREE and all ages performance.

You may also enjoy many other jazz legends in Albuquerque during this two week period.

Tickets for all events may be purchased online at www.ticketssantafe.org or by phoning 505.988.1234 or 505.268.0044.

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