Mary Lou Williams Women in Jazz Festival


Editorial Review

Thursday, May 19: The JaLaLa vocal group, featuring founding members of the Manhattan Transfer Janis Siegel and Laurel Massé, and Lauren Kinhan of New York Voices; plus flutist Jamie Baum and her Septet; and saxophonist Tia Fuller and her Quartet.

Friday, May 20: A special tribute to the late vocalist Abbey Lincoln with Terri Lyne Carrington as Music Director, and vocalists Dee Dee Bridgewater, Dianne Reeves, and Cassandra Wilson.

Saturday, May 21: Multi-instrumentalist Corky Hale; plus the duo of pianist Peggy Stern and saxophonist "Sweet" Sue Terry; and, special guest vocalist Marlena Shaw with FIVE PLAY: drummer Sherrie Maricle, saxophonist Janelle Reichman, bassist Noriko Ueda, pianist Tomoko Ohno, and trumpet and flugelhorn player Jami Dauber.