These videos I’ve recorded represent some of the bands that play at concerts and festivals I’ve attended recently. I hope that watching them gives you a sense of how much fun it is to hear these groups perform live.
Pianists Kris Torkarski and Jeff Barnhart performed a ragtime duet at this Ragtime & Jazz Festival held annually in Starkville, Mississippi.
The Dave Bennett Quartet (from Michigan, USA) was another band that played daily aboard this Holland America cruise organized by Jazzdagan (jazzdagan.com).
The High Sierra Jazz Band was one of four bands performing onboard the 11-night cruise through the Caribbean Sea Dec. 27, 2017-Jan. 7, 2018. For more information on upcoming jazz cruises visit http://jazzdagen.com/.
Professor Cunningham and His Old School performs at this festival held in and around the Sheraton Sand Key Resort right on the beach the weekend before Thanksgiving.
The Dave Bennett Quartet performs at this jazz festival which is held the first weekend of September.
The Hermon Mehari Trio performs at this casual outdoor festival held the weekend before Labor Day.
Swing Central performs at this long-running festival held the first weekend in August.
The Fat Babies Classic Jazz Band performs at this multi-venued festival held during late June.