Festival International de Jazz de Montreal presents

Newport Jazz Festival Now 60

with Randy Brecker, Anat Cohen, Larry Grenadier, Karrin Allyson, Mark Whitfield, Clarence Penn and Peter Martin

Newport, the oldest jazz festival in North America, celebrates its 60th anniversary in 2014. To mark the occasion with appropriate pomp, we welcome this major tour, which has crisscrossed the U.S. under the artistic direction of clarinetist and saxophonist Anat Cohen. Expect a varied program starring trumpeter Randy Brecker, singer Karrin Allyson, guitarist Mark Whitfield, pianist Peter Martin, drummer Clarence Penn and bassist Larry Grenadier. A historic event!

Théâtre Jean-Duceppe, Place des Arts
1400 Saint-Urbain Street, Montreal, H2X 2M5

For tickets and information: www.laplacedesarts.com 514-842-2112 or 1-866-842-2112


Montreal Jazz FestivalRanked as the world’s largest jazz festival by Guinness World Records, the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal has been synonymous with a passion for music for over three decades. Every year, the metropolis welcomes global music fans to 10 days of jazz-centric celebration, where fans of all types of jazz-related music rub shoulders with aficionados of the genre in its purest form. The Festival hosts some 30 countries, 3,000 musicians and public entertainers, 1,000 concerts and activities—two-thirds of them free – in 15 concert halls and on 8 outdoor stages, welcoming more than 2 million visitors to the city, from noon to midnight! And it all happens in the heart of Montreal’s downtown core, in an area off-limits to car traffic! There’s no doubt – Montreal is the heartbeat of Planet Jazz!  Check out the full festival line-up at www.montrealjazzfest.com

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