The 40th Telluride Jazz Festival will take place in the gorgeous Colorado mountain town on August 5 – 7. Today, festival organizers have announced the artist lineup for this year’s event which places a heavy emphasis on New Orleans music.
Recent Grammy winner Jon Cleary has been tapped as the festival’s guest of honor. Cleary will perform both with Jon Cleary & The Absolute Gentlemen as well as the John Scofield & Jon Cleary Duo. Marcus Miller, Galactic, Lisa Fisher & Grand Baton, Jeff Coffin & The Mu’Tet, Kermit Ruffins & The BBQ Swingers, Rebirth Brass Band, Caleb Chapman’s Crescent Super Band With Jeff Coffin, Nigel Hall Band, Sobredosis Del Sabor, Telluride Student All-Stars Jazz Ensemble and Young Razzcals Jazz Project have also been confirmed for Telluride Jazz ’16.
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