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The 28th annual jazztrax festival on Catalina Island

Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival

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28th Annual Catalina Island JazzTrax Festival Features 2 Weekends of Live Smooth Jazz on the Island Retreat of Santa Catalina Island


Weekend 1: October 9*,10,11,12
Weekend 2: October 16*,17,18,19
*Unplugged 'Under the Stars' at Descanso Beach.Scroll to bottom of page for additional information.

 

Saturday & Sunday nights, during the JazzTrax Festival, Catalina Express will have special after performance boat departures that leave Avalon at 11:45 PM back to Downtown Long Beach.

Full Line Up of Smooth-Groove Practitioners:

Weekend 1:

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Thursday, October 9th:

Unplugged Under the Stars at Descanso Beach: Concert Begins at 7:30 PM(Beach Club Opens 6:00 PM)

  • Singer/Saxaphonist – Mindi Abair

 

Friday October 10th:

Evening Session:Doors Open at 6:30 PM, Concert Begins at 7:00 PM

  • Singer-guitarist – Andy Allo
  • Guitarist/vocalist – Nick Colionne

 

Saturday, October 11th:

Day Session:Concert Begins at 12:00 PM

  • Saxophonist – Marcus Anderson
  • Keyboardist – Keiko Matsui

Evening Session:Doors Open at 6:30 PM, Concert Begins at 7:00 PM

  • The Dallas String Quartet

9.00 PM: 7PM & 9PM Concerts are 1 Concert Ticket

  • Guitarist - Peter White
  • Trumpeter – Rick Braun
  • Saxophonist – Euge Groove

Saturday Night After Party with DJ Jonathan Phillips on Descanso Beach 10:15 PM – 1:30 AM

 

Sunday, October 12th:

Day Session:Concert Begins at 12:00 PM

  • Guitarist – Chris Standring

2:00 PM: Noon & 2PM Concerts are 1 Concert Ticket

  • Guitarist – Marc Antoine
  • Keyboardist – Brian Simpson

Evening Session:Doors Open at 6:30 PM, Concert Begins at 7:00 PM

  • Trumpeter – Jumaane Smith

9:00 PM: 7PM & 9PM Concerts are 1 Concert Ticket

  • Keyboardist/Trombonist - Brian Culbertson

Weekend 2:

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Thursday, October 16th:

Unplugged Under the Stars at Descanso Beach:Concert Begins at 7:30 PM(Beach Club Opens 6:00 PM)

  • Guitarist- Peter White

 

Friday October 17th:

Evening Session:Doors Open at 7:00 PM, Concert Begins at 7:30 PM

  • The Jennifer Keith Quintet

9:00 PM: 7PM & 9PM Concerts are 1 Concert Ticket

  • Keyboardist – Nicholas Cole
  • Trumpeter – Lin Rountree
  • Saxophonist – Lebron

 

Saturday, October 18th:

Day Session:Concert Begins at 12:00 PM

  • Saxophonist – Vincent Ingala

2:00 PM: Noon and 2PM Concerts are 1 Concert Ticket

  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Evening Session:Doors Open at 6:30 PM, Concert Begins at 7:00 PM

  • Violinist – Josh Vietti

9:00 PM: 7PM & 9PM Concerts are 1 Concert Ticket

  • Saxophonist – David Sanborn

Saturday Night After Party with DJ Jonathan Phillips on Descanso Beach 10:15 PM – 1:30 AM

 

Sunday, October 19th:

Day Session:Concert Begins at 12:00 PM

  • Dotsero

2:00PM: Noon & 2PM Concerts are 1 Concert Ticket

  • Saxophonist – Warren Hill

Evening Session:Doors Open at 6:30 PM, Concert Begins at 7:00 PM

  • o Keyboardist – Greg Manning

9:00 PM: 7PM & 9PM Concerts are 1 Concert Ticket

  • Saxophonist – Dave Koz

 

Additional Information:

  • Hotel Specials
  • Thursday Night Unplugged Concerts (Details Coming Soon!)
  • Saturday Night After Party (Details Coming Soon!)