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Newport Beach (CA) Summer Jazz Series Begins July 6


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Sunset Jazz at Newport, featuring straight ahead jazz from top jazz performers, begins July 6 and will continue for 11 summer Wednesday nights at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel in Southern California.

The concerts take place at the outside Rose Garden, with patrons sitting comfortably at tables. There will be two sets, 6 and 7:30. Both one-hour sets are included in the ticket price. Food and beverages will be available.

The schedule is as follows:

July 6: Ernie Andrews Quartet with special guest Richie Cole with Art Hillery (piano), Richard Simon (bass), Ralph Penland (drums)

July 13: Bruce Babad's Tribute to Paul Desmond featuring Kate Reid with Larry Koonse (guitar), Luther Hughes (bass), Paul Kreibich (drums)

July 20: Dena DeRose Trio with special guest Ann Patterson with Christoph Luty (bass), Dean Koba (drums)

July 27: The Four Freshmen Brian Eichenberger, Curtis Calderon, Vince Johnson, Bob Ferreira

August 3: Richie Cole & Dave Tull Quartet with Corey Allen (piano), Kevin Axt (bass)

August 10: Claudio Roditi Quintet with Glenn Cashman with Ed Czach (piano), Luther Hughes (bass), Paul Kreibich (drums)

August 17: Graham Dechter, John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton & Tamir Hendelman

August 24: Ken Peplowski Quartet with Mike Wofford (piano), Chuck Berghofer (bass), Paul Kreibich (drums)

August 31: Byron Stripling & Bobby Floyd Quartet with Bruce Forman (guitar), Kevin Kanner (drums)

September 7: James Morrison with the Jeff Hamilton Trio with Tamir Hendelman (piano), Christoph Luty (bass)

September 14: Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman Quartet featuring Jeff Hamilton and Chuck Berghofer

The Marriott is located at 900 Newport Center Dr., Newport Beach, across from Fashion Island. For tickets and information: (949) 759-5003.

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