From: Capital Jazz

To: Capital Jazz Club Subscriber

Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2006 02:31 P

Subject: Capital Jazz Fest 2006 -- Talent Lineup Announced Today



Capital Jazz of Washington, D.C. presents...


The 14th Annual

Capital Jazz Fest


A Weekend of Hot Fun & Cool Jazz!

June 2-4, 2006

Merriweather Post Pavilion

Columbia, Maryland


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Three days of live music on two stages!


This year's talent lineup

(just announced today!):

Friday, June 2



Rachelle Ferrell


plus Special Guest Artist TBA

Stay tuned for special announcement

in the coming days!


Saturday, June 3

11am - 10pm

Incognito featuring Maysa

"Groovin' for Grover"

A Special Tribute to Grover Washington, Jr.

featuring Gerald Albright, Kirk Whalum, & Jeff Lorber

Leela James

The Rippingtons

with special guest David Benoit

Swing Out Sister

Will Downing

Euge Groove

Fertile Ground

Eric Ben้t

Mike Phillips & The Hidden Beach

Unwrapped All-Stars

featuring Karen Briggs-violin,

Jeff Bradshaw-trombone, & Lina-vocals

plus the 3rd Annual

Capital Jazz Challenge competition

Finalists to be announced on May 1


Sunday, June 4

11am - 10pm





featuring Bob James-piano, Larry Carlton-guitar,

Nathan East-bass, & Harvey Mason-drums


Walter Beasley

Bobby Caldwell


featuring Chuck Loeb, Chieli Minucci,

& Paul Jackson, Jr.


Norman Brown & Alex Bugnon

Angie Stone

"The Original Superstars of Jazz Fusion"

featuring Roy Ayers-vibes, Jean Carne-vocals,

Wayne Henderson-trombone, Bobbi Humphrey-flute,

Ronnie Laws-sax, Jon Lucien-vocals,

& Lonnie Liston Smith-keyboards

plus...Winner of 2006 Capital Jazz Challenge competition will perform on main stage

plus....2nd annual Capital Jazz Poetry Slam

on Symphony Woods Stage

plus additional artist TBA


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Fine Art and Crafts

Food Fest

Artist Workshops

Artist Meet & Greet Sessions

Pre-Parties & After-Parties

Contests & Giveaways

...and more!


Hosted by Smooth Jazz 105.9 (Washington)

& Smooth Jazz 104.3 (Baltimore)



Tickets on sale Friday, March 3 at 10am!


Visit for complete info!



Coming March 28:

Jazz It Up for Lupus!


Patti Austin & Najee

visit for more details


The Capital Jazz Fest is

a capital jazz production