"This year, you can count on two weeks of outstanding music featuring some of the best of traditional, straight-ahead, contemporary, Big Band, Second Line, R&B, Latin, world music and more"
A belated swinging 70th birthday party with an all-star guest list is planned for pop-jazz songstress Nancy Wilson at this year's JVC Jazz Festival.
Wilson, who turned 70 on Feb. 20, won her third Grammy earlier this year in the category of Best Jazz Vocal Album for 'Turned to Blue,' an album drawing on her experiences in a five-decade career as an entertainer.
At the June 29 Carnegie Hall concert, Wilson and her trio will be joined by special guests, including jazz vocalists Nnenna Freelon, Dianne Reeves and Kurt Elling; pianists Herbie Hancock and Ramsey Lewis; and violinist Regina Carter. Read more