2024 KENNETT JAZZFEST

TICKETS ON SALE NOW!

click on the links below to purchase tickets to a specific event:

Saturday (day pass, no headliner) — $35 
Saturday (headliner Oz Noy and Tim Brey) — $45
Sunday (day pass) — $35 

or choose a package and save on your perfect combo!

PACKAGE #1: Saturday Combo (Saturday day pass + headliner) — $75 (save $5)
PACKAGE #2: All-In Combo Ticket (Saturday day pass + headliner + Sunday day pass) — $100 (save $15)

* ALCOHOL FOR SALE AT THE FLASH AND AMERICAN LEGION *
(no alcohol will be for sale at The Kennett Library)
NO OUTSIDE FOOD OR DRINK PERMITTED AT ANY LOCATION

Saturday, April 27, 2024 
The Kennett Flash
12:00-1:15, James Collins 
1:30-2:45, Greg Duncan 
3:00-4:15, Sharon Sable Trio 
4:30-5:45, Chris Coyle’s Phantasma
6:00-7:15, Ensemble Novo 
 
The Kennett Library
2:00-3:15, Andrew Neu Big Band 
3:45-5:00, John Vanore & Abstract Truth 
5:30-6:45, John Rozum Big Band 
 
The American Legion (Headliner Tickets Required)
7:30-8:45, Tim Brey 
9:00-10:30, Oz Noy Organ Trio (feat. Anton Fig and Brian Charette)

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Sunday, April 28, 2024 
The Kennett Flash
12:00-1:15, Dan Wilkins 
1:30-2:45, Calli Graver 
3:15-4:45, Mike Ledonne’s Groover Quartet 
5:00-9:00, Dave Mattock: Jazz Jam / After-Party 

 


ABOUT THE HEADLINERS:

SATURDAY: Oz Noy Organ Trio featuring Anton Fig and Brian Charette

“It’s Jazz. It just doesn’t sound like it.”  This is how virtuoso guitarist Oz Noy describes his intoxicating blend of jazz, funk, rock, blues, and r&b.

Born in Israel, Oz started his professional career at the age of 13 playing jazz, blues, pop and rock music. By age 16, he was playing with top Israeli musicians and artists. By age 24, he was one of the most established studio guitar players in the country. Oz was also a member of the house band on Israel’s top-rated television show for more than two years.

Oz Noy has performed, toured and recorded with Richard Bona, Chris Botti, Gavin DeGraw, Harry Belafonte, Cyndi Lauper, Clay Aiken, Akiko Yano, Wonder Girls, Toni Braxton, Phoebe Snow, Nile Rogers, Mike Clark, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, Dave Weckl, Mike Manieri, John Patitucci, The East Village Opera Company, Roger Glover, Bill Evans, Randy Brecker, The Gil Evan Orchestra,Warren Hayes, Gove’t Mule, The Allman Brothers, Umphrey’s Mcgee, Allen Toussaint, Eric Johnson, Mike Stern, John Abercrombie, Wallace Roney, Steve Lukather, John Medeski, Chris Potter, Fred Wesley, Tom Scott, Don Was, Nelly Furtado, Natasha Bedingfield, Phillip Phillips, Andy Grammer, Angelique Kidjo, Matisyahu, Jennifer Hudson, Henry Butler, Gart Hudson, Don Henley, Patti Austin, Take 6, Michael Buble, Josh Groban, Phil Ramone, Paul Shaffer, Dweezil Zappa, Steven Tyler, Joe Perry, Sting, Steve Perry, Allison Krauss Foreigner, Patty Smyth, Wiz Khalifa, Shelea, Jordin Sparks, Average White Band, Christopher Cross, TYP, Betty Buckley, Idina Menzel, Luke Nelson, Justin Timberlake, Bonnie Raitt, Lizzo, Dave Mathews, Cat Stevens, Scary Pockets  among others.


SUNDAY: Mike LeDonne is a world renowned jazz pianist and Hammond organist. Born in 1956, the son of a jazz guitarist, Mike grew up in his father’s music store in Bridgeport, CT. After moving to New York City in 1978 he worked with a wide spectrum of jazz greats from Benny Goodman to Sonny Rollins, Bobby Hutcherson and George Coleman. He was a member of the Art Farmer/Clifford Jordan Quintet, spent 11 years as pianist and musical director for vibes legend Milt Jackson, and has been working with Benny Golson since 1997. Oscar Peterson named him as one of his favorite pianists of this era. He was nominated for “Best Keyboards” 2012 by the Jazz Journalists Association and won the Downbeat Critic’s Poll as “Rising Star” on organ that same year. He’s appeared at major venues and festivals all over the world and is on over 200 recordings, including 27 under his own name. He spent 4 years teaching at Juilliard and is currently on the faculty at William Patterson University in New Jersey. 


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