Long Beach Jazz Fest 2016 / by Saul Addison

The Fourteenth Annual Jazz Festival in The City By The Sea. The Long Beach Jazz Fest has become a late summer annual destination for some of the world’s top Jazz musicians. The main performances will be held at the Long Beach Public Library with performances held at various locations around Long Beach. The Festival will kick-off on Thursday September 15th at 7pm in the Long Beach Public Library with more than 100 musicians following through the weekend ending September 18th. Here are some of the musicians that will be performing: Edmar Castaneda, Steve Adelson, Bryan Carrott, Andrea Tierra, Jorge Glem, Kerry Kearney, Chieli Minucci, Bob Lepley, Frank Bellucci, Charlie Hunter, Nydia Liberty Mata, Alex Blake, George Grey, Matt Wilson, Ted Rosenthal, Muriel Anderson, Bucky Pizzarelli, Martin Pizzarell, Ed Laub, Schuyler Deale, Lionel Cordew, Bakithi Kumalo Band (Bassist from Paul Simon), The Dean Brown Band. For more information for location and times go to www.longbeachjazzfest.com