JAZZ UNDER THE STARS
Thank you to the Mitch Forman Trio, Niki Harris, and our wonderful guests! It was a night to remember! Stay tuned for our 2019 concert!
INTERNATIONAL JAZZ DAY brings together communities, schools, artists, historians, academics, and jazz enthusiasts all over the world to celebrate and learn about jazz and its roots, future and impact; raise awareness of the need for intercultural dialogue and mutual understanding; and reinforce international cooperation and communication. Each year on April 30, this international art form is recognized for promoting peace, dialogue among cultures, diversity, and respect for human rights and human dignity; eradicating discrimination; promoting freedom of expression; fostering gender equality; and reinforcing the role of youth in enacting social change.
ABOUT THE MITCH FORMAN TRIO FEATURING NIKI HARIS - Prolific pianist Mitch Forman (Stan Getz, Wayne Shorter, Jon McLaughlin) and his powerhouse trio from the rave-reviewed album “Puzzle,” bassist Kevin Axt and drummer Steve Hass, joined forces with charismatic vocalist Niki Haris. Best known as “the big voice” behind Madonna for 18 years and collaborator with legends from Ray Charles to Mick Jagger, Haris joined Forman’s trio for an extraordinary jazz concert under the stars.
Performers who would like to be considered for this event: Performers and/or managers may submit their information for next year's performance using the follwing online form Jazz Under the Stars 2019 Submission Form. Please email Imani Tolliver, Cultural and Fine Arts Supervisor at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
JAZZ UNDER THE STARS 2017 featuring Karen Briggs
SUNDAY, APRIL 30
THANK YOU TO KAREN BRIGGS, HER WONDERFUL BAND, and OUR GUESTS!
The Buena Park Fine Arts Division thanks the Mayor and City Council, the Cultural and Fine Arts Commission, our city and park staff, and our wonderful guests for making our 3rd Annual Jazz Under the Stars, featuring KAREN BRIGGS, a resounding success. Stay tuned to this page and our social media for more pictures from the event, and mark your calendars for April 30, 2018 - International Jazz Day!
JAZZ UNDER THE STARS CONCERT 2016: TIZER
SATURDAY APRIL 30th
TIZER is an acclaimed world, jazz and fusion powerhouse group featuring an all-star lineup of musicians. Led by pianist, keyboardist, composer and “Best New Jazz Artist” nominee, Lao Tizer, the quartet also features bass legend and three time Grammy nominee Ric Fierabracci, drum phenom Gene Coye and multi-instrumentalist extraordinaire Steve Nieves.