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Last Year's (2014) Jazz In The Valley Artists

Javon Jackson, Buster Williams, Steve Turre, Bobby Watson, Eddie Henderson, George Cables, Lewis Nash, Kenyatta Beasley, Melba Joyce, Chocolate, Zon Del Barrio, & Nicky Marrero,Poughkeepsie Jazz Project and Special Guests, Ben Basile Group, and Macheeste Malloy


Buster Williams w The Message  
George Cables w The Message  
Javon Jackson w The Message  
Gary Bartz w The Message  
Eddie Henderson w The Message  
Steve Turre w The Message  

Latest News

March 6, 2013 JITV Announces New Artistic Director - Javon Jackson

I am pleased to announce Javon Jackson becoming the Artistic Director of our annual Jazz festival. Javon is a wonderful creative talent, he pays homage to the elders and originators of this art form for inspiration. He is the perfect person to help take Jazz in the Valley into the next phase of its journey. Next year we will celebrate 15 years of presenting the best of this music and Javon will be instrumental in charting the path for the continued growth of the festival and its artistic message. - Greer Smith - JITV Producer

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JITV 2014 Update

This year's Jazz In The Valley will be one of the best ever. Over the

Our Patrons

I first attended Jazz In The Valley in 2013 and thought it was absolutely amazing. Great music, great people, great food! Can't wait for this year's event!
- Valerie James, May 21, 2014
Looking forward to this years event! Have attended in the past and love that you're keeping real Jazz alive!
- Lou Haines, May 21, 2014
I just learned about this event from a good friend who has attended for a number of years. Sounds like a fun time. Hopefully I'll make it this year!
- Sandy, May 21, 2014


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