Jazz Festivals


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 Australia 

Moruya
Moruya Jazz Festival, 2004: October 15-17, 2005: tbd

Brisbane
Jazz & Blues Festival, 2004: July 2-4, 2005: tbd

Sydney
• 27th Manly International Jazz Festival, 2004: October 2-4, 2005: tbd

Wangaratta, North East Victoria
TAC Wangaratta Festival of Jazz, founded 1989, 2004: October 29 - November 1, 2005: tbd


 Austria 

Ulrichsberg
• 18th Ulrichsberger Kaleidophon, founded 1986, 2005: May 5-7

Saalfelden
• 26th Jazz Festival Saalfelden, 2004: August 27-29, 2005: tbd

Salzburg
• 10th Salzburg Jazz Autumn, founded 1996, 2005: October 28 - November 6

Vienna
• 15th Jazz Fest Wien, founded 1991, 2005: June 27 - July 29

Villach
• 9th Jazz Over Villach, founded 1995, 2005: July 6 - 10


 Belgium 

Gaume
Gaume Jazz Festival, founded 1985, 2004: August 13-15, 2005: tbd

Gent
Blue Note Festival, 2005: July 14-24


 Bulgaria 

Sofia
Sofia Jazz International Festival, founded 1996, 2005: tbd


 Canada 

Edmonton, Alberta
• 25th Jazz City International Music Festival, founded 1980, 2005: June 24 - July 2

Madeira Park, British Columbia
• 9th Pender Harbour Jazz Festival, 2005: September 16-18

Markham, Ontario
• 8th Markham Jazz Festival, 2005: August 19-21

Montreal, Quebec
• 26th Festival International de Jazz de Montreal, founded 1980, 2005: June 30 - July 10

Ottawa, Ontario
Ottawa International Jazz Festival, founded 1980, 2005: June 23 - July 3

Quebec City, Quebec
• 38th Quebec City International Summer Festival, 2005: July 7-17

Rimouski, Quebec
• 19th Rimouski Festi Jazz International, 2004: September 1-5, 2005: tbd

Toronto, Ontario
• 19th TD Canada Trust Toronto Downtown Jazz Festival, founded 1987, 2005: June 24 - July 3

Vancouver, British Columbia
• 19th TD Canada Trust Vancouver International Jazz Festival, 2004: June 25 - July 4, 2005: tbd

Victoriaville, Quebec
• Quebec, 22nd International Festival Musique Actuelle, founded 1983, 2005: May 19-23


 Czech Republic 

Prague
• 14th Agharta Prague Jazz Festival, founded 1992, 2005: February 2 - May


 Denmark 

Aarhus
• 16th Aarhus International Jazz Festival, founded 1988, 2004: July 10-17, 2005: tbd

Copenhagen
• 27th Copenhagen Jazz Festival, founded 1979, 2005: July 1-10


 Finland 

Äänekoski
Keitele Jazz, founded 1985, 2005: July 27-30

Pori
• 40th Pori Jazz Festival, founded 1966, 2005: July 16-24

Tampere
• 23rd Tampere Jazz Happening, founded 1982, 2004: November 4-7, 2005: tbd

Tornio in collaboration with • Haparanda, Sweden
• 22nd Kalottjazz & Blues Festival, founded 1982, 2005: June 30 - July 3


 France 

Antibes • Juan-les-Pins
• 45th Festival de Jazz d'Antibes Juan-les-Pins, 2005: July 14 - 23

Cherbourg (Manche)
• 3rd festival Jazz Sur Les Quais, founded 2003, 2005: September

Coutances (Manche)
• 24th Festival Jazz Sous Les Pommiers, founded 1982, 2005: April 30 - May 7

Deauville (Calvados)
• 17th Festival Swing in' Deauville, founded 1989, 2005: July

Honfleur (Calvados)
• Festival Jazz aux Greniers, 2003: August 14 - 16, (2004: August)

Houlgate (Calvados)
• 7th Festijazz, founded 1989, 2005: August

Juan-les-Pins → Antibes

Lisieux (Calvados)
• 13th Lisieux Blues Festival, founded 1990, last festival in 2002

Maizet (Calvados)
• 7th Maizet Jazz Festival founded 1999, 2005: September

Marciac
• 28th Marciac Jazz Festival, 2005: August 1-15

Mulhouse
Jazz à Mulhouse, founded 1972, 2005: August 13-27

Paris
JVC Jazz Festival Paris, 2004: October 15-23, 2005: tbd

Regnéville-sur-Mer (Manche)
• Festival Quai des blues, 2004: April 22 - May 1, 2005: tbd

Souillac
• 30th Souillac en Jazz, founded 1976, 2005: July 18-24

Vienne
• 25th Jazz à Vienne, founded 1981, 2005: June 30 - July 13


 Germany 

Balver Höhle
• 17th International Jazz & Blues Festival Balver Höhle, 2005: June 16-18

Berlin
Jazzfest Berlin, 2004: November 4-7, 2005: tbd

Burghausen
International Jazz Week Burghausen, 2005: April 13-17

Dortmund
• 11th Jazz Festival Dortmund, a.k.a. europhonics, founded 1989 as "Jazzfrühling" (Jazz Spring), 2004: September 10-12, 2005: tbd

Dresden
• 35th International Dixieland Festival Dresden, 2005: May 7-16

Düsseldorf
• 13th Düsseldorfer Jazz Rally, 2005: June 24-26

ElmauSchloss Elmau

Emsdetten
• 7th Emsdettener Jazztage, founded 1999, 2005: February 24-26

Gronau
• 17th Jazzfest Gronau, founded 1989, 2005: April 22 - May 1

Idstein
• 21st Hessenjazzfestival, 2005: July 22-24

Krefeld, Burg Linn
• 21st Jazz an einem Sommerabend, (Jazz On A Summer Evening), 2005: tbd

Leipzig
• 29th Leipzig Jazz Days, 2005: October 12-15

Leverkusen
• 26th Leverkusen Jazz Days, founded 1980, 2005: November 3-12
  Highlight 2005: Jan Garbarek & the Hilliard Ensemble at St. Agnes church, Cologne

Lüneburg
• 14th Lüneburger Jazznights, 2005: June 10-11

Moers
• 34th Moers New Music Festival, founded 1972, 2005: May 13-16

Münster
• 20th Jazz Festival Münster, 2005: January 7-9

Rottweil
• 18th Jazzfest Rottweil, 2005: April 22 - May 14

Salzau
• 15th Jazzbaltica, 2005: June 29 - July 3

Schloss Elmau
• 8th European Jazztival "Voices", 2005: October/November

Straubing
Jazz an der Donau, 2004: July 16-18, 2005: tbd

Stuttgart
Jazz Open, 2006: July 25-29
• 21st Internationale Theaterhaus Jazztage, founded 1985, 2006: March 23-28

Ulm
• 19th Ulmer Zelt, founded 1986, 2005: May 18 - July 2

Viersen
• 18th Jazz Festival Viersen, 2004: September 24-25, 2005: tbd


 Greece 

Athens
• 3rd European Jazz Festival, founded 2001, 2003: May 29 - June 1, no info for 2004 and 2005

Kamari, Santorini Island
Jazz Festival Santorini, founded 1997, no festival after 2000


 Hawaii 

O'ahu & Maui
• 12th Hawaii International Jazz Festival, founded 1993, 2005: April 1-2 (Swingtime In Hawaii, Part II), July 29-30 (Summertime Oahu Festival)


 Ireland 

Cork
Guinnes Jazz Festival, 2005: October 28-31


 Israel 

Eilat
• 19th Red Sea Jazz Festivalfounded 1987, 2005: August 22-25


 Italy 

Perugia
• 32nd Umbria Jazz, 2005: July 8 - 17

Roccella Jonica
• 24th Rocella Jazz Festival, 2004: August 16-22, 2005: tbd

Rome
• 10th Jazz & Image at Villa Celimontana, 2003: June 5 - August 14

Sant' Anna Arrese, Sardinia
• 18th At the Borders Of Sardinia & Jazz, 2003: August 26-29 & September 2-7

Siena
Siena Jazz, founded 1977, re-established 1991, 2003: July 23 - August 7


 Jamaica 

Ocho Rios
Jamaica Ocho Rios International Jazz Festival, founded 1991, 2003: June 8 - 15


 Lithunia 

Kaunas
Kaunas Jazz, 2003: April 22-30

Vilnius
• 16th Vilnius Jazz Festival, founded 1988, 2003: September 19-21


 Netherlands 

The Hague, Holland
• 28th North Sea Jazz Festival, founded 1976, 2003: July 11 - 13


 New Zealand 

Waiheke Island
• 12th Montana Waiheke Island of Jazz Festival, founded 1996, 2003: April 17 - 21

Wellington
• 7th Wellington International Jazz Festival, 2003: tbd


 Norway 

Bergen
Nattjazz, (Nightjazz), founded 1972, 2003: May 21 - 31

Finse
FinseJazz, 2003: January 31 - February 1

Haugesund
Sildajazz - Haugesund international jazz festival, founded ?, 2003: August 6 - 10

Kongsberg
Kongsberg Jazz Festival, founded 1965, 2003: July 2 - 5

Lillehammer
• 25th Døla Jazz, founded 1978, 2003: October 9-12

Molde
Molde International Jazz Festival, founded 1961, 2003: July 14 - 19

Oslo
Oslo Jazzfestival, founded 1984, 2004: August 9 - 15

Stavanger
• 16th MaiJazz, 2004: May 11 - 15

Trondheim
Trondheim Jazzfestival, 2003: October 31 - November 8

Voss
• 30th Vossa Jazz, founded 1974, 2003: April 11 - 13


 Portugal 

Estoril
• 22nd Estoril Jazz On A Summer Day, founded 1982, 2003: July 4-12


 Puerto Rico 

San Juan
Puerto Rico Heineken Jazz Festival, founded 1991, 2003: May 29 - June 1


 Saint Lucia 

St. Lucia, West Indies
• 12th St. Lucia Jazz Festival or St. Lucia Jazz Festival, 2003: May 2-11


 Spain 

San Sebastian
• 38th San Sebastian Jazz Festival, (a.k.a. Heineken jazzaldia), 2003: July 24-29

Vitoria-Gasteiz
• 27th Festival de Jazz de Vitoria-Gasteiz, founded 1977, 2003: July 13 - 19


 Sweden 

Haparanda in collaboration with • Tornio, Finland
• 20th Kalottjazz & Blues Festival, founded 1982, 2003: June 26-29

Stockholm
• 20th Stockholm Jazz Festival, founded 1980, 2003: July 25 - August 2

Umeå
Umeå International Jazz Festival, founded 1968, 2003: tbd


 Switzerland 

Basel
Jazzfestival Basel, 2003: April 24 - May 7

Basel & Zürich
• 20th taktlos, founded 1984, 2003: April 24 - May 7

Bern
International Jazz Festival Bern, 2003: July 4 - 19

Montreux
• 37th Montreux Jazz Festival, 2003: July 4 - 19

Willisau
Jazz Festival Willisau, 2003: August 28-31

Zürich
Jazznojazz, 2003: October 30 - November 2


 Turkey 

Ankara & Istanbul
• 13th Akbank Jazz Festival, founded 1991, 2003: October 8-18

Istanbul
• 10th International Istanbul Jazz Festival, founded 1984, 2003: July 4 - 20


 UK 

Brecon, Wales
Brecon Jazz, founded 1984, 2003: August 8-10

Cheltenham, England
• 8th Cheltenham International Jazz Festival, founded 1995, 2003: May 1-5

Glasgow, Scotland
• 17th Glasgow International Jazz Festival, founded 1987, 2003: July 2-6

London, England
Riverfront Jazz, 2003: September 19-28
Midsummer Festival, 2003: July 21-28

Wigan, England
• 18th Wigan International Jazz Festival, 2003: July 11-20


 USA 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
• 7th Edgefest, 2003: October 2-4

Atlanta, Georgia
• 26th Atlanta Jazz Festival, 2003: May 1-26

Aspen, Colorado
• 13th Janus Jazz Aspen at Snowmass, founded 1991, 2003: June 19-22, August 29 - September 1

Big Sur, California
• 8th Big Sur Jazz Festival, 2003: May 2-4

Boston, Massachusetts
Boston Globe Jazz & Blues Festival, 2003: June 15-22

Burlington, Vermont
• 20th Discover Jazz Festival, 2003: June 2-8

Cape May, New Jersey
Cape May Jazz Festival, founded 1994, 2003: April 4-6

Castleton, Vermont
Kosa International Percussion Workshops & Festival, 2003: August 4-10

Charleston, South Carolina
• 27th Wachovia Jazz at the Spoleto Festival, founded 1977, 2003: May 23 - June 8

Chicago, Illinois
• 20th Chicago Blues Festival, 2003: May 29 - June 1
Chicago Jazz Festival, 2003: August 28-31
• 7th Empty Bottle Festival of Jazz and improvised Music, founded 1997, 2003: April 4-6

Clearwater, Florida
• 24th Clearwater Jazz Holiday, founded 1980, 2003: October 16-19

Cleveland, Ohio
• 24th TRI-C Jazzfest Cleveland, 2003: April 1-13

Detroit, Michigan
• 24th Ford Detroit International Jazz Festival, 2003: August 30 - September 1

Elkhart, Indiana
• 16th Elkhart Jazz Festival, founded 1988, 2003: June 20-22

Eugene, Oregon
• 12th Oregon Festival Of American Music, 2003: August 7-16

Guelph, Ontario
• 10th Guelph Jazz Festival, founded 1994, 2003: September 4-8

Hampton, Virginia
• 36th Hampton Jazz Festival, founded 1968, 2003: June 27-29

Hartford, Connecticut
The Many Colors Of Woman, 2003: September 20

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
• 23rd Central PA Commerce Bank Jazz Festival, 2003: June 13-15

Healdsburg, California
• 5th Healdsburg Jazz Festestival, 2003: June 1-8

Highland Park, Illinois
Ravinia Festival - Jazz in June, 2003: June 12-15

Highmount, New York
• 12th Belleayre Music Festival, 2003: August 15-23

Hollywood, California
• 25th Playboy Jazz Festival, founded 1979, 2003: June 14-15

Idlewild, Michigan
• 2nd Idlewild Jazz Festival, 2003: August 9-10

Iowa City, Iowa
• 12th Iowa City Jazz Festival, founded 1991 as "The Washington Street Jazz Festival", 2003: July 4-6

Irvine, California
• 9th West Coast Jazz Party, 2003: August 29-31

Jacksonville, Florida
Jacksonville Jazz Festival, 2003: April 11-13

Katonah, New York
Caramoor Jazz Festival, 2003: July 26 - August 2

Lafayette, Louisiana
• 17th Festival International de Louisiane, founded 1986, 2003: April 23-27

Litchfield, Connecticut
• 8th Litchfield Jazz Festival, 2003: August 1-3

Los Angeles, California
L.A. Jazz 2003, 2003: April 14-19

Mackinac Island, Michigan
• 15th Grand Hotel Labor Day Jazz Weekend, 2003: August 29 - September 1

Monterey, California
• 46th Monterey Jazz Festival, founded 1958, 2003: September 19-21

New Orleans, Louisiana
• 34th New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, 2003: April 24 - May 4
Satchmo Summerfest, 2003: July 31 - August 4

Newport, Rhode Island
JVC Jazz Festival Newport, 2003: August 8-10

New York City, , New York
JVC Jazz Festival, 2003: June 15-28
• 11th Vision Festival, 2006: June 13-18

Oyster Bay, New York
Washington Mutual Jazz Festival, 2003: August 1-3

Park City, Utah
• 6th Park City Jazz Festival, 2003: August 22-24

Port Townsend, Washington
• 25th Centrum's Jazz Port Townsend, 2003: July 24-27

Sacramento, California
• 30th Sacramento Jazz Jubilee, 2003: May 23-26

San Angelo, Texas
Cactus Jazz & Blues Festival, 2003: September 12-13

San Francisco, California
• 21st San Francisco Jazz Festival, 2003: October 22 - November 9

San Jose, California
• 14th Comcast San Jose Jazz Fest, 2003: August 8-10

Saratoga Springs, New York
• 26th Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival, 2003: June 28-29

Seattle, Washington
Earshot Jazz Festival, 2003: October 24 - November 9

Sedona, Arizona
• 22nd Sedona Jazz On the Rocks, founded 1981, 2003: September 25-28

Snowbird, Utah
• 15th Snowbird Jazz & Blues Festival, 2003: July 25-26

Syracuse, New York
• 21st M&T Syracuse Jazz Fest, founded 1983, 2003: June 20-22

Tanglewood, Massachusetts
Tanglewood Jazz Festival, 2003: August 29-31

Terre Haute, Indiana
• 3rd Blues at the Crossroads, 2003: September 13

Telluride, Colorado
• 27th Telluride Jazz Celebration, founded 1977, 2003: August 1-3

Vail, Colorade
• 9th Annual Labor Day Weekend Party, 2003: August 29 - September 2

Vienna, Virginia
Wolf Trap's Jazz & Blues Festival, 2003: June 19-22

Washington, , D.C.
• 8th Mary Lou Williams Women In Jazz Festival, 2003: May 8-10

Wilmington, , Delaware
• 15th Clifford Brown Jazz Festival, 2003: June 16-22


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