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Elio Villafranca: Cinque @ Summer Fest 2019

October 23, 2019

Chamber Music America awarded SJZ a 2019 Presenter Consortium for Jazz grant which allowed us to present Elio Villafranca at the 2019 Summer Fest. Closing out the Hammer Theatre on Saturday night, the theater was packed to the brim at fest-goers pushed their way in to see this unique concert. In his set Villafranca presented music he composed for his Grammy Award-nominated album Cinque, which explored the distinctive and shared cultural rhythms that connect Cuba, …

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Exclusive Videos: Tiffany Austin at Summer Fest 2018

December 19, 2018

If you were lucky, you caught Tiffany Austin’s thrilling morning set at the British Airline’s Music Lounge at the 2018 Summer Fest. We teamed up with the UK’s SoulandJazz.com to use the latest technology to capture the excitement and essence of nine of the performances presented there over Fest weekend. Filmed in both full HD and Virtual Reality—with audio captured by Sennheiser—these tapings are a glorious opportunity to see how a moment in time is recorded and …

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