Art of Cool Fest: April 24th – 26th, 2015 #AOCFEST

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MAIN STAGE HEADLINER: Roy Ayers

If there’s anyone who pretty much defines the vibraphone in jazz, that cool sound like lemonade on a hot, summer day, it’s the legendary Roy Ayers. He’s reminded us that everybody does indeed love the sunshine, he’s a storyteller to human and butterflies up in the sky alike, and he’s[…]

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MAIN STAGE HEADLINER: Anthony Hamilton

Last year’s Carolina Soul Tribute hugged a multitude of jazz and soul music giants (John Coltrane, Roberta Flack, Thelonius Monk, Nina Simone) in a small block of stage time.  It’s worth mentioning that covering an impressive group like that for an all-comprehensive tribute would have taken at least a year’s[…]

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JUST ADDED: Robert Glasper Trio

Robert Glasper is a titan of our modern era. He can play in any musical direction he so chooses and can turn on a dime; his work producing albums cements his footprint in the jazz canon, however people like to define it nowadays; his joviality and musicality that is his[…]

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The Kenny Garrett Quintet

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Snarky Puppy

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Avery*Sunshine

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Eve Cornelious

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Gretchen Parlato & Alan Hampton

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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

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Jesse Boykins III

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KENDRA FOSTER

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