JazzFest 2019 | White Plains Jazz & Food Festival


Sunday, September 15, 2019
12:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Sunday, September 15: White Plains Jazz and Food Festival (Noon – 5:30pm), FREE
At the Jazz Fest Main Stage on Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY


Noon-12:45pm | Lagond Music All-Stars
Lagond Music School presents a lineup of some of Westchester County’s finest young musicians.  The ensemble performs a range of music from Latin jazz to danceable funk.

1:05-1:50pm | Art Bennett and The Organic Ensemble
Saxophonist Art Bennett was born and raised in White Plains, where he first began studying jazz. Active in the “Loft Jazz” movement of the 1970s in New York City, he has performed with greats Lonnie Smith, Rashied Ali, Roy Brooks, Willian Parker and many others.

2:10–3pm | Mwenso & The Shakes
Taking from the stylings of Fats Waller, Muddy Waters, James Brown and other American musical legends, Mwenso & The Shakes put on an electrifying show.Immigrating from Sierra Leone, London, South Africa, Greenwich Village, Madagascar, France, Jamaica and Hawaii, the Shakes now call Harlem their home.

3:20–4:10pm | Camille Thurman with The Darrell Green Trio
Camille Thurman is a “rising star” (Downbeat Magazine) who excels in both saxophone – from which energy soars, and vocals – from which she embraces a soulful dynamism and spirited “Fitzgerald-esque” (All About Jazz) scat. She has performed for audiences throughout the world.

4:30–5:30pm | Alphonso Horne and The Gotham Kings
Alphonso Hornethe story of jazz. Inspired by the music of King Oliver Creole Jazz Band, The Gotham Kings use the virtuosity
of the young Louis Armstrong and innovative genius of King Oliver to take you on a journey of sound that encompasses
rags, stomps, shouts and funk.

For a complete guide to JazzFest events visit: artsw.org/jazzfest

For directions, public transportation and parking information, please visit our website.

Lagond All Stars

Mwenso 3 ©David Andranko

Camille Thurman

Alphonso Horne

Art Bennett & the Organic Ensemble


Event Location and Ticket Information

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Mamaroneck Avenue
Between Martine Ave and Main St
White Plains, NY
Handicap Accessible? Yes

Date: Sunday, September 15, 2019
Times: 12:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Ticket pricing:
Free event

Presenter: ArtsWestchester, The City of White Plains, White Plains BID
Presenter Phone: 914.428.4220
Presenter Website: artswestchester.org

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