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By on Feb 21, 2014 in Uncategorized |

Jazz fest

Jacqueline Tabor, Earshot Jazz Vocalist Winner…

See complete band information and a performance schedule at www.highlineclassicjazz.com

Vintage Jazz Films add new a dimension to the Highline Classic Jazz Festival

In addition to five music venues presenting a total of twenty-one jazz bands playing a variety of classic jazz styles from Dixieland to Cool Jazz, The Tin Theater will host two showings of vintage jazz films.

3:30 – 4:15 Jazz Movie Juke Box Jazz masters swing again in a medley of rare footage from features, shorts, cartoons, and real movie juke box clips. Satch, Duke, Fats and more, on original 16mm film, with commentary by filmmaker and jazz historian Joe Vinikow.

4:45 – 5:30 Jazz Women on Film Priceless appearances by peerless performers, on pristinely preserved prints. Ella, Billie, Lena and more light up the screen, in rarely seen footage from the Golden Age of Jazz. Joe Vinikow presents, with Q&A to follow. Not to be missed!

The 5 music venues (all within easy walking distance on SW 152nd St., Burien):

Dance Hall” featuring danceable Dixieland, Swing and Zydeco at St.Elizabeth’s Church

World Jazz Stage” with Gypsy Jazz and Latin Jazz at the 909/913 Courtyard

Acoustic Blues Stage” presenting small groups and soloists at Burien Arts Gallery

Bistro” featuring a variety of vocalists, Latin and Straight Ahead Jazz at Frankie’s

Cool City” hosting small groups with a contemporary twist on Jazz Standards at HomeTask

The Highline Classic Jazz Festival is presented by Burien Arts Association.