Wednesday, March 14, 2007
BENSON & JARREAU, ISAAC HAYES, RAUL MIDON HEADLINE CAPITAL JAZZ FEST
Anita Baker, George Benson & Al Jarreau, David Sanborn, Dave Koz, the original Blackbyrds, Isaac Hayes and many more will be performing at this year's Capital Jazz Fest, set for May 30th through June 3rd at the Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. The event kicks off Thursday, May 30th with a show by Benson & Jarreau and saxophonist Gerald Albright. Also performing during the weekend are contemporary jazz and pop acts, including: The Jazz Attack! featuring Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, Peter White, & Jonathan Butler; The Jazzmasters featuring Gregg Karukas, Shilts, & Chris Standring; Bob James, Eric Darius; Ray Parker Jr., Brenda Russell; Ramsey Lewis; Najee; Nick Colionne; Victor Fields, Take 6; and many others. Other R&B acts set for the festival are Raul Midon, Kindred the Family Soul, and Vivian Green, War, Amel Larrieux, Musiq Soulchild, the Brand New Heavies featuring N'Dea Davenport.The complete lineup and information about ticketing is available at the website, www.capitaljazz.com.