[members-announce] Tanglewood Jazz Festival 2007

Dawn Singh dawn at dawnsinghpublicity.com
Sun Jul 29 22:52:27 EDT 2007


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 30, 2007


BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS 2007 TANGLEWOOD JAZZ FESTIVAL, TO  
TAKE PLACE
AUGUST 31-SEPTEMBER 2, 2007 IN LENOX, MASSACHUSETTS,

FEATURED PERFORMERS INCLUDE RANDY CRAWFORD & JOE SAMPLE, KURT ELLING,  
AHMAD
JAMAL, PONCHO SANCHEZ LATIN BIG BAND, HANK JONES, ROBERTA GAMBARINI,  
JIMMY
HEATH, MARIAN MCPARTLAND, RENEE ROSNES, MARIA SCHNEIDER, KEVIN  
MAHOGANY, RED
HOLLOWAY, CYRUS CHESTNUT, HUGH MASEKELA, CESAR CAMARGO MARIANO,  
ROMERO LUBAMBO,
LENY ANDRADE, ARUAN ORTIZ, EDMAR CASTANEDA, MINA AGOSSI, GRACE KELLY,  
CHIARA
CIVELLO, SACHAL VASANDANI

Cunard Line Comes Aboard as the Official Cruise Line of the Boston  
Symphony Orchestra and Sponsor of the Tanglewood Jazz Festival

The Boston Symphony Orchestra will present its annual Labor Day  
Weekend Tanglewood Jazz Festival August 31-September 2 at the  
Orchestra’s summer home in
the Berkshire Hills in Lenox, Massachusetts.

Cunard Line, whose fleet comprises The Most Famous Ocean Liners in  
the World (SM), Queen Mary 2 and QE2, and our newest royal, Queen  
Victoria, comes aboard for the first time as the official cruise line  
and sponsor of the 2007 Tanglewood Jazz Festival.  During its storied  
167-year history, Cunard’s renowned ships have transported society’s  
luminaries, notables, and famed artists around the world in unrivaled  
style. Sumptuous surroundings and the line’s legendary White Star  
Service (SM) have made Cunard the preferred choice of luxury travel  
for generations.

Tickets for the 2007  Tanglewood Jazz Festival are available by  
calling SymphonyCharge at 888-266-1200 or online at  
www.tanglewood.org. and in person at the Tanglewood Box Office in  
Lenox.  All ticket prices include a $1 Tanglewood Grounds Maintenance  
Fee.  For further information, please call the Boston Symphony  
Orchestra at 617-266-1492.


2007 Tanglewood Jazz Festival Ticket Prices

All-day lawn pass Saturday and Sunday @ $33 per day

Friday, August 31, 6:30 pm
Aruan Ortiz, Cuban jazz pianist
Jazz Café
Admission free with ticket to main stage event

Friday, August 31, 8 pm
Hugh Masekela
Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band
Tickets:  $40-57/lawn $17

Saturday, September 1, 1:30 pm
Mina Agossi, French jazz vocalist
Jazz Cafe
Admission free with ticket to main stage event

Saturday, September 1, 3 pm
Live taping of Marian McPartland's “Piano Jazz” for NPR
Special guest Renee Rosnes
Tickets: $30-47/lawn $18

Saturday, September 1, 6:30 pm
Grace Kelly, saxophone
Jazz Cafe
Admission free with ticket to main stage event

Saturday, September 1, 8 pm
Kurt Elling with very special friends
Randy Crawford & Joe Sample
Tickets:  $43-68/lawn $20

Sunday, September 2, 12 noon
Sachal Vasandani, jazz vocalist
Jazz Cafe
Admission free with ticket to main stage event

Sunday, September 2, 1:30 pm

1)  Kevin Mahogany's Kansas City Revue Featuring the music of Big Joe  
Turner
Starring Cyrus Chestnut & Red Holloway
Featuring Kathy Kosins & the Chuck Bergeron Trio

2)  BossaBrasil Featuring the Cesar Camargo Mariano-Romero Lubambo  
Duo and
special guest from Brazil, vocalist Leny Andrade

3)  The Maria Schneider Orchestra

Tickets:  $30-47/lawn $18

Sunday, September 2, 5 pm
The Edmar Castaneda Trio, harp
Jazz Cafe Admission free with ticket to main stage event

Sunday, September 2, 6:30 pm
Chiara Civello, Italian jazz vocalist
Jazz Cafe
Admission free with ticket to main stage event

Sunday, September 2, 8 pm
Hank Jones & Roberta Gambarini
Ahmad Jamal & Jimmy Heath
Tickets:  $40-57/lawn $17


Tickets:  BSO Symphony Charge at 888-266-1200 Website:   
www.tanglewoodjazzfestival.org

The 2007 Tanglewood Jazz Festival is sponsored by Cunard, Borders  
Books & Music, and JazzTimes Magazine.  Our media partner is  
Jazzcorner.com.

For additional information, bios and photos on the performing  
artists, please review the electronic press kit at  
www.tanglewoodjazzfestival.org/presskit  or to request a first-class  
mailing contact:

Dawn Singh
Dawn Singh	Publicity					
505-771-0417				       		
857-544-0739						
dawn at dawnsinghpublicity.com		

Kathleen Drohan
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Press Office 617-638-9280
kdrohan at bso.org	



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