[members-announce] TANGLEWOOD JAZZ FESTIVAL 2008

Dawn Singh dawn at dawnsinghpublicity.com
Wed Jul 30 23:45:30 EDT 2008



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 30, 2008


BOSTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA PRESENTS

2008 TANGLEWOOD JAZZ FESTIVAL

AUGUST 29-31 TO TAKE PLACE

IN LENOX, MASSACHUSETTS


FEATURED PERFORMERS INCLUDE DIANNE REEVES,

TERENCE BLANCHARD, ELIANE ELIAS, NNENNA FREELON,

JANE MONHEIT, EDDIE DANIELS, MARK O'CONNOR, DONAL FOX,

CHRISTIAN SCOTT, EDMAR CASTANEDA, JOE LOCKE,

MARIAN MCPARTLAND, MULGREW MILLER, SPENCER DAY, AARON PARKS, KATE  
MCGARRY, JASON PALMER,

AND ALEX BROWN



All-Day Lawn Pass Available for Saturday and Sunday



Cunard® Line is the official Cruise Line of the Boston Symphony  
Orchestra and
Sponsor of the Tanglewood Jazz Festival




The annual Labor Day Weekend Tanglewood Jazz Festival will take place  
August
29-31 at the Orchestra's summer home in the Berkshire Hills in Lenox,  
Massachusetts.



Tickets for the 2008 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.



Cunard® Line, whose fleet comprises The Most Famous Ocean Liners in  
the World®,
the magnificent Queen Mary 2®,  the legendary Queen Elizabeth 2®, and  
its newest
ocean liner, Queen Victoria™, is the official cruise line and sponsor  
of the
2008 Tanglewood Jazz Festival.  In a legendary time known as The  
Golden Age of
Ocean Travel, crossing the North Atlantic onboard a Cunard ocean  
liner was a
grand journey, rich with possibilities and a distinct sense of  
adventure.  The
epitome of a privileged, international lifestyle, a Cunard voyage  
encompassed
the finest in contemporary entertainment, cuisine and culture.    
Today, Cunard
offers all the glamour and excitement of that time on an even grander  
scale with
modern-day amenities beautifully complementing Cunard's impeccably  
cultivated
atmosphere of British tradition making Cunard the preferred choice of  
elegant
travel.



The Tanglewood Jazz Festival is also sponsored by JazzTimes Magazine  
and Jazzcorner.com.



2008 Tanglewood Jazz Festival Ticket Prices
Friday, August 29, 6:30 pm
Aaron Parks Quartet
Jazz Café
Admission free with ticket to main stage event

Friday, August 29, 8 pm
Edmar Castaneda Trio with special guest Joe Locke
Eliane Elias "Something For You" A Tribute to Bill Evans
Tickets:  $41-59/lawn $17

Saturday, August 30, 12:30 pm
Kate McGarry Trio
Jazz Cafe
Admission free with ticket to main stage event

Saturday, August 30, 2 pm
A Celebration of Marian McPartland's 90th Birthday
Special guests Nnenna Freelon, Mulgrew Miller, Spencer Day
A live taping for "Piano Jazz" on NPR
Tickets: $31-49/lawn $18


Saturday, August 30, 6:30 pm
Jason Palmer Quintet
Jazz Cafe
Admission free with ticket to main stage event

Saturday, August 30, 8 pm
Donal Fox:  Scarlatti Jazz Suite Project with special guest Christian  
Scott
Dianne Reeves
Tickets:  $44-70/lawn $19

Sunday, August 31, 12:30 pm
Spencer Day Quartet
Jazz Cafe
Admission free with ticket to main stage event

Sunday, August 31, 2:00 pm
Eddie Daniels Quartet
Mark O'Connor's "Hot Swing" with special guest Jane Monheit
Tickets:  $31-49/lawn $18

Sunday, August 31, 6:30 pm
Alex Brown Trio
Jazz Cafe
Admission free with ticket to main stage event


Sunday, August 31, 8:00 pm
Terence Blanchard's "A Tale of God's Will (A Requiem for Katrina)"  
with 34 piece orchestra
Tickets:  $41-59/lawn $17


  For additional information, bios and photos on the performing  
artists, please
  review the electronic press kit at www.tanglewoodjazzfestival.org/ 
presskit or
  contact:
  Dawn Singh
  Dawn Singh Publicity
  505-771-0417 (office)
  857-544-0739 (cell)
  dawn at dawnsinghpublicity.com

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



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