Chateau St. Croix Jazz Festival
July 21st 2018, 1:00pm - 6:00pm
We invite you to attend our annual Jazz Festival on July21st, music from 1 - 6pm. Enjoy food from local food trucks, tour the winery and of course drink delicious Chateau wine. For those guests who prefer beer, we will offer a selection of local craft beers by the glass or bottle. This is the perfect mid-summer event!
Eric Siereveld's Organic Quintet
Eric Siereveld is a composer and trumpet player living in New York City. Deeply influenced by the hard bop/post bop tradition, his compositions and improvisations are historically rooted yet forward thinking. His current project, The Organic Quintet, is a fresh take on the classic organ jazz quintets of the 1960’s. He will be joined by Brandon Wozniak on tenor saxophone, Zacc Harris on guitar, Kevin Gastonguay on B3 organ, and Pete James Johnson on drums.
Lila Ammons Quartet
Lila Ammons is a Minneapolis based singer who began her career performing opera. After 13 years in the New York classical music scene, she relocated to Minneapolis, where she has returned to her familial roots and cultivated a new singing career. Lila is the granddaughter of legendary Boogie Woogie pianist, Albert Ammons, and the niece of bebop saxophonist, Gene Ammons. For the past decade she has been performing internationally and gaining popular and critical acclaim singing classic blues and jazz in some of the largest festivals in Europe, Brazil and the US with artists, such as Axel Zwingenberger, Charlie Watts, Chris Jagger, Jools Holland, Judy Carmichael and Bruce Barth.
Seven Steps to Havana
Seven Steps To Havana is a septet of international talent featuring world-class musicians from Cuba, Puerto Rico, Brazil, Ethiopia, and the United States. Their music combines the rhythmic power of salsa with the harmonic richness of jazz. The resulting sounds swim the seas between musical genres - intriguing, entrancing, Latin jazz at its best! Formed in 2005, Seven Steps To Havana has performed at established concert series, major festivals, and in elite jazz clubs. The collective accomplishments of the individual artists include international tours, Broadway shows, Latin Grammy nominations, master classes, and dozens of CDs. This is true world music, from raucous rumbas and swinging sambas to beautiful boleros and haunting horn trios. Seven Steps To Havana energizes audiences and joyfully soars far and wide across the musical spectrum.
Intermission Music - TBA
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