Events

The 2006 Detroit International Jazz Fest

JAZZ TALK TENT
The Jazz Talk Tent is located at the entrance to Hart Plaza near the Labor Monument

SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 2

12:30pm: Detroit Jazz Before Motown – PRESENTATION
Jim Gallert, Lars Bjorn

1:30pm: Lou Donaldson – MEET THE ARTIST

2:30pm: New Orleans Brass Band – PANEL DISCUSSION
W. Kim Heron – moderator, with Sean Jones, Charlie Gabriel,
Howard Mandel, Lajoie Butch Gomez

4:00pm: Keys To The City: The Detroit Piano Tradition – PANEL DISCUSSION
Lars Bjorn – Moderator, with Bess Bonnier, Kenny Cox, Kirk Lightsey

5:30pm: Bennie Maupin – MEET THE ARTIST

6:30pm: Detroit Jazz Griots with Phil Lasley – PERFORMANCE
Phil Lasley – Alto sax
Johnny Allen – Piano
John Dana – Bass
Bert Myrick – Drums

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 3

2:00pm: Detroit Jazz Before Motown – PRESENTATION
Jim Gallert, Lars Bjorn

3:00pm: Detroit Jazz Invasion of NYC – PANEL DISCUSSION
Jim Gallert – moderator, with Ira Gitler, Cassius Richmond,
Barry Harris, Charles Mcpherson, Louis Hayes

4:30pm: Great Bass: The Extraordinary Jaco Pastorius – PANEL DISCUSSION
Bill Milkowski – moderator, with Peter Graves, Will Lee, Linda Yohn,
Howard Mandel, Ralphe Armstrong

6:00pm: Kirk Lightsey – MEET THE ARTIST

7:00pm: Detroit Jazz Griots with David “Fathead” Newman – PERFORMANCE
David “Fathead” Newman – Tenor sax
Charles Boles – Piano
John Dana – Bass
Bert Myrick – Drums

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 4

12:30pm: Birth of the Detroit Sound, 1947–64 – PRESENTATION
Lars Bjorn, S.R. Boland, Jim Gallert, Susan Whitall

2:15pm: Mose Allison – MEET THE ARTIST

3:45pm: Brown Shoes Don’t Make It – the Music of Frank Zappa – PANEL DISCUSSION
Linda Yohn – moderator, with Bill Milkowski, Michael G. Nastos,
Napoleon Murphy Brock, Ed Palermo, Ralphe Armstrong.

6:00pm: Bag’s Groove: Milt Jackson – PANEL DISCUSSION
Jim Gallert – moderator, with Ira Gitler, Joe Locke, Wilbur Jackson, Dave Usher

Family Jazz Stage
Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Sept 2–4

1:00pm: Jazz-a-ma-Tazz with Hayes Greenfield

2:15pm: The Art of the Folk Tale with Sumarah Karen Smith

3:15pm: Jazzistry with Vincent York

4:45pm: Story telling with Rob McCabe

Music Maze open every day

Instrument Petting Zoo open every day

Detroit Princess

Saturday, Sept. 2
3:00pm: University of Michigan Jazz Combo

Sunday: Sept. 3
12:30pm: Theodore Croker Quartet: Oberlin College
3:00pm: Michigan State University Jazz Band under the direction of Rodney Whitaker

Monday: Sept. 4
12:30pm: Oberlin Jazz Septet
3:00pm: Phillip Jones II Sextet: Oberlin College
7:30pm: University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble