World-class Jazz, the Cote d'Azur, and the Wines of ProvenceJuly 13-20, 2015 | Antibes, FranceSeeing the fabled Cote d'Azur would be reason enough to join us in Juan-les-Pins, Antibes, this July. When it becomes the beautiful stage for the 55th annual Jazz a Juan, the trip is irresistable. Come experience the combination of jazz and centenarian pine groves against the backdrop of the sparkling Mediterranean Sea this summer!
Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Chris Botti, Jamie Cullum, Snarky Puppy, Maria Schneider, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Fred Hersch, Billy Childs, Bill Frisell, Arturo Sandoval, Ambrose Akinmusire and More.
July 31 - August 2, 2015 | Newport, Rhode Island
WBGO Travel invites you to hop aboard the bus from either New York City, Brooklyn, Boston or New Jersey for a direct ride to the front gate of the Newport Jazz Festival in Newport, Rhode Island on Friday, July 31, Saturday, August 1 or Sunday, August 2. This excursion includes: same-day round trip bus travel directly to the festival gate plus admission to the festival for the full day.* For more information or to book your trip click here. (*these benefits are available ONLY for those who book the WBGO package)
Cassandra Wilson, Dr. John, Chris Botti, Jamie Cullum, Snarky Puppy, Maria Schneider, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Fred Hersch, Billy Childs, Bill Frisell, Arturo Sandoval, Ambrose Akinmusire and more.
July 31 - August 3, 2015 | Newport, Rhode Island
WBGO Travel invites you to enjoy the sun, fun and music at the Newport Jazz Festival, July 31 - August 3. Arrive at the recently upgraded Newport Hotel & Marina to a Friday night welcome reception, then get ready to hear great jazz at the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Saturday and Sunday mornings, hop aboard the ferry for the legendary outdoor Newport Jazz Festival. Join us for a bon voyage breakfast on Monday. For more information or to book your trip, click here.
Frank Sinatra Jr. April 6, 2015 | Mandarin Oriental Hotel
WBGO celebrates the Frank Sinatra centennial at our annual Champions of Jazz Gala at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Columbus Circle. The evening will honor "The Chairmen of the Board," WBGO's Board Chair Steven N. Ifshin, and the legacy of Frank Sinatra. The glamor of Rat Pack era Vegas inspires the evening, while the views of "New York, New York" will be a stunning backdrop to the performance by Frank Sinatra Jr.more
April 11th, 2015 | Newark Symphony Hall
An interactive, multi-media introduction to one of the most celebrated musicians in history; the great American composer, pianist and bandleader, Duke Ellington! New generations will experience a wide variety of Duke's broad musical achievements, from hit songs to blues riffs to scores for stage and screen.more
April 18th, 2015 | Newark Museum
Celebrate some of the many important achievements of female jazz composers, arrangers, instrumentalists and vocalists from early 20th century through present-day. This concert includes free admission to the Newark Museum following the performance.more
April 25th, 2015 | NJPAC
An introduction for jazz young cats that illuminates the art form's cultural origins, improvisation and creative self-expression. Meet each member of the band and learn how through teamwork, collaboration and cooperation; they all must work together to make great music.more
May 2nd, 2015 | Livingston Public Library
Travel around the world meeting composers from West Africa, Israel, Cuba, India, and the United States speaking one common language, Jazz. See how traditional American jazz has inspired each, blending with their individual cultural heritages, and created their artistic visions.