Ninth year of celebrating jazz with the Hudson Valley Jazz Festival runs from Aug. 9 through 12

Ninth year of celebrating jazz with the Hudson Valley Jazz Festival runs from Aug. 9 through 12

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  • Mike Jackson leads the Mike Jackson Group at the Iron Forge Inn on Sunday, Aug. 12, part of the Hudson Valley Jazz Festival.

  • Chloe Borthwick performs on Friday, Aug. 10, at the Glenmere Brewery in Florida.

  • Warwick’s own Jeff Ciampa will be on the Village Green with the Mobius Band on Saturday, Aug. 11, part of the Village of Warwick Concert Series and the Hudson Valley Jazz Festival.

— The Warwick Valley Jazz Festival took root in 2010; now, it has expanded and is known as the Hudson Valley Jazz Festival.

This highlighting of the American musical art called jazz runs from Aug. 9 to 12 throughout the region, spotlighting the region’s deep resources of jazz talent.

While this festival has had its share of marquee names - Arturo O’Farrill, Dave Liebman, Wallace Roney, Lenny White and Buster Williams - it’s about the area’s talented neighbors and participating venues that support live jazz that distinguishes this festival from all others.

The New York Times as well as DownBeat and JazzTimes magazines have all covered the organic cooperative nature of this multi-stage, mixed environment festival. From swing bands to modern improvisation to be bop to classic song book material, there’s something for everyone.

For more information, go to or at Facebook, warwickhudsonvalleyjazz.

2018 Hudson Valley Jazz Festival ScheduleThursday, Aug. 9

Village of Warwick Concert Series – 7 p.m. – The New York Swing Exchange on the Village Green, Railroad Ave. Free outdoor concert (moves to the Warwick Reformed Church, 16 Maple Ave. in case of rain).

Mulder Chapel at the Warwick Conference Center – 8 p.m. - Karl Latham “Acoustic Unit” with Oscar Perez, Calvin Jones and Steve Myerson. 62 Warwick Center Road.

Eddie’s Road House – 10 p.m. - Quave, with Michael Purcell. 18 Main St., Warwick

Friday, Aug. 10

Glenmere Brewery – 7 p.m. – Chloe Borthwick with Gabe Valle and Nick Gaskins. 55 Maple Ave., Florida

Bourbon St. – 7 p.m. - Larry Newcomb and Steve Kaiser Duo. 78 Millpond Parkway, Monroe.

Warwick Center for the Performing Arts – Two band special performance – 7 p.m. - Beyond Jazz with Ed Littman, J. Brunka and Steve Rubin; 8 p.m. - The Gabriele Tranchina Group with Joe Vincent Tranchina, Lew Scott and Scott Neumann. 63 Wheeler Ave., Warwick. $5.

Orange County Hops – 6 p.m. – Mike Antonelli & Friends with Jason Miller, Ryan Cerullo, Pete Nobile, Ricci Saracino and Pito Castillo; 7 p.m. – Judi Silvano’s Zephyr Band with Bruce Arnold, Ratzo B. Harris and Bob Meyer. 771 State Route 52, Walden

The Bean Runner Café - 7 p.m. – Kristina Koller; 201 S. Division St., Peekskill.

Saturday, Aug. 11

The Moffat Library – 1 p.m. – The Bill Pernice Group with Cameron Brown, Tony Jefferson and Freddi Jacobs. 6 West Main St., Washingtonville.

The Pine Island Chamber of Commerce at Pine Island Park – 5 p.m. The Rick Savage Group; Kay Road. Outdoor Show

Village of Warwick Concert Series – 7 p.m. – The Mobius Band, starring Pete Levin, Nanny Assis, Jeff Ciampa, Alex Foster, Tony Levin, Chris Pasin and Lenny White. Village Green on Railroad Ave., Warwick. Outdoor show (moves to Warwick Reformed Church, 16 Maple Ave. in case of rain).

The Bean Runner Café – 8 p.m. – Doug Munroe and La Pompe Attack, featuring Zwelakhe Duma Bell LaPere and Ian Carroll. 201 South Division St., Peekskill.

Sunday, Aug. 12

Iron Forge Inn – noon – Mike Jackson Group with Larry Ham, Mark Hagan and Steve Rubin; 38 Iron Forge Road, Warwick.

Albert Wisner Library – 2 p.m. – The Eric Person Group. 1 McFarland Drive, Warwick.

Village Courtyard Music Series – 5 p.m. – The Rave Tesar Trio. 28 Railroad Ave., Warwick. Outdoor show; in case of rain, moves upstairs at Grappa Ristorante, 28 Railroad Ave.

Limoncello – 6:30 p.m. – Persad/Kopec En Masse. 159 Main St., Goshen.

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