Jazz

DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival

at Rodney Square

Presented by: Cityfest

Sponsored by: DuPont Company, City of Wilmington

Date: Saturday June 22, 2013, 12:01 am

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  • Wednesday June 19, 2013
  • Thursday June 20, 2013
  • Friday June 21, 2013
  • Saturday June 22, 2013

Admission: FREE

The largest FREE, outdoor Jazz festival on the East Coast kicks off with the Benny Golson Quartet followed by the United Trumpet Summit, a tribute to the great Clifford Brown on Wednesday night. Festivities continue through the weekend with wonderful artists like Lalah Hathaway, Jessy J and BWB... 

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Hungry? 3 Courses, 8 Restaurants, Only $35!

If you can't get enough, enjoy even more live music and fun at the Silver Trumpet Reception Block Party on Friday night!

When it's all done, relax from the excitement at Chelsea Tavern at the Sunday Jazz Brunch with live music by Sharon Sable and E. Shawn Qaissaunee!

More on CBJF:

The 2013 DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is a multi-day, free, outdoor music festival in downtown Wilmington. This festival has been the festival to hear artists perform some of Clifford’s work.

2013 marks the 25th year of the festival the after-parties and additional celebrations lined up, this years jazz festival plans to be a great year for festival attendees!

Past festival patrons have heard the classic “I Remember Clifford” by Benny Golson, originally penned as a remembrance of his friend. Artists like Chic Corea, Jerry Gonzalez, Pete Escovedo and his orchestra, KEM, Odean Pope Saxophone Choir, Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band, HIROMI, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Jonathan Butler, and TAKE 6 have all performed here. The DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is our tribute to this great man and a way to keep his memory alive. 2008 marked the twentieth year of a multi-day jazz festival in downtown Wilmington, and since its inception in 1989 we have worked hard to bring world-class musicians to Wilmington in the month of June.

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of Clifford’s birth (he was born on October 30, 1930), the State of Delaware created an historic landmark in Wilmington.

Rodney Square

11th & N. Market Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

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