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Encyclopedia > Sacramento Jazz Jubilee

The Sacramento Jazz Jubilee is held every Memorial weekend in Sacramento, CA. It is organized and put on by the Sacramento Traditional Jazz Society and features some of the most noted jazz musicians in the world. With the 2006 edition, the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee will celebrate 32 years of existence. Relatives and others traditionally place flags near veterans headstones on Memorial Day Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday that takes place on May 30th and is observed on the last Monday of May. ... Sacramento is the county seat of Sacramento County, California and the capital of the U.S. state of California. ... Jazz is an original American musical art form originating around the early 1920s in New Orleans, rooted in Western music technique and theory, and is marked by the profound cultural contributions of African Americans. ...


It is the diversity of this festival that regularly brings thousands of people from all over the world out of their early-summer doldrums to get down with us. We present lots of traditional jazz, but in addition, you can hear swing, blues, zydeco, barbershop, ragtime and mainstream jazz, along with a number of specialty acts that defy description.


The Jubilee features a vast array of performers in Old Sacramento's concert venues as well as dozens of special performances, including a big opening parade, Sunday jazz gospel services, specialty concerts for pianists, banjoists, and programs to honor America ’s men and women in uniform. Old Sacramento State Historic Park is the historic region of Sacramento, California, which has been designated as a state park. ...


Find out more about it at www.sacjazz.com[1]


 
 

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