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Jazz on the Beach Series Line-up Announced

The 11th annual Jazz on the Beach series, presented by the Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, kicks off July 1 and continues each Thursday through Aug. 12 on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

By Jeff Schwachter
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Tim Warfield plays July 22 at 8pm

The line-up for the 11th annual Jazz on the Beach concert series in Atlantic City has been announced and the schedule is chock full of amazing talent.

Presented by the Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation (CBBHF), this year's free summer jazz series kicks off Thursday, July 1 on the Atlantic City Boardwalk at Kennedy Plaza.

The concerts continue every thursday through Aug. 12.

For the first time, the CBBHF jazz series is coming off a successful winter series, the Jazz Corner, which was held with much success at the Chelsea on Thursday nights over the winter and early spring months.

Some of the highlights of the Jazz Corner series, co-produced by Malkio Entertainment, was the "Battle of the Saxes," Tony Day's Across the Globe band and the spoken-word artists who performed.

Hopefully, the Chelsea will continue this winter jazz series come next winter.

As far as this summer is concerned, the series will feature two acts each night: a local opener from 7-8pm and then an internationally acclaimed headliner from 8-10pm.

Kennedy Plaza, on the Boardwalk between Mississippi and Georgia avenues, has a stage for the bands and offers beautiful views. Mark your calendars for these dates if you're interested in free live jazz music in the ocean air.

The 2010 concert series schedule:

July 1: Ralph Peterson Jr. with Steve Cain opening

  July 8: Avery Sharpe (pictured above with bass) with Pete Chavez opening

July 15: John Blake Jr. with Hassan Abdullah opening

July 22: Tim Warfield with the CBB Youth Jazz Ensemble opening

July 29: Ella Ghant with Keith Hollis opening

Aug. 5: Steve Pouchie with Jim Lopez & the Latin All Stars opening

Aug. 12: NYC's Finest Jazz Band with Hammond B3 organist Dan Fogel opening

See video from last year's concert series featuring Dan Fogel on the organ:
 

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1. Tyrone said... on Jun 17, 2011 at 09:14PM

“are this year jazz on the beach series of Thursday or Fridays”

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