Since 2005, the Provincetown Jazz Festival™ has been held in Provincetown, the Oldest Continuous Art Colony in the United States.
The festival is a 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Non-Profit Organization donating a portion of the proceeds to worthy causes including merit scholarships for jazz students at the Cape Conservatory CJazz Program.
Jazz musicians from the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Europe, and New Zealand have appeared at concerts in Provincetown and Cotuit on Cape Cod and past performers include...
VOCALIST: Ann Austin, Donna Byrne, Sharón Clark, Debra Dean, Lea Delaria, Marcelle Gauvin, Mercedes Hall, Charlie Harris, Adrienne Hindmarsh, Stephanie Jordan, Beat Kaestli, Kathy Kosins, Zoe Lewis, Kami Lyle, Debra Mann, Tedi Marsh, Shawnn Monteiro, Krisanthi Pappas, Rebecca Parris, Holli Ross, Paul Sanchez, Suede, String of Pearls, Dane Vannatter, Steve Wark, and Carol Wyeth
CLARINET: Joe Muranyi and Paul Nossiter
SAX: Greg Abate, Bruce Abbott, Paul Carr, Laura Dreyer, Clay Lyons, and Cercie Miller
TRUMPET: Steve Ahern, Lou Colombo, Matt Joseph, and Kami Lyle
TROMBONE: Sara Julian and John DeMasi
PIANO: Fred Boyle, Alex Brown, Joe Delaney, Lee Donais, Suzanne Davis, Janice Friedman, Chris Grasso, John Harrison III, Debra Mann, Janette Mason, Paul McWilliams, Tim Ray, and Matt Richard
ORGAN: Adrienne Hindmarsh
GUITAR: Howard Alden, Gerry Beaudoin, Alan Clinger, Fred Fried, Josh Hindmarsh, Jane Miller, Jim Robitaille, Pat Ryan, Paul Sanchez, and Andy Solberg
BASS: Laird Boles, Michael Lavoie, John Lockwood, Mary Ann McSweeney, Bill Miele, Ron Ormsby, Chris Rathbun, Michael Ryle, Avery Sharpe, Will Slater, Joey Spampinato, Marshall Wood, and Dave Zinno
DRUMS: Lisa Brown, Michael Gross, John Jamison, Bob Kaufmann, Miki Matuski, Barbara Merjan, Joe McCarthy, Chris Poudrier, Sylvie Richard, Buddy Siroonian, Phil Vitali, and Bart Weisman
VIBES: Gerard Beaudoin III
BIG BAND: New York's Finest Jazz Ensemble and Stage Door Canteen
LATIN JAZZ: Afro Bop Alliance
Stephanie Jordan from New Orleans
Janette Mason from the United Kingdom
Shawnn Monteiro from Rhode Island
Rebecca Parris & Avery Sharpe from Massachusetts
Dane Vannatter from Pittsburg
Sharón Clark from Washington, D.C.
Paul Carr from Maryland
Howard Alden from New York City
Adrienne & Josh Hindmarsh from New Zealand
Afro Bop Alliance winner of the Latin Grammy for Best Latin Jazz Album
Joe Muranyi played clarinet for five years with Louis Armstrong
Lou Colombo is a Cape Cod Legend
Alex Brown is best known as the pianist for Paquito D'Rivera
Beat Kaestli from Switzerland