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Since 2005, the Provincetown Jazz Festival™ has been held in the Oldest Continuous Art Colony in the United States and is a 501(c)(3) Tax-Exempt Non-Profit Organization donating a portion of the proceeds to worthy causes.

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:


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




VOCALIST: Ann Austin, Donna Byrne, Sharón Clark, Lea Delaria, Marcelle Gauvin, Mercedes Hall, Charlie Harris, Adrienne Hindmarsh, Stephanie Jordan, Beat Kaestli, Kathy Kosins, Rebecca Parris, Holli Ross, Zoe Lewis, Debra Mann, Tedi Marsh, Shawnn Monteiro, Krisanthi Pappas, Paul Sanchez, Dane Vannatter, Steve Wark, Carol Wyeth, Suede, and String of Pearls

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, and Matt Joseph

TROMBONE: Sara Julian

PIANO: Fred Boyle, Alex Brown, Suzanne Davis, Janice Friedman, Chris Grasso, John Harrison III, Debra Mann, Janette Mason, Paul McWilliams, Tim Ray, and Matt Richard

GUITAR: Howard Alden, Gerry Beaudoin, Alan Clinger, Fred Fried, Josh Hindmarsh, Jane Miller, Jim Robitaille, Paul Sanchez, and Andy Solberg

BASS: Laird Boles, Michael Lavoie, John Lockwood, Mary Ann McSweeney, Bill Miele, Ron Ormsby, Chris Rathbun, Avery Sharpe, Will Slater, Marshall Wood, and Dave Zinno

DRUMS: Bob Kaufmann, Miki Matuski, Barbara Merjan, Joe McCarthy, Chris Poudrier, Sylvie Richard, Phil Vitali, and Bart Weisman

ORGAN: Adrienne Hindmarsh

VIBES: Gerard Beaudoin III

BIG BAND: New York's Finest Jazz Ensemble and Stage Door Canteen

LATIN JAZZ BAND: Afro Bop Alliance



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