For the first time, the festival will have no large outdoor venue as a site for the multi-act culmination of the annual event. The other outdoor concert scheduled features Latin jazz pianist Eddie Palmieri on the Terrace of the Indianapolis Museum of Art, 4000 Michigan Road (Sept. 17).
|Pianist Ramsey Lewis (center) will bring his quintet here.|
Other Indy Jazz Fest events at the Jazz Kitchen, owned by director David Allee, are: guitarist Brian Nova, with guests Steve Allee and Stan Hillis (Sept. 15); saxophonist Ravi Coltrane in two shows (Sept. 18), and pianist Aaron Diehl, American Pianists Association Cole Porter Fellow, in two shows (Sept. 20).
Sept. 14 — vocalist Diane Schuur, the Cabaret at the Columbia Club, 121 Monument Circle.
Sept. 16 — Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Orchestra "Birth of the Cool," with the Zach Lapidus Trio opening, Indiana Landmarks Center, 1201 Central Ave.
Sept. 18 — Indy Jazz Fest Band celebrates Indiana composers, DeHaan Fine Arts Center, University of Indianapolis, 1401 E. Hanna Ave. (a free concert).
Sept. 19 — saxophonist Jeff Coffin, Apparatus, 1401 N. Meridian St.
Tickets will go on sale Aug. 1 here