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Joshua Redman to headline 2014 Detroit Jazz Fest

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The Detroit Jazz Festival announced today its 2014 Artist in Residence and world-class group of headlining acts for the 35th annual Labor Day Weekend performances.

The Festival will stay true to its roots of delivering a diverse lineup, featuring up-and-coming acts as well as jazz legends, from both Detroit and around the world.

"The Detroit Jazz Festival is a significant event in the music world and in the Detroit community. Each year we look forward to seeing it grow and embraced by so many," said Gretchen Valade, chair of the Detroit Jazz Festival Foundation board of directors.

The 2014 headlining acts will include:
2014 Artist in Residence, Joshua Redman
A Night at the Apollo Theatre featuring Ted Louis Levy, Margot B, Kevin Mahogany, the David Berger New York Big Band and special guests
Cyrille Aimée
Dave Holland, Prism
Diane Schuur with Alan Broadbent
Detroit Jazz Festival Orchestra (DJFO) HOMECOMING Band - Jimmy Wilkins and the DJFO
Joey Defrancesco Quartet
John and Bucky Pizzarelli
Lou Donaldson Organ Quartet
Mack Avenue SuperBand
Marcus Belgrave and a tribute to the legacy of Louis Armstrong
Mike Stern Band
Nicholas Payton, Sketches of Miles and Gil
Pharoah Sanders Quartet
Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli, tribute to Nat King Cole
Ron Carter and Peter Bernstein, tribute to Jim Hall
Stanley Clarke
The Barry Harris Trio featuring Ray Drummond and Leroy Williams
The DJF All-Stars - tribute to Sonny Red and other Detroit composers
Tim Ries and the East Gypsy Band
Tormé Sings Tormé featuring Steve March-Tormé

To see the full lineup, visit detroitjazzfest.com. The festival runs August 29 through September 1 in downtown Detroit.

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