The 35th rendition of the largest free jazz festival on the East Coast returns to Wilmington June 15-18 with the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival featuring Stanley Clark among its line-up. New this year: The festival will be cohosted by Clifford Brown Jr. The festival is named for trumpeter and Wilmington native resident Clifford Brown, known as “Brownie.” He died ... Read More
Clifford Brown Year-Round Celebrates International Jazz Day With Second Annual Awards Ceremony on Friday, April 29
Dave Schiff and the Clifford Brown Festival Orchestra will honor the legacy of the late Hal Schiff and the 2022 award winners. The Second Annual Clifford Brown International Jazz Day Awards will be held on Friday, April 29th, 2022, at 7 p.m. – both online and in person – as part of the City of Wilmington’s International Jazz Day Festivities. This year’s celebration will feature tenor saxophonist Dave Schiff and the Clifford Brown Festival Orchestra honoring the legacy of his father, Hal Schiff, and the 2022 award winners.
Cityfest, Inc. continues its year-round concert series honoring Wilmington’s own Clifford Brown with a night of love songs. Clifford Brown Year-Round showcases musicians from all over the world each month leading up to the 35th annual Clifford Brown Jazz festival in summer 2022. The concert debuts in-person and online on Friday, February 18th at 7:00 p.m. with performances by Maya Belardo, Nadjah Nicole & Jea Street, Sharon Sable, V. Shayne Frederick, Darnell Miller, Hannah Carter, the CCAC Acapella Ensemble led by Stacey Harcum, and Augstine Mercante. Musical accompaniment will be provided by The Clifford Brown Year-Round house band with Jeff Knoettner on piano, Bob Colligan on bass, percussionist Jimmy Coleman, and special guest Gerald Chavis on trumpet. The live show will be in downtown Wilmington on the 4th floor of the new CSC Station.
WEST BABYLON, N.Y., Jan. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The team at Babylon Dental Care is proud to announce that practice founder Dr. Clifford Brown will be transitioning from the dental side of the practice to running his sleep practice, Silent Night Therapy, full-time. Dr. Brown, whose philosophy of patient care is "treat patients like family," has been helping his patients improve their oral health for nearly four decades. Now, he's shifting his focus full-time to assisting patients who suffer from sleep apnea.
Cityfest, Inc. continues its year-round jazz concert series with a holiday gift. Cityfest, Inc. continues its year-round concert series honoring Wilmington’s own Clifford Brown with a holiday gift for its subscribers. This December, everyone on the Clifford Brown Year-Round email list will get a holiday treat delivered right to their inbox--an exclusive re-release of last year’s livestream Cartoon Christmas Trio’s performance highlighting the music of Vince Guaraldi, in particular the soundtrack of the Peanuts Christmas Cartoon. In addition to the Peanuts music, the trio plays songs from "The Grinch Who Stole Christmas," "Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer," "Frosty the Snowman," and "The Little Drummer Boy," just to name a few. The performance will be available to stream anytime between December 23rd to 27th, making it the perfect holiday backdrop to festive gatherings or a cozy night in. If you’ve been a supporter of Cityfest, keep an eye out for an invitation email and the chance to share this musical gift with a friend!
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Cityfest, Inc., Announces Return of Year-Round Jazz Concert Series Celebrating Wilmington’s Own Clifford Brown
The Clifford Brown Festival Orchestra under Director Gerald Chavis will perform at the Christina Cultural Arts Center on November 19. Wilmington Mayor Mike Purzycki and City Cultural Affairs Director Tina Betz are pleased to announce the return of the popular Clifford Brown Year-Round monthly concert series with a special performance by the Clifford Brown Festival Orchestra at the Christina Cultural Arts Center on Friday, November 19. The concert begins at 7:00 p.m. and will have a limited number of in-person tickets available. In-person tickets are $25 while virtual viewing tickets are $10. Both can only be purchased online at www.buytickets.at/cityfest. No tickets will be available at the door.