‘Unrehearsed brilliance’ at the annual Vail Jazz Party on Labor Day weekend

‘Unrehearsed brilliance’ at the annual Vail Jazz Party on Labor Day weekend
Local News

By Melanie Wong

In the early 20th century, musicians began combining Caribbean and African drumming, creating a new sound ingrained in American history: jazz.“Jazz is America’s unique musical art form,” said Owen Hutchinson, development manager for Vail Jazz.The genre has become a quintessential part of American culture, making the Vail Jazz Party, taking place Thursday through Monday, Sept. 7, a fitting way to celebrate the Labor Day holiday weekend.The party is the culmination of the 12-week Vail Jazz Festival, which runs from June through September. Approximately 30 world-renowned jazz musicians, such as John Clayton and Roberta Gambarini, will play over the long weekend. …

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