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August 16 and 17, 2014 - Rosa Parks Circle, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Performers

Our 2014 lineup is announced! Trumpeter Rick Braun headlines third annual GRandJazzFest presented by DTE Energy Foundation. Flutist Alexander Zonjic performs. Grupo Ayé is back. And much more! Go here to view the full lineup!

Sponsors

GRandJazzFest is a great opportunity to share and showcase your organization’s brand among diverse audiences at a free, fresh and entertaining event. View our 2014 Sponsorship Brochure here.

Volunteers

We’re looking for volunteers to help at the festival Aug. 16 and 17 at Rosa Parks Circle in downtown Grand Rapids. Get your ‘backstage pass’ now to the excitement by becoming a GRandJazzFest volunteer. It’s a great opportunity to get the inside view at our free, family friendly, live jazz festival!

Donate!

GRandJazzFest depends on community support! Your financial contribution can help to keep GRandJazzFest a free event!

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GRandJazzFest 2014 HEADLINER: Rick Braun

Headlining the 2014 GRandJazzFest event is trumpeter and vocalist Rick Braun. Nearly 20...

Sunday night headliner: Alexander Zonjic

Flutist Alexander Zonjic is GRandJazzFest 2014’s Sunday-night headliner. Zonjic started...

Cooper Hay Van Lente

The Cooper, Hay, Van Lente Group (CHV) is a co-operative jazz band featuring Jim Cooper...

Grupo Ayé

Grupo Ayé returns to GRandJazzFest 2014, having played in 2012 at the inaugural...

The Grand Rapids Jazz Orchestra with Edye Evans Hyde

In keeping with a tradition established with the first GRandJazzFest in 2012, the Grand...

Matt Marshak

Contemporary jazz guitarist Matt Marshak, a native of Long Island, New York, grew up on...

In The Tradition

In The Tradition got its start on Detroit’s west side and made a name as a hard-swinging...

Evidence Jazz Group

Evidence Jazz Group, started by saxophonist Michael Doyle upon moving to West Michigan...

Demetrius “Krayon” Nabors

Pianist, arranger, composer and producer Demetrius “Krayon” Nabors was born and raised...

The Robert Hurst Quintet

A composer, bassist, educator and recording artist, Robert Hurst, who leads The Robert...