Arts & Letters

Mark Your Calendar: Monty Alexander Jazz Festival Set for 9th Year

Jazz enthusiasts rejoice! The energetic, ever-swingin’ Monty Alexander returns to Easton this Labor Day weekend for his eponymous festival, featuring an exciting lineup that boasts some— if not the—best jazz musicians in the country. The Ninth Annual Monty Alexander Jazz Festival will be held Friday, August 31st to Sunday, September 2nd, at the Avalon Theatre. The festival kicks off Friday with a favorite, trumpeter Dominick Farinacci, who the NY Times calls a "trumpeter of abundant poise". His most recent Avalon appearance was last November in the theatrical music experience, … [Read More...]