JAS CAFE Series
Join us for an intimate evening of jazz, drinks and food downstairs at The Little Nell this summer season. The JAS Café small tables, café seating and candle-lit ambiance, combined with the scintillating performances, has earned the series wide acclaim, great buzz and a steady flow of repeat local patrons and tourists alike. Enjoy a 3-course prix fix dinner during the show, order food and drinks from the element 47 bar menu
, or visit Ajax Tavern
pre- or post-show. View the full line-up below.
To purchase tickets, visit the Jazz Aspen Snowmass website, or call 970.920.4996.
Showtimes at 7 pm & 9:15 pm nightly
Friday, June 28Orquesta Akokán
Straight out of Havana, Cuba comes Orquesta Akokán - a blazing ensemble of deeply soulful mambo reminiscent of Benny Moré, Pérez Prado, and banda gigante of the 1940's and 50's.
Thursday, July 25 & Friday, July 26Jon Cleary & Absolute Monster Gentlemen
Following up on his critically acclaimed, Grammy-winning album GoGo Juice, Jon Cleary triumphantly returns with the infectiously ebullient Dyna-Mite (FHQ Records).
Saturday, August 3 & Sunday August 4Shelly Berg Trio with Vocalists Niki Haris & Billy Valentine
Shelly Berg is a Steinway piano artist and five-time Grammy-nominated arranger, orchestrator, and producer. Vocalist Niki Haris, daughter of legendary jazz pianist Gene Haris, shares the same ebullient, swinging style, drenched in the sound of the blues. Multitalented vocalist Billy Valentine has been frequenting local Los Angeles clubs, such as Café Cordiale in Sherman Oaks, and both The Vic and The Casa Del Mar Hotel in Santa Monica.
Thursday, August 8Arturo Sandavol
A protégé of the legendary jazz master Dizzy Gillespie, Arturo Sandavol was born in Artemisa, a small town in the outskirts of Havana, Cuba. He is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time, and has been seen by millions at the Oscars, at the Grammy Awards, and the Billboard Awards.
Friday, August 9Veronica Swift with The Emmet Cohen Trio
At age 23, Veronica Swift is now being recognized around the country as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene. Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen has emerged as one of his generation's pivotal figures in music and the related arts.