Four Nights of JAZZ
June 14th – The LA Legacy Jazz Orchestra
A 13-piece swingin’ big-band from Louisiana
June 20th – The International Jazz Collective
featuring Grammy Award winning drummer Joe McCarthy
June 27th – The Hawaii Jazz Exchange Gala Concert
A free concert at ‘Iolani School featuring three fine groups
July 5th – The Arturo O’Farrill Jazz Sextet featuring Jim Seeley
Grammy Award winners from New York plus The Tommy James Trio
The Lotus at Diamond Head Hotel is located at 2885 Kalakaua Avenue. The music is on the second floor set up for cocktails and listening. There is also a small dance floor area for those who like to swing. The room features good acoustics with a fine piano, beer, wine, and cocktails. Food is not available, so please eat before you come. It is permissible to bring your own personal pupu. Doors open at 6:30 and the music will be playing from 7:30 until 10:00. $5 valet parking is available and there is free parking fronting Kapiolani Park after 6:00. You can purchase tickets on-line or call 808 342-8232 for reservations and information.
JazzHawaii is presented by Arts Education for Children Group, a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 that is dedicated to providing opportunities for artistic and cultural enrichment.
The Princess Kaiulani Hotel is located at 120 Kaiulani Avenue in Waikiki. All tickets are $35 at the door or order on-line. Drinks will be available just outside the showroom. Validated parking is $2 for 4 hours in the hotel parking structure off Kaiulani Avenue across from Kings Alley. Should you desire to dine before the show, the Princess Kaiulani Hotel is offering a generous special. The hotel’s Pikake Terrace Restaurant will provide a special discount of 20% for Jazz Festival customers for dinner that evening. Dinner is presently priced at $42 plus tax and tip. For Jazz Festival customers the price on this evening will be $33.50 plus tax and tip (tip optional and based on service). Please call (808) 921-4600, mention this special offer, and show your ticket upon being seated.