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Published on : Monday, February 18, 2013
Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, in partnership with the Lanai community, awaiiONTV.com and Jazz Alley TV, announces the third annual Lanai Jazz Festival March 1-3, 2013. The melodic sounds of the base will bebop, swing and boogie through the upcountry of Koele for the complimentary three-day event, benefiting the Lanai Community Association.
Jazz enthusiasts and novices will be treated to complimentary performances by egendary performers including Grammy winner Delfeayo Marsalis; Grammy winner and saxophone master Eric Marienthal; Paula Fuga; jazz guitar duo Damon Parillo and Ron Hetteen; jazz duo Robbie Ray Lopaka and Dave Graber; Hawaiian jazz nose flute master Calvin Hoe; and The Jazz Alley TV Trio of Gene Argel, Paul Marchetti and Doug White.
“Four Seasons is once again honoured to host the music festival with such revered artists gracing our stage to perform for the Lanai community and Resort guests,” says Tom Roelens, general manager of Four Seasons Resorts Lanai. “We understand the importance of the arts and are privileged to be able to assist with bringing the Lanai Jazz Festival to the island and assist with creating awareness for the Lanai Community Association.”
The schedule of events includes:
Dessert & Jazz Under the Stars at The Lodge at Koele – Friday, March 1, 2013, 6:00-9:00 pm. Enjoy music under the stars with the Jazz Alley Trio, along with special performances from the Lanai Jazz Festival Musicians. Savour a three course dinner at either the Terrace or Dining Room, followed by a dessert station at the Pineapple Fountain.
Coffee Works – Saturday, March 2, 2013, 9:00-11:00 am. Start the morning with a cup of joe and Jazz Guitarist Robbie Ray Lopaka’s java jam session.
Café 565 – Saturday, March 2, 2013, 11:00 am–1:00 pm. Enjoy live music in Lanai City during lunch with jazz guitarist Damon Parillo.
The Lodge at Koele – Saturday, March 2, 2013, 5:00-9:00 pm. The Great Hall will come alive with an afternoon of award winning jazz music. The line-up includes Delfeayo Marsalis, Eric Marienthal, Paula Fuga, Damon Parillo & Ron Hetteen, jazz duo with Robbie Ray Lopaka and Dave Graber; along with the Jazz Alley TV Trio.
No Ka Oi Grindz – Sunday, March 3, 2013, 10:00 am–12:00 pm. Special morning performance by jazz guitarist Robbie Ray Lopaka.
Sunday Jazz Festival Brunch at The Lodge at Koele – Sunday, March 3, 2013, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm. Begin the day with a special Sunday brunch performance by jazz pianist Gene Argel in the Great Hall.
The Lodge at Koele – Sunday, March 3, 2013, 7:00-9:00 pm. – Enjoy a hana hou performance in the Great Hall with Grammy winner Delfeayo Marsalis, complimented by a special dinner menu. Advanced reservations are recommended for dinner.