Cotati Jazz Festival

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Cotati Jazz Festival
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Soul Shine Band in 2010
Location(s) Cotati, California
Years active 1980 – present
Date(s) mid-June
Genre Jazz and related genres
Website CotatiJazz.com

The Cotati Jazz Festival is an annual music festival held in Cotati, California, USA, since 1980.[1] It typically takes place on Father's Day weekend (in mid-June). Since 2006, admission has been free.

31st annual Cotati Jazz Festival (2011)[edit]

Held on Saturday, June 18, 2011 from noon to 7 p.m.[2]

The lineup included the following artists and bands:[3]

  • The Gomez Counter Band
  • Keith Andrew Band
  • Gumbo West
  • Tracy Rose Trio & Pamela Hamilton
  • Tumbao
  • One World Band
  • Jazz Roots
  • Chris Miano
  • Dick Conte Jazz Quartet

30th annual Cotati Jazz & Antiques Festival (2010)[edit]

Held on Saturday, June 19, 2010 from noon to 7 p.m.[4]

Susan Comstock Quintet in 2010

The lineup included the following artists and bands:[5]

  • The Susan Comstock Quintet
  • Rotten Tomatoes
  • Soul Shine Band
  • Keith Andrew Band
  • Strange Brew
  • Still Smooth
  • Simply Amazing
  • Sunday at Ed’s
  • Chris Miano Band
  • Jazz Roots
  • Dan Castro Group (bass clarinet)

29th annual Cotati Jazz Festival (2009)[edit]

28th annual Cotati Jazz Blues & Arts Festival (2008)[edit]

Held on Saturday, June 14, 2008 from noon to midnight. The theme was "Swing Baby, Swing." Free admission.[6] 50% of net profits were pledged to the Rancho Cotate Music Boosters.[7]

The lineup included the following artists and local bands:[8]

  • The Keith Andrew Band
  • The Blues Defenders
  • The Blues Revue
  • The Defenders
  • Tony Gagarin
  • Robert Gastelum
  • Gumbo West
  • Himalaya
  • Jazz Roots
  • Moonlighters
  • The Pyrotones
  • Tracy Rose Quartet
  • Stompy Jones
  • Jeffrey Suttles
  • Swing Fever
  • The Thugz
  • Tumbao

27th annual Cotati Jazz, Blues & Arts Festival (2007)[edit]

In 2007, the event was subtitled A Salute to New Orleans, and pledged 50% of its net profits to Hurricane Katrina relief.[9] Held on Saturday, June 16, 2007 from noon to 6 p.m., its lineup included:[10]

  • Fourth Street Jazz Band
  • Justis Jones
  • Gumbo West
  • Christopher Ford
  • Music to My Ears Jazz Ensemble
  • Bob Logan
  • Miano Jarab
  • Stewart Potter
  • Allegria Latin Jazz, and
  • Erstwhile Medicine Show.

26th annual Cotati Jazz Blues and Art Festival (2006)[edit]

Held on Saturday, June 17, 2006 from noon to midnight, admission was free. The venues included:[11]

  • La Plaza Park
  • Cotati Creek Cafe
  • Dos Amigos Restaurant,
  • Spancky’s Bar
  • Sweet Lou’s Trattoria
  • The Tradewinds
  • Oliver’s Market, and
  • Redwood Cafe.

25th annual Cotati Jazz Blues and Arts Festival (2005)[edit]

Held on Saturday, June 18, 2005 from noon to midnight, its lineup included:[12]

  • Blue Moon
  • Stompy Jones
  • Donna Arvidson Band
  • Willie & T-Bone
  • Fiasco
  • Tombao
  • Stragglerz
  • Ian Scherer Quartet
  • Mike Martinez Latin Jazz Band, and
  • One World Band.

Admission was $10 adults; free for kids under 12.[13]

24th annual Cotati Jazz Festival (2004)[edit]

Held on Saturday June 19, 2004 from noon to 9 p.m., it included more than forty artists. Admission was $10.[14]

23rd annual Cotati Jazz Festival (2003)[edit]

Held on Sunday, June 15, 2003 from noon to 9 p.m, its venues included:

  • La Plaza Park
  • Dos Amigos Restaurant
  • The Tradewinds, and
  • Sweet Lou's Family Trattoria.

22nd annual Cotati Jazz Festival (2002)[edit]

Held on June 15–16, 2002 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

21st annual Cotati Jazz Festival (2001)[edit]

Held on June 16–17, 2001. Admission was $15 for one day, $25 for both.[15]

20th annual Cotati Jazz Festival (2000)[edit]

Held in June 2000. Artists appearing included:

19th annual Cotati Jazz Festival (1999)[edit]

Held on June 19–20, 1999. Admission was $15 for one day, $25 for both.[17]

16th annual Cotati Jazz Festival (1996)[edit]

Organized by Jud Snyder, the 1996 festival was held on June 15–16, 1996 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Admission was $12 for one day, $20 for both days. The theme was "Women in Music," and featured performers included:[18]

11th annual Cotati Jazz Festival (1991)[edit]

Held on June 15–16, 1991.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Draper, Prudence; Lloyd Draper (2004). Images of America: Cotati. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-2873-0. 
  2. ^ "Cotati Jazz Festival". Retrieved 2011-06-25. 
  3. ^ "Band Schedule at the Cotati Jazz Festival". Retrieved 2011-06-25. 
  4. ^ "Cotati Jazz, Blues, & Arts Festival". Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  5. ^ "Band Schedule at the Cotati Jazz, Blues & Arts Festival". Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  6. ^ "Cotati Jazz, Blues, and Arts Festival". Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  7. ^ Cotati Jazz Festival 2008 Brochure
  8. ^ "Band Schedule at the Cotati Jazz, Blues & Arts Festival". Retrieved 2008-07-14. 
  9. ^ "Cotati Chamber of Commerce newsletter, April 2007". Retrieved 2008-02-17. 
  10. ^ "Band Schedule at the Cotati Jazz, Blues, and Arts Festival". Retrieved 2008-02-17. 
  11. ^ "Cotati Chamber of Commerce newsletter, May 2006". Retrieved 2008-02-17. 
  12. ^ "Cotati Chamber of Commerce newsletter, June 2005". Retrieved 2008-02-17. 
  13. ^ "Festival Fever". Retrieved 2008-04-01. 
  14. ^ "Metroactive Features - May 19, 2004". Retrieved 2008-02-17. 
  15. ^ "Minutes of the Regular City Council Meeting of May 23, 2001". Retrieved 2008-04-01. 
  16. ^ "Kenny Stahl - Jazz Flutist - Appearances". Retrieved 2008-04-01. [dead link]
  17. ^ "Agenda of the Regular City Council Meeting for June 9, 1999". Retrieved 2008-04-01. 
  18. ^ "Livin' Is Easy: Cotati Jazz Festival". Retrieved 2008-04-01. 
  19. ^ "Lisa Carr resume". Retrieved 2008-04-01. 

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Coordinates: 38°19′36″N 122°42′26″W / 38.32669°N 122.70721°W / 38.32669; -122.70721