Schedule of shows/events


What, when, where and who...all that's missing is YOU!  For full bio and website links on these Artists, go to the PHOTOS page and click their photos !!


On the Alchemist Mainstage...




Festival Opening

The Festival welcomes all to the 2017 Stowe Jazz Festival, the music begins!

2:00 - 4:00

Bryan McNamara and Souls' Calling'

Bryan's fantastic quartet, bring original compositions and GREAT players...with Dan Ryan - drums, Joe Davidian - piano, and Robinson Morse - bass.

5:00 - 7:00

The Dan Pugach Nonet

Dan brings his energetic, killer 9-piece from NYC - horns, vocals and FIRE!

8:00 - 10:00

The Chico Pinheiro Quartet

Hailing from Brazil, 'Chicau' brings this quartet to play fantastic originals and brilliant arrangements of Brazilian tunes...with Eduardo Belo - bass, Alex Kautz - drums and Felipe Viegas - piano.  Muito legal!



8:00 - 9:00

Morning Yoga

The Yoga Barn - Stowe will lead us into the day, please join us and bring a mat!

1:00 - 2:00

The New Standard

 Four young, up and coming players from our local schools, this is their debut at the SJF.

2:30 - 3:45

Joe's Big Band 18-piece, local Vermont big band playing jazz from the Swing Era!  A perfect family afternoon concert.  These elder statesmen and women are tremendous fun...

4:15 - 5:45

The Will Sellenraad Trio

Will's guitar-based trio with Rene Hart - bass,  and Eric McPherson - drums. These guys are from NYC -  featuring original compositions - electric and eclectic...

6:15 - 7:45

Rebecca Martin and Larry Grenadier

There's just not enough room here to shout about these two...their music individually and together, their spirit...the endless list of praises and reviews.  Truly a stellar on our Photos page for a full bio and links...


8:00 - 10:00

Ed Cherry Organ Trio

Ed is a legend.  As a guitarist with Dizzy Gillespie's band for years, Ed is bringing a sense of history, experience and a groove that can't be touched.  Ed will be joined by Kyle Koehler - organ,  and Anwar Marshall - drums.



8:00 - 9:00

Morning Yoga

The Yoga Barn - Stowe leads us again...breathe!...don't forget your mat!


Noon - 12:45pm

SMC Jazz workshop

Stowe Music Centers Jazz Workshop combines middle school and high school students from connecting through jazz. The music of Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker and other giants of the idiom; these young lions have performed many times together...

1:15 - 2:45

The Dixie Six

LOVE this band!  Dixieland jazz just the right way - relaxed and SWINGIN'.  Great music, family vibes...really fun guys!

3:15 - 4:45

Will Patton Quartet

Will is bringing the Gypsy Jazz and acoustic Swing to the Festival.  The spotlight here is on 'feel-good-fun'.  Great band, great tunes...perfect outdoor Sunday kind of Love...

5:00 - 7:00

The Paul Asbell Quartet

Hailing from Burlington, Vermont, Paul and his 4'tet play original compositions - some of the finest players from our area.  Not to be missed!  With Gabe Jarrett -drums, Clyde Stats - bass, Chris Peterman - saxophones.



Village Venue Shows... 


Doc Pond's - just down the mountain road!

Friday and Saturday nights from 9pm-midnight

             come do the 'LATE HANG' at Doc's!  Bruce Sklar's SKLARKESTRA will be hosting the jam session.  Bring your horn along and you can add to your conviction!  You won't believe what the boys are blowin'!  One of the best quartets in the area...these guys can morph from Parker to Headhunters...serious ales and eats as well...and check out the new doc's 'face' and artwork just for the jazz fest!


Tap25 - in the village!

7:30 - 10:30 on Friday night

             Tap is pretty famous around here for a critically hip selection of craft ales and great music.  taryn Noelle and Joe Davidian will be playing friday. taryn's voice and read on the standards, and joe's piano prowess will blow your minds...swingin' sweetness...this will be lovely.


Piecasso - right across the road from the Alchemist Mainstage!

9-midnight on Saturday night

             nate reit's quintet will be blowing the roof off the place... serious horn-driven jazz with some electric flavor if the mellow brazilian thing is not your bag, jump just across the road for the killer tunes and some of the best pizza you will ever taste...and what's on tap?  you name it!  this special gig is co-sponsored by stowe cider!


Charlie B's - a stone's throw from the Alchemist Mainstage...

9pm-midnight, Saturday night

             Taryn is a gorgeous singer and Joseph is a very, very find pianist indeed.  Together, they make the book of jazz standards their own special territory..and taryn brings a broadway sensibility to the tunes which is unique; she tells the story...and with Joe as her partner, the combination is compelling.


Well Heeled and The Yoga Barn-Stowe...

2-5pm, Saturday afternoon

             This is special...A fashion show and interpretive dance by the folks from The Yoga Barn...all the while the music of the patricia Julien quartet making the afternoon just perfect. patricia's band is fantastic - the flautist and composer has organized a gorgeous program of her music for this ultra-cool afternoon'll sound delish...and it'll look great, too !


Cork Wine Bar, on School Street in the village...

2-4pm, Saturday afternoon

             Well if you missed Chico Pinheiro on Friday night, here is a second opportunity to hear what Brazilian 'magic' is really about.  Chico will take a smaller group and play at Cork for a special wine event...only from 2-4.  seriously, the chance to hear brazilian tunes as they were meant to be played..."Um Gringo No Samba"?  No - not this time  :)

Noon-3pm, Sunday afternoon

             Will Sellenraad's Trio make a second appearance at this year's SJF!  Catch the vibe of these NYC cats, bringin' it, as per usual !


Sushi Yoshi - fantastic Asian cuisine and a hip outside bar!

Saturday Happy Hour, 4-7pm

             Joe Weinberg is a fantastic, solo Jazz guitarist from Boston; we pleased to have him up here to play for you.  In the style of the Maters of solo guitar like joe Pass, Jim Hall, Howard Alden and Barney Kessel...Joe w brings his own interpretation of the jazz standards... 


McCarthy's, the Festival pick for the perfect breakfast!

Sunday morning, 10:30 - 1:30pm -  Jazz brunch - 

             Missed Joe Weinberg yesterday at Sushi?  Don't miss him this morning at McCarthy's.  PERFECT tunes for a chilled Sunday brunch...