Cool ocean breezes and blue waves highlight one of the nation’s most vibrant summer jazz destinations. Newport Beach
will host two jazz events this summer.
In its 18th
year, the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Summer Jazz Series is the
longest-running in the U.S. It is joined by the Sunset Jazz at Newport, a
new 8 week jazz series hosted at the Marriott Newport
Beach Hotel & Spa.
Max Weinberg who
will open the Hyatt series on June 25. Weinberg, the long-time drummer
for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band and Conan O’Brien’s lead band
drummer since 1993 will make his first appearance since leaving the
Conan O’Brien show.
Every Friday night through Oct. 1, with a special show on the Fourth of July, a diverse collection of jazz
musicians will entertain audiences. It takes place at the resort’s
intimate outdoor amphitheater. In addition to Max Weinberg Big Band,
other top acts include David Sanborn, Bobby Caldwell Fourplay and Steve
The Sunset Jazz at Newport Series entertains every Wednesday evening from July 7 to Aug. 25. The series will
feature some of the most popular
artists from the long-running West Coast Jazz Party, also in Newport
The producers of the very successful West Coast Jazz Party,
together with the nation’s #1 jazz station- KJAZZ, have converted their 4
day jazz party into an eight week series.
Rose Garden of the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa sets the stage
for talent such as Houston Person, Ken Peplowski, Byron Stripling and
Call the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach box office
at (949) 729-6400. Dinner packages, reserved seats, sky boxes and
overnight accommodations are available. Room reservations can be booked
directly with the hotel at (949) 729-1234, or (800) 223-1234 or via
their website. Call (949) 759-5003 for full list of performances and
Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa is
offering a special rate of $119 per night for this special event
(based on availability). Reservations can be booked directly with the
hotel at (949) 640-4000 or via their website.