The 26th Annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz

July 14th – 16th, 2017



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We need all who Love Good People, Family, Great Music, Food, Arts & Crafts, Health & Human Services; It’s time to say
“I made GHFJ happen”
All donations are appreciated, no amount is too small. Thank you.
Donate $10 to the 17th Best Jazz Festival In The Country
“Come Be Part of the Experience”


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Details about each event will follow. Keep checking our website for new and exciting events as they are finalized! If you are not on our email distribution list, sign up at Jazz Central or click here.

The GHFJ would like to present:

The Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz supports and is partnering with The Legacy Foundation to promote their Annual Gala Fundraising Event “My Little Black Dress” on October 30, 2016, 7:00 p.m. at Infinity Music Hall & Bistro in Hartford.  Fashion show by Chico’s. Special musical performance by Black Violin.

Support both organizations by attending. When purchasing tickets, enter GHFJ as a promotion code.

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for more info and to purchase tickets.

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I am a Hartford native who moved away many years ago. This was my first time attending the Festival and had the pleasure of providing my photography assistance to the team. It was an absolutely wonderful experience. I look forward to returning again where my schedule allows.

Special Thanks to Charles Christie and the wonderful Team. Great Job by all!

Fantastic Music! Thanks for the opportunity to assist!

Henry Jennings Jr

I have spent over 25 years in Hartford Bushnell Park experiencing Jazz and other forms of music. The Greater Hartford Jazz Festival brings family, friends and strangers from various cultures together for a weekend of fellowship through a musical connection. I am very appreciative to the Greater Hartford Jazz Festival; I started volunteering my services to give back for all you have given me and my family.

Debra Mauldin

I have been attending the Jazz Festival since the beginning and it just gets better every year. 2015 was wonderful, especially Saturday, which has become my favorite day during the event. Looking forward to the 25th!!!