Detroit Jazz Fest: George Benson + Herbie Hancock

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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - MARCH 18:  Musician Herbie Hancock performs on stage at The 12th Annual Jazz In The Gardens Music Festival - Day 1 at Hard Rock Stadium on March 18, 2017 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Aaron Davidson/Getty Images for Jazz in The Gardens Music Festival)Musician Herbie Hancock performs on stage at The 12th Annual Jazz In The Gardens Music Festival (Getty).

2017 Detroit Music Festival lineup:


  • Wayne Shorter Quartet featuring Danilo Pérez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade
  • Miles Mosley
  • Herbie Hancock
  • George (Sax) Benson Detroit Jam Session


  • HUDSON Jack DeJohnette, Larry Grenadier, John Medeski and John Scofield
  • Dee Dee Bridgewater
  • Theo Croker Quintet
  • Chucho Valdés Joe Lovano Quintet
  • Donny McCaslin
  • Spanish Harlem Orchestra
  • Miles Mosley + the West Coast Get Down
  • Billy Childs Quartet: Rebirth
  • Danilo Pérez: PanaMonk
  • John Patitucci: The Electric Guitar Quartet


  • Henry Butler & the Jambalaya Band
  • Cameron Graves
  • Benny Golson
  • Sean Jones Quintet
  • John Beasley: MONK’estra
  • Kyle Eastwood Quintet
  • Akihiro Nishiguchi Trio
  • Kamasi Washington
  • Mark Guiliana Jazz Quartet
  • Kat Edmonson
  • Quintet: Wayne Shorter, Geri Allen, Leo Genovese, Esperanza Spalding and Terri Lyne Carrington
  • Wide Angles: The Music of Michael Brecker
  • Under the Direction of Gil Goldstein Featuring: Joe Lovano, Donny McCaslin, Rick Margitza, John Patitucci, Brian Blade and members of the DJF Orchestra


  • Vijay Iyer
  • Regina Carter: Simply Ella
  • Stanley Clarke
  • New Light: The Music of Elvin Jones: Live @ the Lighthouse, featuring Dave Liebman, Gene Perla, Adam Niewood, Adam Nussbaum
  • Jason Marsalis Vibes Quartet
  •  Johnny O’Neal Trio
  • Wayne Shorter Quartet with the Detroit Jazz Festival Symphony Orchestra perform "Emanon"

The full festival schedule will be available at 

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