Palm Springs Welcomes the first Women’s Jazz Festival

Apr 6, 2013 by

Palm Springs Welcomes the first Women’s Jazz Festival

by Heather Cassell

A different sound is resonating from Palm Springs this weekend at the first annual Women’s Jazz Festival April 4 – 7.

Women will enjoy four-days of female jazz performances at eight different venues and clubs throughout downtown Palm Springs.

Headlining the inaugural Palm Springs Women’s Jazz Festival are Grammy award-winner Terri Lyne CarringtonSuedeCarmen Lundy and Sherry Pruitt. These ladies will be joined by 24 other female jazz musicians in the desert oasis.

The new weekend event coincides with the Dinah and the Kraft Nabisco Ladies Golf Tournament is the brainchild of Gail Christian and Lucy De Bardelaben, founders and promoters of Dinah in Color.

Many events are hosted at Women’s Jazz Festival’s host hotel, Alcazar (622 N. Palm Canyon Dr., 760-318-9850, info@alcazarpalmsprings.com, AlcazarPalmSprings.com)

Tickets vary from free events up to $75.

For more information, contact lucyandgail@pswomensjazzfestival.com or 760-416-3545.

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