Sunday, June 18

  • Bobby Watson and Horizon featuring Orrin Evans, Victor Lewis, Curtis Lundy, and Jack Walrath. Schomburg Center, 3 p.m.
  • Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain. For the first time together in performance, the original Gil Evans arrangements of the classic Miles Davis recordings. Orchestra conducted by Maria Schneider, featuring Jon Faddis. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • John Lurie and the Lounge Lizards, with Michael Blake, Clark Gayton, Jane Scarpantoni, Doug Wieselman, Evan Lurie, Erik Sanko, Mauro Refrosco, and Calvin Weston. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
  • International Women in Jazz: Jazzberry Jam. Five women-led groups featuring Sarah Jane Cion, Gwen Cleveland, Paula Hampton, Bertha Hope, and Carline Ray. Saint Peter's Church, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, June 19

  • Bags' Groove: Tribute to Milt Jackson, with Bob Cranshaw, Jon Faddis, Slide Hampton, Jimmy Heath, Bobby Hutcherson, Etta Jones, Mike LeDonne, Steve Nelson, Mickey Roker, and Stanley Turrentine. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, June 20

  • Patti Labelle and Cyrus Chestnut Trio. Avery Fisher Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Rubén Blades and Editus and Orquestra Aragon. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Don Byron: Music for Silent Films. Don Byron Ensemble with Robert DeBellis, James Zollar, Josh Roseman, Edward Simon, Bob Stewart, Mark Helias, Ben Wittman, and Richie Schwarz perform music to The Scar of Shame (1927) and Ernie Kovacs: Eugene (1961). Symphony Space, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, June 21

  • Toshiyuki Miyama and the New Herd and Chano Dominguez Group. Bryant Park, noon.
  • Michel Camilo, Tomatito, Chucho Valdés Quintet. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Vivendi: La Vie en Jazz. Romano, Louis Sclavis Trio with Henri Texier, Mino Cinelu. Florence Gould Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Diana Krall. Supper Club, 8 p.m.
  • John Zorn: Masada with Dave Douglas, Greg Cohen, and Joey Baron; the Masada String Trio with Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, and Greg Cohen; Bar Kokhba with Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, Greg Cohen, Marc Ribot, Cyro Baptista, and Joey Baron. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.

Thursday, June 22

  • Claudia Acuña and Ken Navarro. Bryant Park, noon.
  • From Spirituals to Swing: Count Basie Orchestra, directed by Grover Mitchell; Dianne Reeves; the Don Byron Sextet featuring Stefon Harris; Angelique Kidjo; Allen Toussaint; Bilal Oliver; the SRC All-City Gospel Chorale; the McCollough Sons of Thunder; Howard Alden; Warren Vaché; and Steve Wilson. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Vivendi: La Vie en Jazz. Richard Galliano and Michel Portal, Jacky Terrasson Quartet. Florence Gould Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Dave Douglas Witness, with Josh Roseman, Chris Speed, Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, Bryan Carrott, Scott Colley, Michael Sarin, and Ikue Mori. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.

Friday, June 23

  • Ralph Irizarry and Timbalaye, Jovenes del Barrio, Wayne Gorbea, and Salsa Picante. Bryant Park, noon.
  • Ray Charles and Regina Carter Quintet with Myra Casales, Alvester Garnett, Werner "Vana" Gierig, and Darryl Hall. Avery Fisher Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Maceo Parker and Bruce Hornsby. Beacon Theater, 8 p.m.
  • Cassandra Wilson and Cesaria Evora. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • The Conga Kings with Candido, Carlos "Patato" Valdes, and Giovanni Hidalgo; and Chico Hamilton and Euphoria with Eric Person, Cary DeNegris, and Paul Ramsey. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
  • Richard Bona, with Dianne Reeves and others. Host: Max Roach. John Harms Center for the Arts, 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 24

  • Aretha Franklin and Stanley Turrentine Quintet. Avery Fisher Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Dianne Reeves and the Herbie Hancock Group. Beacon Theater, 8 p.m.
  • Latin Jazz Jam 2000—Face to Face, with Eddie Palmieri and guest soloist David Sanchez. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Bill Frisell New Quartet with Greg Liesz, David Piltch, and Kenny Wollesen; and Kelly Joe Phelps. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.

Ticket Information CALL 212-501-1390.

Freihofer's Jazz Festival
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Saratoga Springs, New York

Saturday, June 24

  • Cassandra Wilson; David Sanborn; Cesaria Evora; Bruce Hornsby; Maceo Parker; Randy Brecker, Bob Berg, Joey DeFrancesco, and Peter Erskine; the Conga Kings featuring Candido, Carlos "Patato" Valdes, and Giovanni Hidalgo; Terence Blanchard Sextet; Rodney Jones Quartet. Main Stage, noon to midnight.
  • Sarah Jane Cion Trio; Matt Wilson Quartet; Rodney Jones Quartet; Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers; Reuben Wilson Quartet. Gazebo Stage, noon to midnight.

Sunday, June 25

  • Ray Charles; Dianne Reeves; Herbie Hancock; John Scofield Band; Diana Krall; the Kenny Garrett Quartet; Spyro Gyra; Lew Tabackin Quartet. Main Stage, noon to 10:30 p.m.
  • Kelly Joe Phelps; Brian Blade Fellowship; the Slip; D.D. Jackson Quintet; the Toni Lynn Washington Band. Gazebo Stage, noon to 10:30 p.m.

Ticket Information CALL 518-587-3330.

JVC 2-for-1 offers two tickets for the price of one when a ticket stub from a JVC Jazz Festival main hall concert is presented at the door of selected clubs. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to availability. Some restrictions apply. Call clubs for show times, prices, and reservations). Venues include:

Birdland 212-581-3080
The Blue Note 212-475-8592
Caviarteria 212-925-5515
Internet Cafe 212-614-0747
Iridium Jazz Club 212-582-2121
The Jazz Standard 212-576-2232
Jimmy's Uptown Café 718-392-2000
La Belle Epoque 212-254-6436
Lenox Lounge 212-427-0253
Londel's 212-234-6114
Metronome 212-505-7400
Sweet Basil 212-242-1785
Village Vanguard 212-255-4037
Zinc Bar 212-477-8337

Village Voice Supplement: editor: Gary Giddins; design director: Ted Keller; photo editor: Meg Handler; associate: Jesus Diaz ianne Reeves and others. Host: Max Roach. John Harms Center for the Arts, 8 p.m.

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