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45 Star Starred
Marriott Newport Beach Hotel & Spa
900 Newport Center Drive Newport Beach, CA 92660
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The weather was A bit windy and cool. Bring a sweater or jacket!. I wore A dress, but not fancy. Glad I brought my sweater..
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Steep prices for food & drinks but you can sneak in your own or carry in a drink from happy hour in the nearby bar.
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171 events
138 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 14 2010

Fantastic performance in beautiful outdoor setting. Don't miss it if you're a jazz fan, you'll be in for a real treat.
Limited shade, so prepare accordingly on sunny evenings.

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68 events
21 reviews
36 stars
attended Jul 21 2010

Once word gets out about this event, will be hard to get seats for it. It is in a fabulous location with views of the Pacific in the background. The Marriott recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation so the hotel is beautiful. The...continued

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71 events
47 reviews
7 stars
attended Aug 24 2011

This is a favorite event for me ... I love the music, the hotel, being on the coast...what more could you ask for?

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July 9, 2014: Ernie Andrews Quartet With Special Guest Pete Christlieb and Llew Matthews, Richard Simon and Roy McCurdy

July 23, 2014: Bill Cunliffe’s Brazilian Blowout Featuring Bob Sheppard, Kye Palmer, John Belzaguy, Enzo Todesco and Carol Bach y Rita

July 30, 2014: Wycliffe Gordon in Hello Pops… A Tribute to Louis Armstrong with Don Shelton, Llew Matthews, Luther Hughes, Clayton Cameron

August 13, 2014: Dena DeRose Quartet in a Salute to Shirley Horn plus Jay Leonhart-Bruce Forman Duo

August 20, 2014: The Ray Brown Tribute Trio with Larry Fuller, Jeff Hamilton, Christoph Luty

August 27, 2014: Byron Stripling-Bobby Floyd Quartet featuring Bruce Forman & Sammy Miller

September 3, 2014: Ken Peplowski-Chuck Redd Quintet in "Benny and Beyond” with Tom Ranier, Chuck Berghofer & Sammy Miller

September 10, 2014: Barbara Morrison & Houston Person Quartet – Celebrating Barbara’s Birthday!

September 17, 2014: Judy Roberts-Greg Fishman Quartet with Chuck Berghofer & Dave Tull

Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the event.