Pony Boy Records is very proud, once again, to announce the date for the Sixth Annual Jazz Picnic. Returning to Magnuson Park on Sunday afternoon, September 13, by overwhelming popular demand, the label is bringing another great line-up for this years’ Jazz Picnic featuring some of the Northwest’s finest jazz from the Pony Boy Records stable or artists. There will be CDs for sale and info from our sponsors, and hot dogs for sale.

For the sixth straight year, join us for an entire afternoon of great jazz at Sand Point Magnuson Park’s Garden Amphitheatre. Pack a picnic or grab a gourmet dog from one our favorite food vendors and groove to performances by some of the Northwest’s top jazz artists in the lovely setting of the Garden Amphiteatre.

The 2009 JAZZ PICNIC line-up included the following artists…

PONY BOY ALL-STAR BIG BAND… sponsored by Varlamo’s Pizzeria
jazz orchestra music of PBASBB, Jim Cutler J.O. and Emerald City J.O.
VOCAL ROUND-UP… sponsored by Hiroshi’s
GREG WILLIAMSON QUARTET… sponsored by Bosphorus Cymbals
JAY THOMAS/BILL RAMSAY SEPTET… sponsored by Ann Babb/Chuck Cady RE/MAX NW
VERN SIELERT DEKTET… sponsored by Northwest Pianos and Pro Piano Move
TRUMPET TITANS… terrifying trump-tacular tessiturians

with VICTOR NORIEGA, PETE PETERSEN, CAROLYN GRAYE, KAREN SHIVERS, GREG SCHROEDER, LEAH STILLWELL, TODD HYMAS, DARIN CLENDENIN and the superlicious talents of Alexey Nikolaev, John Hansen, Jon Hamar, Gary Shutes, Travis Ranney, Chuck Deardorf, Mark Taylor, Kevin Seeley, Greg Lyons, Thomas Marriott, Al Keith, Mike Mines, Jim Sisko, Reuel Lubag, Kobe Jazz Queen Whoopin, Chris Symer, Matso Limtiaco, Rich Cole, Susan Pascal, Tom Varner, Vanessa Sielert, Dan Kramlich, Ron Cole, Clark Gibson, Chris Amemiya, Dave Marriott, Dave Bentley, Chuck Kistler, Michael Marcus, Mark Ivester, Clipper Anderson, Marty Tuttle, Janette West, Dan Marcus, Craig Hoyer, Tracy Knoop, Mike West, Bryan Dickerson, Dante’s Inferno Dogs, more!

This years’ sponsors include: Varlamos Pizzeria, Bosphorus Cymbals, Hiroshi’s Restaurant & Catering, Ann Babb/Chuck Cady RE/MAX NW, Northwest Pianos, Pro Piano Move, Silver Platters, Keep Posted, Sand Point Grill, KPLU 88.5FM, KBCS 91.3 FM, The Stranger, Earshot Jazz, Seattle Jazz Scene, Belltown Messenger, The Duchess Tavern , Magnolia Audio-Video, Real Time, Donn Bennett Drum Studio, Innervisions Posters & Frames, Great Harvest Bakery

A suggested tip-jar donation of $10 gets a discount on festival merchandise.

For information, photo albums, venue info, directions, please visit: http://www.ponyboyrecords.com/files/festival/jazz_picnic.html

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