Bushnell Park Live Monday Night Jazz Series

WWUH will once again bring live jazz broadcasts to the 91.3 FM airwaves this summer when the Monday Night Jazz Series resumes in Hartford's Bushnell Park on July 5. Broadcasts will begin at 6 p.m. and continue through the end of each concert, usually between 9:15 and 9:30 p.m.

The Hartford Jazz Society, sponsor of the free outdoor series, is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. For details about the longest-running nonprofit jazz society in the U.S., visit their web site at hartfordjazzsociety.com.

Stay tuned to WWUH radio for further information about the Monday Night Jazz Series and about live broadcasts of each concert.

The 2010 Bushnell Park Jazz Concert Series schedule is as follows:

July 5
Opening act: Mixashawn Trio
Headliner: Eric Reed Trio

July 12
Opening act: Fela Kuti Tribute Band
Headliner: Nat Reeves All Stars

July 19
Opening act: Espada
Headliner: Roland Matias & the Afro-Caribbean All Stars

July 26
Opening act: Brandee Younger Trio
Headliner: Carolyn Leonhart - Wayne Escoffery Quintet

August 2
Opening act: New Directions Jazz Ensemble
Headliner: Greg Osby Group