VOCAL JAZZ SUMMIT:
Home to GRAMMY-Award winning
Best New Artist: Samara Joy
The Vocal Jazz Summit brings together emerging and established artists, industry leaders, and vocal jazz fans for a unique, intensive weekend dedicated to performance, connection, and education. Leading jazz vocalist Alexis Cole and the team at JazzVoice.com lead the festival events, with workshops and masterclasses scheduled alongside non-stop performances.
Crowne Plaza Preferred Rate- Get a 15% Discount through the end of the year for the Vocal Jazz Summit!
BOOK HERE or call and use corporate code: 786893129
Summer Travel Tips:
- Additional Lodging: Virginia Beach is a beautiful summer destination with many accommodations! Check out these additional lodging options before they sell out!
- Nearby Lodging: Book in our neighboring cities for additional options!
- Norfolk: 20mins from VB
- Chesapeake: 20-30mins from VB
- Hampton: 20-30mins from VB
- Make it a Beach Week: Stay the week in beautiful Virginia Beach! Book a beachfront rental and enjoy the music, sun and sand all in one!
- Travel by Bus: GotoBus.com offers very affordable bus tickets from New York to Virginia Beach. Listed below the VA Beach bus stops in order of closest to furthest away from The Z:
- Stop 1: 448 Newtown Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
- Stop 2: 649 Newtown Rd, Virginia Beach, VA
- Stop 3: 5792 Northampton Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA
- Stop 4: 5461 Wesleyan Drive, Virginia Beach, VA
- Room Sharing: Join the Vocal Jazz Summit Facebook Group to connect with fellow attendees and find a friend to room with.
- Fly Breeze Airways: The new discount Breeze Airways has many legs to and from our home airport in Norfolk, ORF. Take advantage of cheaper flights!
- Dont Forget-Book early to save big!
Only 10 miles away from The Z
Festival Artistic Director - Alexis Cole:
A dozen albums into her career, vocalist Alexis Cole is hitting her stride. As a sought-after international performer, she’s appeared with her trio, with whom she both plays piano and sings, and is a frequent guest with big bands and pops orchestras. She’s the director of the Jazz Vocal program at the SUNY Purchase College conservatory and William Paterson University, the founder and director of the online educational community JazzVoice.com, and the co-founder and artistic director of the Virginia Beach Vocal Jazz Summit.
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7:00pm- Jane Monheit Performance (Main Stage)
8:30pm- Liz Terrell & Alexis Cole Performance (Studio)
9:00pm- Open Jam Session (Studio Theater)
At this time, we are planning to encourage masks and testing, but will not require them for patrons. However, we reserve the right to adjust our public health policies based on national transmission rates and CDC guidelines at the time of the festival.
We will maintain our refund policy that if anyone is prevented from travelling due to sickness or quarantine restrictions their in-person pass will be converted into a virtual pass upon request and they will be refunded the difference in price.