The 10-day festival will open at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14, at UIndy with the Indy Jazz Fest Band’s free tribute to Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Mongo Santamaria and Thelonious Mark.
Other performers include:
• Tony Monaco, Sept. 15, The Jazz Kitchen.
• Jane Monheit, Sept. 15, Butler University.
• Dr. Lonnie Smith, Sept. 16, The Jass Kitchen.
• Grammy Award-winning Kirk Whalum, Sept. 16, Madame Walker Theatre.
• Randy Brecker & The Indianapolis Jazz Collective, Sept. 17, The Jazz Kitchen.
• Charlie Ballantine & The Blue Side, Sept. 19, The Jazz Kitchen.
• Ignacio Berroa Cubop Quintet’s tribute to Dizzy Gillespie, Sept. 20.
• Farrelly Markiewicz Jazz Quintet and Bill Lancton/the Jimmy Davis Band perform on Main Street in Speedway, Sept. 22.
• Buselli Wallarab Jazz Orchestra, Indiana Landmarks Center, Sept. 22.
• Sullivan Porter, The Jazz Kitchen, Sept. 22.
Jazz Block Party, Sept. 23, The Jazz Kitchen.
Tickets and info: www.IndyJazzFest.net.