LIVE: San Diego Jazz Fest 2015

The 36th Annual San Diego Jazz Fest & Swing Extravaganza set the Town & Country Resort and Convention Center ablaze with help from the High Sierra Jazz Band, Yerba Buena Stompers, Bob Schulz and tons more Nov. 27-29.

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San Diego's own Memphis Speed Kings turned the room upside down during their rockin' rockabilly set at the 36th Annual San Diego Jazz Fest & Swing Extravaganza Nov. 27-29.
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Calling all swing dancers! The festival offered up plenty of floor space for those with a twinkle in their step to show off their best swing moves.
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The Red Skunk Quartet entertained with their own blend of traditional jazz and gypsy swing.
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San Diego's own Euphoria Brass Band -- rooted in the style of New Orleans brass bands -- made an appearance, melding modern and traditional sounds.
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Euphoria Brass Band
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Euphoria Brass Band
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Red Skunk Quartet
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Red Skunk Quartet
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Red Skunk Quartet
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Red Skunk Quartet
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Red Skunk Quartet
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Since forming in 1982, the Grand Dominion Jazz Band has been winning crowds with New Orleans-style trad.
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Grand Dominion Jazz Band
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Grand Dominion Jazz Band
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Ida Blue & the Yerba Buena Stompers represented San Francisco styles.
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Ida Blue & the Yerba Buena Stompers
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Memphis Speed Kings
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Memphis Speed Kings
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Memphis Speed Kings
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Memphis Speed Kings
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Memphis Speed Kings
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Cornet Chop Suey are a seven-piece jazz and swing band from St. Louis, Missouri.
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Cornet Chop Suey
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Mission Bay High Preservationists proved that the beauty of jazz is not lost on younger generations.
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Mission Bay High Preservationists
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Mission Bay High Preservationists
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Mission Bay High Preservationists
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The queen of boogie-woogie, Sue Palmer & Her Motel Swing Orchestra came to the festival prepared in costume.
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Sue Palmer & Her Motel Swing Orchestra
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Sue Palmer & Her Motel Swing Orchestra
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Campus Five are a group of swing musicians from Los Angeles.
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Campus Five
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Campus Five
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Campus Five
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Tom Rigney and Flambeau represented Cajun, Zydeco and American roots music.
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Tom Rigney and Flambeau
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Tom Rigney and Flambeau
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Bassist/vocalist Nicki Parrott made the trek all the way from Connecticut to join the festival.
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Nicki Parrott
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Nicki Parrott
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L.A.'s Katie Cavera is a multi-instrumentalist and joined a number of acts throughout the weekend of music.
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Chloe Feroranzo, another musician from St. Louis, plays saxophone and clarinet.
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Molly Ryan's huge voice has been heard across the States -- even at Carnegie Hall.
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California's Bob Schulz & His Frisco Jazz Band were crowd pleasers, playing traditional jazz, Dixieland and old-school pop.
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