1) Jazz Fest Maui - This year's annual Jazz Fest Maui focuses on Latin jazz. On Wednesday, July 1st at the Mc Coy Theater, jazz enthusiasts can participate in one or more of the following:
From 10am to 3pm attend Master Classes including a session on Afro-Cuban and Pan-American performance techniques for musicians, and pedagogical approaches for music instructors. $20 a session.
Then starting at 7pm, the live jazz performances begin festuring Grammy Award winner Auturo O'Ferril, and other artists from the mainland and local islands. $35 and $45 a ticket.
For more info: 808.242.SHOW
2) And don't forget the annual Maui Jazz and Blues Festival in the Fall (multiple islands): Sept 10-15, 2015. This is the big one!