Four-time Grammy Award nominee (Best Pop Instrumental Album, 2001, 2004, 2014 and Best Traditional R&B Performance, 2009 ) and Soul Train Award winner Boney James kicks of RBJF's 25th Anniversary Festival! One of the most successful instrumental artists of our time with sales totaling over 3 million records, Boney's new project, "The Beat", fuses his R&B/Jazz roots with Latin rhythm and percussion.
Celebrated keyboardist, composer and studio musician, Brian Simpson returns to RBJF's stages this year not only as our Musical Director, but also our 2014 Artist of the Year! Brian has always been a working jazz musician and has toured with the greats of recent jazz history.
RBJF is once again honored to have smooth jazz/jazz fusion guitarist Marc Antoine grace our stages where he will be blending his classical training with a multi-cultural urban groove. Marc Currently resides in Madrid, Spain.