Music, good times flow at Wine & Jazz Festival

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Updated: August 27, 2011, 7:26 PM

 
photoStanley Jordan plays on the second day of the 2011 Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival at Esther Short Park on Saturday.

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photoCoco Montoya plays on the second day of the 2011 Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival at Esther Short Park on Saturday.

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photoDan Balmer plays with the band Go By Train on the second day of the 2011 Vancouver Wine and Jazz Festival at Esther Short Park on Saturday.

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The second day of the Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival kicked off Saturday with a morning performance by Go By Train.

Saturday's schedule also includes performances by the David Friesen Jazz Quintet at 12:30 p.m.; Coco Montoya at 2:30 p.m.; Stanley Jordan at 4:30 p.m.; the Diane Schuur Quintet at 6:30 p.m. and Al Jarreau at 8:30 p.m.

The Jazz Education Stage will feature middle school and high school musicians performing alongside professionals. Sample more than 200 wines from around the world and food from nine local restaurants while browsing the work of 40 Northwest fine artists. Blankets and low-back lawn chairs are encouraged.

When: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday.

Where: Esther Short Park, 610 Esther St., Vancouver.

Admission: $25; $50-$60 for three-day passes through TicketsWest, 503-224-8499 or ticketswest.com. Free for children younger than 12.

Telephone: 360-906-0441.

On the Web: http://vancouverwinejazz.com.