Jazz group Airborne plays at Waveny tonight

New Haven's contemporary jazz band Airborne is taking over Waveny Park starting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

New Haven’s contemporary jazz group Airborne is taking over Waveny Park, New Canaan, starting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The 2014 Waveny Summer Concert Series continues tonight with the contemporary jazz band Airborne.

The New Haven-based group will perform from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. behind the Waveny House in New Canaan. Formed in the 1980s, this veteran jazz group has toured across the world and won many awards.

The concert series, which is organized by the town’s Recreation Department, is taking place every Wednesday until Aug. 28. Upcoming performers include acoustic pop singer Doug Allen, rhythm and blues band Billy & the Hurricanes and acoustic rock group Mill River Band.

The rain dates for all concerts are the Thursdays immediately following the scheduled show. Concertgoers are welcome to bring a picnic supper, but grills are not allowed.

Here’s a sample of Airborne’s music: