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Jennifer Hudson highlights the lineup for 2015 Hampton Jazz Festival

Jennifer Hudson highlights the lineup for 2015 Hampton Jazz Festival

The 2015 Hampton Jazz Festival will feature new faces, old favorites and a couple of local acts. The biggest name on the lineup, which was released on Monday, is Jennifer Hudson. The former “American Idol” contestant – who has gone on to win a Grammy, a Golden Globe and an Academy Award – will headline the second day of the festival, which runs the weekend of June 26-28. Jill Scott, making her sixth appearance at the Hampton Jazz Festival, will headline the opening night. Frankie Beverly and Maze, making their 15th appearance, will close the festival on Sunday night.  In addition to Hudson, the biggest newcomers to the festival will be New Orleans...

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