Nearly 50 leading artists will be appearing and performing at the upcoming Oasis Smooth Jazz Awards, slated for March 10-13, 2011 in San Diego. While the nominees won't be announced until next week, event organizers have revealed an all-star lineup for the event. Among those scheduled to perform are Rick Braun, Richard Elliot, The Rippngtons, Kim Waters, Jonathan Butler, Mindi Abair, Peter White, Brian Culbertson, George Duke, Kirk Whalum and Keiko Matsui. Jeff Lorber will serve as Musical Director. In addition to concerts [one which will take place aboard the flight deck of the carrier USS Midway], fans will be treated to meet-and-greets, autograph sessions, workshops and much more. For information, hit the website.