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The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, June 16-22

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, June 16-22

After a relaxing week in San Francisco and the North Bay (including an evening concert from Joe Lovano and his new “Classic Quartet"), I am happy to be back in the Jazz Cities as we heat up to the Twin Cities Jazz Festival. Young lions and seasoned veterans, locals and visitors, combine to give us a ...

Jazz this week: Fourth annual Richard McDonnell Scholarship Concert, Gerald Albright, No BS! Brass Band, and more

Jazz this week: Fourth annual Richard McDonnell Scholarship Concert, Gerald Albright, No BS! Brass Band, and more

This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes a concert raising funds for music scholarships in honor of a much-loved local jazz supporter; gigs from a popular, groove-oriented saxophonist and a New Orleans-style brass band, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, June 14 The third annual Richard McDonnell Scholarship ...

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, June 9-15

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, June 9-15

We have another fine summer week of jazz as we build momentum toward the Twin Cities Jazz Festival, including pre-fest performances, the opening of a new Jazz in the Jungle season, continuing celebration of the 5th anniversary of the Icehouse, another visit from Wayne Horvitz, and a lot more. Big Gigs This Week Friday, June 9. ...

Jazz this week: Tony Bennett, two Miles Davis tributes, U City Jazz Festival, and more

Jazz this week: Tony Bennett, two Miles Davis tributes, U City Jazz Festival, and more

This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes the return of a legendary vocalist; two different events paying tribute to this city's most influential jazz musician ever; several free outdoor events featuring live jazz, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, June 7 Singer Tony Bennett, who remarkably is still ...

Grace Note Productions Presents Amina Claudine Myers In Concert in Manassas, VA on June 3

Grace Note Productions Presents Amina Claudine Myers In Concert  in Manassas, VA on June 3

Grace Note Productions is pleased to announce that they are sponsoring jazz pianist and vocalist, Amina Claudine Myers in Concert on Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 3 PM at the Wyndham Garden Manassas Hotel in jny: Manassas, VA. Accompanying Amina will be Alto Saxophonist Antonio Parker, Bassist James King, and Drummer Nasar Abadey. Also, to open ...

To Commemorate Keystone Korner's 45th Anniversary, Producer Todd Barkan Hosts 3 All-star Bay Area Shows July 7-8

To Commemorate Keystone Korner's 45th Anniversary, Producer Todd Barkan Hosts 3 All-star Bay Area Shows July 7-8

The great pianist/composer Mary Lou Williams referred to Keystone Korner as “the Birdland of the Seventies.” Art Blakey, Miles Davis, and Stan Getz all agreed that Keystone Korner was “the best jazz club in the world.” Producer and former Keystone proprietor Todd Barkan feels strongly that “the club most definitely had a transformational effect on the ...

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, May 26- June 1

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, May 26- June 1

We start off the weekend with our first “summer" holiday, and there's plenty of music to fit in around any barbecues, picnics, or gardening activities. In addition to a good range of local artists, we welcome the return of Chris Potter to the Dakota, with a new quartet celebrating a new release. Big Gigs This Week ...

Texas Jazz Crooner Ken Slavin Makes Don’t Tell Mama Debut With Acclaimed Saloon Show, “Shaken, Not Stirred”

Texas Jazz Crooner Ken Slavin Makes Don’t Tell Mama Debut With Acclaimed Saloon Show, “Shaken, Not Stirred”

The number-one male jazz singer in the home of the Alamo makes his Don’t Tell Mama debut during Tony Award Weekend with “Shaken, Not Stirred – With A Tony Twist!” Slavin’s first engagement at the legendary cabaret at 343 W. 46th Street in the heart of the Theater District will feature two shows: Friday, June 9 ...

Heritage/Evolution: PRISM Quartet With Joe Lovano in Philadelphia (June 3) and New York City (June 4)

Heritage/Evolution: PRISM Quartet With Joe Lovano in Philadelphia (June 3) and New York City (June 4)

Joe Lovano: “My new work, 'Super Sonix,' is inspired by and dedicated to the genius and Third Stream pioneer Gunther Schuller, as well as modern jazz master Ornette Coleman, both of whom I’ve been associated with. I also drew from my personal experiences playing within some great saxophone sections: The Woody Herman Band, Mel Lewis Jazz ...

Walter Beasley, Ronnie Laws, Willie Bradley At McGlohon Theater At Spirit Square On June 9th

Walter Beasley, Ronnie Laws, Willie Bradley At McGlohon Theater At Spirit Square On June 9th

Friday, June 9, 2017 at 8:00 pm Ticket Price: $45 McGlohon Theater At Spirit Square
345 N. College St
Charlotte, NC 28202 Featuring Walter Beasley, Ronnie Laws, Willie Bradley and Shawn Marie Allen. Walter Beasley acclaimed saxophonist and vocalist intended to teach for just one year after graduating from the prestigious Berklee ...


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