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Vocalist / Composer / Arranger Kristen Lee Sergeant 'Smolder' Release Performance At Birdland Broadway World - Rave Review! Brand New Video!

Vocalist / Composer / Arranger Kristen Lee Sergeant 'Smolder' Release Performance At Birdland Broadway World - Rave Review!  Brand New Video!

Kristen Lee Sergeant has truly blazed her way onto the scene with her most recent live performance at Birdland, featuring the music from her DownBeat Editor's Pick release, Smolder. Stephen Mosher (BroadwayWorld.com) writes: “Oh my gosh. That was my immediate reaction to Kristen Lee Sergeant. Oh my gosh, oh my goodness, golly Moses, holy wow. OMG. Those are the thoughts that were going through my head as I watched the jazz set presented by Kristen Lee Sergeant and friends in ...

Oba Brasil With François De Lima & O Som Do Jazz at the Fogartyville Center in Sarasota on November 15

Oba Brasil With François De Lima & O Som Do Jazz at the Fogartyville Center in Sarasota on November 15

Oba Brasil with François de Lima & O Som Do Jazz! November 15 at 8 PM Fogartyville Center in Sarasota It’s a show of grooving samba, Bossa Nova, Balanço and MPB with Brazilian valve trombonist François de Lima & O Som Do Jazz! François de Lima is one of the premiere trombonists in Brazil having performed with Jorge Benjor, Ney Matogrosso, Gal Costa and Djavan, doing shows at clubs and festivals around the world. He’s also ...

Singer / Songwriter / Guitarist Greg Dayton And Band Pre-Release CD Performance This Friday - November 8 At The Triad!

Singer / Songwriter / Guitarist Greg Dayton And Band Pre-Release CD Performance This Friday - November 8 At The Triad!

Sailing for the Sun, is the second solo album by singer/songwriter Greg Dayton, produced and mixed by Adrian Harpham, and mastered by Greg Calbi in New York City. The versatile guitarist was inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame shortly after the release of his debut solo album, Lonesome Road in 2016. He began work on the new album in January of 2018, taking his time to create a full album in the old school vinyl style. While ...

Con Alma Announces Roger Humphries’ Thursday Night Residency

Con Alma Announces Roger Humphries’ Thursday Night Residency

Con Alma is excited to announce a new Thursday night residency beginning on November 14. jny: Pittsburgh drumming legend Roger Humphries, whom Horace Silver once described as “one of my best drummers”, will take the Con Alma stage every Thursday from 8:00PM- 11:00PM. Perhaps most famous for his contributions to Silver’s Song for My Father and Cape Verdean Blues, Dr. Humphries is also renowned for his more recent work with the late guitarist Jimmy Ponder and bassist Dwayne Dolphin. He ...

Interschool Orchestras Of New York And Mingus Dynasty Present: Mingus at Liu Kumble Theatre on November 17

Interschool Orchestras Of New York And Mingus Dynasty Present: Mingus at Liu Kumble Theatre on November 17

InterSchool Orchestras of New York and Mingus Dynasty are collaborating to present MINGUS. This concert features never-before-heard full orchestra arrangements of popular Mingus tunes arranged by Earl McIntyre. It will also feature Renée Manning and solo performances by Mingus Dynasty. DATE: Sunday, November 17, 2019 TIME: 6 pm LOCATION: Long Island University Kumble Theater 1 University Plaza Brooklyn, NY InterSchool Orchestras of New York partners with Mingus Dynasty ...

A masterful night of jazz

A masterful night of jazz

Trombonist Michael Dease was well armed with ample doses of creativity, gentility, humor, and swing when he joined the Naples Philharmonic Jazz Orchestra as the sextet opened its 10th concert season on Wednesday, October 30. Dease, 37, is a busy young performer and educator. In addition to touring the world as a first-call player, he teaches music at Michigan State and runs a summer jazz camp in North Carolina. He also plays trumpet, saxophone and piano. This evening with the ...

West Coast Vocalist Debora Galan Brings Award-Winning Songs To East Coast Jazz Fans

West Coast Vocalist Debora Galan Brings Award-Winning Songs To East Coast Jazz Fans

Following her smash success at Blues Alley last summer, California’s Debora Galán returns to the East Coast with amazing vocals on originals and beloved songs reflecting her Spanish/Cuban heritage, sung in English, Portuguese and Spanish. Her recordings and live concerts bring the slow burn and endless rhythmic possibilities of Latin jazz into the realm of contemporary jazz with pleasing results. The San Diego Troubadour says, “With a powerful voice and soul in spades, Debora Galán is a true talent,” while ...

Elio Villafranca Quintet Makes Their Debut At Smoke On October 24-27!

Elio Villafranca Quintet Makes Their Debut At Smoke On October 24-27!

2019 Grammy Nominee Pianist/Composer/Arranger ELIO VILLAFRANCA Debuts With His Quintet at Smoke NYC OCTOBER 24-27! Smoke Jazz and Supper Club 2751 Broadway New York, NY 10025 Phone: 212-864-6662 Elio Villafranca makes his quintet debut at Smoke with: Greg Tardy: tenor sax/clarinet Bruce Harris: trumpet Gregg August: bass Dion Parson: drums Elio Villafranca leads a stellar quintet with trumpeter ...

Jazz Singer/Sommelier Kristen Lee Sergeant Returns To Boston

Jazz Singer/Sommelier Kristen Lee Sergeant Returns To Boston

Celebrate Kristen Lee Sergeant’s return to the Boston stage with her new DownBeat Editor’s Pick album Smolder at Berklee’s Red Room @ Club 939, Thursday, October 10, 7:00pm. Joining Sergeant will be special guest and Grammy winner Ted Nash, pianist Jeb Patton, and local heavy-hitters Robert Gullotti (drums) and Gregory Ryan (bass). Tickets are $20 general admission and $15, students. Smolder is a journey of fire in which Sergeant’s artfully arranged standards and originals combine to create a story of ...

Jelgavas Big Band Brings Latvian Music Arranged By American Pianist Michael Abene to DC on October 4th

Jelgavas Big Band Brings Latvian Music Arranged By American Pianist Michael Abene to DC on October 4th

On October 4, 2019, Latvia is presenting a jazz concert by the Jelgava Big Band at the Organization of American States on the on the Occasion of 130 years since the First International Conference of American States and in anticipation of the 25th anniversary in 2020 since Latvia is a Permanent Observer at the OAS. Venue Organization of American States 200 17th Street NW Washington, DC 20006 Date: October 4, 2019 Time: 6:30pm


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