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Jazz this week: SFJAZZ Collective, Bill Frisell, Tomas Fujiwara's The Hook Up, and more

Jazz this week: SFJAZZ Collective, Bill Frisell, Tomas Fujiwara's The Hook Up, and more

This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features three noteworthy touring acts with widely disparate styles, plus a couple of Sunday big band performances, some free jazz, some vintage swing, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, April 26 The SFJAZZ Collective opens a four-night engagement continuing through Saturday at ...

George Mraz Comeback Concert! May 20 - NYC - Free!

George Mraz Comeback Concert!  May 20 - NYC - Free!

Featuring George Mraz & Camilla Mraz Trio
with Anthony Pinciotti
Saturday, May 20, 2017
7:30 to 9:00 PM
FREE! Bohemian National Hall
Historic Grand Ballroom
321 East 73rd Street
(between 1st & 2nd Avenue)
New York, NY 10021 The Bohemian ...

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, April 21-27

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, April 21-27

This changing weather is sure keeping us on our toes. At least the opportunities to hear great jazz are constants, and the coming week offers a lot of ear-smacking options from local talents and former residents to international stars and a living legend. And the Minneapolis-St Paul International Film Festival adds even more jazz to the ...

Hear Palmer 2016 Featuring the Archie Shepp Quartet

Hear Palmer 2016 Featuring the Archie Shepp Quartet

Music in the Cellar, Music in the Soil It’s Château Palmer’s secret garden, in the shadow of its vineyards, at the heart of its village: the winery. It’s here, in the spring, that the year’s assemblages are expressed for the first time… in music. For, although these primeurs may certainly be tasted, they may also be ...

Always a night with musical surprises

Always a night with musical surprises

You never know just what's in store when the Dan Miller Quartet performs on Tuesday nights at the Roadhouse Cafe in Fort Myers FL. There are always musical surprises, and that's a good thing in this case. That's just what happened on April 17 when the Tuesday night series concluded its season-long run. (The Roadhouse will ...

Jazz this week: Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, tributes to Oliver Nelson and Ella Fitzgerald, a new weekly jam session, and more

Jazz this week: Greater St. Louis Jazz Festival, tributes to Oliver Nelson and Ella Fitzgerald, a new weekly jam session, and more

As Jazz Appreciation Month 2017 moves past the halfway point, the calendar of live jazz and creative music performances here in St. Louis takes a turn toward the historic, with events scheduled to pay tribute to St. Louis' own Oliver Nelson, as well as to Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, and Dizzy Gillespie, and more. Let's go ...

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, April 14-20

The Lead Sheet: Twin Cities Live Jazz, April 14-20

Snow, sunshine, wind, rain...Welcome to Minnesota Spring, version 3.0. We have a holiday weekend as well as festive music throughout the week, including a CD release from Red Planet with Bill Carrothers in the Dunsmore Room, a “monsterful" evening at the Black Dog, two dazzling, internationally acclaimed performers at the Dakota, seriously improvising ensembles on the ...

Jazz this week: Grégoire Maret & Alicia Olatuja, Peter Evans Septet, Steve Tyrell, Liberation Music Collective, and more

Jazz this week: Grégoire Maret & Alicia Olatuja, Peter Evans Septet, Steve Tyrell, Liberation Music Collective, and more

It's a busy week for jazz and creative music in St. Louis, with an eclectic selection of visiting performers offering something for listeners with tastes ranging from vintage jazz to mainstream to experimental. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, April 12 Harmonica player Grégoire Maret, with singer and St. Louis native Alicia Olatuja as his featured ...

An evening of artful exuberance

An evening of artful exuberance

In the right hands, Dixieland jazz is more of a feeling than a specific repertoire. It’s not what you play, so much as how you play it. Bob Leary’s sextet closed out the Charlotte County Jazz Society’s 2016-17 concert season exploring a wide array of vintage material that had toes a-tapping. The band mined quite a ...

Soulful, High-Energy, Jazz Vocalist Joan Minor Brings Her Latest Sparkling Show “April In Paris - Soulful Jazz With Parisienne Sass” To The Bay Area

Soulful, High-Energy, Jazz Vocalist Joan Minor Brings Her Latest Sparkling Show “April In Paris - Soulful Jazz With Parisienne Sass” To The Bay Area

ANGeLiCAS, Redwood City welcomes back Paris-Based American vocalist Joan Minor, for limited return engagement with The Joan Minor Quartet. In five years, the Joan Minor Quartet has established a distinguished musical footprint from touring widely in France and across Africa. Strengths and interests of individual members result in mesmerizing performances, including syncopated rhythms picked up while ...


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