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Jazz this week: Alicia Olatuja, jazz for Valentine's Day, and more

Jazz this week: Alicia Olatuja, jazz for Valentine's Day, and more

For the second consecutive week, the calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features performances by a local expat making a triumphant return home after earning national acclaim. For more about that and the other jazz shows happening around town, let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, February 14 Singer Alicia Olatuja performs for ...

Jazz this week: Keyon Harrold, a tribute to Michael Jackson, Mardi Gras, and more

Jazz this week: Keyon Harrold, a tribute to Michael Jackson, Mardi Gras, and more

This week's calendar of jazz and creative music in St. Louis includes the return of a favorite local son, a tribute to the late “King of Pop," various Mardi Gras festivities, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, February 7 Trumpeter Keyon Harrold returns home to perform for the first of two nights at Jazz ...

Jazz this week: Cyrus Chestnut; Peter Martin, Brian Owens & Terence Blanchard; and more

Jazz this week: Cyrus Chestnut; Peter Martin, Brian Owens & Terence Blanchard; and more

This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features a couple of first-call piano players- one visiting, one home-grown- plus the usual assortment of performances in a variety of musical styles from the city's talented contingent of local players. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, January 31 Pianist Cyrus Chestnut returns with ...

California-based jazz singer builds his fan base one gig at a time

California-based jazz singer builds his fan base one gig at a time

Jazz singer Kenny Washington has it all, musically. The diminutive vocalist, based for more than two decades in Oakland, California, has range, fluidity and a natural sense of swing. He grew up singing gospel music as a child in New Orleans- and that music's passion fuels his soulful artistry. His creativity- singing, scatting and even whistling- ...

Drummer Extraordinaire Ronnie Burrage's Artist In Residence / Masterclass / Performance Schedule

Drummer Extraordinaire Ronnie Burrage's Artist In Residence / Masterclass / Performance Schedule

Ronnie Burrage has performed with Wayne Shorter, Sonny Rollins, Pat Metheny, Jaco Pastorius, McCoy Tyner... Holographic Principle Tour Thursday Jan. 25th: Masterclass at Berklee- Ryles Jazz Club (Cambridge, MA) Friday Jan. 26th: Side Door (Old Lyme, CT) Sunday Jan. 28th: Baby Grand Jazz (Hartford, CT) Feb. 2nd: Sixth Street Community Center (New York, NY) Feb 3rd: ...

Jazz At Atlas Presents New Standard Trio To Kick Off 2018 Concerts On March 24

Jazz At Atlas Presents New Standard Trio To Kick Off 2018 Concerts On March 24

“Over a career now spanning nearly thirty years, Jamie Saft has established himself as one of the visionaries of contemporary American music. As a composer, pianist and keyboard innovator, and collaborator of music icons such as Bad Brains, Beastie Boys, the B-52s, Donovan, John Adams and John Zorn, he has been fearless in his pursuit of ...

An All-Star Evening Of Exuberant Swing

An All-Star Evening Of Exuberant Swing

Tenor saxophonist Harry Allen and trombonist Wycliffe Gordon headlined an evening of exuberant swing Monday night at the Venice FL Performing Arts Center and their all-star band delivered the goods. The horn players were joined by the terrific rhythm section of Eddie Metz Jr. (drums), Nicki Parrott (bass and vocals) and Rosanno Sportiello (piano), plus special ...

Jazz this week: Maceo Parker, Barb Jungr & John McDaniel, Ryan Keberle, and more

Jazz this week: Maceo Parker, Barb Jungr & John McDaniel, Ryan Keberle, and more

This week's calendar of live jazz and creative music in St. Louis features one of the godfathers of funk saxophone, cabaret interpretations of the music of the Beatles, the return of a popular free concert series, and more. Let's go to the highlights... Wednesday, January 24 Saxophonist Maceo Parker opens a four-night engagement continuing through Saturday ...

Virtuoso Flutist Lori Bell Celebrates 10th Studio Album CD Release Concert On February 25, 2018 at A Frame Jazz

Virtuoso Flutist Lori Bell Celebrates 10th Studio Album CD Release Concert On February 25, 2018 at A Frame Jazz

blue(s) includes three originals plus renditions of classics by Thelonious Monk, McCoy Tyner, Oliver Nelson, Joni Mitchell and Miles Davis. Nine-track opus features vocalizations and accompaniment from guitarist Ron Satterfield. Record release show June 25 at Museum of Making Music (MoMM) in Carlsbad, CA. On February 25th 2018 virtuoso flutist, composer/arranger, and educator, Lori Bell will ...

Pianist/Vocalist - Loston Harris - From The Bejing Blue Note To Bemelmans!

Pianist/Vocalist - Loston Harris - From The Bejing Blue Note To Bemelmans!

Loston Harris Trio: Upcoming Performances 2018 February 2-3: Blue Note (Bejing, China)
February 14: Black Rock Center (Maryland)
February 16: San Jose Jazz (California)
February 17-18: SFJAZZ (California)
March 14: Broward Center for the Performing Arts (Florida)
April 17- June 30: Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle ...