Coltrane Birthday Show | Sep 23

Coltrane Birthday show feat. John Gunther, Heath Walton, Brad Shepik, John Hadfield and Tom Amend on Saturday, September 23 - 7pm at Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club .

John Gunther is a composer and multi-instrumentalist playing Saxophones, Clarinet, and Flute. With a restless musical spirit, he explores all forms of jazz from traditional to avant-garde as well as classical music, world music and experimental electronic music.

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Gypsy Swing Revue w/Miguel Espinoza Flamenco Jazz | Sep 22

Gypsy Swing Revue is a group that performs music in the "Hot Club" style popularized by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli in Paris during the 30's and 40's. The band has paired up with the vocal talents of Kristi Stice to create an album titled, “I Love Paris” showcasing songs such as "La Vie En Rose" by Edith Piaff, “Happy Feet" and "C'est Si Bon" among others. The album was released on January 5th, 2017. The focus is on tight arrangements with plenty of room for jazz improvisation....

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Pascuala Ilabaca & Fauna | Sep 28

Sep 14, 2017

Accordion-wielding Chilean songstress Pascuala Ilabaca is a favorite on the new scene of young Chilean singer-songwriters. Accompanied by her band Fauna, her music is rooted in traditional sounds and effortlessly integrates shades of jazz, pop and rock, and influences gathered in such distant places as India, Mexico and Spain.
 

Poncho Sanchez in KUVO Studio

Sep 14, 2017

Percussion master and leader of the preeminent Latin Jazz ensemble of the US, Poncho Sanchez will be the in-studio guest of Erik Troe during Jazz with Erik Troe tomorrow, Friday, September 15 at 1:30pm. Tune in!

Greensboro News & Record

On Thursday, the string of strong groups appearing in town continues with pianist Emmet Cohen and his trio on stage at Dazzle, 1512 Curtis, at 6 and 8:30 p.m. (303-839-5100).  The last time I saw Cohen was when he was here with bassist Christian McBride’s Trip Trio. This time he has his own group with Russell Hall on bass and Kyle Poole on drums. Hall holds down the bass chair on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, while Poole is a regular on the New York scene and has worked with Wynton Marsalis.

Drew's Blues & Jazz Boogaloos | Sep 16

Sep 14, 2017

You'll feel like you've walked into a filming of "Mad Men" as Drew Morell hosts a throw-back series that celebrates the hard-grooving sound of the jazz boogaloo from the 1960s. Songs like Ramsey Lewis's "The In Crowd" that introduced a hip, groove-oriented music blending blues, latin, and jazz that would inspire the birth of a genre that Wes Montgomery, Cannonball Adderly and Stanley Turrentine all took part in.  

What’s Going On: The Era That Changed Music

Sep 14, 2017

In the 60s, the Vietnam War divided the country, but the music united the troops and the country. Tune in to KUVO  for a weekend of the music of the era starting with “Latin Soul Party” on Friday, September 15 at 8pm.

 

Rocky Mountain Music Relief for Houston | Sep 17

Sep 13, 2017

Rocky Mountain Music Relief (RMMR) was created to raise money to alleviate suffering amongst the Houston and Gulf Coast musician population, which has suffered devastating losses due to Hurricanes. The CMMT mobilizes the Colorado music and media community to raise money through concerts and donations.

This event is at Dazzle @ Baur's on Sunday, September 17; music starts at 5pm. There is a $20 suggested cover at the door.

Emmet Cohen Trio | Sep 14

Sep 12, 2017

Harlem based piano phenom, Emmet Cohen, swings through town with his all-star trio featuring Late Show with Stephen Colbert’s bassist, Russell Hall, and drummer Kyle Poole, recently on tour with Wynton Marsalis. The trio is known for its range and uplifting dynamism, representing Cohen’s “kaleidoscopic sense of musical narrative,” as noted in Downbeat Magazine’s current edition.

We’re Still Here: Johnny Cash’s Bitter Tears Revisited, based on director Antonino D’Ambrosio’s critically acclaimed book A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears, tells the story of Cash’s little-known concept album and his unique collaboration with folk artist Peter LaFarge. The album was released in 1964 – four years before the American Indian Movement took over Alcatraz – when the nation was undergoing major social upheaval and civil rights protests.

Where does one go to learn life lessons? Where else but The Twilight Zone, says Mark Dawidziak in his immensely entertaining book “Everything I Need to Know I Learned in The Twilight Zone: A Fifth-Dimension Guide to Life”.

Stories On Stage: A Little Help From My Friends | Sep 17

Sep 11, 2017
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No matter how much things change, kindness and empathy never go out of style.

Kathy Brady, Gabriella Cavallero and John Jurcheck perform stories by:

Joe Donnelly "Bonus Baby" - A baseball player who's used to going it alone learns what being part of a team is really about.

Alan Gurganus "It Had Wings" - "What would you do if an angel crash-landed in your backyard?" (Story sponsored by Sandra & Jay Mesinger)

Sarah Turcotte "Scars" - Two very different sorts of people come together in an unexpected act of healing.

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