Live Performances

The Katie Thiroux Trio | Oct 3

Sep 18, 2017

A triple threat talent, Katie Thiroux has garnered considerable attention for her bravura bass playing, singing and compelling compositions. With the release of her debut album, “Introducing Katie Thiroux,” her substantial gifts as a bandleader and recording artist earned her "Debut Record of the Year" from the Huffington Post, All About Jazz, Jazz Journalists Association and "Top 5 Debut Records of the Year" from NPR Jazz Critics Poll.

A Blind Tiger Tribute to Mongo Santamaria | Sep 24

Sep 18, 2017

The Gift of Jazz's next Centennial Series celebration will be a Blind Tiger event paying tribute to legendary conguero, Ramón “Mongo” Santamaría. A rumba quinto master and an Afro-Cuban Latin jazz percussionist, Mongo is most famous for being the composer of the jazz standard “Afro Blue”  and was an integral figure in the fusion of Afro-Cuban rhythms with R&B and soul, paving the way for the boogaloo era of the late 1960s. His 1963 hit rendition of Herbie Hancock’s “Watermelon Man” was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

Money Jungle Double Drummer Series | Wednesdays

Sep 18, 2017

It's September of 1962 and three great band leaders: Charles Mingus, Max Roach and Duke Ellington gathered in the studio to embark on a musical adventure and make their mark on the quickly developing post-bop modern jazz movement. The results are an intriguing mesh of voices - a tense conversation between instruments, sometimes bordering on argument, all the while showcasing the brilliance of each individual musician.

Five Points Food, Wine & Jazz Fundraiser | Sept 27

Sep 18, 2017

Redline  hosts the Five Points Food, Wine & Jazz Fundraiser on Wednesday, September 27 - 5:30 to 8:30pm. The event celebrates the sophisticated history and dazzling future of the Welton Corridor. Listen to live music and indulge in culinary arts from Welton Corridor's finest restaurants. An evening filled with food, wine, and music! Admission is free.


James Blood Ulmer | Sep 26 & 27

Sep 18, 2017

James Blood Ulmer was once described by the omnipotent Village Voice music critic and co-founder of the Black Rock Coalition, Greg Tate, as: “…the missing link between Jimi Hendrix and Wes Montgomery on one hand, between P-Funk and Mississippi Fred McDowell on the other.” Indeed, the 70-year old guitarist, vocalist and composer hovers atop the pantheon of American music mavericks.