Tue, Aug 19 - Wed, Aug 20
"Colors of a Dream"
with Jaleel Shaw, Jonathan Blake, Ugonna Okegwo, and Wayne Escoffery
"Trumpet virtuoso’s latest project forms an exotic but unquestionably tuneful compound, a dreamy sort of impressionism that once again showcases Harrell’s brilliant compositions and playing." – M. West, JazzTimes
Thu, Aug 21 - Sun, Aug 24
Hello Bluebird – Celebrating the Jazz of Judy Garland
Dazzling jazz vocalist
Halie LorenTue, Aug 26 - Wed, Aug 27
Sultry jazz singer with pristine vocals and impeccable phrasing
Keiko MatsuiThu, Aug 28 - Sun, Aug 31
Japanese keyboardist and composer specializing in smooth jazz, jazz fusion and new age music.
Western Arts Alliance ShowcaseTue, Sep 2 - Wed, Sep 3
You're invited to participate and enjoy the debut of rising stars - Two nights, 9 bands!
Rachelle FerrellThu, Sep 4 - Sun, Sep 7
Contemporary jazz and urban pop/gospel singer & pianist
Eric Bibb and Raul Midón -
Tue, Sep 9 - Wed, Sep 10
“Bibb shares a raw, soulful voice and a laid-back hybrid of simple folk mixed with gut-bucket blues offering warm, feel-good tunes that are as inspirational as they are endearing. –T. Henry, The Blade
Singer-songwriter Raul Midón is a "one-man band who turns a guitar into an orchestra and his voice into a chorus." - New York Times
Diane Schuur Allstar BandThu, Sep 11 - Sun, Sep 14
Touring in support of her new release 'I Remember You (with Love to Stan and Frank)' Grammy Award-winning vocalist and pianist Diane Schuur inspires rave reviews across the globe as the new first lady of jazz. Known to personify the composer's intentions of the Great American Songbook, Schuur swings with heartfelt intensity.
Earl KlughThu, Sep 18 - Sun, Sep 21
Grammy-Award Winning contemporary crossover jazz guitarist and composer
Lisa FischerTue, Sep 23 - Wed, Sep 24
Grammy and Oscar winning R&B vocalist - An unsung hero featured in the documentary Twenty Feet From Stardom
Eliane EliasThu, Sep 25 - Sun, Sep 28
Known for her distinctive and immediately recognizable musical style Elias blends her Brazilian roots, her sensuous, alluring voice with her impressive instrumental jazz, classical and compositional skills.
Kenny LattimoreTue, Sep 30 - Wed, Oct 1
R&B soulman sings to the hearts of women and the minds of me to encouraging love!
Larry Coryell, Victor Bailey, and Lenny WhiteThu, Oct 2 - Sun, Oct 5
"A mix of jazz, funk, and rock... infectious, especially when played with such incendiary inspiration." -Allmusic.com
Tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim featuring Scott HamiltonMon, Oct 6
A founding father of Brazil’s Bossa Nova, Jobim composed some of the world’s most popular songs. This show is a celebration of his music with a quintet featuring guitarist Romero Lubambo and American saxophone legend, Scott Hamilton
Helen Sung QuartetTue, Oct 7 - Wed, Oct 8
Swinging, joy, and finesse with The Helen Sung Quartet
Tom WopatTue, Oct 21 - Wed, Oct 22
“Wopat, like Sinatra in his glory days, makes it all look easy and perfectly natural.” - S. Holden, NY Times
Gerald AlbrightThu, Oct 23 - Sun, Oct 26
Grammy-nominated contemporary jazz saxman and mulit-instrumentalist returns in support of his new release Slam Dunk!
Karrin AllysonThu, Oct 30 - Sun, Nov 2
“…utter musical fearlessness…a complete artist – one of the jazz world’s finest.”
Jason Marsalis Vibes QuartetTue, Nov 4 - Wed, Nov 5
Swinging jazz vibraphonist touring in support of his new release In a World of Mallets
Herb Alpert and Lani HallThu, Nov 13 - Sun, Nov 16
Legendary Grammy-winning music icons!
JeConte and the Mali AllstarsTue, Nov 18 - Thu, Nov 20
Soulful blend of traditional Malian blues and NorCal/New Orleans harmonica-based blues rock.
Taj Mahal TrioFri, Nov 21 - Sun, Nov 30
Composer and multi-instrumentalist, Mahal is a two-time Grammy winner and one of the most influential American blues and roots artists of the past half-century
Average White BandThu, Dec 11 - Sun, Dec 14
Renown for the hits "Pick Up The Pieces" and "Cut the Cake", Average White Band has been performing sold-out shows around the world for the last 30 years. While their roots are Scottish, AWB performs infectiously danceable funky soul based on the sounds of Memphis, Motown and Philadelphia.