Tue, Jul 22 - Wed, Jul 23
70th Birthday Celebration!
Albert Lee - Grammy Award-winning British guitarist, multiple recipient of Guitar Player magazine's "Best Country Guitarist" and celebrated by fans and musicians the world over for his hybrid picking technique.
Monty Alexander and the Harlem-Kingston Express
Thu, Jul 24 - Sun, Jul 27
70th Birthday Celebration!
In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation for exploring and bridging the worlds of American jazz, popular song and the music of his native Jamaica
Bill Frisell and
Tue, Jul 29 - Wed, Jul 30
- Lagrimas Mexicanas
Improv jazz guitarist joined by Brazilian singer-songwriter
Curtis StigersTue, Aug 5 - Wed, Aug 6
“A rare breed of talent that can embrace the Great American Songbook wihile keeping the music utterly contemporary. A resounding triumph!” -Brent Black, Critical Jazz
Fourplay - Bob James, Chuck Loeb, Nathan East, and Harvey MasonThu, Aug 7 - Sun, Aug 10
Contemporary Jazz Crossover Supergroup!
Marcia Ball with Special Guest Cindy CashdollarThu, Aug 14 - Sun, Aug 17
American blues singer and pianist joined by 5x Grammy-winning steel guitar and dobro player
Tue, Aug 19 - Wed, Aug 20
"Colors of a Dream"
with Esperanza Spalding, 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 specialisting 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 BibbTue, 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
Diane Schuur QuintetThu, Sep 11 - Sun, Sep 14
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
Benny Green Trio and
Tue, Oct 7 - Wed, Oct 8
Helen Sung Quartet
- Double Bill
Straight-ahead modern jazz piano with swing, joy, and finesse
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