Events Calendar

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Norman Brown's Joyous Christmas with Bobby Caldwell and Marion Meadows

Thu, Dec 5 - Sun, Dec 8, 2019

The holidays have been an important time to Jazz almost since the inception of the genre. This holiday season, guitarist and vocalist Norman Brown returns with his blissful Christmas show!

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Charlie Hunter and Lucy Woodward

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Genre-bending guitarist and tantalizing vocalist on tour in support of their new release deliver groove-heavy renditions of blues and classic vintage pop from the 1890's to 1980's!

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Average White Band

Wed, Dec 11 - Sun, Dec 15, 2019

AWB are widely regarded as one of the best soul and funk bands in the history of music. ""Pick Up the Pieces," "Cut the Cake," "Let's Go Round Again." and "Nothing You Can Do."

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David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown with Special Guest Sara Gazarek

Tue, Dec 17 - Wed, Dec 18, 2019

Piano legend and acclaimed jazz vocalist pay tribute to Vince Guaraldi

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Judy Collins Holidays & Hits

Thu, Dec 19 - Sun, Dec 22, 2019

Gold and platinum selling modern-day Renaissance woman esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poetically poignant original compositions.

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Blind Boys of Alabama Holiday Celebration

Thu, Dec 26 - Sun, Dec 29, 2019

Celebrated by The National Endowment for the Arts and the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) with Lifetime Achievement Awards, inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, and winners of five Grammy® Awards, they have attained the highest levels of achievement in a career that spans over 60 years. "They epitomize what is known as jubilee singing, a livelier breed of gospel music!" - The New York Times

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Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band

Mon, Dec 30, 2019

“Trane’s Delight,” Poncho’s first new album in 7 years is Latin-tinged re-imaginings of Coltrane classics as well as new pieces composed in honor of the tenor titan.

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New Year's Eve with The Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band

Tue, Dec 31, 2019

Grammy-award winning Master Conguero touring in support of his first album release in seven years, “Trane’s Delight!” Ring in the New Year with Latin-tinged re-imaginings of Coltrane classics, new pieces composed in honor of the tenor titan and old classics.

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Nearly Dan

Thu, Jan 2 - Sun, Jan 5, 2020

Nearly Dan is 12 highly skilled, career musicians who electrify the richness & complexity of classic Steely Dan jazz-rock compositions live on stage.

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Pearl Django

Tue, Jan 7 - Wed, Jan 8, 2020

With a performance history spanning 25 years and over 110 shows at Jazz Alley, Pearl Django endures as one of the most highly regarded Hot Club style groups working today. Although the band’s roots are firmly in the music made famous by Django Reinhardt and Stephan Grappelli, its extensive repertoire includes traditional jazz classics and original compositions.

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Peter White

Thu, Jan 9 - Sun, Jan 12, 2020

One of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape.

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An Evening with Chris Botti

Tue, Jan 14 - Thu, Jan 16, 2020

There’s nothing like a Chris Botti concert. He’s the complete package: a dazzling trumpeter at home in everything from jazz to pop to rock, a brilliant bandleader who lets his players shine, and a born showman whose joy at being onstage is infectious. See him live and you’ll understand why musical stars from Sting to Paul Simon to Joni Mitchell have been eager to share his stage.

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An Evening with Chris Botti

Fri, Jan 17 - Sun, Jan 19, 2020

There’s nothing like a Chris Botti concert. He’s the complete package: a dazzling trumpeter at home in everything from jazz to pop to rock, a brilliant bandleader who lets his players shine, and a born showman whose joy at being onstage is infectious. See him live and you’ll understand why musical stars from Sting to Paul Simon to Joni Mitchell have been eager to share his stage.

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Harriet Tubman

Tue, Jan 21 - Wed, Jan 22, 2020

"Imagine the Venn-diagram overlap of Jimi Hendrix's Band of Gypsys, electric Miles Davis at its gnarliest and Lee Scratch Perry’s murky dub experiments and you'll start to get a sense of the band's heady sonic terrain." - Rolling Stone

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Steve Gadd Band ft. Walt Fowler, Kevin Hays, Michael Landau and Jimmy Johnson

Thu, Jan 23 - Sun, Jan 26, 2020

2019 Grammy Award winning drummer for “Best Contemporary Instrumental Album” Gadd has a resume that boasts sessions and tours with Chick Corea, Eric Clapton, Steely Dan, Paul McCartney, Paul Simon, James Taylor and more. He’s put his indelible stamp on rock, jazz, blues, fusion, and pop. If there’s a form of music he hasn’t played, chances are it hasn’t’ yet been invented.

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Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings & Bill Stewart

Tue, Jan 28 - Wed, Jan 29, 2020

A Hammond B-3 Trio equally adept at roiling bebop intensity, gentle ballad work and knotty fistfuls of funk: one of the longest-lived and most virtuosic organ trios in jazz.

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WAR

Thu, Jan 30 - Sun, Feb 2, 2020

An American Original; WAR was the first and most successful musical crossover phenomenon that forever fused rock, jazz, Latin, and R&B, while transcending racial and cultural barriers with a multi-ethnic line-up; a musical melting pot and an enduring influence that has sold nearly 50 million records to date.

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Martin Taylor and Frank Vignola

Tue, Feb 4 - Wed, Feb 5, 2020

Jazz guitar greats making magic!

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An Evening with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

Thu, Feb 6 - Sun, Feb 9, 2020

Together for over 25 years with sold out concerts from the Hollywood Bowl to Lincoln Center, appearances with many of the country's finest symphony orchestras, and television appearances ranging from Dancing with the Stars to Superbowl XXXIII, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy continues it’s decades long mission to celebrate and revitalize jazz and swing music — America's original musical art form — and bring joy to audiences around the world.

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Sonny Landreth and Marcia Ball

Tue, Feb 11 - Wed, Feb 12, 2020

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Mindi Abair

Thu, Feb 13 - Sun, Feb 16, 2020

Two-time Grammy nominated - ten #1 radio hits - six Top 5 solo records - two #1 spots on the Billiboard album charts

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Mindi Abair Valentine's Day Celebration

Fri, Feb 14, 2020

One of the most recognized and sought-after saxophonists/vocalists, two-time GRAMMY nominee Mindi Abair has been electrifying audiences with her dynamic live performances and utter command of the saxophone since her debut album in 2000. No one since Junior Walker has brought saxophone and vocals in one package to the forefront of modern music, with a raucous tone and dynamic stage presence.

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Kandace Springs

Tue, Feb 18, 2020

“A voice that could melt snow” ~ Prince
“Citing Nina Simone as her inspiration, Springs evinces a similarly powerful beauty, a satin ‘n sinew verve, though her soul-infused sound more strongly suggests Cassandra Wilson by way of Whitney Houston.” ~JazzTimes

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Jack Broadbent

Wed, Feb 19, 2020

New master of the slide guitar on tour in support of his fourth album "Moonshine Blue"

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David Sanborn Jazz Quintet

Thu, Feb 20 - Sun, Feb 23, 2020

6 Grammy Awards - 8 Gold Albums - 24 albums
One of the most commercially successful American saxophonists for six decades and counting, Sanborn is described by critic Scott Yannow as “the most influential saxophonist on pop, R&B, and crossover players of the past 20 years.”

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Kat Edmonson

Tue, Feb 25 - Wed, Feb 26, 2020

“Kat Edmonson’s 'Old Fashioned Gal' sounds like an alternate soundtrack to an Audrey Hepburn film, 11 self-penned songs of gentle romance and vulnerability in a decades-old style sparkling with modern sensibilities... and then there’s her voice. Part bashful debutante, part starry-eyed fiancée, part world-wise seductress, it possesses a singular expressiveness.” –Associated Press

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Regina Belle

Thu, Feb 27 - Sun, Mar 1, 2020

Four-time GRAMMY®-winning R&B/Pop songstress Regina Belle is a different story. Even as the New Jersey native rode high in the urban charts throughout the ‘80s and ‘90s with such urban classics as “Baby Come to Me,” “Make It Like It Was” and “What Goes Around,” faith, churchgoing, and gospel music remained at the very core of her life in the spotlight.

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Omar Sosa and Yilian Cañizares: AGUAS Trio

Tue, Mar 3 - Wed, Mar 4, 2020

“But for sheer entertainment, Cuban pianist Omar Sosa’s tireless grin and exuberant exploration of Afro-Cuban style with singer / violinist Yilian Cañizares and percussionist Gustavo Ovalles was incomparable. Whether pounding rich montuno, sweeping a romantic ballad, or even dancing energetically with Ms. Cañizares, Sosa’s music lifted the spirits and brought the audience to their feet long before their triumphant finish was drowned in huge applause.” - Tony Benjamin, Jazzwise Magazine, U.K.

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Arturo Sandoval

Thu, Mar 5 - Sun, Mar 8, 2020

Grammy-winning, Cuban American jazz trumpeter Sandoval is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time and has been seen by millions at the Oscars, Grammy Awards, and the Billboard Awards.

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Sugaray Rayford

Tue, Mar 10 - Wed, Mar 11, 2020

Soul Blues Male Artist of the Year – BMA Awards, 2019 “A first-rate blues singer/songwriter with a deep-running, church honed soulfulness.”

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Victor Wooten

Thu, Mar 12 - Sun, Mar 15, 2020

Five-time Grammy-winning bassist and founding member of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones… Wooten picked up where Jaco Pastorius left off. Wooten has a funkier style than Pastorius, but both were masters of intricate jazz melodies as well as complex R&B arrangements.

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Molly Johnson

Tue, Mar 17 - Wed, Mar 18, 2020

Known as one of Canada’s greatest voices, 2x JUNO Award winner and winner for the National Jazz Award: “Jazz Vocalist of the Year” touring in support of her new release "Meaning To Tell Ya."

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Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

Tue, Mar 24 - Wed, Mar 25, 2020

Old school Hammond B3 funk, a unique 60's & 70's vintage soul sound mixed with tasty guitar lines and pocket drumming.

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Cecile McLorin Salvant

Tue, Mar 31 - Wed, Apr 1, 2020

Three time Grammy-Award winner, 2019 DownBeat Jazz Artist of the year, and female vocalist of the year! “…she sings clearly, with her full pitch range, from a pronounced low end to full and distinct high notes, used sparingly [...] Her voice clamps into each song, performing careful variations on pitch, stretching words but generally not scatting; her face conveys meaning, representing sorrow or serenity like a silent-movie actor.” – Ben Ratliffe, New York Times

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Peabo Bryson

Thu, Apr 16 - Sun, Apr 19, 2020

Two-time Grammy Award-winning R&B/Soul Singer of new tunes and classic hits touring in support of his 2018 release "Stand For Love." "If Ever You're In My Arms Again," "Can You Stop The Rain,”" "Love Like Yours And Mine," and more...

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The Delfonics Live featuring Greg Hill

Tue, May 5 - Wed, May 6, 2020

Known for their smooth harmony and legendary choreography that has brought them worldwide fame. Greg Hill along with current members Tommy Moore and Benny “Primetime” Daniels continues to take the legendary “Sounds of Philly Soul: to a new level in sight and sound!

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Curtis Stigers

Tue, May 12 - Wed, May 13, 2020

Award-winning singer, songwriter and saxophonist delivers authentic big band grooves

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NAJEE

Thu, May 14 - Sun, May 17, 2020

Five #1 Albums and Four #1 singles on the Billboard Charts, Multi-platinum & Grammy-nominated saxophonist/flautist NAJEE is back with his new album, "Center of the Heart.”

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