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October 2019

October
9
Wednesday

Stetson University Jazz Ensemble Big Band Music

October 9 @ 7:30 pm EDT
Athens Theatre, 124 N. Florida Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720 United States
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$15

The Stetson University School of Music Jazz Ensemble’s 2019-20 season performances start Oct. 9 at the Athens Theatre in downtown DeLand. The 19-piece ensemble features…

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October
10
Thursday

Kristen Lee Sergeant Featuring Ted Nash

October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
The Red Room at Cafe 939 1569484468, 939 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02115 United States
$20.00

Kristen Lee Sergeant's albums have received two editor’s pick mentions by DownBeat magazine. “This elegant album,” said Downbeat of her current release, Smolder, “is what…

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October
11
Friday

Jazz Philadelphia 2nd Jazz Summit

October 11 @ 9:30 am - October 12 @ 4:30 pm EDT
Kimmel Center for Performing Arts 1569415304, 300 S Broad St
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102 United States
Free

Center City Philadelphia will host the 2nd Annual Jazz Philadelphia Summit on October 11 and October 12 when regional and national jazz luminaries explore the…

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October
15
Tuesday

Sergio Mendes & Bebel Gilberto: The 60th Anniversary of Bossa Nova

October 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EDT
UCLA Center for the Art of Performance, 340 Royce Dr.
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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$28

Sergio Mendes is well-known for his hit single Mas Que Nada which he reprised with the hip-hop group Black Eyed Peas. Mendes’ single reached number…

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October
18
Friday

Makaya McCraven: In These Times, with opener Astralblak

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Walker Art Center McGuire Theater, 1750 Hennepin Ave (at Groveland)
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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$26

Bridging generations of music with his ecstatic beatwork, drummer and bandleader Makaya McCraven will perform a timely Walker co-commissioned musical suite—his most ambitious work to…

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October
18
Friday

Axel and Xiomara Laugart

October 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EDT
@exuberance 1568844145, 1220 N. Mascher St.
Philadelphia, PA
$30

Axel and Xiomara Laugart return to @exuberance on Friday, October 18.  Two extraordinary musicians—mother and son together—will perform traditional and modern Cuban songs from 8 to 11…

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October
19
Saturday

Saxophone Legends: Ernie Watts plays John Coltrane, Charlie Parker & more

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Charleston Music Hall 1564269489, 37 John Street
Charleston, SC 29403 United States
$25.00

Saxophonist Ernie Watts joins the Charleston Jazz Orchestra to play the music of some of the most beloved saxophone legends of our time. A two-time…

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October
19
Saturday

Dr. Billy Taylor

October 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Flushing Town Hall 1568402404, 137-35 Northern Blvd
Flushing, New York 11354
$20.00

Directed by Winard Harper, with special guest NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens. Jazz masters, greats, and emerging artists will take to the stage for a…

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October
19
Saturday

Carla Bley at Dartmouth College

October 19 @ 7:30 pm EDT
Spaulding Auditorium, 12 Lebanon St.
Hanover, NH 03755 United States
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$20

Dartmouth's Coast Jazz Orchestra will share a double bill with jazz legend Carla Bley. The Coast will play a full set of Bley's big band…

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October
20
Sunday

Black Cab Jazz featuring Kendrick Scott

October 20 @ 7:00 pm EDT
Hammer Theatre 1547233493, 101 Paseo De San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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$20 – $100

Black Cab Jazz is a brand-new collaboration between San Jose Jazz, San José State University, and the Hammer Theatre, providing an intimate cabaret experience featuring…

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