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April 2018

Sammons Center 30th Anniversary Concert

April 27, 2018

The Sammons Center celebrates its 30th anniversary with a special concert at Moody Performance Hall. Arlington Jones & The Brethren, led by Sammons Jazz Artistic Director, composer, and Steinway Artist Arlington Jones, opens the concert with an exciting set of original sounds. Internationally-acclaimed jazz vocalist/pianist Diane Schuur leads her ensemble in a memorable second set that showcases both her expansive vocal range and the rich stylings of jazz. The Grammy Award-winning Schuur, blind since her premature birth, is also respected…

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Big Band Jazz Dance Party at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College

April 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm EDT
The Performing Arts Center at Purchase College, 735 Anderson Hill Road
Purchase, NY 10577 United States
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Get ready to swing as Jon Faddis conducts the Purchase Jazz Orchestra and special guest artists as we close out the Jazz at The Center series with a night of big band jazz favorites. This promises to be an unforgettable evening, celebrating not only The PAC’s 40th anniversary, but also the 25th anniversary of Jazz Studies at the Conservatory of Music at Purchase College! Specially-commissioned charts from the Jon Faddis Jazz Orchestra of New York’s library will be given their inaugural…

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May 2018

An Evening of Jazz with Christian Sands Trio

May 6, 2018

Continuing its over quarter-century tradition of bringing award-winning jazz musicians to the City for intimate, memorable performances, The Baltimore Chamber Jazz Society will host a concert by Grammy nominated jazz pianist Christian Sands on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Singularly talented pianist and five-time Grammy Award nominee Christian Sands is stretching into exciting progressive territory as he breaks new ground traversing from the straight-ahead zone into fresh-sounding music influenced by a range of styles. He takes a fresh look at the…

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July 2018

Sunset Jazz at Newport

July 11, 2018

Now it it's 9th season, Sunset Jazz combines a summer outdoor evening and ocean views with table service offering wine & food selections together with world class jazz artists, in the intimate setting of the Newport Beach Marriott's Rose Garden. The 11 Wednesday night series presents trios, quartets, quintets and concludes with a big band on the final night.

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August 2018

August 4 at 8 PM: Arts Garage presents Fanni Sarkozy and Friends with Special Guest LeNard Rutledge

August 4, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Arts Garage 1531835809, 94 NE 2nd Ave
Delray Beach, FL, FL 33444 United States
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Fanni Sarkozy is an internationally recognized, highly trained pianist, singer and music educator who is equally proficient in jazz and classical music. An honrs graduate of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, she and two others formed the band "Mizar," whose proficiency led them to win numerous jazz and pop competitions in Hungary and abroad. Fanni started to write music, and in 2010 Mizar won first prize in the International Songwriting Contest (in France) in the jazz category…

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Larry Carlton

August 19, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Shalin Liu Performance Center 1532089983, 37 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Larry Carlton is known as an immensely prolific Grammy-winning guitarist and composer that has mined the sonic sweet spot between smooth jazz, blues and funk since his emergence in the mid 70’s. After playing on hundreds of massively successful records, as well as stints with both The Crusaders and Fourplay, Carlton made a name for himself as a solo act with smooth jazz hits like “Room 335” and “Sleepwalk.” Born and raised in California, Carlton honed his guitar skills from…

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Sam Miltich & Friends Present: a Tribute to Django Reinhardt

August 24, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Urness Recital Hall, St. Olaf College 1531156326, 1500 St. Olaf Ave
Northfield, MN 55057 United States
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Grand Rapids, MN native Sam Miltich fills the hall with the lush sounds of string-based jazz from the 1930's - 1950's with a tribute to the music of Django Reinhardt and his Hot Club of France.

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Jane Monheit

August 24, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Shalin Liu Performance Center 1532090256, 37 Main Street
Rockport, MA 01966 United States
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Jane Monheit, vocals | Michael Konan, piano | Neal Minor, bass | Rick Montelbano, drums A vocalist with remarkable virtuosity and innate interpretative skills, Jane Monheit puts her own unique touch on beloved jazz standards, classic torch songs and contemporary pop. A two-time Grammy nominee and second place winner of the prestigious Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition, Jane’s most recent album The Songbook Sessions: Ella Fitzgerald, was released by her own Emerald City Records, and showcases the warmth and joy of…

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Triocracy, Featuring JC Sanford

August 26, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
Weitz Center for Creativity, Carleton College 1531156557, 320 3rd St E
Northfield, MN 55057 United States
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Works by Mozart and Mendelssohn with Peter McGuire, violin and Sam Bergman, viola joining the Bridge Chamber Players, and Triocracy, featuring JC Sanford.

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September 2018

Arturo O’Farrill Sextet

September 15, 2018 @ 8:00 pm EDT
White Plains Performing Arts Center 1531317164, 11 City Place
White Plains, NY 10601 United States
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The Arturo O'Farrill Sextet performs at the White Plains Performing Arts Center as part of JazzFest White Plains.

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