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February 2019
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Nestor Torres performs FREE in Collins Park

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Collins Park 1547724987, 2100 Collins Ave Collins Park
MIAMI BEACH, FL 33139 United States
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February 24 from 4-7 PM: Celebrate Mardi Gras with jazz flautist Nestor Torres. Standing on the shoulders of flute giants from worlds as diverse as Rampal & Galway in Classical Music; Richard Egues' Cuban Charanga style; rocker Ian Anderson's Jethro Tull; Herbie Mann and - most influential of all Hubert Laws as pioneers of Jazz Flute, Latin Grammy Award winning Nestor Torres' rhythmic and mellifluous flute sound remains apart in a class all by itself. His 14 recordings as a…

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Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EST
Cafe Stritch 1547497901, 374 S 1st St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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Kuumbwa Jazz Honor Band represents the best of the best high-school student musicians from Santa Cruz and neighboring counties. Hand-picked by their band directors, these talented young ambassadors of jazz pass a rigorous audition to earn their position in the Honor Band. During weekly rehearsals at Kuumbwa, they study advanced jazz theory, arranging, improvisation, and learn valuable life skills in teamwork and critical thinking. Under the direction of Terrel Eaton, the band gains vital performing experience at special events and…

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$25

Catherine Russell With the SJSU Jazz Orchestra

February 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm EST
Hammer Theatre 1547233493, 101 Paseo De San Antonio
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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5pm SJZ High School All Stars 6pm Catherine Russell With her stunning vocal approach, Russell is amongst the greatest interpreters and performers of American Popular Song. Featured on the HBO-TV series Boardwalk Empire soundtrack, two-time Grammy award-winning vocalist Catherine Russell was also nominated for her 2017 recording, Harlem On My Mind, for Best Jazz Vocal Album.

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$30

Charles McPherson

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Cafe Stritch 1547233846, 374 S 1st St
San Jose, CA 95113 United States
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For more than 50 years, saxophonist Charles McPherson has been one of the most expressive and highly regarded voices in jazz. His rich musical style, rooted in the blues and bebop, has influenced and inspired generations of musicians and listeners.

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$25.00

Willie Jones III Quintet

February 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EST
Blues Alley 1549307937, 1073 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20007 United States
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Renowned jazz drummer Willie Jones III and his quintet will be performing at one of the nation's finest jazz and supper clubs, Blues Alley. This group is encompassed of Ralph Moore, a well-respected saxophonist; Eddie Henderson, a popular trumpet player; Alex Claffy, a young and extremely talented bassist; Victor Gould, a prominent piano performer; and Willie Jones III, one of the highest-ranking jazz drummers today. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.bluesalley.com and choosing either the 8:00 PM show or…

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March 2019
$25

Tim Whalen Quintet

March 2 @ 8:00 pm EST
Arts Barn 1544354771, 311 Kent Square Road
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877
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Exceptional jazz pianist Tim Whalen and his quintet bring a night of musical conversation in the true language of jazz to the Arts Barn stage. Tim is an in-demand jazz pianist, composer and arranger living in Washington, DC. His passion and dedication to his art come through in everything he touches. Come hear the Tim Whalen Quintet swing!

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$45.00

The Ingrid Jensen Quintet Concert

March 3 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Baltimore Museum of Art 1549888574, 10 Art Museum Drive
Baltimore, MD 21218 Uganda
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The Baltimore Chamber Jazz Society hosts a concert by The Ingrid Jensen Quintet featuring award-winning Canadian-born sisters Ingrid Jensen on trumpet and Christine Jensen on alto and soprano saxophone. Christine was voted “Rising Star – Soprano Sax” in the DownBeat Critics Poll 2017, while Ingrid has consistently been rated one of the Top 10 jazz trumpet players by both the DownBeat critics' and readers' polls for the last decade. Their 2018 album, Infinitude, is nominated for Canada’s 2019 Juno Award…

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$30.00

Transparent Water Trio

March 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm EST
Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center 1549890416, 129 W 67th Street
New York, New York 10036 United States
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Transparent Water is an exquisitely beautiful new collaboration between 7-time GRAMMY-nominated Cuban pianist, composer and bandleader Omar Sosa, and award-winning Senegalese kora master and singer Seckou Keita, featuring folkloric Venezuelan percussionist Gustavo Ovalles. Sosa and Keita are both musical adventurers with rich global heritages spanning jazz, Latin and African influences. Transparent Water is the latest example of Omar Sosa’s transcendent determination to seek new musical combinations, a manifestation of improvisatory freedom and the joy of shared artistic expression.

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$36.00

Cyrille Aimée

March 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Shalin Liu Performance Center 1547827654, 37 Main Street
Rockport, Massachusetts 01966 United States
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Winner of the Montreux and Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competitions, the dynamic young Cyrille brings an exotic, highly rhythmic-based approach to jazz singing, incorporating a Gallic gypsy swing with hints of salsa and samba into well-worn standards and original compositions. Born of a Dominican mother and French father, Aimée grew up in Samois-sur-Seine, France – a village most known for gypsy guitar icon Django Reinhardt– and you can hear that swinging influence in all of her performances and recordings. Bringing…

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$20

Bix Beiderbecke’s Birthday Bash

March 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm EDT
Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum 1549143311, 6 Normandy Heights Road
Morristown, New Jersey 07960 United States
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Our annual tradition continues, remembering the unique sound of one of the earliest great jazz improvisers. Cornetist Mike Davis will once again lead the celebration. Morris Museum Members: $18, Non-Members: $20, Seniors: $18

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