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October 2018

The Barry Harris Trio with Larry McKenna

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
William Paterson University Shea Center for Performing Arts 1537195904, 300 Pompton Road
Wayne, New Jersey 07470 United States
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The legendary NEA Jazz Master Barry Harris returns to the Jazz Room after his injury-related postponed performance last year. He will be joined by historic Philadelphia tenor saxophonist Larry McKenna. Harris is a true bebop pioneer and a rare connection to that formative jazz era. He is a product of historic collaborations with such giants as Dexter Gordon, Miles Davis, Sonny Stitt, Hank Mobley, and fellow Detroit native Thad Jones. Prices vary from: General Public - $15 | WP community…

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All In – featuring Sal Lozano, Trey Henry, Andrew Synowiec, Ray Brinker, Mike Stever, Alex Iles & Dave Witham

October 14 @ 9:00 pm - 11:45 pm EDT
Blue Whale 1539025973, 123 Astronaut E S Onizuka St. Suite 301
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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All In - the newest Los Angeles jazz group comes to the Blue Whale on October 14, playing works from their debut album. This 7-piece collective features accomplished musicians Sal Lozano (saxes), Trey Henry (bass), Andrew Synowiec (guitar), Ray Brinker (drums), Mike Stever (trumpet), Alex Iles (trombone) and Dave Witham (piano).

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Pink Martini

October 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm EDT
Ridgefield Playhouse 1530539414, 80 East Ridge Rd
Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877 United States
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Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop – Thomas Lauderdale founded Pink Martini in 1994 to provide more beautiful and inclusive musical soundtracks for political fundraisers for causes such as civil rights, affordable housing, the environment, libraries, public broadcasting, education and parks. Twenty years later, Pink Martini still tours the world, singing in 22 languages at opera houses, concert halls, film festivals, museums and fashion shows. In 2014, Pink…

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Clearwater Jazz Holiday

October 18

This collaboration between the Clearwater Jazz Holiday Foundation, Inc., City of Clearwater & Ruth Eckerd Hall sets the stage for this year’s 39th annual celebration. Crowds relish in this popular fest’s colorful musical lineup, from jazz to jam, funk, fusion and more!

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Rachelle Coba CD release Oct 19 in Fort Lauderdale

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm EDT
LauderAle Brewery 1539526462, 3305 SE 14 Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 United States
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Friday October 19 from 8 PM-12 AM: Rachelle Coba releases her CD, "Blink", at LauderAle. “She plays the hell out of the guitar” - Matt “Guitar” Murphy Rachelle earned a bachelor's degree in classical guitar performance from the University of Miami and developed her own unique fingerstyle approach to blues rhythm and lead guitar playing. After college, Rachelle became known in Miami for her unique style and was cast in an indie movie, taught guitar for National Guitar Workshop, and…

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The Miami Big Sound Orchestra at Arts Garage

October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
Arts Garage 1539353754, 94 NE 2nd Ave
DELRAY BEACH, FL 33444, FL 33444 United States
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Friday October 19 at 8 PM: Arts Garage presents The Miami Big Sound Orchestra, featuring special guest vocalist Lourdes Valentin. The Miami Big Sound Orchestra is downtown Miami’s resident professional contemporary Latin Jazz Orchestra, a project formed as a collaboration of musicians from Miami’s jazz and Latin music communities. This 18-piece powerhouse group is composed of veteran Miami musicians who have performed and toured with the likes of Celia Cruz, Ray Barretto, Jon Secada, K.C. and the Sunshine Band, Chayanne,…

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6th Annual Wharf Fest

October 20

Saturday, October 20, 2018 Street Festival ~ 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM Chowder Competition ~ 12 Noon to 3:00 PM Little Embarcadero from Jefferson to Taylor Streets San Francisco, CA 94133 RAIN OR SHINE!

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The 3rd Annual Marin Music Festival

October 20

Saturday, October 20, 2018 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM ~ FREE Marin Rod & Gun Club 2675 East Francisco Blvd San Rafael, CA 94901 RAIN OR SHINE!

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Boca GumboFest 2018

October 20 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Red Reef Park 1537703802, 1400 N Ocean Blvd. Red Reef Park West
boca raton, Fl 33432 United States
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Gumbo Limbo is so excited to host our first Annual Boca GumboFest on Saturday, October 20th from noon until 6 p.m. at Red Reef Park (Intracoastal side), at 1400 North Ocean Boulevard, Boca Raton, FL. It is poised to be a fun, unique, spin on fundraising events that should be a blast for the public to enjoy while raising money for Gumbo Limbo! The event features 6-9 local chefs preparing their very best gumbos to be crowned the Grand Gumbo…

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Staten Island Jazz Festival 31

October 20 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
Snug Harbor 1538504165, Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanic Gardens 1000 Richmond Terrace
Staten Island, NY 10301 United States
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This 31st annual event will pay homage to the late great Randy Weston, NEA Jazz Master, pianist, composer, bandleader, teacher, activist, ambassador and scholar, who was the headline performer at Staten Island JAZZ Festival 25. The line-up includes Sun Ra Arkestra, Winard Harper & Jeli Posse, Danny Mixon Quartet, Antoinette Montague, Leopoldo Fleming Afro Caribbean Jazz Ensemble, Sylvester Scott, Karlus Trapp, Darrell Smith, Earl Sauls, Rudy Mwongozi, Kiane Zawadi and Jeannine Otis playing in the historical Music Hall. Prior to…

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