Archive for July, 2011


The Sax Pack August Tour

Starring Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole & Kim Waters

New Mexico, Detroit, Southern California

Upstate NY, Philly, Reading, Chicago Area

Friday August 5th

The Albuquerque Zoo

Albuquerque, NM

Saturday Aug. 6

Jazz On The River

Trenton, MI

Sunday Aug. 7

Thornton Winery

Temecula, CA

Wed. Aug 10

Clayton Opera House

Clayton, NY

Thurs Aug 11

WSJW Concert Series @ Gerald Veasley’s Jazz Base

Reading, PA

Friday Aug 12

Penn’s Landing

Philadelphia, PA

Saturday Aug 20

Smooth Jazz at South Shore -Washington Park

Michigan City, IN

Friday Aug 26

Infiniti Summer Concert Series

Hyatt Newporter

Newport Beach, CA

*Sax Pack is Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole & Shilts on Aug 26

Co-Bill with Nick Colionne Band

Coming to Phoenix October 16

Boston Oct 21-22 Scullers

United Kingdom November

One of the Great Lakes largest and best FREE Jazz Festivals! This year starring Dave Koz!

Here is the Official Lineup…

Saturday August 6

1:00 – Edgar Wallace Jr.

2:30 – Hot Sauce

4:00 – The Greg Adams Band

5:45 – Sax Pack – Steve Cole, Jeff Kashiwa & Kim Waters

7:30 – Alexander Zonjic “Doin’ the D” featuring Ray Parker Jr, Kevin Toney and The Motor City Horns

Sunday August 7

1:00 – Penny Wells

2:30 – Phil Denny

4:00 – Oleta Adams

5:45 – Phil Perry

7:30 – Dave Koz

Elizabeth Park, 4461 Elizabeth Dr, Trenton, Michigan 48183

Saturday, August 6 at 12:00pm – August 7 at 11:00pm

The exciting 2011 Hillsborough Jazz Festival will be September 17 from 11am to 6 pm

The festival will take place outdoors at a very special venue.

The Historic Moorefields estate is an idyllic homestead on 84 beautiful acres just a few miles from Hillsborough, NC.

Come and enjoy great jazz, the scenic vistas & cool shaded gardens of beautiful Moorefields.

Hillsborough Jazz Festival, Moorefields Estate, 2201 Moorefields Rd, Hillsborough, North Carolina

Saturday, September 17, 2011 – 11:00 am

The Third Annual Low Country Jazz Festival is coming to Charleston SC on September 2-4, 2011!

Boney James & Jazz Attack with Peter White, Gerald Albright and Rick Braun are among the announced artists.

North Charleston Performing Arts Ctr, 5001 Coliseum Dr, North Charleston, South Carolina 29418

Saturday, September 03, 2011 – 7:30 pm


Veteran music publicist Cheryl Hughey has just released a new ebooklet, “Music Promotion for Everyone, Volume 1.” Designed to fit the growing needs of music students, this short collection of essays covers the subjects of leadership, salesmanship, marketing, communication skills, roles of industry professionals, appearance bookings and social media.

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Chene Park is located along the banks of the Detroit river, just east of the General Motors world headquarters in Detroit, Michigan. Located at the foot of Chene Street, just east of Tri-Centennial State Park and Harbor, it is a 6,000-seat amphitheater where concerts are regularly scheduled every summer.

Jazz, Classic Soul and Rhythm and Blues acts are the staples of the season. The park also includes the Chene Park Fountain, and the Lake Lounge bar. Chene Park is owned by The City of Detroit and is a facility of the Recreation Department.

Wed July 27 Superstars of Jazz Fusion: Roy Ayers, Tom Browne, Lonnie Liston Smith

Wed August 10 Jonathan Butler and Maysa

Chene Park, 2600 Atwater St, Detroit, Michigan 48207


We are putting the final touches on our show to bring to the great people of Baltimore. It’s been three years since we’ve visited our “Second Home” and can’t wait to see our wonderful friends and family there.

We’re going to be performing some of the new music from our most recent release “INSPIRE” which continues to air on The Weather Channel as well as some of our earlier songs and favorite covers. Also from time to time some of our funkiest musical friends from Baltimore & abroad may pick up an instrument and jam with us!

The Dates Are Below – SO Come Out if You Are Able and Tell & Bring A Friend. We’re looking forward to seeing you!

Special Thanks to Roger Harris, Robert Smoot, Carol Boswell, Chris Rhodes, Trish Hennesey & Wanda Best for helping make this happen!

Fri Jul 29 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

World Famous Lexington Market – – Baltimore, Maryland,

Fri Jul 29 8:00 pm

Decoy Lounge The Colony South Hotel, Clinton, MD

Sat Jul 30 9:00 pm Jazzin on the Potomac

Proud Mary’s, Fort Washington, Maryland

Sun Jul 31 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Sunset Jazz Concert Series

Latin Palace, Baltimore, Maryland,


The Balcones Heights Jazz Festival has been captivating South Texas jazz fans for more than 15 years. The free concert series takes place each July and August, on Friday evenings at the spectacular outdoor Amphitheater at Wonderland of the Americas.

Internationally acclaimed artists such as Peter White, Slim Man, Paul Brown, Joseph Vincelli, Jeff Kashiwa , and Nils have headlined this prestigious event in years past.

Outdoor seating on the amphitheatre lawn is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Typically jazz fans begin staking their spots with blankets and lawn chairs the morning of each concert. Food and beverages are available for purchase at a variety of booths, as well as the adjacent Food Court inside Wonderland of the Americas.

Revel in the sights and sounds of great live jazz across the reflecting pool of one of San Antonio’s most arresting outdoor venues, the Amphitheatre at Wonderland of the Americas. It’s more than music! It’s one of South Texas’ most anticipated summer happenings. Musical magic at its finest, under the stars at the Balcones Heights Jazz Festival.

Jul 29: Vincent Ingala –  Michael Ward
Aug 5: Zamar  – Mindi Abair

Wonderland of the Americas Amphitheater, 4522 Fredericksburg Rd, San Antonio, Texas

Hello To all our smooth Jazz lovers…NEW SHOW!!!

It’s been almost 2 years since we had the incredible and funky Euge Groove on Saxophone in concert here in Hawaii! He’s back to perform tracks from his new chart-topping release S7VEN LARGE. His last CD, Born to Groove was number 1 on The Billboard jazz charts and he has had several top ten hits through out his career.

Also appearing will be Guitarist/Producer Paul Brown.

As a producer he has produced over 50 number 1 hits for artist such as Boney James, Peter White, Rick Braun, Al Jarreau, Kirk Whalum, Luther Vandross,Larry Carlton and more., as well as garnering several number 1 radio hits as an artist himself!

Two of the hottest Jazz artists today appearing at the Liliu Theater at the beautiful Hawai’i Convention Center

on Saturday, August 20th at 8 pm.

Your Host Michael Paulo will also

be jamming along.

Get your tickets now.

Pre-Sale discount offer expires on Tuesday, July 12, 2011.

Order your tickets now and receive 10% off for being a loyal fan.

Just enter the code: loyalfan at checkout in the promo box provided.

Tickets available at


Northeast Jazz & Wine Fest returns in 2011, July 29-31. The tradition continues for 2011, bringing great music, fun, food, and drink for the whole family to downtown Syracuse, gateway to summer fun for Upstate New York!

This year’s festival is planned for July 29-31, 2011 in Clinton Square.This 3-day festival features performers of various jazz genres, including Jackiem Joyner on this date/time.  The complete schedule is here.

Look forward to:
• Great music on three stages
• Mardi Gras Pavilion
• World Beat Pavilion
• More than 1,250 guided wine tastings
• More than 15,000 total attendees
• Late night club dates
• Jam sessions
• Strolling musicians
• The ever-popular scholastic festival
• Food, drink, and crafts vendors
• And much, much more!!!

We continue to anchor Syracuse Artsweek, a combined visual-and-performing arts festival with an audience of more than 50,000, offering a Public Art Walk, Arts Buses, Jazz Buses, sidewalk Art in Action, public-art projects by and for children, and visually projected art. Fun for everyone!

Main stage, Clinton Square, Syracuse, New York 13202