Archive for March, 2014


Swedish piano sensation, Jonathan Fritzen and Vincent Ingala have officially joined forces and will be touring the world together in 2014!

Vincent Ingala has become an ever-increasing presence on the Smooth Jazz circuit, performing as a solo artist at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival, Catalina Island Jazz Trax Festival, the Seabreeze Jazz Festival and was a featured artist on the Dave Koz & Friends 2011 Alaskan Cruise. Vincent has also joined forces with saxophonists, Marion Meadows & Paul Taylor.

Jonathan Fritzén was born in Stockholm to a Swedish mother and an American father. He grew up in a musical family and as a young child started playing drums. He later added piano, bass, guitar, flute and vocals, whilst during his formal training at the Royal Academy of Music in Stockholm he became one of the first students to receive a Masters degree in jazz. By the age of 22 Jonathan had performed several times on national television and toured with some of Sweden’s most respected jazz musicians. When ‘Love Birds’ followed three years later it marked Fritzén out as the first keyboard player from that country to release a smooth jazz CD. The rest, as they say, is history and with ‘Magical’ he is all set to write a new chapter.

Friday, May 02, 2014 – 7:30 pm

Building 24 Live, 1115 Bern Rd, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania 19610 (Reading)


Charm City Jazz Presents In Memory Of Phyllis Hyman and Teena Marie

Starring Shang With Special Guest Amij

Presale Tickets $25.00

Friday, May 16, 2014

Showtime 7:00pm

Boston Street Theater, 5625 O’Donnell Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21224


Join us for our new Afternoon cruise event! Food and music abroad the Spirit of Carolina.

Imagine an afternoon filled with extraordinary experiences, the beautiful views of the city from the water, sipping a cool drink while cruising on the gentle waves of Charleston Harbor! Enjoy a music set by International recording artist, Alex Bugnon! A Meet and Greet/CD Signing is set to follow the show.

Boarding begins at 1130am. Cruise departs promptly at 12 noon and will return to the dock at 2pm.

The show is scheduled for the lower level of the boat, and food on the upper deck. Seating is available for all who purchase tickets.

*Please be sure to bring a sweater or coat if you tend to chill easily.

*Because there are stairs leading to the upper decks, ladies, we encourage low heels or flat shoes.

2014 Lowcountry Jazz Festival Afternoon Cruise with Alex Bugnon

QUESTIONS? call 704- 277-7154

Sunday August 31, 2014 at 11:30 AM

Boarding at:

Aquarium Wharf, 360 Concord St., Charleston, SC 29401


Monarch Academy’s Adult Night Out Spring Concert
Smooth Jazz // R&B // Motown
Performance by Fahrenheit

For more information call 443-624-2402 or 410-808-3216
Tickets $21.50 (includes fees)

Friday, April 4, 2014
Social Hour 6pm // Showtime 7pm

Monarch Academy Baltimore Campus, 2525 Kirk Avenue,Baltimore, Maryland 21218


Sly Reimagined: The Music of Sly & The Family Stone featuring Jason Miles, Nona Hendryx, Maysa, Karen Briggs, Andy Snitzer, Alex Bugnon, Maya Azucena, Jay Rodriguez, Amanda Ruzza and others. This is part of Berks Jazz Fest.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

10pm at Crowne Plaza Reading Ballroom


Spencer Day is a contemporary singer and songwriter, originating from a small town in Utah. Singing and playing jazz standards in piano bars and retirement homes, he realized that he needed to write own songs as well. That’s when his career kicked into high gear. Over the years, as his popularity has soared, Spencer has released four albums: “Introducing Spencer Day” (2004), “Movie of Your Life” (2005) and the acclaimed CD “Vagabond” (2009), a musical hybrid that drew from the Great American Songbook, but also borrowed influences from artists such as Roy Orbison. Since Vagabond, Spencer has gained a deeper perspective about himself and the world. That revelation is captured in the 13 tracks of his latest album: “The Mystery of You” (2013).

In recent years, Spencer has been a much requested headliner in a number of high-profile music venues on the US west and east coast as well as on international stages in Japan, Australia and Indonesia. In addition to his highly acclaimed musicianship, Spencer has excited his audiences with his quick wit and unique, yet subtle humor. As Spencer puts it, “I want to create music that is smooth and sophisticated but teeming with raw emotion and fire under the surface. It is in life’s contradictions where the most beautiful things are created.”

Here you can order your exclusive Hotel Package:
2 nights (May 1-3, 2013) incl. half-board & 4 concerts: from 255,00 Euro per person in a double room
2 nights (May 2-4, 2014) incl. half-board & 6 concerts: from 316,00 Euro per person in a double room
from 3 nights* (May 1-4, 2014) incl. half-board & 8 concerts: from 443,00 Euro per person in a double room


Tickets are now available for the fourth annual Bob James Jazz Festival. The Bob James Jazz Festival will be held Friday and Saturday evenings, May 16-17. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. the first night at Eckilson-Mabee Theatre on the Missouri Valley College campus. Saturday, the concert kicks off at 6 p.m. at Bueker Middle School’s Harold L. Lickey Auditorium, and doors will open at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets for each night are sold individually: $20 for the Friday night concert and $25 for Saturday.

The first night performance lineup includes area favorite Sedville Jazz Company, followed by Metropolitan Jazz Workshop. Saturday night, the concert begins with the “All-Stars” of the Bob James Jazz Festival Clinic. Music students of all ages participate in the Clinic and have the opportunity to open the Saturday night Bob James Jazz Festival.

Salty Dawg’s COLD SWEAT then takes the stage to add an R&B feel to the jazz concert. Gary Coble, a.k.a. Salty Dawg, is a Marshall-native who now leads the Kansas City-area music group COLD SWEAT, who provide “amazing, unique arraignments accentuated by Exceptional Slide Guitar, Soulful Sax and a Rhythm Section to die for,” according to

Headlining the 2014 Bob James Jazz Festival are the Sons of Brasil, a Latin jazz ensemble assembled by trumpeter Stan Kessler. At last a festival finale appearance by Marshall-native and jazz legend Bob James, performing a few select pieces from his repertoire.

Bueker Middle School, 565 S Odell Ave, Marshall, Missouri 65340


New Jersey Wine Festivals is pleased to invite you to the 2014 Spring Wine Festival on Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Hilton Short Hills Hotel, New Jersey’s Premier Urban Resort.

Celebrate Spring and enjoy a extraordinary lineup of 150+ wines picked by the Wine Library! Enjoy full-flavored reds, fresh whites, abundant specialty wines — awesome wines for Spring and Summer!

Join us from 7-10pm, mingle and meet up with other wine lovers while enjoying live jazz. Our 7th Annual Spring Wine Festival will be another amazing night of wine and good cheer to remember. Matt Marshak performs at the Spring Wine Festival.

Friday, May 09, 2014 – 7:00 pm

Hilton Short Hills, 41 John F Kennedy Pkwy, Short Hills, New Jersey 07078 (Newark)


April 24th – April 27th

With 33 Albums to his name and 5 Grammy Nominations, David Benoit’s CV is is very impressive. He’s also the music director of the Asia America Symphony Orchestra. So it’s a pleasure and a privilege to be able to bring him over for a 4 night stopover at Pizza Express Jazz Club in London.
Playing with David will be Julian Crampton (bass) and Elliott Henshaw (drums).

Thursday April 24th – £29.50
Friday April 25th – £32.50
Saturday April 26th – £32.50
Sunday (lunch) April 27th – £29.50
Sunday (evening) April 27th – £29.50

Pizza Express Jazz Club, 10 Dean Street, London, United Kingdom


The Wheaton Park District-together with bringing jazz to Memorial Park in Wheaton for the 2nd year in a row. This event will feature acclaimed jazz artists, attract more than 800 music lovers, and offer a fest experience with wine, beer and tasty treats from local food vendors.

The Wheaton Smooth Jazz Fest will feature: 4:15pm – Roland Gresham, 6:15pm – Scott Allman with Darren Rahn, 8pm – Donald Hayes.

Memorial Park, 208 W Union, Wheaton, Illinois 60187