SoulStories

The Blake Aaron “Soul Stories” CD Release Party concert w special guests (and more to come) Guitarist Richard Smith, Vocalist Darryl Fitzgerald Walker, and vocalist Derek Bordeaux at Spaghettini Seal Beach.

February 28th, 2015 2 different shows. 7 and 9:30!

Spaghettini, 3005 Old Ranch Pkwy, Seal Beach, California 90740

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Texas Lunar Festival/Pre-Red Cat Jazz Festival Concert Series

Marion Meadows, Althea Rene, Dean James and more …

Saturday, February 21 at 6:00pm in CST

Red Cat Jazz Cafe, 711 Franklin St, Houston, TX 77002

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Earl Carter Trio performance at Palm Gardens, Norfolk, VA.

It’s destination “Ease to Please” your Crave for “Smooth Jazz Simplicity” as we gather once again for a Definitive Evening of Jazz Elevation! We proudly Welcome Back once again to the Hampton Roads area, one of the most Electrifying Guitarist Extraordinaire Mr. Earl Carter, for another Mystic LIVE Jazz Performance!

Earl Carter is a Washington, DC based and Nationally Acclaimed Guitarist, Bassist, and Saxophonist, whose multi-faceted talent, professionalism, and star-quality has officially sent him into the class “world-renowned”. Mr. Carter returns for a “Special” performance dedicated to the HR Jazz Lovers, offering several “LIVE” Chart Topping Hits from his new CD “Simplicity” .

Come out and Support LIVE Jazz in the 757 with Earl Carter as well as celebrate the full range of the Palm Gardens experience featuring Happy Hour Specials and $3 Soul Food Specials.

Cost For This Event: FREE

February 26th, 2015 00:07 pm

Palm Gardens Restaurant & Event Hall, 5957 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk, VA

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Since its inception in 2012, the Gallery Suite Jazz Series has been host to twenty consecutive sold out showcases featuring a celebrated list on regional, national and international artists. Now in its third season, the series is shaping up to make a noticeable impression on its guests with enhanced surround sound, LED lighting, reserved table seating, improved MI craft beer, refined wine options and more.

The Gallery Suite Jazz Series is hosted by International recording artist and saxophonist Phil Denny and takes place in downtown Lansing’s most unique and intimate artist-owned studio spaces. This hip, urban, raw venue with open wood ceilings, hardwood floors and exposed brick walls creates the ideal backdrop for you and your guests to experience a night of lively entertainment with an emphasis on diversion though pure musical artistry. With a limited seating capacity, those present will feel as though the music is being performed just for them.

Canadian Smooth jazz guitarist Rob Tardik at the La fille Gallery in Lansing Hosted by Phillip Denny. See ya at the spot. This event is sold out!

Feburary 27, 2015 8pm

La Fille Gallery, 336 E Michigan Ave., Lansing, MI 48933, United States

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New music night with David P Stevens.

Saturday, March 21, 2015 – 8:00 pm

Houndstooth Pub, 520 8th Ave at W 37th St, New York, NY 10018

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The 10-day New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival features 100+ musicians of all genres.

The irresistible parade of local, national and international artists scheduled to appear includes:

Elton John, The Who, Jimmy Buffett, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, No Doubt, Keith Urban, Pitbull, John Legend, Ed Sheeran, T.I., Chicago, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Hozier, Widespread Panic, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ryan Adams, Steve Winwood, Wilco, The Meters, Jimmy Cliff, Buddy Guy, Allen Toussaint, The O’Jays, Irma Thomas, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Dr. John, the Radiators, Anthony Hamilton, Kacey Musgraves, Robert Cray, Shovels & Rope, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Third World, Aaron Neville, Delbert McClinton, Angelique Kidjo, Taj Mahal, Estelle, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Tab Benoit, Cassandra Wilson, Shirley Caesar, Charles Lloyd, Juvenile & Mannie Fresh Together, Marcia Ball, Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Big Freedia, Jimmie Vaughan, Gurrumul, Paloma Faith, Galactic with guest Macy Gray, Rebirth Brass Band, Anders Osborne, The Word, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, John P. Kee & New Life, Christian McBride Big Band with Dianne Reeves and Jeffrey Osborne, Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Pastor Marvin Sapp, The Terence Blanchard E-Collective, Sturgill Simpson, BWB featuring Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum & Norman Brown, Vintage Trouble, Shooter Jennings, Cécile McLorin Salvant, Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, Davell Crawford presents “To Fats with Love”, Lágbájá of Nigeria, Big Chief Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias, Buckwheat Zydeco, Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Jon Cleary, Luke James, Donald Harrison, Glen David Andrews, La Santa Cecilia, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Monty Alexander: Harlem-Kingston Express, Ellis Marsalis, Cowboy Mouth, Kenny Garrett, Vieux Farka Toure, Royal Teeth, Ms. Ruby Wilson’s Tribute to Bessie Smith, Ironing Board Sam, Amanda Shires, Pine Leaf Boys, Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters, Snarky Puppy, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Revivalists, Carolyn Wonderland, Creole String Beans, New Orleans Suspects, Eagle & Hawk, Nicholas Payton, Honey Island Swamp Band, The Soul Rebels, Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9, Jewel Brown with Gregg Stafford’s Jazz Hounds, Creole Wild West, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and the Golden Eagles, Young Guardians of the Flame, and White Cloud Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, Young Men Olympia Aid, Divine Ladies, Big Four, and Original Big Seven Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Morning Star Missionary Baptist Church Mass Choir, The Sensational Chosen Voices, Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys, Ottertr.

On Sunday, April 26, 2015 – 11:00 am appear BWB featuring Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum and Norman Brown.

Fair Grounds Race Course, 1751 Gentilly Blvd, New Orleans, Louisiana 70119

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The 2015 Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Jazz Festival is slated for May 29-31. Tickets go on sale since Mon. January 19 at 12 noon PST. Don’t miss Boney James, Larry Graham and Graham Central Station, Jeffrey Osborne, Mindi Abair & The Boneshakers with Sweetpea Atkinson and Randy Jacobs Music Projects, BWB ft. Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum, Norman Brown and the incomparable Patti Austin Music. More artists to be announced in the coming days, and hotel packages are available by calling (949) 729-1234.

Hyatt Regency, 1107 Jamboree Rd, Newport Beach, California 92660