Posts Tagged ‘Chris “Big Dog” Davis’

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ACT JAMS Productions presents An Up Close and Personal Smooth Jazz Event with Chris “Big Dog” Davis, two-time Grammy nominee writer and producer, featuring Billboard chart-topping flutist Althea Rene along with vocalists Barbara Fowler and Christi Jones. This will be Althea’s first Connecticut Appearance! Hosted by Al “DJ ACT” Taylor from 94.3 WYBC-FM Smooth Jazz Sundays.

It’s an All-White Attire Smooth Jazz Affair in the Waterbury Palace Theater orchestra lobby on Friday, July 29, 2016 starting at 8 pm. Tickets are $35 and this is a Limited Seating event. Call 203 525-8420 for tickets or info regarding this magnificent show. Visit http://www.palacetheaterct.org for online ticketing or contact the box office at 203-346-5000.

Christopher “Big Dog” Davis is a Waterbury native and two-time Grammy nominated writer and producer, who has earned ten Billboard top #1 smooth jazz records over the past eight years. We also will be celebrating Big Dog’s birthday.

Soul Jazz Flutist Althea Rene is one the world’s most exciting solo improvisational flutists and regarded by some as a “master of her craft.” Her hit song “In the Flow” allowed her to become the first flute player in the history of the Billboard Chart to reach the #1 spot. She was born in Detroit, Michigan and began her musical journey at age four as a classical flutist. She studied classical music while attending Howard University in Washington D.C. and later gained further musical inspiration from the accomplishments of Yusef Lateef, Ian Anderson, and her father, one of Motown’s original Funk Brothers, Dezie McCullers.

Recording Artist Barbara Fowler of Hartford will be debuting her new music, which includes a hot single titled “I’m Just Saying” or “IJS” as well as some very tasteful selections for this Up Close and Personal evening of music.

Christi Jones of Waterbury is an electrifying vocalist that will captivate a crowd and leave you wanting more. She’s a bona fide recording artist that can be heard on the single “No Sleep” from saxophonist Kim Waters new album titled “Rhythm and Romance”.

Following the concert, guests will be invited to take to the dance floor for an Old School Dance Party featuring everyone’s favorite R&B, funk and club classics. Attendees are encouraged to dress in their white outfits and dance the night away!

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ACTJams Productions presents an up close and personal Smooth Jazz Affair in the Palace Theater orchestra lobby starring jazz producer and two-time Grammy nominee Chris “Big Dog” Davis featuring silky smooth saxophone superstar Kim Waters along with special guests Marty Q, Barbara Fowler and Rob Shannon. Hosted by  Al Taylor from 94.3 FM WYBC Smooth Jazz Sundays.

Christopher J. Davis, known as “Big Dog,” is a Waterbury native and two-time Grammy nominated writer and producer, who has earned ten Billboard top #1 smooth jazz records since 2008. Chris received a Grammy nomination in 2014 for his work with singer/songwriter “Maysa” on her “Blue Velvet Soul” CD. Chris and co-producer Gerald Albright received a Grammy nomination in 2015 for their CD “Slam Dunk” in the category of “Best Contemporary Instrumental Album.”

Deemed “The Pied Piper of Smooth Jazz,” Kim Waters is the world’s number one Urban Jazz saxophonist. His most recent album SILVER SOUL marks his 25th year as a recording artist and follows his previous sixteen Top 10 and 14 #1 singles, four #1 CDs and millions of album sales.

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April 22, 2016,  8:00 p.m.

Palace Theater, 100 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702

 

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ACTJams Productions presents an up close and intimate Pre-Grammy Red Carpet Affair in the orchestra lobby starring jazz producer and two-time Grammy nominee Chris “Big Dog” Davis featuring two-time Grammy nominated and award-wining jazz saxophonist and flutist Najee. Davis and Najee will be joined by more musical guests to be announced.
Following the concert, patrons will be invited to take to the dance floor for an Old School Dance Party featuring everyone’s favorite R&B, funk, house and club classics spun by the evening’s host, Al “DJ ACT” Taylor from 94.3FM WYBC.

Christopher J. Davis, known as “Big Dog,” is a Waterbury native and two-time Grammy nominated writer and producer, who has earned ten Billboard top #1 smooth jazz records since 2008. Chris received a Grammy nomination in 2014 for his work with singer/songwriter “Maysa” on her “Blue Velvet Soul” CD. Chris and co-producer Gerald Albright received a Grammy nomination in 2015 for their CD “Slam Dunk” in the category of “Best Contemporary Instrumental Album.”

Najee is one of the top-selling jazz saxophonist of our generation and continues to demonstrate his consistency by connecting with various audiences throughout the world. Creating music at this level in his career is still exhilarating, as he states, “I am always evolving. As a musician the love of performing for people whether in-studio or live, is still a gratifying experience.”
Chris Davis’ last appearance at the Palace SOLD OUT so don’t hesitate to buy tickets early!

Tickets: $35

Seating is limited and general admission

Friday, February 05, 2016 08:00 PM

Palace Theater, 100 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT 06702

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ACTJams Productions presents An Up Close and Personal Event with music genius Chris “Big Dog” Davis, two-time Grammy nominee (2014, 2015), writer and producer, featuring vocalist and Grammy nominee Maysa and Friends, recording artists Lamone Andrews and Dawn Tallman, hosted by Al Taylor, host and programmer of 94.3 WYBC-FM Smooth Jazz Sundays.

This will be an unforgettable event of Smooth Jazz and R&B music on Friday, November 27, 2015 starting at 8 p.m. in the Waterbury Palace Theater orchestra lobby. General Admission $35.00. Tickets available at the box office or online at http://www.palacetheaterct.org/shows/special-events/black… followed with an Old School Dance Party featuring R&B, funk, house and club classics spun by Jay Lang (94.3 WYBC-FM). This is a Limited Seating event.