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Now recognized as one of the region’s premier jazz events, the Lake Arbor Jazz Festival is returning to beautiful Lake Arbor in Mitchellville, MD for our 8th annual event! Come and enjoy four days of non-stop contemporary and traditional jazz music featuring some of the DMV’s and the nation’s finest jazz and R&B groups.

Saturday, July 08, 2017 – 12:00 – noon

Ken Ford, Christian “Big New York” de Mesones and the Smooth Jazz Allstars, Drew Davidsen, Willie Bradley, Eddie Baccus, Jr, Elliott Levine, Jeanette Harris, Jazmin Ghent, Point Blank,Matthew Whitaker

Sunday, July 09, 2017

Howard Hewett, Pam Ward, Jazmin Ghent

Grand finale allstar session

Gerald Veasley – Jam Session Host, Christian DeMesones, Drew Davidsen, Jeanette Harris, Jazmin Ghent, Marcus Mitchell Project, Charmaine Michelle

Lake Arbor Community Ctr, 10100 Lake Arbor Way, Bowie, Maryland 20721

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A Smooth & Funky Christmas 2 featuring Big New York and the Smooth Jazz All-Stars: Willie Bradley, Drew Davidsen & Elliot Levine; Rob Maletick, Eddie Baccus, Jr, David Bach, Danny Kusz, Swiss Chris Curtis McCain, Jesus Gonzalez, Lindsey Webster and Christian de Mesones.

Sunday, December 18, 2016 – 7:30 pm

Bethesda Blues & Jazz, 7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, Maryland 20814

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Christian “Big New York” de Mesones is a larger than life showman and bassist, best known for fronting Groove Skool Band. He now sells out shows as a headliner, having organized “Big New York & the Smooth Jazz All-Stars”, a uniquely collaborative effort highlighting the hottest smooth jazz artists in the DMV.

The line-up for this event consists of multiple Billboard-charting artists with current airplay on the XM Sirius smooth jazz channel Watercolors, as well as an Oasis and American Smooth Jazz New Artist of the Year Award nominee. All have performed with Big New York, as part of the Smooth Jazz All-Stars, or with local favorite Groove Skool Band. The instrumentation for the Christmas show is designed to engage and entice, provide dynamics, and allow for a truly unique musical experience. The All-Stars for this event are Willie Bradley on Trumpet, Drew Davidsen on Guitar, Elliot Levine on keyboards, the triple-sax attack of Rob Maletick, Eddie Baccus, Jr., and Keith Anderson; Jay Jones on drums, and Curtis McCain on percussion. Each of these talented artists will charm and fascinate the audience with musical abilities that are beyond compare.

Tickets $25 available at
http://www.bethesdabluesjazz.com

Sunday, December 20, 2015 07:30 PM

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, 7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814

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Earl Carter & Drew Davidsen performing together on one stage with special guest Shacara D’Angeloismyangel Rogers joining them for the 10:00 pm show! Fire & Nice!!!

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 – 8:00 pm and 10:00 pm

Blues Alley, 1073 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington, DC 20007

Join the celebration as the MV Jazzfest 2012 kicks off with the “Cool Jazz Saturday” show in the beautiful Tabernacle pavilion in Oak Bluffs. The show is featuring the best in contemporary jazz, including the saxophone sounds of Elan Trotman, Smooth Jazz new artist of the year, guitar sensation Drew Davidsen, the bass extraordinare Gerald Veasley, the Urban Harmonica Sounds of Fredrik Yonett, and 2011 Grammy winner for “Best Jazz Vocal Album” drummer, Terri Lyne Carrington.

Experience five shows in one spectacular afternoon of jazz. There will also be a special guest DJ to keep the party going between the sets. Indoor pavilion. Event is rain or shine.

Saturday, August 04, 2012 – 2:00 pm

The Tabernacle, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts 02557

 

 

Please come to Davidsen’s return from Europe party (continued) and his NYC debut! The band is so fired up about going to the BIG apple. Get your Christmas Shopping in and then check out some awesome jazz! Drew is sharing the night with his friends Groove Skool. Gonna be a HOT show! Drew is playing from 7:30-8:45. Then Groove Skool will hit the stage! This will prove to be the Definition of Smooth!

Sunday, December 18, 2011 Time 6:30pm until 10:30pm
SOB’s, 204 Varick St, New York, NY 10014-4810

Join us every Wednesday night from 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. at the Orozko Lounge for the Nugget Jazz Night! These weekly shows are FREE so get here early.

Spend a well deserved evening out and relax with live jazz each week in the beautiful atmosphere of the Orozko Lounge. There is no cover charge and parking is free and easy in our parking lot west of Orozko just across 14th Street or valet at the hotel’s main entrance.

Wed, Sep 7 Nils, Guitar

Fully living up to the title of a popular instructional book he once wrote called “How To Make Your Guitar Talk,” Nils was the smooth jazz story of 2005, breaking through to audiences across the country with the energetic title track from his Baja/TSR debut Pacific Coast Highway.

Wed, Sep 14 Drew Davidsen, Guitar

Drew Davidsen is a multi-talented composer, guitarist, and longtime session player who has appeared on close to 30 high profile projects. His unique style, tireless work ethic, and heart for jazz have always made him stand out in and around his hometown of Towson, Maryland.

Wed, Sep 21 Joey Sommerville, Trumpet

Trumpeteer Joey Sommerville’s musical essence lies in the Baptist church. “When I was a teenager, I would judge the caliber of my playing by the number of people in the congregation who ‘got happy’. If you aren’t touching the listener’s soul, then you aren’t really playing music. Soul communication is the key.”

Wed, Oct 5 Shilts, Saxophone

Saxophonist for the funk/soul/jazz band Down to the Bone.

Wed, Oct 12 Oli Silk, Keyboards

Oli Silk is a British Keyboardist, Performing Artist, Writer and Producer. His professional musical journey began in 2000 as one half of Jazz Funk duo “Sugar and Silk” and together they released two CDs in the UK and Europe.

Wed, Oct 19 Marcus Anderson, Saxophone

Capital Jazz Fest Challenge winner, Marcus Anderson electrifies stages with an unmatchable energy and an intoxicating sound that stretches the definition of jazz.

Wed, Oct 26    Jonathan Fritzen, Keyboards

Jonathan Fritzén was born in Stockholm to a Swedish mother and an American father. He grew up in a musical family and started playing drums as a young child. 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 on national Swedish television several times and toured with some of the countries most respected jazz musicians. Three years later he recorded ‘Love Birds’ and in doing so he made his mark as the first Swedish pianist to release a smooth jazz CD. His second album “VIP” (2009) spent in total 40 weeks on the SmoothJazz.com Top 50.

Wed, Nov 2 Uptown Band (Duo), Vocals & Saxophone

Erich Cawalla and Jenifer Kinder lead The Uptown Band based near Philadelphia. With the release of their debut CD “Waiting for Her” and their 2010 Christmas release “Merry Christmas Baby,” they are gaining fans around the world because of their unique mix of Jazz and Funk. Besides being partners on stage, they are also married off stage, which help in making their live shows extremely memorable! Please note, only Erich and Jenifer will be performing.

Wed, Nov 9 Matt Marshak, Guitar

Don’t miss this up and coming jazz guitarist at the Nugget! Voted “best new jazz artist in NYC,” Matt has opened for Jeff Golub, Richard Elliot, Peter White, and Steve Cole.

John Ascuaga’s Nugget Casino Resort, 1100 Nugget Ave, Sparks, Nevada 89431  (Reno)