Posts Tagged ‘Joey Sommerville’

In 1988, Eric Essix’s debut national release as a solo recording artist entitled First Impressions, came out on the Nova Records jazz label. Very soon after, he performed his first concert on December 29th of that year at Grundy’s Music Room in Birmingham, AL. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of that first show and his career as a recording artist, Eric returns to the Jemison Concert Hall to play songs from his catalog of 25 albums with the many artists who have helped shape his musical journey.

Joining him onstage for this landmark event, will be a stellar lineup of artists with whom he has recorded and shared the stage over the course of his career including jazz piano great, Alex Bugnon; trumpeter, Joey Sommerville, singer, Tracy Hamlin, members of his ever popular 90’s ensemble, Modern Man and his current touring band, the Eric Essix Group!

VIP will include:

*Backstage passes to Birthday Meet and Greet

*Individual Meet and Greet with Photo Op

*Exclusive Eric Essix 25/30 Merchandise Package

*Signed “More” CD

*Signed “Anthology: Limited Edition” CD

*Signed “More” Tour Poster

*Eric Essix Commemorative 25/30 Tour Lanyard

Get your tickets here.

Saturday, December 29, 2018 – 8:00 PM

Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, 1200 10th Ave South Birmingham, AL 35205

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The St. Clair Jazz Festival 2018 features Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Pal Jackson Jr., Lindsey Webster, Alexander Zonjic, Urban Jazz Coalition, Joey Sommerville

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Palmer Park, 498 N Riverside Ave, St. Clair, Michigan 48079

Doc’s Aquarius Birthday Bash featuring Brian Lenair with Joey Sommerville as host

Thursday, January 25, 2018 – 7:30 pm

Suite Food Lounge, 375 Luckie St, Atlanta, Georgia 30313

Come enjoy an awesome beachview Friday evening the official festival kickoff party and 2 Days of Jazz & Blues outdoors on the Main Stage at the 2017 Red Cat Jazz Fest. The La Porte Jazz Festival presents Grammy Award winners Maurice “MoBetta” Brown, Kirk Whalum, Elan Trotman, Ronnie Laws, LaLa’ Wilson, Joey Sommerville, Michael Ward, Mike Hamilton, Tom Browne, Preston Smith, Jazmin Ghent and Diunna Greenleaf. Step Rideau will kick things off with Zydeco at noon. Althea Rene will not perform on this festival as she stated today.

Friday, September 29, 2017, 7:00 PM – Monday, October 1, 2018, 11:00 PM

Sylvan Beach Park, 636 N Bayshore Drive, La Porte, TX, United States

The 4-day Red Cat Jazz Festival features a variety of jazz  including: Grammy Award winner Maurice Brown,  the legendary Ronnie Laws, Marion Meadows, Mike Phillips, Elan Trotman, Theresa Grayson, Jeff Bradshaw and rounding up the stellar line-up will be Althea Rene, LaLa Wilson, Joey Sommerville, Michael Ward, and a new rising star in the jazz world, Mike Hamilton.

Thursday, May 25, 2017, 7:00 PM – Sunday, May 28, 2017, 10:00 PM

Mall Of The Mainland, 10000 Emmett F Lowry Expy, Texas City, Texas 77591

The Wade Ford Concert Series features The Whispers, Alex Bugnon & Joey “Papa J” Sommerville

Sunday, May 14, 2017 – 6:00 pm

Mable House Amphitheater, 5239 Floyd Rd SW, Mableton, Georgia 30126 (Atlanta area)

The 3-day Creekside Blues & Jazz Festival features a variety of music, including

Friday, June 16, 2017 – 5:00 pm

Urban Jazz Coalition with Joey Sommerville at 9pm on the Jazz Stage

Saturday, June 17, 2017 – 12:00 – noon

fo/mo/deep at 5pm and the Tony Monaco trio with Harvey Mason and Chuck Loeb at 9pm on the Jazz Stage

Creekside District, Walnut St, Gahanna, Ohio 43230  (Columbus)