Posts Tagged ‘Keiko Matsui’

 

World renowned and multi-Grammy nominated saxophonist Dave Koz has announced his return to the road this Fall for his 21st annual Dave Koz and Friends Christmas Tour 2018”.Now in its 21st year, the tour has received nationwide critical acclaim since its 1997 inception.  After last year’s highly successful 20-year anniversary Christmas run, Koz’s 2018 Christmas Tour promises to bring fresh renditions of holiday classics—as well as a Chanukah medley!—and hits from his respective catalog.  Special Guests joining Dave this year include: Mindi Abair, pop/blues saxophonist/singer who will be making her first Christmas Tour appearance with Koz; South African guitarist/singer, Jonathan Butler, who returns for another wonderful time with Dave; Japanese keyboard sensation Keiko Matsui; and up and coming vocalist Sheléa, who also made a vocal appearance on Dave’s most recent smash album Summer Horns II From A To Z.

The multi-city holiday trek launches November 23rd at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall

in Sarasota, FL and will hit other major US markets including Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Las Vegas, NV, San Diego, CA and San Jose, CA.  For further information on the tour, dates, on-sale info and the VIP Program, please visit www.davekoz.com.

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

8:00p CHPAT Brian Culbertson’s “The Color of Love Tour” w/opening artist Nick Colionne
9:30p RBCC Art Sherrod Jr and the ASJ Orchestra presents “Mo-JAZZ: When Motown Meets Jazz!”

Friday, October 12, 2018

1:00p DFH Brewery Jazz at the Brewery featuring JJ Sansaverino w/Greeter Matt Marshak
7:00p St. Jude CC Parish Hall Dancing for the Cure•Community Ballroom Dance
8:00p CHPAT Gerald Albright with opening artist Norman Brown
9:30p RBCC Incognito featuring Maysa
10:00p RBES Mindi Abair & the Boneshakers
10:00p RR Matt Marshak and Nick Colionne

Saturday, October 13, 2018

10:00a Chesapeake & Main Jazz Brunch at Chesapeake & Main. Come and enjoy the magnificent brunch items while listening to guitarist James Al Pender. You’ll also find those Dogfish’s off-centered ales on tap.
12:00p Outlet Liquors Outlet Liquors – Come and listen to the sounds of the Van Williamson Trio
1:00p DFH Brewing & Eats Dogfish Head Brewing & Eats – Between 1p & 3p, come and listen to the funk jam
ensemble Movin’ and Groovin’.
1:00p CHPAT Nick Colionne, Eric Darius & Eric Roberson w/opening artist Pieces of a Dream
1:00p RRD Club Phred
2:30p RRD Urban Jazz Coalition
2:30p EUMC Keiko Matsui
2:30p RBES Morgan James
3:30p BC “Doo Whop Show” with Charlie Thomas’ Drifters, The Tokens and Jimmy Gallagher &
The Passion
4:00p RBCC “R&R” featuring Rick Braun and Richard Elliot
4:00p RR Steve Cole & Marcus Anderson
7:30p EUMC Raul Midon
8:00p CHPAT The 2018 Rehoboth Beach All-Stars featuring Gerald Albright, Rick Braun, Nick Colionne,
Matt Marshak, Marion Meadows, Brian Simpson & Kirk Whalum
9:30p BC Lucky Chops
9:30p RBES Kim Waters & Marion Meadows
10:00p RBCC Morris Day & The Time
10:00p RR Eric Darius & Selina Albright

Sunday, October 14, 2018

10:00a RR Jazz Brunch featuring Urban Jazz Coalition, Marcus Anderson, Jeff Kashiwa & Phil Denny. Includes breakfast buffet. Buffet begins at 9a and ends at 11:00a.
1:00p CHPAT Kirk Whalum w/opening artist Take 6
2:30p RBES The Sax Pack featuring Steve Cole, Jeff Kashiwa & Kim Waters
4:30p RBCC 2018 Grand Jam featuring Brian Simpson, Marion Meadows, Kim Waters, Nick Colionne, Kirk Whalum, Marcus Anderson, Eric Darius, Salina Albright, Morgan James, Steve Cole.
Althea Rene, JJ Sansaverino
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7:30p RR 2018 Closing Party featuring Matt Marshak, Marcus Anderson, Phil Denny, JJ Sansaverino, Jeff Kashiwa and tba. Customer appreciation closing party! Includes dinner
buffet. Buffet begins at 6p and ends at 9:30p.

The longest running Smooth Jazz festival in America since 1987. On an island…26 miles off the southern California coastline in a tiny seaport village…In the historic 1929 Casino Ballroom…25 different stars of Smooth Jazz – 2 consecutive October weekends…Smooth Jazz lovers arriving from all over the world. Thursday night “Unplugged” at Descanso Beach Club and Friday, Saturday and Sunday in the Casino Ballroom.

Buy your tickets now – don’t wait, get them before they are sold out! JazzTrax.com or 866-TRAX-TIX.

Casino Ballroom, 1 Casino Way, Avalon, California 90704

 

Since 2004, The Smooth Jazz Cruise has set the standard for not only jazz cruises, but for all theme cruises, earning the title “The Greatest Party at Sea”. The constant interaction and inspiration between artists and guests results in a totally immersive music and cultural experience that has been enjoyed by over 34,000 fans. Join us and hosts Marcus Miller and Boney James for a spectacular lineup of musical stars, a ship that exceeds your expectations on every level, and a quality and quantity of world-class entertainment and music that only Entertainment Cruise Productions can provide. Come aboard!

Brian Culbertson, Candy Dulfer, Richard Elliot, Rick Braun, Peter White, Jeff Lorber, Everette Harp, Paul Jackson Jr., Randy Crawford, Keiko Matsui, Eric Marienthal, Vincent Ingala, Jonathan Butler, Patches Stewart, Chance Howard, Brian Simpson, Damien Escobar, DW3, Alonzo Bodden (Comedian)

Here are the ports of call:

  • Ft. Lauderdale
  • St. Lucia
  • Antigua
  • St. Thomas

First Sail January 18 – 25, 2020 – Second Sail March 14 – 21, 2020

For more information go here.

The only Southern California Jazz Festival staged on a gorgeous grassy knoll in a beautiful Lagoon setting. Long Beach Jazz Festival features some of the top artists of the year and includes VIP seating in an incredible outdoor setting with a great selection of food, art and much more. “Jazz”, an experience you will never forget!

The Long Beach Jazz Festival features Jonathan Butler,  Maysa, Kim Waters, Marion Meadows, Marcus Miller, Poncho Sanchez, Everette Harp, Chante Moore, Doc Powell, Nick Colionne, Eric Roberson, Stanley Clarke, Randy Crawford, Kirk Whalum, Keiko Matsui, David Benoit, Marc Antoine, Brian Simpson, Jazmin Ghent

Get tickets here.

August 10 – 12, 2018

Rainbow Lagoon Park, E Shoreline Dr, Long Beach, California 90802

 

 

Life Luxe Jazz – The Los Cabos Jazz Experience is a premier luxury cultural experience with jazz as the focal point, bringing people together with common interests in music, culture and exceptional cuisine with the goal of building bridges across borders.

Featured artists are Bobby Caldwell, Boney James, Keiko Matsui,  Kirk Whalum, Maysa, Lin Rountree, Mindi Abair, Gregory Porter, Lindsey Webster, Najee, Norman Brown, Michael Manson, Meli’sa Morgan

November 1 – 4, 2018

Get tickets here.

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort, Cabo Pacifica S/N, Cabo San Lucas, Baja California Sur 23450, Mexico

 

The 3-day Capital Jazz Fest contemporary jazz lineup

PAVILION STAGE — Vocalist Diana Krall, Boney James, Rachelle Ferrell, Snarky Puppy, Lean on Me: A Tribute to Bill Withers featuring vocalist José James, Keiko Matsui, Jeff Bradshaw & Friends

Saturday, June 02, 2018 – 12:00 – noon

PAVILION STAGE (contemporary jazz and adult contemporary) — Vocalist Anita Baker: The Farewell Tour, Bob James, Damien Escobar, Vocalist Lizz Wright, Vocalist Michael Franks, As You Are: A Tribute to Phyllis Hyman, Moonchild

Sunday, June 03, 2018 – 12:00 – noon

Merriweather Post Pavilion, 10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, Maryland 21044