Posts Tagged ‘Kirk Whalum’

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The QC Summerfest takes place July 29-31, 2016 in the Belk Theater and features

Friday, July 29, 2016 – 7:00 pm

Boney James, Brian Simpson, Loose Ends. After the show, The Clef Club features Tom Browne.

Saturday, July 30, 2016 – 7:00 pm

BWB with Rick Braun, Kirk Whalum & Norman Brown, Marion Meadows, Terence Young. After the show, The Clef Club features Lonnie Liston Smith.

Sunday, July 31, 2016 – 5:00 pm

Jonathan Butler, Euge Groove, Solo 11am — Jazz Brunch with Nelson Rangell, 2pm — Bowling with David P Stevens.

Blumenthal Performing Arts Ctr, 130 N Tryon St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

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Kirk is the recipient of numerous awards and acknowledgements for his musical excellence including three Dove Award nominations, an NAACP Image Award nomination and has won two Stellar Awards-Gospel music’s highest honor. A twelve time Grammy nominee, Kirk won his first Grammy award (2011)for Best Gospel Song (“It’s What I Do”–featuring Lalah Hathaway) alongside life-long friend and gifted songwriter, Jerry Peters. In a career spanning decades, Kirk has a sound that is uniquely his; it is a sound that leaves an indelible imprint on the listener.

July 28, 2016 07:30 PM

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

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FRIDAY, AUGUST 12, 2016

Michael Franks
Peter White / Paul Taylor / Euge Groove
Elan Trotman / Althea René

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016

Jeffrey Osborne
The Rippingtons
BWB featuring Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum, Rick Braun
Everette Harp
Paul Jackson, Jr.
Mindless Groove

SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016

Dave Koz and David Sanborn: Side by Side
Michael Lington and Kenny Lattimore
Sax Pack featuring Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole, Kim Waters
Stanley Jordan
Al Williams Jazz Society with Special Guest Richard “88 Fingers” Turner, Jr.

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

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The 3-day Jazz & Rib Fest features a variety of jazz on different stages, including

Friday, July 22, 2016 – 11:00 am

BWB with Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum and Rick Braun

Saturday, July 23, 2016 – 11:00 am

Spyro Gyra

Sunday, July 24, 2016 – 11:00 am

Cindy Bradley with Chris Standring

Scioto Mile; Bicentennial, West Bank & Genoa Parks, Columbus, Ohio 43215

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Smooth Jazz New York in association with Marquee Concerts is pleased to present another star-studded contemporary jazz line up for New York City’s original Smooth Cruise series, now in its 19th year. The 2016 season takes place aboard the Hornblower Infinity, a 210-foot luxury yacht.

The cruises set sail Wednesday evenings, July 13 through August 31. The summer’s roster includes seven nights featuring more than a dozen of the world’s most popular contemporary jazz and R&B acts in an intimate setting. With shows at 6:30 and 9:30pm, the Smooth Cruises depart from Pier 40, located at Houston Street at the West Side Highway and cruise down the Hudson River, offering world-class artists as well as exceptional views of the Statue of Liberty, the Freedom Tower, and the New York City skyline.

“It’s great to be back onboard the Hornblower Infinity with for our 2016 season,” notes Bill Zafiros, co-founder of Smooth Jazz New York. “We’ve curated an exciting array of jazz and R&B artists to perform this season with the added perk of the breathtaking harbor views that have come to make the Smooth Cruises so popular for almost two decades.”

THE 2016 SMOOTH CRUISE SCHEDULE:

Wed., July 13: Jonathan Butler & Gerald Albright
Wed., July 27: BWB with Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum & Rick Braun
Wed., August 3: The return of Down to the Bone
Wed., August 10: Rachelle Ferrell & Rahsaan Patterson
Wed., August 17: Najee & Alex Bugnon
Wed., August 24: Roy Ayers & Nick Colionne
Wed., August 31: Freddie Jackson & Eric Darius

The spacious Hornblower Infinity features an open bow, covered sky deck and over-sized windows that provide endless opportunities to enjoy sights of New York Harbor as guests enjoy the music of world-renowned artists. The yacht features spacious exterior sun decks and includes climate controlled interior decks with multiple dance floors, enabling the cruises to sail rain or shine.

The Smooth Cruises offer food and beverage service at an additional charge. A buffet dinner may be purchased for an additional $30 and there are cash bars on multiple decks. Limited Premium Ticket Packages feature a separate boarding line, a premium buffet on a private dining deck, premium open bar, and a reserved seating section.

For information and tickets, visit SmoothJazzNewYork.com. Tickets are on sale now at Ticketweb.com and by phone at 1-866-468-7619. Prices start at $45 depending upon time of purchase and ticket level. Smooth Cruise Early Bird ticket pricing is currently in effect through 11:59pm on Friday, June 10. See the web site for ticket options, package pricing, available limited time discounts, and a discount parking links. The Smooth Cruises sell out quickly and so it is recommended that tickets be purchased early.

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Smooth Jazz Cruise 2017 (Sold out! Wait List Available)

Lineup includes: Marcus Miller, Boney James, Brian Culbertson, Candy Dulfer, Alonzo Bodden, Mindi Abair, Rick Braun, Nick Colionne, Richard Elliot, Euge Groove, Keiko Matsui, Jon Secada, Kirk Whalum, Peter White, Brian Simpson and DW3.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 – 4:00 pm

Cruise embarks from Fort Lauderdale, with ports of call in Montego Bay, Jamaica; Labadee, Haiti; Samana, Dominican Republic & Nassau, Bahamas from Jan 21-28, 2017

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Line-up includes Ledisi; Incognito; Eric Benét; Nick Colionne; Howard Hewitt; Ken Ford; Jazz Funk Soul featuring Jeff Lorber, Chuck Loeb & Everette Harp; Angie Stone; Lee Ritenour; José James; BWB featuring Norman Brown, Kirk Whalum & Rick Braun; Kindred the Family Soul; Algebra Blessett; Patti Austin; Tommy Davidson; Walter Beasley; Diane Schuur; Dwele; special guest gospel artist Smokie Norful and more!

Sunday, October 23, 2016 – 4:00 pm

Capital Jazz SuperCruise X embarks from Miami, with ports of call in Harvest Caye, Belize; Isla Roatan, Honduras; Costa Maya, Mexico; October 23-30, 2016