Posts Tagged ‘Marty Q’

The Brass City Jazz Festival features: Chris “Big Dog” Davis, Maysa, Alex Bugnon, Art Sherrod, Jr, Steve Clark Trio with vocalist Dana Lauren, Sez Zion Jazz Band, Marty Q

Saturday, June 23, 2018 – 2:00 pm

Library Park, 267 Grand St, Waterbury, Connecticut 06702



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.

Get tickets here.

April 22, 2016,  8:00 p.m.

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


Jumpstart Jazz is the production / promotion company headed by Kevin McCabe, morning jazz host (Trinity College, Hartford, CT) and former Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz producer. After a four year stint at the GHFJ (1999-2002), Kevin formed Jumpstart Jazz in order to produce and promote live contemporary jazz in the Connecticut area. Since launching the series in downtown Hartford in August 2003, JumpstartJazz has presented 25 shows as part of the ‘Lite 100.5 FM Smooth Jazz Concert Series’.

The 2010 Summer Smooth Jazz Concert Series features

Friday August 6, 2010 at 8:00pm
SBM Charitable Auditorium
at Manchester Community College
Doors open at 7:00pm

R & R Featuring Rick Braun & Richard Elliot with special guest CT’s own Marty Q.

Saturday August 21, 2010 at 8:00pm
Arch Street Tavern ~ Doors open at 7:00pm
Only 140 General Admission seats will be sold.
Shilts formerly of Down To the Bone

Saturday August 28, 2010
Arch Street Tavern ~ Doors open at 6:30pm
Two Shows ~ 7:00pm & 9:30pm
Heads Up Recording Artist Mindi Abair
Only 140 General Admission seats will be sold.