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Women in Jazz Jam Festival planned for Knoxville

A groundbreaking event is planned for Knoxville in March: the Women In Jazz Jam Festival will take place March 18th-20th, 2016. The festival’s organizer is Kelle Jolly, award winning musician, host of WUOT’S Jazz Jam show, and TJBS member.

Jolly says, “The three day festival will include concerts, lectures and workshops in and around downtown Knoxville. […]

By |January 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Nashville Salsa Machine at City Winery – TICKET WINNERS

On Monday, January 25 at 8pm the City Winery will presents its first “Salsa Party,” featuring the debut of The Nashville Salsa Machine.

Congratulations to our ticket winners, Fauso Vega and Pamela Hobson, who each won a pair of tickets to the show!

The Nashville Salsa Machine is a 10-piece salsa band featuring three of Nashville’s most […]

By |January 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Farewell to a Blues Queen

Tennessee Jazz and Blues Society joins the Nashville music community in mourning the passing of Marion James — musician, humanitarian, friend,  and “Nashville’s Queen of the Blues.” Ms. James passed away December 31 after a stroke.

Ms. James has been a respected blues singer and songwriter for over 60 years. She expressed her deep roots […]

By |January 1st, 2016|0 Comments