CONNECTING, SUPPORTING, AND SERVING JAZZ & BLUES

Gregory Porter Returns To Nashville with Special Guest Dara Tucker

Grammy Award Winning Jazz Vocalist Gregory Porter returns to Nashville for a concert on June 4th at TPAC’s Polk Theater at 8 p.m.  An artist whose music is at once timeless yet utterly of its time, Gregory Porter keeps holding on and holding strong as he solidifies his standing as his generation’s most soulful jazz singer-songwriter […]

By |May 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Larry Carlton Comes to Franklin Theatre: TICKET WINNER!

Legendary guitarist Larry Carlton appears in concert with his trio at the Franklin Theatre Thursday, May 26 at 8pm. The show is nearly sold out, so if you want tickets, better act soon.

However, our friends at the Franklin Theatre  doated a pair of tickets to be given away to a lucky TJBS member or […]

By |May 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Focus on Youth This Month at Jazz Workshop

Three events coming up at the Nashville Jazz Workshop spotlight the next generation of jazz musicians and the dedicated educators who support and inspire them.

Trumpeter and educator Edwin Imer Santiago was one of Nashville’s up-and-coming jazz artists before his move to Florida last fall. Santiago was known for his work with the Latin jazz band El […]

By |May 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Jefferson Street Festival Celebrates 16th Year

J.U.M.P. (Jefferson Street United Merchants Partnership) announces the 16th Annual Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues Festival, showcasing jazz & blues and celebrating the musical heritage of Jefferson Street.

This year’s event kicks off Friday June 17, with a “Bridging the Gap” Mixer on the Shelby Street Pedestrian Bridge.

The Festival itself is Saturday, June 18, and […]

By |May 10th, 2016|0 Comments

Fisk University Celebrates 150th Birthday with Festival, Music

TJBS is a community partner for the Community Music and Food Festival that’s apart of Fisk University’s 150th birthday celebration. The event is a free-to-the-public-affair for the young and young-at-heart to come enjoy music, food, games and just have fun on the historic Fisk campus. The festival is June 25, noon to 8pm.

By |May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

Session at Steinway Swinging, Informative w/ Cobb & Havighurst

On Saturday, June 4 the popular series Sessions at Steinway continued with saxophonist Evan Cobb as the featured guest. The event took place at the Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville.

Host and interviewer for this performance was Craig Havighurst, noted music journalist and host of Music City Roots.

Joining Evan for the Session at Steinway were Joe Davidian (piano), Jonathan Wires (bass), and Derico Watson (drums).

The […]

By |May 9th, 2016|0 Comments