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TJBS Fall Membership Drive October 31-November 18

Join the TJBS or renew your membership during our Fall Membership drive and receive great perks!

BASIC & FAMILY MEMBERSHIP

During the Membership Drive (through November 18) receive $5 discount on member dues. Use discount code MemberDrive.

FRIENDS MEMBERSHIP ($100)

During the Membership Drive those joining at the Friend level receive two (2) complimentary tickets to either the November […]

By |October 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Great Albums Concert Nov. 18 Spotlights Hancock’s Headhunters

The next in the TJBS Great Albums Concert Series takes place Friday, November 18, and features a performance of two classic Herbie Hancock albums, Head Hunters and Thrust.

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Over fifty years have passed since iconic pianist and composer Herbie Hancock decided to embrace the worlds of funk and soul music, with the 1973 release […]

By |October 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Giant Steps, by Ron Wynn (November 2016)

This debut edition of “Giant Steps” for the Tennessee Jazz and Blues Society marks its third incarnation and home for this feature. It began as a blog for the now departed Nashville City Paper, then returned as an online column for the Nashville Scene. Now it’s intended to become a monthly feature for the TJBS. This […]

By |October 16th, 2016|0 Comments

MTSU Artist Series Spotlights Legendary Arranger Gil Evans

by Austin Bealmear
Conductor and composer Ryan Truesdell will lead a program of music by the legendary Canadian jazz pianist, arranger, composer and bandleader, Gil Evans. The music will be performed by the Tennessee Jazz Collective jazz ensemble at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 20, in Hinton Music Hall of the Wright Music building on the MTSU […]

By |October 16th, 2016|0 Comments