CONNECTING, SUPPORTING, AND SERVING JAZZ & BLUES

Nashville Jazz Workshop presents JAZZMANIA 2017

Jazzmania is the Nashville Jazz Workshop’s Annual Jazz Party and Fundraiser. All proceeds benefit the Workshop, going to support its mission of enriching people’s lives through classes, performances, and special events for the community.

The event takes place in Liberty Hall at The Factory in Franklin Saturday, October 14, from 6:00 to 10:00 pm.

This year’s featured […]

By |September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Thelonious Monk 100th Birthday Concert

The Tennessee Jazz & Blues Society presents a special tribute to jazz great Thelonious Monk on what would have been his 100th birthday, Tuesday, October 10. The concert will take place at Rudy’s Jazz Room and will feature a quintet led by pianist Bruce Dudley.

Bruce Dudley has made a longtime study of Monk’s music, […]

By |September 25th, 2017|0 Comments

TJBS Great Albums for October features Classic Pat Metheny Recording

The next installment of the TJBS Great Albums Concert Series is Sunday, October 22, 6:30 and 8:00. at Rudy’s Jazz Room, 809 Gleaves Street in the Gulch. The performance will celebrate the classic Pat Metheny Trio recording, Bright Size Life. The featured artists will be guitarist Lindsey Miller, bassist Roy Vogt, and drummer Danny Gottlieb.

This concert continues our […]

By |September 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Giant Steps by Ron Wynn, August 2017 Part 1

Side I – Intros
Column Updates/Additions
One of the many wonderful things about doing this column online for TJBS is editorial assumptions I have battled my entire professional career are no longer considerations.
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I don’t have to argue that there are readers out there who deeply care about jazz and blues, or be concerned I’m writing about too many Black musicians (I was once told that […]

By |September 16th, 2017|0 Comments

TJBS Great Albums for September features John Coltrane Classic Recording

The next installment of the TJBS Great Albums Concert Series is Sunday, Sept 24, 6:00 and 8:00. at Rudy’s Jazz Room, 809 Gleaves Street in the Gulch. The performance will celebrate the classic John Coltrane recording, Blue Train. The featured artist will be saxophonist Michael Jenner. Also on hand will be trumpeter Jim Williamson and trombonist Roy Agee.

This concert continues our […]

By |September 12th, 2017|0 Comments