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Out & About: Cliff Richmond & Friends at Union Common

We decided to drop by Union Common Sunday evening, where guitarist (TJBS Board Member) Cliff Richmond has a regular (1-2 times a month) Sunday evening gig. Cliff had assembled a fine group of musicians, including fellow TJBS Board Member Greg Bryant (bass), Don Aliquo (sax, clarinet, and flute), Steve Willets (piano), and Ray Massey (drums).

The restaurant is […]

By |March 12th, 2017|0 Comments

TJBS Announces Next Great Albums Concert April 28

 

The Tennessee Jazz & Blues Society announces March and April performances in its Great Albums Concert Series.

First up was Friday, March 24, for the classic Sonny Rollins recording, “Saxophone Colossus.” Featured artists were Evan Cobb (saxophone), Matt Endahl (piano), Jonathan Wires (bass), and Chris Brown (drums), and it was a fantastic concert!

Coming up next in April is a performance […]

By |February 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Giant Steps, by Ron Wynn (December 2016)

“Giant Steps” for the Tennessee Jazz and Blues Society marks the 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 version will resemble the second […]

By |December 19th, 2016|0 Comments

December 3 Great Albums Concert: Charlie Brown Christmas

The next in the TJBS Great Albums Concert Series takes place Saturday, December 3, and will get you in the holiday spirit with a performance of the classic Vince Guaraldi recording, “A Charlie Brown Christmas.”

Vince Guaraldi was a well-respected jazz pianist of the 1950’s and 1960’s who also achieved success with a number of […]

By |November 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Madeleine Peyroux at City Winery – WIN TICKETS

Madeleine Peyroux appears in concert at the City Winery Thursday, November 10 at 8pm.

Our friends at the Winery donated a pair of tickets to be given away to a lucky TJBS supporter. Drawing for the winner was held Wednesday, November 9.

CONGRATULATIONS TO TJBS MEMBER ALICE SISK, WINNER OF THE PAIR OF TICKETS!

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By |November 5th, 2016|0 Comments

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

Chick Corea and Elektric Band Return to Schermerhorn – Congratulations to our ticket winner!

by Austin Bealmear

Jazz fans should rejoice. Schermerhorn Symphony Center is bringing back one of the hottest bands of the post-fusion era – The Chick Corea Elektric Band. As part of Schermerhorn’s Jazz Series, the concert is Friday, October 14 at 8pm. (INFORMATION & TICKETS ON THE SYMPHONY WEBSITE)
Congratulations to TJBS member John Welker, winner […]

By |September 23rd, 2016|0 Comments