CONNECTING, SUPPORTING, AND SERVING JAZZ & BLUES

TJBS Great Albums for August features Miles Davis Classic Recording

By |August 5th, 2017|

The next installment of the TJBS Great Albums Concert Series is Sunday, August 27, 6:00 and 8:00 pm. at Rudy’s Jazz Room, 809 Gleaves Street in the Gulch. The performance will celebrate the classic Miles Davis recording, Someday […]

Special EFX comes to City Winery Aug. 9 – TICKET WINNER!

By |July 24th, 2017|

Our friends at the City Winery donated a pair of tickets to be given away to a lucky member or friend of TJBS. Congratulations to ticket winner Fausto Vega!

Chieli Minucci – guitar, bandleader
Lao Tizer […]

Giant Steps by Ron Wynn (July 2017, Part 2)

By |July 17th, 2017|

JULY 2017 EDITION, PART TWO

In Part 1 last week Ron covered Pittsburgh saxophonist Fred Staton, still performing at age 102, and interviewed Chicago music critic and DJ James Porter. If you missed that column you can […]

Giant Steps by Ron Wynn (July 2017, Part 1)

By |July 9th, 2017|

Side 1 – Opening Riff
Given all the depressing news anyone who regularly follows national and international events encounters, sometimes it is easy to think there’s nothing good or joyous happening. But then here’s a […]

Giant Steps by Ron Wynn (June 2017)

By |June 14th, 2017|

 

Prelude
June is Black Music Month, but unfortunately, in too many instances it has become mainly Black pop or hip-hop month. This nation’s rich legacy of jazz and blues not only too often gets overlooked […]

TJBS Great Albums Concert for June – Smokin’ At The Half Note

By |June 3rd, 2017|

The next concert in the TJBS Great Albums Concert Series is Saturday, June 24, 6:30 and 8:30 pm. The performance will celebrate the classic Wes Montgomery recording, Smokin’ at the Half Note. The featured artist will be guitarist James DaSilva.

This concert […]

Giant Steps by Ron Wynn (April Column)

By |May 8th, 2017|

EDITOR’S NOTE: This column is distributed in newsletter form to TJBS members only. It’s made available to the general public on the website at a later time.

APRIL 2017 EDITION

Prelude:
My feelings about April being Jazz Appreciation […]

New venue opens in Nashville: Rudy’s Jazz Room

By |May 8th, 2017|

Nashville’s newest Jazz venue is opening its doors May 11! Many of you have followed the progress of fundraising and construction for Rudy’s Jazz Room, anxiously awaiting the opening of this new 7-day, late-night […]

TJBS Announces Next Great Albums Concert May 26, Celebrating Boss Tenors

By |May 8th, 2017|

The next concert in the TJBS Great Albums Concert Series is Friday, May 26, 6:30 and 8:30 pm. The performance will celebrate the classic Gene Ammons and Sonny Stitt recording, Boss Tenors. Featured performers will […]

Giant Steps by Ron Wynn (March Edition)

By |April 12th, 2017|

Prelude:
This month we have two sets of interviews, plus a couple of special reviews and some other items that we hope you find enjoyable.
Ron Wynn.

Side 1 – Interview with Concurrence

Electric bassist Greg Bryant and […]