CONNECTING, SUPPORTING, AND SERVING JAZZ & BLUES

TJBS Fall Membership Drive October 31-November 18

By |October 30th, 2016|

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 […]

Great Albums Concert Nov. 18 Spotlights Hancock’s Headhunters

By |October 26th, 2016|

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 […]

Giant Steps, by Ron Wynn (November 2016)

By |October 16th, 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 […]

MTSU Artist Series Spotlights Legendary Arranger Gil Evans

By |October 16th, 2016|

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 […]

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

By |September 23rd, 2016|

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 […]

Ella and Louis Up Next in Great Albums Series

By |August 15th, 2016|

Friday, September 16 is the next installment of the new Great Albums concert series produced by the Tennessee Jazz & Blues Society!

The Great Albums Concert Series will present classic jazz and blues albums in their entirety, […]

A Sleeping Bee: Video from April Great Albums Concert

By |July 25th, 2016|

More video from the April 30 concert in the TJBS Great Albums Series. The song is “A Sleeping Bee,” from the classic 1961 “Cannonball Adderley and Nancy Wilson” recording. Performed by Dara Tucker, Rahsaan Barber, […]

Great Albums Series Continues with Giant Steps Tribute

By |July 11th, 2016|

Saturday, August 6, is the second installment of the new concert series produced by the Tennessee Jazz & Blues Society!

The Great Albums Concert Series will present classic jazz and blues albums in their entirety, […]

Rib & Jazz Festival July 16 at Cumberland Park

By |July 10th, 2016|

For the 2nd year David Wells is bring his “Nashville Rib & Jazz Festival” to Cumberland Park Saturday, July 16. The festival, which features a combination of local and visiting artists spanning genres of […]

Jazz Nashville Facebook Group Meets Up

By |July 10th, 2016|

Drummer Jeff Lien started the Facebook group “Jazz Nashville” about a year ago. The group is billed as “a meeting place for professional musicians, composer/arrangers, promoters, club owners, and supporters of jazz music in […]