Focus on Youth This Month at Jazz Workshop

By |May 10th, 2016|

Three events coming up at the Nashville Jazz Workshop spotlight the next generation of jazz musicians and the dedicated educators who support and inspire them.

Trumpeter and educator Edwin Imer Santiago was one of Nashville’s up-and-coming jazz […]

Jefferson Street Festival Celebrates 16th Year

By |May 10th, 2016|

J.U.M.P. (Jefferson Street United Merchants Partnership) announces the 16th Annual Jefferson Street Jazz & Blues Festival, showcasing jazz & blues and celebrating the musical heritage of Jefferson Street.

This year’s event kicks off Friday June […]

Fisk University Celebrates 150th Birthday with Festival, Music

By |May 9th, 2016|

TJBS is a community partner for the Community Music and Food Festival that’s apart of Fisk University’s 150th birthday celebration. The event is a free-to-the-public-affair for the young and young-at-heart to come enjoy music, food, games and […]

Session at Steinway Swinging, Informative w/ Cobb & Havighurst

By |May 9th, 2016|

On Saturday, June 4 the popular series Sessions at Steinway continued with saxophonist Evan Cobb as the featured guest. The event took place at the Steinway Piano Gallery of Nashville.

Host and interviewer for this performance was Craig Havighurst, noted music journalist and host […]

Terell Stafford to headline Murfreesboro Fest

By |April 19th, 2016|

Trumpeter Terell Stafford is the headline artist for this year’s Mainstreet JazzFest in Murfreesboro Friday and Saturday, May 6 and 7. This is the festival’s 20th year, and will present a mix of well-known local jazz […]

Chris Botti w/ the Nashville Symphony . . . WE HAVE A WINNER

By |April 3rd, 2016|

Trumpeter Chris Botti appears with the Nashville Symphony April 14, 15, & 16th. The GRAMMY® winning artist joins the Symphony for an evening of originals and standards.

Tickets are $30-109, Congratulations to Korlin Harrison, winner […]

Review: Christina Watson at the City Winery

By |April 1st, 2016|

What a delight to see an artist mature before one’s very eyes. I confess to a certain bias, having been a fan of Christina Watson since the time over 10 years ago when she arrived […]

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month at Jazzanooga

By |March 31st, 2016|

Jazzanooga, “one of the Southern region’s most celebrated annual arts events,” is here! This month-long event features concerts, education events, and even a walking tour. This year’s music festival reflects the diversity of jazz music – from […]

TJBS Great Albums Series Premiers April 30

By |March 22nd, 2016|

Saturday, April 30 is the debut of a new series produced by the Tennessee Jazz & Blues Society.

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

Review: Rod McGaha & Friends at the City Winery

By |February 22nd, 2016|

Trumpeter Rod McGaha brought his quintet to the City Winery’s upstairs lounge for the second in the the venue’s new Sunday Night Jazz Supper series. The room was packed with expectant jazz fans by the time […]