TENNESSEE JAZZ & BLUES SOCIETY: CONNECTING, SUPPORTING, AND SERVING JAZZ & BLUES

Great Albums Concert: Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album

TJBS presents the recently discovered album by the late John Coltrane, “Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album” presented by the Don Aliquo Quartet. Sunday, November 11, 2018, in The Lounge at City Winery Nashville. Doors open at 5 pm and the show begins at 7 pm. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased […]

By |October 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Great Albums Concert Series: Reprise “Mongo at the Village Gate”

TJBS closes out Hispanic Heritage Month by reprising last month’s performance “Mongo at the Village Gate” by Mongo Santamaria featuring the Yamil Conga Octet. This performance will feature songs from “Mongo Explodes at the Village Gate” including his smash hit, Afro Blue. Sunday, October 14, 2018, in The Lounge at City Winery Nashville. Doors […]

By |October 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Great Albums Concert: Mongo at the Village Gate Reprise

TJBS closes out Hispanic Heritage Month by reprising last month’s performance “Mongo at the Village Gate” by Mongo Santamaria featuring the Yamil Conga Octet. This performance will feature songs from “Mongo Explodes at the Village Gate” including his smash hit, Afro Blue. Sunday, October 14, 2018, in The Lounge at City Winery Nashville. Doors […]

By |October 1st, 2018|0 Comments

Great Albums Concert: Mongo at the Village Gate

TJBS celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month by highlighting “Mongo at the Village Gate” by Mongo Santamaria featuring Yamil Conga. Sunday, September 16, 2018 in The Lounge at City Winery Nashville. Doors open at 5 pm and the show begins at 7 pm. Yamil will be joined by Evan Cobb and Jovan Quallo (saxophones), Joshua Harner […]

By |August 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Great Albums Concert: Standards – Live at the Village Vanguard by JJ Johnson

The next TJBS Great Albums Concert is set to take place Sunday, August 5th, 2018  in The Lounge at City Winery. This concert highlights J.J. Johnson’s “Standards- Live at the Village Vanguard” lead by trombonist Roland Barber.

Recorded in July 1988 at the renowned Village Vanguard, this set features trombonist J.J. Johnson’s quintet with Ralph […]

By |July 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Giant Steps By Ron Wynn April/May Edition Part II

April/May edition – Part II

I. Spotlight Reviews

A. – Diane Marino
“Soul Serenade – The Gloria Lynne Project”
(M&M)

Though an outstanding interpreter of standards and the Great American Songbook, Diane Marino’s definitely has the versatility to excel outside that arena. Her newest release “Soul Serenade – The Gloria Lynne Project” provides ideal material that allows Marino to display that emotional […]

By |June 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Great Albums Concert Series: Moanin’ by Art Blakey

The next TJBS Great Albums Concert is set to take place Sunday, May 27, 2018 at 7 pm in The Lounge at the City Winery. May’s Great Album highlights the Art Blakey classic ‘Moanin’ performed by acclaimed drummer Chester Thompson. Joining Chester will be  trumpeter Rod McGaha,  saxophonist Rahsaan Barber, pianist Chris Walters and […]

By |May 4th, 2018|0 Comments

All That Jazz

This speakeasy evening celebrating the best of the 20s and 30s features Annie Sellick and the Nashville Jazz Orchestra. Your ticket includes two cocktails, dinner with wine, live music (and a beckoning dance floor), and valet parking. Period dress is encouraged. Sue Claxton and Jason Bergeron are the chairs of this fabulous event, which […]

By |February 23rd, 2018|0 Comments