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Great Albums Concert: Clifford Brown & Max Roach

The album “Clifford Brown and Max Roach” was critically well received and includes several notable tracks, including two that have since become jazz standards. The album was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999 and was included in Jazz: A Critic’s Guide to the 100 Most Important Recordings, ranking at #34. New […]

By |November 13th, 2018|0 Comments

2018 Achievement Week Jazz Banquet

Hosted by the Omega Lambda Lambda Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
and Delta Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. An event honoring Reverend John G. Corry and Henry A. Moses, Ph.D.

Come out and enjoy your night filled with celebration, fun, good food, great music, and much much more.

By |October 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Charlie Hunter Trio

Rudy’s Jazz Room is proud to present the return of the Charlie Hunter Trio, one date, two shows!

With a career spanning 16 years and almost 20 albums, Charlie Hunter consistently ups his game as an innovative writer and bandleader. He has worked with the likes of Norah Jones , Mos Def, John Mayer, D’Angelo […]

By |October 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Fall to Table

By |October 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Gregory Tardy

Jazz & Blues Report Saxophonist, multi-reedist, and composer Gregory Tardy is one of the most versatile jazz musicians of his generation, equally comfortable in a variety of musical and improvisational situations. Born into a musical family, he began his musical career studying classical clarinet. In his early 20s, while preparing for a symphony career […]

By |October 9th, 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: 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