Generations of jazz in town this week | Concert previews
Piano recitals, concert bands and choruses among the musical performance on the calendar.
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UT’s Jazz Big Band held its Spring Concert on April 8, just in time to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month in Knoxville. Concert attendees were overwhelmed with excitement to hear the group perform. Nineteen of UT’s best jazz instrumentalists performed alongside director Keith Brown and guest trumpeter Vance Thompson …
Nikolai Panov is no stranger to Savannah. “There are many times I spent my holidays there,” the international jazz saxophonist says. “My longtime friend, pianist Chris Chandler, lives there. “My fiancee lived many happy years in Savannah.
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Expressions is pleased to announce the acts for its annual Queens Birthday Jazz and Blue Festival 6 days of sultry jazz and smooth blues. This year’s line-up is huge with two major acts from the United States of America and the addition of Sunday Soul, a free Community Concert on the Sunday night.
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Fenton’s Community Orchestra and Fenton’s High School Jazz Orchestra will team up again for the fourth annual Spring Concert.
In support of the United Nations Educational, Scientific & Cultural Organisation’s International Jazz Day 2014, six jazz groups will stage a free outdoor concert at Sha Tin Town Hall Plaza on April 27 at 2.30pm. Performing musicians include the local groups Ted Lo Trio, the 5422 Collective, Twiggy & Patrick, Men in Jazz and the Lamma Jazz Quintet. The Dolby Quintet from the Mainland will join …
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Berkeley Unified’s music program lost one of its founding fathers when Dr. Herb Wong passed away Sunday at the age of 88. BHS Jazz was planning to honor Dr. Wong at our annual alumni concert on June 1st, with the City of Berkeley set to issue an award, but now, sadly, it will have to be presented posthumously.
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