Jazz In Town: Do Not Miss Summer Jazz Winding Down

(Photo by Jack Zuff:  Photo of saxophonist Dalton Sharp.  The Jay/Sharp Trio will be at JazzBoline this Sunday for the return of Sunday Jazz Brunch.) Outdoor summer jazz is starting to wind down as it always does in the month of September.  We will be on a week-by-week basis for the remaining outdoor jazz.  We’ll […]

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Jazz In Town: Labor Day Jazz

(Photo: DeeAnn DiMeo performs tonight.  Photo by Jack Zuff.) We enter Labor Day weekend with the hope that some of the experimentation of jazz music during this most unfortunate pandemic summer can live on.  Uncertainty lies ahead for the fall and winter yet we will be seeking creative means to keep jazz alive. Many thanks […]

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Jazz In Town: Bird Lives!

(Photo: This month we celebrate the 100th birthday of Charlie “Bird” Parker. A rare color photo of Parker.) It is most unfortunate that we have had to suspend the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series.  While we support the overarching goal to keep the coronavirus infection rate low and to protect the lives of many, it […]

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Jazz In Town: August Days Of Jazz

(Photo: This month we celebrate the 100th birthday of Charlie “Bird” Parker.  From left, Tommy Potter, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and John Coltrane at Birdland, the New York nightclub named after Parker, in 1951.) This summer, we have enjoyed fabulous jazz at the Hotel Henry Summer Jazz Series, Jazz at Chandlerville, and in other locales […]

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Jazz In Town: Choices Are A Surprise!

Choices, choices, choices.  Who would have thought there would be choices this pandemic summer for jazz?  That is exactly what we have.  From jazz fusion to gypsy jazz to straight-ahead jazz – something for everyone.  As long as we maintain social distancing guidelines and wear masks, we can continue to have choices! Featured Events The […]

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The Emergence Of Alex McArthur – The Artist

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many of us to revisit old passions. Discover new ones. And, to make more than incremental steps in developing or evolving latent talents. One such person taking more than just a step forward while sheltering at home is the multi-talented jazz vocalist Alex McArthur. McArthur was invited to perform at […]

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Jazz In Town: Enjoying Jazz Outdoors

So far, we are managing to follow guidelines and enjoy live jazz again.  Primarily outdoors.  It is a slippery slope for all of us so we must continue to follow social distancing and mask-wearing guidelines.  More super jazz coming up so check it out! Featured Events POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN: DeeAnn DiMeo w/Cal Parmer, Rod […]

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Jazz At Chandlerville Series Announces July And August Performances

As we enter the second season of Jazz at Chandlerville, we do so under many different circumstances from a year ago. Adapting to the new guidelines as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has meant relocating the location from the colorful side patio of Thin Man Brewery / Tappo Pizza located at 166 Chandler Street […]

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Contribute To The “Keep Local Live Jazz Music Alive Fund”

The return of outdoor jazz has been an uplifting experience for audiences, patio patrons, venues, and musicians. Especially after a harrowing few months of shelter-at-home lockdown. We must not forget, however, that we are all still in the midst of a serious pandemic. Diligently, we must do our part to contain and prevent the spread […]

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Jazz At Home: Hot Summer Jazz In Swing

  First, all of us involved in making jazz available outdoors implore everyone to follow guidelines such as wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart, and respecting social distancing.  It is only through these efforts we can continue and not suffer a set back during the midst of a pandemic.  So far so good.  Many […]

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