Thursday, November 30, 2017

SHARP 9 THIS FRIDAY 12/1/17 AND FORTHCOMING

http://www.durhamjazzworkshop.org/up-coming-concerts.html  If  you haven't decided where to drink from the Durham & Environs Jazz Reservoir this Friday12/1/17, here's another option for that date, with some additional stuff that'll be happening soon.  Friday is the UNC faculty who show what a good time can be had at one of their sessions whether you're on the stage or in the audience.

NCCU FACULTY AT BEYU FRIDAY 12/1/17


http://beyucaffe.com/events/nccu-holiday-concert/ Here's more good stuff from the DURHAM, NC JAZZ RESERVOIR happening on this Friday.  These faculty members have a good time and so do the folks in the audience.

A FRIDAY 12/1/17 HAPPENING AT BALDWIN


https://music.duke.edu/events/duke-jazz-ensemble-joey-defrancesco-jazz-organ  Joey Defrancesco has been smokin' the organ keyboards for some time.  Here's a chance to experience him in person for just a very few $$.  The Durham, NC & Environs Jazz Reservoir contiues to provide lots of thirst quenchers.

JAZZ AT THE STATION 12/2/17 CARRBORO

Description
JAZZ SATURDAYS is a free weekly live jazz concert series showcasing different area jazz musicians in each installment.

This week's musicians: TRIO MAMBO

Located in the Chapel Hill/Durham area, Trio Mambo is a Latin jazz combo that explores the Latin musics of the Americas rooted in African Diasporic traditions, with particular interest in those of Cuba and Puerto Rico. With its unique instrumentation, Trio Mambo creates their own brand of Afro-Cuban and Latin Jazz, performing a variety of styles ranging from bolero and cha-cha to guaracha and guaguancó. The group features Louis Ramos on lead vocals, conga, and bongo, Nathan Mason on vibes, percussion, and backup vocals, and Alex Polydoroff on electric bass.
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Bar opens at noon
Jazz from 2pm until 4pm
Free | All ages welcome

Sunday, November 26, 2017

DURHAM JAZZ RESERVOIR HEAVY FLOW

Jazz in Durham, NC and environs has indeed been a reservoir flowing heavy during October/November 2017.  I am happy to say that from what I can see this great situation will be continuing.  OH YEAH!!!  Check the jazz calendars at the venues - SHARP NINE, BEYU, etc.  Also look at Peter Burke's blog https://locavorejazz.weebly.com/peters-blog and the WNCU Jazz Calendar.  ENJOY!

CHUCKEY ROBINSON WED 11/29/17 BN DUKE


https://www.facebook.com/ChuckeyRobinsonCERJFLOW/  OH YEAH!!!

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

TONIGHT DURHAM HOTEL 11/21/17

DONOVAN ON THE ROOF  6-9PM.  PAST SESSIONS HAVE INCLUDED BRIAN, ARIEL, COLIN, CHRIS, TO NAME A FEW.  NICE SETTING TO HEAR SOME GOOD JAZZ ON A TUESDAY EVENING IN THE HEART OF THIS DURHAM, NC JAZZ RESERVOIR.

Monday, November 20, 2017

HELP WANTED UNC GREENSBORO

The Miles Davis Jazz Studies Program is looking for expertise in trumpet, trombone.  Contact Chad Eby.

JAZZ AT UNC

Fwd: UNC Jazz Concerts

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Dear Mama Jazz,

Please post the following concert info:

NEA Jazz master Jamey Aebersold cancels trip to UNC-Chapel Hill.
Due to family illness Jamey Aebbersold has had to cancel his appearance as guest soloist with the UNC Jazz Studies program.

The concerts (see below) scheduled for Dec 1-2 WILL GO ON!


UNC-Chapel Hill Jazz Studies Upcoming Concerts

UNC Jazz Combo Concerts 4:00pm Friday, December 1, 2017 Moeser Aud. in Hill Hall.  FREE

UNC Jazz Faculty Sharp 9 Gallery, Durham, NC 8:00pm Friday, December 1, 2017 Admission charged.

Jazz Masterclass 4:00pm Saturday, December 2, 2017 Moeser Hall  (Free)

UNC Jazz Band Concert w. Aaron Hill,  saxophone 8:00pm Saturday, December 2, 2017Moeser Aud.$10 adults. Scholarship Benefit Concert.





Jim Ketch
Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies
Department of Music
Hill Hall, CB #3320
University of North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3320
(o) 919.962.7560
(c) 919.812.2142
(e) jketch@email.unc.edu
(w) www.jimketch.com

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Sunday, November 12, 2017

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

TROMBONE SUMMIT THIS THURSDAY 11/9/17

iNFO PER MAMA JAZZFwd: TROMBONE SUMMIT THIS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9
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Elaine Crovitz

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From: Trowers, Robert L <rtrowers@nccu.edu>
Date: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 2:48 PM
Subject: TROMBONE SUMMIT THIS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9
To: Elaine Crovitz <ecrovitz@gmail.com>



Hi Mama Jazz!

    I've got a last - minute "media blitz" going foThursday's "Trombone Summit"; your help in getting the word out would be highly appreciated!

    Our featured guest artist this year will be:

                Frank Lacy
                      AND. . .
               We'll be showcasing: 
     The NCCU Trombone Ensemble
                 On a tune or two.

    We'll be doing a master class / career strategy discussion around 1:30, with the concert starting at 7:00.
     Both events are free and open to the public.
 

SOME JAZZ THIS WEKEND

Fwd: Brandon Lee with the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra, Sat., Nov. 11

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Subject: Brandon Lee with the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra, Sat., Nov. 11
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Hi Elaine, please share this with your jazz friends.  Thanks, Gregg

The Heart of Carolina Jazz Society presents

Swingin’ Broadway: Music through the Decades

The Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra
with Special Guests:
Brandon Lee, Trumpet
Kathy Gelb, Vocals
Peggy Taphorn, Vocals

Spend an evening on Swingin' Broadway with the Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra directed by Gregg Gelb. Hum, sing, tap your toes to well-known--and maybe some not-so-well-known tunes from the Broadway stage – from 1925 on.

The concert is Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017 at 8pm at the Temple Theatre, 120 Carthage St., Sanford, NC
Tickets are $16 adults and $11 for students.  Advance tickets available at www.templeshows.com  (919) 774-4155

Brandon Lee, Professor of Jazz Brass at the University of North Carolina in Greensboro (UNCG). Received two degrees and an artist diploma from the Juilliard School. In addition to teaching, Brandon has built a reputable career as a performer with many jazz bands in North Carolina and New York City. Most notable bands in NYC are the Christian McBride Big Band, Aaron Diehl and Cecile McLorin Salvant, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Village Vanguard Orchestra and the Kenny Barron Quintet.