Brian Culbertson-Low Country The 8th Annual Low Country Jazz Festival, by all reports, was very successful! I want to thank all of our patrons from around the country and our local community for making this year’s festival the best one yet! We had a stellar line-up this year and finished the festival off by celebrating one of South Carolina’s native sons, Peabo Bryson. Additionally, we held our Jazzing with Sugar Summit, which is the health information and healthy lifestyle component of the Low Country Jazz Festival that featured celebrity chef Curtis Akins. We also provided Music in Our Schools, which provided students from Morningside Middle School the opportunity to meet and hear directly from famed [...]
Gateway Jazz Festival is more than an outdoor concert, it’s an event! It’s a place to people-watch, eat, drink, mingle, relax, soak in the rays, and of course hear some of he coolest music performed by national recording smooth jazz artist. Our Jazz Festival will feature classy veterans who have set the standard to young lions taking the jazz scene by storm, all capturing the spirit of smooth jazz that knows no boundaries in exhilarating, intimate performances. Gateway Jazz Festival will become more of a reunion and celebration of friends, family, culture, music and life. Bring a chair and a blanket then sit back and relax to smooth jazz performed by some of [...]
David Benoit Featuring David Benoit and The JT Project. For three decades, the 5 time GRAMMY®-nominated pianist/composer/ arranger David Benoit has reigned supreme as one the founding fathers of contemporary jazz. But, like an actor who has been known primarily for one role, he wanted to show other dimensions of his artistry, influenced by Stephen Sondheim, Burt Bacharach, Dave Grusin and Leonard Bernstein. Benoit received three GRAMMY® nominations in the categories of Best Contemporary Jazz Performance for “Every Step of the Way” (1989), Best Large Ensemble Performance for GRP All-Star Big Band (1996), and Best Instrumental Composition for “Dad’s Room,” the latter from the album Professional Dreamer (2000). In 2010, Benoit received a Lifetime Achievement [...]
Derby City Jazz Festival Welcome to year two of the Derby City Jazz Festival (DCJF)! Come and join us for two great days of exceptional entertainment featuring some of the world’s best smooth jazz artist. This year’s festival will take place at the site of the historic Kentucky Derby and Churchill Downs Race Track. The Paddock Area– Plaza Stage provides the perfect back drop for this summertime event. Enjoy the best in smooth jazz music, take in the flavor of historic Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Derby Museum and experience the best in food, culture and spirits that Louisville has to offer! Brown-Forman is the signature event sponsor, so be prepared to sample some of [...]
DrAlvin.Com Welcomes Natural Wonder To City Winery Nashville On Sunday August 27th At 7:30pm. See You There!
Natural Wonder According to the old idiom, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but some subjects worthy of flattery are not so easily imitated, and in the age of the tribute band, many a giant of the American songbook goes without authentic tribute simply because the original article set the bar a little too high. Such seems to be the case with Stevie Wonder, the genius of composition and unparalleled vocal and instrumental ability who, throughout his career, has had the backing of some of the most formidable musicians in the industry. When one considers the colossal talent that is Stevie Wonder–the limitless voice and boundless multi-instrumental skill–it’s no mystery as to why there [...]
Brian Culbertson Presented by Mountain States Foundation. All proceeds benefit Niswonger Children's Hospital. Brian Culbertson is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, writer and producer who crosses genres between contemporary jazz, R&B and funk. Heralding from the musically rich city of Chicago, he began his musical studies at the early age of 8 on piano and quickly picked up several other instruments by age 12 including drums, trombone, bass, and euphonium. Inspired by the great R&B/Jazz/Pop artists of the 70’s like Earth Wind & Fire, Tower of Power, Chicago, David Sanborn, and others, Brian Culbertson started composing original music for his 7th grade piano recital and hasn’t stopped having self-produced 16 solo albums, most of which have topped [...]
KC & The Sunshine Band Nashville Symphony Mixdown It’s the party event of the summer! With their distinctive “Miami sound,” KC & the Sunshine Band have been making people dance for four decades. Be there as these pioneers make their first Schermerhorn appearance, and shake your booty to these hits plus many more: (Shake, Shake, Shake) Shake Your Booty That’s the Way (I Like It) I’m Your Boogie Man Keep It Comin’ Love Get Down Tonight Please Don’t Go Boogie Shoes To order your tickets visit NashvilleSymphony.org or call 615.687.6400.
Amy Black A Memphis Music Revue with Amy Black On Sunday June 11th at 7PM. To purchase tickets call 615-324-1010. Join The Amy Black Band for a soulful evening of music originally recorded in Memphis by artists including Ann Peebles, Otis Redding, Carla Thomas, Bobby Blue Bland, O.V. Wright, Al Green, Otis Clay and others. Take a musical journey through time with songs recorded on the Hi Records, Stax Records and Sun Records labels, along with new original songs that capture the soul and grit of Memphis music. ABOUT AMY BLACK Amy Black’s fourth solo release, “Memphis” (June 2017) was recorded in Memphis, TN with Scott Bomar, a grammy-nominated producer and leader of the band [...]
Welcome To The Mockingbird Restaurant. Join us for a Celebration this upcoming Father's Day Weekend. The Mockingbird Restaurant 3035 Reserve Boulevard, Spring Hill, Tennessee 37174 offers Southern Cuisine food at its finest. Enjoy the experience of dining in a truly unique southern atmosphere. The 1850's Farmhouse will offer you a family experience to remember. Mockingbird Jazz celebrates the best local, national and international Jazz featuring musician, saxophone player, drummer, composer and teacher Brian Cornish. There will be two shows and seatings; 6pm $12 advance $15 at door for music concert only 7:30pm $12 advance $15 at door for music concert only From more information call 615-716-2139, email firstname.lastname@example.org, visit www.DrAlvin.Com, or call The Mockingbird Restaurant [...]