I had an excellent Jazz Night Out when friends and I saw “The Compositions and Arrangements of Will England” as part of John Allen’s Dick’s Den Residency on the 12th. The all-star octet brought a full, classic sound to a swinging first set. The opening arrangement of Frank Loesser’s “I
Here’s hoping everyone had a great 4th of July! Before getting into a handful of some of the other great shows this weekend, we have details on an Outdoor Jazz schedule that is swinging mightily (All events free unless otherwise noted). One new addition to the lineup for Thursday, July
May’s schedule for the Dick’s Den Wednesday Residency program brings a new leader to the marquee: tubist and sousaphonist Tony Zilincik (Photo by Tim Perdue). A music professor at Capital and a veteran of brass ensembles, jazz ensembles and countless other settings throughout the area, Zilincik summarizes his plans as
The fifth year of the Dick’s Den Wednesday Residency Program continues its steady pace with a March schedule helmed by guitarist Zakk Jones. Jones’ growing resume includes working with a slew of the region’s best musicians in a variety of styles, and he will showcase some of those collaborations and
Detroit’s Skeeter Shelton + Joel Peterson Duo (aka Spectrum 2) headline a NO WIG Series concert at Filament on Saturday, January 27th. Filament is a new grassroots-oriented performing arts space and listening lounge located within The Vanderelli Room art gallery in Franklinton. Spearheaded by veteran free jazz musician and promoter
One notable entry on the list of Shows To See This Week is the return of a weekly way to end your weekend in sultry style. Starting last week, NiNi Love JazzySide is now holding its free weekly Sunday Shows at The Savoy Club every Sunday from 7:30 to 10:30pm.
There are plenty of ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with live jazz on Sunday. Jazz 98.5 FM, WSAX-LP is holding a second weekend fundraiser at The Idle-A-While on the East Side (see more below) which wraps up with a Mother’s Day doubleheader on their House Restaurant stage Sunday with Anna