Here are some new items for you. Also remember that there are weekly Jazz events in the area.
James Street Jam Sessions
Tuesday, February 26, 2013 7:00 PM
James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy
422 Foreland Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Tony Campbell is hosting the first Jam Session in a couple
weeks. The most talented musicians from around town will
be sharing the stage every other Tuesday from this day
forward. Names like Roger Humphries, Dwayne Dolphin, Sean
Jones, Ian Gordon to name a few.
KOUS-FM, 96.3, Monroe, Louisiana is now an LMB Network Affiliate. They will broadcast "Jazz Corner," the program I host and produce at WRCT-FM. starting next week.I will be doing an interview with the station on Monday.
"Jazz Corner," is going to start airing there on Sunday and Saturday.
LMB Network is at www.lmbnetwork.com.
Tony Janflone Jr .
Saturday , February 16th
Solo performance at:
The Spot Bar
217 South 4th Street Steubenville, OH 43952
The Greater Allen AME Church presents its 2nd Annual Valentines Gospel Jazz Cafe Concert & Event at the Church starting at 6:00pm. "Antoinette" will be performing with the AME Church Band & other very talented Pittsburgh Jazz Musicians.
Also, performances by The 2nd Baptist Church Male Choir, and also including some very talented vocalists Stacia Abbott, Richard Smith, Delphine Russell, and Darnella Wilson !!
The Concert starts at 6:00pm, and it is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC !!.
For tickets, please call the Church at: 412-732-2775
Tickets are: $15.00 per person, & includes a buffet after the concert.
We hope to see you all there !!
Join N-Motion Entertainment, Saturday February 16th from 8 PM - 2 AM, at JT's @ The Club
One Racquet Lane, Monroeville 15146
Drink Specials from 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Roses for the first 50 ladies and door prizes.
Dress to impress in your red or black.
The evening begins with the BEST Live Jazz in the city with free Hors D'Oeuvres from 8 - 10 PM.
In house band featuring:
John C. Hall Jr. - Bass Guitar
Stephen Delach - Guitar
Brian Edwards - Percussion
Howie Alexander - Keyboards
Vocalist: Dewayne Chandler and Anita Levels
The party begins with DJ Mighty Man from 10 - 2 AM.
For more information call 412 567-2804
7:00pm until 10:00pm.
11675 Frankstown Road
Penn Hills, Pa 15235
TASTEE FLAVOR wil be Jaming w/ Howie Alexsander on Keys/ Brian Edwards on Drums and Stevee Wellons singin.. No Cover Charge, Security Parking, Mature Freindly Fun Crowd that Loves Live Jazz and Good Food
Jazz Jam & Poetry
Saturday, February 23, 2013.
7:00pm until 10:00pm.
1015 Center St. Wilkinsburg
Spoken word forum featuring poets, musicians, rappers, dancers, etc. Bring your talents and enjoy an exciting evening!
Mark you calendar for the weekend of April 12-14.
A concert featuring Henry Grimes and Ronnie Burrage is in the planing stages. More details to follow soon.
For those of you in the Baltimore area.... from my good friend Benny Russell
SPIRITUALS AND OTHER MUSINGS: A TRIBUTE TO 50 YEARS OF A DREAM
Join us on Sunday, February 24, at 3 PM, in Harford Community College’s Joppa Hall, Room 108, for Spirituals and Other Musings: A Tribute to 50 Years of a Dream to celebrate milestones in the Civil Rights movement.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the assassinations of Civil Rights Activist Medgar Evers and President John F. Kennedy, the bombing of the 16th St. Baptist Church in Birmingham, the blocking of James Hood’s enrollment at the all-white University of Alabama by Governor George Wallace, and the 1963 March on Washington.
With music composed and conducted by Benny Russell, the chamber ensemble includes a string quartet along with the wind quintet Quintaero.
The event, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by the ROP Mentoring Program and Visual Performing and Applied Arts. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com, or call 443-412-2224.
And from Jessica Lee....
Saturday April 13
James Street Gastropub & Speakeasy PRESENTS in its new UPSTAIRS BALLROOM Singer Jessica Lee and Guitarist Mark Strickland as they celebrate the release of the "Silver Days, Charcoal Nights" jazz duo album. with a full band interpretation, featuring ROGER HUMPHRIES on drums, DAVID PELLOW on bass and JAY WILLIS on saxophones.
VISUAL ARTISTS will also join the party to show and sell their unique artwork around the theme of jazz in Pittsburgh at twilight.
That's it for now folks. Don't forget to send me your Jazz listings and please subcribe to this page. (pass it on!!)