Tag archive for ‘performances’

Cafe 290 In Atlanta

Cafe 290 In Atlanta

For over 25 years, Cafe 290 has been internationally known as both the hottest and coolest place in Atlanta, all at the same time. John Scatena, owner, says their goal is to take jazz to the maximum and expose the world to the best performers Atlanta has to offer. Cafe 290 is the best known [...]

Have a listen to Gordon Goodwin & His Big Phat Band

Have a listen to Gordon Goodwin & His Big Phat Band

Gordon Goodwin & His Big Phat Band have been out there leading the way for the past seven years, inspiring musicians and artists alike to follow their remarkable musicianship. Goodwin – musician, composer, and arranger – earned himself a 2006 Grammy for Best Instrumental Arrangement for his work on the feature film The Incredibles. He [...]

In Chicago You Need Jazz On Wednesdays:  Visit the Empty Bottle and get your fix

In Chicago You Need Jazz On Wednesdays: Visit the Empty Bottle and get your fix

Since January 3, 1996, the Empty Bottle has featured jazz, improvised music, and related idioms every Wednesday night. Selected and programmed by reed-player Ken Vandermark and writer, educator John Corbett, the series emphasizes the most original, exciting new music the genres have to offer. They bring established stars of the vanguard and emerging artists from [...]

Green Mill Cocktail Lounge in Chicago

Green Mill Cocktail Lounge in Chicago

The Green Mill is sophisticated informality, warm glowing atmosphere steeped in the heady sounds of the early ’30s and ’40s; it was actually patterned after Clark Monroe’s Uptown House in Harlem (as it was during the ’40s). Uniquely comfortable to all audiences from the sequined Saturday night date to the progressively dressed offbeat student, the [...]

Check Out Club Jazz Nouveau:  Right in the heart of San Francisco

Check Out Club Jazz Nouveau: Right in the heart of San Francisco

Club Jazz Nouveau, a spacious supper club, is bright and airy with a stylish and elegant décor. This 150-seat venue has purple velvet curtains, yellow and brick walls and big surrealist pictures on the walls. The club serves Southern-style cuisine with steak, chicken, pork and seafood entrées. For entertainment, they present local and touring artists, [...]

Jazz At The Lincoln Center In New York

Jazz At The Lincoln Center In New York

For years, the Lincoln Center has been one of many venues to offer some of the greatest jazz in the county. They offer top quality musicianship and universal friendship. By taking the feeling of jazz on tour and by inviting artists and audiences from all over the world into our new home in New York [...]

Want To Know What A Lounge Version Of Your Favorite Song Would Sound Like:  Well, you have to take a listen to Richard Cheese!

Want To Know What A Lounge Version Of Your Favorite Song Would Sound Like: Well, you have to take a listen to Richard Cheese!

Think of a band or a song that you really like (and no, it doesn’t have to be jazz). Now imagine what a lounge version of that song would be. Well, that – in a nutshell – is Richard Cheese. He broke out with his first album Lounge Against The Machine back in 2000, and [...]