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Live Jazz this Week

April 3, 2012

Earl Scruggs once said:  The Japanese are extremely good imitators — and so polite they even copy the mistakes.

Compiled by “Mr. Joe” Pinson

Celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month FMI: http://www.smithsonianjazz.org/

TONIGHT: Tuesday, April 3:

  • Michael Palma Quintet at the Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., Denton, from 7-9 p.m. – FREE
  • Mister Joe Jazz Band performs at Banter Bistro, 219 W Oak, Denton, at 8 p.m., followed by Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton at 9 p.m. – FREE

Wednesday, April 4:

  • UNT Afro-Cuban/Brazilian/Latin Jazz Ensembles in UNT Voertman Hall at 8 p.m.- FREE  FMI: http://music.unt.edu/  (performance calendar)
  • Stefan Ostersjo, guitarist, UNT Guest Artist, performs in the UNT Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre, at 8 p.m. – FREE
  • UNT Jazz with Four O’Clock Lab Band, Directed by Jason Hausback, and the Two O’Clock Lab Band, Directed by Jay Saunders at The Syndicate (inside UNT Student Union) at 9 p.m.- $/?

Thursday, April 5:

  • UNT Jazz  with the Latin Jazz Club, directed by Jose Aponte, in the One O’Clock Lounge (inside Union) at noon – FREE
  • Vivace Flutes at UNT On the Square, 109 N. Elm St., Denton, at 7 p.m., followed by Nova Ensemble at 8 p.m.- FREE
  • UNT One O’Clock Lab Band with Calhoun and McMath Middle School Jazz Bands, and Keith Wooolery perform in Denton High School Auditorium, at 7:30 pm – $10/5
  • Open Mic at Banter Bistro, 219 W Oak, Denton, at 8 p.m., – FREE

Friday, April 6:

  • UNT Jazz Singers + Vertical Voices Live perform in UNT Voertman Hall at 8 p.m.- $8/10
  • Live Local Jazz at Banter Bistro, 219 W Oak, Denton, at 8 p.m. – FREE
  • Brave Combo at Dan’s SilverLeaf, 103 Industrial Street, Denton, at 10 p.m.- $10

Saturday, April 7

  • Live Local Jazz at Banter Bistro, 219 W Oak, Denton, at 6 p.m. – FREE
  • YUM ! Dan’s Silvereaf & Little Guy’s Movers Crawfish Bowl (featuring Jay-B and the Zydeco Posse + The John Evans Band) at Dan’s, 103 Industrial Street, Denton, 3 p.m. – $/?
  • Susan Gibson at Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial Street, Denton, at 9 p.m. – $10

Monday, April 9:

  • UNT Night of Percussion in UNT Voertman Hall at 8 p.m.- FREE
  • Late Night Jazz with Jason Gheen, at The GreenHouse Restaurant, 600 N. Locust, Denton, 10 p.m.- Midnight, no cover

Tuesday, April 10:

  • Sweetwater Jazz Quartet (Jim Riggs, Neil Slater, Lou Carfa, Ron Fink) at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., Denton, from 7-9 p.m. – FREE

    Sweetwater Jazz Quartet at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern.

  • Nova performs in UNT Voertman Hall at 8 p.m. – FREE

Venue Web sites:

Banter Bistro: http://dentonbanter.com/

Cafe du Luxe: www.cafeduluxe.com/music.html

Dan’s Silver Leaf: www.danssilverleaf.com/

The GreenHouse Restaurant: www.greenhouserestaurantdenton.com/

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern: www.sweetwatergrillandtavern.com/

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