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Jazz ballet, recitals, sessions and more

October 30, 2012

THE WEEK AHEAD

By Joe Pinson and Kathy Edwards McFarland

TONIGHT– Tuesday, October 30:

Mi Son, Mi Son, Mi Son

  • Cuban Folk Music-inspired Jazz performed by Mi Son, Mi Son, Mi Son – at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., Denton, 7-9 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, October 31:

Thursday, November 1:

  • Nine O’Clock Lab Band performs in the One O’Clock Lounge (in the Union) at noon – FREE

Special Event! November 1-4, 8-11:

TICKETS are ON SALE NOW for A JAZZ DREAM, the musical, a modern jazz take on Shakespeare’s passionate romp! Adapted by New York Director Maggie Harrer with music arranged by the students of Richard DeRosa and performed by UNT Jazz singers and instrumentalists! Opens Nov. 1 at UNT Dance & Theatre Dept. Theatre. To purchase your tickets, please stop by the box office located in the RTFP Building lobby or call (940) 565-2428. Box Office hours are Monday through Friday from 1 to 5 pm. FMI: http://www.danceandtheatre.unt.edu/events/2012/nov/jazz-dream

Friday, November 2:

  • David Stout (electronic music) at 7 p.m. and Janet Feder (guitar) at 8 p.m. at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., Denton. – FREE
  • Jazz with Alex Blair and Jordan Burchill at Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St., Denton at 6 p.m., followed by Reinventing Jude at 8 p.m., and Dirty Blonde Delaney at 10 p.m.- ALL FREE. FMI: http://dentonbanter.com/

Saturday, November 3:

  • Jazz at Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St., Denton, at 6 p.m, followed by Polly Maynard at 8 p.m.- FREE
  • Blues and Pop silky-toned singer, Maria Muldaur at Dan’s Silver Leaf, 103 Industrial, Denton, at 9 p.m. – Tickets – $18/30. FMI: www.danssilverleaf.com/ and www.mariamuldaur.com/

Floyd Graham Society 40th Annual Homecoming Meetingnew location!

  • When: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sat, Nov. 3, 2012
  • Where: Denton Country Club, 1213 Country Club Rd, Argyle, TX ( map) (about 7 min. south of I-35E)
  • Program: Jack Petersen, guitar, with Dan Haerle, piano; Fred Hamilton, bass; Ed Soph, drums
  • Dancing: The Three O’Clock Lab Band, Brad Leali, director
  • Includes: Luncheon, drawing for door prizes!

Reservations: Required. Must be prepaid by 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31. $30/per person
May reserve table of 8 if paid in one payment.
VISA/MC to 940.565.0804 (will show as Tattersall Publishing). Checks to 815 Ector, Denton, TX 76201.

Sunday, November 4:

  • Trumpeter Mike Steinel, UNT Associate Professor of Jazz Improvisation, and Friends perform in Kenton Hall

    Mike Steinel

    at 3:30 pm – FREE

Monday, November 5:

  • Vintage Jazz Society meets at the Center for Visual Arts, 400 E. Hickory St., Denton, discussion at 9:30 a.m., followed by a jam session at 10:30 a.m. – everyone is welcome.
  • Jazz Open Mike with the Michael Palma TrioSweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., Denton, 7-9 p.m. Free.
  • Late Night Jazz with Lane Garner at the Greenhouse Restaurant, 600 N. Locust, Denton, 10 p.m.-Midnight. FMI: http://www.greenhouserestaurantdenton.com/music.html

Tuesday, November 6:

  • First Tuesday with Mister Joe Jazz Band 8 p.m. at Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St., Denton, at 8 p.m., followed by Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton playing Gypsy Swing at 9 p.m. – FREE
  • Check the Sweetwater Grill & Tavern event calendar at http://sweetwatergrillandtavern.com/ for the November 2012 music schedule.

Please send additions or corrections ASAP to joseph.pinson@verizon.net or kathyedwards57@verizon.net.

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