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October 3, 2013

October 2- 10, 2013

By Kathy Edwards McFarland
and Contributor Joseph Pinson

Mike Steinel

Mike Steinel

Tuesday, October 1, 2013:

Yes, this is now in the past, I have to say – the music was outstanding! Though the weather was warm, the jazz was so cool, the musicians – not having played together – were (to this front-row fan) flawless.

 

Jeff Eckels

Jeff Eckels

North Texas Jazz | UNT Division of Jazz Studies presents the Steinel & Eckels Group (featuring Mike Steinel – Trumpet/Flugelhorn; Rosana Eckert – Vocals; Jeff Eckels – Bass; Steve Barnes – Drums; and Special Guest and UNT alum Pianist Pat Coil) playing the coolest Jazz on the patio stage at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., Denton, 7-9 p.m. – Free

About Pat Coil

Pat is a graduate of University of North Texas and began his professional career with the Woody Herman Orchestra in the 1970s.

For the past three decades he has lived in Nashville, and toured the world with the likes of Michael McDonald, Carmen McCrae, Amy Grant, Vince Gill, and recorded with Natalie Cole, BeBe and CeCe Winans, Travis Tritt, and Peter Cetera (of Chicago).

Wednesday, October 2:

Nine and Eight O’Clock Lab Bands in UNT’s Gateway Center, 9 p.m. – $/?

Thursday, October 3:

Cas Haley

Cas Haley

 

Joe Pat Hennen at Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial, Denton – FREE, followed by Cas Haley + Collin House + David Willingham Project at 8 p.m. – $12/15

Tomas Fosch Garrido Quintet at Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St., Denton, 6 p.m., followed by Open Mic at 8 p.m. – BOTH FREE

Alex Fraile (jazz) at UNT on the Square, 109 N. Elm St., Denton, at 7 p.m. + Das Oom-Pahs (German/Austrian style Polka

Alex Fraile

Alex Fraile

band) at 8 p.m. – FREE

Friday, October 4:

Ron and the Finkelsteiners at Gerhard’s German Restaurant, 222 W. Hickory St., Denton, 7-9 p.m. – no cover

Jazz at Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St., Denton, 6 p.m., followed by Kristy Kruger at 8 p.m., and Ellie Meyer at 10 p.m. – ALL FREE

CEMIcircles Concert 1 in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre at UNT at 2:30 pm – FREE

Mike Dillon

Mike Dillon

Mike Dillon (vibraphone & percussion), UNT Guest Artist, performs in Kenton Hall at 8 p.m. – FREE

Mariachi Quetzal performs at La Milpa Mexican Restaurant, 820 S. I-35E, at 8 p.m. – no cover

Milkdrive + Mando Saenz, Dan’s Silverleaf, 103 Industrial, Denton, 9:00 pm – $10

Saturday, October 5:

CEMIcircles Concert 3 in the UNT Sky Theatre at 11 a.m., Concert 4 in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre at 2:30 p.m., and Concert 5 in Voertman Hall at 8 p.m. – ALL FREE

Jazz at Banter Bistro, 219 W. Oak St., Denton, 6 p.m.– FREE

Sunday, October 6:

CEMIcircles Concert 6 in the Merrill Ellis Intermedia Theatre at 11 a.m., Concert 7 in Voertman Hall at 2:30 p.m. – BOTH FREE

UNT Merrill Ellis Thetre

UNT Merrill Ellis Theatre

Jeremy Reynolds (clarinet), UNT Guest Artist, performs in the Recital Hall at 2 p.m. – FREE

Bone Doggie’s Open Mic at the Abbey Underground, 100 W. Walnut, Denton, at 9 p.m. – FREE

Jose Aponte and the Caribe Club at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., Denton, 7-9 p.m. – FREE

Jose Aponte

Jose Aponte

UNT One O’Clock Lab Band opens for Dallas Jazz Orchestra, Village Country Club, 8302 Southwestern Blvd., Dallas, 7 p.m.$10. cover charge. The DJO follows guest band, 8-10 p.m..

Monday, October 7:

Robert Spring (clarinet) and J.B. Smith (percussion), UNT Guest Artists, perform in the UNT College of Music Recital Hall at 8 p.m. – FREE

Late Night Jazz with Clark Erickson & Friends at the Greenhouse Restaurant, 600 N. Locust, Denton, 10 p.m.- 12 a.m.

Tuesday, October 8:

James Riggs and Neil Slater of the Sweetwater Jazz Quartet.

James Riggs and Neil Slater of the Sweetwater Jazz Quartet.

Find your groove on this cool, October night with the Sweetwater Jazz Quartet (Jim Riggs, saxophone; Neil Slater, keyboard; Lou Carfa, bass; and drummer Ron Fink) at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., Denton, 7-9 p.m. – FREE

Wednesday, October 9:

Jeffrey Eckels Trio at the Whitehouse, Wednesday for the Vocal Jazz Showcase.

Jeffrey Eckels Trio at the Whitehouse, Wednesday for the Vocal Jazz Showcase.

Jeff Eckels presents the Vocal Jazz Showcase, featuring Rosana Eckert, at the Whitehouse, 424 Bryan St., Denton, 8 p.m.

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

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