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DFW Jazz scedule for your listening pleasure

April 2, 2015

By Chuck Mandernach
March 31, 2015

Dig in and check it out !!!tipjar

More great music again. I hope you will get out and take advantage of some of these events – hear some good music, and support the venues that offer live jazz and the musicians who perform.HELP KEEP LIVE JAZZ ALIVE.

Wednesday, Apr. 1

  • Brehms DuoDallas Chop House – 5pm-8pm
  • … and EVERY Wednesday following!
    “Elite Jazz Jam” – John Adams & William Foley hosting – at The Balcony Club – Carl Hillman – bass, (subbing for John Adams), William Foley – keys, & Sean McCurley – drums;
    The Balcony Club, 825 West Abrams Street, Dallas, TX (214-826-8104) –
    7:30 pm – 10:30 pm – no cover
  • Jeffry Eckels presents – JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE, A VOCAL JAZZ SHOWCASE – The Whitehouse Espresso Bar
    Jeffry Eckels

    Jeffry Eckels

    and Beer Garden (corner of Scripture and Bryan in Denton ) – 8:00 to 10:30 – no cover – great food, drinks, atmosphere, and acoustics for listening to live music
    This week’s guest vocalist – Ginny Mac

  • SAMMONS JAZZ: BASS AND DRUMS TO THE FOREFRONT: First set will be the Jaelun Washington Trio – with Jaelun – drums, Jeffry Eckels – bass, and Stephan Karlsson – piano. Classic jazz.
    Second set will be John Adams: Trio Combinations – Acclaimed bassist John Adams explores the diversity of the jazz trio with bass as the lead instrument. With Brad Leali – saxophone, Mike Drake – drums, Jason Bucklin – guitar, and Eric Willis – piano.

Sammons Center for the Arts, 3630 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas – 7:30 – Tickets are $40 ($35 for members) and include coffee, light appetizers, soft drinkks, beer, wine, and valet parking.

  • Jennifer PerrymanKitchen Cafe Dallas – 7:30 to 10:30 – $ 10 cover
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT JAZZ at the UNT GATEWAY CENTERWest End, UNT Jazz Singers directed by Ryan Howe, Jennifer Barnes and Guitarkestra, directed by Fred Hamilton. 9:00 – $4.00 cover

Thursday, Apr. 2 –

  • Brehms DuoDallas Chop House – 5pm-8pm
  • Lynne CadenaSeasons 52, Northpark 6:00-11:00
  • Melani SkybellDallas Petroleum Club, 6:30 – 9:30, membership or guest or member required
  • Eric Barnes and Jeff Robbins DuoThe Library at The Melrose Hotel (Oak Lawn & Cedar Springs) – 7:00 to 11:00 – no cover
  • The John Adams Groupat ButtonsForth WorthJohn Adams – bass, Brad Leali – sax, Noel Johnston – guitar, & Ryan Brown – drums; Buttons – Fort Worth, 4701 West Airport Freeway, Fort Worth, TX 76107 (817-735-4900) – 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm – no cover
  • Tony Hakim & Rich MartinKitchen Cafe Dallas – 7:30 to 10:30 – $10 cover

    Friday, Apr. 3

  • N’Awlins Gumbo Kings – Mesquite Performing Arts Center, 1527 N. Galloway Ave., Mesquite – 7:30 – Admission ?
  • Diana Savage CD RELEASE PARTY with Stone Savare, Jason Bucklin, Dale Cook, and Chris McGuireStoney’s Wine Lounge, 6038 Oram Street – 8:00 to 10:15 – $5.00 cover
  • Rosana Eckert – with Dave Zoller – keyboard, Jeffry Eckels – bass, and Steve Barnes – drums – Kitchen Cafe Dallas
    Dave Zoller

    Dave Zoller

    – 7:30 to 10:30 – $10 cover

    Saturday, Apr. 4 –

  • Heather Paterson & Straight AheadKirby’s Southlake, 3305 E.Hwy.114, Southlake (W side of
    Heather Paterson

    Heather Paterson

    DFW), 817-410-2221, n7:00 to 11:00 – no cover.

  • Tony Hakim & BandThe Kitchen Café  Dallas – 7:30-10:30 pm – $10 cover
  • Terry Hankins – guitar and Jason Bucklin – guitar – Chocolate Secrets (Dallas) – 7:30 to 11:00 – no cover
  • Damon ClarkStoney’s Wine Lounge – Skillman at Oram – 8:00 pm – 10:15pm – $5.00 cover
  • Gale Cruz Trio with Nick Groesche – keys and Lupe Barrera – drums.
    Gale Cruz

    Gale Cruz

    Soho Food and Jazz, 5290 Beltline Road, Addison 8:30 to 12:30. NO COVER– GREAT FOOD

Sunday, Apr. 5 –

  • Carolyn Lee Jones Jazz Quartet at Easter Brunch, with Carolyn Lee Jones – vocals, Jeanie Perkins – piano and some vocals, Lynn Seaton – bass, Rich DeRosa – drums – Hyatt Regency North Dallas, 701 East Campbell Road, Richardson, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. – $50.95 (child price varies)
  • Alex RiveraThe Freeman Cajun Cafe–2626 Commerce St., Dallas, 2:00 -5:00pm No Cover
  • Rebel Alliance Jazz EnsembleBuzzbrews in Deep Ellum. 2801 Commerce St. 6:30-9:00. – – No Cover
  • Clave con alma, directed by Kerry Adams (6:30), followed by The Dallas Jazz Orchestra – Directed by Galen Jeter at the Village Country Club on Southwestern Blvd and Caruth Haven in Dallas, Texas– $10 at the door

    Monday, Apr. 6

  • William Foley – piano with Westsiders, Michael Dohoney – drums, Russ Rand – bass – Eddie V’s, Dallas 6-10 p.m.
  • George Anderson DuoDel Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House (Spring Valley near Dallas North Tollway) – 6:30-10:30 p.m. – no cove
  • Melani Skybell Table 13, Addison, 6:30 – 10, no cover
  • Swampadelic – with Greg Waits – trombone – The Free Man – 7:00 to 10:00 – no cover
  • UNT Guitarkestra – Jazz Guitar Ensemble performs in Kenton Hall at 8:00 pm – FREE

    Tuesday, Apr. 7 –

  • Melani SkybellPerry’s, Dallas, 6:00 – 10, no cover
  • William Foley – piano with Westsiders, Michael Dohoney – drums, Russ Rand – bass – Eddie V’s, Dallas 6-10 p.m.
  • The Freeloaders, with Dennis Klophaus – trombone – Freeman Cajun Cafe. Bring your swing dancing shoes – 7:00 to 10:00 -no cover

Wednesday, Apr. 8 –

  • The John Adams Group – at Buttons – AddisonJohn Adams – bass, Eric Willis – keys, Noel Johnston – guitar, & Ryan Brown – drums; Buttons – Addison, 15207 Addison Road, Addison, TX 75001 (972-503-2888) –
    7:00 pm – 11:00 pm – no cover
  • … and EVERY Wednesday following!) – “Elite Jazz Jam” – John Adams & William Foley hosting – at The Balcony ClubBruce Eno – bass, (subbing for John Adams), William Foley – keys, & Sean McCurley – drums;
    The Balcony Club, 825 West Abrams Street, Dallas, TX (214-826-8104) –
    7:30 pm – 10:30 pm – no cover
  • Jeffry Eckels presents – JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE, A VOCAL JAZZ SHOWCASE – The Whitehouse Espresso Bar and Beer Garden (corner of Scripture and Bryan in Denton ) – 8:00 to 10:30 – no cover – great food, drinks, atmosphere, and acoustics for listening to live music
    This week’s guest vocalist – Carolyn Lee Jones – vocals, Jeffrey Eckels – bass – others to be announced
  • Lynne CadenaKitchen Cafe Dallas – 7:30 to 10:30 – $ 10 cover
  • Wednesday, Apr. 15- Jeffry Eckels presents – JAZZ AT THE WHITE HOUSE, A VOCAL JAZZ SHOWCASE – The Whitehouse Espresso Bar and Beer Garden (corner of Scripture and Bryan in Denton ) – 8:00 to 10:30 – no cover – great food, drinks, atmosphere, and acoustics for listening to live music
    This week’s guest vocalist – Rosana Eckert
  • WEDNESDAY NIGHT JAZZ at the UNT GATEWAY CENTERSix O’Clock Lab Band directed by Joakim Toftgard and Five O’Clock Lab Band, directed by Aaron Hedensstrom. 9:00 – $4.00 cover
  • … and EVERY Wednesday following!) – “Elite Jazz Jam” – John Adams & William Foley hosting – at The Balcony ClubBruce Eno – bass, (subbing for John Adams), William Foley – keys, & Sean McCurley – drums;
    The Balcony Club, 825 West Abrams Street, Dallas, TX (214-826-8104) –
    7:30 pm – 10:30 pm – no cover

SaturdaysSherman Jazz Museum (201 E. Lamar @ Walnut) open 1:00 to 5:00. For more information on special events, and to confirm museum times, visit museum website – www.shermanjazzmuseum.com

Thursdays – 6:00 to 8:00 – Dallas Museum of Art Jazz in the Atrium
Check the website for calendar: www.dallasmuseumofart.org/…/Thurs…/JazzintheAtrium/index.htm

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