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Regina Carter’s “Southern Comfort” @ Jimmy Mak’s

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Regina Carter / violin Will Holshouser / accordion Marvin Sewell / acoustic guitar Chris Lightcap / bass Alvester Garnett / drums Since emerging from the Detroit scene in the late 1980s, premier violinist Regina Carter has performed with Aretha Franklin, Lauryn Hill, … Continue reading

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Michael Moore Quartet @ The Mission

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Michael Moore / saxophone, clarinet Harmen Fraanje / piano Clemens van der Feen / bassist Michael Vatcher / drums   Saxophonist, clarinetist, and composer Michael Moore has a deep understanding of both the American jazz and the Dutch improvised music traditions. Over … Continue reading

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Kneebody @ Mississippi Studios with opening performance by The Wishermen – presented by KMHD Radio

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Ben Wendel / saxophone Shane Endsley / trumpet Adam Benjamin / keyboards Kaveh Rastegar / bass Nate Wood / drums   Grammy® Award-nominated quintet Kneebody generates explosive rock energy paralleled with high-level chamber ensemble playing, and highly wrought compositions balanced with adventurous … Continue reading

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René Marie “I Wanna Be Evil (With Love to Eartha Kitt)” @ Jimmy Mak’s

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René Marie / vocals Kevin Bales / piano Elias Bailey / bass Quentin Baxter / drums Unmistakably honest and unpretentious while transforming audiences worldwide with her powerful interpretations, vocalist René Marie has received critical acclaim since her debut in 1999. Her 10th … Continue reading

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Donny McCaslin Trio: “Everett Street Breakdown” feat. Scott Colley and Jonathan Blake @ Jimmy Mak’s

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Donny McCaslin / saxophone Scott Colley / bass Jonathan Blake / drums Acclaimed saxophonist Donny McCaslin took improvised music to an entirely new level with his 2012 release Casting for Gravity, which earned him a 2014 Grammy® Award-nomination for Best Improved Jazz Solo. … Continue reading

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