The Thomas Harris quartet performs some well-loved standards as well as some forgotten masterpieces. Harris performs songs in the style of the composers of the Great American Songbook. Featuring his band consisting of stellar Pacific Northwest jazz musicians: Conner Helms, piano, Greg Feingold, bass, Christian Casolary drums, and Thomas Harris on tenor saxophone. Sponsored by […]
Second Sunday Jazz
Jazz piano and sax duo Bill Anschell and Brent Jensen perform and discuss their art and improvisation.
Second Sunday Jazz
Come for a free talk on the swing era greats Coleman Hawkins and Lester Young, illustrated with audio, video recordings, and live demonstration. Saxophonist and jazz historian Brent Jensen continues his series of entertaining lectures sponsored by the Manieri Endowment. Free and All Welcome
Nothing But Nestico The preeminent composer and arranger of contemporary big band charts, Sammy Nestico has arranged for the Count Basie Orchestra, the U.S. Air Forces premier jazz band – The Airmen of Note, the U.S. Marine Corp Band, as well as countless other ensembles. Come spend the evening with us at Kennelly Keys Music […]
Second Sunday Jazz with Milo Petersen
Join us for a presentation on the life and times of the iconic jazz bandleader and composer, Duke Ellington. The speaker will be saxophonist and jazz historian Brent Jensen, who returns after giving two previous talks on jazz piano. The talk will be illustrated with audio and video recordings. This event is sponsored by the […]
Join us for the latest in our “Great Jazz Instrumentalist” series, covering the historical development of jazz drum style and technique. Local drummer and instructor Braydn Krueger will illustrate this topic with demonstrations, audio recordings, and video. This event is sponsored by the Manieri Endowment. Free and All Welcome
Top NYC jazz/funk guitarist Will Bernard joins jazz group Arete Quartet for a very special performance. Multiple grammy-nominee Will Bernard will bring his masterful guitar playing to genre-bending Arete Quartet, teaming with friend and keyboardist Joe Doria and the Arete rhythm section of Steve Jones and Joel Litwin.