Events for August 2024

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Claudia Villela Quintet

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Master Class: John ‘JR’ Robinson – Making Your Time Come Alive

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John ‘JR’ Robinson & SRT

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(((folkYEAH!))) Presents: Gyedu-Blay Ambolley

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Sean Mason Quartet

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John Pizzarelli Trio

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Delbert Anderson Quartet

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(((folkYEAH!))) Presents: Son Little

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band at the Rio Theatre

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Fred Wesley & the New JBs

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Claudia Villela Quintet

“A Brazilian-born genius with a blistering voice" (JazzTimes), Rio-born Claudia Villela has developed a reputation as a singularly unique singer, pianist and composer, lending her five-octave voice to work with jazz luminaries including Kenny Werner, Michael Brecker and Toots Thielemans. Villela began singing professionally as a teen and eventually moved to the Bay Area. A […]

Master Class: John ‘JR’ Robinson – Making Your Time Come Alive

Grammy winning drummer John ‘JR’ Robinson is celebrating 50 years of music making. Robinson’s world-renowned versatility and groove have made him one of the most prolific and sought-after drummers in the industry whose musicianship has helped define the pop, R&B, and jazz era for the last half century. No one will forget Robinson’s landmark fill […]

John ‘JR’ Robinson & SRT

Grammy winning drummer John ‘JR’ Robinson is celebrating 50 years of music making. Robinson’s world-renowned versatility and groove have made him one of the most prolific and sought-after drummers in the industry whose musicianship has helped define the pop, R&B, and jazz era for the last half century. No one will forget Robinson’s landmark fill […]

(((folkYEAH!))) Presents: Gyedu-Blay Ambolley

Gyedu Blay Ambolley is a musical luminary hailing from Ghana, West Africa, with a staggering 29 albums under his belt. Known affectionately as the "Simigwa Do Man,” Ambolley’s musical journey began in the vibrant port city of Sekondi-Takoradi, in the Western Region of Ghana. His early fascination with music blossomed into a lifelong passion. From […]

Sean Mason Quartet

When Sean Mason speaks about music, you can hear the notes falling into place. The cadence of his ideas unfolds with deliberate tempo, each exploring and resolving tension like an inspired chord progression. On his debut album, The Southern Suite, he emerges as a guiding luminary, shining his introspective command as both a pianist and […]

John Pizzarelli Trio

Guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli has been hailed by the Boston Globe for “reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing jazz.” Established as one of the prime contemporary interpreters of the Great American Songbook, Pizzarelli has expanded that repertoire by including the music of Paul McCartney, Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, Tom Waits, Antônio Carlos Jobim […]

Delbert Anderson Quartet

Delbert Anderson, a Diné jazz trumpet artist, composer, and educator, stands at the forefront of a vibrant Native American jazz scene. His work, deeply rooted in his Diné heritage, seamlessly integrates Navajo "spinning songs" of love, healing, and courtship with jazz and funk, thus marking him as a community-minded Indigenous individualist. Through his Delbert Anderson […]

(((folkYEAH!))) Presents: Son Little

Son Little, praised by American Songwriter as "one of the best songwriters working today,” conceived his latest album, Like Neptune, in a cabin overlooking the Delaware River in upstate New York. Trading in the existential dread permeating his previous work for unbridled joy and self-acceptance, Son Little transmutes the chronic pain of self-doubt into a […]

Athena Tergis & Christy Leahy with The Weeds & Adam Hendey

Athena Tergis & Christy Leahy Born in Manhattan and raised in San Francisco, Athena Tergis won the Jr. National Scottish fiddle champions 3 years in a row before moving to Ireland, immersing herself in the music for 3 years. There she joined The Sharon Shannon Band before moving to NYC to star in Riverdance on […]

Preservation Hall Jazz Band at the Rio Theatre

At a moment when musical streams are crossing with unprecedented frequency, it’s crucial to remember that throughout its history, New Orleans has been the point at which sounds and cultures from around the world converge, mingle, and resurface, transformed by the Crescent City’s inimitable spirit and joie de vivre. Nowhere is that idea more vividly […]

Master Class: Katie Thiroux – Melodic Walking Bass Lines

In this class, jazz bass specialist Katie Thiroux will take you through some awesome tips for playing more interesting, melodic bass lines. If you're in a rut with your bass lines and playing the same thing every time, Melodic Walking Bass Lines is the class for you. Thiroux will take you through octave switching, along […]

Mighty Mike Schermer with Special Guests – Album Release Celebration

Mighty Mike Schermer had been a fixture on the Bay Area blues scene for over twenty years when he relocated to Austin TX in 2009 and joined the touring band of swamp-boogie piano legend Marcia Ball. He had already carved out a solid solo career, with four critically acclaimed albums, an award winning single and […]

Fred Wesley & the New JBs

Fred Wesley is a legendary trombone player who has since performed with and composed for some of R&B’s most successful artists. Born and raised in Mobile, Alabama, he grew up listening to Nat King Cole, Duke Ellington and the likes. He first started to learn the trombone at the request of his father, the leader […]

Ray Obiedo Group with Special Guest Chloé Jean

Contemporary jazz guitarist and composer Ray Obiedo had an eclectic music upbringing during his younger days in the San Francisco Bay Area. The sounds of Miles Davis, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Henry Mancini, Mortown Records, and perhaps most of all, James Brown, all influenced his musical persona and career trajectory. His early break was joining Johnny […]

Tim Flannery & The Lunatic Fringe

Tim Flannery’s life has revolved around three constants: family, baseball, and music. These three simple things have become a kind of a holy trinity for Flannery, or Flan as most folks call him. This triad has fortified him since he could swing a bat. He found his calling(s) among them, and he’s carved out legacies. […]

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