Tuesday, April 29, 2014

. . . . . . . . . . . . - Some Jazz Events - . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - SouthEast Michigan and Area - . . .

 - May 2014 - 


5-1, first Thursday of every month.
Sports Channel Bar,
25419 Jefferson Avenue,
north of 10 Mile Rd., next to Harbor Lanes,
St. Clair Shores.
Phone 586-771-2333.
7:30-10:30 p.m.,
Gabby Rosolino on flugelhorn and vocals,
Jerry Neeley on keyboard/vocals,
Tom Ploeger on sax, Dennis DeCello on drums,
Ron Rosolino on bass and vocals
food and drinks at affordable prices, nice room with lots of tables.
Sit-ins welcome!
5-1, 5-15, Thursday (1st and 3rd) Thursday each month,
Club 54
       Van Dyke Road
just north of 16 Mile Road on the east side of the street (in the Sterling Plaza)
$5 cover,
7-10 p.m
Gary Greenfelder Orchestra (GGO)   - 19-piece band!
swing, jazz, R&B, Motown
vocalist Jennifer Jones and guest vocalists.
Gary suggests making reservations.

5-2,   Friday,      ( regular - ongoing  -  various bands ... )
Maple Theater,
Maple at Telegraph in Bloomfield. - SW corner - behind - Trader Joe's
6:30 p.m.9 p.m.,
No cover charge.
Dr. Dick's Good Vibes
Dick Tapert on vibes,
Bill Meyer on piano and
George Davidson on drums.
Gourmet coffees by Great Lakes Coffee Company, full bar,  excellent sandwiches, salads, desserts.
For this weekend’s movie schedule go to www.themapletheater.com.
5-2,   Friday,
Degage Jazz Cafe,
301 River Road.
Maumee, OH.
7:30 -11:30 PM
No cover charge.
Doug Horn Classic Jazz Trio
Doug Horn,
string bassist Paul Keller
vibraphonist Cary Kocher)

Excellent food and drinks at Degage.

5-3, Saturday afternoon,
Shield's of Southfield,
25101 Telegraph Road    ( NW - 10 mile),
Southfield, 48033.
1-4 p.m.,
$10 cover.
The Greater Detroit Jazz Society Jazz at Shield's concert
The Dave Bennett Quartet
Dave on clarinet,
Cliff Monear on piano,
Jeff Pedraz on bass
Doug Cobb on drums.
5-3, Saturday,
Waterford VFW,
1690 Airport Road,
7:30-9:30 p.m.,
The Stardusters Big Band

5-4, Sunday,
Christ Church Cranbrook,
470 Church Road,
Bloomfield Hills
Tickets are $25/person.
3 p.m.,
Motor City Brass Band, conducted by Craig Strain.
The Cranbrook Music Guild and WRCJ 90.9 FM invite you to "A Spring Brass" Benefit Concert!
This is a fundraising concert for WRCJ-FM.

They will be performing brass favorites, including:
*  John Williams' Superman
*  Vittorio Giannini's Symphony No. 3, Mvt. 4
*  Leroy Anderson's Buglers Holiday
*  Maurice Ravel's Bolero
Stay afterward for a special catered afterglow.
For more information or to purchase your tickets,
please visit us online: Benefit Concert
Tickets may also be purchased at the door.
5-4, Sunday,
Adams High School,
3200 W. Tienken Rd.,
Admission is free; donations are welcome.
4 p.m.,
The North Oakland Concert Band presents "Splashes of Color,"
 special guests the Light Metal Band, a leading metro Detroit brass quintet,
colorful works by
Professor Peter Schickele
“Fats” Waller,
selections from West Side Story,
The North Oakland Concert Band will follow with an array of music by composers ranging from Franz Liszt to John Williams.
the two ensembles will perform works by Copland and Bernstein, ...

5-7, Wednesday,
Steinway Jazz Cafe presents a birthday celebration of Michele Ramo's 50th.
Michele on guitar, mandolin and violin,
Heidi Hepler  voice,
Cliff Monear on piano,
John Gallo on guitar,
Michael Palazzolo on contrabass,
other artists TBA.
7 p.m. 
5-7, Wednesday (first Wednesday every month),
Ron Kischuk’s Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band at the Grand Hotel (TV's Grand Event) in Trenton.
2651 W. Jefferson Avenue,
Trenton, MI        48183,
6:30-9:30 p.m.,
$5 cover
The Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band
Ron on trombone with an all-star band.
food is reasonably priced and excellent (the hotel has the former Opus One chef).
reservations recommended. , food and drink specials. ,

5-8, Thursday,
Canton Public Library
1200 S. Canton Center Road,
Canton, MI 48188.
FREE concert
7 till 8:30 PM.
The Paul Keller AT SUNDOWN Quintet
Sarah D'Angelo,
Duncan McMillan,
Steve Wood
Sean Dobbins
Call 734/397-0999.
5-8, second Thursday,
Blue Goose Inn
28911 Jefferson
St. Clair Shores,
6-9 p.m.,
Patrick MacCarroll and the  The Riverboat Ramblers
Dixieland jazz

5-9, Friday,
The Carr Center,
311 E. Grand River Avenue,
8 p.m., .
University of Michigan Jazz Ensemble:
pianist Ellen Rowe
wag pianist Xavier Davis,
Tickets available at www.thecarrcenter.org

5-11, Sunday (second of every month),
Paycheck's Lounge,
2932 Caniff
1-5 p.m.
Attic Dwellers Jam Session  
Open to all acoustic players and listeners.
5-11, Sunday,
Sand Hill Crane Winery,
4724 Walz Road, 49201
2:30 till 5 PM
No cover charge.

Doug Horn Classic Jazz Trio
multi-saxist Doug Horn,
string bassist Paul Keller
vibraphonist Cary Kocher
Excellent food and outstanding wines at Sand Hill Crane Winery.

5-15, Third Thursday,
Dakota Inn
John R   (just north of McNichols (6 Mile))
7:00-9:30 p.m.,
Anything Goes" with Kerry Price
great sing-along.
Good German food and drink, lighted and guarded parking lot, reservations recommended,
5-15, Third Thursday,
The Commonwealth Club,
30088 Dequindre Road,
Warren, MI 48092-1811,
7-10 p.m.
Riverboat Ramblers
Patrick MacCarroll, playing old standards from the 20s and 30s
5-15, Thursday,
London Chop House,
155 W. Congress Street
downtown Detroit.
6 - 9 PM
String bassist Paul Keller,
pianist Duncan McMillan
vocalist/clarinetist Sarah D'Angelo

5-17, Saturday afternoon,
Shield's of Southfield,
25101 Telegraph Road   (at 10 mile), Southfield,
1-4 p.m.,
$10 cover.
The Greater Detroit Jazz Society Jazz at Shield's
The Royal Garden Trio
Brian Delaney on guitar,
Mike Karoub on jazz cello,
Tom Bogardus on clarinet and guitar
special guest Shahida Nurullah on vocals.

5-17, Saturday,
The Carr Center,
311 E. Grand River Avenue,
8 p.m.,
Traces of the Past
Shane McKeever on piano.
Shane is an accomplished musician and graduate of the Arts League of Michigan Jazz Program.
Tickets available at www.thecarrcenter.org

5-24, Saturday,
Riverside Park
Ypsilanti –
FREE, family-friendly, outdoor concert event
2 till 4 PM. .
Boogie Woogie and Blues pianist Mr. B,
bassist Paul Keller,
drummer Pete Siers,
saxophonist Steve Wood
vocalist Nicole Heitger
with the Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra
The YSO and Mr. B jazz band will perform 5 new Paul Keller orchestra arrangements
written especially for this event.
Bring a lawn chair
Check out http://ypsilantisymphony.org/

5-27, Tuesday,
Temple Israel,
5725 Walnut Lake Road,
West Bloomfield.
7 p.m.
$30 tax deductible per ticket.
Jazzalot at Temple Israel –
George Benson,
Cliff Monear Trio
young musicians from the Southeastern Music Academy Jazz Ensemble.
This annual event is a fundraiser for a great cause – cancer patients.
For more information email: jazzconcert.lfm@gmail.com

----------------------  June 2014 -----

6-8, Sunday,
Kerrytown Concert House
415 N. Fourth Ave.
Ann Arbor,
2 PM
The Ellen Rowe Trio's Kerrytown Concert House jazz series called ALL ABOUT THE TRIO
pianist/composer/educator Ellen Rowe,
string bassist Paul Keller
drummer Pete Siers.
The trio play a few tunes and then discuss the "nuts and bolts" behind the "magic" of a performance.
Q and A is welcomed. .

6-13, Friday,
The Meadows at Bear Creek Park,
740 Snell Road,
Rochester, MI 48306.
7 till 9:15 PM
FREE, family-friendly, outdoor event.
The Paul Keller AT SUNDOWN Quintet
Bring a lawn chair and a cool drink and enjoy the music and beautiful surroundings.

6-14, Saturday,
Zal Gaz Grotto,
2070 W. Stadium Boulevard    (between Liberty and Pauline)
west side of Ann Arbor.
1 till 4 PM
$10 cover charge.
The Paul Keller Quartet
(with saxophonist Bobby Streng,)
pianist Duncan McMillan
drummer Jesse Kramer
Bon Voyage Concert for the Blue Lake International Jazz Band (directed by Tim Froncek).
The Blue Lake International Jazz Orchestra is comprised of high school musicians from all over the USA. After this concert, they will embark on a 2 -week concert tour of Europe.
Good food and drinks

6-15, Sunday,
Michigan Jazz Festival Department of Music,
Schoolcraft College,
1860 Haggerty Rd., Livonia, MI
The Dave Bennett Quartet plays the Father's Day fundraiser for this year's Michigan Jazz Festival.

6-19, Thursday,
Shield's of Southfield, 4:30 p.m.,
coach tour at 6 p.m.
ends up at Bert's for Open Mic Night.
The Greater Detroit Jazz Society hosts another luxury coach tour of Detroit –
A collaboration between the GDJS and Linda Yellin of Feed on the Street Tours.
6-19, Thursday,
Horizon Park    -   Belleville Summer Music Series
downtown Belleville      (on High Street just west of Belleville Road)
7 - 9 PM
The Paul Keller AT SUNDOWN Quartet
Keller and his bandmates
Sarah D'Angelo,
Duncan McMillan
Steve Wood
performing HUZAH For Hoagy! - The Music of Hoagy Carmichael.
This free, family friendly event - outdoors

6-21, Saturday,
Kerrytown Concert House,
415 N. Fourth Ave.,
Ann Arbor, 48104.
7 p.m.
Marcus Belgrave and Joan Belgrave celebrate their birthdays
(Marcus June 12, Joan July 4)
Michael Malis on piano,
Josef Deas on bass
Gayelynn McKinney on drums,

6-21 and 6-22, Saturday and Sunday,
Jazz Workshop at Oakland University, ages 14 and up,
$20 non-refundable registration fee.
Regina Carter and the OU Jazz Quartet
Miles Brown on bass,
Sean Dobbins on drums,
Scott Gwinnell on piano
Mark Stone on percussion.
To register, visit oakland.edu/jazzworkshop.
e-mail staple to@oakland.edu

7-20, Sunday, The Michigan Jazz Festival – www.michiganjazzfestival.org


Labor Day Weekend –
For 2014 lineup, visit: http://detroitjazzfest.com/2014lineup.html


September 12-14, 2014 – Save the date for the Grugelfest in Toledo, Ohio


Check out the Detroit Blues Society web site and the monthly newsletter for details on all the blues events around our area.
Members with an email address also get access to a weekly e-blast known as the Blues Stimulus package.  New and renewing members also get several $5 coupons and a bumper sticker along with their membership card.
All memberships and donations are tax deductable
... Basic $25 membership is almost free.


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