Pat Prouty on bass Djallo Djakarte on drums at the .
corner of Telegraph and Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield.
4-18, Monday, 7:30 p.m.,
The Schoolcraft College Jazz Studies Program –
Jazz Ensemble, Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Jazz ImprovisationCombo presents: Up Jumped Spring 2016 Concert. Schoolcraft Jazz Studies Program - under the direction of Dr. Riccardo Selva Synthesizer Ensemble - under the direction of Dr. Barton Polot -
The eclectic repertoire programmed by the ensembles will unfold into a lively and creative concert that promises to usher in the freshness of Spring. Schoolcraft College, Livonia Campus, VistaTech Center, DiPonio Room. Admission is free. Donations gratefully accepted at the door used to fund student scholarships and the Jazz Program. Dr. Riccardo Selva, 847-721-7299,firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Way Bar, 23130 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220.
No cover charge.
Guest band starts out with a full set of jazz, then open to sit-ins.
23130 Woodward Ave, Ferndale, MI 48220 from 8-11PM. No cover
charge. • 4-5 – Nuevo Jazz Detroit, Latin Jazz
• 4-12 – Nighthawk’s Jazz Orchestra, Dectet led by Josh
• 4-19 – Paul Carey Organ Trio
Dirty Dog Jazz Café. 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236,
Live entertainment every Tuesday through Saturday, reservations are
See web site for cover charge information and show times. www.dirtydogjazz.com. Usually no cover charge for Wednesday and Thursday jazz
Please visit their web site for more details about the artists and pricing.
• 4-6 through 4-9 – Rayse Biggs on trumpet
• 4-13 through 4-16 – Ernie Krivda on sax
• 4-20 through 4-23 – Marcus Elliot on sax
4-6, Wednesday (first of
2651 W. Jefferson Avenue, Trenton, MI 48183,
Ron Kischuk’s Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band at the
(TV's Grand Event) in Trenton.
The Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band will feature
Ron on trombone,
Johnny Trudell on trumpet
with an all-star band.
TV’s Grand Event, food is reasonably priced and excellent
(the hotel has the former Opus One chef).reservations recommended.
$5 cover, food and drink specials.
4-6, Wednesday, 6-8
27790 Novi Road, Novi. Tel:
Sheila Landis and Rick Matle entertain in the lobby
(right next to the Toasted Oak Grille)
4-6, Wednesday (every), 9:30-12:30 p.m. Black Lotus Brewing Company, 1 E. 14 Mile Rd., Clawson, 48017. www.blacklotusbrewery.com, The Lotus Jam,hosted by James Hughes
and Jimmy Smith. Different rhythm sections weekly, jam session after the 1st set,
4-6, every Wednesday, 8-11
5758 N. Main Street in Sylvania, Ohio,
419-517-1045, www.chefsofdixieland.com or www.sodbusterbar.com Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland features a full menu of appetizers,
salads, and sandwiches,
including Ragtime Rick's Original Red Light Chili,
Complete bar service is available, with an ample selection of
4-7, Thursday, each Thursday: O’Malley’s Bar and Grill,
15231 Farmington, - 5 Mile x Farmington)
4-7, Thursday, begins at
8:30 p.m Burt’s
2738 Russell in the Detroit Eastern Market.
Award-winning and longest-running jam session in Detroit, going on 14 years.
Pianist and leader Bill Meyer,
Ralphe Armstrong on bass and
Gayelynn McKinney on drums.
No cover for the best live jam in Detroit!
4-7, Thursday (except the second) – 7-9:30 p.m Nikola's Telegraph just north of 10 Mile
Rd., west side of the street former Stan Kenton drummer Jerry McKenzie’s Just Jazz
Ray Tini on bass special guests each week Second Thursday: Don Swindell Band.
• 4-7 – April Tini on vocals with her husband Dennis on Piano. • 4-14 – Don Swindell Band • 4-21 – Lori Lefevre on vocals
• 4-28 – Meri Slaven on vocals
4-7, First Thursday of each month, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Sports Channel Bar,
25419 Jefferson Avenue, north of 10 Mile Rd., next to Harbor Lanes,
St. Clair Shores.
586-771-2333 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 Good selection of food and drinks at affordable prices,
nice room with lots of tables.
Sit-ins welcome! If the lot is full, there is parking
available across the street.
4-7, 4-21, Thursday, 1st and 3rd, 7-10 p.m. Club 54 Van Dyke Road just north of 16
Mile Road on the east side of the street in the Sterling Plaza)!
586-795-0054. Gary Greenfelder Orchestra (GGO) guest vocalist Ashley Lorano, regular vocalist Jennifer Jones.
Gary suggests making reservations.
$5 cover, ((for a 19-piece band! ))
4-7, Thursday, 8 p.m., Whiskey Six
646 St. Clair Avenue,
Grosse Pointe, 48230. RJ Spangler Plus James O’Donnell
The band will include
pianist Michael Zaporski,
bassist Jeff Cuny
playing Ellington, Waller, Armstrong and others ...
4-7, every Thursday,7-10pm Rush St. Nightclub,
314 S. Main St.
downtown Ann Arbor
new gig for Los Gatos!
drummer Pete Siers,
Muy Caliente! Rushannarbor.comLosgatosmusic.com
4-7, Thursday,8-11 p.m., Jenuwine Cigar Factory Outlets.
44791 Schoenherr Rd.,
Michele Ramo on 8-string guitar.
4-7, every Thursday,, 7-10 p.m La Dolce Vita,
17546 Woodward Avenue,
313-865-0331. www.ldvrestaurant.net Fred Scott on solo piano and vocals. Tucked away in the Palmer Park District, La Dolce Vita presents innovative
4-7, every Thursday, 5:30-8:30
p.m Detroit Seafood Market
1435 Randolph St.,
313-962-4180, http://www.thedetroitseafoodmarket.com Dan David Trio
4-8, Friday,7-8:30 p.m.
All-Seasons Retirement Village,
175 Nawakwa Rd., Rochester Hills,
Vocalist Meri Slaven,
pianist Duncan McMillan
Jeff Pedraz on bass concert open to the public,
vocalist Cheryl Martin
Scott Gwinnell on keys,
Pat Prouty on bass and
Djallo Djakarte on drums ---
4-8, Friday,7 p.m Detroit Yacht Club.
DYC Grand Ballroom.
Dance Rhythm Society Orchestra
vocalist Paul King Swing & ballroom dancing from 8:15 to Midnight with.
Also performing - Andrews
Sisters-like group The Satin Dolls.
4-8, Friday,7-10 p.m. every week Joe’s Top Dog Restaurant and Bar,
13342 Michigan Avenue,
Dearborn, 48126 (1 block East of Scheafer). 313-846-0888.
Rich Michaels Trio
Rich on drums,
Ray Tini on bass
featuring special guests every week, .
Parking in back, - great food! www.RichMichaelsTrio.com
• 4-8 – Tommy Good on vocals
• 4-15 – Sarah D’Angelo on vocals
• 4-22 – Dave Tatrow on trumpet
• 4-29 – Ursula Walker vocals, Buddy Budson on the keys
4-9, Saturday,7-10 p.m. Osteria 222 (formerly Bistro 222) 22266 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, 313-792-7500, vocalist Meri Slaven, pianist Kevin Grenier,
--- 4-10, every Sunday, 12 noon to 2 p.m Beans and Cornbread Bistro,
29508 Northwestern Hwy
Southfield, vocalist Sheila Landis
7-string guitarist Rick Matle
jazz, blues and R&B
Sunday, Brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
4-10, Sunday, (every) Perrysburg Holiday Inn(exit 193 off 75 south) Gene Parker with a trio
special guest artist every week. Brunch, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
4-10, Sunday (every),10 a.m. brunch Gandy Dancer,
401 Depot Street
Ann Arbor. 734-769-0592,
Trumpeter Ingrid Racine Quartet Call to make sure
4-10, Sunday, 5-8 p.m. Zal Gaz Grotto.
2070 Stadium Boulevard , between Liberty - Pauline
Ann Arbor - x- Ann Arbor
west side Post Office Phil Ogilvie’s Rhythm Kings, $10, $7 for seniors and students.
PORK - 10-piece band—
Jim Dapogny and Chris Smith—
music from the 1920s and 1930s.
A swing dancers paradise!
light menu, bar, free parking, dance floor,
4-109, Every Sunday, 6-9 p.m. Jazz Café at Music Hall NEW JAM SESSION FEATURING SCOTT GWINNELL AND FRIENDS! Open to all and FREE!
4-11, Monday, 7-10 p.m Zal Gaz Grotto,
2070 W. Stadium Boulevard
Ann Arbor Paul Keller Orchestra $10 - helps pay 15 musicians,
food and drinks, reasonably priced..
4-10, Sunday, from 4 to 6
PM First Presbyterian Church of Farmington
26165 Farmington, NW corner of 11Mile
–x- Farmington Roads
Reed-Works Saxophone Quartet
full range of jazz, classical, and novelty music on saxophones, clarinets, and
Mike Letovsky, Paul McCaffrey, Greg Koltyk, Patti Kilgore Suggested donations of $15 / person or $25 /
4-10, Sunday, 1-5 p.m.
P.L.A.V. Post #6
9545 McDougall ,xJoseph Campau - Eveline),
Hamtramck 313-874-5322. Attic Dwellers Acoustic Jam, Free and open to all levels of acoustic players and listeners. email@example.com ---
4-12, Tuesday, 7-10 p.m.. Plymouth-Ann Arbor Elks Lodge Blues @ The Elks featuring the fabulous Millionaires,
41700 Ann Arbor Rd.,
Plymouth, Mi. 48170 (1/2 mile W. of I-275)
The Millionaires. 10 piece group
Swing, Jump Blues, Rhythm & Blues and Latin Jazz. Mark Berger, Baritone Sax;
Bob Connor, String Bass;
Davey Lazar, Trombone;
Mark LoDuca, Piano and Organ;
Dave Marcaccio, Drums;
John Slitti, Congas and Bongos;
Steve Wood, Tenor Sax and Clarinet; ( ? )
Andy Wickstrom, Trumpet;
Camille Price and Dan Devins on Vocals.
4-14, 4-28, 2nd and 4th Thursday. 7-10 p.m. MAY BE ON HOLD FOR RED WINGS PLAYOFFS! Marge’s Bar and Grill,
15300 Mack Avenue - x Beaconsfield,
Grosse Pointe Park, 48230. Marge’s Bar Band
Terry Kimura on trombone,
Davy Lazar on trumpet,
John Hammer on piano,
Bill Bolle on bass,
Bob Pinterich on drums,
special guests each week. Sit-ins are welcome: https://www.facebook.com/MargesBarBand
4-14, Thursday (every other)8-10
111 W. Liberty St.,
Ann Arbor, 48104.
Rob Crozier Duo
4-16, Saturday, 1-3:30 p.m. Shield’s of Southfield Telegraph – N of 10 Mile – W
Greater Detroit Jazz Society Jazz at Shield’s series - Gypsy Jazz!
Steve Jones and the “Garden City Hot Club”
gypsy jazz and standards.
Carl Cafagna on reeds,
Bill Hiltunen on rhythm guitar,
Shannon Wade on bass.
$10 www.GreaterDetroitJazzSociety.com Please see attached flier for complete Shield’s lineup.
4-16, Saturday, 6-9 p.m., Jazz at the Maple Maple Theater Cafe,- Maple -
SW - Telegraph.
Dave Lundin Jazz Duo
Keith Malinowski on bass.
4-16, Saturday, 7:30-11 p.m. Degage Jazz Cafe
Historic Commercial Building,
301 River Road,
Maumee, OH. 419-794-8205.
Sheila Landis, Rick Matle, Karen
4-16, Saturday, 8 p.m., Kerrytown Concert House,
415 North Fourth Avenue,
Ann Arbor, 48104, 734-769-2999. www.kerrytownconcerthouse.com
Jazz vocalist Ramona Collins,
Phil DeGreg on piano
Paul Keller on bass. PLEASE NOTE CHANGE IN PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE DUE TO PERFORMER ILLNESS
Susan Chasten will not be performing:
4-17, Sunday, 6-8
p.m., Chelsea Ale House, 420 N. Main St., Suite 100,
Chelsea, MI 48118.
734 475 2337, chelseaalehouse.com
Brian Delaney Quartet-- Brian Delaney electric guitar,
Joseph A. Labuta, trumpet,
Rod McDonald, acoustic rhythm guitar
Eric Walters, string bass, will CD release, "Let's Get
4-17, 5-22, Sunday, Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, 20510 Livernois Ave.,
Detroit “CHEEK to CHEEK” Sandra Bomar - Tony Camilletti on vocals,
Harvey Reed on piano,
John Dana on bass,
Eric Lundquist on sax and winds and
Miguel Gutierrez on drums. ;
4-18, Monday, 7:30 p.m., . Schoolcraft College,
DiPonio Room. Schoolcraft College Jazz Studies Program –
Jazz Ensemble, Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Jazz ImprovisationCombo :
Up Jumped Spring 2016 Concert.
Schoolcraft Jazz Studies Program under the direction of Dr. Riccardo Selva
Synthesizer Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Barton Polot
concert featuring the talented musicians & vocalists of the
Vocal Jazz Ensemble,
Jazz Improvisation Combo,
Dr. Riccardo Selva, 847-721-7299, firstname.lastname@example.org.
pm and 8:15 pm. Ghost Bar - Whitney,
4-20, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Steinway Piano Gallery,
2700 E. West Maple Rd.,
248-560-9200, Dave Bennett Quartet
4-21, 3rd Thursday, 7-10 p.m Commonwealth Club,
30088 Dequindre Road,
Warren, MI 48092-1811, 586-751-9560. .www.commonwealthclubmi.com Riverboat Ramblers
Patrick MacCarroll, Bob Ervin - old standards from the 20s and 30s
4-21, Third Thursday, . 5-7:30
p.m. as part of Flint Jazz Walk White Horse 621 West Court St.,
810-234-3811. Pat Cronley and Friends
4-21, Thursday, 7-8:30 pm Novi Public Library
45255 West Ten Mile Road, Novi. 248-349-0720. "Sheila Landis Sings a Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald" Rick Matle on 7-string guitar
David Taylor on drums.
4-21, Thursday, 7-9:30
p.m. Dakota Inn
John R just north of McNichols (6 Mile)
Kerry Price, - A Spring sing-along Good German food and drink,
lighted and guarded parking lot,
4-22, Third Friday, (Earth Day!)9
p.m. to midnight Motor City Wine .
1949 Michigan Avenue
Dennis Coffey 4tt
4-23, Saturday,2 PM Orion Township Library
The North Oakland Dixieland "The History of Jazz in America."
tracing the history starting with early jazz by Scott Joplin,
the Original Dixieland Jazz Band
and then transitioning to swing including the music of some of the big bands
and their vocalists.
free and open to the public
p.m. Osteria 222(formerly Bistro 222)
22266 Michigan Ave.,
vocalist Meri Slaven,
pianist Kevin Grenier,
4-23, Saturday,6:30-9:30 pm Riviera Cinema - side lounge.
30170 Grand River,
248-476-0060 vocalistSheila Landis and Rick Matle
4-23, Saturday, 8 p.m. Jazz Café,
350 Madison Avenue,
Detroit, 48226. www.musichall.org
Carl Allen & The Art of Elvin,
tribute band dedicated to two drum
influences, Art Blakey and Elvin Jones
Diego Rivera (Tenor Sax) ,
Xavier Davis (Piano),
Rodney Whitaker (bass).
Tickets $35 (Includes preservation fee) :
available at the MH Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, Startickets.com
Michigan Jazz Festival 1st Fundraiser – Sean Dobbins Organ Quartet,
4-26, Tuesday, Plymouth-Ann Arbor Elks #325,
41700 Ann Arbor Road,
734-453-1780, www.PlymouthAnnArborElks325.com. Jazz @ The Elks
LosGatos (Latin band)
Conguero and Lead Singer, Al DiBlassio,
Brian DiBlassio on Keys,
Cary Kocher on Vibes,
Kurt Krahnke on Bass,
Pete Siers on Timbales. Salsa the night away!
4-28, Thursday (every 4th Thursday),, 7-10
p.m., Blue Goose Inn
28911 Jefferson Ave.,
St. Clair Shores, 48081, 586-296-0950.
The Metro Detroit Jazz Orchestra, featuring vocalist Gary Sacco cover $5,
reservations are recommended. Hear and download free tracks
of the band here: http://metrodetroitjazzorchestra.com/music