Events

Sunday, August 23

Chris Coles' Gleam

Saxophonist Chris Coles was awarded a Knight Foundation Arts Challenge Grant for his Nine Lives project, which is dedicated to the victims of the 2015...

7pm
Virtual Event
Dan Bruce's :beta collective

A powerhouse group including some of the Midwest’s finest improvisers, Dan Bruce’s :beta collective is a modern jazz ensemble that performs all original...

7pm
Virtual Event
Dan Wilson Trio

Over the past few years, Dan Wilson has toured nationally and internationally with legendary jazz figures such as Christian McBride and Joey DeFrancesco. He...

7pm
Virtual Event
Dominick Farinacci’s Rhapsody in Blue: Revisited

Trumpeter Dominick Farinacci presents his commissioned arrangement of Rhapsody in Blue, George Gershwin’s groundbreaking masterwork from 1924. He’ll be...

7pm
Virtual Event
Eddie Baccus Sr. Quartet

Eddie Baccus Sr. — known for his “chatty” organ style — is a 1999 Cleveland Jazz Legend Award winner and master of the B-3. Widely regarded as the standard...

7pm
Virtual Event
Evelyn Wright Quartet

Vocalist Evelyn Wright – recipient of a 2008 Cleveland Jazz Legends Award – has opened for the likes of Mel Torme, Harry Belafonte and David “Fathead”...

7pm
Virtual Event
FORECAST

FORECAST is a native Cleveland contemporary jazz band that performs a musical blend of instrumental jazz, funk, rock, reggae and pop. The band is composed of...

7pm
Virtual Event
Hubb's Groove

Drummer Robert Hubbard leads this all-star band mixing soul, jazz, R&B and a splash of gospel. His bandmates include Vencott Palmer (keys), Johnathan Jones...

7pm
Virtual Event
Jackie Warren with Johnny Cochran and Bobby Selvaggio

Pianist Jackie Warren – recipient of a 2018 Cleveland Jazz Legends Award – has performed locally and nationally as a soloist and with groups such as the...

7pm
Virtual Event
Joe Hunter with Chris Burge and Dominick Farinacci

Pianist Joe Hunter – recipient of a 2019 Cleveland Jazz Legends Award – has been recognized for his love of the American songbook and its relationship to the...

7pm
Virtual Event
Jonathan Thomas with Dave Sterner, Will Blaze and Evelyn Wright

Pianist Jonathan Thomas is a graduate from The Juilliard School‘s Jazz department and has played in jazz festivals with other high level musicians across the...

7pm
Virtual Event
Lafayette Carthon

Pianist, educator and songwriter Lafayette Carthon has production credits on projects with Michael Jackson, Celine Dion and Marvin Winans, to name a few....

7pm
Virtual Event
Sammy DeLeon's Latin Jazz Sextet

Percussionist Sammy DeLeon — recipient of a 2016 Cleveland Jazz Legends Award — has performed with some of the world’s greatest Latin musicians and always...

7pm
Virtual Event
Tri-C's Spirit of the Groove

Spirit of the Groove is an all-star ensemble from the Tri-C JazzFest Academy. It is comprised of nine young artists from various Northeast Ohio high schools...

7pm
Virtual Event
Vanessa Rubin

Jazz vocalist Vanessa Rubin – recipient of a 2015 Cleveland Jazz Legends Award – is a product of Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead program at The Kennedy Center and...

7pm
Virtual Event
Walter Barnes Jr. & Friends

Bassist Walter Barnes Jr. has recorded and performed with acts such as Yolanda Adams, The O’Jays and Kim Burrell while straddling the worlds of gospel and...

7pm
Virtual Event

Sunday, August 23