WNC JAZZ CALENDAR 3/19 – UPCOMING SHOWS – Presented by “Asheville Jazz Unlimited”

March 19, 2014 by Eddie LeShure

Cedric’s Tavern
Sunday, April 20th – Dan Keller – 6 pm

Tressa’s
Wednesdays – Blues/R&B Jam with Al Coffee – 8:30 pm

Pack Memorial Library
Thursday, March 20th – Michael Jefry Stevens, Rob Falvo and Harold McKinney – 6 pm

The Mothlight
Tuesdays – “Rational Discourse” with Ben Hovey, Tim Morgan, Brad Jepson, Steve Alford, AlanThiesen, Jason Moore, James Simmons, Danny Iannucci, Jon DeLeon, Phill Bronson and Shane Perlowin – 9 pm

Barley’s
Thursday, March 20th – AMC Jazz Jam features compositions by Cedar Walton! – 9 pm

ISIS Restaurant and Music Hall
Wednesday, March 19th – Choro da Manha – 7:15 pm
Friday March 21st – Dr. Lonnie Smith – 8 pm
Saturday March 23rd – Main Stage: Christian Howes, Bill Bares, Zack Page and Michael W. Davis – 9pm
Sunday, March 23rd – Upstairs: Krista Tortora, Chuck Lichtenberger, Grant Cuthbertson and Ben Hovey – 6 pm

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“Asheville Jazz Unlimited” for March 12th!

March 12, 2014 by Eddie LeShure

jazzOn tonight’s “Asheville Jazz Unlimited” on MAIN-FM 103.7/main-fm.org ( 8 to 11 pm), my birthday tribute is to trumpeter Terence Blanchard and the local spotlight will be on pianist Bill Gerhardt!

My blues segment will be Albert King, Otis Rush and Ann Peebles. Other features include Tom Harrell, Joe Henderson, Coleman Hawkins and Vijay Iyer.

TerenceStream the show at: main-fm.org.

WNC JAZZ CALENDAR 3/12 – UPCOMING SHOWS – Presented by “Asheville Jazz Unlimited”

March 12, 2014 by Eddie LeShure

Performance Loft at Asheville Music School
Saturday, March 15th – Sharon La Motte, Harry Schulz, Brendan Williamson, Jim Simmons, Nancy Jackson Simmons – 6 pm

Pack Memorial Library
Thursday, March 20th – Michael Jefry Stevens, Rob Falvo and Harold McKinney – 6 pm

ISIS Restaurant and Music Hall
Wednesday, March 12th – One Leg Up – 7:15 pm
Saturday March 15th – Jonathan Scales Fourchestra – 9pm
Sunday, March 16th – Upstairs: Wendy Jones and Andy Page – 6 pm
Sunday, March 16th – Downstairs: Russ Wilson and Orchestra – the music of Benny Goodman – 8 pm
Friday March 21st – Dr. Lonnie Smith – 8 pm

Grove Park Inn – Great Hall
Tues/Weds/Thurs – “The B’s” (Bill Covington, Bruce Lang and Byron Hedgepeth) – 7 pm

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“Asheville Jazz Unlimited” for March 5th!

March 5, 2014 by Eddie LeShure

jazzOn tonight’s “Asheville Jazz Unlimited” on MAIN-FM 103.7/main-fm.org ( 8 to 11 pm), my birthday tribute is to both Wes Montgomery and Ornette Coleman. The local spotlight will be on Gypsy Jazz legends One Leg Up! My blues segment will be Howlin’ Wolf, Jimmy Reed and Freddie King. I’ll visit the wild world on John Zorn, plus lots more!

 

OrnetteStream the show at: main-fm.org.

WNC JAZZ CALENDAR 3/5 – UPCOMING SHOWS

March 5, 2014 by Eddie LeShure

5 Walnut Wine Bar
Wednesday, March 5th – Wine Tasting with Hot Point Trio – 5 pm and Juan Benavides Trio – 8 pm
Thursday, March 6th – The Crow Quill Night Owls – 8 pm
Friday, March 7th – Rom Mandlekorn – 9 pm
Saturday, March 8th – Draton and the Dragons – 6 pm, What It Is – 9 pm
Sunday, March 9th – The Get Right Band – 7 pm
Tuesday, March 11th – The John Henrys – 8 pm
Wednesday, March 12th – Wine Tasting with Hot Point Trio – 5 pm and Juan Benavides Trio – 8 pm
Thursday, March 13th – Hank West and The Smokin Hots – 8 pm)
Saturday, March 15th – Andrew J. Fletcher – 6 pm, Pamela Jones Quartet – 9 pm

Barley’s
Thursday, March 6th – AMC Jazz Jam features tunes from Duke Ellington’s “Money Jungle” – 9 pm

Pack Memorial Library
Thursday, March 20th – Michael Jefry Stevens, Rob Falvo and Harold McKinney – 6 pm

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“Asheville Jazz Unlimited” for February 26th!

February 26, 2014 by Eddie LeShure

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On tonight’s “Asheville Jazz Unlimited” on MAIN-FM 103.7/main-fm.org, the birthday tribute is to sax legend Dexter Gordon! My blues segment is Son Seals and Don Byron, and my local artist is Michael Jefry Stevens. Current artists Christian McBride, Gregg Bendian, Dave Holland and Liam Sillery will be joined by legends McCoy Tyner, Oliver Nelson, James Moody, Johnny Hodges…and the very last recording done by John Coltrane.

 

Dexter

Plus more! Join me from 8 to 11 pm.

WNC JAZZ CALENDAR 2/26 – UPCOMING SHOWS

February 26, 2014 by Eddie LeShure

Cork and Keg Wine Bar

Friday, February 28th – One Leg Up – 8:30 pm

 

WXYZ Lounge at Aloft Hotel

Friday, March 7th – “Up Jumped Three” – Bryan White, Tim Winter and Frank Southecorvo – 9 pm

 

The Mothlight

Tuesdays – “Rational Discourse” with Justin Ray, Tim Morgan, Brad Jepson, Steve Alford, AlanThiesen, Jacob Rodriguez, James Simmons, Danny Iannucci, Jon DeLeon, Phill Bronson and Shane Perlowin – 9 pm

 

Grove Park Inn – Great Hall

Saturday, March 1st – Aaron Price, Rick Dilling and Grant Cuthbertson – 9 pm

Tues/Weds/Thurs – “The B’s” (Bill Covington, Bruce Lang and Byron Hedgepeth) – 7 pm

 

Barley’s

Thursday, February 27th – AMC Jazz Jam features the music of Medeski, Martin and Wood – 9 pm

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