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Fwd: Greater Detroit Jazz Society Jazz-o-Gram: Live Jazz the Week of July 29, 2014

From: Dave L.
Sent on: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 8:44 AM
Dear Jazz Fans …

Hopefully you all survived the storms and have electricity so that you can read this! Quite the storm wasn’t it, and seriously, hope you are all safe and sound. Enjoy!

Sally and Bill


7-29, Tuesday, Metro Jazz Voices – Carl, Meri, Trish and Jordan, Gazebo Concert Series, at the Gazebo, Southfield’s Burgh Historical Park, (Civic Center Drive and Berg Rd.), 7 p.m. Free and all ages welcome. Please bring something to sit on. www.MetroJazzVoices.com

7-29, Tuesday, Jazz @ The Elks presents the Terry Lower Trio with Terry on piano, Edye Evans Hyde on vocals, Ray Tini on bass and Jim Ryan on drums. $10 at the door includes hors doeuvres. 7-10 p.m. The Lodge is located at 41700 Ann Arbor Rd., Plymouth. For more information, call[masked] or visit www.plymouthelks1780.com

7-29, Tuesday, 6-9 p.m.  Pianist Charles Boles, guitarist Ron English, bassist John Dana and Renell Gonzalez on drums.  6-9 p.m., no cover! Dirty Dog Jazz Café. Located at 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236, (313)[masked]. Visit their web site for more information and show times. www.dirtydogjazz.com.  

7-29, Tuesday, Dixieland and Traditional Jazz with Paul Klinger's Easy Street Jazz Band with Kerry Price on vocals from 5:30 till 8:30 p.m at Zal Gaz Grotto. Join leader, cornetist Paul Klinger, pianist James Dapogny, clarinetist Mike Jones, string bassist Paul Keller, guitarist Rod McDonald, trombonist Terry Kimura, drummer Pete Siers. Easy Street Jazz Band specializes in jazz from the 1920s and 30s. Good food and drink available, and Melissa Reid's fabulous cakes and desserts. Safe, free parking. Zal Gaz Grotto is located at 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard in Ann Arbor. Second Tuesday features Kerry Price on piano and vocals.

7-29, Tuesday, Michele Ramo solo 8-string guitar.  Jenuine Cigar Lounge, 44791 Schoenherr Road. Call Jenuwine at 586/997-1731. 7:30-10:30 p.m., Check out http://www.ramomusic.com/ and www.detroitcigaroutlet.com/locations/sterling-heights/  

7-29, every Tuesday, Toty Viola guitar/vocals at La Dolce Vita, 6pm - 9pm, 17546 Woodward Avenue, Detroit MI 48203, http://www.ldvrestaurant.net/ 

7-29, Tuesday, 8 pm, Dennis Coffey Jazz at the Northern Lights Lounge, 660 W. Baltimore, Detroit. [masked]Dennis Coffey on guitar, with various other great musicians. Great jazz, great food, no cover, and free lighted parking.

7-29, Tuesday, 8 p.m., Dégagé Jazz Café, the Gene Parker Jazz Jam. Dégagé Jazz Cafe, 301 River Road, Maumee, OH 43537, [masked].

7-30, Wednesday, please see schedule below for the Dirty Dog Jazz Café. Located at 97 Kercheval, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236, (313)[masked]The Dirty Dog Jazz Café is open for lunch. Live entertainment every Tuesday through Saturday, reservations are recommended. See web site for cover charge information and show times. www.dirtydogjazz.com  Great drink and food menu specials. Usually no cover charge for Wednesday and Thursday jazz shows!
•  7-30 through 8-2 – The Detroit Festival All-Stars
•  8-6 through 8-9 – The Tad Weed Trio
•  8-13 through 8-16 – The Four Freshman (Weds. and Thurs. $30 cover, Friday and Saturday, $40 cover with no encore.)
•  8-20 through 8-23 – Kimmie Horne
•  8-27 through 8-30 – Orange Lake Drive

7-30, Wednesday, Summer Series of Jazzin' With Some Bar•B•Q at the Rec' Bowl in downtown Mt. Clemens features the Millionaires with Garfield Angove on vocals.  6:30-9:30 p.m., outdoors with covered seating, barbecue and menu, cash bar, dance floor, a family-friendly event. $3 entertainment charge per person. The Rec' Bowl, 40 Crocker Boulevard, Mt. Clemens, 48043. phone[masked]-7746. Please see attached flier for complete schedule. Sponsored by the Greater Detroit Jazz Society, www.greaterdetroitjazzsociety.com

7-30, Wednesday, The Taylor Conservatory 2014 Summer Concert Series presents Chris Codish, at the beautiful Taylor Conservatory. $5 cover, live outdoor music 6:30-8:30 p.m., cash bar, grill and art exhibit, and take a stroll through the conservatory and gardens. 22314 Northline Rd., Raylor. For more info call[masked]-4108. www.taylorconservatory.org

7-30, every Wednesday, The Glenn Tucker Organ Trio at Cliff Bell's, 8:30 p.m., no cover. 2030 Park Avenue, Detroit, 48226,[masked], www.cliffbells.com

7-30, Wednesday, Toty Viola guitar/vocals at Shield’s Pizza - Troy location, 1476 W. Maple Rd. (just West of Crooks) Troy, MI 48084  6-9 p.m.      

7-30, every Wednesday, Bassist Ron Brooks in Ann Arbor location at 9 p.m.. "Ron Brooks Presents" featuring special guests each week, Bigalora Wood Fired Cucina, 3050 Washtenaw Avenue, #112, Ann Arbor, 48104. [masked]-2442.

7-30, every Wednesday, Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland every Wednesday at the Sodbuster.  8-11 p.m.,  The Sodbuster features a full menu of appetizers, salads, and sandwiches, including Ragtime Rick's Original Red Light Chiliguaranteed to give you a warm feeling to "clear your sinuses, bring a tear to your eye, and leave you with fond memories."   Complete bar service is available, with an ample selection of draft beers. Located in Haymarket Square, 5758 N. Main Street in Sylvania, Ohio,[masked], www.chefsofdixieland.com or www.sodbusterbar.com.

7-30, every Wednesday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Dégagé Jazz Café, the Gene Parker Jazz Jam. Dégagé Jazz Cafe, 301 River Road, Maumee, OH 43537,[masked].

7-31, Thursday (except the second) – former Stan Kenton drummer Jerry McKenzie, Ray Tini on bass, and "Just Jazz" at Nikola's from 7-9:30 p.m. Nikola's is on Telegraph just north of 10 Mile Rd., west side of the street. Second Thursday: Don Swindell Quartet. See schedule below:  •  7-31 – Dave Tatrow on trumpet•  8-7 – Jim Cooper from Saugatuck on vibes•  8-14 – Don Swindell Quartet•  8-21 – Ed Gooch on trombone and vocals•  8-28 – Judie Cochill 7-31, Thursday, RGB Trio Open Mic Jazz Jam at Bert’s Marketplace. Award winning and longest running jam session in Detroit, going on 14 years. Features pianist and leader Bill Meyer, Ralphe Armstrong on bass and Gayelynn McKinney on drums. Jam session begins at 8:30 p.m., $3 cover for the best live jam in Detroit! 2738 Russell in the Detroit Eastern Market. 
7-31, Thursday, Music on the Plaza features the Rhythm Society Orchestra, Kercheval at St. Clair, Grosse Pointe, www.thevillagegp.com7-31, Thursday, The North Oakland Dixieland Band plays for the Oxford Downtown Development Authority Concert in the Park, 7-9 p.m., www.nocbdixie.com

7-31, Thursday, The Gary Greenfelder Orchestra performs Swingin’ Big Band Jazz at the Summer Concert Series in Troy. Located in the Civic Center Complex grassy area, across from the Troy Family Aquatic Center, 3425 Civic Center Drive, Troy, 48084. 6:30-8:30 p.m., bring chairs or blanket.  For more information call[masked] or visit troymi.gov7-31, Thursday, TUMBAO BRAVO plays Latin jazz at Sterling Fest, Dodge Park Rd @ Utica Rd., Sterling Heights, 1:30-4:30 p.m.7-31, every Thursday, the Dan David Trio at the Detroit Seafood Market from 5:30-8:30 p.m. 1435 Randolph St., Detroit. [masked], http://www.thedetroitseafoodmarket.com

7-31, every Thursday, Toty Viola guitar/vocals with Greg (Greco) Freeman on Percussion/vocals at Baker’s Keyboard Lounge,  20510 Livernois Ave, Detroit, MI 48221 Happy Hour 4:30pm - 7:30pm

7-31, Thursday, Michele Ramo on 8-string guitar with Heidi Hepler-voice, Jenuwine Cigar Factory Outlets, 8-11 p.m., #1 Cigar Lounge in Michigan. 44791 Schoenherr Rd., Sterling Heights,[masked]-1731.www.RamoMusic.com

8-1, Friday, the Heather Black Project, Kerrytown Club Series, Heather Schwartz, vocals, Ingrid Racine, trumpet, Michael Malis, piano, Josef Deas, bass, Jesse Kramer on drums. Kerrytown Concert House,[masked], 415 North Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, kerrytownconcerthouse.com

8-1, Friday, Swingin Chopin jazz band, led by Detroit bassist Rich Kowalewski, 8 p.m., Bakers Keyboard Lounge for a special tribute to Bill Evans. The band will The band will debut "Gloria's Step" and "Jade Visions", two rarely heard compositions by the legendary bassist Scott La Faro along selections from the Evans “book.”  Swingin' Chopin's CD "Chopin Jazz" will also be featured along with popular Jazz Classics. Swingin' Chopin is rounded out by an ensemble of Detroit jazz veterans: alto-soprano saxist Joe Ivers, pianist Kurt Schreitmueller and drummer Rob Emanuel. More information is available on the web at www.reverbnation.com/swinginchopin. Baker's Keyboard Lounge is located at 20510 Livernois Ave. Detroit, Mi 48221. Cover charge is $10.00 and please call [masked] for show times.
www.theofficialbakerskeyboardlounge.com CD "Chopin Jazz" is available day of show or by going to: www.cdbaby.com/swinginchopin

8-1, Friday, Friday Jazz at the Maple featuring Dr. Dicks Good Vibes trio, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Dick Tapert on vibes, Chuck Shermetaro on piano, Ron Pangborn on drums. Good jazz, good food, good drinks and perhaps a good movie. Free at the Maple Theater Café, corner Maple and Telegraph. 6:15 p.m.

8-1, Friday, Toty Viola solo guitar at Tré Monti (Hour Magazine 2013 Restaurant of the Year Winner), 1695 E Big Beaver Road, Troy, MI (in the back of the San Marino Club). http://tremontitroy.com

8-1, Friday, Michele Ramo on 8-string guitar with Heidi Hepler-voice, Jenuwine Cigar Factory Outlets, 8-11 p.m., #1 Cigar Lounge in Michigan. 44791 Schoenherr Rd., Sterling Heights,[masked]-1731.www.RamoMusic.com8-2, Saturday afternoon, The Greater Detroit Jazz Society presents: Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland at  Jazz at Shield's. 1-4 p.m.,  $10 cover. Shield's of Southfield, 25101 Telegraph Road (at 10 mile), Southfield, 48033. See attached flier for schedule.8-2, Saturday, TUMBAO BRAVO plays Latin jazz  at Comerica Park for the Tigers Pre-Game Fiesta Tigres, 5-7 p.m.8-3, and every Saturday,  Huerto Restaurant and Tequila Bar  8:00pm -11:30 p.m. Toty Viola guitar/vocals with Greg (Greco) Freeman on Percussion,  6199 Orchard Lake Road, north of W. Maple Road in West Bloomfield tel:[masked] Latin Jazz, Salsa, dancing, great food and margaritas! http://huertotequilabar.com/#about8-3, every Sunday, vocalist Sheila Landis and 7-string guitarist Rick Matle play jazz, blues and R&B during Sunday, Brunch at Beans and Cornbread from 12 noon to 2 p.m. Located at 29508 Northwestern Hwy in the Sunset Strip Plaza, between 12 Mile and Inkster Roads in Southfield. Reservations are  suggested by calling in advance:[masked]-1680. Come and enjoy the Heart and Soul of Southern Cooking! Web: www.beanscornbread.comwww.sheilalandis.com
 8-3, Sunday, Phil Ogilvie’s Rhythm Kings.•  On the five Sundays in August, the Grotto's offerings will go back to normal, 5 p.m. appearances by the Rhythm Kings. James Dapogny and Phil Ogilvie’s Rhythm Kings play at Zal Gaz Grotto.Admission $7, $5 for students and seniors. Zal Gaz Grotto located at 2070 Stadium Boulevard in Ann Arbor, between Liberty and Pauline and across from the Ann Arbor west side Post Office. The Grotto has a light menu, a bar, free parking, a dance floor, no steps (except on the dance floor), an unusually friendly and welcoming audience, a 7-foot Yamaha grand piano, and an unusual hot ten-piece jazz band.

8-3, Sunday (every), Ingrid Racine Quartet at the Gandy Dancer, 10 a.m. brunch,[masked], 401 Depot Street in Ann Arbor. Call to make sure she's playing that day!

8-3, Sunday (every), jazz guitarist/vocalist Toty Viola and percussionist/vocalist Greco Freeman at LaDolce Vita, 17546 Woodward Ave., Detroit, MI 48203 from noon-3 p.m. for their Jazz Brunch. Later that evening, 6:30 pm - 9:30pm, Toty Viola Guitar/vocals at La Dolce Vita, 17546 Woodward Ave, Detroit.  www.totyviola.comwww.facebook.com/totyviola,  E-mail [address removed] 

8-3, Sunday, Michele Ramo on 8 String Guitar, Heidi Hepler voice, Trattoria Da Luigi7-9:30 p.m., 415 S. Washington Avenue, Royal Oak,[masked], reservations suggested.

8-3, Sunday, every, Soul Jazz Sunday @ the Cadieux Cafe. 8:30 p.m., 4300 Cadieux Road, Detroit, MI 48224,[masked], www.cadieuxcafe.com.
8-3, Monday, PKO IS ON SUMMER HIATIS UNTIL SEPTEMBER 15. Ann Arbor, The 15-piece Paul Keller Orchestra PKO plays tonight with special guest Lori Lefevere and every Monday night from 7 till 9:45 p.m. at Zal Gaz Grotto, 2070 W. Stadium Boulevard (between Liberty and Pauline) on the west side of Ann Arbor. Good food and drinks available at Zal Gaz Grotto. All year long, the Paul Keller Orchestra celebrates its 25th season! Abundant, safe and FREE PARKING. No steps. Come enjoy great big band music and enjoy Ann Arbor's beloved Monday Night big band tradition with PKO. 

8-5, Tuesday,  vocalist Barbara Ware and Friends Cliff Monear on piano, Dave Tatrow on trumpet, Jeff Pedraz on bass and Bill Higgins on drums, Gazebo Concert Series, Southfield’s Burgh Historical Park (Civic Center Drive and Berg Rd.), 7 p.m.
8-5, Tuesday, The North Oakland Concert Band will present “Summer Nights” at 7 p.m. at the Wildwood Pavilion (2700 Joslyn Ct., Lake Orion). The program features several marches by John Philip Sousa, as well as a lively array of popular selections perfect for a summer night. The North Oakland Dixieland Band will take the stage at intermission to perform traditional jazz and swing selections. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an evening of free music!
8-6, Wednesday, Summer Series of Jazzin' With Some Bar•B•Q at the Rec' Bowl in downtown Mt. Clemens features the Pam Jaslove and the Swing Tones featuring Gary Cooper.  6:30-9:30 p.m., outdoors with covered seating, barbecue and menu, cash bar, dance floor, a family-friendly event. $3 entertainment charge per person. The Rec' Bowl, 40 Crocker Boulevard, Mt. Clemens, 48043. phone[masked]-7746. Please see attached flier for complete schedule. Sponsored by the Greater Detroit Jazz Society, www.greaterdetroitjazzsociety.com

8-6, Wednesday (first Wednesday every month), Ron Kischuk’s Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band at the Grand Hotel (TV's Grand Event) in Trenton. The Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band will feature Ron on trombone with an all-star band.  TV’s Grand Event, food is reasonably priced and excellent (the hotel has the former Opus One chef). 6:30-9:30 p.m., reservations recommended. $5 cover, food and drink specials. , 2651 W. Jefferson Avenue, Trenton, MI 48183,[masked], [address removed]

8-7, Thursday, 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 at Sports Channel Bar, 7:30-10:30 p.m., 25419 Jefferson Avenue, north of 10 Mile Rd., next to Harbor Lanes, in St. Clair Shores. Phone[masked]-2333. Good selection of food and drinks at affordable prices, nice room with lots of tables. Sit-ins welcome!8-7, Thursday (every), The Marge’s Bar Band returns with the 40-year tradition of Thursday night jazz from 7-10 p.m. Beginning in August, the plan is for jazz every Thursday, and these bands will change personnel throughout the month.   Marge’s Bar and Grill, 15300 Mack Avenue at Beaconsfield, Grosse Pointe Park, 48230, www.margesbar.com8-7, 8-21, Thursday (1st and 3rd) Thursday each month, Gary Greenfelder Orchestra (GGO) plays Big Band Swing Music at Club 54 with with regulars: vocalist Jennifer Jones, Pete Tocco, Paul Venditti. Gary suggests making reservations. Located on Van Dyke Road just north of 16 Mile Road on the east side of the street (in the Sterling Plaza)! "We Strive to Keep Music Alive." 7-10 p.m. Call  [masked]-0054. $5 cover, not much for a 19-piece band!

8-9, Saturday, The Jazz Cycle performs at Riverbank Park Jazz Festival, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Riverbank Park, downtown Flint, 48502.

8-10, Sunday (second of every month), Attic Dwellers Jam Session at Paycheck's Lounge2932 Caniff in Hamtramck, 1-5 p.m. Open to all acoustic players and listeners.

8-10, Sunday, Halladay/Schunk Celebrando! CD Release. Doug Halladay, composer, Gary Schunk, music director/piano, Andrew Bishop, saxophones, Anthony Stanco, trumpet, Vincent Chandler, trombone, Ron English, guitar, Kurt Krahnke, bass, Bill Higgins, drums, Jose ‘Pepe’ Espinosa, percussion, Ange Smith on vocal. Kerrytown Concert House,[masked], 415 North Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, kerrytownconcerthouse.com

8-12, Tuesday, Rhythm Society Orchestra, Gazebo Concert Series, Southfield’s Burgh Historical Park (Civic Center Drive and Berg Rd.), 7 p.m.

8-13, Wednesday, Summer Series of Jazzin' With Some Bar•B•Q at the Rec' Bowl in downtown Mt. Clemens features the Dave Bennett Quartet.  6:30-9:30 p.m., outdoors with covered seating, barbecue and menu, cash bar, dance floor, a family-friendly event. $3 entertainment charge per person. The Rec' Bowl, 40 Crocker Boulevard, Mt. Clemens, 48043. phone[masked]-7746. Please see attached flier for complete schedule. Sponsored by the Greater Detroit Jazz Society, www.greaterdetroitjazzsociety.com8-13, Wednesday, Jazz @ The Pond in downtown Brighton features the Lynn LaPlante Seven – Latin Jazz at 7 p.m. at The Mill Pond, 202 W. Main Street in downtown Brighton. www.2stonesevents.com8-14, second Thursday, Patrick MacCarroll, Bob Ervin and the The Riverboat Ramblers as they play Dixieland jazz at the Blue Goose Inn at 28911 Jefferson in St. Clair Shores, 6-9 p.m., [masked]-0950.

8-14, Third Thursday,
 Anything Goes" with Kerry Price at the Dakota Inn, 
 
7:00-9:30 p.m., great sing-along. Located on John R just north of McNichols (6 Mile) in Detroit.
 Good German food and drink, lighted and guarded parking lot, reservations recommended,[masked]-9722.

8-14, Third Thursday, the Riverboat Ramblers with Patrick MacCarroll, playing old standards from the 20s and 30s at The Commonwealth Club, 30088 Dequindre Road, Warren, MI[masked],[masked]-9560. www.commonwealthclubmi.com, 7-10 p.m.

8-15, Friday, Sheila Landis, Rick Matle and Karen Tomalis (drums) jazz it up at DEGAGE JAZZ CAFE in Maumee, OH from 7:30-11:30 p.m. Located in the Historic Commercial Building at 301 River Road. Call for details:[masked]-8205. Intimate room, great food and drink.

8-14, Thursday, Big Will and the 360 Degree Band – Detroits Premier Show Band (formerly The Sun Messengersat the Summer Concert Series in Troy. Located in the Civic Center Complex grassy area, across from the Troy Family Aquatic Center, 3425 Civic Center Drive, Troy, 48084. 6:30-8:30 p.m., bring chairs or blanket.  For more information call[masked] or visit troymi.gov

8-16, Saturday, Sheila Landis, Rick Matle and Karen Tomalis (drums) play at the Maple Theater Cafe from 6-9 p.m. Located at 4135 West Maple Road, Bloomfield, MI 48031. Tel:[masked]-1030.

8-17, Sunday, is The Elks Blues Summer Festival from 12:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Bring a lawn chair. Food and beverages will be available (no outside food or drink allowed). Donation is $10 for adults, 12 and under $5. The groups featured will be:  Carl Henry, The BOA Constrictors, Greg Nagy Band, RJ's Kansas City Six, Thornetta Davis, and an All Star Jam  for a big finaleFor more information call [masked] or visit www.plymouthelks1780.com

8-21, Thursday, vocalist Sheila Landis performs for Meadow Brook Hall’s “Jazz in the Garden” SeriesTickets are $30 and include a cash bar, light hors d'oeuvres and Jazz. During the first hour and a half, guests also have a chance to tour Meadow Brook Hall.  Weather (and size) permitting the concerts are in our Breakfast Garden.  Otherwise, they take place in our Garden Tent.  Reservations are required.  Guests can either go to our website, meadowbrookhall.org, find the event on our calendar, click on it an order tickets, or call Lisa Drummond, Programs Coordinator at Meadow Brook Hall at[masked]-6252. Meadowbrook Hall is a National Historic Landmark located at 480 South Adams Rd., Rochester, 48309-4401.

8-23, Saturday, Jazz Master Series with the Dobbins-Krahnke-Weed Trio featuring Barbara Morrison, 8 p.m. Kerrytown Concert House,[masked], 415 North Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, kerrytownconcerthouse.com

8-23, Saturday, TUMBAO BRAVO plays Latin jazz at Baker’s Keyboard Lounge, Livernois @ 8 Mile Rd., Detroit, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 p.m.

8-24, Sunday, The Speakeasy Quartet returns to Sprucewood Winery with Mike Karloff, piano; Mike Karoub, cello; Hugh Leal, guitar and featuring special guest Dave Bennett. Doors open at 1:30 p.m., Music from 2-4:30 p.m., Sprucewood Estate Winery, 7258 County Rd. 50 West, NOR 1G0 (between Amhertsburg and Colchester, a few miles beyond end of Howard Avenue). Tickets $16 in advance (available at Mackenzie Hall, 3277 Sandwich, Windsor or call[masked] for credit card orders. Advance tickets can be picked up at the concert. $20 at the door (cash or check only). Sprucewood will have available, by advance order, PICNIC BASKETS for $26.00
These feed 2 or 3 (see their web at www.sprucewoodshores.com for details.) Please get your advance ticket FIRST, then call[masked], if you want to reserve a basket. "Blackjack Gastrovan" will also offer lunches and snacks, purchase that day

8-24, Sunday, Detroit Jazz Musicians Co-op presents Barbara Morrison in “I Wanna be Loved” – Stories of Dinah Washington with the Ben Pruitt Detroit All Star Big Band, one night only, special guest appearances by Marcus and Joan Belgrave. The Carr Center, 311 E. Grand River, Detroit, ticket sales[masked]-8552. Limited seating, $25 tickets, VIP $35. Live in Detroit in the historic rebirth of Paradise Valley’s Harmonie Park, 7 p.m.,  www.barbaramorrison.com

8-26, Tuesday, Jazz @ The Elks. $10 cover. Tommy Good Quartet with Tommy Good on vocals, Chuck Shermatero on keyboard, Ray Tini on bass and Jim Ryan on drums. Plymouth-Ann Arbor Elks Lodge, 325 in Plymouth MI.  The Lodge is located at 41700 Ann Arbor Rd., Plymouth. For more information call [masked] or visit www.plymouthelks1780.com

8-28, Thursday, Jump Street Swing Band – 17 Piece Swing Band at the Summer Concert Series in Troy. Located in the Civic Center Complex grassy area, across from the Troy Family Aquatic Center, 3425 Civic Center Drive, Troy, 48084. 6:30-8:30 p.m., bring chairs or blanket. For more information call[masked] or visit troymi.gov

8-28 Thursday (every 4th), Charlie Miller Quartet at the Sakana Sushi Lounge, 22914 Woodward Ave., Ferndale, 48220,[masked]-2555. 8 p.m. Charlie is the son of saxophonist Russ Miller.

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

9-1, Labor Day, The Cass Tech Alumni Association presents an Afternoon"with Ron Carter and the Cass Tech Jazz Infusion Students (as well as other special guest artists.) on Labor Day, September 1, 2014 at  the Detroit Marriott Renaissance CenterThe event will take place between 4-6 p.m. in the Mackinaw Ballroom. Tickets are $100 per person and tables of 10 are available.  I am selling tickets if you or anyone you know who loves jazz is interested. Please call me at (248)[masked] by August 1st for tickets.  

9-10, Wednesday, Jazz @ The Pond in downtown Brighton features the The Rhythm Society Orchestra with vocalist Paul King at 7 p.m. at The Mill Pond, 202 W. Main Street in downtown Brighton. www.2stonesevents.com

9-12 through 14, 2014 – GRUGELFEST 2014 will be held on Friday-Saturday-Sunday, in downtown Toledo. The third annual Ralph Grugel Memorial Jazz Festival (Grugelfest) will feature 5 great jazz bands, with 4 sessions over 3 days. 

9-18 through 21, Allegheny Jazz Festival, Cleveland, Ohio, www.AlleghenyJazz.org

9-26, Friday, Michele Ramo and Howard Alden, Kerrytown Concert House,[masked], 415 North Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, kerrytownconcerthouse.com

9-28, Sunday, Kerry Price and Bob Milne at the Senate Theater in Detroit, Info,[masked]-2057. More details to come.
 
11-21 through 23, The 24th Annual Suncoast Classic Jazz Festival, www.SuncoastJazzClassic.com 

Jazz Radio:

WRCJ – Detroit – Classical radio by day, jazz by night. 90.9 WRCJ-FM is Detroit's premier public radio source for classical and jazz music. Visit www.wrcj909fm.org for programming.

WEMU 89.1 – Ypsilanti – Jazz. News. Blues. www.wemu.org

East Lansing Web Site:

Lansing Area Jazz – www.jazzjam.com

DETROIT BLUES SOCIETY
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 so a Basic $25 membership is almost free.  Find out what is happening in the Detroit blues scene by becoming a member of the Society.  www.detroitbluessociety.org.



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Greater Detroit Jazz Society, Inc.
Sally and Bill Bolle, Emily Laura, Chuck Moss
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Rosemary Newton, Event Director –  [masked]




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