Presented in partnership with the Hartford Jazz Society, we return for our 5th year! This annual jazz series is made possible in 2022 by generous funding from the Charles Parker Trust for Public Music.
All tickets are $10. Doors open at 6 p.m., performance at 6:30 p.m.
Wine & beer available for purchase. Complimentary snacks provided.
September 21: Zwelakhe-Duma Bell le Pere Quintet
Zwelakhe-Duma has performed previously at the Monterey Jazz Festival, Charlie Parker Jazz Festival, Panama Jazz Festival, Lagos Jazz Festival, Osaka Jazz Festival, and the Joy of Jazz Festival. He was a recipient of the 2011 Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead Fellowship and is a teaching artist for Jazz at Lincoln Center’s “Jazz for Young People.”
October 12: Trevor Davis Dixieland Affair
An evening of the New Orleans-style jazz developed in the early 20th century, featuring drummer Trevor Davis, Tom Boates on trombone, Glenn Vallee on trumpet, Steve Bulmer on tuba, John Smayda on clarinet, and Doug Schlink on piano.
November 16: Theresa Wright & The Distinguished Gentlemen
Join Theresa Wright for an evening of Shirley Horn, Nina Simone, Sarah Vaughn, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and more! She has appeared locally at the Greater Hartford Jazz Festival and the Baby Grand Jazz series at Hartford Public Library, and collaborated previously with Phil Lesh (Grateful Dead), Jaimoe (Allman Brothers Band) and Jeff Pitchell (Texas Flood).
December 14: Jen Allen Trio
Jen Allen is a pianist, composer, author, and educator, who has appeared at the Winnipeg Jazz Festival, Cambridge Festival of the Arts, Litchfield Jazz Festival, Greater Hartford Monday Night Jazz Series, and Wexford Performing Arts Centre. Ms. Allen will be presenting music from her most recent album, Sifting Grace, with brand new compositions and jazz standards.