The talented saxophonist, pianist, singer and songwriter, Jessy J, who has worked with everyone from The Temptations to Michael Bublé, started her musical career at age four. At 15, she was named Piano State Champion and switched later to the saxophone.
In 2004, she joined the Off-Broadway musical “Blast!” and toured in the US, the UK and Japan. In 2007 Jessy issued a self-titled album, before she finally burst onto the contemporary jazz scene in 2008, blending her love for Latin rhythms and jazz on her chart-topping, award-winning album “Tequila Moon”. She earned the Radio & Records’ “Debut Artist of The Year” Award and Contemporary Jazz “Song of the Year” by both R&R and Billboard for the title track, which held the #1 spot on the chart for eight weeks. Followed up by “True Love” (2009) containing the #1 single “Tropical Rain” and the record “Hot Sauce” (2011), that debuted #1 at the Billboard Jazz Album Chart.
With her latest release, “Second Chances” (2013), Jessy takes over the reigns as the producer of the new album. The set features collaborations with Grammy nominated keyboardist-producer Jeff Lorber, Grammy winning guitarist Norman Brown, renowned bassist Jimmy Haslip and legendary pianist Joe Sample.
Here you can order your exclusive Hotel Package:
2 nights (May 1-3, 2013) incl. half-board & 4 concerts: from 255,00 Euro per person in a double room
2 nights (May 2-4, 2014) incl. half-board & 6 concerts: from 316,00 Euro per person in a double room
from 3 nights* (May 1-4, 2014) incl. half-board & 8 concerts: from 443,00 Euro per person in a double room
More Music , More Wineries, More Vendors! With over fourteen acts over the weekend and over ten wineries offering a unique wine tasting experience we are one ofCalifornia’s largest wine and music events. Don’t miss the concert event of the year in Temecula’s wine country. Our venue location at Vail Lake RV Resort is within an hour drive from Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Diego and San Bernadino counties.
Come and enjoy a weekend of music, wine, and community support. The Temecula Wine and Music Festival is one of the most prestigious music events in the Temecula Valley. This year, the festival will benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Southwest County, which serves 6-18 year-olds and their families by providing transportation to and from the Clubhouses and school from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. every school day, and exceptional programs that teach leadership, character, science, math, the arts, health and nutrition, and sports. With it’s mix of Pop, Jazz and R & B artists coupled with the atmosphere of Temecula’s venue Vail Lake Resort, this will be an event you don’t want to miss!
The 2014 Temecula Wine & Music Festival lineup includes: Paul Brown, Ray Parker, Jr, Tizer with Chieli Minucci & Karen Briggs, Michael Paulo, Kanzaki and more
Saturday, May 03, 2014 – 11:30 am
Vail Lake Resort, 38000 Temecula Pkwy, Temecula, California 92592
The place to be on Friday, March 14th at 9:00pm is City Tavern in Downtown Dallas for Vandell Andrew’s “Turn It Up” Album Release Party & Concert! In the building will be special guest artists, DJ Showtime, and much more! Mark you calendars, find someone to babysit your bad chil’rins for the night, and come on out!
We’re celebrating the release of a phenomenal smooth jazz album that is already topping both the Billboard, Itunes, and Amazon Smooth Jazz Charts AND Pop/Dance charts!
April 12th – April 13th
Master Saxman Boney James hasn’t played in the UK for 9 years now, so it’s with great pleasure that we
announce two special shows to give Boney fans a much needed fix.We’ll have full details of Boney’s line up shortly. Tickets are already selling very fast so you are urged to book your place for this historic occasion at the earliest opportunity.
In association with Pizza Express Jazz Club
Saturday April 12th – £45.00
The dance house theater, Manchester.
Sunday April 13th – £27.00
Dutch-born Candy Dulfer first picked up the saxophone at the tender age of six. Over 30 years and two decades after her Grammy-nominated recording debut in 1990, the sizzling saxophonist has earned a reputation as a high-energy performer with charisma and sex appeal to burn. Along the way, Candy Dulfer has made scores of friends in high places. She appeared in the Prince video, “Partyman” in 1990, and played with him on the Graffiti Bridge soundtrack released that same year. She has toured with him frequently since the late ‘90s, most recently on his Musicology tour in 2004, and played on his 2006 release, 3121.
Other collaborative partners have included Dave Stewart (Eurythmics), Maceo Parker, Van Morrison, David Sanborn, Beyonce, Pink Floyd, Chaka Khan, Aretha Franklin, Blondie, Joey DeFrancesco, and many others.
Crooner Bobby Caldwell is a contemporary jazz favorite. Even more impressive in a live show, the singer’s powerful vocal range and abilities are layered with tender renditions and soulful images.His acclaimed rhythm ‘n’ blues band reconnects with past hits and give new songs his torching, vibrant flair. Drawing from his vast repertoire of rousing R&B, intimate smooth jazz stylings, and big band songs, Bobby has the ability to entertain at any venue, for fans of all ages.
As a singer, he has a successful career with numerous solo releases, which have earned accolades far and wide. Bobby’s timeless classic, “What You Won’t Do For Love” has been recorded and sampled by more than 100 artists, including rendition by Boys II Men. His songwriting skills have earned hits not only for himself, but also for well-known artists like Chicago, Boz Scaggs, Peter Cetera and Amy Grant, Neil Diamond and Al Jarreau. **Please note: each artist will perform individually – See more at: http://www.blumenthalarts.org/events/detail/an-evening-with-saxophonist-candy-dulfer#sthash.hSVUq4Bk.dpuf.
Sunday, April 06, 2014 – 7:30 pm
Knight Theater, 430 S Tryon St, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202
Jazz Gets the Blues with Steve Cole, Nick Colionne, Chuck Loeb, and Brian Simpson, is an all-star lineup of some of the biggest names in contemporary jazz. Legends in their own right, this super group blends blues classics with burnin’ chops, funky grooves and high-energy performances. Steve Cole is one of the most celebrated players in contemporary jazz, having sold hundreds of thousands of albums worldwide and scored four number one hits.
With a style that is both urban and contemporary, Nick Colionne has blazed a trail to straight the top. Combining jazz, R&B, blues and rock, he has created an unmistakable sound and vibe that is instantly recognizable. Grammy-nominated guitarist, composer, and producer, Chuck Loeb has had a musical career that spans over four decades, and he is proud to be known as a “Renaissance man” in the music world. Loeb is one of the most in-demand artists in the world, with his own recognizable sound. Celebrated keyboardist, composer and studio musician, Brian Simpson has been the go-to man for everyone from Janet Jackson to Dave Koz and has written numerous chart-topping R&B hits.
Sunday, April 06, 2014 – 6:00 pm
One World Theatre, 7701 Bee Cave Rd, Austin, Texas 78746