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December 2018

Texarkana Jazz Orchestra

December 20, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Pop’s Place, 6701 East Broad St.
Texarkana, AR 71854 United States
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Jazz Singer LISA HENRY with the CLAUDIA BURSON TRIO-New Years Eve Celebration

December 31, 2018 @ 10:00 pm
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, AR 72712 United States
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Lisa Henry is a dynamic vocalist with a combination of swingin’ cool and down home class. She is beaming, radiant, and she has the presence of all great jazz singers. Her voice is warm and deep, her presence undeniable. Henry was a winner of the 1994 Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz International Vocals Competition and was later named an International Jazz Ambassador to Africa. NW Arkansas's own Claudia Burson trio will accompany Lisa as they bring in the New Year. Eleven…

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January 2019

Hot Club of San Francisco

January 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Walton Arts Center, 495 W Dickson St
Fayetteville, AR 72701 United States
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Imagine yourself in the idyllic French countryside in the 1930’s. A gypsy caravan sets up a film projector in a field outside of town, luring the locals out for an evening’s fun. As the images flicker to life beneath the stars, gypsy musicians play their guitars and fiddles, matching every movement on the screen. Reviving this lost entertainment, The Hot Club of San Francisco presents Cinema Vivant, an evening of vintage silent films accompanied by live gypsy swing. Featuring two films…

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Hot Club Of San Francisco DANCE PARTY!

January 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Put on your dancing shoes and join us for an evening of live gypsy jazz and swing dancing on Walton Arts Center's Main Stage! Sign up for Swing Dance lessons - admission to the party is included in your registration!

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February 2019

Alfredo Rodriguez & Pedrito Martinez Duo

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Walton Arts Center – Starr Theater, 495 W Dickson St
Fayetteville, AR 72701 United States
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Over the past decade, pianist Alfredo Rodríguez went from a young local Cuban artist, to being discovered by Quincy Jones, to becoming a globally recognized Grammy®-nominee with three critically acclaimed albums to his name. Also helping to expose the rich musical history of Cuba to a wider audience, Pedrito Martinez has recorded or performed with Wynton Marsalis, Paul Simon, Bruce Springsteen and Sting, among others. As a founding member of the highly successful Afro-Cuban/Afro-Beat band, Yerba Buena, Pedrito was named…

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FORT SMITH JAZZ JAM

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Doubletree by Hilton-Ft Smith, 700 Rogers Ave
Fort Smith, AR 72901 United States
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March 2019

US Pizza / NW Arkansas Jazz Society Jazz Jam

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
US Pizza, 202 W Dickson St.
Fayetteville, AR 72701 United States
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Jazz Jam at US Pizza - Fayetteville House band includes Claudia Burson-keys, Alisha Pattillo-sax, Ryan Ashworth-guitar, Erin Wright-bass, Darren Novotny-drums Regions finest musicians will be invited to sit in during the 2nd and 3rd hours. $2.50 beer specials / Full menu available  

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Peter Bernstein, Larry Goldings & Bill Stewart Trio

March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Walton Arts Center – Starr Theater, 495 W Dickson St
Fayetteville, AR 72701 United States
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Walton Arts Center Starrlight Jazz Series continues with Guitarist Peter Bernstein, organist Larry Goldings and drummer Bill Stewart make up one of the best organ jazz trios of the past two decades. Jazz enthusiasts recognize the trio for charting new ground with hard-swinging, yet thoughtful music. Drawing mainly on jazz standards, and a few original pieces, they re-imagine the organ jazz trio in a quiet, sensual and grooving presentation. The respect these musicians have for one another comes through in…

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Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour

March 31 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Walton Arts Center, 495 W Dickson St
Fayetteville, AR 72701 United States
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The Monterey Jazz Festival 60th Anniversary Tour featuring Cécile McLorin Salvant, vocals, Bria Skonberg, trumpet, Melissa Aldana, tenor saxophone, Christian Sands, piano, music director, Yasushi Nakamura, bass, Jamison Ross, drums Monterey Jazz Festival is the longest continuously-running jazz festival in the world, renowned for its artistic excellence and longstanding mission to create and support year-round jazz education and performances. Now on its fifth national tour, the 2019 Monterey Jazz Festival features some of the greatest critically-acclaimed, Grammy-winning and Grammy-nominated jazz artists…

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May 2019

Kim Prevost and Bill Solley

Jazz in Bloom 2019

May 5 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Botanical Garden of the Ozark, 4703 N. Crossover Rd.
Springdale, 72764 United States
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Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society presents Jazz in Bloom 2019 with Kim & Bill Duo at Botanical Garden of the Ozarks, May 5, 2019.

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