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August 2017

Alex Wintz

Six Strings, Six Stories – Tracing the Lineage of Jazz Guitar – Alex Wintz Trio

August 19, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Haxton Road Studio, 222 SE 2nd St., Suite 100
Bentonville, AR 72712 United States
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 Six Strings, Six Stories - Tracing the Lineage of Jazz Guitar – Alex Wintz Trio w/ Alex Wintz – Guitar, Gabe Schnider – Guitar and Martina Da Silva - Voice Saturday, August 19, 2017 - doors at 7:30 PM concert at 8:00 PM Haxton Road Studio, 222 SE 2nd St Suite 100, Bentonville, AR 72712 $35 general admission / $30.00 NAJS members (all seating GA) Tickets available at digjazz.com (limited seating, so don’t delay!) For more information call: 479-225-2306 Six…

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September 2017

Veronica Swift

Jazz Vocalist Veronica Swift

September 16, 2017 @ 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Upstairs at Grotto Wood Fired Grill & Wine Cave, 10 Center St
Eureka Springs, AR 72632 United States
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Veronica Swift Veronica Swift, age 23, is now being recognized around the country as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene. In the fall of 2015, she won second place at the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition. In April of 2016, she was a guest artist with Michael Feinstein at Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York. Veronica’s first appearance at Jazz at Lincoln Center was at age 11 for “Women in Jazz” series at Dizzy’s Club…

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October 2017

Art Buzz: Jazz and Stuart Davis

October 11, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - October 25, 2017 @ 3:30 pm
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, AR 72712 United States
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Jazz and Stuart Davis…A Three-Part Lecture Series and Gallery Tour Craving the latest in art? Join our new program that mixes art, a signature cocktail, and discussion for an evening that will leave you buzzing over the latest of our temporary exhibitions, new installations, and favorites from the collection. This three-part series will dive deep into the swingin’ world of Stuart Davis, curated by NWA Jazz Society Director Robert Ginsburg and members of the Crystal Bridges staff. Your ticket includes…

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November 2017

Art Night Out: All That Jazz

Art Night Out: All That Jazz

November 18, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, AR 72712 United States
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Join us for Crystal Bridges’ first Art Night Out for all ages, celebrating jazz throughout the museum. Renowned Kansas City jazz vocalist Lisa Henry is a featured musician, leading an interactive Jazz Storytelling performance for families and later entertaining guests in the Eleven Jazz Lounge. Enjoy dancing in the Great Hall to music by the Fayetteville Jazz Collective. We’ll have artmaking for all, film, swing dance lessons, and much more. While you’re here, breeze through the galleries to hear a…

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December 2017

Joey Alexander

Van Cliburn Concert: Masters of Jazz, Ellis Marsalis and Joey Alexander

December 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, 600 Museum Way
Bentonville, AR 72712 United States
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One evening-two solo piano performances! The Van Cliburn Concert Series presents Masters of Jazz, featuring two giants of the genre. Fourteen-year-old prodigy Joey Alexander and 84-year-old Ellis Marsalis, patriarch of the renowned New Orleans family of musicians, will share the stage for an evening of piano virtuosity in the Great Hall. This jazz experience has been curated by the Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society in collaboration with Jazz At Lincoln Center. Van Cliburn Concert Series Endowment supported by Reed and Mary…

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April 2018

Masakowski Family Trio

Jazz in Bloom 2018

April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Botanical Garden of the Ozark, 4703 N. Crossover Rd.
Springdale, 72764 United States
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The Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society presents Jazz In Bloom Featuring The Masakowski Family Trio April 22, 2018 from 3:00-6:00 pm Botanical Garden of the Ozarks

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June 2018

Bill Frisell Trio featuring Thomas Morgan & Rudy Royston

June 14 @ 7:30 pm
Walton Arts Center – Starr Theater, 495 W Dickson St
Fayetteville, AR 72701 United States
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Doors open at 7:00, Concert begins at 7:30 This concert is presented by the Northwest Arkansas Jazz Society and Walton Arts Center as part of the 20th season of Summer Jazz Concerts and the Artosphere Festival.   “It's hard to find a more fruitful meditation on American music than in the compositions of guitarist Bill Frisell. Mixing rock and country with jazz and blues, he's found what connects them: improvisation and a sense of play. Unlike other pastichists, who tend…

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KUAF Summer Night Swing

June 22 @ 7:00 pm
Fayetteville Public Library, 401 W Mountain S
Fayetteville, AR 72701 United States
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$10.00

KUAF will host a live concert and fundraising event – A Summer Night Swing – Friday, June 22nd from 7-10pm. This three-hour concert, featuring the two longest-running programs on 91.3 - Shades of Jazz and The Pickin' Post - will take place in the Walker Community Room of the Fayetteville Public Library featuring local jazz and folk musicians brought together by Robert Ginsburg, host of Shades of Jazz, and Mike Shirkey, host of The Pickin' Post. Ozarks at Large host,…

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July 2018

Pat Bianchi Organ Trio featuring Paul Bollenback and Byron Landham

July 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Sunrise Stage, 2781 N College Ave.
Fayetteville, AR 72703 United States
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$30.00

Two-time Grammy nominated organist and winner of Downbeat Magazine’s 2016 rising star poll Pat Bianchi, has established himself as one of the principal organists on the scene today. His command of the instrument, harmonic prowess, rhythmic intensity and versatility are rivaled by few. His most recent release, A Higher Standard, exemplifies Bianchi's superiority and finesse in the organ trio setting, bringing jazz standards to a completely higher level. When Pat is not leading his own trio, he performs regularly with…

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August 2018

The Ted Ludwig Trio continues the tradition of the Composer’s Showcase

August 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Haxton Road Studio, 222 SE 2nd St., Suite 100
Bentonville, AR 72712 United States
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$30.00

Acclaimed seven-string jazz guitarist Ted has been a part of the jazz scene in New Orleans since 1997, performing at numerous clubs, festivals, and recordings. He has released 4 albums as a leader and many more as a versatile sideman and co leader. Ted has received an ASCAP award, the Louis Armstrong award, and the Overture to the Cultural Season award for his outstanding musicianship and creativity. Inspired by the recordings of Joe Pass, Pat Martino, and Wes Montgomery, Ludwig…

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