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  • Jazz Thursday, Hairy Larry and George, New Jazz In Jonesboro

    Jazz Thursday, Hairy Larry and George, New Jazz In JonesboroHi,Jazz Thursday begins again at 6:30 on January 24 at TheArts@311, 311 S. Church St. in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The featured act this month is Caprice, an outstanding group of ASU jazz students who take their music seriously. These guys pl...

    Tags: jazz, music, KASU, Jazz Thursday, TheArts@311, Caprice, Swing Band Project

  • Invite to Jazz Thursday featuring Caprice tonight, Jan 24 at 6:30

    Hi, It's Jazz Thursday tonight featuring Caprice. The show is at TheArts@311 and it starts at 6:30. After Caprice plays there will be a set we call Jamming With The Swing Band Project where instrumentalists and vocalists are invited to participate. The Swing Band Project specializes in Swing Jaz...

    Tags: jazz, music, KASU, Jazz Thursday, TheArts@311, Caprice, Swing Band Project, NJHB, New Jazz In Jonesboro

  • New NJHB CD, Colossus, from our February 2 show at New Jazz In Jonesboro.

    NJHB lived up to New Jazz in Jonesboro, performing all originals on February 2. Band members, Matt Jackson, Don Bowyer and Hairy Larry contributed compositions to the evening. What a treat to hear these guys bring their talent to the stage, not just with their writing skills, but also in their pe...

    Tags: music, jazz, blues, New Jazz In Jonesboro, contemporary, TheArts@311, Hairy Larry, Matt Jackson, Don Bowyer, Carl Abraham, Mike Lovell

  • Chris "Stinger" Stevens at TheArts@311

    We have a guest guitarist coming in from Illinois, Chris "Stinger" Stevens. Some of you know him from his performances at the bandshell. He is doing a solo acoustic show Friday night and will also be guest at New Jazz In Jonesboro on Saturday. Both events are at TheArts@311 and both start at 7:...

    Tags: music, blues, jazz, thearts@311, jonesboro, arkansas, illinois, Chris Stevens, Chris "Stinger" Stevens

  • Bebopalooza! and more

    Prequel to Bebopalooza!KASU Jazz Thursday Blues Edition at TheArts@311.April 25 at 6:30 - pass the hatFeaturing The Delta Blues Aces, Adriane Allyn, and Striding The Blast.The Mudcats host a blues jam.Bebopalooza!April 26 1:00-5:00 pm at The ASU Pavilion - No cover charge1:00 Caprice2:00 CJ Hoove...

    Tags: jazz, music, KASU, Jazz Thursday, TheArts@311, Caprice, Jazz Alliance, Mare Wakefield, Bebopalooza! ASU

  • Jazz Thursday June 27 at 6:30

    Hi,KASU Jazz Thursday will feature Gary Gazaway and El Buho, Gary's festival act, this Thursday at TheArtsAt311. Playing with Gazaway in El Buho are Patrick Fusco, Doc Samba, and PeeWee, all Memphis musicians. The show starts at 6:30 PM. El Buho will be followed by Jamming With The Swing Band Pro...

    Tags: music, jazz, Gary Gazaway, The Swing Band Project, TheArtsAt311, KASU, Jonesboro, Arkansas

  • Billy Jones Bluez meets Morris Day and The Times Band!

    Billy Jones Bluez meets Morris Day & The Times Band!     We had a wonderful time at the Isle of Capri casino with performances by both our band and Morris Day & The Times. The Times are outstanding entertainers, great musicians and just all around fun dudes.  ...and M...

    Tags: blues, guitar, vocal, songwriter, live performance, soul, jazz, transmogrify, funk, rock, urban, southern soul, pop, r&b, transmogrifies, music, radio, video, guitarist, blues foundation, delta

  • Roy Hargrove Releases Emergence CD

    Roy Hargrove Releases Emergence CD His First Big Band Album - On August 25th Acclaimed trumpeter, composer, and bandleader Roy Hargrove realizes a lifelong dream with the August 25th release of Emergence (Groovin' High/Emarcy), his first big band album. Nineteen pieces strong, Hargrove's e...

    Tags: Roy Hargrove, Emergence, jazz, trumpet, composer

  • Bix Smith dies in Jonesboro

    Bix Smith dies in Jonesboro Paul "Bix" Smith Paul "Bix" Smith, 70, of Jonesboro, died Feb. 28, 2009, at his home. Born July 15, 1938, in Blytheville, he was an artist, musician and art professor. He lived his early life in Imboden and attended grade school at ...

    Tags: blues, jazz, Bix Smith, Jonesboro, Arkansas, Imboden

  • Sam Rivers

    Sam Rivers I found Sam Rivers here. http://www.scaruffi.com/jazz/rivers.html This book extensively covers the experimental music I was raised with that ran parallel to the music we have been studying in class. At the beginning of the chapter on Creative Jazz Scarufi writes "Creative musi...

    Tags: Sam Rivers, jazz, swing, bebop, free jazz, avant garde, Arkansas, Tony Williams, Jaki Byard, Ron Carter, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Chambers