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Maria Schneider

Date: 
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 - 6:00pm
Program: 

Jazz composer talks about being the first musician to win a Grammy with a CD released exclusively on the internet and her influences from stride piano to The Fifth Dimension.

The James Montgomery Band/ CD sneak preview concert

Web Site: http://www.jamesmontgomery.com

Ticket: $20
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $15

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 21:30

Wendee Glick and Friends

An experienced jazz vocalist, Wendee Glick is a singer with a strong stage presence, sense of humor, and ability to belt out a tune, even over a full big band orchestra. She can engage the audience in the up-tempo, or make them weep over a ballad sung with a "bell-like" quality.

Web Site: http://www.jazzyplus.com

Ticket: $12.50
Ticket Online up to 24 hours in advance: $10

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/08/2012 - 19:00

No Static/ The music of Steely Dan

This show has already almost filled with reservations for large and small parties. Due to the volume of calls, the popularity of the event, and in order to avoid overbooking, we are unable to list tickets for sale online. http://www.nostaticband.com/

Please email gwenn@actonjazzcafe.com to inquire about available seating. Thanks!

Ticket: $15

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 21:30

The David Arteaga Quartet

David Arteaga/ saxophone
Alexei Tsiganov/ piano
Tchavdar Natchev-Pena/bass
Renato Malavasi/ drums

Straight ahead and Latin jazz: lyrical, melodic timeless standards and originals

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/07/2012 - 19:00

The Gwenn Vivian Approach

This is owner/ manager Gwenn Vivian's own longterm jazz project, with a modern and listenable approach to jazz standards--mixed in with some choice pop tunes!

The regular Approach members:

Gwenn Vivian/ vocals
Molly Flannery/ piano
Miki Matsuki/ drums
Bill McCormack/ bass

Event Date: 
Thu, 12/06/2012 - 18:30
Thu, 12/13/2012 - 18:30
Thu, 12/20/2012 - 18:30
Thu, 12/27/2012 - 18:30

Classic Jazz Night with Paul Broadnax and Peter Kontrimas

Paul Broadnax/ piano & voice
Peter Kontrimas/ upright bass

An intimate evening with two warm and brilliant musicians with stories to tell.
Ideal for a first (or eighty-fourth) date!...or even for a date with your laptop…

Web Site: http://www.paulbroadnax.com

Ticket: $7.50

Event Date: 
Wed, 12/05/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 12/12/2012 - 19:00
Wed, 12/19/2012 - 19:00

Tuesday Night Concert Series - hosted weekly by The Fran Dagostino Band

Event Date: 
Tue, 12/04/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 12/11/2012 - 19:00
Tue, 12/18/2012 - 19:00

The Starlight Jazz Jam

In the Starlight Jams, participants can play on any tune at any time after the opening house band set.

Designed for a more professional level of playing. The host band may call tunes, keys or tempos.

Note: Newcomers, diners and listeners are always welcome at any or all jams!

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Brooke Sofferman

2nd Sunday: John Funkhouser

3rd Sunday: Phill Argyris, piano and featuring: Phil Grenadier - Trumpet,
Lance Bryant - Sax, Larry Roland - Bass, Gary Fieldman - Drums

4th Sunday: Joe Raia

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/02/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 12/09/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 12/16/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 12/23/2012 - 19:30
Sun, 12/30/2012 - 19:30

The Sunset Jazz Jam

with rotating hosts:

1st Sunday: Steve Berke

2nd Sunday: Molly Flannery

3rd Sunday: Michael Chasse

4th Sunday: Wendy Nottonson

5th Sunday (occasional) Joan Watson-Jones and "The Jazz Room Live!"

In the sunset jams, participants can expect to call the tunes, keys and tempos, after the opening house band set.(Note to vocalists, in particular: please bring charts!).

We have great food, great atmosphere, and lots of supportive people! All ages

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/02/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 12/09/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 12/16/2012 - 16:00
Sun, 12/23/2012 - 16:00

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