Category Archives: Upcoming Gig Notice

Weekend happenings

It’s an exciting weekend for jazz fans in Nashville.  This Friday April 12th is a sold-out concert of the great Wayne Shorter Quartet with the Nashville Symphony. If you’re late on Wayne tickets, check out the angelic voice of Cassie Peterson at F. Scott’s on Friday night starting at 7pm. Saturday April 13th the Contemporary Jazz Series of NJW features… (more…)

Talking with Andy Reiss

When I first moved to Nashville, there was a guitarist I kept hearing people in the jazz scene talk about in the most glowing of terms: Andy Reiss.  It was hard to find Andy playing in a ‘typical jazz setting’, although the first time I heard Andy was in an ensemble with George Tidwell at the Nashville Jazz Workshop.  Lots… (more…)

Talking with Alex Graham

Dr. Alex Graham moved to Nashville in the summer of 2011 to become the Assistant Professor of Saxophone at Belmont University.  Beyond teaching a studio of around 15 commercial and classical saxophone students, Alex also directs a big band and both of the jazz combos. A clip of ‘You Make Me Feel Brand New’ from his CD “Brand New” on… (more…)

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