Calendar


Sunday Jazz


Feb
25
Sun
Sunday Jazz on WFPK FM 91.9 and www.wfpk.org
Feb 25 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

8 – Jazz Insights with Danny O’Bryan. – Renaissance Man O’Bryan spins an everchanging mix of jazz to get you moving on Sunday morning. Nice combination of classic cuts and new releases.

10 – Best Coast Jazz with John LaBarbera.   Big Band jazz selected by local composer, arranger, educator and Grammy nominated recording artist LaBarbera.

11 – The Inner Ear with local vibemaster Dick Sisto.   Mainstream jazz.12 – Jazz Profiles.   Sisto devotes an hour to the music by and life of a leading jazz musician or group, sometimes with artist interviews.

1-3 – Jazz Pulse with Matt Anthony. An eclectic show with lots of music from the ’30s to the ’50s.

Note that the shows also stream on the web.

Ron Jones Duo Does Brunch at Gander
Feb 25 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Two of Louisville’s finest musicians, Ron Jones on alto saxophone, and Sonny Stephens on upright bass, are now doing a bruch show every Sunday at this new upscale casual spot just outside the Snyder. You will hear the music of Charlie Parker, Cole Porter, Miles, Brubeck and John Coltrane just to name a few. Oh, and just a reminder. They will be SWINGIN!!

Brunch is $13.99

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Pat Lentz and Dave Wilson @ Bistro Le Relais
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Guitarist Lentz and veteran sax man Wilson play Sunday evenings at this bistro in the old Bowman Field terminal.

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner at Wiltshire on Market
Feb 25 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Wagner’s stylish guitar licks and Johnson’s soulful interpretations of standards and blues favorites accompany Sunday dinner at this upscale NuLu spot. Fans of Etta James and of bossa nova will also enjoy this show.

Ron Jones, Pat Harbison and Todd Hildreth at the Bard’s Town
Feb 25 @ 7:00 pm

Harbison, an excellent trumpeter from Bloomington, sits in with Louisville favorite Jones and a fine rhythm section to play great bop standards and some tunes from the Great American Songbook. The set list includes The Sidewinder, Seven Steps to Heaven, Nutville, Moment’s Notice, Skating in Central Park, Nutville, This I Dig of You and These Foolish Things.

Ron Jones…………………………………………………….Alto Sax

Pat Harbison…………………………………………………Trumpet

Todd Hildreth…………………………………………………Keyboard

Sonny Stephens…………………………………………….Bass

Terry O’Mahoney…………………………………………….Drums

Another in the Louisville Jazz Society’s listening room series. If you plan on ordering some of the Bard’s Town’s tasty pub fare, please arrive by 6:30 so you can be served before the music starts.

Jazz Society members will receive an email with a discount code.

Here are a couple of the tunes they’ll play:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQMJv3HuZdU Seven Steps to Heaven

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rm1O9KwOl2k These Foolish Things


Monday Jazz


Feb
26
Mon
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Veteran pianist Crews solos on standards and his own compositions on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights at this upscale restaurant on Bardtown Road that has been hosting jazz for decades.

Reservations recommended/

The Buzzard @ Decca Restaurant
Feb 26 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Tim Whalen, Tenor Sax
Pete Petersen, Keyboards
Danny Kiely, Bass
Mike Hyman, Drums

Some of the best mainstream jazz in town from some real old pros and occasional guest artists, in the nice basement lounge of this upscale NuLu restaurant – one of the better listening rooms in town.


Tuesday Jazz


Feb
27
Tue
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Ray Johnson, Dave Wilson and Jenna Mattingly @ Jack Fry's
Feb 27 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This trio features Ray Johnson on piano, who’s been a regular here for over 25 years, Dave Wilson on saxophone and Jenna Mattingly on bass. They play jazz standards and special requests at one of Louisville’s finest restaurants.

Reservations recommended for dinner

ChomskyJazz Central at Time and Space Bar
Feb 27 @ 9:00 pm

A rotating quartet of players led by drummer Dean Thomas plays straight ahead jazz (and some nights classic organ jazz of the Larry Young school) at this Bardstown Road joint.   Cutting edge stuff.

Kendall Carter……………………Hammond organ

Pete Peterson…………………….Piano

Tim Whalen……………………….Tenor sax

Craig Wagner……………………..Guitar

Danny Kiely………………………Bass

Dean Thomas………………………Drums

No cover

 

 

 

 


Wednesday Jazz


Feb
28
Wed
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Feb 28 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Ray Johnson, Dave Wilson and Jenna Mattingly @ Jack Fry's
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This trio features Ray Johnson on piano, who’s been a regular here for over 25 years, Dave Wilson on saxophone and Jenna Mattingly on bass. They play jazz standards and special requests at one of Louisville’s finest restaurants.

Reservations recommended for dinner

Walker & Kays at Bearnos JTown
Feb 28 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Jeanette Kays…………………………Vocals
Greg Walker……………………………Guitar and Vocals
Sonny Stephens………………………Bass and Vocals
Dave Beck………………………………..Drums

Taylor Nelson Trio Jams at Jimmy Can’t Dance
Feb 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

A fine trio of UofL grad students play and lead a weekly jam session at this new jazz club below Another Place Sandwich Shop, across 7th from 21C Hotel.

Taylor Nelson ………………………………….. Guitar

Hamilton Pinheiro……………………………. Electric Bass

Kiko Sebrian……………………………………… Drums

Jazz with Jacob Duncan @ Nachbar
Feb 28 @ 10:00 pm

Duncan on alto sax, usually Mike Hyman on drums, a rotating crew of bassists and occasional out of town jazz artists dish out mainstream, bebop and progressive jazz starting at 10 on Wednesdays at this Germantown beer haven.    Great jazz and a great young crowd that actually listens at one of the best dive bars in town.


Thursday Jazz


Mar
1
Thu
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 1 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Ray Johnson (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 1 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Johnson, who has been doing gigs at this award winning Bardstown Road restaurant for over a quarter century, is all alone on the piano Thursday nights.

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ META
Mar 1 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Ms. Johnson’s bluesy interpretations of standards and pop tunes  are accompanied by Wagner’s stylish guitar licks on Thursday’s at this cocktail bar just off 4th Street.


Friday Jazz


Mar
2
Fri
Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Mar 2 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Jazz Standards and popular music by Louisville  guitarist Jeff Sherman, a bass player and various other excellent local jazz musicians. Catch them every Friday and Saturday evening at this nice Frankfort Avenue bistro.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 2 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Veteran pianist Crews solos on standards and his own compositions on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights at this upscale restaurant on Bardtown Road that has been hosting jazz for decades.

Reservations recommended/

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ Volare Italian Restaurant
Mar 2 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Wagner’s stylish guitar licks and Miss Johnson’s soulful interpretations of standards and blues favorites Friday evenings at this upscale bistro on Frankfort. Fans of Etta James and of bossa nova will also enjoy this show.

Rob Nickerson Hosts Late Night Jam at Butchertown Social
Mar 2 @ 10:00 pm – Mar 3 @ 12:30 am

What was formerly Louis’ The Ton is reopening as Butchertown Social, and there’s a jazz jam on opening night!
Nickerson, a fine tenor player who leads a late night show every Friday – featuring players such as Kendall Carter, Tyrone Wheeler and Zack Kennedy or Dave Nelson – at this friendly Butchertown bar, turns it into a jam with a house band on the first Friday of the month.

All instrumentalists and vocalists are welcome.

A drum set, keyboard, and microphone/sound system will be provided.

The only way to get better is to play. So, grab your axe, come down to The Ton!

Note that the show now starts at 10 instead of 11.


Saturday Jazz


Mar
3
Sat
Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Mar 3 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Jazz Standards and popular music by Louisville  guitarist Jeff Sherman, a bass player and various other excellent local jazz musicians. Catch them every Friday and Saturday evening at this nice Frankfort Avenue bistro.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 3 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Veteran pianist Crews solos on standards and his own compositions on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights at this upscale restaurant on Bardtown Road that has been hosting jazz for decades.

Reservations recommended/

Briar Rose at The Red Herring
Mar 3 @ 9:00 pm – 11:59 pm

A brand new quartet with a fine young lady singer at this newish upscale pub in the old Hilltop Theater building in Clifton.

Nala Kathleen……………………………..Vocals
Joe Gomez…………………………………Guitar
Matt Mozzoni………………………………Bass
Sam Broussard……………………………..Drums

West Market Street Stompers at Jimmy Can’t Dance
Mar 3 @ 10:30 pm – Mar 4 @ 1:30 am

Originally a traditional jazz group, the Stompers have added new personnel, tunes and arrangements that really freshen up the repertoire.   They’re now a wide ranging band that plays jazz and pop music from the last one hundred years – from Louis Armstrong to Swing to Bebop to Stevie Wonder and The Beatles, and are playing at this basement club across 7th Street from 21C Hotel.

Led by trombonist Doug Finke, the group also includes Ansyn Banks on trumpet, Derek Siebert on sax, Gabe Evens on piano, Greg Walker on guitar and banjo, Danny Kiely on bass and Bruce Morrow on drums.   Come on down to this hip new club and hear this group of first class musicians play jazz, swing and standards.


Sunday Jazz


Mar
4
Sun
Sunday Jazz on WFPK FM 91.9 and www.wfpk.org
Mar 4 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

8 – Jazz Insights with Danny O’Bryan. – Renaissance Man O’Bryan spins an everchanging mix of jazz to get you moving on Sunday morning. Nice combination of classic cuts and new releases.

10 – Best Coast Jazz with John LaBarbera.   Big Band jazz selected by local composer, arranger, educator and Grammy nominated recording artist LaBarbera.

11 – The Inner Ear with local vibemaster Dick Sisto.   Mainstream jazz.12 – Jazz Profiles.   Sisto devotes an hour to the music by and life of a leading jazz musician or group, sometimes with artist interviews.

1-3 – Jazz Pulse with Matt Anthony. An eclectic show with lots of music from the ’30s to the ’50s.

Note that the shows also stream on the web.

Ron Jones Duo Does Brunch at Gander
Mar 4 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Two of Louisville’s finest musicians, Ron Jones on alto saxophone, and Sonny Stephens on upright bass, are now doing a bruch show every Sunday at this new upscale casual spot just outside the Snyder. You will hear the music of Charlie Parker, Cole Porter, Miles, Brubeck and John Coltrane just to name a few. Oh, and just a reminder. They will be SWINGIN!!

Brunch is $13.99

Doug Finke Trio Plays for Brunch @ Highlands Tap Room Grill
Mar 4 @ 11:00 am

Finke on trombone, Greg Walker on guitar and Danny Kiely on bass do standards and light jazz at this Bardstown Road restaurant.

No Cover. Brunch is $12

Gypsy Jazz Jam @ The Bard’s Town
Mar 4 @ 5:30 pm

Some fine players celebrate the music of Django Reinhardt at this Bardstown Road restaurant and watering hole. Regulars include Kenny Allday, Jane Halliday, John Thornberry and Chris Fargen.

Bring your axe.

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Pat Lentz and Dave Wilson @ Bistro Le Relais
Mar 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Guitarist Lentz and veteran sax man Wilson play Sunday evenings at this bistro in the old Bowman Field terminal.

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner at Wiltshire on Market
Mar 4 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Wagner’s stylish guitar licks and Johnson’s soulful interpretations of standards and blues favorites accompany Sunday dinner at this upscale NuLu spot. Fans of Etta James and of bossa nova will also enjoy this show.


Monday Jazz


Mar
5
Mon
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 5 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Veteran pianist Crews solos on standards and his own compositions on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights at this upscale restaurant on Bardtown Road that has been hosting jazz for decades.

Reservations recommended/

The Buzzard @ Decca Restaurant
Mar 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Tim Whalen, Tenor Sax
Pete Petersen, Keyboards
Danny Kiely, Bass
Mike Hyman, Drums

Some of the best mainstream jazz in town from some real old pros and occasional guest artists, in the nice basement lounge of this upscale NuLu restaurant – one of the better listening rooms in town.


Tuesday Jazz


Mar
6
Tue
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 6 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Ray Johnson, Dave Wilson and Jenna Mattingly @ Jack Fry's
Mar 6 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This trio features Ray Johnson on piano, who’s been a regular here for over 25 years, Dave Wilson on saxophone and Jenna Mattingly on bass. They play jazz standards and special requests at one of Louisville’s finest restaurants.

Reservations recommended for dinner

ChomskyJazz Central at Time and Space Bar
Mar 6 @ 9:00 pm

A rotating quartet of players led by drummer Dean Thomas plays straight ahead jazz (and some nights classic organ jazz of the Larry Young school) at this Bardstown Road joint.   Cutting edge stuff.

Kendall Carter……………………Hammond organ

Pete Peterson…………………….Piano

Tim Whalen……………………….Tenor sax

Craig Wagner……………………..Guitar

Danny Kiely………………………Bass

Dean Thomas………………………Drums

No cover

 

 

 

 


Wednesday Jazz


Mar
7
Wed
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 7 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Ray Johnson, Dave Wilson and Jenna Mattingly @ Jack Fry's
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This trio features Ray Johnson on piano, who’s been a regular here for over 25 years, Dave Wilson on saxophone and Jenna Mattingly on bass. They play jazz standards and special requests at one of Louisville’s finest restaurants.

Reservations recommended for dinner

Walker & Kays at Bearnos JTown
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Jeanette Kays…………………………Vocals
Greg Walker……………………………Guitar and Vocals
Sonny Stephens………………………Bass and Vocals
Dave Beck………………………………..Drums

Taylor Nelson Trio Jams at Jimmy Can’t Dance
Mar 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

A fine trio of UofL grad students play and lead a weekly jam session at this new jazz club below Another Place Sandwich Shop, across 7th from 21C Hotel.

Taylor Nelson ………………………………….. Guitar

Hamilton Pinheiro……………………………. Electric Bass

Kiko Sebrian……………………………………… Drums

Jazz with Jacob Duncan @ Nachbar
Mar 7 @ 10:00 pm

Duncan on alto sax, usually Mike Hyman on drums, a rotating crew of bassists and occasional out of town jazz artists dish out mainstream, bebop and progressive jazz starting at 10 on Wednesdays at this Germantown beer haven.    Great jazz and a great young crowd that actually listens at one of the best dive bars in town.


Thursday Jazz


Mar
8
Thu
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Ray Johnson (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Johnson, who has been doing gigs at this award winning Bardstown Road restaurant for over a quarter century, is all alone on the piano Thursday nights.

Taylor Nelson Trio at The Parlour
Mar 8 @ 7:00 pm

A fine trio of UofL grad students crosses the Ohio to play in the nice. upstairs bar of this Jeffersonville pizza restaurant. Other good players are welcome to sit in starting around 8:30.

Taylor Nelson ………………………………….. Guitar

Hamilton Pinheiro……………………………. Electric Bass

Kiko Sebrian……………………………………… Drums

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ META
Mar 8 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Ms. Johnson’s bluesy interpretations of standards and pop tunes  are accompanied by Wagner’s stylish guitar licks on Thursday’s at this cocktail bar just off 4th Street.


Friday Jazz


Mar
9
Fri
Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Jazz Standards and popular music by Louisville  guitarist Jeff Sherman, a bass player and various other excellent local jazz musicians. Catch them every Friday and Saturday evening at this nice Frankfort Avenue bistro.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Veteran pianist Crews solos on standards and his own compositions on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights at this upscale restaurant on Bardtown Road that has been hosting jazz for decades.

Reservations recommended/

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ Volare Italian Restaurant
Mar 9 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Wagner’s stylish guitar licks and Miss Johnson’s soulful interpretations of standards and blues favorites Friday evenings at this upscale bistro on Frankfort. Fans of Etta James and of bossa nova will also enjoy this show.


Saturday Jazz


Mar
10
Sat
Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Mar 10 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Jazz Standards and popular music by Louisville  guitarist Jeff Sherman, a bass player and various other excellent local jazz musicians. Catch them every Friday and Saturday evening at this nice Frankfort Avenue bistro.

Jerry Tolson Quartet at Jimmy Can’t Dance
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Jerry Tolson’s group of pros plays at this new jazz club in the basement of a sandwich shop across 7th from 21C.

Jerry Tolson, Keyboard

Dave Clark, Saxophone

Bob Bryant, Bass

Ted Richardson, Drums

 

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Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Veteran pianist Crews solos on standards and his own compositions on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights at this upscale restaurant on Bardtown Road that has been hosting jazz for decades.

Reservations recommended/

Us, Today at Butchertown Social
Mar 10 @ 10:00 pm – Mar 11 @ 12:30 am

A Cincinnati based post-rock indie-jazz band visits this nice neighborhood pub.

FOR FANS OF: tortoise, jaga jazzist, funk jams, jdilla, snarky pupppy, vulfpek and great music in general!

“Us, Today has redefined the boundaries of experimental music within and beyond the Cincinnati scene with an unwavering commitment to finding the most creative intersection of disparate genres, instruments, and sounds.”
-Brian Baker, City Beat

Kristin Agee – Vibraphone, Keys/Electronic Sounds
Joel Griggs – Guitar, Theremin, Drones
Jeff Mellott – Drums


Sunday Jazz


Mar
11
Sun
Sunday Jazz on WFPK FM 91.9 and www.wfpk.org
Mar 11 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

8 – Jazz Insights with Danny O’Bryan. – Renaissance Man O’Bryan spins an everchanging mix of jazz to get you moving on Sunday morning. Nice combination of classic cuts and new releases.

10 – Best Coast Jazz with John LaBarbera.   Big Band jazz selected by local composer, arranger, educator and Grammy nominated recording artist LaBarbera.

11 – The Inner Ear with local vibemaster Dick Sisto.   Mainstream jazz.12 – Jazz Profiles.   Sisto devotes an hour to the music by and life of a leading jazz musician or group, sometimes with artist interviews.

1-3 – Jazz Pulse with Matt Anthony. An eclectic show with lots of music from the ’30s to the ’50s.

Note that the shows also stream on the web.

Ron Jones Duo Does Brunch at Gander
Mar 11 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Two of Louisville’s finest musicians, Ron Jones on alto saxophone, and Sonny Stephens on upright bass, are now doing a bruch show every Sunday at this new upscale casual spot just outside the Snyder. You will hear the music of Charlie Parker, Cole Porter, Miles, Brubeck and John Coltrane just to name a few. Oh, and just a reminder. They will be SWINGIN!!

Brunch is $13.99

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Pat Lentz and Dave Wilson @ Bistro Le Relais
Mar 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Guitarist Lentz and veteran sax man Wilson play Sunday evenings at this bistro in the old Bowman Field terminal.

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner at Wiltshire on Market
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Wagner’s stylish guitar licks and Johnson’s soulful interpretations of standards and blues favorites accompany Sunday dinner at this upscale NuLu spot. Fans of Etta James and of bossa nova will also enjoy this show.


Monday Jazz


Mar
12
Mon
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 12 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 12 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Veteran pianist Crews solos on standards and his own compositions on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights at this upscale restaurant on Bardtown Road that has been hosting jazz for decades.

Reservations recommended/

The Buzzard @ Decca Restaurant
Mar 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Tim Whalen, Tenor Sax
Pete Petersen, Keyboards
Danny Kiely, Bass
Mike Hyman, Drums

Some of the best mainstream jazz in town from some real old pros and occasional guest artists, in the nice basement lounge of this upscale NuLu restaurant – one of the better listening rooms in town.


Tuesday Jazz


Mar
13
Tue
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 13 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Ray Johnson, Dave Wilson and Jenna Mattingly @ Jack Fry's
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This trio features Ray Johnson on piano, who’s been a regular here for over 25 years, Dave Wilson on saxophone and Jenna Mattingly on bass. They play jazz standards and special requests at one of Louisville’s finest restaurants.

Reservations recommended for dinner

ChomskyJazz Central at Time and Space Bar
Mar 13 @ 9:00 pm

A rotating quartet of players led by drummer Dean Thomas plays straight ahead jazz (and some nights classic organ jazz of the Larry Young school) at this Bardstown Road joint.   Cutting edge stuff.

Kendall Carter……………………Hammond organ

Pete Peterson…………………….Piano

Tim Whalen……………………….Tenor sax

Craig Wagner……………………..Guitar

Danny Kiely………………………Bass

Dean Thomas………………………Drums

No cover

 

 

 

 


Wednesday Jazz


Mar
14
Wed
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Ray Johnson, Dave Wilson and Jenna Mattingly @ Jack Fry's
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This trio features Ray Johnson on piano, who’s been a regular here for over 25 years, Dave Wilson on saxophone and Jenna Mattingly on bass. They play jazz standards and special requests at one of Louisville’s finest restaurants.

Reservations recommended for dinner

Walker & Kays at Bearnos JTown
Mar 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Jeanette Kays…………………………Vocals
Greg Walker……………………………Guitar and Vocals
Sonny Stephens………………………Bass and Vocals
Dave Beck………………………………..Drums

Taylor Nelson Trio Jams at Jimmy Can’t Dance
Mar 14 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

A fine trio of UofL grad students play and lead a weekly jam session at this new jazz club below Another Place Sandwich Shop, across 7th from 21C Hotel.

Taylor Nelson ………………………………….. Guitar

Hamilton Pinheiro……………………………. Electric Bass

Kiko Sebrian……………………………………… Drums

Jazz with Jacob Duncan @ Nachbar
Mar 14 @ 10:00 pm

Duncan on alto sax, usually Mike Hyman on drums, a rotating crew of bassists and occasional out of town jazz artists dish out mainstream, bebop and progressive jazz starting at 10 on Wednesdays at this Germantown beer haven.    Great jazz and a great young crowd that actually listens at one of the best dive bars in town.


Thursday Jazz


Mar
15
Thu
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Ray Johnson (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 15 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Johnson, who has been doing gigs at this award winning Bardstown Road restaurant for over a quarter century, is all alone on the piano Thursday nights.

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ META
Mar 15 @ 9:30 pm – 11:30 pm

Ms. Johnson’s bluesy interpretations of standards and pop tunes  are accompanied by Wagner’s stylish guitar licks on Thursday’s at this cocktail bar just off 4th Street.


Friday Jazz


Mar
16
Fri
Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Mar 16 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Jazz Standards and popular music by Louisville  guitarist Jeff Sherman, a bass player and various other excellent local jazz musicians. Catch them every Friday and Saturday evening at this nice Frankfort Avenue bistro.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Veteran pianist Crews solos on standards and his own compositions on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights at this upscale restaurant on Bardtown Road that has been hosting jazz for decades.

Reservations recommended/

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ Volare Italian Restaurant
Mar 16 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Wagner’s stylish guitar licks and Miss Johnson’s soulful interpretations of standards and blues favorites Friday evenings at this upscale bistro on Frankfort. Fans of Etta James and of bossa nova will also enjoy this show.


Saturday Jazz


Mar
17
Sat
Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Mar 17 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Jazz Standards and popular music by Louisville  guitarist Jeff Sherman, a bass player and various other excellent local jazz musicians. Catch them every Friday and Saturday evening at this nice Frankfort Avenue bistro.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Veteran pianist Crews solos on standards and his own compositions on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights at this upscale restaurant on Bardtown Road that has been hosting jazz for decades.

Reservations recommended/

West Market Street Stompers at Jimmy Can’t Dance
Mar 17 @ 10:30 pm – Mar 18 @ 1:30 am

Originally a traditional jazz group, the Stompers have added new personnel, tunes and arrangements that really freshen up the repertoire.   They’re now a wide ranging band that plays jazz and pop music from the last one hundred years – from Louis Armstrong to Swing to Bebop to Stevie Wonder and The Beatles, and are playing at this basement club across 7th Street from 21C Hotel.

Led by trombonist Doug Finke, the group also includes Ansyn Banks on trumpet, Derek Siebert on sax, Gabe Evens on piano, Greg Walker on guitar and banjo, Danny Kiely on bass and Bruce Morrow on drums.   Come on down to this hip new club and hear this group of first class musicians play jazz, swing and standards.


Sunday Jazz


Mar
18
Sun
Sunday Jazz on WFPK FM 91.9 and www.wfpk.org
Mar 18 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

8 – Jazz Insights with Danny O’Bryan. – Renaissance Man O’Bryan spins an everchanging mix of jazz to get you moving on Sunday morning. Nice combination of classic cuts and new releases.

10 – Best Coast Jazz with John LaBarbera.   Big Band jazz selected by local composer, arranger, educator and Grammy nominated recording artist LaBarbera.

11 – The Inner Ear with local vibemaster Dick Sisto.   Mainstream jazz.12 – Jazz Profiles.   Sisto devotes an hour to the music by and life of a leading jazz musician or group, sometimes with artist interviews.

1-3 – Jazz Pulse with Matt Anthony. An eclectic show with lots of music from the ’30s to the ’50s.

Note that the shows also stream on the web.

Ron Jones Duo Does Brunch at Gander
Mar 18 @ 10:30 am – 1:30 pm

Two of Louisville’s finest musicians, Ron Jones on alto saxophone, and Sonny Stephens on upright bass, are now doing a bruch show every Sunday at this new upscale casual spot just outside the Snyder. You will hear the music of Charlie Parker, Cole Porter, Miles, Brubeck and John Coltrane just to name a few. Oh, and just a reminder. They will be SWINGIN!!

Brunch is $13.99

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Pat Lentz and Dave Wilson @ Bistro Le Relais
Mar 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Guitarist Lentz and veteran sax man Wilson play Sunday evenings at this bistro in the old Bowman Field terminal.

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner at Wiltshire on Market
Mar 18 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Wagner’s stylish guitar licks and Johnson’s soulful interpretations of standards and blues favorites accompany Sunday dinner at this upscale NuLu spot. Fans of Etta James and of bossa nova will also enjoy this show.


Monday Jazz


Mar
19
Mon
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Mar 19 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Veteran pianist Crews solos on standards and his own compositions on Monday, Friday and Saturday nights at this upscale restaurant on Bardtown Road that has been hosting jazz for decades.

Reservations recommended/

The Buzzard @ Decca Restaurant
Mar 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Tim Whalen, Tenor Sax
Pete Petersen, Keyboards
Danny Kiely, Bass
Mike Hyman, Drums

Some of the best mainstream jazz in town from some real old pros and occasional guest artists, in the nice basement lounge of this upscale NuLu restaurant – one of the better listening rooms in town.


Tuesday Jazz


Mar
20
Tue
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Ray Johnson, Dave Wilson and Jenna Mattingly @ Jack Fry's
Mar 20 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This trio features Ray Johnson on piano, who’s been a regular here for over 25 years, Dave Wilson on saxophone and Jenna Mattingly on bass. They play jazz standards and special requests at one of Louisville’s finest restaurants.

Reservations recommended for dinner

ChomskyJazz Central at Time and Space Bar
Mar 20 @ 9:00 pm

A rotating quartet of players led by drummer Dean Thomas plays straight ahead jazz (and some nights classic organ jazz of the Larry Young school) at this Bardstown Road joint.   Cutting edge stuff.

Kendall Carter……………………Hammond organ

Pete Peterson…………………….Piano

Tim Whalen……………………….Tenor sax

Craig Wagner……………………..Guitar

Danny Kiely………………………Bass

Dean Thomas………………………Drums

No cover

 

 

 

 


Wednesday Jazz


Mar
21
Wed
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 21 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.

Ray Johnson, Dave Wilson and Jenna Mattingly @ Jack Fry's
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This trio features Ray Johnson on piano, who’s been a regular here for over 25 years, Dave Wilson on saxophone and Jenna Mattingly on bass. They play jazz standards and special requests at one of Louisville’s finest restaurants.

Reservations recommended for dinner

Walker & Kays at Bearnos JTown
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Jeanette Kays…………………………Vocals
Greg Walker……………………………Guitar and Vocals
Sonny Stephens………………………Bass and Vocals
Dave Beck………………………………..Drums

Taylor Nelson Trio Jams at Jimmy Can’t Dance
Mar 21 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

A fine trio of UofL grad students play and lead a weekly jam session at this new jazz club below Another Place Sandwich Shop, across 7th from 21C Hotel.

Taylor Nelson ………………………………….. Guitar

Hamilton Pinheiro……………………………. Electric Bass

Kiko Sebrian……………………………………… Drums

Jazz with Jacob Duncan @ Nachbar
Mar 21 @ 10:00 pm

Duncan on alto sax, usually Mike Hyman on drums, a rotating crew of bassists and occasional out of town jazz artists dish out mainstream, bebop and progressive jazz starting at 10 on Wednesdays at this Germantown beer haven.    Great jazz and a great young crowd that actually listens at one of the best dive bars in town.


Thursday Jazz


Mar
22
Thu
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Mar 22 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Guitar and Bass:  Jazz Standards and popular music five nights a week at this Frankfort Ave bistro featuring Louisville jazz guitarist Jeff Sherman, various bass players and occasional guests.