Calendar

Sep
2
Wed
Barb and Eddie @ Majid's St. Matthews
Sep 2 @ 6:30 pm

Singer Barb Polk and her long time musical partner, sax player Eddie Humphries have a nice gig two nights a week at this St. Matthews bistro serving Mediterranean and classic American fare.

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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
Sep 2 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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

Dick Wood Sings Sinatra Tunes @ Commonwealth Tap
Sep 2 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

DICK WOOD calls his performance Ala Sinatra. He has nearly 400 different background tracks of songs that Frank Sinatra sang during his career, and he sings them in the same style that Mr. Sinatra sung them. Dick has performed at a number of restaurants and bars around Louisville for the past couple of years including Commonwealth Tap, Karem’s Grill & Pub, Bistro 42 and The Chocolate Martini Bar as well as private parties. He sings at 3 assisted living facilities each month on a volunteer basis.

 

Jazz with Jacob Duncan @ Nachbar
Sep 2 @ 10:00 pm – 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.

Sep
3
Thu
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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
Sep 3 @ 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.

Tanita Gaines Sings at Majid’s
Sep 3 @ 7:00 pm

R&B to accompany the Mediterranean and classic American food at this St. Matthews bistro.

Majid’s St. Matthews
3911 Chenoweth Square

ph: 502-554-4555

http://www.majidstmatthews.com
http://www.facebook.com/MajidStMatthews

Sep
4
Fri
Brian Curella Jazz Trio Fridays on Ruth Chris’ Patio
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Curella on guitar, Duke Marsh on keyboards and Jason Sturgill on bass at this steakhouse in the sky on the Waterson.

 

 

Roger Dane and Tyrone Wheeler @ Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant
Sep 4 @ 6:00 pm

A couple of old pros, Dane on the piano and Wheeler on standup bass, every Friday at this upscale Italian restaurant downtown.

Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Sep 4 @ 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.

Swing 39 at WorldFest Main Stage @ Louisville Waterfront Park
Sep 4 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

 

Gypsy Jazz

Jane Halliday………………Violin

Ben Andrews………………Guitar

Ken Allday……………………Guitar

John Thornberry…………Bass

Bobby J and Michael Roy @ Majid's
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Vocal standards and more at this bistro specializing in Mediterranean and classic American fare.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Sep 4 @ 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/

VoJazz Trio @ Marketplace Restaurant
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm

The VoJazz Trio plays standards and more in the lobby bar of this restaurant a few doors down from the Brown on 4th Street.

Paul Davis, Piano
Quentin Sharpenstein, Bass
John Campbell, Drums and Vocals

Benedetto Vendetta Jazz Band @ Roux
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

There’s jazz from 8 until late by a rotating cast of players, often featuring some of the younger players in town, led by Rick Benedetto. Every Friday and Saturday upstairs at this hip new New Orleans restaurant on Bardstown Road.

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ Volare Italian Restaurant
Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 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’s Quartet Plays Late at Louis’ “The Ton” @ Louis' "The Ton"
Sep 4 @ 11:00 pm – Sep 5 @ 1:00 am
Join us for a Late Night Jazz set at Louis’ “The Ton” with  Sax Man Rob Nickerson‘s Quartet.This week, we’re featuring Winton Reynolds on piano, Tyrone Wheeler on bass and Zack Kennedy on drums. Music starts at 11:00 p.m.No Cover
Sep
5
Sat
Roger Dane and Jenna Mattingly @ Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm

Pianist Dane teams with Ms. Mattingly on standup bass on Saturdays at this upscale Italian restaurant downtown.

Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Sep 5 @ 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.

Bobby J and Michael Roy @ Majid's
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Vocal standards and more at this bistro specializing in Mediterranean and classic American fare.

Kathryn Prather with the Vojazz Trio @ Marketplace Restaurant
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Ms. Prather sings standards with the Trio in the lobby bar of this restaurant a few doors down from the Brown on 4th Street.

Kathryn Prather, Vocals
Paul Davis, Piano
Quentin Sharpenstein, Bass

John Campbell, Drums

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Sep 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/

Benedetto Vendetta Jazz Band @ Roux
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

There’s jazz from 8 until late by a rotating cast of players, often featuring some of the younger players in town, led by Rick Benedetto. Every Friday and Saturday upstairs at this hip new New Orleans restaurant on Bardstown Road.

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ Brendon's Catch 23
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Ms. Johnson’s bluesy interpretations of standards and pop tunes  are accompanied by Wagner’s stylish guitar licks.

Dick Sisto Quartet at WorldFest Fountain Stage @ Louisville Waterfront Park
Sep 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Contemporary world music twists on jazz standards by some old pros.

Dick Sisto ……………………….Vibes

Rob Dixon………………………Sax

Jeremy Allen………………….Bass

Kenny Phelps………………..Drums

 

Sep
6
Sun
Worldfest @ The Belvedere
Sep 6 @ 4:45 am – 5:30 am
Sunday Jazz on WFPK FM 91.9
Sep 6 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

6 – Jazz with nationally syndicated host Bob Parlocha

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.

Brunch with the Dave Clark Trio @ Blu Italian Grille (at the Marriott)
Sep 6 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Alto Player Clark is joined by guitarist Pat Lentz and bassist Butch Neeld for music to enjoy along with brunch at the Blu Italian Grille in the lobby of this downtown hotel every Sunday. Tasty stuff.

Doug Finke Trio Plays for Brunch @ Highlands Tap Room Grill
Sep 6 @ 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.

Brunch is $12

Pat Lentz and Dave Wilson @ Bistro Le Relais
Sep 6 @ 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.

Squeeze-Bot at WorldFest Main Stage @ Louisville Waterfront Park
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

So an accordion, a banjo and toy drum set and a bass show up at WorldFest.

Who knows what they’ll play – maybe a little Monk, some Mingus or Horace Silver, certainly some pop tunes such White Rabbit or Deacon Blues, some blues and with any luck some wonderfully bizarre creations like their recent morphing of The Hall of the Mountain Kings into Cry Me a River.    Todd Hildreth on the squeezebox and doing the fine arrangements, Mick Sullivan picking the banjo, Matt Murphy on tuba and Megan Samples on toy drums. Lots of Fun.

 

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ Wiltshire on Market
Sep 6 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Wagner’s stylish guitar licks and Miss 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.

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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.

Rascals of Ragtyme @ Clifton's Pizza
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This Dixieland Band featuring Gary Falk (reeds), Joey Thieman(cornet), Stan Moon (guitar/banjo), Sammy Goodson (drums and washboard), John Gutermuth (tuba) and bandleader Quentin Sharpenstein (tuba and flugelhorn), serves up some trad jazz from the cupola in this park across the river.

Rascals of Ragtyme @ Clifton's Pizza
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

This Dixieland Band featuring Gary Falk (reeds), Joey Thieman(cornet), Stan Moon (guitar/banjo), Sammy Goodson (drums and washboard), John Gutermuth (tuba) and bandleader Quentin Sharpenstein (tuba and flugelhorn), serves up hot tunes on the first Sunday of the month to accompany the pizza at this Frankfort avenue spot.

Liberation Prophecy at WorldFest Main Stage @ Louisville Waterfront Park
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

 

Carly Johnson-vocals
Jacob Duncan-composer/alto sax/clarinets/flute/Rhodes/vocals
Steve Good-tenor saxophone/bass clarinet/clarinet
Chris Fortner-trombone
Kris Eans-trumpet
Michael Hyman- drums
Craig Wagner-guitars
Chris Fitzgerald- double bass

Squeeze-bot @ Nachbar
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Squeeze-bot @ Nachbar

Squeezin’ is a workin’ up an appetite
And tuba and a banjo they so excite!
gonna kick the tiny drums a groovin on just right
Drinking PBR and cheap drinks every Sunday night!

Skyrockets in flight! Woo!
Squeezey Sunday nights!

At the Nach Bar!
Squeezey Sunday night!

Squeezey Summer Sundays Return to the Nachbar – Summer of 2015! @ Nachbar
Sep 6 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Squeezin’ is a workin’ up an appetite
And tuba and a banjo they so excite!
gonna kick the tiny drums a groovin on just right
Drinking PBR and cheap drinks every Sunday night!

Skyrockets in flight! Woo!
Squeezey Sunday nights!

At the Nach Bar!
Squeezey Sunday night!

Sep
7
Mon
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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
Sep 7 @ 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
Sep 7 @ 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.

Sep
8
Tue
Barb and Eddie @ Majid's St. Matthews
Sep 8 @ 6:30 pm

Singer Barb Polk and her long time musical partner, sax player Eddie Humphries have a nice gig two nights a week at this St. Matthews bistro serving Mediterranean and classic American fare.

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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

Tim Whalen and Friends @ Time and Space, 1279 Bardstown Road, Louisville
Sep 8 @ 9:00 pm

The veteran tenor sax player is joined by various other fine local players in what frequently evolves into an excellent jam session.

Sep
9
Wed
Barb and Eddie @ Majid's St. Matthews
Sep 9 @ 6:30 pm

Singer Barb Polk and her long time musical partner, sax player Eddie Humphries have a nice gig two nights a week at this St. Matthews bistro serving Mediterranean and classic American fare.

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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
Sep 9 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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

Jazz with Jacob Duncan @ Nachbar
Sep 9 @ 10:00 pm – 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.

Sep
10
Thu
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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
Sep 10 @ 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.

Tanita Gaines Sings at Majid’s
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm

R&B to accompany the Mediterranean and classic American food at this St. Matthews bistro.

Majid’s St. Matthews
3911 Chenoweth Square

ph: 502-554-4555

http://www.majidstmatthews.com
http://www.facebook.com/MajidStMatthews

Sep
11
Fri
Brian Curella Jazz Trio Fridays on Ruth Chris’ Patio
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Curella on guitar, Duke Marsh on keyboards and Jason Sturgill on bass at this steakhouse in the sky on the Waterson.

 

 

Roger Dane and Tyrone Wheeler @ Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant
Sep 11 @ 6:00 pm

A couple of old pros, Dane on the piano and Wheeler on standup bass, every Friday at this upscale Italian restaurant downtown.

Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Sep 11 @ 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.

Bobby J and Michael Roy @ Majid's
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Vocal standards and more at this bistro specializing in Mediterranean and classic American fare.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Sep 11 @ 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/

VoJazz Trio @ Marketplace Restaurant
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm

The VoJazz Trio plays standards and more in the lobby bar of this restaurant a few doors down from the Brown on 4th Street.

Paul Davis, Piano
Quentin Sharpenstein, Bass
John Campbell, Drums and Vocals

Benedetto Vendetta Jazz Band @ Roux
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

There’s jazz from 8 until late by a rotating cast of players, often featuring some of the younger players in town, led by Rick Benedetto. Every Friday and Saturday upstairs at this hip new New Orleans restaurant on Bardstown Road.

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ Volare Italian Restaurant
Sep 11 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 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’s Quartet Plays Late at Louis’ “The Ton” @ Louis' "The Ton"
Sep 11 @ 11:00 pm – Sep 12 @ 1:00 am
Join us for a Late Night Jazz set at Louis’ “The Ton” with  Sax Man Rob Nickerson‘s Quartet.This week, we’re featuring Winton Reynolds on piano, Tyrone Wheeler on bass and Zack Kennedy on drums. Music starts at 11:00 p.m.No Cover
Sep
12
Sat
Roger Dane and Jenna Mattingly @ Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm

Pianist Dane teams with Ms. Mattingly on standup bass on Saturdays at this upscale Italian restaurant downtown.

Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Sep 12 @ 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.

Bobby J and Michael Roy @ Majid's
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Vocal standards and more at this bistro specializing in Mediterranean and classic American fare.

Kathryn Prather with the Vojazz Trio @ Marketplace Restaurant
Sep 12 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Ms. Prather sings standards with the Trio in the lobby bar of this restaurant a few doors down from the Brown on 4th Street.

Kathryn Prather, Vocals
Paul Davis, Piano
Quentin Sharpenstein, Bass

John Campbell, Drums

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Sep 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/

Benedetto Vendetta Jazz Band @ Roux
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

There’s jazz from 8 until late by a rotating cast of players, often featuring some of the younger players in town, led by Rick Benedetto. Every Friday and Saturday upstairs at this hip new New Orleans restaurant on Bardstown Road.

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ Brendon's Catch 23
Sep 12 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Ms. Johnson’s bluesy interpretations of standards and pop tunes  are accompanied by Wagner’s stylish guitar licks.

Sep
13
Sun
Sunday Jazz on WFPK FM 91.9
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am – 3:00 pm

6 – Jazz with nationally syndicated host Bob Parlocha

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.

Brunch with the Dave Clark Trio @ Blu Italian Grille (at the Marriott)
Sep 13 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Alto Player Clark is joined by guitarist Pat Lentz and bassist Butch Neeld for music to enjoy along with brunch at the Blu Italian Grille in the lobby of this downtown hotel every Sunday. Tasty stuff.

Gypsy Jam Brunch @ Highlands Tap Room
Sep 13 @ 11:30 am

The peripatetic gypsies serenade the brunchers at the Highlands Tap Room Grill.

These fine players – generally including players from Swing 39 – celebrate the music of Django Reinhardt, Stephane Grappelli and the Great American Songbook. Regulars include Kenny Allday, Ben Andrews, Jane Halliday and John Thornberry.

Bring your axe.

Pat Lentz and Dave Wilson @ Bistro Le Relais
Sep 13 @ 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 @ Wiltshire on Market
Sep 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Wagner’s stylish guitar licks and Miss 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.

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 13 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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.

Sep
14
Mon
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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
Sep 14 @ 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
Sep 14 @ 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.

Sep
15
Tue
Barb and Eddie @ Majid's St. Matthews
Sep 15 @ 6:30 pm

Singer Barb Polk and her long time musical partner, sax player Eddie Humphries have a nice gig two nights a week at this St. Matthews bistro serving Mediterranean and classic American fare.

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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
Sep 15 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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

Tim Whalen and Friends @ Time and Space, 1279 Bardstown Road, Louisville
Sep 15 @ 9:00 pm

The veteran tenor sax player is joined by various other fine local players in what frequently evolves into an excellent jam session.

Sep
16
Wed
Barb and Eddie @ Majid's St. Matthews
Sep 16 @ 6:30 pm

Singer Barb Polk and her long time musical partner, sax player Eddie Humphries have a nice gig two nights a week at this St. Matthews bistro serving Mediterranean and classic American fare.

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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
Sep 16 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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

Jazz with Jacob Duncan @ Nachbar
Sep 16 @ 10:00 pm – 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.

Sep
17
Thu
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 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
Sep 17 @ 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.

Tanita Gaines Sings at Majid’s
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm

R&B to accompany the Mediterranean and classic American food at this St. Matthews bistro.

Majid’s St. Matthews
3911 Chenoweth Square

ph: 502-554-4555

http://www.majidstmatthews.com
http://www.facebook.com/MajidStMatthews

Sep
18
Fri
Brian Curella Jazz Trio Fridays on Ruth Chris’ Patio
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Curella on guitar, Duke Marsh on keyboards and Jason Sturgill on bass at this steakhouse in the sky on the Waterson.

 

 

Roger Dane and Tyrone Wheeler @ Vincenzo's Italian Restaurant
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm

A couple of old pros, Dane on the piano and Wheeler on standup bass, every Friday at this upscale Italian restaurant downtown.

Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Sep 18 @ 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.

Bobby J and Michael Roy @ Majid's
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Vocal standards and more at this bistro specializing in Mediterranean and classic American fare.

Steve Crews (Solo) @ Jack Fry's
Sep 18 @ 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/

VoJazz Trio @ Marketplace Restaurant
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm

The VoJazz Trio plays standards and more in the lobby bar of this restaurant a few doors down from the Brown on 4th Street.

Paul Davis, Piano
Quentin Sharpenstein, Bass
John Campbell, Drums and Vocals

Benedetto Vendetta Jazz Band @ Roux
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm

There’s jazz from 8 until late by a rotating cast of players, often featuring some of the younger players in town, led by Rick Benedetto. Every Friday and Saturday upstairs at this hip new New Orleans restaurant on Bardstown Road.

Carly Johnson and Craig Wagner @ Volare Italian Restaurant
Sep 18 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 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’s Quartet Plays Late at Louis’ “The Ton” @ Louis' "The Ton"
Sep 18 @ 11:00 pm – Sep 19 @ 1:00 am
Join us for a Late Night Jazz set at Louis’ “The Ton” with  Sax Man Rob Nickerson‘s Quartet.This week, we’re featuring Winton Reynolds on piano, Tyrone Wheeler on bass and Zack Kennedy on drums. Music starts at 11:00 p.m.No Cover
Sep
19
Sat
St Joseph’s Octoberfest!!
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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You know you love Octoberfest, and you know you love Squeeze-bot, and so do these girls.  Yes, we will see you there.