Calendar


Saturday Jazz


Aug
24
Sat
Jeff Sherman Trio @ Varanese Restaurant
Aug 24 @ 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
Aug 24 @ 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/

Pete Petersen @ Ramsi's Cafe on the World
Aug 24 @ 10:00 pm

Piano jazz by a seasoned local pro. Some of his pals sometimes sit in as the night progresses.


Sunday Jazz


Aug
25
Sun
Sunday Jazz on WFPK FM 91.9 and www.wfpk.org
Aug 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 @ Gander
Aug 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

Jane Halliday and Gypsy Jazz @ Molly Malone's - St. Matthews
Aug 25 @ 5:30 pm – Sep 4 @ 8:00 pm

Join Jane Halliday (violin), Wade Honey (keys), Jenna Mattingly (bass), and Chris Fargen (guitar) for some fun exploring gypsy jazz tunes such as Anouman, Black And White, Fluer D’ennui, For Sephora, and others. Jane will attempt to channel Grappelli so you won’t want to miss it!

 

Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Aug 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
Aug 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 @ Wiltshire on Market
Aug 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.


Monday Jazz


Aug
26
Mon
Jeff Sherman Duo @ Varanese
Aug 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.