Local Jazz

To get your jazz event posted here, please email your info to tucsonjazzsociety@gmail.com.

Sep
2
Mon
Sylvan Street @ Loews Ventana Canyon, Grand Ballroom
Sep 2 @ 2:00 am

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Wrapping up the Summer Series on Sunday, September 1st is Sylvan Street, seven accomplished musicians performing an innovative blend of jazz, rock, latin, and funk presented with electrifying showmanship. Sylvan Street performs with a hip, urban sound taking listeners of all ages on an emotional ride through tribal funk grooves, bittersweet love ballads, jump swing, and blues.

General Admission Tickets
$30 in advance, $35 at the door
TJS Members: $25 in advance, $30 at the door
Student & Military with ID: $15

VIP Tables

Tables for two in the VIP seating area are available with purchase of Resort Packages. There are also a limited number of VIP Tables available for direct purchase at $120 or $100 for TJS members.


Special Resort Packages Available

A limited number of VIP Tables for two are available with purchase of Resort Packages.

Jazz Getaway includes

  • Room
  • 2 Regular tickets
  • Rates start at $139 for Superior view room.

VIP Jazz Night includes

  • Room
  • 2 tickets for a VIP table for two
  • Rates start at $199 for Luxury view room.

Higher category rooms available at higher rate. Add a night and celebrate in style!

Call 1-800-235-6397 for reservations.

Jul
6
Sun
Larry Redhouse Trio @ DoubleTree by Hilton at Reid Park
Jul 6 @ 2:00 am

Larry is a fresh and original musical voice and brings an honest message of deep, emotional musical expression. He has never sought to be a “fad musician”. He hasn’t wavered in his vision of improvising and playing through life’s song, with his heart.

The Tucson Jazz Society kicks off the 8th season of its Summer Series on Saturday, July 5th with the Larry Redhouse Trio at the DoubleTree by Hilton at Reid Park. Pianist Redhouse will lead a world class ensemble made up of Robin Horn on drums, and Evan Dain on both acoustic and electric bass. The Trio incorporates straight-ahead jazz, latin, funk and reggae influences in its exciting repertoire.

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Pianist and composer Larry Redhouse has performed in prestigious venues around the world, including the Grenoble Jazz Festival, the Smithsonian Museum and Kennedy Center Jazz Club, both in Washington, D.C. He has opened for jazz greats Chick Corea and Terrance Blanchard, and backed such popular artists as Rick Braun and Euge Groove. Larry has released two self-produced CDs,Spirit Progression and Live at the Westward Look.

Robin-Horn Robin Horn has made an international reputation as performer, studio drummer, composer, arranger, producer, and educator. He has worked such artists as Linda Ronstadt, Aaron Neville, and Joe Sample. Robin has released two solo CDs and also appears on Larry Redhouse’s album Spirit Progression. As an educator, Robin has been an Artist-In-Residence at the University of Arizona from 1994 to the present.

Evan-DainEvan Dain is a San Francisco Bay area native who began playing bass professionally in Northern California followed by a stay in New Orleans where he performed and toured with Banu Gibson, Hal Smith, and John Gil. Since moving to Tucson in 1996, Evan has worked prolifically as a performer, arranger and producer and as a member of the popular gypsy jazz band, Hot Club of Tucson.

Don’t miss out on this smokin’ hot performance. Doors open at 6:30, and the concert starts at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $20 for non-members; $15 for members; $10 for veterans, seniors, and students. Tickets are available at the door and at tucsonjazz.tix.com.

See and hear more at larryredhouse.com

Aug
31
Sun
Genevieve and the LPs + Loran Cox @ DoubleTree by Hilton at Reid Park
Aug 31 @ 2:00 am

A new voice in the musical community, Genevieve and the LPs are a truly unique ensemble. Offering the highest level of entertainment and musical quality by blending elements of jazz, blues, soul & R&B, funk, afro-cuban, latin, pop, and acoustic music into one irresistible sound. Genevieve & the LPs make it happen!

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Genevieve – Gen is a true talent and a great presence. A U of A Alumni and a veteran of the U of A vocal studio and various local and regional groups.  Gen is a truly vibrant and honest performer and a pleasure to listen to and watch.

Marshall Jones – Guitar Player and Tucson native influenced by everyone from Jimi Hendrix to Wes Montgomery to Allan Holsworth to Joe Pass.  A true appreciator of all styles of music from all around the world.  His keen interest in music is reflected in his writing and arranging and is an insightful perspective into the fusion of genres. One might also catch Marshall around town doing sound for various groups as he also one of the Southwest regions best engineers.

Richard Katz – A great and truly diverse performer that can be seen around town and in the region with groups from all genres jazz to classical. Influenced by an array of artist including Bill Evans and Michel Camilo.  Also a Tucson native, Rich keeps busy writing, arranging, and performing with and for a wide variety of artists.

Rob Paulus – A true multi-instrumentalist on guitar and bass, Rob plays his other string instrument, the violin, with Genevieve’s group.  Having performed all forms of music from folk to jazz since a young lad, Rob pulls from a wide variety of influences to impart a soulful and emotionally evocative character to the music.

Aaron Emery – Mr. Emery is a fixture in the Tucson music scene performing with many great local and International artists.  He is a Graduate of Northwestern University and the University of Arizona.  Aaron’s broad background and long list of influences give him a great perspective and truly set him apart in the scene.

Sam Eagon – An up and coming bass player of all styles in the Southwest region.  Performing with a wide variety of artists and ensembles from all over the world Sam pulls form his varied influences to create a soulful and effective groove in any situation.  One can catch Sam wearing few different hats around town as he is the co-owner of LandMark Sound Recorders, a small recording studio in Tucson, and the Owner and craftsman of Land Mark Drum Co.


Loran Cox

LORAN-COXTrumpeter/flugelhorn/composer Loran Cox resides in Phoenix, AZ. As bandleader of the acclaimed Dallas-based 7-piece Latin jazz group “Mambo Combo”, performances have included South-by-Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) and National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) “Grammy Sessions Live”.

As a jazz trumpeter in Miami, Loran has performed with Grammy, Latin Grammy and international recording artists including Luis Enrique, Lefty Perez, Tito Puente, Jr., Lalo Rodriguez, Israel “Cachao” Lopez, Nestor Torres and Desmond Child. Loran has appeared on television shows including “Sabado Gigante”, “In Control” and “La Katimba”.