Tampa Jazz (& More) Calendar: Snarky Puppy Leads a Parade of Great Tampa Bay Area Shows

The great, artistically and physically expansive jazz/funk/fusion band Snarky Puppy, with blue-chip funky jammers The Motet, leads a parade of great … More

Tampa Jazz Notes — Kenny Drew Jr. Memorial; O Som Do Jazz at HCC Ybor; Diana Krall at the Capitol

Aside from a piece in Jazz Times and some blog posts (including mine, below, and those in Jazz Truth, JazzWax, … More

Tampa Jazz Calendar — Branford Marsalis; Maria Schneider w/ USF Jazz Ensemble; Jazz Songbirds

Upcoming jazz shows: Sunday, March 23 — Jazz Songbirds: Denise Moore, Karen Benjey, Valerie Gillespie (plus Alejandro Arena and Stephen … More

Tampa Jazz Notes: Christian McBride Rules at the Mahaffey; Ybor Jazz Fest Continues; Rickie Lee Jones Cancelled

  Christian McBride, easily the most recorded and most honored jazz bassist of his generation, brought his trio to the … More

Tampa Jazz Notes: The March of Jazz

Dick Hyman and other pianists, alone and with trios, rising-star jazz singer Sophie Milman, a duo featuring guitarist LaRue Nickelson … More

Denise Moore: “A Jazz History,” tonight at the Palladium

Tampa singer Denise Moore brings her new jazz-history show to the Palladium tonight. I’ve known Denise since her days with … More

SPC Jazz Fest: John Lindberg, Powell Brothers, Guisando Caliente, Helios Jazz Orchestra

Free-minded bassist John Lindberg, and a quintet co-led by saxophonist Jeremy Powell and trumpeter Jonathan Powell will play the second … More