Here are your Atlanta Jazz Notes event listings for July 31st, 2021
Saturday, July 31st - Bassist Lauren Seay plays with her trio every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at Joy Cafe in Midtown. The band features multi-reedist Aaron Kruziki and drummer Jon Mills. 6-9PM. Joy Cafe is located at 1100 Peachtree St. NE.
Sunday, August 1st - In July, the great Atlanta bassist Kevin Smith suffered a devastating fire at his home and the Atlanta Jazz community sprung into action to help one of their own. On Sunday at the Velvet Note in Alpharetta, an all-star cast of Atlanta jazz musicians will perform to raise money to help Kevin Smith and his family get back on their feet. Go out to support this great musician and person and hear some awesome music! The Velvet Note is located at 4075 Old Milton Parkway in Alpharetta.
Monday, August 2nd - Stop by the TEN ATL jam session in East Atlanta. The music goes from 9 until midnight and features a host of great jazz musicians in Atlanta. 495 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta
Wednesday, August 4th - Head to Red Light Cafe for the weekly jam session led by the great trumpeter and educator Gordon Vernick. I have been going most Wednesdays and the place has been busy and the music has been great. You can hear many of the jazz voices of tomorrow in addition to established veterans. 9 to midnight. 553-1 Amsterdam Ave NE, Atlanta.
Thursday, August 5th - The Rod Harris Trio will perform at the Whitley Hotel in Buckhead. Harris is a great guitarist and always performs with some of the best jazz musicians in the Atlanta area. 7-10PM.