Here are your Atlanta Jazz Notes event listings for September 18th, 2021
Saturday, September 25th - Saxophonist Will Scruggs will perform with his trio featuring Rich Rowlinson and Rob Henson at Ray’s on the River from 6:30 to 9:30. 6700 Powers Ferry Rd. NW, Sandy Springs
Sunday, September 26th - Stop by C. Ellet’s at the Battery next to Truist Park in Cobb County from 11AM to 2PM to hear pianist Louis Heriveaux with bassist Tommy Souter.
Later in the evening, head to the Calo Gitano Flamenco Dance Company and Academy in downtown Atlanta from 6:30 to 8:30 to hear a unique blending of Flamenco music and jazz featuring dancer Marianela “Malita” Belloso, singer Kevin Wilson, pianist Misha Stefanuk, and bassist Craig Shaw.
Monday, September 27th - The TEN ATL jam session in East Atlanta is the place to be on Monday nights. The music goes from 9 until midnight and features a host of great jazz musicians in Atlanta. 495 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta
Tuesday, September 28th - The Joe Gransden Jazz Quintet will perform at Roaring Social in Alpharetta. Don’t miss this chance to hear a great big band in this incredible new performance space. 35 Milton Avenue, Alpharetta.
Wednesday, September 29th - Bring your proof of vaccination and face mask, and head to Red Light Cafe for the weekly jam session led by the great trumpeter and educator Gordon Vernick. This is one of the best jazz jam sessions in town. 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, Friday, and Saturday, September 30th, October 1st, and October 2nd - The Lauren Seay Trio will perform from 6-9PM at Joy Cafe in Midtown. The bassist performs with a group of stellar musicians each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. The food and drinks are as good as the music. 1100 Peachtree St NE
Also, on Thursday, you can stop by the Commerce Club in Downtown Atlanta to see me perform with the great keyboardist Emmanuel Chops Smith. We play every Thursday from 6-9PM. The music, food, drinks, and view are always on point.