Tuesday, January 21, 2014

David Banks's Weekly "Jazz-Up Weekend" E-mails

The David Banks Gospel Jazz Ensemble at The Loft in Columbus, Georgia.
Gospel-jazz pianist David Banks sends out a weekly Jazz-Up e-mail about jazz events in the extended area. Mostly Columbus, Auburn-Opelika, Tuskegee, Montgomery, and occasionally bigger events in Birmingham, Atlanta and beyond. He keeps a standing-event page current on his website at www.drdav.org/music.

I probably won't stay on top of it well enough to always post his e-mails here, but below is last week's minus what's already past. If you want to get on his list, e-mail him at dbanks8@gmail.com. David brought down the house last year about this time at A Little Lunch Music, and will be returning on February 20, 2014.

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Through The Week

Tuesday Jane Drake jam session at 8th and Rail in Opelika from 7-10p CDT, no cover

Standing Events

Every Tuesday, Jane Drake jam session at 8th and Rail in Opelika

Every Thursday, "A Little Lunch Music" series, Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn, 12 noon CDT

Every Thursday, Jazz at the Blu Room Montgomery

Every first Friday, Satin Soul at the Event Center Downtown in Opelika, Alabama. Doors open 8 pm , show 9 pm CDT. 

Every Friday - Jazz at the Loft in Columbus

Every Sunday - Jazz at Cafe' 1048 Montgomery

Every Friday and Saturday (most of the time) - Jazz at Piccolo's in the Hotel and Conference Center, Auburn, Al

Every 3rd or 4th Sunday - Jazz Jams at the Shakespeare Museum, Montgomery

Every Sunday - Smooth Jazz with the Silent Threat Band at The SUITE 5300 Sidney Simons Blvd Columbus Ga 31904 (762)821-1209.  - No cover

Be sure to listen and support:

Ray Murray's jazz radio show Saturday nights at 10:00pm CST on Troy Radio WTSU 89.9, WRWA 88.7 and WTJB 91.7

WVAS Jazz Radio, Montgomery, Alabama, 90.7fm - 24 hour jazz

Hallelujah 104.3 FM, Montgomery, Al - Mainly Gospel station - they are starting to incorporate old school and jazz into their playlist

Links

Columbus Jazz Society www.columbusjazzsociety.com

Columbus River Center - http://www.rivercenter.org/

Montgomery Alabama Performing Arts Center http://www.mpaconline.org/events/

Alys Stephens Performing Arts Center, Birmingham http://www.alysstephens.uab.edu/

Opelika Alabama Performing Arts Center http://www.eastalabamaarts.org/


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