2018/19 Jazz Series Concerts

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Blakeford Jazz Series

Jon Batiste: Solo

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

10/19

Friday8:00 PM

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The soulful, stylish bandleader for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert makes a rare solo appearance showcasing his wide-ranging influences and his mastery at the piano. Expect a night of the unexpected, with a mix of classic jazz, original tunes, improvisations and distinctive takes on well-known songs, along with new music from his Verve Records debut, Hollywood Africans.


AFTER-PARTY AT RUDY'S JAZZ ROOM
Make plans to head over to Rudy's Jazz Room after the show and take advantage of a special discounted cover (20% off the regular price) when you show your Jon Batiste ticket at the door. Rudy's is located just off 8th Avenue South, just minutes from the Schermerhorn, at 809 Gleaves St. The featured performer for the evening will be local jazz vocalist Alayna Renae starting at 11:30 pm (Arrive as early as 10:30). Schermerhorn ticket holders can also show their ticket for a free order of beignets! For more info about Rudy's, click here: https://www.rudysjazzroom.com/


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Blakeford Jazz Series

Brubeck Brothers Quartet

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

11/25

Sunday7:30 PM

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The sons of beloved bandleader Dave Brubeck, drummer Dan Brubeck and bassist/trombonist Chris Brubeck perform with guitarist Mike DeMicco and pianist Chuck Lamb in a quartet that celebrates their straight-ahead jazz roots while incorporating influences from funk, blues and world music.

“BBQ attains that rarefied level where music is both relaxed and expressive, and their joy in its creation is contagious. There’s really nothing out there that comes close to their unique brand of inventiveness.” — All About Jazz

The Schermerhorn Symphony Center Box Office opens at 4:30pm on Sunday, November 25. Questions? Email tickets@nashvillesymphony.org


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Blakeford Jazz Series

Pink Martini with the Nashville Symphony

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

3/1

Friday8:00 PM

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PERFORMERS
Pink Martini | Nashville Symphony | Enrico Lopez-Yañez, 
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Pink Martini returns with vocalist China Forbes for one night only to perform their singular blend of vintage pop, jazz, classical and global styles. Formed in 1994 by pianist Thomas Lauderdale, these versatile, top-notch players bring heart, humor and cosmopolitan flair to everything they perform. “If the United Nations had a house band in 1962, hopefully we’d be that band,” Lauderdale says.


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Blakeford Jazz Series

An Evening with Branford Marsalis Quartet

Schermerhorn Symphony Center

4/26

Friday8:00 PM

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With a remarkable career as soloist, composer and bandleader, NEA Jazz Master and GRAMMY®‐winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis remains a vital force in jazz today. Known for their telepathic communication, depth of original repertoire, expressive melodies and unrivaled spirit, his quartet remains one of the genre’s most innovative and forward-thinking ensembles.


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3 Ways to Buy Season Tickets

  • Buy online
  • Call 615.687.6400
  • Visit our Box Office at Schermerhorn Symphony Center