Soiree Sunday: JazzCasual

Expect an evening of live music with an infusion of creativity and collaboration – everything from dance, performance art, film, and the spoken word. Live jazz and lovely people indeed.

September 24 | A Coltrane Thang
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (John Coltrane Quartet – December 7, 1963); live jazz performance and discussion of the article “Accentuate the Negative? On Teaching Biographical Details in Jazz History” by Dr. Robert Foster, Professor of Music at Augusta University; classic jazz vinyl set by Justin Heath & Noura Gordon of Pyramid Music & More.

October 22 | Mitch Butler Trio
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (Episode 16: Thad Jones-Mel Lewis Orchestra – April 22, 1968), live jazz trio led by Dr. Mitch Butler, classic jazz vinyl set by Justin Heath & Noura Gordon of Pyramid Music & More.

November 26 | Karen Gordon
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (Episode 15: Dave Brubeck Quartet – October 17, 1961), jazz set by Karen Gordon & brief discussion on “Collaborations”, classic jazz vinyl set during the hang, curated by Dan The Man.

December 24 | NO SundaySoiree

January 28 | mini-ABBA (Augusta Big Band Aggregate)
CORRECTION: Tribute to Ladies of jazz, featuring AE
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (Episode 11: Woody Herman and His Swingin’ Herd – Program II – June 1, 1963), little big band led by Fabio Mann; classic jazz vinyl set during the hang, curated by Dan The Man.

February 25 | Mike Tanksley
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (Charles Lloyd Quartet featuring Keith Jarrett – June 18, 1968)live jazz performance and discussion “Jazz, Gospel, & The Blues” by Michael Tanksley; classic jazz vinyl set during the hang, curated by Dan The Man.

March 25 | VOXNBASS
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (Art Farmer Quartet with Jim Hall – January 10, 1964) live jazz performance by VOXNBASS and discussion “Freedom Through Sound: Why Jazz Represents Our Highest Social Ideals” led by Travis Shaw; classic jazz vinyl set during the hang, curated by Dan The Man.

April 22 | Karen Gordon & Friends
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (Jimmy Rushing: The Man Who Sings the Blues  – October 26, 1962)live jazz set and discussion “Art as a Form of Place-Making” led by Karen Gordon & Friends; classic jazz vinyl set during the hang, curated by Dan The Man.

May 27 | John W. Hobbs
PROGRAM: film screening of Ralph Gleason’s JAZZ CASUAL (Louis Armstrong  – January 23, 1963)live jazz set led by John Hobbs; classic jazz vinyl set during the hang, curated by Dan The Man.

June 24 | TBA

July 22 | TBA

August 26 | TBA

 

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Since its inception in January 2014, JazzSoiree has featured classic jazz music performed by the area’s top artists, and various wines selected by the host. Dress like you mean it. Listen. Groove. Dance.

4th Sundays (except December)
Humanitree House | 305 Eighth Street | Augusta GA
Tickets: $10
Info: SoireeSunday
+1 (762) 233-5299

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