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WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH CLINIC | JAMIE BAUM & MONIKA HERZIG


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The Whole World in Her Hands is hosting a concert sponsored by Altus Flutes and the Indianapolis Jazz Foundation to celebrate female jazz musicians during women’s history month. Stop by to experience amazing music and musicians.
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THE SERENADE JAZZ ORCHESTRA

7-10p | $10

Serenade Big Band has been a leading modern big band on the Indy Jazz scene close to 10 years. Led by saxophonist and owner of Musician’s Repair Rick Oldham, this 16 piece big band plays favorites from Ellington to Maynard Ferguson.

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LAB 54 BIG BAND

7-10p | $10

Check out this new big band featuring many of Indy’s best & up-and-coming musicians. A great way to see the area’s new talent.

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DANILO PEREZ TRIO


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6:30 & 8:30p | $30 ($40 front trow seating)

Danilo is a Grammy winning pianist, composer, educator & social activist and is among the most influential and dynamic musicians of our time. His return marks the 4th visit to The Jazz Kitchen. His work has been seen around the globe and is currently touring with sax legend Wayne Shorter.

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Born in Panama in 1965, Pérez started his musical studies when he was three years old with his father, a bandleader and singer. By age 10, he was studying the European classical piano repertoire at the National Conservatory in Panama. After receiving his bachelor’s degree in electronics in Panama, he studied jazz composition at the prestigious Berklee College of Music. While still a student, he performed with Jon Hendricks, Terence Blanchard, Slide Hampton, Claudio Roditi and Paquito D’Rivera. Quickly established as a young master, he soon toured and/or recorded with artists such as Dizzy Gillespie United Nations Orchestra from 1989-1992, Jack DeJohnette, Steve Lacy , Lee Konitz, Charlie Haden, Michael Brecker, Joe Lovano, Tito Puente, Wynton Marsalis,Tom Harrell, Gary Burton,and Roy Haynes. In 2000, Danilo joined Wayne Shorter, to form Shorter’s great quartet with John Patitucci and Brian Blade. Since 2003 he has been touring with regular trio featuring Ben Street and Adam Cruz.

In 1993, Pérez turned his focus to his own ensembles and recording projects, releasing eight albums as a leader, earning Grammy® and Latin Grammy® nominations for Central Avenue (1989), Motherland (2000) , Across The Crystal Sea (2008). In 1996 he was sign by producer- Tommy Lipuma to join the Impulse label and recorded Panamonk , a tribute to Thelonious Monk which according to DownBeat magazine is one of the most important jazz piano albums in the history. Additionally, Pérez released Providencia, his debut for Mack Avenue Records, in August of 2010. The album was also nominated for a 2011 Grammy® Award in the category of “Best Instrumental Jazz Album.” As a composer he has been commisioned by The Lincoln Center, Chicago Jazz Festival and Imani winds Quintet among others. Last year Carnegie Hall commisioned him to write an octet for members of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela. In May 2014 he was commisioned by The Banff Centre to write a piano quintet for the Cecilia String Quartet titled Camino de Cruces and he also composed the music for the Museum of Biodiversity in Panama, designed by renowned architect Frank Gehry.

Pérez, who served as Cultural Ambassador to the Republic of Panama and Goodwill Ambassador to UNICEF, has received a variety of awards for his musical achievements, activism and social work efforts. He currently serves as UNESCO Artist for Peace, Founder and Artistic Director of the Panama Jazz Festival, and Artistic Director of the Berklee Global Jazz Institute in Boston’s Berklee College of Music. His latest album, Panama 500 (Mack Avenue Records) is scheduled for release on February 4, 2014.

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH | THE VISIONS OF OUR VISIONARIES | PRESENTED BY INDY JAZZ FEST


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7p | $25

Indy Jazz Fest presents
THE VISIONS OF OUR VISIONARIES
A Salute to Black History Month

Join us for this special event assembled by saxophonist, composer, producer Rob Dixon featuring an All-star cast telling the story of jazz music and how it ties with the African American experience. On stage and through video and narration we explore how the politics and conditions of time shaped jazz through the ages.

A Black History program that honors the contributions of African Americans to United States history and celebrates their legacy through Music, Poetry and Prose with an outstanding array of talent featuring Rob Dixon (saxophone), Marlin McKay (trumpet) Kenny Phelps (drums), Steven Jones (piano), Brandon Meeks (bass) and Alison Horton (poet).

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH | THE VISIONS OF OUR VISIONARIES | PRESENTED BY INDY JAZZ FEST

BlackHistoryWeb7 & 9:30p | $25

Indy Jazz Fest presents
THE VISIONS OF OUR VISIONARIES
A Salute to Black History Month

Join us for this special event assembled by saxophonist, composer, producer Rob Dixon featuring an All-star cast telling the story of jazz music and how it ties with the African American experience. On stage and through video and narration we explore how the politics and conditions of time shaped jazz through the ages.

A Black History program that honors the contributions of African Americans to United States history and celebrates their legacy through Music, Poetry and Prose with an outstanding array of talent featuring Rob Dixon (saxophone), Marlin McKay (trumpet) Kenny Phelps (drums), Steven Jones (piano), Brandon Meeks (bass)and Allyson Horton (poet).

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TROUBADOUR NIGHT - THE MUSIC OF THE BRILL BUILDING • HOSTED BY TIM BRICKLEY


7-10p | $5 | B-Side Lounge

WHAT: “Troubadour Night” Songwriter Showcase, hosted by Tim Brickley
WHEN: Every first Wednesday of the month at 7p.
WHERE: The B Side at the Jazz Kitchen

Veteran guitarist Tim Brickley hosts this once month nod to the local and regional singer / songwriter scene. This month, he features the writings of the greats in The Brill Building in NY. Local singer/songwriters pay homage to the featured artist, then showcase their own writings. The B Side is a relaxing, intimate space combined with the great food, cocktails and wine list from The Jazz Kitchen. Enter from The Jazz Kitchen Main Entrance and let them know you are here for the Troubadour Night.

about Tim…

Tim Brickley is a singer/songwriter, producer/engineer, and rock/jazz vocalist and bandleader from Indianapolis, Indiana. He writes songs w/ Seattle guitarist/poet/visual artist David Rheins. They’ve released two albums of their material w/ band the Bleeding Hearts: “Be apart.” (1995) and “Everything that ever was.” (2005). Tim’s home base is his full service audio and multi-media studio, Hit City Recording, where he wrangles Different Beat Records (including on-line Different Beat Radio) and fantasy, I mean “virtual” television network The Happy Channel.

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TROUBADOUR NIGHT - THE MUSIC OF ELTON JOHN & BERNIE TAUPIN • HOSTED BY TIM BRICKLEY


7-10p | $5 | B-Side Lounge

WHAT: “Troubadour Night” Songwriter Showcase, hosted by Tim Brickley
WHEN: Every first Wednesday of the month at 7p.
WHERE: The B Side at the Jazz Kitchen

Veteran guitarist Tim Brickley hosts this once month nod to the local and regional singer / songwriter scene. This month, he features the writings of Elton John & Bernie Taupin. Local singer/songwriters pay homage to the featured artist, then showcase their own writings. The B Side is a relaxing, intimate space combined with the great food, cocktails and wine list from The Jazz Kitchen. Enter from The Jazz Kitchen Main Entrance and let them know you are here for the Troubadour Night.

about Tim…

Tim Brickley is a singer/songwriter, producer/engineer, and rock/jazz vocalist and bandleader from Indianapolis, Indiana. He writes songs w/ Seattle guitarist/poet/visual artist David Rheins. They’ve released two albums of their material w/ band the Bleeding Hearts: “Be apart.” (1995) and “Everything that ever was.” (2005). Tim’s home base is his full service audio and multi-media studio, Hit City Recording, where he wrangles Different Beat Records (including on-line Different Beat Radio) and fantasy, I mean “virtual” television network The Happy Channel.

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TROUBADOUR NIGHT HOSTED BY TIM BRICKLEY


7-10p | $5 | B-Side Lounge

WHAT: “Troubadour Night” Songwriter Showcase, hosted by Tim Brickley
WHEN: Every first Wednesday of the month at 7p.
WHERE: The B Side at the Jazz Kitchen

Veteran guitarist Tim Brickley hosts this once month nod to the local and regional singer / songwriter scene. It will take place on the “B-Side Space” at The Jazz Kitchen. his new space provides a relaxing, intimate space combined with the great food, cocktails and wine list from The Jazz Kitchen. Enter from The Jazz Kitchen Main Entrance and let them know you are here for the Troubadore night.

about Tim…

Tim Brickley is a singer/songwriter, producer/engineer, and rock/jazz vocalist and bandleader from Indianapolis, Indiana. He writes songs w/ Seattle guitarist/poet/visual artist David Rheins. They’ve released two albums of their material w/ band the Bleeding Hearts: “Be apart.” (1995) and “Everything that ever was.” (2005). Tim’s home base is his full service audio and multi-media studio, Hit City Recording, where he wrangles Different Beat Records (including on-line Different Beat Radio) and fantasy, I mean “virtual” television network The Happy Channel.

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ICON DJ TRIBUTE | OUTKAST

11p | $10 adv

more info to come

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