This list is compiled by Chuck Mandernach and updated every 2 weeks

  • December 2018

    Satruday, Dec. 1

    Sunday, Dec. 2

    • Jazz Duo Brunch: John Adams & Kelly Durbin | The Winewood | 11:00 AM| no cover, reservations recommended
    • The Curt Bradshaw Octet: Jack Evans, Jeff Robbins, Chris McGuire, Ryan Haines, Mike Morrison, Kent Ellingson, Lou Harlas, and Steve Barnes |Free Man Cajun Café & Bar | 2:00 PM | no cover
    • The Mike Finkel Group: Mike Finkel, Ginny Mac, Bach Norwood, and John Bryant | Times Ten | 4:00 PM | no cover
    • Rebel Alliance Jazz Ensemble| Buzz Brews | 6:30 PM | no cover
    • Kay Ellingson & Kent Ellingson | Balcony Club | 6:30 PM | no cover
    • Pecos River Brass | Duke’s Ice House | 6:30 PM | no cover
    • Dallas Jazz Orchestra | Duke’s Ice House | 8:00 PM | no cover
    • Songbird Sundays: Mike Finkel and Bach Norwood| Lounge Here | 7:30 PM | no cover
    • The Jonathan Fisher Trio: Shelley Carrol, Dave Zoller/Peter Rioux, Jonathan Fisher, and Andrew Griffith | The Balcony Club | 8:30 PM | no cover

    Monday, Dec. 3

    • The Memphis Brass | Memphis | 7:00 PM | no cover

    Tuesday, Dec. 4

    • “A Williams and Wallace Christmas” with: Andrea Wallace, Garry Williams, Shaun Martin, Allen Cato, Jerome Allen, and Jamil Byrom | Jazz Stand on Abrams | no cover, reservations recommended
    • Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton& Mister Joe’s Dixieland Band | Sweet Water Grill & Tavern | 7:00 PM | no cover
    • Jim Milan’s Bucket List Jazz Band: Curt Wilson, Jon Stone, Mark Thomas, Jim Milan, Brian Standridge, Ron Puckett, Danny Prado, Richard Murrow, Richard Powell, and Tom Reynolds | Shipping and Receiving | 7:30 PM
    • Joel Pipkin | Café Madrid | 7:00 PM | no cover
    • Chris Milyo/Pete Clagett Group: Chris Milyo, Pete Clagett, John Adams, Stefan Karlsson, and Terence Hobdy| Scat Jazz Lounge | 8:00 PM | no cover
    • The Bucklin Brothers: Scott Bucklin, Jason Bucklin, Chris Holmes, and Walter Nelson | The Balcony Club | 8:30 PM | no cover

    Wednesday, Dec. 5

    Thursday, Dec. 6

    • Melani Skybell Trio with Jaelun Washington and Russ Allor | Eddie V’s | 6:00 PM
    • Jeff Robbins Duo| Melrose Library Bar | 7:00 PM | no cover
    • UNT Jazz Showcase | Sweet Water Grill & Tavern | 7:00 PM | no cover
    • Flamenco and Latin Jazz: Joel Pipkin, Nick Jones, Lee Schloss, and Jordan Pipkin| Café Madrid | 7:00 PM | no cover
    • Miss Jones Fresh Vintage Jazz Duo: Carolyn Lee Jones and Peter Rioux | Chocolate Secrets | 7:30 PM | no cover
    • Aubree Anna| The Kitchen Cafe | 7:30 PM | $10 cover
    • Jam Session:Bob Pike, John Adams, and Stephan Karlsson | Stoney’s Wine Lounge | 7:30 PM | no cover
    • Legacy Trio: Jim Riggs, Neil Slater, and Le Hir | Steve’s Wine Bar | 8:00 PM | $5.00 cover
    • HausBone: Dennis Klophaus, George Bond, Dave Barr, and Gerard Bendiks | The Balcony Club | 9:30 PM | no cover

    Friday, Dec. 7

    Saturday, Dec. 8

    Sunday, Dec. 9

    • “Music in the Park” with Mike Bogle | Klyde Warren Park | 11:00 AM | Free
    • Jazz Duo Brunch: John Adams & Kelly Durbin | The Winewood | 11:00 AM | no cover, reservations recommended
    • William Foley | Time Ten Cellars| 4:00 PM | no  cover
    • Rebel Alliance Jazz Ensemble| Buzz Brews | 6:30 PM | no cover
    • Galen Jeter and The Dallas Jazz Orchestra | Duke’s Ice House | 7:00 PM | no cover
    • Songbird Sundays: Mike Finkel and Bach Norwood | Lounge Here | 7:00 PM | no cover
    • The Jonathan Fisher Trio: Shelley Carrol, Dave Zoller/Peter Rioux, Jonathan Fisher, and Andrew Griffith | The Balcony Club | 8:30 PM

    Monday, Dec. 10

    Tuesday, Dec. 11

    • Damon K. Clark & Trio | JazzStand on Abrams | 7:00 pm | no cover, reservation
    • Sweetwater Jazz Quartet: James Riggs, Neil Slater, Ron Fink, and Jeffry Eckels| Sweet Water Grill & Tavern | 7:00 PM | no cover
    • Jim Milan’s Bucket List Jazz BandPlayers: Curt Wilson, Jon Stone, Mark Thomas, Jim Milan, Brian Standridge, Ron Puckett, Danny Prado, Richard Murrow, Richard Powell, and Tom Reynolds | Shipping & Receiving Lounge | 7:30 PM
    • Joel Pipkin | Café Madrid| 7:00 PM
    • Rosana Eckertand Dave Meder | Steve’s Wine Bar | 8:00 PM
    • Chris Milyo/Pete Clagett Group: Chris Milyo, Pete Clagett, John Adams, Stefan Karlsson, and Terence Hobdy| Scat Jazz Lounge | 8:00 PM | no cover
    • The Singapore Slingers| Pocket Sandwich Theatre | 7:30 pm | Admission $25.00
    • The Bucklin Brothers: Scott Bucklin, Jason Bucklin,Chris Holmes, and Walter Nelson | The Balcony Club | 8:30 PM | no cover

    Wednesday, Dec. 12

    Thursday, Dec. 13

    • Melani Skybell Trio with Nic Tsolainos, and John Bryant | Eddie V.’s | 6:00 PM
    • Jeff Robbins Duo| Melrose Library Bar | 7:00 PM | no cover
    • Drew Phelps Group| Sweet Water Grill & Tavern | 7:00 PM | no cover
    • Flamenco and Latin Jazz: Joel Pipkin, Nick Jones, Lee Schloss, and Jordan Pipkin | Café Madrid | 7:00 PM | no cover
    • The Jazz Mark Quartet: Mark Noethen, Shelly Torres-West, Chris White, and Jay Gewertz | Mckinney Performing Arts Center, Noble Hall | 7:00 PM | tickets available at box office or online
    • The Dallas Jazz Piano Society presents “Christmas Jazz” performed by Brian Piper, Brian Mulholland, Steve Barnes, and Rosana Eckert | Sammons Center for the Arts | 7:30 PM | $20, free with student ID
    • Miss Jones Fresh Vintage Jazz Duo: Carolyn Lee Jones and Sergio Pamies | Chocolate Secrets | 7:30 PM | no cover
    • “Eclectic & Electric – Meeting of the Minds”: John Adams, Andy Timmons, Gary Freeman, and Terence Hobdy | The Kitchen Café | 7:30 PM |$10 cover
    • Robert Aberg and Stone Savage | Stoney’s Wine Lounge | 7:30 PM | no cover
    • The Legacy Trio: Jim Riggs, Neil Slater, and Lynn Seaton | Steve’s Wine Bar | 8:00 PM | $5.00 cover
    • HausBone: Dennis Klophaus, George Bond, Dave Barr, and Gerard Bendiks | The Balcony Club | 9:30 pm | no cover

    Friday, Dec. 14

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