JANUARY JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

(new places to hear jazz, highlighted)

MONDAY, JANUARY 20


WMJS Jazz Gumbo with "Lifeline" (Steve Talaga Trio) at Casino Club, 3260 Salerno Dr.NE, includes Gumbo or soup, and salad, $15 members, $20 non-members, 6:30-8:30pm


John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 7-10pm


WMU Jazz Orchestra-Univ. Jazz Lab Band at Dalton Ctr. Recital Hall, Kalamazoo


Tickets $10, seniors/students $5 more info at www.wmujazz.com


Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm



TUESDAY, JANUARY 21


Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Trio at Fratelli’s Kitchen and Bar, 6:30pm, open jam 2nd set


The New Standard at the Deelite Restaurant & Bar, Grand Haven, open jam 7-10pm


Jazz at Moriarty’s, Lansing, 7-10pm, Jam at 8:30pm


Truth in Jazz Orchestra at 920 Watermark, 920 Division, Muskegon, Sandwiches and bar available, doors open at 6pm, $5 cover, 7:30-9:30pm



WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22


Fred Knapp and Friends at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Av SE, 6-9pm


Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30pm



THURSDAY, JANUARY 23


Benjamin Green Trio from Detroit at the Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, $5 cover, 7-9pm


West. Mich. Univ. Combo Night at the Union Cabaret and Grille, Kalamazoo 7-10pm, FREE


In The Blue Jazz Ensemble at Sandy Point Beach House, 7175 Lake Shore Dr, West Olive, MI 49460, 6:00pm-9:00pm, https://www.inthebluejazz.com/, https://www.facebook.com/inthebluejazz/.



FRIDAY, JANUARY 24


Edye Evans Hyde Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am


John Shea Trio at JW Marriott, 6-10pm



SATURDAY, JANUARY 25


John Shea at Noto’s Old-World Italian Restaurant, 7-10pm


Noel Webley Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10pm


Edye Evans Hyde Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am


Rodney Whitaker & Friends at West Ottawa Performing Arts Center, 1024 136th Avenue, Holland, MI 49424, 7:30 pm-10:00 pm
Rodney Whitaker, Victor Goines, Marcus Printup, Vincent Gardner, Eric Reed and Herlin Riley combine forces to form an elite All-Star Jazz Ensemble performing the music of Louis Armstrong. Tickets for reserved seating are $25 ($15 for Students and Seniors). Tickets can be purchased online at www.westottawamusicboosters.org.



SUNDAY, JANUARY 26


Greg Miller at JW Marriott, 10am-1pm


Jazz brunch at the Old Goat, 11am-2pm


Randy Marsh and Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10pm, jam 8-10pm


Dean Allrick at What Not Inn, Fennville, 7-10pm



MONDAY, JANUARY 27


John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 7-10pm


WMJS Musician of the Year Reveal at SpeakEZ Lounge - 600 Monroe Ave NW, Grand Rapids MI 49503 6:00pm - 9:00pm; The Reveal will take place at 7:30PM and music will be provided by In the Blue Jazz Ensemble.


Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm



TUESDAY, JANUARY 28


Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Trio at Fratelli’s Kitchen and Bar, 6:30pm, open jam 2nd set


The New Standard at the Deelite Restaurant & Bar, Grand Haven, open jam 7-10pm


Jazz at Moriarty’s, Lansing, 7-10pm, jam at 8:30pm



WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 29


Fred Knapp and Friends at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Av SE, 6-9pm


Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30pm



THURSDAY, JANUARY 30


Third Coast Gypsy Jazz at the Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, $5 cover, 7-9pm


West. Mich. Univ. Combo Night at the Union Cabaret and Grille, Kalamazoo 7-10pm, FREE


Kenny Barron Trio and Sean Jones Quartet at Wharton Center for Performing Arts, 750 E Shaw Ln, East Lansing, MI 48823, 7:30pm-10pm; more info



FRIDAY, JANUARY 31


Mike Frost Trio at JW Marriott, 6-10pm


John Shea Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am


Clif Metcalf Trio at Forty Pearl, NE Grand Rapids, 9pm-12am



AS ALWAYS BE SURE TO CHECK www.wmichjazz.org AND THE MUSICIANS' WEBSITES FOR UPDATES AND CHANGES IN THE SCHEDULES!