OCTOBER JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12

Robin Connell and Jim Cooper Trio at Harmony Hall, 5-8 pm

Mary Rademacher Reed and Mark Kahny Trio at Rendezvous, Amway Hotel, 8 pm-midnight

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

In The Blue Jazz Ensemble Friday Night Jam at Village Inn Pizza Sports Bar and Grille on 44th Street 8-11pm, Jam session 9:30-11pm

Captain Caravan at 18th Amendment, Muskegon, 8-11 pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Neil Gordon Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

Mary Rademacher Reed and Mark Kahny Trio at Rendezvous, Amway Hotel, 8 pm-midnight

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14

Mike Frost and Mike Hyde Sunday brunch series at JW Marriott 10 am-1 pm

River North Jazz brunch at the Old Goat, 11-2 pm

Randy Marsh and Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10 pm (Jazz Jam 8:30-10 pm)

Dean Allrick Trio at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-10 pm

MONDAY, OCTOBER 15

WMJS Monday Night Jazz with The Proulx Brothers at the Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, $5 members, $10 non-members and students, 6:30-8:30 pm

JMM Jazz at Big Lake Brewing, Holland, 7-10 pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 16

Robin Connell St. Cecelia Music Center jazz auditions, 5:30 pm

The New Standard with Michael Drost and Jordan Finn at Grand Oyster Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm, Sit-ins welcome

Truth in Jazz Orchestra, Watermark 920, 920 Division, Muskegon, $5 cover, 7:30-9:30 pm

Jazz at Moriarity’s, Lansing, no cover 7-10 pm, Jam at 8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17

River North Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9 pm

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

Ivan Akansiima at Mizu Sushi, 8th St. Holland, 6:30-8:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz at Tavern and Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 18

JMM Jazz at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30 pm

Checkers Morton at Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

Wally Michaels and Tony Reynolds at Sandy Point Beach House, 6-9 pm

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19

Robin Connell and Jim Cooper Trio at Harmony Hall, 5-8 pm

In The Blue Jazz Ensemble Friday Night Jam at Village Inn Pizza Sports Bar and Grille on 44th Street 8-11pm, Jam session 9:30-11pm

Entourage at Rendezvous, Amway Hotel, 8 pm-midnight

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 20

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Mary Rademacher Reed Quartet Free Jazz Concert at Eastminster Presbyterian Church 2-4 pm

Mary Rademacher Reed at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

Entourage at Rendezvous, Amway Hotel, 8 pm-midnight

Third Coast Gypsy Jazz at 18th Amendment, Muskegon, 8-11 pm

Monty Alexander Concert, and with Kathy Lamar and Robin Connell Quintet and Larry Baris

Trio Fountain Street Church, General $45.00, Student $20, 650.438.0878, 7:30 pm

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 21

Greg Miller with Sunday brunch series at JW Marriott 10 am-1 pm

River North Jazz brunch at the Old Goat, 11-2 pm

River Rogues Jazz Band at New Harmony Hall, Stocking and Bridge, 2-4 pm

John Gist at the Spring Lake District Library, at 3 pm

Evidence Jazz Group at Creston Brewery, 1504 Plainfield NE, 4-6 pm

Randy Marsh and Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10 pm (Jazz Jam 8:30-10)

MONDAY, OCTOBER 22

In the Blue Jazz Ensemble at Long Road Distillers, 8-11 pm

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23

The New Standard with Michael Drost and Jordan Finn at Grand Oyster Bar, Grand Haven,

Sit-ins welcome 7-10 pm

Jazz at Moriarity’s, Lansing, no cover 7-10 pm, Jam at 8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24

River North Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9 pm

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

Ivan Akansiima at Mizu Sushi, 8th St. Holland, 6:30-8:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz at Tavern and Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 25

JMM Jazz at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30 pm

Checkers Morton at Sandy Point, West Olive, 6-9 pm

Tavern House Jazz Band at Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

Ashley Daneman Album Preview Concert at Bell’s Electric Café, 355 E. Kalamazoo Ave. Kalamazoo, 7:30 pm

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

Robin Connell and Jim Cooper Trio at Harmony Hall, 5-8 pm

Edye Evans Hyde Trio at Rendezvous, Amway Hotel, 8pm-midnight

In The Blue Jazz Ensemble Friday Night Jam at Village Inn Pizza Sports Bar and Grille on 44th Street 8-11pm, Jam session 9:30-11pm

JMM Jazz at 18th Amendment, Muskegon, 7-10 pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Robin Connell Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

JMM Jazz at Great Legs Winery, Holland, 7:30-10 pm

Mike Frost Trio at Rendezvous, Amway Hotel, 8pm-midnight

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28

Mike Frosty ad Mike Hyde with Sunday brunch series at JW Marriott 10 am -1 pm

River North Jazz brunch at Old Goat, 11-2 pm

Robin Connell and Jim Cooper at New Harmony Hall, Stocking and Bridge, 2-4 pm

Julien Labro at LaFontsee Galleries, 833 Lake Dr., tickets at www.adventuremusic.org, 3pm

Beer City Saxes benefit concert for Habitat for Humanity at Christ Lutheran church, 2350 44th St. SW, Wyoming, free will offering, 4:00 pm

Randy Marsh and Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10 pm (Jazz Jam 8:30-10)

Dean Allrick Trio at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9 pm

MONDAY, OCTOBER 29

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

In the Blue at Long Road Distillers, 8-11 pm

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

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30

The New Standard with Michael Drost and Jordan Finn at Grand Oyster Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm, Sit-ins welcome

Jazz at Moriarity’s, Lansing, no cover 7-10 pm, Jam at 8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31

River North Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9 pm

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

Ivan Akansiima at Mizu Sushi, 8th St. Holland, 6:30-8:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz at Tavern and Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

NOVEMBER JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1

JMM Jazz at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30 pm

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

Mary Rademacher Reed with Dave Proulx and Mike Frost, One Trick Pony 8-11pm

Kenny Barron Quintet, St. Cecilia Music Center Jazz Series, SCMA-ONLINE.0RG 616.459.2224, 7:30 pm

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Entourage at Rendezvous, in Amway Hotel, 8 pm-midnight

In The Blue Jazz Ensemble Friday Night Jam at Village Inn Pizza Sports Bar and Grille  on 44th Street 8-11pm, Jam session 8-11pm

Gold Company and GCII Sneak Preview at Dalton Recital Hall, Kzoo, tickets $10 seniors,  $5 students, at Miller Aud., 269-387-2300 or 800-228-9858 and at the door

Mary Rademacher Reed at 18th Amendment, Muskegon, 8-11 pm

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

River City Jazz Ensemble at the Boat and Canoe Club, 401 N. Park St.; For an evening of dancing, 7-11 pm

Mike Frost Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

Entourage at Rendezvous, in Amway Hotel, 8 pm-midnight

Dean Allrick Jazz Piano at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-10 pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 4

Greg Miller with Sunday brunch series at JW Marriott 10 am -1 pm

River North Jazz brunch at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Ave. SE, 11-2 pm

River Rogues Jazz Band at Harmony Hall, 2-4 pm

Robin Connell with Paul Brewer and Altin Sencalar, J and K Tribute Concert at

Fountain St. Church, 3 pm

Randy Marsh and Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10 pm (Jazz Jam 8:30-10 pm

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 5

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6

River Rogues Jazz Band at Park Congregational Church for Music at Midday Concert

Free 12:15-12:45 pm. $6 Lunch available before and after the concert

The New Standard with Michael Drost and Jordan Finn at Grand Oyster Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm,

Sit-ins welcome

Jazz at Moriarty's, Lansing, no cover 7-10 pm, Jam at 8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7

River North Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9 pm

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

Ivan Akansiima at Mizu Sushi, 8th St. Holland, 6:30-8:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz at Tavern and Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8

Green on Blue at Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

JMM Jazz at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30 pm

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Mary Rademacher Reed at Rendezvous in Amway Hotel, 8 pm-midnight

In The Blue Jazz Ensemble Friday Night Jam at Village Inn Pizza Sports Bar and Grille on 44th Street 8-11pm, Jam session 8-11pm

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 10

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Mary Rademacher Reed and Tom Hagen Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Hotel, 8 pm-midnight

In the Blue at Castle Brewing Co, Greenville, 7-10 pm

Dean Allrick Jazz Piano at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-10 pm

Scott Pellegrom at 18th Amendment, Muskegon, 8-11 pm

Lakeshore Big Band at St. Patrick Parnell Church, Ada, dinner and dancing, 8-11pm; Tickets and info at 616-691-8541

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 11

Mike Frost and Mike Hyde with Sunday brunch series at JW Marriott 10 am -1 pm

River North Jazz brunch at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Ave. SE, 11-2 pm

Robin Connell and Jim Cooper at New Harmony Hall, Stocking and Bridge, 2-4 pm

Big Band Nouveau at Creston Brewery, 1504 Plainfield NE, 4-6 pm

Randy Marsh and Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10 pm (Jazz Jam 8:30-10 pm

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 12

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

In the Blue at Long Road Distillers, 7-10 pm

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 13

The New Standard with Michael Drost and Jordan Finn at Grand Oyster Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm, Sit-ins welcome

Jazz at Moriarty's, Lansing, no cover 7-10 pm, Jam at 8:30 pm

Boogie Woogie Babies featured guests with Girl’s Choral Academy Gala Benefit 2018; “Let Their Voices Be Heard” www.girlschoralacademy.org/benefit-gala-dinner, Goei Center, 818 Butterworth NW, $100; 5:30-8 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14

River North Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9 pm

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

Ivan Akansiima at Mizu Sushi, 8th St. Holland, 6:30-8:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz at Tavern and Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15

JMM Jazz at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30 pm

Checkers Morton at Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

Entourage at Rendezvous, in Amway Hotel, 8 pm-midnight

In The Blue Jazz Ensemble Friday Night Jam at Village Inn Pizza Sports Bar and Grille on 44th Street 8-11pm, Jam session 8-11pm

Blushing Monk at 18th Amendment, Muskegon, 8-11pm

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 17

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Steve Hilger Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

Entourage at Rendezvous, in Amway Hotel, 8 pm-midnight

JMM Jazz at Great Legs Winery, Holland, 7:30-10 pm

Big Band Swing, University Jazz Orchestra and Jazz Lab Band at Dalton Recital Hall, Kzoo; Tickets $10 seniors, $5 students at 269-387-2300 or 800-228-9858 or at door

Dean Allrick Jazz Piano at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-10 pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 18

Greg Miller with Sunday brunch series at JW Marriott 10 am -1 pm

River North Jazz brunch at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Ave. SE, 11-2 pm

River Rogues Jazz Band at Harmony Hall, 2-4 pm

Randy Marsh and Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10 pm (Jazz Jam 8:30-10)

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 19

WMJS Jazz Gumbo with ELGIN VINES QUINTET at the Old Goat 2434 Eastern Ave, SE, members $5, non-members $10, 6:30-8:30 pm

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

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

JMM Jazz at Big Lake Brewing, Holland, 7-10 pm

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20

The New Standard with Michael Drost and Jordan Finn at Grand Oyster Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm, Sit-ins welcome

Truth in Jazz Orchestra, Watermark 920, 920 Division, Muskegon, $5 cover, 7:30-9:30 pm

Jazz at Moriarty's, Lansing, no cover 7-10 pm, Jam at 8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21

River North Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9 pm

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

Ivan Akansiima at Mizu Sushi, 8th St. Holland, 6:30-8:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz at Tavern and Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 23

John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10 pm

In The Blue Jazz Ensemble Friday Night Jam at Village Inn Pizza Sports Bar and Grille on 44th Street 8-11pm, Jam session 8-11pm

Edye Evans Hyde Trio at Rendezvous, 8pm-midnight

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 24

John Shea at Noto’s, 7-10 pm

Scott Veenstra Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10 pm

Edye Evans Hyde Trio at Rendezvous, 8 pm-midnight

Dean Allrick Jazz Piano at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-10 pm

Kathy Lamar and her Crew at 18th Amendment, Muskegon, 8-11 pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 25

Mike Frost and Mike Hyde with Sunday brunch series at JW Marriott 10 am -1 pm

River North Jazz brunch at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Ave. SE, 11-2 pm

Randy Marsh and Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10 pm (Jazz Jam 8:30-10 pm

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 26

John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 8-11 pm

In the Blue at Long Road Distillers, 8-11 pm

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

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 27

The New Standard with Michael Drost and Jordan Finn at Grand Oyster Bar, Grand Haven, 7-10 pm, Sit-ins welcome

Jazz at Moriarty's, Lansing, no cover 7-10 pm, Jam at 8:30 pm

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28

River North Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9 pm

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

Ivan Akansiima at Mizu Sushi, 8th St. Holland, 6:30-8:30 pm

Tavern House Jazz at Tavern and Tap, Lansing, 7:30-10:30 pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29

JMM Jazz at Noto’s Old World Italian, 6:30-9:30 pm

In The Blue Jazz at Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague, 7-9 pm, $5 cover

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 30

In The Blue Jazz Ensemble Friday Night Jam at Village Inn Pizza Sports Bar and Grille on 44th Street 8-11pm, Jam session 8-11pm

Scott Veenstra Trio at Rendezvous, 8 pm-midnight


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