NOVEMBER JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26
Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Trio at Fratelli’s Kitchen and Bar, no cover, 6:30pm, open jam 2nd set
The New Standard at Grand Seafood and Oyster Bar, Grand Haven, open Jam 7-10pm
Jazz at Moriarty’s, Lansing, 7-10pm, Jam at 8:30pm

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27
River North Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9pm
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30pm

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 28 - THANKSGIVING DAY

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 29
John Shea at JW Marriott, 6-10pm
Mike Frost Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30
Third Coast Gypsy Jazz at the Old Goat, 6pm
John Shea at Noto’s Old World Italian Restaurant, 7-10pm
Steve Talaga Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10pm
Mike Frost Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am
Dean Allrick at What Not Inn, Fennville, 7-10pm

DECEMBER JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

(Note new places to hear jazz are highlighted)

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 1
Greg Miller at JW Marriott, 10am-1pm
Robin Connell, Jazz brunch, the Old Goat, 11am-2pm
River Rogues Jazz Band at Harmony Hall, 2-4pm
Randy Marsh and Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10pm, jam 8-10pm
Dean Allrick at What Not Inn, Fennville, 7-10pm

MONDAY, DECEMBER 2
John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 7-10pm, (winter hours)
Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 3
Walt Gutowski and the Bridge Street Trio at Fratelli’s Kitchen and Bar, 6:30pm,
open jam 2nd set
The New Standard at the Dee-lite Restaurant & Bar, Grand Haven, open jam 7-10pm
Jazz at Moriarty’s in Lansing, 7-10pm, Jam at 8:30pm

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4
Fred Knapp and Friends Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9pm
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30pm
Gull Lake Orchestra at Union Cabaret and Grille, 125 S. Kalamazoo Mall,
Kalamazoo, 7-9:30pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5
Entourage at JW Marriott, 6-10pm
Robin Connell Trio with Kathy Lamar at One Trick Pony, 8-11pm
Ninth Coast Jazz at Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague 7-9pm, $5 cover
Western Mich. Univ. Combo Night at the Union Cabaret and Grille, Kalamazoo 7-10pm, FREE

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6
John Shea at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am
ConVivo jazz and dancing at D and W Fresh Market, 1116 Robbins Rd., Grand Haven
Benefit for Salvation Army in Grand Haven, 7-10pm
The New Standard at Bier Distillery, Comstock Park, 7:30-10:30pm

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 7
John Shea at Noto’s Old World Italian Restaurant, 7-10pm
Noelle Frost Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10pm
Entourage at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8
Mike Hyde and Mike Frost 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
Waverly Stone Gastropub Jazz brunch, Holland 11-4pm
WMU Jazz for the holidays at Miller Auditorium, Kalamazoo, $15, seniors $12, students $5

MONDAY, DECEMBER 9
John Shea at Rockwell Republic7-10pm (winter hours)
Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10
Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Trio at Fratelli’s Kitchen and Bar, 6:30pm,
open jam 2nd set
The New Standard at the Dee-lite Restaurant & Bar, Grand Haven, open jam 7-10pm
Jazz at Moriarty’s, Lansing, 7-10pm, jam at 8:30pm

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11
Fred Knapp and Friends Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9pm
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Mary Rademacher Reed at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12
Mary Rademacher Reed and Co. at Ganders Restaurant (formerly Spinnaker Lounge)
In the Hilton Hotel, 28th St. Happy Hour Jazz, 5:30-7:30pm
Steve Talaga Trio at Sandy Point Beach House, West Olive, 6-9 pm
Seth Ebersole Trio from Saginaw, at Book Nook and Java Shop,
Montague, 7-9pm, $5 cover
Western Mich. Univ. Combo Night at the Union Cabaret and Grille, Kalamazoo 7-10pm, FREE

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 13
The New Standard at Zoko 822, 822 Ottawa NW, 6-9pm
John Shea Trio at JW Marriott, 6-10pm
Mary Rademacher Reed Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 14
In the Blue Jazz Ensemble at Von Maur Dept. store in Woodland Mall, 1-5pm
John Shea at Noto’s Old-World Italian Restaurant, 7-10pm
Neil Gordon at JW Marriott, 7-10pm
Mary Rademacher Reed Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 15
Greg Miller at JW Marriott, 10am-1pm
Jazz brunch at the Old Goat, 11am-2pm
River Rogues Jazz Band at Harmony Hall, 2-4pm
Randy Marsh and Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10pm, Jam 8-10pm
Dean Allrick at What Not Inn, Fennville, 7-10pm

MONDAY, DECEMBER 16
WEST MICHIGAN JAZZ SOCIETY HOLIDAY PARTY at Watermark Country Club
   Deadline for reservations is December 9th, Po Box 150307, GR, 49515, wmichjazz.org
   $40 members, $45 non-members, non-dinner guests after 8pm $15
John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 7-10pm (winter hours)
Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17
Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Trio at Fratelli’s Kitchen and Bar, 6:30pm,  open jam 2nd set
The New Standard at the Dee-lite Restaurant & Bar, Grand Haven, open Jam 7-10pm
Truth in Jazz Orchestra at 920 Watermark, 920 Division, Muskegon, 7:30-9:30pm, Doors open at 6pm, bar and sandwiches available, $5 cover
Jazz at Moriarty’s, Lansing, 7-10pm, jam at 8:30pm

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18
Fred Knapp and Friends Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9pm
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 19
Mary Rademacher Reed and Co. at Ganders Restaurant (formerly Spinnaker Lounge)
In the Hilton Hotel, 28th St., happy hour jazz 5:30-7:30pm
Checkers Morton Jazz at Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague 7-9pm, $5 cover
Western Mich. Univ. Combo Night at the Union Cabaret and Grille, Kalamazoo 7-10pm, FREE

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 20
Entourage at JW Marriott, 7-10pm
John Shea Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am
Clif Metcalf Trio at Forty Pearl, NE Grand Rapids, 9pm-12am

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21
John Shea at Noto’s Old World Italian Restaurant, 7-10pm
Edye Evans Hyde Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10pm
Entourage at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am
The New Standard at Forty Pearl, NE Grand Rapids, 9pm-12am

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 22
Mike Frost and Mike Hyde 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, DECEMBER 23
John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 7-10 (winter hours)
Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24, CHRISTMAS EVE
Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Trio at Fratelli’s Kitchen and Bar, 6:30pm, open jam 2nd set
The New Standard at the Dee-lite Restaurant & Bar, Grand Haven, open jam 7-10pm

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25, CHRISTMAS DAY
Fred Knapp and Friends Jazz at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern SE, 6-9pm
Tom Hagen Trio featuring Rick Reuther at Noto’s, 6:30-9:30pm

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 26
Third Coast Gypsy Jazz at the Book Nook and Java Shop, Montague 7-9pm, $5 cover
Western Mich. Univ. Combo Night at the Union Cabaret and Grille, Kalamazoo 7-10pm, FREE

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27
John Shea Trio at JW Marriott, 6-10pm
Steve Talaga Trio with vocalist Lauren Talaga at One Trick Pony, 8-11pm
Edye Evans Hyde Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 28
John Shea at Noto’s Old World Italian Restaurant, 7-10pm
Randy Marsh group at JW Marriott, 7-10pm
Edye Evans Hyde Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 29
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, DECEMBER 30
John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 7-10pm (winter hours)
Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31 NEW YEAR’S EVE
In the Blue Jazz Ensemble at Zoko 822, 822 Ottawa NW, 6-9pm
John Shea Trio at JW Marriott, 8pm-12am
Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Trio at Fratelli’s Kitchen and Bar, no cover, 9:00pm
The New Standard at the Dee-lite Restaurant & Bar, Grand Haven, open Jam 7-10pm
Jazz at Moriarty’s, Lansing, 7-10pm, Jam at 8:30pm
In the Blue Jazz Ensemble at the Cabbage Shed, Elberta, 9pm-1am

JANUARY JAZZ AROUND WEST MICHIGAN

(new places to hear jazz, highlighted)

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 1
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 2
Third Coast 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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 3
Entourage at JW Marriott, 6-10pm
John Shea at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am

SATURDAY, JANUARY 4
John Shea Trio at Noto’s Old-World Italian Restaurant, 7-10pm
Noelle Frost Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10pm
Robin Connell Trio with Keith Hall and Rob Hartman w/special guest Max Colley III, at the Listening Room, 123 Ionia, 8pm (tickets/info at www.listeningroomgr.com)
Entourage at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am

SUNDAY, JANUARY 5
Mike Hyde and Mike Frost at JW Marriott, 10am-1pm
Jazz brunch at the Old Goat, 11am-2pm
River Rogues Jazz Band at Harmony Hall, 2-4pm
In the Blue Jazz Ensemble at Creston Brewery, 5-7pm
Randy Marsh and Friends at SpeakEZ, 7-10pm, jam 8-10pm
Dean Allrick at What Not Inn, Fennville, 7-10pm

MONDAY, JANUARY 6
John Shea at Rockwell Republic, 7-10pm
Jazz jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

TUESDAY, JANUARY 7
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, Washington Ave, Grand Haven, open jam 7-10pm
Jazz at Moriarty’s, Lansing, 7-10pm, jam at 8:30pm
West. Mich. Univ. Combo Night at the Union Cabaret and Grille, 7-10pm, FREE

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8
Fred Knapp and Friends at Old Goat, 2434 Eastern Av SE, 6-9pm

THURSDAY, JANUARY 9
Mary Rademacher Reed and Co. at Ganders Restaurant (formerly Spinnaker Lounge); In the Hilton Hotel, 28th St. Happy Hour Jazz 5:30-7:30pm
Aedan McCauley 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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 10
John Shea Trio at JW Marriott, 6-10pm
Mary Rademacher Reed Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am
In the Blue Jazz Ensemble at Forty Pearl, NE Grand Rapids, 9pm-12am

SATURDAY, JANUARY 11
John Shea Trio at Noto’s Old-World Italian Restaurant, 7-10pm
Neil Gordon Trio at JW Marriott, 7-10pm
Mary Rademacher Reed Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am
Blushing Monk at Forty Pearl, NE Grand Rapids, 9pm-12am

SUNDAY, JANUARY 12
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
Waverly Stone Gastropub, jazz brunch, Holland 11-4pm

MONDAY, JANUARY 13
John Shea Trio at Rockwell Republic, 7-10pm
Jazz Jam at What Not Inn, Fennville, 6-9pm

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14
Walt Gutowski and the Bridge St. Trio at Fratelli’s Kitchen and Bar, open jam 2nd set, 6:30pm
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 15
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 16
Mary Rademacher Reed and Co. at Ganders Restaurant (formerly Spinnaker Lounge): In the Hilton Hotel, 28th St. Happy Hour Jazz 5:30-7:30pm
Checkers Morton 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

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17
Entourage at JW Marriott, 6-10pm
John Shea Trio at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am
In The Blue Jazz Ensemble at 18th Amendment Spirits Co., 350 W Western Ave., Muskgeon, MI 49440; 8pm-11pm. For more info visit https://www.inthebluejazz.com/ or https://www.facebook.com/inthebluejazz/.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 18
John Shea Trio at Noto’s Old-World Italian Restaurant, 7-10pm
Edye Evans Hyde at JW Marriott, 7-10pm
Entourage at Rendezvous in Amway Grand Hotel, 8pm-12am

SUNDAY, JANUARY 19
Mike Frost and Mike Hyde 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 20
WMJS Jazz Gumbo with 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

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

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
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

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!