New Mexico Jazz Workshop's Summer Music Festival-- Salsa/Jazz & Blues Under the Stars. Here's you chance to bid and WIN a full pass to the Summer event of the season! You'll receive a pass for all of ourshows, MAY 31st -- AUGUST 10th @ the Albuquerque Museum Amphitheater! We'll see YOU, Under the Stars!
Here are the concerts from which you will be able to choose:
Brian Wingard Quartet/Ramon Bermudez & Howard Cloud Duo -- June 1
The first weekend of the NMJW Summer Music Festival continues with an eclectic night of of jazz from Albuquerque and Santa Fe based jazz musicians and composers, Brian Wingard Quartet/Ramon Bermudez and Howard Cloud Duo.
Dreams of Yesterday - The Music of Ray Charles/Michael Herndon Quintet -- June 8
The music of Ray Charles comes to life in Dreams of Yesterday—the Music of Ray Charles. The band features well known musicians Glenn Kostur, Bert Dalton, Jim Ahrend, Colin Deuble and Cal Haines in this tribute to the music legend. Sharing the bill is the Michael Herndon Quintet. Herndon electrifies audiences with powerful, soulful vocals, making this evening of Jazz & Blues Under the Stars a night to remember.
Women's Voices:Timeless Standards - June 15
WOMEN’S VOICES – Jazz Night. NMJW Summer Music Festival presents the first of two nights with some of the best local divas on the jazz scene in Albuquerque. Three generations of women in jazz grace the stage with performances by Wendy Beach, Kari Simmons, Patty Stephens Letti O’Loughlin and Heather Vaughn. Special appearances by Bev Rogoff and Nola Bartlitt.
Memphis P'Tails/Pleasure Pilots (Blues Night) -June 22
Get ready for an old school, classic night of down home blues with slicked-back Memphis P’Tails and good-old blues and R&B with Santa Fe based band, the Pleasure Pilots.
Pete Amahl & Friends--Hard Bop Madness/JQ Whitcomb Quintet -- June 29
Pete Amahl & Friends--Hard Bop Madness:Pete Amahl is a native of Massachusetts but has been an integral part of the Santa Fe and Albuquerque music scenes for over 35 years. He is highly regarded as a world class drummer and is one of the founding members of the New Mexico Jazz Workshop. On this double bill jazz evening, the JQ Whitcomb Quintet also performs. Born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico, JQ Whitcomb’s musical styles include jazz, classical, funk, ska, and reggae.
Women's Voices: Ladies Sing the Blues -- Roots in the Blues -- July 13
WOMEN’S VOICES: Ladies Sing the Blues --- Roots in the Blues
One of the biggest nights Under the Stars is Women’s Voices: Ladies Sing the Blues. Get ready for a soul shaking evening of blues with divas Hillary Smith, Lydia Clark, Amy Faithe and a special appearance by Lyric Lorraine, Smith’s daughter, and a young diva in her own right. Joanie Cere of Combo Special performs and curates this evening of Women’s Voices. Please visit www.nmjazz.org
for full band listing.
Todd Tijerina/The Little Sister Band (Blues Night) -- July 27
Blues night gets extra stormy with this double bill of The Todd Tijerina Band and The Little Sister Band. Todd Tijerina’s band knows the blues like the back of their hands, and The Little Sister Band, called, “Chaka Khan meets ZZ Top,”has been thrilling festival audiences of all ages across New Mexico and Colorado with their high energy performances and stellar musicianship.
Swing Dance Night w/ The Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra -- August 3
The Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra pulls out all the stops for Swing Dance Night!
Last year’s show was such a success, we thought we’d do it again! Join the Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra and DJ Mello for a great night of swing tunes. Formed in 1982, the AJO has been delighting audiences throughout the Southwest for over thirty years. Wear your classic duds and grab a partner for the big band dance music of yesteryear.
KUNM's DJ Mello Sanchez spins records during the band breaks!
The New Mexico Jazz Workshop (NMJW) is a professional organization committed to employing New Mexico’s musicians and providing unlimited access to a higher quality of life through education and performance. NMJW utilizes social programs and performance to connect the community with the essence of jazz – creating a more empowered and vibrant community.
Item Special Note
This punch pass is only good for performances during the NMJW Summer Music Fest May 31st August 10th, 2013. All shows are rain or shine. Limit to TWO PUNCHES per visit.
An email will be sent to the winning bidder with detailed instructions on getting the pass.
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