All shows are in the Birmingham, AL area unless otherwise noted.  Click on stuff that is clicky for more details, or feel free to email me with questions.




WINTER 2017-2018 & BEYOND



Saturday, December 16     Taylor Hicks     Ritz Theatre / Talladega     7 PM



Thursday, December 21     Mingusphere     The Syndicate Lounge     8 PM



Friday, December 29     String Theory     Moonlight on the Mountain     7:30 PM



Sunday, December 31     Taylor Hicks     Alabama Theatre     8 PM



Thursday, January 11     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Saturday, January 20     Matthew DeVine Band (funky New Orleans)     Lyric Theatre's 3rd Annual Masquerade Ball     7 PM



Thursday, January 25     Carlos Pino Trio    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Thursday, February 8     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Sunday, February 11     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet     Leeds Theatre & Arts Center     4 PM



Fat Tuesday, February 13     Chad Fisher Group, swing edition     The Jaybird       8 PM



Sunday, February 18    Brennan's inaugural 3rd Sunday jazz jam!     6 PM     FREE



Friday, March 2     String Theory     Trim Tab Brewing     7:30 PM













PAST EVENTS

2015:

Sat, April 25   Ben Carrasquillo Senior Recital   Bryant-Jordan Hall @ U of A / Tuscaloosa   5:30 PM



Sunday, April 26    private gig with String Theory



Thurs, Apr 30    The Chad Fisher Group, swing edition    Alys Stephens Center    5:15 PM 



Friday, May 1      String Theory      Alys Stephens Center's Cirque Alys 2      8 PM



Saturday, May 2    private gig with Matthew DeVine



Sunday, May 3    String Theory    Birmingham AIDS Outreach Arty Party    3 PM



Thursday, May 7    private gig with Choko Aiken



Friday, May 8    private gig with Matthew DeVine



Monday, May 11    recording session with Rob Alley's Alabama Songbook



Thursday, May 14    Chad Fisher (opening for Xavier Rudd)    Saturn    8 PM



Saturday, May 16    The Chad Fisher Group, swing edition    Alys Stephens Center (Dr. John pre-show)    6:30 PM



ALSO Sat, May 16    String Theory    Crestwood Tavern    9 PM



Thursday, May 21    Chad Fisher    Parkside    9 PM



Sunday, June 7     String Theory     ROJO     4 PM



Saturday, June 13    Chad Fisher    Alexander City Jazz Fest    6:30 PM



Saturday, June 20    Jason Bailey    Moonlight On the Mountain    7:30 PM



Monday, July 6    drumming for Ursula Smith / West African dance    Vestavia Civic Center    7PM



Thursday, July 16    The Birmingham Seven    Hoover Library    6:30 PM



Friday, July 17    private gig with String Theory



Saturday, July 18    The Birmingham Seven    Watermelon 5K in Centreville!    8PM



Tuesday, July 28    drumming for Melvin Blak / West African dance    The Dance Foundation    7PM



Saturday, August 1     Chad Fisher    Secret Stages    Rogue Tavern @ midnight



Friday, August 14    Chad Fisher    The Hub 30A    Santa Rosa Beach, FL    7 PM



Monday, August 17    Chad Fisher @ B.B. King Tribute!    Alys Stephens Center    7 PM



Friday, August 21    private party with Erin Mitchell & Carlos Pino



Saturday, August 29    String Theory    Crestwood Tavern    8:30 PM



Friday, September 4    trio with Matt Wiley (keys) & Mark Kimbrell (guitar)    Harrison Galleries / Tuscaloosa    6 PM



Sunday, September 6    Choko Aiken Trio    Eric Essix's Jazz Escape @ Ross Bridge    9 AM brunch



Friday, September 11    String Theory    Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve    6:30 PM



Saturday, September 12    String Theory    Artwalk after party    7:30 - 10 PM



Friday, September 18    private gig with Jon Noffsinger, Tom Wolfe, Chris Kozak!



Sunday, September 20    private gig with DOWNRIGHT



Monday, September 21    private gig with Choko Aiken



Thursday, September 24    private gig with String Theory  



Friday, September 25    private gig with Jon Noffsinger, Tom Wolfe, Chris Kozak!   



Sunday, September 27    private gig with Matthew DeVine        



Saturday, October 3    private gig with String Theory 



Tuesday, October 6    recording session with Jon Poor



Wednesday, October 7    recording session with St. Junia United Methodist



Thursday, October 8     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Sunday, October 11     Chad Fisher opening for Karl Denson     Vulcan AfterTunes     3 PM



Thursday, October 15     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet     B'ham high schools tour!



Tuesday, October 20     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet     UAB Campus Green     11 AM - 1 PM



Thursday, October 22     private gig with String Theory



Saturday, October 24     private gig with String Theory



Saturday, October 31     private gig with Matthew DeVine



Saturday, November 7     private gig with The Birmingham Seven



Sunday, November 8     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet     St. Junia     4:30 PM



Thursday, November 12     private gig with String Theory



Saturday, November 14     String Theory     Trim Tab Brewing     8 PM



Sunday, November 15     String Theory     ROJO     5:30 PM     



Tuesday, November 17     The Birmingham Seven     Shelton State in Tuscaloosa     1:00 PM



Tuesday, December 1     private gig with String Theory



Monday, December 7     private gig with John Williams



Tuesday, December 8     Montgomery schools tour with String Theory!



Wednesday, December 9     UAB Jazz Faculty Christmas carols at South Highland Presbyterian     6:30 PM



Friday, December 11     private gig with Choko Aiken



Sunday, December 13     St. Junia album release party!  (venue TBA)     4:30 PM



Thursday, December 17     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



ALSO
Thursday, December 17     private gig with The Birmingham Seven



Friday, December 18     private gig with the Not Too Loud Trio



Wednesday, December 23     St. Junia jazz Christmas carol service     Highlands UMC     7 PM



Wednesday, December 30     String Theory     Moonlight On the Mountain     7:30 PM



Thursday, December 31     trio with Sam Pointer & Brandon Peeples     Ross Bridge     -after the Alabama game!


2016:

Sunday, January 3     Celebration Service with St. Junia     at First United Methodist     4:30 PM



Wednesday, January 13     UAB Jazz faculty at benefit for tornado victims in B'ham's District 7     WorkPlay     7 PM



Saturday, January 16     private gig with Choko Aiken



Thursday, January 21     The Birmingham Seven at the Alabama Music Educators' Conference     Montgomery



Saturday, January 23     private gig with The Chad Fisher Group



Friday, January 29     Shabbat Service featuring Magic Shtetl (klezmer)     Temple Emanu-El     5:40 PM  


ALSO
Friday, January 29     David Bowie tribute     Saturn     8 PM



Thursday, February 4     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Friday, February 5     trio with Matt Wiley & Jonathan Harms     Harrison Galleries     Tuscaloosa     6-9 PM



Tuesday, February 9     UAB Jazz faculty at Fat Tuesday celebration (open to the public)     Vestavia Hills United Methodist     6 PM



Thursday, February 11     private gig with Choko Aiken



Friday, February 26     David Bowie tribute     Buck Mulligan's     8 PM



Sunday, March 6     Celebration Service with St. Junia     at Buck Mulligan's     4:30 PM



Saturday, March 12     Chad Fisher     Black Market Bar in 5 Points



Sunday, March 13     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Thursday, March 17     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Friday, March 18     String Theory plays Radiohead & Queen!     The Nick     9 PM



Saturday, March 19     private gig with Matthew DeVine



Sunday, March 27     Easter sunrise at Avondale Park



Saturday, April 2     UAB Jazz Summit master class (This is a GREAT annual jazz camp for high school students!)



Sunday, April 10     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



ALSO
Sunday, April 10     Chad Fisher     The Syndicate Lounge     11 PM (opening for The Filthy Six / official Mumford & Sons after-party)



Saturday, April 16     UAB Percussion Symposium - performance with Matthew DeVine / Aaron Goldberg / Mitch Caponetto   11 AM



Wednesday, April 20     UAB Jazz faculty recital     UAB Music Building / Hulsey Center     12:20 PM



Saturday, April 23     String Theory     Moonlight On the Mountain     7:30 PM



Tuesday, April 26     private gig with String Theory



Thursday, April 28     Chad Fisher     opening for St. Paul & The Broken Bones!     Tipitina's / New Orleans



Sunday, May 1    String Theory    Birmingham AIDS Outreach Arty Party    3 PM



Monday, May 2    drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa / West African dance    Vestavia Civic Center    7PM



Sunday, May 8     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Monday, May 9    drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa / West African dance    Vestavia Civic Center    7PM




Wednesday, June 1    Chad Fisher opening for Preservation Hall!     Avondale Brewing     8 PM



Sunday, June 5     String Theory     ROJO     4-6 PM



Saturday, June 11     Choko Aiken Trio     Perfect Note     7 PM



Sunday, June 12     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM




Thursday, June 16     Carlos Pino Quintet     Hoover Library     6:30 PM



Saturday, June 25     private gig with Choko Aiken



Mon-Tues, June 27-28     recording session with The Birmingham Seven



Friday, July 1     Voodoo Saints     Live at the Plaza / Tuscaloosa       6 PM



Thursday, July 7     Choko Aiken Trio     Perfect Note     7 PM



Thursday, July 21     recording session with String Theory



Saturday, July 23     Choko Aiken Quartet     Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival     1 PM



Sunday, July 24     Choko Aiken Trio     Perfect Note     2-5 PM



Sunday, August 7    Leslie Braly & Ed Brooks of Pineola     Moonlight On The Mountain     7:30 PM



Thursday, August 11     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Sunday, August 14     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Sunday, August 21     Birmingham Holocaust Education Center's L'Chaim 2016     ASC Sirote Theatre     2:30 PM



Friday, August 26     premiere of Alan Goldspiel's Klezmer Shabbat Service!     Temple Emanu-El     5:40 PM



Saturday, August 27     private gig with The Jason Bailey Band



Sunday, September 4     duo with Matthew DeVine     Grand Bohemian Hotel    11 AM



Thursday, September 8     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Saturday, September 10     Matthew DeVine     Artwalk after party     7 PM 



Sunday, September 11     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Friday, September 16     String Theory     Moonlight On The Mountain     7:30 PM



Sunday, September 18     Matthew DeVine Trio     Ross Bridge brunch     9:30 AM



Sunday, September 25     duo with Matthew DeVine     Grand Bohemian Hotel    11 AM



Friday, October 7     duo with Choko Aiken     Birmingham Museum of Art / Art After 5: First Fridays     


Sunday, October 9     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Thursday, October 13     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Friday, October 14     String Theory     The Nick     9 PM



Saturday, October 15     The Birmingham Seven     Kentuck Festival of the Arts / Northport     2 PM



Thursday, November 10     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Saturday, November 12     String Theory     Marty's PM



Sunday, November 13     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Sunday, December 11     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Thursday, December 15     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Tuesday, December 20     Mingusphere     Syndicate Lounge     7 PM



Thursday, December 29     String Theory     Moonlight On The Mountain     7:30 PM



Thursday, January 12     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Fri-Sat, January 13-14                    jazz camp with Grissom High School Jazz Band featuring Jeff Coffin! / Huntsville




Saturday, January 21     Matthew DeVine's Big Greasy     2nd Annual Lyric Theatre Masquerade Ball     7 PM



Friday, January 27     String Theory     Buck Mulligan's     8 PM   


Thursday, February 9     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Friday, February 10     private gig with Choko Aiken



Sunday, February 12     Brazilian pop music with Alex Ghandy & Robert Wason      Trim Tab Brewing     2 - 4:30 PM     



Sunday, February 12     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Thursday, February 16     recording session with Tom Williams at Bates Brothers



Saturday, February 18     private gig with Erin Mitchell & Steel City Prophets



February 23 - 25     UAB Jazz Summit - this is a GREAT annual jazz camp for high school students!



Saturday, February 25     private gig with String Theory



Tuesday, February 28     Mardi Gras at Cantina with Matthew DeVine & Aaron Goldberg     6-9 PM



Friday, March 3     Brazilian pop music with Alex Ghandy & Robert Wason      Trim Tab Brewing     8-11 PM



Wednesday, March 8     UAB Jazz Showcase     Buck Mulligan's     7 PM



Thursday, March 9     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St)    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Friday, March 10     String Theory     Trim Tab Brewing     7:30 PM



Sunday, March 12     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Sunday, March 26     Jon Poor Blank Domino album release     The Syndicate Lounge     1 PM



Saturday, April 8     Meteorite     Otey's Tavern     9 PM



Sunday, April 9     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Wednesday, April 19     UAB Jazz faculty concert     UAB Hulsey Center     12:20 PM     FREE & open to the public



Sunday, April 23     The Birmingham Seven     Gov't Plaza / Tuscaloosa     6 PM   FREE



Sunday, May 7     String Theory     BAO's 26th Annual ARTY PARTY     B&A Warehouse     3 PM



Thursday, May 11     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Sunday, May 14     Brazilian pop music with Alex Ghandy & Robert Wason      Trim Tab Brewing     time TBA (brunch)     


ALSO
Sunday, May 14     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Wednesday, May 24     The Chad Fisher Group     WorkPlay     8 PM



Sunday, June 11     jazz jam session     Buck Mulligan's     6-9 PM



Saturday, July 1     The Birmingham Seven     Watermelon 5K in Centreville     8 PM



Saturday, July 29     drum class at Homewood School of Music!     11 AM



Friday, August 4     private gig with Erin Mitchell & Steel City Prophets



Tuesday, August 8     Nicholas Boyd Group     The Alcove / Tuscaloosa     8:30 PM



Friday, August 25     The Negotiators     Superior Grill       7 PM



Saturday, August 26     The Birmingham Seven     Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival     3:30 PM



Sunday, August 27     Choko Aiken Trio     Perfect Note     2 PM



Thursday, September 7     Mingusphere    ROJO     6:30 PM



Saturday, September 30     Taylor Hicks     Franklin Theatre / Franklin, TN     8 PM



Saturday, October 7     The Jason Bailey Band featuring Ryan Cavanaugh on banjo!     Moonlight on the Mountain     7:30 PM



Sunday, October 8     String Theory     ROJO     5 PM



Thursday, October 12     UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet    UAB Hospital North Pavilion    12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC



Sunday, October 22     Choko Aiken Trio     Perfect Note     2 PM



Thursday, October 26     Taylor Hicks benefit for Musicians On Call     Tin Roof     7 PM



Wednesday, November 1     The Birmingham Seven     Moody Music Bldg (UA / Tuscaloosa)     7:30 PM     LIVE STREAM HERE



Thursday, November 2     Dia de los Muertos Festival second line procession     Pepper Place     6 PM     



November 13 - 22     UAB Jazz student / faculty Colombia tour!  Cali, Palmira, Buga, Sevilla, Manizales



Thursday, November 30     The Chad Fisher Swing Band     The Jaybird     8 PM



Wednesday, December 13     Taylor Hicks     Rick & Bubba!  (104.7 FM)     8 AM



 







                                                 





    MORE PAST EVENTS


2012:

Tuesday, February 14               private gig with Matthew DeVine



Thursday, February 16              The Birmingham Seven                                                       Vulcan Museum                 5:30 PM



Saturday, February 18               private gig with Matthew DeVine



Friday, February 24                   The Birmingham Seven plays the music of Sun Ra               Parker High School             9 AM



Saturday, February 25               Blue Galaxy String Project                                                  Marty's                             7 PM



Friday, March 2                         The Chad Fisher Group                                                      Ona's Music Room            10 PM
                                                Jazz at Lincoln Center  after-party & jam 
                                                In years past, Wynton & some of his cats have come to play & hang!


Saturday, March 3                     UAB Jazz Summit - high school jazz camp (interested students click HERE)                 

 

Saturday, March 10                   private gig with my trio + Gwen Hughes



Wednesday, March 28               UAB Jazz faculty recital                           UAB Music Building / Hulsey Center            12:20 PM



Sunday, April 1                         w/ Matthew DeVine (keys) & Rob Alley (trumpet)                     Marty's                          8 PM



Saturday, April 21                      Blue Galaxy String Project                                                 Crestwood Festival            1-3 PM



Sunday, April 22                        Blue Galaxy String Project plays at the most giantest picnic in the world ever.        11 AM



Thursday, April 26                      private gig with Blue Galaxy String Project       



Friday, April 27                         The Chad Fisher Group                                                      Ona's Music Room            10 PM



Saturday, April 28                      Blue Galaxy String Project opens for Downright                  WorkPlay                          8:30 PM



Sunday, April 29                        The Michael Glaser Quintet:                                                Marty's                            8 PM  
                                                Rob Alley- trumpet
                                                Briana Carrasquillo- tenor saxophone
                                                Carlos Pino - guitar
                                                Tim Carroll- bass


Thursday, May 10                      Rhea Speights / Michael Glaser DUO                   Children's Dance Foundation            6:30 PM



Saturday, May 12                      private gig with my trio



Thursday, June 7                       The Michael Glaser Quintet:                                                 Ona's Music Room          8:30 PM  
                                                Rob Alley- trumpet
                                                Gary Wheat - tenor saxophone
                                                Carlos Pino - guitar
                                                Todd Brasher - bass
                                             


Saturday, June 9                       University of Alabama Crimson Jazz Camp 



Friday, June 15                          private gig where I may or may not get to meet Al Pacino



Saturday, June 16                      Blue Galaxy String Project                                                  Marty's                            7 PM

               

Friday, June 22                          Blue Galaxy String Project                                                 Hoover Library                   8 PM



Saturday, June 23                      private gig with Chris Kozak



Sunday, July 1                          w/ Matthew DeVine                                                             Marty's                             8 PM 



Monday, July 2                          private gig with Tim Carroll and the other fine folks from Act of Congress 



Sunday, July 15                        The Michael Glaser Quintet:                                                Marty's                             8 PM  
                                                Rob Alley- trumpet
                                                Briana Carrasquillo- tenor saxophone
                                                Carlos Pino - guitar
                                                Tim Carroll- bass



Monday-Tuesday, July 16-17       recording session with The Birmingham Seven



Thursday, July 19                       Bo Butler & the Niceboys                                                  The Bottletree                    9 PM



Wednesday, July 25                  MichaelGlaser5:                                                                Ona's Music Room          8:30 PM  
                                                Rob Alley- trumpet
                                                Carlos Pino - guitar
                                                Pedro Mayor - keys
                                                Todd Brasher - bass


Thursday, August 2                    QUARTET:                                                                       Ona's Music Room          8:30 PM  
                                                Jon Noffsinger - tenor saxophone
                                                Pedro Mayor - keys
                                                Chris Kozak - bass


Saturday, August 4                    private gig with my trio



Saturday, August 11                  private gig with Matthew DeVine 

 

Thursday, August 23                  private gig with my trio



Saturday, August 25                  Mingusphere                                                                       Marty's                            7 PM



Wednesday, August 29              The Michael Glaser Quintet:                                                Ona's Music Room          8:30 PM  
                                                Rob Alley- trumpet
                                                Gary Wheat - tenor saxophone
                                                Carlos Pino - guitar
                                                Todd Brasher - bass


Thursday, September 6               TRIO:                                                                               Ona's Music Room          8:30 PM  
                                                 Pedro Mayor - keys
                                                 Todd Brasher - bass


Friday, September 7                   recording session with Joel Madison Blount



Saturday, September 8               Blue Galaxy String Project                                                  Marty's                            7 PM



Sunday, September 9                jazz brunch w/ Rob Alley (tpt) & Andy Nevala (keys)              Ore                                  11 AM 



Saturday, September 15             private gig with my trio



Sunday, September 16               Blue Galaxy String Project                                                 Leeds Folk Festival            4 PM



Fri - Sun, September 21-23         private gigs with Matthew DeVine



Thursday, September 27              MichaelGlaser5:                                                               Ona's Music Room          8:30 PM  
                                                  Rob Alley- trumpet
                                                  Carlos Pino - guitar
                                                  Pedro Mayor - keys
                                                  Chris Kozak - bass


Friday, September 28                   Chad Fisher swing band                                                   The Lyric Theatre  (HOLY COW!)



Sunday, October 7                       Chad Fisher swing band                                                    Marty's                            8 PM



Wednesday, October 10              TRIO:                                                                               Ona's Music Room          8:30 PM  
                                                 Pedro Mayor - keys
                                                 Aaron Goldberg - bass


Thursday, October 18                  private gig with Bob Taylor



Saturday, October 20                  private gig with Matthew DeVine



Sunday, October 21                     The Reputable Quintet:                                                    This will be a house concert w/ a REAL PIANO! 
                                                  Rob Alley- trumpet                                                           If you want to attend just contact me for details. 
                                                  Jon Noffsinger - tenor saxophone                                      6 PM start.  $10.  Reservations only.
                                                  Pedro Mayor - piano
                                                  Chris Kozak - bass


Thursday, October 25                 private gig with Blue Galaxy String Project



Sunday, October 28                    Blue Galaxy String Project                                                ROJO (inside!  Brrrrr!!!)      4 PM



ALSO Sunday, October 28          Roberts Jazz Project                                                         Marty's                            8 PM



Wednesday, October 31              QUARTET:                                                                       Ona's Music Room          8:30 PM  
                                                 Gary Wheat - tenor saxophone
                                                 Carlos Pino - guitar
                                                 Brandon Peeples - bass


Thursday, November 1               private gig with Pedro Luis Mayor



Friday, November 2                    second line parade for Birmingham's tenth annual Dia de los Muertos celebration-
                                                Go HERE to get involved!!!


Saturday, November 3                private gig with Blue Galaxy String Project



Sunday, November 4                  Chad Fisher swing band                                                      Marty's                            8 PM



Thursday, November 8                private gig with my trio



Saturday, November 10              Blue Galaxy String Project                                                 Crestwood Festival            noon - 2 PM



Sunday, November 11                QUARTET:                                                                          Marty's                            8 PM  
                                                Gary Wheat- tenor saxophone
                                                Andy Nevala - keys
                                                Chris Kozak - bass


Thursday, November 15              private gig with my trio
    


Saturday, November 17               Blue Galaxy String Project                                                  Marty's                            7 PM



Wednesday, November 28          TRIO:                                                                         Ona's Music Room          8:30 PM  
                                                Carlos Pino - guitar
                                                Todd Brasher - bass


Friday, November 30                   Blue Galaxy String Project                                 Church of the Epiphany in Leeds        7 PM



Sunday, December 2                  Chad Fisher swing band                                                       Marty's                            8 PM



Sunday, December 9                  Christmas Pageant!



Sunday, December 16                 Roberts Jazz Project                                                          Marty's                            8 PM



Saturday, December 29               private gig with Matthew DeVine

 

Monday, December 31                private gig with Matthew DeVine 





2013:


Sunday, January 6                       Chad Fisher swing band                                                       Marty's                            8 PM



Saturday, January 12                    Blue Galaxy String Project                                                  Marty's                            7 PM



Sunday, January 20                      Gary Wheat Quartet                                                           Marty's                            8 PM



Friday, January 25                       private gig with The Birmingham Seven



Saturday, January 26                   UAB Jazz Summit - high school jazz camp (interested students click HERE)



Tuesday, February 5                    private gig with Steve Roberts



Saturday, February 9                    private gig with Steve Roberts



Thursday, February 14                 Songbook Duo w/ Rob Alley                                                 Chez Lulu                     7 PM
                                                  Burt Bacharach & more!



Saturday, February 23                  private gig with Matt DeVine / Steve Lewis / Gary Wheat



Friday, March 1                           Chad Fisher swing band                                                       Metro Bar                    10 PM



Sunday, March 3                         Chad Fisher swing band                                                       Marty's                         8 PM



Thursday, March 7                       Gary Wheat Quartet                                                            Ona's Music Room        8:30 PM



Friday, March 8                           private gig with Matthew DeVine



Wednesday, March 13                 UAB Jazz faculty recital                           UAB Music Building / Hulsey Center          12:20 PM



Sunday, March 17                        Matthew DeVine's The Big Greasy (New Orleans style)          Stillwater Pub               9:30 PM



Friday, April 5                              The Birmingham Seven                                                  Parker High School             9 AM



Saturday, April 6                          The Birmingham Seven                  Druid City Arts Festival / Tuscaloosa, AL              noon



Sunday, April 7                            Chad Fisher swing band                                  Birmingham-Southern College             4 PM



Thursday, April 11                         Chad Fisher swing band                                 Carmike 16 Theater at The Summit      6 PM
                                                   * for the premiere of the new Jackie Robinson movie 42! *



Saturday, April 20                       private gig with Matthew DeVine   




Thurs - Fri, May 2-3                     Blue Galaxy String Project                                    Alys Stephens Center's Light Dreams



Saturday, May 4                         Blue Galaxy String Project                                 Grand River Mayfest in Leeds            5:30 PM



Sunday, May 5                           Magic Shtetl Klezmer Band      Legacy of Polish Music concert @ Temple Emanu-El    2 PM



ALSO
Sunday, May 5                           Chad Fisher swing band                                                       Marty's                         8 PM



Monday, May 6                          private gig with Steve Roberts



Saturday, May 11                        Chad Fisher swing band                          Seaside Amphitheater / Seaside, FL            5 PM



Fri - Sun, May 17-19                    improvisations with Rhea Speights for Sanspointe Turns 10!          Children's Dance Foundation



Wednesday, May 29                    private gig with Steve Roberts



Saturday, June 1                         private gig with Steve Lewis



Sunday, June 2                           Chad Fisher swing band                                                       Marty's                         8 PM



Saturday, June 8                         University of Alabama Crimson Jazz Camp 



ALSO
Saturday, June 8                         The Chad Fisher Group                     The Bottletree Cafe's Homemade Jam             11:30 PM-ish



Saturday, June 15                        Erin Mitchell / Carlos Pino / Brandon Peeples      TRUNKSTOCK 2013 at Avondale Brewing Co.    5 PM 



Thursday, June 20                        private gig with Blue Galaxy String Project   



Saturday, June 22                        Blue Galaxy String Project                                                 Crestwood Festival        noon - 2 PM          



Tuesday, June 25                        private gig with my trio



Friday, June 28                           Chad Fisher swing band                                                       Metro Bar                    10 PM



Monday, July 8                           private gig with Steve Roberts



Tuesday, July 9                           private gig with Steve Roberts



Saturday, August 10                    private gig with Erin Mitchell / Carlos Pino / Brandon Peeples



Friday, August 16                        private gig with Steve Roberts



Thursday, August 22                    private gig with my trio (we're not too loud)



Friday, August 23                        private gig with Jean-Yves Jung / John Williams / Gary Wheat



Sunday, August 25                      Magic Shtetl Klezmer band                 L'Chaim event at Temple Emanu-El                2:30 PM



Thursday, August 29                    Rob Alley's Alabama Songbook Project for the grand opening of the                          6:30 PM
                                                  Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center in Tuscaloosa


Saturday, September 7                private gig with Matthew DeVine



Thursday, September 12              Blue Galaxy String Project         public party for Magic City AIDS Walk / 5K              7:30 PM
                                                  at Avondale Brewing Co.


Friday, September 13                   private gig with Chad Fisher Group, swing edition



Saturday, September 21               Blue Galaxy String Project                                                 Leeds Folk Festival            4 PM



Sunday, September 22                 Chad Fisher Group, swing edition                         Black Market Bar in 5 Points          6 PM



Monday, September 23                The Birmingham Seven                               Shelton State in Tuscaloosa                   7:30 PM



Tuesday, September 24                private gig with my trio (we're not too loud)



Friday, September 27                   private gig with Magic Shtetl Klezmer Band


ALSO
Friday, September 27                   Chad Fisher Group opening for St. Paul and the Broken Bones      The Bottletree        9:30 PM



Friday, October 4                         Chad Fisher Group (swing edition) lights up the Lyric!          info HERE & HERE         7:30 PM



Friday, October 11                        private gig with Steve Roberts



Saturday, October 12                   playing with the folks at St. Junia for Art In Avondale Park                                         10 AM


ALSO
Saturday, October 12                    private gig with Matthew DeVine



Thursday, October 17                    private gig with Blue Galaxy String Project 



Sunday, October 20                      Blue Galaxy String Project           Kentuck Festival Of the Arts in Northport              11:30 AM



Tuesday, October 22                    UAB Jazz student / faculty jam session                 Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Thursday, October 24                    private gig with Chad Fisher Group, swing edition



Saturday, October 26                    private gig with Blue Galaxy String Project 



Sunday, October 27                      recording session with Chad Fisher Group, swing edition



Tuesday, October 29                    UAB Jazz student / faculty jam session                 Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Thursday, October 31                   TRIO:                                                                Ona's Music Room                         8:00 PM  
                                                  Gary Wheat - tenor saxophone
                                                  Todd Brasher - bass


Saturday, November 2                 second line parade for Birmingham's 11th annual Dia de los Muertos celebration!



Tuesday, November 5                   UAB Jazz student / faculty jam session                 Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Wednesday, November 13            The Andy Nevala Trio                                           Ona's Music Room                         8:00 PM  



Thursday, November 14                private gig with Blue Galaxy String Project 



Tuesday, November 19                   UAB Jazz student / faculty jam session                 Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Thursday, November 21                   Roberts Jazz Project                                          Ona's Music Room                         8:00 PM
                                                     (rhythm section includes Andy Nevala & Chris Kozak!)


Saturday, November 23                   private gig with Matthew DeVine



Thursday, December 5                   Chad Fisher Group, swing edition                          Ona's Music Room                         8:30 PM



Saturday, December 7                   private gig with Matthew DeVine



Monday, December 9                     private gig with John Williams



Tuesday, December 10                   private gig with Ray Reach



Wednesday, December 11              Roberts Jazz Project                                          Ona's Music Room                         8:30 PM



Thursday, December 12                  Chad Fisher Group, swing edition                         Hoover Library                              6:30 PM



Friday, December 13                      private gig with my trio



Saturday, December 14                  private gig with Matt DeVine



Saturday, December 21                  private gig with Ray Reach



Sunday, December 29                    private gig with Chad Fisher Group, swing edition




2014:

Thursday, January 9                       Roberts Jazz Project                                          Ona's Music Room                         8:30 PM



Friday, January 10                         private gig with John Williams



Saturday, January 11                     Blue Galaxy farewell party for Sue Nuckols           Crestwood Tavern                           8:30 PM



Tuesday, January 14                      UAB Jazz student / faculty open jam session        Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Thursday, January 23                      Roberts Jazz Project                                          Ona's Music Room                         8:30 PM



Saturday, January 25                      private gig with Matthew DeVine



Tuesday, January 28                      UAB Jazz student / faculty open jam session         Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Friday, January 31                         Roberts Jazz Project                                          Ona's Music Room                         9:30 PM



Tuesday, February 4                      UAB Jazz student / faculty open jam session         Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Thursday, February 6                      Pedro Mayor Trio featuring Ashley Roberts            Ona's Music Room                       8:30 PM



Friday, February 14                         private gig with Chris Kozak



Tuesday, February 18                      UAB Jazz student / faculty open jam session         Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Wednesday, February 19                 The Langston Hughes Project feat. Malcolm-Jamal Warner      Auburn University        7 PM



Thursday, February 20                     The Andy Nevala Trio                                          Ona's Music Room                         8:30 PM



Sunday, February 23                       Rob Alley's Alabama Songbook     Bama Theatre's Greensboro Room - Tuscaloosa     7:30 PM



Thursday, February 27                     Roberts Jazz Project / UAB Big Band                 Ona's Music Room                         8:30 PM



Saturday, March 1                           private gig with Matthew DeVine



Tuesday, March 4                            private gig with Roberts Jazz Project



Thursday, March 6                           Roberts Jazz Project                                         Ona's Music Room                         8:30 PM



Tuesday, March 11                          UAB Jazz student / faculty open jam session         Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Saturday, March 15                         The Birmingham Seven at UA Saxophone Day - UA Moody Music Bldg, Tuscaloosa    7:30 PM



Monday, March 17                          duo with Matt DeVine                                           Ross Bridge Hotel                        9 PM



Tuesday, March 18                          UAB Jazz student / faculty open jam session         Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Friday, March 21                              The Birmingham Seven                                        Krannert Center                           4:45 PM
                                                       at the North American Saxophone Alliance 2014 Conference at the University of Illinois!


Sunday, March 23                            String Theory (formerly Blue Galaxy)                        ROJO                                     4:30 PM



Thursday, March 27                          Croonin' For Critters - Do Dah Day Benefit                WorkPlay                               7:00 PM



Saturday, March 29                          Rob Alley's Alabama Songbook                       Piccolo Lounge / Auburn                  8 PM



Thursday, April 3                              Roberts Jazz Project                                         Ona's Music Room                         8:30 PM



Saturday, April 5                              Chad Fisher Group featuring Dr. Frank Adams!       The Bottletree                             9 PM



Thursday, April 10                            The Birmingham Seven plays the music of Sun Ra!        Vulcan Museum                 5:30 PM



Thurs-Sat, April 10-12                       UAB Jazz Summit - high school jazz camp (interested students click HERE)



Thursday, April 17                             private gig with Matthew DeVine



Saturday, April 19                             String Theory (formerly Blue Galaxy)                   Crestwood Tavern



Thursday, April 24                            Rob Alley's Alabama Songbook                          Hoover Library                               6:30 PM


ALSO
Thursday, April 24                             Chad Fisher Group opening for EMEFE!            Parkside Cafe                                 9 PM



Friday, April 25                                  private gig with Matthew DeVine



Saturday, April 26                              private gig with Meteorite



Wednesday, April 30                         UAB Jazz night: Carlos Pino's ensembles / jazz faculty      Ona's Music Room        8:30 PM



Saturday, May 3                               private gig with John Williams



Thursday, May 8                               String Theory (formerly Blue Galaxy)                Avondale Brewing Co.                     7:30 PM



Saturday, May 10                              private gig with Chad Fisher Group, swing edition



Tuesday, May 13                               UAB Jazz student / faculty open jam session         Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Friday, May 16                                  private gig with Matthew DeVine



Saturday, May 17                              private gig with Matthew DeVine



Tuesday, May 20                               UAB Jazz student / faculty open jam session         Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Wednesday, May 21                         drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa of Guinea       Children's Dance Foundation        7 PM



Tuesday, May 27                               UAB Jazz student / faculty open jam session         Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Tuesday, June 3                                UAB Jazz student / faculty open jam session         Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Wednesday, June 4                           drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa of Guinea       Children's Dance Foundation        7 PM



Saturday, June 7                               private gig with Chad Fisher Group, swing edition



Tuesday, June 10                               UAB Jazz student / faculty open jam session         Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Wednesday, June 11                          drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa of Guinea        Alabama Ballet                          6:30 PM



Saturday, June 14                             Chad Fisher Group opening for                         Alexander City Jazz Fest                  6:30 PM
                                                       St. Paul and the Broken Bones!


Wednesday, June 18                         Chad Fisher Group opening for                         Avondale Brewing Co.                      8 PM
                                                       Preservation Hall Jazz Band!


Thursday, June 19                              private gigs with Matthew DeVine & Steve Roberts



Friday, June 20                                  private gig with String Theory



Saturday, June 21                              private gigs with Chad Fisher Group, swing edition & String Theory



Wednesday, June 25                         drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa of Guinea        Alabama Ballet                          6:30 PM



Thursday, June 26                             private gig with my trio (we're not too loud)



Saturday, June 28                              Rob Alley's Alabama Songbook                          Local Color Cafe                           8 PM



Wednesday, July 2                            drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa of Guinea        Alabama Ballet                          6:30 PM



Thursday, July 3                               Carlos Pino & Brandon Peeples                           Ona's Music Room                       8:30 PM



Tuesday-Wednesday, July 8-9           recording session with The Birmingham Seven



Sunday, July 20                                Downright                               Club Schweizerhof / Lucerne, Switzerland                 10 PM



Thursday, July 24                              private gig with UAB Jazz student-faculty small group         Körberheide / Münster, Germany



Friday, July 25                                  UAB Jazz small group                   Kiepe           Wolbeck, Germany                         8 PM



Saturday, July 26                              private gig with UAB Jazz small group                          Wolbeck, Germany



Sunday, July 27                               UAB Jazz small group      jazz brunch at Pension Schmidt      Münster, Germany       11 AM



Thursday, August 21                         Roberts Jazz Project / UAB Jazz student-faculty group       Ona's Music Room         8:30 PM



Friday, August 22                             private gig with UAB Jazz faculty



Sunday, August 24                           Jason Bailey            jazz vespers at Homewood Cumberland Presbyterian                6:30 PM



Tuesday, August 26                          private gig with UAB Jazz faculty



Thursday, August 28                          Roberts Jazz Project / UAB Jazz student-faculty group       Ona's Music Room         8:30 PM



Sunday, August 31                            Jazz Escape brunch with Chad Fisher Group, swing edition     Ross Bridge Resort     9 AM

ALSO

Sunday, August 31                            Chad Fisher Group, swing edition        Sunset Jazz Series on Dauphin Island            6:30 PM



Tuesday, September 2                       UAB Jazz student / faculty jam session                 Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Friday, September 5                          Jason Bailey                          Moonlight On the Mountain                                       7:30 PM



Saturday, September 6                      Jason Bailey                 Dugger Mountain Music Hall / Piedmont, AL



Thursday, September 11                    private gig with my trio (we're not too loud)



Tuesday, September 16                      private gig with UAB Jazz faculty 



Thursday, September 18                     Roberts Jazz Project / UAB Jazz student-faculty group       Ona's Music Room         8:30 PM



Friday, September 19                         Chad Fisher Group, swing edition     St. Mark's Episcopal / Music Under the Stars    8 PM



Tuesday, September 23                      UAB Jazz student / faculty jam session                 Dave's Pizza                               6 - 9 PM



Thursday, September 25                     Roberts Jazz Project / UAB Jazz student-faculty group       Ona's Music Room         8:30 PM



Saturday, September 27                      private gig with Matthew DeVine



Sunday, September 28                         String Theory                         ROJO                                                                    5 PM



Monday, September 29                       The Birmingham Seven                           Shelton State in Tuscaloosa                   7:30 PM



Thursday, October 2                           drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa of Guinea        B'ham Dance Theatre                    7 PM



Friday, October 3                                private gig with Roberts Jazz Project



Saturday, October 4                            private gig with Roberts Jazz Project



Thursday, October 9                           drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa of Guinea        B'ham Dance Theatre                    7 PM



Friday, October 10                              String Theory                Episcopal Church of the Epiphany                                         7 PM



Saturday, October 11                          private gig with Chad Fisher Group, swing edition



Sunday, October 12                            Chad Fisher Group at Vulcan Aftertunes - opening for Dumpstaphunk                       3 PM



Thursday, October 16                          Mingusphere                            Hoover Library                                                       6 PM


ALSO
Thursday, October 16                           UAB Jazz Faculty Quartet featuring Ashley Roberts      Ona's Music Room             9 PM



Saturday, October 18                           Rob Alley's Alabama Songbook          Kentuck Festival Of the Arts in Northport       11 AM



Sunday, October 19                             Ashley Roberts & The Keepers           Oasis                                                         8 PM



Tuesday, October 21                           private gig with Chad Fisher Group, swing edition



Wednesday, October 22                       UAB Jazz faculty recital                   UAB Music Building / Hulsey Center            12:20 PM



Thursday, October 23                           String Theory                  Bromberg's The Watch Store / The Summit                    6 PM



Saturday, October 25                           private gig with Matthew DeVine



Sunday, October 26                             welcoming His Holiness the Dalai Lama with drums!   -at Regions Field                   2 PM


ALSO
Sunday, October 26                             Ashley Roberts & The Keepers           Oasis                                                         8 PM



Wednesday, October 29                       drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa of Guinea        Children's Dance Foundation      7 PM



Thursday, October 30                           private gig with String Theory 



Saturday, November 1                           String Theory                                 Leeds Theatre and Arts Center                     7 PM



Sunday, November 2                             second line parade for Birmingham's 12th annual Dia de los Muertos celebration!



Wednesday, November 5                      drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa of Guinea        Children's Dance Foundation      7 PM



Thursday, November 6                           private gig with UAB Jazz faculty



Sunday, November 9                            UAB Jazz faculty - playing our set for Colombia tour            The Rare Martini        9:30 PM



November 12 - 21                                 UAB Jazz faculty tour of COLOMBIA!  Bogota - Cali - Sevilla - Manizales - Filandia - Armenia



Saturday, November 22                          Rob Alley's Alabama Songbook                          Local Color Cafe                           8 PM



Wednesday, December 3                       UAB Jazz Faculty Christmas jazz concert        South Highland Presbyterian Church    6 PM



Thursday, December 4                           private gig with my trio (we're not too loud)



Friday, December 5                                private gig with Ashley & The Keepers



Tuesday, December 9                            private gig with Matthew DeVine



Thursday, December 11                          private gig with Carlos Pino & Choko Kimura Aiken



Friday, December 12                              private gig with Ray Reach



Saturday, December 13                          private gig with Matthew DeVine



Sunday, December 14                            private gig with Matthew DeVine's Big Greasy Brass Band



Sunday, December 21                  private gig with Matthew DeVine



Tuesday, December 23                 jazz Christmas Carols with Ashley & Steve Roberts, Carlos Pino, Abe Becker @ Highlands UMC   6:30 PM



Wednesday, December 31            private gig with Matthew DeVine



2015: 

Sunday, January 4                       String Theory                         ROJO                                                                         5 PM



Fri-Sat, January 9-10                    jazz camp with Grissom High School Jazz Band / Huntsville



Tuesday, January 13                    The Jason Bailey Band at Dugger Mountain Music Hall airs on APTV!                          10 PM



Saturday, January 17                    String Theory            Trim Tab Brewing                                                                      8 PM



Thursday, January 22                    Roberts Jazz Project        Ona's Music Room                                                            8:30 PM



Thursday, January 29                    drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa of Guinea        Children's Dance Foundation          7 PM



Friday, January 30                        University of Alabama Jazz Faculty ensemble         Moody Music Hall / Tuscaloosa      7 PM
                                                   with Vince DiMartino!  (I'm a guest drummer.)


Saturday, January 31                    private gig with Roberts Jazz Project



Mon-Tues, February 2-3                UAB Jazz Summit - high school jazz camp featuring Branford Marsalis! 
                                                  (interested students click HERE)


Thursday, February 5                    private gig with Matthew DeVine



Saturday, February 14                   private gig with Matthew DeVine



Tuesday, February 17                   Fat Tuesday with Chad Fisher Group, swing edition!         Bottletree Cafe                     9 PM



Sunday, February 22                     String Theory                          STEP Birmingham                                                     2:30 PM



Friday, March 6                            The Chad Fisher Group            Tangled String Studios / Huntsville                              8:30 PM



Saturday, March 7                        private gig with Matthew DeVine



Friday, March 13                           String Theory            Trim Tab Brewing one year anniversary!                                     8 PM



Saturday, March 14                       my trio at Leeds Arts Council Theatre for their 30th anniversary gala!                           7 PM

ALSO

Saturday, March 14                       The Chad Fisher Group                    Black Market Bar in 5 Points                             11 PM



Thursday, March 26                        Croonin' For Critters - Do Dah Day Benefit                WorkPlay                                 7 PM 



Saturday, March 28                        private gig with Bob Taylor



Friday, April 3                                duo with Choko Aiken                   Basil Gourmet Pizza & Bar in Crestline                 6:30 PM



Friday, April 10                               String Theory                               Black Market Bar in 5 Points                               9 PM



Wednesday, April 15                   UAB Jazz faculty recital                     UAB Music Building / Hulsey Center                 12:20 PM