Hey Fort Worth Jazz Fans ~ A FREE Monthly Jazz Series Starts Thursday (3/18)!


:: All Jazzed Up and Someplace to Go
If you are a jazz fan, then you will want to check out Fort Worth’s new Third Thursday Jazz Series, sponsored by the Central Library and the City of Fort Worth.  

This six-concert series features an outstanding list of nationally and locally known talent and is FREE and open to the public. The monthly lineup includes vocalist Jay Clayton, who has performed at New York’s Lincoln Center; guitarist Dan Faehnle, who has toured with Diana Krall; and saxophonist Mack Goldsbury, who has twice been nominated for a Grammy Award.  

:: Paul Unger Sextet kicks off the Thursday Series.
The series kicks off  March 18 with the Paul Unger Sextet and will feature a complete performance of Miles Davis’ legendary album, Kind of Blue, the biggest selling jazz recording of all time.  The Miles Davis tribute band is led by bassist Paul Unger who has performed with such artists as Kevin Eubanks, Bobby Shew, Bob Newhart, Bernadette Peters, Jay Clayton and Andrea Bocelli. He also composed the soundtrack for the recently released film, Seventy-8.  

:: Details, details
  For more information about the jazz series, call 817-871-7705
or visit the Fort Worth Central Library website .
When: Thursday, March 18, 6:30pm.  See monthly lineup below for
 additional monthly concert dates. 
Where:  In the Gallery of the Fort Worth Central Library.  You can
park on the street or in the 3rd St. & Taylor Parking Garage.  The parking
garage is FREE after 6:00pm or if you go earlier, have your parking ticket
validated at the Central Library for up to 2.5 hours on weekdays.
Cost:  FREE, no ticket required.  

:: Third Thursday Jazz Series Monthly Lineup  

March 18: The Paul Unger Sextet performs Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue.  

April 22: Dan Faehnle Quartet, considered one of the best guitarists today by Jazz Times Magazine. (April’s concert will be held on the fourth Thursday.)  

May 20: Jay Clayton sings silky smooth jazz standards.  

June 17: Joe Carter Quartet will feature the music of  Thelonious Monk.  

July 15: Mack Goldsbury Quartet celebrates the sound of the tenor sax.  

Aug. 19: Bruton & Price Swingmasters plays The Blue Side of Jazz.  


Enjoy! :)   



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2 responses to “Hey Fort Worth Jazz Fans ~ A FREE Monthly Jazz Series Starts Thursday (3/18)!

  1. Great event. Thanks!

  2. That is great news!

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