All Jazzed Up and Someplace to Go
Take a musical journey from the 20th century roots of Jazz to the diverse sounds of the present with the Fort Worth Library’s annual Third Thursday Jazz Series. Featuring an outstanding list of nationally and locally known talent, the monthly lineup offers everything from swing jazz to the blues. All concerts are FREE and open to the public.
The Incredible Guitar Style of Wes Montgomery by the James Shannon Quintet ~ Thursday, July 19, 6:30PM
The Thursday jazz series continues with The Incredible Guitar Style of Wes Montgomery. During his brief life, Wes Montgomery left a recording legacy that has inspired and guided the likes of such diverse players as Pat Martino, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Jimi Hendrix. Thursday’s evening of jazz will featuring the incomparable guitarist James Shannon, backed by legendary Fort Worth jazz pianist Johnny Case, bassist James Gilyard and drummer Duane Durrett. Saxophonist Karl Lampman will complete the quintet.
What: For more information, visit the Third Thursday Jazz Series website.
When: Thursday, July 19 ~ 6:30pm. See the monthly lineup below for additional 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 free on weekdays.
Cost: FREE, no ticket required.
Third Thursday Jazz Series Monthly Lineup
- July 19: James Shannon Quartet. “Smoking at the Library” will showcase the incredible guitar style of Wes Montgomery.
- August 16: Adonis Rose Quintet. This Grammy Award winning drummer brings his New Orleans sound to the series.
- September 20: Robin Eubanks Quintet. Eubanks has been voted best trombonist in DownBeat magazine’s international critics poll five times.
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