December 16, 2018

Sultans of String at Infinity Hall

Looking for a truly unique Christmas music experience? Look no farther than Sultans of String performing at Infinity Hall in Norfolk on December 20th. Sultans of String, a band that mixes gypsy-jazz, flamenco, Celtic reels, and more, brings an inspired and eclectic mix of sounds wherever they perform. Prepare to be blown away by one […]

Side By Side: The Nutcracker Swings!

Yale’s Musical Director, Thomas C. Duffy, puts together one of the best musical arrangements of the year. Side By Side: The Nutcracker Swings features alternating ensemble performances of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker Suite” by the Yale Concert Band, performing the classical wind band version, and Yale Jazz Band, performing the Duke Ellington big band arrangement. This […]

Eric Darius & Eric Roberson at Southern Connecticut State University

Internationally known as an elite Jazz/R&B Saxophonist, Songwriter, Producer, and High Energy Live Performer, Eric Darius recently dropped, “Dare 2 Dream,” the second single from his forthcoming album, Breakin’ Thru, which released this summer. GRAMMY Award-nominee, singer, songwriter, and producer Eric Roberson continues to break boundaries as an independent artist. He is described as the […]

Branford Jazz On The Green

Branford Jazz On the Green is an annual celebration of jazz music on the town’s green. The series is presented by the Branford Recreation Department to provide free Thursday evening concerts. Visitors can catch live jazz every Thursday through August 30th, with shows beginning at 6:30PM. Be sure to bring blankets or lawn chairs so […]

5 Jazz Quartets to Listen To

Keep your jazz playlist cool while you stay warm this winter!  Enjoy CT Live’s list of 5 jazz quartets to listen to is a great way to find new musicians to keep your playlists fresh and inspired! The Ray Gonzalez Latin Jazz Quartet With over 36 years of jazz musicianship under his belt, Ray Gonzalez plays […]

3 Great CT Venues for Live Jazz

We’re always on the lookout for new music venues in Connecticut!  Need some new jazz hotspots?  Add these 3 great CT venues for live jazz to your calendar. Smoking with Chris Located in Southington, CT, Smoking with Chris is a great place for delicious BBQ.  Smoking with Chris is family-owned and began as a passion […]

The Hawkins Jazz Collective

The Hawkins Jazz Collective is a New Haven based group led by musician Gil Hawkins Jr.  The Owl Shop in New Haven hosts the Hawkins Jazz Collective every Wednesday evening from 9 p.m. to midnight.  Admission is free, so swing by and check them out! The Hawkins Jazz Collective The Hawkins Jazz Collective features a […]

Chico Freeman Live

Don’t miss saxophonist Chico Freeman live at the Side Door Jazz Club Friday, October 13th.  This live jazz performance will take place from 8:30 p.m. to 11 p.m.; purchase tickets online for Chico Freeman live here. Hit refresh on your playlist with inspiration from iconic saxophonist Chico Freeman!  The best way to find new musicians is […]

Lyman Center’s Upcoming Performances

There are so many upcoming live jazz performances at the Lyman Center of SCSU!  Mark your calendar now for the Lyman Center’s upcoming performances which include Nick Colionne, Maysa, Brian Simpson, Art Sherrod Jr., Gerald Albright and more! There are so many great venues for live music in Connecticut that we have to plan our […]

4EverFab: New England’s Best Beatles Tribute Band

Love The Beatles?  You’re going to love New England’s premier Beatles tribute band, 4EverFab!  From Abbey Road to The Cavern Club, this Connecticut band performs all of your favorite Beatles hits. Beatles Mania Beatles cover band 4EverFab formed in late 2012.  Bob Hinsman, Kevin Dooley, Phil Donovan and Fran Hart have always had a deep […]