June 29, 2017

West Hartford Rotary Club’s Jazz Brunch

Mark your calendar for the West Hartford Rotary Club‘s Jazz Brunch on Sunday, November 6th, 2016!  This event will begin at 4 p.m. and tickets are $85 each; this includes brunch, entertainment, parking and a cash bar.  Come enjoy live jazz in Connecticut and enjoy a beautiful day! Delfeayo Marsalis, Javon Jackson, Cyrus Chestnut, Jimmy […]

Simply Swing Featuring Vivian Larosa

Connecticut’s live music concerts continue with The Farmington Bank Community Concert Series!  Simply Swing featuring Vivian Larosa will perform in the Bicentennial Band Shell at Manchester Community College in Manchester, Connecticut on Friday, August 12th. Enjoy big band classics and swing dance era favorites during this free performance.  Simply Swing will perform under the direction […]

Jazz Appreciation Month

April marks Jazz Appreciation Month, also known as JAM!  Enjoy CT Live is excited to share some of our favorite live jazz venues in Connecticut as well as some of our favorite local jazz artists.  To share how you’re celebrating Jazz Appreciation Month in Connecticut, tweet us at “@enjoyctlive” or click here to visit our […]

Peter Hand Quartet Plays “Three Jazz Heroes” in Greenwich, Connecticut

Watch as the Peter Hand Quartet plays “Three Jazz Heroes” in Greenwich, Connecticut this Thursday, November 12th at 7 P.M.   This free live jazz event will take place at the Byram Shubert Library on 21 Mead Avenue in Greenwich. Port Chester, New York native, Peter Hand has created over 230 compositions and more than 350 […]

Grammy Nominees Producer Chris “Big Dog” Davis featuring Maysa

ACT Jams Productions presents An Up Close and Personal Evening: Grammy Nominees Producer Chris “Big Dog” Davis featuring Maysa ACT Jams Productions presents An Up Close and Personal Evening with Grammy nominees, Producer Chris “Big Dog” Davis and vocalist Maysa and Friends, recording artists Lamone Andrews and Dawn Tallman.  Hosted by Al Taylor the host […]

The Ultimate Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz Guide

The annual Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz is a fantastic event celebrating live music and community.  This year Enjoy CT Live is prepping you for the Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz with The Ultimate Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz Guide!  The Greater Hartford Festival of Jazz welcomes guests of all ages, and admission is free.  […]

Summer Sets on the Branford Jazz Series

The 2014 Branford Jazz series ended on Thursday August 21st with sax man Jeff Kashiwa. The Seattle native established himself as one of the most diverse sax men in contemporary jazz in the 1990’s during his long tenure with the Rippingtons. Kashiwa left the Rippingtons to pursue a solo career with a need to say […]

The UMOJA Music Series

The UMOJA Music Series is a seven-week concert series hosted by founders of the Hartford-based band, UMOJA.  Alto Saxophonist Yunie Mojica and Trombonist Raynel Frazier initially hosted the UMOJA Music Series with the single goal of bringing together the community with creative concerts that represent the seven principals of Kwanzaa. Umoja, or “unity” in Swahili […]

The Next Generation Tour

Vincent Ingala and Jonathan Fritzen with Elan Trotman are coming to Southern Connecticut State University to perform, on The Next Generation Tour!  This tour features the next generation of jazz musicians, who have gained notoriety through a supportive fan base, and unmistakable talent. The show begins with a performance from Elan Trotman and his band, […]