– Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe – April – 2014 –


Each week the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe hosts live performances from the greatestjazz musicians across the country.   

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JAZZ PERFORMANCES THIS WEEK
 
The Valdez Collective
April 23 – 24, 2014
Wed. & Thurs.: No cover.
Seatings: 6:00pm & 8:30pm
Reservations highly recommended.  Skeeto Valdez:
 He’s been called a “Force of Nature!”,
Revisiting the age old idea to create a forum to jam with his many musical friends and dubbing it “The Collective” with a simple premise of having a ball, while playing great music.
All quite accomplished musicians. The lineups feature a who’s who of amazing, talented musicians/vocalist/tap dancers/circus performers, basically TALENT! 
 Playing great-fun-elec/acoustic jazz/Blues/Funk/Polkas/ anything and everything! With an ear towards stretching out from within, 

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Robert Hurst Quintet
April 25 – 26, 2014
Seatings: 6:00pm & 8:30pm
Fri. & Sat.: $30 cover.
Encore Performance 10:30pm-11:30pm
Reservations highly recommended.
Robert Hurst has been one of the most in-demand bass players in jazz for the past quarter century and has done extensive stints in the bands of Wynton Marsalis, Tony Williams, Branford Marsalis, Charles Lloyd, Chris Botti, and Diana Krall.Hurst is an Associate Professor of Music at The University of Michigan School of Music, Theater and Dance, Dept. of Jazz & Contemporary Improvisation, Ann Arbor, MI.
Performing with Rob Hurst is Nate Winn- drums, Ian Finklestein- piano, Rafael Statin- Sax, PePe Espinosa- percussion.

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UPCOMING LIVE PERFORMANCES

04/23-04/24    The Valdez Collective (Drummer)

04/25-04/26    Robert Hurst Quintet (Bassist) $30.00  cover.

04/30-05/01    Ian Finkelstein (Pianist)

05/02-05/03    Benny Golson  (Saxophonist) $40.00  cover.

05/07-05/10    Marcus Belgrave (Trumpeter)

05/14-05/17    Johnny Oneal  (Pianist) Weds. & Thurs. $10 cover. Fri. & Sat. $20 cover.

05/21-05/24    Rayse Biggs (Trumpeter)

05/30-05/31    Freedy Cole  (Singer and pianist) $40.00 cover charge.

06/04-06/07    Jazzfest All-Star Week

06/11-06/14    Ralphe Armstrong (Bassest)

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EVERY TUESDAY

Charles Boles Quartet

Ron English on Guitar, Ronelle Gonzalves on Drums, John Dana on Bass and Charles Boles on Piano.

Performing through dinner hours (5:00pm – 9:00pm)

Reservations recommended. No cover charge.

An internationally known music director, conductor and accompanist, Boles has extensive experience working with many great artists, including Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, B. B. King, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Mel Torme, Etta James and more. Charles Boles is a Detroit Music Factory (DMF) recording artist. DMF is a subsidiary of Mack Avenue Records.

Featuring the 3 for $30 menu

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

New and expanded menus featuring some new, and sure to become favorite entréesExtended Lunch Hours: Tuesday – Friday 11:30am – 5:00pm, no lunch on SaturdaysThe Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe is closed Sundays and Mondays

Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe
97 Kercheval
Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan

313.882.5299
www.dirtydogjazz.com

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