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YA SALSA SOCIAL – DECEMBER 18, 2016

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Sunday, December 18, 2016

  • The YA Salsa Social is
    Detroit’s biggest salsa dance party.

    Hosted once per month by YA Salsa,
    attendees have the chance to learn salsa from some of the best instructors in Metro Detroit.

    WHAT :
    $10 at the door gets you:

    -Beginner & Intermediate and On2 Salsa Lesson
    starting at 5:30 ++ p.m.!
    -Endless Beverages & Snacks!
    -A huge wooden dance floor!
    -The hottest salsa tracks spun by our volunteer guest DJ’s
    -Two floors of dancing:
    Salsa and Cha Cha Cha upstairs,
    Latin Mix downstairs !
    -Cash Bar!

    WHEN:
    ( usually) – ( Last) Sunday ( of month) , from 5:30 – 10 p.m.

    WHERE:
    American Legion Post 346
    31775 Grand River Ave,
    Farmington, MI

    WHO:
    All Ages welcome

    www.yasalsa.org

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    (( you have to go into the ” older posts ”
    for some of the info ))

    http://swingandsalsa.blogspot.com/

    https://danceartsmusic.wordpress.com/

    http://midwestmusicanddance.blogspot.com/

    http://midwestmusicmafia.blogspot.com/

    https://midwestmusicmafia.wordpress.com/

    MidwestMusicMafia  At Live or GMail  Dot Com

    People have asked –

    Twitter,com/MadDamMad

    Twitter,com/MusicMobsters

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    Mr.G-ROX  At  Email

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Lansing JazzFest Schedule – 2016

Friday, August 5, 2016

Main Stages (1200 block of Turner St.)

5:30 – 6:45    Solace with Aneesa Strings and Dakota Peterson
North Stage

6:45 – 8:15      Nicole New & the Woodward Horns
MICA (South) Stage

8:15 – 9:30     Orquesta Ritmo
North Stage

9:30 – 11:00   Lowdown Brass Band
MICA (South) Stage

Saturday, August 6, 2015

Main Stages (1200 block of Turner St.)

2:00 – 3:00     JAMM Scholarship Band
MICA (South) Stage

3:00 – 4:00     Nashon Holloway and Bryan Blowers
North Stage

4:00 – 5:30     Betty Baxter “Satin Sounds” – 2016 JAMM Tribute Honoree
MICA (South) Stage

5:30 – 6:45     Fred Knapp Trio
North Stage

6:45 – 8:15    The People’s Jazz Band
MICA (South) Stage

8:15 – 9:30     Michael Dease wsg Doug Webb
North Stage

9:30 -11:00    Ramona Collins


 

MSU Museum’s Great Lakes Folk Festival

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Friday, August 12, 6:00 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 13, noon – 10:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 14, noon – 6:00 p.m.

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Lansing Folk Festival - Schedule - 2016

 

Sunday, August 14

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY STAGE JAM TENT

Paulette Brockington, Swing Dance, Noon–12:30 p.m.
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– Concert  Of  Colors –

– Concert Of Colors 2016 – Palmieri – Was –

Friday, July 15, 2016

Scarab Club

217 Farnsworth St.
Detroit, MI 48202
Doors 8:30 p.m.
Soft drinks $

9:30 p.m. Planet D Nonet (African Township jazz)

Detroit Institute of Arts (outdoors)

5200 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202
Doors 5 p.m. for music on East Lawn
Doors 8:30 p.m. for film at Detroit Film Theatre
Food + Drink $
6 p.m. Dos Santos Cumbia Dance Party (Mexican Cumbian) East Lawn (along John R St.)

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Detroit Institute of Arts

froDixieRemixes Listening Session: A John Sims Project
(spiritual, blues, gospel, jazz, funk, calypso, samba, soul, R&B, house, hip hop) –  Detroit Film Theatre

Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center

3711 Woodward Ave.Detroit, MI 48201     –   Doors 1 p.m.
1-9 p.m. Build Bazaar vendors inside Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center
Growth Center vendors on Parsons Street
Food truck rally outdoors and indoor food vendors
Noon-10 p.m. Biergarten and BBQ on Parsons Street

Meijer Main Stage at Orchestra Hall

3 p.m.         Yuna (Malaysian pop)
5:30 p.m.    King Sunny Ade (Nigerian, world music pioneer)
8 p.m.         9th Don Was Detroit All-Star Revue: Showcase -100 Best Detroit Songs contest (eclectic)
Click here for more info and performer lineup

Comerica Diversity Stage (The Music Box)
2 p.m.        Fred Penner (children’s folk)
4:30 p.m.   Alsarah & The Nubatones (East-African retro pop)
7 p.m.       Brown Rice Family (roots/reggae)
9:30 p.m.   Palenke Soultribe (Afro-Colombian electronic)

Wolverine Outdoor Stage (Sosnick Court, behind Orchestra Place bldg.)
12 p.m.      (noon) Roots Vibrations (reggae)
1:30 p.m.   The Sun Drummers (African drums)
3 p.m.         Casual Sweetheart (indie pop)
4:30 p.m.     Tahnz and The Filthy Animals (jazz/rock/blues)
6 p.m.           Britney Stoney (neo-soul)
7:30 p.m.     MamaSol & Tha N.U.T.S. (hip hop/neo-soul)

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Detroit Institute of Arts

 7:30 p.m. Astrid Hadad (Mexican cabaret) in the Rivera Court

Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center

 Meijer Main Stage at Orchestra Hall

3 p.m.       Cibo Matto (Japanese rock duet)
5:30 p.m.  The Mighty Sparrow (Calypso)

8 p.m. Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra (salsa)

 Comerica Diversity Stage (The Music Box)

 2 p.m.         Detroit Arab American Sound Experience-
Detroit Jammerz, Compact Deity and Mazaj
4:30 p.m. Howling Diablos (funky blues)
7 p.m.         Kiran Ahluwalia (Indian African fusion)
9:30 p.m.  Battle of Santiago (Latin rock)

 Wolverine Outdoor Stage (Sosnick Court, behind Orchestra Place bldg.)

12 p.m.   (noon) Iyawo Dance Theatre + Folkloric Women’s Vocal Ensemble (dance)
1:30 p.m. Buya (Puerto Rican drums)
3 p.m.         Blue Black Hours (heavy psychedelic)
4:30 p.m.    Tristan Brooke (acoustic rock)
6 p.m.         Kevin Christian (R&B)
7:30 p.m.     Sean Dobbins (jazz)


 

Bennett - Siers - Weed - Dirty Dog


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Music – Jazz, Blues, Swing …  May  2016 ++

5-03, Tuesday,   7 p.m.,
Dave Bennett –  fundraiser for Waterford Kettering HS Music Program,
Waterford Kettering Performing Arts Center,

2800 Kettering Drive, Waterford, 48327.
Tickets $10, www.waterfordpac.com

5-03, Tuesday,   Every  at 5:00 p.m.,
5 O’Clock Rush Concert Series
Metropolitan United Methodist Church
.
8000 Woodward Ave.,

  • 5-03 – Alan Day and Stefan K
  • 5-10 – Vocalist Tony Camilletti with pianist Harvey Reed
  • 5-17 – Vocalist Brad McNett with pianist Scott Gwinnell
  • 5-24 – Vocalist Sandra Bomar with pianist Harvey Reed
  • 6-07 – Alan Day and Stefan K
  • 6-14 – Vocalist Ramona Collins with pianist Josh Silver
  • 6-21 – summer Solstice Jazz concert featuring the Scott Gwinnell Jazz Orchestra,
    7-8:30 p.m. (guest vocalists TBA)
  • 6-28 – Vocalist Kate Patterson with pianist Bill Meyer

5-03, Tuesday,   5:30 p.m.
Paul Klinger’s Easy Street Jazz Band
Paul Klinger,
James Dapogny on piano,
Paul Keller,
Mike Jones on clarinet,
Rod McDonald, Guitar
Terry Kimura. trombone.
Dixieland and Traditional Jazz
$10 entertainment charge. :
Zal Gaz Grotto
j
azz from the 1920s and 30s.
2070 W. Stadium Boulevard
Ann Arbor.

5-03, Tuesday, 6-9 p.m.
Pianist Charles Boles,
guitarist Ron English,
bassist John Dana
Renell Gonzalez
no cover!
Dirty Dog Jazz Café.
97 Kercheval,
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236,
(313) 882-5299.

5-03, Tuesday. 8 p.m.
Dennis Coffey
Motown, Jazz and Blues
Pat Smillie – 1st Tuesday,
Theo Spight, Detroit Lions’ vocalist – 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Lady Champagne 3rd Tuesday of each month.
Northern Lights Lounge
660 W. Baltimore, Detroit.
313-873-1739.
Great jazz, great food, no cover, and free lighted parking.

5-03, Tuesday,    8-11 p.m.
Michele Ramo
Jenuine Cigar Lounge,

44791 Schoenherr Road.
Call Jenuwine at 586/ 997-1731.
www.ramomusic.com

5-03, Tuesday,    7-10 p.m.,
Pianist Pat Cronley
drummer John Hill
bass player Jack McDonald
swinging’ Special guest sit-ins.
Soggy Bottom
613 Martin Luther King Ave.
N of downtown Flint.

5-03, Tuesday, 8-11PM.
jam session – full set of jazz, then open to sit-ins.
New Way Bar
,
23130 Woodward Ave,
Ferndale, MI 48220
No cover charge.

5-04, Wednesday,
Dirty Dog Jazz Café.
97 Kercheval,
Grosse Pointe Farms, MI 48236,
(313) 882-5299.
Usually no cover charge for Wednesday and Thursday jazz shows!
Please visit their web site for more details about the artists and pricing.

  • 5-04 through 5-07 – Michael Zaporski on piano
  • 5-11 through 5-14 – Randy Napoleon on guitar
  • 5-18 through 5-19 – trumpeter Roy Hargrove & the Detroit Jazz Festival All-Star Trio
  • 5-25 through 5-26 – Anthony Stanco on trumpet
  • 5-27 through 5-28 – Tia Fuller
  • 6-02 through 6-04 – Dennis Coffey on guitar
  • 6-08 through 6-11 – Drummer Pete Siers featuring Dave Bennett

5-04, Tuesday,    4- p.m.,
Paul Keller and Bob Mervak
piano/bass duo jazz
Gentleman’s Consignment clothing store
,
625 S. Washington,
amazing clothing and jazz. Free refreshments.

5-04, Wednesday (every),    9:30-12:30 p.m.,
The Lotus Jam,
weekly jam session
James Hughes and Jimmy Smith.
Different rhythm sections weekly,
jam session after the 1st set,
Black Lotus Brewing Company,
1 E. 14 Mile Rd., Clawson, 48017.
www.blacklotusbrewery.com

5-04, Wednesday (first of each month),    6:30-9:30 p.m.,
Ron Kischuk’s Tartarsauce Traditional Jazz Band
Grand Hotel (TV’s Grand Event) in Trenton.
2651 W. Jefferson Avenue, Trenton, MI 48183,
734-671-5676,
http://www.tvsgrandevent.com/homer
eservations recommended. $5 cover, food and drink specials.

5-04, Wednesday,    8 p.m.,
The Hot Club of Detroit
Evin Perri on guitar,
Julian Labro on accordion,
Ivan Pena on rhythm guitar
Jordan Schug on bass.
Kerrytown Concert House,
415 North Fourth Avenue,
Ann Arbor, 48104,
734-769-2999, kerrytown concert house.com.

5-04, Wednesday    6:30-9:30 p.m.  
(
first of every month, next month changes to THURSDAY!),
The West Side Ramblers
Morgan Humecky on vocals, lead guitar and banjo;
Sherry Humecky on the hammered dulcimer;
Brian Newsom on chord melody/rhythm banjo;
Kim Dominick on electric bass;
Bob Ervin, rhythm guitar and vocals.
older music of the 1900s or earlier -Dixieland, Big Band, Folk, Country western and more.
Plymouth Ann Arbor Elks Lodge 325
41700 Ann Arbor Rd., Plymouth MI.
734-453-1780
www.plymouthannarborelks325.com
email
jazzattheelks@gmail.com.

5-04, every Wednesday,    8-11 p.m.,
Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland
The Sodbuster
Haymarket Square,
5758 N. Main Street
Sylvania, Ohio,
419-517-1045,
www.sodbusterbar.com
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5-05, Thursday (except the second) – 7-9:30 p.m.
Jerry McKenzie’s Just Jazz
Ray Tini on bass with special guests each week
Nikola’s

Telegraph just north of 10 Mile Rd., west side of the street.
2nd Thursday: Don Swindell Band.

  • 5-05 – Jim Cooper on vibes
  • 5-12 – Don Swindell Band
  • 5-19 – Sandra Bomar on vocals.
  • 5-29 – Paul Vornhagen on flute/saxophone/vocals

(( 5-05, 5-19, 2nd and 4th Thursday. Temporarily until hockey playoffs are over: ))

5-05:     7-10 p.m.,
Bootlegger’s Pig & Whiskey,
15412 Mack Avenue.
new bar owned by Jai-Lee Dearing,,
5-05, Thursday:
O’Malley’s Bar and Grill,
15231 Farmington, x 5 Mile
Livonia,
734-427-7775,
http://omalleyslivonia.com.

5-05, Thursday,      8:30 p.m
pianist Bill Meyer,
Ralphe Armstrong on bass
Gayelynn McKinney on drums.
No cover for the best live jam
2738 Russell in the Detroit Eastern Market.

5-05, First Thursday of each month,      7:30-10:30 p.m.,
Gabby Rosolino on flugelhorn and vocals,
Jerry Neeley on keyboard/vocals,
Tom Ploeger on sax,
Dennis DeCello on drums,
Ron Rosolino on bass and vocals
Sports Channel Bar,
25419 Jefferson Avenue, north of 10 Mile Rd., next to Harbor Lanes,
St. Clair Shores.
586-771-2333.
Sit-ins welcome! .

5-05, Thursday, 1st only,    7-10 p.m.
Gary Greenfelder Orchestra (GGO)
Club 54

Van Dyke Road just north of 16 Mile Road on the east side of the street (in the Sterling Plaza)!
586-795-0054.
$5 cover, not much for a 19-piece band!

5-05, Thursday,      6-9 PM
Paul Keller,
Sarah D’Angelo
Duncan McMillan
London Chop House,
155 E/W.?  Congress
downtown Detroit.

5-05, Thursday,      8-11 p.m.,
Michele Ramo on 8-string guitar.
Jenuwine Cigar Factory Outlets
, #
44791 Schoenherr Rd.,
Sterling Heights,
586-997-1731.
www.ramomusic.com

5-05 every Thursday,    7-10 p.m.
Fred Scott on solo piano and vocals,
La Dolce Vita,

17546 Woodward Avenue,
Detroit,
313-865-0331.

5-05, every Thursday,     5:30-8:30 p.m.
Dan David Trio
Detroit Seafood Market

435 Randolph St., Detroit.
313-962-4180
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5-06, Friday, 5:01 (( last of the Spring season ))
Linda Yohn, 89 1 WEMU Music Director:
Los Gatos.
Rush Street Nightclub,
314 South Main Street
Ann Arbor
www.wemu.org
734-487-2229.

5-06, Friday,      7-10 p.m.
The Rich Michaels Trio
Rich on drums,
Ray Tini on bass
Chuck Shermetaro, featuring special guests every week,
Joe’s Top Dog Restaurant and Bar,
13342 Michigan Avenue,
Dearborn, 48126 (1 block East of Scheafer).
313-846-0888.
Parking in back, and they have great food!
www.RichMichaelsTrio.com

  • 5-6 – Chris Collins on saxophone, Tad Weed on piano
  • 5-13 – Meri Slaven on vocals
  • 5-20 – Johnny Trudell on trumpet
  • 5-27 – Closed for Memorial Day Weekend

5-06 and 5-07, Friday and Saturday,      7-10:30 p.m.,
trumpeter Jimmy Smith, Jazz Series
Onyx,
208 W. Fifth Street,
Royal Oak,
no cover,
www.jimmysmithmusic.net

5-06, Friday – Paul Keller and Friends perform great jazz from 7 till 10:30 PM at Onyx, 208 W. Fifth. Joining Paul will be Beth Stalker, vibraphonist Jim Cooper (from Chicago via Saugatuck), and saxophonist Steve Wood. Great food and drinks at Onyx.

5-06, Friday, Vocalist Kathy Kosins accompanied by Cliff Monear on piano at Maria’s in West Bloomfield, 7-9:30 p.m.

5-06, every Friday,      7-10:30 p.m.,
pianist Pat Cronley – vocalist Joanne Roach
Prime 29 Steakhouse,
6545 Orchard Lake Rd.
West Bloomfield,
248- 737-7463.

5-06 and 5-07, Friday and Saturday,      6-9 p.m.,
Fred Scott on piano and vocals
Little Daddy’s
,
27250 Eureka Road,
Taylor, 48180,
734-287-8600,
www.littledaddys.com
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5-07, Saturday,      1-3:30 p.m.
The Greater Detroit Jazz Society
Jazz at Shield’s
TNT Big Band – Tony DiMaria and Ted Smith.
Featured vocalist – Renee King Jackson.
Shield’s of Southfield,
$10 entertainment charge.
5-07,   6-9 p.m.
Jazz at the Maple – Dave Lundin Jazz Duo,
Dave Lundin on piano
Keith Malinowski on bass.
Maple Theater Cafe,
Corner Maple and Telegraph.

5-07, Saturday,      7-10pm,
Vocalist Meri Slaven
Pianist Kevin Grenier,
Osteria 222
22266 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn
313-792-7500.
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5-08, Sunday,      2 p.m.,
Kind of Blue Revisited
Ellen Rose on piano,
Paul Keller on bass,
Pete Siers on drums,
Paul Finkbeiner on trumpet
Stephen Grady on saxophone.
Kerrytown Concert House,
734-769-2999.
415 North Fourth Avenue,
Ann Arbor, 48104,
www.kerrytownconcerthouse.com

 

5-08, every Sunday, 12 noon to 2 p.m.
vocalist Sheila Landis and 7-string guitarist Rick Matle
jazz, blues and R&B   –  Sunday, Brunch
Beans and Cornbread Soulful Bistro

29508 Northwestern Hwy
Southfield,
Reservations suggested. 248-208-1680.
www.beanscornbread.com.

5-08, Sunday, (every)     Brunch, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Gene Parker
Perrysburg Holiday Inn
(exit 193 off 75 south)
Ohio

5-08, Sunday (every), 10 a.m. brunch,
Trumpeter Ingrid Racine Quartet
Gandy Dancer,
401 Depot Street
Ann Arbor
734-769-0592, . Call to make sure she’s playing that day.

5-08, Sunday,
Phil Ogilvie’s Rhythm Kings,
Zal Gaz Grotto.

2070 Stadium Boulevard
Ann Arbor, between Liberty and Pauline – across from Ann Arbor west side Post Office. Entertainment charge $10,
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5-09, Monday,      7-10 p.m.
Paul Keller Orchestra
Zal Gaz Grotto
,
2070 W. Stadium Boulevard
Ann Arbor.
$10 entertainment charge
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5-10, Tuesday,      7-10 p.m..
Blues @ The Elks features
Kathleen Murray Band.
Kathleen Murray on vocals,
Bob Bowman on drums,
Mike Ferencz on guitar,
Craig Scott on bass and
Evan Mercer on keys.
 www.kathleenmurrayband.com.
Plymouth Ann Arbor Elks Lodge 325
41700 Ann Arbor Rd.,
Plymouth, Mi. 48170    (1/2 mile W. of I-275)
734-453-1780 for info.,
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5-11, Wednesday,      6:30-9:30 p.m.,
The Rec Bowl
in downtown Mt. Clemens kicks off it’s summer series,
Jazzin’ with Some Barbecue –
The Millionaires
with vocalists Camille Price and Dan Devins,
jazz bands and dancing – Sponsored by the Greater Detroit Jazz Society.
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5-12, Thursday,      7:30 p.m..
The Brian Delaney Quartet
Ypsilanti Community Choir Spring Concert
Towsley Auditorium
Washtenaw Community Campus,
:
http://www.ypsicommchoir.org/calendar.php

5-12, Thursday (every other)      8-10 p.m.,
Rob Crozier Duo
VinBar
Ann Arbor
,
111 W. Liberty St.,
Ann Arbor, 48104.
no cover.
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5-14, Saturday,      Doors open at 7 p.m., shows start at 8 p.m.,
Kittens & Crooners,
Elegant evenings featuring metro-Detroit’s top jazz vocalists,
wine samplings, tasty bites and local Art House artists
Northville’s Tipping Pointe Theatre,
361 E. Cady Street,
Northville.
May 14: Paul King / July 9 Beth Stalker.
Pre-sale tickets: 586-484-8797,
www.2Stones ;Events.com, Presented by Financial Architects, Inc.
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5-15, Sunday, 4 p.m.,
Randy Napoleon Trio Album Release
Randy Napoleon on guitar,
Rodney Whitaker on bass
Keith Hall on drums.
Kerrytown Concert House,
415 North Fourth Avenue,
Ann Arbor, 48104,
734-769-2999. www.kerrytownconcerthouse.com
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5-18, Wednesday,      6:30-9:30 p.m.,
The Rec Bowl
Dave Bennett Quartet. – Dave’s birthday
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5-19, Third Thursday,       7-10 p.m.
The Riverboat Ramblers
Bob Ervin,
Brian Newsom
Pat MacCarroll
Commonwealth Club,
30088 Dequindre Road,
Warren, MI 48092-1811,
586-751-9560.

5-19, Third Thursday,   . 5-7:30 p.m
Pat Cronley and Friends
White Horse
.
621 West Court St.,
Flint,
810-234-3811.
part of Flint Jazz Walk.

5-19, Third Friday,     9 p.m. to midnight. 
Dennis Coffey Quartet
Motor City Wine

1949 Michigan Avenue
Corktown, telephone
313-483-7283.
www.MotorCityWine.com
5-19, Thursday,      7-9:30 p.m.
“Anything Goes” sing-along at the Dakota Inn with Kerry Price,
John R just north of McNichols (6 Mile)
Detroit.
Good German food and drink, lighted and guarded parking lot, reservations recommended, 313-856-9722.
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5-20, Friday,      2:15-3:15 p.m.,
Metro Jazz Voices
All Seasons of West Bloomfield
,
5600 Drake,
West Bloomfield,
248-841-8001.
Free and open to the public.

5-20, Friday,     9-10 p.m.,
The Rochester Symphony Orchestra
vocalist Edye Evans Hyde and The Terry Lower Quartet
play “American Treasures.” 8 p.m.,
featuring their 2016 Young Artist Award Winner pianist Greg Hartmann,
playing ‘Rhapsody in Blue.’,
 248-651-4181.
St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Rochester.

5-20, Friday,   12:30 p.m.
Vocalist/pianist Kerry Price presents “Sentimental Journey”
the music of post-World War II.
Programs with sing-along
Mahany-Meininger Senior Center,
3500 Marais in Royal Oak,
near ROHS, $2 at the door.

5-20, Friday, 8 p.m.,
From Ragtime to Rock N’ Roll
Jon Milan on piano,
Kerry Price on piano and vocals,
Matthew Ball (“The Boogie Woogie Kid”) on piano
Dave Bennett, piano and vocals.
Kerrytown Concert House,
415 North Fourth Avenue,
Ann Arbor, 48104,
734-769-2999. www.kerrytownconcerthouse.com

5-20, Friday,      7-10:30p.m.,
Vocalist Meri Slaven
pianist Scott Gwinnell,
Miles Brown on bass,
Bill Higgins on drums a
Carl Cafagna on sax/flute,
The Onyx
208 West 5th St.,
Royal Oak,
248-543-6911.

5-20, Friday,
Planet D Nonet at Bootleggers
,
Grosse Pointe Park
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5-22, Sunday, 6-8 pm
The Brian Delaney Quartet
Chelsea Alehouse Brewery,
420 N. Main Street,
Chelsea, MI.
In support of recent CD release “Let’s Get Acquainted.”
No cover charge, Good food & drink.

5-22, Sunday,
Attic Dwellers Acoustic Jam Session
P.L.A.V. Post #6,
9545 McDougall
Hamtramck, (Joseph Campau to Eveline),
313-874-5322
Free and open to all levels of acoustic players and listeners. atticdwellersdetroit@gmail.com, .

5-22, Sunday,
“CHEEK to CHEEK”
Sandra Bomar and Tony Camilletti on vocals,
Harvey Reed on piano,
John Dana on bass,
Eric Lundquist on sax and winds
Miguel Gutierrez on drums.
Baker’s Keyboard Lounge,
20510 Livernois Ave.,
Detroit;
$5 cover.
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5-26, , Thursday      (every 4th Thursday), ( 6-23 )  7-10 p.m.,
The Metro Detroit Jazz Orchestra,
“Live at the Blue Goose Inn” featuring vocalist Gary Sacco,
28911 Jefferson Ave.,
St. Clair Shores, 48081,
586-296-0950.
 Hear and download free tracks of the band here:
http://metrodetroitjazzorchestra.com/music
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5-29, Sunday,      2:30 p.m
The Speakeasy Quartet – “Jazz a la French Flair” – a cabaret-style concert.
.,
re-visits the Parisian Salon theme from a couple years ago with favorites and new tunes making a “French Connection.” Music of
Edith Piaf,
Maurice Chevalier,
Sydney Bechet,
The Hot Club of France etc.

Ray Manzerolle, re-joins the SEQ!
Mike Karoub, cello;
Hugh Leal, guitar;
Mike Karloff, piano
Place Concorde,
7515 Forest Glade Dr.
Windsor (10 min. from bridge or tunnel via E.C. Row expressway)
Wine and full bar and snacks available in a cabaret style concert in the banquet room
Tickets on sale from Place Concorde or by phone order at 519 948-5545.
Advance $20, at the door $25.

5-29, Sunday,      4-7 p.m
Planet D Nonet
Blue Goose Inn,.,
no cover, donations accepted ,
http://rjspangler.com/pd9.php
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5-31, Tuesday,      7 p.m.
Elaine Greenberg’s fabulous cancer fundraiser “Jazzalot”,
Temple Israel in West Bloomfield,
Dave Bennett,
George Benson on sax,
The Cliff Monear Trio
Sean Dobbins – Drums
Nick Calandro – bass)
the talented young people of The Southeastern Music Academy Jazz Ensemble
Tickets $30 tax-deductible.
For ticket info or to charge your tickets, call 248-702-5938.
You can also send a check, payable to “Living for Music, Inc.’
along with self-addressed envelope to:
Living For Music, inc., P.O. Box 7023, Huntington Woods, MI 48070.

 

5-31, Tuesday,
Jazz @ The Elks
RJ Spangler’s Planet D Nonet 9 piece Jazz/Swing Band.
Enjoy listening to and dancing to
RJ Spangler on Drums,
Justin Jozwiak on Reeds,
Jim Holden on Brass,
Goode Wyche III on Tenor Sax,
James O’Donnell on Trumpet and Vocals,
Ken Ferry on Trumpet and Flugelhorn,
T-Bone Paxton on Trombone and Vocals,
Mike Zaporski on Keys,
Shannon Wade on Bass.
See their website at www.rjspangler.com/pd9.php.
$10 donation,
Plymouth-Ann Arbor Elks #325,
41700 Ann Arbor Road, Plymouth, 48170.
734-453-1780,
www.PlymouthAnnArborElks325.com.
http://rjspangler.com/pd9.php
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6-3, Friday,      8 p.m.,
TNT Big Band
vocalist Charlie Dental
Cadieux Cafe
,
www.CadieuxCafe.com
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6-4, Saturday,      7-10pm,

Vocalist Meri Slaven
Pianist Kevin Grenier,
Osteria 222
22266 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn
313-792-7500.

6-4, Saturday, Planet D Nonet, North Oakland Homeless Benefit, (sold out).
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6-5, Sunday,
The Jazz Cycle
Mt. Clemens Art Fair.
Performances
start at 11:30 a.m. Come hear a variety of Jazz from your Classic Standards, to Jazz Funk, Fusion, Latin and Ballads. Location of performance is in front of the Anton Art Center, 125 Macomb Place Drive.
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– Some Thoughts from Some Dance types –

Son y Casino

Hello, everybody! This is the second video blog post from son y casino. In this one, we talk about how to find the clave during the montuno section of the song using the cowbell pattern. I hope it helps!

Recommended readings in case some of the things said in the video do not make sense or are confusing:

On the distinction between the introduction and the montuno:

SALSA OR TIMBA? THE CASE FOR SON

On the difference between the 3-2 clave and 2-3 clave:

CLAVE: 3-2 OR 2-3? UNDERSTANDING THE DIFFERENCE AND ITS APPLICATIONS

Once you’re done watching the above video, this following video shows what I explained above. From 3:20 to 4:20 you have a minute-long frame showing the cowbell and clave players, and you can see what I was explaining above.

In more modern music, it is a little harder to hear so clearly the cowbell pattern, so…

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At the American Legion Post –
Where they do the YA Salsa Sunday Socials –

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Salsa Band- 03/2015

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– Salsa Time Band –
– 31775 Grand River Ave –
– Farmington Hills – MI –
– Sunday – March 22, 2015 – 6 PM –

– Last Y A Salsa Sunday Social of Winter –



 – Y A Salsa Sunday Social

Sunday,  February 22, 2015  –  5:30 PM

American Legion Post 346

31775 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI (map)

42.457352 -83.360689

The YA Salsa Social is Detroit’s biggest salsa dance party.

Hosted once per month by YA Salsa,
attendees have the chance to learn salsa from some of the best instructors in Metro Detroit.

WHAT:

$10 at the door gets you:

Beginner & Intermediate and On2 Salsa Lesson starting at 5:30 p.m.!

Endless Beverages & Snacks!

A huge wooden dance floor!

The hottest salsa tracks spun by our volunteer guest DJ’s

( Issac, Cisco,  MarcB)

Two floors of dancing –

Salsa and Cha Cha Cha upstairs,

Latin Mix downstairs !

Cash Bar!   (( $ 1.- draft beer … ))

WHEN:

Sunday, February 22,  2015 , from 5:30 – 10 p.m. —

WHERE: American Legion Post 346

31775 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI —

WHO:

All Ages welcome


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Latin American music and dance

 

  • The term Latin American as used here encompasses the Americas south of the United States, as well as the entire Caribbean.
  • The musics of this vast area are perhaps most efficiently discussed in terms of ethnic components–European (especially Iberian), Amerindian, African, and mestizo (“mixed” or acculturated).

Amerindian Background

  • During the colonial period in Latin America (16th-19th century) many Amerindian populations were decimated, and much traditional Amerindian musical culture was destroyed or syncretized with Iberian.
  • Little evidence remains as to the real nature of music in the Aztec, Inca, and
  • Maya civilizations apart from the testimony of 16th-century Spanish chroniclers and what can be seen of instruments–percussion and winds, with almost total absence of strings–depicted in hieroglyphs and pottery decorations. Modern Andean Indians still make extensive use of vertical flutes and panpipes, along with European instruments such as bass drums, harps, and guitars of different sizes.
  • In Mesoamerica Indians now play harps, fiddles, and guitars based upon archaic Spanish models, or MARIMBAS of African origin, all of which have largely replaced indigenous instruments. Only in certain tropical areas (as the Amazon basin) are virtually unacculturated Amerindian musics found.

Iberian Influences

  • relatively few Iberian genres have been retained in their original forms,
  • Iberian origins of many song and dance forms are evident in the use of harps, fiddles, guitars, and many song types derived from Spanish verse structures such as the copla and decima.
  • Such genres include the desafio of Brazil, cueca of Chile and Bolivia, joropo of Venezuela, sones and corrido of Mexico, seis of Puerto Rico, and punto of Cuba.
  • They are usually danced in couples and often incorporate such features as shoe tapping and scarf waving.
  • In addition to the above dances of Iberian derivation, pan-European ballroom dances such as the polka, mazurka, and waltz developed many regional variations.

African Influences

  • The largest black populations are found in the circum-Caribbean region and Brazil. African musical features commonly retained include call and response singing, polyrhythms, extensive use of persistently repeated musical figures, and improvisation based on recurring short phrases.
  • African instruments (primarily percussive) found in both unaltered and adapted forms, with many regional names and variations, include long drums, often in “family” sets of three (congas), iron gongs, internal or external rattles (maracas, shekere), “thumb piano” (marimbula), marimbas, and concussion sticks (claves). (Clave is also the name of an important syncopated rhythmic figure.)
  • The “steel drum” (tuned metal barrel) associated with Trinidad’s CALYPSO has no direct African equivalent but evolved from drum ensembles.
  • CALYPSO (MUSIC)
  • A form of music and dance of the Caribbean, calypso had its primary development in Trinidad, where it is associated particularly with the pre-lenten carnival. Before the carnival begins musicians try out their songs nightly before audiences in Port of Spain. The most popular are used during the carnival.
  • The words of calypso songs are witty and humorous and convey popular attitudes on social, political, or economic problems. Rhythms are provided most often by STEEL BAND percussion instruments, made from the tops of oil drums. As a type of ballroom dance, calypso resembles the rumba, and the music often is performed with conventional dance-band instruments.
  • The most African forms are usually associated with African-derived religions, such as voodoo of Haiti and the Yoruba-oriented candomble of Brazil and santeria of Cuba.
  • The secular samba (Brazil), RUMBA and conga (Cuba), bomba (Puerto Rico) and other forms are also stylistically African.
  • RUMBA
  • Rumba is a type of medium-to-fast polyrhythmic Afro-Cuban song and dance, with a three-part form of introduction, improvised verses, and repetitive call-and-response. It is typically accompanied by 2 to 3 conga drums and sticks. This structure has been adapted for Cuban popular music ensembles. Rhumba is an American term for various Cuban song and dance genres–for example, the son or BOLERO, which are not actually rumbas but were popular dance music styles in the United States during the 1930s and ’40s.
  • More acculturated genres have become national folk/popular musics; generally combining European melodic/harmonic instruments with African percussion, they include the MERENGUE (variants in Dominican Republic and Haiti), plena of Puerto Rico, the cumbia of Colombia/Panama (popular in Central America, Mexico, and the U.S. Southwest), and guaracha and son of Cuba.
  • MERENGUE
  • Merengue is a very popular vocal and dance style from the Dominican Republic.
  • It developed in the early 19th century and is related to the meringue of Haiti. The merengue rhythm is a moderate to extremely fast duple meter, and is danced with a simple sideways couple two-step.
  • It is found in both folk music, using accordion, double-headed tambora drum, and metal guayo scraper, and in various popular orchestral formats. Important performers and bandleaders include Angel Viloria, Johnny Ventura, and Juan Luis Guerra.

Impact on World Musics

  • Still more Europeanized forms (individual songs, genres, and their dance steps) have become popular on the “pan-Latin” and international level through their diffusion by mass media.
  • These include the BOLERO and chachacha of Cuba, the TANGO of Argentina, and the cabaret samba and bossa nova of Brazil.
  • TANGO
  • A dance that evolved in Buenos Aires at the end of the 19th century, the tango is probably derived from the milonga, a lively, suggestive Argentinian dance, and the habanera of Cuba and the West Indies. By the 1920s it had become a popular ballroom dance in Europe and the United States, and had been transformed into a flowing, elegant series of steps accompanied by somewhat melancholy music with a characteristic tango beat.
  • SALSA has evolved from the Cuban son and other genres as a popular music of urban Caribbean Hispanics. As with the earlier mambo, salsa was influenced by jazz harmony and arranging. It developed its most distinctive form in New York in the early 1970s.
  • Salsa (Spanish for “hot sauce”) is a style of popular music that emerged from New York City’s Hispanic community during the mid-1970s, developing from a blend of Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican music with rock and jazz.
  • Its roots are in the Latin dance music of the 1940s–which used trumpets, flutes, and voices–and the dance rhythms of the 1950s that have had varying degrees of popularity since then–the rhumba, mambo, and chacha.
  • The electric guitar, along with electronic techniques, has been added from rock, along with the instrumentation and improvisational skills of jazz.
  • Salsa musicians include performers such as Cuban singer Celia Cruz and bandleader Tito Puente, whose careers predate salsa, as well as younger musicians including bandleader Eddie Palmieri, trombonist Willie Colon, flute player Johnny Pacheco, and percussionist Ray Barretto.
  • Salsa has spread to Hispanic communities throughout the United States. It has influenced both rock and jazz, and the Latin rhythms and percussion instruments can now be heard throughout rock and dance music. However, salsa is still primarily sung in Spanish, and very few performers have crossed over to reach the same kind of success singing in English.
  • Bibliography: Gerard, Charley, and Sheller, Marty, Salsa! TheRhythm of Latin Music (1990.

Latin American music, along with jazz, which also blends African and European traits, has been a great influence on popular music around the world. Asian film songs and Eastern Mediterranean belly dancing may incorporate Latin percussion, rhythms, and/or the clave pattern. Since

the 1930s, Latin rhythms have been popular among, and reinterpreted by West, Central, and East African musicians, resulting in a rich, two-directional cross-fertilization, since the Latin music incorporates many features originally African. The rumba of Spanish flamenco is the result of a similar exchange, in this case between Spain and Cuba, its former colony.

Art Musics

From the 16th through the 19th century, most Latin American “art” music reflected contemporary European models. Musicians composed and performed music much like that of their parent colonial cultures. In the 20th century, however, a number of composers discovered their “national

voices,” based partly upon traditional folk and tribal music (or their conception or reconstruction of it). These include Heitor VILLA-LOBOS in Brazil and Manuel Ponce, Carlos CHAVEZ, Silvestre Revueltas, and Blas Galindo in Mexico. Other composers have tended to represent more universal, rather than nationalist, techniques: these include Alberto GINASTERA and Mauricio Kagel in Argentina, Camargo Guarnieri in Brazil, Domingo Santa Cruz Wilson and Juan Orrego-Salas in Chile, and Julian Carrillo in Mexico.

World music: Chronology

1920s Afro-Cuban dance music popularized in the USA by bandleader Xavier Cugat (1900-1990). Highlife music developed in W Africa.

1930s Latin American dances like samba and rumba became Western ballroom dances.

1940s Afro-Cuban rhythms fused with American jazz to become Cubop.

1950s The cool jazz school imported bossa nova from Brazil. US bandleader Tito Puente (1923-___) popularized Latin dances mambo and cha-cha-cha. Calypso appeared in the pop charts.

1960s Miriam Makeba took South African folk and pop to the West. The Beatles introduced Indian sitar music. Folk rock recycled traditional songs.

1970s Jamaican reggae became international and was an influence on punk. Cuban singer Celia Cruz established herself in the USA as the ‘queen of salsa’. Malian guitarist Ali Farka Touré (1939-___) brought a blues feel to traditional African melodies.

1980s World music was embraced by several established pop stars and various African, Latin American, Bulgarian, Yemenite, and other styles became familiar in the West. Zairean Papa Wemba was one of many Third World singers recording in France.

1990s New fusions, such as Afro-Gaelic, punk Ukrainian, and bhangramuffin, appeared.

Most of the information presented here is taken from the Grolier Encyclopedia (Electronic Version)

– Dance – 11 Year Anniversary –

– December 28, 2014 –

– YASalsa Sunday Social –

  • Sunday, December 28, 2014

    5:30 PM

  • American Legion Post 346

    31775 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI (map)

  • Join The Gang –

    See the Band – LL7

    The next YA Salsa Social is December 28, 2014 !

    The Sunday After –  Christmas –

    The YA Salsa Social is Detroit’s biggest salsa dance party.

    Hosted once per month by YA Salsa,
    attendees have the chance to learn salsa from some of the best instructors in Metro Detroit.

    WHAT:

    $10 at the door gets you:

    Beginner & Intermediate and On2 Salsa Lesson starting at 5:30 p.m.!

    Endless Beverages & Snacks!

    A huge wooden dance floor!

    The hottest salsa tracks spun by our volunteer guest DJ’s

    ( Issac,  Cisco,  MarcB)

    Two floors of dancing –

    Salsa and Cha Cha Cha upstairs,

    Latin Mix downstairs !

    Cash Bar!

    WHEN:

    Sunday, December 28,  2014 , from 5:30 – 10 p.m. —

    WHERE: American Legion Post 346

    31775 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI —
    WHO:

    All Ages welcome


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    for some of the info ))

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  • Sunday, November 30, 2014

    5:30 PM
  • American Legion Post 346

    31775 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI (map)
  • The next YA Salsa Social is November 30, 2014 !
    The Sunday After –  Thanksgiving –
    ——————-
    The YA Salsa Social is Detroit’s biggest salsa dance party.
    Hosted once per month by YA Salsa,
    attendees have the chance to learn salsa from some of the best instructors in Metro Detroit.
    WHAT:
    $10 at the door gets you:
    Beginner & Intermediate and On2 Salsa Lesson starting at 5:30 p.m.!
    Endless Beverages & Snacks!
    A huge wooden dance floor!
    The hottest salsa tracks spun by our volunteer guest DJ’s
    ( Issac,  Cisco,  MarcB)
    Two floors of dancing –
    Salsa and Cha Cha Cha upstairs,
    Latin Mix downstairs !
    Cash Bar!
    WHEN:
    Sunday, November 30,  2014 , from 5:30 – 10 p.m. —
    WHERE: American Legion Post 346
    31775 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI —
    WHO:
    All Ages welcome

    For more events – info – see :
    (( you have to go into the ” older posts ”
    for some of the info ))
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