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For the Love of Jazz Presents
Bryan McAllister's Honk Shoe
Bryan McAllister, Shai Golan, and David Gervais

Sunday, June 9, 2019
7:00 PM
Reno Little Theater
147 E. Pueblo St.
Reno, NV
Pay What You Can

Bryan McAllister is a pianist, composer, performance artist and bandleader, originally from Rocky Mount, NC. He teaches music and general arts courses at University of Nevada, Reno and plays in various groups around the Reno area.

Bryan earned an undergraduate degree in jazz piano performance from CSU Northridge in 2013 and a masters degree in jazz and improvisational music from University of Nevada, Reno in 2017.

Bryan has been the touring keyboardist for indie rock band The Tragic Thrills since 2015 and has toured and recorded with various rock, jazz, and pop groups for the past decade.

"McAllister steers the ship from his seat, stepping out to play beautiful introductions and solos that run the gamut from fierce to devastatingly thoughtful." -Paul Naser, All About Jazz (****1/2)

"With a firm grasp across genres, McAllister and his qualified bandmates...bring the keyboardist’s eclectic compositions to life." -Filipe Freitas (A-)

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Rocky Dawuni

Saturday, June 15, 2019
7:30 PM
Centennial Stage
Oats Park In front of the Oats Park Art Center
151 East Park Street
Fallon, NV
Phone: 775-423-1440

International music star Rocky Dawuni is a Ghanina singer-songwriter who performs his signature “Afro Roots” music which is a mixture of Reggae, Afrobeat, Highlife and soul. Straddling the boundaries between Africa, the Caribbean and the U.S. to create an appealing sound that unites generations and cultures, his infectious grooves and dance-inducing anthems have consistently excited fans across the globe. A galvanizing performer, Dawuni has shared the stage with Stevie Wonder, Peter Gabriel, Bono, Jason Mraz, Janelle Monáe and John Legend, among many others. Named one of “Africa’s Top 10 Global Stars” by CNN, he has showcased his talent at prestigious venues such as The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. and The Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles.

"Dawuni uses the recursive, hip-winding rhythms of contemporary Jamaican dancehall as the foundation for a pile-up of reggae and jazzy Afrofunk tuned for maximum body-moving." – Entertainment Weekly – Entertainment Weekly

This free performance is presented in cooperation with the Mayor, City Council and City of Fallon

Centennial Stage, Oats Park In front of the Oats Park Art Center 151 East Park Street · Fallon, Nev. 89406 Get Directions For More Information Call 775-423-1440 info@churchillarts.org

Visit the Artist’s Website www.rockydawuni.com

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CeCe Gable Celebrates 25 Years!

Sunday, July 21, 2019
7:00 - 9:00 PM
Reno Little Theater
147 E. Pueblo St.
Reno, NV

CeCe Gable Celebrates 25 Years as a Jazz Vocalist in the Reno Tahoe area with a Band of Outstanding Musicians who have performed with her during these years.

From CeCe's Homepage:

CeCe draws the listener into her captivating world of song with an incredible depth of emotion. She swings with rhythmic passion and also has the ability to caress a ballad with effortless interpretation. Influenced by many of the women and men of jazz, she offers her own voice on jazz standards and the American Songbook. She shines on any stage whether she is accompanied by a solo pianist, a trio or an entire orchestra... you'll find you cannot get enough of this jazz experience.

Visit the Official CeCe Gable Website

Read Cece's profile here at renojazz.org.

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Jazz Jam Session Wednesdays
UNR Jazz & Improvisational Music Students

Wednesdays, 2019
7:30 PM
Laughing Planet Cafe
941 N. Virginia Street
Reno, NV
(Next to Campus) 
Free - No Cover

Join fellow earthlings for good food, good company, and good music on Wednesday nights this year at Laughing Planet Cafe. Jazz students from the University of Nevada, Reno's Jazz and Improvisational Music Program will perform.

Laughing Planet Cafe is located next to the UNR Campus. There is no cover.

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Jazz Thursdays
Tristan Selzler and
The Reno Jazz Syndicate

8:30 PM - 12:00 AM
188 California Ave.
Reno, NV 89509
Sit-ins Welcome

Loving Cup Jazz Thursdays has been running uninterrupted for well over two years now. The house group is formed with a revolving cast of Reno's best musicians including Zack Teran, Mike Mayhall, Miguel Jimenez, Rufus Haereiti, Brandon Sherman, Tristan Selzler, and more. Read more about Tristan Selzler and the RJS.

Call (775) 322-2480

Visit The Loving Cup Facebook Page

Mile High Jazz Band Performs
Second Tuesday Big-Band Jazz Night

Every Second Tuesday
7:30 pm (Open Late)
$5 General Admission

Comma Coffee
312 S. Carson Street
Carson City, NV


(775) 883-2662 (Call to make sure!)

The Mile High Jazz Band, an 18-member "big band" composed of 17 instrumentalists and a vocalist, began performing in 1997. The group features music in the Count Basie-Duke Ellington-Woody Herman tradition, as well as more contemporary styles, selected from a repertoire of over 200 tunes. They play ballads, high-powered jazz tunes, and dance music arranged by Nestico, Niehaus, Taylor, and other great arrangers.

Most Mile High Jazz Band Comma Coffee gigs are on the second Tuesday of each month from 7:30 to 9:00 or 9:30 p.m.

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Located between West & Sierra in downtown Reno, open Tuesday through Sunday at 5 PM.

Located at 445 California Ave in the incredibly hip Midtown section of Reno. There's all kinds of music here.

CALL (775) 657-8484 FOR DETAILS


Located at 160 W. Liberty Street in Reno, NV, listen to jazz on the 3rd Sunday of each month from 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM.

CALL (775) 284-2921 FOR DETAILS