Thursday Apr 4, 2019
Blue Llama: Kenji Lee Quartet
Jazz ensemble led by saxophonist Lee, whose repertoire includes Lee originals along with music by Chick Corea, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Cedar Walton, and others.
Circ Bar: "Dance Party."
With different DJs TBA each week.
Conor O'Neill's: Dickie D
Solo performance by local banjoist Rick Delcamp, a member of the popular local roots music sextet Dragon Wagon.
Detroit St. Filling Station: "Bluegrass & Beer Thursday."
The local Pontiac Trailblazers, a bluegrass quartet led by bassist Ryan Shea, performs a set and then hosts a jam session during a 2nd set. Bring your instrument.
Earle: Jake Reichbart
Solo jazz guitarist. Solo jazz pianists TBA occasionally substitute.
Habitat Lounge: Cetan Clawson
Monroe psychedelic blues-rock trio.
Last Word: The Pherotones
A wide range of jazz and jazzed-up popular music, from the 1920s to the present, by this all-star local quartet. With trumpeter Ross Huff, pianist Giancarlo Aversa, bassist Brennan Andes, and drummer Wes Fritzemeier. Photo: Mark Bialek.
Local pop-rock jam trio.
Oz's Music Environment: "Guitarist Network"
All guitarists invited for a weekly jam session and group lesson that concludes with a group performance. 7:30-9 p.m.
Sweetwaters Plymouth Green: "Live Jazz."
With U-M music student ensembles TBA.
Tap Room: Electric Open Mike
Hosted by The Martindales, a local band led by singer- guitarist Brian Brickley that plays blues and rock covers and originals. All electric musicians invited.
Ypsi Alehouse: Katie Pederson
Local singer-songwriter and pianist whose influences include Sara Bareilles, Ben Folds, John Mayer and Jon McLaughlin. Her repertoire also includes pop covers from the past 50 years. 7-9 p.m.
Ziggy's: "Michael G. Nastos Birthday Party."
Veteran local jazz broadcaster & journalist Nastos celebrates his birthday with a jam session featuring a host of local and Detroit-area jazz luminaries, including Ken Kozora, Tim Flood, Bob Sweet, Emma Aboukasm, John Churchville, Alberto Nacif, Aron Kaufman, Carl Michel, Chas Dayringer, Reggie Canty, Mark Lipson, Ralph McKee and others TBA. With opening sets by the Paul Vornhagen Trio and vintage jazz pianist Jerry Perrine. No cover.
Zou Zou's Cafe: Open Mike
All acoustic musicians invited. Hosted by Rochelle Clark.
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