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Jahari Stampley Trio

[ Saturday, September 28, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Young pianist Jahari Stampley blasted onto the international jazz scene in 2023 by winning the prestigious Herbie Hancock Institute Competition. Accompanied by his GRAMMY®-nominated multi-instrumentalist mother, D-Erania Stampley, and drummer Miguel Russell, Jahari performs ultra-funky, dimension-opening jazz with a triumphant style that is unmistakably his own.

UpStage is an intimate, cabaret-style setting on the Phillips Center […]

Stella Cole

[ Friday, January 31, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Let this performance transport you to a 1940s jazz club with moody lighting and the sounds of soft chatter and clinking glasses that fade away as a star takes the stage. Raised on old movies and classic singers, Stella Cole captivates audiences with her soothing renditions of tunes from the Great American Songbook, and a […]

José Valentino and Charlton Singleton

[ Saturday, February 1, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
José Valentino, a recipient of multiple Latin GRAMMY® Awards, is a versatile multi-instrumentalist with a musical style that traverses R&B, Latin, jazz, fusion, and beyond. Charlton Singleton is a multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning trumpeter, conductor of the Charleston Jazz Orchestra, and a founding member of the acclaimed Gullah quintet Ranky Tanky. Together, Valentino and Singleton promise […]

TIME FOR THREE

[ Thursday, March 20, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
GRAMMY® and Emmy-winning ensemble TIME FOR THREE (TF3) defies conventions with genre-bending excellence. Their unique instrumentation of two violins and a double bass well matches their extraordinary sound, which merges classical, Americana, modern pop, and singer-songwriter styles. Their signature charismatic performances and pushing of creative boundaries leaves audiences captivated worldwide.

UpStage is an intimate, cabaret-style setting […]

Sean Mason Quartet

[ Friday, September 20, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Pianist Sean Mason’s unique voice in jazz is steeped in the sound of the South. Mason’s performances are grounded in an integrity reinforced by his appreciation of his musical ancestors with influences ranging from Ray Charles to Duke Ellington to southern gospel and blues. His 2023 album, The Southern Suite, offers moments of complexity that […]

Alex Cuba

[ Friday, March 28, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Alex Cuba’s sweet melodies, pop-soul hooks, and powerful guitar riffs abandon the conventional stereotype that is found in much of the Latin music landscape. Born in Cuba and now residing in Canada, he effortlessly blends the rich melodies of his Cuban roots with North American influences. Performing solo, Alex brings a very intimate performance to […]

The Guy Mintus Trio

[ Saturday, March 29, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Guy Mintus brings the expertise of a trained concert pianist, the energy of a showman, and a jazz musician’s sense of adventure. Coming from a heritage of Iraqi, Moroccan, and Polish Jews, he is unafraid to throw into the mix his native Middle Eastern scales and rhythms. The Guy Mintus Trio creates a musical home […]

Tres Souls

[ Saturday, September 21, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Tres Souls has been capturing hearts one ballad at a time. They are a modern embodiment of the vintage sounds of the Golden Age of Mexican Cinema and will transport you to a more romantic time. You don’t need to speak Spanish to understand the emotion conveyed by the gorgeous melodies of this L.A.-based bolero […]

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper

[ Friday, November 1, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
2019 Best Bluegrass Album GRAMMY® Award-winner Michael Cleveland can claim dominance in the highly competitive world of bluegrass as a 12-time IBMA Awards Fiddle Player of the Year. He has performed with a legendary list of greats such as Béla Fleck, Tommy Emmanuel, Billy Strings, and Vince Gill. Cleveland is widely considered the top fiddler […]

Endea Owens & The Cookout

[ Saturday, November 2, 2024; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
If you’ve seen Endea Owens jamming with the house band on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert or delivering joyfully catchy basslines on NPR Tiny Desk with her band The Cookout, then you know not to miss a chance to see Endea’s musical prowess shine in person. Her accolades include an Emmy, a GRAMMY®, and […]

Della Mae

[ Saturday, March 1, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
You will get wrapped up in Della Mae’s foot-stomping performance. Long regarded as a powerful live band in bluegrass and Americana, Della Mae is a GRAMMY®-nominated, all-women string band reared in diverse musical styles.

UpStage is an intimate, cabaret-style setting on the Phillips Center Mainstage. The 7:00 p.m. seating includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and cash bar; […]

Birth of the Cool

[ Friday, April 11, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Follow these ambassadors of jazz on a toe-tapping expedition through the iconic era of jazz in an exploration of the late Miles Davis and trumpet greats like Freddie Hubbard, Lee Morgan, and Clark Terry. Kick back while these top-shelf musicians serve as your guides, bringing to life the sophisticated sounds that shaped bebop and hard […]

Las Guaracheras

[ Thursday, April 10, 2025; 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm. ]
Las Guaracheras is a salsa band hailing from the city of Cali, Colombia, that is lifting female voices in the Afro-Latin music scene. Their music is about joy, memory, and transformation backed by vibraphone, percussion, bass, piano, and vocals. Good luck sitting still when this irresistible Latina band takes the stage. 

UpStage is an intimate, cabaret-style […]

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