Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Frederick's Got Jazz

Ted Jenkins puts out a regular email telling Frederick area jazz enthusiasts where they can go to find some good music. Here is Ted's email, reprinted with permission.  If you want to get on Ted's mailling list, go to his website and there is a place to sign up near the bottom www.tedsfunkyjazz.com.     ~ Darcy

Dear Friends,
We are continuing with our steady gigs and have some new things happening in the next month. I am happy to introduce Ted’s Jam Band playing my original compositions fusing rock, blues, funk, and jazz.  Here is a link to one of my songs “Street Walking” recorded in Reston last month and another link to a mix or originals and covers recorded last October in Frederick.
I hope you like the vibe!  We are playing:
  • Friday March 11 : Ted’s Jam Band at the M&S Grille, Reston 6:00 to 9:30 PM
  • Friday March 18 : Ted’s Jam Band at The Richland Sports Bar, Middletown 8:00 to 11:00 PM
Connie Guy is still croonin’ her ballads blues and jazz and will appear:
  • Sunday February  28 : Connie Guy’s New Orleans Style Jazz Brunch, M & S Grille, Reston VA 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Sunday March 13 : Connie Guy’s New Orleans Style Jazz Brunch, Firestones Culinary Tavern, Frederick MD  Noon to 4:00 PM - reservations suggested
The Jazz Jam continues at the Main Cup. Middletown from 7:30 to 10:00 PM. Bob and Kim have installed sound soak panels in the bar area.  THE ROOM SOUNDS GREAT!  Thanks, Bob and Kim!   We continue the Valley Jazz Jam every Thursday there from 7:30 to 10:00 PM. 
Here are your house bands:
  • Thursday Feb 25 :  Jordan Clawson - keys,  Howard Burns - drums and reeds, and me on bass.
  • Thursday March 3 : Howard Burns, Anita Thomas - bass and reeds, and Sam Janotta - keys
  • Thursday March 10 : Bob Boguslaw - Keys, Anita Tomas - reeds, and me on bass
  • Thursday March 17 :  Jordan Clawson - keys, Howard Burns - drums and reeds, and on bass
Love, Peace, and Music,
Ted Jenkins