Streaming Schedule

August schedule: Our Wednesday streams in August feature women artists in honor of Women’s Suffrage Centennial

Your go to place for all NJW streams. Jazz From Home & From The Archives will now alternate Wednesdays at 7pm CDT. Jazz On The Move will still stream on Sundays in conjunction The Frist Art Museum.

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8/5 Paula James Chavis From The Archives. Watch here

A swinging set from the March 2019 performance featuring this popular Nashville vocalist with the John Birdsong Trio (John Birdsong, bass, Bryan Harrison, piano, and Wendell Henry, drums) with special guest, guitarist Geary Moore.

Paula is a gifted and elegant vocalist who has performed around town for many years, often with longtime collaborators John Birdsong or Sam Levine. At home in jazz and popular styles, her influences include Nancy Wilson, Ella Fitzgerald, and Sarah Vaughan. Here she leads the band through a swinging evening of jazz standards, including what has become her signature tune, a gorgeous rendition of Nancy Wilson’s “Guess Who I Saw Today.”

8/12 Kelli Cox Jazz From Home
Kelli Cox, Bryan Cumming, and Alison Brazil. One of Nashville’s “go-to” jazz pianists, Kelli Cox has made frequent appearances at in the Jazz Cave, as a leader and in support of other artists. Join Kelli August 12 for this live streamed concert. Together with multi-instrumentalist Bryan Cumming and vocalist Alison Brazil, Kelli will pay tribute to three groundbreaking women jazz artists of the 1920’s and 30’s who advanced the cause of equality for women: Mary Lou Williams, Lil Hardin, and Valaida Snow.
8/19 Sofia Goodman From The Archives
Sofia is an up-an-coming drummer who brought her contemporary jazz/funk/fusion band to the Jazz Cave in January 2019 for an installment in the B-Side Social series. A gifted composer as well as instrumentalist, Sofia and the band present a hard-driving set with a deep groove, including original material and contemporary tunes by the likes of Roy Ayers and Hiromi.
8/23 The Life & Music of Nina Simone with Dara Tucker JOTM Redux

Jazz on the Move Redux is presented in cooperation with the Frist Art Museum and features a YouTube stream of a classic Jazz on the Move performance. This month’s feature will be The Life and Music of Nina Simone with Dara Tucker. The concert was originally presented in March 2019 to a standing room-only crowd. The upcoming stream is a chance to see it if you missed the original performance, or to see and hear it again.

The Jazz on the Move series is made possible through generous support from: The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee, Caterpillar Financial Services, Anne and Peter Neff, The Carolyn Kulkin Fund for Education and Community, Arkiv Jazz, and New City Properties.

8/26 Mechem Family “The Women Composers of Tin Pan Alley” Jazz From Home
The Mechem Family Band, tribute to the women composers. NJW co-founder Lori Mechem leads a virtual concert with her musical family: Roger Spencer, Larry and Nancy Mechem, and possible special guests.

Past streams:

7/15 Jazz From Home: Chip Henderson

7/19 Jazz On The Move Redux: Miles Davis “Kind of Blue” featuring Rahsaan Barber

7/29 From the Archives: Giovanni Rodriguez