The Myron and Booker Variety Show at The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

In vocalist Booker Gillespie, Myron Oliver has found a kindred spirit – especially when it comes to the local music scene. Like saxophonist Oliver, Gillespie not only performs a lot in and around Tulsa; he also appreciates the amount of talent he sees and hears when he's a member of the audience.            “So Booker …

Sheridan Road Christmas Concert at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

SHERIDAN ROAD CHRISTMAS SHOW TO BE A HOLIDAY FAVORITE According to their director, Dr. Barry Epperley, members of the three-man, three-woman vocal-jazz group Sheridan Road went through “at least 100 different pieces” of Christmas music before selecting the material they wanted to perform in their Sunday Jazz Depot concert. And what they came up with, notes Epperley …

Cynthia Simmons Performs at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

  Vocalist Cynthia Simmons Celebrates the Season with Jingle Bell Jazz at the Jazz Depot As the co-producer and star, with fellow vocalist Pam Van Dyke Crosby, of last month's Tribute to Cole Porter concert, Cynthia Simmons was looking forward to presenting a few Porter songs to the Jazz Depot crowd. But then, things happened. "I twisted my ankle the week …

2013 ABOT Award Winner Angie Cockrell performs at Woodland Hills Mall July 20, 2013

Angie is a singer, songwriter, recording artist with a rich, soulful voice whose influences range from jazz, soft rock, pop, blues, and classic country. A versatile artist, Angie loves incorporating her passion and style into all genres of music. Angie has produced two Cd's "Good Things" (2012) and "Color Me Blue"(2013) and performs in and …

Tulsa Jam’Bassadors Chosen as Finalist for Mingus Foundation Competition

  Tulsa Jam’Bassadors Chosen as Finalist for Mingus Foundation Competition Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame’s All-City Band to Host Benefit February 2nd to Send Students to NYC             In its very first year to enter the national Charles Mingus High School Competition, the Tulsa Jam’bassadors All-City Band has rocketed into the finals. The 18 young musicians, chosen from several Tulsa public …