“Golden Hour” Featuring Cynthia Simmons and Scott McQuade Thursday Oct 26th 2017!

Tulsa Jazz.Com Presents “For the Love of Jazz” During Elder Care’s Golden Hour

Elder Care will host its monthly “Golden Hour” event this Thursday, Oct 26th at 5:30 p.m. It is also an opportunity to learn more about Elder Care and it’s Golden Opportunities program.

This month’s entertainment will be the Jazz duo of Cynthia Simmons and Scott McQuade from TulsaJazz.Com and the Taylor Entertainment Group. The duo will perform” For The Love Of Jazz” a concert which consists many of the most popular Jazz  Standards and a few other musical treats.

Cynthia Simmons has performed in many local and regional venues including the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame, Tulsa Performing Arts Center, Main St Tavern, and the Guthrie Green. She has connected with the Tulsa Jazz community and over the last few years has become one of the more recognized and popular Jazz vocalists in the area.

Scott McQuade will accompany Simmons on keyboard. McQuade is a seasoned veteran with 25 + years as a professional musician and has had the opportunity to perform alongside many world-renowned Jazz artists. Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, he was based in Florida for 11 years and now resides in Owasso, OK.

Scott McQuade

Scott McQuade

Tulsa Jazz is an independent, not-for-profit; Jazz promotion company that keeps the community informed about Jazz related people, places, and events both in the Tulsa area and nationally. The organization helps artists achieve their music goals through creative promotions, education, consistent encouragement, and hard work.

Golden Hour features complimentary beverages, hors d’oeuvres and giveaways and is open to anyone over the age of 60, No RSVP is required. The monthly social event is sponsored by Heritage Villa Nursing Center.

This event is part of the 2017 Tulsa Jazz Gives Back Music Series.

Additional event info:

Date/Time: Thursday October 26th, 2017 5: 30 pm to 6: 30 pm

Location: Elder Care 1223 Swan Dr Bartlesville, OK 74006

Phone: 918-336-8500 (Elder Care)

Cynthia Simmons:

www.cynsingsjazz.com

CynSingsJazz on Facebook

Scott McQuade: www.playitagainscott.com

Tulsa Jazz Music Group Website: http://www.tulsajazzmusicgroup.com

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A Smooth Groove Sunday 2017 Presented by SpiritBank! Sunday Oct 8th, 2017 2:30-6:30 pm at the Guthrie Green

A Smooth Groove Sunday 2017 Presented by SpiritBank! Takes place Sunday Oct 8th, 2017 2:30-6:30 pm at the Guthrie Green. This is Tulsa Jazz’s inaugural Smooth Groove concert and is part of our Summer Concert Series in Tulsa’s Arts District!

This concert is a mixture of Jazz Fusion, Smooth Jazz and a touch of Funk, which makes for a wonderfully unique experience, one that has been requested repeatedly and long overdue!

“A Smooth Groove Sunday” is more than an outdoor concert, it’s an event! A place to people-watch, eat, mingle, relax, soak in the rays, and of course hear some of the coolest music in exhilarating, intimate performances!

This concert offers various levels of entertainment, from classy veterans who have set the standard to young lions taking the jazz scene by storm, all coming together and capturing the spirit of this wonderful event. Bring a chair and a blanket, then sit back and relax to smooth grooves performed by some of the incredible musicians!

 Featured Artists Are:

 

The Scott McQuade Trio:
This Trio consists of three of the Tulsa Jazz community’s top musicians, Jared Johnson, Dean Demerritt, and of course Scott McQuade.This incredible Trio will be performing Traditional Jazz, Free Jazz, and much more! 

 

 MultiPhonic Funk-Their genre rides a fine line between Jazz and Funk. The harmony is dominantly jazz, while the groove, style, and atmosphere are funk, the kind that makes you shake your tail feathers.  They do a good number of original tunes, however they also really enjoy covering groups such as Tower of Power Snarky Puppy, and the No BS! Brass Band.

Website: http://www.multiphonicfunk.com

 

Michael Fields-Bassist Michael Anthony Fields, Jr. has emerged on to the music scene with his smooth and exhilarating bass playing exciting audiences through the region. He made his mark on the smooth jazz world with his incredible remake of Frankie Beverly & Maze’s Can’t Get Over You. Once a member of the smooth jazz band Soultry Sound, Michael has embarked on his musical journey and has taken it to a level beyond his own imagination. The North Carolina Native has been inspired tremendously by the music of the late great Wayman Tisdale, and as he continues his solo career Michael Fields Jr will definitely become a name that you won’t forget!

Website: http://www.michaelfieldsjr.com

 

Max Groove-One of the pioneers of the smooth jazz style that has dominated the airways and captivated countless listeners for years. He has twelve internationally released CDs, three in the top twenty Billboard Jazz.  His current release “Night Owl” has his signature urban smooth jazz sound while showcasing his innovative Funky jazz structures.

Along with Garland Smith on drums, and Clay Johnson on bass, they bring their world of sound, melody, and emotion to the stage, a refreshing combination of original and contemporary jazz that guarantees to satisfy the most avid fan.

Over the years, national tour appearances with performers such as Joe Sample & the Crusaders, the Temptations, Four Tops, Peabo Bryson, Count Basie, Chaka Khan, Jeff Lorber, Ronnie Laws, Joan Armatrading, Russ Freeman and the Rippingtons, Marcus Miller, Dave Koz, and many other greats have added to the reputation of “The Groove”.

Website: https://www.maxgroove.com/

Dave Koz and Friends Summer Horns Tour 2014 at Dallas Music Hall produced by ALWE

Additional Information:

Date/Time: Sunday October 8th, 2017 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Location: Guthrie Green 111 E Mathew B. Brady St, Tulsa, OK 74103

Phone: (918) 574-2421 Guthrie Green

Guthrie Green’s Website: http://www.guthriegreen.com

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Jazz and Wine Night with Cynthia Simmons and Scott McQuade Wednesday Oct 4th, 2017 at Main Street Tavern BA!

Cynthia Simmons and Scott McQuade Live In Concert!

Every Wednesday night is Jazz Night at Main Street Tavern! We can’t think of a better way to spend an evening than listening to your favorite jazz tunes performed by Cynthia Simmons, one of Tulsa’s finest performers, accompanied by the incomparable keyboardist Scott McQuade!

Bring your friends, family, and neighbors, to experience the musical magic that is Cynthia and Scott for yourself while enjoying the delicious menu offerings of Main Street Tavern…See you Wednesday 🙂

This show is a Taylor Entertainment Group Production.

Poster courtesy of Taylor Entertainment Group

Additional Information:

Date/Time: Wednesday Oct 4th 2017 6 pm-9 pm**

**Schedule Change: Cynthia will be performing on the first Wednesday during October & November, she will return to her regularly scheduled second Wednesday performances in December.

Location: 200 S. Main St Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Phone: 912-872-1414

Cynthia Simmons:

www.cynsingsjazz.com

Cyn Sings Jazz on Facebook

Scott McQuade: www.playitagainscott.com

Main Street Tavern: Main Street Tavern on Facebook

Tulsa Jazz Music Group Website: http://www.tulsajazzmusicgroup.com

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Taylor Entertainment Group Website: http://www.taylorentertainmentgroup.net

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Cynthia Simmons and Scott McQuade Live at Main Street Tavern Wednesday September 13th 2017!

Cynthia Simmons And Scott McQuade At Main Street Tavern!

Cynthia Simmons has been described as “A singer who’s performances reaches down to the depths of your soul”. This Wednesday from 6-9 pm you’ll be able to experience this for yourself as she headlines Jazz Night at Main Street Tavern.

Joining Cynthia will be Scott McQuade, who is unquestionably one of Oklahoma’s finest keyboardist!

Stop! Look at yourself. You work hard, taking care of all the responsibilities of career and home… isn’t it time you had a treat?

Let Cynthia’s smooth, velvety voice and Scott’s mesmerizing piano play enthrall and relax you, allowing you to unwind, leaving your day and your troubles behind. Main Street Tavern then continues the pampering with their delicious menu offerings, extended beverage selection, and quality service…See you Wednesday 🙂

Scott McQuade

Scott McQuade

This show is a Taylor Entertainment Group Production.

 

Date/Time: Wednesday September 13th, 2017 6 pm-9 pm

Location: 200 S. Main Street Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Phone: 912-872-1414

Cynthia Simmons:

www.cynsingsjazz.com

Cyn Sings Jazz on Facebook

Scott McQuade: www.playitagainscott.com

Main Street Tavern: Main Street Tavern on Facebook

Like Tulsa Jazz on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TulsaJazz1

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Taylor Entertainment Group Website: http://www.taylorentertainmentgroup.net

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Taylor Entertainment Group on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/taylorentertainmentgroup

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Jazz Night with The Micheal Rappe Quartet Wednesday August 16th, 2017 at Main Street Tavern!

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Main Street Tavern’s Jazz Night Features The Micheal Rappe Quartet!

Every Wednesday night is Jazz Night at Main Street Tavern! We can’t think of a better way to spend an evening than listening to your favorite jazz tunes and more performed by The Micheal Rappe Quartet with their Vegas style sound, think The Rat Pack and Micheal Buble’. The group will be  performing many of your favorites and there may be a few surprises along the way 🙂

Bring your friends, family, and neighbors, to experience the musical magic that is The Micheal Rappe Quartet for yourself while enjoying the delicious menu offerings of Main Street Tavern…See you Wednesday 🙂

This show is a Taylor Entertainment Group Production.

Poster courtesy of Taylor Entertainment Group

Photo courtesy of Brandon Smits

 

Date/Time: Wednesday August 16th 2017 6 pm-9 pm

Location: 200 S. Main St Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Phone: 912-872-1414

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Tulsa Jazz Music Group Website: http://www.tulsajazzmusicgroup.com

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Cynthia Simmons and Scott McQuade Live at Main Street Tavern BA Wednesday August 9th 2017!

Cynthia Simmons And Scott McQuade At Main Street Tavern BA!

Cynthia Simmons has been described as “A singer who’s performances reaches down to the depths of your soul”. This Wednesday from 6-9 pm you’ll be able to experience this for yourself as she headlines “Wine and Jazz Night” at Main Street Tavern BA.

Joining Cynthia will be Scott McQuade, who is unquestionably one of Oklahoma’s finest keyboardist!

Let Cynthia’s smooth, velvety voice and Scott’s mesmerizing piano play enthrall and relax you, allowing you to unwind, leaving your day and your troubles behind. Main Street Tavern BA  then continues the pampering with their delicious menu offerings, extended beverage selection, and quality service…See you Wednesday 🙂

Scott McQuade

Scott McQuade

This show is a Tulsa Jazz Music Group Production*.

*Tulsa Jazz Music Group is a division of Taylor Entertainment Group LLC

 

Date/Time: Wednesday August 9th, 2017 6 pm-9 pm

Location: 200 S. Main St Broken Arrow, Oklahoma

Phone: 912-872-1414

Cynthia Simmons:

www.cynsingsjazz.com

Cyn Sings Jazz on Facebook

Scott McQuade: www.playitagainscott.com

Main Street Tavern: Main Street Tavern on Facebook

Tulsa Jazz Music Group Website: http://www.tulsajazzmusicgroup.com

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Taylor Entertainment Group LLC: https://www.facebook.com/taylorentertainmentgroup

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Tulsa Jazz Artist Spotlight: Ahmad Austin

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“Enjoy Now” A Painting by Ahmad Austin

A typical night for Ahmad Austin can be stated in one word: relaxation.  In fact, most of his paintings are done at night when his inspiration comes from the sultry sounds of John Coltrane, a popular jazz legend. When Austin ends his workday as an art teacher, he begins a work of exquisite art that evokes excitement and energy.  Austin states, “It’s almost indescribable how I feel when I’m painting. It’s as if time doesn’t exist. After coming home from an intense day working with elementary students, Austin shows us how he goes from teaching art class to painting jazz…

For more information about this artist click below:

A. Austin Jazz Paintings

http://www.aaustinart.com/gallery/

Tulsa Jazz Music Group Website: http://www.tulsajazzmusicgroup.com

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