Ryan Tedder & Friends at The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

When jazz saxophonist Ryan Tedder takes the Jazz Depot stage on Sunday, January 13th, he’ll not only be introducing some brand new compositions, he’ll also be floating a new nickname. It comes courtesy of longtime Tulsa music figure Charlie Redd, of the R&B band Full Flava Kings, with whom Tedder has been playing for some time. “He and the guys from Full Flava Kings have …

Dave Brubeck Tribute at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

Dave Brubeck Memorial Tribute Concert  begins Winter Series at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall For the past month, ever since his Dec. 5 death (a day before his 92nd birthday), musicians and fans the world over have been remembering the jazz giant Dave Brubeck with concerts, special radio and television programming, and other tributes. The reaction to his …

TU Jazz Combo This Sunday At The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

TU Jazz Combo This Sunday At The Jazz Hall  Show Produced By George Toumayan & Steven Schrag   To Feature Standards & Originals               Drummer and percussionist George Toumayan is no stranger to the Jazz Depot stage, playing there, with, among others, the internationally known jazz guitarist from Tulsa, Pat Kelley. In addition to backing …

Sam Rivers

Multiinstrumentalist and composer Sam Rivers has amassed a distinct and varied body of work linked by a devotion to improvisational freedom and a relentless commitment to unfettered creativity. Samuel Carthorne Rivers was born in El Reno, Oklahoma on September 25, 1923 into a musical family. His grandfather was a minister and musician, who published A …

Pam Crosby

The Queen of Tulsa Jazz Pam Crosby, singing at Ciao', is a regular and still anxiously awaited sight for jazz lovers in this town. That soulful, sultry voice resonates deep down in "your" soul when listening to this marvelous vocalist, she sings for the love of it and it comes across with every note. Doing …