Top 10 Cities With the Best Music Scenes Outside of Nashville NYC and LA – Tulsa, OK | Livability

Tulsa, OK, continues to attract and produce musical talent, and has done so as far back as the 1930s, when King of Western Swing and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Bob Wills relocated his band there. Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame president and musician Jim Paul Blair agrees. As a recent guest on the Tom Skinner-hosted Wednesday …

The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame presents “Salute to Father’s Day: Thanks, Dad!”

 "Salute to Father's Day: Thanks, Dad!" Fathers and Sons in Concert Quite a while ago-Mike Moore isn't sure exactly when-plans were floated for a band composed entirely of father and son musicians to play a show for the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame. That idea sounded great to Moore and his son David, both of …

An Evening of Cabaret at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center June 15,2013

One stage, two shows featuring two of Tulsa's premiere Jazz singers, one incredible evening! In an unprecedented evening of entertainment, Spinning Plates Productions takes over the Charles E. Norman Theater for TWO original cabaret performances from a couple of truly talented ladies. At 7 pm, it's 'Why Cyn Sings Jazz---The Vocal Evolution of Cynthia Simmons.' New …

2013 Young Artist Competition Recital at The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

Oklahoma-Israeli Exchange Announces Winner Young Artist Jordan Hehl to be showcased this Sunday Sunday, for the first time ever, the past three winners of the Oklahoma Israel Exchange's Young Artists Competition will perform on the same stage.  Also for the first time ever, the newest winner is a bass player. Tulsa jazz bassist Jordan Hehl recently …

“Jazz Giving Moore” An All-Star Benefit on Thursday, June 6th at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

Trumpeter and vocalist Jeff Shadley has dubbed the band assembled for Thursday's benefit show the Disaster Relief Orchestra. That name aptly describes his and the group's mission, which is to aid victims of the recent Oklahoma tornadoes by raising money for the Tulsa Chapter of the Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund. But area jazz fans …

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 …