Wayman Tisdale Foundation Hosts “Tisdale’s SMILE on Jazz”

Local Non Profit Announces Inaugural Benefit Concert Wayman Tisdale Foundation hosts Tisdale’s SMILE on Jazz concert Nov. 2 Tulsa, Okla. – The Wayman Tisdale Foundation is excited to announce their inaugural event“Tisdale’s SMILE on Jazz” benefitting Prosthetics Recipients of Oklahoma on November 2nd. The event is being held at Cascia Hall Performing Arts Center and …

Mike Cameron presents: “A Don Byas Tribute” at the Oklahoma Jazz Hall Of Fame

Mike Cameron Presents Tribute to Oklahoma  Sax Man Don Byas Sunday at Jazz Depot As far as fellow saxophonist Mike Cameron is concerned, Oklahoma jazzman Don Byas was the one big-band era sax player who "best synthesized the swing styles and the bebop styles." Explains Cameron, "He was an extreme virtuoso as far as getting around bebop [chord] changes, but …

Koan Collective Perform at The Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame

  KOAN COLLECTIVE HITS JAZZ DEPOT STAGE SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 14 On its surface, the content of Saturday's Koan Collective performance sounds pretty familiar to those who enjoy live jazz: several specially arranged standards, spiced up with original tunes. A little deeper digging, however, reveals some intriguing, even audacious, content that audiences aren't likely to get anywhere …