Tulsa Jazz.Com’s National Artist Spotlight: Bassist Ron Carter

Photo courtesy of Fortuna Sung The most recorded jazz bassist in history with 2,221 individual recording credits as of September 15th, 2015  verified by Guinness World Records!  “Ron Carter is living proof that integrity and clarity of artistic vision are alive and well in … jazz.” John Snyder, Em Arcy Walk or wander into the world of …

2nd Annual Chet Baker Jazz Festival Saturday October 1st Yale, Oklahoma

  The City of Yale honors one of their own, the late, great Chet Baker Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker Jr. was born on December 23, 1929, in Yale, Oklahoma, and moved to the Los Angeles area with his family at age 10. The son of musically inclined parents, he sang in church choirs and tried his hand at …

Inaugural Chet Baker Jazz Festival Saturday October 10th Yale, Oklahoma

Trumpeter Mike Moore leads an All-Star cast honoring the Late, Great Chet Baker Chesney Henry "Chet" Baker Jr. was born on December 23, 1929, in Yale, Oklahoma, and moved to the Los Angeles area with his family at age 10. The son of musically inclined parents, he sang in church choirs and tried his hand at …

Jazz Eureka 2015 Featuring Joey DeFrancesco September 11th &12th

Jazz Eureka 2015 features Joey DeFrancesco, Beto and the Fairlanes Jazz Eureka celebrates 30 years of jazz in Eureka Springs with a stellar line up featuring Joey DeFrancesco.  Joey, a 2 time Grammy nominee, has played with Miles Davis and some of the biggest names in the music business.  Considered the master of the jazz …