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 …

National Artist Spotlight: Sherrie Maricle & The DIVA Jazz Orchestra

Hard-charging. Powerful. Immersed in the history of their craft and in total command of their instruments. That’s The DIVA Jazz Orchestra – an ensemble of 15 extremely talented and versatile musicians who just happen to be women. They can’t help it – they were born that way. Headed by swinging drummer Sherrie Maricle, DIVA exudes …

Tulsa Jazz.Com’s National Artist Spotlight: Terri Lyne Carrington

GRAMMY® award-winning drummer, composer and bandleader Terri Lyne Carrington was born in 1965 in Medford, Massachusetts. After an extensive touring career of over 20 years with luminaries like Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Al Jarreau, Stan Getz, David Sanborn, Joe Sample, Cassandra Wilson, Clark Terry, Dianne Reeves and more, she returned to her hometown where she was …

Tulsa Jazz.Com’s Jazz Legend Spotlight: Walter ‘Foots’ Thomas

Walter "Foots" Thomas February 10, 1907 - August 26, 1981 Reed specialist, arranger and sometimes bandleader Walter "Foots" Thomas retired from fulltime playing in 1948, then became a professional manager whose specialty could easily have been coaching players on the art of amassing discographies capable of encircling Atlantic City's Trump Plaza. Thomas hailed from Muskogee, …

Tulsa Latin Style Performing at Taino’s Caribbean Fusion’s “Salsa Night” Saturday June 25th, 2016

Taino's Caribbean Fusion is just what its name implies – an island-like oasis on Memorial Drive in south Tulsa where people come to mix and relax. It’s simply heaven to those who are looking for a little piece of the Caribbean with their Salsa music, laid-back attitudes, and delicious dishes. Tulsa Latin Style, members of the Tulsa …

Angie Cockrell and Mike Leland Performing at Bluestone Steakhouse October 14th and 15th

It has been and continues to be an honor for us at Tulsa Jazz to work with and represent Angie Cockrell. She is warm, genuine, professional and a fabulous singer, we look forward to many more years together. You have the opportunity to see this wonderful lady perform with the incomparable Mike Leland every Wednesday and …

National Artist Spotlight: Wynton Marsalis

  Wynton Marsalis Performing at The Tulsa Performing Arts Center Friday Oct 2nd! Wynton Marsalis is an internationally acclaimed musician, composer, bandleader, educator and a leading advocate of American culture. He is the world’s first jazz artist to perform and compose across the full jazz spectrum from its New Orleans roots to bebop to modern …