All shows are in the Birmingham, AL area unless otherwise noted. Click on stuff that is clicky for more details, or feel free to email me with questions.


WINTER 2019 & BEYOND


Thursday, January 10 UAB Jazz Faculty Sextet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Friday, January 11 String Theory Brennan's 7 PM ALL AGES WELCOME


Sunday, January 20 Brennan's jazz jam 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME


Friday, January 25 guest performer with Davidson College Jazz Ensemble (Davidson, NC) 7:30 PM


Saturday, February 2 Homewood School of Music student recital! 10:30 AM


Tuesday, February 5 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet Randolph School's (Huntsville) annual Meet the Musicians event 7 PM


Sunday, February 17 Brennan's jazz jam 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME


February 21 - 23 UAB Jazz Summit - this is a GREAT annual jazz camp for high school students! Register HERE.


Tuesday, March 5 Two second line parades with Chad Fisher at Pepper Place (6 PM) and Mom's Basement (8 PM)


Monday, March 11 Alabama School of Fine Arts faculty recital - I'm playing with String Theory and a klezmer band Hess- Abroms Recital Hall 5:30 PM


Thursday, March 14 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, March 24 Brennan's jazz jam 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME


Sunday, April 21 Brennan's jazz jam 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME






PAST EVENTS


2015:


Sat, April 25 Ben Carrasquillo Senior Recital Bryant-Jordan Hall @ U of A / Tuscaloosa 5:30 PM


Sunday, April 26 private gig with String Theory


Thurs, Apr 30 The Chad Fisher Group, swing edition Alys Stephens Center 5:15 PM


Friday, May 1 String Theory Alys Stephens Center's Cirque Alys 2 8 PM


Saturday, May 2 private gig with Matthew DeVine


Sunday, May 3 String Theory Birmingham AIDS Outreach Arty Party 3 PM


Thursday, May 7 private gig with Choko Aiken


Friday, May 8 private gig with Matthew DeVine


Monday, May 11 recording session with Rob Alley's Alabama Songbook


Thursday, May 14 Chad Fisher (opening for Xavier Rudd) Saturn 8 PM


Saturday, May 16 The Chad Fisher Group, swing edition Alys Stephens Center (Dr. John pre-show) 6:30 PM


ALSO Sat, May 16 String Theory Crestwood Tavern 9 PM


Thursday, May 21 Chad Fisher Parkside 9 PM


Sunday, June 7 String Theory ROJO 4 PM


Saturday, June 13 Chad Fisher Alexander City Jazz Fest 6:30 PM


Saturday, June 20 Jason Bailey Moonlight On the Mountain 7:30 PM


Monday, July 6 drumming for Ursula Smith / West African dance Vestavia Civic Center 7PM


Thursday, July 16 The Birmingham Seven Hoover Library 6:30 PM


Friday, July 17 private gig with String Theory


Saturday, July 18 The Birmingham Seven Watermelon 5K in Centreville! 8PM


Tuesday, July 28 drumming for Melvin Blak / West African dance The Dance Foundation 7PM


Saturday, August 1 Chad Fisher Secret Stages Rogue Tavern @ midnight


Friday, August 14 Chad Fisher The Hub 30A Santa Rosa Beach, FL 7 PM


Monday, August 17 Chad Fisher @ B.B. King Tribute! Alys Stephens Center 7 PM


Friday, August 21 private party with Erin Mitchell & Carlos Pino


Saturday, August 29 String Theory Crestwood Tavern 8:30 PM


Friday, September 4 trio with Matt Wiley (keys) & Mark Kimbrell (guitar) Harrison Galleries / Tuscaloosa 6 PM


Sunday, September 6 Choko Aiken Trio Eric Essix's Jazz Escape @ Ross Bridge 9 AM brunch


Friday, September 11 String Theory Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve 6:30 PM


Saturday, September 12 String Theory Artwalk after party 7:30 - 10 PM


Friday, September 18 private gig with Jon Noffsinger, Tom Wolfe, Chris Kozak!


Sunday, September 20 private gig with DOWNRIGHT


Monday, September 21 private gig with Choko Aiken


Thursday, September 24 private gig with String Theory


Friday, September 25 private gig with Jon Noffsinger, Tom Wolfe, Chris Kozak!


Sunday, September 27 private gig with Matthew DeVine


Saturday, October 3 private gig with String Theory


Tuesday, October 6 recording session with Jon Poor


Wednesday, October 7 recording session with St. Junia United Methodist


Thursday, October 8 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, October 11 Chad Fisher opening for Karl Denson Vulcan AfterTunes 3 PM


Thursday, October 15 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet B'ham high schools tour!


Tuesday, October 20 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Campus Green 11 AM - 1 PM


Thursday, October 22 private gig with String Theory


Saturday, October 24 private gig with String Theory


Saturday, October 31 private gig with Matthew DeVine


Saturday, November 7 private gig with The Birmingham Seven


Sunday, November 8 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet St. Junia 4:30 PM


Thursday, November 12 private gig with String Theory


Saturday, November 14 String Theory Trim Tab Brewing 8 PM


Sunday, November 15 String Theory ROJO 5:30 PM


Tuesday, November 17 The Birmingham Seven Shelton State in Tuscaloosa 1:00 PM


Tuesday, December 1 private gig with String Theory


Monday, December 7 private gig with John Williams


Tuesday, December 8 Montgomery schools tour with String Theory!


Wednesday, December 9 UAB Jazz Faculty Christmas carols at South Highland Presbyterian 6:30 PM


Friday, December 11 private gig with Choko Aiken


Sunday, December 13 St. Junia album release party! (venue TBA) 4:30 PM


Thursday, December 17 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

ALSO

Thursday, December 17 private gig with The Birmingham Seven


Friday, December 18 private gig with the Not Too Loud Trio


Wednesday, December 23 St. Junia jazz Christmas carol service Highlands UMC 7 PM


Wednesday, December 30 String Theory Moonlight On the Mountain 7:30 PM


Thursday, December 31 trio with Sam Pointer & Brandon Peeples Ross Bridge -after the Alabama game!



2016:


Sunday, January 3 Celebration Service with St. Junia at First United Methodist 4:30 PM


Wednesday, January 13 UAB Jazz faculty at benefit for tornado victims in B'ham's District 7 WorkPlay 7 PM


Saturday, January 16 private gig with Choko Aiken


Thursday, January 21 The Birmingham Seven at the Alabama Music Educators' Conference Montgomery


Saturday, January 23 private gig with The Chad Fisher Group


Friday, January 29 Shabbat Service featuring Magic Shtetl (klezmer) Temple Emanu-El 5:40 PM

ALSO

Friday, January 29 David Bowie tribute Saturn 8 PM


Thursday, February 4 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Friday, February 5 trio with Matt Wiley & Jonathan Harms Harrison Galleries Tuscaloosa 6-9 PM


Tuesday, February 9 UAB Jazz faculty at Fat Tuesday celebration (open to the public) Vestavia Hills United Methodist 6 PM


Thursday, February 11 private gig with Choko Aiken


Friday, February 26 David Bowie tribute Buck Mulligan's 8 PM


Sunday, March 6 Celebration Service with St. Junia at Buck Mulligan's 4:30 PM


Saturday, March 12 Chad Fisher Black Market Bar in 5 Points


Sunday, March 13 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Thursday, March 17 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Friday, March 18 String Theory plays Radiohead & Queen! The Nick 9 PM


Saturday, March 19 private gig with Matthew DeVine


Sunday, March 27 Easter sunrise at Avondale Park


Saturday, April 2 UAB Jazz Summit master class (This is a GREAT annual jazz camp for high school students!)


Sunday, April 10 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM

ALSO

Sunday, April 10 Chad Fisher The Syndicate Lounge 11 PM (opening for The Filthy Six / official Mumford & Sons after-party)


Saturday, April 16 UAB Percussion Symposium - performance with Matthew DeVine / Aaron Goldberg / Mitch Caponetto 11 AM


Wednesday, April 20 UAB Jazz faculty recital UAB Music Building / Hulsey Center 12:20 PM


Saturday, April 23 String Theory Moonlight On the Mountain 7:30 PM


Tuesday, April 26 private gig with String Theory


Thursday, April 28 Chad Fisher opening for St. Paul & The Broken Bones! Tipitina's / New Orleans


Sunday, May 1 String Theory Birmingham AIDS Outreach Arty Party 3 PM


Monday, May 2 drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa / West African dance Vestavia Civic Center 7PM


Sunday, May 8 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Monday, May 9 drumming for Youssouf Koumbassa / West African dance Vestavia Civic Center 7PM


Wednesday, June 1 Chad Fisher opening for Preservation Hall! Avondale Brewing 8 PM


Sunday, June 5 String Theory ROJO 4-6 PM


Saturday, June 11 Choko Aiken Trio Perfect Note 7 PM


Sunday, June 12 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Thursday, June 16 Carlos Pino Quintet Hoover Library 6:30 PM


Saturday, June 25 private gig with Choko Aiken


Mon-Tues, June 27-28 recording session with The Birmingham Seven


Friday, July 1 Voodoo Saints Live at the Plaza / Tuscaloosa 6 PM


Thursday, July 7 Choko Aiken Trio Perfect Note 7 PM


Thursday, July 21 recording session with String Theory


Saturday, July 23 Choko Aiken Quartet Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival 1 PM


Sunday, July 24 Choko Aiken Trio Perfect Note 2-5 PM


Sunday, August 7 Leslie Braly & Ed Brooks of Pineola Moonlight On The Mountain 7:30 PM


Thursday, August 11 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, August 14 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Sunday, August 21 Birmingham Holocaust Education Center's L'Chaim 2016 ASC Sirote Theatre 2:30 PM


Friday, August 26 premiere of Alan Goldspiel's Klezmer Shabbat Service! Temple Emanu-El 5:40 PM


Saturday, August 27 private gig with The Jason Bailey Band


Sunday, September 4 duo with Matthew DeVine Grand Bohemian Hotel 11 AM


Thursday, September 8 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Saturday, September 10 Matthew DeVine Artwalk after party 7 PM


Sunday, September 11 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Friday, September 16 String Theory Moonlight On The Mountain 7:30 PM


Sunday, September 18 Matthew DeVine Trio Ross Bridge brunch 9:30 AM


Sunday, September 25 duo with Matthew DeVine Grand Bohemian Hotel 11 AM


Friday, October 7 duo with Choko Aiken Birmingham Museum of Art / Art After 5: First Fridays


Sunday, October 9 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Thursday, October 13 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Friday, October 14 String Theory The Nick 9 PM


Saturday, October 15 The Birmingham Seven Kentuck Festival of the Arts / Northport 2 PM


Thursday, November 10 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Saturday, November 12 String Theory Marty's PM


Sunday, November 13 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Sunday, December 11 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Thursday, December 15 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Tuesday, December 20 Mingusphere Syndicate Lounge 7 PM


Thursday, December 29 String Theory Moonlight On The Mountain 7:30 PM



2017:


Thursday, January 12 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Fri-Sat, January 13-14 jazz camp with Grissom High School Jazz Band featuring Jeff Coffin! / Huntsville


Saturday, January 21 Matthew DeVine's Big Greasy 2nd Annual Lyric Theatre Masquerade Ball 7 PM


Friday, January 27 String Theory Buck Mulligan's 8 PM


Thursday, February 9 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Friday, February 10 private gig with Choko Aiken


Sunday, February 12 Brazilian pop music with Alex Ghandy & Robert Wason Trim Tab Brewing 2 - 4:30 PM


Sunday, February 12 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Thursday, February 16 recording session with Tom Williams at Bates Brothers


Saturday, February 18 private gig with Erin Mitchell & Steel City Prophets


February 23 - 25 UAB Jazz Summit - this is a GREAT annual jazz camp for high school students!


Saturday, February 25 private gig with String Theory


Tuesday, February 28 Mardi Gras at Cantina with Matthew DeVine & Aaron Goldberg 6-9 PM


Friday, March 3 Brazilian pop music with Alex Ghandy & Robert Wason Trim Tab Brewing 8-11 PM


Wednesday, March 8 UAB Jazz Showcase Buck Mulligan's 7 PM


Thursday, March 9 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Friday, March 10 String Theory Trim Tab Brewing 7:30 PM


Sunday, March 12 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Sunday, March 26 Jon Poor Blank Domino album release The Syndicate Lounge 1 PM


Saturday, April 8 Meteorite Otey's Tavern 9 PM


Sunday, April 9 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Wednesday, April 19 UAB Jazz faculty concert UAB Hulsey Center 12:20 PM FREE & open to the public


Sunday, April 23 The Birmingham Seven Gov't Plaza / Tuscaloosa 6 PM FREE


Sunday, May 7 String Theory BAO's 26th Annual ARTY PARTY B&A Warehouse 3 PM


Thursday, May 11 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, May 14 Brazilian pop music with Alex Ghandy & Robert Wason Trim Tab Brewing time TBA (brunch)

ALSO

Sunday, May 14 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Wednesday, May 24 The Chad Fisher Group WorkPlay 8 PM


Sunday, June 11 jazz jam session Buck Mulligan's 6-9 PM


Saturday, July 1 The Birmingham Seven Watermelon 5K in Centreville 8 PM


Saturday, July 29 drum class at Homewood School of Music! 11 AM


Friday, August 4 private gig with Erin Mitchell & Steel City Prophets


Tuesday, August 8 Nicholas Boyd Group The Alcove / Tuscaloosa 8:30 PM


Friday, August 25 The Negotiators Superior Grill 7 PM


Saturday, August 26 The Birmingham Seven Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival 3:30 PM


Sunday, August 27 Choko Aiken Trio Perfect Note 2 PM


Thursday, September 7 Mingusphere ROJO 6:30 PM


Saturday, September 30 Taylor Hicks Franklin Theatre / Franklin, TN 8 PM


Saturday, October 7 The Jason Bailey Band featuring Ryan Cavanaugh on banjo! Moonlight on the Mountain 7:30 PM


Sunday, October 8 String Theory ROJO 5 PM


Thursday, October 12 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, October 22 Choko Aiken Trio Perfect Note 2 PM


Thursday, October 26 Taylor Hicks benefit for Musicians On Call Tin Roof 7 PM


Wednesday, November 1 The Birmingham Seven Moody Music Bldg (UA / Tuscaloosa) 7:30 PM LIVE STREAM HERE


Thursday, November 2 Dia de los Muertos Festival second line procession Pepper Place 6 PM


November 13 - 22 UAB Jazz student / faculty Colombia tour! Cali, Palmira, Buga, Sevilla, Manizales


Thursday, November 30 The Chad Fisher Swing Band The Jaybird 8 PM


Wednesday, December 13 Taylor Hicks Rick & Bubba! (104.7 FM) 8 AM


Saturday, December 16 Taylor Hicks Ritz Theatre / Talladega 7 PM


Thursday, December 21 Mingusphere The Syndicate Lounge 8 PM


Friday, December 29 String Theory Moonlight on the Mountain 7:30 PM


Sunday, December 31 Taylor Hicks Alabama Theatre 8 PM


2018:


Thursday, January 11 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Saturday, January 20 Matthew DeVine Band (funky New Orleans) Lyric Theatre's 3rd Annual Masquerade Ball 7 PM


Thursday, January 25 Carlos Pino Trio UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Thursday, February 8 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, February 11 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet Leeds Theatre & Arts Center 4 PM


Fat Tuesday, February 13 Chad Fisher Group, swing edition The Jaybird 8 PM


Sunday, February 18 Brennan's inaugural 3rd Sunday jazz jam! 6 PM FREE


Thursday, March 1 UAB Jazz Faculty Sextet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Friday, March 2 String Theory Trim Tab Brewing 7:30 PM


Sunday, March 4 Brennan's jazz jam 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME


Wednesday, March 21 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hulsey Recital Hall (950 13th St S) 12:20 PM FREE


Thursday, March 22 Carlos Pino Trio UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, March 25 Choko Aiken Trio Perfect Note 2-5 PM

ALSO

Sunday, March 25 Choko Aiken Quintet Alabama Jazz HOF jam session B.O.S.S. Lounge (20th St & 4th Ave S) 6-8 PM


Thursday, April 12 UAB Jazz Faculty Sextet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, April 15 Brennan's jazz jam 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME


Sunday, April 29 String Theory ROJO 5-7 PM


Friday, May 18 String Theory Brennan's 8 PM


Sunday, May 20 Brennan's jazz jam 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME


Sunday, June 10 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet Trussville Library Auditorium 4 PM


Thursday, June 14 UAB Jazz Faculty Quartet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, June 17 Brennan's jazz jam (FYI - I'm not on this one, just wanted to promote it) 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME


Saturday, June 30 drum class at Homewood School of Music! 11 AM


Tuesday, July 10 Nicholas Boyd Quartet The Alcove / Tuscaloosa 8:30 PM


Thursday, July 12 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, July 15 Brennan's jazz jam 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME


Thursday, August 9 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, August 19 Choko Aiken Quartet Jazz in the Park Heritage Park Brent, AL 6 PM FREE


ALSO

Sunday, August 19 Brennan's jazz jam (FYI - I'm not on this one, just wanted to promote it) 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME


Sunday, September 2 String Theory ROJO 5 PM


Thursday, September 6 UAB Jazz Faculty Quintet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, September 16 Brennan's jazz jam 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME


Thursday, November 1 UAB Jazz Faculty Quartet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, November 11 String Theory Leeds Arts Council Theatre 2 PM


Sunday, November 18 Brennan's jazz jam 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME


Thursday, December 13 UAB Jazz Faculty Sextet UAB Hospital North Pavilion (6th Ave S & 18th St) 12 noon - FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC


Sunday, December 16 Brennan's jazz jam 6 PM FREE & ALL AGES WELCOME