Piano legend McCoy Tyner, with his quartet, will be performing at the Blues Alley Super Club in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 11 and 12.
Hello my dear friends, I hope all is well and you are enjoying this wonderful weather we are having so far in November. Now that the clock has gone back, it is dark at 5 p.m. so I want you to be very careful while you travel around at night and always take someone with you.
Some of my gospel favorite groups: Keith “Wonderboy” Johnson & The Spiritual Voices, the Swanee Quintet, Lil’David & The Bells of Joy, The Southern Gospel Singers, The Edward Sisters, Ms. Penny Lady Moses and The Mighty Wonders, just to name a few, will have you shouting up and down the isle of Brown’s Memorial Baptist Church on Nov. 13. If you enjoy some good down home quartet music, you don’t want to miss this.
The Swanee Quintet, and many other gospel groups, are performing at famed gospel promoter Lonnie Parker’s anniversary on Nov. 13 at Brown’s Memorial Baptist Church, 3215 Belvedere Avenue in Baltimore. Show time starts 3:30 p.m. For ticket information, call 410-358-9661.
The John Lamkin Sacred Jazz Quintet, featuring; Todd Simon, on keyboard; Michael Graham on bass, Philip Thomas on drums, Michael Hairston on saxophone, John Lamkin on trumpet and flugelhorn and vocalist Eartha Lamkin will perform on Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. at the Metropolitan United Methodist Church, 1121 W. Lanvale Street, Baltimore, Md. For more information, call 410-523-1366
Renowned bassist, Terry Battle and his group, are hosting a special event on Nov. 12 at the Great Hall of St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church, but if you miss them there you can catch all the original members; Brad Collins, Jeff Wilson and Terry Battle every Sunday at the renowned Prime Rib Restaurant in downtown Baltimore.
Dr. Phil Butts and his SunSet Band are performing for the Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality St. Pius V & St. Peter Claver Church 3rd Annual Evening of Jazz on Nov. 13 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Fr. Henry Harper Hall, 1546 N. Fremont Avenue in Baltimore. It is cabaret Style BYOB & BYOF with free set-ups. For ticket information call 410-818-3225.
Now if you want to party and dance the night away with some R&B live entertainment with some Oldie but Goodies featuring David Smooth’s Temptations Motown Review, Rodney Kelley, Clyde Allen & Johnny K with the Blue Eyed Soul Band, Soul Generation, “Heat,” Ten Karat Gold and a whole lot more at the Patapsco Arena, 3301 Annapolis Road on Nov. 11 from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m. Tickets for this event can be found at D.O.T Sports inside Patapsco Flea Market (city Market Section); or Marshall’s Music, 1946 W. Pratt Street and the Patapsco Arena Box Office.
Terry Battle & Jumpstreet will host their Holiday Jazz Fest & Dinner on Nov. 12 at the St. Mary the Virgin’s Great Hall, 3121 Walbrook Avenue, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. This is a fundraiser for the Sickle Cell Foundation, Maryland Chapter. For ticket information call 410-363-2633.
Well, my friends enjoy your week. I am out of space and out of time, but if you need me, call me at 410-833-9474 or email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Until the next time, I’m musically yours.