UPCOMING SHOWS

Private Event

12.20.14 |TBA

San Antonio, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Facility

12.30.14 |TBA

Qatar, Saudi Arabia

private Performance with Simply Irresistible!!

Private Facility

12.31.14 to 01.01.15 |TBA

Qatar, Saudi Arabia

private Performance with Simply Irresistible!!


PAST SHOWS

Private Event

12.11.14 |TBA

Raleigh, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

12.06.14 |TBA

Raleigh, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Sun Dome

12.06.14 |TBA

Tampa, FL USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

CFE Arena

12.05.14 |TBA

Orlando , FL USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Waterfront Theater

12.04.14 |TBA

Miami, FL USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Arena at Gwinnett Center

11.30.14 |TBA

Atlanta, GA USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Magic City Theatre

11.29.14 |TBA

Birmingham, AL USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Private Event

11.28.14 to 11.30.14 |TBA

Marco Island, FL U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Bojangles' Coliseum

11.28.14 |TBA

Charlotte, NC USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Verizon Theater

11.23.14 |TBA

Dallas, TX USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

TD

11.22.14 |TBA

Houston, TX USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Private Event

11.21.14 to 11.22.14 |TBA

Boca Raton, FL U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Lakefront Arena

11.21.14 |TBA

New Orleans, LA USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Galen Center

11.18.14 |TBA

Los Angeles, CA USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Comerica Theater

11.16.14 |TBA

Phoenix, AZ USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Private Event

11.14.14 to 11.15.14 |TBA

Vero Beach, FL U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Sleep Train Arena

11.14.14 |TBA

Sacramento, CA USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Liacouras Center

11.09.14 |TBA

Philadelphia, PA USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Prudential Center

11.08.14 |TBA

Newark, NJ USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Constitutional Hall

11.07.14 |TBA

Washington DC, MD USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Richmond Coliseum

11.06.14 |TBA

Richmond, VA USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Milwaukee Theatre

11.02.14 |TBA

Milwaukee, WI USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Arie Crown Theatre

11.01.14 |TBA

Chicago, IL USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Private Event

10.31.14 to 11.01.14 |TBA

Dallas, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Fox Theatre

10.29.14 |TBA

Detroit, MI USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Wolstein Center

10.28.14 |TBA

Cleveland, OH USA

Touring with the living gospel legend, Andrae Crouch under the leadership of the one and only Lloyd Barry!!

Bronze Lens Film Festival

10.24.14 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

More information coming soon!

Private Event

10.18.14 |TBA

Kiawah Island, SC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

10.11.14 |TBA

Durham, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

10.03.14 to 10.04.14 |TBA

Bay City, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

09.27.14 |TBA

Greensboro, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Howard Theater

09.27.14 |Doors @ 6:00pm; Show @ 8:00pm

Washington, D.C., MD U.S.A.

Special Concert with the legendary "dream girl" herself, Jennifer Holliday!! She has been a friend for a long time, and it's always great to perform with her. New material, a fresh approach, and the great Tony Terry opening up for her??? Don't miss this one!

B.B. Kings Blues Club

09.26.14 |Doors @ 6:00pm; Show @ 7:30pm

New York, NY U.S.A.

Special Concert with the legendary "dream girl" herself, Jennifer Holliday!! She has been a friend for a long time, and it's always great to perform with her. New material, a fresh approach, and great food??? Don't miss this one!

Private Event

09.20.14 |TBA

Cashiers, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

09.19.14 |TBA

Greeneville, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

The tabernacle

09.15.14 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

09.13.14 |TBA

Council Bluff, IA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

St James UMC

09.13.14 |6:00PM

Alpharetta, GA U.S.A.

Performing for the St. James Annual Jazz Festival with the amazing Joe Gransden Big Band!! It's always great to perform with all of my buddies in this band, but it's even sweeter getting to do so for my own church family (who don't get to see often enough!). This one is going to be great!

undisclosed

09.12.14 |undisclosed

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A.

Performing a very special concert for a great cause!! Details to be released upon clearance!

Private Event

09.06.14 |TBA

Charleston, SC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

08.23.14 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

08.09.14 |TBA

Garner, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

St. Phillips Church

08.08.14 |TBA

Decatur, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the great Kathleen Bertrand for the "Jazz Under the Stars" Concert Series

TBA

07.27.14 |TBA

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A.

(TENTATIVE) Performing with my boy PJ MOrton!!!

The Troubadour

07.27.14 |TBA

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

TBA

07.26.14 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Excited to be performing once again with the legendary Temptations!!! It doesn't get any cooler!!

Private Event

07.25.14 to 07.26.14 |TBA

Hillsborough, CA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Facility

07.18.14 to 07.19.14 |TBA

Private Location, Mexico

Private Event

07.12.14 |TBA

Sewanee, TN U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Essence Festival

07.03.14 to 07.06.14 |TBA

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Excited to return to Essence Festival with my dude, PJ Morton!! If you've never seen this cat perform, you've seriously missed out! Don't miss it if you can make it!

Private Event

06.28.14 |TBA

Houston, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

06.21.14 |TBA

Kansas City, MO U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

06.14.14 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

06.13.14 |TBA

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

06.07.14 |TBA

Charlottesville, VA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

05.25.14 |TBA

Ponte Vedra, FL U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Fox Theatre

05.24.14 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing with the Gwen Hughes Band for a fantastic Swing Event at the fabulous Fox Theatre!! It's gonna be cool!

Private Facillity

04.28.14 to 05.23.14 |various

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Returning to serve a a member of the house band for the 7th Season of B.E.T.'s Sunday Best!!! Under the leadership of the great "Big Jim" Wright, it's always a good time in this all star band!! Tune in when the show airs later this year!

Martin Luther King International Chapel, Morehouse College Campus

04.27.14 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Performance with the Wendell P. Whalum Community Chorus under the leadership of my esteemed colleague and friend, Dr. David Morrow (Director of the Morehouse College Glee Club)

Private Event

04.25.14 to 04.26.14 |TBA

Dallas, SC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Blind Willie's

04.23.14 |9:30pm-12:30am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing with Scott Glazer's Band, Mojo Dojo! Good times!

Private Facility

03.07.14 to 03.09.14 |TBA

Los Cabos, Mexico

Simply Irresistible Band across the border!

TBA

02.04.14 to 02.06.14 |TBA

Waco, TX U.S.A.

Clinic and performance with a local high school in Waco, TX!! Good times!!

Opening Night in downtown

12.31.13 to 01.01.14 |New Year's Celebration

Oklahoma City, OK U.S.A.

Simply Irresistible Band bringing in the new year in the hometown of my in-laws!! What better way to celebrate the new year!!

Private Facility

12.28.13 |TBA

San Antonio, TX U.S.A.

Simply Irresistible Band!!

Private Facility

12.21.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Simply Irresistible Band!!

Private Facility

12.20.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private Performance (tentative)

Private Facility

12.19.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private Performance (tentative)

Browns Bridge Church

12.15.13 |9:00am; 11:00am; 1:00pm; 6:00pm

Cumming, GA U.S.A.

Special Christmas Performances with vocalist, Chinua Hawk to help celebrate the release of his seasonal album entitled "Waiting on Christmas" (of which I was blessed enough to be a part)

Jackson State University; McCoy Auditorium

12.14.13 |7:00pm

Jackson, MS U.S.A.

The Mississippi Jazz Foundation presents the 10th annual “Night of Musical Artistry” featuring national recording artists Kirk Whalum, Lalah Hathaway and Mississippi’s own Mike Burton and the Good Times Brass Band, Saturday, December 14, 2013, at the McCoy Auditorium at Jackson State University at 7:00pm. This event is hosted by Palmer Williams from Tyler Perry’s Love Thy Neighbor.

The 2013 honorees are: Samuel Griffin, Band Director at Alcorn State University; Jerry Smith, Musician-songwriter Mississippi Mass Choir; Frederick Knight, Songwriter and Producer; Lannie Spann-McBride, National Gospel Recording Artist, Educator, Musician and Vocalist; Jewell Bass, Vocalist and Entertainer; Knight Bruce, Jazz Musician; and Matthew and Samuel Sarpong, Violinists.

Private Facility

12.13.13 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Simply Irresistible Band!!

Smith's Olde Bar

12.12.13 |8:00PM-10:00PM

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Chinua Hawk Christmas CD Release Concert "Waiting on Christmas"!! Chinua is extremely gifted soul singer and worship leader for Northpoint ministries. The record he's released featured some great, soulful renditions of Christmas classics straight form the mind of gifted producer/ songwriter/ singer Jamie Portee aka Jamm! You don't want to miss this night!

Northpoint Church

12.11.13 |10:00am-11:00am

Alpharetta, GA U.S.A.

Special Christmas Performances with vocalist, Chinua Hawk to help celebrate the release of his seasonal album entitled "Waiting on Christmas" (of which I was blessed enough to be a part)

5 Seasons Brewery

12.10.13 |8:00pm

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

Special Christmas Concert with the Drive By Big Band at the 5!! This is a fun band to play with, and this show is absolutely FREE and open to the public. Great food, great music, and holiday cheer for FREE!! What more could you ask for??

Buckhead Church

12.08.13 |9:00am; 11:00am; 1:00pm; 6:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Christmas Performances with vocalist, Chinua Hawk to help celebrate the release of his seasonal album entitled "Waiting on Christmas" (of which I was blessed enough to be a part)

Various

12.04.13 to 12.08.13 |Various

Bangkok, Thailand

***CANCELLED****
Special Festival Performances with the legendary Count Basie Orchestra!!!

Watermarke Church

12.01.13 |9:00am; 11:00am; 1:00pm; 6:00pm

Cumming, GA U.S.A.

Special Christmas Performances with vocalist, Chinua Hawk to help celebrate the release of his seasonal album entitled "Waiting on Christmas" (of which I was blessed enough to be a part)

TBA

11.29.13 to 11.30.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing with one of MY favorite artists, PJ MOrton!! Good times on the way!

Apache Cafe

11.29.13 to 11.30.13 |7:30PM DOORS

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Show with PJ Morton in Atlanta!

Private Facility

11.29.13 |TBA

Houston, TX U.S.A.

Simply Irresistible Band!!

Special Thanksgiving Concert

11.28.13 |TBA

Norcross, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Class Act Band!

Ebeneezer Baptist Church

11.24.13 |11:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing for 11:00am worship service at the historic Ebeneezer Baptist Church, home church of the family of Dr. Martin Luther king, Jr!

Private Facility

11.23.13 |TBA

Savannah, GA U.S.A.

Simply Irresistible Band!!

Private Studio

11.19.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Recording Session

Private Facility

11.16.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band!

The Superdome

11.15.13 |TBA

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Simply irresistible making noise in the Crescent City again!

Piedmont Driving Club

11.14.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Live Concert featuring the Joe Gransden Big Band!

Blind Willie's

11.13.13 |9:30pm-12:30am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing with Scott Glazer's Band, Mojo Dojo! Good times!

Ebeneezer Baptist Church

11.10.13 |11:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing for 11:00am worship service at the historic Ebeneezer Baptist Church, home church of the family of Dr. Martin Luther king, Jr!

Churchill Grounds Jazz

11.08.13 |First Set at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Returning to my favorite club in the city Churchill Grounds for the first time since it's remodel!! Hitting with the Mace Hibbard Quintet for One Night oNly!

Private Event

11.02.13 |TBA

Charleston, SC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Venue

11.01.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private event with the legendary Temptations!!! Such an honor to be on stage with these cats!

Private Venue

10.26.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private Performance with Simply Irresistible!!

Spelman College- Cosby Auditorium

10.25.13 |3pm-5pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Performance with the Good Times Grass Band for Spelman College Alumnae to celebrate Morehouse/ Spelman Homecoming Experience!! Great to be back on my old stomping grounds in a different capacity!

Private Studio

10.22.13 to 10.23.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private Studio Sessions- Good times!

Private Facility

10.17.13 to 10.19.13 |TBA

Los Cabos, Mexico

Simply Irresistible Band across the border!

Private Event

10.12.13 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Facility

10.05.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Simply Irresistible Band on the move again!

Ebeneezer Baptist Church

09.29.13 |11:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing for 11:00am worship service at the historic Ebeneezer Baptist Church, home church of the family of Dr. Martin Luther king, Jr!

Ferst Center for the Arts

09.28.13 |7:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

I'm honored that the Melvin Jones Quintet will be opening up for famed vocalist, Gregory Porter as a part of the WCLK Fall Benefit Concert!! I'm actually a fan of Mr. Porter's work, so this is extremely exciting for me!

Rialto Theatre

09.26.13 to 09.27.13 |10:00am-11:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Morning Concert/ Lecture as a part of the Rialto Theatre's Educational Initiative. These concerts will be performed by the melvin Jones Quintet in conjunction with the Atlanta Public School System!

TBA

09.22.13 |TBA

Dallas, TX U.S.A.

Performance with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

Private Facility

09.21.13 |TBA

John Island, SC U.S.A.

Performance with SImply Irresistible band!!

TBA

09.19.13 |TBA

Houston, TX U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

TBA

09.18.13 |TBA

Austin, TX U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

TBA

09.16.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

TBA

09.14.13 |TBA

West Palm Beach, FL U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

TBA

09.13.13 |TBA

Tampa, FL U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

Private Facility

09.04.13 to 09.17.13 |ALL DAY

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Rehearsals for Taping

Velvet Note Jazz Club

08.31.13 |7:30pm 1ST show

Alpharetta, GA U.S.A.

Special Tribute to Earth, Wind, and Fire under the leadership of Atlanta's Musical Guru, Al Smith! Good times on the way!

Ebeneezer Baptist Church

08.25.13 |11:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing for 11:00am worship service at the historic Ebeneezer Baptist Church, home church of the family of Dr. Martin Luther king, Jr!

TBA

08.24.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Performance of the Good Times Brass Band with JFly, one of the baddest and most humble drummers on the scene!! This event will beneft the "How big is your Dream Foundation" which does a fantastic job of helping young musicians realize their dreams of performing on large scale stages!

Private Faclity

08.23.13 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible!

Private Facility

08.17.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with SImply Irresistible!

High Museum

08.16.13 |5:00-10:00pm

ATtlanta, GA U.S.A.

Friday Jazz at the High Museum featuring the Mace Hibbard Quintet!! This is always a great night, and this band is one of the best anywhere! If you can make it, you won't be sorry!

Private Facility

08.12.13 to 08.15.13 |Undisclosed time

Kennesaw, GA U.S.A.

Recording Session for Ted Howe, renowned jazz composer and artist. I'm really excited about this album as it will allow me the opportunity to play alongside some of the top living musical legends! Good times!!

TBA

07.27.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Tentative Performance with the Good times Brass Band!

The Roxy

07.21.13 |TBA

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

Private Facility

07.20.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Class Act Band!

Abbey Theatre

07.19.13 |TBA

Orlando, FL U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

Howard Theatre

07.14.13 |TBA

Washington D.C., MD U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

Baltimore Soundstage

07.13.13 |TBA

Baltimore, MD U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

Stage 48

07.12.13 |TBA

New york, NY U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

NAMM Convention

07.11.13 |TBA

Nashville, TN U.S.A.

Planning on stopping through the conference as a representative for Phaeton Trumpets, the company endorsing me!

Bugatti's

07.10.13 |8pm

Portsmouth, VA U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton, of Maroon 5! Good times!

Blue Note Jazz Club

07.08.13 |8:00pm and 10:30pm

New York, NY U.S.A.

I'm excited to get the opportunity to play at the legendary Blue Note Jazz Club in New York!! I'll be on the stand with the Joe gransden Big Band! Back to the big apple we go!

Daisy Theatre

07.07.13 |8pm

Memphis, TN U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton, of Maroon 5! Good times!

Essence Music Festival

07.06.13 |TBA

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton, of Maroon 5! Good times!

Ebeneezer Baptist Church

06.29.13 |11:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Playing for the legendary Ebeneezer Baptist Church! I always feel a certain way when I play at the church of the late Martin Luther King, Jr. That's why it's exciting to return to this place especially for such an important occasion,

B.E.T.Experience

06.28.13 |5pm

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton, of Maroon 5! Good times!

Private Event

06.22.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Various

06.20.13 to 07.04.13 |Various

Multiple Cities, Europe

European tour with PJ Morton, opening for Maroon 5 (TENTATIVE)***

Pappadeaux

06.16.13 |TBA

MArietta, GA U.S.A.

Special Mother's Day Performance with the Good Times Brass Band!!

Private Facility

06.15.13 |TBA

Bald Head Island, SC U.S.A.

Private Event featuring the Simply Irresistible Band!!

Double Door Inn

06.09.13 |8pm

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with PJ Morton, of Maroon 5!! Good times coming with one of the young Morehouse brothers!

Private Event

06.08.13 |TBA

Keswick, VA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Center Stage

06.08.13 |8pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with PJ Morton, of Maroon 5!! Good times coming with one of the young Morehouse brothers!

Workplay Theatre

06.06.13 |TBA

Birmingham, AL U.S.A.

Performance with PJ Morton, of Maroon 5!! Good times coming with one of the young Morehouse brothers!

Birmingham Jazz Festival

06.02.13 |TBA

Birmingham, AL U.S.A.

Performance with the Good times Brass Band!!

Private Event

06.01.13 |TBA

Williamsburg, VA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Venue

05.31.13

Cincinatti, OH U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible band!

Private Event

05.26.13 |TBA

Cleveland, OH U.S.A.

Private Show with the Simply Irresistible Band!!

Private Event

05.25.13 |TBA

Williamsburg, VA U.S.A.

Private Show with the Simply Irresistible Band!!

TBA

05.19.13 to 05.20.13 |TBA

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A..

Concert with PJ Morton....good times!!!

Private Event

05.18.13 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

05.18.13 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Private Show with the Simply Irresistible Band!!

Private Event

05.10.13 to 05.12.13 |TBA

Nassau, Bahamas

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

05.03.13 to 05.05.13 |TBA

Fort Worth, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Studio

05.01.13 to 05.24.13 |Various

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Filming for B.E.T.'s "Sunday's Best" competition! I'm excited to be in the house band for the series, once again under the leadership of the legendary Big Jim Wright!! He always assembles an all star cast, and I'm always honored to be amongst the cats! Good times!!

Tantra

04.28.13 |6pm-9pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The Good Times Brass band LIVE!!!! You don't want to miss Atlanta's premiere live experience fusing New orleans style Brass Band with the D.C. Gogo style!! Come out and witness it for yourself!

Ebeneezer Baptist Church

04.28.13 |11:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing at the Historic Ebeneezer Baptist Church as a part of the church band. Always an honor to serve at the church home of my fallen Morehouse brother, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Private Event

04.27.13 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Benjamin Mays High School

04.26.13 |7pm-

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special concert with the award winning Benjamin Mays High School Jazz Ensemble!! I'm excited to perform with this ensemble as they epitomize what should be going on in other youth jazz bands! Good times coming

TBA

04.21.13 |TBA

West Palm Beach, FL U.S.A.

Performing with PJ Morton of Maroon 5!! Good times!

Velvet Note Jazz Club

04.20.13 |first set 8:30pm

Alpharetta, GA U.S.A.

The Melvin Jones Quintet returns to the Velvet Note!!! This is a great, intimate room with great acoustics! You don't want to miss otu on this!

Private

04.20.13 |afternoon

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The Atlanta Jazz Party with the Joe Gransden Big Band! This is an organization that has been one of the driving forces in Atlanta keeping the music alive from behind the scenes. It's an honor to perform for these individuals!

The Green Room

04.18.13 |tentative

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special performance with the Good Times brass band! Yup!

Tyler Perry's Beach Party for Tom Joyner's Fantastic Voyage

04.13.13 |ALL DAY AND NIGHT

Private Island, Bahamas

It's going to be a great time hitting with my musical family as a part of the Tom Joyner Fantastic voyage cruise!! This will be a private beach party put on by the boss, Tyler Perry!! Good times!

Sounds from the Underground

04.08.13 |8pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Marcus Lewis Big Band! It's great original music and a great event to check out!

Private Event

04.05.13 to 04.07.13 |TBA

San Antonio, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Lowe's Hotel

04.04.13 |All night long!!

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Excited to be performing with the Good Times Brass Band for this special jazz concert series!! It's free and open to the public, and we will be jamming that night!! Jump into the good times!

Ebeneezer Baptist Church

03.31.13 |8:00am and 11:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Easter Concert at the legendary Ebeneezer Baptist Church! I always feel a certain way when I play at the church of the late Martin Luther King, Jr. That's why it's exciting to return to this place especially for such an important occasion,

Private Studio

03.29.13 |Private Event

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private event

Blind Willie's

03.27.13 |9:30pm-12:30am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing with Scott Glazer's Band, Mojo Dojo! Good times!

Velvet Note Jazz Club

03.23.13 |7:30pm and 10:30pm

Alpharetta, GA U.S.A.

Mace Hibbard Quintet hits the Velvet Note for the first time!!! I love the atmosphere of this spot! It's an intimate setting that puts me in the midset of an upscale New York, swanky, VIP Lounge!! If you can make it, you WONT be sorry!!

Georgia State University

03.23.13 |9:00am-4:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Judging the 2013 Youth Jazz Band Competition, which gives a great opportunity to work with young people interested in the music that I love! It's always to find a way to share what I've learned and contribute to the next generation's cultural well-being whenever possible!

FSU on campus Jazz Club

03.21.13 |Two Sets TBA

Tallahassee, FL U.S.A.

Melvin Jones Quintet LIVE at Florida State featuring FSU Jazz Faculty members Leon Anderson and Rodney Jordan!! I feel as though this particular school is my second home, as the all-star jazz faculty members are like brothers to me. So I'm excited to be bringing my own band down to present to the students here! Exciting times ahead!

Florida State University

03.20.13 |TBA

Tallahassee, FL U.S.A.

Jazz Masterclass Presentation and Performance Clinic at Florida State!! I feel as though this particular school is my second home, as the all-star jazz faculty members are like brothers to me. So I'm excited to be bringing my own band down to present to the students here! Exciting times ahead!

TBA

03.17.13 |7:00pm-10:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Concert presentation with my buddy Jamm!!! One of the baddest soul singers/ songwriters/ keyboardists I know!! More details to come!

Georgia Tech University

03.15.13 |9:00pm-12:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Swing Concert with the Gwen Hughes Ensemble!! Good times!

Smith's Olde Bar

03.14.13 |8:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Great new show with an original concept..all featuring the music of the Good Times Brass Band! I'm excited that this production afforded me the first opportunity (along with my partner in crime Mike Burton) to serve as a musical director for such a production! Great times on the way!!

Private Event

02.28.13 |TBA

Myrtle Beach, SC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Studio

02.25.13 to 02.27.13 |ALL DAY

Philadelphia, PA U.S.A.

Special Big band recording for Multi-Award Recipient and Hidden Beach Recording Artist, Jeff Bradshaw!!! I'm honored to have been asked to arrange most of the compositions on this record and excited to be in the room with so many legends of the industry!! More exciting details to come!

Private Facility

02.23.13 |TBA

Greenville, SC U.S.A.

Simply Irresistible band on the road again!

5 Seasons Brewery

02.17.13 |2pm-5pm

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

The Drive By Big Band will be performing selections form composer, Marc Lewis' songbook!! Good times coming!! Free to the general public!

Private Facility

02.15.13 to 02.16.13 |Private Event

Washington D.C., DC U.S.A.

Simply irresistible Band on the road again!!

New Orleans Arena

02.09.13 |All Night Long!!

New orleans, LA U.S.A.

Simply Irresisitible will be in New Orleans helping to close out Mardi Gras' biggest party with The Crewe of Endymion!

Private Event

02.08.13 |TBA

Knoxville, TN U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Red Clay Theatre

02.08.13 |7:00pm

Duluth, GA U.S.A.

"The Tradition of New Orleans" concert featuring Jacob Deaton's band, "Sweet Deat and the Revivalists" This one will be a good one! Ticket information available on the link below.

Clark Atlanta University

02.07.13 |6:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Concert with Phil Davis featuring new original music from the man himself!! More details coming soon!

Sound Table

02.07.13 |Doors open at 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The Good Times Brass Band returns to host a special Fat Tuesday Party!! The venue is great, the band is kicking, and you do not want to miss this!! Tell a friend to tell a friend!

Blind Willie's

01.30.13 |9:30pm-12:30am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing with Scott Glazer's Band, Mojo Dojo! Good times!

AA Synagogue

01.27.13 |6:30pm-8:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Anniversary Performance featuring the Scott Glazer Quintet.

2013 Trumpet Awards

01.21.13 to 01.26.13 |All Day

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

It's an honor to be a part of the All-Star house band for the 2013 Trumpet Awards!! For years, I've been a part of the program one way or another, but this year will be a much desired opportunity to play an integral part! Good times on the way!!

High Museum of Art

01.18.13 |5:00pm-10:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Friday Jazz at the HIgh featuring the Melvin Jones Quintet!! It's going to be a good time!!

595 North

01.16.13 |8pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Premiere Show of the Lipstick Junkies!! This is a new production unlike any other, and the music will be provided by none other than the Good Times Brass Band! Good Times on the way!!

Private Event

01.12.13 |TBA

Houston, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

01.04.13 |1st set @ 9:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with my dear friend, Mace HIbbard and his fantastic quintet!!! Good times coming soon!!

Jazz Education Network Annual Conference

01.02.13 |11:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Concert Presentation with the Mace Hibbard Quintet for the Jazz Education Network (JEN) aNNUAL Conference! This is exciting because I'm accustomed to attending this particular event as either an endorser or educator! it's going to be great to be on the other side of that spectrum this time around!

Charlotte's First Night New Year's Celebration

12.31.12 to 01.01.13 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Special live broadcast performance for Charlotte's New Year's Party with with Simply Irresisitible Band! Good times!!!

Private Event

12.22.12 |TBA

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

12.20.12 |TBA

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

12.17.12 |TBA

Tulsa, OK U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

TBA

12.15.12 |TBA

Tupelo, MS U.S.A.

Special Performance with my homeboys Mike Burton and Jeff Bradshaw as we lead a brass band! Good times!!

TBA

12.13.12 to 12.14.12 |TBA

Jackson, MS U.S.A.

Special concert presented by the Mississippi Jazz Foundation featuring my homeboy Jeff Bradshaw backed by Mike Burton's band!!! Coming off of great success with his most recent release, Bone Appetit, Jeff brings an entirely different voice to the scene a la trombone!! You don't want to miss this one!!

Private Event

12.08.12 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Twins Jazz Club

12.05.12 to 12.06.12 |8pm and 10pm

Washington D.C., MD U.S.A.

I'm excited to be performing for the first time at this historic location in one of my favorite cities to play! The band will consist of some of my buddies in the area (who happen to be world class musicians!!). Mace Hibbard on sax, Richard "Doron" Johnson on keys, Herman Burney on bass, and Eric Kennedy on drums! It's gonna be a GREAT time, so make plans to be in the house!

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

11.30.12 to 12.01.12 |1st set 9:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Melvin Jones Quintet returns to Churchill Grounds!!! It's been a long time since I last performed around Atlanta, so I'm excited to bring the band back together for this show. Personnel will include Mace Hibbard on sax, Louis Heriveaux on Piano, Marc Miller on bass, and Marlon Patton on drums! It's going to be a great time, so I hope to see you there!

Private Event

11.17.12 |TBA

Hampton, VA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Velvet Note Jazz Club

11.16.12 |Sets to be announced

Alpharetta, GA U.S.A.

The Melvin Jones Quintet live at the Alpharetta's only home for Straight Ahead Jazz Music!!! I'm excited, as this new club has everything you want and then some! It's an unbelievably swanky environment, good food, great sound, a nice piano, and a club owner who knows what it takes to support this music! Grab a friend and stop through before tickets sell out!

Legends Restaurant and Bar

11.13.12 |Doors open @ 7pm: DJ @ 8pm: Band goes on @ 9pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The first show of the Good Times Brass Band was so nice, we have to do it twice!!!! I can't begin to describe how excited I am about this band! I've teamed up with some of the most amazing and well respected musicians in the country (who happen to live in Atlanta) to form a band which will bring a NEW sound to the scene! Combining D.C. Go-Go and New Orleans Second line, along with some Atlanta style....you have to experience it for yourself!! So come on out and get ready to party!

Canongate Golf Club at Heron Bay

11.09.12 |7pm-10pm

McDonough, GA U.S.A.

Special concert with the Mace Hibbard Quintet!! The band will consist of: myself on Trumpet, Mace HIbbard on Sax, Louis Heriveaux on piano, Tommy Sauter on Bass, and Chris Burroughs on drums! Great show coming!!! $15 cover charge

Private Event

11.03.12 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

11.02.12 |TBA

Charleston, SC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Cafe 290

11.01.12 |7:30PM

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

"Jazz Legends" Concert Series featuring Jennifer Holliday backed by the Joe Gransden Big Band!! This is exciting for me on so many levels! Jennifer Holliday (as well as being a living legend) is a very good friend of mine. And Joe's band is a top notch ensemble of talent! This will be one for the books!! Be on the lookout for details around town!

Legends Restaurant and Bar

10.30.12 |Doors open @ 7pm: DJ @ 8pm: Band goes on @ 9pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The Premier Performance of the Good Times Brass Band!!!! I can't begin to describe how excited I am about this band! I've teamed up with some of the most amazing and well respected musicians in the country (who happen to live in Atlanta) to form a band which will bring a NEW sound to the scene! Combining D.C. Go-Go and New Orleans Second line, along with some Atlanta style....you have to experience it for yourself!! So come on out and get ready to party!

Private Event

10.27.12 |TBA

West Palm Beach, FL U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

10.25.12 |TBA

West Palm Beach, FL U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Event

10.20.12 |tentative

TBA, TBA

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Private Event

10.19.12 |tentative

Pinehurst, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Private Event

10.17.12

Washington D.C., MD U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Private Event

10.13.12 |TBA

Memphis, TN U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Private Facility

10.12.12 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private performance with the Mace Hibbard Quintet!!

St. James UMC Jazz Festival

10.06.12 |TBA

Alpharetta, GA U.S.A.

It's an honor to finally be available to perform for my home church, St. James United Methodist Annual Jazz Festival (finally!!). I'll be performing with the Joe Gransden Big Band!

Chastain Park

10.04.12 |7:00pm-10:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Concert in the pArk with Scott Glazer's "Mojo Dojo"!! This is a really fun band that covers a wide array of blues and jazz tunes! This particular concert is a $100/ per person fundraiser for the park to help keep the doors open. I'm definitely looking forward to this show, as Chastain is one of my favorite venues to play!

Private Event

09.29.12 |TBA

Mooresville, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

Centennial Olympic Park

09.26.12 |6:30PM-10:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

J-Fly and Flytrap at Wednesday Wind Down!!! J-Fly is one of the most solid drummers you'll find anywhere, but he's even more impressive as a leader! Come check out his all star band at this great, FREE concert series in the Park!!

Private Event

09.15.12 |TBA

Cashiers, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

08.18.12 |TBA

Wilson, WY U.S.A.

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

08.17.12 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Celebrity All Stars Band!

TBA

08.12.12 |TBA

TBA, CA U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Gibson Ampitheatre

08.11.12

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Sleep Train at Concord

08.10.12

Oakland, CA U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

New Orleans Arena

08.05.12

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Private Event

08.04.12 |TBA

Gallatin Gateway, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!!

Toyota Center

08.04.12

Houston, TX U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Gexa Ampitheatre

08.03.12

Dallas, TX U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Verizon Center

07.29.12

Washington D.C., DC U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Mann Music Center

07.27.12

Philadelphia, PA U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Jones Beach Ampitheatre

07.25.12

New York City, NY U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Farm Bureau Live

07.22.12

Virginia Beach, VA U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Private Event

07.21.12 |TBA

Houston, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!!

Verizon Ampitheatre

07.21.12

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Walnut Creek Ampitheatre

07.20.12

Raleigh, NC U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Chastain Park

07.19.12

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Verizon Wireless Center

07.15.12

Chicago, IL U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Charter One Pavillion Centre

07.14.12

Chicago, IL U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

DTE Music Theater

07.13.12

Detroit, MI U.S.A.

Performing with Patti LaBelle on the Summer Music Fest Tour!! Headliners including, Babyface, Tank, The O'Jays, and Maze featuring Frankie Beverly!!! Good times coming!

Private Event

07.07.12 |TBA

Garden, VA U.S.A.

Performance with the Celebrity All Stars!!

Private Facillity

07.05.12 to 07.12.12 |All Day Every Day

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private Rehearsals for Patti LaBelle Tour! Good times!!

Chastain Park

06.30.12 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performing with my boy Jeff Bradshaw and his band Brass Heaven. We'll be opening for Jill Scott for her "Block Party" tour in Chastain Park!! Exciting!! Hope to see you there!

Private facility

06.28.12 |6:00pm-11:00pm

Nashville , TN USA

Private performance with the Gwen Hughes Ensemble!! Great band with a large repertoire of swing classics!

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

06.23.12 |1st set 9:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Melvin Jones Quintet returns to Churchill Grounds!!! It's been a long time since I last performed around Atlanta, so I'm excited to bring the band back together for this show. Personnel will include Mace Hibbard on sax, Louis Heriveaux on Piano, Craig Shaw on bass, and for the first time, Henry Conerway on drums! It's going to be a great time, so I hope to see you there!

Private Event

06.16.12 |TBA

Macon, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!!

Florida State University

06.11.12 to 06.23.12 |All Day Every Day

Tallahassee, FL U.S.A.

Florida State University Summer Jazz Camp! This is a fantastic camp involving the best cats in the business teaching, who happen to be my buddies! (Rodney Jordan, Leon Anderson, Scotty Barnhart, Marcus Roberts, etc..) The first week is devoted to middle school students and the second week is devoted to high school students. Great times in the "Sunshine State!!"

Private Event

06.10.12 |TBA

Philadelphia, PA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

06.09.12 |TBA

Linville, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!!

Andy's Jazz Club

06.08.12 to 06.09.12 |9:30pm-1:30am

Chicago, IL U.S.A.

Special Weekend Showcase featuring the Melvin Jones Quintet!! More details coming soon!

Private Event

06.02.12 |TBA

Greensboro, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

06.01.12 |TBA

Richmond, VA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!!

Atlanta Jazz Festival

05.28.12 |6:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

My quintet will be performing at the festival for the first time!! I've played on every stage of this particular festival with different acts for the past 15 years, so it's great to finally have the opportunity to feature my own band on the stage! Hope to see you there! More details coming soon!

Piedmont Park

05.26.12 to 05.27.12 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival is back again!! Th is is one of the largest and longest running, FREE jazz festivals in the world!! Good times coming soon!!

Arie Crown Arena

05.24.12 to 05.27.12 |ticketmaster for details

Chicago, IL USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Liacouras Center

05.18.12 to 05.20.12 |ticketmaster for details

Philadelphia, PA USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

First Niagra Center

05.17.12 |ticketmaster for details

Buffalo, NY USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Verizon Theatre

05.10.12 to 05.13.12 |ticketmaster for details

Dallas, TX USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Mobile Civic Center

05.06.12 |ticketmaster for details

Mobile, AL USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Orleans Arena

05.05.12 |ticketmaster for details

New Orleans, LA USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

River Center

05.04.12 |ticketmaster for details

Baton Rouge, LA USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Hirsch Coliseum

05.03.12 |ticketmaster for details

Shreveport, LA USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Fox Theatre

04.26.12 to 04.29.12 |ticketmaster for details

Detroit, MI USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Nokia Theatre

04.20.12 to 04.21.12 |ticketmaster for details

Los Angeles, CA USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Fox Theatre

04.12.12 to 04.15.12 |ticketmaster for details

Atlanta, GA USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Verizon Center

04.06.12 to 04.07.12 |ticketmaster for details

Washington D.C., MD USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Roanoke Coliseum

04.05.12 |ticketmaster for details

Roanoke, VA USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

TBA

04.04.12 |TBA (tentative)

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Opening for Chaka Khan!!! more details to follow (tentative)

Concert Hall

03.30.12 to 04.01.12 |ticketmaster for details

Birmingham, AL USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Bi-Lo Center

03.29.12 |ticketmaster for details

Greeneville, SC USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Arie Crown Arena

03.22.12 to 03.25.12 |ticketmaster for details

Chicago, IL USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Orpheum Theatre

03.15.12 to 03.18.12 |ticketmaster for details

Memphis, TN USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea Gets a Job!!" Check it out! Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.com

Private Venue

03.03.12 |TBA

Houston, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band!

Private Event

03.02.12 |TBA

Champagne, IL U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresisitible Band!

TBA

02.25.12 to 02.27.12 |ALL Day

TBA, AL US.A.

I'll be working at the Trumpet Festival as a representative of Phaeton Trumpets. Good times coming!

Private Facility

02.18.12 |tba

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Special Mardi Gras performance with Simply Irresistible for the Krewe of Endymion Ball!!

Private Venue

02.17.12 |TBA

Houston, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Jessie's Girls Band!

Private Event

02.11.12 |tentative

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply Irresistible Band!!

Twins Jazz Club (tentative)

02.08.12 |1st set 8pm; 2nd set 10pm

Washington D.C., MD U.S.A.

Melvin Jones Quintet Live at Twins Jazz Club!! This is a great opportunity to get our music out there! More details coming soon!

Blind Willie's

02.08.12 |7:00pm-9:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Scott Glazer Ensemble!

Cafe 290

02.06.12 |first set begins at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!!

Private Event

02.03.12 |tentative

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply Irresistible Band!!

tentative

01.28.12 |tentative

Tallahassee, FL US.A.

Tentative Performance of the Melvin Jones Quintet! Details to follow!

B-Sharps Jazz Club

01.28.12 |sets @ 8pm and 10pm; $25 Cover

Tallahassee, FL U.S.A.

Melvin Jones Quintet Live!! This is a special one-night engagement to celebrate the re-opening of one of Florida's premier venues, B-Sharp's Jazz Cafe! Featuring some of my buddies from the area, Leon Anderson on drums (Jazz Dept. Chairman, Florida State University) and Bassist Stan Piper!

Private Event

01.25.12 to 01.27.12 |TBA

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!

Private Venue

01.21.12 |TBA

TBA, U.S.A.

Performance with Jessie's Girls Band!

High Museum of Art

01.20.12 |5:00pm-10:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Friday Jazz at the HIgh featuring the Melvin Jones Quintet!! It's going to be a good time!!

Private Event

01.14.12 |tentative

Memphis, TN U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply Irresistible Band!!

Live Interview on WCLK

01.11.12 |1:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Interview w/ Nicole Sweeney of Wclk 91.9FM!! We're going to discuss the upcoming show at the High Museum amongst other things. Tune in!

Private Event

01.07.12 |TBA

Birmingham, AL U.S.A.

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!!

Private

01.06.12 to 01.07.12 |TBA (tentative)

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the house band for the Annual Trumpet Awards!! It's an honor to be invited back to perform for this prestigious event. More details coming soon!

Pearle Resort and Casino

12.31.11 |Tentative

Philadelphia, MS U.S.A.

New Year's Performance with The Celebrity All-Stars!!

Private Venue

12.17.11 |TBA

TBA, U.S.A.

Performance with Jessie's Girls Band!

Television Appearance

12.15.11 |tentative

New York, NY U.S.A.

Special Live Performance with Jeezy! (tentative)

Cruise Line

12.08.11 to 12.12.11 |All Day

various

Special 5-Day long stint with the Gwen Hughes Swing Ensemble! Haven't done a cruise in a loooooong time, so it will be interesting to get my sea legs back!

Blind Willie's

12.07.11 |7:00pm-9:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Scott Glazer Ensemble!

Turner Movie Classics Cruise

12.06.11 |All Day

various, Mexico

Special 5-Day long stint with the Gwen Hughes Swing Ensemble! Haven't done a cruise in a loooooong time, so it will be interesting to get my sea legs back!

Cafe 290

12.05.11 |first set begins at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!! This night we're hosting legendary vocalist Carmen Bradford (Count Basie Band).

5 Seasons Brewery

12.04.11 |7:00pm-9:30pm

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

Holiday Concert with Jazz Orchestra Atlanta!

Private Facility

12.03.11 |TBA

Houston, TX u.s.a.

Performance with Jessie's Girls Band!

5 Seasons Brewery

11.27.11 |3pm-5pm

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Drive-by Big Band! It's a great restaurant, great environment, and FREE!! Don't miss out!!

Ritz-Carlton

11.26.11 |8:00pm-12:00am

Lake Oconee, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Jennifer Wroblewski!

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

11.25.11 to 11.26.11 |1st set @ 9:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Melvin Jones Quintet at Churchill Grounds!!! The shows here are always spectacular and this year one will be no exception! The band will feature Mace Hibbard, Louis Heriveaux, Brian Hogans, Terreon Gully, and Rodney Jordan!! Great music and possibly a surprise superstar in the house!! Come out and find out who!

High Museum of Atlanta

11.20.11 |4:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Performance with the Brent Runnels Quintet. $10 cover. More details coming soon!

Ray Charles Performing Arts Center- Morehouse College

11.20.11 |7pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Concert with Rio Negro!!! It's always great to get together with my college buddies and show what my alma mater, Morehouse, has to offer to the Arts Community! Come by and check it out! FREE Concert!

Variety Playhouse

11.19.11 |8pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

J-Fly "Hypnotic" CD Release Party featuring Lonnie Liston Smith!!

Temple Sinai

11.13.11 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Concert with the Brent Runnels Quintet!

Private Event

11.12.11 |TBA

Naples, FL U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

11.11.11 |tentative

Columbia, SC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Cafe 290

11.07.11 |first set begins at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!! This night we're celebrating the release of the band's live CD!!

Private Event

11.05.11 |tentative

Washington D.C., MD U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Location

10.28.11 |8:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Joe Gransden Big Band!!

Lovett School

10.27.11 |8:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Joe Gransden Big Band!!

Private Event

10.25.11 |tentative

private, U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

10.22.11 |tentative

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

10.15.11 |tentative

TBA, U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

10.15.11 |tentative

Paris, KY U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

10.08.11 |tentative

Durham, NC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

10.07.11 |tentative

Charleston, SC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Venue

10.05.11 |TBA

New York, NY U.S.A.

Performance with Simply irresistible Band!

Private Event

10.01.11 |tentative

Washington D.C., MD U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Studio

09.25.11 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Recording session with Jazz Vocalist Tia Rix featuring an unbelievable lineup of amazing musicians!

Ritz-Carlton

09.24.11 |8:00pm-12:00am

Lake Oconee, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Jennifer Wroblewski!

Private Location

09.23.11 |Private Event

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Gwen Hughes Jazz Ensemble! Good times!!

Auburn University Ballroom

09.23.11 |TBA

Auburn, AL U.S.A.

Auburn University Swing Dance Event with the Gwen Hughes Enemble!

Wolf Creek Ampitheatre

09.22.11 |7:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Benefit Concert featuring Roberta Flack, Anthony David, and the Wilberforce University Choir!

Private Location

09.17.11 |Private Event

Mid-Loathian, VA U.S.A.

Performance with SImply Irresistible Band!!

Private Location

09.17.11 |Private Event

Mid-Loathian, VA U.S.A.

Performance with SImply Irresistible Band!!

St. Paul's Episcopal Church

09.17.11 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

In Concert with Kathleen Bertrand at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Atlanta, Georgia.

4th Anniversary Celebration of HIP Atlanta

09.13.11 |6:00PM

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Performance with Kathleen Bertrand for the 4th Anniversary Celebration of Hospitality Industry Professionals of Atlanta!

Otis Redding Tribute

09.10.11 |7:30pm

Macon, GA U.S.A.

Exciting concert in tribute to the legendary Otis Redding featuring Musiq Soulchild, Brenda Vaughn, and many more!! I'll be playing with a special unit under the leadership of legendary drummer, Lil' John Roberts called the "Hitmen" featuring myself on trumpet, Mike Burton on Sax, John on drums, Derrioux Edgecomb on Bass, Daniel Moore on keys, and Rick Watford on Guitar!! Click on the link for more details and ticket information!

Soul Food Festival 2011- Wolf Creek Ampitheatre

09.03.11 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Exciting performance with Rick James' Original Stone City Band to open up for George Clinton and P-Funk!!! The festival will also feature Kirk Whalum, Rick Braun, Midnight star, Jonathan Butler, and many more!!! Check it out!

Varius

08.26.11 to 08.31.11 |Various

Los Angeles , CA U.S.A.

Special Concert Performances with Island Def Jam artist, Young Jeezy on the west coast! Locations will include stops in L.A. and Las Vegas. Details to follow!

TBA

08.24.11 |tentative

Tifton, GA U.S.A.

Special Midday Performance with Enrique's Salsa Band!! More details to follow!

Private Location

08.20.11 |Private Event

Greensboro, NC U.S.A.

Performance with SImply Irresistible Band!!

High Museum of Art

08.19.11 |5:00pm-10:00pm

Atlanta , GA U.S.A.

The Jazz at the High Series featuring Audrey Shakir!! This is an exciting opportunity to perform with one of my favorite jazz vocalists at one of my favorite events in Atlanta. Grab the family and come check it out! Click the link for ticket info and other details!

Private Location

08.15.11 |9pm-12am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Recording Session Day

Private Location

08.13.11 |Private Event

Palm Beach, FL U.S.A.

Performance with SImply Irresistible Band!!

Private Location

08.12.11 |9pm-12am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Recording Session Day

Private Location

08.10.11 |3pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Recording Session Day

Private Location

08.06.11 |Private Event

Highland, NC U.S.A.

Performance with SImply Irresistible Band!!

Private Event

07.29.11 to 07.30.11 |Private Event

Birmingham, AL U.S.A.

Private Event

TBA

07.26.11 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Surprise performance with a special one-night engagement!! More details coming soon!

TBA

07.24.11 to 07.25.11 |TBA

New York, NY U.S.A.

Surprise appearance with a special one-night only engagement!!! Look out for details!

Private Event

07.22.11 |tentative

New Brunswick, NJ U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

National Black Arts Festival

07.17.11 |3pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Kathleen Bertrand on the main stage at Centennial Olympic Park! Come on out and enjoy this fantastic show, and make sure you pick up a copy of her new cd "Katharsis" (which I happen to make an appearance on!). See you there!

National Black Arts Festival

07.16.11 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Performance with the Joe Gransden Big Band!!! The National Black Arts Festival is a great opportunity to showcase the contributions of black people to the vast world of the arts, and jazz is definitely one of the BIGGEST contributions. Good times on the way!!

National Black Arts Festival

07.15.11 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with my college buddies, Rio Negro for the Black Arts Festival!!!! I'm excited to get the chance to play with these guys again, since we've all gone on to do such great things since graduating. Exciting reunion on the way!!

Private Location

07.02.11 |Private Event

Roaring Gap, NC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply Irresistible Band!!

Private Event

06.25.11 |Private Event

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Florida State University SummerJazz Camp

06.19.11 to 06.25.11 |ALL DAY

Tallahassee, FL U.S.A.

Weeklong Jazz Camp for high school and middle school students nationwide! It has been an honor the last few years to serve alongside such great musicians to help advance interest and knowledge in young jazz musicians. The kids are so talented and extremely well-behaved! It reminds me of how fulfilling a teaching career can be. Not to mention we have nightly concerts featuring myself with Leon Anderson, Rodney Jordan, Marcus Roberts, and many more greats!! Good times!!

Private Location

06.18.11 |Private Event

Wilmington, SC U.S.A.

Performance with SImply Irresistible Band!!

Private Event

06.17.11 |tentative

Atlantic Beach, NC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Churchill Grounds Jazz Café

06.10.11 to 06.11.11 |1st set begins @ 9:30pm: 2nd set @ 11:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Mace HIbbard CD Release Party!!! The long awaited second solo release of my good friend and amazing saxophonist Mace Hibbard has finally come!! The album is great!! The music is great!! The people performing in the record are all great!! And you have an opportunity to see them all live this weekend at Churchill Grounds. Check out the link below to get more information about the performance. You don't want to miss this one!!

Private Event

06.04.11 |tentative

Winston Salem, NC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

06.03.11 |tentative

Richmond, VA U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Atlanta Jazz Festival

05.28.11 |5:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Main Stage performance with Audrey Shakir and Wes "Warm-daddy" Anderson!!! Audrey is definitely one of the baddest jazz vocalists in the game, so I'm excited to have the opportunity to share the stage with her band!!

South Fulton Cajun Crab House

05.27.11 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Straight-Ahead Jazz Series @ the Upper Room featuring the Melvin Jones Quintet!! This is a fantastic six-week long series featuring some the best and brightest in the industry. This week's concert will feature my band, and I believe it will be an extraordinary event! More information coming soon. Make sure you get yoru copy of Pivot today if you have not already done so!!

Private Event

05.21.11 |tentative

Columbia, SC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

05.14.11 |tentative

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Cobb Energy Centre

05.14.11 |2:00pm MATINEE Show

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Live Taping of Tyler Perry' "A Madea Christmas11" This will be an exciting show, as al three shows have already been sold out!! I'm really happy to be playing with the incredible members of the Ronnie Garrett Orchestra again. You don't want to miss out!

Cobb Energy Centre

05.14.11 |8:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Live Taping of Tyler Perry' "A Madea Christmas11" This will be an exciting show, as al three shows have already been sold out!! I'm really happy to be playing with the incredible members of the Ronnie Garrett Orchestra again. You don't want to miss out!

Cobb Energy Centre

05.13.11 |8:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Live Taping of Tyler Perry' "A Madea Christmas11" This will be an exciting show, as al three shows have already been sold out!! I'm really happy to be playing with the incredible members of the Ronnie Garrett Orchestra again. You don't want to miss out!

Private Event

05.07.11 |tentative

Birmingham, AL U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

tentative

04.30.11 |tentative

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special event for S.O.J.A., Southeastern Organization for Jazz Arts!! More details to come!

Private Location

04.30.11 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private performance with The Class Act Band, one of the city's premier party bands!

Private Event

04.23.11 |tentative

Charleston, SC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

B-Sharps Jazz Café

04.22.11 |8pm

Tallahassee, FL U.S.A.

Melvin Jones Quintet live!! The band will feature Leon Anderson on drums and Rodney Jordan on Bass representing Florida State University!! It will be a great time in Tallahassee, and CD's will be available! You don't want to miss out!

Cafe 290

04.18.11 |first set begins at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!! This night we're celebrating the release of the band's live CD!!

Private Event

04.16.11 |tentative

Sarasota, FL U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint

04.14.11 |8:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing with "Elision: A Latin Jazz Concept!" This is a great band under the leadership of up and coming saxophonist Oliver Santana!!

Private Venue

04.13.11 |All Day

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Taping for the Mo'Nique Show as a part of the house band, "Big Jim and the Penthouse players1"

Private Venue

04.13.11 |All Day

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Taping for the Mo'Nique Show as a part of the house band, "Big Jim and the Penthouse players1"

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

04.08.11 to 04.09.11 |First set at 9:30pm; Second set at 11:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Melvin Jones ALBUM RELEASE weekend live at Churchill Grounds! I'm really excited about the opportunity to put my music out there, so I'm inviting you to come and bring a friend as we celebrate the long awaited release of my debut solo album. There will be great music, great people, and an energy in the air that you don't want to miss! Hopefully you can join us as we prepare to jam the night away.
$10 cover at the door only; $10 minimum at the tables

WRFG "Jazz to Soothe Your Soul" Live Interview!!

04.07.11 |10:00PM-Midnight

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Tune your radios to 89.1 FM WRFG between the hours 10pm and 12am to hear the live interview with John Berard! We're going to be discussing the release of my new album "Pivot," as well as giving away a few copies to supporters. Tune in and be a part of the fun! And remember to SUPPORT THE ARTS whenever possible!!

EVERYWHERE!!!

04.05.11 |ALL DAY!!

A CITY NEAR YOU!!, GA U.S.A.

The Official Release of my debut solo album "Pivot" on Turnaround Records. The album will be available on www.itunes.com, www.cdbaby.com, and www.turnaroundrecords.com. Make sure you get copy, whether it be a physical version or digital!!!

WCLK "Jazz at Sundown" Live interview!!

04.05.11 |7:00pm-9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

I'll be live on-air with Jazz WCLK's Riva Blue from 7:00pm-9:00pm to discuss the release of my new album "Pivot," as well as giveaway a few copies to supporters. It's going to be great, so make sure you tune in to become a part of the fun! And remember..SUPPORT THE ARTS!!

Private Event

04.02.11 |tentative

Tampa, FL U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

The Five Spot

03.29.11 |9pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Live taping with Jacob Deaton's band. Good times! Click on the link to get more details information about the location.

Door 44

03.28.11 |7pm-10pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performing with the Jacob Deaton Quartet at Door 44 in midtown. If you're around stop through and have a good time on us! Click the link to get more details about the club!

5 Seasons Brewery

03.27.11 |3pm-5pm

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Drive-by Big Band! It's a great restaurant, great environment, and FREE!! Don't miss out!!

Georgia Railroad Depot

03.24.11 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

J-Fly's Birthday Bash!! This event features a killing band, and an unbelievable lineup as the catz come out to help celebrate one of the city's best drummer's birthday!!! Yiu do not want to miss out!

Cafe 290

03.21.11 |first set begins at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!!

Carlos Museum, Emory University

03.12.11 |7:00pm-11:00pm

Alanta, GA U.S.A.

Private Performance with Gwen Hughes

Private

03.08.11 |tentative

Jackson, MS U.S.A.

FAT TUESDAY!!!! This s going to be a blast as we perform for a special Mardi Gras event to help celebrate fat Tuesday!!

The Music Store

03.04.11 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Tres Gilbert presents the "Music Store!1" This is a great event highlighting some of Atlanta's BEST musicians with some of the nation's top artists showcasing their original music. Watch out for the ads because you don't want to miss this show!!

Cobb Energy Center

02.19.11 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Performance with Simply irresistible Band for a huge event. Details coming soon!!

Private Facility

02.18.11 |tba

Lawrenceville, GA U.S.A.

Special Community based Performance with Kevin Hyde's ensemble!

Private Facility

02.12.11 |tba

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Performance with Ronnie Garrett's band, Simply Irresistible!! Good times!!

Mo'Nique Show

02.09.11 |Private Recording

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Sitting in again with the "Penthouse Players," the illustrious house band for the Mo'Nique Show!! The band is killin if you haven't checked them out yet, comprised fo nothing but musical legends! It's an honor to share the space! Network Airing details coming soon!

Cafe 290

02.07.11 |first set begins at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!!

Private Event

02.03.11 |TBA

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

Performing with Kathleen Bertrand for a private function. Kathleen is one of the most amazing jazz vocalists I've ever worked with. Be on the lookout for her new album coming soon!

Mo'Nique Show

02.02.11 |Private Recording

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Sitting in again with the "Penthouse Players," the illustrious house band for the Mo'Nique Show!! The band is killin if you haven't checked them out yet, comprised fo nothing but musical legends! It's an honor to share the space! Network Airing details coming soon!

Private Event

01.29.11 |tentative

Memphis, TN U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Savannah Convention Center and

01.27.11 to 01.28.11 |ALL DAY

Savannah, GA U.S.A.

Demonstrating Phaeton Horns at the Georgia Music Educator's Association annual conference!! As a newly endorsed artist for Phaeton horns, it will be my pleasure to present their instruments to the vast network or performers, educators, and students in attendance at this event. Good times!!

Private Facility

01.22.11 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Jessie's Girls, one of the newest bands on the circuit! Ronnie Garrett does it again!!

Private Facility

01.21.11 |TBA

Louisville, KY U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band!!

Cannon Chapel, Emory University

01.20.11 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Jazz Vespers
Performing live with the Atlanta Jazz Chorus and a host of special invited guests including Pianist Gary Motley, and Drummer Che Marshall! This group is under the leadership of Reverend Dr. Dwight Andrews.

Cafe 290

01.17.11 |first set begins at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!!

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

01.07.11 to 01.08.11 |First set at 9:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Melvin Jones Quintet live at Churchill Grounds! I haven't had the opportunity to bring my band through Churchill in a while due to my other obligations, so it will be nice to get the guys in there again. Hopefully you can join us as we prepare to jam the night away.

Cafe 290

01.03.11 |first set begins at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!!

New Year's Celebration

12.31.10 |Countdown to 2011

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Club Ritz

12.30.10 |9:00pm-12:00am

Riverdale, GA U.S.A.

Open mic night with Palmer Williams and the "Dot Com Band!" This is a beautiful club with great staff, food, a host of well-stocked bars, and an event which is growing rapidly. With the support of 104.1, this night is quickly becoming the most exciting ticket in town. Stop through if you have the time!!

Private Facility

12.29.10 |Private Event

Houston, TX U.S.A.

Performance with a phenomenal new band named Jessie's Girls under the leadership of the one and only Ronnie Garrett!!

Private Event

12.18.10 |tentative

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

Private Event

12.17.10 |tentative

Gaffney, SC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!!

PRivate Event

12.11.10 |TBA

Louisville, KY U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

12.10.10 |first set begins at 9:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The Albert Riviera Quintet will be performing for one night only in Atlanta!! Albert is a recent acquaintance and label mate on the turnaround Records Label. This is exciting fro me because Albert has some really interesting, original material. You don't want to miss this!

Cafe 290

12.06.10 |first set begins at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!!

PRivate Event

12.04.10 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Club Ritz

12.02.10 |9:00pm-12:00am

Riverdale, GA U.S.A.

Open Mic Night at Club Ritz featuring the R&B and Soul Stylings of Palmer Williams (star of Tyler Perry's "House of Payne") This is a FREE event, and an opportunity to come jam with some of Atlanta's finest musicians in one of the city's most beautiful clubs. Don't miss out!!

5 Seasons Brewery

11.21.10 |3pm-5pm

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Drive-by Big Band! It's a great restaurant, great environment, and FREE!! Don't miss out!!

Cafe 290

11.15.10 |first set begins at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!!

Stompin at the Savoy 2010

11.13.10 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special performance with one of my buddies, Melvin Miller. Details coming soon!

Private Event

11.06.10 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Cafe 290

11.01.10 |first set begins at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!!

Private Event

10.29.10 to 10.31.10 |TBA

Irving, TX U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band!

Private Event

10.27.10 |Private Recording

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Recording Sessions...ALWAYS a good time!!

Dow Event Center

10.26.10 |ticketmaster for details

Saginaw, MI USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!!" Check it out!

Hampton Coliseum

10.24.10 |ticketmaster for details

Hampton, VA USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!!" Check it out!

Theatre at Madison Square Garden

10.15.10 to 10.17.10 |ticketmaster for details

New York, NY USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!!" Check it out!

Nassau Coliseum

10.14.10 |ticketmaster for details

Long Island, NY USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!!" Check it out!

Prudential Center

10.12.10 to 10.13.10 |ticketmaster for details

Newark, NJ USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!!" Check it out!

1st Mariners Arena

10.08.10 to 10.10.10 |ticketmaster for details

Baltimore, MD USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!!" Check it out!

Arena at Harbor Yard

10.07.10 |ticketmaster for details

Bridgeport, CT USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!!" Check it out!

Blue Cross Arena

10.06.10 |ticketmaster for details

Rochester, NY USA

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!!" Check it out!

War Memorial at Onecenter

10.05.10 |ticketmaster for details

Syracuse, NY U.S.A.

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!!" Check it out!

American Airlines Arena

10.01.10 to 10.02.10 |ticketmaster for details

Miami, FL U.S.A.

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!!" Check it out!

USF Sundome

09.30.10 |Ticketmaster for details

Tampa, FL U.S.A.

Tour with Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!!" Check it out!

Tallahassee Leon County Civic Center

09.29.10 |ticketmaster for details

Tallahassee, FL U.S.A.

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Pensacola Civic Center

09.28.10 |Ticketmaster for details

Pensacola, FL U.S.A.

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Verizon Center

09.24.10 to 09.26.10 |Ticketmaster for details

Washington D.C., MD U.S.A.

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Peterson Events Center

09.23.10 |ticketmaster for details

Pittsburgh, PA U.S.A.

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Wicomico Youth & Civic Center

09.22.10 |ticketmaster for details

Salisbury, MD U.S.A.

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Roanoke Civic Center

09.21.10 |ticketmaster for details

Roanoke, VA U.S.A.

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Greensboro Coliseum

09.19.10 |ticketmaster for details

Greensboro, NC USA

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Toyota Center

09.18.10 to 09.19.10 |Ticketmaster for details

Houston, TX U.S.A.

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New Orleans Arena

09.15.10 to 09.17.10 |ticketmaster for details

New Orleans, LA U.S.A.

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Intercontinental Hotel

09.05.10 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Private Facility

08.28.10 to 08.29.10 |Private Recording

Atlanta, GA USA

I'm headed into the studio to record my Solo Debut under the Turnaround Records jazz label!! It's been at least six years since i decided to put my project on hold, and now with the assistance of great friends (who happen to be some of the baddest musicians around!) it's finally coming to fruition!! Official Release scheduled for early 2011!! **stay tuned for more information**

Private Event

08.28.10 |tentative

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with the Simply Irresistible Band!!

Private Facility

08.24.10 to 08.25.10 |Private Recording

Atlanta, GA USA

Going into the studio to record with Mace Hibbard for his forthcoming second solo release!! Mace is one of the baddest cats in this part of the country, and i'm excited to be a part of his record. Check him out!!

The High Museum

08.20.10 |5:00pm-10:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Friday Jazz Series featuring Atlanta's Premiere Saxophonist and Educator Mace Hibbard! I love to play with Mace, because there are so many dimensions to what he can do on the Sax. As a composer, he also adds an original mixture of styles to the set which give his band a distinctive sound. If you can make it, I guarantee you won't be dissappointed. (seems like I can't get enough of the "High"!)

Private Facility

08.17.10 |Private Shoot

Atlanta, GA USA

Filming for Tyler Perry's new film in association with Lions Gate Films!! Look for me on the big screen again!!

Cafe 290

08.16.10 |first set begins at 8:00pm

Atlanta, GA USA

Performance with Joe Gransden Big Band!!

Private Event

08.14.10 |TBA

WV U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band!!

Apache Cafe

08.12.10 |8pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Ronnie Garrett's birthday jam!!!! This is the man who has been behind the scene on so many hits, movie soundtracks, jazz, R&B, Jazz, Hip Hop, Country,...you name it!!! He's decided to celebrate his birthday in the way a musical legend should! Good times!!

Cafe 290

08.02.10 |first set starts at 8:30pm

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Jazz Orchestra Atlanta featuring Joe Gransden!

Legacy Gazebo Ampitheatre-

07.25.10 |7:30pm

Kennesaw, GA U.S.A.

Jazz Orchestra Atlanta featuring Marcus Printup!!! This concert's billing kind of speaks for itself. Marcus is one of my musical buddies, and I know this show will be great. Admission is only $8.00, so I hope to see you there!

Cobb Energy Center

07.17.10 |1st show 3:00pm; 2nd show 8:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Exclusive Performance for Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!" Check it out!

The High Museum of Atlanta

07.16.10 |5:00PM-10:00PM

Atlanta, GA USA

"Jazz at the High" Series featuring the Melvin Jones Quintet! This is a highly popular jazz series offered once a month which offers the audience a classy, live jazz-oriented event with refreshments available. This particular performance is being done in conjunction with the National Black Arts Festival. The High Museum is located in Midtown on the corner of 14th Street and Peachtree.

Private Event

07.04.10 |TBA

Lexington, KY U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Private Event

07.02.10 |tentative

Roaring Gap, NC u.s.a.

Performance with the Simply irresistible Band!

FSU Summer Jazz Camp

06.20.10 to 06.26.10 |All Day and Night

Tallahassee, FL U.S.A.

Not too long ago, I had the opportunity to serve as clinician and perform with the legendary Rufus Reid at the Florida State University Jazz Festival. It's really a great atmosphere, as the Jazz Program is staffed by some of the most in-demand musicians in the country. Now I have the opportunity to return to FSU to serve as an instructor for their summer jazzcamp.

Private Event

06.19.10 |TBA

Suwanee, TN U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

TBA

06.18.10 to 06.19.10 |ticketmaster for details

Houston, TX U.S.A.

Tour for Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!" Check it out!

High Museum of Atlanta

06.18.10 |5:00pm-10:00PM

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Friday Jazz at the High featuring the incredible pianist/ bandleader Kevin Bales!! This is going to be a great time!

Apache Cafe

06.18.10 |11:00pm-2:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance for the "Music Store." This is a regularly recurring event featuring some of the world's greatest performers under the leadership of phenomenal bassist/ singer/ bandleader Tres Gilbert! Good times on the way!!

Cafe 290

06.17.10 |8:00pm; 10:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

A Tribute to Art Blakey, Tony Williams, and Elvin Jones featuring the Ralph Peterson Quintet!! Ralph is one of the baddest drummers/ bandleaders in the country, and he happened to be a professor at Rutgers while I was attending. it's going to be great to hear him again!! Band Personnel:
Ralph Peterson- Drums
Tommy Sauter- Bass
Louis Heriveaux- Piano
Melvin Jones- Trumpet
Howard Nicholson- Sax

Private Event

06.12.10 |TBA

Lookout Mountain, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Private Event

06.11.10 |TBA

Nashville, TN U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Private Event

06.04.10 to 06.07.10 |TBA

Moscow, Russia

Performance with Johnny Gill in Moscow! This will be my first time in Russia, so I'm pretty excited!

Atlanta Jazz Festival

05.30.10 |4:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance on the main stage with Jazz Vocalist Extraordinaire, Kathleen Bertrand! hop eto see you there!

Atlanta Jazz Festival

05.29.10 |2:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Performance with the Rialto Jazz for Kids All Star Band on the main stage! The Rialto Jazz for Kids All-Star Jazz Band is comprised of the most advanced students from the five 2009-2010 partner schools in the Atlanta Metro Area. This should be fun!!

Private Event

05.22.10 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with SImply Irresisitible Band for Coca Cola

Private Event

05.15.10 |TBA

Coronada, CA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Fox Theatre

05.06.10 to 05.09.10 |ticketmaster for details

Detroit, MI U.S.A.

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Lucas County Arena

05.05.10 |ticketmaster for details

Toledo, OH U.S.A.

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Nationwide Arena

05.04.10 |ticketmaster for details

Columbus, OH U.S.A.

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Liacouras Center

04.29.10 to 05.02.10 |ticketmaster for details

Philadelphia, PA U.S.A.

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HSBC Arena

04.27.10 |ticketmaster for details

Buffalo, NY U.S.A.

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Sprint Center

04.25.10 |ticketmaster for details

Kansas City, MO U.S.A.

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Chaifetz Arena

04.23.10 to 04.24.10 |ticketmaster for details

St. Louis, MO U.S.A.

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Norfolk Constant Center

04.20.10 to 04.21.10 |ticketmaster for details

Norfolk, VA U.S.A.

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Fox Theatre

04.15.10 to 04.18.10 |ticketmaster for details

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

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Savannah Civic Center

04.13.10 to 04.14.10 |ticketmaster for details

Savannah, GA U.S.A.

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Freedom Hall

04.08.10 |ticketmaster for details

Louisville, KY U.S.A.

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Cintas Center

04.07.10 |ticketmaster for details

Cincinnati, OH U.S.A.

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Nutter Center

04.06.10 |ticketmaster for details

Dayton, OH U.S.A.

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Mobile Civic Center Arena

03.28.10 |ticketmaster for details

Mobile, AL U.S.A.

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Birmingham Civic Center

03.27.10 |ticketmaster for details

Birmingham, AL U.S.A.

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Bi-Lo Center

03.25.10 to 03.26.10 |ticketmaster for details

Greeneville, SC U.S.A.

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James Brown Arena

03.24.10 |ticketmaster for details

Augusta, GA U.S.A.

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Private Event

03.20.10 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Bushnell Theatre

03.19.10 to 03.21.10 |ticketmaster for details

Hartford, CT U.S.A.

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Arena at Harbor Yard

03.18.10 |ticketmaster for details

Bridgeport, CT U.S.A.

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US Cellular Arena

03.16.10 |ticketmaster for details

MIlwaukee, WI U.S.A.

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Nokia Theatre

03.12.10 to 03.14.10 |ticketmaster for details

Dallas, TX U.S.A.

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Wichita Convention Center

03.11.10 |ticketmaster for details

WIchita, KS U.S.A.

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Qwest Center

03.10.10 |ticketmaster for details

Omaha, NE U.S.A.

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Target Center

03.09.10 |ticketmaster for details

Minneapolis, MN U.S.A.

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Arie Crown Theatre

03.02.10 to 03.06.10 |ticketmaster for details

Chicago, IL U.S.A.

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Orpheum Theatre

02.27.10 to 02.28.10 |ticketmaster for details

Memphis, TN U.S.A.

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Municipal Auditorium

02.24.10 to 02.25.10 |ticketmaster for details

Nashville, TN U.S.A.

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Albany Civic Center

02.23.10 |ticketmaster for details

Albany, GA U.S.A.

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Richmond Coliseum

02.21.10 |ticketmaster for details

Richmond, VA U.S.A.

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Veterans Memorial Coliseum

02.19.10 to 02.20.10 |ticketmaster for details

Winston Salem, NC U.S.A.

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Soldiers and Sailors Auditorium

02.18.10 |ticketmaster for details

Chattanooga, TN U.S.A.

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Veterans Memorial Arena

02.16.10 to 02.17.10 |ticketmaster for details

Jacksonville, FL U.S.A.

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Columbus Civic Center

02.14.10 |ticketmaster for details

Columbus, GA U.S.A.

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Colonial Life Arena

02.12.10 to 02.13.10 |ticketmaster for details

Columbia, SC U.S.A.

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North Charleston Coliseum

02.10.10 to 02.11.10 |ticketmaster for details

Charleston, NC U.S.A.

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Macon Centreplex

02.09.10 |ticketmaster for details

Macon, GA U.S.A.

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Bojangles Coliseum

02.07.10 |ticketmaster for details

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

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Crown Center Coliseum

02.06.10 |ticketmaster for details

Fayetteville, NC U.S.A.

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RBC Center

02.03.10 to 02.05.10 |ticketmaster for details

Raleigh, NC U.S.A.

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Civic Center

02.02.10 |ticketmaster for details

Florence, SC U.S.A.

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WAMU at Madison Square Garden

01.27.10 to 01.31.10 |ticketmaster for details

New York, NY U.S.A.

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GMEA Conference

01.27.10 to 01.28.10 |ALL Day and Night

Savannah, GA U.S.A.

Demonstrator for Pheaton horns at the Annual Georgia Music Educators Association's Conference in Savannah, Georgia!! This was always a great opportunity to connect with other educators and performers from all over the state of Georgia. Now as an endorsing artist for Phaeton horns, I have he opportunity to demonstrate how great these horns are to those in attendance. Good times!!

Ritz Carlton

01.22.10 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible BAnd!

Kodak Theatre

01.19.10 to 01.24.10 |ticketmaster for details

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A.

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Paramount Theatre

01.14.10 to 01.16.10 |ticketmaster for details

Oakland, CA U.S.A.

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Selland Arena

01.12.10 |ticketmaster for details

Fresno, CA U.S.A.

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Memorial Coliseum

01.10.10 |ticketmaster for details

Portland, OR U.S.A.

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Private Event

01.09.10 |TBA

Greensville, SC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band

Key Arena

01.09.10 |ticketmaster for details

Seattle, WA U.S.A.

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Dodge Theatre

01.05.10 |ticketmaster for details

Phoenix, AZ U.S.A.

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Don Haskins Theatre

01.04.10 |ticketmaster for details

El Paso, TX U.S.A.

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Private Event

12.31.09 |TBA (tentative)

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

New Year's celebration featuring Simply Irresistible!

Fox Theatre

12.21.09 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Concert featuring the Joe Gransden Big Band!

TBA

12.20.09 |6:00pm

Decatur, GA U.S.A.

Free Performance with the Joe Gransden Big Band!

Private Event

12.18.09 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Private Event with Simply irresistible Band!

Buckhead Baptist Church

12.13.09 |7:00AM; 11:00AM; 6:00PM

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Christmas Performance with Jamm at Buckhead Baptist Church

Rialto Theatre

12.12.09 |7:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Atlanta Jazz Chorus for a special Christmas Vespers concert!

GA Military College

12.10.09 |TBA

Milledgeville, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Joe Gransden Big Band!

Fox 5 Morning Show

12.09.09 |7:30am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special performance with Jazz Orchestra Atlanta to promote Joe Gransden's Christmas concert

Cafe 290

12.07.09 |first set starts at 8:30pm

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Jazz Orchestra Atlanta featuring Joe Gransden!

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

11.27.09 to 11.28.09 |First set at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Melvin Jones Quintet live at Churchill Grounds! I haven't had the opportunity to bring my band through Churchill in a while due to my other obligations, so it will be nice to get the guys in there again. Hopefully you can join us as we prepare to jam the night away.

TBA

11.20.09 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Atlanta Jazz Chorus, opening for the legendary singer/ pianist Freddie Cole!

Churchill Grounds

11.14.09 |first set starts at 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the great Mace Hibbard Quintet!

Private Event

11.12.09 to 11.13.09 |TBA

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band!

Temple Sinai

11.08.09 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Quintet performance for Jazz Orchestra Atlanta!

B.T.Harvey Stadium, Morehouse College

11.07.09 |100pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Morehouse College Homecoming Football Game!
This is where I spend ALL of my time during the Fall Semester. The halftime performances feature the famed "House of Funk" Marching Band under my direction! This weekend's game will be against Miles College!

Southwest Arts Center

11.07.09 |7:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Kathleen Bertrand in Concert "Jazz Is..." Kathleen is one of the best jazz vocalists i've had the pleasure of working with, and I'm excited about having the opportunity to play with her again.

5 Seasons Brewery

10.25.09 |3:00pm-5:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Concert featuring the Atlanta Superband! This is a great big band performing some of the more difficult repertoire and often-overlooked gems!

B.T.Harvey Stadium, Morehouse College Homecoming

10.24.09 |2:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Morehouse College Homecoming Football Game!
This is where I spend ALL of my time during the Fall Semester. The halftime performances feature the famed "House of Funk" Marching Band under my direction! This weekend's game will be HOMECOMING against AUC rivalry Clark Atlanta University!

Private Event

10.17.09 |TBA

High Point, NC U.S.A.

Performance with Simply Irresistible Band!

Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic Weekend

10.09.09 to 10.10.09 |TBA

Columbus, GA U.S.A.

This is THE oldest, running classic between HBCU'S in existence, boasting capacity audiences for the last 72 years. Now in its 73rd Anniversary, the classic has grown to include : A Battle of the Bands and Stepshow on Friday night; A Parade through the Streets of Downtown Columbus, Georgia on Saturday morning; the Football game between the two rivals on Saturday afternoon; and a concluding concert featuring some of the musical icons of our generation! If you can make it, this will be a fun-filled weekend as two of the country's most prestigious Historically Black Institutions display their athletic and Music programs.

B.T.Harvey Stadium, Morehouse College

10.03.09 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Morehouse College Football Game!
This is where I spend ALL of my time during the Fall Semester. The halftime performances feature the famed "House of Funk" Marching Band under my direction! This weekend's game will be against Stillman College.

Private Event

09.26.09 to 09.27.09 |N/A

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Special Performance with Simply Irresistible! This is the creme of the crop in terms of live entertainment, featuring an all-star cast of Music Industry Vets and Rising Stars! To get more information about this group, log on to www.simplyirresistibleband.com

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

09.18.09 to 09.19.09 |First set at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Melvin Jones Quintet live at Churchill Grounds! I haven't had the opportunity to bring my band through Churchill in a while due to my other obligations, so it will be nice to get the guys in there again. Hopefully you can join us as we prepare to jam the night away.

St. James Jazz Festival

09.12.09 |TBA

Alpharetta, GA U.S.A.

Melvin Jones Quintet live at the St. James United Methodist Annual Jazz Festival. For more details about the festival, check out the link to the church's website!


B.T.Harvey Stadium, Morehouse College

09.05.09 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Morehouse College Football Game!
This is where I spend ALL of my time during the Fall Semester. The halftime performances feature the famed "House of Funk" Marching Band under my direction! This weekend's game will be against Fort Valley University.

B.T.Harvey Stadium, Morehouse College

08.29.09 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Morehouse College Football Game!
This is where I spend ALL of my time during the Fall Semester. The halftime performances feature the famed "House of Funk" Marching Band under my direction! This weekend's game will be against Benedict College.

Morehouse College Band Camp

08.09.09 to 08.21.09 |All Day and Night

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

This is the primary training camp for the Morehouse College Marching Band. During this time, no one EVER sees me around town!

Historic Ebeneezer Baptist Church

08.01.09 |Show starts at 7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Kathleen Bertrand at the historic Ebeneezer Baptist Church! A fantastic concert series with a fantastic vocalist and a killin band! What more can you ask for?

Private Affair

07.30.09 |6:30pm-10:30pm

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Private Performance with the infinity Showband!

Private Affair

07.27.09 |TBA

Charlotte, NC U.S.A.

Private Performance with Simply irresistible!

Cafe 290

07.20.09 |First Set begins at 8:00pm

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Jazz Orchestra Atlanta featuring Joe Grasden! This is an increasingly successful event packing the house every 1st and 3rd Monday at Cafe 290. Call ahead and reserve a table if you want to sit and dine, or show up and sit or stand around the bar for a good time.

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe

07.17.09 to 07.18.09 |First set at 8:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Melvin Jones Quintet live at Churchill Grounds! I haven't had the opportunity to bring my band through Churchill in a while due to my other obligations, so it will be nice to get the guys in there again. Hopefully you can join us as we prepare to jam the night away.

Cafe 290

07.06.09 |First Set begins at 8:00pm

Roswell, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Jazz Orchestra Atlanta featuring Joe Grasden! This is an increasingly successful event packing the house every 1st and 3rd Monday at Cafe 290. Call ahead and reserve a table if you want to sit and dine, or show up and sit or stand around the bar for a good time.

FSU Summer Jazz Camp

06.21.09 to 06.27.09 |All Day and Night

Tallahassee, FL U.S.A.

Not too long ago, I had the opportunity to serve as clinician and perform with the legendary Rufus Reid at the Florida State University Jazz Festival. It's really a great atmosphere, as the Jazz Program is staffed by some of the most in-demand musicians in the country. Now I have the opportunity to return to FSU to serve as an instructor for their summer jazzcamp.

Private Affair

06.06.09 to 06.07.09 |N/A

Tyron, NC U.S.A.

Special Performance with the Simply Irresistible Band! For more information about this band, og on to www.simplyirresistibleband.com

TBA

05.21.09 to 05.26.09 |TBA

Maui, HI U.S.A.

Week Long stint in Hawaii with Ronnie Garrett and S.I.!

TBA

05.20.09 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jazz Vespers Performance with Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews and the Atlanta Jazz Chorus!

TBA

05.18.09 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jazz Vespers Performance with Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews and the Atlanta Jazz Chorus for the honorable Bishop Desmond Tutu!

TBA

05.16.09 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jazz Vespers Performance with Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews and the Atlanta Jazz Chorus!

Private Event

05.01.09 to 05.02.09 |N/A

Baltimore, MD U.S.A.

Special Performance with Simply Irresistible! This is the creme of the crop in terms of live entertainment, featuring an all-star cast of Music Industry Vets and Rising Stars! To get more information about this group, log on to www.simplyirresistibleband.com

Gary Motley Quartet in Concert

04.25.09 |7:30pm

Elberton, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Gary Motley Quartet. This is a hard-swinging band comprised of Atlanta's top kats, Che Marshall on Drums, Moffit Morris on Bass, and the legendary Gary Motley on Piano.

Morehouse College Spring Jazz Concert

04.18.09 |Doors open at 7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Morehouse College Spring Concert featuring Grammy Award Winning Composer, Arranger, Trumpeter, Activist, Terrence Blanchard! It is my pleasure to ahve the opportunity to present Morehouse's Jazz Ensemble with such a prolific figure as Blanchard. The concert is free and open to the general public. For more information, contact the Morehouse College Band Department at (404) 215-2693 or mjones@morehouse.edu

Churchill Grounds

04.11.09 |8:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Russell Gunn All Star Weekend! You have to see it to believe it!

North Georgia State College and University

04.10.09 |8:00pm

Dahlonega, GA U.S.A.

Special Performance with the David Brothers Super Big Band featuring world renowned saxophonist, Chris Potter! This will be an exciting evening. For more details, logon to davidbrothersband.com .

Liberty Theatre and Cultural Center

04.05.09 |5:00pm

Columbus, GA U.S.A.

Feature Performance for the Columbus Jazz Society! This is an exciting weekend for me, as I will be staying over after performing for a jazz festival the previous days. Hope you can come out!

Liberty Theatre and Cultural Center
813 8th Ave
Columbus, GA 31901

Columbus State University Jazz Festival

04.03.09 to 04.04.09 |TBA

Columbus, GA U.S.A.

Feature performances at the Columbus State University Jazz Festival. I'll be performing as featured soloist with the Columbus State University Jazz Ensemble and the David Brothers Super Band!

Churchill Grounds

03.28.09 |1st Set begins at 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special One Night Engagement with the Mace Hibbard Quintet! Mace is one of the most versatile Alto Saxophonists in Atlanta, and he happens to be a really nice guy as well. The music will definitely be swinging, so come through if you can!

Spelman College Cosby Auditorium

03.27.09 |7pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A

The Third Kenyetta Festival of Women in Jazz
Cosby Academic Center Auditorium
Special Concert Performance with the one and only Kathleen Bertrand as a part of the Spelman College Jazz Festival. Hope you can come through!

Private Event

03.24.09 |12:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Broadcast event with Kathleen Bertrand, one of Atlanta's finest vocalists.

Churchill Grounds

03.20.09 to 03.21.09 |1st set starts @ 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the one and only Clarence Johnson! This is one of my buddies, one of my colleagues, but most of all, this is one of THE baddest Tenor players I've ever worked with. If you can make it out either of these nights, I guarantee you will not be sorry!

Churchill Grounds

02.20.09 |1st set starts at 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

A One Night Engagement featuring the Melvin Jones Quintet! The band will consist of Tyrone Jackson on Keys, Craig Shaw on Bass, Justin Chesareck on Drums, and John Sandfort on Sax. Good times are on the way! 1st set begins at 9:00pm.

Hardcorr Studio

02.19.09 |Starting around 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA 30303

Special One night Showcase for Simply Irresistable! This is a one of a kind group consisting of some of the finest talent Atlanta has to offer, under the leadership of Ronnie Garrett (Tyler Perry's Musical Director). For more information about this group, logon to www.irresistabletheband.com

Rialto Theatre

02.18.09 |12:00pm-1:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The "Feed Your Senses" Edcational Jazz Series Black History Month Presentation.

Hosted by the Rialto Theatre, this lunchtime event is setup to help educate and entertain the public with a combination of a jazz performance/ lecture. It's free and open to the public! The band will consist of Louis Heriveaux on Keys, Craig Shaw on Bass, Qinah Boto on Drums, and Clarence Johnson on Sax.

Rialto Theatre
80 Forsyth Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia

Georgia College and State University

02.05.09 |TBA

Milledgeville, GA U.S.A.

Perfromance with the Joe Gransden Big Band!

Fox Theatre

01.10.09 |ticketmaster for details

Portland, OR U.S.A.

Tour for Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!" Check it out!

San Diego Sports Arena

01.06.09 |ticketmaster for details

San Diego, CA U.S.A.

Tour for Tyler Perry's "Madea's Big Happy Family!" Check it out!

Gaslight Club

12.29.08 to 01.04.09 |TBA

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Special Return engagement for Sheik Mohammed Al Amin to help[ celebrate the new year. This is an exciting opportunity to once again perform in Africa with a special superstar scheduled to perform on the bill as well (JANET JACKSON!).

Rialto Theatre

12.13.08 |7:00PM

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Christmas Jazz Vespers program featuring the Atlanta Jazz Chorus. This has always been a penomenalexperience under the leadership of the renowned Rev. Dr. Dwight Andrews, who also plays a masterful tenor saxophone! This event is open to the public, so if you feel like swinging the holiday season in with the perfect balance of the spiritual and jazz aspects of the music, this is the event for you. I hope to see you there!

Battle of the High School Bands

12.05.08 to 12.07.08 |All Day and Night

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A.

I have been called upon to serve as a judge for the Annual High School Battle of the Bands in L.A.! I love getting the opportunity to see other bands in action, especially high school bands as they show an excitement and love for the craft that is sometimes lost with age. Events like this really recharge me, so I can't wait for the opportunity.

Gaslight Club

12.01.08 to 12.22.08 |TBA

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Special Three Week Engagement for Sheik Mohammed Al Amin at his exclusive resort in Ethiopia. I'm really excited about the opportunity to travel to Africa as it's on my "bucket-list" so to speak.

Private Affair

11.22.08 |TBA

Tampa Bay, FL U.S.A

On the road with the "Celebrity Hitbox" under the leadership of grammy award winning bassist/ producer Ronnie Garrett! This band is one of the most enjoyable groups I've ahd the honor of performing with since moving back to Atlanta. Though they only perform for exclusive events currently, we hope to soon be able to share this experience with the general population.

The High Museum

11.21.08 |5:00pm-10:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Friday Jazz Series featuring Atlanta's Premiere Pianist and Educator Gary Motley! I love to play with Gary, because there are so many dimensions to what he can do at the piano. As aneducator he has really found a way to bridge the gap between the modern and historic aspects of the instrument. That always makes for a great show! If you can make it, I guarantee you won't be dissappointed. (seems like I can't get enough of the "High"!)

Berry College Jazz Festival

11.13.08 |7:00pm

Rome, GA U.S.A.

I'm excited about the opportunity to be featured with the Berry College Jazz Ensemble. The director of the group, Adam Hayes, is a fantastic trumpet player that I had the opportunity to play with on an All-Star Big Band concert. So I'm eager to see hwo he's shaping the minds of the "jazzheads" in Rome!

Churchill Grounds

11.07.08 to 11.08.08 |9:00pm 1st set

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Mace Hibbard Quintet. Mace is one of the baddest alto players I'vecome across, and it's great that he's decided to stay in Atlanta. This will defintelybe an exciting evening as the entire band consists of adventurous musicans, each at the top of his respective game. Come on out and be a part of the scene!

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture

11.05.08 to 11.07.08 |Private

Washington D.C., MD U.S.A.

It will be an honor to perform for the opening ceremony of the "After 1968: Contemporary Artists and the Civil Rights Legacy" Photography Exhibition in D.C. This is a fantastic display commisioned by the High Museum to display the most comprehensive holdings of Civil Rights–era photography in the country. It is a very powerful collection of images, and I would prompt everyone to take the opportunity to catch this exhibit while it tours the U.S.

Browns Bridge Community Church

10.26.08 |9:00am and 11:00am

Cumming, GA U.S.A.

Special Performance for the Buckhead Church/ Browns Bridge Community Church morning worship service with Jamie Portee.

Hard Rock Cafe

10.23.08 |9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Buckhead Music Project Feature Performance with Jamm! This brother is one of the baddest musicians I know in Atlanta, on the cutting edge of ceating his own style in a world full of musical replicas. Get ready for an evening unlike any other. $5.00 Admission Fee

High Museum of Atlanta

10.17.08 |5:00pm-10:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

A One Night Engagement featuring the vocal talents of Kathleen Bertrand and her fantastic ensemble. This is going to be a great event, a this will mark one of the first times that a vocalist will be featured on the Friday Jazz Series. For more informaiton, click on the related link!

Tyler Perry Studios

10.04.08 to 10.05.08 |All Day and Night

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

A host of Performances to celebrate the opening of Tyler Perry's new movie studio! This is slated to be one of the most star-studded events to evedr take place in Atlanta, as the guest list includes Oprah Winfrey, Beyonce, Mary J. Blige, Cicely Tyson, Sydney Portier, Boris K and Nicole Ari Parker, Will Smith, Prince, Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, and the list goes on and on! This is going to be great!

Centennial Olympic Park

07.27.08 |5:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A

Closing concert for the National Black Arts Festival featuring the Jazz Vespers Ensemble and the Atlanta Jazz Chorus.

Churchill Grounds

07.25.08 to 07.26.08 |1st Set at 9:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The Melvin Jones Quintet Live at Churchill Grounds! It's been awhile since I've had both the time and opportunity to bring my own quintet into Churchill Grounds, so I'm excited! Hope you can join us!

Ebeneezer Baptist Church

07.20.08 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

National Black Arts Festival "Jazz Around Town" featuring Kathleen Bertrand! Kathleen is one of my favorite vocalists, she has range, command, and almost perfect vocal phrasing to match nearly every setting. This show will be great!

Atlanta Civic Center

07.18.08 |8:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Legends Celebration: Gladys Knight!!

as part of the National Black Arts Festival

Get ready for a show that will have you dancing in the aisles and singing along as the National Black Arts Festival and The Coca-Cola Company honor Gladys Knight as the 2008 Legend. It’s impossible to hear songs like "If I Were Your Woman", "Neither One of Us (Wants to Be the First to Say Goodbye)", "Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me and of course "Midnight Train to Georgia" and not sing along. These songs are timeless classics. With a career that spans 5 decades and voice that seems to get better with time, this Georgia Peach is unmistakably amazing.

Private Event

07.15.08 |TBA

Amelia Island, FL U.S.A.

Private Performance with the Class Act Band

New Birth Baptist Church

07.04.08 |TBA

Lithonia, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Jazz Saxophonist and Solid State Hornz Recording Artist, Ron James as a part of the New Birth 4th of July Celebration. This is bound to be a good time, as the lineup is filling up with alot of my closest muscal buddies in Atlanta. More details to follow!

FSU Summer Jazz Camp

06.15.08 to 06.21.08 |All Day and Night

Tallahassee, FL U.S.A.

Not too long ago, I had the opportunity to serve as clinician and perform with the legendary Rufus Reid at the Florida State University Jazz Festival. It's really a great atmosphere, as the Jazz Program is staffed by some of the most in-demand musicians in the country. Now I have the opportunity to return to FSU to serve as an instructor for their summer jazzcamp.

Cannon Chapel, Emory University

06.13.08 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jazz Vespers Concert
Performing live with the Atlanta Jazz Chorus and a host of special invited guests including Pianist Gary Motley, Drummer Che Marshall, AND Vocalist Kathleen Bertrand! This group is under the leadership of Reverend Dr. Dwight Andrews.

TBA

05.31.08 |TBA

Dallas, TX U.S.A.

Tour with an Atlanta All Star band! This "superband" will be under leadership of the one and only Ronnie Garrett, whose list of accolades includes receordings with Dru Hill, Monica, and Will Downing. This will be great! Stay tuned for more details.

Gary Motley Quartet in Concert

05.29.08 |7:30pm

Milledgeville, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Gary Motley Quartet. This is a hard-swinging band comprised of Atlanta's top kats, Che Marshall on Drums, Moffit Morris on Bass, and the legendary Gary Motley on Piano.

Atlanta Jazz Festival, Woodruff Park

05.25.08 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Jazz Vocalist, Kemba Cofield! Performing with Kemba is always a good time because she's one of those rare entertainers that can manage to be "normal" after all is said and done.

TBA

05.24.08 |TBA

Oklahoma City, OK U.S.A.

Special Tour with an All-Star Band led by the one and only Ronnie Garrett! This "superband" will also be making a stop in Dallas, Texas in the next weekend. Stay Tuned for more details!

Sugarhill

05.23.08 |8:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Sonny Emory at Sugarhill, located in the Underground in Atlanta, Georgia! Sonny is a legend in the music industry having performed with everybody from Gloria Estefan to Earth, Wind, and Fire. This is guaranteed to be a great show!

Rialto Theatre

05.21.08 |12:00pm-1:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The "Feed Your Senses" Edcational Jazz Series featuring world famous vocalist, Nefertari Bey!!
Hosted by the Rialto Theatre, this lunchtime event is setup to help educate and entertain the public with a combination of a jazz performance/ lecture. It's free and open to the public!

Rialto Theatre
80 Forsyth Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia

Hickman Student Center, Morris Brown College

05.17.08 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Annual Spring Jazz Vespers

In celebration of the 141st Anniversity of First Congregational Church
A part of the Atlanta Jazz Festival, 1978-2008: Celebrating 30 years
of Excellence in Jazz. Sponsored by the City of Atlanta Office of
Cultural Affairs.

The High Museum of Atlanta

05.16.08 |5:00PM-10:00PM

Atlanta, GA USA

"Jazz at the High" Series featuring the Melvin Jones Quintet! This is a highly popular jazz series offered once a month which offers the audience a classy, live jazz-oriented event with refreshments available. The High Museum is located in Midtown on the corner of 14th Street and Peachtree.

TBA

05.10.08 |TBA

Durham , NC U.S.A.

Performance with an Atlanta All Star Band under the direction of famed musician/ producer Ronnie Garrett. This is an unbelievably talented group of musicians, and I can't wait to perform with them!

Outdoor Concert

04.25.08 |TBA

Elberton, GA U.S.A

Performance witht he legendary Gary Motley Quartet! Gary is ne of the most gifted pianists/ arrangers in this region of the country, and he also happens to be a good friend of mine. He also serves the Director of Jazz Studies for Emory University, in which he is single-handedly building one of the most impressive programs in the area. I always look forward to performing with his groups, and you should look forward to attending this concert. Hope to see you there!

Churchill Grounds

04.24.08 |1st set starts at 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Bernard Linnette's Interactive Group! 1st set begins at 9:00pm.

Historic Douglass Theatre

04.24.08 |7:00pm

Macon, GA U.S.A.

The Morehouse College Jazz Ensemble will be performing in this historic venue in Macon, Georgia as part of the Jazz Appreciation month. It's a fantastic opportunity for the band, as the stage of the Douglass Theatre has housed legendary artists such as Count Basie, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, Cab Calloway, and the list goes on! This will be great!

Forsyth County Arts Festival

04.23.08 |TBA

TBA, GA U.S.A.

The Andy David "Allstar" Orchestra will perform for the Forsyth County Arts Festival. More details to follow!

STAR Jazz and Blues Lounge

04.21.08 |1st Set begins at 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jazz Appreciation Mondays Jam Session featuring the Bernard Linette Interactive Group! This is a great new club that just recently opened up in the historic Castleberry district under the ownership of Legendary Comedian/ Actor Don "D.C." Curry! Admission is $10.00 for non-musicians, the music is great, the club is beautiful, and the scene is just right. Come on out and join us!

Endenu

04.19.08 |9:00pm

Marietta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Bernard Linnette Interactive Group! Endenu is a fairly new spot in Marietta which features live music weekly. The space also has an original ambiance with an elevated stage for easy access to the dancefloor. This should be a great night!

Churchill Grounds

04.17.08 |1st set starts at 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Bernard Linnette's Interactive Group! 1st set begins at 9:00pm.

Martin Luther Kng, Jr. International Chapel

04.16.08 |7:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A

Morehouse College Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert 2008
This will be the opportunity for the Morehouse College Jazz Ensemble to highlight some of their repertoire, as this will be their final performance for the 2008 season. The band has consistently performed to sold-out crowds and received rave reviews as "one fo the most entertaining gorups in the country." The band will be under my direction and the concert will feature one my esteemed colleagues (and one the most amazing Woodwind Artists I've ever known), Clarence Johnson on Saxophone! The event is free and open to the public. You don't want to miss this concert!

STAR Jazz and Blues Lounge

04.14.08 |1st Set begins at 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jazz Appreciation Mondays Jam Session featuring the Bernard Linette Interactive Group! This is a great new club that just recently opened up in the historic Castleberry district under the ownership of Legendary Comedian/ Actor Don "D.C." Curry! Admission is $10.00 for non-musicians, the music is great, the club is beautiful, and the scene is just right. Come on out and join us!

PGA Masters Tournament 2008

04.12.08 |7:30pm

Augusta, GA U.S.A.

This is a very exciting opportunity to be a part of the world famous PGA Masters Tournament Series taking place in Augusta, Georgia. Though the event is private, there's no telling who will actually be there. The sextet will consist of some of Atlanta's finest talent, and will perform a range of repertoire, mostly featuring Jazz Standards.

The campus of North Georgia College and State University

04.11.08 |TBA

Dahlonega, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Andy David Orchestra! This is a "superband" in the sense that this Big Band is comprised of some of the finest musicians in the Southeast all coming together to perform the most challenging arrangements. MOst of these guys are professors and professional performing artists, as the leader of the band is actually the Director of Bands for North Georgia College. This evenet is free and open to the public.

Churchill Grounds

04.10.08 |1st set starts at 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Bernard Linnette's Interactive Group! 1st set begins at 9:00pm.

The 5 Spot

04.08.08 |8:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Shekiniah Rodriguez on her Graduate Recital! This is the "exit exam" for a wonderful saxophonist, who is actually on her way to pursuing her doctoral studies. The evnt is free and open to the pulblic, annd she will be performing some of the classic, lesser known Hard-Bop tunes as well as some original material. You don't want to miss this!

STAR Jazz and Blues Lounge

04.07.08 |1st Set begins at 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jazz Appreciation Mondays Jam Session featuring the Bernard Linette Interactive Group! This is a great new club that just recently opened up in the historic Castleberry district under the ownership of Legendary Comedian/ Actor Don "D.C." Curry! Admission is $10.00 for non-musicians, the music is great, the club is beautiful, and the scene is just right. Come on out and join us!

Macon Jazz Vespers

04.06.08 |5:00pm

Macon, GA U.S.A.

Special Jazz Vespers Performance with Dwight Andrews and the his Jazz Vespers Ensemble!! Rev. Dwight Andrews has successfully melded his spiritual message with his jazz message, and created one of the most original and exciting ministries I've ever witnessed as a musician. This event will feature some of his works performed by the Atlanta Jazz Choir and Dwight Adams Quintet. Come check it out!

Hope Presbyterian Church

04.04.08 to 04.05.08 |7:00pm

Cordova, TN U.S.A.

Candle on the Bluff Awards Presentation
This is a wonderful event presented by the Memphis Chapter of the Morehouse College Alumni Association and the New Olivet Baptist Churh Outreach Ministry. This year's them will commemorate the Assasination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, and highlight his well-known affinity for Jazz Music. This will definitely be an evening to remember as the Morehouse Jazz Ensemble will serve as the featured ensemble for the evening.

Kokopelli's Jazz

03.28.08 to 03.29.08 |1st Set begins @ 8:00pm

Savannah, GA U.S.A.

Melvin Jones Quartet featuring Mark Raudabaugh on Drums! this will mark my first opportunity to perform in a very nice jazz club in Savannah I just happened to come acoss on one of my trips down there. The band will ocnsist of some of the finest guys from the area, including Mark Raudabaugh on Drums, and Brian Leitch on Guitar. The cover is $10.00, and the music will be swingin! Hope to see you there.

Spivey Hall, Clayton State University

03.27.08 |11:15am

Morrow, GA U.S.A.

Morehouse College Jazz Ensemble in Concert! This will be a special performance as part of the Spivey Hall Educational Series, presented especially for Atlanta Area Students between the 6th and 12th grade.

Florida State University Jazz Festival

02.01.08 to 02.02.08 |TBA

Atlanta, GA USA

I have been invited to participate in the Annual Florida State University Jazz Festival as a performer/ clinician! This is particularly exciting for me as I will have the opportunity to share the stage with some of my friends Rodney Jordan-Bassist/ FSU Professor of Music, Leon Anderson-Drummer/ Chairman FSU Jazz Department, as well as the legendary Jazz Bassist/ Composer/ Bandleader Rufus Ried! More information is available at the college's official website www.fsu.edu

First Baptist Church

01.26.08 |7:00pm

Cartersville, GA U.S.A.

Live Gospel Recording with Ahmad Hall & Favor!! This is sure to be wonderful event, as I will be performing with our horn section "Solid State." Admission is $15.00, and the church address is:

241 Douthit Ferry Rd
Cartersville, GA 30120

For more information, call (770) 382-4994.

Georgia Association of Jazz Educators (GAJE) Conference

01.25.08 to 01.26.08 |TBA

Savannah, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the Allstar Educator's Big Band for the Annual Georgia Music Educator's Association Conference. This is a wonderful opportunity to meet and perform with educators from many different parts of Georgia. The events will take place in the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center in Savannah, Georgia.

Cannon Chapel, Emory University

01.24.08 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Jazz Vespers
Performing live with the Atlanta Jazz Chorus and a host of special invited guests including Pianist Gary Motley, Drummer Che Marshall, AND Vocalist Kathleen Bertrand! This group is under the leadership of Reverend Dr. Dwight Andrews.

Private Studio

01.24.08 |Private Session

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Gospel Recording Session with Solid State Hornz.

Midtown Bridge Church

01.13.08 |10:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance for morning Worship Service at an innovative, new church located at the bustling Atlantic Station Area. For more details, call 770.592.3993.

Catch Restaurant- Blue Olive Lounge

01.10.08 |8:00pm-midnight

Marietta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Matthew Kaminski and his ensemble "Organized Time." This group performs live every Thursday at Catch Restaurant in Marietta, Georgia from 8:00pm until midnight. Come check it out if you can!

Atlantic Station

01.06.08 |9:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance for a special Sunday Morning Worship Service.

UCO Jazz Lab

12.31.07 |8:00pm

Edmond, OK U.S.A.

New Year's Performance with Oklahoma's top Party/ Dance Band, Shortt Dogg at the wonderful Jazz Lab on the campus of University of Central Oklahoma. This band knows how to have a good time, and it spreads through every audience that has the pleasure of experiencing their music. It's no wonder they are as popular as they are.

UCO Jazz Lab

12.27.07 |8:00pm

Edmond, OK U.S.A.

Performance with Oklahoma's top Party/ Dance Band, Shortt Dogg at the wonderful Jazz Lab on the campus of University of Central Oklahoma. This band knows how to have a good time, and it spreads through every audience that has the pleasure of experiencing their music. It's no wonder they are as popular as they are.

Churchill Grounds

12.15.07 |1st Set 9:30PM

Atlanta, GA USA

Tribute to Cannonball Adderly featuring the Justin Varnes Quintet. It's going to be a hard-swinging night, so I hope you can join us!
Churchill Grounds
Downtown Atlanta nextdoor to the Fox Theatre

Rialto Centre for the Performing Arts

12.08.07 |6:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Christms Vespers Performance with Dwight Andrews and the his Jazz Vespers Ensemble!! Rev. Dwight Andrews has successfully melded his spiritual message with his jazz message, and created one of the most original and exciting ministries I've ever witnessed as a musician. This event will feature some of his works performed by the Atlanta Jazz Choir and Dwight Adams Quintet. Come check it out!

Churchill Grounds

12.07.07 |1st set starts @ 9:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with the world renowned Gary Motley Quartet! gary has got to be one the most solid Pianiss in the Southeastern region. He feels my performance/ education related pains as he serves as the Director of the Jazz Program at Emory University. The rest of the ensemble will be rounded out by Tommy Sauter on Bass and Justin Varnes on Drums. It's going to be alot of fun. Hope you can make it!

SugarHill

12.01.07 |8:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

"Hot Ice Live!"
Performance with UrbanSoul and Omar to bring in the holiday season!
Sugarhill located in Kenny's Alley of Underground Atlanta

Holiday Inn Capital Plaza

11.17.07 |Doors Open @ 7:30pm; Show Begins @ 8:00pm

Atlanta, GA USA

"Stompin at the Savoy"
A Brenda Jackson and Associates Signature Event
This will be a wonderful evening of Music and a variety of different cultural expressions for the purpose of raising funds for the Howey Hudson Lowe Foundation for the homeless and those with special needs. The sponsors have all made generous contributions to this cause, and this night promises to be one to remember.

Holiday Inn Capital Plaza
450 Capital Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30312

General Seating - $50.00
VIP Tableof 8- $750.00
Attire is Formal

For more information, call (770)881-4756

Telfair Museum

11.09.07 |6:00pm-9:00pm

Savannah, GA USA

November 9, 6-9pm
Jepson Live Featuring the Melvin Jones Trio
Jepson Center for the Arts
In conjunction with the Savannah Music Festival, the museum is pleased to bring you Jepson Live, featuring the Melvin Jones Trio on November 9th. Presented by The Savannah Bank, the new monthly series features live music at the Jepson Center for the Arts on the second Friday of each month.

Join us for food, drinks, and music in a uniquely artistic setting. Admission is free to museum members and $10 for the general public. For more information, call 912.790.8800.

B.T.Harvey Stadium, Morehouse College

11.03.07 |1:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Morehouse College Homecoming Football Game!
This is where I spend ALL of my time during the Fall Semester. The halftime performances feature the famed "House of Funk" Marching Band under my direction! This weekend's game will be against Miles College!

B.T.Harvey Stadium, Morehouse College

10.20.07 |2:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Morehouse College Homecoming Football Game!
This is where I spend ALL of my time during the Fall Semester. The halftime performances feature the famed "House of Funk" Marching Band under my direction! This weekend's game will be against AUC rivalry Clark Atlanta University!

B.T.Harvey Stadium, Morehouse College

10.13.07 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Morehouse College Football Game!
This is where I spend ALL of my time during the Fall Semester. The halftime performances feature the famed "House of Funk" Marching Band under my direction! This weekend's game will be against Savannah State University.

Morehouse-Tuskegee Classic Weekend

10.05.07 to 10.06.07 |TBA

Columbus, GA U.S.A.

This is THE oldest, running classic between HBCU'S in existence, boasting capacity audiences for the last 71 years. Now in its 72nd Anniversary, the classic has grown to include : A Battle of the Bands and Stepshow on Friday night; A Parade through the Streets of Downtown Columbus, Georgia on Saturday morning; the Football game between the two rivals on Saturday afternoon; and a concluding concert featuring some of the musical icons of our generation! If you can make it, this will be a fun-filled weekend as two of the country's most prestigious Historically Black Institutions display their athletic and Music programs.

Taste of 4th Avenue Jazz Festival

09.29.07 |TBA

Birmingham, AL U.S.A.

Performance with Jazz Pianist Extraordinaire, Gary Motley! Gary si one of my favorite pianists, and he always manages to assemble the hardest swingin groups. This will definitely be fun!

TBA

09.22.07 |7:00PM

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Dwight Andrews and the his Jazz Vespers Ensemble!! Rev. Dwight Andrews has successfully melded his spiritual message with his jazz message, and created one of the most original and exciting ministries I've ever witnessed as a musician. This event will feature some of his works.

Shaw University Stadium

09.16.07 |4:00pm

Durham, NC U.S.A.

North Carolina Battle of the Bands
This is where I spend ALL of my time during the Fall Semester. The halftime performances feature the famed "House of Funk" Marching Band under my direction! This weekend's event will feature the Morehouse College "House of Funk" Marching Band, Virgina State University Marching Band, North Carolina A&T Marching Band, as well as a host of local High School Bands!

Shaw University Stadium

09.15.07 |4:00pm

Durham, NC U.S.A.

Morehouse College Football Game!
This is where I spend ALL of my time during the Fall Semester. The halftime performances feature the famed "House of Funk" Marching Band under my direction! This weekend's game will be Shaw University!

TBA

09.06.07 to 09.08.07 |TBA

Los Angeles, CA U.S.A.

Performance with living legend Jennifer Holliday!
I'm extremely excited to have the opportunity to share the stage with such a huge, musical icon (not to mention my wife's FAVORITE singer). This will be an event to remember.

B.T.Harvey Stadium, Morehouse College

08.25.07 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Morehouse College Football Game!
This is where I spend ALL of my time during the Fall Semester. The halftime performances feature the famed "House of Funk" Marching Band under my direction! This weekend's game will be against Fort Valley State University.

Historic Martin Luther King Center/ Ebennezer Baptist Church

07.21.07 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Kathleen Bertrand, a Phenomenal jazz Vocalist based in Atlanta. This special engagement is being presented as part of the National Black Arts Festival. Hope to see you there!

Woodruff Arts Center

07.21.07 |5:00pm

Atlanta, GA

Performance with local latin-jazz legends, Rio Negro, as part of the National Black Arts Festival! I was one of the founding members of this band back when we are all attending Morehouse College. Our popularity as a band grew faster and farther than either of us could imagine at the time. This will be a great time, as we have not been able to play together for awhile due to our other commitments. Hope you can join us!

TBA

07.09.07 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Live Recording with world reknowned Drummer/ Bandleader/ Clinician Sonny Emory and his incredible ensemble. You've got to check this out! More details to come!

New Birth Missionary Baptist Church

07.04.07 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Special Performance for New Birth Baptist Church Music Ministry. More details to follow!

TBA

06.30.07 |8:00pm-11:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Kathleen Bertrand and her extremely talented ensemble. This is one of Atlanta's top vocalists, and a personal favorite of mine. More details to follow! Until then, check out her website!

Georgia World Congress Center

06.27.07 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Full Gospel Baptist Church "Embracing the Next Dimension" Conference 2007
This is a huge gospel conference offered by Full Gospel Baptist Church, in which there are a series of seminars, events, presentations, and concerts designed to help unite communties, families, and businesses under one purpose. The three day event will feature nightly performances featuring "Solid State" horn line, and sermons from some of the country's most prolific religious leaders.

Georgia World Conference Center
Atlanta, Georgia

Villa Christina Jazz Series

06.17.07 |5:30PM

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with world famous drummer/ bandleader Sonny Emory for the Villa Christina Jazz Series. A while back, I had the good fortune to perform on a recording with this Musical icon, and that experience alone displayed the level of experience and passion this cat brings to the table. If you're able to make it to this event, I guarantee you won't be sorry!

Villa Christina
4000 Summit Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30319
678-686-4272

Private Event

06.16.07 |TBA

NC U.S.A.

Private event with the "Class Act" Band.

Churchill Grounds Jazz Club

06.15.07 |**1st set 8:30pm**

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

A Special One-Night Engagement with Peter Ponzol on Sax!! This cat is so bad, he has an entire line of mouthpieces named after him. You definitely dont want to miss this show, so grab your loved one or join us in "dutch" form if you wish. Either way, you're guaranteed to leave this event with a full soul!! Admission $10.00

Churchill Grounds
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta,GA 30308
(404) 876-3030

Churchill Grounds Jazz Club

05.26.07 |**1st set 8:30pm**

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

A Special One-Night Engagement with the Bernard Linette Interactive Ensemble!! This is sure to be a night to remember, so grab your loved one or join us in "dutch" form if you wish. Either way, you're guaranteed to leave this event with a full soul!! Admission $10.00

Churchill Grounds
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta,GA 30308
(404) 876-3030

Churchill Grounds Jazz Club

05.25.07 |**1st set 9:00pm**

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

A Special One-Night Engagement with the Chirs Burroughs Ensemble featuring hirs Burroughs on Drums, Darryl Reeves on Sax, Brian Hogans on Piano, and myself on Trumpete!! This is sure to be a night to remember, so grab your loved one or join us in "dutch" form if you wish. Either way, you're guaranteed to leave this event with a full soul!! Admission $10.00

Churchill Grounds
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta,GA 30308
(404) 876-3030

Georgia Public Broadcasting

05.24.07 to 05.27.07 |9:00pm e.s.t., 7:00pm, 4:00pm, 1:00am

Television Program, GA

Live Performance in the Georgia Broadcasting Studio with the Gary Motley Quartet! This was a wonderful chance to play with gary motely on Piano, Rodney Jordan on Bass, and Leon Anderson on Drums for the "State of the Arts" Program feature on Jazz and Education. It was a particularlygreat experience, as everyone in the ensemble is involved in Collegiate Jazz Education. Make sure you check this one out if you're able!

Georgia State University

05.07.07 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Emmitt Goods, a talented young Trombonist holding his graduate recital! This will definitely be fun!

Eclipse di Luna

05.05.07 |8:30pm-12:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Rhumba Havana, led by Raphael Benitez; The food is great, and there'sa "Dancefloor" in case you feel the spirit!

Eclipse di Luna

04.21.07 |8:30pm-12:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Rhumba Havana, led by Raphael Benitez; The food is great, and there'sa "Dancefloor" in case you feel the spirit!

Slice

04.18.07 |7:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

My quartet will perform at Slice, located downtown Atlanta at 85 Poplar Street. This is a new location for the popular chain, and they are starting to experiment with live music. So come check it out!

Churchill Grounds Jazz Club

04.13.07 |**1st set 7:30pm**

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

A Special One-Night Engagement with the Bernard Linette Interactive Ensemble featuring Saxophone Virtuoso Don Braden!! This is sure to be a night to remember, so grab your loved one or join us in "dutch" form if you wish. Either way, you're guaranteed to leave this event with a full soul!! Admission $20.00

Churchill Grounds
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta,GA 30308
(404) 876-3030

Martin Luther King Jr. International Chapel

04.12.07 to 04.14.07 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The 9th Annual Morehouse College Jazz Festival! I will be hosting this annual festival which in the past has featured such notables as Slide Hampton, Jon Faddis, Mulgrew Miller, James Williams, and Freddy Cole! All events and concerts are FREE and open to the public. Hope to see you there!

Clarke Central High School

04.02.07 |6:00pm

Athens, GA U.S.A.

I will be performing with the Clarke Central high School Jazz Ensemble as a part of their Jazz Festival! I'm looking forward to the opportunity to play with these kids, as their band has continuously impressed me!

The Mark Ultralounge

03.28.07 |8:00pm-10:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

I will be performing live with my band for the first time at the Mark Ultralounge! This is a wonderful place with an extremely relaxing atmosphere. If you have the time, come wind down the "Hump-day" blues with the band!

79 Poplar Street
Downtown Atlanta, GA 30303
(404) 904-0050

The High Museum of Art

03.16.07 |5:00pm-10:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Ben Tucker, Legendary Jazz Bassist for the "Friday Jazz" Series!! This "superband" will also include Kenny Banks on Piano, Woody Williams on drums, and myself on the trumpet!!! Admission is $15.00 to the general public, and FREE for members. Dinner, Desserts, and Drinks are available for purchase during this event as well. Come check it out!

Onyxx Restaurant

03.02.07 |8:00pm-12:00am

Fayetteville, GA U.S.A.

The Melvin Jones Quartet performing Live at the Onyxx Restaurant!! This is a wonderful new establishment with kind of a tricky location, but it is well worth the journey! The food is great, the staff is friendly, and the place is simply beautiful. If you want to try something new, I would recommend this Spot!

Rialto Theatre

02.21.07 |12:00pm-1:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The "Feed Your Senses" Edcational Jazz Series featuring world famous vocalist, Nefertari Bey!!
Hosted by the Rialto Theatre, this lunchtime event is setup to help educate and entertain the public with a combination of a jazz performance/ lecture. It's free and open to the public!

Rialto Theatre
80 Forsyth Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia

Churchill Grounds Jazz Club

02.14.07 |**1st set 7:30pm**

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

A Special Valentine's Day Performance with the Bernard Linette Interactive Ensemble!! This is sure to be a night to remember, so grab your loved one or join us in "dutch" form if you wish. Either way, you're guaranteed to leave this event with a full soul!!

Churchill Grounds
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta,GA 30308
(404) 876-3030

Eclipse di Luna

02.10.07 |8:30pm-12:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Rhumba Havana, led by Raphael Benitez; The food is great, and there'sa "Dancefloor" in case you feel the spirit!

Georgia Ballroom Galleria, Georgia World Congress Center

01.27.07 |10:00a.m.-2:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

HBCU Recruitment Fair for Honda Battle of the Bands! This is a nice event which takes place annually in Atlanta, Georgia, and showcases "Show-Style" Marching Bands from some of the country's top Historically-Black Collegs and Universities! I will be present at this recruitment fair to represent my school, Morehouse College!

Jamm Band Showcase

01.26.07

Augusta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Jamm, a multi-talented Recording Artist who'sdefinitely on the rise on the modern soul circuit.

Savannah International Trade and Convention Center

01.25.07

Savannah, GA U.S.A.

The 2007 Georgia Music Educator's Association Conference taking place in Savannah, Georgia. I will be performing with the Georgia Associatin of Jazz Education's All-Star Big Band.

Churchill Grounds Jazz Club

01.19.07 |**1st set 9:30pm**

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The Melvin Jones Quartet live! This will be a spirited performance, drawing on the talents of Takana Miyamoto on Piano, Lorenzo Sanford on Drums, and Neal Starkey on Bass! Hope to See You there!

Churchill Grounds
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta,GA 30308
(404) 876-3030

2007 IAJE Conference

01.10.07 to 01.14.07

New York, NY U.S.A.

2007 International Association of Jazz Educators Conference! This is a major event in the Jazz World which consists of masterclasses, concerts, lectures, and networking events for almost everyone involved in the Jazz Industry!

University of Central Oklahoma Jazz Lab

12.31.06 to 01.01.07 |9:00pm-1:00am

Oklahoma City, U.S.A.

Performance with the Southwest's Best Show and Dance Band, Shortt Dogg!! Admission: $50.00 per person
UCO Jazz Lab
100 E 5th Street
Edmond, Oklahoma
www.shorttdogg.net

Center Stage, formerly "Earthlink Live"

12.23.06 |TBA

Atlanta, GA

Live Christmas Recording with the Pace Sisters!

TBA

12.16.06 |TBA

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Live Performance with cutting edge Atlanta-based SOUL Band, Katt Phood! Led by the grossly talented Pianist/ Composer/ Arranger, Mr. Daniel Moore on Keys, this band's music is unbelievable! So you definitely don't want to miss this show. Stay Tuned for details!

Theatre in the Square

12.16.06 |Show begins at 6:30pm

Marietta, GA U.S.A.

Performance for the Award-Winning Stage Play entitled "The 1940's Radio Hour," now in its twenty-fifth and final year of performance! It's a wonderful show which has delighted and entertained over 200,000 holiday theatregoers since the opening of the theatre in 1982! be sure to catch this show before the final curtain!

Theatre in the Square
11 Whitlock Avenue
Marietta, GA
(770) 422-8369

The Tabernacle

12.13.06 |Private

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Def Jam Recording Artist, Young Jeezy at the Tabernacle in Atlanta, Georgia.

Eclipse di Luna

12.09.06 |7:30pm-11:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Rhumba Havana, led by Raphael Benitez; The food is great, and there'sa "Dancefloor" in case you feel the spirit!

Theatre in the Square

11.16.06 |Show begins at 8:00pm

Marietta, GA U.S.A.

Performance for the Award-Winning Stage Play entitled "The 1940's Radio Hour," now in its twenty-fifth and final year of performance! It's a wonderful show which has delighted and entertained over 200,000 holiday theatregoers since the opening of the theatre in 1982! be sure to catch this show before the final curtain!

Theatre in the Square
11 Whitlock Avenue
Marietta, GA
(770) 422-8369

Rialto Theatre

11.15.06 |12:00pm-1:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The "Feed Your Senses" Edcational Jazz Series
Hosted by the Rialto Theatre, this lunchtime event is setup to help educate and entertain the public with a combination of a jazz performance/ lecture. It's free and open to the public!

Rialto Theatre
80 Forsyth Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia

Studio 281

11.10.06 to 11.11.06 |9:00pm-12:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Featuring my band at the newest Jazz Club in Atlanta, Studio 281!! Come and check out this new addition to the Atlanta Jazz Scene! The club is located on 281 Peters Street, across from the U-Haul near the Atlanta University Center. Come be a part of the scene!

Eclipse di Luna

11.04.06 |7:30pm-11:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Rhumba Havana, led by Raphael Benitez; The food is great, and there'sa "Dancefloor" in case you feel the spirit!

Churchill Grounds Jazz Club

09.22.06 |**1st set 9:30pm**

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The Melvin Jones Quintet live!
Churchill Grounds
660 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta,GA 30308
(404) 876-3030

Morehouse College Leadership Center

08.18.06 |6:30pm-7:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

V.I.P. Screening of Spike Lee's new film!
Private Reception will feature the Melvin Jones Quartet

Atlanta Hilton Downtown

08.15.06 |6:30pm-9:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private event for the Academy of Management Conference 2006

Private Function

08.05.06 |7:00pm

Athens, GA U.S.A.

Performance with World Mambo Mission

Eclipse di Luna

07.29.06 |7:30pm-11:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Rhumba Havana, led by Raphael Benitez; The food is great, and there'sa "Dancefloor" in case you feel the spirit!

Woodruff Arts Center

07.22.06 |11:00am-12:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Rio Negro
National Black Arts Festival
"Summersounds in Central Park" Series
Woodruff Arts Center

Antioch Baptist Church

07.21.06

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Live Gospel Recording with up-and-coming artist, Zebulon Ellis
Antioch Baptist Church
466 Northside Dr NW
Atlanta, 30318
(404) 527-5796

Atlantic Station

07.21.06 |12:00pm-1:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Rio Negro
National Black Arts Festival
"Summersounds in Central Park" Series
Atlantic Station

CHERRY RESTAURANT AND BAR

07.20.06 |10:30pm-

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Jamm, a wonderful vocalist and pianist
CHERRY RESTAURANT AND BAR
1051 W PEACHTREE AND 11TH ST , ATLANTA , GA 30309

The Georgia Aquarium

07.17.06 |7:30pm-10:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private Function

Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church

07.15.06 |7:00 pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

National Black Arts Festival "Jazz at Ebenezer" Concert Series
Featuring World-Renowned Vocalist Kathleen Bertrand!
407 Auburn Avenue NE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404)688-7263

Centennial Olympic Park

06.28.06 |6:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Wednesday Wind Down Series in the Park
Southern Company Amphitheater
Free concert series offered for people just trying to get through the workweek!

The Blue Room Piano Bar

06.26.06 |9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jam Session hosted by Bernard Linnette/ Melvin Jones Quartet
All Instrumentalists and Vocalists are invited to participate!
The Blue Room
2359 B Peachtree Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
(404) 844-2583

The Blue Room Piano Bar

06.19.06 |9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jam Session hosted by Bernard Linnette/ Melvin Jones Quartet
All Instrumentalists and Vocalists are invited to participate!
The Blue Room
2359 B Peachtree Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
(404) 844-2583

The High Museum

06.18.06 |6:00p.m.

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private Event

The Blue Room Piano Bar

06.15.06 |1st set @ 9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Ilona Knopfler, Mack Avenue Jazz Recording Artist
The Blue Room
2359 B Peachtree Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
(404) 844-2583
**cancelled**

The Blue Room Piano Bar

06.12.06 |9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jam Session hosted by Bernard Linnette/ Melvin Jones Quartet
All Instrumentalists and Vocalists are invited to participate!
The Blue Room
2359 B Peachtree Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
(404) 844-2583

The Blue Room Piano Bar

06.05.06 |begins @ 9:00pm

Atlanta, U.S.A.

Jam Session hosted by Bernard Linnette/ Melvin Jones Quartet
All Instrumentalists and Vocalists are invited to participate!
The Blue Room
2359 B Peachtree Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
(404) 844-2583

Eclipse di Luna

06.03.06 |7:30pm-11:30pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Rhumba Havana, led by Raphael Benitez; The food is great, and there'sa "Dancefloor" in case you feel the spirit!

Central Park @ Atlantic Station

06.02.06 |6:00pm-8:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Rio Negro to open up the Summersounds Concert Series sponsored by B98.5 FM.
Atlantic Station
171 17th Street
Atlanta, GA 30363
Phone (404) 876-2616

The Blue Room

05.29.06 |9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jam Session hosted by Bernard Linnette/ Melvin Jones Quartet
All instrumentalists and Vocalists are invited to participate!
The Blue Room
2359 B Peachtree Road
Atlanta, GA 30305
(404) 844-2583

Sheraton hotel Downtown

05.28.06 to 05.29.06 |11:00pm-2:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Official Jam Session for the Atlanta Jazz Festival
Co-hosted by myself and Bernard Linnette; House band includes Craig Shaw on Bass and Takana Miyamoto on Piano; Check it out!

Sheraton Atlanta Hotel

05.27.06 |11:00pm-2:00am

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Atlanta Jazz Festival Jam Session
The Official Jam Session for the 29TH Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival!!
Sheraton Atlanta Hotel
165 Courtland Street
Atlanta GA 30303
404.659.6500

The Blue Room

05.25.06 |8:30pm *1st set*

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Ilona Knopfler, Mack Avenue Recording Artist
The Blue Room
2359 B Peachtree Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
(404) 844-2583

The Blue Room

05.22.06 |9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jam Session hosted by Bernard Linnette/ Melvin Jones Quartet
All Instrumentalists and Vocalists are invited to participate!
The Blue Room
2359 B Peachtree Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
(404) 844-2583

Piedmont Driving Club Playhouse

05.20.06 |7:30pm-11:45pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Private Event

29th Annual Atlanta Jazz Festival "Green market"

05.20.06 |9:00am-12:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Performance with Nefertari Bey, a great soul/ jazz vocalist who currently resides in New York.

The Blue Room

05.18.06 |8:30pm *1st set*

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Ilona Knopfler, Mack Avenue Recording Artist
The Blue Room
2359 B Peachtree Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
(404) 844-2583

The Blue Room

05.15.06 |9:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Jam Session hosted by Bernard Linnette/ Melvin Jones Quartet
All instrumentalists and vocalists are invited to participate.
The Blue Room
2359 B Peachtree Road
Atlanta, Georgia 30305
(404) 844-2583

Sweet Auburn

05.13.06 |2:00pm

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

The Sweet Auburn Jazz Festival
Performance with Jamie, a great songwriter/ Vocalist/ Producer/ Keyboardist!

Churchill Grounds Jazz Club

05.12.06 to 05.13.06 |8:30pm; 10:30pm each night

Atlanta, GA U.S.A.

Bernard Linnette Interactive Group
featuring Julie Dexter (vocalist)

Siloam Church International

05.12.06 |7:00p.m.

College Park, GA U.S.A.

Anointed Pace Sisters Live CD/ Video Recording
Siloam Church International
3695 Roosevelt Hwy
College Park, GA 30349
404-216-9806