Upcoming Events

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

Lou Donaldson and the Blue Note All Stars

Celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Blue Note Records with Lou Donaldson as an extra special guest soloist and speaker with other guests including: Dr. Lonnie Smith, Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, McCoy Tyner, Jason Moran, Jo Lovano, et al…

Kennedy Arts Center 2700 F St NW Washington, DC 20566 (202) 416-8000
Friday, May 16th, 2014 :: 8:00 p.m. - 2 sets

A Place for Jazz with the Lou Donaldson Quartet

Unitarian Society Whisperdome 1221 Wendell Ave Schenectady, NY
Friday, May 23rd, 2014 - Sunday, May 25th, 2014 :: 7:00 and 9:00 p.m. each night

Lou Donaldson Quartet

Blue Note Tokyo TokyoJapan
Sunday, June 1st, 2014 - Monday, June 2nd, 2014

NEA Jazz Master Lou Donaldson and His All Star Quartet Headlining

Followed by other dates in the UK.

Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club 47 Frith St LondonW1D 4HT United Kingdom +44 20 7439 0747
Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 - Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 :: 8:00 & 10:30 p.m.

Lou Donaldson Quartet

The Lou Donaldson Quartet plu special guest Dr. Lonnie Smith playing only a couple of songs each set.

Akiko Tsuruga will open on organ for our regular shows each evening at 8:00 & 10:30 p.m., and Dr. Lonnie Smith will only come in for the last couple of tunes on each set for these two nights.

Blue Note Jazz Festival 131 W 3rd St New York, NY 10012
Friday, July 11th, 2014 - Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Freddy Cole Quartet

With Randy Napoleon, Elias Bailey, and Curtis Boyd

Touring Spain & Belgium
Saturday, August 30th, 2014 :: 8:00 p.m.

Lou Donaldson Quartet – Headlining

Detroit Jazz festival Detroit, MI
Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 - Monday, November 10th, 2014

NEA Jazz Master Lou Donaldson and His All Star Quartet

Festival Tour of Istanbul, Spain, England, France, and Switzerland
Friday, November 14th, 2014 :: 8:00 & 10:00 p.m.

NEA Jazz Master Lou Donaldson and His All Star Quartet Headlining

Kennedy Center 2700 F St NW Washignton, DC 20566 (202) 416-8000
Sunday, January 25th, 2015 - Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Caribbean Jazz Cruise 2015

New artistic schedule announced for Caribbean Jazz Cruise 2015 for last week of January 2015, including Monty Alexander, Hubert Laws with Tierney Sutton, Benny Golson, Phil Woods, Todd Barkan, Ken Peplowski, John Pizzarelli, Eric Reed, Houston Person, Sean Jones, Dick Hyman, Cyrille Aimee, Randy Brecker, Ggregory Porter, Shelly Berg, Gary Smulyan, Wycliffe Gordon, Freddy Cole, Russell Malone, and so many more.

Todd Barkan video jazz lectures at 10 am, plus great round-the-clock jazz videos on two channels on every cabin’s television set, plus the thrill of being able to do the live emceeing of over two dozen shows will I am working on the Cruise.

Caribbean Jazz Cruise 2015