Knoxville Jazz Orchestra introduces NXT GEN Series to empower young artists

Series tickets available for purchase Monday, June 27 The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra is uplifting its most promising young musicians with the new NXT GEN Series, which will feature three performances in the Old City in August, October and November. Series tickets go on sale Monday, June 27, for $108 at Single event tickets are $40, and will be available … Read More

Jazz and Cocktails fundraiser to feature Taber Gable Trio

The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra will hold its annual fundraiser, Jazz and Cocktails, with live music from the Taber Gable Trio at an historic 10,000-square-foot private estate. The event will be held Sunday, June 26, at Maple Grove Estate, located on 15 acres at 8800 Westland Drive in Knoxville. Attendees can stroll the grounds and enjoy live jazz, wine and light … Read More

Knoxville Jazz Orchestra announces dynamic lineup with 2022-23 season tickets on sale now

World-class jazz talent will perform for Knoxville audiences during the 2022-23 season of the Knoxville Jazz Orchestra Big Band Concert Series. Performers include Grammy Award winner John Beasley, Tony Award recipient and multiple Grammy winner Dee Dee Bridgewater, along with Victor Provost, Eric Reed and some of the city’s finest musicians and artists. Season tickets are available starting Monday, May … Read More

‘Jazz on the Square’ returns to Market Square with two months of performances

The sounds of jazz will fill Market Square in May and June with nine weekly performances from May 3 to June 28 starting with the Sam Adams Quartet and ending with the Margherita Fava Trio. Other “Jazz on the Square” performances will include artists such as Eric Reed, a world-class pianist and composer; Greg Tardy, saxophonist and a University of … Read More

KJO’s season opener at Bijou Theatre celebrates Knoxville musicians

The Knoxville Jazz Orchestra will start its 2021-22 season at the Bijou Theatre in October with the “Buy Local” concert, a celebration of the sounds of Knoxville musicians with the debut of original compositions. Tickets for the Tuesday, Oct. 12, concert are on sale now, and Knoxville Jazz Orchestra (KJO) subscribers can reserve the full season at a 10% discount … Read More