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Take a musical journey from the early 20th-century roots of jazz to the diverse sounds of today at the Fort Worth Library’s 3rd Thursday Jazz Series, featuring a dynamic lineup of local and internationally touring artists.

It’s our 7th Season!

All concerts start at 6:30 p.m. and are at the Central Library


June 16: An Evening with Fort Worth Jazz Legends - Ornette Coleman, Dewey Redman, King Curtis and Cornell Dupree

As part of Fort Worth Local History Month, we are honoring Fort Worth musical greats. Born and raised in the area’s rich, diverse and creative musical environment, these musicians created their own forms and styles of expression from what they heard and are now honored around the world.

July 21: Women in Jazz

Vocalist Breggett Rideau and her all female group perform music from the heart and soul of a woman featuring Jazz, Soul, R&B, Blues and Rock ‘n’ Roll.

August 18: An Evening with the Music of Kurt Weill

The Stefan Karlsson Quintet will feature the music of the highly acclaimed German composer, Kurt Weill.

September 15: Hot Latin Jazz Vibes!

Join the Dana Sudborough Latin Jazz Quartet for original Latin Jazz music by vibraphonist and composer Dana Sudborough.


We would like to thank the Fort Worth Public Library Foundation for its generous support of this series.

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We would also like to thank Atmos Energy for its generous support of the May concert.

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Love Jazz? Check out the Fort Worth Jazz Archives.

Interested in previous performances? Check out our highlights videos!

Last updated: April 6, 2016

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