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Third Thursday Jazz Series

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.

Celebrating our 6th Season!

Curious about this year's performers? You can preview some of their past performances on our YouTube playlist.

Schedule

June 18: Quamon Fowler Quintet

June 18: Quamon Fowler Quintet

Award-winning saxophonist Quamon Fowler and his quintet will perform standards and originals emphasizing the Bebop, Cool and Hard Bop styles.

July 16: Malcolm Robertson & The Road Crew Jazz Band

July 16: Malcolm Robertson & The Road Crew Jazz Band

Led by trombonist and vocalist Malcolm Robertson, this groovy electric group will perform a blend of 1970s-style fusion, R&B and soul. Prepare for a night of fun guaranteed to make you want to dance.

Aug. 20: Texas Gypsies

Aug. 20: Texas Gypsies

Roaring 20's Great Gatsby Night

This ensemble blends blues and Texas swing to create music recalling the golden era. Influenced by Django Reinhardt, bandleader Steve Curry will dazzle you with his fretboard gymnastics.

Sept. 17: Billy Hart Quartet

Sept. 17: Billy Hart Quartet

**Featured Performance**

Drummer and bandleader Billy Hart has performed and recorded with the likes of Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter and Stan Getz. This award-winning quartet – consisting of pianist Ethan Iverson (of The Bad Plus), saxophonist Mark Turner and bassist Ben Street – is making its DFW debut.

2015 Season

The series kicks off in May and continues through September. All shows will be held monthly at 6:30 p.m. in the Gallery of the Central Library, 500 W. 3rd Street. Parking is free on the streets and in the 3rd Street garage after 6 p.m.

Sponsors

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

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Related

Love Jazz? Check out the Fort Worth Jazz Archives.

Interested in previous performances?  Check out our highlights videos!


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