Please join us May 9 at 7:30 pm at Steinway Hall, Plano for Rising Stars of Jazz! Reserve your seat online now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rising-stars-of-jazz-tickets-61381072440.
Witness these Rising Stars as they start their musical career that often takes them world wide! Four outstanding high school and/or college pianists are scheduled to perform, based on recommendations by their teachers. Professional Jazz Legends Lynn Seaton, on bass, and Richard DeRosa. on drums, will be accompanying. Each one will choose and play three songs. These are all outstanding young players who will likely become a part of the local, national or even international music scene!
Admission is gratis. Donations at the door are greatly appreciated!
Happiest of announcements – KAWAI ARTIST- DAN HAERLE ,our Artistic Director, has accepted this highly regarded distinction that is shared by less than 60 others worldwide! Visit Danhaerle.com for future concert dates and free downloads of his magnificent music.
OUR SIGNATURE BENEFIT CONCERT was held 4/11/2019 featuring Steve Harlos, Fredrick Sanders and Brad Williams on piano assisted by Jeffry Eckels, bass, and Steve Barnes, drum
Our signature benefit concert featuring three world class pianists who will perform a solo piano number, a trio piece and two duo piano numbers with each of the other two pianists!! This concert benefits our Keys for Kids Scholarship Program where currently 12 students from West Dallas are receiving lessons under the tutelage of Fredrick Sanders, recording artist and award winning musical director, and his intern, Michael Roberson, his former student at Booker T Washington. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for ways to support this outstanding and growing program!
Performers for this season’s series are:
Stefan Karlsson, Music of Jerome Kern; Sept. 13, 2018
Sergio Paimes, Music of Matt Dennis ; Oct. 11, 2018
Dan Haerle and Fred Hamilton, A Duo Piano Concert ; Oct. 25, 2018 *
Dave Meder, Celebrating Jaki Byard; Nov. 8, 2018
Brian Piper, Christmas Jazz; Dec. 13, 2018
Daniel Porter, Music of Cole Porter; Jan. 10, 2019 at Kawai Gallery
Dave Zoller, Ellington & Strayhorn for Lovers; Feb. 14, 2019 at Kawai Gallery
Addison Frei Trio; March 7, 2019 at Kawai Gallery
Brasuka- Latin Jazz; March 14, 2019 at Kawai Gallery
Piano Madness, Steve Harlos, Fredrick Sanders, Brad Williams, Jeffry Eckels, Steve Barnes ; April 11, 2019* at Steinway Hall
Rising Stars; May 09, 2019* at Steinway Hall
* at Steinway Hall, Plano
All regular season DJPS concerts are $20 for general admission and free for students with valid student IDs. Kawai Piano Gallery is located at 601 W. Plano Pkwy, Plano, Texas, 75075 except for those with an * before them.
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Yohanes Tanugraha playing solo accompanied by vocalist Rachel Lyon at Sammons Plaza in front of the Winspear Opera House. In the background are the lucky raffle winners of tickets to attend Into the Woods.
We greatly appreciate the support of those who helped make this concert possible!
We are dedicated to promoting, preserving and perpetuating piano jazz music through performances and education opportunities for the community at large.
See all of our upcoming performances on our Calendar page.