Please join us May 9 at 7:30 pm at Steinway Hall, Plano for Rising Stars of Jazz!  Reserve your seat online now:

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 student 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!

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Mike Finkel, thank you always for your outstanding graphics!


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OUR SIGNATURE BENEFIT CONCERT featuring  Steve Harlos, Fredrick Sanders and Brad Williams on piano assisted by Jeffry Eckels, bass, and Steve Barnes, drums. 

Thursday – April 11th at 7:30 pm at STEINWAY HALL-PLANO-7355, 5813 Preston Rd., Plano, TX 75093

Our signature benefit concert , a piano extravaganza, 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.


Upcoming Concerts:  

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 donation based except for Piano Madness which is our signature benefit concert where General Admission is $40 and students are free with an ID.  ​Kawai Piano Gallery is​ ​located​ ​at​ 601 W. Plano Pkwy, Plano,  ​Texas,​ ​75075 except for those with an * before them.  

#LiveMusicDallas #DallasJazz #JazzPiano #JazzVocals

Some prior concert gig posters and pics for your enjoyment. Graphics provided by Mike Finkel, performer and board member. Thank you, Mike, for making us look cool!
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Announcing our 5th Season at Sammons Center for the Arts :

9-2017- Dan Haerle

Opening Concert: September 14, 2017- Music​ ​of​ ​Haerle,​ ​Hamilton​ ​and​ ​Leali ​featuring​ ​​Dan Haerle​ ​​(piano)​ ​assisted​ ​by​​ ​Brad​ ​Leali (sax),​ ​​Fred​ ​Hamilton​ (guitar),​ ​​Jeffry Eckels​ ​​(bass),​ ​and​ ​​Ed​ ​Soph​​ ​(drums). 

​​#DanHaerle  #JeffryEckels #FredHamilton #BradLeali # EdSoph 
The Music of Shaun Martin performed by Shaun Martin, October 12!! 
2017 10 6 proof (2)
 #ShaunMartin #DrewTucker #ByronCrenshaw
October​ ​26,​ ​2017​​ ​–​ ​Duo​ ​Piano​ ​Concert,​ ​featuring​ ​Stefan​ ​Karlsson​ ​and​ ​Brian 
Duo Piano Concert 10-26-17
 #StefanKarlson #BrianPiper
November​ ​9,​ ​2017​ ​​–​​ ​Music​ ​of​ ​Chick​ ​Corea​,​ ​featuring​ ​​Mike​ ​Bogle 
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#MikeBogel #LouHarlos # AndrewGriffith
Sammons Jazz Artist of the Year, Bill Lohr, with wife, vocal star, Peggy Lauren Lohr.
Bill and Peggy Lohr
 #BillLohr #PeggyLohr
DJPS Jan 2018
February​ ​8,​ ​2018​​ ​–​ ​​Standards​ ​Deconstructed,​​ ​featuring​ ​Mike​ ​Finkel  
March​ ​8,​ ​2018​​ ​–​ ​​Latin​ ​Jazz​,​ ​featuring​ ​Jose​ ​Aponte  
April​ ​12,​ ​2018​​ ​–​ ​​Piano​ ​Madness,​​ ​featuring​ ​David​ ​Rady,​ ​Kelly​ ​Durbin​ ​and 
 William​ ​Foley​ ​(​ ​Special​ ​Benefit​ ​Concert)  – held at Steinway Hall Plano 
May​ ​10,​ ​2018​​ ​–​ ​​Rising​ ​Stars​ ​Student​ ​Artist​ ​Performances  
All​ ​regular​ ​season​ ​DJPS​ ​concerts​ ​are​ ​$20​ ​for​ ​general​ ​admission​ ​and​ ​free​ ​for​ ​students​ ​with valid​ ​student​ ​IDs.​ ​Sammons​ ​Center​ ​for​ ​the​ ​Arts​ ​is​ ​located​ ​at​ ​3630​ ​Harry​ ​Hines​ ​Blvd. Dallas,​ ​Texas,​ ​75219 except the April 12 Concert. 
#D’JAM #SammonsCenterForTheArts #DallasJazz #Jazz #LiveJazz

4 thoughts on “Calendar

  1. Two Steinways. Four grand pianists: Steve Harlos, William Foley, Kent Ellingson and Kelley Durbin. Jeffrey Eckels on Bass and Steve Barnes on Bass. PERFECTION. Life just cannot get any better. Thank you to one and all. Ingrid Burgan……What a night!

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