Dara Tucker, Rahsaan Barber perform with the NJO on Nov. 27

Dara Tucker, Rahsaan Barber perform with the NJO on Nov. 27

The Nashville Jazz Orchestra and City Winery Nashville present the Nashville Industry Music Awards (NIMA) Best of Jazz Winners for 2016 in concert on Sunday, November 27. The NJO was named Best Jazz Group, and joining the NJO as special guests for this event will be NIMA-named Best Jazz Vocalist...
NJO plays the City Winery on Nov. 27

NJO plays the City Winery on Nov. 27

The Nashville Jazz Orchestra and City Winery Nashville present the Nashville Industry Music Awards (NIMA) Best of Jazz Winners for 2016 in concert on Sunday, November 27. The NJO was named Best Jazz Group, and joining the NJO as special guests for this event will be NIMA-named Best Jazz Vocalist...

Want to donate to the NJO? Here’s how!

You can now donate to the NJO through the Community Foundation’s “Giving Matters” website.  The link to the NJO donation page is:  http://givingmatters.guidestar.org/search-results.aspx.   Just copy and paste this link to your browser and you’ll see just how easy it is to give.  Thanks very much!
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Nashville Jazz Orchestra & Christina Watson

In the Village Vanguard, Monday Night Jazz Tradition, June 13 Will Swing! The Nashville Jazz Orchestra & jazz vocalist Christina Watson, partnering in songs by: George Gershwin Stevie Wonder Antonio Carlos Jobim and plus a few Christina originals doors open at 5PM show starts 7:00PM Monday, Jazz Night, June13th City Winery 609 Lafayette Street, Nashville, TN 37203 In addition...
Meet Connye Florance, NJO's Spring Concert Jazz Vocalist

Meet Connye Florance, NJO’s Spring Concert Jazz Vocalist

Connye Florance is a talented Grammy nominee who was also a back up singer for for Elton John, toured with jazz greats Randy Brecker & Maynard Ferguson and has acted in Hollywood movies. See And Hear Connye Florance This Sunday, March 20, At City Winery, With The N JO Spring Concert.  
NJO Christmas Party with Special Guest Christina Watson

NJO Christmas Party with Special Guest Christina Watson

It’s the NJO Christmas Party 2015! with special guest jazz vocalist Christina Watson at City Winery December 20 @ 6PM (Doors open at 5pm) Click here for the details  
NJO at City Winery August 9!!!

NJO at City Winery August 9!!!

The Nashville Jazz Orchestra performs at City Winery on August 9 at 6 PM (doors open at 5:00). Annie Sellick is scheduled to sing. $15 cover. For reservations: 615-324-1010  or  citywinery.com/nashville
Strike Up The Band

Strike Up The Band

On Sunday, July 5, 2015, the NJO will thrill you with Independence Day Songs and other tunes from some of our great American composers including John Philip Sousa, Cole Porter, and George Gershwin.  Featuring vocalist Christina Watson. $15 Cover  $5 Students with ID; Doors Open at 5:00; Cocktails / Dining / Dancing. At The City Winery,...
Donate to the NJO via The Big Payback!

Donate to the NJO via The Big Payback!

Tomorrow, May 5, is the annual Big Payback day hosted by the Community Foundation.  Here’s the link to the webpage where you can donate to the NJO: https://thebigpayback.org/#npo/nashville-jazz-orchestra
Information on Victor Wooten Concert (click here for details:

Information on Victor Wooten Concert (click here for details:

Join the NJO at 8:00 pm on Saturday April 25, 2015 for its concert with Victor Wooten at the Blair School of Music, Martha Rivers Ingram Center for the Performing Arts. Blair is located at 2400 Blakemore Avenue, Nashville Tennessee.  The entrance is located on Children’s Way.  Free parking is available on Children’s Way directly...

NJO Valentine’s Eve Concert with Christina Watson and Jeff Hall; the Blair Big Band Opens

Join the NJO and special guest vocalists Christina Watson and Jeff Hall for a romantic evening of Big Band Jazz, Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 8:00 at Ingram Hall, Blair School of Music, 2400 Blakemore Avenue, Nashville, TN.  The Blair Big Band opens the evening with a short set. Free parking in garage on Children’s...
NJO Christmas Party 2014

NJO Christmas Party 2014

The Nashville Jazz Orchestra with Annie Sellick will be celebrating the holidays with fans, friends and family this Tuesday, December 16 at The Cave Nashville (811 Gleaves St).   The Cave’s menu will have special holiday food and beverage.  There will be plenty of great Christmas music arranged by local writers including several NJO members. In addition to...
NJO Kicks off the Summer with May 30th Friday evening show

NJO Kicks off the Summer with May 30th Friday evening show

Featuring Christina Watson, at Third and Lindsley  7-9 PM  $10 Cover
April 27, 2014 Blair Concert: a Tribute To Billy Adair.

April 27, 2014 Blair Concert: a Tribute To Billy Adair.

The Nashville Jazz Orchestra will pay tribute to Billy Adair, a beloved instructor at Vanderbilt and an important part of Music City’s jazz canvas, on Sunday April 27, 2014.  The concert will begin at 6:00 pm, at the Blair School of Music (2400 Blakemore Avenue).  Ticket prices:  students — free; senior (65+) and Vanderbilt faculty and...

Jazz Community Mourns Loss of Billy Adair

Master musician, producer, teacher and director William “Billy” Adair, a centerpiece of Nashville’s jazz community and the founder of The Blair Big Band at Vanderbilt University’s Blair School of Music, died today of melanoma cancer at Vanderbilt Medical Center. He was 66.  Billy was a long-time supporter of the Nashville Jazz Orchestra as well as...