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All shows 7-10 pm, doors open at 6:30. Shows held at Albuquerque Museum Amphitheater (2000 Mountain Rd. NW)

Food and drink available from Slate Street Cafe at Museum Amphitheater

All shows rain or shine, no refunds due to inclement weather.

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Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra with Hillary Smith and Honor Band Sept 4

Baracutanga Album Release party with Son Como Son Aug 27 7pm

Entourage Jazz Special private residence concert Aug 27 6:30 pm

Summer Concert Pass

the 2021 Summer Music Festival is sponsored in part by New Mexico Arts

Many thanks to our table sponsors: Barry Berkson & Friends, Judy Labovitz, Larry and Janine Schwartz, Mark & Miriam Ray, Trails Management, Sandy Liakus, law office of Michelle Baca, Denise Wilcox & Joyce Reszka

Micah Hood's lecture on how to listen and understand Jazz. Apr 26, 2021 07:00 PM Mountain Time

Micah is a trombonist, improviser, teacher, and a composer/arranger who resides in Albuquerque. He is the trombonist for Baracutanga, a trombonist for Entourage Jazz, the trombonist for free-improvisatory duo DogBone with percussionist Jefferson Voorhees. His recording credits include a variety of different artists in a variety of styles - Akae Beka, Darren Cordova y Calor, The Noms, among many others. Currently, Micah teaches music technology related courses and manages the MAST Project lab at the University of New Mexico School of Music. Moderated by NM Jazz Workshop Exec Director, Bruce Adams, Micah will guide listeners to a better understanding of how to listen to jazz. Get ready for a fun evening!

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Michael Anthony’s tales from a life in music.

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Join us for a live and lively lecture and conversation with jazz guitarist Michael Anthony.  Michael will regale us with his stories from a well lived life in jazz. From the early 1960 until moving to New Mexico in 1980, Michael was a Los Angeles studio musician, have recorded and performed with Tony Bennett, Nelson Riddle, Diana Ross, the Beach Boys, Barbara Streisand and even the Los Angeles Philharmonic.   In addition Michael was a guitarist is the second generation of the seminal group, the Wrecking Crew. Hosted by NM Jazz Workshop Executive Director Bruce Adams, audience members will have a chance to pose some of their own question to Michael as we learn about his life in music.

A virtual concert with the Bert Dalton Trio


Please enjoy this series of intimate performances by some of New Mexico's finest musicians

If you appreciate Staying With the Beat, please consider donating to New Mexico Jazz Workshop. These have been very difficult times for non-profits, and we are trying hard to keep the music playing!