Previous events

Jan7

LIZ WHITTED DAWSON JAZZTET comes home to THE WORLD STAGE PERFORMANCE GALLERY after a four year Hiatus. Presenting Live Jazz in Los Angeles, "JAZZ IN THE TIME OF CORONA ROAD TOUR" - 3rd engagement of 2022 - Showcasing upcoming live album with the late Howlett Smith's originals Does Anybody Still Remember and Thank you for Loving Me...as well as Chitlins in the Whitehouse. We are kicking off the New Year with Laughter, Love, Joy and Sweet Music as we honor those who have passed on during this Corona time and inspire the Living. Joining me with two time Grammy nominee, Kevin Toney, Piano (Music Director); Randal Fisher, Sax/Flute; Michael Alvidrez, Bass; and Ranzel Randy Merritt, Sr. Percussionist/Drummer. Set up for Social Distancing and COVID-19 protocols. Parking in the rear lot. 1 HOUR LIVE AND LIVE STREAMED CONCERT. See You Soon!!!
Artists Funded in part by South Arts JAZZ ROAD TOURS program

Jan5

SPECIAL EVENT: LIZ WHITTED DAWSON JAZZTET unplugged/acoustic playing Live Jazz rare afternoon set at Fingersnaps Media Arts in San Francisco. "JAZZ IN THE TIME OF CORONA ROAD TOUR" - 2nd engagement of 2022 - Showcasing upcoming live album with such favorites as Day by the Bay, There is No Greater Love, and Chitlins in the Whitehouse. We are kicking off the New Year with Laughter, Love, Joy and Sweet Music as we honor those who have passed on during this Corona time and inspire the Living. This Experiential Concert acoustic live performance audience, will attract new listeners and a few old to this unique space. Joining me Kevin Toney, Piano (Music Director); Randal Fisher Sax/Flute and Michael Alvidrez, Bass from 3:00-4:00 pm... Set up for Social Distancing and COVID-19 protocols.

Donations accepted for this Special Offering Funded in part by South Arts JAZZ ROAD TOURS program

SPECIAL EVENT: LIZ WHITTED DAWSON JAZZTET Live Jazz at Geoffrey's Inner Circle in Oakland. "JAZZ IN THE TIME OF CORONA JAZZ ROAD TOURS" - First engagement of 2022 - Showcasing upcoming live album with such favorites as Chitlins in the Whitehouse, That's All and People Make the World Go Round.

2 SETS 6PM & 8:30 PM EVENTBRITE 6:00 https://1oaklizwhitteddawson.eventbrite.com 8:30 https://lizwhitteddawsonjazzcorona.eventbrite.com We are kicking off the New Year with Laughter, Love, Joy and Sweet Music as we honor those who have passed on during this Corona time and inspire the Living. Joining Liz with Yancie Taylor on vibes; Kevin Toney, Piano (Music Director); Randal Fisher, Sax/flute; Michael Alvidrez, Bass; and Ranzel Randy Merritt, Sr, drums. ...Come Early - Bring your Friends and Family for the best Jazz in the Bay Area. Tickets: $20 Enjoy a Soul Food Dinner for $15, Set up for Social Distancing and COVID-19 protocols. Elevator on Franklin Street Entry. Parking across the street at Douglas Parking Lot. See You Soon!!!

$20.00 Cover & $15 Soul Food Dinner

Funded in part by South Arts JAZZ ROAD TOURS program

$20

Oct7

YANCIE TAYLOR'S SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT & JAM SESSION

GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, 410 14th Street, Oakland, CA

Come Join Yancie Taylor's Jazztet with me, Liz Whitted Dawson as Guest Vocalist playing down Live Jazz at Geoffrey's Inner Circle in Oakland.  Showcasing the Autumn Suite with such favorites as The Autumn Leaves and Tis Autumn, we settling into the Fall season with Love, Joy and Sweet Music. Joining me are Yancie Taylor (our Music Director/Jazztet Leader) on vibes; Glen Pearson, Piano; Dr. James Bailey, horns/flute; Pierre Archain, Bass; and Rob Rhodes, drums. Bring your axe for the Jam Session from 7:30-8:30 pm...Come Early - only 8 Sign Ups. Bring your Friends and Family for the best Jazz in the Bay Area. Elevator on Franklin Street Entry. Parking across the street as t Douglas Parking Lot. See You Soon!!!    

$10.00 Cover & $10 Soul Food Dinner

May27

SUNDAY JAZZ @ GEOFFREY'S - CONCERT & JAM SESSION

GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, 410 14th Street, Oakland, CA

Join me for a great Night of LIVE JAZZ as we celebrate Memorial Day in style at the Bay Area's greatest venue, GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE.  I'll be joined by none other than The Professor Glen Pearson on piano, Mark "Hashima" William's, bass; Ranzel "Randy" Merrott, Sr on drums and Dr. James Bailey, horns. First Set 6-7 pm...come early and get your best seat or contact Geoffrey for your reserved section at (510) 839-4644. Second Set 9-10 pm for the Night Owls Jam Session 7:30-8:30 experience some of the Best Artists in the Bay. You never know who'll stop by and sit in. Gemini and Belated Taurus Birthdays...Come on out and celebrate with the hippest Beautiful People in the Bay Area.    

$10.00 Cover & $10 Soul Food Dinner

Jan14

YANCIE TAYLOR'S SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT & JAM SESSION

GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, 410 14th Street, Oakland, CA

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR HOLIDAY celebration in the Bay Area's most happening Jazz venue, Geoffrey's Inner Circle.  Come join me giving Thanks and honoring MLK and our original artform/musical treasure "JAZZ".  We will be serving up great music with Yancie Taylor's Jazztet (Yancie Taylor, Vibes; Glen Pearson, Piano; Rob Rhodes, Sr. Drums; Aaron Germain, Bass; James Bailey, Horns) at the renown Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Oakland, CA. Good Music, Beautiful People and Great Soul Food.... All for $20 ($10 entry, $10 Soul Food dinner). 2nd Floor, Elevator access: Franklin Street (white curtain entrance), Parking Lot - Franklin Street across from Geoffrey's East Side (Douglas Parking) I'm looking forward to Seeing You on SUNDAY, JANUARY 14, 2018 @ 6 PM Celebrating with all the Capricorns  

$10 Cover & $10 Soul Food Dinner

Nov19

YANCIE TAYLOR'S SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT & JAM SESSION

GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, 410 14th Street, Oakland, CA

PRE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY celebration in the Bay Area's most happening Jazz venue.  Come join me giving Thanks and honoring our national artform and musical treasure "JAZZ".  Will be serving up great music with Yancie Taylor's Jazztet (Yancie Taylor, Vibes; Glen Pearson, Piano; Ranzel Merritt, Sr. Drums; Hashima Mark Williams, Bass; James Bailey, Horns) at the renown Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Oakland, CA.. Good Music, Beautiful People and Great Soul Food.... All for $20 ($10 entry, $10 Soul Food dinner). 2nd Floor, Elevator access: Franklin Street (white curtain entrance), Parking Lot - Franklin Street across from Geoffrey's East Side (Douglas Parking)      

$10 Cover & $10 Soul Food Dinner

Sep3

YANCIE TAYLOR'S SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT & JAM SESSION

GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, 410 14TH STREET, OAKLAND, CA

LABOR DAY HOLIDAY celebration in the Bay Area's most happening Jazz venue.  Come join me as we say goodbye to SUMMER 2017 and welcome in AUTUMN by honoring our national artform and musical treasure "JAZZ".  Will be serving up great music with Yancie Taylor's Jazztet at the renown Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Oakland, CA.. Good Music, Beautiful People and Great Soul Food.... All for $20 ($10 entry, $10 Soul Food dinner)

$10 Admission & $10 Soul Food Dinner

Sep2

Liz Whitted-Dawson and Jazztet "FRUITS OF LABOR"

THE WORLD STAGE PERFORMANCE GALLERY, 4321 DEGNAN BLVD, LOS ANGELES, CA

Celebrate the LABOR DAY HOLIDAY at world renown, THE WORLD STAGE (TWS) Performance Gallery in the cultural mecca of Leimert Park Village. Liz Whitted-Dawson, Song Muse, will be celebrating with her "THE FRUITS OF LABOR" performance and Jazztet: Earl "Big Juicy" Johnson, Music Director & Piano; James Leary, Bass; Sal Crocker, Horns. We will be Kicking off the FALL/AUTUMN season and giving thanks for SUMMER 2017. Come join me as we honor our national art form and musical treasure "JAZZ" by serving up great LIVE music at the TWS. This cultural hub for artists was founded more than 25 years ago in the heart of Los Angeles' African American community by the late world-renowned master jazz drummer Billy Higgins and by poet and community activist, Kamau Daaood.  The World Stage has grown to play a pioneering and pivotal role in LA's music and art landscape. You don't want to miss being in the Southland's most happening Jazz venue. .. Good Music, Beautiful People and Great Soulship .... All for $20 See you There!!!

$20

May28

YANCIE TAYLOR'S SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT & JAM SESSION

GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, 410 4TH STREET, OAKLAND, CA

MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY celebration in the Bay Area's most happening Jazz venue.  Come join me for the kick off SUMMER 2017 leading into Black Music Month (June) honoring our national artform and musical treasure "JAZZ".  Will be serving up great music with Yancie Taylor's Jazztet at the renown Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Oakland, CA.. Good Music, Beautiful People and Great Soul Food.... All for $20 ($10 entry, $10 Soul Food dinner) Our Line Up: Vibes and Host: Yancie Taylor, Vocalist: Yours Truly, Liz Whitted-Dawson, Piano: Glen Pearson, Bass: Ryan Lukas, Drums: Ranzell Merritt, Sr., Horns: Dr. James Bailey... See you There

$10 Admission, $10 Soul Food Dinner

Jan15

YANCIE TAYLOR'S SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT & JAM SESSION

GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, 410 14TH STREET, OAKLAND, CA

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR BIRTHDAY celebration in the Bay Area's most happening Jazz venue.  Come join me as we commemorate one of the World's greatest Leaders...with some of the Music of Duke Ellington..Come Sunday, some swing and hard bop... honoring this national artform and musical treasure, "JAZZ".  Will be serving up great music with Yancie Taylor's Jazztet at the renown Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Oakland, CA.. Good Music, Beautiful People and Great Soul Food.... All for $20 ($10 entry, $10 Soul Food dinner) Our Line Up: Vibes and Host: Yancie Taylor, Vocalist: Yours Truly, Liz Whitted-Dawson, Piano: Glen Pearson, Bass: Ryan Lukas, Drums: Ranzell Merritt, Sr., Horns: Dr. James Bailey... See you There

$10 Admission- $10 Soul Food Dinner

Nov28

YANCIE TAYLOR'S SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT & JAM SESSION

GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, 410 14th Street, Oakland, CA

Thanksgiving Holiday celebration in the Bay Area's most happening Jazz venue.  Come join me for the kick off to the Holiday Season giving Thanks for this national artform and musical treasure "JAZZ".  Will be serving up great music with Yancie Taylor's Jazztet at the renown Geoffrey's Inner Circle, Oakland, CA.. Good Music, Beautiful People and Great Soul Food.... All for $20 ($10 entry, $10 Soul Food dinner) Our Line Up: Vibes and Host: Yancie Taylor, Vocalist: Yours Truly, Liz Whitted-Dawson, Piano: Glen Pearson, Bass: Ryan Lukas, Drums: Ranzell Merritt, Sr., Horns: Dr. James Bailey... See you There

$10 Admission, $10 Soul Food Dinner

Aug14

YANCIE TAYLOR'S SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT & JAM SESSION

GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, 410 14th Street, Oakland, CA

August Birthday celebrations in the Bay Area for a happening evening of the best Music in the Universe, our National Treasure, JAZZ. Come join me for another SUMMER JAZZ SPLASH on SUNDAY, AUGUST 14, 2016 for the Hippest Jazz in the Bay Area with Yancie Taylor Jazztet at the renown GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, OAKLAND,CA. Join us for a night to be remembered... Good music, beautiful people and Great Soul Food... All for $15 ($10 entry, $5 Soul Food dinner) Our Line up: Vibes and Host: Yancie Taylor Vocalist…….Liz Whitted-Dawson, piano Glen Pearson Bass…Aaron Germain Drums Ranzell Merritt, Sr. Horns…Dr. James Bailey See you There

$10 Admission, $5.00 Soul Food Dinner

Jul24

YANCIE TAYLOR'S SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT & JAM SESSION

GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, 410 14TH Street, Oakland, CA

Invited back to the Bay Area for a happening evening of the best Music in the Universe, our National Treasure, JAZZ. Come join me for a SUMMER JAZZ SPLASH on SUNDAY, JULY 24, 2016 for the Hippest Jazz in the Bay Area with Yancie Taylor Jazztet at the renown GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, OAKLAND,CA. Join us for a night to be remembered... Good music, beautiful people and Great Soul Food... All for $15 ($10 entry, $5 Soul Food dinner) Our Line up: Vibes and Host: Yancie Taylor Vocalist…….Liz Whitted-Dawson, Photo By Gene Hazzard Piano Glen Pearson Bass…Ryan Lukas Drums Ranzell Merritt, Sr. Horns…James Bailey See you There

$10 Admission, $5.00 Soul Food Dinner

May8

YANCIE TAYLOR'S SUNDAY JAZZ CONCERT & JAM

GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, 410 14th Street, Oakland, CA

Back in the Bay Area for a happening evening of the best Music in the Universe, our National Treasure, JAZZ. Come join me on Mother's Day evening, SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016 for the Hippest Jazz in the Bay Area with Yancie Taylor Jazztet at the renown GEOFFREY'S INNER CIRCLE, OAKLAND,CA.. I have the distinct privilege to join Yancie Taylor's Jazztet in Oakland on Mother's Day.. Join us for a night to be remembered... Good music, beautiful people and Great Soul Food... All for $15 ($10 entry, $5 Soul Food dinner) Our Line up: Vibes and Host: Yancie Taylor Vocalist…….Liz Whitted-Dawson, Photo By Gene Hazzard Piano Joe Warner Bass…Pierre Archain Drums Greg German Horns…James Bailey .See you There    

$10

Previous events

Jan7

LIZ WHITTED DAWSON JAZZTET comes home to THE WORLD STAGE PERFORMANCE GALLERY after a four year Hiatus. Presenting Live Jazz in Los Angeles, "JAZZ IN THE TIME OF CORONA ROAD TOUR" - 3rd engagement of 2022 - Showcasing upcoming live album with the late Howlett Smith's originals Does Anybody Still Remember and Thank you for Loving Me...as well as Chitlins in the Whitehouse. We are kicking off the New Year with Laughter, Love, Joy and Sweet Music as we honor those who have passed on during this Corona time and inspire the Living. Joining me with two time Grammy nominee, Kevin Toney, Piano (Music Director); Randal Fisher, Sax/Flute; Michael Alvidrez, Bass; and Ranzel Randy Merritt, Sr. Percussionist/Drummer. Set up for Social Distancing and COVID-19 protocols. Parking in the rear lot. 1 HOUR LIVE AND LIVE STREAMED CONCERT. See You Soon!!!
Artists Funded in part by South Arts JAZZ ROAD TOURS program

Jan5

SPECIAL EVENT: LIZ WHITTED DAWSON JAZZTET unplugged/acoustic playing Live Jazz rare afternoon set at Fingersnaps Media Arts in San Francisco. "JAZZ IN THE TIME OF CORONA ROAD TOUR" - 2nd engagement of 2022 - Showcasing upcoming live album with such favorites as Day by the Bay, There is No Greater Love, and Chitlins in the Whitehouse. We are kicking off the New Year with Laughter, Love, Joy and Sweet Music as we honor those who have passed on during this Corona time and inspire the Living. This Experiential Concert acoustic live performance audience, will attract new listeners and a few old to this unique space. Joining me Kevin Toney, Piano (Music Director); Randal Fisher Sax/Flute and Michael Alvidrez, Bass from 3:00-4:00 pm... Set up for Social Distancing and COVID-19 protocols.

Donations accepted for this Special Offering Funded in part by South Arts JAZZ ROAD TOURS program