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JQ’s Performance Schedule

Updated July 13, 2017

Upcoming shows:

No shows booked at the moment.

(recent) Past shows:

Date Artist City Venue
10/08/17 Entourage Jazz Albuquerque, NM Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, Gondola Club
Time: 4:30pm. Admission: $100/$50 kids 4-12. Age restrictions: All Ages. This exclusive performance will happen in the Gondola Club, the fancy lounge where you can enjoy the balloon fiesta in style and comfort.
10/07/17 Entourage Jazz Albuquerque, NM ABQ Balloon Fiesta Park
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Balloon Fiesta entry. Age restrictions: All Ages. Check Entourage Jazz or Abq Balloon Fiesta website for updated start times and ticket info.
10/06/17 Entourage Jazz Albuquerque, NM Hotel Andaluz
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. 7-10pm
09/26/17 Jonathan Parker Octet Brooklyn, NY Sycamore
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Venue phone: (347) 240-5850. http://jonathan-parker.com/ More information
08/26/17 Entourage Jazz Albuquerque, NM Outpost Performance Space
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20?. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 505-268-0044. Address: 210 Yale Blvd SE. Venue phone: (505) 268-0044. Tickets go on sale July 15! This show will definitely sell out so I recommend buying early and often.
08/25/17 John Trentacosta – SFMC Santa Fe, NM Museum Hill Cafe
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $25/$20 members. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 505-983-6820. Address: 710 Camino Lejo. Venue phone: 505-984-8900. A fantastic quintet brings the music of Clifford Brown and Max Roach to the gorgeous Museum Hill Cafe. This will sell out so get your tickets ASAP.
08/24/17 What The What Albuquerque, NM Outpost Performance Space
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $15/$10 members. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 210 Yale Blvd SE. Venue phone: (505) 268-0044. This jazz-funk-world trio includes Jon Gagan on bass and Robby Rothschild on percussion. The evening is a double bill with the Tony Cesarano Quartet.
08/19/17 Partizani Brass Band Taos, NM Taos Mesa Brewing Co.
Time: 11:00pm. Admission: ?. Age restrictions: All Ages. Venue phone: (575) 758-1900. Playing after the great Leftover Salmon! Benefit for the NM Watershed.
08/17/17 J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756. Reservations recommended: (505) 983-6756. I will be joined by Kanoa Kaluhiwa on saxophone, Jon Gagan on bass, and John Bartlit on drums.
07/25/17 Jonathan Parker Octet Brooklyn, NY Sycamore
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Venue phone: (347) 240-5850.
07/25/17 Pedro Cortes and friends Jersey City, NJ Lincoln Park
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages.
07/17/17 Jonathan Parker Octet Brooklyn, NY Sir D’s Lounge
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Venue phone: (718) 623-9232.
04/06/17 Juilliard Jazz Orchestra New York, NY Alice Tully Hall
Time: 7:30am. Admission: $30. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1941 Broadway. Venue phone: 212.721.6500. Playing the music of Wynton Marsalis, who will also be guest conducting the band.
03/20/17 Juilliard Jazz Ensemble New York, NY Zinc Bar NYC
Time: 9:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 82 West 3rd St. Venue phone: 212-477-ZINC (9462). Not 100% certain what time or if there is a cover charge or not. Double check on the website or here.
03/16/17 Juilliard Jazz Ensemble New York, NY Room 340, The Juilliard School
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 60 Lincoln Center Plaza. Tell security at front door that you are attending the jazz concert in 340.
03/11/17 J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756. Reserve at (505) 983-6756
03/09/17 J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below Albuquerque, NM Outpost Performance Space
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20 – $15 members. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 210 Yale Blvd SE. Venue phone: (505) 268-0044. with: John Rangel, piano Asher Barreras, bass Kanoa Kaluhiva, saxophone John Bartlit, drums
08/06/16 J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below Albuquerque ABQ Museum Amphitheater
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $18/$15 NMJW members,students,seniors/children under 12 free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 505-255-9798. Performing my new work commissioned by the NM Jazz Workshop “Digging the Well” along with other new compositions. It is a split bill starting with Threepenny Cabaret: Marietta Benevento at 7pm, then we will play second (from about 8:40 to 10:00pm).
08/03/16 Tierra Sonikete Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: Reservations recommended: 505-983-6756. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756. Flamenco Jazz from the finest around. Joaquin Gallegos on guitar and vocals, J.Q. on trumpet, Justin Bransford on bass, and John Bartlit on percussion.
07/31/16 Partizani Brass Band Santa Fe Various locations around downtown
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. I will rove the streets of downtown Santa Fe again with these fun-loving wild folks! Busking at various spots around downtown, follow your ears. Till 8:30pm or so.
07/29/16 Entourage Jazz Albuquerque, NM St Clair Winery and Bistro
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 901 Rio Grande Blvd NW. Venue phone: (505) 243-9916.
05/06/16 Juilliard Jazz Orchestra New York, NY Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Time: 7:30pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 10 Columbus Circle. Venue phone: 212-258-9595. Performing as part of the Essentially Ellington festival.
04/12/16 Juilliard Jazz Ensemble New York, NY Paul Hall at the Juilliard School
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 60 Lincoln Center Plaza. Juilliard Jazz Composers Ensemble After a full academic year of playing and studying a wealth of compositional and arranging excellence, Juilliard Jazz student compositions will be featured in this performance. What We Hear: Student Compositions Dave Douglas, guest coach
04/05/16 Juilliard Jazz Orchestra New York, NY Alice Tully Hall
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $30. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1941 Broadway. Venue phone: 212.721.6500. The Music of Thelonious Monk Wynton Marsalis, director and guest conductor More information
04/04/16 Tev Stevig and Jordan Scannella New York Rockwood Music Hall
Time: 11:00pm. Admission: Not sure yet. Age restrictions: No Minors.
03/27/16 Juilliard Jazz Ensemble New York, NY Blue Note Jazz Club
Time: 11:30am. Admission: $35 (includes brunch, music and a drink). Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 212-475-8592. Address: 131 W 3rd St.. Venue phone: 212-475-8592. Separate shows at 11:30am and 1:30pm.
01/20/16 Juilliard Jazz Orchestra New York, NY Peter Jay Sharp Theater at The Juilliard School
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $30/$15 students. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 155 W 65th St. Venue phone: (212) 769-7406. Like the arrangers of the 1920 and ’30s sought to orchestrate New Orleans, these arrangers took the virtuosic small group music called Bebop and orchestrated it for large ensembles including those led by Dizzy Gillespie. Read Jimmy Heath Brings History to Life in The Juilliard Journal. Read the press release. The Bebop Arrangers: Tadd Dameron, Gil Fuller, and Chico O’Farrill Jimmy Heath, guest conductor Tadd Dameron: “Swift as the Wind” “Our Delight” “On a Misty Night” “Good Bait” Gil Fuller: “Two Bass Hit” “That’s Earl, Brother” “Minor Walk” “Tempus Fugit” Chico O’Farrill: “Groovy Encounters” “No Te Importa Saber” (Nathan Sparks transcription) “Taboo” (Nathan Sparks transcription.) “Undercurrent Blues” Jimmy Heath, composer and arranger: “Without You, No Me (To Dizzy)” “Basic Birks” More information
12/31/15 John Rangel Quartet Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756. JQ joins the John Rangel jazz quartet for New Years Eve festivities at El Meson.
12/30/15 J.Q. Whitcomb quartet Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756. The J.Q. Whitcomb quartet will feature Ben Finberg on trombone, Justin Bransford on bass, and John Bartlit on drums. Set ends at 9:30pm.
12/27/15 Jazz Explosion Santa Fe, NM Georgia Santa Fe
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 225 Johnson St.. Venue phone: 505-989-4367. JQ Joins fellow trumpeter Russell Scharf and his group Jazz Explosion for an intimate concert in this downtown Santa Fe venue. The group will perform funk and jazz tunes, mostly original pieces peppered with a few choice standards.
12/25/15 Pat Malone Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM Cava Santa Fe Lounge at the Eldorado Hotel
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 309 W. San Francisco St.. Venue phone: 505-988-4455. Currently scheduled to play 5:30-8:30pm, but website time differs (says 6-9) so check back here (and there) to confirm. More information
12/24/15 Pat Malone Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 505-983-6756. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756. More information
12/14/15 Juilliard Jazz Ensemble New York, NY Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
Time: 9:30pm. Admission: $30/$15 students. Age restrictions: No Minors. Box office: 212-258-9595. Address: 10 Columbus Circle. Venue phone: 212-258-9595. Tribute to Clark Terry; Sharing the set with another ensemble.
12/11/15 Valery Ponomarev Big Band New York, NY Zinc Bar NYC
Time: 10:00pm. Admission: $20/$10. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 82 West 3rd St. Venue phone: 212-477-ZINC (9462). Subbing in with this great NYC-based big band.
08/25/15 Sacromonte Flamenco Ensemble Santa Fe, NM Skylight
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 139 W San Francisco St. Tribute to Paco de Lucia. 1 hour long, I will perform 3 pieces towards the end. The $20 cover includes a tapas plate. More information
08/21/15 J.Q. Whitcomb Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM Blue Rooster Bar
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 101 W. Marcy St., Ste #5. Venue phone: 5052062318.
08/20/15 J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below Albuquerque, NM Outpost Performance Space
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $15-$10 members. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 210 Yale Blvd SE. Venue phone: (505) 268-0044. The final night of The Outpost’s summer series, my quintet is doing a final performance of the “Genius of Woody Shaw” tribute concert. It’s a double bill together with Voorhees & Kulasinghe. More information
08/01/15 Entourage Jazz Albuquerque ABQ Museum Amphitheater
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $14-16. Age restrictions: All Ages. I’m a featured musician for this musical extravaganza. It’s going to be lots of fun! More information
07/31/15 Three Faces of Jazz Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756.
07/31/15 Pat Malone Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM Infierno Wine Bar and Italian Fusion Bistro
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 500 Sandoval St. Venue phone: (505) 466-1391. This is becoming a new jazz venue in Santa Fe, come check it out!
07/30/15 Tierra Sonikete Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756. Trio version of Tierra Sonikete, featuring Alex Conde on piano!
07/25/15 J.Q. Whitcomb Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM Blue Rooster Bar
Time: 1:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 101 W. Marcy St., Ste #5. Venue phone: 5052062318. Time changed! Now 1-3pm instead of 3-5pm. Come in for a cool refreshing drink from Spanish Market madness going on. We play 3-5pm, and the trio will feature Jon Gagan on bass and John Rangel on keyboard.
07/24/15 What The What Santa Fe GiG Performance Space
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1808 2nd St.. Tickets go on sale at the door a half hour before the performance begins.
07/18/15 J.Q. Whitcomb Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM Blue Rooster Bar
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 101 W. Marcy St., Ste #5. Venue phone: 5052062318.
07/11/15 Tierra Sonikete Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756.
07/09/15 Partizani Brass Band Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Bandstand
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Santa Fe Plaza.
07/04/15 J.Q. Whitcomb Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM Blue Rooster Bar
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 101 W. Marcy St., Ste #5. Venue phone: 5052062318. Come down to the Blue Rooster on the 4th of July from 2-5pm for some jazz and cocktails!
07/03/15 What The What Santa Fe Collected Works Bookstore
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 428-1527. Fundraiser for KSFR
06/27/15 Tierra Sonikete Santa Fe, NM Museum Hill Cafe
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 710 Camino Lejo. Venue phone: 505-984-8900.
06/26/15 J.Q. Whitcomb quartet Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Convention Center
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. For Pride Weekend Dorothy drinks, sponsored by Blue Rooster Bar!
06/21/15 Partizani Brass Band Santa Fe, NM Railyard Plaza
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages.
06/20/15 Sinne Eeg Quintet Albuquerque, NM Outpost Performance Space
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $25. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 210 Yale Blvd SE. Venue phone: (505) 268-0044. I’m proud to bring to ABQ the amazing Danish vocal talent of Sinne Eeg, with whom I’ve worked in Shanghai, around China, and also in Denmark.
06/19/15 Sinne Eeg Quintet Santa Fe, NM Museum Hill Cafe
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $25 ($20 members). Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 710 Camino Lejo. Venue phone: 505-984-8900. I’m proud to bring to Santa Fe the amazing Danish vocal talent of Sinne Eeg, with whom I’ve worked in Shanghai, around China, and also in Denmark. More information
06/17/15 The Mil-Tones Brass Band Santa Fe, NM Music on the Hill at St. Johns College field
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
06/13/15 J.Q. Whitcomb Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM Blue Rooster Bar
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 101 W. Marcy St., Ste #5. Venue phone: 5052062318.
06/12/15 Chancel Bell Choir of First Presbyterian Church, Santa Fe Santa Fe, NM First Presbyterian Church
Time: 5:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. The handbell choir I play in is featured this week at the TGIF concert which happens every Friday at this church. We’re going to rock the house. This is not a jazz concert.
06/05/15 J.Q. Whitcomb Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM Georgia O’Keefe Museum
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Festivities for First Friday at NM Museums. Admittance is free for NM residents. For others, it’s the regular museum entrance fee. The trio will feature Pat Malone on guitar and Colin Deuble on bass.
05/30/15 Entourage Jazz Albuquerque, NM Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: $10.
05/17/15 Partizani Brass Band Madrid, NM The Mineshaft Tavern
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: $15 advance, $20 at door. Age restrictions: No Minors. Box office: 988-1234. Address: 2846 Hwy 14. More information
05/16/15 Partizani Brass Band Madrid, NM The Mineshaft Tavern
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: $15 advance, $20 at door. Age restrictions: No Minors. Box office: 988-1234. Address: 2846 Hwy 14. More information
05/10/15 The Mil-Tones Brass Band Santa Fe, NM Second Street Brewery – original location
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1814 2nd St. Annual Crawfish Boil!
05/09/15 What The What Santa Fe, NM Blue Rooster Bar
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 5052062318. Address: 101 W. Marcy St., Ste #5. Venue phone: 5052062318.
05/08/15 J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below Santa Fe, NM Museum Hill Cafe
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $25 ($20 members). Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 505-983-6820. Address: 710 Camino Lejo. Venue phone: 505-984-8900. More information
05/03/15 Partizani Brass Band Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe University of Art and Design
Time: 3:45pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1600 St Michaels Dr. Quadstock end of school year celebration on the quad at SFUAD. Lots of bands, lots of fun.
04/19/15 Partizani Brass Band Albuquerque, NM Marble Brewery
Time: 2:30pm. Admission: Not sure. Address: 111 Marble Ave NW. This is a benefit of some kind. Not sure exactly what for.
04/11/15 Freedom Work Jazz Ensemble Santa Fe, NM First Presbyterian Church
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $20. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: 988-1234.
04/05/15 The Mil-Tones Brass Band Santa Fe, NM Christ Church Santa Fe
Time: 8:45am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1213 Don Gaspar. I think we’re playing both services for Easter Sunday.
03/31/15 Partizani Brass Band Albuquerque, NM El Rey Theater
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 622 Central Ave SW. Opening for Love Bomb Go Go, a super-bad brass band from Portland. We’re not 100% sure exactly what time we’re playing.
03/31/15 Partizani Brass Band Santa Fe, NM The Candyman Strings & Things
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 851 St Michaels Dr. More information
03/28/15 Tierra Sonikete Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756.
02/17/15 The Mil-Tones Brass Band Albuquerque, NM Zinc Bar
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3009 Central Ave NE. Venue phone: 505-254-9462.
02/15/15 Entourage Jazz Albuquerque, NM Outpost Performance Space
Time: 3:00pm. Admission: $10. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 210 Yale Blvd SE. Venue phone: (505) 268-0044.
02/14/15 J.Q. Whitcomb Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM The Blue Rooster
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 101 W. Marcy St., Ste #5. Venue phone: (505) 206-2318.
02/12/15 Pat Malone Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM La Posada (Staab House bar)
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 330 East Palace. Venue phone: (505) 986-0000.
01/30/15 What The What Santa Fe, NM Duel Brewing Co
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1228 Parkway Drive. Venue phone: (505) 474-5301.
01/10/15 Tierra Sonikete Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (505) 983-6756. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756. Flamenco Jazz with Santa Fe’s unique group co-led by JQ Whitcomb and flamenco guitarist Joaquin Gallegos.
01/01/15 Pat Malone Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM La Posada (Staab House bar)
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 330 East Palace. Venue phone: (505) 986-0000.
12/31/14 J.Q. Whitcomb quartet Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (505) 983-6756. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756. New Years Eve at El Meson with the J.Q. Whitcomb Jazz Quartet! It’s going to be a fun evening, and we’ll finish at New York’s midnight. Be sure to make a reservation or risk not getting in.
12/28/14 What The What Santa Fe, NM Betterday Coffee
Time: 11:00am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 905 W Alameda St. All ages, there’s even a kids play area so bring the whole family! Betterday has excellent food and some of the best coffee in town (according to my coffee snob friends).
12/19/14 Concordia Jazz Ensemble Albuquerque, NM Outpost Performance Space
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $25-30?. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (505) 268-0044. Address: 210 Yale Blvd SE. Venue phone: (505) 268-0044. This has become an annual event for Concordia Santa Fe, which primarily puts on classical music concerts a few times a year except for this one jazz concert. The music featured is Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s big band arrangements of the Nutcracker Suite, performed by some of Santa Fe and Albuquerque’s best jazz talent. It’s fun music, and the group plays excerpts of each original Tchaikovsky movement before playing the full corresponding jazz adaptation. More information
12/18/14 Pat Malone Jazz Trio Santa Fe, NM La Posada (Staab House bar)
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 330 East Palace. Venue phone: (505) 986-0000.
12/17/14 Concordia Jazz Ensemble Santa Fe, NM St Francis Auditorium
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $25-30?. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 107 W Palace Ave. This has become an annual event for Concordia Santa Fe, which primarily puts on classical music concerts a few times a year except for this one jazz concert. The music featured is Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn’s big band arrangements of the Nutcracker Suite, performed by some of Santa Fe and Albuquerque’s best jazz talent. It’s fun music, and the group plays excerpts of each original Tchaikovsky movement before playing the full corresponding jazz adaptation. More information
12/06/14 Entourage Jazz
Time: 6:30pm. Private event in Corrales, NM
11/30/14 Circus Luminous band Santa Fe, NM Lensic Performing Arts Center
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: $10-30. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (505) 988-1234. Address: 211 West San Francisco St. Venue phone: (505) 988-7050. Amazing locally produced circus, featuring all original compositions by Jeremy Bleich.
11/29/14 Circus Luminous band Santa Fe, NM Lensic Performing Arts Center
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10-30. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (505) 988-1234. Address: 211 West San Francisco St. Venue phone: (505) 988-7050. Amazing locally produced circus, featuring all original compositions by Jeremy Bleich.
11/29/14 Circus Luminous band Santa Fe, NM Lensic Performing Arts Center
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $10-30. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (505) 988-1234. Address: 211 West San Francisco St. Venue phone: (505) 988-7050. Amazing locally produced circus, featuring all original compositions by Jeremy Bleich.
11/28/14 Circus Luminous band Santa Fe, NM Lensic Performing Arts Center
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: $10-30. Age restrictions: All Ages. Box office: (505) 988-1234. Address: 211 West San Francisco St. Venue phone: (505) 988-7050. Amazing locally produced circus, featuring all original compositions by Jeremy Bleich.
11/15/14 Tierra Sonikete Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756. Reservations strongly suggested if you want to get a table (or get in the door at all during the first hour or so), call El Meson at 983-6756 to reserve. We play 3 sets, finishing at 10:30pm.
11/01/14 Partizani Brass Band Santa Fe Various locations around downtown
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. We will be busking around downtown, as well as playing at the Reporter’s Halloween party at Skylight.
10/25/14 Tierra Sonikete Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756.
10/19/14 What The What Santa Fe, NM Betterday Coffee
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 905 W Alameda St. Very family-friendly venue, and great coffee!
10/18/14 Partizani Brass Band Albuquerque, NM ABQ Balloon Fiesta Park
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: $7 – 25. More information
10/11/14 J.Q. Whitcomb quartet Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756. Reservations always recommended: 505-983-6756
09/28/14 What The What Santa Fe, NM Betterday Coffee
Time: 10:30am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 905 W Alameda St.
09/27/14 Tierra Sonikete Santa Fe, NM El Meson
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 213 Washington Ave. Venue phone: (505) 983-6756.
09/20/14 Entourage Jazz Albuquerque, NM Concours du Soleil (Event)
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Privately ticketed. Age restrictions: All Ages.
08/15/14 Revolver Trio Santa Fe, NM Tanti Luce
Time: 7:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 221 Shelby St. Venue phone: (505) 988-2355.
08/01/14 J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Center for Spiritual Living
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: $15. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 505 Camino de Los Marquez.
07/28/14 J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Bandstand
Time: 7:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Santa Fe Plaza.
07/27/14 J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Center for Spiritual Living
Time: 9:50am. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 505 Camino de Los Marquez.
07/24/14 Tierra Sonikete Santa Fe, NM Santa Fe Bandstand
Time: 6:30pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: Santa Fe Plaza.

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Archive: Even further past shows

2014

January 3  with Loren Bienvenu trio; 9:30pm-12:30am at Low ‘n Slow downtown Santa Fe – free

January 11  with Tierra Soniquete, flamenco-jazz quartet; 7:30-10:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

February 8  with Tierra Soniquete, flamenco-jazz quartet; 7:30-10:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

February 27 with the Pat Malone jazz trio; 6-9pm at La Posada, Santa Fe, NM – free

February 28 with the Mil-tones Brass Band; 7-10pm at the Albuquerque Museum for New Mexi-Gras, a fundraising event for the NM Jazz Workshop – $50 – tickets and info

March 1  with “Freedom Work” by Lenny Tischler – NAACP event; 7pm at 1st Presbyterian Church in downtown Santa Fe

March 4 with the Mil-tones Brass Band; 6:30-9:30pm at Zinc Bar in Albuquerque – free – call 505.254.ZINC for reservations

March 8 with the Pat Malone jazz trio; 6-9pm at La Posada, Santa Fe, NM – free

March 29 the JQ Whitcomb Quartet;  7:30-10:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

April 5 with the Pat Malone jazz trio; 6-9pm at La Posada, Santa Fe, NM – free

April 6 with What the What (jazz-funk trio); 12-1pm at Betterday Coffee, Santa Fe, NM – free

April 17  J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below – 11pm at Somethin’ Jazz in New York City – $12 cover

April 23 with What the What (jazz-funk trio); 7-9pm at Duel Brewing Co, Santa Fe, NM – free

April 26 with  Tierra Soniquete, flamenco-jazz quartet; 7:30-10:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

May 4 with the Mil-tones Brass Band; 2nd St Brewery Crawfish Boil, 1-4pm at original 2nd st location – free

May 15  J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below – CD release party; 7pm at the Outpost in Albuquerque – $15 ($10 for members)

May 17 with  Tierra Soniquete, flamenco-jazz quartet; 7:30-10:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

May 24 with Jazz Entourage – private party in ABQ

May 31 with the Shiners Club Jazz Band – swing dance party; 8-11pm at Iconik Coffee in Santa Fe

June 6  J.Q. Whitcomb jazz-funk trio; 8-11pm at Tanti Luce in Santa Fe – free

June 13 with Asher Barreras quintet; 6-8pm at the Old Town Plaza Gazebo in ABQ – free

June 23 with the Mil-tones Brass Band; 6-7pm at the Santa Fe Bandstand (on the Plaza) – free

June 26 with Tierra Sonikete, flamenco-jazz quartet – split bill summer series; 7pm at the Outpost in Albuquerque – $15 ($10 for members)

June 28 with Tierra Sonikete, flamenco-jazz quartet; 7:30-10:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

July 3 with the Pat Malone jazz trio; 6-9pm at La Posada, Santa Fe, NM – free

July 4 with Pollo Frito at a private party on old Las Vegas Hwy, 8-10pm

July 10 with the Pat Malone jazz trio; 6-9pm at La Posada, Santa Fe, NM – free

July 17 with Tierra Sonikete, flamenco-jazz as a trio this week; 7-9pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

July 19: 2 gigs! both at Summerfest ABQ on Central; What the What, jazz trio version at 2pm and the Mil-Tones Brass Band at 6pm. Both at the Cork and Tap stage – free

July 24 with Tierra Sonikete, flamenco-jazz quartet; 6:30-7:30pm at the Santa Fe Bandstand (on the Plaza) – free

July 27  Tribute to Woody Shaw sneak preview excerpts at the Sunday morning (10:00am) service at the Santa Fe Center for Spiritual Living, 505 Camino de los Marquez, free (music will start at 9:50am)

July 28  J.Q. Whitcomb and Five Below; 7:30-9pm at the Santa Fe Bandstand (on the Plaza) – free

August 1  JQ Whitcomb presents the Genius of Woody Shaw tribute; 7:30pm at the Santa Fe Center for Spiritual Living, 505 Camino de los Marquez – $15 at the door – more info

August 15 with the Revolver Trio on the deck at Tanti Luce; 7-10pm

August 16 with the Revolver Trio at Swiss Bistro; 7:30-10:30pm

September 20 with Entourage Jazz at Concours du Soleil; 6-10pm

 

2013

June 1-22  Touring US East coast with Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra – schedule

June 22  with the Mil-tones Brass Band; 4:30pm Railyard in Santa Fe, NM – free – more info

June 26  with John Trentacosta’s Straight Up quintet at Music on the Hill; 5-7pm St Johns College athletic field in Santa Fe, NM – free – more info

June 27  with Tierra Soniquete, flamenco-jazz group in a trio version; 7:30-9:30pm El Meson Santa Fe – free – more info

June 28 with Robin Holloway trio; 9:30pm-12:30am at Low ‘n Slow downtown Santa Fe – free

June 29  JQ Whitcomb and Five Below, for Jazz under the Stars; 7-8:20pm Albuquerque Museum – tickets – more info

July 15  JQ Whitcomb and Five Below, for the Santa Fe Bandstand summer series; 7-8:30pm Santa Fe Plaza – free – more info

July 20  with the Mil-tones Brass Band at Albuquerque Rt 66 Summerfest Cork and Tap stage; 7-8pm Albuquerque – free – more info

July 23  with the Mil-tones Brass Band for the Santa Fe Bandstand summer series; 6-7pm Santa Fe Plaza – free – more info

July 26 with Loren Bienvenu trio; 9:30pm-12:30am at Low ‘n Slow downtown Santa Fe – free

July 27 with Tierra Soniquete, flamenco-jazz quartet; 7:30-10:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

August 1  with John Trentacosta’s Straight Up quintet for the Santa Fe Bandstand summer series; 6-7pm Santa Fe Plaza – free – more info

August 21 with Tierra Soniquete, flamenco-jazz (trio version); 7:30-9:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

August 24 with Pollo Frito, New Orleans funk band; 6-9pm at the original 2nd St Brewery (on 2nd st) in Santa Fe – free

September 6  with Loren Bienvenu trio; 9:30pm-12:30am at Low ‘n Slow downtown Santa Fe – free

September 21  with Tierra Soniquete, flamenco-jazz (trio version); 7:30-9:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

October 11 with Stu MacAskie trio; 6-9pm at the Ranchers Club in ABQ – free

October 12  JQ Whitcomb and Five Below; 7:30-10:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

November 9  JQ Whitcomb and Five Below; 7:30-10:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

November 30  with Tierra Soniquete, flamenco-jazz quartet; 7:30-10:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

December 18  with the Concordia Big Band playing Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite at the Outpost in ABQ – tickets and info

December 19  with the Concordia Big Band playing Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite at the St Francis Auditorium in Santa Fe – info

December 21  with Tierra Soniquete, flamenco-jazz quartet; 7:30-10:30pm at El Meson in Santa Fe – free – more info

2012

March 9 7-9pm JQ Whitcomb-Ryan Finn Quintet — The Blue Window, Los Alamos, NM

March 10 7-10pm JQ Whitcomb Quartet — El Meson, Santa Fe, NM

March 22 7-10pm with Pat Malone trio — La Posada, Santa Fe, NM

March 23 7-10pm trio with Cal Haines (dr) and Michael Glynn (bs) — Scalo Grill (Nob Hill), Albuquerque, NM

April 14  7:30-10:30pm with John Maestas quartet — El Meson, Santa Fe, NM

April 15  7:30-10:30pm with Asher Barreras quartet — Seasons Rotisserie and Grill, Albuquerque, NM

April 21  7:30-10:30 JQ Whitcomb Quartet — El Meson, Santa Fe, NM

May 5  6:00pm  with Canticum Novum (classical music) — Immaculate Heart of Mary Retreat Center Chapel

May 6 4:00pm  with Canticum Novum (classical music) — Immaculate Heart of Mary Retreat Center Chapel

(lots of shows in between I didn’t update)

Friday, August 10, 12-1pm: The ABQ version of the J.Q. Whitcomb quartet at UNM’s HSC plaza (one hour only!).  Featuring John Maestas
(gtr), Michael Glynn (bs), Arnaldo Acosta (dr)

Friday, August 10, 6-9pm: private party in ABQ

Tuesday, August 14, 8pm: “Dress rehearsal” for the John Maestas-Asher Barreras Nonet performance later in the week.  JQ is one of 2 trumpeters in the group, also has brought in an arrangement of his original composition “Brindahl”.  The group will perform all original music, written and arranged by the band members, and this Tuesday preview show will take place at Ben Michael’s, 2404 Pueblo Bonito NW Albuquerque, NM US. Phone: (505) 224-2817.  After the nonet plays, a jazz jam session will begin which finishes at 11:00 PM.

Thursday, August 16, 7:30pm sharp: the John Maestas-Asher Barreras Nonet performs at the Outpost on Yale in ABQ.  The night is split
between this group and another band, and the nonet will perform first, doing a set of only 45 minutes so get there early!  This is the best
jazz listening venue in ABQ so it’s pretty exciting to play there. More details at http://www.outpostspace.org/node/1021

Wednesday, August 22, 1 – 2pm: Radio performance by the “Young Lions of NM” to promote the Museum Hill Cafe performance the next day.  KSFR
101.1 FM

Thursday, August 23, 7 – 10pm: The “NM Young Lions of Jazz” perform at Museum Hill Cafe in Santa Fe.  Featuring J.Q. as well as John
Maestas (gtr), Andy Zadrozdny (bs), and John Trentacosta (dr).

Saturday, August 25, 7 – 10pm: The brand-new Flamenco-Jazz instrumental group Tierra Soniquete performs at El Meson in Santa Fe.
This new group brings the Flamenco expertise of guitarist Joaquin Gallegos and percussionist Enrique Peru together with JQ’s trumpet
jazz to make a hot fusion like nothing else happening in New Mexico! This will be the debut performance of this group.  (note the earlier
start and finish time than El Meson’s usual)

September 15, 1-4pm: with the Ryan Finn Band, playing a festival at Central Park Square in Los Alamos, NM

September 15, 6-8pm: private event in Santa Fe

September 22, 7:30 – 10:30pm: J.Q. Whitcomb quartet at El Meson

October 20, 7 – 10pm: J.Q. Whitcomb quartet at El Meson

November 8, 7-9pm: J.Q. Whitcomb and his quintet Five Below at the Outpost in Albuquerque, NM

November 17, 7 – 10pm: J.Q. Whitcomb quartet at El Meson


2011

June 19   7:30-10:30pm With Claudio Perez band — Seasons, Albuquerque, NM

June 26   Performance with Kresten Osgood — Copenhagen, Denmark

July 1   Sinne Eeg quintet, Christiania Jazz Club, Copenhagen Jazz Festival — Copenhagen, Denmark

July 5   Sinne Eeg quintet, Ingolf’s Coffee house, Copenhagen Jazz Festival — Copenhagen, Denmark

July 20   Sinne Eeg quintet — Gaestgivern, Bornholm, Denmark

July 29   Sinne Eeg quintet — Ribe Jazz Festival — Ribe, Denmark

August 5   With the Janus Templeton Quartet — Copenhagen, Denmark

August 11   JQ Whitcomb’s Five Below — Outpost Performance Space, Albuquerque, NM

August 27  With the Claudio Toulouse Quartet — Jazzbah, Albuquerque, NM

September 10  At San-Q Japanese Restaurant — Santa Fe, NM

September 24  At San-Q Japanese Restaurant — Santa Fe, NM

September 30  at El Meson with the Three Faces of Jazz — Santa Fe, NM

October 1 At San-Q Japanese Restaurant — Santa Fe, NM

October 8  7-9pm At San-Q Japanese Restaurant — Santa Fe, NM

October 15  7-9pm At San-Q Japanese Restaurant — Santa Fe, NM

October 29  7:30-10:30pm  J.Q. Whitcomb quartet at El Meson — Santa Fe, NM