Jazz in the Atrium
Thursdays, 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Enjoy live jazz every Thursday and join us for a casual dinner and cocktails in the DMA Cafe.
FREE admission to performance; food and cocktails available for purchase.
Join us this holiday season as our Jazz in the Atrium performers mix in holiday classics among their jazz standards during the month of December.
12 Mario Cruz Quintet
Saxophonist Mario Cruz
has played and toured with an impressive array of musicians, including jazz artists from Bob James to Dave Valentin and pop icons such as Bruce Springsteen, Joe Cocker, and Linda Ronstadt. Cruz uses his life and music experience to cultivate his unique, eclectic style.
19 Freddie Jones Jazz Group
, composer, producer, and trumpeter, performs with his group. The group has shared the stage with greats such as David Sanborn, Freddie Hubbard, and Chuck Magione.
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9 Deanna Witkowski Trio
Winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition and a former guest on Marian McPartland’s Piano Jazz
, Deanna Witkowski
, a composer, vocalist and pianist, moves with ease between Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, jazz and classical music. Her huge musical range has led her to perform all over the globe, and as a bandleader she has performed at venues such as the Kennedy Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Tel Aviv Opera House and the Recife Jazz Festival in Brazil.
16 7th Annual Tenor Madness Concert: A Tribute to Marchel Ivery
Join us for our annual concert honoring the legendary jazz musician Marchel Ivery, featuring renowned local musicians, including jazz drummer Andrew Griffith.
23 Yells at Eels
Founded in 1999, this trio featuring Aaron Gonzalez on contrabass, Stefan Gonzalez on drums, and Dennis Gonzalez on trumpet and cornet is well known in the North Texas music scene. Yells at Eels
has released six CDs and was nominated for Best Jazz Act by the Dallas Observer
performs a unique combination of American musical forms for an exciting musical experience. Combining jazz with world beats and creative improvisation, Flipside is a true ensemble featuring Paul Unger, Dave Monsch and Dennis Durick. Cadence
magazine refers to Flipside as “contemporary jazz at its best.”