Sammons Jazz

Sammons Jazz is the most widely recognized jazz performance series in North Texas. Since 1989, the series has presented a who’s who of local jazz legends and rising stars, more than 1,000 artists, and counting. Jazz fans can enjoy all styles of jazz, from big band and bebop to swing and Latin.

The concerts are held on the first Wednesday of each month, February through May and September through December. Given the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this schedule is subject to change.

Performing at Sammons Jazz: We hire local acts from the Dallas-Fort Worth area, in a variety of jazz styles. To be considered as a performer, please send your bio, photo (or electronic press kit), music sample, and contact information to arlington@sammonsartcenter.org

Spring 2022 Schedule

This schedule is subject to change.

Classics of Jazz

Classics of Jazz

February 17, 2022

PLEASE NOTE: This concert date has changed. The Don Ambrose Quartet and Erskine Hawkins III kick off the season by demonstrating the versatility of jazz, with both sets featuring groups led by exceptional pianists.

Remembrance

Remembrance

March 2, 2022

Two amazing vocalists, Andrea Wallace and Damon K Clark, and their bands fill Meadows Hall with sublime jazz in this concert dedicated to breast cancer awareness.

Generation Jazz

Generation Jazz

April 6, 2022

Quamon Fowler & Friends, led by one of the young Texas Tenors, opens with uplifting jazz, followed by the stellar Andrew Griffith Plays Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers.

Artistic Director’s Concert (SOLD OUT)

Artistic Director’s Concert (SOLD OUT)

May 4, 2022

Sammons Jazz Artistic Director and Steinway Artist Arlington Jones is joined by an A-list band to celebrate his 20+ years as a recording artist with instrumental and vocal works from his past recordings.

This concert is sold out. To be placed on the wait list, please call (214) 520-7788.

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