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

Fall 2021 Schedule

This schedule is subject to change.

¡Olé! the Night Away

¡Olé! the Night Away

September 1, 2021

THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT.
Arlington Jones & The Brethren celebrate the heritage of Latin and Spanish music and their influence on jazz, an American art form.

Jazz Vignettes

Jazz Vignettes

October 6, 2021

THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT. The Carolyn Lee Jones Quintet opens with favorites from her four jazz albums. The Ron and The Rowdies Dixieland Band brings the sounds of Bourbon St. to Dallas.

Bop & Strum

Bop & Strum

November 3, 2021

THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT. The Dr. Block Jazz Collective pays tribute to legendary trombonist J.J. Johnson; Jazz Manouche follows with a creative Django-style set.

Jazz, Classically Speaking

Jazz, Classically Speaking

December 1, 2021

THIS CONCERT IS SOLD OUT.
Arlington Jones, Jesus Castro-Balbi, and Jorge Ginorio join for "Soul Unity Suite," before Arlington pays tribute to solo jazz piano in "The Soul Gent."

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