Jim Cullum’s Jazz Cabaret – Live at Pearl Stable
The Band and their guests dig up some personal favorites and flex their creative muscle on tunes never performed on Riverwalk Jazz. It’s “the best of what you’ve never heard” in a rollicking concert performance.
Lester Leaps In: The President of Tenor Sax
The Band – along with Harry ‘Sweets’ Edison, Topsy Chapman and more – perform tunes made famous by Lester Young. Vernel Bagneris adds accounts of this remarkable player whose career took him from the tent show circuit to stardom on the bandstands of Kansas City.
At the Jazz Band Ball: Jazz Classics Live
Here’s a high-energy concert of red-hot traditional jazz classics from old New Orleans and 1920s’ Chicago. Join the Band and clarinetist Evan Christopher as they perform at the Stanford Jazz Workshop.
A Triple Crown of Tunesmiths: Youmans, Barris and Green
The Band welcomes New Orleans vocalist Topsy Chapman, Broadway’s Carol Woods and piano legend Dick Hyman. They honor a trio of top composers of jazz standards.
The Rise and Fall of Joe ‘King’ OliverJoe ‘King’ Oliver’s rise and fall comes to life through his personal letters, read by stage legend William Warfield. Cornetist Leon Oakley and tubist Mike Walbridge join the Jim Cullum Jazz Band to turn up the heat with 1920s classics.
Fats, Hoagy and W.C. Handy: Music Made in America
The Band is joined by Vernel Bagneris, Topsy Chapman and Shelly Berg to play tunes from Fats Waller, Haogy Carmichael and W. C. Handy. It’s an unforgettable hour.
Hearts Afire: A Riverwalk Jazz ValentineDim the lights and snuggle up to your Valentine. The Band and their special guests have a concert of love songs – from happy to sappy to snappy.
Feelin’ the Spirit: The Luis Russell StoryThe Band returns to San Antonio’s Pearl Stable with pianist Dick Hyman and vocalist Catherine Russell, daughter of Luis Russell, whose early recordings are considered classic examples of early swing music.
New Orleans Jazz Pioneers and Their LegacyBandleader and cornetist Jim Cullum recalls his early trips to New Orleans, where he met first-generation jazz pioneers, including drummer Paul Barbarin and cornetist Johnny Wiggs. He talks about how their music influenced his life’s work.