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December: Sweetwater offers well-seasoned Jazz

December 4, 2013
Sweetwater Coat Giveaway

Sweetwater Coat Giveaway

It’s December 2, and though the warm, fall day belies coming frigid weather by Thursday, Sweetwater Grill &

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm S., Denton.

Sweetwater Grill & Tavern, 115 S. Elm S., Denton.

Tavern, 115 S. Elm St., Denton, has scheduled fun Jazz and warm goodies for your holiday pleasure. FYI: All performances begin at 7 p.m., unless otherwise indicated … no back to the month-long holiday merriment.

Also, please remember: It’s COLD outside! If you know people in need, Sweetwater is having a coat giveaway. There are racks of coats on the patio today; people can come choose what they need. If you have coats to donate, we’ll take those too! We’ll be doing this until Christmas Day. Please spread the word, so we can get these coats to the people who need to stay warm today!

Tuesday, December 3 – Mi Son, Mi Son, Mi Son

Mi Son, Mi Son, Mi Son is a band from Denton,TX that pays homage to the beauty and soul of Cuban Son and traditional Cuban music. The group’s instrumentation consists of 3 percussionists, bass, tres (three-string guitar-like instrument), trombone and vocals.

Sunday, December 8 Foo McBubba, the Big Band of First United Methodist Church – Denton. In its 5th year, this is one righteous group

Foo McBubba, Denton First United Methodist Church Big Band, at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern.

Foo McBubba, Denton First United Methodist Church Big Band, at Sweetwater Grill & Tavern.

of Jazz musicians (21 members strong).

Tuesday, December 10 – Long-standing House Band, Sweetwater Jazz Quartet, featuring Neil Slater, Jim Riggs, Ron Fink and Lou Carfa offer up well-crafted Jazz.

Wednesday, December 11Mario Cruz & Friends Special Holiday Show. Mario (Jazz Saxophone Master always brings his A-game Jazz. This time with a sleigh full of holiday cheer.)

Friday, December 13Boxcar Bandits, downbeat 9 p.m.

Monday, December 16Brazz Christmas Show. This all-brass, all-acoustic quintet, led by Marshall Smith, plays stunning, resonant Christmas favorites.

A Taste of Herb

A Taste of Herb

Tuesday, December 17A Taste of Herb – Premiere Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass Tribute Band are: John Wier – Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Danny O’Brien – Trumpet & Flugelhorn, Robert Hokamp – Guitar, Ross Schodek – Bass, Paul Slavens – Keyboard, Tex Bosley – Drums.

Saturday, December 21Special 1 p.m. show with Miss Polly & Her Tiny Big BandMissPollyart

We think children deserve great music, too. I receive so much inspiration from my two little muses, I’d like to try to give some back. – Miss Polly

Bubba Hernandez

Bubba Hernandez

Sunday, December 22Bubba Hernandez Holiday Hangout

Sunday, December 29Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton – enter the romantic world of Fete Manouche ala Django Reinhardt and Stephan Grapelli. Core musicians of Le Not So Hot Klub du Denton include: Thad Bonduris – guitar/vocals & ad hoc leadership; Leon Peek – guitar; Maristella Feustle – guitar; Jeffrey Barnes – woodwinds; Ginny Mac – Accordion/vocals; Carlo Canlas – violin; Jacob Appelt – double bass; Steven Prouty – drums.

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