Events

This events calendar includes Earl’s upcoming performances, compositional debuts, recordings and educational activities. On mobile devices this calendar is best viewed horizontally.

Upcoming Gigs

Upcoming | Archive: 2024 2023 2022
  • Sun
    21
    Apr
    2024

    UConn Jazz Combos

    12 noon

    von der Mehden Recital Hall, Storrs, CT

    von der Mehren Recital Hall logoGeneral admission is $10.
    Students, faculty, children and military members with ID are admitted free.

    Steven Bulmer, director

  • Sun
    21
    Apr
    2024

    UConn Jazz Ensemble

    6 PM

    von der Mehden Recital Hall, Storrs, CT

    von der Mehren Recital Hall logoGeneral admission is $10.
    Students, faculty, children and military members with ID are admitted free.

    John Mastroianni, director

  • Thu
    25
    Apr
    2024

    UConn Music "Spectrum Concert"

    8:00 - 9:30 PM

    Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, Storrs, CT

    University of Connecticut logoschedule:
    6:00 – 7:30 pm: Reception, Jorgensen Lower Lobby
    8:00 pm: the Spectrum Concert, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts
    *Tickets will be available for pick-up at the Box Office the evening of the performance.

  • Sat
    18
    May
    2024

    Private Event. Trio with Dave Daddario & Ken Kitchings

    12 noon - 3 PM

    Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, Connecticut

    Private Event at the Old Lyme Inn

    Earl MacDonald – piano, Dave Daddario – string bass, and Ken Kitchings – drums 

  • Sun
    19
    May
    2024

    Sunday Brunch. Trio with Dave Daddario & Ken Kitchings

    10:30AM - 2 PM

    Old Lyme Inn, 85 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, Connecticut

    Sunday Brunch at the Old Lyme Inn

    Earl MacDonald – piano, Dave Daddario – string bass, and Ken Kitchings – drums 

  • Fri
    14
    Jun
    2024

    Scott Keo - vocalist

    8PM

    Foxwoods Casino. Great Cedar Showroom.

    Vocalist Scott Keo, accompanied by a 10-piece band including John Mastroianni, Mike Leventhal, Renee McGee, Steve Bulmer, Tom Devino and others.

  • Mon
    08
    Jul
    2024
    Fri
    12
    Jul
    2024

    Jazz In July Summer Music Program

    Fine Arts Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst


    Jazz In JulyJazz in July is a multi-generational jazz improvisation program with an impressive 40-year history. It is a concentrated two-week program where both vocal and instrumental musicians study jazz improvisation with some of the nation’s best jazz educators and artists.

    The 2-week in-person program will run July 8-19, 2024. Earl will teach during the first week: July 8-12.

  • Fri
    19
    Jul
    2024

    Jazz in July All-Stars Concert

    6 - 9PM

    Amherst Town Common, Amherst, Massachusetts

    Jazz In JulyThe Jazz-in-July All-Stars Concert is a round-robin style concert featuring collaborations between the nationally and internationally known Jazz in July faculty members.

     

    Although subject to change, the anticipated roster of performers includes:
     
    Vocals: Sheila Jordan, Dominique Eade, Catherine Jensen Hole
    Brass: Jeff Holmes, Steve Davis
    Saxophone: Bruce Diehl, Felipe Salles, Frank Newton
    Piano: Earl MacDonald, Luis Perdomo, Christian Sands, Lee Tomboulian, Stephen Page
    Bass: Fumi Tomita, Avery Sharpe, Genevieve Rose
    Guitar: Bob Ferrier
    Drums: Steve Johns, Winard Harper, Greg Caputo

    This concert is presented in cooperation with the Amherst Business Improvement District as part of their summer concert series.

  • Sat
    20
    Jul
    2024

    Dianne Mower

    6 - 8 PM

    Wind Hill Community Farm, 3006 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury, CT

    Logo for jazz vocalist, Dianne Mower.Dianne Mower – vocals, Earl MacDonald – piano, Lou Bocciarelli – string bass, Tom Devino – drums

    * Rain date: Sunday, July 21. 6 – 8PM

 

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