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March 16, 2020

T-Bone Walker's classic "They Call It Stormy Monday" was featured in tonight's auditions for The Voice, performed by Tyrone Perkins.

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March 10, 2020

Bates Meyer is handling the music research and licensing for the Grace Lee directed documentary series “Asian Americans” to debut on PBS in May.  The series, produced in conjunction with WETA reveals ways in which the Asian experience in the…

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February 4, 2020

The Texas Heritage Songwriters Association will be inducting legendary Texas bluesman T-Bone Walker into their Hall of Fame on February 21 at the Paramount Theater in Austin.  Walker receives the honor this year alongside Jerry Jeff Walker, B.J. Thomas.  Guest…

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January 15, 2020

The Ernie Watts Quartet returns to the Unity Concert Hall in San Luis Obispo on January 18 for an encore performance.  The event is promoted by the SLO County Jazz Federation.

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January 9, 2020

Grammy Winner Diane Schuur headlines the Barclay Theater in Irvine, CA on January 10 with her quartet.  The concert is sold out for Ms. Schuur’s maiden voyage of 2020.

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November 21, 2019

Bates Meyer Grammy winning artists Diane Schuur and Ernie Watts are working in the recording studio together on Schuur’s new album “Running On Faith.”  Watts is co-producing and laying down his signature saxophone, for the vocalist who is also producing. …

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October 21, 2019

Kenny Wayne will headline Marians Jazz Room in Bern, Switzerland November 5-9.  He first makes stops with guitar legend Joe Louis Walker at the Bay Car Festival in Dunkirk, France on Nov. 1 and at the Blues Heaven Festival in…

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October 6, 2019

Duke University will be hosting saxophonist Ernie Watts for an Artist-In-Residence program October 22-25.  Watts will be speaking with music classes and performing with a student big band during the run.   Prior to his show in Durham, he appears with…

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September 25, 2019

Vocalist Diane Schuur returns to The Oxford Hotel’s Jazz at the Oxford for three shows on October 18 - 19 in Bend, Oregon.  Ms. Schuur kicks off the series at this luxury hotel at the intimate Minnesota Ballroom.  Shows will…

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August 2, 2019

Jack White’s label Third Man Records recently released a compilation of music recorded live at the Ann Arbor Blues Festival in 1969.  On the 50 year anniversary of this famed event, the collection is available on CD and 180 Gram…

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