Friday, November 4, 2016

Fog City Stomp Nov 11-13 San Francisco

I'm thrilled to be heading for a quick trip to San Francisco to play the Fog City Stomp 2016. It's an honor to travel to play for such a fun event. I'll be playing with a West Coast Garden Party on Friday, Nov 11 and then with my dear friend Clint Baker's Golden Gate Swing Band on Saturday Nov 12.

Check out schedule and tickets here

Friday, April 22, 2016

Seattle Tour and Early-Bird Shorewood Tickets

Garden Party is returning to the Pacific Northwest for a Seattle tour at the beginning of May!
Our first date, May 4, is a special concert at Shorewood Performing Arts Center (at my high school alma mater!) Early-bird $15 ticket sales end April 25, order them below before the price goes up to $18 April 25.

Jay Lepley and I will be judges at the 33rd Annual Bellevue High Jazz Festival on May 6 & 7 then Garden Party will perform at the Saturday night concert while the students eagerly await their scores.

May 8 we'll celebrate Mother's Day at the Century Ballroom to play for lindy hop dancing mothers, daughters, sons... free beginning dance lesson at 9pm.

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Return to Denmark!

Hej fra Danmark!

I'm happy to be back in beautiful Denmark thanks to this tour with Cynthia Sayer's Women of the World Jazz Band.

Here are our five performance details!
1) Thursday 17/3-2016 Sct. Jørgens Jazzklub Næstved - Hotel Vinhuset kl. at 20-23 pm

2) Friday 18/3-2016 Gladsaxe Jazzclub - Telefonvej 8, Gladsaxe, at 20-23pm

3) Saturday 19/3-2016 Portalen i Greve - at 13-16 pm

4) Saturday 19/3-2016 Ejegod Jazzklub i Slangerup at 20-23

5) Sunday 20/3-2016 Jazzens Venner Fyn: at 13-16 pm, sted Seniorhuset, Toldbodgade 5-7, 5000 Odense C

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Nobilis Music Group

2016 seems to already be reaping the benefits of some of the major changes and shifts from a challenging time of self-inquiry in 2015. The biggest development is my company, Nobilis Music Group. Nobilis is a boutique booking agency and management team based in NYC and Seattle. Check out the Nobilis Music Group website for more information.

I'm proud to announce the first NYC showcase nights which will be held at Richard Bona's Club Bonafide on historic 52nd Street.

APRIL 2, 2016 - TICKETS $20 for the entire evening!

Doors at 6pm
Music begins at 7
Emily Asher's Garden Party
Nadje Noordhuis Cablework
Sean Cronin's Very Good
The New Wonders
Michele Zayla
Happy Orchestra

May 13, 2016 - TICKETS $20 for all three groups

Doors open at 6pm
Music begins at 7:30
7:30 Nadje Noordhuis + James Shipp
8:45 Marshall Gilkes Trio
10:00 Michele Zayla Group

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

June 7, 2015 MEET ME IN THE MORNING CD Release at Joe's Pub!

The official release date of Meet Me in the Morning is June 7, 2015 and we're throwing a party at Joe's Pub in NYC to Celebrate!  Buy tickets.
The Band features:
Emily Asher, trombone and vocals
Mike Davis, trumpet and vocals
Evan Arntzen, reeds and vocals
Nick Russo, guitar and banjo
Dalton Ridenhour, piano
Rob Adkins, bass
Jay Lepley, drums and vocals

Monday, April 27, 2015

Garden Party Pacific Tour 2015

Join us on our fun, eclectic and busy schedule of performances in the Pacific NW this week! 

Lincoln City, OR

Portland, OR

Camas, WA
  • Friday, May 1 7:30pm House Concert $20 includes drinks and snacks (semi-private event)

Seattle, WA

Bellevue, WA

  • Tuesday, May 5 7pm Bellevue High School concert with BHS and Chinook MS Jazz Bands

Emily Asher, Trombone and Vocals
Mike Davis, Trumpet and Vocals
Jake Svendsen, Piano
Jay Lepley, Drums
Rob Adkins, Bass