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UPCOMING PERFORMANCES

2018


with Jimmy Greene
Sept 14 + 15 + 16 - Smoke Jazz Club, NYC


with Kurt Elling

Oct 4 - Cleveland

Oct 5 - Kennedy Center, Washington DC

Oct 6 - MCCG, Pittsburgh PA


with David Sanborn

Oct 17 - Seattle

Oct 18 - Calgary Canada

Oct 19 + 20 - Minneapolis


with Russell Hall Band

Oct 26 + 27 - Appell Room, JALC NYC


with Antonio Farao Black Inside Trio feat. Ira Coleman

Nov 2 - Genève Switzerland
Nov 3 - Belgium Rijkevorsel
Nov 4 - Koln Germany
Nov 5 - Chiltigheim France
Nov 6 - Bologna Italy
Nov 7 - Nuremberg  Germany Radio recording
Nov 8 -  Bayreuth Germany
Nov 9 - Saigneléger Switzerland



Jeff "Tain" Watts Trio with Danny Grissett and Richard Andersson

Nov 10 - Porgy and Bess, Vienna



Jeff "Tain" Watts Trio - Honoring Kenny Kirkland (with Antonio Farao & Ira Coleman)

Nov 12 - Duc de Lombards, Paris FR

Nov 13 - Duc de Lombards, Paris FR

Nov 14 - Duc de Lombards, Paris FR with special guest Irving Acao

Nov 16 - Novi Sad, Serbia with special guest Irving Acao



with Antonio Farao Black Inside Trio feat. Ira Coleman
Nov 17 - Marciac FR
Nov 18 - Milan Blue Note, Italy



Jeff "Tain" Watts Trio with Kurt Rosenwinkle and Antti Lötjönen

Nov 20 - Pizza Express, London UK

Nov 21 - Lyon FR

Nov 22 - Fontainbleu FR

Nov 24 - Kalisz, Poland

Nov 25 - Bimhuis Amsterdam


with Fredrik Kronkvist Quartet feat Orrin Evans

Nov 26 - Malmo Sweden

Nov 27 -  Stockholm, Sweden

Nov 28 - Montmartre, Copenhagen DK

Nov 29 - Montmartre, Copenhagen DK

Nov 30 - Gothenburg, Sweden

Dec 1 - Gothenburg, Sweden



JEFF TAIN WATTS TRAVEL BAND with Paul Bollenback and Orlando le Fleming
Dec 7th, 2018  The Box, Detroit


2019


with Kris Davis
Jan 16 - The Stone @ NYU, NYC



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PAST EVENTS

2018


with Kurt Elling
AUG 30, Chicago Jazz Festival

with Ravi Coltrane's Universal Consciousness: Melodic Meditations of Alice Coltrane
SEPT 1, Detroit Jazz Festival

with Ravi Coltrane
SEPT 2, John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Fest, Oak Hollow Festival Park, High Point, NC



2017

JEFF "TAIN" WATTS - Tribute to Elvin Jones 90th Birthday Celebration

JAZZ STANDARD NYC - 116 E 27th St, New York, NY 10016

ELVIN ALUMNI BAND

  • Sept 5 - Ravi Coltrane, Nicholas Payton, Robin Eubanks, ELEW, Neal Caine, Jeff Watts
  • Sept 6 - Dave Liebman, Nicholas Payton, Robin Eubanks, ELEW, Neal Caine, Jeff Watts
  • Sept 7 - Sonny Fortune, Nicholas Payton, Robin Eubanks, ELEW, Neal Caine, Jeff Watts

ELECTRIC ELVIN TRIO

  • Sept 8 - Jeff Watts - Kevin Eubanks - Charnett Moffett
  • Sept 9 - Jeff Watts - Kevin Eubanks - Charnett Moffett
  • Sept 10 - Jeff Watts - Kevin Eubanks - Charnett Moffett


JEFF TAIN WATTS TRIO EUROPE TOUR with Paul Bollenback and Orlando le Fleming

  • Jan 29, 2017  Fasching, Stockholm SE
  • Jan 30, 2017  Duc de Lombards, Paris FR
  • Jan 31, 2017  Duc de Lombards, Paris FR
  • Feb 1, 2017  Duc de Lombards, Paris FR
  • Feb 4, 2017  Lantaren Venster, Rotterdam NL
  • Feb 5, 2017  Porgy & Bess, Vienna AT
  • Fen 7, 2017  Unterfahrt, Munich DE
  • Feb 8, 2017  Jazz Dock, Prague CZ
  • Feb 9, 2017  Budapest Jazz Club, Budapest HU
  • Feb 10, 2017 Koncerthuset Studio 3, Copenhagen DK
  • Feb 11, 2017  The Bimhuis, Amsterdam NL