JazzLawnThe 2013 Jazz on the Lawn series returns beginning June 14 with a mix of artists and styles sure to delight music lovers. Tickets are $15 in advance purchase online at ticketleap.com or $20 at the door. In case of rain, concerts will be moved inside Callanwolde. Find out more at callanwolde.org.

Here’s the concert series schedule:

June 14 – Ike Stubblefield and Friends – Soulful R&B Jazz
Callanwolde opens its 2013 series with Ike Stubblefield and Friends. B3 organ virtuoso Ike Stubblefield is a music industry legend with almost 50 years in the business. Stubblefield’s craft and ingenuity on the keys helped create the classic B3 sound that others would imitate for generations to come.

June 28 – Serenata Band – Latin Jazz, Samba & Salsa
Atlanta’s highly acclaimed Latin band Serenata creates an unforgettable, international sound experience. Luis Cordero leads a 7-piece band that plays an energized evening of Latin jazz, samba, salsa and other creative styles with sax, flute, congas, bongos and timbales that will have you dancing on the lawn.

July 12 – Scott Glazer’s Mojo Dojo – Jazz, Blues & Southern Soul
Mojo Dojo performs quality jazz, blues and southern soul across the south and internationally. As bassist and featured vocalist, Scott Glazer leads some of Atlanta’s top veterans and young bloods in a lineup of sax, trumpet, piano, drums and guitar. Their repertoire ranges from the Great American Songbook to fresh takes on the music of the Allman Brothers and Otis Redding.

July 26 – Ted Howe Trio featuring vocalist Karla Harris – The Music of James Bond
“Shaken Not Stirred” reinvents the beloved music from the James Bond legacy. Ted Howe’s arrangements with Karly Harris’ vivid vocals will skyrocket you through decades with 007 classics. Howe’s accomplishments as a performer, arranger, composer and his powerful touch on the piano have led him to work with luminaries such as Herbie Mann, Henry Mancini, Lainie Kazan, Buddy Rich and more.

August 9 – Madoca & Company – Contemporary Fusion Jazz
Composer and jazz keyboard artist Madoca, has performed internationally and headlined many jazz venues in Atlanta. She teams up with The Prince Project to create an expressive, passionate performance – a mix of fusion, Latin and contemporary jazz styles.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.