Featured November Events
Sunday, November 12th: Jody Mayfield Performs and Teaches Trap Jazz
Get ready for a musical journey like no other as The Velvet Note jazz club proudly presents Jody Mayfield in an unforgettable evening of Trap Jazz on Sunday, November 12th. Hailing from the vibrant jazz scene of Atlanta, GA, Jody Mayfield is not just a highly-regarded jazz virtuoso but a true maestro of his craft.
Mayfield’s musical journey began at Morris Brown College, where he not only earned a B.A. in Music Performance but also delved deep into the realm of Music Technology, securing a Master’s degree from Southern Utah University. This unique blend of classical training and modern innovation sets the stage for a performance that transcends traditional jazz boundaries.
Jody Mayfield’s impressive resume is a testament to his standing in the world of jazz. Having shared the stage with legends such as Dizzy Gillespie, James Lloyd, Frank Foster, and Grover Washington Jr., Mayfield’s performances are imbued with a rich history of jazz excellence. But that’s not all – he has opened for iconic artists like Sarah Vaughn, Dexter Gordon, and Lionel Hampton, showcasing his versatility and broad appeal.
What sets this show apart is Jody Mayfield’s innovative approach to jazz. Prepare to be mesmerized as he seamlessly blends the traditional with the contemporary, fusing the intricate melodies of jazz with the rhythmic beats of trap music. It’s a musical fusion that breaks boundaries and creates a sound that is uniquely his own.
But the evening doesn’t end with the performance. Jody Mayfield takes on the role of teacher, offering a rare opportunity for aspiring musicians and jazz enthusiasts to delve into the secrets of Trap Jazz. Whether you’re a seasoned jazz aficionado or a newcomer to the genre, this is a chance to gain insights from a master of the art.
Join us at The Velvet Note on Sunday, November 12th, for an evening of musical brilliance, where Jody Mayfield’s Trap Jazz promises to be a groundbreaking experience. Secure your tickets now for a night that transcends genres and celebrates the evolution of jazz in the capable hands of a true innovator.
Friday, November 17th and Saturday, November 18th: Soulful Singer Vivian Sessoms
Prepare to be captivated by the soulful melodies and enchanting vocals of the incomparable Vivian Sessoms as she takes the stage at The Velvet Note jazz club on Friday, November 17th, and Saturday, November 18th. Heralded as a beacon of soul, jazz, and R&B, Sessoms brings a dynamic and emotionally charged performance that promises to resonate with music lovers of all tastes.
Vivian Sessoms, a true luminary in the world of music, has a career that spans genres and collaborations with some of the biggest names in the industry. From jazz to R&B, Sessoms has left an indelible mark with her versatile voice and compelling stage presence. Her soulful renditions have garnered acclaim from both critics and audiences alike, establishing her as a force to be reckoned with in contemporary music.
As the daughter of renowned jazz and blues vocalist Nancy Wilson, Sessoms carries on the legacy of musical excellence with a style that is uniquely her own. Her performances are a journey through the depths of emotion, seamlessly blending the raw power of soul with the sophistication of jazz.
For two unforgettable nights, The Velvet Note will be transformed into a haven for music enthusiasts, where Vivian Sessoms will weave a tapestry of musical magic. Expect to be moved by her emotive storytelling and spellbinding vocals as she takes you on a sonic adventure that transcends time and genre.
Whether you’re a devoted fan or a newcomer to the world of Vivian Sessoms, these back-to-back performances offer a rare opportunity to witness a true artist at the peak of her craft. Secure your tickets now for an intimate and soul-stirring experience that only The Velvet Note can deliver.
Join us on Friday, November 17th, and Saturday, November 18th, for an enchanting weekend with Vivian Sessoms. Get ready to immerse yourself in the soulful sounds that have made her a standout figure in the world of contemporary jazz and R&B. This is an event not to be missed!