Astronomical Fatigo
Berkshire Jazz Underground
DeSesa Jazz Quartet
Disciples of Cool
Eastern Standard Time
Frain/Dunlap Jazz Trip
Interplay Jazz Band
InterTrip
John Waynelovich
Matthias Ockert Group
Moment's Notice
Secondary Messengers
The Way
last update: 16 Oct 2014
 
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NEWS  the latest simmer updates
Mark Dunlap, the Holyoke Cultural Council and PassportHolyoke successfully organized the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Annual Holyoke Latin Jazz Festivals (HLJF). The 3rd Annaul HLJF took place on October 10, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM at the Holyoke War Memorial with approximately 250 attendees and are now already planning the 4th Annual Holyoke Latin Jazz Festival in October 2015! The Holyoke Latin Jazz Festival will present inexpensive live latin jazz music to expand PassportHolyoke's (PH) Next Stop Holyoke Columbus weekend events that will showcase local musicians along with world-class performers.
Mark Dunlap, Simmer Music, c.r.u.s.h., Casa Cultural, 413's Finest Car Show, and PassportHolyoke successfully organized the Viva Great Holyoke Block Party on Sunday October 12, 2014, in front of Holyoke City Hall that included 5 live bands, food from local restaurants and vendors, a beer garden from Paper City Brewery, and a regional car show that brough in thousands of people to the downtown area. The Holyoke Latin Jazz Festival will present inexpensive live latin jazz music to expand PassportHolyoke's (PH) Next Stop Holyoke Columbus weekend events that will showcase local musicians along with world-class performers.
John Michaels and his nonprofit organization LoudJazz are now planning the line up for the 4th Annual Northampton Jazz Festival in September 2014.
InterTrip recorded a demo that was released in 2013 that can be heard on www.simmermusic.com under artist InterTrip.
Mark Dunlap, chair of the Holyoke Cultural Council, was the recipient of the state Cultural Council's 2011 leadership award.
Since April 2011, Simmer Music has booked the Friday and Saturday night jazz series at the Blue Rock Cafe Shelburn Falls, MA 01370. Since 2009, Simmer Music has booked the Sunday jazz brunch series on and off at Champney's Restaurant & Tavern, at the Deerfield Inn in Deerfield, MA in addition to the Sunday jazz brunch series at the Cushman Market, in Amherst, MA.
 
RELEASES  our newest work | show all releases

InterTrip
Demo
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Interplay Jazz Band
John Michael's Spoke
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Disciples of Cool
Disciples of Cool
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Frain/Dunlap Jazz Trip
Pull The Shades
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Eastern Standard Time
Two Shades of Blue
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John Waynelovich
A Year From Now
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DeSesa Jazz Quartet
Demo CD
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Matthias Ockert Group
Survey
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EVENTS  what's coming up
Eastern Standard Time:  show all events
10/31/2014 Blue Rock Restaurant 10 Bridge Street, Shelburne, MA 01370 (web) (map)
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. No cover charge.
Ed Byrne-trombone, Jonny Johansson-9 string guitar, Mark Dunlap-bass
12/12/2014 Blue Rock Restaurant 10 Bridge Street, Shelburne, MA 01370 (web) (map)
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. No cover charge.
Ed Byrne-trombone, Jonny Johansson-9 string guitar, Mark Dunlap-bass
12/26/2014 Blue Rock Restaurant 10 Bridge Street, Shelburne, MA 01370 (web) (map)
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. No cover charge.
Ed Byrne-trombone, TBD-piano or guitar
Frain/Dunlap Jazz Trip:  show all events
11/14/2014 Blue Rock Restaurant 10 Bridge Street, Shelburne, MA 01370 (web) (map)
6:30 PM to 9:30 PM. No cover charge.
David Frain-guitar, Mark Dunlap-bass, Stephen Devine-drums