past shows

Ben performs with the EJS Big Band


Ben performs with Jacob Deaton and Robert Ray


Ben performs with the Doug Cameron Big Band in Woodstock on Sept. 15th

Ben performs with the Doug Cameron Big Band in Woodstock on Sept. 15th

Ben performs with Kayla Taylor Jazz on October 11

Ben performs with Kayla Taylor Jazz on October 11

   


Ben performs with Lester Walker on Friday, Aug 30th at Churchill Grounds

Ben performs with Lester Walker on Friday, Aug 30th at Churchill Grounds

Ben Performs w/ Doug Cameron Big Band – Famous Pub, Toco Hill – June 2nd at 7:00pm

Ben Performs w/ Doug Cameron Big Band - Famous Pub, Toco Hill - June 2nd at 7:00pm

Douglas Cameron performs hits of the Big Band Era with a blend of swing and charisma like no other. His smooth, seductive vocals electrify the soul by evoking the spirit of such talents as Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett. A talented and consummate performer, Douglas has been thrilling audiences for over 25 years with his […]


Jazz Peformance at the Velvet Note on May 23rd at 9:00pm

Jazz Peformance at the Velvet Note on May 23rd at 9:00pm

Come out and join us on Thursday nights in the comfort of The Velvet Note Living Room. Meet the best, most passionate local area musicians, make essential connections and relax and enjoy the scene. THIS is the area fun-spot–the place to meet others who play and/or simply enjoy great music, and it’s the ONLY Thursday […]


Jazz Orchestra Atlanta featuring Joe Gransden on Thursday March 14th at 7pm

Jazz Orchestra Atlanta featuring Joe Gransden on Thursday March 14th at 7pm

Annual Fundraiser at the Alston and Bird, Second Floor offices. Special guest Joe Gransden joins JOA’s Big Band for an evening of wonderful Jazz music to promote Jazz education in Atlanta via JOA’s annual summer camp. Your donations help fund our ongoing program of local performances and provide camp scholarships.   An open bar, dance floor […]


Ben performs with Guyton Maurice and Chris Riggenbach at the Velvet Note on 02/02/13


Ben Performs in Vancouver BC with Penelope Williams and the SCLA Music Team Feb. 18-22

Ben Performs in Vancouver BC with Penelope Williams and the SCLA Music Team Feb. 18-22

For more information contact Penelope Williams


Tunes from the Tombs! Come Soothe your Soul on Sunday 5/20 at 6pm – The Usual Suspects Big Band

Tunes from the Tombs!  Come Soothe your Soul on Sunday 5/20 at 6pm - The Usual Suspects Big Band

Ben will be joining The Usual Suspects at Tunes from the Tombs! The weekend-long event features musicians performing in and among Oakland’s extraordinary monuments, mausoleums and renowned gardens. Five main stages will host amplified artists, while buskers will perform on distinct vignette stages throughout the cemetery. All genres of music will be represented; rock, folk, […]


Recording Session in Nashville with the NJO Big Band and Duffy Jackson

Recording Session in Nashville with the NJO Big Band and Duffy Jackson

Ben is now recording his new self titled CD in Nashville under the direction of Duffy Jackson and the Nashville Jazz Orchestra Duffy Jackson’s credentials read like a who’s who of jazz legends. He has performed with Count Basie, Lionel Hampton, Milt Jackson, Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie and many others. His powerful, swinging style has […]


New Years Eve with Jazz Trumpter Cecil Welch in Abingdon, Virginia

New Years Eve with Jazz Trumpter Cecil Welch in Abingdon, Virginia

Ben Bailey joins Jazz Trumpter Cecil Welch for evening of Jazz in the Blueridge Mountains, VA.


Joe Gransden Big Band featuring Taryn Newborne at Cafe 290 tonight at 8:30pm

Joe Gransden Big Band featuring Taryn Newborne at Cafe 290 tonight at 8:30pm

Live Jazz with Kevin Bales! 8pm tonight at Party Chic in Roswell, GA

Pianist Kevin Bales is joined by Robert Dickson (Bass) and Ben Bailey (Drums) at 8pm


The TUS Big Band Live at the Dunwoody Music Festival, 10/22 at 8pm

The TUS Big Band Live at the Dunwoody Music Festival, 10/22 at 8pm

   


Gary Motley Trio

Gary Motley Trio

Ben Bailey will be joined by Gary Motley and Robert Dickson for an evening of Jazz at Emory (Houston Mill House). 


The Usual Suspects Featuring Laura Coyle, Tommy Dean, and Taryn Newborne

Ben Bailey performs with The Usual Suspects Big Band! THE USUAL SUSPECTS is a professional 17-piece Big Band in the tradition of the Count Basie, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington and Glenn Miller Big Bands featuring male and female vocalists.  We play exciting musical arrangements from the golden age of the Big Band era, memory-filled Beach […]


April 13th, Live Jazz at Fernbank Martinis and IMAX w/ Taryn Newborn quartet

Live jazz featuring Taryn Newborn Chidebelu-Eze (Vocals), Scott Ulmer(Piano), Craig Shaw (Bass), and Ben Bailey(Drums) Friday Night Jazz and Martini’s IMAX. Doors open at 6:00pm (Open to the Public) Martinis & IMAX® tickets, which include admission to the IMAX® Theatre, are $12 for adults, $11 for students and seniors and $7 for members. For those […]


Live at the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, May 28th at 12pm w/ Bill Hart Project

Live at the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, May 28th at 12pm w/ Bill Hart Project

Mark your calendars for the 2011 Jacksonville Jazz Festival held May 26-29, 2011 over Memorial Day Weekend.    Drummer Ben Bailey will be joining the Bill Hart Project on Saturday afternoon at 12:00pm on the Old Church Stage.     We hope you can make it to Florida for a great weekend of live Jazz!! For more information […]


Tour to Venezuela w/ Bill Hart Trio – June 5th – June 15th

Drummer Ben Bailey will be joining the Bill Hart Project on tour in Venezuela from June 5th – June 15th.    Schedule: 6/5/11:   Flight to Maracaibo, Venezuela 6/6/11:    Performance at the Bellas Artes theater 6/7/11:    Master class at the Maracaibo Music Conservatory 6/8/11:    Master class at the Maracaibo Music Conservatory 6/12/11:  Park performance at Merida […]


The Drive By Big Band @5 Seasons Brewery, Jan 20th @1:30pm

The Drive By Big Band @5 Seasons Brewery, Jan 20th @1:30pm

Sunday, Jan 20th , 2010. 1:30pm – 3pm Drive-By Big Band @ the 5! Come out and join us for a great afternoon of Big Band Jazz right before the big Falcs Game! It’s always a great hang. 5 Seasons Brewery, Sandy Springs (the Prado) 5600 Roswell Road Sandy Springs, GA


Live Big Band Jazz at the Inman Park Music Festival! April 30th, 2011

Live Big Band Jazz at the Inman Park Music Festival!  April 30th, 2011

April, 30th at 5:30pm

During the last full weekend in April each year, Inman Park proudly presents a neighborhood festival widely regarded as Atlanta’s most spirited and eclectic. Drummer Ben Bailey performs with The Usual Suspects Big Band in the style of Count Basie, Buddy Rich, and Stan Kenton.


New Orleans Tour w/Penelope Williams and Fuji Fujimoto

SLCA tour to New Orleans with Penelope Williams(piano) and Fuji Fujimoto.