Jeff Antoniuk jazz saxophonist Maryland, DC, Virginia
Gigs

May 30, Friday, shows at 8 and 9:30PM. An Die Musik LIVE - MARS 4-tet CD Release Party - Baltimore Edition! 409 North, Charles St. (second floor), Baltimore, MD 21201, 888-221-6170. Join the band to celebrate the release of their freshman CD at one of Baltimore's coolest jazz clubs. Jeff - sax, w/ Max Murray - bass, Donato Soviero - guitar, Frank Russo - drums (eclectic, funky modern jazz).

May 31, Saturday, 1 - 4PM. Jazz Band Masterclass @ 49 West Winebar. 49 West Street, Annapolis, MD. 410-626-9796. Join Jazz Band Masterclass faculty member Fred Hughes (piano) and THREE great adult Jazz Band Masterclass bands as they play some fabulous music. Swing, bebop, fusion and some original composition by band members will be featured. (acoustic jazz)

May 31, Saturday, 1 - 3PM. Great Grapes Wine and Food Festival with the David Bach Consort. Oregon Ridge Park, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21030. A great outdoor event featuring Jeff with the David Bach Consort. A little fusion-y, a little funky, and a lot of fun. The band has a new "Jazz Week Top 40" album out on the airwaves now! (electric jazz).

JUNE
June 1, Sunday, 1 - 3PM. Great Grapes Wine and Food Festival with the David Bach Consort. Town Square at Tysons, 8025 Galleria Drive, Tysons, VA 22102 . A great outdoor event featuring Jeff with the David Bach Consort. A little fusion-y, a little funky, and a lot of fun. The band has a new "Jazz Week Top 40" album out on the airwaves now! (electric jazz).

June 5, Thursday, shows at 8 and 10PM. MARS 4-tet at 49 West Winebar. 49 West Street, Annapolis, MD. 410-626-9796. The Martians are tearing up some great modern and contemporary jazz, and have a bunch of new music to run by you. Come out for an early weekend night! Jeff - sax, Max Murray - bass, Frank Russo – drums, Donato Soviero - guitar. $10 cover (eclectic, funky jazz).

June 6, Friday, 5:30 - 8:30PM. Jazz in The Sculpture Garden w. Juanita Williams. The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, Intersection of 7th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington DC. Join Jeff and an fabulous band for a FREE concert with national name blues and jazz singer Juanita Williams. Not to be missed! (Jazz and Blues).

June 7, Saturday, 1 - 5:30PM. WORKSHOP - Brazilian Jazz!. St. Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, MD. Join us for this often-requested workshop through inDepth Jazz Clinics. Our faculty will take you through the ins and outs of classic Brazilian styles like choro, bossa, samba and more. Register in advance and save yourself a spot. More info is available at www.inDepthJazz.com.

June 7, Saturday, Shows: 8 & 10 PM 49 West Cafe in Historic Annapolis. Get ready for a night of awesome Brazilian jazz with Brazilian stars percussionist Rogerio Souza and bassist Leonardo Lucini joining pianist Wayne Wilentz and saxophonist Jeff Antoniuk. Hear sensual, soothing sounds of Brazilian styles like bossa, samba and choro. The concert and clinic earlier that day are presented by Maryland Summer Jazz, inDepth Jazz, Strathmore and Joe Byrd Jazz. Tickets are $20 and available by telephone only. Call 410-626-9796. Don't delay. This show will sell out! More info is available at www.inDepthJazz.com.

June 8 - 12, Jeff on tour in Iowa with The Unified Jazz Ensemble, Various locations in and around Decorah, Iowa and Luther College. Jeff and the band were Artists in Residence through the National Endowment for the Arts in this area between 1992-1994. Email Jeff for more information on dates and locations.

June 13, Friday, shows at 8 and 10PM. The MARS 4-tet @ Twins Jazz. 1344 U St. NW, Washington, DC 20009 (202-234-0072). Come hear your favorite "wild and wooly jazz band" at one of Downbeat Magazines "100 Top Jazz Clubs in the World." Not to be missed! Jeff - sax, Max Murray - bass, Frank Russo – drums, Donato Soviero - guitar (eclectic, funky jazz).

June 14, Saturday, shows at 8 and 10PM. The MARS 4-tet @ Twins Jazz. 1344 U St. NW, Washington, DC 20009 (202-234-0072). Come hear your favorite "wild and wooly jazz band" at one of Downbeat Magazines "100 Top Jazz Clubs in the World." Not to be missed! Jeff - sax, Max Murray - bass, Frank Russo – drums, Donato Soviero - guitar (eclectic, funky jazz)

June 20, Friday, 5:30 - 7:30PM. Jazz on the Steps w/ Jazz Band Masterclass. Join Jeff and one of his adult student "Jazz Band Masterclass" groups for a great happy-hour/after work outdoor concert. Free food, drinks and great company. Mount Vernon United Methodist Church, 900 Massachusetts Ave, Washington DC 20001. (acoustic jazz)

June 22, Sunday, 3:30 - 4:30PM. David Bach Consort featuring Jeff Antoniuk - 21st ANNUAL BARBECUE BATTLE, Historic Pennsylvania Avenue, between 9th and 14th Street NW, Washington, DC. Jeff is featured with this very cool world - fusion - jazz - funk group. The latest CD is #28 on the jazz charts, so don't miss this gig! Jeff - sax w/David Bach - keyboards, and more! (electric jazz).

June 25, Wednesday, 6:30 - 10:30PM. Nordic Jazz Fest Opening Concert, Come out to the House of Sweden for one of DC's coolest nights of the year. Jeff will be MC'ing this wonderful event again, featuring some of the best international jazz talent from the Nordic countries. Tickets go FAST, so visit the web site now. Embassy of Sweden/House of Sweden, 2900 K St. NW, Washington, DC.

June 26, Thursday, 7:30 - 9:30PM (one show only). David Bach Consort featuring Jeff Antoniuk. Jeff is featured with this very cool world - fusion - jazz - funk group. The latest CD is #28 on the jazz charts, so don't miss this gig! 7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD (240-330-4500). Jeff - sax w/David Bach - keyboards, and more! (electric jazz)

JULY
July 3, Thursday, shows at 8 and 10PM. MARS 4-tet at 49 West Winebar. The Martians are tearing up some great modern and contemporary jazz, and have a bunch of new music to run by you. Come out for an early July 4th celebration! 49 West Street, Annapolis, MD. 410-626-9796. Jeff - sax, Max Murray - bass, Frank Russo – drums, Donato Soviero - guitar. $10 cover (eclectic, funky jazz).

July 10, Thursday, 7 - 9PM. The MARS 4-tet at the Annapolis Concert Series. At great FREE outdoor concert in the historic area of downtown Annapolis. Bring your lawn chairs, a cooler and join the hang! Whitmore Park (the corner of Clavert & Clay Streets), Annapolis, MD. Jeff - sax, Amy Shook - bass, Frank Russo – drums, Donato Soviero - guitar. $10 cover (eclectic, funky jazz).

July 12, Saturday, noon - 5:3PM. "Theory Clinic: The Music of Maryland Summer Jazz." Rockville, MD. Join fellow MSJ students for an afternoon of jazz theory and practice tips at our "primer class" for Maryland Summer Jazz. We'll be looking at, analyzing and playing through many of the 14 MSJ songs for the 2014 workshop. We have a "Beginner/Intermediate" class from noon - 2:30pm, and an "Intermediate/Advanced" class from 3:00 - 5:30pm. We hope to see you at one or both of these great classes, presented by inDepth Jazz Clinics.

July 18, Friday, 6 - 9PM. Jazz in Southwest - The Jazz Update Band at Westminster Church, The Jazz Update is excited to return for their 5th concert at this most-famous of DC jazz institutions. The Jazz Update will be presenting music by Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk and plenty of their own critically acclaimed compositions. Join us for this great family night of jazz, complete with dinner! 400 I St SW, Washington, DC 20024. Jeff - sax w/ Wade Beach - piano, Tom Baldwin - bass, Tony Martucci - drums (acoustic jazz)

July 22, Tuesday, 7:30 - 9PM (one show only). JIMMY HASLIP w. The MARS 4-tet @ Bethesda Jazz & Blues. Our annual opening concert to Maryland Summer Jazz features NINETEEN TIME Grammy nominee (and winner) Jimmy Haslip on bass. Don't Miss This Show! 7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD (240-330-4500). Jeff - sax, w/ Jimmy Haslip - bass, Donato Soviero - guitar, Frank Russo - drums (eclectic, funky jazz). Get tickets here.

July 25, Friday, 7:00 – 8:20PM, "Maryland Summer Jazz Presents the Student Concert," Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville, MD. Hear the stars of tomorrow in our student concert followed by the "Jazz All Stars Concert." One ticket covers both shows. Information at 410-349-1082. Tickets $20 at the door (if available) and only $15 in advance from www.Instantseats.com

July 25, Friday, 8:30 -10PM, "Maryland Summer Jazz Presents Jazz All Stars!" Saint Mark Presbyterian Church, 10701 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville, MD. Many of North America’s finest artists and educators on one stage for one small admission price. Check out the bios on www.marylandsummerjazz.com for: Jeff Antoniuk - sax, Peter Fraize - sax, Jim McFalls - trombone, Kenny Rittehouse - trumpet, Jimmy Haslip – bass, Helen Sung - piano, Marty Morrison – drums. Information 410-349-1082. Tickets - $20 at the door (if available) and only $15 in advance from www.Instantseats.com

July 26, Saturday, shows at 8 and 10PM. MSJ Wrap-up Concert @ Jazzy's Lounge. Jazzy's Lounge, 12500B Fairwood Parkway, Bowie, MD 20720. 240-245-3429. Join Maryland Summer Jazz faculty and guest artists for a great night or swinging and funky jazz. Jeff - sax, with Mark Meadows - piano, Zack Pride - bass, Marty Morrison - drums (acoustic jazz).