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HOT HOUSE WEST - WEEKLY NEWSLETTER - 11/13/2023

11/13/2023



 

CALL FOR EXTRAS!!!

We need YOUR help on 11/22.

We are so excited to work with the incredible director of our Bei Mir Bist du Schön video again, David Thorpe. We're shooting a music video of our studio recording of 'When I Grow Too Old To Dream' on November 22nd and we need your help!

Want to help us bring our new music video to life? We need to make the Clubhouse look like this photo. Fill out this form and help us! We're looking for extras for two hours from 5-7pm on November 22nd.


Want to help us bring our new music video to life? We need to make the Clubhouse look like this photo. Fill out this form and help us! We're looking for extras for two hours from 5-7pm on November 22nd.

Haven't seen the last one? Check out Bei Mir Bist du Schön! We are just about to hit 750k views in just a few months. Thank you to everyone who made this video happen! We're excited to show the world how great the Utah music scene is.


 


A Swing Renaissance in 2024

We have five more dates to share with everyone for our Swing Renaissance in 2024. These are going to be an absolute blast!


January 25th

February 22nd

March 28th

April 25h

May 30th

June 27th

July 25th

August 29th


Mark your calendars! We'll have these up on our website as soon as next week along with tickets and themes, so stay tuned.

 

FEATURED EVENTS


The Hot House West Quartet, performing at Ballroom Utah for Salt City Swing, November 30th, 8-10 p.m. Expect vibrant, Django-inspired hot jazz jams, blending swinging rhythms and melodic improvisation, perfect for an unforgettable evening of lively music and dance. Join us for a night of energetic tunes!



 



Jazz Swings:

Artistic Recourse for Teachers and Students (A.R.T.S., Inc)

We're excited to partner with A.R.T.S. Inc.! The Jazz Swings group has joyfully introduced swing jazz to local elementary schools across the Salt Lake Valley! This group is part of A.R.T.S., Inc., a non-profit founded in 1961 in collaboration with the Salt Lake City School District. During demonstrations, Jazz Swings offers an interactive experience for children, allowing them to learn and grow through unique musical traditions.

 

Hot House West is Going to New Orleans!


The journey is set for the Hot House West Swing Orchestra as they prepare to take their talents to the iconic city of New Orleans. During the Jazz Education Network Conference this January, the group will take the stage, ready to showcase their swing ensemble to an audience of students, respected educators, and seasoned musicians!



 

Upcoming Community Events

  • Gypsy Jazz Jam - Sugar House Violins Thursday, November 16th, 7:00 - 10:00 p.m.

  • The Offbeats Traditional Jazz Band - Abbington Senior Living Friday, November 17th, 7:00 p.m.

  • Emilee Floor Trio - Sawadee ThaiSaturday, November 18th, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

  • Scott Seibert Trio - Sawadee ThaiFriday, November 24th, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

  • Rotating Jazz Trio - The Pearl on Main (21+) Thursdays 7-10 p.m. (on-going)

  • Rotating Jazz Trio - The Pearl on Main (21+) Tuesdays 7-10 p.m. (on-going)

  • All Ages Jazz Jam - Sugar Space Arts Warehouse Sunday, November 12th, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

  • Flamingo Jazz - Lake Effect Cocktail Bar (21+) Wednesdays, 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (on-going)

  • Jazz Jam - Hopkins Brewery (21+) Wednesdays 8:00 - 11:00 p.m. (on-going)


Our newsletters will go out every Monday as we begin to build a running list of jazz and swing-related community events. If you would like to submit anything to this list, please message grayson@hothousewest.com by 5:00 p.m. the Wednesday prior. We will review it and add it to our events if it is a good fit! Thanks.

 

COMMUNITY NEWS


WEEKLY MUSICIAN SPOTLIGHT - TOM YOUNG

If you've been around the jazz scene here in Utah for any amount of time, you've probably come across Tom Young and his amazing trumpet. He is an old friend of Hot House West that you may know from the Bar X days!

Tom Young is a skilled trumpet instructor and performer with over 15 years of experience. Based in New Canaan, Connecticut, he was mentored by jazz legends Harry Connick, Jr. and Wynton Marsalis. Tom's education includes a year at New York City's New School for Jazz and a music bachelor’s from Snow College, Utah. His career includes four years of professional playing on cruise ships across 40+ countries. Now active in Utah and neighboring states, Tom specializes in teaching trumpet fundamentals, jazz improvisation, and music theory. He is known for his engaging style, catering to students ranging from beginners to professionals.

Hit Tom up for lessons and look for him on the next gig!


 

Thank you for reading our Newsletter! Consider supporting Hot House West's mission to spread joy and build community through the uplifting power of jazz, swing, and acoustic roots music. Your donation fuels unforgettable shared musical experiences throughout our community.




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