A M A R Instruments of Praise

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- Detroit News

 

 

 

“We were completely blown away by the smooth sounds of Zamar "Instruments of Praise". These Contemporary Jazz Musicians delivered an outstanding encore performance.
People are still talking…”
- Rufus Harris

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



New for 2007

(Dates/times subject to change)


 

JANUARY

Thursday, 1/5/06

4:00 - 7:40 p.m.

Overdrive Lounge @ Motor City Casino

2901 Grand River Avenue

Detroit, MI

 

 

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Friday, 1/27/06

8:00 p.m.

 

4th Fridays with Rugus Harris

Ford Community & Performing Arts Center

15801 Michigan Avenue
Dearborn MI 

 

Learn more by visiting www.thecamponline.org

 

 


FEBRUARY

MOTOWN WINTER BLAST 

At Campus Martius  (Downtown Detroit)

Friday, 2/3/06

6:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m.

(Chrysler Jeep Dodge R&B Jazz Stage)

 

Detroit’s own contemporary jazz band Zamar Instruments of Praise is one of this year’s performers at the 2006 Motor City Winter Blast.  The six-man ensemble will be performing on Friday, February 3, 2006 on the Chrysler Jeep Dodge R&B Jazz stage from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  The Motor City Winter Blast kicks off the official countdown to Super Bowl XL in Detroit, Michigan and is sponsored by The Detroit Super Bowl XL Host Committee. 

 

Other featured performers during the four day event includes Motown recording artist KEM, Country music artist Clint Black, Grammy Award nominee Smash Mouth, neo-soul artist Kindred The Family Soul, and twice nominated Grammy Award Blues & Rock musician Kenny Wayne Shepherd.

 

See www.motownwinterblast.com for additional information.

 

 


MARCH

TBA


APRIL

TBA


MAY

 

ReVive 

Featuring:   Zamar Instruments of Praise

Darnell Kendricks

Yancyy

 

Friday, 5/19/06

Doors Open at 7:00 p.m.

Shriners Auditorium & Conference Center

24350 Southfield Rd

Southfield, MI

 

$20 in advance (slightly higher at the door)

Tickets purchased at Street Corner Music 17620 W. 13 Mile  (248 644-4777 or Justin's Music 14621 Fenkell (313) 273-8886.

Additional details at www.jbcom2.com

 


JUNE

 

Jazz on the Grass

An unforgettable night of jazz at Family Victory

19421 10 Mile Road off Evergreen in Southfield.

The event is FREE!  

Bring a blanket for lawn seating!

Featuring:

 Tim Bowman

Courtney Fadlin

Zamar

Partners in Christ


JULY

 

An Evening with Zamar at World Changers

Saturday, 7/22/06

First Baptist World Changers

22575 W 8 Mile Rd (just east of Telegraph)
Detroit, MI 

Performance Time:  7:00 - 8:00 p.m.

For more info call (313) 255-0212


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ZAMAR at the Columbus Ohio Jazz & Rib Festival

Sunday, 7/23/06

Bicentennial Park Stage

Performance Time:  12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

 

For more information visit: www.HotRibsCoolJazz.org

 


AUGUST

 

ZAMAR at Campus Martius  (Downtown Detroit)

Saturday, 8/19/06

More details to come


SEPTEMBER

 

ZAMAR @ LA SALLE BANK GRAND OPENING

Saturday, 9/23/06

11a.m. - 2p.m.

Address and information to be provided at later date

 

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ZAMAR at Great Faith Ministries International

10735 Grand River
Detroit, MI 

(313) 491-3900

Saturday, 9/23/06

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

 

 

 


OCTOBER

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NOVEMBER

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DECEMBER

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2005 Performances


JANUARY

 

MOTOWN WINTER BLAST 

At Campus Martius  (Downtown Detroit)

Saturday, 1/22/05

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

 

See www.motownwinterblast.com for additional information regarding the 1st annual event.

 

 

4th Fridays at the  Ford Performing and Community Art Center in Dearborn, MI 

Friday, 1/28/05  

 

Kensington Comm.Church guest appearance during worship service(s). 1825 E. Sq. Lake Rd., Troy MI.

Saturday & Sunday - 1/29/05 & 1/30/05


FEBRUARY

 

ZAMAR IN CONCERT at The Music Room located inside of the Kenington Community Church at 1825 East Square Lake Road (at the corner of John R) in Troy, MI.

 

Doors open at 7:00 p.m.  $7 cover charge.  Call 248-786-0600 or click on www.kccmusicroom.com for show details and other musical guests.

Friday, 2/4/05

 


MARCH

 

TBA


APRIL

Freedom Weekend

Sponsored by the Freedom Institute

Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Beginning at 5:00 p.m.


MAY

 

JAVA & JAZZ Series at Detroit Main Public Library 

on Woodward Avenue at Kirby

Tuesday, 5/17/05 

6:00 p.m.-  7:45 p.m.

 

An evening of Music and Poetry at the main library in Detroit.  


JUNE

"Tasty" performance by Zamar at the Greektown Arts Festival located on the streets of Greektown in downtown Detroit.  

Friday, 6/3/05 performance is from  7:30 - 8:30 p.m. & Sunday, 6/5/05

performance is from 5:30-7:00 p.m.

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Friday, 6/24/05 

6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

An unforgettable evening of JAZZ under the stars.  Performances by 

Zamar, 

Tim Bowman &

Ben Tankard  

A night to remember! 

19421 West 10 Mile Road

Southfield, MI 48075

Questions can be directed to 248-354-1990.

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Saturday, 6/25/05

"Jazzin on Jefferson"

Zamar will be jammin on the avenue. Performance time12:00 noon - 12:24 p.m.  At the corner of Jefferson @ Chalmers.  A street festival Celebrating the Jazz and Blues Heritage.  It's going to be a Jazz'in good time. .


JULY

 

Zamar in Harmony Park 

(check back for date and details)

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Zamar in a "GRAND" performance

 

Saturday 

7/30/05

5:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m.

Stage Bar @ MGM Grand

1300 John C. Lodge

Detroit, MI 

 

 

 


AUGUST

 

Saturday 8/20/05

7:00 p.m.

Millennium Center 

15600 J.L. Hudson Drive

 Southfield, MI 

MGM Grand Detroit in conjunction with  Ford Motor Company Fund Presents the 6th Annual Detroit Association of Black Organizations Horace L. Sheffield Jr. Center Benefit Concert Featuring Russell Thompkins & The New Stylistics, Harold's Melvin's Blue Notes with Sharon Paige, and 

Zamar Instruments of Praise.

 

Tickets are available at Ticketmaster Outlets including Marshall Fields,  charged by phone (248)645-6666 or for more information call the Sheffield Center at  (313) 491-0003


SEPTEMBER

 

Make your reservations today to see ZAMAR at Seldom Blues

 

Seldom Blues Logo

 

Friday 9/9/05 and Saturday 9/10/05

 

Seldom Blues
400 Renaissance Center
Detroit, Michigan 48243

 

Show times: 

Friday - 8:30 p.m. - 12:15 a.m.

Saturday - 9:00 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.

 

Call Seldom Blues for specific show times and reservation (313) 567-7301
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Zamar in the Motor City

 

Saturday 9/17/05

4:00 - 7:40 p.m.

Overdrive Lounge @ Motor City Casino

2901 Grand River Avenue

Detroit, MI

 

 


OCTOBER

TBA


NOVEMBER

Saturday 11/5/05

(check back for date and details)

 

Thursday, 11/10/05

Private function 

 


DECEMBER

Executive Sports Club

Tuesday, 12/13/05

Petruzzello's Banquet & Conference Center

6950 Rochester Road

Troy, MI 


2004 Performances 


MAY

Renaissance High benefit concert - located at Focus Hope 1400 Oakman Blvd  in Detroit. 

Tue 5/18/04   
         
   

Paul Robson Theater - Northwest Activity Center

Sat. 5/22/04                 

 

Jazz n' Jams 1st Anniversary.

Sat 5/29/04                  


JUNE

              

Bird of Paradise Jazz Club -- Ann Arbor, MI

Fri 5/4/04  

Ann Arbor African American Downtown Festival

Sat 5/5/04


JULY

                  

Ribs n' Soul at Hart Plaza

Sun 7/18/04  

 

P-Jazz (Pontchatrain Jazz Series)

Thur.  7/22/04


AUGUST
                   

Day of Music at the Max Fisher Theatre 

 

11a-12p

Sun 8/8/04 


African World Festival - Hart Plaza

4p - 5p

Sun 8/22/04

 

Gem Theatre

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.              

Thurs 8/26/04


SEPTEMBER

Arts, Beats, & Eats in Downtown Pontiac

Saturday 9/4/04   


OCTOBER

 

Friday Night Fever at Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

Friday 10/1/04

7:00 p.m.


NOVEMBER

 

TBA


DECEMBER

 

Miracles in Motion at the Armenian Banquet Hall in West Bloomfield, MI 

Saturday, 12/4/04

 

1st Baptist World Changers International Min. 

Friday, 12/17/04 7:00

 

 

 

 

 

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