Im super excited about this new duo project with Josh Raymer!  We’re in New Orleans right now playing a series of gigs during Jazzfest.  We’ve heard some great music and…

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High score Musician Chris Combs takes an original composition to Switzerland. MATT CAUTHRON   Chris Combs, above, talks with trumpet player Steven Bernstein before a performance of Jacob Fred Jazz…

Great times in Paris…next: Bern and Zurich Switzerland!

Today we head to Bern, Switzerland for the Jazzwerkstatt Festival.  Im insanely excited to hear this new music.  After working on something for so long its always rewarding to hear…

Here We Go: Paris > Bern > Zurich

YYYES!  Getting excited for my fifth trip out of the USA to play music!!   This time I’m heading to Bern, Switzerland to premier 50 minutes of new music I’ve…

Combs to premier new work at Switzerland’s Jazzwerkstatt Jazz Festival

Combs will be heading to Bern, Switzerland this February with JFJO bassist Jeff Harshbarger to premier 50 minutes of new work including two string quintets, a first for the Tulsa-based…

JFJO East Coast and European Tour!!! Rochester Jazz Fest, Blue Note Jazz Fest, Slovenia, North Sea!!!!

I’m amazingly excited for this run!!   We’ll be hitting some of our favorite American cities and jazz festivals then heading over to Europe for Festival Lent in Slovenia and…


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    Open Ears: Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey w/ Skerik
    Blue Nile Upstairs - New Orleans, LA
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    JFJO w Yojimbo & Skerik
    The Hi Ho Lounge - New Orleans, LA
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    JFJO and Elmo/James Band
    Dragons Den - New Orleans, LA
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    JFJO in The Den late night w Mark Southerland
    The Howlin Wolf - New Orleans, LA
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    Stone Trio w Hildegard
    Fassler Hall - Tulsa, OK