Gig Schedule

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019
8:00 pm — Contemporary jazz ensemble
Rose plays at the Nashville Jazz Workshop with an incredible ensemble led by bassist Jonathan Wires. Deviating from swing and bebop, this ensemble will play contemporary jazz by great composers/musicians such as Dave Holland and Robert Glasper.

Thursday, October 17, 2019 (also on Nov. 6th and Dec. 11)
11:00 a.m.
Adventure Science Center — Gyil demonstration

Rose will demonstrate and lecture at the Science center on the African xylophone, known as the gyil (pictured above on the right). Her lecture will include traditional gyil songs as well as an original composition. She will be accompanied by Doug Russo on bass and djembe. 

Variations of this demonstration will also take place at the Science Center at 11:00 a.m. on November 6th and on December 11th

DECEMBER 2019 — Date TBA

Bella Napoli Pizzeria | Nashville Pizza Logo
6:00 – 9:00 pm
You’ll hear jazz standards with kick, jazz vocals, and African music with a twist. There might even be audience participation on hand percussion instruments from around the world.  With Linda “Rose” on vibes, African xylophone (gyil), and vocals; Kevin Sanders on keys; Doug Russo on bass; Todd London on drums. 
Bella Napoli is located at 1200 Villa Place, Nashville.  For more info on Bella Napoli, go to

Friday, August 30, 2019
Arts at the Airport

STARBUCK’s STAGE (before security)

11:30 – 1:30 pm
Launch your labor day weekend with jazz at the airport.  We’ll be playing standards with kick, featuring the music of artists such as Horace Sliver, Miles Davis,  and Charlie Parker. So put your seat belt on! We’ll also get travelers jazzed-up with African music with a twist, with tunes on the African xylophone (gyil) backed up with jazz instrumentation. As always, listeners are invited to play hand-percussion on instruments from around the world. Happy Labor Day weekend, and safe travels!   

With Linda “Rose” on vibes, gyil (African xylophone), hand percussion, and vocals; accompanied by Kevin Sanders on piano; Roland Barber on trombone and conch shell; Doug Russo on bass; Todd London on keys.  Watch out for a good time!

PB Found Oversized Wine Bottle  AMBER FALLS WINERY
Hampshire, Tennessee (near Columbia)

1:00 – 5:00 PM
Join us at this beautiful winery, only an hour or so from Nashville. With comfortable seating under the veranda or at hand-crafted wood tables and chairs, there’ll be lots of jazz standards, some cool African rhythms on the gyil  (African xylophone), and audience participation on hand percussion instruments from around the world.
With Linda “Rose” on vibes, gyil, and vocals; Kevin Sanders on keys; Doug Russo on bass; Todd London on drums. Watch out for a good time!

Image result for image acme radio liveAnd for radio entertainment . . . . Listen any time to Linda “Rose” and the music that influences her . . . on ACME Radio Live with Greg Pogue. Go to: and scroll down to interview #50 on January 29, 2017. You surely will be entertained and you might be mildly surprised at what you hear and learn.