March, 2019

CD and Booklet Release!

Kings of Kansas City Swing: Bennie Moten & Count Basie on Eastlawn Records.

March 24, 2019 - 3 pm at Trinosophes

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March, 2016

2016 Detroit Music Awards

Winner! Outstanding Traditional Jazz Artist/Group - Planet D Nonet

Congratulations Justin Jozwiak, Jim Holden, Goode Wyche III, James O'Donnell, Ken Ferry, John Paxton, Shannon Wade, Michael Zaporski, RJ Spangler, Camille Price and Dan Devins!


Planet D Nonet

Detroit's Down and Dirty Swing Band

Detroit Music Award 2016 Nomination - Outstanding Traditional Jazz Artist/Group

The PLANET D NONET "a down & dirty little swing band from Detroit" was founded by drummer RJ Spangler and trumpeter James O’Donnell. The Planet D Nonet is about swing, blues, space-age jazz and classic American songs all served with plenty of good humor with an eye toward turning people onto this kind of music. Check it out...

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Photo by Chuck Andersen

Planet D Nonet - Video

Planet D Nonet performance at the Michigan Jazz Festival at Schoolcraft College, Livonia, Mich. 7-16-17. Filmed by Laura Wyman for Wyman Video.

CARAVAN - Planet D Nonet

JUST SITTIN' AND A-ROCKIN' - Planet D Nonet

SMADA - Planet D Nonet

 

Planet D Nonet - Discography

  • "A Salute to Strayhorn" (Detroit Music Factory, 2016)
  • "PD9 Township Jazz Project" (Eastlawn, 2015)
  • "PD9 Township Jazz Project - Duderstadt Session" (Eastlawn, 2015)
  • "Just A Sittin & A Rockin' w/ T-Bone Paxton" (Eastlawn, 2014)
  • "Rays Of The Sun" (Eastlawn, 2013)
  • "Swingin' The D (Detroit Music Factory, 2013)
  • "Old School" (Eastlawn, 2012)
  • "Blowin' Away The Blues, Vol 2" (Eastlawn 2011)
  • "We Travel The Space-ways" (Eastlawn, 2010)
  • "Viper Madness Suite w/ John Sinclair" (No Cover, 2010)
  • "Blues, Ballads & Beyond" (Eastlawn, 2010)
  • "Blowin' Away The Blues" (Eastlawn, 2010)
  • "Country Girl b/w Honey Dripper (45 rpm, Eastlawn, 2009)
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Gigs/Calendar - Planet D Nonet

Untitled Document

Spangler Jazz & Blues Productions represents: RJ's Blues Gang, RJ Spangler Trio/Quartet, RJ’s KC6 & the Planet D Nonet (PD9)

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Planet D Nonet

Planet D plays swing-alicious jazz, booty-shaking big band, funk-atrocious fusion and some tribal-y tunes. And everything served Detroit-flavored.

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Meet the Band

Justin Jozwiak / alto sax & cl, Jim Holden / tenor sax & cl, Joshua James / bari & alto sax, cl, James O'Donnell / trumpet, vox & co-leader, Ken Ferry / trumpet, John "Tbone" Paxton / trombone & vox, Michael Zaporski / piano, Shannon Wade / string bass, RJ Spangler / drums & leader.

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