- Sharp Nine's monthly local jazz orchestra series starts with Gregg Gelb's Heart of Carolina Jazz Orchestra 7p.
- Jazz At the Mary Lou starts its semester 9:30p.
- Al Strong both starts the 7p Durham Hotel jazz jam & hits C Grace 9p. He knows his sidemen.
- Speaking of one who knows his sidemen, Jim Ketch leads his popular Swingtet at Sharp Nine 8p.
- Our three university jazz orchestras have their annual Valentine's Day concert at UNC's Moeser Auditorium 3p.