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Pharoah Sanders at Red Bull Music Academy at Greenpoint Terminal
Pharoah Sanders at Greenpoint Terminal in May (more by PSquared)
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Winter Jazzfest 2017 lineup (Pharoah Sanders, Sam Amidon, Kneebody, more)

NYC's annual multi-venue Winter Jazzfest happens from January 5-10 at Le Poisson Rouge, The New School, SOB's...

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globalFEST 2016 is this month — listen to a playlist of this year’s performers

The annual NYC world music festival globalFEST returns to Webster Hall on Sunday, January 17 across all three of the venue's stages. 2016 performers -- a few of whom are making their US or NY debuts -- include (descriptions via press release):Astrid Hadad
Extravagant Mexican cabaret with soulful songs and outrageous visuals

Debauche
Russian mafia ballads get a New Orleans punk makeover

Fendika
Masterful dancer Melaku Belay leads Ethiopia's traditional music revival

Ginkgoa
Vintage Paris chic meets New York cool in swinging electro-beats

Lakou Mizik (NY Debut)
Powerhouse collective invigorating Haitian roots and grooves

Mariana Sadovska
The defiant cry of Ukraine, reinventing traditional songs

Simon Shaheen's Zafir
A reuniting of Arab Andalucian music and fiery flamenco

Stelios Petrakis Quartet
Inimitable virtuosos from Crete weaving melodies across the Greek islands

The Dhol Foundation
UK's leading South Asian bhangra crew

Tribu Baharú (US Debut)
Afro-champeta party from Colombia's Caribbean coast

Somi
Lush Afrobeat inspired jazz, soul, and pop

Music Maker Blues Revue
Blues That Made America FamousTickets for globalFEST 2016 are on sale and the schedule/set-times are listed, plus a video preview and a Spotify playlist featuring songs by this year's acts, below...

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Winter Jazzfest NYC expands 2016 lineup, including A Celebration of ECM Records

The annual Winter Jazzfest returns to various NYC venues in 2016 from January 13-17. Since we last spoke, the lineup added a bunch of other artists, including Naytronix, Red Baraat, Sun Ra Arkestra, SK Kakraba (Awesome Tapes from Africa),...

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Winter Jazz Fest kicks off in NYC

Nels Cline at Winter Jazz Fest 2011 (more by Andrew Frisicano)

As mentioned, Winter Jazz Fest is returning to NYC and it begins today (1/11) and continues through Saturday (1/12) across multiple NYC venues, including Le Poisson Rouge, Sullivan Hall, Zinc Bar, The Bitter End, Culture Project Theater, and The Bowery Electric with many artists including Colin Stetson, Rafiq Bhatia, Nels Cline, Debo Band, Vijay Iyer, Toshi Reagon, an...

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Colin Stetson playing NYC w/ Holly Miranda, Sarah Neufeld & more before Winter Jazz Fest (lineup)

Sax wizard Colin Stetson is working on his new solo album which will be out at some point in 2013, but before that you'll get a chance to see him at an intimate NYC show with many guests at Zebulon on December 6...

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Ghostface Killah, Camp Lo & more played Prospect Park (pics); more free Celebrate Brooklyn shows this weekend

"Although he only had 45 minutes on stage, for which he apologized a few times to the crowd of "10,000" fans, he played hip-hop classics off his solo albums like "Ironman," "Supreme Clientele," a bunch of bangers from Wu-Tang Clan...

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What’s going on Friday?

Think About Life @ BV CMJ, 2009 (more by Tim Griffin)

today in NYC
* J&R MusicFest
* Somi @ Joe's Pub
* The Lisps @ Joe's Pub
* Marianne Dissard @ Barbes
* Les Chauds Lapins @ Barbes
* The Ne(x)tworks String Trio @ The Stone
* DJ Rupture, Tanlines @ Whitney Museum
* Solange Knowles (DJ Set) @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Morgan O'Kane, Phillip Roebuck @ Zebulon
* RJD2, DJ Ray Roc (Girls & Boys) @ Webster Hall
* Coolrunnings, Slam Donahue, Teams, Y/Y @ Pianos
* The Machine (performs Pink Floyd) @ Brooklyn Bowl
* Elk City, Adam's Castle, Animal Hands @ The Rock Shop
* Future Rock @ Rocks Off Concert Cruise - The Temptress
* Ryan Montbleau Band @ Rocks Off Concert Cruise - The Jewel
* Think About Life, Tayisha Busay, Phonetag @ Santos Party House
* Benevento Russo Duo (Highline Piano Series) @ Highline Ballroom
* Xray Eyeballs, Bare Wires, Liquor Store @ Monster Island Basement
* Living Days, Naked Hearts, Teletextile @ The Studio at Webster Hall
* Big Terrific comedy w/ special musical guest Islands @ MHOW
* Arms, TV Torso, Juston Stens & The Get Real Gang @ Mercury Lounge
* Chappo, The Sundelles, Steel Phantoms, Motive, Landlady @ Glasslands
* La Otracina, Bezoar, Wizardry, Unstoppable Death Machines @ Union Pool
* Sisters, Girlfriends, Slow Animal, Sweet Bulbs, Candy Hearts @ Cake Shop
* Apollo Sunshine, The Black Hollies @ Rocks Off Concert Cruise (Halfmoon)
* Zulus, ELKS, Yvette, Hunters, Mega Calderos (Showpaper Benefit) @ Silent Barn
* Knight School, Art Department, Ed Shrader, Starring, Cinnamon Band @ DeathByAudi........................................................................

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651 Arts brings African culture to Brooklyn – hosting Hugh Masekela & Somi (tonight)

As part of the 651 Arts series of performance-interviews conducted by artists of artists, world renowned South African horn-player, composer and vocalist Hugh Masekela will interview American-Rwandan and -Ugandan jazz vocalist and songwriter Somi...

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The National on WNYC today, Teany reopening, Moby (and the Hold Steady) playing The Greene Space too

The National @ The Bell House in March (more by Bao Nguyen)

There's still no word on what will be happening at the The National-curated High Violet Annex May 11th-15th...

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Badly Drawn Boy @ Webster & Barnes & Noble tonight

Badly Drawn Boy is on tour. He plays Webster Hall with Adem tonight (March 7). Before that he'll stop by Barnes & Noble in Union Square.

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