Jazz great and master of the Hammond B3, Dr. Lonnie Smith was just named as one of the the NEA's 2017 Jazz Masters -- the nation's highest honor in jazz -- and, along with his Trio, played the Kumble Theatre at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts...
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),...
NYC's annual Winter Jazzfest will return in 2016 from January 13 - 17 at various venues. The initial lineup includes Bill Laswell, Brandon Seabrook Powerplant, Nels Cline, Colin Stetson, Dawn of Midi, Jose James, Kaki King, Kamasi Washington, Matana Roberts, Sarah Neufeld, The Ex and m...
July 20th at Lincoln Center in NYC:"The product of a collaboration between Lincoln Center Festival and the Mayfield estate, this one-night-only event pays tribute to the late Curtis Mayfield, an iconic Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member whose music served as a soundtrack to the civil rights movement, introducing poetry and moral affirmation into pop, soul, funk, and R&B...
Leyna Marika Papach - violin
Elena Moon Park - violin
Olivia Deprato - violin
Karen Waltuch - viola
Isabel Castelvi - cello
Steven Bernstein - trumpet
Ravi Best - trumpet
John Chudoba - trumpet
Darryl Shaw - trumpet
Art Baron - trombone
Curtis Hasselbring - trombone
Marcus Rojas - bass trombone / tuba
Marty Ehrlich - woodwinds
Bill Ruyle - concert percussion
Renaldo de Jesus - latin percussion
Fima Ephron - bass
Ben Perowsky - drums
Knox Chandler - guitar
Christian Gibbs - keys
Ted Reichman - keys JG Thirlwell will be performing his Steroid Maximus project as a twenty piece band with brass section and strings at Prospect Park for the Celebrate Brooklyn Festival tonight, Friday June 18...