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Mingus Big Band Wows Every Monday Night in Its Residency at Jazz Standard

Jazz Standard

http://www.jazzstandard.com/?event=20170727

116 East 27th Street, 10016

You can talk Bird and Trane and Miles and Monk—all the storied jazz titans. But jazzers forget: Charles Mingus stands as one of jazz’s most uncompromising composers and band leaders. He’s huge and deep, and since his death in 1979 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, his music lives on. ...

Kat Edmonson in a Residency at City Vineyard

Critically acclaimed vocalist and songwriter Kat Edmonson has played major stages across the United States, Europe and Japan, appeared in major motion pictures, performed on radio and television, and released three groundbreaking albums to date.  The genre-defying artist recently appeared in Woody ...

Late Night Session: Curtis Nowosad at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

http://www.jazz.org/dizzys/events/189123/late-night-session-curtis-nowosad/

10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions – just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee. —Dizzy’s Cover ...

Jazz Notes Intel: Eclectic French Violinist Scott Tixier Soars; Pianist ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, February 22, 2018  (No. 1) In a Saturday early-afternoon conversation, Scott Tixier stresses that he’s beyond busy. “I get distracted easily,” said the rising-star France-born, Brooklyn-based jazz violinist and composer when asked if he were ramping up for a new recording ...

Review: 'At Home At The Zoo' — Albee At His Best

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, February 22, 2018 In Edward Albee’s world, people quarrel, threaten, argue, fight, and struggle against each other. They bite, tussle, demean, condemn. His world is a bleak place, and yet it’s so much fun to be there, at least from ...

Review: Anna Caterina Antonacci Captivates and Conquers in a Rare ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, February 21, 2018 New York City Opera brings the celebrated Anna Caterina Antonacci to Carnegie Hall for a rare, intimate recital and audiences should run, not walk. It is a privilege to experience vocalism of this caliber, and this former mezzo turned ...

The 30th Anniversary Edition of The Art Show Can Change ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, February 21, 2018 The Art Show is one of those events that can change how you look at art. This show, now in its thirtieth year, is composed of ADAA (Art Dealers Association of America) members, all with extensive experience in ...

Review: The Met Revives the Rare 'Semiramide' With a Golden ...

By Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, February 19, 2018 Offering palace intrigue and plot twists that would make a Trump White House blanch, the Metropolitan Opera tonight revived its beautiful production of Rossini's Semiramide, swathed in blue and gold and filling the house with impressive vocal pyrotechnics. ...

NYC This Week: 2.19.2018

By Mark McLaren, Editor in Chief, February 19, 2018 This President's Day, take some time to plan a great week of New York City culture. We have some great ideas. Tony Kushner's monumental Angels in America took Broadway by storm in 1993, with its unvarnished examination of AIDS ...

Art Break: LaToya Ruby Frazier Champions the Oppressed Through Photography ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, February 19, 2018 Art Break knows that art and the act of creating it is a powerful thing. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the pieces of LaToya Ruby Frazier, now at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in upper Manhattan. Her ...

Review: Drama Reigns at the New York Philharmonic, and Not ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, February 16, 2018 Those weren’t boos you heard at Thursday night’s Philharmonic concert at Geffen Hall—they were howls of rage and contempt, and cries of “What an idiot!,” and a shouting-match that might have led to fisticuffs if a ...

Review: The York Theatre's Oy-Vey-Worthy 'Bar Mitzvah Boy'

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, February 15, 2018 First, let’s all acknowledge a deep debt of gratitude to the venerable York Theatre and their commitment both to fostering new musicals, and to unearthing old ones, polishing them off, and giving them a chance to shine in ...

Review: 'Hey, Look Me Over' Surprises at Encores!

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, February 13, 2018 As any musical-theater devotee can tell you, Encores! is the annual series of performances at New York City Center of historical musicals that have somehow fallen through the cracks. Every year, Encores! chooses three musicals to resurrect, and each ...

Nicholas Payton Quartet at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

http://www.jazz.org/dizzys/events/7109/nicholas-payton-quartet/

10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

“Payton’s clarion trumpet, as well as his genre-defying solos, stood at the center of the music making… Payton bent notes beyond recognition… No descriptive label or category could be affixed to Payton’s solos, which were as brashly original as they were technically ...

Dave Douglas in ‘Dizzy Atmosphere’ at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Appel Room

Jazz at Lincoln Center / Appel Room

http://www.jazz.org/events/t-6287/Dave-Douglas-Dizzy-Atmosphere-Dizzy-Gillespie-Bill-Frisell/

10 Columbus Circle, New York, NY 10023

Trumpeter and composer Dave Douglas returns to The Appel Room with another one-of-a-kind program. In Dizzy Atmosphere, Douglas will use Gillespie repertoire as a starting point for improvisation and exploration. Joining him is a powerhouse group of improvisers, featuring Ambrose Akinmusire, Gerald ...

Monday Nights with WBGO: Scott Tixier Quartet + Strings at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

http://www.jazz.org/dizzys/events/7119/monday-nights-with-wbgo-scott-tixier-quartet/

10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

Live webcast and artist interview with WBGO host Rhonda Hamilton will begin at 7:15pm EST on jazz.org/live. WBGO is proud to partner once again with Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola on Monday Nights with WBGO. The series features talented new artists as well as groups from some of the area’s great ...

Edmar Castañeda Quartet featuring Jorge Glem at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

http://www.jazz.org/dizzys/events/7122/edmar-+casta%C3%B1eda-quartet-featuring-jorge-glem/

10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

Edmar Castañeda is an unparalleled virtuoso on the harp, recognized internationally for his stunning blend of jazz and foreign folk music, particularly from Colombia, Venezuela, and Argentina. His incredible dexterity and rhythmic independence beg for the cliché that he “must be seen to be ...

Late Night Session: Barry Stephenson at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

http://www.jazz.org/dizzys/events/189129/late-night-session-barry-stephenson/

10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions – just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee. ...

ALA.NI with Gabriel Royal at Le Poisson Rouge

Le Poisson Rouge

http://lpr.com/lpr_events/ala-ni-february-27th-2018/

158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012

She comes from London, from the rattle and buzz of the Goldhawk Road, from the chatter and birdsong of Ravenscourt Park, from the neon hum of the 94 night-bus from the West End, on which she’d sit, late at night, passing students at the music college still practising their instruments, the sounds ...

Charles McPherson Quintet at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Jazz at Lincoln Center's Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

http://www.jazz.org/dizzys/events/7187/charles-mcpherson-quintet/

10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

The mighty Charles McPherson is a legendary bebop saxophonist. After moving to New York City in 1959, he played with Charles Mingus from 1960–1972 and has since performed around the world with his own groups and those of Lionel Hampton, Barry Harris, Art Farmer, James Moody, the Jazz at Lincoln ...

Monday Nights with WBGO: New York Youth Symphony Jazz featuring Vuyo Sotashe at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

The New York Youth Symphony Jazz Band is considered one of the best ensembles of its kind. While celebrating the heritage of jazz, the group also values a progressive, emerging new sound. Tonight they will be joined by Vuyo Sotashe, a rising star of the international jazz scene, born in South ...

Denise Thimes at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

http://www.jazz.org/dizzys/events/7199/denise-thimes/

10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

Vocalist Denise Thimes is a source of great pride for her hometown of St. Louis, but she’s earned fans from far beyond Missouri. When Queen Elizabeth II visited the United States in 2007, she personally elected Thimes to perform at her private diner gala with the President. Thimes’ mighty voice ...

Late Night Session: Nate Sparks Ensemble at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

http://www.jazz.org/dizzys/events/190395/late-night-session-nate-sparks-ensemble/

10 Columbus Cir, New York, NY 10019

Tuesday-Saturday evenings, doors open at 11:15pm for Late Night Sessions featuring some of the most talented emerging artists in jazz. There are no reservations for Late Night Sessions – just swing by! This month, Thursday and Saturday evenings will be hosted by Julian Lee.  ...

A Night with Arturo O’Farrill and Friends at New York City Center

Mainstage at New York City Center

https://www.nycitycenter.org/pdps/AdelanteCubaMusic/

131 West 55th Street, New York, NY 10019

Adelante, Cuba! Festival, a celebration of Cuba through dance and music, shines a light on the vibrancy and richness of Cuban culture. The Festival closes with an evening of Afro-Cuban music curated by and featuring five-time Grammy Award winner Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, ...

John Patitucci Electric Guitar Quartet at Zankel Hall

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/calendar/2018/04/28/john-patitucci-electric-guitar-quartet-0900pm

57th Street and Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Bassist John Patitucci leads a quartet that celebrates the uniquely Brooklyn vibe of the neighborhood where he grew up. Patitucci and his group, featuring two lead guitarists and a world-class drummer, play the blues, funk, jazz, and soul that continue to inspire. –Carnegie Hall Performers John ...

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