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Blues and Jazz in New York City This Weekend - January 25-January 27

January 21, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
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Blues and Jazz in New York City This Weekend Photo: Nick Amoscato/Flickr 


NYC is filled with blues and jazz clubs, and City Guide's got all the best weekend shows in one place. Get your groove at some of New York City's most famed establishments, including the likes of Blue Note Jazz Club, the Jazz Standard, the Village Vanguard and Terra Blues.

Gatsby in Paris French chansons & jazz standards from the 20s to the 40s Feat.Chloé Perrier & French Heart Band - Club Bonafide
January 25, 2019 - New York

Gatsby in Paris: French Chansons & Jazz Standards From the '20s to the '40s, featuring enchanting French singer Chloé Perrier and her new band, the French Heart Jazz Band. This irrepressibly charming show is a mix of French chansons and American jazz standards from the '20s to the '40s with a continental flare. Chloé sings an intriguing mix of jazz, chanson, Brazilian and occasionally Romany-tinged numbers in French, as well as in English. The group is known for its reinvention of the old chestnut "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" as a bolero-tinged Twin Peaks theme, an obscure '20s hot jazz tune that Perrier had found in a history book, and the classic "La Vie en Rose." Come to Club Bonafide in New York City and listen as exes get dissed and relationships gone wrong are dissected and remembered through glasses that aren't exactly rose-colored.

La Vie En Rose: An Elegant & Tasteful Blend Of American Jazz, French Chanson & Pop Music. Feat. Violette - Club Bonafide
January 25, 2019 - New York

Jazz-influenced French indie singer/songwriter Violette comes to Club Bonafide in New York City. Born in Paris and raised in a small village on an island off the French Atlantic Coast, and now making her home in Brooklyn, Violette has clearly been influenced by such French luminaries as Jacques Brel and Edith Piaf, but Ella Fitzgerald, Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson have also had a hand in the development of her sophisticated pop sound. Her most recent album, 2014's Falling Strong, showcases a collection of originals that, although rooted in jazz, reflect the young artist's eclectic range of influences from pop to rock and R&B. Upbeat and sassy, sensual and intimate, her soulful voice immerses you in emotion. Violette Raised in Ars-en-Re, a small village on an island off the French Atlantic Coast, and now making her home in Brooklyn, NY, singer-songwriter Violette began her musical journey at an early age, taking up the piano at five and later learning percussion while studying at the Conservatory. Her musical endeavors were clearly colored by influences from such French luminaries as Jacques Brel and Edith Piaf but quickly found her tastes and palette ranging much farther th... (read more)

Chris Bergson Band - 55 Bar
January 25, 2019 - New York

Chris Bergson...Guitar & Vocals Craig Dreyer...Tenor Saxophone & Organ Matt Raymond...Bass Adrian Harpham...Drums

Kendra Shank - 55 Bar
January 25, 2019 - New York

Kendra Shank...Voice Pete McCann...Guitar Drew Gress...Bass

Kacey Musgraves & Natalie Prass in New York - Beacon Theater
January 25, 2019 - New York

Kacey Lee Musgraves (born August 21, 1988)[2][3][4][5] is an American country music singer and songwriter. She self-released three albums[6][7] before appearing on the fifth season of the USA Network's singing competition Nashville Star in 2007, where she placed seventh. In 2008, Kacey recorded two singles for Triple Pop in Austin, Texas[8]. She later signed to Mercury Nashville in 2012 and released two critically acclaimed albums on the label, Same Trailer Different Park (2013) and Pageant Material (2015).[9][10] Her first Christmas-themed album, A Very Kacey Christmas, was released on October 28, 2016.[11] Her third studio album, Golden Hour, was released on March 30, 2018, to widespread critical acclaim.[12]

Belén Cusi - The Groove
January 25, 2019 - New York

Belén Cusi is a Latin-American singer from Argentina. Her music can be described as a cross between Norah Jones and Buena Vista Social Club. Expect an eclectic, intimate set of english & spanish tunes from this exciting performer, including her latest single, "Closer."

G. Love & Special Sauce: The Sauce Tour - A Celebration Of 25 Years - Irving Plaza
January 25, 2019 - New York

Garrett "G.Love" Dutton, Jeffrey "The Houseman" Clemens and Jimmy "Jazz" Prescott are celebrating their 25th year as touring and recording artists. With over 15 records released, this pioneering band has been an influence to artists such as Jack White, Jack Johnson, The Avett Brothers, Slightly Stoopid and many more. With their signature blend of Delta Blues, Hip Hop, Funk, Rock and Roll and Jazz, The Special Sauce have literally created their own funky stew of American music. Expect a high energy mashup of funky beats and songs written from the front porch to get the world smiling and dancing to the positive message of Love and the Blues.

Move Forward Music Presents: Braxton Cook - Baby's All Right
January 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

This event is 21 and over

Erica Buettner - Pete's Candy Store
January 25, 2019 - Brooklyn

Erica Buettner is a poetic singer-songwriter who moved to Europe at the age of 20 and spent the following years winding her way through Paris all the way to the shores of Portugal before returning to New York in 2016. After surviving triple negative breast cancer and putting her music career on hold, Erica's long-awaited second album, The Book Of Waves was just released. Come celebrate and pick up your copy!

The Danny Mixon Trio - The Sound Bite
January 25, 2019 - New York

Danny Mixon is a prolific piano virtuoso who has performed in the U. S. and internationally. He began piano lessons at the age of 13 and never looked back! His exceptional talent has paved the way for him to work with such legendary performers as Lionel Hampton, Joe Williams, and Frank Foster, and he continues to be in Frank Foster's Loud Minority Big Band and his Non-Electric Company. Danny was honored to have participated in the first Newport Jazz Festival at Sea on the Queen Elizabeth 2. Danny's greatest joy is performing, composing, and arranging for his own group "The Danny Mixon Trio or Quartet," and has recently completed his new CD entitled "The Danny Mixon Trio Live at the Rubin Museum." He has also performed, toured and/or recorded with Yusef Lateef, Savion Glover, Pharoah Sanders, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Stanley Turrentine, Eubie Blake, Noel Pointer, Marlena Shaw, Houston Person, Dakota Staton, Ben Vereen,

The Dog's Bollocks - The Bitter End
January 25, 2019 - New York,

Emily Cavanagh Coach Z South Second Tatiana Lima The Justin Timberlake Experience

Bordombo Duo - Terraza 7
January 25, 2019 - Elmhurst

Featuring: Andres Fonseca Alfonso / Percussion Nicolas Castañeda Lozano / Harp Bordombo Duo is a musical project based on the creation of contemporary sounds mixed with Colombian folk music and presented ambiguously through a non-common instrumentation: Drums (Andres Fonseca) & Harp (Nicolas Castaneda). Originally founded in Boston on 2015. Bordombo Duo is actively playing shows on the east coast. Primarily Boston and NYC while planning to record their debut album to be released in 2019.

La Cumbiamba NY – Gaitas y Tambores - Terraza 7
January 25, 2019 - Elmhurst

La Cumbiamba NY is bringing the joyful celebration that characterizes this amazing band for you to enjoy to the fullest! As the result of being a New York born and based group, where interactions and continuous contact with musicians from different places around the world generate new possibilities. The group takes coastal music as a departing point and source of work not only because of the musical background of some of the members, but because coastal traditions in Colombia, as in other regions of the Caribbean, are inexhaustible fountains. Don't miss this wonderful performance! Performing: María Alejandra Jimenez/ Voice. Andres Fonseca / Tambora. Julian Gomez / Llamador & coros. Chris Rodriguez / Percussion. Martin Vejarano/ Gaita hembra. Sebastian Angel / Gaita macho.

Focus Festival 2019: On The Air - The Juilliard School
January 25, 2019 - New York

A Salute to 75 Years of International Radio Commissioning New Juilliard Ensemble Joel Sachs, Founding Director and Conductor Nicolette Mavroleon, Soprano

The Birdland Big Band - Birdland Jazz Club
January 25, 2019 - New York

Every Friday, and for two headlining weeks a year, the "BBB" roars into action playing a thrilling and original mix of jazz, funk, Brazilian, Latin and world music for sold-out audiences. Featured weekly guest artists drop-in from television bands (David Letterman, Saturday Night Live) and pop music touring bands (Rob Thomas, Rod Stewart). Come see for yourself why Time Out New York called the BBB, "a completely unique experience... there isn't another band like this anywhere," and yelp.com proclaims, "if you hear one band in NYC make sure this is it... and prepare to be blown away!"

Jessica Jones Quartet Continuum Album Release Concert - The Jazz Gallery
January 25, 2019 - New York

Jessica Jones -tenor sax Tony Jones -tenor sax Stomu Takeishi -bass Kenny Wollesen -drums

Piano Jazz Series: Bruce Barth Trio - Zinc Bar
January 25, 2019 - New York

One of the best pianists in town, period."—The Village Voice Acclaimed jazz pianist Bruce Barth brings his trio to the Zinc Bar for a splendid evening of jazz piano on Friday, January 25. He's supported by bassist Dave Baron and drummer Pete Van Nostrand. Jazz pianist and composer Bruce Barth has been sharing his music with listeners the world over for more than two decades. Deeply rooted in the jazz tradition, his music reflects both the depth and breadth of his life and musical experiences. In addition to traveling widely performing his own music, he has also performed with revered jazz masters, as well as collaborated with leading musicians of his own generation. And most notably, his performances feature material from his large book of very powerful and imaginative original compositions, written in a voice that is both deeply personal and expressive. In a recent review in the Newark Star-Ledger, Zan Stewart writes "No one sounds quite like Barth. His solos are characterized by robust swing, his ability to tell a story, and by his rich, beguiling sound." Bruce has performed on over one hundred recordings and movie soundtracks, including ten as a leader. He is equally at home ... (read more)

Ken Fowser Quintet - The Django
January 25, 2019 - New York

Ken Fowser Quintet

Talavya - Flushing Town Hall
January 25, 2019 - Flushing

Global ambassadors for Indian percussion, contemporary classical tabla ensemble Talavya is a leading example of tradition and modernity coming together seamlessly. Created by Indian rhythm maestro Pandit Divyang Vakil, the Indian tabla comes to the center stage. The ensemble revels in the tablas' hidden potency as a rhythmic and melodic instrument capable of expressing just about anything. "Fabulous technical expertise, excellent showmanship, and an engaging personality brought scores of new fans to tabla music." - CHICO WORLD MUSIC FESTIVAL

Jd Allen 'After-Hours' - Smalls Live
January 25, 2019 - New York City

JD ALLEN tenor sax Hailed by the New York Times as "a tenor saxophonist with an enigmatic, elegant and hard-driving style," J.D. Allen is one of the most thoughtful jazz saxophonists on

Broadway Brassy and the Brass Knuckles - Fine & Rare
January 25, 2019 - New York

Live performance by Broadway Brassy and the Brass Knuckles

Tyrone Govan and Top Secret R&B Band - Paris Blues
Through January 25, 2019 - New York

Tyrone Govan and Top Secret R&B Band

Life of a Legend: Carmen de Lavallade - Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
Through January 25, 2019 - New York

A singular icon graces The Appel Room in this special Life of a Legend performance. Dancer, actor, and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade has a unique gift for movement, and her groundbreaking dance concepts have inspired artists and audiences for generations. Tonight we celebrate de Lavallade's love of both dance and jazz, revisiting some of the iconic dance works she performed with jazz musicians. Though she has long been a star on Broadway and in Hollywood, Shakespearean theater, and many genres of dance—including ballets choreographed for her by the likes of Lester Horton, Agnes de Mille, and Geoffrey Holder—her roots in jazz run especially deep. She improvised dances with Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, Bill Evans, and Jane Ira Boom. She brought Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington to tears in 1960 with her embodiment of Billie Holiday in "Portrait of Billie"—a piece that de Lavallade performed with a friend whom she brought to the dance world: Alvin Ailey. De Lavallade's artistry goes so much deeper than technical mastery; she approaches dance as an act of storytelling, a transfixing form of communication that she still achieves with grace at age 87. De Lavallade was named ... (read more)

French Jazz & Tango Celebrating Piaf, Brel, Aznavour & Piazzolla - Club Bonafide
January 26, 2019 - New York

Celebrating Piaf, Brel, Aznavour & Piazzolla Few things are more distinctly French that the music of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel and Charles Aznavour. These and other Gallic icons are the focus of From Paris With Love, a musical homage to the City of Lights from the duo Yael & Gabriel. Yael Dray-Barel is a French/Israeli singer/songwriter influenced by rock and gypsy jazz, and her songs often incorporate the five languages she speaks. Argentinian guitarist Gabriel Hermida infuses his compositions with the essence of classical tango, flamenco and contemporary jazz. Together, the pair will salute such timeless French songs as "La Vie en Rose," "Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien" and "Hymne a L'Amour, along with work from Argentine composer Astor Piazzolla, at Club Bonafide in New York City

Martin Nevein Quintet - The Jazz Gallery
January 26, 2019 - New York

Martin Nevin -bass + compositions Kyle Wilson -tenor saxophone Christopher Hoffman -cello Ari Chersky -guitar Craig Weinrib -drums

Angel Williams - Jules Bistro
January 26, 2019 - New York

Angel Williams

Angel Williams - Jules Bistro
January 26, 2019 - New York

Angel Williams

Wadada Leo Smith: America's National Parks - Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
January 26, 2019 - New York

For one night only, witness the live New York debut of Wadada Leo Smith's America's National Parks. When Smith recorded this visionary suite in 2016, it was voted Album of the Year by DownBeat magazine (Smith also won Artist of the Year and Trumpeter of the Year), and it was selected as a top-ten album of the year by the New York Times and NPR. Though the music alone is worthy of its critical acclaim, nothing compares to the live, multimedia concert experience of America's National Parks. Visual projections blend real-time footage of the five-piece band with moving images of each song's subject, marrying improvised music with historic photography in a powerful and collaborative vision. If you've ever wanted to dip your toes into the more avant-garde side of jazz, experiencing this show in person would be a compelling way to start. Topics range from established, natural national parks (Yellowstone, Yosemite) to pointed subjects of historical and cultural significance ("New Orleans: The National Cultural Park USA 1718," "Eileen Jackson Southern, 1920–2002: A Literary National Park"). It's a thought-provoking and entirely wordless journey that conveys both the grandeur and sense... (read more)

Jazz Vocalist TAEKO - The Sound Bite
January 26, 2019 - New York

Japanese native, TAEKO moved to New York City from Shiga, Japan in the late 90's and quickly garnered the nickname "Songbird" from the NYC Jazz elite. With a never-ending stream of musical ideas and a fluid delivery that shows years of dedication in studying her craft, little is left to doubt how TAEKO has built a dedicated fan base in both the U.S. and overseas. She has graced the stages of some of the most heralded Jazz clubs on the East Coast, including Birdland, Smalls Jazz Club, The Kitano, the Zinc Bar, Minton's Playhouse, and the Blue Note. Additionally, she has been featured at such prominent U.S. festivals as the Cape May Jazz Festival, the Women in Jazz Festival in New York City, the United Philadelphia Jazz Festival, the North East Florida Jazz Festival, and Newburgh Jazz Series, in addition to her performances at numerous Jazz festivals in Japan.

Cait and the Critters - The Flatiron Room
January 26, 2019 - New York

Performance by Cait and the Critters

Broadway Brassy and the Brass Knuckles - The Flatiron Room
January 26, 2019 - New York

Performance by Broadway Brassy and the Brass Knuckles Broadway Brassy and The Brass Knuckles

Acoustic Open Mic Hosted By Evan Kremin - The Bitter End
January 26, 2019 - New York,

sign up begins at 12:30pm) Singers/Songwriters, Comics, Poets Acoustic Guitar & Piano available All Are Welcome Happy Hour Prices All Day Long ---plus---- Grace Bergere (7pm) ORISSA The Ninth Autumn State Andrew Nappo & The Disappointments Lou's Lips Maquina Mono

Martin Nevin - The Jazz Gallery
January 26, 2019 - New York

Martin Nevin -bass + compositions Kyle Wilson -tenor saxophone Christopher Hoffman -cello Ari Chersky -guitar Craig Weinrib -drums

The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular – 84th Birthday Celebration - St. George Theatre
January 26, 2019 - Staten Island

Shawn was a featured performer on the Late Show with David Letterman performing to over 5 million viewers with the entire CBS Orchestra on Network Television and in 2016 will portray Elvis in the new HBO series called Vinyl produced by Martin Scorsese and Mick Jagger.Celebrating the 84th Birthday of Elvis Presley, The Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular is the most successful touring Elvis tribute show in the world. It is an amazing era-by-era tribute to the King of Rock-N-Roll starring the best Elvis tribute artists in the world – Shawn Klush and Cody Ray Slaughter.

Dan Aran Band - The Django
January 26, 2019 - New York

Dan Aran Band

Fleur Seule Latin Big Band - The Django
January 26, 2019 - New York

Fleur Seule Latin Big Band

Smalls Showcase: Detroit Brotherhood - Smalls Live
January 26, 2019 - New York City

NICK MASTERS piano KASAN BELGRAVE alto sax NOLAN YOUNG tenor sax ADAM OLSZEWSKI bass KAYVON GORDON drums

Philip Dizack Quintet - Smalls Live
January 26, 2019 - New York City

PHILIP DIZACK trumpet BARRY STEPHENSON bass IMMANUEL WILKINS alto sax     Immanuel Wilkins is an American Saxophonist, Composer, Arranger, and Band Leader. While growing up in the Philadelphia area, he played in his church and programs dedicated to Micah Thomas photo MICAH THOMAS piano KWEKU SUMBRY drums

Jon Beshay 'After-Hours' - Smalls Live
January 26, 2019 - New York City

JON BESHAY tenor sax "I play music because I like to listen to music, and when I'm playing I'm in charge of what I'm hearing." Davis Whitfield photo DAVIS WHITFIELD piano As the son of two musicians, Davis Whitfield's early years were filled with music. He began playing the guitar at age 5, and moved to Jersey City, New GEORGE DELANCEY bass A native of Cambridge, OH, and a student of such prestigious programs as the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Michigan State University Jazz Studies Program, CURTIS NOWOSAD drums CURTIS NOWOSAD is a New York-based drummer, composer and bandleader. A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada, Nowosad has distinguished himself touring coast-to-coast with his quintet, and performing

Jazz Brunch: Live Jazz Trio - Fine & Rare
January 26, 2019 - New York

Enjoy our new brunch menu, an array of crafted cocktails & spirits and a live jazz performance.

The Natalie Dietz Trio - Fine & Rare
January 26, 2019 - New York

Live performance by The Natalie Dietz Trio

Melvin Vines & The Harlem Jazz Machine - Paris Blues
Through January 26, 2019 - New York

Melvin Vines & The Harlem Jazz Machine

Mike Dirubbo Quartet - Smalls Live
Through January 26, 2019 - New York City

MIKE DIRUBBO alto sax "Something about the sound Mike DiRubbo elicits from the alto saxophone - deep, dark, immense, with a machete edge that denotes a ready-for-anything urban sensibility - immediately DAVIS WHITFIELD piano As the son of two musicians, Davis Whitfield's early years were filled with music. He began playing the guitar at age 5, and moved to Jersey City, New PAUL GILL bass Bassist Paul Gill is veteran of the New York jazz scene and is recognized for his buoyant, swinging bass lines and virtuosic arco solos. KUSH ABADEY drums Kush has performed and/or recorded with many notables including Ravi Coltrane, Chris Potter, Nicholas Payton, JD Allen, David Weiss, Andrew White, Gilad Hekselman, Azar Lawrence, Terrance Blanchard, Frank

Vijay Iyer Sextet - Jazz Standard
Through January 26, 2019 - New York

DownBeat's "Jazz Artist of the Year" for two years running and a 2013 recipient of a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, Vijay Iyer is among the most freely creative and forward–thinking musicians of our time. This week at Jazz Standard, the pianist, composer and bandleader will present a series of special projects that together will comprise a high point in New York's musical year. Jazz Standard welcomes the "Jazz Band of the Year," so named in the 22nd annual Jazz Journalists Asso­ciation Jazz Awards. Far From Over is the Vijay Iyer Sextet's latest release on ECM Records. "If you're looking for the shape of jazz to come, here it is...the sturdiness of its design and the passion of its execu­tion make Far From Over 2017's jazz album to beat." (Hank Shteamer, Rolling Stone) Vijay Iyer – piano, Fender Rhodes Graham Haynes – cornet, flugelhorn, electronics Steve Lehman – alto saxophone Mark Shim – tenor saxophone Nick Dunston – bass Jeremy Dutton – drums

Ingrid Jensen Quintet - Birdland Theater
Through January 26, 2019 - New York

Born in Vancouver and raised in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Ingrid Jensen has been hailed as one of the most gifted trumpeters of her generation. After graduating from Berklee College of Music in 1989, she went on to record three highly acclaimed CDs for the ENJA record label, soon becoming one of the most in-demand trumpet players on the global jazz scene. After a teaching stint in Europe in her early twenties – as the youngest professor in the history of the Bruckner Conservatory in Linz, Austria - Ingrid settled in New York City in the mid-1990s where she joined the innovative jazz orchestras of Maria Schneider (1994-2012) and Darcy James Argue (2002-present). More recently, Ingrid has been performing with the Grammy-winning Terri-Lyne Carrington and her Mosaic Project. Ingrid is a featured soloist on the Christine Jensen Jazz Orchestra's Juno-award-winning album, Treelines (2011), and its successor, Habitat (2013). She has performed with a multi-generational cast of jazz legends ranging from Clark Terry to Esperanza Spalding; Ingrid has also performed alongside British R&B artist Corrine Bailey Rae on Saturday Night Live, and recorded with Canadian pop icon Sarah McLachlan... (read more)

Ann Hampton Callaway - Birdland
Through January 26, 2019 - New York

Tony nominee Ann Hampton Callaway, one of the leading pop/jazz singers of our time, has created an exciting night of songs and stories in celebration of one of America's most beloved artists, Linda Ronstadt. On the heels on Ann's symphonic/PAC triumph, The Streisand Songbook, this show celebrates the many faces of love in Ronstadt's iconic songs from her Stone Poney Days like "Different Drum" and "Long Long Time" to pop/rock classics like "You're No Good," and "Desperado" to unforgettable classics from her three Nelson Riddle albums like "What's New" and "Am I Blue," to her iconic duets which Callaway will perform with her brilliant MD, Billy Stritch. Adding to the electrifying sound is Martin Wind on bass, Tim Horner on drums, and Linda's long time guitarist and arranger, Bob Mann. Romantic, rousing, and joyous, The Linda Ronstadt Songbook promises to be the perfect night of music.

The Kat Vokes Trio - Fine & Rare
January 27, 2019 - New York

Live performance by The Kat Vokes Trio

David O'rourke, Jim Ridl & Lorin Cohen - Mezzrow Jazz Club
January 27, 2019 - New York

The wonderful David O'Rourke has invited his trio featuring Jim Ridl on piano and Lorin Cohen on bass, join them for an evening of trio.

Tangos From Gardel To Piazzolla - Club Bonafide
January 27, 2019 - New York

The illegitimate son of a French laundress in turn-of-the-century Buenos Aires, Carlos Gardel would ultimately rise to fame as one of the greatest tango singers of all time. Now the legendary tango star gets a rousing musical tribute by popular musical duo Yael & Gabriel at Club Bonafide in NYC. Yael Dray-Barel is a French-Israeli singer-songwriter influenced by rock and gypsy jazz, and her songs often incorporate the five languages she speaks. Argentinian guitarist Gabriel Hermida infuses his compositions with the essence of classical tango, flamenco and contemporary jazz. At this special concert, the pair will pay tribute to the bossa nova legend and put a spotlight on Hermida's countryman Ástor Piazzolla, who's credited with adding a touch of jazz and classical to tango, forging a new style called nuevo tango.

From Paris With Love The Famous Voices Of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel & Charlez Aznavour - Club Bonafide
January 27, 2019 - New York

The Famous Voices of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel & Charlez Aznavour You can search atop the Eiffel Tower while eating a baguette and still fail to find anything more French than the famous voice's of Edith Piaf,Jacques Brel,Charlez Aznavour,Georges Brassens & Many More .French singer Yael Dray and Argentinian guitarist Gabriel Hermida pay homage to France's national Gretest Singers, with their musical tribute " From Paris With Love" Yael Dray-Barel and Argentinian guitarist Gabriel Hermida combine their musical styles to summon the spirit of Edith Piaf with stirring renditions of the star's greatest hits, including "La Vie en Rose," "Non, Je Ne Regrette," "Milord," and "Hymne a L'amour." & Many More .Join jazz duo Yael and Gabriel as they transport you to the City of Lights with a Sunday brunch in celebration of Paris' most captivating chanteuse at New York's Club Bonafide.

The Slipper Room Show: Slippery Sundays Burlesque - The Slipper Room
January 27, 2019 - New York

Muffy Styler, Tiger Bay, Michael Karas, Alexander Boyce, Zero Boy, Gigi Bon Bon, Velvetina Taylor This event is 21 and over

Sunday Brunch French Cabaret with Margot Sergent and Yael Dray - Jules Bistro
January 27, 2019 - New York

Margot Sergent is a classically-trained harp player and singer and has performed in orchestras, chamber groups, and as a soloist in France for ten years. In 2015, Margot moved to New York City from Paris where she was performing in several prominent jazz clubs such as 38 Riv, Club Rayé, and Baiser Salé, as well as other publicly sponsored musical events, such as Fête de la musique (the most important national event about music in France) and Dialogue on Humanity in Lyon (conferences withleading intellectuals, writers and poets of France and all the continents on the sustainable alternatives for the future in economy, education, health). Margot has toured with two high-profile big bands: a Brazilian jazz band with the notable bandleader Mônica Passos, where she had the honor to collaborate with legendary saxophonist Archie Shepp, and also a band led by French singer-songwriter Nolwen LeRoy, the best selling artist in France in 2011.

Sunday Jazz with Renaud Penant & Friends - Jules Bistro
January 27, 2019 - New York

Sunday Jazz with Renaud Penant & Friends

Jazz for Kids - Jazz Standard
January 27, 2019 - New York

The Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra is a performance driven program that gives talented and dedicated young jazz musicians the opportunity to perform regularly in one of New York City's leading jazz clubs often with guest artists from the New York scene. The visiting guests give a workshop to the band members in addition to providing the experience of playing with the top musicians on the scene. On Sundays during the school year, the students rehearse and workshop in the room before opening the doors at 1:00pm and giving a concert that is free and open to the public at 2:00pm.

Sunday Evening Jazz w/ Guitarist Jamie Fox - The Sound Bite
January 27, 2019 - New York

Jamie Fox, originally from California, has performed world-wide, in concert and on television, including the Montreaux Jazz Festival. He has taught students of all ages for the last 20 years and is on the faculty of The New School, Trinity School, and Steiner School. A semifinalist in the Thelonious Monk International Jazz competition in 1995, he has worked with artists as diverse as Brother Jack Mc Duff, Dr. John, Ernie Watts, Gene Harris, Tiger Okoshi, Carla Thomas, Otis Clay and The Shirelles. He played lead guitar and served as Musical Director for the Joan Baez World Tour (1989-1991), filming a popular PBS television special with Baez and Jackson Browne. Fox was lead guitarist for Blood, Sweat, & Tears (1998-2000), touring the USA and Canada. The New York Times referred to him as "an unflappable melodist". He currently performs with Jen Chapin, Stephan Crump's Rosetta Trio, Tin Roof Trio and many others in and around New York City. Jamie has recorded two CD's of his original compositions.

Kate Curran Trio - The Flatiron Room
January 27, 2019 - New York

Live jazz performance by the Kate Curran Trio

The afro latin jazz orchestra - Birdland jazz club
January 27, 2019 - New York

Grammy Award winning pianist, composer and educator Arturo O'Farrill -- leader of the "first family of Afro-Cuban Jazz" (NY Times) -- was born in Mexico and grew up in New York City. Son of the late, great composer Chico O'Farrill, Arturo was Educated at Manhattan School of Music, Brooklyn College Conservatory and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College. He played piano in Carla Bley's Big Band from 1979 through 1983 and earned a reputation as a soloist in groups led by Dizzy Gillespie, Steve Turre, Freddy Cole, Lester Bowie, Wynton Marsalis and Harry Belafonte. The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra is the resident large format ensemble of the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance (ALJA) founded by Arturo O'Farrill in 2007 and dedicated to preserving the music and heritage of big band Latin jazz, supporting its performance for new audiences, and educating young people in the understanding and performance of this important cultural treasure. For more information about the orchestra and other ALJA initiatives, please visit us at www.afrolatinjazz.org

iSchool - The Bitter End
January 27, 2019 - New York,

Jake Friedman & Friends (DCM) ----plus---- The Bitter End Allstar Jam With Mark Greenberg

Terraza Sunday's Jazz Jam - Terraza 7
January 27, 2019 - Elmhurst

John Benitez / Bass. A Latin Jazz, Brazilian/Straight ahead Jazz Jam Session. This is a weekly Jam Session in Queens, NY, where local musicians are able to play and create music in a collective and harmonious way. Musicians welcome and everyone else who wants to enjoy some quality music on Sunday nights. Come support live music and our community!

George Gee Orchestra - Birdland
January 27, 2019 - New York

George Gee Orchestra

Vijay Iyer's Ritual Ensemble - Jazz Standard
January 27, 2019 - New York

The Ritual Ensemble blends the improvisatory traditions of jazz with those of Indian classical music, with the singular voice of Ganavya Doraiswamy at the forefront. "Ganavya creates a lush twine out of American and South Asian traditions, and on Aikyam: Onnu, this vocalist and scholar's majestic debut album, the upshot feels more like an expansive invitation than any definable hybrid…No matter the lan­guage or the content, Ganavya's voice is a thick ephemera, like smoke as dark as ink, just coming off the fire." (Jon Pareles, New York Times, 5.4.2018) DownBeat's "Jazz Artist of the Year" for two years running and a 2013 recipient of a MacArthur Foundation fellowship, Vijay Iyer is among the most freely creative and forward–thinking musicians of our time. This week at Jazz Standard, the pianist, composer and bandleader will present a series of special projects that together will comprise a high point in New York's musical year. Vijay Iyer – piano Yosvany Terry – saxophones Ganavya Doraiswamy – voice Rajna Swaminathan – Indian percussion (mrudangam)

The Justin Rothberg Group - Funk - Silvana
January 27, 2019 - New York

We try to explore a variety of different styles of music. While the group is firmly dedicated to jazz, we try to stay as open minded as possible. Songs are influenced by hiphop, funk, dub reggae, Latin, world music, and anything else the band has been listening to. To keep the music from sounding stiff, everyone tries to trust each other's musical taste. Even though I write all of the tunes, it's still a very open vibe on stage. No matter what song the band is playing, we're always open to experimentation.

Christopher Mcbride - Minton's Playhouse
January 27, 2019 - New York,

Singer Meets Saxophonist During performances, quiet policy is enforced

Vocal Masterclass with Marion Cowings - Smalls Live
January 27, 2019 - New York City

The Marion Cowings Jazz Vocal Workshop is a weekly session that gives vocalists a forum to develop the elements that define a jazz vocal performance. Vocalists at ALL levels, beginners to working pros, are encouraged to participate in this upbeat environment. Bring your questions! The format is simple: Vocalists come prepared with a song they already know, along with two copies of the sheet music. We usually begin with a group warm-up and/or discussion. You'll perform your selection and get comments and advice on how you present yourself and your material. We work with a variety of professional jazz accompanists, pianist or guitarist, bass, drums etc. MARION COWINGS vocalist Jazz singer Marion Cowings is a native New Yorker. His smooth baritone voice and considerable range has been delighting audiences around the world for decades.

Ben Zweig Trio 'After-Hours' - Smalls Live
January 27, 2019 - New York City

BEN ZWEIG drums Jazz drummer and educator, Ben Zweig, “is able to combine history with the current musical environment, making it sound fresh” (Don Sickler, Grammy winning producer). After moving to NYC

Jc Stylles/Steve Nelson Hutcherson Project - Smalls Live
January 27, 2019 - New York City

JC STYLLES guitar New York based Jazz Guitarist JC Stylles (aka Jason Campbell) first touched a guitar around 7 years of age, and was introduced to the world of jazz STEVE NELSON guitar JON DAVIS piano Pianist, composer, Jon Davis has been performing and touring with many of the finest jazz musicians around world for more than twenty five years. GEORGE DELANCEY bass A native of Cambridge, OH, and a student of such prestigious programs as the Columbus Youth Jazz Orchestra and the Michigan State University Jazz Studies Program, BYRON LANDHAM drums In the '90s, Byron "Wookie" Landham came to be recognized as one of the top jazz drummers in Philadelphia, where he has been employed by well-known hard bop

Jazz Brunch: Live Jazz Trio - Fine & Rare
January 27, 2019 - New York

Enjoy our new brunch menu, an array of crafted cocktails & spirits and a live jazz performance.

People's Music Network Winter Concert - People's Voice Cafe
Through January 27, 2019 - New York

This special concert in main sanctuary upstairs marks the beginning of the People's Music Network 2019 Winter Gathering in New York City, January 25-27. The concert features Francisco Herrera (PMN Artist-in-Residence), MacDougal Street Rent Party, Brooklyn Women's Chorus, Raymond Nat Turner, Jeremy Aaron, Lindsey Wilson, Dilson Hernandez, and Filthy Rotten System – all singing out for freedom, peace, human rights, social and economic justice, environmental protection, and more.

Donny Mccaslin - Village Vanguard
Through January 27, 2019 - New York

Donny McCaslin (tenor sax) Jason Lindner (piano) Nate Wood (bass) Mark Giuliana (drums) The group has a bedrock relationship with groove, but also a genius for permutation: Mr. Guiliana chops up the beat in deft, destabilizing ways, and Mr. Lindner, favoring a Wurlitzer electric piano with pedal effects, brings welcome grit and woozy atmosphere. Mr. McCaslin seems to have direct access to emotional expression in his playing, as if it were a valve he could open at will. He's exceptionally sure-footed with his phrasing, almost never caught off balance, but he knows how to convey risk or fury through the compressed force of his tone.

Melvin Vines & The Harlem Jazz Machine - Paris Blues
Through January 28, 2019 - New York

Melvin Vines & The Harlem Jazz Machine

La Banda Ramirez - Paris Blues
Through January 28, 2019 - New York

La Banda Ramirez

Guest Band - Paris Blues
Through January 28, 2019 - New York

Guest Band

Gretchen Parlato - Jazz Standard
Through January 30, 2019 - New York

In the ten years since her arrival in New York City, Gretchen Parlato has emerged as one of the most in­ventive and mesmerizing vocalists of her generation. She has introduced a musical sea–change, making the power of subtlety front and center in jazz through her artful communion of space, texture and a genre–bending repertoire. All of us at Jazz Standard are pleased to welcome back this gifted artist, leading an outstanding new band to present the songs from her much–anticipated new CD flor. "A singer with a deep, almost magical connection to the music." (Herbie Hancock) "In an inconspicuous way, Gretchen Parlato knows how to play the same instrument that Frank Sinatra played. There's no one out there like Gretchen." (Wayne Shorter) Gretchen Parlato – voice Marcel Camargo – guitar Artyom Manukian – cello Léo Costa – drums, percussion

Jimmy Cobb's 90th Birthday Celebration - Jazz Standard
Through February 03, 2019 - New York

A superb, mostly self–taught musician, drummer Jimmy Cobb is the elder statesman of the incredible Miles Davis bands of the 1950s and early '60s. Jimmy's inspirational work with Miles, John Coltrane, and Cannonball Adderley spanned the years 1957–1963, and included the 1959 masterpiece Kind of Blue, still the best–selling jazz album in history; he also played on the Miles Davis albums Sketches of Spain, Someday My Prince Will Come, and Live at Carnegie Hall, to name a few. After leaving the Davis group, Jimmy continued to work with Wynton Kelly and Paul Chambers behind such leaders as Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell, and J.J. Johnson before joining Sarah Vaughan's trio for a nine–year run. Cobb made his recording debut as a leader in 2002 with Yesterdays, with contributions from Michal Brecker, Roy Hargrove, and Jon Faddis; his 2014 live album, The Original Mob, featured pianist Brad Mehldau and guitarist Peter Bernstein. "His time feel hasn't changed substantially in 50 years, which would be a problem if he weren't fully in command of its great undercurrent. So while his playing can suggest its own tribute, it also continues to be a living language…For someone like Jimmy Cobb, jazz ... (read more)

69th Street Band - Paris Blues
Through February 17, 2019 - New York

69th Street Band

Tobin's Run on 51: Village Vibes & Chasin' the Trane - Irish Arts Center
Through November 29, 2019 - New York

FEATURING Christine Tobin, vocals Phil Robson, guitar Tim Armacost, saxophone Peter Brendler, double bass Ingrid Jensen, trumpet Jimmy Macbride, drums David O'Rourke, guitar Village Vibes & Chasin' the Trane In the 50s and 60s, a counterculture grew throughout the States, and the iconic Greenwich Village of New York City became the center of a revolution that was happening in jazz music with artists such as John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, and many others. This Tobin's Run celebrates their pioneering spirit, alongside songs from great vocal artists of the day, Abbey Lincoln and Sarah Vaughan. The evening will also feature film clips of musicians and Village clubs from the era.

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