Manuel Valera Cuban Quintet: Tribute to Ernesto Lecuona
Join us at the Birdland Theater for The Manuel Valera Quartet. They will be paying Tribute to composer Ernesto Lecuona! Born and raised in Havana, Grammy nominated pianist and composer Manuel Valera since arriving in NYC has become well known in the modern jazz scene, garnering national reviews and lending his talents as a pianist and composer to such notable artists as Arturo Sandoval, Paquito D'Rivera, Brian Lynch, Dafnis Prieto, Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Jeff "Tain" Watts, Chris Potter, Dave Binney, Adam Rogers, Mark Turner, John Benitez, Samuel Torres, Joel Frahm, Yosvany Terry and Pedro Martinez and classical violinist and composer Joshua Bell among many others. This dynamic and prolific artist has recorded 12 cds as a bandleader with touring projects ranging from his Grammy nominated group New Cuban Express to his modern contemporary trio to solo piano. His latest trio recording The Seasons will be released on MAVO Records spring 2017. Valera is the recipient of many composition grants — most notably Chamber Music America's New Jazz Works, the Dranoff International 2 Piano Foundation and the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award. He has travelled the world performing in more than 30 countries at some of the biggest international venues and festivals in the world.
Venue: Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th St Suite 5402
What do you think?
Postmodern Jukebox at Riviera Theatre
Sun | 8PM
Get ready for the most sensational '20s party this side of The Great Gatsby. Postmodern Jukebox brings the #1 Swing, Jazz & Ragtime show in the world to the Riviera Theatre. To usher in the upcoming T...
Sunday Irish Seisiún at 11th St. Bar
Sun | 10PM - 02AM
Sunday night is our Traditional Irish Seisiún. It is one of the longest running seisiúns in NYC. Tony DeMarco and Eamon O'Leary are joined by some of the best trad players from around the world. They ...
Mary Wilson of the Supremes at Suffolk Theater
Sun | 7:30 pm
The Supremes Were Voted Billboard's #1 Girl Group of All Time! in 2004, Rolling Stones Placed the Supremes as One of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. and Original Supreme Mary Wilson Is Back! Wit...