David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band
Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band breathes life and passion into America's own great art form. Legendary record producer George Avakian describes the band in this way: "There has never been a band quite like this one. Most groups, past and present, stick to one style. Some current groups attempt to recreate early recordings in their entirety. These guys do neither. Inspired by divergent bands of the 1920s and 30s, you'll hear them swing a variety of styles in music by a wide range of composers, always true to the joy and heart of the music." Now in its 17th year of residency at Birdland, the weekly post-workday engagement is the city's best musical bargain! Tuba player David Ostwald leads a rotating lineup that features talents such as clarinetist Anat Cohen, trombonist/vocalist Wycliffe Gordon, pianist Ehud Asherie, drummer Marion Felder and more!
Venue: Birdland Jazz Club
315 W 44th St Map
Bennett Paster, Ed Howard & Joe Strasser at Mezzrow Jazz Club
Sun | Time varies
Pianist Bennett Paster makes his return to the Mezzrow stage with Ed Howard on bass and Joe Strasser on drums....
Brazilian Jazz & Tango Jobim Encontro Piazzolla at Club Bonafide
Sun | 5PM
Brazilian jazz legend Antonio Carlos Jobim was the Grammy-winning king of bossa nova and composer of such enduring hits as the inescapable international smash "The Girl From Ipanema." At this special ...
Terry Waldo's Gotham City Band at Fat Cat
Sun | 6PM
Terry Waldo's Gotham City Band...