Mingus Big Band
"Mingus packed his music so full of life, so full of the noise of the city, that thirty years in the future someone listening to 'Pithecanthropus Erectus' or 'Hog Calling Blues' or any of those other wild steamrolling things wouldn't be sure whether that wail and scream was a horn on the record or the red-and-white siren of a prowl car shrieking past the window. Just listening to the music would be a way of joining in with it, adding to it." (From But Beautiful: A Book About Jazz by Geoff Dyer)
Venue: Jazz Standard
116 E 27th St Map
New Orleans Jazz Orchestra at Dizzy's Club
Fri | Time Varies
The Grammy Award–winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra takes the sonic power and stylistic versatility of a big band, adds a New Orleans emphasis on groove and accessibility, and applies it to an unusual...
Steve Miller at Dizzy's Club
Fri | 8PM
Renowned blues-rock guitarist, multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Steve Miller continues his exploration of the blues at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Having ...
Gerry Eastman & Friends: Jam session at Williamsburg Music Center
Fri | 10PM - 12:30 AM
In addition to performing with his band and welcoming all kinds of artists in his club week after week, WMC owner & founder Gerry Eastman is active on the New York music scene as a guitarist, bassist,...