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February 2016

CALENDAR VIEW

 

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

The Mark Sherman 4tet

With vibraphonist Mark Sherman, pianist George Cables, bassist Ray Drummond, and drummer Adam Nussbaum


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Gotham Kings

A Mardi Gras Celebration

With trumpeters Riley Mulherkar and Alphonso Horne, dancers Michela Lerman, Ayodele Casel, Marija Abne,  and Monique Scott, Big Chief Carl Hopkins, trombonists Andy Clausen and Jefferey Miller, tuba player/trombonist Corey Wilcox, clarinetist Patrick Bartley, guitarist Gabe Schnider, pianist David Linard, bassist Russell Hall, and drummers Sammy Miller and Kyle Poole


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LATE NIGHT SESSION: Mathis Picard


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Bria Skonberg

My Fat Valentine - Love Songs from the Big Easy

With trumpeter Bria Skonberg, clarinetist and saxophonist Evan Arntzen, pianist Ehud Asherie, bassist Russell Hall, and drummer Jerome Jennings

 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Freddy Cole: Songs for Lovers

With pianist and vocalist Freddy Cole, bassist Elias Bailey, drummer Quentin Baxter, and tenor saxophonist Harry Allen


The Appel Room

Cécile McLorin Salvant

If music be the food of love, it doesn’t get more perfect than singer Cécile McLorin Salvant for a Valentine’s Day-inspired performance. In the last five years, the 25-year-old vocal wonder has risen with lightning speed to international acclaim. An innovative singer with extraordinary soul, intuition, and deep character, Salvant is the next great jazz vocalist in the lineage of Ella Fitzgerald, Betty Carter, and Dianne Reeves.


Rose Theater

Monty Alexander & Friends: Sinatra at 100

With Kurt Elling

At 17 years old, a serendipitous encounter with Frank Sinatra and his long-time pal Jilly Rizzo changed the trajectory of pianist Monty Alexander’s career forever: Alexander would soon become the house pianist for the famed Jilly’s club in New York City and develop a unique relationship with its most famous patron.


Dizzy's Club Coca Cola Valentine's Day

Freddy Cole: Songs for Lovers


 Referred to as a “national treasure” by The Huffington Post, jazz pianist and singer Freddy Cole is a prolific artist of undisputed pedigree. Building his career at the same time as his brother, the iconic Nat King Cole, it was never going to be easy for Cole to establish his own musical identity. However, with 20 albums released in just the last two decades, including the GRAMMY® Award-nominated 2010 album, Freddy Cole Sings Mr. B, Cole has carved out a reputation as an individual and prolific force in the jazz world. Amongst the greatest contemporary crooners, Cole’s sensitivity and effortlessly powerful delivery make him the perfect artist for Valentine’s Day.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

“One for My Baby:” Antoinette Henry Sings the Great Jazz Standards

With vocalist Antoinette Henry, guitarist Hendrik Helmer, bassist Yasushi Nakamura, pianist Emmet Cohen, and drummer Johnathan Barber

 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Greg Lewis Organ Monk Quintet

Flip Side Sessions

With organist Greg Lewis, guitarist Ron Jackson, trumpeter Riley Mullin, tenor saxophonist Reggie Woods, and drummer Jeremy Bean Clemons


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Emmet Cohen Organ Quartet

Flip Side Sessions

With organist Emmet Cohen, trumpeter Benny Benack III, saxophonist Tivon Pennicott, and drummer Joe Saylor


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Dan Chmielinski: Four by Four

With bassist Dan Chmielinski, tenor saxophonist Dean Tsur, pianist Mathis Picard, drummer Bryan Carter, violinists Arien Horowitz and Lee Jeon, violist Caeli Smith, and cellist Keith Williams


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Brandee Younger

“Wax & Wane” Album Release Concert Co-Presented by Revive Music

With harpist Brandee Younger, flutist Anne Drummond, tenor saxophonist Chelsea Baratz, bassist Dezron Douglas, and drummer Dana Hawkins


The Appel Room

American Songbook: Foreigner: The Hits Unplugged

One of the most successful rock bands of all time—which has enjoyed a recent surge in popularity thanks numerous uses in theater, film, and television—plays an acoustic set, striking to the core of timeless songs like "I Want to Know What Love Is" and "Coldas Ice.” 


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Ben Allison Group

With bassist Ben Allisonguitarist Steve Cardenas, drummer Allison Miller, trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, and saxophonist Michael Blake


The Appel Room

American Songbook: A Coffin in Egypt: An Opera in Concert

featuring Frederica von Stade

In this “moving tour-de-force” (Chicago Tribune), written especially for Frederica von Stade by composer Ricky Ian Gordon with a libretto by Leonard Foglia based on Horton Foote’s classic play, the legendary mezzo-soprano portrays a 90-year-old widow reflecting on her life and heartbreak in tiny Egypt, Texas. 


The Varis Leichtman Studio

Movie screening: 30th anniversary of Dexter Gordon in "Round Midnight"

Join us as we screen the classic jazz film "Round Midnight," starring legendary saxophonist Dexter Gordon--and featuring amazing performances by Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Bobby Hutcherson, Tony Williams, Freddie Hubbard, and more--as the iconic movie celebrates its 30th anniversary!


The Appel Room

American Songbook: Laura Jane Grace of Against Me!

Against Me!’s Laura Jane Grace has been an electrifying torchbearer of punk in the new millennium. In 2012, Grace came out publicly as a transgender woman and when the band’s fiery, guitar-driven music is unplugged, this much more personal story comes to the forefront in her beautifully crafted songs.


The Appel Room

American Songbook: Andy Karl & Orfeh

She has a “powerhouse voice” (New York Times). He is “a theater world heartthrob” (New York Times). And together Orfeh and Andy Karl have had an impressive run as one of Broadway’s most beloved (and acclaimed) couples. The two are thrilled for their long-awaited onstage reunion, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Akua Allrich

With vocalist Akua Allrich, pianist Warren Wolf, bassist Kris Funn, drummer Carroll Dashiell III, and saxophonist Braxton Cook


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Joe Chambers Outlaw Band

With pianist Rick Germanson, bassist Ira Coleman, drummer/percussionist Bobby Sanabria, and drummer/vibraphonist Joe Chambers


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Sammy Miller and the Congregation


The Appel Room

American Songbook: Rhiannon Giddens, Leyla McCalla and Bhi Bhiman

Rhiannon Giddens (Carolina Chocolate Drops); St. Louis-born folk musician of Sri Lankan heritage, Bhi Bhiman; and New York-born, Louisiana-trained cellist and singer of Haitian heritage Leyla McCalla explore America’s long history of cultural resistance by musicians of color.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

The Music of Dexter Gordon: A Celebration

Dexter Gordon Legacy Ensemble

With pianist George Cables,bassist Dezron Douglas, drummer Victor Lewis, vibraphone player Joe Locke, and saxophonists Abraham Burton and Craig Handy,


The Appel Room

American Songbook: La Santa Cecilia

With a 2014 Grammy for Best Latin Rock Album, this effervescent Latin fusion band is fronted by the charismatic Marisol Hernandez (a.k.a. La Marisoul), who “sings like the love child of Janis Joplin and Celia Cruz” (Los Angeles Times).


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT SESSION: Sammy Miller and the Congregation Big Band


Rose Theater

Christian McBride/Henry Butler, Steven Bernstein & The Hot 9

Two world class bands explore the relationship between jazz and American popular song. The double-bill is headlined by GRAMMY® Award-winning bassist Christian McBride, who first composed for big band in 1995 as a commission for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. Now a leader of his own GRAMMY® Award-winning Big Band, featuring a staggering and diverse lineup of top musicians, McBride simultaneously shows off his compositional talent and unmatched ability to drive a band from behind the bass. The other portion of the concert features Henry Butler, Steven Bernstein & The Hot 9, featuring New Orleans piano virtuoso Henry Butler. Described by The New York Times as “both historically aware and fully prepared to cut loose,” this exhilarating group introduces the hot jazz of years past to the endless possibilities of the modern jazz landscape.


The Appel Room

American Songbook: Charles Busch

One of New York’s most sought-after cabaret stars, this two-time MAC Award winner, Tony nominee, and recipient of a Drama Desk Lifetime Achievement Award shares the giddy enchantment of his world through song and stories.


The Appel Room

American Songbook: Terri Lyne Carrington's Mosaic Project: Love and Soul

Jazz, soul, R&B, and gospel converge at this performance starring three towering talents come together: three-time Grammywinning jazz drummer, bandleader, and composer Terri Lyne Carrington; Songwriter Hall of Fame member and singer Valerie Simpson (“Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”), and Grammy nominated singer and pianist Oleta Adams.


Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

LATE NIGHT DANCE SESSION: Sammy Miller and the Congregation Big Band


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Monday Nights with WBGO: Gerald Clayton Trio featuring Robert Hurst & Jeff “Tain” Watts

With pianist Gerald Clayton, bassist Robert Hurst and, drummer Jeff “Tain” Watts


February 2016

CALENDAR VIEW