Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola

Elio Villafranca Jass Syncopators CD Release

Caribbean Tinge

With Lewis Nash, drums; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Vincent Herring, alto saxophone; Greg Tardy, tenor saxophone; Nelson Mateo and Jonathan Troncoso, percussion; Julia Loiza Gutierrez-Rivera, dancer; and Elio Villafranca, piano

“Elio Villafranca is one of the most exciting young pianists to come out of Cuba in recent years…”
- Latin Jazz Network

Pianist and composer Elio Villafranca is at the forefront of the latest generation of remarkable Cuban pianists and composers. His three albums as a bandleader were hits, each staying in the top 10 of the JazzWeek World charts for 11 weeks. As a sideman, Villafranca has worked with leading jazz musicians like Wynton Marsalis, Jon Faddis, and Sonny Fortune. Villafranca’s new album, Caribbean Tinge, drops during this gig at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola. Come check out the Jass Syncopaters in the club before they hit The Appel Room stage in February 2015.


Visitor Info

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
Broadway and 60th Street
5th Floor


Set Times*

7:30 & 9:30pm nightly

Late Night Session Tues-Sat

Doors Open at 11:15pm

*unless otherwise noted


Reserve by phone
In person after 6pm

daily at the club

Price Info

Fri, Sun, $40;
Sat, $45 Student:
$25 (9:30pm only)