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Thursday, August 11

Hank Allen-Barfield Quintet

Hank Allen-Barfield Quintet

Thursday, August 11
7:30PM-10:00PM

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Hank Allen-Barfield Quintet

Hank Allen-Barfield Quintet

Thursday, August 11, 7:30PM-10:00PM

Hank Allen-Barfield is a young up and coming jazz drummer in the New York City area. Born and raised in Sacramento, California, Hank picked up the drums at age 10 after being influenced by his father, John Allen, who was a successful professional musician in the nineties. His earliest influence on the instrument was John Bonham of Led Zeppelin, but later on he found his sound deeply rooted in the drumming styles of Bebop and Hard Bop. Hailing from the prestigious jazz program of William Paterson University, Hank can be found playing in clubs such as Smalls, Smoke Jazz Club, the Django, Dizzys and more. Most recently he has been a part of groups led by Vincent Herring, Bruce Harris, Samara Joy, and Jerry Weldon.

Lee Taylor

Lee Taylor

Thursday, August 11
10:30PM - 1:00AM

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Lee Taylor

Lee Taylor

Thursday, August 11, 10:30PM - 1:00AM

Lee Taylor is a singer/songwriter based in New York City. Writing and performing in a wholly unique style, Lee dazzles audiences with her blues, jazz, pop and gospel. Her voice has been described as “distinctive” by legendary bassist Darryl Jones (The Rolling Stones, Miles Davis), “uncommon” by The Memphis Commercial Appeal, and as “a voice to cut diamonds” by The Canberra Times.

Friday, August 12

The Robby Ameen All-Stars

The Robby Ameen All-Stars

Friday, August 12
7:30PM - 10:00PM

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The Robby Ameen All-Stars

The Robby Ameen All-Stars

Friday, August 12, 7:30PM - 10:00PM

Featuring members of Grammy-nominated trombonist Conrad Herwig's acclaimed ensembles, the Robby Ameen All-Stars will get you out of your seats, dancing to Afro-Cuban classics!

Lineup:

Robby Ameen - drums
Craig Handy - Sax
Alex Norris - Trumpet
Edsel Gomez - Piano
Lincoln Goines - Bass

Mariel Bildsten Septet

Mariel Bildsten Septet

Friday, August 12
10:30PM-1:00 AM

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Mariel Bildsten Septet

Mariel Bildsten Septet

Friday, August 12, 10:30PM-1:00 AM

Mariel Bildsten is a trombonist based in New York City. She is the lead trombonist in Arturo O'Farrill's Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra and tours internationally with the rock band Brass Against. Her own groups, ranging from duo to septet, have headlined jazz festivals, played around the country, and gig regularly in New York City.

Saturday, August 13

Yayennings Quartet

Yayennings Quartet

Saturday, August 13
7:30PM-10:00PM

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Yayennings Quartet

Yayennings Quartet

Saturday, August 13, 7:30PM-10:00PM

Jay Jennings is a 3x Grammy Award-winning trumpeter. Known for his work with the multi-award winning band Snarky Puppy, he is now based in Los Angeles and is leading his own project, The Yayennings Quartet, who add a modern twist to the 1950’s west coast bebop sound, inspired by the music of Chet Baker and Stan Getz. The group's debut album is out now, entitled "Scott Ave." Throughout his career, Jennings has performed with legendary artists like Aretha Franklin, Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, The O'Jays, Jimmy Buffet, James Taylor, Jon Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, The Four Tops and many more.

LINEUP:
Jay Jennings - trumpet
Tivon Pennicott - tenor saxophone
Ben Tiberio - bass
Ross Pederson - drums

Joe Saylor and "The Kingdom"

Joe Saylor and "The Kingdom"

Saturday, August 13
10:30PM - 1:00AM

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Joe Saylor and "The Kingdom"

Joe Saylor and "The Kingdom"

Saturday, August 13, 10:30PM - 1:00AM

Joe Saylor is a percussionist, educator, and jazz artist based in New York City. Saylor plays percussion in Jonathan Batiste's Stay Human, the house band for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. He also performs at various jazz clubs, festivals, and venues around the world. He has conducted jazz workshops at various educational institutions including Stanford University. He has performed at such places as the Howard Theater, the White House, Lincoln Center, Rockwood Music Hall, Webster Hall, and the Great GoogaMooga. He has performed or recorded with Roy Hargrove, Wynton Marsalis, Dwayne Dolphin, Steve Wilson, Joe Lovano, Jon Faddis, Slide Hampton, and Ellis Marsalis.

Monday, August 15

Mingus Big Band

Mingus Big Band

Monday, August 15
7:30PM & 9:30PM

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Mingus Big Band

Mingus Big Band

Monday, August 15, 7:30PM & 9:30PM

The Mingus Big Band celebrates the music of composer/bassist Charles Mingus, who died in 1979. Under the artistic direction of Sue Mingus, this 14-piece band performed Thursday nights from 1991 to 2004 at Fez under Time Cafe in New York City. It maintained weekly performances in the city from May 2004 until October 2008, when it began "Mingus Mondays" at Jazz Standard where it alternated with the Mingus Orchestra and Mingus Dynasty. Mingus Mondays became a NYC institution and Monday night stronghold for over 12 years, halted only by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Mingus Big Band tours extensively in the United States and abroad, and has eleven recordings to its credit, six of which have been nominated for Grammys.

Tuesday, August 16

Liz Rosa Brazilian Quintet

Liz Rosa Brazilian Quintet

Tuesday, August 16
7:30PM - 10:00PM

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Liz Rosa Brazilian Quintet

Liz Rosa Brazilian Quintet

Tuesday, August 16, 7:30PM - 10:00PM

Personnel:
Liz Rosa - Vocals
Misha Piatigorsky - Piano
Vinicius Gomes - Guitar
Gili Lopes - Bass
Dennis Boolyoins - Drums

Liz Rosa is a Brazilian singer based in New York City. Born in Natal, Liz began her musical career in 2002 at age of sixteen. After establishing her presence in the northeast of Brazil, she moved in 2007 to Rio de Janeiro. In 2012, she released her debut album "LIZ ROSA" (distributed by Som Livre) getting the attention of listeners and critics in Brazil.

In Rio de Janeiro, Liz has performed at some of the most important venues in town such as Vivo Rio, Beco das Garrafas, Rival Theater, and Blue Note Rio. She has also appeared on national TV shows and has performed with well-known Brazilian artists including João Bosco, João Donato, Leila Pinheiro and Roberto Menescal.

Her international debut happened in 2013 at the II Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival, in Macau (China). Since then Liz Rosa has performed at several festivals and jazz clubs around the world such as Punta del Este International Jazz Festival (Punta del Este, Uruguay), Rigas Ritmi Jazz Festival (Riga, Latvia), Złota Tarka Festival of Traditional Jazz (Ilawa, Poland), Jazz at The Lyric (Toronto, Canada), Hot Club de Portugal (Lisbon, Portugal) and Jazzahead (Bremen, Germany).

In 2016, she moved to New York City to pursue the next levels of her musical development. Since then she has been performing at respected jazz clubs including Mezzrow, 55 Bar, Jazz Forum, Zinc, The Django and Birdland, to name a few.

Itai Kriss and Telavana

Itai Kriss and Telavana

Tuesday, August 16
10:30PM-1:00 AM

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Itai Kriss and Telavana

Itai Kriss and Telavana

Tuesday, August 16, 10:30PM-1:00 AM

Personnel:
Itai Kriss - Flute
Wayne Tucker - Trumpet
Alon Yavnai - Piano
Tamir Shmerling - Bass
Dan Aran - Drums
Marcos Lopez - Percussion

Itai Kriss, a Grammy-nominated recording artist praised by Jazzwax as “one of the most exciting new flutist-composers” on the scene, commands a variety of musical genres with an eclectic style infused with Jazz, Latin and Middle Eastern sounds. According to Downbeat magazine, there is a “tangy, exotic flavor” to the New York musician’s style, which can be heard on his debut album, The Shark (2010) as well as on his latest release, TELAVANA (2018). After spending the past 15 years working at the forefront of New York City’s Jazz scene while performing, recording and touring with some of the world’s top Afro-Cuban, Latin and Salsa artists, Kriss fuses the sounds of his native Israel with those of his adopted homelands. From the desert shores of Israel to the tropical beaches of Cuba, TELAVANA bridges the musical spheres of the Middle East and the Caribbean by combining Timba, Soul, North African music and jazz to create a unique and lively mix of rhythms and textures.

Wednesday, August 17

Luke Carlos O’Reilly

Luke Carlos O’Reilly

Wednesday, August 17
7:30PM-10:00PM

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Luke Carlos O’Reilly

Luke Carlos O’Reilly

Wednesday, August 17, 7:30PM-10:00PM

Keyboardist Luke Carlos O’Reilly has always had a passion for music, be it jazz, soul, R&B, gospel, and beyond. When he was four years old, he and his mother started taking group piano lessons together. It was the introduction of Oscar Peterson’s music at age 14 that steered Luke in the direction of jazz. Until then, Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Earth, Wind and Fire and Otis Redding had been his heaviest influences. In 2013 he released his second independent album, ‘3 Suites' which featured songs composed by Luke’s trio, creative arrangements of some unusual covers featuring a vocalist, and a cluster of compositions written by legendary keyboardists George Duke, Cedar Walton and Mulgrew Miller.

Anwar Marshall and Blue Verse

Anwar Marshall and Blue Verse

Wednesday, August 17
10:30PM-1:00AM

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Anwar Marshall and Blue Verse

Anwar Marshall and Blue Verse

Wednesday, August 17, 10:30PM-1:00AM

Drummer Anwar Marshall is a native of Philadelphia, Pa. He was introduced to music early on by his mother and father who are both accomplished musicians and music educators. he's worked with artists like Orrin Evans, Christian McBride, Pat Metheny, Robert Glasper and many others. He is also co-leader of a ten-piece ensemble, the Fresh Cut Orchestra.

Thursday, August 18

Wax Brazilian

Wax Brazilian

Thursday, August 18
7:30PM-10:00PM

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Wax Brazilian

Wax Brazilian

Thursday, August 18, 7:30PM-10:00PM

Wax Brazilian stems from a long standing collaboration of rising star vibraphonist Tyler Blanton and veteran Brazilian pianist Helio Alves. This intergenerational collaboration explores a wide range of Brazilian samba jazz repertoire, both familiar and obscure, cleverly arranged for the group's unique instrumentation.

High and Mighty Brass Band

High and Mighty Brass Band

Thursday, August 18
10:30PM - 1:00AM

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High and Mighty Brass Band

High and Mighty Brass Band

Thursday, August 18, 10:30PM - 1:00AM

Personnel:
Evan Howard - Drums
Charly Kay - Vocals/Percussion
Nolan Tsang - Trumpet
Gabe Medd - Trumpet
Nadav Nirenberg - Trombone
Steve Duffy - Sousaphone
VJ Brown - Guitar

There’s a reason legendary groups like Galactic, Eli “Paperboy” Reed & Lake Street Dive collaborated with High and Mighty Brass Band since NYC drummer Evan Howard started the band back in 2009. This rotating cast has toured all over the world including major performances at Bonnaroo, The US Open, Gov Ball and Sonidos Liquidos. They entertain crowds with both their original music and fresh take on current and classic cover songs. Check out NYC’s favorite brass band making noise worldwide.

Friday, August 19

Ed Cherry Quartet

Ed Cherry Quartet

Friday, August 19
7:30PM-10:00PM

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Ed Cherry Quartet

Ed Cherry Quartet

Friday, August 19, 7:30PM-10:00PM

Ed Cherry is an American jazz guitarist who is perhaps best known for his long association with trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie. He's also worked with Paquito Rivera, Jon Faddis, John Patton, Hamiet Bluiett, Henry Threadgill, and Paula West. Cherry has recorded a number of albums as a leader, his most recent “Soul Tree” and “It’s All Good” for Posi-tone Records.

Saturday, August 20

Dan Aran Band

Dan Aran Band

Saturday, August 20
7:30PM - 10:00PM

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Dan Aran Band

Dan Aran Band

Saturday, August 20, 7:30PM - 10:00PM

In the past two decades drummer Dan Aran has been touring, recording and performing with artists such as Harry Whitaker, Natalie Merchant, Stacey Kent, Adam Birnbaum Trio, Kevin Mahogany, Peter Bernstein, Joe Magnarelli, Wayne Tucker, Madeleine Peyroux, and many others. From playing 1920's music with The Michael Arenella Dreamland Orchestra, to Middle Eastern and Latin grooves with Itai Kriss's TELAVANA, Dan's versatility and ability to play different styles is what makes him unique.

David Gibson Nonet

David Gibson Nonet

Saturday, August 20
10:30-1:00AM

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David Gibson Nonet

David Gibson Nonet

Saturday, August 20, 10:30-1:00AM

Trombonist David Gibson thrills with a dynamic, large ensemble. You’ve never heard trombone like this!

Monday, August 22

Mingus Dynasty

Mingus Dynasty

Monday, August 22
7:30PM & 9:30PM

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Mingus Dynasty

Mingus Dynasty

Monday, August 22, 7:30PM & 9:30PM

The nimble and expert 7-piece Mingus Dynasty was the first band Sue Mingus organized after Charles Mingus’ death in 1979, collaborating with his own sidemen to honor the life and work of the bassist and composer. Although big bands like the Glenn Miller and Tommy Dorsey bands had continued to perform after their leader passed on, a similar legacy never existed for smaller ensembles. Because Mingus always said he was first and foremost a composer, and because he left behind over 300 compositions that deserved to be played, a band carrying on his music became a natural, if unanticipated, mission. The first Dynasty bands were expected to include only musicians who had actually performed with Mingus -- except for the bass player of course. Today, four decades later, the rich legacy of Mingus music ignites the bandstand while new generations of musicians add their individual voices and continue to celebrate and explore this rich and varied musical legacy.

Tuesday, August 23

"Tango at the Django" feat. Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

"Tango at the Django" feat. Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

Tuesday, August 23
7:30PM - 10:00PM

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"Tango at the Django" feat. Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

"Tango at the Django" feat. Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet

Tuesday, August 23, 7:30PM - 10:00PM

Personnel:
Pedro Giraudo - Bass
Nick Danielson - Violin
Rodolfo Zanetti - Bandoneon
Ahmed Alom - Piano

Latin GRAMMY winner Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet is a virtuoso quartet that elegantly brings the beauty and passion of the tango repertoire into the world of chamber music.

The Pedro Giraudo Tango Quartet is widely acknowledged as one of the most compelling tango ensembles today, moving forward from the giant footsteps of Astor Piazzolla, and continuing to take this musical genre into new territories. With immense respect for its roots and rich musical past, the ensemble effectively serves as an active ambassador of tango and a proponent of its evolution. The quartet’s fervent and virtuosic musical style takes elements from Argentine tango, European classical music, and American jazz, and combines them gracefully and organically, bringing something new and exciting to the form while retaining all the lushness and beauty that characterizes the genre.

Los Hacheros

Los Hacheros

Tuesday, August 23
10:30PM - 1:00AM

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Los Hacheros

Los Hacheros

Tuesday, August 23, 10:30PM - 1:00AM

Personnel:
Jeremy Bosch - Vocals
Itai Kriss - Flute
Eddie Venegas - Violin and Trombone
Jacob Plasse - Tres
William Ash - Bass
Marcos Lopez - Conga
Carlitos Padron - Bongo
Jacob Plasse (Tres)

Brooklyn’s Los Hacheros are modern day torchbearers of the Golden Age of Latin music. Their beat revives folkloric styles like Son Montuno, Guaracha and Salsa, and often combines them with Bomba, a fiery rhythm from the mountains of Puerto Rico.

Wednesday, August 24

Hudson Horns

Hudson Horns

Wednesday, August 24
10:30PM - 1:00AM

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Hudson Horns

Hudson Horns

Wednesday, August 24, 10:30PM - 1:00AM

Personnel:
Michael Stephenson - Vocals and Saxophone
Alita Moses - Vocals
Jovan Johnson - Vocals and Trombone
Jake Kenowitz - Trumpet
Peter Nelson - Sousaphone
Finnegan Singer - Guitar
Itay Morchi - Drums
Caleb Spaulding - Percussion

Hudson Horns, LLC was born from the famous underground Daybreaker parties 5 years ago and has grown into one of the most sought after brass bands in NYC. Professional trained, fused with their love of music, the HH band members excel in sound, creativity and performance. Hudson Horns is comprised of professionally trained musicians from renowned programs such as The New School, University of Michigan, Julliard, Harvard, The University of The Arts, and Manhattan School of Music. Hudson Horns artists have collaborated with the music industries leading performers such as Rihanna, Solange, Ricky Martin, Joe Jonas, Shawn Mendes, Macklemore, Busta Rhymes, Dave Chapelle, The Legendary Johnny O'neal, Roy Hargrove, and The Skatelites.

Thursday, August 25

Sam Dillon/Andrew Gould Quartet

Sam Dillon/Andrew Gould Quartet

Thursday, August 25
7:30PM-10:00PM

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Sam Dillon/Andrew Gould Quartet

Sam Dillon/Andrew Gould Quartet

Thursday, August 25, 7:30PM-10:00PM

We're celebrating legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker's birthday week with the Sam Dillon/Andrew Gould Quartet.

The saxophonists just released “It Takes One To Know One” on Cellar Live Records, featuring Kiyoshi Kitagawa on bass and Jimmy Macbride on Drums. After over 20 years of playing, practicing, and countless performances with dozens of different bands, they finally recorded together as a duo.

Gould has worked with legends like James Moody, Ron Carter, Mac Miller and countless others. And Dillon has worked with luminaries like Jimmy Cobb, Randy Brecker, David Hazeltine and many more. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear two of the most in demand saxophonists today playing their original music!

Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Thursday, August 25
10:30PM - 1:00AM

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Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Thursday, August 25, 10:30PM - 1:00AM

We're celebrating legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker's birthday week with New York City-based saxophonist and flutist Ian Hendrickson-Smith, who is mostly noted for his remarkable tone, soulful approach and blues-driven melodies. Equally adept on all the saxophones, Ian stays very busy doing what he loves and loves staying busy! Currently, you can find Ian playing on the road with The Roots or on The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon. Hendrickson-Smith’s extensive recording experience includes the release of twelve jazz records as a leader. His most recent, The Lowdown (Cellar Music 2020) is currently charting at #18 on the national jazz charts.

Friday, August 26

Bruce Williams

Bruce Williams

Friday, August 26
7:30PM-10:00PM

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Bruce Williams

Bruce Williams

Friday, August 26, 7:30PM-10:00PM

We're celebrating legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker's birthday week with acclaimed saxophonist Bruce Williams. Originally from Washington, D.C., Williams has worked with legendary artists like Little Jimmy Scott, Frank Foster, The Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Roy Hargrove and many others. He's a versatile saxophonist and the newest and youngest member of The World Saxophone Quartet."

Sarah Hanahan Quintet

Sarah Hanahan Quintet

Friday, August 26
10:00PM - 1:30AM

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Sarah Hanahan Quintet

Sarah Hanahan Quintet

Friday, August 26, 10:00PM - 1:30AM

We're celebrating legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker's birthday week with the acclaimed saxophonist Sarah Hanahan. She's a star on the rise, touring internationally with jazz greats like Ulysses Owens Jr., Sherrie Miracle and the DIVA Orchestra, The Dee Dee Bridgewater (DDB) Big Band, and The Jazz Ambassadors. She has also been working with Jason Moran as part of a collaboration with the Kennedy Center in Washington DC.

Saturday, August 27

Mike Ledonne feat. Vincent Herring

Mike Ledonne feat. Vincent Herring

Saturday, August 27
7:30PM-10:00PM

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Mike Ledonne feat. Vincent Herring

Mike Ledonne feat. Vincent Herring

Saturday, August 27, 7:30PM-10:00PM

We're celebrating legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker's birthday week with keyboard great Mike LeDonne and his quartet featuring Vincent Herring. Oscar Peterson named LeDonne as one of his favorite pianists, and he spent 11 years as pianist and musical director for vibes legend Milt Jackson, and has been working with Benny Golson since 1997. He was nominated for “Best Keyboards” 2012 by the Jazz Journalists Association and won the Downbeat Critic’s Poll as “Rising Star” on organ that same year. Mike’s on over 150 recordings and has 22 out under his own name. He co-authored a piano comping book as part of Jim Snidero’s Jazz Conception series on Advance Music and spent 4 years at Juilliard and is presently on the faculty at William Patterson University.

Erena Terakubo

Erena Terakubo

Saturday, August 27
10:30PM-1:00AM

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Erena Terakubo

Erena Terakubo

Saturday, August 27, 10:30PM-1:00AM

We're celebrating legendary saxophonist Charlie Parker's birthday week with saxophonist Erena Terakubo and her quartet. Born in Sapporo, Japan, She began playing the alto saxophone at the age of nine. Terakubo played the saxophone influenced by artists such as Charlie Parker, Cannonball Adderley, and Sonny Stitt. In 2010, Terakubo released her first album, "North Bird" with Kenny Barron, Christian McBride, Lee Pearson, and Peter Bernstein, through Japanese major label King Records. It marked No. 1 on the Japanese jazz charts and was awarded Swing Journal's Gold Disc. Later that year, she performed with Ron Carter, Omar Hakim, and Will Boulware at the Tokyo Jazz Festival. In 2011, Terakubo recorded her second album, "New York Attitude" with Kenny Barron, Ron Carter, Lee Pearson, and Dominick Farinacci. In the same year, she received a presidential scholarship from Berklee College of Music. She graduated in 2015. She moved to New York in the same year.

Terakubo has performed with Kenny Barron, Ron Carter, Jimmy Cobb, Louis Hayes, Vincent Herring, Christian McBride, John Beasley's Monk'estra, Lewis Nash, and Lenny White just to name a few. In addition, Terakubo has toured around the globe as a leader including Asia, Europe, Africa, South America, Australia, and the Middle East. Terakubo released six albums as a leader.

Tuesday, August 30

Pedro Cortes Flamenco Ensemble

Pedro Cortes Flamenco Ensemble

Tuesday, August 30
7:30PM - 10:00PM

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Pedro Cortes Flamenco Ensemble

Pedro Cortes Flamenco Ensemble

Tuesday, August 30, 7:30PM - 10:00PM

Personnel:
Pedro Cortes - Guitar
Juan Pedro Jimenez - Guitar
Elisabet Torras - Flamenco Dancer
Luis Ossa - Cajon, Drums

Pedro Cortes comes from a family of Spanish Gypsy guitarists and began his studies with his father and the esteemed Flamenco guitarist Sabicas. Having toured professionally since the age of 17, he is gaining international recognition as a soloist and composer. He has premiered his work En la oscuridad de las minas at the Teatro Albeniz in Madrid, he had works premiered by the Carlota Santana Spanish Dance Company at the Joyce Theater in New York. Cortes, was commissioned by the Cohen Brothers to compose music for the film Paris Je T'Aime. He also wrote music for a childrens program on HBO called Fairy tale for Every Child.

Cuarteto Guataca

Cuarteto Guataca

Tuesday, August 30
10:30PM-1:00 AM

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Cuarteto Guataca

Cuarteto Guataca

Tuesday, August 30, 10:30PM-1:00 AM

Cuarteto Guataca is a Salsa band based in New York City. Bassist Josh Levine and percussionist and lead singer Jainardo Batista are the core of the group. Guataca means to "play by ear," and the two describe their music as being based on listening to each other.

Wednesday, August 31

Sasha Berliner Quartet

Sasha Berliner Quartet

Wednesday, August 31
7:30PM-10:00PM

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Sasha Berliner Quartet

Sasha Berliner Quartet

Wednesday, August 31, 7:30PM-10:00PM

Vibraphonist Sasha Berliner is a star on the rise. In addition to performing internationally with her own project, Sasha Berliner Azalea, her recent notable performances and recordings have been with musicians such as Tyshawn Sorey, Nicholas Payton, and Quincy Davis. She's a faculty member at the MalletLab percussion intensive, where she gives masterclasses and clinics and has also lead masterclasses at esteemed universities.

Alonzo Demetrius

Alonzo Demetrius

Wednesday, August 31
10:30PM - 1:00AM

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Alonzo Demetrius

Alonzo Demetrius

Wednesday, August 31, 10:30PM - 1:00AM

Alonzo Demetrius is trumpeter on the rise and he's worked with acclaimed artists like Terence Blanchard, Tia Fuller, Robert Glasper and many others. He returns to the Django stage with an electrifying quintet.

Thursday, September 08

Ben Wolfe Trio

Ben Wolfe Trio

Thursday, September 08
10:30PM

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Ben Wolfe Trio

Ben Wolfe Trio

Thursday, September 08, 10:30PM

Don't miss famed bassist Ben Wolfe and his Trio making their Django debut, featuring Nicole Glover on tenor saxophone and Aaron Kimmel on drums.

New York bassist/composer and bandleader Ben Wolfe’s music has been described as “Mingus and Miles Davis meet Bartok and Bernard Herrmann” (Ben Ratliff - The New York Times). Acclaimed by some of the jazz world’s most respected critics for his “wit and cool intelligence” and signature “innovative, melding of hard-swinging jazz quartet, outstanding guest soloists and classical string quartet.”, Wolfe continues to produce works that draw top-flight reviews from fans and jazz journalists alike.

Ben’s 2019 release "Fatherhood," touted by New York City Jazz Record’s Elliott Simon as a “career defining work... creative meshing of distinctive forms and genres, mature alteration of previously released material, elegant arrangements of difficult material and strong leadership”, adds to his extensive collection of original albums, and ties together a career of musical prestige.

An award-winning composer and bandleader, building on a stellar early career and decades as one of the most sought-after bassists in jazz, performing with top names such as Wynton Marsalis, Harry Connick Jr., Diana Krall and many others.....Ben has played the most famous of jazz venues around the world and now leads several distinctive ensembles, featuring top jazz veterans, and upcoming young talents, presented in a range of formats, from Quartet to Sextet, featuring trumpet, saxophone, and vibraphone.

Wolfe has distinguished himself through a significant catalogue of original music, including over one hundred songs across nine albums, several extended works, and the film score for Matthew Modine’s 2008 short I Think I Thought. The New York Sun hailed his work on this film as, “a standout music score.” Likened by more than one jazz critic to the works of Charles Mingus and Max Roach, Ben’s compositions infuse his hard-swinging jazz combo with string quartet and are acclaimed for their “inspired writing and off the beaten path” approach, music that “emboldens the tradition with neo-classical overtones, yet never fails to swing”.

The Trio will be playing original music from Ben’s upcoming release planned for the late fall 2022.

Monday, September 19

Hank Allen-Barfield Quintet

Hank Allen-Barfield Quintet

Monday, September 19
7:30PM-10:00PM

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Hank Allen-Barfield Quintet

Hank Allen-Barfield Quintet

Monday, September 19, 7:30PM-10:00PM

Hank Allen-Barfield is a young up and coming jazz drummer in the New York City area. Born and raised in Sacramento, California, Hank picked up the drums at age 10 after being influenced by his father, John Allen, who was a successful professional musician in the nineties. His earliest influence on the instrument was John Bonham of Led Zeppelin, but later on he found his sound deeply rooted in the drumming styles of Bebop and Hard Bop. Hailing from the prestigious jazz program of William Paterson University, Hank can be found playing in clubs such as Smalls, Smoke Jazz Club, the Django, Dizzys and more. Most recently he has been a part of groups led by Vincent Herring, Bruce Harris, Samara Joy, and Jerry Weldon.

Wednesday, September 28

Champian Fulton

Champian Fulton

Wednesday, September 28
7:30PM - 10:00PM

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Champian Fulton

Champian Fulton

Wednesday, September 28, 7:30PM - 10:00PM

With 12 albums to her credit, singer/pianist Champian Fulton is considered one of the most gifted pure jazz musicians of her generation. Among her multiple awards she was recently named Pianist and Vocalist of 2019 by Hot House Magazine Readers Poll. Today her piano and voice skills are widely recognized by peers and critics as possessing distinction and sophistication. From North America to Europe, Africa to Australia, Champian’s swinging style and charismatic performances have made her a guardian of the legacy of jazz.

Thursday, September 29

Sam Dillon Quartet

Sam Dillon Quartet

Thursday, September 29
7:30PM - 10:00PM

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Sam Dillon Quartet

Sam Dillon Quartet

Thursday, September 29, 7:30PM - 10:00PM

Native New Yorker, saxophonist, composer and teacher Sam Dillon has established himself as one of the most in demand musicians of his generation. Sam’s prolific soloist and sideman work includes over 20 studio recordings, performances on a global level and international critical acclaim garnering him recognition as one of the defining voices on the tenor saxophone today.

Wednesday, October 26

Champian Fulton

Champian Fulton

Wednesday, October 26
7:30PM - 10:00PM

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Champian Fulton

Champian Fulton

Wednesday, October 26, 7:30PM - 10:00PM

With 12 albums to her credit, singer/pianist Champian Fulton is considered one of the most gifted pure jazz musicians of her generation. Among her multiple awards she was recently named Pianist and Vocalist of 2019 by Hot House Magazine Readers Poll. Today her piano and voice skills are widely recognized by peers and critics as possessing distinction and sophistication. From North America to Europe, Africa to Australia, Champian’s swinging style and charismatic performances have made her a guardian of the legacy of jazz.

Wednesday, November 23

Champian Fulton

Champian Fulton

Wednesday, November 23
7:30PM - 10:00PM

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Champian Fulton

Champian Fulton

Wednesday, November 23, 7:30PM - 10:00PM

With 12 albums to her credit, singer/pianist Champian Fulton is considered one of the most gifted pure jazz musicians of her generation. Among her multiple awards she was recently named Pianist and Vocalist of 2019 by Hot House Magazine Readers Poll. Today her piano and voice skills are widely recognized by peers and critics as possessing distinction and sophistication. From North America to Europe, Africa to Australia, Champian’s swinging style and charismatic performances have made her a guardian of the legacy of jazz.