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Thu – Sat
7PM til Late

Opens at 6pm

The Roxy Hotel

2 Ave. of The Americas

Cellar Level

Tribeca

Live on stage

Oops that’s not in the cards...yet! But don’t let that stop you, we’ve got plenty of other magical shows for you to explore.

Saturday, April 17

Gotham Kings

Gotham Kings

Saturday, April 17
7:00PM

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Gotham Kings

Gotham Kings

Saturday, April 17, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Alphonso Horn - trumpet/vocals
C Anthony Bryant - vocals
David Lenard - piano
Philip Norris - bass
Evan Sherman - drums

Gotham Kings is a high energy immersive jazz experience! Two-time Grammy nominated trumpeter, Alphonso Horne has put together a band that weaves the sound of New Orleans into a rich musical fabric that demonstrates the history of the trumpet and the story of jazz. Inspired by the music of King Oliver’s Creole Jazz Band, Gotham Kings uses the virtuosity of the young Louis Armstrong and innovative genius of King Oliver to take you on a journey of sound that encompasses rags, stomps, shouts and funk! The band has played in venues including Caramoor Jazz Festival, Louis Armstrong House Museum, Jazz at Lincoln Center and many more! Individually, members of the Gotham Kings have compiled a diverse resume of collaborations with top artists such as Wynton Marsalis, Michael Feinstein, Rihanna, Lady Gaga,The Colbert Show and more!

Thursday, April 22

Mark Whitfield

Mark Whitfield

Thursday, April 22
7:00PM

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Mark Whitfield

Mark Whitfield

Thursday, April 22, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Mark Whitfield - guitar
Pat Bianchi - organ
Byron Landham - drums

Mark Whitfield graduated from Boston’s prestigious Berklee College of Music, the world’s foremost institution for the study of Jazz and modern American music in the spring of 1987. Shortly thereafter, he returned to his to his native New York to embark on a career as a Jazz Guitarist that afforded him the opportunity to collaborate with legendary artists including Dizzy Gillespie, Art Blakey, Quincy Jones, Ray Charles, Herbie Hancock, Carmen McRae, Gladys Knight, Burt Bacharach, Jimmy Smith, Clark Terry, Shirley Horn, Wynton Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Joe Williams, Stanley Turrentine and his greatest teacher and mentor George Benson.

In 1990 the New York Times dubbed Whitfield “The Best Young Guitarist in the Business”. Later that year, Warner Bros. released his debut album “The Marksman”. The success of his debut release led to a recording career that has produced a total of 14 solo recordings and a myriad of collaborative efforts with some of the most important artists in recent years; Sting, Steven Tyler, D’Angelo, Mary J. Blige, John Mayer, Chaka Khan, Jill Scott, Diana Krall, Christian McBride, Chris Botti, Roy Hargrove and Nicholas Payton.

Friday, April 23

Ken Fowser Quartet feat. David Hazeltine

Ken Fowser Quartet feat. David Hazeltine

Friday, April 23
7:00PM

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Ken Fowser Quartet feat. David Hazeltine

Ken Fowser Quartet feat. David Hazeltine

Friday, April 23, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Ken Fowser - saxophone
David Hazeltine - piano
David "Happy" Williams - bass
Willie Jones III - drums

Since his arrival on the New York scene in 2005, Ken Fowser has continued to steer traditional harmony in uncharted directions. His lyrical approach to line construction and depth of harmonic sensibility allows him to record and play all over the world. A prolific composer, Fowser has celebrated four cooperative releases on Posi-tone Records, co-led with vibraphone virtuoso, Behn Gillece. His debut release as a leader, Standing Tall earned him the number-one spot on Jazz Week Radio Chart seven weeks in a row. Fowser enjoyed both downtown and uptown residencies at iconic New York venues, hosting the session at Smalls Jazz Club every Tuesday for four years, and playing the late set at Smoke Jazz and Supper Club every Friday for two years. He currently is the Music Curator for the Roxy Hotel, and performs every Friday at the Django with special guests each week.

Saturday, April 24

Michael Stevenson with the Alexander Claffy Trio

Michael Stevenson with the Alexander Claffy Trio

Saturday, April 24
7:00PM

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Michael Stevenson with the Alexander Claffy Trio

Michael Stevenson with the Alexander Claffy Trio

Saturday, April 24, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Michael Stephenson - saxophone/vocals
Alexander Claffy - bass
Julius Rodriguez - piano
Itay Morchi - drums

Bassist Alexander Claffy and vocalist Michael Stephenson debut their new release, “Michael Stephenson Meets The Alexander Claffy Trio” at the Django - here's more about their upcoming release! Brothers since the age of 13, their new record encapsulates experiences growing together, while bringing their Philly soul to the hallowed grounds of the Rudy Van Gelder Studio. They've gladly welcomed the challenge of arranging an album that supports and showcases Michael’s angelic voice and the fire of Claffy's new trio.

Thursday, April 29

Freddy DeBoe

Freddy DeBoe

Thursday, April 29
7:00PM

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Freddy DeBoe

Freddy DeBoe

Thursday, April 29, 7:00PM

Personnel
Freddy DeBoe - saxophone
Al Street - guitar
Eric Finland - organ
Evan Pazner - drums

Known for his soulful blues and rock & roll saxophone sound, Freddy DeBoe has traveled the world with some of the greatest soul singers of our time. He continues to tour worldwide with many artists while also performing locally in NYC as a bandleader. You can expect lots of feel-good music made for good times! Freddy has appeared on stage & in the studio with Charles Bradley, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Lee Fields & the Expressions, the James Hunter Six, Peter Gabriel, Macy Gray, Mary J Blige, George Clinton, George Duke, Scone Cash Players, Ian Hendrickson Smith, and Lonnie Smith to name a few.

Friday, April 30

Ken Fowser Quintet feat. Peter Bernstein

Ken Fowser Quintet feat. Peter Bernstein

Friday, April 30
7:00PM

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Ken Fowser Quintet feat. Peter Bernstein

Ken Fowser Quintet feat. Peter Bernstein

Friday, April 30, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Ken Fowser - saxophone
Peter Bernstein - guitar
Rick Germanson - piano
Joe Dyson - drums

Since his arrival on the New York scene in 2005, Ken Fowser has continued to steer traditional harmony in uncharted directions. His lyrical approach to line construction and depth of harmonic sensibility allows him to record and play all over the world. A prolific composer, Fowser has celebrated four cooperative releases on Posi-tone Records, co-led with vibraphone virtuoso, Behn Gillece. His debut release as a leader, Standing Tall earned him the number-one spot on Jazz Week Radio Chart seven weeks in a row. Fowser enjoyed both downtown and uptown residencies at iconic New York venues, hosting the session at Smalls Jazz Club every Tuesday for four years, and playing the late set at Smoke Jazz and Supper Club every Friday for two years. He currently is the Music Curator for the Roxy Hotel, and performs every Friday at the Django with special guests each week.

Saturday, May 01

Lezlie Harrison

Lezlie Harrison

Saturday, May 01
7:00PM

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Lezlie Harrison

Lezlie Harrison

Saturday, May 01, 7:00PM

Personnel: Lezlie Harrison - Vocals, Saul Rubin - Guitar, Yoshe Waki - Bass, Russell Carter - Drums

Lezlie Harrison is her own personal renaissance. Her constant state of evolution and growth brings with it, gifts for those paying attention. As a vocalist both bold and subtle, her vulnerability attends to the fragile matters of our collective human affairs while her optimistic momentum inspires us to rise above any tribulation to rejoice. Be it Jazz, Blues, Gospel, Soul, The American Song Form, original compositions, or any song in ANY form, Ms. Harrison will imbue it with her distinctive stamp and make a very personal delivery. On the planet's premier Jazz radio station; WBGO, her voice as a regular curator and presenter reveal the love and pride with which she regards America's classical music. Hyper-active on the New York and global Jazz scenes, Lezlie is also, along with the late Dale Fitzgerald and trumpeter Roy Hargrove, a member of the triumvirate responsible for launching New York's world-renowned JAZZ GALLERY. On occasion Lezlie lends her regal presence to the stage as an actress, bringing to those endeavors, the same sense of organic elegance that she brought to the runways and photo studios of Paris some years ago. By way of her childhood in New York and North Carolina or her maturation in New York, Boston or on stages throughout Asia, Russia, Europe, and elsewhere, Ms. Lezlie Harrison shows aesthetic evidence that she is a recipient of the lessons of dignity, integrity, and grace bestowed upon her by her elders and fine-tuned by her own history.

Thursday, May 06

Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Thursday, May 06
7:00PM

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Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Thursday, May 06, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Ian Hendrickson-Smith - Saxophone
TBA - Piano
TBA - Bass
TBA - Drums

New York City-based saxophonist and flutist Ian Hendrickson-Smith 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.

Saturday, May 15

Mike LeDonne

Mike LeDonne

Saturday, May 15
7:00PM

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Mike LeDonne

Mike LeDonne

Saturday, May 15, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Mike LeDonne - Piano
Eric Alexander - Saxophone
Peter Washington - Bass
Joe Farnsworth - Drums

Mike LeDonne is a world-renowned jazz pianist and Hammond organist. Oscar Peterson named him as one of his favorite pianists of this era. Since moving to New York City in 1978 he has worked with a wide spectrum of Jazz greats from Benny Goodman to Sonny Rollins, Bobby Hutcherson and many others. 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.