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Thursday, September 16

Chris Norton

Chris Norton

Thursday, September 16
10:30PM

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Chris Norton

Chris Norton

Thursday, September 16, 10:30PM

Seeing Chris Norton perform is an experience you will not soon forget. This versatile singer, trumpeter, and bandleader has the rare ability to leave audiences floating on a cloud with his unique voice and expert interpretation of jazz standards, while simultaneously electrifying guests with pop, R&B hits, rock classics, and soulful ballads.

Friday, September 17

David Gibson Quartet

David Gibson Quartet

Friday, September 17
7:00PM

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David Gibson Quartet

David Gibson Quartet

Friday, September 17, 7:00PM

David Gibson spent his quarantine time composing much new music and he's thrilled to be able to once again share his handiwork with live audiences. His quartet, which includes Mike King(piano), Joseph Lepore(bass), and Anwar Marshall(drums), is an exciting brigade of like-minded musicians who aim to provide an evening of compelling music for all comers. You're invited to come and get the recommended daily allowance of music you've been missing for too long.

Ken Fowser Quintet

Ken Fowser Quintet

Friday, September 17
10:00PM

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Ken Fowser Quintet

Ken Fowser Quintet

Friday, September 17, 10:00PM

Personnel:
Ken Fowser - Saxophone
Joshua Bruneau - Trumpet
Rick Germanson - Piano
Gerald Cannon - 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 New York, and performs every Friday at the Django with special guests each week.

Saturday, September 18

Mike Ledonne Trio

Mike Ledonne Trio

Saturday, September 18
7:00PM

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Mike Ledonne Trio

Mike Ledonne Trio

Saturday, September 18, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Mike LeDonne - Piano
Peter Washington
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.

Endea Owens and The Cookout

Endea Owens and The Cookout

Saturday, September 18
10:00PM

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Endea Owens and The Cookout

Endea Owens and The Cookout

Saturday, September 18, 10:00PM

Personnel:
Endea Owens - bass
Shenel Johns - vocals
Bruce Harris - trumpet
Keith Brown - piano
Diego Ramirez - drums

Lincoln Center’s emerging artist of 2019 and Detroit native Endea Owens, is a vibrant up and coming bassist. She has been mentored by the likes of Marcus Belgrave, Rodney Whitaker, and Ron Carter. She has toured and performed with Jennifer Holliday, Rhonda and Diana Ross, Jazzmeia Horn, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Steve Turre, and Lea Delaria from the Netflix original series “Orange is the New Black”. Endea is the bassist for Jon Batiste’s Stay Human and the house bassist for the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Tuesday, September 21

Steven Feifke Big Band

Steven Feifke Big Band

Tuesday, September 21
7:30PM & 9:30PM

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Steven Feifke Big Band

Steven Feifke Big Band

Tuesday, September 21, 7:30PM & 9:30PM

Personnel:
Steven Feifke - Piano
Benny Benack III - Trumpet
Andrew Gould - Alto Saxophone
Lucas Pino - Tenor Saxophone
Alex Goodman - Guitar
Hamish Smith - Bass
Jimmy Macbride - Drums

Heralded a “masterful pianist” by JAZZIZ Magazine, Yamaha Artist Steven Feifke is an award winning bandleader, composer, and arranger. A two-time semi-finalist in the Thelonious Monk Jazz Piano Competition, Feifke appears on over 30 records, and his writing work has graced stages and screens around the world, with features ranging from the Manhattan School of Music Jazz Orchestra with Sean Jones and John Faddis and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra with Ken Peplowski, to hit TV shows like Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, Impractical Jokers, and Animaniacs. He currently sits on faculty at The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music.

Wednesday, September 22

Lucy Wijnands

Lucy Wijnands

Wednesday, September 22
7:00PM

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Lucy Wijnands

Lucy Wijnands

Wednesday, September 22, 7:00PM

Born and raised in Kansas City, Missouri, she got her start performing with her father, master of stride piano, Bram Wijnands. Now a recent graduate and former Ella Fitzgerald scholar at the Conservatory of Music at SUNY Purchase, emerging jazz vocalist Lucy Wijnands has been named the 1st place winner of the 4th annual Ella Fitzgerald Vocal Competition. Wijnands has received the 2020 President's Award for Achievement for the SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music as well as a Downbeat Student Music Award as Outstanding Jazz Vocal Soloist. In the fall of 2020, Wijnands performed in Tokyo, Japan, serving as an ambassador for Purchase College as their Ella Fitzgerald Scholar and recipient of the President’s Award of Achievement. Wijnands has completed a five month residency with the Birdland Big Band and has performed with musicians as acclaimed as Jon Faddis, Joe Lovano and Kenny Washington. In 2016, marking the beginning of her professional jazz studies, she appeared in concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Appel Room. Wijnands is now working on her debut album, “You’ll Never Walk Alone” with an interdisciplinary approach to jazz music.

Lucy Yeghiazaryan

Lucy Yeghiazaryan

Wednesday, September 22
9:00PM

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Lucy Yeghiazaryan

Lucy Yeghiazaryan

Wednesday, September 22, 9:00PM

Personnel:
Lucy Yeghiazaryan - Voice
Greg Ruggiero- Guitar
Paul Sikivie- Bass
Fukushi Tainaka- Drums

As a young immigrant who has brought the real richness of her heritage together with her love for what is truly American, Lucy beautifully sounds out the best expression of the American dream. Finalist in the 2015 Monk Competition, Yeghiazaryan is also a grant recipient for various projects from the Doris Duke Foundation, Chamber Music America and the New York Foundation for the Arts. She has shared the stage with Grant Stewart, Harold Mabern, Houston Person, Bernadette Peters and will release her second album In Her Words this September.

Thursday, September 23

Kirk Lightsey and Mark Whitfield

Kirk Lightsey and Mark Whitfield

Thursday, September 23
7:00PM

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Kirk Lightsey and Mark Whitfield

Kirk Lightsey and Mark Whitfield

Thursday, September 23, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Kirk Lightsey - Piano
Mark Whitfield - Guitar

Pianist and flutist Kirk Lightsey is a sophisticated improvisor with a lithe touch and a bent toward expansive, post-bop, modal jazz and warmly rendered standards. Born in Detroit, Michigan in 1935, Lightsey has performed with Jazz luminaries such as Yusef Lateef, Betty Carter, Pharoah Sanders, Bobby Hutcherson, Sonny Stitt, Chet Baker, and Kenny Burrell, and Dexter Gordon.

Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Thursday, September 23
9:00PM

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Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Ian Hendrickson-Smith

Thursday, September 23, 9:00PM

Personnel:
Ian Hendrickson-Smith - Saxophone
TBA - Guitar
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.

Friday, September 24

Nick Biello Quartet

Nick Biello Quartet

Friday, September 24
7:00PM

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Nick Biello Quartet

Nick Biello Quartet

Friday, September 24, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Nick Biello, saxophone
Victor Gould, piano
David Wong, bass
Jonathon Barber, drums

"This acorn seems to have dropped from something other than the traditional alto tree. Biello goes his own way, and has the chops to back it up. The result is an individual, identifiable sound of his own, something close to unattainable at this point of the jazz lineage." - Paul Rauch, AllAboutJazz.com
Alto saxophonist and composer Nick Biello has shared the stage with world-class artists, such as Slide Hampton, Cedar Walton, the Jimmy Heath Big Band, Rich Perry, Phil Markowitz, Steve Davis, Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band, Clarence Penn, and John Benitez. He has performed at the Pescara and Bussi Jazz Festivals in Italy, as well as the Litchfield Jazz Festival, the New Haven Jazz Festival, and the Westchester Jazz Festival. Nick's saxophone has been heard at venues such as the Blue Note, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Lincoln Center, The Iridium, B.B. King's, The House of Blues in Chicago, The Paramount Theater, Smalls, Smoke, Zinc Bar, The Kitano, Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, Bar Next Door, and Rockwood Music Hall. Nick has toured throughout China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and much of the Continental United States as well. He can be heard performing in the New York City area regularly and is establishing himself as a mainstay of the vibrant New York jazz scene.

Jerry Weldon Sextet

Jerry Weldon Sextet

Friday, September 24
10:00PM

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Jerry Weldon Sextet

Jerry Weldon Sextet

Friday, September 24, 10:00PM

Personnel:
Jerry Weldon - Saxophone
Alonzo Demetrius - Trumpet
Dion Tucker - Trombone
Mike Bond - Piano
Jason Clotter - Bass
Hand Allen Barfield - Drums

Internationally renowned veteran sax man Jerry Weldon, has been a player on the Jazz scene for more than 35 years. With eight CDs as a leader and more sideman sides than even he can count... or remember, this native New Yorker's performance/recording resume' reflects his venerable tenor tenure and reads like a virtual "Who's Who of Jazz".

Saturday, September 25

Davis Whitfield

Davis Whitfield

Saturday, September 25
7:00PM

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Davis Whitfield

Davis Whitfield

Saturday, September 25, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Davis Whitfield - Piano
Ben Solomon - Saxophone
Will Slater - bass
Franklin Kiermyer - Drums

Pianist Davis Whitfield, born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana in 1993, grew up immersed in the music. Coming from a lauded musical family, he has accomplished a lot at a young age. While still in high school, Davis was appointed Assistant Director of the Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra in New York City. Continuing his studies at Berklee, he was the recipient of their top honor, the Presidential Scholarship. Davis has toured in the United States, France, Spain, Japan and Scandinavia. Still in his early 20’s, he already has a voice of his own on the piano.

Craig Handy AND 2nd Line Smith

Craig Handy AND 2nd Line Smith

Saturday, September 25
10:00PM

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Craig Handy AND 2nd Line Smith

Craig Handy AND 2nd Line Smith

Saturday, September 25, 10:00PM

Personnel:
Craig Handy -Tenor Saxophone
Kyle Koehler-Organ
Jerome Jennings-Drums
Clark Gayton- Sousaphone

Saxophonist Craig Handy began his career performing with jazz masters such as Art Blakey, Roy Haynes, Abdullah Ibrahim, and the Mingus Dynasty Band. By his late 20s, Handy was already known for his technical mastery and prodigious post-bop talent, as well as the versatility demonstrated by performing with vocalists like Betty Carter and Dee Dee Bridgewater. Handy has since toured and performed with numerous jazz masters, including Herbie Hancock, Cedar Walton, Wynton Marsalis, and The Cookers. Handy now leads a new project entitled Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith, drawing on New Orleans music and the groove-filled re-imaginings of originals and standards by the late, great organist Jimmy Smith.

Tuesday, September 28

Evan Sherman Big Band

Evan Sherman Big Band

Tuesday, September 28
7:30PM & 9:30PM

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Evan Sherman Big Band

Evan Sherman Big Band

Tuesday, September 28, 7:30PM & 9:30PM

Personnel:
Evan Sherman - Drums
Jerry Weldon - Tenor Sax
Bruce Harris - Trumpet
Jeb Patton - Piano
TBD - Bass

A native of New Jersey, Evan Sherman (b. 1993) has toured and recorded in the bands of jazz icons such as Ron Carter, Cyrus Chestnut, Roy Hargrove, Branford Marsalis, Wynton Marsalis, Jimmy Heath, and the Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars. His “sense of groove, atmosphere, and impeccable time-keeping” (All About Jazz) has led him to four continents, appearing at the Newport, Detroit, Caramoor, Montreal, and Jerusalem festivals, as well as top venues such as the Village Vanguard, Birdland, Blue Note, Dizzy's, The Django, Jazz Standard, Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center, New Morning (Paris), Tchaikovsky Hall (Moscow), Béla Bartók Concert Hall (Budapest), Palau de la Música Catalana (Barcelona), Shanghai Concert Hall (China), and many more. In 2014, he founded the Evan Sherman Big Band, a 16-piece ensemble of New York’s finest rising stars mixed with jazz veterans.

Wednesday, September 29

Alma Micic

Alma Micic

Wednesday, September 29
7:00PM

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Alma Micic

Alma Micic

Wednesday, September 29, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Alma Micic - Vocals
Rale Micic - Guitar
Davis Whitfield - Piano
Peter Slavov - Bass

Alma Micic was born and raised in Belgrade, Serbia. When she was still just a teen, she became the featured vocalist with the Radio Belgrade Big Band and began appearing at many local jazz festivals as well as television and radio broadcasts. In 1995, she left her hometown with a scholarship to attend the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. Since moving to New York City in 2000, Alma released four critically acclaimed albums (Introducing Alma, 2004, Hours, 2008, Tonight 2013, That Old Feeling 2017) and has appeared at many festivals and concert halls in the US and internationally.

JENNIFER JADE LEDESNA

JENNIFER JADE LEDESNA

Wednesday, September 29
9:00PM

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JENNIFER JADE LEDESNA

JENNIFER JADE LEDESNA

Wednesday, September 29, 9:00PM

Stage mage JENNIFER JADE LEDESNA, a native Bronx polyglot, is an alumna of the New School Jazz Conservatory & the “Famed” LaGuardia Arts. A Montreux Jazz Voice Competition Finalist, Equity actress, & "Betty Carter Jazz Ahead" composer, Ms. Jade often performs at "Aux Trois Mailletz" in Paris. She's sung at Carnegie Hall w Bobby McFerrin in “INSTANT OPERA!”, in the World Premiere Tour of “CHAPEL/CHAPTER” w the Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Co. She's graced the stages of the CHORUS Jazz Club in Lausanne, Norway's International “Silda Jazz Fest” w her group "RAJAFRO", Saint Croix's “Take Five” fest, Santiago de Chile's "Teatro Municipal de Las Condes", & Austria's PORGY & BESS. She's also shared the stage with Elew, Dave Valentin, Wycliffe Gordon, Junior Mance, Benny Powell, Candido Camero, & Wynton Marsalis, among others. Jenn Jade recently starred as “Tinima” in HATUEY: MEMORY OF FIRE! at BAM in NYC & just returned from her Summer Tour in North East Brasil!

Thursday, September 30

Anthony Wonsey Trio

Anthony Wonsey Trio

Thursday, September 30
7:00PM

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Anthony Wonsey Trio

Anthony Wonsey Trio

Thursday, September 30, 7:00PM

Personnel:
Anthony Wonsey - Piano
Brandi Disterheft - Bass
Chris Beck - Drums

An adventurous yet flexible pianist with a potentially significant future, Anthony Wonsey started playing music when he was six. Wonsey studied first with his mother (a classical pianist) and then Zilner Randolph. After earning a full scholarship to Berklee, from which he graduated in 1994, Wonsey moved to Boston and played locally with Roy Hargrove and Antonio Hart, among others. While still at Berklee, Wonsey toured with Christopher Hollyday, Nnenna Freelon, and Kenny Garrett. During the past few years, Anthony Wonsey has played regularly and recorded with the groups of Carl Allen and Nicholas Payton. His debut CD as a leader, Anthonyology, was recorded for the Japanese Alfa Jazz label and released domestically by Evidence.

Freddy DeBoe

Freddy DeBoe

Thursday, September 30
9:00PM

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Freddy DeBoe

Freddy DeBoe

Thursday, September 30, 9:00PM

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.