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Pianist Marc Cary Continues His Speakeasy Thursday Night Harlem Sessions at Ginny’s Supper Club

Ginny's Supper Club

http://www.ginnyssupperclub.com/event/1207699-marc-carys-harlem-sessions-new-york/

308 Lenox Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10027

Photos of Gin Fizz club, where Harlem Sessions started, by Caroline Conejero; right side photo of Francesco Pini (l.) and Marc Cary (r.)

Every Thursday night Marc Cary continues his Harlem Sessions jams, now taking place at Ginny’s Supper Club (the downstairs space of the ...

Best Kept Secret: Mingus Big Band Wows Every Monday Night in Its Residency at Jazz Standard

Jazz Standard

http://www.jazzstandard.com/?event=20151026

1160 Broadway, New York, NY 10001

You can talk Bird and Trane and Miles and Monk—all the storied jazz titans. But jazzers forget: Charles Mingus stands as one of jazz’s most uncompromising composers and band leaders. He’s huge and deep, and since his death in 1979 of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, his music lives ...

The Sunday Conversation Continues Weekly by Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra at Birdland

Birdland

http://www.birdlandjazz.com/event/1270731-arturo-ofarrill-afro-latin-new-york/

315 West Forty-Fourth Street, New York, NY 10036

Grammy Award winner Arturo O’Farrill is one of the most recognized creators of Afro Latin Jazz in the city and beyond. He has proven himself to be a top-drawer composer (like his legendary father Chico O’Farrill) and a sturdy leader of his Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. He is also a musical ...

Art Break: Art Is All Around Courtesy of the Public ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, June 26, 2017 Art Break says now that summer is in full swing, it’s time to hang out at the park. Between the performance art of your fellow citizens or the official installations we list below, you’ll never be ...

Shakespeare Reigns (Even When It Rains) In Outdoor Productions Around ...

ZEALnyc, June 23, 2017 Presenting Shakespeare’s plays in outdoor settings during the summer months has become a veritable institution in America and around the world. New Yorkers have been privileged with the Public Theater having started their tradition in Central Park in the early 60’s, and ...

The Hills Are Alive With the Sound of Summer Theater

ZEALnyc, June 23, 2017 The phrase "summer theater" conjures up images of everything from small converted barns and non-typical performing spaces showcasing the talents of youthful, up-and-coming performers, all the way to prestigious, highly-regarded festivals bringing together high-profile star-dotted casts and directors; thereby enabling us to while ...

Berkshire Theatre Group Brings Musicals, Dramas and Farce to Multi-Venue ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, June 22, 2017 What do famous Hollywood legends and current film stars have in common with Western Massachusetts? A history and a connection to the Berkshire Theatre Group. Gracing the stage of the Colonial Theatre from when it first opened its doors ...

Kick Up Your Heels at Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing

ZEALnyc, June 22, 2017 Certain events and traditions help us celebrate the changing seasons. While during most of the year activities take place indoors in concert hall venues and theaters, we know it's summer when everything starts moving outdoors. For three weeks each summer the plaza in ...

Review: 'Fulfillment Center,' A Quietly Moving Character Study

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, June 21, 2017 There's a long strip of a stage. A folding chair. And six orange cones. But something is missing in the lives of the folks in the new Manhattan Theatre Club production Fulfillment Center by Abe Koogler. Oh yes, fulfillment. ...

Summer on the Hudson: Sponsoring Free Events All Summer at ...

ZEALnyc, June 21, 2017 Summer on the Hudson, sponsored by the NYC Parks department, features an unbelievable number of special events and full day festivals for individuals, as well as the whole family. Dividing Riverside Park into sections, each area sponsors a whole range of performances and ...

Review: The Laudable But Rambling Path of ‘Bella: An American ...

By Christopher Caggiano, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2017 There aren’t nearly enough women or African Americans writing musical theater. Not by a long shot. So when someone comes along who is both, it’s really something to celebrate, even if the results don’t always measure ...

Patrick Wilson Replaces Steven Pasquale in New York City Center ...

ZEALnyc, June 20, 2017 While the 2017 Tony Awards are still fresh, New York's new theater season begins. Early and with turmoil. 1984, fresh from a successful run at London's Almeida Playhouse opens this week with a dystopian look at society that could speak to the import of social ...

'1984'—The First Broadway Production of the 2017-2018 Season

By Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, June 20, 2017 It’s a book; it’s a film, and now it’s a play. It’s George Orwell’s classic 1984, written in 1949, which gives a chilling look at a future marked by war, government surveillance and public mind control. ...

A Rousing Afro-Caribbean Residency by Iconic Latin Jazz Master Eddie Palmieri Every Monday Through August at Subrosa

Surbosa

http://subrosanyc.com/events/eddie-palmieri/

63 Gansevoort Street New York, NY 10014

Puerto Rico has been a wellspring of incredible jazz talent in New York, ranging from timbales master and bandleader Tito Puente who composed the tune “Oye Como Va” that Carlos Santana made famous outside of Spanish Harlem to the MacArthur Award-winning alto saxophonist Miguel Zenón ...

Jazz Focus: The 39th Annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn Festival Runs June 7-August 12

Prospect Park Bandshell

https://www.bricartsmedia.org/events-performances/bric-celebrate-brooklyn-festival/lake-street-dive

Prospect Park West, 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, once again rocks the borough with an array of free (some are ticketed though) shows by outstanding locally based and world-renowned performers at the Prospect Park Bandshell. From June 7 to August 12, the 39th annual bash will ...

Dreamer Composer/Saxophone Original Chris Potter in Residency at Village Vanguard Celebrating His New Trio Recording for ECM

One of the most respected and emulated jazz saxophonists, Chris Potter will be in residence at the Vanguard with the band on his new ECM recording The Dreamer Is the Dream. He’s a saxophone original. He sails with a tenor lyricism that can move into an angular soar. He is an ...

Jazztopad Festival: The Wójciński/Szmańda Quartet Improvises With NY Cellist Erik Friedlander at The Jazz Gallery

After its two-night stand at Dizzy’s, the Wójcinski/Szmanda Quartet jumps back into the Jazztopad fray with a show at The Jazz Gallery collaborating with cellist Erik Friedlander—the composer, improviser, and a veteran of NYC’s Downtown scene. He has backed John Zorn, Laurie Anderson ...

Jazztopad Festival Presents the Lutosławski Quartet With Brooklyn-Based Violinist Mark Feldman and Pianist Sylvie Courvoisier at National Sawdust

The resident ensemble of the National Forum of Music (Wroclaw, Poland), the Lutoslawski Quartet has celebrated its tenth anniversary this year with a bang: being nominated for a BBC Music Magazine Award. Their 20th-century musical specialties include Polish music, jazz and classical music from ...

Bold, Enticing and Swinging Vocalist Polly Gibbons Celebrates Her Sophomore Project at Joe’s Pub

It’s always a treat to hear a delectable new voice make her way into the jazz circle. Welcome Polly Gibbons, a Brit-based songster weaned on the black music of the stateside heroes from Miles to Aretha. Gibbons’ sophomore outing, Is It Me…?, promises to be a winner. ...

Lincoln Center Festival: ‘Naked Lunch’ (film with live orchestral accompaniment) at Alice Tully Hall

“A fascinating, demanding, mordantly funny picture.” – Variety

David Cronenberg’s 1991 film inspired by William S. Burroughs’s hallucinatory novel owes a lot of its surrealist mood to its famous score—a collaboration between Howard Shore and Ornette ...

Lincoln Center Festival: ‘Ornette: Made in America’ (1985) at Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse at Lincoln Center

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/ornette-made-in-america-1985

165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023

“A movie that captures the rhythms, images, and myths of the America that gave birth to Ornette Coleman…whose radical free music shattered the conventions of modern jazz.” – San Francisco Chronicle

True to the spirit of its subject, Shirley Clarke’s ...

Lincoln Center Festival: Ornette Coleman’s Band Prime Time: A Reunion at Alice Tully Hall

Alice Tully Hall

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/prime-time-a-reunion

1941 Broadway, New York, NY 10023

“A renewing jolt of pure energy.”New York Times on Prime Time

Original members and friends of Ornette Coleman’s celebrated jazz-funk fusion band, Prime Time, come together for a one-night-only musical tribute. With 1976’s Dancing in Your ...

Lincoln Center Festival: Tcheka at Kaplan Penthouse

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/tcheka

165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023

“One of the world’s greatest ‘pop-griots’ or storytellers.” – Pop Matters

This solo show invites you to experience one of today’s most engaging torchbearers of the African griot tradition of musical storytelling. Part of a growing ...

Lincoln Center Festival: H’Sao at Kaplan Penthouse

Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/hsao

165 West 65th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10023

“Mix of multilingual a cappella singing, expert musicianship and stunning dance…the euphoric high the band clearly gets from performing was infectious.” – The Coast (Canada)

Growing up singing the distinctive a cappella harmonies of their native Chad, ...

Lincoln Center Festival: Le Trio Joubran — In the Shadow of Words at Gerald W. Lynch Theater

Gerald W. Lynch Theater

http://lincolncenter.org/lc-festival/show/le-trio-joubran

524 West 59th Street, New York, NY 10019

“Quietly epic.”Guardian (U.K.)

“Among the most inventive musicians in the Arab world,” (Guardian, U.K.) Nazareth-born brothers Samir, Wissam, and Adnan Joubran seamlessly blend traditional Arabic music with inflections derived from ...