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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 ...

Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit Spring Show Opens This Weekend

ZEALnyc, May 24, 2017 The Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibit commences its 2017 shows this Memorial Day Weekend and the following weekend.  The event showcases fine artists and craft artisans from around the New York metropolitan area, the nation and the world. Attendees come from all over and ...

The 'Daly Show' is Coming to Vermont as Tim and ...

By Helaine Feldman, Contributing Writer, May 24, 2017 “Tim Daly is my favorite actor. Tim Daly is my favorite brother. Not necessarily in that order.” Those are the words of Tony Award winner (Gypsy, 1990) and multiple Emmy recipient Tyne Daly speaking of her younger brother Tim Daly, ...

Shakespeare in the Park: A 'How To Get Tickets' Primer

ZEALnyc, May 23, 2017 The Public Theater’s Free Shakespeare in the Park is one of the best theater deals in town. Any town. You can’t beat seeing remarkable performances from people like James Earl Jones, Meryl Streep, Al Pacino, Amy Adams, Anne Hathaway, or Liev ...

Jazz Notes: Virtuoso Violinist Regina Carter Brings Positive Vibes to ...

By Dan Ouellette, Senior Editor ZEALnyc, May 22, 2017 Last month, virtuoso violinist Regina Carter released her tenth album, Ella: Accentuate the Positive, on SonyMusic Masterwork’s imprint OKeh. It’s not only a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald’s in the centennial of her birth, but it’...

Review: 'The Whirligig' Spins, Aided By a 'Strong Ensemble Cast'

By Dan Bacalzo, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 The difference between tragedy and comedy, according to a character in Hamish Linklater’s The Whirligig, is that “In Tragedy the force that drives the hero to his fully mature realization of Self is Death. While in Comedy? That ...

Review: Perahia Brings His 'Colossal Artistry' to Carnegie Hall With ...

By Joshua Rosenblum, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 The celebrated pianist Murray Perahia was the first North American to win the prestigious Leeds Competition in 1972 when he was 25. Since then, he has accumulated numerous other accolades, a large discography, and a worshipful following. Though he has been ...

Art Break: Calder and Miró Are the Focus at Pace ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, May 22, 2017 This week Art Break is all about classic examples of art (not classical art, that’s something else entirely). Every entry is the gold standard of its movement or an artist’s output and seeing them is key ...

Review: 'A Doll's House, Part 2'—Nora's Back and Better ...

By Jil Picariello, Theater Editor, May 19, 2017 It still ends with a closing door, but this time, as is appropriate to the difference between a child and an adult, it isn’t slammed, but closed ruefully, hopefully, and perhaps a tad regretfully. And maybe it's still ...

Review: Kyung Wha Chung Is 'Unequalled' Making History at Carnegie ...

By Christopher Johnson, Contributing Writer, May 19, 2017 As predicted, it was quite an evening. Looking like God’s soldier, her magnificent face rapt in her task, Kyung Wha Chung gave the first integral performance of Bach’s sonatas and partitas for unaccompanied violin ever attempted on ...

Review: Fraternal Tensions Fuel the Mint's Current Find—'The Lucky ...

By Miles Harter, Contributing Writer, May 19, 2017 A.A. Milne is a member of that pantheon of British writers of revered children’s books who also achieved fame in more grown-up literary circles. J.M. Barrie (Peter Pan) was a celebrated Scottish novelist and playwright, and ...

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 ...

Vision Fest 22: A Free-Jazz Festival for a Just Future at Judson Memorial Church

Judson Memorial Church

http://www.artsforart.org/vf22music.html

New York University, 55 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012

In its 22nd annual edition, Arts for Art presents the always adventurous, always eclectic Vision Fest with an array of avant/experimental musicians who have committed their artistry to stretching the boundaries of jazz into the free zone. They’re also spiritual and social activists, which ...

Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley in ‘Broadway & Beyond’ at Feinstein’s 54 Below

Feinstein's 54 Below

https://54below.com/events/marin-mazzie-jason-danieley-broadway-beyond/

254 W 54th Street, Cellar, New York NY 1001Feint

New York City premiere! Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, “Broadway’s Golden Couple” (San Francisco Chronicle) celebrating 20 years of marriage will present songs from both the Great White Way and the Great American Songbook. Marin and Jason will share songs they introduced on ...

Trumpeter Sean Jones Celebrates His Buoyant New Live Album at Jazz Standard

Jazz Standard

http://www.jazzstandard.com/?event=20170601

116 East Twenty-Seventh Street New York, NY 10016

While possessing a recording—on LP, CD, MP3, streaming or even in ancient history cassette or 8-track—provides endless hours of documentation of music in all its shapes and forms, catching artists performing live is the ultimate listening experience—wrong notes, missed cues as well as ...

Adventurous Trombonist Steve Swell Records Music Inspired by Olivier Messiaen at Metro Baptist Church

Metro Baptist Church

311 West 40th Street, NYC

Adventurous trombonist Steve Swell has been ultra-busy in 2017 with performances as a vital sideman with Craig Harris, Bernard Purdie, Joe McPhee, PPaal Nilssen-Love and Taylor Ho Bynum, and recording last year, Soul Travelers, featuring Jemeel Moondoc, Dave Burrell, William Parker and ...

That’s Entertainment: Dietz & Schwartz & Friends at Weill Recital Hall

Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall

https://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2017/6/20/0730/PM/Dietz-and-Schwartz-and-Friends/

57th Street and Seventh Avenue

The Mabel Mercer Foundation presents “That’s Entertainment: Dietz and Schwartz and Friends,” hosted by KT Sullivan. The evening features classic songs by Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz, such as “Dancing In the Dark”, ” Alone Together”, and “You and the ...

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 ...