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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 ...

Rising-Star Pianist Christian Sands Celebrates His Debut Mack Records Album at Jazz Standard

Jazz Standard

http://www.jazzstandard.com/?event=20170727

116 East Twenty-Seventh Street New York, NY 10016

Best known as the pianist in bass superstar Christian McBride’s group Inside Straight, Christian Sands’ debut Mack Avenue recording, Reach, tells the evolving story of a 28-year-old artist who is embracing the vanguard of expansive expression. On the recording he delves into the ...

Review: 'The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin' Retains ...

By Brian Taylor, Contributing Writer, July 27, 2017 Encores! Off-Center's latest offering is a timely staging of an unfortunately little seen musical that has much to say. Efficiently directed here by Robert O'Hara, The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin dates from around 1999 when it was ...

Review: Lincoln Center Festival's ‘While I Was Waiting’ Explores the ...

By Mercedes Vizcaino, Contributing Writer, July 26, 2017 Now in its 22nd year, The Lincoln Center Festival hosts a myriad of performances from around the globe. Making its North American debut at the festival, While I Was Waiting is a play based on a true story by ...

Jazz Notes: What To Look Out For at This Year's 63...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, July 25, 2017 The Newport Jazz Festival celebrates its 63rd anniversary this summer, promising three full days of exceptional live musical performances across multiple stages at Fort Adams Park in Newport, Rhode Island from Friday, August 4 through Sunday, August 6. Under new artistic ...

New Tenants In the 'Doll's House' Starting This Week

ZEALnyc, July 25, 2017 When we think of a Broadway show, we often think of a musical. Of course there are dramas and comedies, as well as other special event productions, like Michael Moore's upcoming one-man play The Terms of My Surrender, which promises to be a ...

Mostly Mozart Festival Opens Tomorrow—What To See and Hear

ZEALnyc, July 24, 2017 Summer in New York brings many performances and festivals for which we look forward, from the Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in Central Park to the Lincoln Center Festival, bringing the world's theater, music and dance to our own backyard, followed by their Out ...

Art Break: Helene Schjerfbeck and Other Finnish Artists at Scandinavia ...

By A. E. Colas, Contributing Writer, July 24, 2017 Hey, let's face it—summer weather in New York can be challenging. It’s hot, it’s humid, and sometimes it’s just tough to be outside. Sometimes all you want is a half hour in a cool ...

Lincoln Center Goes 'Out of Doors' With a Big Free ...

By Caitlin Leonard, Contributing Writer, July 21, 2017 Lincoln Center's Out of Doors Festival is bringing an other-worldly level of performers for an "only in New York" kind of experience. The festival’s free performances (that's right—FREE) runs July 26 through August 13, and includes a Double Dutch ...

Review: The Elusiveness of Peace Brought To the Fore In ...

By Joshua Rosenblum, Contributing Writer, July 20, 2017 In this era of dismal, seemingly endless intractability in the Middle East, it’s startling to be reminded that, not too long ago, the prospect of peace between Israel and Palestine was tantalizingly close. That reminder, and the horrible ...

Review: Compagnie XY Proves Its Strength Is Working Together

By Sheila Kogan, Contributing Writer, July 20, 2017 Compagnie XY is a French-based circus, but there’s no big top, no trapeze rig, no spangled leotards nor wild animals. Instead, it is a troupe of individuals with extraordinary abilities and exquisite training who develop theatrical programs that ...

Jazz Notes: Passing the Newport Jazz Festival Baton from Founder ...

By Doug Hall, Contributing Writer, July 19, 2017 As the new artistic director of the Newport Jazz Festival, Christian McBride has put his stamp on this year’s lineup for the 2017 performances, adding a mix of incredibly diverse musicians—though, by his own account, he was totally ...

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 ...

Bryant Park Presents IN/TER\SECT Free 2-Day Festival of Jazz Honoring Billy Childs and Derek Bermel

Bryant Park

http://bryantpark.org/events/2017/08/04/intersect-featuring-the-music-of-billy-childs

1065 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 2400, New York, NY 10018

As a part of its wide-ranging presentation of high-tier art, Bryant Park Presents offers a two-day jazz festival, IN/TER\SECT, produced with Chamber Music America and curated by Patrick Zimmerli, in the The Midtown Manhattan park that is visited by more than six million people each year. The ...

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