Date: Monday, March 14, 2016 Time: 7pm Venue:Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker St, New York, New York 10012) Ticket: $15/$20/$25 Genre: classical and contemporary
Praised as “superbly subtle and virtuosic” (The Arts Desk) and “an amazingly accomplished artist” (Classical Source), Russian Ksenija Sidorova is the leading ambassador for the accordion.
In 2009 Ksenija made her debut at London’s Wigmore Hall and appeared in the Park Lane Group Young Artists Showcase prompting The Times to single her out as“one of the real finds of the series”. In May 2012 she became the first International Award winner of the Bryn Terfel Foundation, and this year appears at the Royal Albert Hall as part of his 50th birthday celebrations alongside Sting. Ksenija Sidorova official site
Ben Tyree’s jazz/rock/funk trio, BT3 has long held the reigns as one of New York City’s most refreshing and exciting instrumental groups. With the acoustic version, Tyree and bassist Kevin Farrell team up with tabla master Sameer Gupta adding an Eastern flair to the already eclectic material. The excitement is palpable and the energy is always high. With strong compositions and adventurous improvisation, BT3 acoustic will likely stimulate the hearts and minds of the most avid music lovers.
Date: Monday, July 20, 2015 Time: 8pm Venue:JACK (505 ½ Waverly Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238 Between Fulton – Atlantic in Clinton Hill, C or G train to Clinton-Washington) Tickets: t.b.a. Genre: improv/jazz/noise
The Undermine Trio is Chris Pitsiokos (sax), Brandon Lopez (bass) and Tyshawn Sorey (drums) presenting their scrappy, high-energy free jazz.
Each musician is going to open with a short solo set. Tyshawn Sorey will play solo trombone but then play drums in the trio. Continue reading →
Date: Monday, June 15, 2015 Time: 8pm Venue:BROOKLYN BOWL (61 Wythe Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211, 718-963-3369) Ticket: $8 – $10 Genre: Gnawa & New Orleans brass music
Innove Gnawa Band is a gnawa band comprised of artists from different parts of Morocco. Led by master Maalem Hassan BenJaafer, InnoVe Gnawa celebrates this ancient spiritual music of North Africa in NYC with an innovative, hypnotic, and ecstatic take on this trance-inducing folk tradition. Stooges Brass Band has earned their rank as one of the elite brass bands in New Orleans. The band consistently provides a welcome blast of true New Orleans spirit engaging audiences with their innovative blend of traditional New Orleans brass sounds, contemporary jazz and hip-hop beats.Continue reading →