Brian Lynch

Brian Lynch

Brian Lynch Brian Lynch played at the club 3/1/19 and 3/2/19 Grammy© Award Winning trumpeter Brian Lynch brings to his music an unparalleled depth and breadth of experience. A honored graduate of two of the jazz world’s most distinguished academies. How did you come to play the trumpet and the flugelhorn as well as you … Read more

Nilson Matta

Nilson Matta

Nilson Matta Nilson Matta & Brazilian Voyage played at the club 3/1/19 and 3/2/19 Brazilian bassist and composer Nilson Matta is known for his work with Trio Da Paz, Don Pullen’s African Brazilian Connection, Joe Henderson, and Yo-Yo Ma. Matta previously played at the club! See earlier interview. You’re turning 70, and tonight was a wonderful … Read more

Justin Kauflin

Justin Kauflin

Justin Kauflin The Justin Kauflin Trio played at the club on 2/22/19 and 2/23/19 Justin Kauflin is an award-winning American jazz pianist, composer, producer, educator, and Quincy Jones Artist. He won the VSA International Young Soloist Award and voted as “Jazz Artist of the Year” in VEER magazine. How did you come to play the … Read more

T. S. Monk

TS Monk Sextet

T.S. Monk T. S. Monk played at the club on 2/15/19 and 2/16/19 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JeD3reVZdYw As the son of Thelonious Monk, percussionist T. S. Monk’s home was the gathering place for such musicians as Art Blakey, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, and Max Roach, who gave him his first pair of drumsticks. How did you come to … Read more

Matt Wilson

Matt Wilson's Honey & Salt

Matt Wilson Matt Wilson’s Honey & Salt played at the club on 2/8/19 & 2/9/19 Drummer Matt Wilson combines buoyant zeal, idiosyncratic style, infectious humor, joyous swing and an indomitable spirit of surprise. Matt Wilson How did you come to play the drums? And then how did you morph from just playing the drums to … Read more

Jason Miles

Jason Miles

Jason Miles feat. Maya Azucena Jason Miles and Maya Azucena played at the club on Friday, January 18, 2018 As a composer, keyboardist, producer, and arranger, Grammy winner Jason Miles has brought to every new project he’s undertaken a boundless sense of curiosity and adventure. Maya Azucena is a multi-award-winning recording artist and magnetically inspirational … Read more

Julius Rodriguez

Julius Rodriguez Quintet

Julius Rodriguez: 2nd Interview! The Julius Rodriguez Quintet played at the club 02/01/19 and 02/02/19 https://youtu.be/7JA4vUbmWr8 An all-star quintet of young lions brings you the fresh sound of jazz’s up and coming talents. The leader and Westchester native, Julius Rodriguez, has already been making a name for himself in the New York City jazz scene. … Read more

Paquito D’Rivera

Paquito D'Rivera

Paquito D’Rivera The Paquito D’Rivera Quintet played at the club 12/21/18 and 12/22/18 Paquito D’Rivera, iconic Cuban American virtuoso of the clarinet and saxophone, composer and fourteen-time Grammy winner in both Jazz and classical categories, with a unique blend of global sensitivity. How did you come to the instruments that you play — the alto … Read more

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Steve Turre

Steve Turre

Steve Turre The Steve Turre Quintet played at the club 12/21/18 and 12/22/18 One of the world’s preeminent Jazz innovators, trombonist, and seashellist, Steve Turre has consistently won both the Readers’ and Critics’ polls in JazzTimes, Downbeat, and Jazziz for Best Trombone and Best Miscellaneous Instrumentalist (shells). How did you come to play the trombone … Read more

Bobby Watson

Bobby Watson

Bobby Watson Bobby Watson with the Curtis Lundy Trio played at the club 12/21/18 and 12/22/18 A saxophonist, composer, arranger and educator, Bobby Watson has contributed consistently intelligent, sensitive and well-thought out music to the modern-day jazz lexicon for more than three decades. How did you come to play the sax? What’s your story? Well, … Read more

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