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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Monty Alexander

Monty Alexander

Monty Alexander Monty Alexander played at the club 12/07/18 and 12/08/18 In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring the worlds of American Jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, finding in each a sincere spirit of musical expression. How did you come to play the … Read more

Gary Smulyan

Gary Smulyan

Gary Smulyan Played at the club 11/09/18 and 11/10/18 Gary Smulyan is a jazz musician who plays baritone saxophone. He leads a trio with bassist Ray Drummond and drummer Kenny Washington. Smulyan has played with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra and its previous incarnation, the Mel Lewis Big Band. How did you come to play the … Read more

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Al Foster

Al Foster

Al Foster Played at the club 11/09/18 and 11/10/18 Al Foster (born January 18, 1944) is an American jazz drummer. He was born in Richmond, Virginia, grew up in New York and began playing drums at the age of 13. How did you come to play the drums? At three years old, I was banging … Read more

John Patitucci

John Patitucci

John Patitucci Played at the club 11/09/18 and 11/10/18 John Patitucci is an American jazz bassist and composer born in New York, NY, December 22, 1959. When he was 12, he bought his first bass and decided on his career. He won his fourth Grammy Award on February 10, 2019. How did you come to play … Read more