The NYC-based Danny Fox Trio plays genre-defying original music with dynamic group interplay. Almost a mix between a jazz trio, a chamber ensemble, and a rock group, the trio has developed a unique sound that departs from traditional jazz piano format and uses the roles of the instruments creatively. The music draws from eclectic influences: the quirky rhythms of a Thelonious Monk tune, the dark harmonies of Scriabin, the funkiness of a Motown bassline, or the catchiness of a Beatles tune.
Bats have a bad reputation and are feared by many people. But bats are crucial to the health of our environment and many species are locally endangered for a variety of reasons. Inquiry welcomes back children’s book author MELISSA STEWART to talk about her wonderfully informative children’s book A PLACE FOR BATS, the fifth title in Stewart’s series of natural history books for young readers. Tune in and learn about how bats live and why you are not seeing as many bats as you did years ago.
Brooklyn’s Apollo Run released two EPs and garnered glowing reviews on NPR’s ‘Song of the Day’, Time Out New York, The Village Voice, Relix, Artist Direct and more. In March 2011, a well-timed release of their ‘Charlie Sheen’s Got Tiger Blood, Man’ video on Youtube gained them airplay on various radio stations across the country and an interview on Los Angeles’s KROQ. The trio are preparing for the release of their full length album debut, Here Be Dragons, Vol III this spring.
The bassist came to New York from Barcelona, earned his Master's in Jazz Performance at Queens College, and co-founded the Brooklyn Jazz Underground collective. "A Lorca Soundscape reflects on Federico García Lorca (1898-1936) of Granada, who visited the U.S. and wrote Poeta en Nueva York (A Poet in New York) about the time. Claudia Acuña and Miguel Zenón are performers.
Every Monday, 7:30 pm sign-up, 8 pm start. CALLING ALL POETS, MUSICIANS…The world’s a stage… the mic is OPEN! This Open Mic is for YOU – the budding artist.
Showcase your talents; nurture them with this supportive group. Recite a poem, sing a song, dance, read some spoken word, the microphone is yours for the asking. Community spirit prevails. We have congas and a piano or BYO instrument.
Katie Pearlman assembled an all-star group of musicians for her third album, Girls Like Us, and showcases this new work of music for her performance at The Buttonwood Tree. Girls Like Us is a concept album of songs about women, based on true stories from the book Note to Self, by Andrea Buchanan, of surviving hardship and heartache. This is definitely Katie’s best collection of songs and her soulful vocals have gotten a bit sweeter. Katie offers inspiration during hard times through her music.
Cece & Ruth with the Birch Creek Band (Harmony, history & humor: Celtic & American ballads)
A song circle of Cece Borjeson & Ruth George, and The Birch Creek Band… Celtic, Appalachian, New Age and a belated salute to Cinco de Mayo!
Cece & Ruth bring you songs of love, of war & peace, hearth & home, and of the people from the American West to the Celtic Isles. Milk maids and their young swains, cowboys, kings & paupers, sailors, witches, sea-sprites and monks inhabit these ballads.