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Avishai Cohen Triveni

Avishai Cohen is a leading figure on the international jazz scene and one of the most sought-after trumpet players of his generation. Though deeply rooted in the bebop and post-bop tradition, Mr. Cohen is taking jazz in new directions, making waves as an improviser, composer, and bandleader.

Originally from Tel Aviv, he began performing at age 10. He toured the world with the Young Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra and went on to become the trumpet player of choice for many leading jazz, rock, pop, studio, and television projects.  

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/25/2012 - 19:30

Laszlo Gardony Quartet featuring John Lockwood, Yoron Israel and Stan Strickland

Jazz pianist and composer, Laszlo Gardony has brought his soulful improvisations and compositions to audiences in 23 countries. Winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, Gardony has been called “a great pianist” by Dave Brubeck. He has released nine albums as a leader.

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/24/2012 - 19:30

Erik Truffaz

Soundscape explorer Erik Truffaz entered the public consciousness at the turn of the millennium with a repertoire grounded in jazz and branching off into rock, funk and even urban electronica. The French trumpeter has since earned a place among the new jazz elite, crafting modern, imaginative musical atmospheres out of a minimum of notes. Or, as described by Rolling Stone magazine, "a jazz with brawn, soul and plenty of wide, open space." Video Clip

Event Date: 
Tue, 10/23/2012 - 19:30

Anat Cohen Quartet

Clarinetist-saxophonist Anat Cohen has won hearts and minds the world over with her expressive virtuosity and delightful stage presence.

Event Date: 
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 19:30
Sat, 10/20/2012 - 22:00

The Either/Orchestra

Approaching its 27th anniversary, the Either/Orchestra continues to display unmatched creativity, energy and originality in a show which wraps challenging music in an entertaining package.

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/18/2012 - 19:30

Bert Seager's Kombucha Trio and Rabbit Rabbit

Pianist and composer Bert Seager has been a leading player on the jazz scene in Boston Massachusetts since 1981. His thirteen compact discs have won him unanimous critical acclaim from the New York Times, Keyboard Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Boston Globe and many other publications. Video Clip

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/17/2012 - 19:30

Lionel Loueke CD release show

Starting out on vocals and percussion, Loueke picked up the guitar late, at age 17. After his initial to exposure to jazz in Benin, he left to attend the National Institute of Art in nearby Ivory Coast. In 1994 he left Africa to pursue jazz studies at the American School of Modern Music in Paris, then came to the U.S. on a scholarship to Berklee. From there, Loueke gained acceptance to the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, where he encountered his Gilfema bandmates Biolcati, Nemeth, Parlato and other musicians with whom he would form lasting creative relationships. 

Event Date: 
Fri, 10/12/2012 - 19:30

Rachael MacFarlane "Hayley Sings"

Rachael MacFarlane is not just the younger sister of Fox’s billion dollar animation brain: Seth MacFarlane, she is one of the most accomplished voice-over actresses in Hollywood today. Currently she provides the voices for a multitude of animated characters including Hayley from American Dad; Mindy and Eris from the Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy; and #362 from Codename: Kida Next Door. Rachael has sung on many animated series including the voice of Barbra Streisand, Christina Aguilera, Madonna and Celine Dion among others. 

Event Date: 
Thu, 10/11/2012 - 19:30

"Italia In Jazz": Marco Pignataro Quintet meets Riccardo del Fra

"Italia In Jazz" is a jazz tribute to timeless Italian standards and original music directed by saxophonist, composer Marco Pignataro. Marco brings together an All Stars Italian band with European jazz bass legend Riccardo del Fra directly from Paris and pianist extraordinaire Teo Ciavarella from Bologna, Italy; plus Matt Marvuglio on flute and Marcello Pellitteri on drums. Special appearance by the world accordion champion Cory Pesaturo and more invited guests.  Video Clip

Event Date: 
Wed, 10/10/2012 - 19:30

Longy at the Regattabar - Viva Venezuela!

Featuring: Marco Granados, flute,  Carlos Capacho, cuatro, With Longy Students.

Enjoy an evening of Venezuelan instrumental music influenced by modern harmonies, improvisation, and Venezuelan folklore elements.

The evening includes a special sneak peak of Not Just the Music, a feature-length documentary about the growing El Sistema music education movement in the United States. 

Artist Official Website

Tickets: $20


Event Date: 
Tue, 10/09/2012 - 19:30


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