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Sketchcrawl 57

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Rafael Hernandez Music Festival – September 24, 2017

Rafael Hernandez Music Festival  -  Bronx Library Center  -  September 24, 2017 Hernandez was Puerto Rico’s pre-eminent composer during the first half of the 20th century, and the concert of his music is held in his honor.  Of course, I … Continue reading

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Marty Elkins – September 10, 2017

Marty Elkins  -  Southeast Museum  -  September 10, 2017 A poorly promoted gig – a shame – with the alternative name “Southeast Stompers featuring Marty Elkins”.   There was a theme (also promoted obscurely at best): a centennial of the … Continue reading

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John Pizzarelli Trio – September 9, 2017

John Pizzarelli Trio  -  Vassar College Skinner Hall  -  September 9, 2017 Pizzarelli is an artist at the top of his game, this dude has it all, even his guitar has an extra string!  Did not disappoint from the opening … Continue reading

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Roopa Panesar – September 7, 2017

Roopa Panesar  -  Lincoln Center Rubenstein Atrium  -  September 7, 2017 I’m starting to run out of instruments that I haven’t sketched – this is my first sitar.  I’m not sufficiently knowledgeable about Indian music to know who’s got the … Continue reading

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Kendra Foster – August 11, 2017

Kendra Foster  -  Lincoln Center Hearst Plaza  -  August 11, 2017 Foster was on the “little” stage, in many ways much more conducive to my work than the big-assed bandshell, including no waiting on line.  I don’t think there was … Continue reading

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Big Sam’s Funky Nation – August 8, 2017

Big Sam’s Funky Nation  -  CHIRP Ballard Park, Ridgefield  -  August 8, 2017 All I knew about this band going in was basically that it was from New Orleans, led by a former Dirty Dozen Brass Band member (only a … Continue reading

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The Wild Reeds – August 2, 2017

The Wild Reeds  -  Madison Square Park  -  August 2, 2017 If you gave me a blindfolded listen to The Wild Reeds and asked me where they were from, I’d probably come up with southern California.  This LA band has … Continue reading

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Sketchcrawl #56 – July 29, 2017

Sketchcrawl #56 – New York City  -  July 29, 2017 Quite strange to me that there was complete non-overlap of sketchers on this day and from January.  So what.  I decided to just go B&W, and somehow that gravitated me … Continue reading

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Cherish the Ladies – July 18, 2017

Cherish the Ladies  -   CHIRP, Ballard Park Ridgefield  -   July 18, 2017 This was the fourth time I’d seen this Irish trad supergroup, who never fail to deliver the goods; I finally got around to the sketching.  Joannie … Continue reading

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