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Manhattan School of Music Jazz Orchestra – November 11, 2016

Manhattan School of Music Jazz Orchestra  - Neidorff-Karpati Hall – November 11, 2016 This was the final concert presentation at MSM for program leader Justin DiCioccio (although the following Monday the Orch will be playing the same program at Dizzy’s … Continue reading

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Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra – November 4, 2016

Manhattan School of Music Afro-Cuban Jazz Orchestra  -  Neidorff-Karpati Hall    November 4, 2016 Once again Bobby Sanabria has whipped his student charges into shape (including getting them all dressed up) for an evening of new pieces or new arrangements … Continue reading

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Jane Ira Bloom – October 20, 2016

Jane Ira Bloom  - Bruno Walter Auditorium  -   October 20, 2016 Bloom, soprano saxist, is a seeker for inspiration for her new works, and she landed on Emily Dickinson once she learned that ED was a pianist and an … Continue reading

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Jon Batiste / Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – June 29, 2014

Jon Batiste / Hypnotic Brass Ensemble  -  Central Park Summerstage  –   June 29, 2014 While I’m not always crazy about how the Summerstage logistics affect both my personal comfort and access to sketching, for this one I just plastered … Continue reading

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Juilliard Jazz Quartet – September 17, 2013

Juilliard Jazz Quartet  – Peter Jay Sharp Theater  -  September 17, 2013 Thank you Juilliard Jazz, and especially Carl Allen, for keeping up with these great performances.  This one was originally to have featured Ron Carter, but health issues precluded … Continue reading

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Lionel Loueke / Edmar Castaneda – July 6, 2011

Lionel Loueke / Edmar Castaneda  -  Madison Square Park  -  July 6, 2011 A double bill of two worthy trio acts (not enough time to do percussionists for either).  Castaneda is (to my knowledge) the NYC go-to jazz harp man … Continue reading

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