New Year’s Eve Celebrated at Jazz Clubs Across the Country

Selected listings of performances by jazz artists on New Year’s Eve

The year will be going out with more than a bang at jazz clubs here in the US and all over the world. Here’s a rundown of New Year’s Eve jazz performances at venues—here, there and everywhere. A shout-out to all those JazzTimes fans on Facebook who chipped in with recommendations.

Listings are by city in alphabetical order.

Jane Monheit
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Berklee Performance Center: Anat Cohen
Regattabar: Dave Maxwell
Scullers: Bobby Caldwell

Bridgewater (NH)

The Inn at Newfound Lake: Chris Humphrey Band


Embassy Suites Hotel: Alex Bugnon


Andy’s Jazz Club: Corey Wilkes
The Green Mill: Von Freeman & Ed Peterson
The Jazz Showcase: Roy Hargrove
Katerina’s: Victor Garcia
Pete Miller’s: Deep Blue Organ Trio
Pops for Champagne: Ava Logan
St. Charles Place Steakhouse: Elaine Dame
St. Paul’s Cultural Center: Balkan Gypsy Jam
Velvet Lounge: Nicole Mitchell & the Black Earth Ensemble with Fred Anderson

Columbia, MO

Murry’s: Bobby Watson & Horizon

Kansas City

Jardine’s: The Wild Women of Kansas City/Ida McBeth

Las Vegas

The Rhythm Kitchen: James Barela & Blu7

Los Angeles

Café Was: Jeff Goldblum & Mildred Snitzer Orchestra
Catalina Jazz Club: Jane Monheit
Steamers (Fullerton): Jeff Hamilton Trio

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Artist’s Quarter: Carole Martin/Irv Williams
Dakota Jazz Club: Irvin Mayfield

New Orleans

Maison Dupuy: Donna West Jazz Trio
Snug Harbor: Astral Project

New York City

The Blue Note: Chris Botti
Cornelia Street Café: Paul Shapiro’s Ribs & Brisket Revue
Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola: Paquito D’Rivera & Brazilian Dreams w/New York Voices
55 Bar: Brooklyn Boogaloo Blowout
Iridium: Mike Stern Band
Jazz Gallery: Gretchen Parloto
Jazz Standard: Henry Butler/Donald Harrison/Sean Jones/Wycliffe Gordon/Ben Wolfe/Ali Jackson
The Kitano: Nilson Matta & The Brazilian Voyage Quintet and the Gene Bertoncini Trio
One If By Land: B.D. Lenz
Small’s: Ruth Brisbane/Marion Cowings/Yaala Ballin
Smoke: Eric Alexander Quartet with Harold Mabern
The Village Vanguard: The Bad Plus


Chris’s Jazz Café: Chris’s All Stars

St. Louis

Joe Buck’s Show Room: Erin Bode

San Francisco/Bay Area

Yoshi’s (SF): Ledisi
Yoshi’s (Oakland): McCoy Tyner w/Ravi Coltrane, Esperanza Spalding and Francisco Mela


The Jazz Alley: Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band


Star Pass Resort & Spa: Rick Braun, David Benoit, Richard Elliot, others


The Eclipse: Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey

Washington, DC

Blues Alley: Ahmad Jamal
Kennedy Center: John Pizzarelli

United Kingdom


Jazz Café: Roy Ayers



Lionel Hampton Jazz Club: Isabelle & Zigabox
Sunside : Elisabeth Kontomanou
Sunset : The Volunteered Slaves
Jazz Club Etoile: Gérard Meissonnier
Hippocampes: Maxim Saury
Duc des Lombards: Marc Thomas
Caveau de la Huchette: Drew Davies Swing Band
Café Laurent: Christian Brenner
Baiser Salé: François Constantin
Petit Journal Montparnasse: Jean-Pierre Gélineau
Petit Journal Saint-Michel: Megaswing Quartet
Marfil: William Chabbey
Atelier Charonne: Moreno quartet
58 Tour Eiffel: Aurore Quartet
Chez Cécile: Matthieu Boré
Autour de Midi... Et Minuit: Françoise Fognini



Palace of Culture: BBC Big Band

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