02/25/10

George Wein Announces Schedule for Carefusion Jazz Festival New York

Festival returns to NYC with wide range of shows throughout the city

Jazz impresario George Wein announced the lineup of events scheduled for the 2010 Carefusion Jazz Festival New York. The schedule is very similar in structure and style to previous JVC Jazz Festival – New York events. In addition to concerts by major headliners at large venues such as Carnegie Hall and Central Park’s Summerstage, there will be shows at clubs and smaller theaters throughout the city.

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The special events range from a celebration of Herbie Hancock’s 70th Birthday with an all-star concert at Carnegie Hall to a salute to Bitches Brew, the seminal Miles Davis recording, at an outdoor concert in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

Here is the complete list of events for the festival:

Thursday, June 17

Ralph Hamperian's Tuba d'Amour /Bill Ware Group / John McNeil Quartet
Puppets Jazz Bar / 6pm, 9pm & 12am / $15

Sun Ra Arkestra directed by Marshall Allen
The Studio Museum in Harlem / 7:30pm / $15 Public; $10 Members, Seniors, Students

Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette
Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall / 8pm / $40 - $90

Craig Taborn
The Jazz Gallery / 9pm & 10:30pm / $15 Public; $10 Members

Seabrook Power Plant / Mostly Other People Do The Killing
Zebulon / 9pm & 10:30pm / FREE

Friday, June 18

Alphabet Soup with Zack O'Farrill & Adam O'Farrill / Arturo O'Farrill Quartet / Randy Johnston Trio
Puppets Jazz Bar / 6pm, 9pm, & 12am / $15

Bitches Brew Revisited
Celebrate Brooklyn! Performing Arts Festival at Prospect Park Bandshell / 7:30pm / FREE

The Jazz Gallery All-Stars with Roy Hargrove, Claudia Acuña, Ambrose Akinmusire, Lage Lund, Gerald Clayton, Ben Williams and Pedro Martinez
Peter Norton Symphony Space / 8pm / $15

Queens Jazz Orchestra directed by NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Heath
Flushing Town Hall / 8pm / $32 - $120

John Ellis "The Ice Siren"
The Jazz Gallery / 9pm & 10:30pm / $15 Public; $10 Members

Saturday, June 19

An Evening in Louis Armstrong's Garden: Howard Alden, Anat Cohen, Marion Felder, David Ostwald, Randy Sandke
Louis Armstrong House Museum / 6pm / $15

The Drumheads with Ben Monder, Jaime Affoumado, Diego Voglino / Victor Bailey Group /
Alex Blake Quartet
Puppets Jazz Bar / 6pm, 9pm & 12am / $15

An Evening with Chris Botti: Chris Botti
Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall / 8pm / Ticket Price TBA

Hazmat Modine / Slavic Soul Party
Barbès / 8pm & 10pm / Ticket Price TBA

Eric Revis Quartet
The Jazz Gallery / 9pm & 10:30pm / $15 Public; $10 Members

Sunday, June 20

Father's Day Celebration: Winard Harper Group
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture / 3pm / Ticket Price TBA

Anthony Coleman Plays Jelly Roll Morton and Anthony Coleman
Anthony Coleman (Solo) / Damaged By Sunlight
Barbès / 8pm & 10pm / Ticket Price TBA

Cooper Moore Trio / Peter Evans Group
Zebulon / 9pm & 10:30pm / FREE

Monday, June 21

Jazz Talks
The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space / 7pm / Ticket Price TBA

Darcy James Argue's Secret Society
Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola / 7:30pm & 9:30pm / Ticket Price TBA

Skirl Records Showcase: The Benefit Band / Ben Perowsky Quartet
Barbès / 8pm & 10pm / Ticket Price TBA

John Tchicai Group
Zebulon / 9pm & 10:30pm / FREE

Tuesday, June 22

Eddie Palmieri Y La Perfecta II
City Parks Foundation's Soundview Park / 7pm / FREE

Francisco Mela's Cuban Safari
Jazz Standard / 7:30pm & 9:30pm / $15

The Genius of João: João Gilberto
Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall / 8pm / $35 - $95

Jon Faddis with Howard Alden, Gene Bertoncini, Romero Lubambo, Russell Malone
Peter Norton Symphony Space / 8pm / $15

Wednesday, June 23

McCoy Tyner Quartet featuring Ravi Coltrane, Esperanza Spalding and Francisco Mela / Stanley Clarke Band featuring Hiromi
City Parks Foundation's Central Park SummerStage / 7pm / FREE

Chris Potter
Jazz Standard / 7:30pm & 9:30pm / $15

Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile / Julian Lage
The Town Hall / 8pm / $25 - $59

Sidney Bechet Society Presents An Evening in New Orleans: Evan Christopher, John Allred, Ari Roland and Eli Yamin
Leonard Nimoy Thalia @ Peter Norton Symphony Space / 8pm / $15

Tortoise / Aethereal Bace
(le) Poisson Rouge / 8pm / $22 in advance; $25 at the door

Wake-up! / Charles Gayle Trio
Zebulon / 9pm & 10:30pm / FREE

Thursday, June 24

Revive Da Live Big Band featuring Nicholas Payton & Talib Kweli / Nicholas Payton Sexxxtet
(le) Poisson Rouge / 7pm / $22 in advance; $25 at the door

Jason Moran with Mary Halvorson and Ron Miles
Jazz Standard / 7:30pm & 9:30pm / $15

Herbie Hancock, Seven Decades: The Birthday Celebration
Herbie Hancock with special guests Terence Blanchard / Bill Cosby / Joe Lovano / Wayne Shorter
Stern Auditorium/Ronald O. Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall / 8pm / $35 - $100

From Bebop to Freebop: Sheila Jordan / Jay Clayton
Leonard Nimoy Thalia @ Peter Norton Symphony Space / 8pm / $15

Matana Roberts' COIN COIN
The Jazz Gallery / 9pm & 10:30pm / $15 Public; $10 Members

Tribute to Herbie Hancock: Late Night Jam Session
City Winery / 11pm / $15

Friday, June 25

Harlem Stride: Henry Butler / Osmany Paredes
Harlem Stage Gatehouse / 7:30pm / $15

Ambrose Akinmusire
Jazz Standard / 7:30pm, 9:30pm & 11:30pm / $15

Gretchen Parlato / Kat Edmonson
Leonard Nimoy Thalia @ Peter Norton Symphony Space / 8pm / $15

Jason Lindner and the Breeding Ground
The Jazz Gallery / 9pm & 10:30pm / $15 Public; $10 Members

Saturday, June 26

Anat Cohen
Jazz Standard / 7:30pm, 9:30pm &11:30pm / $25

Uptown Nights: Pedro Martinez Project
Harlem Stage Gatehouse / 7:30pm / $15

Gema y Pavel
The Jazz Gallery / 9pm &10:30pm / $15 Public; $10 Members



Here is a list of the venues:

Barbès
376 9th Street (Corner Sixth Avenue) / Brooklyn, NY
(347)422-0248 / www.barbesbrooklyn.com

Carnegie Hall
57th Street and 7th Avenue / New York, NY
(212) 247-7800 / www.carnegiehall.org

City Parks Foundation's Soundview Park
Lafayette, Metcalf, Bronx River Avenues, 902 Soundview Avenue / Bronx, NY
(718) 861-1709 / www.nycgovparks.org/parks/soundviewpark

City Parks Foundation's Central Park SummerStage
Rumsey Playfield - 72nd Street & Central Park West or 69th Street & 5th Avenue / New York, NY
(212) 360-2777 / www.summerstage.org

City Winery
155 Varick Street / New York, NY
(212) 608-0555 / www.citywinery.com

Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola / Jazz at Lincoln Center
Broadway at 60th Street, 6th Floor / New York, NY
(212) 258-9595 / www.jalc.org

Flushing Town Hall
137-35 Northern Boulevard / Flushing, NY
(718) 463-7700 x222 / www.flushingtownhall.org

Harlem Stage Gatehouse
150 Convent Avenue / New York, NY
(212) 281-9240 / www.harlemstage.org

Jazz Standard
116 East 27th Street / New York, NY
(212) 576-2232 / www.jazzstandard.net

(le) poisson rouge
158 Bleecker Street / New York, NY
(212) 505-3474 / lepoissonrouge.com

Louis Armstrong House Museum
34-56 107th Street / Corona, NY
(718) 478-8274 / www.louisarmstronghouse.org

Peter Norton Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street / New York, NY
(212) 864-5400 / www.symphonyspace.org

Prospect Park Bandshell
Prospect Park West & 9th Street / Brooklyn, NY
(718) 855-7882 / www.prospectpark.org

Puppets Jazz Bar
481 5th Avenue / Brooklyn, NY
(718) 499-2622 / www.puppetsjazz.com

The Jazz Gallery
290 Hudson Street / New York, NY
(212) 243-1063 / www.jazzgallery.org

The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space
44 Charlton Street at Varick / New York, NY
(646) 829-4400 /wnyc.org/thegreenespace

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
515 Malcolm X Boulevard / New York, NY
(212) 491-2200 / www.nypl.org/locations/schomburg

The Studio Museum in Harlem
144 West 125th Street / New York, NY
(212) 864-4500 / www.studiomuseum.org

The Town Hall
123 West 43rd Street / New York, NY
(212) 840-2824 / www.the-townhall-nyc.org

Zebulon
258 Wythe Avenue / Brooklyn, NY
(718) 218-6934 / zebuloncafeconcert.com

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