05/13/13

Dizzy’s Presents Chick Corea Festival Wed.-Sun.

Performers to include Joe Locke, Don Byron, Marcus Roberts, others

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center will present the Chick Corea Festival this Wednesday (May 15) through Sunday (May 19). Curated by Corea, each evening’s performance will feature artists hand-picked by Corea. The schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, May 15: Edsel Gomez Cubist Music Band
Edsel Gomez, piano; Don Byron, clarinet; Craig Handy, tenor saxophone, flute; Sherman Irby, alto saxophone, flute; Stefan Livestro, bass; Bruce Cox, drums
7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.

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Thursday, May 16: Elio Villafranca, Charnett Moffett and Joe Locke
Elio Villafranca, piano; Joe Locke, vibes; Charnett Moffett, bass; Richie Barshay, drums; Wayne Escoffery, tenor sax; Magos Herrera, vocals
Note special set times: 9:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m.

Friday-Saturday, May 17-18
Marcus Roberts solo / Alfredo Rodriguez Trio
Note special set times: 7:30 p.m., and 10:00 p.m.
Marcus Roberts, piano; Alfredo Rodríguez, piano; Peter Slavov, bass; and Francisco Mela, drums

Sunday, May 19
Henry Cole and the Afrobeat Collective
7:30 p.m., 9:30 p.m.
Henry Cole, drums; Beto Torrens and Bryant Huffman, percussion; Soren Moller, keyboard; Ricky Rodriguez, bass; John Ellis, tenor saxophone; Denis Hernandez, trumpet; Billy Carrion Jr., baritone saxophone; Hermes Ayala and Obanilu Allende, vocals

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola is located on the 5th floor, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, on Broadway at 60th Street, New York City.

Ticket prices vary. General Admission: $20-$45; Students: $5-$15 with valid student ID (selected sets only). Late Night Session: $5-$20. Minimum of $10 applies to all. Dinner served nightly.

For more information, call (212) 258-9595 or visit JALC.

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