This Week at The Cornelia Street Cafe, April 16-23

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:


The Cornelia Street Café is a true New York City landmark, an epicurean destination, an artist's café that cultivates and inspires, and one of the few remaining Greenwich Village bastions for creative music, spoken word, art, theatre, cabaret and much more


The Cornelia Street Cafe is Proud to Announce
"Spotlight On New Talent"
A NEW monthly series, dedicated to showcasing some of the most brilliant up-and-coming jazz musicians

NEW DATE JUST ADDED - May 3 - Alto saxophonist Ben van Gelder, performing music from his new recording, Frame of Reference

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This Week at The Cafe, April 16-23:

Tuesday, April 17, 8:30 PM
BLUE TUESDAYS: LAINIE COOKE
Lainie Cooke, vocals; Tedd Firth, piano; Martin Wind, bass; Matt Wilson, drums; Joel Frahm, sax

Wednesday, April 18, 8:30 PM
DANIEL LEVIN QUARTET
Daniel Levin, cello; Nate Wooley, trumpet; Matt Moran, vibraphone; Peter Bitenc, bass

Thursday, April 19, 8:30 PM
CARLO DEROSA'S CROSS-FADE
Mark Shim, tenor sax, wind controller; James Hurt, piano; Carlo De Rosa, bass; Justin Brown, drums

Friday & Saturday, April 20, 9:00 PM
REZ ABBASI QUINTET
Rez Abbasi, guitar; Dave Binney, alto sax; Matt Mitchell, piano; Johannes Weidenmueller, bass; Dan Weiss, drums

Sunday, April 22, 8:30 PM
ISLE OF KLEZBOS
Debra Kreisberg, clarinet, alto sax; Pam Fleming, trumpet, flugelhorn; Melissa Fogarty, vocals; Shoko Nagai, accordion, piano; Saskia Lane, bass; Eve Sicular, drums

Monday, April 23, 8:30 PM
CLASSICAL AT THE CORNELIA: AMERICAN MASTERWORKS!
Eleanor Taylor, soprano; Michael Brofman, piano
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Awards & Distinctions:
"A CULINARY AS WELL AS A CULTURAL LANDMARK"
Proclamation, City of New York, 1987
One of Top 150 Jazz Venues in The World - DownBeat
Jazz Venue of The Year, 2004, 2008, 2010, 2011
- The NYC Jazz Record
Zagat Nightlife - Award of Distinction
New York Post's Must Bar
Poetry Calendar's Best Poetry Series in New York
Time Out's Top 100 Restaurants
The Village Voice's Best of New York Food
Village Arts Award Inspired Cuisine
Where Magazine Best Neighborhood Ambiance
Waterford Crystal Award of Distinction Best Wine-By-The-Glass Program.




Upcoming HIGHLIGHTS at The Cornelia Street Cafe:

Tuesday, April 24, 8:30 PM
PETER EVANS - RON STABINSKY DUO
Peter Evans, trumpet; Ron Stabinsky, piano

Wednesday, April 25, 8:30 PM
JOHN YAO QUINTET, CD RELEASE: IN THE NOW
John Yao, trombone; Jon Irabagon, alto, soprano saxophone; Randy Ingram, piano; Leon Boykins, bass; Will Clark, drums

Thursday, April 26, 8:30 PM
MATT PAVOLKA BAND
Ben Monder, guitar; Pete Rende, piano; Matt Pavolka, bass; Ted Poor, drums

Saturday, April 28, 9:00 PM
MAT MANERI QUINTET
Mat Maneri, viola; Oscar Noriega, alto saxophone, bass clarinet; Kris Davis, piano; Garth Stevenson, bass; Randy Peterson, drums

Sunday, April 29, 8:30 PM
YOUNGJOO SONG QUARTET
Youngjoo Song, piano; Jaleel Shaw, alto sax; Ugonna Okegwo, bass; Adam Cruz, drums

Sunday, April 29, 10:00 PM
JOONSAM LEE TRIO
Mike Eckroth, piano; Joonsam Lee, bass; John Davis, drums

Monday, April 30, 8:30 PM
FLORIAN HOEFNER GROUP, CD RELEASE: SONGS WITHOUT WORDS
Mike Ruby, tenor, soprano sax; Florian Hoefner, piano; Sam Anning, bass; Peter Kronreif, drums

Friday, May 4, 9:00 PM
JOHN MCNEIL'S URBAN LEGEND
John McNeil, trumpet; Bill McHenry, tenor sax; Steve Cardenas, guitar; Joe Martin, bass; Rodney Green, drums

Saturday, May 5, 9:00 PM
MICHAEL BATES' ACROBAT: MUSIC FOR, AND BY, DMITRI SHOSTAKOVICH
Greg Tardy, sax, clarinet; Russ Johnson, trumpet; Russ Lossing, piano, rhodes; Michael Bates, bass; Michael Sarin, drums

Tuesday, May 8, 8:30 PM
THE LEIF ARNTZEN BAND WITH MICHAEL BLAKE
Leif Arntzen, trumpet; Michael Blake, tenor sax; Landon Knoblock, keyboards; Ryan Blotnick, guitar; Michael Bates, bass; Jeff Davis, drums

Wednesday, May 9, 8:30 PM
JEROME SABBAGH QUARTET - CD RELEASE FOR "PLUGGED IN"
Jerome Sabbagh, tenor sax, compositions; Pete Rende, keyboards; Simon Jermyn, bass; Rudy Royston, drums

Thursday, May 10, 8:30 PM
ALLISON MILLER'S BOOM TIC BOOM, CD RELEASE: LIVE AT WILLISAU
Dan Tepfer, piano; Marty Ehrlich, reeds; Todd Sickafoose, bass; Allison Miller, drums

Friday, May 11, 9:00 PM
GERALD CLEAVER
Gerald Cleaver, drums; Darius Jones, alto saxophone; Brandon Seabrook, guitar; Cooper-Moore, piano & diddly-bow; Pascal Niggenkemper, bass

Tuesday, May 15, 8:30 PM
MARK DRESSER QUINTET
Rudresh Mahanthappa, alto saxophone; Michael Dessen, trombone; Denman Maroney, piano; Mark Dresser, bass; Tom Rainey, drums

Thursday, May 17, 8:30 PM
JEFF DAVIS QUARTET
Chris Speed, tenor sax; Russ Lossing, piano; Eivind Opsvik, bass; Jeff Davis, drums, compositions




For the full schedule of music, theatre and literary/spoken word events please contact Red Cat Publicity or visit www.corneliastreetcafe.com

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LISTINGS INFORMATION:
Venue: The Cornelia Street Café
For reservations and more info call 212 989 9319, located at 29 Cornelia Street, Greenwich Village, NYC 10014, email us - info@corneliastreetcafe.com

Event: April 16-23 @ The Cornelia Street Café
Showtimes: Weeknights: 6:00 PM, 8:30 PM, 10:00 PM, Weekends: 6:00 PM, 9:00 PM and 10:30 PM (doors open @ 5:45 PM-early shows, & @ 8:30 PM-late shows)
Cover Charges + Minimums: as of March 1 the cover charges are: $20 (includes a drink) weeknights and Sundays, $25 (includes a drink) on weekends


Press Enquiries on the Cornelia Street Cafe,
Please Contact: Jason Paul Harman Byrne - Red Cat Publicity
Tel (347) 578 7601, Email Redcatjazz@mac.com

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