03/30/14

7th Red Hook Jazz Festival Set for June 8 and 15

Brooklyn event to feature Ralph Alessi, Harris Eisenstadt, George Coleman & more

The seventh annual Red Hook Jazz Festival will take place in Brooklyn’s Urban Meadow on two consecutive Sundays, June 8 and 15, from 1-6 p.m. The lineup is as follows:

June 8

Azares
Jean Carla Rodea - vocals
Ryan Ferreira - guitar
Joe Morris - guitar
Pascal Niggenkemper - bass
Gerald Cleaver - drums

Ralph Alessi Trio
Ralph Alessi - trumpet
Drew Gress - bass
Mark Ferber - drums

Amanda Monaco’s Deathblow
Amanda Monaco - guitar
Michael Attias - alto saxophone
Sean Conly - bass
Satoshi Takeishi - drums

Harris Eisenstadt’s Aberikula
Vincent Chancey - french horn
Sara Serpa - voice
Chris Washburne - bass trombone
Nate Wooley - trumpet
Harris Eisenstadt - drums, arrangements

International Brass & Membrane Corps
Ted Daniel - trumpet, cornet
Jospeh Daley - tuba
Charles Burnham - violin
Newman Taylor Baker - drums

June 15

The Museum Band of Teeth and Respect
Josh Rutner - tenor saxophone
Red Wierenga - keyboard
Dan Loomis - bass
Jared Schonig - drums

Welf Dorr Unit
Welf Dorr - alto saxophone, bass clarinet
Dave Ross - guitar
Dmitry Ishenko - bass
Joe Hertenstein - drums

George Coleman and The Rivington Project
George Coleman - drums
Brian Charette - organ
Mike DiRubbo - alto saxophone

Gene Ess & Fractal Attraction
Gene Ess - guitar
Thana Alexa - voice
Gabriel Guerrero - keyboard
Thomson Kneeland - bass
Chris Beck - drums

DECAY
Tim Berne - alto saxophone
Ryan Ferreira - guitar
Michael Formanek - bass
Ches Smith – drums

According to a press release, “As part of its continuing grassroots tradition, the RHJF is a 100% volunteer-run event that receives no major corporate sponsorship beyond in-kind donations from local businesses, nor any major grants this year.”

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