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Brooklyn Jazz Underground to Give Benefit Concert for NYC Public Schools

A benefit concert starring the Brooklyn Jazz Underground, in support of public school music programs in New York City, will take place next Monday, October 15, at the Tea Lounge in Brooklyn. The one-night-only concert, which begins at 8 p.m., will feature all 10 of the group’s bandleader/members performing together in two unique configurations and compositions prepared especially for this show. The Brooklyn Jazz Underground. a newly formed collective, is an association of independent bandleaders with a shared commitment to improvised music. Through the non-profit organization DonorsChoose.org (click on link below to contribute), all funds generated from the evening’s concert will benefit music programs in Brooklyn and the greater New York City area. The suggested donation is $10.

The Tea Lounge is located at 350 7th Ave. (between Union St. and 6th Ave.), in Brooklyn. Phone 718-768-4966 for more information

The 8 p.m. set features Jerome Sabbagh, tenor sax; Shane Endsley, trumpet; Alexis Cuadrado, bass; and Sunny Jain, drums.

The 9 p.m. set features Dan Pratt, tenor sax; Tanya Kalmanovich, viola; Alan Ferber, trombone; Anne Mette Iverson, bass; and Ted Poor, drums.

The Brooklyn Jazz Underground, Through cooperative effort, members of the BJU strive to create greater awareness of their work

Click here for more information on the Brooklyn Jazz Underground.

Click here for the Donors Choose website.

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