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

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

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Evan Eisenstadt

Harris Eisenstadt

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


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


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.”