Nublu Jazz Festival Tonight Through Dec. 14 in NYC

Closing show features the bass trio of Juini Booth, Henry Grimes & William Parker

David Weiss
William Parker
Henry Grimes, Jazz for Obama concert, NYC, 10-12

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The 2013 Nublu Jazz Festival begins tonight, Dec. 3, at Nublu, 62 Ave. C between 4th and 5th Streets in Manhattan, and continues through Dec. 14. The opening program will feature, at 9 p.m., Jochen Rueckert Quartet Featuring Mark Turner, followed at 10:30 p.m. by the David Weiss Sextet with Marcus Strickland, Myron Walden, Xavier Davis, Dwayne Bruno and E.J Strickland and, at midnight and 2 .a.m., Jonathan Levy and Lex Sadler.

Other shows include Eyvind Opsvik (Dec. 5), Ben Street (Dec. 12) and, on the final night, a bass conclave featuring Juini Booth, Henry Grimes and William Parker, at 9 p.m., with Hazmat Modine closing the festival at midnight and 2 a.m.

For more information, visit Nublu Jazz Festival, or call 212-979-9925. Admission is $15 per show.