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Baby Jane Dexter: Forever Young: A Celebration in Words & Music
Oct
3
6:00 PM18:00

Baby Jane Dexter: Forever Young: A Celebration in Words & Music

Baby Jane Dexter: Forever Young: A Celebration in Words & Music, a tribute to the late cabaret star, will be held October 3 at 6 PM at St. Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Ave. The lineup is scheduled to include Tony nominee Karen Akers, Julie Gold, Mark Nadler, Steve Ross, Tom Andersen, Lenny Babbish, Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano, Mary Foster Conklin, Natalie Douglas, Ian Herman, Mark Hartman, Sidney Myer, and Marcus Simeone. Also on the bill: harpist Jose Luis and longtime musical partner Ross Patterson as well as authors Bill Ervolino, Julie Salamon, and James Gavin.

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Sonny Fortune Memorial
Sep
30
6:30 PM18:30

Sonny Fortune Memorial

Almost one year ago, on October 25, 2018, the jazz world was shocked and saddened to learn the news of Sonny Fortune’s sudden passing as the result of a cerebral hemorrhage. After months of planning, the Fortune family, along with friends, colleagues and band members of Sonny Fortune are proud to present a memorial service for the legendary saxophonist/composer. The memorial will be held on Monday September 30, 2019, from 6:30PM to 9:00PM at St. Peters Church.

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Jazz Vespers: Jordan Pettay Quartet
Jun
30
6:00 PM18:00

Jazz Vespers: Jordan Pettay Quartet

Instantly recognizable for her sophisticated and spiritual sound, Jordan has performed with many of the world’s premier jazz artists including Herbie Hancock and Christian McBride. Residing in New York City, she appears regularly as a freelance artist, educator and leader of The Jordan Pettay Quartet. Her debut release First Fruit is now available.

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Jazz Vespers: Ryan Keberle
Jun
16
6:00 PM18:00

Jazz Vespers: Ryan Keberle

Ryan Keberle is a jazz trombonist, composer and educator living in New York City. Few musicians have managed to navigate the richly varied avenues of New York City’s abundant music scene with the same passion and adaptability as trombonist and composer Ryan Keberle. Since his arrival in 1999, Keberle’s diverse talents have earned him a place alongside a staggering array of legends, superstars, and up-and-coming innovators.

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Jazz Vespers: Nadje Noordhuis
Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

Jazz Vespers: Nadje Noordhuis

Combining cinematic sweep, transportive emotion, and rich melodic grandeur, Australian-born trumpeter/composer Nadje Noordhuis possesses one of the most unforgettably lyrical voices in modern music. Her deeply-felt, clarion tone and evocative compositional gift meld classical rigor, jazz expression, and world music accents into a sound that is distinctively her own.

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Jazz Vespers: Jaimeo Brown Transcendence
May
26
6:00 PM18:00

Jazz Vespers: Jaimeo Brown Transcendence

Jaimeo Brown (pronounced jah-mayo) began his drum career at age 16 with his father bassist Dartanyan Brown and mother pianist and woodwind specialist, Marcia Miget, and drum teacher, Sly Randolph, himself a Bernard Purdie protégé from Harlem. In the last 20 years, he has worked with a range of musicians including Stevie Wonder, Carlos Santana, Q-Tip, Carl Craig, Bobby Hutcherson, Greg Osby, Joe Locke, David Murray, and several other New York based musicians.

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Jazz Vespers: Jaimeo Brown Transcendence
May
19
6:00 PM18:00

Jazz Vespers: Jaimeo Brown Transcendence

Jaimeo Brown (pronounced jah-mayo) began his drum career at age 16 with his father bassist Dartanyan Brown and mother pianist and woodwind specialist, Marcia Miget, and drum teacher, Sly Randolph, himself a Bernard Purdie protégé from Harlem. In the last 20 years, he has worked with a range of musicians including Stevie Wonder, Carlos Santana, Q-Tip, Carl Craig, Bobby Hutcherson, Greg Osby, Joe Locke, David Murray, and several other New York based musicians.

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Jazz Vespers: Nadje Noordhuis Quintet
May
12
6:00 PM18:00

Jazz Vespers: Nadje Noordhuis Quintet

Combining cinematic sweep, transportive emotion, and rich melodic grandeur, Australian-born trumpeter/composer Nadje Noordhuis possesses one of the most unforgettably lyrical voices in modern music. Her deeply-felt, clarion tone and evocative compositional gift meld classical rigor, jazz expression, and world music accents into a sound that is distinctively her own.

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Jazz Vespers: Godwin Louis with Guest Preacher Sarah McCaslin
May
5
6:00 PM18:00

Jazz Vespers: Godwin Louis with Guest Preacher Sarah McCaslin

Godwin Louis, alto saxophonist, was born in Harlem, New York and began playing saxophone at age nine. Godwin grew up in Bridgeport, Connecticut and Port au Prince, Haiti. Godwin was a finalist in the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Saxophone Competition. He has performed around the globe including: Mali, Senegal, Togo, France, Spain, United Kingdom, Italy, Russia, Azerbaijan, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Venezuela, Colombia, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia and Australia.

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