Sofia Rei at The Stone

I caught the Thursday evening program of Sofia Rei's week of music at The Stone.

The Sextet

  • Sofia Rei — Vocals, loops, and charango
  • Josh Deutsch — Trumpet and flügelhorn
  • Eric Kurimski — Acoustic guitar
  • JC Maillard — Electric guitar
  • Jorge Roeder — Electric and acoustic bass
  • Franco Pinna — Drums

Slides, Stills & Snapshots

Vocal improvisation conducted by Sofia Rei.

  • Sofia Rei
  • Kyoko Kitamura
  • JD Walter
  • Aubrey Johnson
  • Monika Heidemann

Queens Jazz OverGround Spring Festival 2016

The 4th annual Queens Jazz OverGround Festival was held Saturday, April 16 at Flushing Town Hall.

Keith Jordan Quartet featuring Sharif Kales

  • Keith Jordan — guitar
  • Sharif Kales — trumpet & flügelhorn
  • John Austria — piano
  • Frank Rosati — bass
  • Tony Mapp — drums

Eugenia Choe Trio

  • Eugenia Choe — piano
  • Sam Trapchak — bass
  • Alex Wyatt — drums
  • Brian Woodruff Quartet

    • Jeff Newell — alto saxophone
    • Pete McCann — guitar
    • Steve Whipple — bass
    • Brian Woodruff — drums

    Josh Deutsch’s Pannonia

    • Nikolett Pankovits — vocals
    • Josh Deutsch — trumpet
    • Ryan Keberle — trombone
    • Zach Brock — violin
    • Gary Wang — bass
    • Ronen Itzik — drums & percussion

    Helen Sung Quartet

    • John Ellis — tenor saxophone
    • Helen Sung — piano
    • Ben Williams — bass
    • Donald Edwards — drums

Artbeat at Pianos

Jamie Lidell at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Along with opening acts Brooklyn United Marching Band and DJs JDH and Dave P, Jamie Lidell performed at Brooklyn Bridge Park’s Pier 1 for the Celebrate Brooklyn Electro Soul dance party.

Trumpet Round-Robin

My friends Carter Yasutake and Nick Roseboro were among the New School alumni invited to participate in a trumpet duo round-robin and collective improv as part of the 2014 Festival of New Trumpet Music. Other performers: Aaron Shragge (the event’s organizer), Alejandro Berti, Michael Rodriguez, Sam Neufeld, Kenyatta Beasley, and Itamar Borochov.