With movement by AnA Collaborations.
Coincidentally, two friends performed back-to-back at Niagara yesterday evening.
Brittany Anjou Trio
- Brittany Anjou — Keyboard and vocals
- Mali Obomsawin — Acoustic bass
- Shirazette Tannin — Drums
Karlie Bruce & Chris Parrello
- Karlie Bruce — Vocals and keyboards
- Chris Parrello — Guitars
My friend Carter Yasutake played trumpet with the Binky Griptite Orchestra at a Brooklyn Waldorf School fundraising dance last weekend.
I caught the Thursday evening program of Sofia Rei's week of music at The Stone.
- 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
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
Raycee Jones and Robert Lux at Riis Beach on Labor Day weekend.
In a happy and sad coincidence, the Curriculum Quextet played music of Ornette Coleman’s the evening before he passed away.