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

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.