Art Lillard March and April Performances


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Art Lillard has released a new cd of all original music, Reasons to Be Thankful featuring his Heavenly Big Band, on the Summit label. You can hear clips of the recording here:

Here are some of Art's upcoming performances with various bands:

Thursday, March 23
The Art Lillard Trio
Sugarcane Caribbean cuisine restaurant
238 Flatbush Avenue between Bergen Street & Sixth Avenue, Park Slope, Brooklyn
Steve Blum on guitar, Kelly Friesen on bass, Art Lillard on drums
8 PM till midnight
No cover charge

Saturday, March 25
The Vladimir Tkalich Quartet
Svoi Lyudi Art Club/Mon Mademoiselle Billiards Club
3099 Emmons Avenue, entrance on Batchelder Street, Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn
Vladimir Tkalich on soprano & tenor saxes, Misha Tsiganov on piano, Lev Zabeginsky on bass, Art Lillard on drums
First set starts at 9 PM.
Jazz jam session after second set. All performing musicians are welcome to come and play free of charge.
Entrance fee includes buffet and unlimited liquor.

Sunday, March 26
The Jan Leder Trio
Rudy's Beau Rivage
19 Livingston Avenue, Dobbs Ferry, NY
Jan Leder on flute, Art Lillard on drums, Hiroshi Yamazaki on keyboard
Jazz Brunch buffet, 12 noon till 3 PM
Reservations: 914-693-3192

Sunday, April 16
Art Lillard's Heavenly Band in a CD release event performance
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
236 East 3rd Street between Avenues B and C, New York City
8:00 till 11:00 PM
$10 admission

Saturday, April 22
The Art Lillard Quartet
The Garage
99 Seventh Avenue South, between Grove and Barrow Streets, New York City
Ray Gallon on piano, Doug Largent on bass, Art Lillard on drums, horn player tba
From 5:45 till 9:45 PM
No cover charge

Sunday, April 23
The Art Lillard Quintet
Peninsula Library
280 Central Avenue, Lawrence, Long Island, NY
Sean Smith on bass, Jan Leder on flute, Bob Mover on saxes, Art Lillard on drums, pianist tba
2:30 till 4:00 PM
Free admission

Thursday, April 27
The Art Lillard Quartet
Szechuan Tokyo
1245 New Britain Avenue, Hartford, CT
Steve Blum on guitar, Nick Cudahy on bass, Art Lillard on drums, horn player tba
7:30 till 10:30 PM

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