Catch THE BROOKLYN JAZZ UNDERGROUND at The IAJE: Panel: The Artists' Collective in Jazz: Unity and Diversity in the New York Scene, Thursday, January 11, 2007, at 4:00 PM, New York Ballroom West - Sheraton Hotel 3rd Floor. Tanya Kalmanovitch (moderator), Alexis Cuadrado and Alan Ferber will be joined by two founding members of the Jazz Composers' Collective, Ben Allison and Frank Kimbrough, to discuss the benefits of artists collectives, as well as the potential problems, to share information about what works, and what doesn't, and to inspire people to establish similar organizations in their local scenes.
The Brooklyn Jazz Underground Launch Festival @ Smalls, January 11-14:
Smalls is located at 183 West 10th Street, at 7th Avenue South
Thursday, JANUARY 11: 8:30 PM: Benny Lackner Trio, 10:00 PM: Shane Endsley Group with Jacob Garchik (trombone), Ben Wendel (tenor saxophone), Ted Poor (drums), Matt Pavolka (bass), 11:30 PM: Tanya Kalmanovitch Hut Five with Rick Peckham (guitar), Ronan Guilfoyle (bass), Owen Howard (drums)
Friday, JANUARY 12: 10:00 PM Alexis Cuadrado Sextet with Loren Stillman (saxes), Brad Shepik (guitar), Mark Ferber (drums), 11:30 PM: Alan Ferber Nonet with David Smith (trumpet), Will Vinson (alto sax), John Ellis (tenor sax), Douglas Yates (bass clarinet), Bruce Saunders (guitar), Bryn Roberts (piano), Alexis Cuadrado (bass), Mark Ferber (drums)
Saturday, JANUARY 13: 10:00 PM Sunny Jain Collective with Rez Abbasi (guitar/sitar- guitar), Steve Welsh (tenor sax), Gary Wang (bass), Samita Sinha (vocals), 11:30 PM: Dan Pratt Organ Quartet with Alan Ferber (trombone), Kyle Koehler (Hammond B3), Mark Ferber (drums)
Sunday, JANUARY 14: 8:30 Anne Mette Iversen's Best of the West" with John Ellis (saxes), Danny Grissett (piano), Otis Brown III (drums), Pauline Kim (violin), Tanya Kalmanovitz (violin), Nicole Federici (viola), Rubin Kodheli (cello), 10:00 PM Jerome Sabbagh Quartet with Ben Monder (guitar), Joe Martin (bass), Ted Poor (drums), 11:30 PM Ted Poor's Third Wheel with Ben Monder (guitar), Ralph Alessi (trumpet)