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Steve Davis at the Attucks Jazz Club

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Jackie McLean nicknamed trombonist Steve Davis Stevie-D. McLean got him his first major gig in jny:New York with Art Blakey and Davis hasn't slowed down yet. With 20 albums as leader and over 100 as sideman to such giants as Chick Corea, Horace Silver, Jackie McLean, Freddie Hubbard, and too many more to mention, his performance at jny:Norfolk, Virginia's Attucks Jazz Club was welcomed by a sold out house eager to hear this great player. Backed by the John Toomey ...

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Lena Seikaly at the Attucks Theater

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Lena Seikaly is not a household name... yet! The jny:Washington D.C. native has been called one of the “brightest voices in jazz" and her new fans at the sold out Attucks Theatre performance could not agree more. Classically trained as an operatic mezzo-soprano her phrasing, intonation, and full bodied tone is reminiscent of Ella Fitzgerald. She is a natural storyteller so when she sings “You Don't Know What Love Is" you believe she knows the “meaning of the blues" or ...

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Unfiltered: The Tyshawn Sorey Sextet at the Jazz Gallery

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The Jazz Gallery in jny: New York City is currently celebrating its 25th anniversary. It's a great room to listen to music and is also photographer friendly. The Gallery is known for paying homage to jazz greats but is perhaps best known for its commitment to supporting young musicians. It also provides a space for musical artists to experiment with new works and ensembles. As part of the anniversary celebration, the Tyshawn Sorey Sextet was featured for a five-night stand. ...

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John Pizzarelli Trio at Keystone Korner

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From 1972 to 1983 NEA Jazz Master's award recipient Todd Barkan operated jny:San Francisco's Keystone Korner as one the preeminent jazz clubs in the country. Performers such as Sonny Rollins, Miles Davis, Art Blakey, Betty Carter, McCoy Tyner and so many more played on the Korner's stage until, due to financial difficulties, Barkan had to close the club down. Then in 2019 Barkan, with Michelin-starred chef Robert Wiedmaier, revived Keystone Korner but this time in jny: Baltimore's Harbor ...

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Marquis Hill at the Attucks Theatre

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Marquis Hill doesn't usually get a chance to play straight ahead jazz standards. The jny: Chicago born, Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz competition winner combines all genres of music, jazz, hip-hop, soul, Chicago house, R&B -to Hill “It all comes from the same tree. They simply blossomed from different branches." His latest album, Love Tape, combines his own compositions with spoken word by women sharing their thoughts on self love."Before you can love someone else, you must first love yourself." ...

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Jon Batiste in Concert at Sandler Center for the Arts

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jny:New Orleans is the home to some of the most musical families in the United States. Barbarian, Marsalis, Andrews, Jordan, Neville and Boutte just to name a few. Another, the Batiste Family has scattered to other cities across the country, there are still some in New Orleans, and the current band leader with his band, Stay Hungry, on the Late Show with Stephen Colbert is piano phenom Jon Batiste. The Julliard trained pianist is equally at home trading his piano ...


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