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Adam Cordero

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New York native Adam Cordero is a saxophonist, composer, educator, environmentalist, and multi- instrumentalist based in Queens, New York. His dedication to music has led him to play at the most established jazz venues in the NYC area such as The Jazz Gallery, Smalls Jazz Club, Roulette Intermedium, Bar Next Door, and Williamsburg Music Center. Adam has also performed internationally for a week-long engagement at the Bern Jazz Festival, held in Switzerland. Adam’s quintet, “Arcadia” strives to unite people in the need to preserve our environment. "Arcadia" holds a yearly benefit concert— their most recent benefit event on December 22nd, 2022 was held as a streamable concert, and it raised hundreds of dollars for Eden Reforestation Projects. In 2022, Adam's career as a bassoonist led him to collaborate with avant-garde jazz legend & Pulitzer Prize winner, Henry Threadgill for his multimedia project "The Other One" which was performed/recorded live at Roulette Intermedium and released as an album in 2023. Adam has shared the stage with other incredible artists such as Morgan Guerin, Alfredo Colon, Ingrid Jensen, David Virelles, and Tyshawn Sorey. Adam was named a National YoungArts Foundation Winner in 2018 and in 2019, he performed and was broadcast on the East Coast's premier jazz radio station, WBGO. In addition to playing saxophones & bassoon primarily, Adam also plays clarinet, bass clarinet, and flute.

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'If I Had,' The New Ep From Juno-nominated Jazz Drummer Curtis Nowosad Drops Today On La Reserve Records—release Events At Rockwood Music Hall And Smalls Jazz Club

'If I Had,' The New Ep From Juno-nominated Jazz Drummer Curtis Nowosad Drops Today On La Reserve Records—release Events At Rockwood Music Hall And Smalls Jazz Club

JUNO-nominated, NYC-based jazz drummer, composer, bandleader Curtis Nowosad will release If I Had, a soul-searching record that bears a message of social justice at its core. The drummer has a gift for marrying the personal and the political — he did so to powerful effect on his self-titled 2019 release, which presented songs about civil rights ...

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roy ben bashat

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Guitarist, composer, and songwriter born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. Roy Ben Bashat was recognized as a prodigy from a young age and was accepted into the jazz music department at the prestigious Thelma Yelin school for the arts. During high school, he played with renowned jazz artists in Israel and performed at local venues and festivals. In 2017, he was granted a full schoarship from Berklee College of Music, and relocated to Boston in 2018. 

Roy Ben Bashat graduated from Berklee College of Music and moved to Brooklyn, NY in 2022. Shortly after moving to NYC, Ben Bashat started playing with some of the Jazz leaders in the city, including Luis Perdomo, Eric McPherson, Lex Korten, Noah Preminger, among others. 

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Tomer Cohen

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Tomer Cohen (American-Israeli guitar player) was born in the US, but spent his
childhood in the countryside in Israel. He picked up the guitar at a young age and
from that moment on, he knew that music was his pursuit in life. He studied jazz at
the Israeli Conservatory of Music at Tel Aviv; after that, he was granted a scholarship
from The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, and then moved to New
York, where he graduated from the BFA Jazz Program.
 
Over the years, Tomer has steadily become a promising talent in NYC’s jazz scene.
He has performed in numerous gigs as a band leader both locally and internationally.
He has gained a large amount of performance experience by playing with his trio
ensemble at a wide array of venues, from small locations to large festivals

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Iconoclast

Iconoclast is a duo from New York City comprised of Julie Joslyn (alto saxophone, live electronics, violin, vocals) and Leo Ciesa (drums, percussion, keyboards, vocals). Ciesa and Joslyn have been composing and performing together since 1987 and have developed a bold and distinctive sound. Iconoclast's music and performance is known for its intensity, physicality and "larger than duo" impact. Acoustic and electronic sounds exist side by side as the music moves between improvisation and composition without stylistic limitation.As a review in "Culture Catch" states "Falling in the cracks between genres, sounding like nobody else on the scene, Joslyn and Ciesa have carved out a brave nich for themselves as Iconoclast."

Iconoclast has performed extensively throughout the United States, Canada and Europe

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Amina Figarova

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Amina Figarova is without doubt one of the most productive jazz composers and talented jazz piano players from Europe. Now living in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Amina started playing piano and composing at a very early age. She studied as a classical concert pianist at the Baku Conservatory, jazz performance at the Rotterdam Conservatory and the Berklee College of Music in Boston.

Amina performs with her own group at many jazz festivals and jazz clubs around the world, such as The North Sea Jazz Festival, New Orleans Jazz Festival, Capetown International Jazzfestival, Salvador Bahia Jazz Festival, Brasil, JakArt Festival, Indonesia, Yoshi's in Oakland, CA, Blue Note jazz club New York, and has given concerts in Israel, Europe, United Arabs Emirates, Mexico, USA, Azerbaijan, and many others. Recorded her first CD "Attraction" in 1994, a start of a wonderful career as pianist and composer, a CD with all compositions and arrangements of Amina, almost all the music on her CDs are composed by herself.

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Justking Jones

Justking Jones is the new, young face of jazz. This rising star logically fuses a sincere respect for traditional jazz with African Rhythms in a form that reaches all audiences. His style of music is all-encompassing, advocating unity—notwithstanding race, gender or religion. Justking is a multi talented artist who is an educator, plays all saxophones, flute, clarinet and produces/composes/arranges. This versatile artist’s unforgettable sound has brought him all through NYC, LA, Europe and The UK for tours and performances with Mos Def, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Talib Kweli, Theo Croker and Winard Harper

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Jaehyun Cho

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Jaehyun Cho was born and grew up in Seoul, South Korea. He began playing electric bass when he was seventeen. From 2008 to 2010, He served in the Korean Air Force band as a bassist and attended the international military band festival in Rotterdam, Netherlands as a member of Korean national military band in 2009. Although Jaehyun is a native of Seoul, South Korea, his career began when he moved to Los Angeles in 2012 and attended California State University, Northridge where he studied and performed with Gary Pratt, Dave Robaire. Gary Fukushima and Mike Mull among many others. In 2018, he moved to New York City, and he attended the masters program at NYU where he studied with Drew Gress, Billy Drummond, Ari Horning, Alan Ferber, Mike Rodriguez and Billy Drews

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Kiku Collins

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"Ms. Collins plays trumpet and flugelhorn like a twenty-first century Miles Davis" Derek Ansell - Jazz Journal International

"...one of the best out there on the current trumpet community. Your section playing, tone, control, and solo chops, outstanding!!" Eric Miyashiro

"Her phrasing, sound and lyricism remind me of great singers. For me, that is one of the best compliments that I could give to any trumpet player!" Mike Vax

Classically trained at Manhattan School of Music and Interlochen Arts Academy, Kiku brings professionalism to every job in every style, with her sense of humor and sense of adventure that leads her to play and sing with a diverse group of artists.

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Internationally-Acclaimed Venue, Jazz Standard, Closes Its Doors

Internationally-Acclaimed Venue, Jazz Standard, Closes Its Doors

It is with great sadness that USHG shares that Jazz Standard and Blue Smoke Flatiron will not be reopening on 27th Street. We have explored every avenue to arrive at a different outcome, but due to the pandemic and months without revenue—as well as a lengthy rent negotiation that has come to a standstill—we’ve reached the ...


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