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Winter JazzFest's Weekend Marathon: A Survival Guide

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Friday 11th: Best alternative: go for a combo by splitting the evening across two venues, a good compromise between not having to move too much and getting more flexibility. To accomplish that, in addition to mixing the concerts from two of the venues listed above, consider: Saturday 12th: Best alternative: do the combo. In addition to mixing the concerts from two of the venues listed above, consider the ECM Record Stage/Sheen Center Combo. Le Poisson Rouge, 6:20PM-8:10PM. Vijay Iyer and Craig Taborn; Mathias Eick; then a dash down Bleecker Street to the Sheen Center, 8.20PM-midnight: Pocket Science with Gary Bartz, Kahil El'Zabar, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Robert Irving III; Impressions of Pepper Round Robin (Mark Guiliana, Liberty Ellman, Makaya McCraven, Brian Jackson, David Virelles, Keyon Harrold, Brandee Younger, Clark Gayton, Matthew Whitaker, Nate Wood, JD Allen, The JuJu Exchange); Amina Claudine Myers.

The maximalist's approach

You do not accept compromises and intend to catch as many highlight shows as possible since you are undaunted by the thought of running from venue to venue and you've mastered the art of making your way through lines and crowds. If that's you, then these might represent a few ways to match very promising performances with the realities imposed by the festival's schedule as well as the distances between venues (speaking of which, check the festival's map at the end of this article):


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