Monthly Archives: March 2011

THE ROOTS PRESENT
Mo’ Meta Blues II
Paid in Full 25th Anniversary Edition
featuring Rakim, Black Thought, DJ J.Period & James Poyser

*The Blue Note* ~ Showtimes: 9:00pm & 11:30pm Produced By Jill Newman Productions Paid in Full Paid in Full is credited as a benchmark album of golden age hip hop. Rakim’s rapping, which pioneered the use of internal rhymes in … Continue reading

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Questlove Presents:
Mo’ Meta Blues I
Featuring: Booker T, Gary Bartz, Christian McBride & Eric Krasno

*The Blue Note* ~ Showtimes: 9:00pm & 11:30pm Produced By Jill Newman Productions Questlove, drums/electronics Booker T, organ/keyboards/vocals Eric Krasno, guitar Christian McBride, bass Drummer/producer Ahmir Thompson is a living link between the digital science of modern hip-hop and the … Continue reading

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Questlove Presents: Mo’ Meta Blues I
Featuring: Booker T, Gary Bartz, Christian McBride & Eric Krasno

*The Blue Note* ~ Showtimes: 9:00pm & 11:30pm Produced By Jill Newman Productions          Questlove, drums/electronics Booker T, organ/keyboards/vocals Eric Krasno, guitar Christian McBride, bass Drummer/producer Ahmir Thompson is a living link between the digital science of … Continue reading

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JazzReach Educational Programs

*Highline Ballroom* ~ Showtime: 10:00am & 12:00pm JazzReach, Inc. in collaboration with the BLUE NOTE JAZZ FESTIVAL, will present a total of 6 matinee performances of its all-new educational program “ELLINGTON!” for New York City Public School Students, JUNE 1-3, … Continue reading

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JazzReach Educational Programs

*Highline Ballroom* ~ Showtime: 10:00am & 12:00pm JazzReach, Inc. in collaboration with the BLUE NOTE JAZZ FESTIVAL, will present a total of 6 matinee performances of its all-new educational program “ELLINGTON!” for New York City Public School Students, JUNE 1-3, … Continue reading

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JazzReach Educational Programs

*Highline Ballroom* ~ Showtime: 10:00am & 12:00pm JazzReach, Inc. in collaboration with the BLUE NOTE JAZZ FESTIVAL, will present a total of 6 matinee performances of its all-new educational program “ELLINGTON!” for New York City Public School Students, JUNE 1-3, … Continue reading

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THIS IS JAZZ? Vol. 2
Nation Beat
The Stick-Ups
Afuche
Knights on Earth

*Mercury Lounge* ~ Showtime: 8:00pm Nation Beat ~ 11:00pm Which nation, and which beat? What makes this group special is that it offers no simple answers. They are rhythm gatherers, harvesting the fruit of 500 years of cultural crossbreeding, which … Continue reading

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THIS IS JAZZ? Vol. 1
Mamarazzi
Dana Leong
Lifted Crew
The Suite Unraveling

*Mercury Lounge* ~ Showtime: 8:00pm Mamarazzi – 11:00pm Spontaneously combusting under the careless scientific supervision of a group of Wesleyan University Alum (the nonsensical institution that housed Santigold, MGMT, and Dar Williams), the band’s sound has been born and born … Continue reading

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Hip-Hop Jazz
Igmar Thomas feat. Marcus Strickland & Raydar Ellis

The Lee Morgan Story feat. John Robinson & Ben Williams

Mental Notes

Spokinn Movement

*Mercury Lounge* ~ Showtime: 8:00pm Igmar Thomas & The Cypher feat. Special Guest Marcus Strickland & Raydar Ellis ~ 11:00pm Trumpeter, composer, arranger, bandleader… IGMAR THOMAS has developed his craft since the age of 12, picking up appendages to his … Continue reading

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Jazz Guitar 2011
David Fiuczynski

Liberty Ellman

Marvin Sewell

Nir Felder

*Mercury Lounge* ~ Showtime: 8:00pm David Fiuczynski Group featuring Tony Grey (bass) & Dave Throckmorton (drums) - 11:00pm Iconoclastic and prolific jazz-rock guitarist David ‘Fuze’ Fiuczynski, a jazz player who“doesn’t want to play just jazz”, has been hailed by the world … Continue reading

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