Sunday Jazz Brunch
Mark Rapp & Derek Lee Bronston: The Song Project

*The Blue Note* ~ Showtimes: 12:30pm & 2:30pm

Mark Rapp has played sold out shows at the Blue Note (NY), Joe’s Pub, Yoshi’s (San Fran) and such venues as Blues Alley (D.C.), the JVC Newport Jazz Festival, Dizzy’s at Jazz Lincoln Center, JazzTime Festival (Croatia), Jazzland (Vienna), Jazz Standard (New York) and more. Mark was named a “top emerging trumpeter” by Downbeat Magazine, featured on a Travel Channel documentary and has played with such diverse artists as Branford Marsalis to Hootie and the Blowfish.Mark has 3 records as a leader including his critically-loved debut Token Tales (2009), Braden-Rapp: The Strayhorn Project (2010) with saxophone great Don Braden, GRAMMY-nominated pianist Gerald Clayton and vocalist Sachal Vasandani ( and The Song Project’s Art of the Song, vol.1 (2010) – an industry first “Applum” ( Disney’s soon-to-be released CD “Everybody Wants to be a Cat” features Mark on it’s closing track. The CD also features Roy Hargrove, Dave Brubeck, Esperanza Spalding, The Bad Plus, Joshua Redman and more. Currently, Mark is finishing his 4th record as a leader, a tribute to Lou Donaldson, and is due to release early 2011.

“Rapp lives up to his billing as one today’s exciting young trumpeters.” –

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June 5, 2011
$24.50 includes ticket to show, meal & 1 drink
Blue Note
131 West 3rd Street, New York, NY, 10012