Harlem Jazz Series - Amina Figarova Trio
Dec
18
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Amina Figarova Trio

Amina Figarova was born in Baku, Azerbaijan.  She learned to play the piano as a small child and began composing when only six years old.  Amina attended the Baku Academy of Music  where she studied to become a classical concert pianist.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Fay Victor
Dec
21
7:00 PM19:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Fay Victor

In command, infectious, energetic and strong, Fay Victor hypnotizes audiences, whether she sings a blues, sculpts a free piece, or reinvents a Herbie Nichols tune. Running the full gamut of human emotion in an original mix of traditional song forms and free improvisation - “FreeSong” - is Victor’s trademark approach to improvised vocal music.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Jorge Sylvester
Dec
14
7:00 PM19:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Jorge Sylvester

A unique innovator in the idiom of creative music, Jorge Sylvester’s sound is reminiscent of another time in jazz history when artists like Dolphy and Ornette were exploding on the scene and experimenting with concepts that would ultimately revolutionize music at large.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Antoine Roney
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Antoine Roney

Philadelphia-born tenor saxophonist, Antoine Roney grew up surrounded by music. After a short period learning the clarinet, he took an interest in the saxophone, after his older brother - renowned saxophonist Wallace - introduced him to John Coltrane's Live at Birdland album.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Ed Cherry Trio
Nov
6
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Ed Cherry Trio

“Ed Cherry is a great, soulful, swinging underrated player deserving of wider recognition.” “An expressive instrumentalist, Cherry has a hip, melodic approach that is a refreshing contrast to guitarists who frequently resort to playing “finger music.”

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Harlem Jazz Series - Darrell Green Trio
Oct
16
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Darrell Green Trio

Music is definitely part of Darrell Green’s family pedigree – his father was a bass player after all – but this jazz drummer has his own preternatural sense of groove. Over a career that’s spanned more than two decades, Green has become a master technician and prolific sideman, sharing stages with everyone from Blue Note vibraphonist Stefon Harris to saxophonist Red Holloway.

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Harlem Jazz Series - The Ras Moshe Burnett Ensemble
Oct
9
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - The Ras Moshe Burnett Ensemble

Ras Moshe Burnett (Theodore Burnett III) is a Jazz musician, saxophonist, poet, activist, teacher and returning student working toward a music therapy degree in the NY area. He hails from East New York-Brooklyn NY with maternal Grandparents who hail from Harlem, NY.

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Harlem Jazz Series - The Harlem Society featuring Khemestry Khem
Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

Harlem Jazz Series - The Harlem Society featuring Khemestry Khem

Khemestry Khem began playing trumpet at the age of 11, eventually studying jazz at The Juilliard School, following in the footsteps of his teachers Jerome Austin and Wynton Marsalis. Khemestry continued his studies at The New School conservatory, receiving instruction from Reggie Workman, Jimmy Owens, Charles Tolliver, George Cables, Kenny Barron and many others.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Taru Alexander Trio
Oct
2
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Taru Alexander Trio

Taru Alexander is an award winning American jazz drummer, born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. He is a son of jazz legend Roland Alexander, an American post-bop jazz tenor saxophone player from Boston, Massachusetts. During his three decades of professional successful career, Taru appeared as a side man on more than fifty albums.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Pete Drungle
Sep
28
7:00 PM19:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Pete Drungle

Pete Drungle is a Bessie Award-winning composer and pianist who has made music with Ornette Coleman, The Kronos Quartet, Yoko Ono, the Decoding Society and many others; he has composed scores for theater, television, film and video, and has collaborated with visual and performance artists

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Harlem Jazz Series - Yoichi Uzeki & Interlocking
Sep
11
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Yoichi Uzeki & Interlocking

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A native of Tokyo, pianist, composer and arranger, Yoichi Uzeki received his bachelor's degree at Temple University in Philadelphia, PA and his master's degree and the Sir Roland Hanna Award from Queens College, City University of New York.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Stafford Hunter
Sep
4
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Stafford Hunter

Stafford Hunter is a Philadelphia native and three-time Grammy nominated trombonist and sea shells plays (and sometimes vocalist). He became a professional musician at the age of 16. Stafford has performed at former-US President Bill Clinton's first inaugural.

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