This 2-hour intimate experience provides a haven where music lovers can relax and engage with musicians while enjoying hors d’oeuvres, wine and dessert. This exceptional evening runs the 1st Thursday of every month with different musicians performing at various homes in Harlem.
Based in Ithaca and Manhattan, Don Slatoff has performed with Jaki and the Apollo Stompers, Jimmy Cozier’s Renaissance Big Band, Ray Abrams Big Band, Ray Draper Big Band, Nine Lives Nonet, The Microscopic Septet, Wayne Horvitz, Bob January Orchestra, Loren Schoenburg Big Band, Thiago De Mello and Amazonas, Paul Jeffries Octet, Sam Wooding’s Chocolate Kiddies, Nando Rodriguez Orchestra Tropicale, Cholo Rivera, Charlie Persip and Superband, The Big Apple Circus, Chico O’Farrill Orchestra, Fred Houn and the Afro-Asian Music Ensemble, Winds & Skins (co-leader), Horacio Calvo Quintet, The Baritones, Nick Sager Quintet, The Baritones, Hank Roberts and Wiggy Dog Boy, Caca Malaquias (Brazil), Banda Mantiqueira (Brasil), Pete Wooley (Brasil), George Reed Quartet, Bernie Upson and Friends, Waldron Ricks Quintet, Delfeayo Marsalis Uptown Jazz Orchestra, various club date bands, show augments, including Joey Heatherton, Chita Rivera, The Barry Sisters, Joey Fisher, etc. Recorded with several of the above, including Jaki Byard and Hank Roberts. Don Slatoff’s Jazz Experience is an evolving, ever-changing phenomenon.
Featuring: Don Slatoff – reeds, Hilliard Greene – bass, and Larry Banks – drums
First set: 8pm - 8:45pm; 15 min break; Second set: 9pm - 9:45pm