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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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Harlem Jazz Series - Linda May Han Oh Quintet
Aug
31
7:00 PM19:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Linda May Han Oh Quintet

Linda Oh - Born in Malaysia and raised in Perth, Western Australia, Linda started classical piano at age four and took up clarinet at eleven and bassoon at thirteen. At fifteen, Linda dabbled on electric bass, playing jazz in the high school and community big bands.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Hilliard Greene Trio
Aug
7
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Hilliard Greene Trio

Hilliard Greene has been studying music for more than 30 years and has been playing professionally for over twenty. His emphasis is in classical, jazz, rock, blues, R&B, Tango as well as the music of other continents and US regions, and solo performances.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Dyer, Jones & Wimberly Trio
Jul
31
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Dyer, Jones & Wimberly Trio

Michael Wimberly is a composer, percussionist, educator, and music producer based in Harlem, New York. Having recorded and toured internationally with innovative artists such as Charles Gayle, Steve Coleman, William Parker, Cooper-Moore, David Murray, and many others, Michael has earned his place in the pantheon of cutting-edge, avant-garde jazz drummers.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Ahmed Abdullah's DIASPORA
Jul
27
7:00 PM19:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Ahmed Abdullah's DIASPORA

Ahmed Abdullah was born and raised in Harlem. In 2016, he performed in Harlem for the first time with his own band. Ahmed has been leading a band since 1972. Over the years he has worked with or recorded with bands led by Sam Rivers, Sun Ra, Rashied Ali, Ed Blackwell, Billy Bang, Arthur Blythe and Bluiett.

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Harlem Jazz Series - "Sweet" Lee Odom
Jul
17
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - "Sweet" Lee Odom

“Sweet” Lee Odom has been playing clarinet for years, along with other woodwind instruments, including flute and bass clarinet. A native of North Carolina, Lee ventured to New York City in 2011 where she quickly found her way into various musical communities.

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Yayoi Ikawa's Roots & Groove Quartet
May
25
7:00 PM19:00

Yayoi Ikawa's Roots & Groove Quartet

Born in Tokyo, Japan, but raised musically in New York, pianist/composer/educator, Yayoi Ikawa is an experience in ingenuity and compassion. Being exposed to the diverse music scene in New York, Yayoi plays Jazz, Gospel, R&B, Hip-Hop, Classical, African, and Caribbean music.

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