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Harlem Jazz Series - Michael Marcus
May
28
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Michael Marcus

Michael Marcus is a jazz clarinetist/multi-woodwind player, composer and arranger. Since releasing his debut recording as a leader, Under the Wire for Enja Records in 1991, he has appeared on more than 35 records and composed over 125 original/recorded compositions.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Yayoi Ikawa's
Jun
14
7:00 PM19:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Yayoi Ikawa's

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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Harlem Jazz Series - James Brandon Lewis
Jun
28
7:00 PM19:00

Harlem Jazz Series - James Brandon Lewis

James Brandon Lewis (b. 1983 Buffalo, NY) is a critically acclaimed saxophonist, composer, recording artist and educator. Lewis has received accolades from New York Times, Q Magazine and cultural taste makers such as Ebony Magazine, who hailed him as one of the “7 Young Players to Watch” in today’s scene.

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Harlem Jazz Series - Alex Layne
May
21
12:00 PM12:00

Harlem Jazz Series - Alex Layne

New York born bassist Alex Layne began his musical career in 1959 at Count Basie’s Night Club.  He went on to become a major player on the New York scene, where Alex performed with many great musicians, including Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach, Freddy Hubbard, and Sonny Stitt.

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Harlem Jazz Series - "Sweet" Lee Odom
May
14
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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Harlem Jazz Series - T. K. Blue
May
3
7:00 PM19:00

Harlem Jazz Series - T. K. Blue

T.K. Blue began his life in music by playing trumpet from ages 8 to 10, then switching to drums for a year. After a hiatus, at age 17 he dedicated himself to music by learning flute. While attending New York University Blue threw himself headlong into music, concentrating on the saxophone.

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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 - 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 - 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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