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Jeremy Steig Trio (Fri) Rez Abbasi's Bazaar (Sat) Ernesto Cervini Quartet (Sun) at the Cornelia Street Cafe

SOURCE: Published: 2007-03-10
CORNELIA STREET CAFE 29 Cornelia Street, NYC, New York 212-989-9319 between West 4th and Bleecker Sts, Greenwich Village 1 Subway to Sheridan Square; A, C, E, B, D, V, F to West 4th St.

This Weekend At The Cornelia Street Cafe

Fri Mar 09
(Jeremy Steig, flute;Cameron Brown, bass;Anthony Pinciotti, drums) Come and hear the HOTTEST jazz flutist playing in NY. Jeremy Steig has played with Bill Evans, Art Blakey, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Winter and many others. He brings with him three legendary musician. Cover $12

Sat Mar 10
(Rez Abbasi, guitar and compositions;Rudresh Mahanthappa, alto saxophone;Carlo Derosa, bass;Sunny Jain, drums) “Abbasi's phrasing is chain-motific in the manner of, say, Ornette; he makes unusual connections and resolutions at the termini of his lines, occasionally launching into scorching hyperdrive." All About Jazz Cover $10

Sun Mar 11
(Joel Frahm, tenor & soprano saxophone;Kristjan Randalu, piano;Joe Martin, bass;Ernesto Cervini, drums) Ernesto Cervini's album, Here is a wonderful debut that showcases Cervini's monster chops and compositional abilities" writes Budd Kopman, for All About Jazz. Drummer Ernesto Cervini has quickly become in demand as a sideman and also as a bandleader in New York City because of his unique and deep musicality. Joining Ernesto to celebrate the release of this wonderful CD is Joel Frahm on saxophones, Kristjan Randalu on piano, and Joe Martin on bass.

Prodigiously talented multi-instrumentalist, Ernesto Cervini has written and arranged all of the material on this exceptional debut CD. (Here is) is a symbiotic musical landscape that purposefully features each talented member of the quartet. Cervini - who shines on the drums - is a composer of profound complexity and emotion. “Here" is certainly one of the most interesting jazz recordings of 2007, and Cervini is one of our most intriguing emerging young artists. Lesley Mitchell-Clarke - The Wholenote Magazine

Full of energy, Ernesto Cervini pushes the entire band with razor- sharp cymbal work and light but incisive drums. His energy is electrifying, but he does not overpower the proceedings, managing to be extremely tight without being loud. “Here" is a wonderful debut that showcases Cervini's monster chops and compositional abilities. Budd Kopman - All About Jazz Cover $10

Mon Mar 12
(Matt Sulivan, oboe;C. Bryan Rulon, keyboard;Bill Kannar, bass;Benjamin Russell, violin;Miranda Sielaff, viola;Peter Anderegg, cello)
First Avenue's Farewell performance! “... impressive virtuosity ..." (Village Voice) and high-octane chamber music improvisation by oboist Matt Sullivan, keyboardist C. Bryan Rulon and double bassist Bill Kannar.

Lies You Can Believe In by Free Speech Zone composer Missy Mazzoli, performed by Benjamin Russell violin, Miranda Sielaff viola and Peter Anderegg cello.

Two short films by Marianna Ellenberg curated by Arnold Barkus

Cover charge:
$15 general, $10 stu/sr
with one drink minimum

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