Creole Restaurant and Music Supper Club 2167 Third Avenue (N.E. corner 118th St.), New York, New York 10035 - (212) 876-8838 Presents : LATIN JAZZ LEGACY SERIES AUGUST 2009
August 21st and 22nd at 8:00pm & 10:00pm TRIBUTE TO RAY BARRETTO Featuring the super-talented artists: Special Guest Steve Turre (trombone), Chembo Corniel (conga) Vince Cherico (drums), Boris Kozlov (bass), Peter Brainin (saxophones), John Di Martino (pianist, musical director) - Paying homage to the Grammy winning Latin jazz giant Ray Barretto - often called the godfather of Latin jazz," these accomplished musicians infuse new energy into his big sound.
Creole http://www.creolenyc.com/ is known for its bright management, quality food and music and for bringing Jazz, Latin Jazz and R&B back uptown. Located in the heart of East Harlem, its ambiance is reminiscent of the nostalgic era of jazz supper clubs that spawned careers of countless jazz and blues artists who went on to make history. At Creole, one is immediately comforted by warmth and hospitality, as well as international cuisine, which features dishes such as blackened spice catfish, sweet potato beignets, and 20 variations of classic gumbo. Proprietor Kevin Walters prides himself on this unique environment that marries art, music, culture, entertainment, food and a sense of community in one location. Please join us for the happening 'Latin Jazz Legacy Series' at Creole. RESERVATIONS STRONGLY SUGGESTED. Tickets available at the door. $15.00 Music Charge. Showtimes 8:00pm & 10:00pm. For reservations call: 212-876-8838.