CORNELIA STREET CAFE
29 Cornelia Street, NYC, New York212-989-9319
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 Cornelia Street Cafe
Fri Jul 13
9:00PM & 10:30PM EMILIO SOLLA & THE NY JAZZ-TANGO GROUP
(Emilio Solla, piano & composition;Paplo Aslan, bass;Franco Pinna, drums;VIctor Pietro, accordion)
The animated Solla summoned forth none other than the ghost of Mingus, as he forcefully commanded the band, prodding them on and exhorting his audience, while creating more mischief on stage" (All About Jazz)
Having recently moved to NY from Barcelona, the Argentine pianist- composer Emilio Solla brings back to Cornelia his fusion of Tango and Argentine folk with jazz. With 4 Cds as band leader for Fresh Sound Records, Solla has toured extensively in Europe and Latin America, and is now having a warm welcome in town (" Judging by New York Tango's two-night Smalls residency, Solla's reception here has been sterling" (Inside Connection, June 2007)
Sat Jul 14
9:00PM & 10:30PM LEONARDO CIOGLIA GROUP
(John Ellis, tenor & soprano saxophone;Mike Moreno, guitar;Leonardo Cioglia, bass & compositions;Jochen Rueckert, drums) Bassist Leonardo Cioglia takes Brazilian Jazz in a more modern approach. ...a Brazilian 'spice' to his sound, but he explores the genre outside the box."
Odds & Ends: Ernest Barteldes' column on The Brasilians.
Leonardo Cioglia has a great feel and great timing, he is very relaxed, and I can really explore polyrhythms when I'm playing alongside someone so able." Duduka Da Fonseca's interview w/ Bruce Gilman for Brazzil Magazine
Effervescent rhythm is the currency of this quartet of musicians originally hailing from Brazil. The New York Times on the group Brazilian Jazz Collective led by Leonardo Cioglia
Sun Jul 15
8:30PM JACK HARDY IN CONCERT
(Jack Hardy, voice/guitar/compositions;Mike Laureanno, bass;Tom Duval, guitar)
Jack Hardy has been called the leader of the folk revival in new york. His music includes influences from western, celtic, & political with a concentration in love songs. His songs have been covered by Suzanne Vega, Dave Van Ronk, Cindy Mangsen, Anne Hills, Lui Collins among others. He tours Europe often and is working on his 15th album.
Jack Hardy is so at home in the role of celtic bard it is hard to believe he is home- grown." - Rolling Stone
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