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Charles Mingus 95th Birthday Celebration At Jazz Standard Monday April 24, 2017

Charles Mingus 95th Birthday Celebration At Jazz Standard Monday April 24, 2017

On Monday, April 24th, the Charles Mingus Institute and the Jazz Standard will join forces to celebrate the life and work of one of the most important figures in twentieth century American music: accomplished composer and bassist, Charles Mingus. In honor of what would be his 95th birthday, the event will showcase Mingus classics as well ...

Jazz Standard Begins New "Mobetta Tuesdays" Weekly Residency Led By Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter / Producer Maurice "Mobetta" Brown

Jazz Standard Begins New "Mobetta Tuesdays" Weekly Residency Led By Grammy Award-Winning Trumpeter / Producer Maurice "Mobetta" Brown

One of the nation’s premier jazz clubs, Jazz Standard, today announced the inauguration of “Mobetta Tuesdays,” a new Tuesday night residency by mastermind trumpeter/composer/arranger/producer Maurice “Mobetta” Brown. Beginning March 14th with a CD release concert celebrating his latest album The Mood, “Mobetta Tuesdays” will bring a dynamic, distinctive sound that uniquely marries contemporary jazz, blues-rock and ...

Songlines Recordings Releases "Shores Against Silence," The First Of A Two-CD Set Featuring Works By Patrick Zimmerli Spanning The Past 25 Years

Songlines Recordings Releases "Shores Against Silence," The First Of A Two-CD Set Featuring Works By Patrick Zimmerli Spanning The Past 25 Years

Composer/saxophonist Patrick Zimmerli offers a unique view on the evolution of musical and artistic ideas on his latest recordings: Shores Against Silence and Clockworks. Recorded in 1992 and circulated only as an underground tape in the New York scene, Shores Against Silence is being released commercially for the first time this November. Bookending a compositional arc ...

Contemporary Musicians Mika And Richard Stoltzman Join Forces For One-night Only Concert At Carnegie Hall Featuring Guest Artists Miki Orihari, Eddie Gomez, And More

Contemporary Musicians Mika And Richard Stoltzman Join Forces For One-night Only Concert At Carnegie Hall  Featuring Guest Artists Miki Orihari, Eddie Gomez, And More

World-renowned artists Mika (marimba) and Richard Stoltzman (clarinet) return to Carnegie Hall on November 5, 2015, to showcase their amazing versatility and crossover ability in a one-night only concert event. The program includes works by Chick Corea, John Zorn, Toru Takemitsu, Bach, Ravel, and Stravinsky, as well as the world premiere of William T. McKinley’s 22-movement ...

Composer/Musician Wayne Horvitz Releases New Album Inspired By Poet Richard Hugo

Composer/Musician Wayne Horvitz Releases New Album Inspired By Poet Richard Hugo

Composer/Musician Wayne Horvitz Releases Some Places Are Forever Afternoon (Songlines), Paying Tribute to Poet Richard Hugo SEATTLE, WA — Known for his multifaceted musical personality, composer/musician Wayne Horvitz ventures into progressively-inclined acoustic jazz and ultra-modern classicism in his latest album, Some Places Are Forever Afternoon. Written in honor of the iconic Northwest poet Richard Hugo (1923-82), ...

Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Premiere-filled Concerts June 11 + 14

Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Premiere-filled Concerts June 11 + 14

Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti Celebrates 50th Birthday With Two Premiere-Filled Concerts June 11 + 14 New York City, NY: On the occasion of his 50th birthday (June 13, 2015), the Austrian Cultural Forum New York presents an unprecedented overview of composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti's work as a composer including new pieces written specifically for the occasion. The concert ...

Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti 50th Birthday Celebrations

Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti 50th Birthday Celebrations

Special Performances, Recordings, and Events to Celebrate the 50th Birthday of Innovative Composer/Percussionist Lukas Ligeti New York City, NY — Composer/percussionist Lukas Ligeti today announced a robust 2015 season in anticipation of his 50th birthday (6.13.15). A champion of intercultural music and arguably one of the world’s most ingenious composers, Lukas is celebrating with world premieres ...

Grammy Award-Winning Vocalist Lisa Fischer Kicks Off Jazz Standard's Line-up For January

Grammy Award-Winning Vocalist Lisa Fischer Kicks Off Jazz Standard's Line-up For January

January @ Jazz Standard Features Helen Sung Quintet Ms. Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton Stefon Harris & sonic creed Chris Potter Underground Orchestra New York City, NY — JAZZ STANDARD, one of the nation’s premier jazz clubs, offers another im­pressive month of music with jazz legends and rising stars throughout January. Pianist Helen Sung will lead ...

Released Today: "Circuit Rider" Feat. Ron Miles, Bill Frisell And Brian Blade

Released Today: "Circuit Rider" Feat. Ron Miles, Bill Frisell And Brian Blade

Master Cornetist RON MILES Releases Circuit Rider, his Second Album featuring Bill Frisell and Brian Blade New York, NY —- Cornetist Ron Miles leads guitarist Bill Frisell and drummer Brian Blade in Circuit Rider, the group’s second album. A logical evolution from the Trio’s debut album Quiver (2012), Circuit Rider epitomizes Miles’ signature lyricism, deceptively simple ...

Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra Kicks Off Its "Jazz For Kids" Program on October 19th

Jazz Standard Youth Orchestra Kicks Off Its "Jazz For Kids" Program on October 19th

JAZZ FOR KIDS Ongoing, every Sunday Oct 19-May 17 (except for 12/21, 12/28 + 2/1). Doors open at 1:00pm; show from 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Jazz Standard, 116 East 27th Street (between Park & Lexington); Train 6 to 28th/Lex. FREE! In lieu of a cover charge, guests may give a $5 donation that benefits the Jazz Standard ...


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