Friday, August 10 at Big Apple at 8:30-11pm, $10: Lewis Porter (synthesizer) returns to Big Apple Jazz with the fabulous drummer Rudy Royston, a bassist Ryan Berg, and SPECIAL GUESTS.
We really want a good crowd at this one. I am trying to help Big Apple to become a destination" for jazz lovers. What's not to like?:
Big Apple is a delightful coffee-house atmosphere with burgers, fish, soft drinks and desserts available, as well as jazz CDs and books and other gifts--you can bring your own wine ($3 corking fee per bottle)--COME TO THIS GIG!!!
Big Apple Jazz is located between W.131 and W.132 Streets at 2236 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. (aka 7th Ave);B, C and 2, 3 Trains to 135th or the M2 bus stops right in front.Tel. (212) 283-JAZZ (5299). If you're driving, parking is easy on 131st.
Mon Aug 27 8:30PM Cornelia Street Cafe
LEWIS PORTER TRIO - CD RELEASE
(Lewis Porter, piano; Rudy Royston, drums;Ryan Berg, bass; + special guests!) CD RELEASE PARTY for Lew's new CD Italian Encounter (live in Italy, on the Altrisuoni label) which will be for sale at $15. ABOUT THE NEW CD: Swing Journal July 2007 p.192 says that the CD reveals a deep thinker..who thrills us with intriguing note choices--a very uncommon approach and worth listening to." Midwest Record (May 07) writes that the CD is a sizzling trio date... Mixing experimental with traditional, these cats play up a storm." DON'T MISS THIS GIG! Cover $10
Fri 9/7 at Big Apple Jazz--LEWIS PORTER (synthesizer) CD RELEASE PARTY with Rudy Royston (Drums) and bassist TBA.This is a CD RELEASE PARTY for Porter's new CD Italian Encounter (live in Italy, on the Altrisuoni label) which will be for sale at $15.
Porter-Di Castri-Sferra Trio Italian Encounter Lewis Porter-piano, Furio DiCastri-bass, Fabrizio Sferra-drums Altrisuoni AS222 Street Date September 1, 2007
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