UPDATE! Now with SPECIAL GUEST ARTIST JAMES SPAULDING!
Combine the exquisite dining experience of “Creole” with the flavor of Internationally known Jazz Artists; toss in the nostalgia of an ambiance found in elegant ‘Supper Clubs’…..and you have our “Jazz legacy Series”
Brownstone Entertainment; Bringing Jazz back ‘Uptown’…..to what was once the ‘spawning ground’ of the ‘Be-bop’ Era, and its’ Traditions…..
The weekend of Friday February 6th and Saturday February 7th will launch the series, celebrating a Brand new ‘Killer’ Record Release, just out on the “Early Bird” label and ‘cut’ in the Traditions of the Original “Jazz Corner” @ 52nd St. & Broadway: MICKEY BASS & The New York Powerhouse Ensemble, “Live’ at The Jazz Corner of the World”
The Band, featured on this record is the same Band which opened the JVC Jazz Festival in 2002, playing at the Schoenberg; received standing ovations at The Clef Club in Philadelphia; and was declared the “Highlight” of The Mellon Jazz Festival. The high intensity of this Band of Players, with their ‘take no prisoners’ attitude promises to be a rare Musical treat, and is not to be missed! Always maintaining that Powerhouse ‘mix’, the players will include: James Spaulding
; Alto sax, George Cables
; Piano, Eric Allen
; Drums and Bandleader Mickey Bass
“Mickey Bass’s long-running ensemble is hard bop with fire and soul; the jumping quintet always lives up to its name.” Gary Giddins.
“It was clearly The Highlight of the Mellon Jazz Festival! The work of The New York Powerhouse Ensemble at “The Crawford Grill”, stood far above all the other festival events because of the sax mans’ (Abraham Burton) playing and the work of the rest of the group, led by Hill District native; Bassist Mickey Bass, and featuring pianist John Hicks and Drummer Eric Allen. Bob Karlovits
On Friday and Saturday Nights; two shows nightly, at 8.00pm and 10.00pm.
There will be a $20 Cover Charge, and a ‘2 drink’ minimum.
Reservations are recommended! Please call the Club at (212) 876-8838
Creole Restaurant is located at 2167 Third Avenue (N.E. corner 118th St.), New York, New York 10035
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