Monthly Archives: May 2013

Featured Neighborhood: Upper WestSide (05/31)

Selected Music / Upper West Side & Nearby Eddie Henderson Quintet Miles Davis — and specifically his work on the 1961 album “Someday My Prince Will Come” — serves as an inspiration for the veteran trumpeter Eddie Henderson in this … Continue reading

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NYCity Events: Manhattan’s WestSide (05/30)

Selected Musical Events – May 30, 2013 Bill Charlap Trio The pianist Bill Charlap, the bassist Peter Washington and the drummer Kenny Washington make up this spit-and-polish trio, which favors a crisp approach to standard songbook fare. That’s the personnel … Continue reading

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Featured Neighborhood: Greenwich Village (05/29)

Tonight’s Music  / Greenwich Village BRAZILIAN JAZZ TRIO 7:15PM – 8:15PM David Fink-Bass, Adriano Santos-Drums, Dario Eskenazi-Piano. Playing the music of Roger Davidson Pianist Roger Davidson’s repertory as a composer ranges from chamber music and symphonic and choral works to … Continue reading

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NYCity Events: Manhattan’s WestSide (05/28)

Selected Musical Events – May 28, 2013 WBGO Jazz Series: Benny Goodman & Other Joys Although many important anniversaries are being overlooked (it’s hard to believe there hasn’t been an event in New York commemorating Woody Herman’s centennial), the 75th … Continue reading

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Featured Neighborhood: Midtown West (05/27)

Selected Music Tonight – Manhattan’s WestSide Hear Big Band Smiths Because Morrissey always needed a horn section. The eleven-piece band known as the Titanics offer Morrissey this eccentric, sweet tribute for his birthday: gloomfest emo tunes goosed with full-on Tommy … Continue reading

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NYCity Events: Manhattan’s WestSide (05/26)

Selected Events – May 26, 2013 Washington Square Outdoor Art Exhibition This biannual Greenwich Village display — it also takes place over Labor Day Weekend — will be set up on University Place, from East 13th, along Washington Square Park … Continue reading

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Featured Neighborhood: Times Square/Theater District (05/25)

Selected Events – Times Square/Theater District & Nearby Electric Miles Evoking a mood as well as a time period, this Miles Davis tribute features not one but two credibly slashing trumpeters, Randy Brecker and Jeremy Pelt, at the forefront of a … Continue reading

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