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MONDAY APR. 30

Arthur’s Tavern Grove Street Stompers feat. Joe Licari ▲ Amadou Gaye, A Royal Crime
Bar Next Door Alan Kwan Trio w. Evan Gregor, Curtis Nowosad ▲ Dorian Devins Trio w. Lou Rainone, Paul Gill
Birdland Max von Essen w. Billy Stritch ▲ Jim Caruso’s Cast Party
Blue Note McCoy Tyner & Friends
Caffe Vivaldi Open Mic Night
Cornelia St. Cafe Simon Mulligan w. Craig Handy
The Cotton Club The Cotton Club All-Stars Big Band
Dizzy’s Temple University Jazz Band w. Terell Stafford & Special Guest Ann Hampton Callaway
Fat Cat The Better Tones ▲ Jeremy Manasia Group ▲ Afterhours w. Billy Kaye
The Iguana Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks
Jazz Standard Mingus Big Band
The Kitano Jam Session w. Iris Ornig
The Kola House Glenn Crytzer Orchestra
Local 802 AFM Jam Session
Mezzrow Peter Bernstein, Richard Wyands, John Webber ▲ Afterhours w. Pasquale Grasso
Rue B Mara Rosenblum Solo Piano “Monday Blues Series”  ▲Soul & Jazz Singers Jam Session feat Darnell Thomas
Smalls Ari Hoenig Trio w. Nitai Hershkovits, Matt Penman ▲ Joe Farnsworth Quartet w. Eric Alexander, Isaiah Thompson, John Weber ▲ Afterhours Jam Session
Smoke Vincent Herring Quartet & The New Jam Session
Swing 46 Swingadelic
Tomi Jazz Linda Presgrave Quartet ▲ Juan Carlos Polo Duo
Village Vanguard Vanguard Orchestra
11th Street Bar Richard Clements/Murray Wall Band

TUESDAY MAY 1

Arthur’s Tavern Yuichi Hirakawa ▲ House Rockin’ Blues
Arturo’s Art Hirihara Trio
The Astor Room Joel Forrester Solo Piano
Bar Next Door Nicola Caminiti Trio w. Ben Tiberio, JK Kim ▲ Assaf Kehati Trio w. Matt Pavolka, Peter Tranmueller
Birdland Fleurine & Boys from Brazil feat. Brad Mehldau
Blue Note Chucho Valdés feat. Roy Hargrove & Roberta Gambarini
Cornelia Street Cafe John Koozin Quartet w. Anthony Pearlman, Jasper Dutz, Chris Garriga ▲ Julissa w. Layla Wang ▲ Jane Irving w. John DiMartino, Kevin Hailey
Dizzy’s William Patterson University Jazz Orchestra feat. Bill Charlap ▲ Late: Danny Janklow
The Django Pasquale Grasso Solo Guitar ▲ Django Jam
Fat Cat Katsuko Tanaka Quintet ▲ Gerardo Contino’s Afro-Latin Renaissance ▲ Afterhours w. Russ Nolan’s Latin Jam
The Igauna Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks
Jazz Standard Kenny Barron Quintet w. Dayna Stephens, Mike Rodriguez, Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Jonathan Blake
The Kitano Paul Shinn Solo Piano
Mezzrow Hilary Gardner & Bruce Forman ▲ Afterhours w. Miki Yamanaka & Adi Meyerson “Polite Jam Session”
Rue B Kazu Pf Yokoshima Trio
Smalls Steve Nelson Quartet w. Rick Germanson, Calvin Hill, Charles Goold ▲ Abraham Burton Quartet ▲ Afterhours Jam Session
Smoke Doug Wamble Quartet w. Gideon Tazelaar, Brian Charette, Cameron MacIntosh
The Stone Michael Formanek/Andrew Cyrille
Swing 46 George Gee Swing Orchestra
Village Vanguard Eric Reed Quartet w. Tim Green, Michael Gurrola, McClenty Hunter

brooklyn

Halyard’s Jam Session w. Diego Voglino
Korzo Caroline Davis Quartet w. Julian Shore, Tamir Shmerling, Jay Sawyer ▲ Tim Berne/Hank Roberts
Parkside Jam Session w. Kazemde George
Radegast Hall Glenn Crytzer Trio
Roulette María Grand’s Revés/Rêves: Dreams of a Departed Maestra w. Ganavya Doraiswamy, Joel Ross, Rajna Swaminathan ▲ María Grand’s DiaTribe w. David Bryant, Rashaan Carter, Jeremy Dutton
Shapeshifter Lab Moppa Elliott’s Unspeakable Garbage w. Jon Irabagon, Nick Millevoi, Ron Stabinsky, Dan Monaghan ▲ Mike Kennedy Group w. Mike Frank, Ken Pendergast, Dan Monaghan

WEDNESDAY MAY 2

Arthur’s Tavern Eve Silber ▲ Alyson Williams w. Arthur’s House Band
Bar Next Door Austin Zhang Trio w. Niklas Lukassen, Andreu Pitarch ▲ Jonathan Kreisberg Trio
Birdland David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band ▲ Fleurine & Boys from Brazil feat. Brad Mehldau
Blue Note Chucho Valdés feat. Roy Hargrove & Roberta Gambarini
Cleopatra’s Needle Open Mic w. Les Kurtz ▲ Jam Session w. Nathan Brown
Cornelia Street Cafe Chris Dingman “Songs” w. Miriam Elhajli, Ike Sturm, Zaneta Sykes ▲ Jen Allen Quartet w. Kris Allen, Marty Jaffe, Kush Abadey
Club Bonafide David Rogers w/ Peter Douskalis: Classical, Jazz and Electric Guitars ▲ Moon Sugar
Dizzy’s Darcy James Argue Secret Society ▲ Late: Danny Janklow
The Django Jainardo y Su Kumbakin
Fat Cat Ai Murakami Quintet ▲ Curtis Nowosad Group ▲ Afterhours w. Ned Goold
Jazz Standard Kenny Barron Quintet w. Dayna Stephens, Mike Rodriguez, Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Jonathan Blake
The Kitano Harvey Diamond/Cameron Brown
Mezzrow Denny Zeitlin Solo Piano ▲ Afterhours w. Pete Malinverni
Minton’s Todd Herbert Quartet w. Oscar Williams, Tyler Mitchell, Jason Tiemann
Nublu Dana Murray and Manifesto w. JD Allen, Andrew Bailie, David Hawkins, Reg Wyns and guests
Rue B Perrin Grace Trio
Smalls Will Vinson Quintet w. Mike Moreno, Aaron Parks, Rick Rosato, Clarence Penn ▲ Kelly Green Sextet w. Brandon Woody, Jovan Alexandre, Mike Troy, Matt Dwonszyk, Jonathan Barber ▲ Afterhours w. Mike Troy feat. Micah Thomas, Matt Dwonszyk, Kyle Benford
Smoke Lezlie Harrison w. Ben Paterson, Saul Rubin, Vince Ector ▲ Emmet Cohen
The Stone Michael Formanek Quartet w. Tony Malaby, Kris Davis, Dan Weiss
Swing 46 Stan Rubin Orchestra feat. Joe Politi
Vaucluse Aaron Johnson Band
Village Vanguard Eric Reed Quartet w. Tim Green, Michael Gurrola, McClenty Hunter
Zinc Bar Janis Seigel ▲ Lauren Kinhan and Theo Bleckmann w. Andy Ezrin, Ed Howard, Steve Williams

brooklyn

Barbès The Mandingo Ambassadors ▲ Shoko Nagai’s Tokala w. Vasko Dukovski, Kenny Warren, Stomu Takeishi, Satoshi Takeishi
Bar Lunático Arthur Kell and Friends w. Brad Shepik, Nate Radley, Mark Ferber
The Bluebird The Nest Session: Peter Watrous Trio ▲ Perry Smith & Jam Session
Roulette Jason Treuting ▲ Sō Percussion: Eric Cha-Beach, Josh Quillen, Adam Sliwinski ▲ Tigue: Matt Evans, Amy Garapic, Carson Moody ▲ Adam Groh ▲ Ji Hye Jung
Shapeshifter Lab Teodora Stepancic ▲ Aurelius: Mark Ballyk, Lester St. Louis, Bryan Qu, Zack Clarke

concerts

Jazz at Lincoln Center Michael Feinstein: The Enchanting Lena Horne [Appel Room]
Saint Peter’s Church  Roz Corral, Jim Ridi, Paul Gill

THURSDAY MAY 3

Arthur’s Tavern Eri Yamamoto Trio ▲ Sweet Georgia Brown w. Off the Hook
Bar Next Door Rico Jones Trio w. Cole Davis, JK Kim ▲Sam Zerna Trio w. Hugh Stuckey, Fabio Ragnelli
Birdland Savion Glover feat. Marcus Gilmore
Blue Note Chucho Valdés Solo Piano
Cleopatra’s Needle Noriko Kamo Duo
Club Bonafide The Music of Ella, Etta & Sarah Vaughan ▲ Jonathan Fritz: Nuevo Flamenco ▲ 3D Rhythm of Life
Cornelia St. Cafe Paul Jones Sextet w. Alex LoRe, Matt Davis, Glenn Zaleski, Johannes Felscher, Allan Mednard
Dizzy’s Bruce Forman Trio w. Rufus Reid, Matt Wilson ▲ Late: Danny Janklow
The Django Adi Meyerson Quintet feat. Camila Meza ▲ High and Mighty Brass Band
Fat Cat Greg Murphy Quintet ▲ Saul Rubin Zebtet ▲ Afterhours w. Yoshi Waki
Jazz Gallery Marike van dijk Stereography Project w. Jeff Taylor, Anna Webber, Charlotte Greve, Jay Rattman, Alan Ferber, Sita Chay, Meg Okura, Eric Lemmon, Susan Mandel, Manuel Schmiedel, Petros Klampanis
Jazz Standard Kenny Barron Quintet w. Dayna Stephens, Mike Rodriguez, Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Jonathan Blake
The Kitano Asen Doykin Trio w. Marco Panascia, Colin Stranahan
Lennox Sapphire Mel Davis & Friends
Mezzrow Denny Zeitlin Solo Piano ▲ Afterhours w. Spike Wilner
Rue B Aaron Burnett Quartet
Smalls Will Vinson Quintet w. Mike Moreno, Aaron Parks, Rick Rosato, Clarence Penn ▲ Ed Cherry Quartet w. Peter Bernstein, Dean Torrey, Anwar Marshall ▲ Afterhours w. Jonathan Thomas
Smoke Darryl Yokley’s Sound Reformation w. Zaccai Curtis, Luques Curtis, Mark Whitfield Jr. ▲ Nickel and Dime Ops
The Stone Thumbscrew and Reeds: Mary Halvorson, Tomas Fujiwara, Michael Formanek, Tim Berne, Jon Irabagon, Oscar Noriega, Peter Formanek
Village Vanguard Eric Reed Quartet w. Tim Green, Michael Gurrola, McClenty Hunter

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Williamsburg Music Center Daniele Germani ▲ Allegra Krieger

FRIDAY MAY 4

Arthur’s Tavern Eri Yamamoto ▲ Sweet Georgia Brown w. Off the Hook
Bar Next Door Mark Cocheo Trio w. Mark Zaleski, Brian Adler
Birdland The Birdland Big Band ▲ Savion Glover feat. Marcus Gilmore
Blue Note Chucho Valdés & Ron Carter
Cleopatra’s Needle Dan Furman Trio
Club Bonafide French Jazz & Tango ▲ Caribbo ▲ Veronneau
Cornelia Street Cafe Petros Klampanis w. Gilad Hekselman
Dizzy’s Elio Villafranca: On Any Given Night in Havana feat. Claudia Acuna ▲ Late: Danny Janklow
The Django Ken Fowser Quintet ▲ Professor Cunningham and His Old School
Fat Cat Jeffery Miller Band ▲ The Supreme Queens ▲ Jared Gold & David Gibson Band ▲ Afterhours w. Will Terril
Ginny’s King Solomon Hicks
Jazz Gallery Aaron Parks Quintet w. Joel Ross, María Grand, John Hébert, Kendrick Scott
Jazz Standard Kenny Barron Quintet w. Dayna Stephens, Mike Rodriguez, Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Jonathan Blake
Knickerbocker Grill Ehud Asherie/Ken Peplowski
The Kitano Tom Pappas Quartet w. Takaaki Otomo, Jon Burr, Tim Horner
Mezzrow Denny Zeitlin w. Buster Williams, Matt Wilson
Rue B JC Myska Trio feat. Michael Camacho
Smalls Craig Handy Quintet w. Kyle Koehler, Matt Chertkoff, Clark Gayton, Jerome Jennings ▲ Ralph Peterson Fo’tet w. Felix Peikli, Joseph Doubleday, Alex Toth ▲ Afterhours w. Corey Wallace Dubtet
Smoke The Battle: Vincent Herring & Eric Alexander w. Dave Kikoski, Yasushi Nakamura, Joe Farnsworth ▲ Afterhours w. Marc Cary
The Sound Bite Nat Adderley, Jr. Trio
The Stone Marty Ehrlich, Taylor Ho Bynum, Angelica Sanchez, Michael Formanek, Pheeroan akLaff
Swing 46 George Gee Orchestra
Tomi Jazz Sharp Tree
Vaucluse Aaron Johnson Band
Village Vanguard Eric Reed Quartet w. Tim Green, Michael Gurrola, McClenty Hunter
The 75 Club at Bogardus Mansion Dave Schnitter w. Tardo Hammer, John Webber, Steve Williams

concerts

Jazz at Lincoln Center Zakir Hussain & Dave Holland: Crosscurrents [Rose Theater]

SATURDAY MAY 5

Arthur’s Tavern Eri Yamamoto Trio ▲ Alyson Williams
Bar Next Door Patrick Cornelius Trio w. Ed Howard, Jochen Rueckert
Birdland   Dida Pelled ▲ Savion Glover feat. Marcus Gilmore
Blue Note Chucho Valdés Trio feat. Ron Carter, Lenny White
Cleopatra’s Needle  Denton Darien Trio ▲ Jam w. T Kash
Club Bonafide Brazilian Jazz & Tango ▲ The DoDo Orchestra ▲ The Dayz
Cornelia St. Cafe Paul Shapiro’s Ribs & Brisket Revue w. Cilla Owen, Dan Rosengard, Booker King, Aaron Alexander
The Cotton Club The Cotton Club All-Stars
Dizzy’s Elio Villafranca: On Any Given Night in Havana feat. Claudia Acuna ▲ Late: Danny Janklow
Fat Cat Ivan Renta Quintet ▲ Raphael D’lugoff Quintet ▲ Afterhours w. Greg Glassman
Ginny’s King Solomon Hicks
Jazz Gallery Stephan Crump Rhombal Quartet w. Ellery Eskelin, Adam O’Farrill, Kassa Overall
Jazz Standard Brunch: The Ladybugs ▲ Kenny Barron Quintet w. Dayna Stephens, Mike Rodriguez, Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Jonathan Blake
The Kitano Jon Gordon Quartet w. Bryn Roberts, Matt Clohesy, Quincy Davis
Knickerbocker Grill Ehud Asherie/Ken Peplowski
Mezzrow Denny Zeitlin w. Buster Williams & Matt Wilson
Rue B The Gotham Easy
Smalls Smalls Showcase: Kristina Koller Quartet w. Fima Chupakhin, Sam Blakelock, James Robbins, Darrian Douglas ▲  Craig Handy Quintet w. Kyle Koehler, Matt Chertkoff, Clark Gayton, Jerome Jennings ▲ Ralph Peterson Fo’tet w. Felix Peikli, Joseph Doubleday, Alex Toth ▲ Afterhours w. Brooklyn Circle
Smoke  The Battle: Vincent Herring & Eric Alexander w. Dave Kikoski, Yasushi Nakamura, Joe Farnsworth ▲ Afterhours w. Johnny O’Neal
The Sound Bite David Oquendo Trio
The Stone Tim Berne, Ralph Alessi, Brandon Seabrook, Michael Formanek, Ches Smith
Village Vanguard Eric Reed Quartet w. Tim Green, Michael Gurrola, McClenty Hunter
The 75 Club at Bogardus Mansion Dave Schnitter and The Trio with Tardo Hammer, John Webber, Steve Williams

brooklyn

Barbès Jason Kao Hwang/Anders Nilsson
IBeam Novoa/Fortià/Mintz w. Eva Novoa, Manel Fortià, Billy Mintz
Sistas Place Robert Rutledge/George Gray Band
Williamsburg Music CenterBrad Miller

concerts

Jazz at Lincoln Center Zakir Hussain & Dave Holland: Crosscurrents [Rose Theater]

SUNDAY MAY 6

Arthur’s Tavern Creole Cooking Jazz Band ▲ Stew Cutler & Friends
Bar Next Door Peter Mazza Trio w. Nick Biello, Josh Allen
Birdland The Bombshells ▲ The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
Blue Note Brunch: Alex Sipiagin NYU Jazz Ensemble ▲ Chucho Valdés Quartet feat. Regina Carter, Ron Carter, Lenny White
Caffe Vivaldi Jam Session w. John Lander & Friends
Club Bonafide The Music of Ray Charles feat. Wayne Holmes
Cornelia Street Cafe Django At Cornelia St.: Koran Agan, Tim Clement, Eduardo Corrachio
Downtown Music Gallery Thomas Helton/Brandon Lopez; Nicola Hein/Robert Dick
Dizzy’s Elio Villafranca: On Any Given Night in Havana feat. Claudia Acuna
Fat Cat Terry Waldo’s Gotham City Band ▲ Jade Synstelien’s Fat Cat Big Band  ▲ Afterhours w. The Program of Deprogramming
Injera NYC Idan Morim Trio
Jazz Standard Kenny Barron Quintet w. Dayna Stephens, Mike Rodriguez, Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Jonathan Blake
The Kitano Brunch w. Tony Middleton
Mezzrow Catskill Jazz Factory Presents: Brianna Thomas, Marvin Sewell, James Hurt ▲ Scott Wendholt w. Mike Karn, Jim McNeely ▲ Afterhours w. John Merrill & Friends
Rue B Emerging Artist Series feat. Miriam Elhajli
Russian Samovar Sweet Richie and The Best w. Joel Diamond, Marvin Horne, Robb Roberts, Harvey Lacene
Smalls Vocal Masterclass w. Marion Cowings ▲ Sacha Perry Trio w. Ai Murakami ▲ Ralph Lalama & “Bop Juice” w. Gerald Cannon, Clifford Barbaro ▲ Jerry Weldon Quartet w. John DiMartino, Neal Caine, Byron Landham ▲ Afterhours w. Jon Beshay
Smoke The Battle: Vincent Herring & Eric Alexander w. Dave Kikoski, Yasushi Nakamura, Joe Farnsworth ▲ Willerm Delisfort Quartet
Tomi Jazz  Bill Stevens, Corey Larson, Paul Pricer
Vaucluse Avalon Jazz Band
Village Vanguard Eric Reed Quartet w. Tim Green, Michael Gurrola, McClenty Hunter

brooklyn

Williamsburg Music Center Francisco Haye and Yesterday’s Swing; Julian Jimenez

concerts

Saint Peter’s Church •Mimi Jones and Friends with Leonor Falcón, Nir Felder, Darrian Douglas