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MONDAY DECEMBER 17

Arthur’s Tavern Grove Street Stompers feat. Joe Licari ▲ Amadou Gaye, A Royal Crime
Bar Next Door Olin Clark Trio w. Ben Rolston, Stephen Boegehold ▲ Dana Reedy Trio w. Pete McCann, Morrie Louden
Birdland Santino Fontana ▲ Jim Caruso’s Cast Party
Blue Note Chris Botti 14th Annual Holiday Residency w. Eldar, Leonardo Amuedo, Reggie Hamilton, Lee Pearson, Sandy Cameron
The Cotton Club The Cotton Club All-Stars Big Band
Dizzy’s Dick Hyman’s Standards and Strides
Fat Cat Harold O’Neal Piano Cinema Raw ▲ George Braith Group ▲ Afterhours w. Billy Kaye
The Iguana Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks
The Jazz Standard Mingus Big Band
The Kitano Jam Session w. Iris Ornig
The Kola House Glenn Crytzer Orchestra
Local 802 AFM Jam Session
Mezzrow Alan Broadbent, Don Falzone & Billy Mintz ▲ Pasquale Grasso
Smalls Ari Hoenig Trio ▲ Joe Farnsworth Group ▲ Afterhours w. Jon Elbaz
Smoke Vincent Herring Quartet
Swing 46 Swingadelic
Village Vanguard Vanguard Orchestra
11th Street Bar Richard Clements/Murray Wall Band

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Bar Lunatico Tone Collector: Eivind Opsvik, Tony Malaby, Jeff Davis
Bushwick Public House John Loggia Ensemble w. Hans Tammen, Eric Plaks ▲ Stephen Gauci, Adam Lane, Kevin Shea ▲ Billy Mintz Quintet w. Roberta Piket, Hilliard Greene, Tony Malaby, Adam Kolker ▲ Adam Lane, Richard Tabnik, Jay Rosen ▲ Michael Larocca, Kaelen Ghandhi, Jonathan Milberger ▲ Lisanne Tremblay Ensemble
Slope Lounge Bobby Spellman Revenge of the Cool Nonet

TUESDAY DECEMBER 18

Arthur’s Tavern Yuichi Hirakawa ▲ House Rockin’ Blues
Arturo’s Art Hirihara Trio
The Astor Room Joel Forrester Solo Piano
Bar Next Door Dan Pappalardo Trio w. Kevin Sun, Max Light ▲ Benny Benack Trio w. Luke Sellick, Alon Benjamini
Birdland Freddy Cole Quartet w. guest Joel Frahm
Blue Note Chris Botti 14th Annual Holiday Residency w. Eldar, Leonardo Amuedo, Reggie Hamilton, Lee Pearson, Sandy Cameron
Cornelia St. Cafe Animals in My Ear: Adam Fisher, Ethan Mann, Rex Benincasa ▲ Cynthia Sol w. Jesse Elder, Alex Wyatt, Richard Padron ▲ Joe Pino Group w. Philip Weberndorfer, Santiago Liebson, Emiliano Lasansky, Andrew Kushnir
Dizzy’s Dick Hyman’s Standards and Strides ▲ Late: Isaiah J. Thomspon
Fat Cat Saul Rubin Zebtet ▲ David Oquendo and Havana 3 ▲ Afterhours w. Reid Taylor
The Igauna Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks
Jazz Gallery Kassa Overall’s Time Capsule w. Jon Batiste
Jazz Museum in Harlem Duke’s Keys Volume 3: Helen Sung
Jazz Standard Matt Wilson’s Christmas Tree–O w. Jeff Lederer, Paul Sikivie and guest Aaron Diehl
The Kitano Women in Jazz Organization
Mezzrow Mike Lipskin, Dan Levinson & Dinah Lee ▲ Naama Gehber
NuBlu Sarah Bernstein, Ava Mendoza, Adam Lane, Vijay Anderson ▲ Aron Namenwirth, Eric Plaks, Sean Conly, Leonid Galaganov ▲ Matt Lavelle/Reggie Sylvester
Smalls Landline ▲ Frank Lacy’s Tromboniverse ▲ Afterhours w. Malik McLaurine Trio
Smoke Keith Brown, Dezron Douglas, Joe Farnsworth
Swing 46 George Gee Swing Orchestra
Village Vanguard Kenny Barron Trio w. Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Johnathan Blake and guest Regina Carter
55 Bar John Escreet Band

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Halyard’s Jam Session w. Diego Voglino
Korzo James Carney, Ravi Coltrane, Chris Lightcap, Mark Ferber ▲ Ethan Iverson Group w. Dayna Stephens, Ben Street, Eric McPherson
Scholes St. Studio Adam Caine solo ▲ FIDOqrtet: Shoko Nagai, Maryanne de Prophetis, Ron Horton, Satoshi Takeishi
Spectrum Geometry: Joe Morris, Tomeka Reid, Kyoko Kitamura, Taylor Ho Bynum

WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 19

Arthur’s Tavern Eve Silber ▲ Alyson Williams w. Arthur’s House Band
Bar Next Door Luke Schwartz Trio w. Kells Nollenberger, Kyle McCarter ▲ Jonathan Kreisberg Trio
Birdland David Oswalt’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band ▲ Freddy Cole Quartet w. guest Joel Frahm
Blue Note Chris Botti 14th Annual Holiday Residency w. Eldar, Leonardo Amuedo, Reggie Hamilton, Lee Pearson, Sandy Cameron
Cleopatra’s Needle Open Mic w. Les Kurtz ▲ Jam Session w. Nathan Brown
Cornelia Street Cafe Kyle Nasser Quintet w. Rich Perry, Ethan Iverson, Pablo Menares, Jeff Hirshfield
Dizzy’s Jason Marsalis 21st Century Trad Band w. Austin Johnson, Will Goble, David Potter ▲ Late: Isaiah J. Thompson
Fat Cat Rafael d’Lugoff Trio ▲ Don Hahn & Mike Camacho Band ▲ Afterhours w. Ned Goold
Iridium Mike Stern Band
Jazz Standard Matt Wilson’s Christmas Tree–O w. Jeff Lederer, Paul Sikivie and guest Aaron Diehl
Jazz Gallery Andy Milne and Dapp Theory Plus w. Ben Monder, Ralph Alessi, Michaël Attias, Aaron Kruziki, La Tanya Hall, John Moon, Chris Hoffman, Chris Tordini, Kenny Grohowski
The Kitano Paul Jost Quartet w. Jim Ridl, Dean Johnson, Tim Horner
Le Poisson Rouge Aaron Parks Little Big with Greg Tuohey, DJ Ginyard, Tommy Crane; David Virelles solo
Mezzrow Harish Raghavan & Joel Ross ▲ Afterhours w. Sullivan Fortner
Minton’s Antonio Ciacca Swing Society
Smalls New York Jazz Nine ▲ Harold Mabern Trio ▲ Afterhours w. Micah Thomas
Smoke David Gibson Quintet w. Freddie Hendrix, Davis Whitfield, Luques Curtis, Kush Abadey ▲ Emmet Cohen
Swing 46 Stan Rubin Orchestra feat. Joe Politi
Village Vanguard Kenny Barron Trio w. Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Johnathan Blake and guest Regina Carter

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Shapeshifter Lab Eric Revis Band w. Julius Rodriguez, Andrew D’Angelo, Nasheet Waits

concerts

Jazz at Lincoln Center Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra w. guests Vuyo Sotashe, Veronica Swift [Rose]
Saint Peter’s Church Yuletide Celebration: Boots Maleson, David Silliman, Ronny Whyte, Daryl Sherman, Erli Perez, Roz Corral, Amy London

THURSDAY DECEMBER 20

Arthur’s Tavern Eri Yamamoto Trio ▲ Sweet Georgia Brown w. Off the Hook
Bar Next Door Jonah Udall Trio w. Andrew Yoon, Louna Dekker-Vargas ▲ Nate Radley Trio w. Gary Versace, Ted Poor
Birdland The City Rhythm Orchestra Holiday Style!
▲ Freddy Cole Quartet w. guest Joel Frahm
Blue Note Chris Botti 14th Annual Holiday Residency w. Eldar, Leonardo Amuedo, Reggie Hamilton, Lee Pearson, Sandy Cameron
Cleopatra’s Needle Noriko Kamo Duo
Cornelia St. CafeAlex LoRe Quartet w. Glenn Zaleski, Desmond White, Allan Mednard
Dizzy’s Jason Marsalis 21st Century Trad Band w. Austin Johnson, Will Goble, David Potter ▲ Late: Isaiah J. Thompson
The Django Ian Hendrickson-Smith
Fat Cat Theo Hill Band▲ Greg Glassman Quintet ▲ Afterhours w. Todd Herbert
Ginny’s Pedrito Martinez
Iridium Mike Stern Band
Jazz Gallery Andy Milne and Dapp Theory Plus w. Ben Monder, Ralph Alessi, Michaël Attias, Aaron Kruziki, La Tanya Hall, John Moon, Chris Hoffman, Chris Tordini, Kenny Grohowski
Jazz Standard Houston Person Quartet w. Lafayette Harris, Matthew Parrish, Vince Ector
The Kitano Lynette Washington Quartet w. Amina Figarova, Alex Blake, Victor Jones
Lennox Sapphire Phil Young Experience Band
Mezzrow Peter Mazza, Misha Tsiganov & Tamir Shmerling▲ Afterhours w. Spike Wilner
Smalls Russ Nolan Quartet ▲ Caleb Curtis Quartet ▲ Afterhours w. Jonathan Thomas
Smoke Corcoran Holt Quintet w. Josh Evans, Stacy Dillard, Benito Gonzalez, Kush Abadey ▲ Nickel & Dime Ops
Village Vanguard Kenny Barron Trio w. Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Johnathan Blake and guest Regina Carter
Zinc Bar A Tribute to Ray Barretto: Wilson “Chembo” Corniel Quarteto
The 75 Club Ehud Asherie Trio

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Balboa Billy Mintz Quintet w. Tony Malaby, Adam Kolker, Roberta Piket, Hilliard Greene
Roulette A Benefit for Roulette: Bill Frisell solo
St. Lydia’s Signal Problems: Danny Gouker, Eric Trudel, Adam Hopkins, Nathan Ellman-Bell
Williamsburg Music Center Javier Nero

concerts

Jazz at Lincoln Center Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra w. guests Vuyo Sotashe, Veronica Swift [Rose]

FRIDAY DECEMBER 21

Arthur’s Tavern Eri Yamamoto ▲ Sweet Georgia Brown w. Off the Hook
Bar Next Door Jeff McLaughlin Trio w. Zack Lapidus, Nathan Ellman-Bell
Birdland Birdland Big Band ▲ Freddy Cole Quartet w. guest Joel Frahm
Blue Note Chris Botti 14th Annual Holiday Residency w. Eldar, Leonardo Amuedo, Reggie Hamilton, Lee Pearson, Sandy Cameron
The Cell Gerry Hemingway solo
Cornelia Street Cafe Gilad Hekselman & Friends
Cleopatra’s Needle Chip Shelton Trio
Club Bonafide Chloé Perrier and French Heart
Dizzy’s Barry Harris Trio ▲ Late: Isaiah J. Thompson
The Django Ken Fowser Quintet ▲ Benny Benack III
Fat Cat Basentini/Hoffman Quintet ▲ Supreme Queens ▲ POD ▲ Afterhours w. Jared Gold
Gin Fizz Ada Dyer w. Kahlil Kwame Bell
Ginny’s The Holiday Shake: Mwenso and The Shakes
Iridium Mike Stern Band
Jazz Gallery Roy Hargrove Tribute Concert: Jaleel Shaw, Orrin Evans, Eric Revis, Nasheet Waits and guests
Jazz Standard Houston Person Quartet w. Lafayette Harris, Matthew Parrish, Vince Ector
The Kitano Jon Gordon Quartet w. Bryn Roberts, Matt Clohesy, Quincy Davis
Mezzrow Ehud Asherie, David Wong & Kenny Washington ▲ Afterhours w. Miki Yamanaka
Smalls Randy Johnston Trio ▲ Robin Eubanks Quintet ▲ Afterhours w. Corey Wallace
Smoke Eddie Henderson, Eric Alexander, George Cables, John Webber, Joe Farnsworth ▲ Afterhours w. Johnny O’Neal
The Soundbite Sin Fronteras World Jazz Quarte
Swing 46 George Gee Orchestra
Village Vanguard Kenny Barron Trio w. Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Johnathan Blake and guest Regina Carter
Zinc BarSilvano Monasterios Quartet w. Troy Roberts, Gabriel Vivas, Jimmy Macbride
54 Below Danny Bacher’s Still Happy w. Allen Farnham, Dean Johnson, Samuel Martinelli, Harry Allen, Charles Caranicas

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Roulette Phill Niblock Annual Winter Solstice Concert
Scholes St. Studio Virg Dzurinko
Shapeshifter Lab Tineke Postma, Ralph Alessi, Matt Brewer, Dan Weiss ▲ Marko Djordjevic and Sveti w. Justin Salisbury, Petar Krstajic ▲ Eviatar Slivnik and Friends w. Ron Warburg, Asaf Even Zur, Pera Krstajic

concerts

Jazz at Lincoln Center Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra w. guests Vuyo Sotashe, Veronica Swift [Rose]

SATURDAY DECEMBER 22

Arthur’s Tavern Eri Yamamoto Trio ▲ Alyson Williams
Bar Next Door Alex Wintz Trio w. Dave Baron, Jimmy Macbride
Birdland Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch In “A Swingin’ Birdland Christmas” ▲ Freddy Cole Quartet w. guest Joel Frahm
Blue Note Chris Botti 14th Annual Holiday Residency w. Eldar, Leonardo Amuedo, Reggie Hamilton, Lee Pearson, Sandy Cameron
Cleopatra’s Needle Sonelius Smith Trio
Club Bonafide Richard Miller ▲ Yael Dray-Barel/Gabriel Hermida
Cornelia St. Cafe Gilad Hekselman & Friends
The Cotton Club The Cotton Club All-Stars
Dizzy’s Barry Harris Trio ▲ Late: Isaiah J. Thompson
The DjangoRay Gallon Trio ▲ Eyal Vilner Big Band
Fat Cat Roberto Quintero’s Latin Jazz Quintet ▲ Corcoran Holt Quintet ▲ Afterhours w. Greg Glassman
Ginny’s The Holiday Shake: Mwenso and The Shakes
Iridium Mike Stern Band
Jazz Gallery Roy Hargrove Tribute Concert: Jaleel Shaw, David Virelles, Eric Revis, Nasheet Waits and guests
Jazz Standard Brunch: David O’Rourke Trio w. Jim Ridl, Lorin Cohen ▲ Houston Person Quartet w. Lafayette Harris, Matthew Parrish, Vince Ector
The Kitano David Kikoski, Ed Howard, Victor Lewis
Mezzrow Ehud Asherie, David Wong & Kenny Washington ▲ Afterhours w. Jon Davis
Minton’s J.C. Hopkins Biggish Band
Smalls Ben Barnett Quintet ▲ Randy Johnston Trio ▲ Robin Eubanks Quintet ▲ Afterhours w. Brooklyn Circle
Smoke Eddie Henderson, Eric Alexander, George Cables, John Webber, Joe Farnsworth ▲ Afterhours w. Marc Cary
The Soundbite Barbara King and The Spirit of Jazz
Village Vanguard Kenny Barron Trio w. Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Johnathan Blake and guest Regina Carter
Zinc Bar Misha Piatigorsky Trio w. Danton Boller, Rudy Royston

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Bar Lunatico Juke Joint Jelis w. Brianna Thomas, Greg Lewis
The Owl Wendy Eisenberg solo
Sista’s Place Carl Bartlett, Jr.
Williamsburg Music Center Lorens Chuno

concerts

Jazz at Lincoln Center Big Band Holidays: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra w. guests Vuyo Sotashe, Veronica Swift [Rose]
Symphony Space David Broza and Trio Havana w. Itai Kriss, Mannaya, Jorge Bringas and guests Alfonso Cid, Yuniel Jimenez, Xianix Barrera

SUNDAY DECEMBER 23

Arthur’s Tavern Creole Cooking Jazz Band ▲ Stew Cutler & Friends
Bar Next Door Peter Mazza Trio
Birdland Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch In “A Swingin’ Birdland Christmas” ▲ Freddy Cole Quartet w. guest Joel Frahm
Blue Note Brunch: New York Holiday Swing: Svetlana and Her Delancey Five ▲ Chris Botti 14th Annual Holiday Residency w. Eldar, Leonardo Amuedo, Reggie Hamilton, Lee Pearson, Sandy Cameron
Club Bonafide Julie Eigenberg/Richard Miller
Cornelia Street Cafe Javier Rosario w. Zak King, Aaron Holthus, Matt Savage
Dizzy’s Barry Harris Trio
Fat Cat Ehud Asherie Trio ▲ Asaf Yuria Group ▲ Afterhours w. The Program of Deprogramming
Injera NYC Idan Morim Trio
Iridium Mike Stern Band
Jazz Standard Houston Person Quartet w. Lafayette Harris, Matthew Parrish, Vince Ector
The Kitano Brunch w. Tony Middleton
Mezzrow Solo Piano Salon with Spike Wilner ▲ Michael Kanan, Greg Ruggiero & Neal Miner ▲ Afterhours w. Panas Athanatos
Smalls Vocal Masterclass w. Marion Cowings ▲ Jon Roche & Friends ▲ Alex Hoffman Quintet ▲ Charles Owens Quartet ▲ Afterhours w. Alon Near
Smoke Eddie Henderson, Eric Alexander, George Cables, John Webber, Joe Farnsworth ▲ Afterhours w. Erena Tarukubo
The Soundbite Bruce Edwards
Village Vanguard Kenny Barron Trio w. Kiyoshi Kitagawa, Johnathan Blake and guest Regina Carter

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Saint Peter’s Church Catherine Russell