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Cornelia Street Cafe April 27 – May 11

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Cornelia-Citation-JDGCornelia-Street-Café-Daylight-JDGCornelia name and address“a range of activities so varied, unusual, and enthralling that the sheer scope of what goes on within those walls could unsettle a sound mind.” – Bob Harrington, Nightlife Magazine

“The Cafe represents a long and excellent past with the jazz scene in New York City. One that extends from Sheila Jordan all the way through Paul Motian and yet has plenty of room for up and coming artists who are redefining the modern vocabulary of what jazz improvisation is. It is this unique quality of providing a space which encourages the contemporary and new while keeping any eye on the past that truly sets the cafe apart.” – Tom Chang, Music Curator

NOUVELLES DU CAFE:
The Cafe, which opened almost 38 years ago on July 4, 1977, continues 2015 by presenting the most revered musicians on the creative/improvised music scene. Check out the wonderful FEATURE on the Cafe and our Minister of Culture and Wine Czar, Robin Hirsch -. Downtown Express

COMING UP: MAY 6-8 – A THREE NIGHT RESIDENCY FOR THE CLAUDIA QUINTET – RECORDING A LIVE ALBUM AT THE CAFE!

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A Two Night DOUBLE CD RELEASE CELEBRATION For
Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records:
Featuring DAVID COOK & DAVID SMITH
MAY 28 & 29

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*Please check out The Cornelia Street Cafe Blogs*
Documenting the Cafe’s exciting night to night events, upstairs & downstairs:

Culture Blog
DownStairsCorneliaStreetCafe.tumblr.com

Culinary Blog:
CorneliaStreetCafe.tumblr.com

COMING UP AT THE CORNELIA STREET CAFE
April 27-May 11

Wed Apr 29, 8:30PM
MATT BAUDER AND DAY IN PICTURES

Matt Bauder, tenor sax, comp.; Nate Wooley, trumpet; Kris Davis, piano; Jason Ajemian, bass; Tomas Fujiwara, drums

Thu Apr 30, 8:30PM
BILLY NEWMAN QUINTET

Billy Newman, guitar; Michael Attias, alto sax; Ben Holmes, trumpet; Leco Reis, bass; Vinnie Sperazza, drums

Fri & Sat May 1 & 2, 9:00 & 10:30 PM
REZ ABBASI ACOUSTIC QUARTET, CD RELEASE:
INTENTS & PURPOSES

Rez Abbasi, acoustic steel string fretted, fretless guitars; Bill Ware, vibraphone; Stephan Crump, bass; Eric McPherson, drums

Sun May 03, 8:30PM
SARA SERPA

Sara Serpa, voice; André Matos, guitar; Leo Genovese, piano; Dan Weiss, drums

Mon May 04, 8:30PM
AMRAM & CO

David Amram, piano, french horn, flutes, composition & surprises; Kevin Twigg, drums, glockenspiel; Rene Hart, bass; Elliot Peper, bongos

Tue May 05, 8:30PM
MUSETTE EXPLOSION

Will Holshouser, accordion; Matt Munisteri, guitar, banjo; Marcus Rojas, tuba

SPECIAL EVENT:
Wednesday – Friday, May 6-8, 8:30 PM
THE CLAUDIA QUINTET
Chris Speed clarinet/tenor saxophone
Red Wierenga accordion/piano
Drew Gress acoustic bass
Matt Moran vibraphone
John Hollenbeck drums/composition

ALL THREE NIGHTS TO BE RECORDED FOR THE BAND’S NEXT ALBUM ON CUNEIFORM RECORDS

The Claudia Quintet has walked a unique path in contemporary jazz since their founding in the late 1990s. Unlike most jazz ensembles where the particular musicians may come and go, drummer, composer and leader John Hollenbeck always wanted Claudia to be a ‘band’ with a sound not only determined by the compositions and the instrumentation, but with the actual players who perform the music. This concept is why Claudia has had an immediately identifiable sound since its inception. In that sound, the exceptional artistry and individuality of each musician is skillfully revealed throughout Hollenbeck’s original compositions.

Sat May 09, 9:00 & 10:30PM
KRIS DAVIS TRIO

Kris Davis, piano; Tony Malaby, tenor sax; Michael Formanek, bass; Tom Rainey, drums

Sun May 10, 8:30PM
ODED TZUR QUARTET, CD RELEASE: LIKE A GREAT RIVER

Oded Tzur, tenor sax; Shai Maestro, piano; Petros Klampanis, bass; Ziv Ravitz, drums

Mon May 11, 8:30PM
MICHAEL BLANCO QUARTET

John Ellis, tenor sax; Kevin Hays, piano; Michael Blanco, bass; Clarence Penn, drums, comp.

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NOTABLE UPCOMING EVENTS:

Wed May 13, 8:00PM
ADAM O’FARRILL , GUY MINTUS DUO

Adam O’Farrill, trumpet; Guy Mintus, piano

Wed May 13, 10:00PM
ADAM O’FARRILL QUARTET

Adam O’Farrill, trumpet; Guy Mintus, piano; Bam Bam Rodriguez, bass; Craig Weinrib, drums

Thu May 14, 8:30PM
STEPHAN CRUMP’S ROSETTA TRIO

Liberty Ellman, acoustic guitar; Jamie Fox, electric guitar; Stephan Crump, bass, comp.

Fri May 15, 9:00PM & 10:30PM
LL4

Lage Lund, guitar; Gerald Clayton, piano; Matt Brewer, bass; Craig Weinrib, drums

Sat May 16, 9:00PM & 10:30PM
MICHAEL FORMANEK’S RESONATOR

Loren Stillman, alto sax; Chris Speed, tenor sax; Angelica Sanchez, piano; Michael Formanek, bass; Tyshawn Sorey, drums

Tue May 19, 8:30PM
DAN WILLIS AND VELVET GENTLEMEN

Dan Willis; Pete McCann; Ron Oswanski; Kermit Driscoll; John Mettam

Wed May 20, 8:30PM
THE TENTH MUSE

Matt Holman, trumpet, flugelhorn, comp.; Sam Sadigursky, clarinet, soprano sax, flutes; Chris Dingman, vibraphone; Bobby Avey, piano

Thu May 21, 8:30PM
THE HORNS BAND

Matt Pavolka, bass, trombone; Kirk Knuffke, cornet; Loren Stillman, alto sax; Jacob Garchik, trombone; Mark Ferber, drums

Fri May 22, 9:00PM & 10:30PM
MATT BREWER QUINTET

Matt Brewer, bass; Steve Lehman, alto sax; Kyle Wilson, tenor sax

Sat May 23, 9:00PM & 10:30PM
NATE RADLEY QUARTET

Nate Radley, guitar; Loren Stillman, alto sax; Drew Gress, bass; Mark Ferber, drums

Sun May 24, 8:00PM
THE JEREMY POWELL QUARTET

Jeremy Powell, saxophones; Manuel Valera, piano; Ricky Rodriguez, bass; E.J. Strickland, drums

Tue May 26, 8:30PM
GLENN ZALESKI TRIO

Glenn Zaleski, piano; Karl McComas Reichl, bass; Colin Stranahan, drums

Wed May 27, 8:00PM
ISAAC DARCHE GROUP

Isaac Darche, guitar; Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, tenor sax; Glenn Zaleski, piano; Desmond White, bass; Henry Cole, drums

Wed May 27, 9:30PM
PABLO MASIS QUARTET

Pablo Masis, trumpet; Andrew Gould, alto sax; Dylan Shamat, bass; Austin Walker, drums

BROOKLYN JAZZ UNDERGROUND RECORDS CD RELEASE CELEBRATION
Thu May 28, 8:30PM
DAVID COOK QUINTET, CD RELEASE: SCENIC DESIGN

Ben Wendel, tenor sax; David Smith, trumpet; Matt Clohesy, bass; Ross Pederson, drums

BROOKLYN JAZZ UNDERGROUND RECORDS CD RELEASE CELEBRATION
Fri May 29, 9:00 & 10:30 PM
DAVID SMITH QUARTET CD RELEASE; IMPETUS

David Smith, trumpet; Dan Pratt, saxophones; Nate Radley, guitar; Gary Wang, bass; Anthony Pinciotti, drums

For the full schedule of music, theatre and literary/spoken word events, please contact: RED CAT PUBLICITY or visit CorneliaStreetCafe.com

LISTINGS INFORMATION:

Venue: The Cornelia Street Café

For reservations and more info call 212 989 9319, located at 29 Cornelia Street, Greenwich Village, NYC 10014, email us – info@corneliastreetcafe.com

Showtimes: Weeknights: 6:00 PM, 8:30 PM, 10:00 PM, Weekends: 6:00 PM, 9:00 PM and 10:30 PM (doors open @ 5:45 PM-early shows, & @ 8:30 PM-late shows)

Cover charge: $10 & $10 minimum

(unless otherwise indicated)

Press Enquiries on the Cornelia Street Cafe,

Please Contact: Jason Paul Harman Byrne – Red Cat Publicity

Tel (347) 578 7601, Email Redcatjazz@mac.com

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