April Jazz Festival Calendar March 27 - April 30 2010

"Expressions of yesterday today & tomorrow"

Date

Artist, Venue information

Video / Photos
Saturday

March 27, 2010

Community Day Gala Jazz Concert

Pharoah Sanders

Boys & Girls HS 7PM $35 More @ the door -

8pm - 718.773.2252

Saturday

March 27, 2010

Crown's by Regina Taylor

4-9:00 p.m.

Jane's United Methodist Church 600 Monroe St. @ Malcolm X Blvd. (718) 453-2316

$25

Friday

April 2 2010

Lou Donaldson

Jazz 966 966 Fulton St., Nr. Grand Ave

7:00-Midnight

(718) 638-6810

Free with $10 food minimum.

Friday

April 2 2010

Jazz Fridays

Afroart Design

304 Stuyvesant Ave., Nr. Halsey St.

7pm - (718) 573-6110

$10

Saturday

April 3, 2010

Haitian Fascination

Jazz 966

966 Fulton St., Nr. Grand Ave

7pm - midnight (718) 638-6810

$15

Tuesday

April 6, 2010

Eric Frazier Jazz Jam Session

Rustik Tavern

471 DeKalb Ave., Nr. Franklin Ave.

7pm - (347) 406-9700

$5

Wednesday

April 7, 2010

Icons of Brooklyn Jazz Concert

Sugar Hill Restaurant

609 DeKalb Ave., on Nostrand Ave.

5:30 - 9:30 - (718) 797-1727

Free

Cecil Bridgewater with Donald Vega-piano, Kenny Davis-bass, Carl Allen-drums featuring Kiane Zawadi-trombone and James Spaulding- saxophone. 

Friday

April 9, 2010

Jazz Fridays

Afroart Design

304 Stuyvesant Ave., Nr. Halsey St.

7pm - (718) 573-6110

$10

Friday

April 9, 2010

Bob Cunningham Quintet

Jazz 966

966 Fulton St., Nr. Grand Ave.

8:00 p.m.  (718) 638-6810

$15

Saturday

April 10, 2010

Memories of Eubie Blake & Thomas A. Dorsey

Herbert Von King Park

Marcy Ave. & Lafayette Ave.

1-4:00 PM. - Free

Saturday

April 10, 2010

Jazz and Justice Project

Time: 2pm- 6pm

Venue: Medgar Evers College Auditorium

             1650 Bedford Ave. (corner of Crown St)

Admission: Free - Live music to follow discussion.

CBJC: 718-773-2252 /  

Dubois Bunche Center: 718-270-5062

Moderator: Basir Mchawi,

             Producer-“Education at the Crossroads” (WBAI-99.5 Fm radio Thurs 7pm / Chairperson, International African Arts Festival

Invited Panelists include:

  1. Rudi Mwongozi- CBJC member ,Jazz pianist, from Oakland California, innovator
  2. Donald Sangster- Chairperson, Andy Kirk Research Foundation, Jazz  Historian
  3. Howard Mandel- President, Jazz Journalist Association-Author “Miles Ornette Cecil; Jazz Beyond Jazz”
  4. Joanne Cheatham- Publisher, Pure Jazz Magazine
  5. Delridge Hunter- Prof. of History, Medgar Evers College,CUNY
  6. Yoichi Uzeki- Pianist- Instructor in Jazz Studies at York College, Queens
  7. Ron Scott, Jazz Colomnist Amsterdam News
Grace Metivier- Chairperson, Wynton Kelly Jazz Foundation
Saturday

April 10, 2010

Ahmed Abdullah's Diaspora

Sista's Place

456 Nostrand Ave., Nr. Jefferson Ave.

(718) 398-1766

8 p.m.

Sunday

April 11, 2010

Where is Jazz Going?

CBJC/DuBois-Bunche Center

Medgar Evers College

1650 Bedford Ave., Nr. Carroll St.

(718) 953-5182

2-6:00 p.m. - Free

Sunday

April 11, 2010

Steve Cromity Quintet

Two Steps Down

240 DeKalb Ave., Nr. Vanderbilt Ave.

(718) 399-2020

6 & 8 p.m. - $10

Thursday

April 15, 2010

.

CBJC All Stars

Sugar Hill Restaurant

609 DeKalb Ave., Nr. Nostrand

(718) 797-1727 or (718) 773-2252

6:00 p.m - $10

Jeff King – Tenor

Craig Harris – Trombone

Duane Eubanks- Trp.

Rudy Mwongozi-piano

Bryce Sebatian -Bass

Greg Bandy - Drums

Plus The Doug Richardson Band featuring Taeko

Friday

April 16, 2010

Jazz Fridays

Afroart Design

304 Stuyvesant Ave., Nr. Halsey St.

7pm - (718) 573-6110

$10

Friday

April 16, 2010

Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers

Jazz 966

966 Fulton St., Nr. Grand Ave. (718) 638-6810

8:00 p.m. - $20
Saturday

April 17, 2010

JAZZ: The Women's View Point

Bed-Stuyvesent Restoration

Multi Purpose Room

1368 Fulton St., Nr. New York Ave.

(718) 569-1893

1-4 p.m. - $10 Donation

Panelist

 Lekecia Benjamin, Valerie Capers, Kim Clarke, Melba Joyce, Sarah McLawler, Moderator: Bertha Hope

 Music provided by: Camille Thurman - sax, Mala Waldron - piano, kim Clarke - bass, Lucianna Padmore - drums

                  "Women Band Leaders in the 21st Century"

Saturday

April 17, 2010

The Art of Jazz

Afroart Design

304 Stuyvesant Ave., Nr. Halsey St.

(718) 573-6110

3-8 p.m.

Saturday

April 17, 2010

Arts Project Feat:

Lonnie Youngblood

Our Lady of Victory Church

583 Throop Ave., Nr. McDonough St.

(718) 574-5772

7 p.m.
Saturday

April 17, 2010

The Return of Doug Carn

Sista's Place

456 Nostrand Ave., Nr. Jefferson Ave.

(718) 398-1766

8 p.m. - $20
Saturday

April 17, 2010

Denise King and Trio

Parlor Jazz

119 Vanderbilt Ave., Nr. Park Ave.

(718) 855-1981

8 p.m. - $20

Saturday

April 17, 2010

Ed Stoute Jazz Quintet

P.S. 44K/Marcus Garvey School

432 Monroe St., Btn. Throop &  Malcolm X

(917) 755-6343

8 &10 p.m. - $20

Saturday

April 17, 2010

Eco Soul with Ayanna and

Melvin Gibbs

Weeksville Heritage Center

1698 Bergen St., Nr. Rochester Ave.

(718) 756-5250

1-4 p.m. - Free

Thursday

April 22, 2010

A Celebration of the Music of Cal Massey

Brooklyn College/Whitman Hall

2900 Bedford Ave., Nr. Flatbush Ave.

7pm - (718) 951-5000

Free

Friday

April 23, 2010

New Cookers Jazz

BAMCafe

30 Lafayette Ave., Nr. Ashland Pl.

8pm - (718) 230-4100

Free
Friday

April 23, 2010

Jazz Fridays

Afroart Design

304 Stuyvesant Ave., Nr. Halsey St.

7pm - (718) 573-6110

8:00 p.m - $10
Friday

April 23, 2010

Houston Person Quartet

Jazz 966

966 Fulton St., Nr. Grand Ave.

 (718) 638-6810

8:00 p.m. - $20

Saturday

April 24, 2010

Youth Jazz Jamboree/

Wellness Day

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza

1368 Fulton St.

(718) 569-1893

10 a.m-4 p.m. - Free
Saturday

April 24, 2010

Sabor and the Jazz Association with The Jeff King Band

Akbar Hall

1174 Bedford Ave.

(718) 783-1279

3-7 p.m. - $10/$15/$5

Saturday

April 24, 2010

Billy Bang

Sista's Place

456 Nostrand Ave.

(718) 398-1766

8 & 10 p.m. - $20

Sunday

April 25, 2010

Jazz by the Sea

The Neil Clarke Trio Plus

N.Y. Aquarium @ Coney Island

West 8th St. & Surf Ave.

4pm - 7pm - (718) 265-3474

Sunday

April 25, 2010

Lauren Jackson's Photo Exhibit

Afroart Design

304 Stuyvesant Ave., Nr. Halsey St.

7pm -  (718) 573-6110

Free
Tuesday

April 27, 2010

LLRN Jazz with Spoken Word

Brooklyn Borough Hall

209 Joralemon St., Nr. Court St.

4-8:00 p.m. - (718) 778-0009 ext:22

Thursday

April 29, 2010

Induction Ceremony Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame & Museum

Brooklyn Historical Society

128 Pierrepont St., Nr. Clinton St.

6-9 p.m. - (718) 222-4111

Donations

Friday

April 30 2010

Hot Tea and Jazz

The Biko Center

1474 Bushwick Ave. @ Granite St.

7-11 p.m. - (718) 455-5963

Friday

April 30 2010

Ray Abrams Big Band

Jazz 966

966 Fulton St., Nr. Grand Ave. (718) 638-6810

8pm - Free with $10 food minimum.

8 p.m.