April Jazz Festival Calendar April 1 - 30 2009

"A Decade of Keeping Our Music Alive"

Date

Artist, Venue information

Video / Photos
Wednesday

April 1, 2009

FREE Community Day Jazz Concert

SugarHill Supper Club & Restaurant

609 DeKalb Ave 6PM $10 minimum 718.569.1896

Thursday

April 2, 2009

"Talking Shop, Now We Gotta Play"

Gerold Hayes (alto sax), Danny Mixon (piano), Neil Carke (percussion), Greg Bandy (drums), Stanley Banks (bass), featuring Jeff King (tenor sax) $20.00 per set Show 8 & 10:30 @ Solomon’s Porch

307 Stuyvesant Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11233
(718) 622.2237
Get directions

Friday

April 3, 2009

Evening of Juju Jazz & Spoken Word

Biko Transformation Center - 1474 Bushwick Ave 

6:30 PM - 917.648.8395 - www.jujujazzvocals.com

Friday

April 3, 2009

The Lou Donaldson Quartet
$20 / Jazz 966 - 966 Fulton Street / 

8 - 11 PM - 718.638.6810

Friday

April 3, 2009

The Jeff King Band

Special Guest Lynette Washington

$5.00 per Two Shows  9pm and 11pm

@ Solomon’s Porch

307 Stuyvesant Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11233
917.602.0865
Get directions

Saturday

April 4, 2009

Symposium/Performance with

Professor Robin D. G. Kelley &

Randy Weston Trio   

FREE / Professor Jeff Taylor - Brooklyn Jazz History Discussion - (Hitchcock Institute for Studies in American Music Gershwin Theater - Brooklyn College

2900 Bedford Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11210
1 - 5 PM - 718.951.5655

www.bcisam.org

Saturday

April 4, 2009

The Roy Haynes Fountain of Youth Band

Also appearing poet, activist & playwright

AMIRI BARAKA  & Vanessa Rubin and her Trio

State of the Art Community Venue

Brooklyn Tech Auditorium 29 Fort Greene Place, Bklyn, NY 11217 (enter on South Elliot)

Doors open 5:30, Tickets $10 (students), $20, $40, & VIP tickets click here   

Saturday

April 4, 2009

Robert Rutledge

Freddie Hubbard Tribute

Sistas' Place - 456 Nostrand Ave

$20.00 - 9 & 10:30 PM - 718.398.1766

www.sistasplace.org
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Tuesday

April 7, 2009

The Eric Frazier Trio

FREE - Rustik Restaurant

471 DeKalb Ave - 7:30 PM - 347.406.9700

www.rustikrestaurant.com

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Thursday

April 9, 2009

Encounters in Jazz / Live Internet Jazz Show @ Folukie / Juju Jazz Band

Tribute to Horace Silver - Aiye Niwaju (trumpet), Yoichi Uzeki (piano), Steven Neil (bass), Napoleon Revels-Bey (drums), Juju Gordon (vocals)

$10.00 Folukie Restaurant - 1168 Bedford Ave 

8 PM - 10 PM 718.712.3097 www.jujujazzvocals.com

Friday

April 10, 2009

The Jeff King Band

Two Shows  9Pm and 11Pm

Special Guest Trombonist Craig Harris

$5.00 @ Solomon’s Porch

307 Stuyvesant Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11233
917.602.0865
Get directions

Friday

April 10, 2009

The Ray Schinerry Quartet

$20 / Jazz 966 - 966 Fulton Street

8 - 11 PM / 718.638.6810

Saturday

April 11, 2009

Vince Gardner

Tribute to J.J. Johnson

 $20 Sistas' Place - 456 Nostrand Ave

9 & 10:30 PM - 718.398.1766

www.sistasplace.org
Saturday

April 10, 2009

Steve Cromity and his Trio

 Lafayette Harris (piano), Paul Beaudry (bass), Emanuel Harrold (drums), Steve Cromity (vocals)

 $20 Victorian Mansion - 247 Hancock St @ Marcy Ave

7 til 10 PM - 917-685-3508 - ww.stevecromity.com

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Monday

April 13, 2009

African Caribbean Jazz with Dr Mambo and

Experience Ensemble, featuring:

Bill Jacobs (vibes), Alex Blake (bass), Neil Clarke (percussion) "Chacho" Ramierz (drums) and Dwight "Dr Mambo" Brewster (piano/vocals), - plus friends

$20.00 - 95 South 778 Franklin Ave. Bklyn NY 11226

This event will be broadcast live over WBAI radio 99.5 FM with streamming available @ www.wbai.org

8pm - 12 pm - www.drmambo.com

Tuesday

April 14, 2009

The Eric Frazier Trio

FREE / Rustik Restaurant

471 DeKalb Ave - 7:30 PM - 347.406.9700

www.rustikrestaurant.com

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Thursday

April 16, 2009

Dave Valentin Quintet

"Latin Jazz"

         tickets on smarttix.com 

$10, $7 (seniors, students)

    Dweck Cente r

Central Branch Blkyn Public Library - Eastern Pkwy at Flatbush Ave Concert 7 PM

Thursday

April 16, 2009

Encounters in Jazz

Live Internet Jazz Show @ FOLUKIE

 Juju Jazz Band & Tribute to Horace Silver

 Aiye Niwaju (trumpet), Yoichi Uzeki (piano), Steven Neil (bass), Napoleon Revels-Bey (drums), Juju Gordon (vocals)

 $10 - Folukie Restaurant - 1168 Bedford Ave

  Shows 8 & 10 PM - 718.712.3097 

  www.jujujazzvocals.com

Friday

April 17, 2009

Houston Person

$20 / Jazz 966

966 Fulton Street

Brooklyn, NY

8 - 11 PM

Friday

April 17, 2009

The Jeff King Band every Friday will have a

Special Guest TBA

$5.00 - Two Shows  9Pm and 11Pm @ Solomon’s Porch

Saturday

April 18, 2009

Jazz: The Women's View Point 

Panel Discussion & Performance

Ntozake Shange, Mickey Davidson, Akua Dixon, Carline Ray, Camile Yarborough

moderated by Monique Ngozi Nri

Suggested donation $10 - 718.569.1896

Multi-Purpose Room,

Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corp.

1368 Fulton St Brooklyn NY 11216 - 2 - 5 PM

Saturday

April 18, 2009

TC III - Tribute to Leon Thomas

& Pharoah Sanders

$20 / Sistas' Place

456 Nostrand Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
A or C train to Nostrand (corner of Nostrand & Jefferson Aves., entrance on Jefferson)

Saturday

April 18, 2009

Jazz Impromptu featuring Rasheed Howard and James Fleet & Drake Colley Quintet

$20 / Grand Dakar Restaurant - 285 Grand Ave

8PM until / 718.398.8900 /www.granddakar.com

Sunday

April 19, 2009

Ronnie Mathews / Freddie Hubbard

Musical Tribute

$10 donation / $10 minimum 

SugarHill Restaurant

609 DeKalb Ave  

3 - 9 PM / 718.569.1896

Monday

April 20, 2009

Healing Humanity Series

$ TBA

Doug Carn Trio & Chef Ras Chemas / TBA / 718.8569.1896

Tuesday

April 21 2009

The Eric Frazier Trio

FREE / Rustik Restaurant

471 DeKalb Ave - 7:30 PM - 347.406.9700

www.rustikrestaurant.com

Wednesday

April 22, 2009

Jazz and The Spoken Word

Donations Accepted / Brooklyn Borough Hall

    Long Life Information & Referral Network Arts Program Benefit

“Inspiring Persons With Disabilities”

FREE - Brooklyn Borough Hall -

   209 Joralemon Street  5 - 9 PM

4 - 8 PM / Buffet Dinner - 718.778.009 ex 22

Thursday

April 23, 2009

Encounters in Jazz  Live

Internet Jazz Show @ FOLUKIE

Juju Jazz Band & Tribute to Horace Silver

Aiye Niwaju (trumpet), Yoichi Uzeki (piano),

Steven Neil (bass),

Napoleon Revels-Bey (drums), Juju Gordon (vocals)

$10 / Folukie Restaurant - 1168 Bedford Ave

shows 8 & 10 PM / 718.712.3097 

www.jujujazzvocals.com

Friday

April 24, 2009

The Renegade Band 

BAMcafe Live!

FREE / "Conscious Reggae - 9 - 10:30 PM - 718.636.4100

www.bam.org

Friday

April 24, 2009

The Jeff King Band every Friday with a Special Guest

Two Shows  9Pm and 11Pm @ Solomon’s Porch

Friday

April 24, 2009

"Ruth, A Love Story" A Play

$ / God's Choice Productions

1958 Fulton Street / 8 PM

Friday

April 24, 2009

The Melba Joyce Quartet

$20 / Jazz 966 - 966 Fulton Street

8 - 11 PM / 718.638.6810

Saturday

April 25, 2009

Afroarts Designs Presents:

Meet the Artist Symposium & Concert

The Art of Jazz Fine Art by Willie Torbert  & Answered Stewart Music by The Jeff King Band Host: Shandra King Time 3PM to 9PM refreshments Call for more information  718.573.6110

Afroart Designs
316 Stuyvesant Ave
Brooklyn NY 11233
www.afroart-designs.net

"PEACE ON EARTH" Music is the Healing Force!

Saturday

April 25, 2009

Youth Jazz Jamboree / Wellness Day

FREE / Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Plaza

1368 Fulton St Brooklyn NY 11216

1 - 4 PM

Saturday

April 25, 2009

The New Cookers - BAMcafe Live!

FREE / Hip Jazz Ensemble - Hard Bop Jazz

9 - 10:30 PM - 718.6364100

www.bam.org/

Saturday

April 25, 2009

Kiane Zawadi

Tribute to Roland Alexander $20 - Sistas' Place

456 Nostrand Ave - 9 & 10:30 PM

718.398.1766

www.sistasplace.org
Sunday

April 26, 2009

Janes' Male Chorus & Soloists

Guest Speaker Dr. Edison O. Jackson-Pres.

Medgar Evers College

Offerings Accepted - Janes United Methodist Church 660 Monroe St.

718.453.2316 / 10:45 AM

Sunday

April 26, 2009

"Garifuna Music" featuring Felix Miranda

         Also showing Film Documentary

"The Soul of Punta Rock"

Bed-Stuy Multi Service Center Auditorium 
          1958 Fulton St near Ralph Ave.

2 - 6 PM / 718.773.2252 more on Garifuna click here

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Tuesday

April 28, 2009

The Eric Frazier Trio

FREE / Rustik Restaurant

471 DeKalb Ave - 7:30 PM - 347-406.9700

www.rustikrestaurant.com

Wednesday

April 29, 2009

Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame Ceremony

2009 Inductees Leonard Gaskin & 

Freddie Hubbard Honored

     Donations - Brooklyn Historical Society

28 Pierrepont St. 6 - 9 PM - 718.569.1896  www.cbjcjazz.org

Thursday

April 30, 2009

 Live Music & Singer
 FREE / Penn-Wortman Senior Center

895 Pennsylvania Ave - 1 PM

Thursday

April 30, 2009

Encounters in Jazz / Live Internet Jazz Show @ Folukie / Juju Jazz Band

Aiye Niwaju (trumpet), Yoichi Uzeki (piano), Steven Neil (bass), Napoleon Revels-Bey (drums),

Juju Gordon (vocals)

$10.00 Folukie Restaurant - 1168 Bedford Ave 

8 PM - 10 PM 718.712.3097 www.jujujazzvocals.com