“A Music of THE SPIRIT” - 17th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival

GERI ALLEN performs 4/16 @ RESTORATION's SKYLIGHT GALLERY
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“A Music of THE SPIRIT”

17th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz

April 15 – May 15

Apr 15, 8-11:00 PM – George Gray Jazz Coalition ft. vocalist Alexia Gardner w/ Melvin Davis-keys, David Lee Jones-sax, Jazz966, 966 Fulton Street-Fort Greene Brooklyn 11238, $20, soft beverages/food available, info: 917.593.9776/718.638.6910, www.jazz966.com

Apr 15, 9:00 PM-until (doors opens 8:45) - BrownstoneJAZZ Fest Concert Series & “Debbie Mc Fish Fry,” Eric Lemons’ Open Mic @11PM-$10, 107 Macon St., info: 917.704.9237

Apr 15, 10-1:00 AM - Jam Session (Jazz, R&B vocalists/musicians) featuring Gerry Eastman Quartet, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @ Williamsburg Bridge, free-2 drink min, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 15, 9-10:00 PM – The New Cookers w/ Kenyatta Beasley-tpt, Keith Loftis-sax, Anthony Wonsey-piano, Jerome Jennings-drums, TBA-bass, BAMcafé, 30 Lafayette Pl., Fort Greene-Brooklyn, free, 718.636.4100, www.bam.org

Apr 16, 1-9:00 PM – Jazz! The Women’s ViewPoint, 2PM, RSVP-opening reception w/ trio performance, panel discussion w/ Jazzmeia Horn, Ebony JoAnn, others, 4PM, RSVP-master class w/ Geri Allen, 7PM, $20-“Jazz Salon” performance w/ pianist Geri Allen and vocalist Vivian Sessoms, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation/ Center for Arts and Culture @Skylight Gallery, 1368 Fulton St., info: 718.773.2252 x102, RSVP www.restorationart.org

Apr 16, 9:00 PM-until (doors opens 8:45) - BrownstoneJAZZ Fest Concert Series & “Debbie Mc Fish Fry,” vocalist Tulani Kunard, Eric Lemons’ Open Mic @11PM-$10, 107 Macon St., info: 917.704.9237, http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/EventListings.action?orgId=203803

Apr 16, 10-1:00 AM - Gerry Eastman Quartet, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @Williamsburg Bridge, happy hour 9-10 PM, $10, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 16, 9 & 10:30 PM – Don Braden and Vanessa Rubin, Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St., $20-adv/$25-door, info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

Apr 18, 8-11:00 PM – Eric Wyatt Quartet, Jazzy Mondays presented by George Johnson @For My Sweet Garden and Event Space/Kalahari Gallery, dinner and refreshments available, 1103 Fulton Street @ Claver Pl., $10, info: 718.496.9747, [email protected]

Apr 21, 7-10:00 PM – Marvel Allen Experience w/ Friends, venue-Desserts by Michael Allen, 1149 Nostrand Ave., free, info: 347.652.1460, [email protected]

Apr 21, 7:00 PM – “An Evening of Calypso Jazz,” w/ Etienne Charles & Frankie McIntosh, Garvin Blake, David “Happy” Williams, ft. Arturo O’Farrill and the Brooklyn College Big Band, 7 PM-conversation w/ the musicians, Walt Whitman Theatre @ Brooklyn College, tixs: $10/$7 seniors, free CUNY students, info: 718.951.4500, www.brooklyncenter.org

Apr 22 – 7:30-9:30 PM – Assaf Kehati Trio w/ Jonathan Marianer-bass, Peter Mueller-drums, Assaf Kehati-guitar, The Inkwell, 408 Rogers Avenue @ Lefferts Ave., $5, info: 718.926.009, [email protected]

Apr 22, 8:00 PM – Dr. Mambo and the Experience Ensemble w/ Alex Blake-bass, Neil Clarke-perc, Khuent Rose-steel drums/keys, Harv Lesesne-reeds/keys, Emilio Valdez-drums, Leonardo Govin-trb, Marvin Neil-trb, special guest Pablito Rosario, The Gallery, 293 Van Duzer St., Staten Island 10304, BYOB/cuisine available, $25-adv, tixs: 347.776.1089, [email protected], www.drmambo.com

Apr 22, 8-11:00 PM – Reggie Woods Band, Jazz966, 966 Fulton Street-Fort Greene Brooklyn 11238, $20, info: 917.593.9776/718.638.6910, www.jazz966.com

Apr 22, 9-10:00 PM – The Frank Foster Project w/ Carla Cook-vocals, Kenyatta Beasley-tpt, Keith Loftis-tenor, Mark Gross-alto, Vincent Gardner-trb, Anthony Wonsey-piano, Dezron Douglas-bass, Jeff “Tain” Watts-drums, BAMcafé 30 Lafayette Pl., Fort Greene-Brooklyn, free, 718.636.4100, www.bam.org

Apr 22, 9 & 10:30 PM – Brandon Sanders-Music of Charlie Mingus, Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St., $20-adv/$25-door, info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

Apr 22, 9:00 PM-until (doors opens 8:45) - BrownstoneJAZZ Fest Concert Series & “Debbie Mc Fish Fry,” Eric Lemons’ Open Mic @11PM-$10, 107 Macon St., info: 917.704.9237

Apr 22, 10-1:00 AM - Jam Session (Jazz, R&B vocalists/musicians) featuring Gerry Eastman Quartet, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @Williamsburg Bridge, free-2 drink min, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 23, 9 & 10:30 PM – Vincent Chancey All Stars w/ Bryan Carrott-vibes, Bertha Hope-piano, Hill Green-bass, Newman Taylor-Baker-drums, Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St., $20-adv/$25-door, info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

Apr 23, 9:00 PM -until (doors opens 8:45) - BrownstoneJAZZ Fest Concert Series & “Debbie Mc Fish Fry,” Eric Lemons’ Open Mic @11PM-$10, 107 Macon St., info: 917.704.9237

Apr 23, 10-1:00 AM - Gerry Eastman Quartet, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @Williamsburg Bridge, happy hour 9-10 PM, $10, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 24, 3-5:00 PM – Jazz Vespers Concert w/ Steve Kroon and his Band – First Baptist Church of Crown Heights, 450 Eastern Parkway @ Rogers Ave., donation $20, info: 718.778.1200, 917.685.3508, wwwmyfbcch.org

Apr 25, 8-11:00 PM – Chuk Fowler & Higher Energy ft. Patsy Grant, Jazzy Mondays presented by George Johnson at For My Sweet Garden and Event Space/Kalahari Gallery, dinner and refreshments available, 1103 Fulton Street @ Claver Pl., $10, info: 718.496.9747, [email protected]

Apr 26, 7:30 PM – Randy Weston African Rhythms Quartet w/ T. K. Blue-sax, Alex Blake-bass, Neil Clarke-percussions, Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 11238, 718.230.2100, free-online reservation http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2514511

Apr 27, 5:30-8:30 PMBrooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Ceremony (James Spaulding, Ronnie Mathews, Neil Clarke, Lesedi Ntsane, Flamingo Lounge), music-Kim Clarke Band, Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., info: 718.773.2252 x103/718.222.4111

Apr 29, 8-11:00 PM – Aziza Miller, Jazz966, 966 Fulton Street-Fort Greene Brooklyn 11238, $20, info: 917.593.9776/718.638.6910, www.jazz966.com

Apr 29, 9:00 PM-until (doors opens 8:45) - BrownstoneJAZZ Fest Concert Series & “Debbie Mc Fish Fry,” Eric Lemons’ Open Mic @11PM-$10, 107 Macon St., info: 917.704.9237

Apr 29, 10-1:00 AM - Jam Session (Jazz, R&B vocalists/musicians) featuring Gerry Eastman Quartet, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @Williamsburg Bridge, free-2 drink min, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 30, 4:00 PM – An Afternoon with Randy Weston (spiritual journey from Brooklyn to Africa tracing the African roots and branches of Jazz), Brooklyn Public Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, 11238, 718.230.2100, free-online reservation http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2514514

Apr 30, 8:00 PM – Eric Frazier Quartet, Cassandra’s JAZZ Club & Gallery, 2256 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd. @133 St., $20, 917.435.2250, www.cassandrasjazz.com

Apr 30, 9:00 PM -until (doors opens 8:45) - BrownstoneJAZZ Fest Concert Series & “Debbie Mc Fish Fry,” Eric Lemons’ Open Mic @11PM-$10, 107 Macon St., info: 917.704.9237

Apr 30, 9 & 10:30 PM – Ahmed Abdullah’s Diaspora ft. Donald Smith, Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St., $20-adv/$25-door, info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

Apr 30, 10-1:00 AM - Gerry Eastman Quartet, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @Williamsburg Bridge, happy hour 9-10 PM, $10, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

May 1, 6-9:00 PM – Eric Wyatt Quartet, Welancora Gallery, 33 Herkimer St., @ Nostrand Ave., $25 payment-http://bit.ly/1q9WO6r, info: 917.848.4627, [email protected]

May 2, 8-11:00 PM – “The Singing Chef” Ras Chemash Lamed, Jazzy Mondays presented by George Johnson at For My Sweet Garden and Event Space/Kalahari Gallery, dinner and refreshments available, 1103 Fulton Street @ Claver Pl., $10, info: 718.496.9747, [email protected]

May 3, 5:30-8:30 PM – Jazz and The Spoken Word presented by Long Life Referral Network, featuring poets and musicians with and without disabilities, Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon Street, free, info: 718778.0009 x20

May 5, 6:00 PM – Festival 2016 Gala (reception, performance, dining affair), Weeksville Heritage Center, 150 Buffalo Ave., Playthell G. Benjamin-keynote speaker, George Gray Jazz Coalition, info: 718.773.2252, http://centralbrooklynjazzconsortium.bpt.me

May 6, 8-11:00 PM – Jeff King Band, Jazz966, 966 Fulton Street-Fort Greene Brooklyn 11238, $20, info: 917.593.9776/718.638.6910, www.jazz966.com

May 6, 9:00 PM-until (doors opens 8:45) - BrownstoneJAZZ Fest Concert Series & “Debbie Mc Fish Fry,” Eric Lemons’ Open Mic @11PM-$10, 107 Macon St., info: 917.704.9237

May 6, 10-1:00 AM - Jam Session (Jazz, R&B vocalists/musicians) featuring Gerry Eastman Quartet, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @Williamsburg Bridge, free-2 drink min, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

May 7, 9 & 10:30 PM – Robert Rutledge, Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St., $20-adv/$25-door, info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

May 7, 9:00 PM - until (doors opens 8:45) - BrownstoneJAZZ Fest Concert Series & “Debbie Mc Fish Fry,” Eric Lemons’ Open Mic @11PM-$10, 107 Macon St., info: 917.704.9237

May 7, 10-1:00 AM - Gerry Eastman Quartet, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @Williamsburg Bridge, happy hour 9-10 PM, $10, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

May 9, 8-11:00 PM – The Skamatixs-Reggae Band blending Afro-Caribbean/Jazz/R&B, presented by United Music Makers w/ Doug Guthrie-sax, Mike-keyboards, Aljam-guitar/vocal, Iyjon T-bass guitar/vocal, Princess Zion-drums and Rakamur-lead vocal, special guest vocalists: Sister Rose, Princess Zehulun, For My Sweet Garden and Event Space/Kalahari Gallery, dinner and refreshments available, 1103 Fulton Street @ Claver Pl., $10, info: 917.535.9781/917.273.3456, [email protected]

May 13, 1:30-3:30 PM – “Jazz By The Sea” w/ William Spaulding Jazz Quintet, NY Aquarium, Coney Island-Brooklyn, free w/ RSVP-718.773.2252 x103, [email protected], http://nyaquarium.com/

May 13 – 7:30-9:30 PM – Yuma Uesaka Quartet w/ Alex Layne-guitar, Sam Weber-bass, Itay Morchi-drums, The Inkwell, 408 Rogers Avenue @ Lefferts Ave., $5, info: 718.926.009, [email protected]

May 13, 8-11:00 PM – Lonnie Youngblood, Jazz966, 966 Fulton Street-Fort Greene Brooklyn 11238, $20, info: 917.593.9776/718.638.6910, www.jazz966.com

May 13, 9:00 PM-until (doors opens 8:45) - BrownstoneJAZZ Fest Concert Series & “Debbie Mc Fish Fry,” Eric Lemons’ Open Mic @11PM-$10, 107 Macon St., info: 917.704.9237

May 13, 10-1:00 AM - Jam Session (Jazz, R&B vocalists/musicians) featuring Gerry Eastman Quartet, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @Williamsburg Bridge, free-2 drink min, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

May 14, 11-5:00 PM – Youth Jazz Jamboree/Wellness Day, Youth Jazz Ensembles, Health Care Providers, sponsored by Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation-Arts and Culture Center & Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium, 1368 Fulton St., Restoration Plaza under the tent, free, info: 718.773.2252 x103, [email protected]

May 14, 9 & 10:30 PM – Ed Stoute, Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St., $20-adv/$25-door, info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

May 14, 9:00 PM-until (doors opens 8:45) - BrownstoneJAZZ Fest Concert Series & “Debbie Mc Fish Fry,” Eric Lemons’ Open Mic @11PM-$10, 107 Macon St., info: 917.704.9237

May 14, 10-1:00 AM - Gerry Eastman Quartet, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @Williamsburg Bridge, happy hour 9-10 PM, $10, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

May 15, 3-5:00 PM – Jazz Vespers w/ Naomi Johnson and Debbie Carter ft. Danny Mixon Trio presented by Emmanuel Baptist Church, 279 Lafayette Ave., Clinton Hill-Brooklyn, info/tickets: 917.647.3765

 

For more information: call, 718.773.2252 ext.103 or go to www.cbjcjazz.org

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