Since its inception in 1981, The Blue Note has become one of the premier jazz clubs in the world and a cultural institution in New York City. The Blue Note Blog gives an in depth and behind the scenes look at our world class artists through interviews, concert reviews, sound check reports, pictures, and other exclusive content. For tickets/reservations, please call 212-475-8592 or visit our website at www.bluenotejazz.com
The Blue Note is offering FREE TICKET PAIRS to ALEX SIPIAGIN QUARTET's show MONDAY NIGHT JUNE 21 for both the 8:00pm & 10:30pm shows. He'll be playing with Dave Kikoski, Boris Kozlov & Marcus Gilmore, releasing his new CD Generations. To win tickets, follow the instructions below:
1. Email your name and phone number to firstname.lastname@example.org 2. In the Subject Line, please title your email "BN BLOG CONTEST - ALEX SIPIAGIN" 3. Indicate which set (8:00pm or 10:30pm) you would like to attend.
The Blue Note Bloggers posed a question to members of the big band: "Was there a single moment when you knew you wanted to be a jazz musician?" After watching Roy Hargrove conduct the band at sound-check, you'll hear answers from James Moody, Jimmy Heath, Gary Smulyan, Greg Gisbert, Roberta Gambarini, Claudio Roditi, Willie Jones III, Mike Dease, and bassist and executive director John Lee. They're here this week from June 15 - 20 at 8pm & 10:30pm nightly.
LIVE broadcast of the 14th annual JJA Jazz Awards gala, 3:30-6:30pm EDT Mon June 14 at City Winery in New York City. Winners, voted on by members of the Jazz Journalists Association, will will announced and the awards...
Alice Smith will be performing 4 intimate acoustic sets at the Blue Note on June 1 & 2. If you've never heard this sultry singer whose voice has been compared to the likes of Norah Jones & Alicia Keys, check out this track here, streaming free courtesy of WNYCCulture's Gig Alert:
The Highline Ballroom in New York's Meatpacking District will present a series of Jazz performances from June 22 - 25 featuring the following headliners:
(6/22) - Marcus Miller, who will be joined by trumpeter Christian Scott in a show they call Tutu Revisited featuring the music of Miles Davis' seminal album, Tutu: CLICK TO BUY TICKETS
(6/23) - Bassist Victor Wooten and his funky, fun and techincally prodigious band: CLICK TO BUY TICKETS
(6/24) - Versatile trumpeter Roy Hargrove, who is equally at home writing and playing bebop (Roy Hargrove Big Band) as he is with his jazz/funk/groove/hip-hop project (The RH Factor). Both of his bands will be on hand at the Highline: CLICK TO BUY TICKETS
(6/25) - Virtuoso guitarist Al DiMeola, who will be performing with his acoustic tango-inspired outfit World Sinfonia: CLICK TO BUY TICKETS
For more information, visit www.highlineballroom.com or call the box office at 212-414-5994. The Highline Ballroom is located at 431 W. 16th St. between 9th & 10th Avenues.