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11.18 Special Guest w/ Eli Yamin @ National Jazz Museum in Harlem

SUNDAY, December 18, 2pm-5pm : Intergenerational Jam Session @ The National Jazz Museum in Harlem

Pianist Eli Yamin has several reasons to celebrate with a jam session! Not only is he releasing his book, an exciting new education resource, “So You Want to Sing the Blues” but it’s his 50th birthday.


I will be among several guests performing with his trio including the great Catherine Russell. After our program, this all-ages afternoon invites any and all musicians who want to participate.


Place: National Jazz Museum in Harlem
Ground Floor, 58 W 129th St
New York, NY 10034
Date & Time: SUNDAY, 18 December, 2018, 2pm-5pm
Line-Up: Eli Yamin (piano), Trio and guests



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12.09 World Premiere of The Faubourg Variations @ The Old U.S. Mint


SUNDAY, 9 December, 2pm (New Orleans)

This recital is the world premiere of a new work entitled The Faubourg Variations. Featured artists for this Clarinet Road event are Jon-Erik Kellso (trumpet) and New Orleans living legends Brian Seeger, David Torkanowsky, Roland Guerin and Herlin Riley.

The Faubourg Variations by Evan Christopher featuring his “Clarinet Road” ensemble has been made possible with support from Chamber Music America’s 2018 New Jazz Works program funded through the generosity of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.



Place: Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Ave. New Orleans, LA 70116
Date & Time: WEDNESDAY, 23 May, 2018, 2pm
Line-Up: Evan Christopher (clarinet) Jon-Erik Kellso (trumpet) David Torkanowsky (piano) Brian Seeger  (guitar), Roland Guerin (bass) Herlin Riley (drums)



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11.02 Silver Screen Experience @ Bard College

Friday, 2 Nov, 2018
Chris Washburne’s “Rags & Roots” @ Bard College, Fisher Center: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

I’m back in NY to join trombonist Chris Washburne, who is putting the “Rags & Roots” band back together to perform an original score to the 1920 silent “horror” film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. Last spring we premiered his score to a recently restored cut  at the intimate Bell House in Brooklyn, but now we’ll be on the BIG screen at Bard College’s Fisher Center.



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11.01 Rags and Roots @ Smoke

Thursday, 1 Nov, 2018
Chris Washburne’s “Rags & Roots” Project @ Smoke

Uptown institution, Smoke, hosts Chris Washburne’s “Rags & Roots” for a showcase of re-invented classics from the Americas.



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10.29-30 Jazz at Lincoln Center Swing University

Thursday & Friday, Oct 28 & 29, 2018 (7:00pm)
Jazz Academy/Swing University: New Orleans Traditional Music & Beyond

WHO: Evan Christopher
WHERE: The Irene Diamond Education Center (IDEC) Time Warner Building, 5th Floor, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 60th St., New York, New York.
WHEN: Oct 28 & 29 2018 at 7pm

Jazz at Lincoln Center hosts a workshop about New Orleans traditional music in the Agnes Varis and Karl Leichtman Recording Studio (Time Warner Bldg, 5th Floor, Broadway at 60th St., New York, NY). My program will be presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Education Department over two consecutive evenings.

This event is an exciting part of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Swing University educational series, which can be found online at  https://academy.jazz.org/swing-university-fall-2018/
The Irene Diamond Education Center (IDEC) is located on the 5th Floor of the Time Warner Center, 60th Street and Broadway.


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