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6.05 Jazz Corner, Hilton Head, with Pianist Kris Tokarski

Hilton Head’s intimate Jazz Corner features young piano virtuoso, Kris Tokarski with the trio that performed last Febraury.  Drummer Hal Smith and I will help Kris with his program of classic New Orleans music selections and traditional jazz. We will joyfully celebrate the legacy of artists including Jelly-Roll Morton, Johnny Dodds, A.J. Piron, and Jimmie Noone.

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Place: The Jazz Corner, The Village at Wexford C-1, Hilton Head, SC
Date & Time: Friday & Saturday, June 5 & 6, 2015, 8pm-11pm

 

 


06.20 Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World Festival

It’s always an honor to share the stage with living legend, drummer Shannon Powell.  Louis Armstrong’s Wonderful World is the second annual festival in Flushing Meadows Corona Park celebrating the life and legacy of one of our musical heroes. I’m helping the King of  prepare some Jelly-Roll Morton, Sidney Bechet, and Louis Armstrong numbers for his “All-Star” group that looks to be a highlight of this free, all-day family event. I’m also looking forward to be in NY with some good friends including Peter Harris (bass) and Leon Brown (trumpet).

Place:  Flushing Meadows Corona Park • Queens, NY
Date & Time: Saturday, June 20, 2015, noon-8pm
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06.26 2015 Riverboat Jazz Festival

Wednesday, June 25-Saturday, June 27

For my return to the charming Riverboat Jazz Festival in Silkeborg, Denmark, I have organized a wonderful group of Danish musicians to perform some of my music as well as a few New Orleans classics. Even though this town boasts arguably the world’s oldest steamboat, my shows will be indoor, seated concerts.

 

 

Wednesday, June 24, 7:30 is a Church concert featuring Deborah Herbert [Tickets]

Thursday, June 25, 9:30-11:30 is in Rampely’s, the town’s favorite club for live music.

Friday, June 26, 9pm, is at Kedelhuset, an intimate space with great acoustics converted from an old paper-mill boiler-house.

Event Info
Place: Silkeborg, Denmark
Date & Time: June 24-26, 2015
Line-Up: Evan Christopher (clarinet)
Jan Nielsen (piano)
Jacob Fischer  (guitar)
Bass Kasper Tagel (bass)
Drums Niclas Bardeleben (drums)
Deborah Herbert (vocals)

07.15 2015 Mezzrow’s NYC

My old friend, Ehud Asherie, and I will reprise last month’s sold out duo show. That was my first time there, and I loved the room. Completely acoustic, it reminded me of a classic European basement club, …but cleaner. Check out the event on Mezzrow’s website, or see event details, here. Reserved seating for these shows is extremely limited (just over 30 seats).

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Place: Mezzrow’s Jazz Club, 163 W 10th St, New York, NY 10014
Date & Time: Wednesday, July 15, 2015
Line-Up: Evan Christopher (clarinet) Ehud Aherie (piano)

 

 


05.05 2015 Mezzrow’s NYC

While I’m up in Gotham for the 2015 Hot Jazz Festival, I will make a duo show with my old friend, Ehud Asherie on piano. I’m looking forward to checking out this relatively new jazz room in the West Village. Check out the event on Mezzrow’s website, or see event details, here. Reserved seating for these shows is extremely limited (just over 30 seats).

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Place: Mezzrow’s Jazz Club, 163 W 10th St, New York, NY 10014
Date & Time: May 5, 2015
Line-Up: Evan Christopher (clarinet) Ehud Aherie (piano)

 

 


05.03 2015 3rd Annual Hot Jazz Festival

Sunday, May 3, 7:15pm
The 2015 New York Hot Jazz Festival will take place at the historic Players Club overlooking Gramercy Park.  Showcasing Gotham’s Hot Jazz and Swing resurgence, I’ll add some New Orleans-tinge to the mix with Ehud Asherie on piano, James Chirillo on guitar and Neal Caine on bass.

More info at http://www.nyhotjazzfest.com/ and their Facebook event.

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Place: Players Club (Gramercy Park), 16 Gramercy Park South, NYC, NY 10003
Date & Time: May 3, 2015 7:15pm, scheduled
Line-Up: Evan Christopher (clarinet)
James Chirillo (guitar)
Neal Caine (bass)
Ehud Aherie (piano)

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