John-Ehlis-new-Dec_-2012-100x149 09/12/2014: John Ehlis Quartet with vocalist LOIRE (Lori Cotler)

2 sets: 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
$15 pp music charge $12 pp minimum

LOIRE – voice
Leonor Falcón – 5 string violin
Yasuno Katsuki – euphonium
John Ehlis – guitar
Glen Fittin – percussion

The John Ehlis Quartet, with Leonor Falcón (5 string violin), Yasuno Katsuki (euphonium), John Ehlis (guitar), and Glen Fittin (percussion), is a collective of creative artists with an attractive and unusual instrumentation.  Their collaboration is based on an organic approach of playing music, yielding engaging performances that truly are “one of a kind” and music that is often times beyond categorization.

Special guest LOIRE combines World Music, Jazz and Pop elements with Jazz Scat improvisations and her original reworking of the highly sophisticated and vocal art of Konnakol, the South Indian drum language, into a mesmerizing and often jaw-dropping experience.  Described by the New Yorker as “Using her voice in mystically percussive ways,” LOIRE is quickly gaining an international reputation as one of the most captivating and original Read more about this artist

Radam Schwartz 09/07/2014: Carrie Jackson presents First Sunday Jam!

 

Carrie Jackson presents First Sunday Jam!
Location: Trumpets Jazz Club
Time:  4 p.m. -7 p.m.
$7 pp music charge &7 pp minimum

You know that great musicians and vocalists follow Carrie Jackson. Her jams are among the most popular and of a very high quality. Carrie Jackson presents A Trumpets’ Jam Session for Musicians & Vocalists and Lusic Lovers!

Featuring:
Radam Schwartz on organ
Lee McKee-drums

 

09/28/2014: 3 p.m.-6 p.m. Lauren Hooker & Friends CD Release

2 sets:  3 p.m. & 4:15 p.m.
$10 pp music charge   $7 pp minimum

Celebrating  All For You – My Heart and Soul

Lauren Hooker & Friends
Lauren Hooker: Vocals, Piano, Native American Flute and Drum
Paul Meyers: Guitar
Dave Rimelis: Violin
Mike Richmond: Bass/Cello
Ted Brancato: Piano
Vince Ector: Drums
Joe Cardello: Percussion
Jonathan Luks: Tap

Jonathan Luks was strong participant in the mid ’70s Tap Revival. He was a member of Tap icon Brenda Bufalino’s Dancing Theatre Co., and did numerous workshops with Honi Coles, The Copasetics, Gregory Hines, and Harold Nicholas. He feels fortunate to have performed with Jazz Legends like Cab Calloway, Roy Eldridge, and Oliver Lake. Jonathan has also performed in over 35 Musicals and owned a dance studio. Currently Jonathan is Artistic Director of Flying Ship Productions. As such, he has written, composed, and produced 17 Musicals for Young Audiences, which tour the North East annually. He loves working with Jazz artists like Lauren Hooker and Friends and has just completed recording Tap tracks at Ted Brancato’s studio for a soon to be released CD. Jonathan can also be found working  with other Artists like John Ehlis, and Blues guitarist Robert Ross.