Thursday, December 30, 2010

2011 NYC Winter Jazzfest - January 7 & 8

From a media release:

Boom Co proudly announces:::
The 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST
Friday, January 7th & Saturday, January 8th

New York, November 3, 2010Brice Rosenbloom of BOOM Collective (formerly boomBOOM Presents) is proud to announce the 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST lineup.  The festival is to be held on January 7th & 8th, 2011 in New York City.

The NYC Winter Jazzfest will take over threeWest Village venues:
(le) Poisson Rouge
Kenny's Castaway
Zinc Bar on Friday January 7th

And five venues:
(le) Poisson Rouge
Kenny's Castaways
Zinc Bar
Sullivan Hall
Bitter End  
on Saturday January 8th.

This marks the seventh year of the annual NYC WINTER JAZZFEST, and our continued mission to showcase top quality jazz and experimental music.

The 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST will feature over 60 different jazz groups at the same time that over 5000 arts professionals will be in New York City for the annual Arts Presenters (APAP) Conference.  Similar to past years the festival will provide an opportunity for artists to showcase in front of presenters, promoters, talent buyers, educators, musicians and avid fans.

Winter Jazzfest offers the opportunity to experience the best of today's new live jazz and experimental music in club venue settings.  Once famed as the focal point of New York City's rich jazz and live music scene, Bleecker Street and the Village provide for an ideal festival experience with jazz and experimental music groups performing all night at five of the neighborhood's esteemed venues within close proximity of each other.

On this night the 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST will continue to redeem the rich jazz heritage of the Village and again will bring jazz fans back to Bleecker Street.  The 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST includes over 60 of today’s most interesting jazz groups from New York, Brooklyn, Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, France, Holland, Israel, Germany, Cape Verde, Mali, Cuba, Argentina, England and more.

Currently new jazz groups are under represented, yet they are culturally essential to the continued development and future of jazz and the cultivation of new audiences for jazz.  Jazz artists need support and exposure to the significant institutional booking forum that the Arts Presenters conferences represent.  Winter Jazzfest is pleased to offer a forum for presenters and music enthusiasts to experience and support the future of jazz. The 2011 Winter Jazzfest appreciates generous support from The Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

The 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST will again feature showcases with guest curators Meghan Stabile of Revive Music Group and Adam Schatz of Search & Restore.  In line with the mission of Winter Jazzfest, Stabile and Schatz continue to invigorated NYC's jazz scenes in their own ways by promoting and supporting young and deserving new jazz artists while bringing increasingly growing audiences to the music.  Kenny's Castaways will stage the Search & Restore showcase while Sullivan Hall will house the Revive Da Live showcase.

• Single-Day Festival Passes $25
• Two-Day Full-Festival Passes $35
• Tickets: www.winterjazzfest.com 
 
Revive Da Live
Since 2006, the anthem of "Revive Da Live" has rung loudly in uniting prolific, groundbreaking, gifted and versatile hip hop artists & contemporary jazz musicians in combined effort to educate and inspire broader audiences about the depths and origins of today's popular music. Revive Music Group serves as New York’s leader in conceptual and never-before-experienced live music productions—for a jazz and hip-hop celebration giving a unique aural exhibition of the undercurrents connecting the genres and ultimately fans of multiple generations.

Search and Restore
Search & Restore is a non-profit organization founded by Adam Schatz, dedicated to sustaining and expanding the audience for new jazz music inNew York City and beyond. From a series at the legendary Manhattan Knitting Factory, to the first ever Undead Jazzfest, Search & Restore has been presenting mind blowing double-bills and festivals for public consumption. Visit and donate to their current massive Kickstarter project to document the scene for the next year at www.HelpJazz.com

Images:
• Vernon Reid's Artificial Afrika
• Carmen Souza
• Tineke Postma
• Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
• Nguyen Le by Jean Ber

Tickets:
www.winterjazzfest.com

Information:
www.winterjazzfest.com

2011 NYC Winter Jazzfest Showcasing Artists:
• Aaron Goldberg Trio
• Aethereal Bace – 3rd Eye
• Amina Figarova
• Amir ElSaffar
• Anat Cohen Quartet with Jason Lindner
• Andrew D’Angelo’s AGOGIC
• Asphalt Orchestra
• Bad Touch
• Ben Perowsky's Moodswing Orchestra w/ TK Wonder
• Captain Black Big Band
• Carmen Souza
• Charles Gayle Trio
• Charlie Hunter
• Chico Hamilton
• Chris Lightcap’s Bigmouth
• Chris Speed’s YeahNO
• The Curtis Brothers
• Dan Tepfer Trio
• Dayna Kurtz
• Derrick Hodge
• Don Byron's New Gospel Quintet
• Donny McCaslin Trio with Uri Caine
• Eric Legnini / Krystle Warren
• Gregory Porter
• Igmar Thomas & The Cypher
• Jacky Terrasson
• Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
• Jacob Garchik Trio
• James Carney Group
• Jamie Baum Septet
• Jason Lindner's NOW vs NOW
• Jen Shyu & Jade Tongue
• Juan-Carlos Formell & Johnny's Dream Club
• Kendrick Scott
• Kenneth Whalum III
• Kirk Knuffke Quartet
• Marcus Strickland Quartet
• Mariani
• Matana Roberts
• Maurice Brown Effect
• Mike Pride’s From Bacteria To Boys
• Miles Okazaki / Damion Reid / Guillaume Perret
• MILK & JADE by Dana Leong
• Nels Cline's Stained Radiance
• Nguyen Le
• Nomo
• Pilc / Moutin / Hoenig
• Portico Quartet
• Proverb Trio featuring Dafnis Prieto, Kokayi & Jason Lindner
• RedCred featuring John Medeski, Ben Perowsky and Chris Speed
• The Respect Sextet
• The Robert Glasper Experiment
• Sameer Gupta's Namaskar
• Shane Endsley & The Music Band
• Sofia Rei Koutsovitis
• Source w/Abdoulaye Diabaté
• Steve Coleman and Five Elements
• Talibam!
• Tia Fuller
• Tineke Postma
• Underground Horns
• (U)nity
• Vernon Reid's Artificial Afrika
• VISIONFUGITIVE: JD Allen + Butch Morris
• Water Surgeons

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