Monday, December 31, 2012

New York City Winter Jazzfest: January 11 & 12 2013

From a media release:

Friday, January 11th & Saturday, January 12th, 2013
6 Venues in the Village

Tickets here

NEW YORK CITY - BOOM Collective and Search and Restore are pleased to announce the lineup for 2013 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST.  The festival is to be held on January 11th & 12th, 2013 in New York City.  On both nights the festival will take over six venues in the Village, Le Poisson Rouge, Sullivan Hall, Zinc Bar, Bitter End, SubCulture and Bowery Electric.  This marks the ninth year of the annual NYC WINTER JAZZFEST, and the continued mission to showcase top quality jazz to industry professionals, avid jazz fans, and new audiences.

The 2013 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST will feature over 70 different jazz groups during the 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. Over 5000 arts professionals will be in New York City for the annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) conference from January 10-14. 

As there will be hundreds of showcases scheduled throughout the weekend around the city both at the Hilton Hotel and in alternative venues, Winter Jazzfest offers APAP conference attendees, and the general public, 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 groups performing all night at six of the neighborhood's esteemed venues within close proximity of each other.  On this night the 2013 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 2013 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST includes over 70 of today’s most interesting jazz groups from New York, Brooklyn, and beyond.  

Currently new jazz groups are underrepresented, 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 conference represents.  Winter Jazzfest is pleased to offer a forum for presenters and music enthusiasts to experience and support the future of jazz.

The 2013 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST features curatorial input from 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 invigorate 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.

Search & Restore provides a point of discovery for the new jazz & improvised music community  Founded in late 2007 by Adam Schatz, S+R has since grown into a 501©3 non-profit organization, committed to bringing the artists and audiences of new jazz and improvised music together in new ways, while never forgetting it’s DIY roots.

Revive Music Group is a musician advocacy firm and boutique creative music agency that offers pioneering live music productions and online exposure for musicians. Revive represents musicians through artist development and global awareness, while educating and exposing younger audiences to jazz in nontraditional ways. 

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Friday January 11th

(Le) Poisson Rouge
6:00pm - Ibrahim Malouf
7:15pm - Catherine Russell
8:30pm - Monty Alexander "Harlem - Kingston Express"
9:45pm - Don Byron
11:00pm - Evolutionary Minded! - 'The music of Gil-Scott Heron Re-visioned w/ Kentyah, M1 (Dead Prez), Brian Jackson and The New Midnight Band'
12:00am - Freedom Party

Sullivan Hall
7:45pm - Marcus Strickland Twi-Life
9:00pm - Revive Big Band led by Igmar Thomas
10:15pm - Dorothy Ashby Tribute feat. Brandee Younger
11:30pm - Corey King Band
12:45am - CHURCH feat. Mark de Clive-Lowe

Zinc Bar
6:45pm - Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto by Meg Okura's Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble
8:00pm - Dan Tepfer & Lee Konitz
9:15pm - Jaimeo Brown’s Transcendence w/ JD Allen and Chris Sholar
10:30pm - Eric Revis, Kris Davis, Andrew Cyrille
11:45pm - Felix Pastorious
1:00am - AfroHORN
2:15am - Ernest Dawkins Afro-Straight

The Bitter End
6:15pm - Maria Neckam
7:30pm - Yosvany Terry Quintet
8:45pm - Krystle Warren and The Faculty
10:00pm - Julian Lage & Nels Cline
11:15pm - Roy Nathanson Sotto Voce
12:30am - Charnett Moffett, Marc Cary, Will Calhoun
1:45am - Jason Stein Quartet

Culture Project Theater
7:00pm - Bryan & The Aardvarks
8:15pm - Michael Attias
9:30pm - Sunny Kim's Painter's Eye
10:45pm - The Fringe
12:00am - Nasheet Waits EQUALITY with Vijay Iyer, Mark Helias, Logan Richardson
1:15am - Seabrook Power Plant
2:30am - Spontaneous Construction

Bowery Electric
6:15pm - Bobby Previte Bari Trio
7:30pm - Erik Deutsch
8:45pm - Jacob Garchik The Heavens
10:00pm - Debo Band

Saturday January 12th

(Le) Poisson Rouge
6:00pm - Celebrate The Great Women of Blues & Jazz w/ Toshi Reagon & Allison Miller +Friends
7:15pm - The Big Picture featuring David Krakauer (A Sneak Preview)
8:30pm - The Cookers
9:45pm - Rudresh Mahanthappa's Gamak
11:00pm - James Carter Organ Trio
12:15am - Gregory Porter
1:30am - Bugge 'n Friends with Erik Truffaz, Ilhan Ersahin, Joaquin 'Joe' Claussell

Sullivan Hall
7:45pm - Ari Hoenig Group
9:00pm - Dezron Douglas' Jazz Workshop
10:15pm - Somi
11:30pm - Otis Brown III
12:45am - George Burton Group
2:00am - John Raymond Project

Zinc Bar
6:45pm - Tigran
8:00pm - Donny McCaslin
9:15pm - Alexis Cuadrado Group 'A Lorca Soundscape'
10:30pm - Omer Avital & His Band of The East
11:45pm - Rez Abbasi Trio
1:00am - Amir Elsafar Quintet
2:15am - JC Hopkins

The Bitter End
6:15pm - Pedrito Martinez
7:30pm - Claudia Acuña
8:45pm - Colin Stetson
10:00pm - Brian Carpenter's Ghost Train Orchestra
11:15pm - Hazmat Modine
12:30am - Rafiq Bhatia
1:45am - Oran Etkin

Culture Project Theater
7:00pm - Michael Formanek
8:15pm - Leo Genovese Trio
9:30pm - Tony Malaby Tuba Trio
10:45pm - Kneebody
12:00am - Jason Lindner Breeding Ground
1:15am - Merger w/ Andrew D’Angelo, Kirk Knuffke, Ben Street, Nasheet Waits
2:30am - Spontaneous Construction

Bowery Electric
6:15pm - Frank Lacy's '10 32k'
7:30pm - Mario Pavone Trio
8:45pm - Vinnie Sperazza 40Twenty
10:00pm - Red Baraat

Single-Day Festival Passes are available to the General Public for $35
Two-Day Full-Festival Passes are available to the General Public for $45

Six Village Venues:
- (le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street
- Sullivan Hall, 214 Sullivan Street
- Bitter End, 147 Bleecker Street
- Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street
- Culture Project Theater at 45 Bleecker Street
- Bowery Electric, 327 Bowery

- Don Byron Quartet
- AFRO HARPING Dorothy Ashby Tribute w/ Brandee Younger
- E=MC2--Moffett/Cary/Calhoun
- Brian Carpenter's Ghost Train Orchestra
- Music of Ryuichi Sakamoto by PACJE


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