Music fans in New York City (NYC) always love to watch a good live show. If you are a fan of jazz, you certainly should never miss out on some of the greatest live shows these days and weeks. You might be seeking for a schedule for this shows and look for the best Jazz performance in town. The Birdtown Club can help show you the jazz calendar New York.
The Birdland Big Band
For two headlining weeks a year, the “BBB” will pay a thrilling and original mix of funk, jazz, Brazillian, Latin and world music for sold-out audiences. They will be playing for two Fridays starting June 29. It should be marked as a sought-after performance in the jazz calendar New York. They will feature weekly guests artists from television bands. Time Out New York said that this is a unique experience to have.
The New York Times hailed him as “the truest heir to Bobby Short,” he will return to Birdland with Sean Smith with songs from George Gershwin to George Harrison. Both of them have worked separately and together around the word. Birdland will join them for a summer Saturday supper will be a great party along with music and stories.
Grammy-nominated saxophonist, bandleader, and composer Ravi Coltrane will be at the Birdland on June 28-June 30 slots. He has performed and recorded with jazz legends Terence Blanchard, Kenny Barron, Elvin Jones, and many more. His latest, on the Blue Note Record, is the Spirit Fiction.
Internationally acclaimed jazz pianist, bandleader, and clinician, Larry Fuller, will have a slot on July 1. From blues to bob, to stride, and swing, it’s undoubtedly a show that you will not miss!
The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra
This orchestra is the large format ensemble of the nonprofit Afro Latin Jazz Alliance founded by Arturo O’Farrill in 2007 and dedicated to preserving the heritage and music of big band Latin jazz. They educate young people in understanding and performance of this cultural treasure. Come and watch them in July.
These are just a few of the jazz artist that you need to watch for this coming weeks.