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Music listings – 1/24 through 1/30

1. Arts For Arts Rucma Evolving Voice and Music Presents: 4 SETS OF MUSIC EVERY MONDAY NIGHT! A MINI JAZZ FESTIVAL EVERY WEEK!

Date:  Monday, January 24, 2011
Time: 7pm
Venue: Local 269 (269 E. Houston, NY)
Ticket: $10 per set/$15 for 2 sets/$20 for the night
Genre: Jazz/improve

Perfroming bands: Yoni Kretzmer Trio, Nora McCarthy-Dom Minasi-Ras Moshe, Avram Fefer & Charles Downs’ Centipede. Continue reading

Music listings – 11/1 through 11/7

1. Tin Hat

Date: Monday, November 1, 2010
Time: 10:30pm
Venue: Le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012, Phone: 212- 505-3474)
Ticket: $18
Genre: American Music/contemporary/nu folk/avant pop

Forging a new acoustic sound that defies categorization while striking universal chords, Tin Hat from San Francisco makes freewheeling chamber music for the 21st century. Garnering widespread critical acclaim for its six CDs, the group has also earned high marks for their captivating performances. Tin Hat’s international audiences have grown over the years through its many concert tours in the United States and Europe. Hailed by the press for “interweaving Old World Europe with post- modern America, south-of-the-border sensuality with concert-hall propriety, and odd-metered syncopation with deeply soulful grooves” (The New York Press), the ensemble has created an original American ethnic music of its own device.

2. Abdoulaye Al Hassane Toure

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Music listings – 9/6 through 9/12

1. The O’Farrill Family Band w/Arturo O’Farrill, Adam O’Farrill, Zack O’Farrill, Ivan Renta & Shawn Conley

Date: Monday, September 6, 2010
Times: 7:30pm & 9:30pm
Venue: Dizzy’s Club – Jazz at Lincoln Center (Broadway at 60th Street, 5th Floor New York, New York 10023)
Ticket: $20
Genre:
Latin Jazz

Arturo O’Farrill who is the son of  Arturo “Chico” O’Farrill is the leader and pianist of the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra. Under his direction the group recorded the Grammy-nominated album Noche Involvidable in 2005, and Song for Chico in 2008. He was also a professor of jazz at The University of Massachusetts Amherst.

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