Program

Tuesday, March 21 2017

Michaela Steinhauer

Tuesday, March 21
7pm to 9:30pm
Michaela, or Misha, as she seems to prefer to be known is a native of Germany but currently lives in New York. She says of her chosen art-form “Music? It’s my life: give me a microphone, and I am where I belong.”Misha combines her own song-writing skills with a sprinkling of well-known jazz standards, but nothing seems to be off limits in terms of repertoire. “You can’t really pigeonhole me,” says Misha, as she tries to explain her style, "safe to say that my music is joyfully jazzy and that I use my voice not only to communicate lyrics and melodies but use it as an instrument in its own right. Her style is adventurous, eclectic, spiritual but above all tender. She believes music should be shared through the ages, with an open heart. Joining her on stage will be: Hendrik Meurkens harmonica and vibraphone, Glauco P. Lima plays piano, Michal Jaros is on bass and Samuel Martinelle is behind the drums.

The Wayne Escoffery Trio

Tuesday, March 21
10PM One Set Only Followed By the Evolution Jam Session
The great Wayne Escoffery leads his trio featuring the the esteemed bassist Ben Wolfe and the talented young drummer Jonathan Barber

 

It is impressive when an artist can effectively replicate a work that was conceived in a recording studio in a live environment. Normally, this feat borders on impossible, as conditions must be just right, as do the collaborators and the material.

 

Saxophonist/composer Wayne Escoffery was able to walk these fine lines for his new recording Live at Firehouse 12, a stunning collection of music written and arranged for his unique quintet featuring two keyboardists. Escoffery was fortunate to find perfect conditions for the recording at the highly regarded jazz club Firehouse 12 in New Haven, Connecticut, where the saxophonist spent his teenage years and learned to love jazz.

 

Escoffery has been an important figure in the New York City jazz community since his arrival from the Hartford based Hartt School, where he studied with Jackie McLean, and the Thelonious Monk Institute at the New England Conservatory. Since then, the saxophonist has performed with groups as diverse as the Mingus Big Band, Ben Riley’s Monk Legacy Septet and Tom Harrell’s Quintet.

 

The Evolution Jam Session presented by Revive Music

The Evolution Jam Session at Zinc Bar
Tuesday, March 21
10pm until late night

Innovation. Exploration. Competition. Revolution. The Evolution Jam Session.
 
The jam session is the lowest common denominator for any group of artists. One, maybe two words are exchanged. A melody line is plucked out on a piano. Musicians and artists of all kinds clamor to get on stage with their idols and peers. And now, in the style made prominent in the clubs of Harlem with the likes of Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, and Dizzy Gillespie, the culture will live on at Zinc Bar every Tuesday at 11:30PM. Come out and experience the mentorship, competition, collaboration, and best of all: the never before heard unique musical enterprises that come of improvisation and innovation. From the most famous musicians, singers, tap dancers to the emerging generation of artists, we invite you to come and experience one of the most essential tools in furthering this generation of music and artistry.
 
 

 

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82 West 3rd Street (btw Thompson & Sullivan) Greenwich Village New York NY 10012 tel. 212-477-ZINC (9462) Open 7 days: 6pm-2:30am weeknights 6pm-3am weekends

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