JWQ Showcase 2017

Friday, November 27, 2015

USA, NY: JAZZ@TheFalcon DECEMBER 2015


 
Dinner & Drinks from 5:30 Opening Acts at 7:00 Main Acts at 8:00
Start times are subject to change. Donations Encouraged! 
Table reservations for dining only.  Call 845 236 7970 
or go to liveatthefalcon.com and click "RESERVE YOUR TABLE"



WEDNESDAY 12.02
 
Sofia Ribeiro
Featuring Sofia Ribeiro/Voice, Juan AndrĂ©s Ospina/Piano, Petros Klampanis/Double Bass and Marcelo Woloski/Percussion.
Sofia Ribeiro is one of the greatest voices from the country of fado, a magnificent singer who has the ability to immediately attract the listener to her unique musical universe.
 
 
THURSDAY 12.03
 
Fabian Almazan & Rhizome Featuring Camila Meza
Featuring Fabian Almazan/Piano/Compositions, Camila Meza/Voice/Guitar, Megan Gould/Violin, Tomoko Omura/Violin, Karen Waltuch/Viola, Noah Hoffeld/Cello, Linda Oh/Bass and Henry Cole/Drums.
"Ms. Meza voices, in pure and lovely tones.... Mr. Almazan combines ....Afro-Cuban hand percussion, fuguelike strings, into music that sounds remarkably fluid." 
- Wall Street Journal


SUNDAY 12.06
 
John Medeski Trio
A new and exploratory ensemble with legendary A-List cats!
John Medeski, of the genre-defying trio Medeski Martin & Wood,  has garnered fans across the musical spectrum. David "Fuze" Fiuczynski has lent his talents to Screaming Headless Torsos, Meshell Ndegeocello, Jack DeJohnette, and others. Calvin Weston, an avant-garde jazz-funk heavyweight is known for his work with Ornette Coleman's Prime Time, the Lounge Lizards, James Blood Ulmer and Marc Ribot, among others.
 

WEDNESDAY 12.09
 
David Krakauer & Kathleen Tagg "Breath &  Hammer"
David Krakauer and Kathleen Tagg have been performing for three years. BREATH AND HAMMER is their latest genre-bending project.
“It is lovely to watch Tagg and Krakauer playing from the same invisible page where mood and phrasing are written. Their synergy of interpretation travels immediately to the audience… After the last note of the enchantment had faded, no-one wanted to come out of meditation.” — Andy Wilding, Fine Music Radio
 
 
THURSDAY 12.10
 
Billy Martin's Festival of Percussion
Solo and ensemble music with Special Guests by Medeski Martin & Woods' legendary drummer / composer, Billy Martin!
Throughout his tenure with MMW, since 1991, Martin has pursued outside projects, with both notable musicians and up-and-comers. 
 
 
WEDNESDAY 12.16
 
Ed Laub & Gene Bertoncini Duo
Seven-string guitarist and vocalist, Ed Laub, has been a consistent playing partner with his mentor and friend, Bucky Pizzarelli.
We regret Bucky has been hospitalized, and cannot be with us tonight. We send our very best wishes to him.
The elegant, tasteful, and sensitive guitarist, Gene Bertoncini has worked with Clark Terry, Paul Winter, Nancy Wilson, and Wayne Shorter, among others.
 
 
SUNDAY 12.20
 
Psssst! It's Jazz Bassist Cameron Brown's Birthday
Cameron Brown’s Birthday Bash will feature a legendary line-up:
Sheila Jordan/Voice, Joe Lovano/Sax, Billy Hart/Drums, and Special Guest Judi Silvano/Voice
Mr. Brown anchored some of the most important groups of the seventies, eighties and nineties, with Sheila Jordan, Roswell Rudd, Archie Shepp and Beaver Harris as his mentors and bandleaders.
 
 
TUESDAY 12.29
 
Chris Thile of the Punch Brothers & Brad Mehldau
Two of America’s most groundbreaking young musicians - acclaimed jazz pianist Brad Mehldau and singer/mandolin virtuoso Chris Thile of THE PUNCH BROTHERS, perform as a duo. Both artists are inspired by a wide range of composers and songwriters, from Bach to Radiohead. The duo will explore the beauty and intricacies of form and improvisation through a variety of their favorite tunes and original compositions.