JWQ Showcase 2017

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

USA: Carol Sudhalter Astoria Big Band Concert Saturday, October 15, 2016, 2 to 4 PM at Langston Hughes Library

On October 15 at 2:00 pm in the 2nd floor concert hall of Langston Hughes Library and Cultural Center at 100-01 Northern Blvd., Corona, musician and bandleader Carol Sudhalter will lead the Astoria Big Band in a concert of music composed by women, with arrangements written by both men and women, including band member and prominent arranger Christopher Rinaman. The show highlights the works of a variety of women from Billie Holiday to saxophonist Ada Rovatti and many more. This unique presentation will offer many delightful surprises to the audience. The vocalist is Marti Mabin, well-known for her powerful rendition of Horace Silver's tune 'PEACE'.

Sudhalter founded the Astoria Big Band in 1986 and has given more than 30 special concerts in and around Queens on the themes of women composers and the Jazz History of Queens. She currently leads the monthly jam sessions at Flushing Town Hall. She is profiled in several books and in Wikipedia, and was 9th place winner of Down Beat Readers' Poll for Best Jazz Flutist in 2012.

OTHER CAROL SUDHALTER UPCOMING DATES:

Wednesday, October 5 – 7 to 10 pm – Flushing Town Hall Jam Session -7 to 10 pm – Flushing Town Hall Jam Session – Joe Vincent Tranchina, piano; Eric Lemon, bass; Sylvia Cuenca, drums. $10 general admission, free to participating musicians and members of Flushing Town Hall. 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. (718) 463 7700 x222.

Wednesday, October 12 – 10:30 a.m. – Morning service, The Bitter End, for Yom Kippur, Rabbi Steve Blane. Carol Sudhalter on Sax and Flute, Kevin Hailey on Bass, Jack Glottman on Piano, Frank Levatino on drums. 147 Bleecker Street, NYC

Sunday, October 23 – 3 pm – House Concert – Patrick Poladian, piano; Carol Sudhalter on tenor sax/flute. East 40s, NYC. $20 admission includes snacks. Call 917 667 5331 for reservations and info.

Wednesday, November 2 – 7 to 10 pm – Flushing Town Hall Jam Session – $10 general admission, free to participating musicians and members of Flushing Town Hall. 137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing. (718) 463 7700 x222.

Carol Sudhalter
Director, Mix n Match Music
Director, Astoria Big Band/Astoria Jazz Band
http://sudhalter.com