The 5th annual "Fans Decision Jazz Awards” night will be hosted by singer, musician, and performer, Antoinette Montague. Montague has worked extensively in the New York area throughout the past decade with such musicians as Bill Easley, Norman Simmons, Winard Harper, Wycliffe Gordon, Frank Wess, the Duke Ellington Orchestra and Mike Longo's New York State of the Arts Orchestra. The House band will be the Danny Mixon trio. Mixon’s earlier credits include Joe Lee Wilson and Betty Carter, he then worked with such legendary performers as Lionel Hampton, Joe Williams and Frank Foster.
This ceremony will honor George Wein, NEA Jazz master, Chairman - Newport Festivals Foundation, Inc. and Founder of the Newport Jazz Festival, and Lorraine Gordon, co-founder and owner of the Village Vanguard. Jazz greats and younger talents will share the stage.
Our partner, the Metropolitan Room, where our awards ceremony has been hosted in the past, is moving to a bigger and more flexible space; during the several months of extensive renovations, The Triad is sharing its venue.
Special guests and VIPs will be in attendance at the Triad for this colossal event on Monday, October 9th @ 7PM. The Triad is located at 158 West 72nd Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues, New York City. The previous events were sold out, reservation is strongly recommended. Call (212) 206-0440 or visit www.metropolitanroom.com
General admission and VIP packages are available.
The oldest jazz magazine in New York, Hot House is the only periodical in the New York metro area devoted solely to previews of upcoming jazz events. Since 1982, Hot House has offered insight and enthusiasm to both longtime jazz fans and newcomers to the scene, inform readers, help promote events and bring an audience to the performances. Today, Hot House is not only in print but also online and on apps.
Metropolitan Room 'is' Cabaret at its most sultry with music to melt the soul. You'll be taken back to a time of glitz and glamour sprinkled with joie de vivre. Our shows will enchant and woo you with sultry voices and fabulously captivating stage lights and sound. Voted #1 Jazz and Cabaret Club by New York Magazine, The Metropolitan Room is one of the most critically acclaimed venues in NYC and is known as the "Home" for big name talents and rising stars. A high-end cabaret and jazz club, the Metropolitan Room brings the best in live music to New York City every night of the week.