Lew Tabackin, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Monday Michiru, JAZZ at Kitano, jazz, Kitano Hotel, NYC, Japan, concert

Lew Tabackin Birthday Bash at JAZZ at Kitano 🗓 🗺

Lew Tabackin Birthday Bash Friday, March 29 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Saturday, March 30 at 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. JAZZ at Kitano – 66 Park Avenue at E. 38th Street Admission: $34 cover, $20 food an beverage minimum Celebrate the birthday of flautist and tenor saxophonist Lew Tabackin, who turned 79 on March 26, with two shows at JAZZ at Kitano. Tabackin … Continue reading Lew Tabackin Birthday Bash at JAZZ at Kitano 🗓 🗺
Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, WHCO, music, Toru Takemitsu, A Thousand Cranes, concert, orchestra, Kenji Bunch, Karen Tanaka, Christopher Theofanidis

“A Thousand Cranes” Offers a Taste of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra’s Diverse Programming

In the early 1940s, Duke Ellington implored us to “Take the ‘A’ Train” to Sugar Hill in Harlem. If you take it a few more stops to 181st Street, you’ll come upon the Fort Washington Collegiate Church, where you can hear the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra perform monthly concerts that go beyond the typical classical music fare of the Three B’s: Beethoven, Bach, and Brahms. … Continue reading “A Thousand Cranes” Offers a Taste of the Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra’s Diverse Programming
Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra, WHCO, Kenji Bunch, Toru Takemitsu, Karen Tanaka, Christopher Theofanidis, strings, orchestra, music, concert

Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and Tampopo Ramen Present “A Thousand Cranes” 🗓 🗺

A Thousand Cranes – Featuring Tampopo Ramen Saturday, February 23 from 3:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. Fort Washington Collegiate Church – 729 W. 181st Street (between Fort Washington Avenue and Magaw Place) Admission: Free Led by music director Chris Whittaker, the strings of the WHCO come together to perform music inspired by Japan and Japanese American composers. Kenji Bunch’s “Supermaximum” opens the program, a work … Continue reading Washington Heights Chamber Orchestra and Tampopo Ramen Present “A Thousand Cranes” 🗓 🗺
Snowdrop Moment, Kyo-Shin-An Arts, NYC, Japan, Tenri Cultural Institute, James Nyoraku Schlefer, Tomoko Sugawara, kugo, harp, shakuhachi, concert, traditional Japanese music

Kyo-Shin-An Arts Presents “Snowdrop Moment” for Kugo, Harp, and Shakuhachi 🗓 🗺

Snowdrop Moment Sunday, February 10 at 4:00 p.m. Tenri Cultural Institute – 43A West 13 Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues) Admission: $25/$15 seniors and students Kyo-Shin-An Arts, an award-winning, contemporary music organization that brings Japanese and Western classical music together, is celebrating its tenth anniversary season. Its upcoming concert, Snowdrop Moment, is a program of solos and duos for kugo, harp, and shakuhachi performed … Continue reading Kyo-Shin-An Arts Presents “Snowdrop Moment” for Kugo, Harp, and Shakuhachi 🗓 🗺
TAEKO, jazz, the Sound Bite, Hell's Kitchen, NYC, Japan, music, concert

Jazz Singer TAEKO to Perform at the Sound Bite NYC 🗓 🗺

Jazz Singer TAEKO at the Sound Bite NYC Saturday, January 26 at 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. The Sound Bite – 737 9th Avenue (at W. 50th Street) Admission: No cover charge, but there is a two-drink minimum Internationally acclaimed New York-based Japanese jazz singer TAEKO has two sets at the Sound Bite. The venue is the brainchild of Emmy Award-winning news anchor and celebrity … Continue reading Jazz Singer TAEKO to Perform at the Sound Bite NYC 🗓 🗺