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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
Toshiko Akiyoshi, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Japan, jazz, jazz pianist, jazz musician, Lew Tabackin, 88, beiju

Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88

Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88 Tuesday, November 27 from 8:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. Carnegie Hall, Weill Recital Hall – W. 57th Street and 7th Avenue Admission: $60 In Japanese culture, one’s 88th birthday is a cause for celebration known as “beiju,” which literally means “rice age.” The kanji for rice, which looks like this: 米, resembles a mashup of the characters for … Continue reading Totally Toshiko: Celebrating Toshiko Akiyoshi at 88
Monday Michiru, Joe's Pub, Naked Breath 2, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Charlie Mariano, Lew Tabackin, jazz, concert, music

Monday Michiru at Joe’s Pub

Monday Michiru Friday, August 31 at 7:00 p.m. (doors open at 6:00 p.m.) Joe’s Pub – 425 Lafayette Street (between Astor Place and E. 4th Street) Admission: $18 Monday Michiru, so named to reflect both her Japanese and American-Italian heritages, started her music endeavors studying classical flute then expanded to singing and songwriting. The daughter of famed jazz musicians Toshiko Akiyoshi and Charlie Mariano and … Continue reading Monday Michiru at Joe’s Pub