This week is full of interesting gigs and events. I hope to see you this week!
Monday April 22nd – After a day of master classes with Christian McBride, Ted Chubb, Rebecca Harris, and me, the Young Traditions Vermont String Ensemble and my Jazz house Kids Ambassadors combo (with special guest – Jacquie Lee!) perform at the Van Vleck house in Montclair. 21 Van Vleck St, Montclair, NJ 07042. Reception at 6:00 pm Concert at 7:00 pm.
Tuesday April 23 – Frank Lacy Smalls Jazz Club NYC. New music penned by Frank Lacy and reworking of Henry Threadgill’s sextet music. Come see his genius in action. Frank Lacy, trombone/trumpet – Mike Lee, woodwinds – Brian Simontacchi, trombone – Akua Dixon, cello – James Robbins, bass – Wen-ting Wu, drums – Brandon Lewis, drums. Smalls Jazz Club|183 West 10th Street|New York City, New York| Smalls does not take reservations – it is a first come/first serve admission policy. Cover:$20 Per Set $10 Students Sets at 10:30 and Midnight.
THE GREAT REVEAL!
April 24th – Mike Lee Jam Continues at the Brown Bear Pub 104 Harrison Street, West Orange NJ. No Cover. House Band 8:00 pm – Jam 9:00 until 11:45. With Ed Howard, Vince Ector.
April 25th & 26th – Bemelman’s Bar with Loston Harris and Gianluca Renzi at the Carlyle Hotel. 76th and Madison NYC. 9:30 pm to 12:30 am (1:00 am on Friday).
April 27th – Frank Lacy CHAMBER MUSIC AT ST. ANDREW’S OFFERS KU-UMBA FRANK LACY CONCERT JAZZ ENSEMBLE Sat. April 27, 7:30 pm – free. St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church is located at 5277 State Route 42 in South Fallsburg, NY
APR 22 Mon– String Masterclass and Student performance Jazz House Kids
APR 23 Tue 10:30 pm – 1:00 am Frank Lacy Ensemble @ Smalls
April 24th Wed 8:00 pm – 11:45 pm Mike Lee Jam Brown Bear Pub
APR 25 Thu 9:30 pm – 12:30 am Loston Harris Trio @ Bemelman’s Bar
APR 26 Fri 9:30 pm – 1:00 am Loston Harris Trio @ Bemelman’s Bar
APR 27 Sat – Frank Lacy Ensemble -St Andrew’s Episcopal Church