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Goings On Uptown

November 6, 2016

Each week our intern Evan Ryan hand picks upcoming concerts featuring world-class performers in Harlem.  Support local institutions and experience live jazz while having a great night uptown!

 

Monday, November 7

7 pm and  9pm

Legendary pianist Harold Mabern returns to Smoke for one night only leading his incomparable trio with bassist Alex Claffy and drummer Joe Strasser.

Smoke Jazz and Supper Club
2751 Broadway New York, NY 10025
$9 music charge + entree or drinks

Harold Mabern Trio

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Tuesday, November 8

12 pm, 1 pm

Alto saxophonist Bruce Williams hails from Washington D.C. and has been on the New York scene for 25 years. Bruce has a style that is described as warm, powerful, soulful, and electric.

Rendall Memorial Presbyterian Church
59 West 137th Street
New York, NY, 10037
$15

Bruce Williams – Harlem Jazz Series

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Friday November 11

7 pm, 8pm

A throwback to the future, Mr. Sylvester has been on the cutting edge of that scene since 1980 when he first came to New York City. His blend of African-Caribbean rhythms with new music is what gives Sylvester his distinguished voice.

Rendall Memorial Presbyterian Church
59 West 137th Street
New York, NY, 10037
$15

Jorge Sylvester – Harlem Evening Jazz Series

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Friday, November 11

7 pm and 9:30

The Unity Band actively cultivates sonic experiments that fuze elements of Hip-Hop, Jazz, Funk and World music. Envisioned by Brooklyn native, Tacuma Bradley, the band seeks to render out good vibes and positive energy from anyone and anything within earshot.

Minton’s
206 West 118th Street
New York, NY, 10026
Two-Item minimum at tables

Tacuma Bradley’s Unity Band

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Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13

7 pm, 9 pm and 10:30 pm

Saxophonist/clarinetist Victor Goines makes his Smoke debut leading his “Chicago” quartet. A native of New Orleans, Goines has been a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra and the Wynton Marsalis Septet since 1993, touring throughout the world and recording more than 20 albums.

Smoke Jazz and Supper Club
2751 Broadway New York, NY 10025
$38 music charge + entree or drinks

Victor Goines Quartet

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