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Goings On Uptown

November 13, 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 14

7 pm and  9pm

Jazz pianist, keyboardist, producer and composer Marc Cary holds tight to his roots in Washington, D.C.’s go-go music scene, but they represent only one element among the myriad. Cary’s interests run from Indian classical to Malian music to hip-hop

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

Marc Cary Trio

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Wednesday, November 16

7 pm, 9 pm and 10:30 pm

KJ’s performances will move you to laugh, to dance and even to cry. Her special blend of urban folk & jazz has earned her four Independent Music Award nominations and in ’09, she was named as one of Jazz.com’s top female vocalists.

Smoke Jazz and Supper Club
2751 Broadway New York, NY 10025
$12 music charge + entree or drinks

KJ Denhert Quartet – The Jazz Project

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Thursday, November 17

7 pm, 9 pm and 10:30 pm

Percussionist Steve Kroon’s career spans over 35 years and includes work with notables such as Luther Vandross from 1981 to 2001, and Ron Carter from 1987 to 2004.

Smoke Jazz and Supper Club
2751 Broadway New York, NY 10025
$12 music charge + entree or drinks

Steven Kroon Latin Jazz Sextet

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Friday, November 18

7 pm, 8pm

Ms. Cumberbatch is a native of Brooklyn and has toured extensively in such places as the Caribbean, Europe, Canada, West Africa, Russia, Japan, and the United States.

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

Tulivu Cumberbatch

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Saturday, November 19

7 pm and 9:30

With a strong nod to the vocal traditions of the past, and a headstrong look to the future, Jazzmeia Horn is a talent we’ll certainly be hearing from–and about–for many years. A 2013 graduate of Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead, her fiery yet nuanced delivery harkens back to Betty Carter in many ways.

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

Jazzmeia Horn

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Friday, November 11 through Sunday, November 13

7 pm, 9 pm and 10:30 pm

Heads of State, the collective quartet featuring Gary Bartz, Larry Willis, David “Happy” Williams, and Al Foster, are four of the greatest jazz musicians working today. They just recorded a new album to be released early in 2017 and will feature some of this new music for the first time as a group.

Smoke Jazz and Supper Club
2751 Broadway New York, NY 10025
$45 music charge + entree or drinks

Heads of State – Gary Bartz, Al Foster, Larry Willis, David Williams

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