LIVESTREAM: Vincent Herring & Something Else!

Fri, Feb 23

Jeremy Pelt – trumpet Vincent Herring – alto saxophone Wayne Escoffery – tenor saxophone David Kikoski – piano Paul Bollenbeck – guitar Essiet Essiet – bass Lewis Nash – drums “Top-shelf soul-jazz and swing… Every one of these musicians is elite – it was an extraordinary set.” – Glide Magazine The fiery and soulful alto saxophonist Vincent Herring is the impetus behind this spectacular collective supergroup featuring trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery, guitarist Paul Bollenback, pianist David Kikoski, bassist Essiet Essiet, and drummer Lewis Nash. Herring describes it as “‘the best musicians playing great music and...

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LIVESTREAM: Vincent Herring & Something Else!

Sat, Feb 24

Jeremy Pelt – trumpet Vincent Herring – alto saxophone Wayne Escoffery – tenor saxophone David Kikoski – piano Paul Bollenbeck – guitar Essiet Essiet – bass Lewis Nash – drums “Top-shelf soul-jazz and swing… Every one of these musicians is elite – it was an extraordinary set.” – Glide Magazine The fiery and soulful alto saxophonist Vincent Herring is the impetus behind this spectacular collective supergroup featuring trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, tenor saxophonist Wayne Escoffery, guitarist Paul Bollenback, pianist David Kikoski, bassist Essiet Essiet, and drummer Lewis Nash. Herring describes it as “‘the best musicians playing great music and...

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LIVESTREAM: Emmet Cohen Trio

Fri, Mar 01

Emmet Cohen – piano Joe Ranieri – bass Joe Farnsworth – drums “A young piano virtuoso with a delicate touch, assured, swaggering swing feel, and debonair flow.” –The New York Times Emmet Cohen, a jazz sensation, leads his acclaimed trio with bassist Joe Ranieri and drummer Joe Farnsworth. Called “one of the finest piano players to emerge in decades” by All About Jazz, Cohen has earned a dedicated and passionate following and has attracted new audiences to jazz. He has accompanied numerous jazz luminaries and plays with the command of a seasoned veteran. Downbeat...

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LIVESTREAM: Emmet Cohen Trio

Sat, Mar 02

Emmet Cohen – piano Joe Ranieri – bass Joe Farnsworth – drums “A young piano virtuoso with a delicate touch, assured, swaggering swing feel, and debonair flow.” –The New York Times Emmet Cohen, a jazz sensation, leads his acclaimed trio with bassist Joe Ranieri and drummer Joe Farnsworth. Called “one of the finest piano players to emerge in decades” by All About Jazz, Cohen has earned a dedicated and passionate following and has attracted new audiences to jazz. He has accompanied numerous jazz luminaries and plays with the command of a seasoned veteran. Downbeat...

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LIVESTREAM: George Cables Quartet

Fri, Mar 08

Craig Handy – tenor saxophone George Cables – piano Essiet Essiet– bass Jerome Jennings – drums “Anyone who is serious about jazz will tell you that George Cables belongs in the pantheon of the greatest jazz pianists.” – All About Jazz
 One of the essential artists of the piano, George Cables is known for his impeccable sound, sensitive accompaniment, and original playing. A trusted collaborator over the past 50 years for artists like Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Dexter Gordon, and Art Pepper, Cables has also released numerous important recordings as a leader. The New York City...

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LIVESTREAM: George Cables Quartet

Sat, Mar 09

Craig Handy – tenor saxophone George Cables – piano Essiet Essiet– bass Jerome Jennings – drums “Anyone who is serious about jazz will tell you that George Cables belongs in the pantheon of the greatest jazz pianists.” – All About Jazz
 One of the essential artists of the piano, George Cables is known for his impeccable sound, sensitive accompaniment, and original playing. A trusted collaborator over the past 50 years for artists like Joe Henderson, Freddie Hubbard, Dexter Gordon, and Art Pepper, Cables has also released numerous important recordings as a leader. The New York City...

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LIVESTREAM: One for All Big George Record Release and George Coleman’s 89th Birthday Celebration feat. special guest George Coleman

Fri, Mar 15

George Coleman – special guest tenor saxophone Jim Rotondi – trumpet Eric Alexander – tenor saxophone Steve Davis – trombone David Hazeltine – piano John Webber – bass Joe Farnsworth – drums “New York’s premier hard bop supergroup”
– JazzTimes “[Coleman] is still one of the most fluent and inventive tenor saxophonists around.”
– The Guardian One for All—Jim Rotondi, Eric Alexander, Steve Davis, David Hazeltine, John Webber, and Joe Farnsworth—reunite to celebrate the release of their highly anticipated 17th album, Big George, and the 89th birthday of the all-time greats, tenor saxophonist George Coleman who joins the sextet as a...

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LIVESTREAM: One for All Big George Record Release and George Coleman’s 89th Birthday Celebration feat. special guest George Coleman

Sat, Mar 16

George Coleman – special guest tenor saxophone Jim Rotondi – trumpet Eric Alexander – tenor saxophone Steve Davis – trombone David Hazeltine – piano John Webber – bass Joe Farnsworth – drums “New York’s premier hard bop supergroup”
– JazzTimes “[Coleman] is still one of the most fluent and inventive tenor saxophonists around.”
– The Guardian One for All—Jim Rotondi, Eric Alexander, Steve Davis, David Hazeltine, John Webber, and Joe Farnsworth—reunite to celebrate the release of their highly anticipated 17th album, Big George, and the 89th birthday of the all-time greats, tenor saxophonist George Coleman who joins the sextet as a...

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LIVESTREAM: Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom

Fri, Mar 22

Jason Palmer – trumpet Caroline Davis – alto saxophone Shamie Royston – piano Rashaan Carter – bass Allison Miller – drums “Miller is simply bolstering her reputation as one of our most exacting and exhilarating drummers now working in the jazz.” – WRTI Allison Miller and her acclaimed group Boom Tic Boom—with trumpeter Jason Palmer, saxophonist Caroline Davis, pianist Shamie Royston, bassist Rashaan Carter—make a highly anticipated Smoke Jazz Club debut. A masterful drummer and creative force, Miller employs her deep roots in jazz and improvisation to break down musical barriers incorporating folk, funk, Latin, and...

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LIVESTREAM: Allison Miller’s Boom Tic Boom

Sat, Mar 23

Jason Palmer – trumpet Caroline Davis – alto saxophone Shamie Royston – piano Rashaan Carter – bass Allison Miller – drums “Miller is simply bolstering her reputation as one of our most exacting and exhilarating drummers now working in the jazz.” – WRTI Allison Miller and her acclaimed group Boom Tic Boom—with trumpeter Jason Palmer, saxophonist Caroline Davis, pianist Shamie Royston, bassist Rashaan Carter—make a highly anticipated Smoke Jazz Club debut. A masterful drummer and creative force, Miller employs her deep roots in jazz and improvisation to break down musical barriers incorporating folk, funk, Latin, and...

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LIVESTREAM: Mary Stallings

Fri, Mar 29

Mary Stallings – vocals Emmet Cohen – piano Phillip Norris – bass Joe Farnsworth – drums “One of the most accomplished jazz singers of her generation.” – Downbeat Mary Stallings, a consummate vocalist and performer, returns to SMOKE backed by the unbeatable trio of pianist Emmet Cohen, bassist Phillip Norris, and drummer Joe Farnsworth. The New York Times describes Stallings as “polished, self-possessed and close to the ground, with blues and gospel language on simmer. And she’s a wizard of the long tone, which she uses to laser into deep emotional zones; she leaves brackets...

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LIVESTREAM: Mary Stallings

Sat, Mar 30

Mary Stallings – vocals Emmet Cohen – piano Phillip Norris – bass Joe Farnsworth – drums “One of the most accomplished jazz singers of her generation.” – Downbeat Mary Stallings, a consummate vocalist and performer, returns to SMOKE backed by the unbeatable trio of pianist Emmet Cohen, bassist Phillip Norris, and drummer Joe Farnsworth. The New York Times describes Stallings as “polished, self-possessed and close to the ground, with blues and gospel language on simmer. And she’s a wizard of the long tone, which she uses to laser into deep emotional zones; she leaves brackets...

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