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Flushing Town Hall Ushers in 35th Year with David Hazeltine Trio, Young Joo Song Quartet and More

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Flushing Town Hall Ushers in 35th Year with David Hazeltine Trio, Young Joo Song Quartet and More

All of the chestnuts have been roasted, and the holidays have come and gone. Usher in the New Year with a new line-up of fun, family friendly, affordable events. Whether you're into music or performing arts, this season's line-up with be a hit with everyone.

For a complete list of all Spring 2014 events, including our Family Programs, our Lunar New Year events, and many others, visit www.flushingtownhall.org.

JAZZ:

Monthly Jazz Clinic

Tonight, JAN 8, 5-7 PM, FREE

For high school students and up. If you're interested in learning more about jazz and playing alongside other musicians, join the Queens Jazz OverGround for their monthly Jazz Clinic. Stick around for the Monthly Jazz Jam immediately after the clinic.

JAZZ:

Monthly Jazz Jam

WED, JAN 8, 7-10 PM

$10/FREE for Performers, Members & Students

Meet new contacts, hone your chops and jam each month with your peers! All are welcome! Don't want to play? Come & listen! House band and jam session led by Queens Jazz OverGround.

MUSIC MIX:

David Hazeltine Trio

FRI, JAN 10, 8 PM

$15/$10 Members & Students

David Hazeltine is one of a handful of pianists who has successfully forged his own distinctive style and musical voice out of the accumulated greatness and weight of a modern piano tradition. His trio features drum legend Louis Hayes and bassist Peter Washington.

CLASSICAL MUSIC:

Trio Cavatina - Five Boroughs Music Festival

SAT, JAN 12, 3 PM

$25/$20 Members & Queens Residents/$15 Students

Five Boroughs Music Festival returns to present Trio Cavatina, winners of the 2009 Naumburg International Chamber Music Competition, in a program featuring works by Beethoven and Brahms, as well as a New York premiere by Douglas Boyce.

MUSIC MIX:

Alex Blake Quartet

FRI, JAN 24, 8 PM

$15/$10 Members & Students

Alex Blake is a modern bass virtuoso recognized for his technical and stylistic mastery of the classical upright (double) bass and the electric bass. From classical fingering and guitar-like strumming of intricate melodic patterns to resounding slapping and vibrant staccatos, Blake produces a full range of harmonies and rhythms.

LUNAR NEW YEAR - JAZZ:

Young Joo Song Quartet

FRI, JAN 31, 8 PM

$15/$10 Members & Students

Young Joo Song is one of Korea's leading Jazz pianists. Her swift rise in the Jazz world enabled her to record 8 albums with distinguished labels such as EMI, Warner and Sony. She also earned "Best Jazz Album" and "Best Jazz Performance" at the Korea Music Awards.

Flushing Town Hall is conveniently located on 137-35 Northern Boulevard Flushing, NY, 11354; a block and half east of Main Street, FTH is easily accessible by subway and bus; we offer limited, free parking for our patrons. For tickets and more information, visit: flushingtownhall.org, or call the Box Office: (718) 463-7700, ext. 222.

Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts (FCCA) was founded in 1979 to be a revitalizing force for its community, and a creative catalyst for developing and promoting the arts throughout the Borough of Queens, the most culturally diverse county in the United States. FCCA restored, operates and programs historic Flushing Town Hall (circa 1862) as a multi arts center (on behalf of New York City, which owns the building) and provides services to artists, arts organizations and educational institutions, borough- wide.

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