Birdland Jazz Club Announces Events for the Upcoming Week

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts:

January 23 (Monday) at 7:00PM

Victoria Shaw "Under the Covers" with Special Guests Neal McCoy & Gary Burr

The Broadway at Birdland concert series it proudto announce the return of singer/songwriter Victoria Shaw in "Under TheCovers." The one-night-only event will take place on Monday, January 23at 7pm. Victoria's special guests will be Neal McCoy and Gary Burr.

All tickets $30, $10 food/drink minimum

January 23 (Monday) at 9:30PM

Jim Caruso's Cast Party

Jim Caruso's Cast Party is a wildly popular weekly soiree that brings a sprinkling of Broadway glitz and urbane wit to the legendary Birdland in New York City every Monday night. It's a cool cabaret night-out enlivened by a hilariously impromptu variety show. Showbiz superstars, backed by Steve Doyle on bass, Billy Stritch on piano and Daniel Glass on drums, hit the stage alongside up-and-comers, serving up jaw-dropping music and general razzle-dazzle.

All tickets $25, $10 food/drink minimum

January 24-28 (Tuesday-Saturday) at 8:30 & 11:00PM

John Abercrombie Quartet with Marc Copland, Drew Gress, Joey Baron

In a career spanning more than 40 years and nearly 50 albums, John Abercrombie has established himself as one of the masters of jazz guitar. A restless experimenter, working firmly in the jazz tradition while pushing the boundaries of harmony and texture, Abercrombie has performed live and recorded with a long list of jazz greats including Gil Evans, Chico Hamilton, Jack DeJohnette, John Scofield and Richie Beirach. He has also enjoyed a 30+ year association with ECM Records. This engagement, celebrating Abercrombie's latest release for the esteemed label, "Within A Song," features tenor saxophonist Joe Lovano, "one of the most creative saxophonists going." (Boston Globe).

All tickets $40, $10 food/drink minimum

January 25 (Wednesday) at 5:30PM

David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band

Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band breathes life and passion into America's own great art form. Now in its 14th year of residency at Birdland, the weekly post-workday engagement is the city's best musical bargain! Tuba player David Ostwald leads a rotating lineup that features talents such as clarinetist Anat Cohen, trombonist/vocalist Wycliffe Gordon, pianist Ehud Asherie, drummer Marion Felder and more!

All tickets $30, $10 food/drink minimum

January 26 (Thursday) at 6:00PM

Itamar Borochov

After working with legendary artists such as Curtis Fuller and Candido Camero, and serving as arranger and co-producer for acclaimed world music sensation Yemen Blues, Borochov has set out on his own path. His critically acclaimed debut recording Outset was honored on New York City Jazz Record's Best of 2014 List, and audiences worldwide are falling for his enchanting sound and virtuosic expression.

All tickets $25, $10 food/drink minimum

January 27 (Friday) at 5:15PM

The Birdland Big Band

With Guest Conductor Rob Middleton?

Founded by drummer and musical director Tommy Igoe, the Birdland Big Band features the finest musicians in New York! Celebrating 10 years at the club, the BBB roars into action every Friday, playing the finest Jazz, Latin and Brazilian music from the world's best arrangers. After work or before a show, drinks or a great dinner, come hear one of the world's best drummers driving the hardest swinging band in New York. Experience why the BBB is the must-see weekly jazz event in New York and kick off your weekend with what critics are calling "the best live music bargain in all of NYC!"

All tickets $30, $10 food/drink minimum

January 28 (Saturday) at 6:00PM

Jay Leonhart and Tomoko Ohno

Virtuoso bassist and master storyteller, Jay Leonhart, leads "Duo" with pianist, Tomok Ohono.

All tickets $30, $10 food/drink minimum

January 29 (Sunday) at 6:00PM

Fleurine and Brade Mehldau

Jazz-vocalist Fleurine has always infused her work with a great deal of Brazilian music, but on her most recent projects she delves even deeper into Brazil featuring talented Brazilian composers ,Chico Pinheiro and Ian Faquini, while also showcasing her own brand new original songs interspersed with work of some of her favorite famous Brazilian composers like Tom Jobim and Chico Buarque. She collaborated with Pinheiro, a true virtuoso on Jazz guitar hailing from Sao Paulo on her most recent Samba-infused album "San Francisco", while composer guitarist Ian Faquini adds a wealth of more folkloric Brazilian rhythms, making it a unique and exciting mix of Jazz and Brazilian music.

All tickets $20, $10 food/drink minimum

January 29 (Sunday) at 9PM & 11PM

Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra

Grammy Award winning pianist, composer and educator Arturo O'Farrill -- leader of the "first family of Afro-Cuban Jazz" (NY Times) -- was born in Mexico and grew up in New York City. Son of the late, great composer Chico O'Farrill, Arturo was Educated at Manhattan School of Music, Brooklyn College Conservatory and the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College. He played piano in Carla Bley's Big Band from 1979 through 1983 and earned a reputation as a soloist in groups led by Dizzy Gillespie, Steve Turre, Freddy Cole, Lester Bowie, Wynton Marsalis and Harry Belafonte.

All tickets $30, $10 food/drink minimum

TICKET INFORMATION:

Purchase tickets at: www.BirdlandJazz.com

For more information and reservations call 212-581-3080.

Ticket prices will vary by performer.

At the tables, there is a $10 food/drink minimum per person in addition to the music charge.

At the bar, the music charge will include one complimentary drink with no additional minimum.

ABOUT BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB:

Named for alto saxophonist and jazz pioneer Charlie "Bird" Parker who dubbed it "The Jazz Corner of the World," Birdland opened on December 15th 1949. For 60 years it has been home to jazz legends, from Parker, John Coltrane Duke Ellington and Count Basie to Oscar Peterson, Hank Jones, Diana Krall and everyone in between. The original 52nd street location was a cultural barometer and meeting place, inspiring the songs "Birdland" and "Lullaby of Birdland," and serving as a regular haunt for celebrities and cultural figures. The modern incarnation is a state of the art nightclub featuring award winning Southern and Cajun cuisine, first rate sound and lighting and a who's who of contemporary musical artists, 7 nights a week.

315 West 44th Street (between 8th & 9th Avenues)

New York, NY 10036

DISCOUNTS AND SPECIALS:

Students (with current ID) & Broadway Theatre-Goers (with Broadway ticket stub from same day of performance): 50% off music charge at 11PM shows only.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Birdland serves American Fare with a Cajun Flair nightly from 5PM until Midnight and until 1AM on Friday and Saturdays.

Parking is available across the street at 332 West 44th Street.



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