Birdland Presents Joao Bosco And More Week Of April 15

Birdland Presents Joao Bosco And More Week Of April 15

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

April 15 (Monday) at 7:00PM

Jamie deRoy at Birdland

Jamie deRoy will be bringing her multi-MAC Award-winning Variety Show, Jamie deRoy & friends, and proceeds from the evening will benefit The Actors Fund: Jamie deRoy & friends Cabaret Initiative. Special guests at Jamie deRoy & friends will be Christina Bianco, Mike Birbiglia (The New One), E. Clayton Cornelious (Ain't Too Proud), John Pizzarelli & Jessica Molaskey and Haley Swindal (Chicago, Jekyll and Hyde). This colorful cabaret series has been thrilling New York City audiences for the past 25 years and serves as the basis for deRoy's award-winning cable television show which spotlights well-known entertainers and newcomers that are lighting up the marquees of cabaret, theater, music and comedy.

All tickets $30-60, $10 food/drink minimum

April 15 (Monday) at 8:30PM

Jed Levy Quartet at the Birdland Theater

Saxophonist Jed Levy brings a new quartet to the new Birdland Theater, featuring guitarist Phil Robson, drummer Clarence Penn and bassist Peter Slavov. This new ensemble first assembled for a successful tour of Europe in November 2018 under Phil Robson's name, a tour on which Mr. Levy was given featured billing and contributed half of the original music to the group's repertoire. The original music is innovative and contemporary whilst drawing on the vast tradition of jazz, across the whole spectrum of styles. The emphasis is on strong melodies and grooves and the tunes are vehicles for improvisation, allowing each musician to bring their experience and to make them their own.

All tickets $20-30, $10 food/drink minimum

April 15 (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 $30, $10 food/drink minimum

April 16 (Tuesday) at 7:00PM and 9:45PM

Daryl Sherman at the Birdland Theater

Daryl Sherman has been a part of the New York City jazz/cabaret scene since the mid-70s and she is one of the rare singing pianists equally talented in both roles. Sherman is a unique stylist with charm, quick wit, chemistry with her audiences and ability to make herself at home in any musical setting. With Art Baron (Trombone) and Boots Maleson (Bass).

All tickets $20-30, $10 food/drink minimum

April 16-20 (Tuesday-Saturday) at 8:30PM and 11:00PM

Joao Bosco 'Legend of Brazil'

Direct from Rio, Brazilian singer, composer, and guitarist João Bosco makes a rare New York City appearance with his band: Guto Dellagerici (Bass), Kiko Freitas (Drums) and Ricardo Silveira (Guitar). Early in his career Bosco combined his distinctive guitar style with the sounds of Bossa Nova and American jazz. He teamed up with lyricists Vinicius de Morais and Aldir Blanc and became a star on the Brazilian music scene when his songs were recorded by Elis Regina and others.

All tickets $30-40, $10 food/drink minimum

April 17 (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 17th 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

April 17-20 (Wednesday-Saturday) at 7:00PM

Sheila Jordan at the Birdland Theater

Sheila Jordan's first great influence was Charlie Parker and, indeed, most of her influences have been instrumentalists rather than singers. She made her first recordings in the early 60s; one of these was under her own name, the other was "The Outer View" with George Russell, which featured a famous 10-minute version of "You Are My Sunshine." A 1983 duo set with bassist Harvie Swartz, "Old Time Feeling," comprises several of the standards Jordan regularly features in her live repertoire, while 1990's "Lost And Found" pays tribute to her bebop roots. Both sets display her unique musical trademarks, such as the frequent and unexpected sweeping changes of pitch, which still tend to confound an uninitiated audience. Entirely non-derivative, Jordan is one of only a tiny handful of jazz singers who fully deserve the appellation and for whom no other term will do.

All tickets $30-40, $10 food/drink minimum

April 17-18 (Wednesday-Thursday) at 9:45PM

Victoria Shaw at the Birdland Theater

Hosted by award winning songwriter Victoria Shaw, "Under The Covers" has become a favorite recurring highlight at Birdland, featuring a wide variety of top-selling songwriters and musical acts from across the pop, rock and country worlds, and offering intimate acoustic performances of huge hit songs - along with the little-known stories behind them.

All tickets $20-30, $10 food/drink minimum

April 18 (Thursday) at 5:30PM

Denise Reis

With an impeccably tuned and colorful voice, Denise covers a broad range of styles, from Popular Brazilian Music (MPB) to World Music and Jazz. Since 2014 Denise has taken up residence in New York City where she has regular presentations at well-known venues. With no labels or limiting definitions, it is fair to say that Denise Reis communicates her music in a way that transcends any cultural barrier. Her art is a universal language, in which emotion, technique, perfectionism and sophistication meet each other in harmony.

All tickets $30, $10 food/drink minimum

April 19 (Friday) at 5:30PM

The Birdland Big Band

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

April 19-20 (Friday-Saturday) at 9:45PM

Michael Wolff Trio at the Birdland Theater

Wolff became a part of pop culture in 1989, when he began a five-year tenure as the musical director of the lively house band on Arsenio Hall's groundbreaking late-night talk show. Wolff is thrilled to be performing and recording again. He's reveling not only in the artistic triumph of Swirl and his new trio, but in his family's continuing success as well. Draper recently wrote, directed and acted in Stella's Last Weekend.

All tickets $20-30, $10 food/drink minimum

April 20 (Saturday) at 5:30PM

Eric Comstock

Singer/pianist Eric Comstock has been called "a song's best friend," and the jazz and pop songbooks are in great hands when he is onstage at Birdland. Whether the song is by Rodgers and Hart or Ellington and Strayhorn, Paul Simon or Bob Dylan, you'll hear the lyric as if for the first time. Joining Eric will be eminent bassist/composer Sean Smith -- in all, a perfect winter Saturday supper!

All tickets $30, $10 food/drink minimum

April 21 (Sunday) at 6:00PM

Sam Dillon

Native New Yorker, saxophonist, composer and teacher, Sam Dillon has established himself as one of the most in demand musicians of his generation. Sam's prolific soloist and sideman work includes over 20 studio recordings, performances on a global level and international critical acclaim.

All tickets $30, $10 food/drink minimum

April 21 (Sunday) at 7:30PM

The Chelsey Green Berklee Quintet at the Birdland Theater

With performances often described as passionate, vivacious, electrifying, and innovative, Billboard-charting international recording artist Chelsey Green will lead Berklee College of Music's top student instrumentalists performing jazz and R&B compositions. The Chelsey Green Berklee Quintet features String Department faculty Chelsey Green, violin; Lee, Soojung, alto saxophone; Georgios Konstantinou. electric bass; Milosz Berdzik, drums.

All tickets $20-30, $10 food/drink minimum

April 21 (Sunday) at 9:00PM and 11:00PM

The 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 $40, $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.



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