Birdland Presents The New York Voices And More Week Of March 25

Birdland Presents The New York Voices And More Week Of March 25

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

March 25 (Monday) at 7:00PM

Natalie Douglas "Tributes: Roberta Flack"

One Monday each month, Natalie performs a new tribute show, and on Monday, March 25, she celebrates the luminous singer, songwriter and pianist Roberta Flack. With her musical director, Mark Hartman, and her band of all-star musicians, Natalie will salute this singular artist's catalog of songs, including "Killing Me Softly," "Feel Like Making Love," "Compared to What," and "The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face."

All tickets $35, $10 food/drink minimum

March 25 (Monday) at 8:30PM

T. Oliver Reid Celebrates Bobby Short at the Birdland Theater

T. Oliver Reid is a MAC, Bistro and Julie Wilson Award winning recording artist with twelve Broadway shows to his credit, including the critically acclaimed 2018 Tony Award-winner for Best Revival, Once On This Island. On what would have been nightclub legend Bobby Short's 94th birthday, cabaret and Broadway artist T. Oliver Reid will celebrate the man with a concert entitled, "Distingué...The Songs of the Saloon Singer."

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

March 25 (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

March 26 (Tuesday) at 7:00PM

Kristen Lee Sergeant "Smolder" Album Release at the Birdland Theater

Kristen Lee Sergeant is a jazz vocalist and composer of effervescent energy, musical intensity, and dramatic flair. She is among the few jazz musicians who commit to telling a story in her music and performance style while sparking spontaneous sonic conversation with her fellow musicians. Smolder, her newest release, is an arrival of Kristen as a songwriter, arranger, and a creative improviser. Incorporating cello, alto flute, and percussion, the album expresses the feelings of fire from extinguished to blazing in an intensely personal and dynamic way. The band, comprised of some of the best musicians in jazz (Ted Nash, Cameron Brown, Jeb Patton, Jody Redhage Ferber, Jay Sawyer, Rogerio Boccato), surrounds her with intensity and personality, a testament to Kristen's vision and the creativity it inspires.

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

March 26-30 (Tuesday-Saturday) at 8:30PM and 11:00PM

New York Voices

This critically acclaimed vocal group has refined their musical story to a high art. They are known for their close-knit voicings, inspired arrangements and unparalleled vocal blend. Their chameleon-like musicianship allows them to move seamlessly from setting to setting, be it orchestral/big band to the intimate trio lineup. With deep interests rooted in jazz, Brazilian, R & B, classical, and pop, their music mixes traditional sensibilities with more than a dash of the unexpected. Formed by Darmon Meader, Peter Eldridge, Kim Nazarian, Caprice Fox, and Sara Krieger, New York Voices had their first performances in 1988.

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

March 26 (Tuesday) at 9:45PM

The Lineup with Susie Mosher at the Birdland Theater

The Lineup with Susie Mosher is a wild, anything-goes variety show featuring entertainers from the Broadway, cabaret and comedy scenes. Actress/singer Mosher hosts the spontaneous extravaganza at 9:45pm on the first and third Tuesday of every month.

All tickets $25, $10 food/drink minimum

March 27 (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

March 27-30 (Wednesday-Saturday) at 7:00PM

Laura Osnes at the Birdland Theater

"Repertoire Roulette" will be very special concerts in which the audience will literally draw song titles from a hat for Laura to perform on the spot! Perhaps the audience will hear snippets from Laura's beloved Broadway performances as Cinderella, Bonnie Parker, or Nellie Forbush! Or maybe, she will take the audience on a journey through her audition book...or hear songs from her dream roles! Laura will be joined by her talented, trusty music director Fred Lassen in this casual yet thrilling evening, as YOU choose your concert adventure in an entertaining game of "Repertoire Roulette"!

All tickets $40-75, $10 food/drink minimum

March 27-28 (Wednesday-Thursday) at 9:45PM

Marianne Solivan at the Birdland Theater

Solivan has made a name for herself as a hard swinging, passionate, vocalist who has a commanding stage presence and is able to captivate audiences with her joyous exuberance and whit. Solivan's idea was to create a band that incorporated many of the elements in her quartet including high energy, swing and a unique repertoire. In addition, she wanted to work with some of the jazz communities' best arrangers to work on expanding her repertoire, which includes several her own originals as well as standards, with original arrangements of material that was created for this group. So far, the result has been a highly energized & swinging band that will take you from the traditional feel through to salsa and the modern jazz idiom. All anchored by Solivan's strong surefooted voice and confident leadership with Josh Richman (Piano), Matthew Parrish (Bass) and Montez Coleman (Drums).

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

March 28 (Thursday) at 5:30PM

Julius Rodriguez Trio

Studying classical music and theory, and teaching himself drums, Julius never thought to limit his musical identity and has kept this value from early on. ulius has shared the stage with a wide variety of artists including A$AP Rocky, Wynton Marsalis, Macy Gray, James Morrison, Dev Hynes, Jazzmeia Horn, Nick Hakim, Carmen Lundy, Kassa Overall, Gabriel Garzón-Montano, Roy Hargrove, and many more.

All tickets $30, $10 food/drink minimum

March 29 (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

March 29-30 (Friday-Saturday) at 9:45PM

Eddie Bruce: Once in a Lifetime at the Birdland Theater

Singer and bandleader Eddie Bruce, whose singular celebrations of Tony Bennett, The Best of Broadway, and Frank Sinatra has played to sold out houses from Feinstein's to Atlantic City, stars in an electrifying, mesmerizing and unforgettable tribute to Anthony Newley, one of most distinctive and incomparable talents in show business. Dean Schneider will be Musical Director, with Boots Maelson (Bass) and Daniel Glass (Drums).

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

March 30 (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

March 31 (Sunday) at 7:30PM

Renee Manning/Earl McIntyre Septet at the Birdland Theater

Renee has worked with the Mel Lewis Orchestra, the George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band, Chico O'Farrill, Lester Bowie, Mingus Big Bands and many others touring Europe, Scandinavia & Asia. She has also had the honor of sharing the stage with legends Carmen McCrae, Dizzy Gillespie, Taj Mahal and David Amram. Manning is a strong composer as well and has received several writing grants. Her compositions include "Nee's Corner" a collection of compositions dedicated to all aspects of femininity. Earl has played, recorded or arranged for Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, the Ellington Orchestra, Cecil Taylor, Arturo O'Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, and more. was the producer, originator and driving force behind the First Annual Brooklyn Brass Fest, The festival presented performances, workshops and panels featuring some of the most notable brass instrument artists in the world.

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

March 31 (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.

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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