Amanda Monaco Quartet Plays Cornelia Care May 12
AMANDA MONACO QUARTET with Amanda Monaco, guitar; Douglas Yates, alto saxophone, bass clarinet; Sean Conly, bass; Satoshi Takeishi, drums will play Cornelia Street Cafe (29 Cornelia Cafe between West 4th and Bleecker) tonight May 12 at 8:30pm. For concert information visit http://www.corneliastreetcafe.com
Playing guitar has led Amanda Monaco to perform at the Blue Note, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Birdland, Joe's Pub, and the JVC Jazz Festival, as well as other venues in the United States and Europe. Amanda has recorded several CDs as both a leader and a sideman, and has shared the stage with musicians such as Milt Hinton, Matt Wilson, Matana Roberts, and Harvie S. As an educator, Amanda has served on the faculty of Berklee College of Music, The New School, and the National Guitar Workshop, is the author of Jazz Guitar for the Absolute Beginner (Alfred Publishing), and has fifty beginning jazz guitar lessons available on the critically acclaimed web site WorkshopLive. Amanda's latest CD as a leader, I Think I'll Keep You, was released in 2009 on LateSet Records and her group Playdate recently released their debut CD on Posi-Tone Records. For information on the Quartet visit http://www.amandamonaco.com
"Playfully restive compositions" - The New York Times
"A cliché-free, inventive player" - Jazz Times
THe Spoken Word Series will be held tonight at 6pm
INTERCULTURAL POETRY SERIES
(Andrey Gritsman; Catherine Sasanov; Susan Tepper; Gloria Mindock)
All readers have new books. Promises to be fun. And the perfect opportunity for a belated Mothers' Day or prospective Fathers' Day gift for those of us lucky enough to have hip literate parents.
Host Andrey Gritsman. Cover $7.
29 Cornelia Street, NYC, New York 212-989-9319
between West 4th and Bleecker Sts, Greenwich Village
1 Subway to Sheridan Square; A, C, E, B, D, V, F to West 4th St.Spoken Word