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Sam Sadigursky lives in New York and likes to play with people like Fred Hersch, Brad Mehldau, Darcy James Argue, Matt Mitchell, Emilio Teubal, Pablo Mayor, The Mingus Orchestra, Jamie Baum, Gabriel Kahane, and Lucia Pulido. He's released four albums of his own music for New Amsterdam Records, a collaborative album with Laurent Coq called Crosswords, and Follow the Stick for BJU Records, and appears on over thirty albums as a sideman. He was recently named a Rising Star on clarinet by Downbeat Magazine and has three Grammy nominations for his work with Darcy James Argue. He is the author of three books for clarinet and has also played for many Broadway shows, most recently Fiddler on the Roof, Matilda, Amelie, and Hello Dolly.

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[Broadway, 2017]

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Karen Akers to Present WATER UNDER THE BRIDGE at Birdland in November

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present award-winning vocalist Karen Akers, who returns to the venue with the special evening “Water Under the Bridge,” on Monday, November 20 at 7:00 PM.

Suede to Perform at Birdland Theater in November

Join acclaimed pop, jazz, and blues vocalist and instrumentalist SUEDE as she takes the stage at Birdland Theater on November 9th. Accompanied by her longtime pianist Freddie Boyle and bassist Bill Moring, this unforgettable performance is not to be missed. Get your tickets now!

George Abud and Katrina Lenk Return to Birdland With SWUNG Next Month

Birdland Jazz Club will welcome the return of George Abud and Katrina Lenk  in an encore performance of their sold-out show “Swung” on Monday, November 6 at 7:00 PM. Learn more about the performance and how to get tickets here!

Photos: David Yazbek and The Bludgeoneers Play 54 Below

Tony, Grammy, and Emmy award winning composer/writer/musician David Yazbek and his band were on the stage of 54 Below last night playing some of his new songs from an upcoming album. They also played some great music from the Yazbek songbook and from his Broadway musicals.

Photos: Katrina Lenk and George Abud Return To Birdland

George Abud and Katrina Lenk thrilled a sold-out Birdland audience with a return engagement of their sold-out 2019 debut show, featuring a new selection of sizzling songs from the likes of Ella Fitzgerald, Betty Carter, Jacques Brel, Marlene Dietrich, Umm Kulthum, and many more. Check out photos here

Karen Mason to Present Encore Performance of KANDER & EBB… AND ALL THAT JAZZ at Birdland in March

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present Karen Mason in an encore presentation of her show “Kander & Ebb… And All That Jazz” on Monday, March 20 at 7:00 PM.

George Abud and Katrina Lenk, James Carter, and More to Play Birdland This Month

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater has announced the jazz programming running February 28 through March 12. 

Kathryn Allison, Sam Gravitte, Luke Hawkins & Jelani Remy to Star in THE BRAT PACK at Birdland

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the debut performance of “The Brat Pack” — featuring Broadway stars Kathryn Allison, Sam Gravitte, Luke Hawkins, and Jelani Remy – on Monday, March 13 at 7:00 PM.

Jason Yeager to Celebrate UNSTUCK IN TIME: THE KURT VONNEGUT SUITE at Birdland in March

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present internationally acclaimed pianist and composer Jason Yeager – celebrating his recording Unstuck in Time: The Kurt Vonnegut Suite – with an album release concert on Monday, March 27 at 7:00 PM.

George Abud and Katrina Lenk to Present Encore Performance of SWUNG at Birdland Theater in March

BIRDLAND THEATER will present George Abud and Katrina Lenk – who starred together in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical The Band’s Visit – in “Abud & Lenk: Swung” on Monday, March 6 at 7:00 PM.

Philip Glass Ensemble's Sam Sadigursky Releases Solomon Diaries CD

Between international tours with the critically-acclaimed Philip Glass Ensemble, the award-winning composer/clarinetist Sam Sadigursky today announced the upcoming release of his latest recording project The Solomon Diaries. A sophisticated collection of true era-defining cross-genre composition, this trio of compelling albums showcases Sam's wide-ranging eclecticism that references jazz, world music, and post-minimalism.

Katrina Lenk Reunites With Sam Sadigursky on New Album

Award-winning composer/clarinetist Sam Sadigursky has announced the release of his latest recording project The Solomon Diaries. Sadigursky was seen onstage in the band of The Band's Visit. He will reunite with the show's star, Katrina Lenk, who is a guest vocalist on the album. Oklahoma! musical director Nathan Koci also appears on the record.

Katrina Lenk and Sam Sadigursky Reunite for New Album THE SOLOMON DIARIES

Between international tours with the critically-acclaimed Philip Glass Ensemble, the award-winning composer/clarinetist Sam Sadigursky today announced the release of his latest recording project The Solomon Diaries. 

Pianist, Composer Taylor Eigsti's Ambitious New Album 'Tree Falls' To Be Released May 21

It's often said that a debut album encapsulates the lifetime of experience leading up to its recording. Given all that the GRAMMY-nominated Taylor Eigsti has done since the release of his last studio album, the pianist's ambitious Tree Falls is practically his second debut. Scheduled to be released on May 21 by GSI, it marks the triumphant return of an artist who's been both a global road warrior and a constant—and consistent—composer.   

VIDEO: On This Day, November 9- THE BAND'S VISIT Opens On Broadway

On this day in 2017, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, The Band's Visit, opened on Broadway!

JAZZ50 Big Band Extravaganza Announced at Sheen Center

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, the arts center of the Archdiocese of New York, and New England Conservatory (NEC) present two of the most powerful big bands today as part of NEC Jazz50, a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the NEC Jazz Studies program.

Philip Glass Ensemble Gives Philadelphia Premiere Of MUSIC IN TWELVE PARTS

The Philip Glass Ensemble (PGE) will give the Philadelphia premiere of Philip Glass's monumental work Music in Twelve Parts presented by the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, University of Pennsylvania on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 6pm. Music in Twelve Parts runs five hours, with two intermissions and a dinner break. This marks the first performance in Philadelphia by the Philip Glass Ensemble in 21 years.

Faculty Concert Announced At Hoff-Barthelson Music School - February 7

The Hoff-Barthelson Music School Faculty Concert Series continues on Friday, February 7, 2020, at 7:30 pm with a performance of works in celebration of the School's 75th Anniversary. Works featured on the program are from the time of the School's founding and include Amy Beach's Piano Trio; Witold Lutosławski's Dance Preludes and his arrangement of Variations on a Theme by Paganini for two pianos, four hands; Leonard Bernstein's sublime Sonata for Clarinet and Piano; and Dmitri Shostakovich's Piano Trio No. 2 in E minor, for violin, cello and piano, Op. 67.

The Sheen Center Releases Upcoming Schedule

This January, The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street at the corner of Elizabeth Street in NYC), the arts center of the Archdiocese of New York, offers a dynamic line-up of music, theater, talk and gallery exhibition events. Events include a theatrical event for young audiences exploring social media and social responsibility in our schools; a commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day with The Museum of Jewish Heritage; and a celebration of children's creativity through the visual arts.

Svetlana Celebrates New Album NIGHT AT THE MOVIES At Joe's Pub This Weekend

New York-based vocalist Svetlana will return to Joe's Pub at the Public on Saturday, September 21st to celebrate the release of her new album Night At The Movies, which was officially released today! The star-studded album, which has already garnered praise and attention from the likes of WBGO, JazzTimes and Jazziz Magazine, is her second release as a leader. The show begins at 7pm and tickets are $20.

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