Just take a leisurely walk down Ninth Street in the Park Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, between Fourth and Fifth Avenues, past the Van Brunt Post Office, and the next thing you will see is a beautiful garden fronting a French Second Empire building which arouses in us feelings of history and music.
This is Slope Music at 271 9th Street, Brooklyn, New York, 11215, where you can take private music lessons. We teach jazz, classical, rock, and folk music on piano, guitar, bass, viola, trumpet, clarinet, sax, flute, recorder, violin, as well as voice lessons. Bands for all occasions are available for live performances at your venue; solo pianists and chamber music groups can be arranged.
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I have 2 gigs this week with wonderful jazz singers.
32 Jones St. New York, NY 10014
The second gig is Sunday afternoon, 4/27, from 3:30-5-30pm with Ken Bogan, vocals, and Jon DeCesare, bass in Brooklyn at the James Davis Multicultural Museum of Peace.
If you have time and that sort of inclination, please come and listen to some standards, subject to my experiences and those of Charles Sibirsky, piano and Stephanie Grieg, bass.
Ken Bogan and I will be appearing at Somethin' once again.
We're looking to have a great evening of music.
Wednesday, Feb 5, 7:30-10:30 @ Hope and Anchor 347 Van Brunt Street, Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Every Friday, starting Feb.21,2014, pianist Charles Sibirsky and various bassists will be hosting a jazz open mic for singers and other instrumentalists at "Brooks 1890" restaurant - 24-28 Jackson Ave. in Long Island City, Queens, from 7pm till 10 pm. Jon DeCesare will be back on the gig soon.
It is accessible from the E,G,M and 7 trains to
Thursday night, Mar 28, 7-11:30pm
Sofias’ is on W. 46th St. between 7th/8th Aves. in Manhattan.
There’s no cover and always an interesting crowd at the bar.
To all the singers and players and especially fans out there-
I have 3 gigs this week. Two are open to the public. We need your ears. Hope to see you there.
The jam session continues this Wednesday Evening (3/20),7:30-10:30pm, at
I'll be playing solo piano this Saturday night, March 16, 7:30-10:30pm, at the Division Street Grill, 26 N. Division St., in Peekskill, New York.
Saturday, Feb. 16th, from 7-11:30pm, I’ll be back at Sofia’s Restaurant at
I'll be playing with the fabulous Stephanie Grieg on the bass.