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.
For information about upcoming live music events by Slope Music teachers and affiliated musicians, click here.
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I'll be playing solo piano at the Lake Club in Clove Lake Park on Staten Island this Saturday night, August 2, from 7-10:00.
2 gigs this w/e.
Saturday, June 21, 9:30-11:30pm at Korzo on 19th St. & 5th Ave. in the Park Slope section of Brooklyn, I'll be playing a grand piano with John DeCesare on bass It's a great restaurant, or you can just drink.
This Friday,5/30, I'll be accompanying a great jazz vocalist, Ken Bogan, at the Metrobaptist Church on the corner of 40st. and 9th Ave. in Manhattan. First set starts at 7pm. Not sure how late we'll be playing.
Jam session at Hope & Anchor,
Good food and no cover too!
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