The 2011 NYC Winter JazzFest | Jan. 7th-8th, 2011

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The 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST
Friday, January 7th & Saturday, January 8th
Arts Presenters Showcases (APAP)


New
York, 2011 – Brice Rosenbloom of BOOM Collective (formerly
boomBOOM Presents) is proud to announce the 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST
lineup.  The festival is to be held on January 7th & 8th, 2011 in
New York City.  The NYC Winter Jazzfest will take over threeWest Village
venues, (le) Poisson Rouge, Kenny’s Castaways and Zinc Bar on Friday
January 7th, and five venues, (le) Poisson Rouge, Kenny’s Castaways,
Zinc Bar, Sullivan Hall, and Bitter End on Saturday January 8th.  This
marks the seventh year of the annual NYC WINTER JAZZFEST, and our
continued mission to showcase top quality jazz and experimental music.

2011 NYC Winter Jazzfest Showcasing Artists:
Aaron Goldberg Trio
Aethereal Bace – 3rd Eye
Amina Figarova
Amir ElSaffar’s Two Rivers
Anat Cohen Quartet with Jason Lindner
Andrew D’Angelo’s AGOGIC
Asphalt Orchestra
Bad Touch
Ben Perowsky’s Moodswing Orchestra w/ TK Wonder
Orrin Evans Captain Black Big Band
Carmen Souza
Charles Gayle Trio
Charlie Hunter
Chico Hamilton & Euphoria
Chris Lightcap’s Bigmouth
Chris Speed’s YeahNO
The Curtis Brothers
Dan Tepfer Trio
Dayna Kurtz
David Weiss and Point of Departure
Derrick Hodge
Don Byron’s New Gospel Quintet
Donny McCaslin Trio with Uri Caine
Eric Legnini / Krystle Warren
Gregory Porter
Igmar Thomas & The Cypher
The Inbetweens
Jacky Terrasson
Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey
Jacob Garchik Trio
James Carney Group
Jamie Baum Septet
Jason Lindner’s NOW vs NOW
Jen Shyu & Jade Tongue
Juan-Carlos Formell & Johnny’s Dream Club
Kendrick Scott
Kenneth Whalum III
Kirk Knuffke Quartet
Marcus Strickland Quartet
Mariani
Matana Roberts
Maurice Brown Effect
Mike Pride’s From Bacteria To Boys
Miles Okazaki / Damion Reid / Guillaume Perret
MILK & JADE by Dana Leong
Nels Cline’s Stained Radiance
Nguyen Le Trio with Rudresh Mahanthappa
Noah Preminger Group
Nomo
Pilc / Moutin / Hoenig
Proverb Trio featuring Dafnis Prieto, Kokayi & Jason Lindner
RedCred featuring John Medeski, Ben Perowsky and Chris Speed
The Respect Sextet
The Robert Glasper Experiment
Sameer Gupta’s Namaskar
Shane Endsley & The Music Band
Sofia Rei Koutsovitis
Source w/Abdoulaye Diabaté
Steve Coleman and Five Elements
Talibam!
Tia Fuller
Tineke Postma
Underground Horns
(U)nity
Vernon Reid’s Artificial Afrika
VISIONFUGITIVE: JD Allen + Butch Morris
Water Surgeons

 
The
2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST will feature over 60 different jazz groups
during the Arts Presenters (APAP) conference.  Similar to past years the
festival will provide an opportunity for artists to showcase in front
of presenters, promoters, talent buyers, educators, musicians and avid
fans. Over 5000 arts professionals will be in New York City for the
annual Association of Performing Arts Presenters (APAP) conference from
January 7-11.  As there will be hundreds of showcases scheduled
throughout the weekend around the city both at the Hilton Hotel and in
alternative venues, Winter Jazzfest offers APAP conference attendees,
and the general public, the opportunity to experience the best of
today’s new live jazz and experimental music in club venue settings. 
Once famed as the focal point of New York City’s rich jazz and live
music scene, Bleecker Street and the Village provide for an ideal
festival experience with jazz and experimental music groups performing
all night at five of the neighborhood’s esteemed venues within close
proximity of each other. On this night the 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST will
continue to redeem the rich jazz heritage of the Village and again will
bring jazz fans back to Bleecker Street.  The 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST
includes over 60 of today’s most interesting jazz groups from New York,
Brooklyn, Chicago, New Orleans, Philadelphia, France, Holland, Israel,
Germany, Cape Verde, Mali, Cuba, Argentina, England and more.
 
Currently
new jazz groups are under represented, yet they are culturally
essential to the continued development and future of jazz and the
cultivation of new audiences for jazz.  Jazz artists need support and
exposure to the significant institutional booking forum that the Arts
Presenters conferences represent.  Winter Jazzfest is pleased to offer a
forum for presenters and music enthusiasts to experience and support
the future of jazz. The 2011 Winter Jazzfest appreciates generous
support from The Cultural Services of the French Embassy.
 
The
2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST will again feature showcases with guest
curators Meghan Stabile of Revive Music Group and Adam Schatz of Search
& Restore.  In line with the mission of Winter Jazzfest, Stabile and
Schatz continue to invigorated NYC’s jazz scenes in their own ways by
promoting and supporting young and deserving new jazz artists while
bringing increasingly growing audiences to the music.  Kenny’s Castaways
will stage the Search & Restore showcase while Sullivan Hall will
house the Revive Da Live showcase.
 
The 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST
welcomes all Arts Presenter conference badge-holders to RSVP and reserve
a single Full-Festival Pass to the 2011 NYC WINTER JAZZFEST by emailing
rsvp@winterjazzfest.com, RSVP required.  Only 2011 APAP Conference
attendees are able to RSVP. 
 
Single-Day Festival Passes are available to the General Public for $25
Two-Day Full-Festival Passes are available to the General Public for $35
 
Revive Da Live
Since
2006, the anthem of “Revive Da Live” has rung loudly in uniting
prolific, groundbreaking, gifted and versatile hip hop artists &
contemporary jazz musicians in combined effort to educate and inspire
broader audiences about the depths and origins of today’s popular music.
Revive Music Group serves as New York’s leader in conceptual and
never-before-experienced live music productions—for a jazz and hip-hop
celebration giving a unique aural exhibition of the undercurrents
connecting the genres and ultimately fans of multiple generations.
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Search and Restore
Search
& Restore is a non-profit organization founded by Adam Schatz,
dedicated to sustaining and expanding the audience for new jazz music
in New York City and beyond. From a series at the legendary Manhattan
Knitting Factory, to the first ever Undead Jazzfest, Search &
Restore has been presenting mind blowing double-bills and festivals for
public consumption, with artists such as Kneebody, John Hollenbeck, Jim
Black’s Alas No Axis, Darcy James Argue’s Secret Society and many many
more. Visit and donate to their current massive Kickstarter project to
document the scene for the next year at www.HelpJazz.com
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For more information spend time at www.winterjazzfest.com.
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Five West Village Venues:
(le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street
Sullivan Hall, 214 Sullivan Street
Kenny’s Castaways, 157 Bleecker Street
Bitter End, 147 Bleecker Street
Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street
 
Tickets:
www.winterjazzfest.com/tickets.html
*On sale NOW!
 
Information:
www.winterjazzfest.com

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