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Red Hook Jazz Festival — Day One at Red Hook Jazz Festival at Urban Meadow

Where

Urban Meadow
Red Hook Jazz Festival

Van Brunt St.
Brooklyn, NY
212-353-6971

When

Sun, June 11, 2017
1:00 pm

Add to Calendar 2017-06-11 1:00 pm 2017-06-11 Red Hook Jazz Festival — Day One at Red Hook Jazz Festival at Urban Meadow “The Red Hook Jazz Festival exists contentedly on the margins, like its namesake neighborhood and much of the music on its bill…The mood in the audience was neighborly, with a higher ratio of small children to youngish adults than I’ve seen at any musical event not expressly pitched as a kids’ show.”

— Nate Chinen, New York Times

“The lineup seems to get better every year at the Red Hook Jazz Festival, held on two successive Sundays at the Urban Meadow. These bands have widely varying instrumentation but a shared independent spirit, an ethic as purposeful and rigorous as it is experimental.”

— David R. Adler, Village Voice

“The Red Hook Jazz Festival deserves an award for ‘event deserving wider recognition’.”

— Tom Greenland, New York City Jazz Record

“Lemme tell ya, this is what makes Brooklyn Brooklyn, it really is.”

— former Brooklyn borough president Marty Markowitz, proclaiming “Red Hook Jazz Festival Day” in Brooklyn at the 2012 RHJF

In 2017, the Red Hook Jazz Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary! And to celebrate, we have one of our greatest line-ups yet. General admission will be $10 and will be available at the Meadow entrance each day of the festival. And, as with all past editions of the RHJF, all children will be admitted to both days of the festival FREE!

Join us on Day 1 when we present (in order of appearance):

William Parker/Cooper-Moore
William Parker: bass, shakuhachi
Cooper-Moore: instruments

Thana Alexa Project
Thana Alexa: voice
Carmen Staaf: keyboards
Noam Wiesenberg: bass
Drums: TBA

Richi Debonis' NOWtet
Richi “RVZ” Debonis: drums, compositions and arrangements
Abraham Burton: reeds
Greg Gisbert: trumpet, flugelhorn
Zaccai Curtis: keyboards
Carlo De Rosa: bass

Jane Ira Bloom Trio
Jane Ira Bloom: soprano saxophone
Bass TBA
Bobby Previte: drums

Eric Person Quartet
Eric Person: alto and soprano saxophones
Bryan Carrott: vibes
Adam Armstrong: bass
Tony Jefferson: drums

See you in June for Year 10!
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Tickets

$10

Musicians

William Parker William Parker
bass, acoustic
Jane Ira Bloom Jane Ira Bloom
sax, soprano
Bryan Carrott Bryan Carrott
vibraphone
Cooper-Moore Cooper-Moore
percussion
Thana Alexa Thana Alexa
vocalist

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“The Red Hook Jazz Festival exists contentedly on the margins, like its namesake neighborhood and much of the music on its bill…The mood in the audience was neighborly, with a higher ratio of small children to youngish adults than I’ve seen at any musical event not expressly pitched as a kids’ show.”

— Nate Chinen, New York Times

“The lineup seems to get better every year at the Red Hook Jazz Festival, held on two successive Sundays at the Urban Meadow. These bands have widely varying instrumentation but a shared independent spirit, an ethic as purposeful and rigorous as it is experimental.”...
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ADDED BY: James Keepnews | ADDED ON: April 11, 2017

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