Support All About Jazz

All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.


I want to help

Tea Lounge

Address

837 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY 11215
ph. 718-789-2762
Add Event

Related

Laptop jockeys surf the net; some are corporate types, many are not. Underage teens mill about looking to hang. Parents who like to go out push a stroller and enjoy happy hour. In the back corner, devoted listeners absorb the sounds of the night’s talent. The diverse crowds of young and old, professional and creative and dedicated and casual are not typical of a ‘jazz’ venue. Of course, Tea Lounge on Union Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn, is not a typical venue.

Perhaps the greatest challenge facing jazz and improvised music is reaching audiences of the uninitiated to expand the base with fresh listeners. Original jazz and improvised music is underrepresented on radio and nearly invisible to the average public, who often think of jazz as music of the past. Despite a growing thirst for different sounds, many people are at a loss for where to begin. And that’s where a place like Tea Lounge enters - a popular location that is not exclusively for music, but presents challenging and creative acts.

read more

Directions: 2/3 to Grand Army Plaza, Q to 7th ave, M/R to Union

Post a comment

comments powered by Disqus

Date Event Venue Time Tickets
Oct7Fri Ravi Coltrane Village Vanguard
New York, NY
8:30 pm
Oct6Thu Ravi Coltrane Village Vanguard
New York, NY
8:30 pm
Nov4Fri Leo Kottke Ginny's Supper Club
New York, NY
8:00 PM
$48
Oct6Thu Ravi Coltrane Village Vanguard
New York, NY
10:30 pm
Nov27Sun Ravi Coltrane Blue Note New York
New York, NY
8:00 pm
Dec4Sun Ravi Coltrane Blue Note New York
New York, NY
10:30 pm
Oct9Sun Ravi Coltrane Village Vanguard
New York, NY
8:30 pm
Date Event Venue Time Tickets
Oct16Sun Eugene Chadbourne Solo Quinn's
Beacon, NY
8:00 PM
$10
Oct25Tue Jane Bunnett And Maqueque Birdland
New York, NY
8:30 PM
$30
Nov4Fri Leo Kottke Ginny's Supper Club
New York, NY
8:00 PM
$48
Oct15Sat John Gray - The Jazz Thieves The Way Station
Brooklyn, NY
8:00 PM
$5
Dec11Sun JaRon Eames/Emme Kemp JaRon's Parlor Jazz
Ny Ny, NY
2:00 PM
$20.00
Oct20Thu Ben Allison Smoke Jazz & Supper Club-Lounge
New York, NY
9:00 pm
Jun8Thu Michael Feinstein: Ella On My Mind The Appel Room
New York, NY
7:00 PM
Date Event Venue Time Tickets
Nov5Sat The Paul Carlon Trio Hudson Opera House
Hudson, NY
7:00 pm
$17
Dec17Sat Steve Picataggio Fine and Rare
New York, NY
9:00 pm
Dec13Tue Steve Picataggio La Lanterna - The Bar Next Door
New York, NY
8:30 pm
Dec3Sat Steve Picataggio Fine and Rare
New York, NY
9:00 pm
Nov19Sat Steve Picataggio Fine and Rare
New York, NY
9:00 pm
Nov5Sat Steve Picataggio Fine and Rare
New York, NY
9:00 pm
Oct29Sat Steve Picataggio The Drawing Room, Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY
7:00 pm
Date Event Venue Time Tickets
Sep29Thu Catherine Russell: Harlem on My Mind Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola
New York, NY
7:30 PM
Sep29Thu Stephan Crump The Stone
New York, NY
10:00 pm
Sep29Thu Carol Leven And Nick Moran Duo At... Gino's Trattoria
Brooklyn, NY
8:00 PM
Sep29Thu Bob DeVos Quartet Smalls Jazz Club
New York, NY
7:30 PM
Sep29Thu Steve Elmer Piano/compser Shanghai Mong
New York, NY
7:00 PM
Sep29Thu Martin Kelley And Affinity Domaine Wine Bar
L.I.C., NY
8:30 PM
Sep29Thu Ron Jackson Wythe Hotel
Brooklyn, NY
6:00 pm

Join the staff. Writers Wanted!

Develop a column, write album reviews, cover live shows, or conduct interviews.