A Tribute to Hamiett Bluiett

June 4, 2017 | 5:00pm – 8:00pm bluiett_orig 4

A Tribute to Hamiett Bluiett presented by Arts for Art and Harlem Jazz Boxx.

Performers include: Pheeroan akLaff, Kelvyn Bell, James Carter, Cooper-Moore, Craig Harris’ Saints & Aints Brass Choir, DD Jackson, Kidd Jordan, Oliver Lake, William Parker, Antoine Roney, Kojo Roney, Quincy Troupe, Matthew Whitaker, James Jabbo Ware’s, Me We Them Orchestra …

Cost: $35 in advance; $40 at the door

House doors open at 4:15 pm

Rendall Memorial Presbyterian Church
59 West 137th Street between Malcolm X Blvd and Fifth Avenue
New York NY 10037 US

Carnegie Hall presents Neighborhood Concert: Michael Olatuja & Lagos Pepper Soup

January 23, 2017 | 7:00pm – 9:00pm

micheele-oNigerian bassist, Michael Olatuja and his new group Lagos Pepper Soup perform a funky mix of jazz, R&B, gospel, and soul. Olatuja’s music is inspired by the musical and spiritual journeys that have taken him from Nigeria to New York. Listeners will get a taste of Lagos Pepper Soup when the group releases its eponymous album later this year.

Performers: Michael Olatuja & Lagos Pepper Soup ·· Michael Olatuja, Bass and Composer ·· Thana Alexa, Vocals ·· Samir Zarif, Saxophone ·· Manuel Valera, Piano and Keyboards ·· Obed Calvaire, Drums

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

515 Malcolm X Boulevard at 135th Street New York NY 10037