HOT JAZZ MANAGEMENT, located in the heart of New York City, offers extremely specialized TOURS of MANHATTAN for small to medium sized groups, available exclusively after a discussion of your desires. Tours are tailored to the visitors' specifications for experiencing some of the world's greatest music, history and architecture. These are changeable as your requests and/or energy dictate at any time. Small groups can change plans from one site, club, or restaurant to another very quickly. We can speak about economical, well-located hotels, and you can go home not just having visited New York, but having been a New Yorker!
Booking services and publicity support for Jazz Musicians are also offered, a few of whom are listed here. These seasoned players are effective in classrooms as well as concerts.
SATURDAYS, 7-10 pm in Manhattan, ongoing:
The Steve Wirts Band*, featuring:
Joe Cohn - guitar, Ian MacDonald - keyboards and Gaelan McKenna - drums.
ASIA KAN Restaurant -- long, interesting, reasonable menu, both food and drinks, a great place to eat, both for menu and price, warm acoustics and lighting.
710 Amsterdam Ave, New York 10025 (Between 94th & 95th Streets)
(212) 280-8878 - www.asiakanuws.com
No cover, no minimum.
Arrive early for a good seat, and excellent happy hour specials ending at 8pm.
TUESDAYS in Manhattan, ongoing:
The Joe Cohn Trio*, featuring:
Joe Cohn - guitar, Ian MacDonald - piano, Gaelan McKenna – drums
NATSUMI LOUNGE (226 W 50th St, between 8th Ave & Broadway)
(212) 258-2988 - www.natsuminyc.com
5:30 - 8:00PM HAPPY HOUR SET (they may play longer)
No cover, no minimum, intimate space.
*Each of these weekly New York City events are full of surprises. Great musicians have been stopping in to play along.
SATURDAY, May 31, 2014 special event in Lincoln, Nebraska:
“Sweet Baby Blues” benefit to help critically-ill babies and families at the Bryan Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
Featuring Kansas City Jazz Masters Bobby Watson (Alto Saxophone) and Rod Fleeman (Guitar). Additional music by Lincoln’s Lightning Bugs; Steve Hanson – guitar, Jim Pipher – bass, and Reynold Peterson – vocals and drums – with all three on vocal harmonies. The evening will include wine tastings from renowned vineyards paired with local culinary delights as you are surrounded by exceptional art in an historic building.
Kiechel Fine Art, 1208 “O” Street, Lincoln (former Dietz House of Music, constructed 1890s)
Tickets $85 per person from the Bryan Foundation
bryanhealth.cvent.com/sweetbb or 402-481-3139