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 2000 Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival

Wednesday, June 7

  • Al Green, Odetta, Curtis Fowlkes's Catfish Corner. Central Park, Rumsey Playfield, 7 p.m.
  • James Blood Ulmer's Earth Driver Raw Blues. Knitting Factory, 8 p.m.
  • Sun Ra Arkestra conducted by Marshall Allen. Knitting Factory, 10 p.m.
  • Midnight Jam Session. Knitting Factory, midnight.
  • Tim Berne's Paraphrase, Tim Berne's Big Satan, Tim Berne's Quicksand, Tim Berne's Composure. Old Office, 7, 8, 10, and 11 p.m.
  • The Other Quartet. Tap Bar, 11 p.m. and1 a.m.
  • Ned Rothenberg Solo. Location One, 7 p.m.
  • Kenny Garrett. Sweet Basil, 9 p.m. and11 p.m.
  • Music of Keith Jarrett, with George Garzone, Jimmy Greene, Mike Manieri, Lonnie Plaxico, Eddie Bobe, Billy Kilson, Denny Zeitlin. The Jazz Standard, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Thursday, June 8

  • The Roots, Arto Lindsay, Wild Magnolias, opening act TBA. Central Park, Rumsey Playfield, 6:30 p.m.
  • Marilyn Crispell, Gary Peacock, Paul Motian. Knitting Factory, 8 p.m.
  • Matthew Shipp's String Trio. Knitting Factory, 10 p.m.
  • Midnight Jam Session. Knitting Factory, midnight.
  • Hakon Kornstad Trio. Old Office, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • One World Ensemble. Old Office, 10 p.m. and 11 p.m.
  • Ori Kaplan 4tet. Tap Bar, 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.
  • Kenny Garrett. Sweet Basil, 9 p.m. and11 p.m.
  • Music of Keith Jarrett, with George Garzone, Jimmy Greene, Mike Manieri, Lonnie Plaxico, Eddie Bobe, Billy Kilson, Denny Zeitlin. The Jazz Standard, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Friday, June 9

  • Welcome to the Voice—an opera featuring Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet; score by Steve Nieve; book and lyrics by Muriel Téodori. Town Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Jeff "Tain" Watts. Knitting Factory, 8 p.m.
  • Ravi Coltrane Quintet. Knitting Factory,10 p.m.
  • Midnight Jam Session. Knitting Factory, midnight.
  • Yuko Fujiyama. Old Office, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Cindy Blackman Quartet. Old Office, 10 p.m. and 11 p.m.
  • Michael Formanek's Northern Exposure. Tap Bar, 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.
  • KROYT, Spacebopcircus. Galapagos, 9 p.m.
  • Kenny Garrett. Sweet Basil, 9, 11 p.m., and 12:30 a.m.
  • John Zorn's Chamber Works. Angel Orensanz Foundation, 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
  • Music of Keith Jarrett, with George Garzone, Jimmy Greene, Mike Manieri, Lonnie Plaxico, Eddie Bobe, Billy Kilson, Denny Zeitlin. The Jazz Standard, 8 p.m., 10:30 p.m., and midnight.

Saturday, June 10

  • The Neville Brothers, Robert Cray Band, Jon Lucien Quintet, Elliott Sharp's Terraplane, Sex Mob. World Trade Center, Austin J. Tobin Plaza, 1 p.m.
  • Mario Pavone's Nu Trio. Knitting Factory,8 p.m.
  • Dave Douglas Sextet. Knitting Factory,10 p.m.
  • Midnight Jam Session. Knitting Factory, midnight.
  • Back to the Future, featuring Noah Howard, Bobby Kapp, Dave Burell, and Billy Bang. Old Office, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Sam Bardfeld's Cabale Fatale. Old Office, 10 p.m. and 11 p.m.
  • Ben Allison and Medicine Wheel. Tap Bar, 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.
  • Ned Rothenberg Solo, with Marcus Rojas: Live Recording Session. Location One, 7 p.m.
  • Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band. Makor, 9:30 p.m.
  • Kenny Garrett. Sweet Basil, 9 p.m., 11 p.m., and 12:30 a.m.
  • Music of Keith Jarrett, with George Garzone, Jimmy Greene, Mike Manieri, Lonnie Plaxico, Eddie Bobe, Billy Kilson, Denny Zeitlin. The Jazz Standard, 8, 10:30 p.m., and midnight.

Sunday, June 11

  • Los Lobos, Los Van Van, Barbarito Torres, David Sanchez Sextet, Bobby Sanabria y Ascensión. World Trade Center, Austin J. Tobin Plaza, 1 p.m.
  • Chick Corea and Origin and the Microscopic Septet 20th Anniversary Reunion Concert. Town Hall, 8 p.m.
  • A Tribute to Lester Bowie: Art Ensemble of Chicago. Knitting Factory, 8 and 10 p.m.
  • Midnight Jam Session. Knitting Factory, midnight.
  • Joe Maneri Quartet with special guest Barre Phillips. Old Office, 7 p.m. and 8 p.m.
  • Oliver Lake Steel Quartet. Old Office, 10 and 11 p.m.
  • Akosh S. Unit. Tap Bar, 11 p.m. and 1 a.m.
  • Ned Rothenberg, solo recording session. Location One, 7 p.m.
  • Kenny Garrett. Sweet Basil, 9 and 11 p.m.
  • Music of Keith Jarrett, with George Garzone, Jimmy Greene, Mike Manieri, Lonnie Plaxico, Eddie Bobe, Billy Kilson, Denny Zeitlin. The Jazz Standard, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Ticket Information: CALL 877-4BA-FEST.


2000 JVC Jazz Festival

Monday, June 12

  • Music of Bill Evans, with James Williams, Renee Rosnes, Frank Wess, Howard Alden, and others. The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, June 13

  • Milt Hinton's 90th birthday, with Ron Carter, Christian McBride, Dick Hyman, many others. Proceeds from this concert benefit the Milton J. Hinton Scholarship Fund. The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, June 14

  • Tribute to Charlie Byrd and George Van Eps, with Ron Affif, Howard Alden, Gene Bertoncini, Randy Johnston, Romero Lubambo, Bucky Pizzarelli, Frank Vignola, Mark Whitfield, Joe Byrd, and Chuck Redd. The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 8 p.m.

Thursday, June 15

  • Swingtime! with Warren Vaché and the New York City All-Star Big Band. The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 8 p.m.

Friday, June 16

  • The 40 Years of Bossa Nova, with Joáo Gilberto. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Paul Winter's Summer Solstice. Featuring Paul Winter, Arto Tuncboyaciyan, Karan Casey, Jerry O'Sullivan, and others. Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 7:30 p.m.
  • Al DiMeola New World Sinfonia, and Ron Affif Trio. John Harms Center for the Arts, 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 17

  • Tango Passion and Swing, starring Pablo Ziegler and the Quintet for New Tango, with Joe Lovano, Gary Burton, Paquito D'Rivera. Featuring vocalist Julia Zenko and star dancers from Forever Tango and Tango Argentino on Broadway. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Tribute to Robert Johnson, with Honeyboy Edwards, John Hammond, Robert Jr. Lockwood, and Chris Whitley. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
  • Paul Winter's Summer Solstice. Seventh annual event, with acoustic music and waxing or waning light through the cathedral's stained glass. Featuring: Paul Winter, Arto Tuncboyaciyan, Karan Casey, Jerry O'Sullivan, and others. Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 4:30 a.m.

Sunday, June 18

  • Bobby Watson and Horizon featuring Orrin Evans, Victor Lewis, Curtis Lundy, and Jack Walrath. Schomburg Center, 3 p.m.
  • Porgy and Bess and Sketches of Spain. For the first time together in performance, the original Gil Evans arrangements of the classic Miles Davis recordings. Orchestra conducted by Maria Schneider, featuring Jon Faddis. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • John Lurie and the Lounge Lizards, with Michael Blake, Clark Gayton, Jane Scarpantoni, Doug Wieselman, Evan Lurie, Erik Sanko, Mauro Refrosco, and Calvin Weston. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
  • International Women in Jazz: Jazzberry Jam. Five women-led groups featuring Sarah Jane Cion, Gwen Cleveland, Paula Hampton, Bertha Hope, and Carline Ray. Saint Peter's Church, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, June 19

  • Bags' Groove: Tribute to Milt Jackson, with Bob Cranshaw, Jon Faddis, Slide Hampton, Jimmy Heath, Bobby Hutcherson, Etta Jones, Mike LeDonne, Steve Nelson, Mickey Roker, and Stanley Turrentine. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, June 20

  • Patti Labelle and Cyrus Chestnut Trio. Avery Fisher Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Rubén Blades and Editus and Orquestra Aragon. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Don Byron: Music for Silent Films. Don Byron Ensemble with Robert DeBellis, James Zollar, Josh Roseman, Edward Simon, Bob Stewart, Mark Helias, Ben Wittman, and Richie Schwarz perform music to The Scar of Shame (1927) and Ernie Kovacs: Eugene (1961). Symphony Space, 8 p.m.

Wednesday, June 21

  • Toshiyuki Miyama and the New Herd and Chano Dominguez Group. Bryant Park, noon.
  • Michel Camilo, Tomatito, Chucho Valdés Quintet. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Vivendi: La Vie en Jazz. Romano, Louis Sclavis Trio with Henri Texier, Mino Cinelu. Florence Gould Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Diana Krall. Supper Club, 8 p.m.
  • John Zorn: Masada with Dave Douglas, Greg Cohen, and Joey Baron; the Masada String Trio with Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, and Greg Cohen; Bar Kokhba with Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, Greg Cohen, Marc Ribot, Cyro Baptista, and Joey Baron. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.

Thursday, June 22

  • Claudia Acuña and Ken Navarro. Bryant Park, noon.
  • From Spirituals to Swing: Count Basie Orchestra, directed by Grover Mitchell; Dianne Reeves; the Don Byron Sextet featuring Stefon Harris; Angelique Kidjo; Allen Toussaint; Bilal Oliver; the SRC All-City Gospel Chorale; the McCollough Sons of Thunder; Howard Alden; Warren Vaché; and Steve Wilson. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Vivendi: La Vie en Jazz. Richard Galliano and Michel Portal, Jacky Terrasson Quartet. Florence Gould Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Dave Douglas Witness, with Josh Roseman, Chris Speed, Mark Feldman, Erik Friedlander, Bryan Carrott, Scott Colley, Michael Sarin, and Ikue Mori. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.

Friday, June 23

  • Ralph Irizarry and Timbalaye, Jovenes del Barrio, Wayne Gorbea, and Salsa Picante. Bryant Park, noon.
  • Ray Charles and Regina Carter Quintet with Myra Casales, Alvester Garnett, Werner "Vana" Gierig, and Darryl Hall. Avery Fisher Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Maceo Parker and Bruce Hornsby. Beacon Theater, 8 p.m.
  • Cassandra Wilson and Cesaria Evora. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • The Conga Kings with Candido, Carlos "Patato" Valdes, and Giovanni Hidalgo; and Chico Hamilton and Euphoria with Eric Person, Cary DeNegris, and Paul Ramsey. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
  • Richard Bona, with Dianne Reeves and others. Host: Max Roach. John Harms Center for the Arts, 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 24

  • Aretha Franklin and Stanley Turrentine Quintet. Avery Fisher Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Dianne Reeves and the Herbie Hancock Group. Beacon Theater, 8 p.m.
  • Latin Jazz Jam 2000—Face to Face, with Eddie Palmieri and guest soloist David Sanchez. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Bill Frisell New Quartet with Greg Liesz, David Piltch, and Kenny Wollesen; and Kelly Joe Phelps. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.

Ticket Information CALL 212-501-1390.


Freihofer's Jazz Festival
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Saratoga Springs, New York

Saturday, June 24

  • Cassandra Wilson; David Sanborn; Cesaria Evora; Bruce Hornsby; Maceo Parker; Randy Brecker, Bob Berg, Joey DeFrancesco, and Peter Erskine; the Conga Kings featuring Candido, Carlos "Patato" Valdes, and Giovanni Hidalgo; Terence Blanchard Sextet; Rodney Jones Quartet. Main Stage, noon to midnight.
  • Sarah Jane Cion Trio; Matt Wilson Quartet; Rodney Jones Quartet; Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers; Reuben Wilson Quartet. Gazebo Stage, noon to midnight.

Sunday, June 25

  • Ray Charles; Dianne Reeves; Herbie Hancock; John Scofield Band; Diana Krall; the Kenny Garrett Quartet; Spyro Gyra; Lew Tabackin Quartet. Main Stage, noon to 10:30 p.m.
  • Kelly Joe Phelps; Brian Blade Fellowship; the Slip; D.D. Jackson Quintet; the Toni Lynn Washington Band. Gazebo Stage, noon to 10:30 p.m.

Ticket Information CALL 518-587-3330.


NEW YORK JAZZ CLUBS
JVC 2-for-1 offers two tickets for the price of one when a ticket stub from a JVC Jazz Festival main hall concert is presented at the door of selected clubs. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to availability. Some restrictions apply. Call clubs for show times, prices, and reservations). Venues include:


Birdland 212-581-3080
The Blue Note 212-475-8592
Caviarteria 212-925-5515
Internet Cafe 212-614-0747
Iridium Jazz Club 212-582-2121
The Jazz Standard 212-576-2232
Jimmy's Uptown Café 718-392-2000
La Belle Epoque 212-254-6436
Lenox Lounge 212-427-0253
Londel's 212-234-6114
Metronome 212-505-7400
Sweet Basil 212-242-1785
Village Vanguard 212-255-4037
Zinc Bar 212-477-8337


Village Voice Supplement: editor: Gary Giddins; design director: Ted Keller; photo editor: Meg Handler; associate: Jesus Diaz ianne Reeves and others. Host: Max Roach. John Harms Center for the Arts, 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 24

  • Aretha Franklin and Stanley Turrentine Quintet. Avery Fisher Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Dianne Reeves and the Herbie Hancock Group. Beacon Theater, 8 p.m.
  • Latin Jazz Jam 2000—Face to Face, with Eddie Palmieri and guest soloist David Sanchez. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
  • Bill Frisell New Quartet with Greg Liesz, David Piltch, and Kenny Wollesen; and Kelly Joe Phelps. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.

Ticket Information CALL 212-501-1390.


Freihofer's Jazz Festival
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Saratoga Springs, New York

Saturday, June 24

  • Cassandra Wilson; David Sanborn; Cesaria Evora; Bruce Hornsby; Maceo Parker; Randy Brecker, Bob Berg, Joey DeFrancesco, and Peter Erskine; the Conga Kings featuring Candido, Carlos "Patato" Valdes, and Giovanni Hidalgo; Terence Blanchard Sextet; Rodney Jones Quartet. Main Stage, noon to midnight.
  • Sarah Jane Cion Trio; Matt Wilson Quartet; Rodney Jones Quartet; Pucho and His Latin Soul Brothers; Reuben Wilson Quartet. Gazebo Stage, noon to midnight.

Sunday, June 25

  • Ray Charles; Dianne Reeves; Herbie Hancock; John Scofield Band; Diana Krall; the Kenny Garrett Quartet; Spyro Gyra; Lew Tabackin Quartet. Main Stage, noon to 10:30 p.m.
  • Kelly Joe Phelps; Brian Blade Fellowship; the Slip; D.D. Jackson Quintet; the Toni Lynn Washington Band. Gazebo Stage, noon to 10:30 p.m.

Ticket Information CALL 518-587-3330.


NEW YORK JAZZ CLUBS
JVC 2-for-1 offers two tickets for the price of one when a ticket stub from a JVC Jazz Festival main hall concert is presented at the door of selected clubs. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis and subject to availability. Some restrictions apply. Call clubs for show times, prices, and reservations). Venues include:


Birdland 212-581-3080
The Blue Note 212-475-8592
Caviarteria 212-925-5515
Internet Cafe 212-614-0747
Iridium Jazz Club 212-582-2121
The Jazz Standard 212-576-2232
Jimmy's Uptown Café 718-392-2000
La Belle Epoque 212-254-6436
Lenox Lounge 212-427-0253
Londel's 212-234-6114
Metronome 212-505-7400
Sweet Basil 212-242-1785
Village Vanguard 212-255-4037
Zinc Bar 212-477-8337


Village Voice Supplement: editor: Gary Giddins; design director: Ted Keller; photo editor: Meg Handler; associate: Jesus Diaz

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