1999 JVC Jazz Festival New York
Monday, June 14
Music of Benny Goodman, performed by Ken Peplowski, with Randy Sandke, Bob Miliken, Byron Stripling, Eddie Bert, Bobby Pring, Loren Schoenberg, Scott Robinson, Ben Aronov, Mike Peters, others. Kaye Playhouse, 8 p.m.
Tuesday, June 15
A Tribute to Johnny Smith, with Pat Martino, Mark Whitfield, Ira Sullivan, Jimmy Bruno, Joe Puma, Howard Alden, John Abercrombie, Tony Mottola, Vic Juris, Jack Wilkins, Paul Bollenbach, Gene Bertoncini, Sal Salvador, Ron Affif, others. Kaye Playhouse, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 16
A Jazz Salute to the Big Apple, with Randy Sandke, Warren Vaché, Wycliffe Gordon, Ken Peplowski, Allan Vaché, Scott Robinson, Joe Temperley, Howard Alden, Mark Shane, Eric Reed, Rodney Whitaker, and Joe Ascione. Kaye Playhouse, 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 17
The Music of Cab Calloway, with his daughter Chris Calloway and the HI-DE-HO Orchestra. Kaye Playhouse, 8 p.m.
Friday, June 18
Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Roy Hargrove. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
Bessie and Louis, with Carrie Smith singing Bessie Smith and Warren Vaché, Kenny Davern, Howard Alden, others playing Louis Armstrong. Kaye Playhouse, 8 p.m.
Duke en Clave, with Ray Baretto’s New World Spirit and Kenny Burrell— Duke Ellington, Latin style. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 19
Will Downing, Gerald Albright, others. Beacon Theater, 8 p.m.
Cassandra Wilson and Shirley Horn. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 20
Dave Brubeck and James Moody. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
Monty Alexander Octet plays Bob Marley. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
Monday, June 21
Remembering Charlie Parker, with James Moody, others. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
Tuesday, June 22
Manhattan Transfer, Anita O’Day, Kevin Mahogany. Avery Fisher Hall, 8 p.m.
Kind of Blue at 40, with Geri Allen, Jimmy Cobb, Ravi Coltrane, Vincent Herring, Wallace Roney, Buster Williams, others performing the Miles Davis classic. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
Wednesday, June 23
Boney James and Keiko Matsui. Avery Fisher Hall, 8 p.m.
Buddy Guy, Jimmie Vaughan, Shemekia Copeland. Beacon Theater, 8 p.m.
Diana Krall and Joshua Redman. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
Dave Holland Quintet, with Robin Eubanks, Chris Potter, Steve Nelson, others; Brad Mehldau. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
Thursday, June 24
Carlinhos Brown. Beacon Theater, 8 p.m.
Oscar Peterson, with Orsted Pedersen, Ulf Wakenius, and Martin Drew. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
Echoes of Coltrane, with Donald Harrison, Gary Bartz, Carl Allen, Javon Jackson, Rodney Jones, and Brian Lynch. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
Lenora Zenzalai Helm, Orrin Evans, Miriam Sullivan, Eric McPherson, and Kwame Bell. Studio Museum in Harlem, 7 p.m.
James Brown. John Harms Center for the Arts, Englewood, N.J., 8 p.m.
Friday, June 25
Ray Charles. Avery Fisher Hall, 8 p.m.
Tribute to Kenny Kirkland, with Branford Marsalis, Jeff Watts, Sting, Harry Connick Jr., others. Beacon Theater, 8 p.m.
Blue Note Records 60th Anniversary Concert, with Greg Osby, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Charlie Hunter/Leon Parker. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
Russ Freeman and the Rippingtons with Paul Taylor. John Harms Center for the Arts, 8 p.m.
James Brown. Avery Fisher Hall, 8 p.m.
Latin Jazz Jam ’99, with Tito Puente’s Latin Jazz All-Stars featuring Dave Valentin, Giovanni Hidalgo, Hilton Ruiz, Charlie Sepulveda, Mario Rivera, Andy Gonzalez, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Mongo Santamaria; and Poncho Sanchez, Arturo Sandoval, others. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.
Contemporary Piano Ensemble, with James Williams, Donald Brown, Geoff Keezer, Harold Mabern, Mulgrew Miller. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
Sunday, June 27
Caetano Veloso, Luis Brasil, Jaques Morelenbaum, others. Beacon Theater, 8 p.m.
Remember Shakti: John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain, V. Selvaganesh, and U. Shrinivas. Symphony Space, 8 p.m.
Freihofer’s Jazz Festival
Saratoga Performing Arts Center
Saratoga Springs, New York
Saturday, June 26
Main Stage: Oscar Peterson, Diana Krall, Will Downing and Gerald Albright, Gato Barbieri, Joshua Redman, Hendricks and Ross, John Pizzarelli, Larry McCray. noon to midnight
Gazebo Stage: Virginia Mayhew, Larry
McCray, Sean Sullivan, Donald Harrison, Sam Newsome. noon to midnight
Sunday, June 27
Main Stage: James Brown, Buddy Guy, Manhattan Transfer, Royal Crown Revue, Roy Hargrove, Keiko Matsui, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Kyle Eastwood. noon to 10:30 p.m.
Gazebo Stage: Kyle Eastwood, Chuck Loeb, Doc Scanlon, Wallace Roney, Shemekia Copeland. noon to 10:30 p.m.
Ticket information: for information call 518-587-3330.
1999 Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival
Wednesday, June 9
Charles Lloyd, with John Abercrombie, Marc Johnson, Billy Higgins. Knitting Factory, 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
Mario Pavone, with Matt Wilson, Peter Madsen, Mario Pavone. Knitting Factory, 12 a.m.
Rashid Bakr, with Billy Stein, Brian Glick, Matt Hayner. Alterknit Theatre, 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Peck Allmond, with Ben Perowsky, Douglass Weiss, Gary Fisher, Donny McCaslin. Tap Bar, 9 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Marty Ehrlich, with Tony Malaby, Jerome Harris, Bobby Previte. Old Office, 9 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Larval, with Bill Brovold, Mike Smith, others; the Boredoms; John Zorn, Bill Laswell, Fred Frith, others. Seaport Atrium, 8:30 p.m.
Bern Nix, with Bill Zola, Adrian Valosin. Lotus Club, 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.
Jazzheads, with Ari Hoenig, Tim Motzer, Chris Cuzme, Ben Bocardo. Dharma, 10 p.m., 11:30 p.m., and 1 a.m.
Patrick Poladian Quartet. Location A, 12-3p.m.
Camila Benson Ensemble. Location B, 5-8p.m.
Thursday, June 10
Odean Pope, with Tyrone Brown, Craig McIver. Knitting Factory, 8 p.m.
David S. Ware, with Matthew Shipp, William Parker, Guillermo E. Brown, and guest Alex Lodico. Knitting Factory, 10 p.m.
Tom Harrell, Joanne Brackeen, Billy Hart, Cecil McBee, Dave Liebman. Knitting Factory, 12 a.m.
Claudia Quintet. Alterknit Theatre, 7 and 11 p.m.
Brilliant Coroners, with John McDonough, Andy Pritikin, others. Tap Bar, 9 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Drew Gress, Tim Berne, Uri Caine, and Ben Perowsky. Old Office, 9 and 11 p.m.
Conrad Herwig’s Latin Sides of Miles & Trane, with Eddie Palmieri; Marc Ribot y Los Cubanos Postizos, The Skatalites. Seaport Atrium, 8:30 p.m.
Fred Frith/Joey Baron Duo. Angel Orensanz Foundation, 8 p.m.
Peter Epstein Band. Lotus Club, 7 and 9 p.m.
Roy Campbell and Taz. Location A, 12 p.m.
Tony Walls Pots & Pans. Location B, 5 p.m.
Friday, June 11
William Hooker with Lee Ranaldo; Ronald Shannon Jackson, Vernon Reid, Melvin Gibbs. Knitting Factory, 8 p.m. and 12 a.m.
Kevin Norton Ensemble. Alterknit Theatre, 7 p.m. and 11 p.m.
Hydra. Tap Bar, 9 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Uri Caine Trio. Old Office, 9 and 11 p.m.
Claudia Acuna, Nora York, Dominique Eade Band, Teri Thornton, Abbey Lincoln. Seaport Atrium, 8:30 p.m.
Aaron Alexander & Musicians. Lotus Club, 7 and 9 p.m.
Bill Ware’s Y2K Quartet. Dharma, 11:30 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Sayyd. Location A, 12-3 p.m.
Mr. Spoon’s Swing Band, with Eddie Davis. Location A, 3-5 p.m.; Mecca Bodega. Location B, 5-8 p.m.
Saturday, June 12
Joe Morris Quartet. Knitting Factory, 8 p.m.
Bill Frisell & Willies. Knitting Factory, 10 p.m.
Roy Nathanson and Anthony Coleman, with Marc Ribot. Knitting Factory, 12 a.m.
Misako Kano plays John Coltrane. Alterknit Theater, 7 and 11 p.m.
Michael Attias Credo. Tap Bar, 9 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Sonny Fortune Trio. Old Office, 9 and 11 p.m.
Dirty Three, Olivia Tremor Control, and Hovercraft. Seaport Atrium, 8:30 p.m.
Steve Swell. Lotus Club, 7 and 9 p.m.
Tribute to Betty Carter, with Geri Allen, others. BAM Majestic Theater, 8 p.m.
David Gilmore. Dharma, 10, 11:30 p.m., and 1 a.m.
Sadiq Group. Location A, 12-3 p.m.
Sunday, June 13
Dave Douglas Septet, and Charms of the Night Sky. Knitting Factory, 8, 10 p.m., and 12 a.m.
Rob Reddy. Alterknit Theatre, 7 and 11 p.m.
Ballin the Jack. Tap Bar, 9 p.m. and 1 a.m.
Tim Berne’s No(h) Bag. Old Office, 9, 11 p.m.
New York Art Quartet and Sonic Youth. Seaport Atrium, 8:30 p.m.
Reuben Wilson and Big John Patton Band, Angel Orensanz Foundation, 8 p.m.
Sonny LaRosa and America’s Youngest Jazz Band. World Trade Center, 2 p.m.
Prysm. World Trade Center, 2 p.m.
Matt Darriau’s Trio. World Trade Center, 2 p.m.
Steve Cole. World Trade Center, 2 p.m.
Robin Eubanks Quintet, with Gonzalo Rubalcaba. World Trade Center, 2 p.m.
Butz. Lotus Club, 7 and 9 p.m.
Jay Rodriguez. Dharma, 10, 11:30 p.m., and 1 a.m.
New York Jazz Clubs
Holly Hofmann, June 9-12; Chico O’Farrill Afro-Cuban Jazz Big Band, June 13; Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra, June 14; 315 W. 44th St., 581-3080.
Dianne Schuur, through June 13; Cornelius Claudio Kreusch & Blackmudsound, June 14; 131 W. 3rd St., 475-8592.
Bobby Short, through June 26; 35 E. 76th, entrance on Madison, 744-1600.
Johnnie Johnson, through June 10; 73 Eighth Ave, 924-9755.
Direct Drive, June 11; Phylr, The Cranium, June 14; 416 W. 14th St., 229-0785.
Fez Under Time Cafe
Mingus Big Band, June 10; 380 Lafayette St., 533-2680.
Christian McBride Quartet, through June 13; The Jazz Messengers, June 15-20; 48 W. 63rd St., 582-2121.
Vanessa Rubin, June 9-13; Sir Roland Hanna, Richard Davis & Andrew Cyrille, Three Black Kings, June 16-20; 116 E. 27 St., 576-2232.
Jack Walrath, June 9; Joe Locke, June 10; The Spotshots, June 11; Mike DiRubbo Trio, June 12; Gil Schwartz Trio, June 13; Mike Clark Quartet, June 14; John Kruth & Reckless Optimism, June 15; 123 Mercer St., 343-0612.
Le Bar Bat
Funk Filharmonik, June 9; 311 W. 57th St., 307-7228.
Craig Wuepper, June 9; Cliff Barbaro, Ralph Lalama, and Joel Forbes, June 10; Scott Wendholdt, Peter Zak, others, June 11-12; 355 W. 41 St., 947-5255.
Eddie Henderson, through June 13; 88 Seventh Ave. So., 242-1785.
Roy Roberts, June 10; 149 Bleecker St., 777-7776.
Joe Lovano, through June 13; 178 Seventh Ave. So., 255-4037.
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on June 8, 1999