Sunday, June 16

“A Father’s Day Gift”: Mickey Bass’s New York Powerhouse Ensemble with John Hicks, Abraham Burton, Eric Allen, and Antonio Hart. Schomburg Center for Black Culture, 3 p.m.

Wednesday, June 19

William Paterson University Jazz Quintet, New England Conservatory of Music Quartet, University of the Arts Jazz Quintet. Bryant Park, noon to 2 p.m. Free.

Thursday, June 20

Lonnie Plaxico, Eric Truffaz. Bryant Park, noon to 2 p.m. Free.

Greg Osby Quartet with Jason Moran. Studio Museum in Harlem, 7:30 p.m.

“Classic American Songbook”: Michael Feinstein and symphony orchestra conducted by Alan Broadbent and John Oddo. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.

Friday, June 21

Lew Tabackin-Howard Alden Quartet, Loren Stillman Quartet, Roberta Gambarini, Art Baron and the Duke’s Men. Bryant Park, noon to 5 p.m. Free.

“Jazz in the Great American Songbook”: Carnegie Hall Jazz Band, Brad Mehldau Trio. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.

Saturday, June 22

Joao Gilberto. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.

Sunday, June 23

Lauryn Hill. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.

Toshiko Jazz Orchestra featuring Lew Tabackin. Birdland, 9 p.m.

Chico O’Farrill Afro-Cuban Jazz Big Band. Birdland, 11 p.m.

Monday, June 24

“We Remember Teddy King”: Barbara Lea, Marian McPartland, Bucky Pizzarelli, Daryl Sherman, Marlene VerPlanck, Ronny White, Diahann Carroll, Charles Osgood. Kaye Playhouse, 8 p.m.

Bill Charlap Trio with Kenny Washington and Peter Washington, plus Phil Woods and Frank Wess. Birdland, 9 and 11:30 p.m.

Vanguard Jazz Orchestra with Joe Lovano. Village Vanguard, 9:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Tuesday, June 25

“Belly of the Sun”: Cassandra Wilson, Patricia Barber, Dave Douglas. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.

“Birthday Salute to John Bunch”: Bunch, Joe Wilder, Bill Charlap, Ahmad Jamal, Marian McPartland, Russell Malone, Harry Allen, Barbara Carroll, Joe Cocuzzo, Benny Green, Jay Leonhart, Bucky Pizzarelli, Mickey Roker, Ted Rosenthal. Kaye Playhouse, 8 p.m.

Cecil Taylor. Birdland, 9 and 11 p.m.

The Bad Plus with Ethan Iverson, Reid Anderson, David King. Village Vanguard, 9:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Wednesday, June 26

Keith Jarrett, Gary Peacock, Jack DeJohnette. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.

Wynton Marsalis Septet; Roy Haynes’s “Birds of a Feather: A Tribute to Charlie Parker,” with Kenny Garrett, Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, Dave Kikoski. Beacon Theatre, 8 p.m.

“Penthouse Serenade”: Barbara Carroll Trio, Jane Monheit, Peter Cincotti Quartet. Kaye Playhouse, 8 p.m.

Dr. Lonnie Smith, Joe Beck, Bob Berg, Idris Muhammad, Adam Rogers. Birdland, 9 and 11 p.m.

“Music for Six Musicians”: Don Byron with James Zollar, Edsel Gomez, Leo Traversa, Milton Cardona, Ben Wittman. Village Vanguard, 9:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Thursday, June 27

“A Smooth Summer Night”: Dave Koz with Norman Brown, Brian Culbertson, James Ingram. Beacon Theatre, 8 p.m.

George Clinton’s Parliament/Funkadelic. Apollo Theater, 8 p.m.

Kenny Barron Quartet with Ray Drummond, Derrick Gardner, Ben Riley. Birdland, 9 and 11 p.m.

Mark Turner Trio with Jeff Ballard and Ben Street. Village Vanguard, 9:30 and 11:30 p.m.

Friday, June 28

“Music of Miles Davis and John Coltrane”: Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker, Roy Hargrove, Willie Jones III, George Mraz. Carnegie Hall, 8 p.m.

Bebel Gilberto and Angelique Kidjo. Beacon Theatre, 8 p.m.

George Clinton’s Parliament/Funkadelic. Apollo Theater, 8 p.m.

Charles McPherson Quartet with Cyrus Chestnut, Peter Washington, Lewis Nash. Birdland, 9 and 11 p.m.

Dave Douglas with Uri Caine, James Genus, Rick Margitza, and Clarence Penn. Village Vanguard, 9:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m., and 1 a.m.

Saturday, June 29

Charles McPherson Quartet with Cyrus Chestnut, Peter Washington, Lewis Nash. Birdland, 9 and 11 p.m.

Jason Moran Trio with Tarus Mateen and Nasheet Waits. Village Vanguard, 9:30 p.m., 11:30 p.m., and 1 a.m.


Wednesday, June 5

The Transcendentalists, 8 p.m. Patrick Brennan, Newman Taylor-Baker, Hilliard Greene, Kwaku Kwaake Obeng, 9 p.m. Josh Roseman, Oliver Lake, J.T. Lewis, Mark Dresser, and Ben Monder, 10 p.m. Cooper-Moore, Dave Sewelson, Clayton Thomas. CBGB, 11 p.m.

Thursday, June 6

Christine Coppola and Mat Maneri, 8 p.m. K.J. Holmes’s Constellation performs “Eclipse” with Angie Hauser-Robinson, and music by Roy Campbell and Baikida Carroll, 9 p.m. Elaine Shippman’s SITU with music by Jackson Krall. The Center, 10 p.m.

Friday, June 7

Sally Silvers, 8 p.m. Hattie Gossett with Randall Eng, Rucyl Mills, Pyeng Threadgill, Fred Carl, J.D. Parran, Andrea E. Woods and Pat Hall-Smith, 9 p.m. Patricia Nicholson’s PANIC. The Center, 10 p.m.

Saturday, June 8

Francesca Harper and DJ Spooky, 8 p.m. Miriam Parker, Michael Getman, 9 p.m. Jean Sassportes, Peter Kowald. The Center, 10 p.m.

Sunday, June 9

Avant Jazz Improv. The Center, 4 p.m.


Algonquin Hotel, Oak Room: Mary Cleere Haran, through June 29. 59 West 54th Street, 840-6800.

American Museum of Natural History: T.K. Blue with Talib Kibwe, June 7 and 14. 769-5200.

Birdland: Chicago Jazz Ensemble, June 5-6; Kevin Mahogony, June 7-8; Chico O’Farrill’s Afro-Cuban Band, June 9; Toshiko Akiyoshi Jazz Orchestra featuring Lew Tabackin, June 10; Duke Ellington Orchestra, June 11; Tribute to Frank Sinatra featuring Steve Lippia and the Nelson Riddle Band, June 13-15; Chico O’Farrill’s Afro-Cuban Band, June 16. 315 West 44th Street, 581-3080.

Blue Note: Diane Schuur, June 5-9; Big Gilson, June 10; Roberta Flack, June 11-16. 131 West 3rd Street, 475-8592.

Café Carlyle: Bobby Short, June 5-16. 35 East 76th Street, 570-7189.

Cornelia Street Café: Lessness featuring Andy Laster, Mike Sorin, Erik Friedlander, Bryant Carrott, and Russ Johnson, June 5; P.J. Loughran with Mike Olcott, June 6; Spider Pruit, June 7; David Bixter Quintet, June 8; Kat Berentsen, Anat Fort, Chris Marols, and Greg Beyer, June 9; Songwriters’ Beat Open Mic hosted by Valerie Ghent, June 10; Russ Johnson and Save Big, June 11; Andy Parson/Gene Lewin Quartet, June 12; Tim Lyddon Trio, June 13; Arco Voz, June 14; Jean-Michel Pilc Trio, June 15; Kris Chubb Group, June 16. 29 Cornelia Street, 989-9319.

Danny’s Skylight Room: Blossom Dearie, June 7, 9, 14-16. 346 West 46th Street, 265-8130.

Feinstein’s at the Regency: John Pizzarelli Trio, plus Jessica Molasky and Bucky Pizzarelli, through June 22. 540 Park Avenue, 977-7800.

Fez Under Time Café: Mingus Big Band, June 6 and 13. 380 Lafayette Street, 533-2680.

Iridium: Pharoah Sanders Quartet, through June 9; Jeff Watts Sextet, June 11-16. 1650 Broadway, 582-2121.

Jazz Gallery: Kahlil Kwame Bell and the Gift with Shelton Gardner, Eric Revis, Dana Murray, and Craig Rivers, June 6; Vijay Iyer Quartet, June 7-8; Yosvany Terry, June 9; Trio Mundo, June 13; Miguel Zenon Quartet, June 14; Miguel Zenon, June 15; Yosvany Terry, June 16. 290 Hudson Street, 242-1063.

Jazz Standard: Metalwood, June 5; Memphis Blood with James Blood Ulmer and Vernon Reid, June 6-8; Rodney Kendrick, June 9; Frank Foster and his Loud Minority Big Band, June 16. 116 East 27th Street, 576-2232.

Joe’s Pub: Nora York, June 5; Trio de Paz, June 9; Burnt Sugar featuring Greg Tate, June 16. 425 Lafayette Street, 539-8770.

Knitting Factory: Blood Thirsty Lovers, Natural History, the Witnesses, June 5; Gary Lucas Plays Mid-Century Chinese Pop and Gary Lucas Gods and Monsters, June 6; Mike Clark and Umphrey’s McGee, June 7; Dead Low Tide, Saints of 35th Street, Jim Rose Circus, June 8; the Fucking Champs, the Ex-Models, Drunk Horse, June 9; Atmosphere, June 10-11; Steamboat Bill Junior screening with live accompaniment by Asylum Street Spankers, June 13; Liars, June 15. 74 Leonard Street, 219-3006.

Lenox Lounge: Tribute to Betty Carter with Danny Mixon, Lisle Atkinson, Al Harewood, Rochelle Thompson, June 7-8; Benny Powell Quintet, June 14-15. 288 Lenox Avenue, 427-0253.

Makor: Martin Carthy, Jewilia Eisenberg, June 5; Josh Rouse, June 6; Salsa Groove, Frank y Son Vinrante, June 8; Perry Robinson Tribute, June 9. 35 West 67th Street, 601-1000.

Metronome: Chuck Raymond Trio, June 5; Rhe Deville, June 8; Danielle Eva, June 15. 915 Broadway, 505-7400.

St. Peter’s Church: Don Militello Trio, June 9; Patrick Poladian Trio, June 16. Lexington Avenue and 54th Street, 330-0787.

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: 515 Malcolm X Boulevard, 491-2200.

Smalls: 183 West 10th Street, 929-7565.

Smoke: Hot Pants Funk with Ryan Kisor, June 5; David Hazeltine and Jim Rtondi’s Electric Bad, June 6; Renee Rosnes Quartet, June 7-8; Latin Jazz with the Systos Band, June 9; John Farnsworth Quintet and a jam session, June 10; Hammond B3 Organ Grooves, June 11; Hot Pants Funk with Ryan Kisor, June 12-13; David Hazeltine’s Classic Trio meets Eric Alexander, June 14-15; Latin Jazz with the Systos band, June 16. 2751 Broadway, 864-6662.

Tonic: phOnOmena, June 6; Jewlia Eisenberg, the Polar Bear Club, June 7; Kim Gordon, Ikue Mori, DJ Olive, Jim O’Roark, Subtext, June 8; Charm City Klezmer, Aisha Cohen Band, Al Duvall, the Shape of Things, the Dog Show, June 9; Lowlife, June 11; Erik Friedlander’s Broken Shadows, June 12; the Either/Orchestra, phOnOmena, June 13; Steven Bernstein’s Millennial Territory Orchestra, the Polar Bear Club, June 14; Jane Ira Bloom, Subtext, June 15. 107 Norfolk Street, 358-7503.

Up Over Jazz Café: Bilal, June 5; Robert Glasper Trio, June 6; Jazz in the Spirit: An Afternoon of Gospel Jazz, June 10; Vincent Herring Quartet, June 11; Vocal Instrumental Jam Session, June 12; Bilal, June 13; Robert Glasner Trio, June 14. 351 Flatbush Avenue, 718-398-5413.

Village Vanguard: Jacky Terrasson Trio with Sean Smith and Al Foster, through June 9; Jim Hall Trio with Scott Colley and Terry Clarke, June 11-16. 178 Seventh Avenue South, 255-4037.

Walker’s: 16 North Moore Street, 941-0142.

Zinc Bar: 90 West Houston, 477-8837.

Compiled by Elora Charles

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