Jerry Costanzo and His Trio with Special Guests
Wednesday, Mar 21, 2012: 10:30PM
Performances will feature jazz vocalist Jerry Costanzo with his trio (Tedd Firth, Jennifer Vincent, Jimmy Madison) with special guest artists each month.
Dec 21: Saxophonist Andy Farber Joins Jerry and his trio. Andy Farber is an award winning jazz composer, arranger and saxophonist and has spent years performing with the likes of Jon Hendricks and Wynton Marsalis. Since 1994, Farber has been part of the Jazz @ Lincoln Center stable of writers and performers. Through J@LC, Farber has toured with the J@LC Orchestra, written originals compositions and arrangements and been a guest artistic director. His work as an arranger, conductor and instrumentalist can be heard on numerous recordings, commercials and television/film scores www.andyfarber.com/
Jan 18: Tenor Saxophonist Jerry Weldon joins Jerry and his trio. Jerry Weldon is a charter member and featured soloist with Harry Connick Jr.'s Big Band. Jerry has toured the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia and has also performed on many television shows worldwide with the Connick Orchestra. Jerry was most recently featured on the hit telivision show "American Idol" along side Mr.Connick. Weldon is a bandleader in his own right, leading ensembles at many of New York's jazz clubs and at jazz festivals around the U.S. and has recorded several albums under his own name. http://www.jerryweldon.com/
Feb 15: Saxophonist/ Clarinetist, Dan Block joins Jerry and his trio. A graduate of The Julliard School with a masters degree in clarinet, Dan Block performs frequently with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and the New York-based Nighthawks Orchestra led by Vince Giordano. He has played in 30 Broadway shows and on countless film soundtracks, including The Aviator, Toots and The Good Shepherd. On the jazz front, he has worked with Charles Mingus, Marty Grosz, Richard Wyands, Howard Alden and Joe Cohn, in addition to accompanying Carmen McCrae, Linda Ronstadt, Bobby Short and Michael Feinstein. He plays regular gigs with the David Berger Orchestra and has performed as a soloist with the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall. http://danblockmusic.com/live/
Mar 21: Jerry Costanzo brings back the band from his latest CD recording "Can't We Be Friends?" Featuring, Andy Farber; sax & flute, Mike Carubia; trumpet, Tedd Firth; piano, Joe Cohn; guitar, Mark Sherman; vibes, Ben Wolfe; bass, Jimmy Madison; drums. www.jerrycostanzo.com