East New York Included As A Venue for the 20th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival

Posted By NYC Newswire

This is the 20th Anniversary of the Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival, and this year one of the venues to host one of the live performances is in East New York.  On Tuesday April 16, 2019 at 7pm, Bart Tesoriero will be performing at Fusion East Caribbean Soul Restaurant & Bar, located steps from the entrance to the Gateway Mall, at 1179 Elton St.

This is one of over 50 live performances that will take place as part of this year’s Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival.

See the official announcement from CBJC, below.

Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium (CBJC) presents New York City’s longest continuously running grassroots festival dedicated to jazz, beginning April 11 through May 12, 2019. More than 500 artists are performing in over 50 events at intimate venues throughout Brooklyn during this month-long celebration of the music. All performances and programs are financially accessible and open to all. Visit www.cbjcjazz.org or call 718.773.2252 ext. 103 for information.

The backbone of festival 2019 is the faith-based institutions, cultural and music venues hostig performances by Ahmed Abdullah, Stanley Banks, Marion Cowings, Winard Harper, Craig Harris, Frank Lacy, Dr. Mambo, Carol Sudhalter, and other notables throughout Brooklyn.

Brooklyn’s jazz legacy dates back over a half-century—Freddie Hubbard’s fiery session with Lee Morgan at Club La Marchal, Horace Silver’s gigs at the Club Continental, and boss bass man, Reggie Workman, at the East attracted intrepid audiences into clubs located in central Brooklyn. “The renaissance of the jazz scene in Brooklyn is due, partly, to the efforts of the Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium. We reclaimed our “jazz destination” status, based on the proliferation of venues with music policies throughout central Brooklyn,” states, CBJC’s chairperson, Clarence Mosley, Jr.

See the full 2019 Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival Schedule

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If you would like more information about the Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival, please contact Bob Myers at 718.773.2252 ext. 103 or email at comm@cbjcjazz.org. Sponsorship opportunities are available for all or some events.

 

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