The 2018 Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival Schedule Has Been Announced

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The 19th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival schedule has been announced, with over 500 musicians performing throughout the month-long festival.

See the dates below, and go to the official Central Brooklyn Jazz website to view the happenings for Central Brooklyn Jazz Consortium’s highly anticipated celebration of “The Music.”  Over fifty programs take place from Prospect Lefferts Gardens to Williamsburg sections of the borough, 50 percent of the events are free, or less than ten dollars.

 

DATES ~ APRIL 13 through MAY 13, 2018

718.773.2252 ext. 103 / CentralBrooklynJazz.org

 

Apr 13, 8-11:30PM – Pucci Amanda Jhones, JAZZ966, 966 Fulton St, info: 917.593.9776, www.fortgreenecouncil.org/jazz966

Apr every Fri/Sat, 9-12:30AM  – BSJAZZ Ensemble, 107 Macon St @Marcy Ave, open mic-11pm, info: 917.704.9237http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/EventListings.action?orgId=203803

Apr 13/20/27, 10-1AM – Gerry Eastman & Friends + Rogier/Jam Session-11:30, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 14, 9-12AM – Neil Clarke, Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St, info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

Apr 14, 9-until –Aaron Burnett & Big Machine, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 15, 6-9PM – Jazz for a Sunday Evening hosted by Steve Cromity, Milk River Café, 960 Atlantic Ave, info: 718.686.8600. www.milkriverbrooklyn.com

Apr 15, 10-1AM – Sébastien Bachand & Allegra Krieger/ Edith Boucher-Hazelton @ Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 16, 8PM – Tori Gee, jam session follows, Tohma’s Place, 1583 Fulton St @ Albany Ave, info: 504.292.3605

Apr 18, 8-10PM – PLGArts Music Series: Art Lillard’s Blue Heaven, Erv’s, 2122 Beekman @ Flatbush Ave., info: 916.936.2122, 718.926.0091, https://www.facebook.com/ervsonbeekman

Apr 19, 9-until – Eladio Rojas and Aaron Edgcomb, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 20, 8-11:30PM – Lonnie Youngblood, JAZZ966, 966 Fulton St, info: 917.593.9776, www.fortgreenecouncil.org/jazz966

Apr 21, 9-12AM – NEA Jazz Master Jimmy Owens, Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St,  info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

Apr 21, 10-1AM – Aycee Lovely, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 22, 3-5PM – Jazz Vespers @ Emmanuel Baptist Church w/ Ronnie Burrage, 279 Lafayette Avenue @ St. James Pl, donations, info: 718.622.1107

Apr 22, 4-8PM – Trumpets from the African Diaspora (Lesedi Ntsane and Gifton Gelin Bands), Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St,  info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

Apr 22, 9-until – Robert Taylor and Haley Haerr-Hartmann, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave.@Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 23, 8PM – Louis Vega, jam session follows, Tohma’s Place, 1583 Fulton St @ Albany Ave, info: 504.292.3605

Apr 26, 9-until – Rosemary Minkler and Joshua Walker, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 28, 12-5PM – Youth Jamboree/Wellness Day, musical tribute to Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Famers Randy Weston; Kenny Barron, youth jazz ensembles, exhibits by health care providers, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation’s west pavilion, info: 718.773.2252 x 103, comm@cbjcjazz.org

Apr 28, 9-12AM – Akua Dixon, Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St,  info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

Apr 28, 10-1AM – Lisanne Tremblay & Codeswitch/Jam Session-11:30, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 29, 9-until – Billy Carrión Jr. and Zerlina Devi, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

Apr 30, 8PM – Zakiyyah Modeste, jam session follows, Tohma’s Place, 1583 Fulton St @Albany Ave, info: 504.292.3605

May 1, 5-8PM – Jazz & The Spoken Word (artists with/without disabilities) presented by Long Life Referral Network, Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., free, poets, musicians, food and beverages served, info: 917.757.0170

May 2, 2018, 6-7PM – Jazz at Walt Whitman Library-Rome Neal Band, 93 Saint Edwards St @ Myrtle Ave, free, info: 718.935.0244, www.bklynlibrary.org/locations/walt-whitman

May 2, 7-9PM – LIU Brooklyn Spring Concert: LIU Choir/LIU Small Jazz Ensemble, directed by Jan Douglas/Yoshi Waki, Kumble Theatre, One University Pl, info: 718.488.1000 x1874

May 3, 9-until – Daniele Germani and Allegra Krieger, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

May every Fri/Sat, 9-12:30AM – BSJAZZ Ensamble, 107 Macon St @Marcy Ave, open mic-11pm, info: 917.704.9237http://www.ticketweb.com/snl/EventListings.action?orgId=203803

May 4/11, 10-1AM – Gerry Eastman & Friends/Jam Session-11:30, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

May 5, 3PM – Jazz! The Women’s Viewpoint, music by Martha Redbone, music industry panel discussion, Lafayette Avenue Presbyterian Church, 85 So. Oxford St., donations, info: 718.773.2252 x 103, comm@cbjcjazz.org

May 5, 10-1AM – Brad Miller, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

May 5, 9-12AM – Robert Rutledge/George Gray Band, Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St, info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

May 6, 9-until – Francisco Haye and Julian Jimenez, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

May 7, 8PM – TBA artist, jam session follows, Tohma’s Place, 1583 Fulton St @Albany Ave, info: 504.292.3605

May 9, 6PM – BROOKLYN JAZZ HALL of FAME Ceremony, Billie Holiday Theatre at Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, 1368 Fulton St., Irving “Duke” Jordan’s hall of fame induction, info: 718.773.2252 x 103, comm@cbjcjazz.org

May 10, 10-1AM – Max Light and Lisanne Tremblay, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

May 11, 8-11:30PM – Vinnie Knight, JAZZ966, 966 Fulton St, info: 917.593.9776, www.fortgreenecouncil.org/jazz966

May 12, 9-12AM – Ahmed Abdullah’s Diaspora, Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St., $20-adv/$25-door, info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

May 12, 10-1AM – Aaron Burnett & Big Machine, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

May 13, 9-until – John Melendez and Danae Greenfield, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave @Williamsburg Bridge, info: 718.384.1654www.wmcjazz.org

 

Click here for the Official Page for the 2018 Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival Schedule.

 

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