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NYU's World-Renowned Jazz Faculty Perform with Students at Cachaca Jazz 'N' Samba Club--Through Dec. 18

November 20, 2007
N-182, 2007-08

New York University’s Jazz Studies Program will showcase its world-renowned faculty, including “Saturday Night Live” saxophonist Lenny Pickett, and their students in a series of December performances at Cachaca Jazz ‘n’ Samba Club (35 West 8th St. [east of 6th Ave.]), running from Dec. 2 through Dec. 18. All performances are 7 to 9 p.m., with the exception of Dec. 11 (sets at 8 and 10:30 p.m.). Each performance is $5. Subway Lines: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street)

“Jazz music is alive and well in Greenwich Village due to the efforts of Cachaca to nurture the next generation of jazz artists,” said David Schroeder, director of Jazz Studies at NYU.

NYU Jazz Studies faculty also includes Brian Lynch, George Garzone, Wayne Krantz, and Rich Shemaria.

For more information, contact the Cachaca Jazz ‘n’ Samba Club at 212.388.9099.

The Jazz Studies Program is part of the Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions in NYU’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. For more on the program, go to


  • Sun., Dec. 2: Brian Lynch and his NYU Jazz Ensemble
  • Tues., Dec. 4: Lenny Pickett and the NYU Block Party Band
  • Sun., Dec. 9: Brian Lynch and the NYU Jazz Repertoire Big Band
  • Mon., Dec. 10 Wayne Krantz and his NYU Jazz Ensemble
  • Tues., Dec. 11: Rich Shemaria and the NYU Jazz Orchestra featuring Lenny Pickett (sets at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.)
  • Thurs., Dec. 13: Ira Shankman and the NYU Jazz Choir
  • Tues., Dec. 18: NYU Jazz Workshop

This Press Release is in the following Topics:
Events and Traditions, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development

Type: Press Release

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