New York University’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions in the Steinhardt School features the NYU Jazz Orchestra, NYU Jazz faculty, and student ensembles at New York City venues from May 1 through May 7.
Mon., MAY 1 NYU Jazz Orchestra at the Blue Note Jazz Club Blue Note Jazz Club, 131 West 3rd St. (www.bluenotejazz.com)
- 8 p.m. set John Scofield and the NYU John Scofield Ensemble; NYU Jazz Orchestra featuring SNL saxophonist Lenny Pickett; Admission: $20 with NYU ID.
- 10:30 p.m. set Kenny Werner and the NYU Kenny Werner Ensemble; NYU Jazz Orchestra featuring SNL saxophonist Lenny Pickett; Admission: $10 with NYU ID.
Wed., MAY 3 Jazz Fest at NYU’s Frederick Loewe Theatre, 35 West 4th Street, New York —Free of charge—
- 7 p.m. set Gil Goldstein and the NYU Gil Goldstein Nonet
- 8 p.m. set Brian Lynch and the NYU Brian Lynch Ensemble
- 9 p.m. set Combo Nuvo, featuring Dave Schroeder, Jamie Fox, Rich Shemaria, Mike Richmond, and Gil Alexander
Thurs., MAY 4 NYU Jazz Choir at Jazz at Lincoln Center (JALC)
- 6:30 p.m. Directed by Ira Shankman, the choir will perform at the JALC’s “Big Easy Festival.” Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway and 60th Street (www.jalc.org)
Sun., MAY 7 Blue Note/NYU Sunday Jazz Brunch
- 12:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. sets Combo Nuvo, featuring Dave Schroeder, Jamie Fox, Rich Shemaria, Mike Richmond, and John Hadfield; Admission: $19.50, includes brunch and cover charge
For more information, the public should call David Schroeder, director, NYU Jazz Studies in the Steinhardt School at 212.998.5446. Members of the media interested in attending should contact Jennifer Zwiebel, 212.998.6797 or email@example.com.