Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival 2015 “Where Jazz Lives” – April 23 , 2015 — April 30, 2015

April 23, 7:00pmGlobal Perspectives on JazzRudresh Mahanthappa with Arturo O’Farrill and the Brooklyn College Jazz Ensemble, Brooklyn College-Walt Whitman Hall, 2900 Bedford Ave., Free-CUNY ID, $10 /$7-seniors, info: 718.951.5655, www.hisam.org

April 23, 8-11:00pm – vocalist Steve Cromity and His Trio, Milk River Café, 960 Atlantic Avenue @ Grand Ave., no cover, info: 718.636.8600, www.milkriverbrooklyn.com

April 24, 2-10:00pm – “Jazz For Unity”, Medgar Evers College-Founders Auditorium, 1650 Bedford Ave., multiple bands performing, free and open to the public, info: 718.773.2252 x 103, www.cbjcjazz.org

April 24, 7-9pm – Aaron Seeber Quartet present by Prospect Lefferts Gardens Arts, The Inkwell, 408 Rogers Avenue @ Lefferts Ave., $5, info: 718.926.009, rina@plgarts.org

April 24, 8-11pmpianist/French hornist Ahnee Sharon Freeman, hosted by Harold Valle-Keeper of The Secrets, JAZZ966, 966 Fulton St. @ Grand Ave., $15, info: 917.593.9776/718.638.6910, www.jazz966.com

April 24, 8:00pm-1:00am – BrownstoneJAZZ Ensemble, 8-11 PM, open mic-$10 / 11-1 AM, BrownstoneJAZZ, 107 Macon St. @ Nostrand Ave., $30 fish fry incl., info: 917.704.9237, brownstonejazz@aol.com

April 24, 9:30-10:30pm – The New Cookers (Kenyatta Beasley, Keith Loftis, Anthony Wonsey, Linda Oh, E J Strickland), BAMcafe, Lafayette Ave., Free, 718.636.4100, www.bam.org

April 24, 9:00pm-2:00am – Gerry Eastman Jazz Band w/ open jam session, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @ Williamsburg Bridge, no cover-2 drink minimum, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

April 25, 12-4:00pm Youth Jamboree/Wellness Day, Restoration Plaza-Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation, 1368 Fulton St., Free, 718.415.3474, www.cbjcjazz.org

April 25, 8:00pm-1:00am – BrownstoneJAZZ Ensemble, 8-11 PM, open mic-$10 / 11-1 AM, BrownstoneJAZZ, 107 Macon St. @ Nostrand Ave., $30 fish fry incl., info: 917.704.9237, brownstonejazz@aol.com

April 25, 9 & 10:30pm – Derrick Barker (tribute to Roy Ayers & Bobby Hutcherson), Sistas’ Place, 456 Nostrand Ave @ Jefferson St., $20-advance/$25-door, info: 718.398.1766, www.sistasplace.org

April 25, 9:00pm-1:00am – Eddie Martinez & El Nuevo Con Sabor/Jazz and Salsa, Williamsburg Music Center, 367 Bedford Ave., @ Williamsburg Bridge, $10 cover-2 drink minimum, info: 718.607.4296, www.wmcjazz.org

April 26, 3-5:00pm – Jazz Vespers w/ Patience Higgins Band, First Baptist Church of Crown Heights, 450 Eastern Parkway @ Rodgers Ave., $20 contribution, info: 917.685.3508, 718.778.1200, www.myfbcch.org

April 29, 6-8:30pm – Brooklyn Jazz Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, Brooklyn Historical Society, 128 Pierrepont St., donations / tickets info@cbjcjazz.org, info: 718.773.2252 x 103, www.brooklynhistory.org

April 30, 1-5:00pm – International Jazz Day-webcast from UNESCO’s global jazz celebration in Paris-France, Brooklyn Borough Hall, 209 Joralemon St., Free, info: 718.614.9295

Apr 30, 7-9:00pm – Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra, Brooklyn Public Library-Central Library, Dweck Center, 10 Grand Army Plaza, Free / reserve seat, info; 718.230.2100, http://www.bklynlibrary.org/calendar/central-brooklyn-jazz-fes-central-library-dweck-cen-043015

 

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