4.1: Greg Abate, Pentangle Arts with Bill Wightman Trio, Woodstock, VT, 7:30p
4.23: Greg Abate, Passages Gallery with The Paul Fuller Group, 509 Farmington Ave, Hartford, CT, 7-10p 
4.28: Greg Abate and Richie Cole, Tribute to Phil Woods, Scullers, Cambridge, MA, 8p
4.29: Greg Abate, Blu Jazz, Akron, OH, 8-11p, 2 set cover applies
4.30: Greg Abate, The Bop Stop Akron with Theron Brown piano, Dan Pappalardo bass, Zaire Darden drum, 2920 Detroit Ave, Cleveland, OH, 8p
5.22: Greg Abate, Celebration for Phil Woods, Deer Head Inn, Delaware Water Gap, PA, TBA
5.24: Greg Abate, Mike Garvan piano, Ron Ormsby bass, Dave Scandurra drums, Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit, MA, 730p
5.27: Greg Abate, The Plymouth Jazz Festival Spire Arts Center with Jeff Stout trumpet, Kent Hewitt piano, Todd Baker bass, Gary Johnson drums, The festival doors open at 6pm, Plymouth, MA 8:30p
6.2: Greg Abate, Tim Ray Trio, Tribute to Phil Woods With Richie Cole, The Narrows Center For The Arts, 8p
6.3: Greg Abate, The Side Door Jazz Club with Richie Cole, Tim Ray, John Lockwood, Mark Walker (piano, bass, drums) Tribute to Phil Woods. 85 Lyme St, Old Lyme, CT,  7:30p+9:00p
6.5: Greg Abate, The Press Room with The Ryan Parker Trio, 77 Daniel St,Portsmouth, NH, 6-9p
6.17: Greg Abate, Taos Inn, Taos, NM 7:30-10p
6.18: Greg Abate, Range Cafe Bernalilo
6.19: Greg Abate, The Mineshaft Tavern, Jazz Sunday, Madrid, NM 6-9p
6.22: Greg Abate, Grandma’s Music workshop, Albuqurque, NM, 7 – 9p
6.23: Greg Abate, The Outpost Performance Space, Albuqurque, NM, 8p
6.24: Greg Abate, Los Alamos Summer Music Series on the Green, Los Alamos, NM, 8p




4.6: Paris Blues, Les Goodson Intergalactic Soul Jazz Band,  2021 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd , NYC  212.222.9878, 9p-1a
4.15,16,29,30: Lorenzo's Solo Piano, 1100 South Avenue· Staten Island, NY· 718-477-2400, 7-10p

Summer Breeze to be released July 8


Friday, April 8:
David Bindman Ensamble
@ Wamsutta Club, New Bedford, MA
Presented by Whaling City Sound and proceeds benefit the YWCA of Southeastern Mass.


For more information on Kenny's WCS projects:
WCS 076 - LIVE IN STUDIO Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio
WCS 069 - We're Back Gerry Gibbs, Ron Carter, Kenny Barron
"The Thrasher Dream Trio has created a greater album-length whole in arrangements that play to the material while tilting it in provocatively in a few new directions."
WCS 065 - Gerry Gibbs Thrasher Dream Trio Kenny Barron / Gerry Gibbs / Ron Carter
"Anyone who has concerns regarding the health of jazz, the ongoing relevance of its living legends or the artistry of those they have inspired needs to hear this album. It is a vibrant recital in a classic ensemble configuration, not mention a classic in its own right." -Bob Blumenthal


Danny Bacher is a bright new star on the jazz landscape with a distinctive voice and a gift for phrasing. Says the New York Times, Swing that Music! is effortless fun in a tribute to jazz forerunners. It is about making hot music but staying cool, about cutting up while maintaining effortless self-control revealing Bacher to be prodigiously talented."
A tribute to the three Louis’ (Armstrong, Prima and Jordan)
Album features Danny Bacher, vocals/soprano sax; Jason Teborek, piano; Ray Drummond,bass; Bill Goodwin, drums; Howard Alden, guitar; Warren Vaché, cornet; Dave Demsey, tenor sax; Pete McGuiness,trombone; Cyrille Aimée,vocals; Houston Person, tenor sax


Live at Zeiterion Performing Arts Center
New Bedford, MA, 7:30p


5.19: Bass & Basse Do Basie, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA, doors 7p, show 8p
5.20: Bass & Basse Do Basie -- and Beyond! ShapeShifter Lab, Brooklyn, NY
5.21:  Bass & Basse Do Basie -- and Beyond! Special guests: Bill Goodwin, Steve Gilmore, Deer Head Inn, Delaware Water Gap, PA


Monika Herzig is a fearless and complete jazz artist touring internationally as a pianist, bandleader, ​award winning ​author and advocate for ​jazz​music, its genres and its players.
It's not surprising that great talent is at the center of her work. In this stunning and contemporary project, Monika showcases her artistry and those of top women band leaders and composers ​working ​in jazz ​today. Her intelligence and depth are audible in these songs, from unexpected and exciting originals, to re-​arrangements of ​the traditional ("The Whole World In His Hands") to ​current hits ("Royals")​. Bringing together ​an All Star international band including ​the likes of guitarist Leni Stern (Germany/NYC), percussionist Mayra Casales (Cuba), flutist/saxophonist Jane Bunnett (Canada), drummer Arianna Fanning (Indian-American), bassist Jennifer Vincent (USA), trombonist Reut Regev (Israel), flutist Jamie Baum (USA/NYC), alto saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin (USA/NYC) and bassist Linda Oh (Malaysia/Australia) to play this panoply of music has created a whole that is truly greater than the sum of its impressive parts.



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