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2017

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  • Fri
    06
    Jan
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Crusty Crotchet (bass) and Jordan Perlson (drums)
  • Fri
    13
    Jan
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Crusty Crotchet (bass) and Groovewood McNuffy (drums)
  • Fri
    20
    Jan
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  John Montagna (bass) and Groovewood McNuffy (drums)
  • Fri
    10
    Feb
    2017

    PS 130 Music Festival

    6:30-8:30pm

    PS 130 Upper School, 4th Floor Auditorium
    713 Caton Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11218

    The PS 130 PTA Music Committee is proud to present the Third Annual PS 130 Music Festival, a community celebration featuring parent musicians from PS 130.  With musical styles ranging from Appalachian to Latin, traditional Bengali song to rock, jazz to R&B, classical to musical theater to Irish, the PS 130 Music Festival will be a musical celebration of our diverse neighborhood and school community.

    The Festival concert line-up will feature PS 130 parent and faculty performers, both professional and amateur musicians including: Jacob Arnold, Eli Barua, JD Davids, Debbie Deane, Jen Hanssen, Tricia Ippolito, Stephen Jacobs, Paul LaPlaca, Josh Levine, Amy Kohn, Larry May, Susan May, Jill Montagna, John  Montagna, Tonya Muro, Robby O'Sullivan, Bennett Paster, Don Rodríguez Gómez Rosa, Simeon Seigel, Deidre Rodman Struck, Eleanor Taylor, Philippa Thompson, Carol Wei, Jim Whitney, Kate Wurmfeld, and Eldad Zvulun, plus guest drummer Scott Neumann.

    Admission Free!  All donations benefit the PS 130 PTA which supports music and arts programming at our school.

  • Thu
    16
    Feb
    2017

    Loyales Winter Dance Party!

    8-10pm

    317 E Houston St
    New York, NY 10002
    parksidelounge.net

    Dance off the cold with The Loyales, a party band I play with that NY Magazine called "A living, breathing jukebox, full of expertly curated 45s."  Our playlist includes classic soul, Stax and Motown, classic country and bluegrass, vintage reggae and some choice 80's favorites.  We rarely showcase in public- mostly we play hipster weddings and swanky corporate parties. So come join us in the East Village for music, dancing, drinks and merriment.

    No cover charge, 2 drink minimum.

  • Fri
    17
    Feb
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Jim Whitney (bass) and Joe Strasser (drums)
  • Fri
    03
    Mar
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Ed Howard (bass) and Joe Strasser (drums)
  • Fri
    10
    Mar
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Crusty Crotchet (bass) and Groovewood McNuffy (drums)
  • Tue
    14
    Mar
    2017

    CANCELLED due to weather... [Bill, Still! The Music of Bill Withers]

    8:30-11pm

    Bar Lunatico
    486 Halsey Street, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, NY

    CANCELLED due to the storm.  Join us in two weeks on 3/28- same time, same place.

    Everybody loves Bill Withers. But if you're like me, there are some "deep-cut" BW songs you might not know. And, with his notoriously low profile in the scene, he hasn't performed live in decades. Bill, Still! seeks to present Withers' music in a modern, straightforward context that let's the man's songs and classic arrangements shine without unnecessary adornment. Put simply, we've assembled a list of Bill's hits and some lesser-known gems and a group of NYC's funkiest cats are going to deliver simply and straight to your soul, with deep reverence and love.

    Irving Louis Lattin (vocals/guitar), Al Street (guitar), BP (keys), Andy Hess (bass), Ethan Eubanks (drums/MD)

  • Fri
    17
    Mar
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Gregory Ryan (he's back!) (bass) and Joe Strasser (drums)
  • Mon
    20
    Mar
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Jeff Hanley (bass) and Scott Neumann (drums)
  • Fri
    24
    Mar
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Jeff Hanley (bass) and Scott Neumann (drums)
  • Tue
    28
    Mar
    2017

    Bill, Still! The Music of Bill Withers

    8:30-11pm

    Bar Lunatico
    486 Halsey Street, Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, NY

    Everybody loves Bill Withers. But if you're like me, there are some "deep-cut" BW songs you might not know. And, with his notoriously low profile in the scene, he hasn't performed live in decades. Bill, Still! seeks to present Withers' music in a modern, straightforward context that let's the man's songs and classic arrangements shine without unnecessary adornment. Put simply, we've assembled a list of Bill's hits and some lesser-known gems and a group of NYC's funkiest cats are going to deliver simply and straight to your soul, with deep reverence and love.

    Irving Louis Lattin (vocals/guitar), Al Street (guitar), BP (keys), Andy Hess (bass), Ethan Eubanks (drums/MD)

  • Fri
    31
    Mar
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Martin Wind (bass) and Joe Strasser (drums)
  • Fri
    14
    Apr
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Ed Howard (bass) and Willard Dyson (drums)
  • Fri
    21
    Apr
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  John Montagna (bass) and Anthony Pinciotti (drums)
  • Sun
    23
    Apr
    2017

    Bill, Still! The Music of Bill Withers

    9-10pm, one set

    Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 1
    196 Allen St, NYC

    Everybody loves Bill Withers.  But if you're like me, there are some "deep-cut" BW songs you might not know.  And, with his notoriously low profile in the scene, he hasn't performed live in decades.  Bill, Still! seeks to present Withers' music in a modern, straightforward context that let's the man's songs and classic arrangements shine without unnecessary adornment. Put simply, we've assembled a list of Bill's hits and some lesser-known gems and a group of NYC's funkiest cats are going to deliver simply and straight to your soul, with deep reverence and love.  Singer/guitarist Irving Louis Lattin is one of NYC's true blues & soul treasures and the rest of us are no slouches either.

    Irving Louis Lattin (vocals/guitar), Al Street (guitar), BP (keys), Andy Hess (bass), Ethan Eubanks (drums/MD)

  • Thu
    27
    Apr
    2017

    Loyales Spring Dance Party!

    8-10pm

    317 E Houston St
    New York, NY 10002
    parksidelounge.net

    Dance into Spring with The Loyales, a party band I play with that NY Magazine called "A living, breathing jukebox, full of expertly curated 45s."  Our playlist includes classic soul, Stax and Motown, classic country and bluegrass, vintage reggae and some choice 80's favorites.  We rarely showcase in public- mostly we play hipster weddings and swanky corporate parties. So come join us in the East Village for music, dancing, drinks and merriment.

    No cover charge, 2 drink minimum.

  • Fri
    28
    Apr
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Jim Whitney (bass) and Joel Rosenblatt (drums)
  • Fri
    05
    May
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Matt Pavolka (bass) and Ethan Eubanks (drums)
  • Fri
    12
    May
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Jeff Hanley (bass) and Tony Mason (drums)
  • Thu
    18
    May
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency [this week, on a Thursday!] continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Edward Perez (bass) and Alex Kautz (drums)
  • Fri
    26
    May
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Gregory Ryan (bass) and Anthony Pinciotti (drums)
  • Fri
    23
    Jun
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Sinner Jim Whitney (bass) and Diego Voglino (drums)
  • Fri
    07
    Jul
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Stuart Popejoy (bass) and Anthony Pinciotti (drums)
  • Sun
    09
    Jul
    2017

    Ringo Starr Birthday Tribute

    7:30pm

    The Cutting Room
    44 E 32 St, NYC

    Join John Montagna and friends as we celebrate Ringo's 77th birthday with a full set of his solo tunes, plus some choice Beatles cuts. All we wanna do is boogaloo! Feat. Ethan Eubanks on drums, Bennett Paster on keys, Anthony Babino on guitar, Steven Babino on bass, Benny Landa on lead guitar and John Montagna on guitar and lead vocals.

     
  • Fri
    14
    Jul
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Matt Pavolka (bass) and Tim Bulkley (drums)
  • Fri
    21
    Jul
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Richard Hammond (bass) and Tony Mason (drums)
  • Sun
    30
    Jul
    2017
    Fri
    04
    Aug
    2017

    Stanford Jazz Workshop: Residency

    Braun Music Center
    471 Lagunita Drive
    Stanford, CA 94305

    For more than 30 summers I've spent time performing, teaching and learning at the West Coast's premiere jazz educational gathering: the Stanford Jazz Workshop.  I'll be in residency teaching masterclasses, leading ensembles and performing.  If you are looking for a place to hone your jazz skills, make some new friends and connections and hear an astounding festival of concerts, please consider joining us!  Full details at stanfordjazz.org

  • Thu
    10
    Aug
    2017

    Bill, Still! The Music of Bill Withers

    Sets at 9:30 and 11pm

    55 Bar
    55 Christopher St, NYC

    Everybody loves Bill Withers.  But if you're like me, there are some "deep-cut" BW songs you might not know.  And, with his notoriously low profile in the scene, he hasn't performed live in decades.  Bill, Still! seeks to present Withers' music in a modern, straightforward context that let's the man's songs and classic arrangements shine without unnecessary adornment. Put simply, we've assembled a list of Bill's hits and some lesser-known gems and a group of NYC's funkiest cats are going to deliver simply and straight to your soul, with deep reverence and love.  Singer/guitarist Irving Louis Lattin is one of NYC's true blues & soul treasures and the rest of us are no slouches either.

    Irving Louis Lattin (vocals/guitar), Al Street (guitar), BP (keys), Richard Hammond (bass), Ethan Eubanks (drums/MD)

  • Fri
    11
    Aug
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Matt Pavolka (bass) and Ethan Eubanks (drums)
  • Fri
    18
    Aug
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Crusty Crotchet (bass) and Willard Dyson (drums)
  • Thu
    24
    Aug
    2017

    Bill, Still! The Music of Bill Withers

    Sets at 9:30 and 11pm

    BB King's- Lucille's
    237 W 42nd St, NYC
    $15 cover, $10 minimum


    Everybody loves Bill Withers.  But if you're like me, there are some "deep-cut" BW songs you might not know.  And, with his notoriously low profile in the scene, he hasn't performed live in decades.  Bill, Still! seeks to present Withers' music in a modern, straightforward context that let's the man's songs and classic arrangements shine without unnecessary adornment. Put simply, we've assembled a list of Bill's hits and some lesser-known gems and a group of NYC's funkiest cats are going to deliver simply and straight to your soul, with deep reverence and love.  Singer/guitarist Irving Louis Lattin is one of NYC's true blues & soul treasures and the rest of us are no slouches either.

    Irving Louis Lattin (vocals/guitar), Al Street (guitar), BP (keys), Richard Hammond (bass), Ethan Eubanks (drums/MD)

  • Fri
    25
    Aug
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Ed Howard (bass) and Joe Strasser (drums)
  • Fri
    01
    Sep
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Crusty Crotchet (bass) and Tony Mason (drums)
  • Fri
    08
    Sep
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Jeff Hanley (bass) and Anthony Pinciotti (drums)
  • Fri
    15
    Sep
    2017

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch.  Gary Wang (bass) and Rob Garcia (drums)