Concert Calendar

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2022

  • Sat
    05
    Feb
    2022

    Conrad Korsch & Bennett Paster Duo

    8-10:30pm

    Adalya
    55 Irving Pl (between 17/18th St)
    NYC

    Bassist extraordinaire Conrad Korsch and I will play jazz, Latin, Brazilian and pop tunes in this tasty and hip Turkish restaurant and bar near Gramercy.  It's free- come on by!

  • Sat
    12
    Feb
    2022

    The Milkman & Sons do Duke Ellington

    7-8:30PM

    The Atlantic BKLN
    333 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    Music by Duke Ellington played by:

    Marcus Milius - harmonica, guitar & vocals
    Bennett Paster - piano
    Andrew Hall - bass
    Ethan Eubanks - drums

    www.themilkmanandsons.com

    atlanticbkln.com/upcomingevents


  • Sat
    05
    Mar
    2022

    Conrad Korsch & Bennett Paster Duo

    8-10:30pm

    Adalya
    55 Irving Pl (between 17/18th St)
    NYC

    Bassist extraordinaire Conrad Korsch and I will play jazz, Latin, Brazilian and pop tunes in this tasty and hip Turkish restaurant and bar near Gramercy.  It's free- come on by!

  • Fri
    18
    Mar
    2022

    Bennett Paster & Tony Scherr Duo

    8-10:30pm

    Adalya
    55 Irving Pl (between 17/18th St)
    NYC

    Bassist extraordinaire Tony Scherr and I will play jazz, Latin, Brazilian and pop tunes in this tasty and hip Turkish restaurant and bar near Gramercy.  It's free- come on by!

  • Sat
    02
    Apr
    2022

    Conrad Korsch & Bennett Paster Duo

    8-10:30pm

    Adalya
    55 Irving Pl (between 17/18th St)
    NYC

    Bassist extraordinaire Conrad Korsch and I will play jazz, Latin, Brazilian and pop tunes in this tasty and hip Turkish restaurant and bar near Gramercy.  It's free- come on by!

  • Tue
    05
    Apr
    2022

    John Thomas & Bennett Paster

    7-9pm

    Belo Bar
    104 Hudson St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

    Singer/Songwriter John Thomas and I perform duo, vocals and piano, at this hip and cozy Hoboken, NJ bar/restaurant.  We'll play jazz, standards and selections from John's prolific songbook.

  • Sat
    23
    Apr
    2022

    CANCELLED! Bennett Paster Trio

    4-6pm

    131 Buckingham Road, Brooklyn

     

     

    BP Trio @ Operation Gig 4/24, 4-6pm is CANCELLED! Friends- due to a sudden downward shift in Sunday's weather forecast to the low 50s, our performance at Operation Gig in Brooklyn will be rescheduled to later in the summer. Apologies and thanks for your support.

  • Thu
    28
    Apr
    2022

    The Milkman and Sons

    7-10pm

    The Archer
    176 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302

    The Milkman & Sons
    Mixing originals with the classics and serving an assortment of vintage acoustic music.

    Marcus Milius - vocals and harmonica
    Tim Clement - guitar
    Bennet Paster - organ
    Ethan Eubanks - drums

  • Tue
    10
    May
    2022

    John Thomas & Bennett Paster

    7-9pm

    Belo Bar
    104 Hudson St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

    Singer/Songwriter John Thomas and I perform duo, vocals and piano, at this hip and cozy Hoboken, NJ bar/restaurant.  We'll play jazz, standards and selections from John's prolific songbook.

  • Sun
    15
    May
    2022

    Bennett Paster Trio

    3-6pm

    Hometown BBQ
    454 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY

    The Bennett Paster Trio plays melodic, grooving music with a jazz approach to original compositions & favorite standards rooted in classic soul-jazz, R&B, Latin & Brazilian and beyond.

    Bennett Paster Trio: Bennett Paster (keys), Gary Wang (bass), Ethan Eubanks (drums)

  • Thu
    26
    May
    2022

    The Milkman and Sons

    7-10pm

    The Archer
    176 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302

    The Milkman & Sons
    Mixing originals with the classics and serving an assortment of vintage acoustic music.

    Marcus Milius - vocals and harmonica
    Tim Clement - guitar
    Bennet Paster - organ
    Ethan Eubanks - drums

  • Sun
    05
    Jun
    2022

    Ethan Eubanks Trio

    3-6pm

    Hometown BBQ
    454 Van Brunt St, Brooklyn, NY

    Fold on by Hometown BBQ in Red Hook, Brooklyn for an afternoon of trio music featuring blues, boogaloos, Beatles and more.  And enjoy tasty BBQ and sides, drinks plus an incredible view of the Statue of Liberty and NY harbor.

    Ethan Eubanks (drums), Tony Scherr (bass) and BP (piano)

  • Tue
    14
    Jun
    2022

    John Thomas & Bennett Paster

    7-9pm

    Belo Bar
    104 Hudson St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

    Singer/Songwriter John Thomas and I perform duo, vocals and piano, at this hip and cozy Hoboken, NJ bar/restaurant.  We'll play jazz, standards and selections from John's prolific songbook.

  • Fri
    24
    Jun
    2022

    Loyales Live!

    7-9pm

    Plaxall Gallery at Culture Lab LIC
    5-25 46th Ave, Queens, NY 11101

    Join us at this outdoor summer dance party as the Loyales play classic rock & soul, R&B.  Food and drinks available.

  • Tue
    28
    Jun
    2022

    CANCELED! John Thomas & Bennett Paster

    Canceled!

    Belo Bar
    104 Hudson St, Hoboken, NJ 07030

    This gig has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a taler date soon.  Check back here for more details.  Apologies and thanks.

  • Sun
    10
    Jul
    2022
    Fri
    15
    Jul
    2022

    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.  This year we celebrate 50 years of SJW!  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
    14
    Jul
    2022

    SJW @ 50: Memories and Musical Moments

    7:30-9:30pm

    Dinkelspiel Auditorium, Stanford University
    471 Lagunita Dr, Stanford, CA 94305

    Since 1984 I've been either a student or on faculty at Stanford Jazz Workshop, the premiere jazz camp in the West.  I consider SJW my second home.  It's where I learned how to play and how to teach music and where I made many of the professional connections that still fuel my career.  This year we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the SJW with another great year of jazz camp, jazz residency and a fantastic festival of events.

    I'll be curating a night of stories and songs, music and memories.  Join us for a look back and a look forward at jazz and jazz education with an amazing group of friends and faculty.

     

    SJW Members: $15 students/$27/$37
    $18 students/$33/$43
    Ticket prices include all fees; what you see is what you pay.
    Programs, personnel, venues, and pricing subject to change without notice.

     
    PERSONNEL

    Bennet Paster, piano and Master of Ceremonies

    Additional personnel TBA

    Tickets on Sale April 26 at:

    https://stanfordjazz.org/more-info/bennett-paster-22/

  • Fri
    22
    Jul
    2022

    John Norman Thomas Quartet

    7-11pm

    Charlotte's Speakeasy
    294 Main St, Farmingdale, NY 11735

    Singer/Songwriter John Norman Thomas writes songs that are reminiscent of classics from the Great American Songbook or early 70s American pop, and he's got a bright voice with a natural, soulful style to match.  Join us at this Long Island Cabaret venue and bar/restaurant for an evening of his original songs plus standards and a few other chestnuts.

    John Norman Thomas (vocals), Bennett Paster (piano), Jim Whitney (bass), Jay Sawyer (drums)

  • Sun
    31
    Jul
    2022

    Ricky Tinnelli

    7-8:30pm (doors at 6:30)

    The Bitter End
    147 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012

    If you like Sinatra, swing and Standards, I guarantee you'll love singer Ricky Tinnelli.  Come enjoy an evening of your favorites sung "smack dab in the middle" by a guy who really believes in the songs and delivers them with aplomb.

    Ethan Eubanks - Drums, Bennett Paster - Piano, Rob Jost - Bass, Jay Rattman - Saxophone, Matt Owens - Trumpet

  • Thu
    18
    Aug
    2022

    Ethan Eubank's Detroit Grease

    7-10pm

    The Archer
    176 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ 07302

    Stephen Ulrich - guitar
    Bennet Paster - organ
    Ethan Eubanks - drums

  • Sun
    18
    Sep
    2022

    Bennett Paster Quartet

    4-6pm

    171 Westminster Road, Brooklyn

    Join us at this outdoor, socially distanced, family-friendly concert of fun, melodic jazz and original music at a Prospect Park South historic house. Selections will range stylistically from swing & groove, to Brazilian and beyond.

    4-6pm, Free, suggested donation $10/person or $20/group
    131 Buckingham Road, Brooklyn

    Bennett Paster (piano) • Gary Wang (bass) • Tony Mason (drums)

    Presented by Operation Gig

  • Wed
    05
    Oct
    2022

    Bennett Paster Trio @ Mezzrow

    Sets at 7:30 and 9pm

    Mezzrow
    163 W 10th St, NY

    Mezzrow is NYCs premier piano trio room offering an intimate listening environment and featuring a fantastic Steinway.  Join us for an evening of my original music plus some standards, Stevie tunes and whatever else strikes our fancy.  Bennett Paster (piano), Gary Wang (bass) & Tony Mason (drums)

  • Sat
    29
    Oct
    2022

    Loyales Live!

    5-7pm

    Plaxall Gallery at Culture Lab LIC
    5-25 46th Ave, Queens, NY 11101

    Join us at this outdoor Fall concert and dance party as the Loyales play classic rock & soul, R&B.  Seating, food and drinks available.  We'll have our full band plus the amazing NY Horns!

    Milton- vocals/guitar; Julia Joseph- vocals; Martin Kearton- guitar; Bennett Paster- vocals/keys; Jeff Eyrich- bass; Robert Weiss- drums; Andy Gravish- trumpet; Justin Flynn- Tenor

  • Sun
    06
    Nov
    2022

    The Loyales Motown and R&B Brunch

    12-3:30pm

    Superfine
    126 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    Join us at this spacious, hip DUMBO restaurant for Brunch accompanied by R&B / Soul classics and rare, groovy B-sides.