The Jonathan Channel brings you great music - no matter where you are. Here are our staff picks for the week.
Bill Charlap Trio @ Birdland (New York, NY) - Bill Charlap (piano), Peter Washington (bass) and Kenny Washington (drums) will be performing this week at Birdland. On Tuesday, you can expect a show of your favorite standards.
The Heath Brothers @ The Village Vanguard (New York, NY) - The Heath Brothers will be installed this week (Tuesday - Sunday) at The Village Vanguard. Jimmy Heath (sax), Albert Heath (drums), Jeb Patton (piano) and David Wong (bass). Two shows each evening 8:30 and 10:30PM.
Freddy Cole Quintet @ Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola (New York, NY) - Head uptown Thursday evening to catch, jazz pianist/singer Freddy Cole (brother of Nat King Cole). Called "the most maturely expressive male jazz singer of his generation", by The New York Times. This show will not disappoint.
Stacy Sullivan: A Tribute to Peggy Lee - Friday night at The Metropolitan Room, Stacy Sullivan pays tribute to Miss Peggy Lee. Stephen Holden of The New York Times, declared the show a success, "Ms. Sullivan, who can swing...paints an empathetic, melancholy portrait..and makes you feel the howling loneliness of a star." Doors open at 8PM.
John Pizzarelli feat. Daniel Jobim @ The Cafe Carlyle (New York, NY) - The Cafe Carlyle hosts an evening of Bossa Nova with stellar guitarist, John Pizzarelli and pianist Daniel Jobim. The show runs Tuesday - Saturday.
On Tour: Champian Fulton (Paris, FRA) - Jazz singer and vocalist, Champian Fulton is travelling abroad this week. You can catch her Wednesday evening at Petit Journal Montparnasse. Doors open at 9PM. Check her website for her complete tour schedule http://www.champian.net/live/
On Tour: Cyrille Aimee (East Lansing, MI) - A favorite of Jonathan Schwartz, singer Cyrille Aimee, will be performing in East Lansing, MI Thursday evening. This is an all ages show and doors open at 7PM.