WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 6
QJOG CLINIC/JAM SESSION
Join Queens Jazz OverGround member Amanda Monaco as she leads a clinic about the great pianist and composer Fats Waller. Following the clinic is a jam session that is free for participating musicians and $10 for audience members.
Amanda Monaco – guitar
Dalton Ridenhour – piano
Kuriko Tsugawa – bass
Brian Woodruff – drums
Clinic 6-7 p.m. – Jam Session 7-10 p.m.
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
137-35 Northern Blvd, Flushing NY 11354
JANUARY 18 – 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Cover of $10.00 plus a one drink ($10.00) minimum
Noted spoken word entertainer Kirpal Gordon teams up with pianist/composer Steve Elmer to present iconic poems from Leaves of Grass read aloud to musical compositions by Ellington, Debussy, Chopin, Gershwin and Rogers and Hart, among others. Wed to these timeless song forms, Whitman’s King James rhythms celebrate even more poetically his message that the men and women of the United States are our greatest poem.