List of VJC Shows

Date
Headliner
Musicians
2018
12/7/2018VJC Big Band GalaSpecial Guests: Sarah Hayes, (v), Kerry MacKillop, (t), Matt Koza, (cl), John Wheeler,(tb).
11/2/2018Emerging Artist FestivalSonic Asylum: Arco Iris Sandoval (p), Roxy Coss (ts), Lucas Pino (ss) Mimi Jones (b), Kenneth Salter (d); VJC Young Lions: Malik McLaurine (b), Jahian Cooper-Monize (d), Zach Trombley and Ben Barnett (tb), Julius Rodriguez (p). King Clave: Amaury Acosta (d), Godwin Louis (as),Javier Santiago (p, Fender Rhodes, and synths), Big Yuki (Key Bass), Michael Valeanu (g). Planet Kniffen: Darryl Kniffen (d), Dylan Canterbury (tpt), Scott Sasanecki (g), Greg Carlton (ts), Franz Robert (p), Jason Schwartz (b). Numerous Student Groups
10/12/2018Christian McBride's New JawnChristian McBride (b), Josh Evans (tpt), Marcus Stickland (ts), Billy Hart (d)
9/15/2018Ettiene Charles and Creole SoulEttiene Charles (t), Godwin Louis (as), Jorge Glem (Cuatro), Julius Rodriguez (p), Burniss Travis (b), Kweku Sumbry (d)
8/9/2018Summer Workshop Faculty Concert
6/16/2018Darryl Kniffen and Planet Kniffen
6/9/2018Eugene Uman's Convergence ProjectEugene Uman (p), Wanda Houston (v), Jeff Galindo (tb), Michael Zsoldos(s), David Picchi(b), Jon Fisher (d)
5/12/2018Chico Pinheiro QuartetChico Pinheiro (g, v), Helio Alves (p), Eduardo Belo (b), Alexandre Kautz (d)
4/13/2018Piano Festival
3/24/2018Donny McCaslin Feat. Jason LindnerDonny McCaslin (s), Jason Lindner (p, Fender Rhodes and analog synths), Jonathan Maron (eb),  Nate Wood (d)
3/10/2018Jazzmeia HornJazzmeia Horn, vocals, Victor Gould (p), Nick Dunston (b), Henry Conerway (d)
2/17/2018Marquis Hill BlacktetMarquis Hill (t), Joel Ross (vb), James Francies (p), Harish Raghavan (b) and Jonathan Pinson (d).
1/13/2018Wycliff Gordan's Int. All StarsWycliffe Gordon (tb, t, v), Adrian Cunningham (cl, s, f), Ehud Asherie (p), Ben Williams (b), Alvin Atkinson (d)
2017
12/1/2017Big Band GalaFeat. Dave Stryker and Kevin Mohogany
11/18/2017Elio Villafranca's Jass SyncopatorsElio Villafranca, piano; Freddie Hendrix, trumpet; Vincent Herring, saxophone; Peter Slavov, bass; Dion Parson, drums, Gabo Lugo on barril (percussion),
11/4/2016Camille Thurman + Darryl GreeneCamille Thurman, saxophone and voice; Darrell Green, drums; David Bryant, piano; Rashaan Carter, bass
10/14/2017Tom Harrell QuartetTom Harrell, tpt; Danny Grissett, piano; Ugonna Okegwa, bass; Joe Dyson, drums
9/15/2017The CookersBilly Harper, tenor Sax; Eddie Henderson and David Weiss, trumpet, Donald Harrison, alto saxophone; George Cables, piano; Cecil McBee, bass and Billy Hart on drums.
6/10/2017Eugene Uman's Convergence ProjectEugene Uman, Wanda Houston, Jeff Galindo, Michael Zsoldos, David Picchi, Jon Fisher
5/6/2017Billy Childs QuartetBilly Childs, piano; Dayna Stephens, saxophone; Hans Glawischnig, acoustic bass; Ari Hoenig, drums.
4/29/2017Adam O'Farrill - Stranger Days 4tetAdam O’Farrill, trumpet and compositions; Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, saxophones; Walter Stinson, bass; Zack O’Farrill, drums
4/7/2017Solo Piano Fest (2 days)Stanley Cowell, Luis Perdomo, Yoko Miwa, Amina Figarova, Miro Sprague, Alki Steriopoulos, Franz Robert, Eugene Uman
3/18/2017Sheila Jordan TrioSheila Jordan (V), Alan Broadbent (p), Harvie S (b)
2/11/2017Christian Sands TrioChristian Sands (p), Eric Wheeler (b), Jerome Jennings (d)
1/14/2017Christian Scott's Stretch MusicChristian Scott ATunde Adjuah, trumpet, reverse flugel, sirenette; Elena Pinderhughes, flute; Logan Richardson, alto saxophone; Lawrence Fields, acoustic piano and Fender Rhodes; Kris Funn, upright and electric bass; Corey Fonville, drums.
2016
12/2/2016VJC Big Band Tribute to EllaWanda Houston, vocals
11/12/2016Javon Jackson and Jimmy Cobb's We FourJavon Jackson (s), Jeremy Mansia (p), David Williamson (b), Jimmy Cobb (d)
10/15/2016Chico Freeman Plus-tetChico Freeman (s), Luis Perdomo (p), Kenny Davis (b), Kush Abadey (d)
10/1/2016Caili O'Doherty QuartetCail O'Doherty (p), Caroline Davis (as), Jared Henderson (b), Cory Cox (d)
9/17/2016Kurt Rosenwinkel Bandit TrioKurt Rosenwinkel, Tim Motzer (guitars), Gintas Janusonis (drums)
8/13/201641st Annual Workshop ConcertSheila Jordan, Jay Clayton, Rob Freeberg, Scott Mullett, Harvey Diamond, Gallon, Eugene Uman, Marcus McLaurine, Cameron Brown, Francisco Mela, Julian Gerstin
6/11/2016Eugene Uman's Convergence ProjectEugene Uman (piano + compositions), Michael Zsoldos (saxophone), Jeff Galindo (trombone), David Picchi (electric and acoustic bass) and Jon Fisher (drums)
5/14/2016Ben Williams + Sound EffectBen Williams, bass and bandleader; Marcus Strickland, saxophones; Alex Wintz, guitar; Willerm Delisfort on piano and Rhodes and John Davis on drums
4/16/2016Renee Rosnes QuartetRenee Rosnes (p), Steve Nelson (v), Peter Washington (b), Lewis Nash (d)
3/26/2016Michael Zsoldos: Ben Webster + StringsMichael Zsoldos, tenor saxophone; Miro Sprague, piano; David Clark, bass; Tim Gilmore, drums; Alicia Casey and Ben Van Vliet, violins; Marcia Cassidy, viola
3/12/2016Fred Hersch TrioFred Hersch, piano; John Hébert, bass; Eric McPherson, drums
2/13/2016Steve Davis Tribute to J.J. JohnsonSteve Davis (bone), Josh Bruneu (tp), Scott Mullett (s), Harold Mabern (p), Nat Reeves (b), Joe Farnsworth (d)
1/23/2016Bobby Broom TrioBobby Broom, electric guitar, Dennis Carroll, bass; Makaya McCraven, drums
2015
12/4/2015Big Band Gala - Tribute to Terry Gibbs17 Piece Big Band w/guest vibraphonist, Rich Greenblatt plus vocals by Jill Connolly, Mark Anagnostopulos
11/14/2015Jobim Tribute: Maucha Adnet 4tetMaucha Adnet, vocals; Hélio Alves, piano, David Finck, bass; Duduka Da Fonseca, drums
10/30/2015Sofia Rei QuartetSofia Rei,vocals and charango; Eric Kurimski, guitar; Jorge Roeder, upright bass; Franco Pinna, drums, percussion
10/17/2015Carl Allen Quintet: The Art of ElvinCarl Allen, drums/leader, Freddie Hendrix, trumpet; Tivon Pennicott, saxophone; Xavier Davis, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass
10/2/2015Carlos Averhoff Jr. IRESICarlos Averhoff, Jr., saxophone; Aruan Ortiz, piano; John Lockwood, bass; Francisco Mela, drums
9/20/2015Rebecca Holtz CD ReleaseRebecca Holtz, Eugene Uman, George Robinson, Chris Robinson, Once Hollow Trio
9/19/2015Wilsonian's Grain (Steve Wilson 4tet)Uri Caine on piano, Ugonna Okegwo on bass and local favorite Clarence Penn on drums
9/18/2015Jamie Baum Septet +Jamie Baum, flutes; Jason Palmer, trumpet; Sam Sadigursky, alto sax and clarinets; Chris Komer, French horn; Brad Shepik, guitar; John Escreet, piano; Matt Clohesy, bass, and Jeff Hirshfield on drums
8/13/2015Faculty Concert Summer WorkshopNeeds to be researched
6/6/2015Eugene Uman's Convergence ProjectEugene Uman, Jeff Galindo, Michael Zsoldos,Adam O'Farrill, Stomu and Satoshi Takeishi
5/16/2015Alicia OlatujaAlicia Olatuja, voice, Michael Olatuja, electric and acoustic bass, Jahaan Sweet piano, and Otis Brown III on drums
4/18/2015Holophonor SextetMiro Sprague, piano; Josh Joshnson, alto saxophone, Eric Miller, trombone; Diego Urbano, vibraphone; Dave Robaire, bass and Jonathan Pinson on drums
3/28/2015Melissa Aldana + Crash TrioMelissa Aldana (s), Pablo Menares (b), Francisco Mela (d)
3/14/2015Bill Charlap TrioBill Charlap, Peter Washington, Kenny Washington
2/14/2015Julian Lage Trio - tribute to Jim HallJulian Lage, Scott Colley, Kenny Wollesen
1/17/2015Clarence Penn QuartetChad Lefkowitz-Brown on saxophone, Matt Mitchell on piano and Yasushi Nakamura on bass
2014
12/5/2014VJC Big Band Gala w/Rebecca Holtz and Rob FletcherTribute to the Big Band Era
11/15/2014Sarah E. Charles and Integrity ReevesIntergriti Reeves voice, Sarah Elizabeth Charles, voice. The S.E. Rhythm Section: Jesse Elder (piano), Rahsaan Carter (bass), Guilhem Flouzat (drums). Brazilian guitarist, Caio Afiune
11/1/2014Jeff Coffin and the Mu'tetJeff Coffin, saxophones, Bill Fanning, trumpet, Chris Walters, piano and keyboards, Felix Pastorius, electric bass, Futureman (Roy Wooten) on drums
10/18/2014Dafnis Prieto Si o Si QuartetDafnis Prieto (drums), Peter Afelbaum (saxophones), Manuel Valera (piano), Johannes Weidenmueller (bass). 
9/20/2014T.S. Monk SextetT.S. Monk Sextet: T.S. Monk on drums and vocals, Josh Evans (trumpet), Willie Williams (tenor sax), Patience Higgins (alto sax), Brandon McCune (piano) and Belden Bullock (bass).
8/14/2014Summer Faculty ConcertNeeds to be researched
6/7/2014Sounds of ShearingCharlie Shoemake, vibes; Frank Potenza, guitar; Joe Bagg, piano; Luther Hughes, acoustic bass; Bill Goodwin, drums and special guest vocalist Sandi Shoemake
5/17/2014Eugene Uman's Convergence ProjectEugene Uman, Jeff Galindo, Michael Zsoldos, Sebastian Cruz, Stomu and Satoshi Takeishi
4/19/2014Brofsky Memorial ConcertJay Clayton, Cordelia Tapping (voice), Alex Brofsky (horn), Tim Armacost (saxophones), Ray Gallon, Jorn Swart, (piano), Curtis Ostle (bass); local musicians will include Scott Mullett, Sherm Fox (saxophone), Draa Hobbs (guitar), Eugene Uman (piano), George Kaye (bass), Jon Fisher, Claire Arenius (drums).
4/5/2014Carolina Calvache QuartetCarolina Calvache, piano and compositions; Jaleel Shaw, alto saxophone; Yasushi Nakamura, acoustic bass; Rodrigo Recabarren, drums
3/15/2014Snarky PuppyMichael League, electric bass; Robert "Sput" Searight, drums; Nate Werth, percussion; Bob Lanzetti , guitar; Justin Stanton, keyboards and trumpet; Chris Bullock, reeds; Mark Lettieri, guitar, Mike "Maz" Maher, trumpet and Shawn Martin on keyboards.
2/15/2014Ingrid + Christine Jensen 5tetBen Monder: Ingrid Jensen, tpt, Christine Jensen, saxes, Ben Monder, guitar, Matt Clohesy, bass and Jon Wikan, drums
1/18/2014Freddie Bryant's Kaleidoscope QuartetBryant (guitar, compositions), Tim Armacost (saxophone), Patrice Blanchard (elec. bass), Willard Dyson (drums)
2013
12/6/2013Big Band Gala w/Kevin Mohogany Kevin Mohogany w/17 Piece VJC Big Band
11/16/2013Manuel Valera's New Cuban ExpressValera on piano and keyboards, Joel Frahm, saxophone, John Benitez, bass, Ludwig Alfonso, drums and Mauricio Herrera, percussion.
11/2/2013Kavita ShahKavita Shah (USA) vocals and percussion, Yacouba Sissoko (Mali) on kora, Guy Mintus (Israel), piano, Or Bareket (Israel), bass, Kenneth Salters (USA), drums
10/19/2013Cyrus ChestuntCyrus Chestnut, Eric Wheeler, Evan Sherman
9/21/2013Steve Wilson + Lewis Nash, DuologeSteve Wilson, Lewis Nash, Nat Reeves
6/8/2013Eugene Uman's Convergence ProjectEugene Uman, Jeff Galindo, Michael Zsoldos, Sebastian Cruz, Stomu and Satoshi Takeishi
5/18/2013Howard Brofsky and FriendsHoward Brofsky: leader, cornet and mellophone; Jed Levy, saxophones; Ray Gallon, piano; David Wong, bass; Billy Drummond, drums
4/13/2013Matt Wilson - Triubte to ZollerMatt Wilson, Fred Haas, Dave Clarke
3/16/2013Karrin AllysonKarrin Allyson, Steve Cardenas, guitar; George Kaye, bass and Todd Strait on drums.
2/16/2013Ray Vega's Latin Jazz QuintetRay Vega, trumpet, Zaccai Curtis on piano, Andy Eulau on bass, Diego Lopez on drums and Chembo Corniel on congas
1/19/2013Gregoir MaretGrégoire Maret Quartet; Maret –chromatic harmonica; Federico Gonzalez Peña, piano, Ben Williams, bass; Clarence Penn, drums
2012
12/7/2012Big Band Gala feat. Houston PersonBig Band featuring Houston Person (ts), Rebecca Holtz, Mark Anagnostopulos
11/19/2012Louis Hayes QuartetJason Curry, (as) Sharp Radway, (p)and Alex Claffey, (b) Louis Hayes, (d)
10/13/2012Lionel Loueke TrioLionel Loueke, Michael Olatuja, Mark Guiliana
9/14/2012Donald Harrison's Congo SquareDonald Harrision, saxophone; Detroit Brooks, guitar; Zaccai Curtis, piano; Max Moran, bass; Joe Dyson, drums
6/9/2012Eugene Uman's Convergence ProjectEugene Uman, Jeff Galindo, Michael Zsoldos, Sebastian Cruz, Stomu and Satoshi Takeishi
5/19/2012Howard Brofsky + Jimmy HeathHoward Brofsky, Jimmy Heath, Jeb Patton, Mike Karn, Pete Van Nostrand
4/21/2012Guitar SummitDon Friedman, piano, Draa Hobbs and Mitch Seidman, guitars, Ron McClure, bass, Eliot Zigmund, drums
3/24/2012Sheila Jordan - Steve KuhnSheila Jordan (v), Steve Kuhn (p)
3/10/2012Gonzalo BergaraGonzalo Bergarra and Jeff Radaich, guitars, Leah Zeger, violin and Brian Netzley, upright bass
2/11/2012Tia Fuller QuartetTia Fuller, saxophone, Shamie Royston, piano, Mimi Jones, bass, Rudy Royston, drums
1/14/2012Stryker/Slagle QuartetSteve Slagle, Dave Stryker, Ed Howard, Clarence Penn
2011
12/2/2011Big Band Salutes the Mambo KingsBig Band with special guest Eguie Castrillo
11/12/2011Miguel ZenónMiguel Zenón, Luis Perdomo, Henry Cole
10/15/2011Kenny Barron TrioKenny Barron, Kiyoshi Kitigawa, Jonathan Blake
9/24/2011Chuchito Valdés TrioChuchito, Carlos del Pino, Rafael Monteagudo
8/11/2011Summer Faculty ConcertNeeds to be researched
6/11/2011Eugene Uman's Convergence ProjectEugene Uman, Jeff Galindo, Michael Zsoldos, David Haughy (cello), Stomu and Satoshi
5/21/2011Howard Brofsky and FriendsNeeds to be researched
4/16/2011John Abercrombie Organ TrioJohn Abercrombie, Gary Versace, Adam Nussbaum
4/2/2011Vocalists pay tribute to Sheila Jordan and Jay Clayton12 vocal students pay homage to their teacher
3/19/2011Gerald Clayton TrioGerald Clayton, Joe Sanders, Justin Brown
2/12/2011Gretchen ParlatoGretchen Parlato (voice and percussion), Taylor Eigsti (piano/keyboard), Alan Hampton (bass), Kendrick Scott (drums)
1/15/2011Gary Smulyan TrioGary Smulyan, Ray Drummond, Billy Drummond
2010
12/3/2010Big Band Gala (6th annual)Featuring Amanda Carr, Mark Anagnostopulos, Scott Mullett, Charlie Schneiweis
11/13/2010Pucho and his Latin Soul BrothersPucho Brown (timbales), John Spruill (piano), Tehrin Cole (bass), Tyrone Govan (drums), Eddie Pazant (alto sax & flute), Patience Higgins (tenor sax), Santi Rivera (bongos), & John Ruiz (congas)
10/9/2010Dave Liebman QuartetDave Liebman, saxophones, Vic Juris, guitars, Tony Marino, bass, Marko Marcinko drums
9/25/2010Robert Glasper's ExperimentRobert Glasper, piano and Fender Rhodes, Casey Benjamin, saxophone, Derrick Hodge, electric bass, Chris “Daddy” Dave, drums
9/14/2010Acoustical Bicycle TourTaylor Ho Bynum and Stephen Haynes (trumpet), Andrew Raffo Dewar and Bob Stabach (saxophones), Eugene Uman (piano), Bob Weiner (drums)
8/12/2010Summer Faculty ConcertNeeds to be researched
6/12/2010Eugene Uman + Dave StrykerEugene Uman, Dave Stryker, Bob Gullotti, John Lockwood + Brattleboro Horns -Larry Tuttalamundo, Bob Stabach, Jake Whitesell on saxophones, Julian Gerstin on percussion
5/22/2010Howard Brofsky and FriendsHoward Brofsky, cornet; Ed MacEachen, guitar; Bob Hamilton, piano; Phil Palombi, bass; Eliot Zigmund, drums
4/17/2010Peter Bernstein Trio + GuestsPeter Bernstein, Neal Miner; Tobias Gebb + Draa Hobbs; Eugene Uman
3/13/2010Whrrr Music of Jimmy GiuffreJoel Harrison, guitar; George Schuller, drums; Marty Ehrlich, clarinet; Ohad Talmor, tenor saxophone; Jacob Garchik,trombone; Cameron Brown, acoustic bass
2/13/2010Antonio HartAntonio Hart (as), David Berkman (p), Ben Williams (b), Lee Pearson (d)
1/16/2010Now vs. Now (Jason Lindner)Jason Lindner, Panagiotis Andreou, Mark Guiliana
2009
12/4/2009Big Band GalaWith special guests Sarah Elizabeth Charles and Mark Anagnostopulos
11/14/2009Simon Brothers TrioEdward Simon, Michael Boone, Marlon Simon
10/10/2009Duduka DaFonseca and Helio Alves TrioHelio Alves, Santi DeBriano, Duduka DaFonseca
9/26/2009Dr. Lonnie SmithDr. Lonnie Smith, Jonathan Kreisberg, Jamire Williams
8/1/2009Summer Faculty ConcertNeeds to be researched
6/6/2009Eugene Uman's Convergence ProjectEugene Freisen (cello), Michael Zsoldos, Eugene Uman, Stomu + Satoshi Takeishi
5/16/2009Eastern Boundary QuartetMihály Borbély (s), Michael Jefry Stevens (p), Joe Fonda (b), Balázs Bágy (d)
4/25/2009Howard Brofsky and FriendsHoward Brofsky, Tim Armacost, David Berkman, Marcus McLaurine, Steve Johns
3/14/2009Dafnis Prieto TrioManuel Valera, Dafnis Prieto + unknown bassist (probably Hans Glawishnig)
2/14/2009Badal Roy QuartetBadal Roy; Ken Wessel; Jerome Harris; Satoshi Takeishi
1/24/2009Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian SextetGabriel Alegria (tpt), Laurandrea Leguía (s), Yuri Juarez (g), Ramon fr Bruyn (b), Jugo Alcázar (d), Freddy "Huevito" Lobatón (perc)
2008
12/5/2008Big Band GalaNeeds to be researched
11/15/2008Diamond CosmosCatherine Legardh, Emilie Conway, Hannah Rose Diamond (vocals), Harvey Diamond, Jamie MacDonald, Claire Arenius
10/11/2008Wallace Roney SextetWallace Roney, Antoine Roney, Aruan Ortiz, Rashaan Carter, Kush Abadey
9/27/2008Samirah Evans feat. Charles NevilleSamirah Evans (v), Charles Neville (sax), Barry Ries (tpt, perc.), Eugene Uman (p), George Kaye (b),Julian Gerstin (perc)
8/7/2008Faculty Concert Summer WorkshopNeeds to be researched
5/31/2008Don Friedman QuartetJonothan Kreisberg (g), Don Friedman, Martin Wind, Tony Jefferson
5/10/2008Howard Brofsky and FriendsHoward Brofsky, Antonio Hart, Ray Gallon, Chris Haney, Eliot Zigmund
4/19/2008Eugene Uman's Latin Rhythm ProjectDan Rossow (t), Jeff Galindo (tb), Derrik Jordan (v), Eugene Uman (p), Jamie MacDonald (b), Doug Raneri (d), Steve Ferraris and Julian Gerstin (perc)
3/29/2008Michael ArnowittArnowitt, solo piano
3/28/2008Fonda-Stevens GroupHerb Robertson, Michael Jefry Steven, Joe Fonda, Harvery Sorgen
3/15/2008Jerry Bergonzi, Scott Mullett 4tetJerry Bergonzi, Scott Mullett, Bruce Gertz, Bob Kaufman
2/16/2008Luis Perdomo TrioLouis Perdomo, Hans Glawishnig, Eric McPherson
1/19/2008William Parker QuartetLewis Barnes (t), Rob Brown (as), William Parker (b), Hamid Drake (d)
2007
12/7/2007Big Band GalaGuest Vocalist, Samirah Evans
11/16/2007Creación Latin Jazz OrchestraJoe Velez Musical Director
11/10/2007Dave Stryker Organ TrioDave Stryker, Jared Gold, Ralp Peterson Jr.
10/26/2007Ana Quinto's Obini TumbaoAna Quinto, Recca Cline and others
10/12/2007Cameron Brown + Dave Ballou QuartetSheila Jordan, Dave Ballou, Cameron Brown, Adam Nussbaum
9/15/2007Hal Galper TrioHal Galper, Reggie Workman, Billy Mintz
8/9/2007Faculty Concert Summer WorkshopNeeds to be researched
6/16/2007Gene Bertoncini TrioGene Bertoncini, Dave Shapiro, Eliot Zigmund
6/1/2007VJC Big BandSummer Rivergarden Concert
5/5/2007Howard Brofsky and Charles DavisHoward Brofsky, Charles Davis, Tardo Hammer, Lee Hudson, Jimmy Wormworth
4/14/2007Jovino Santos Neto TrioJovino Santos Neto, Oscar Stagnaro, Mark Walker
3/17/2007Armen Donelian TrioArmen Donelian, Dave Clark, George Schuller
2/17/2007Jimmy Greene QuartetJimmy Greene, Xavier Davis, Dezron Douglas, Richie Barshay
1/20/2007Ben Monder QuartetBen Monder, Theo Bleckmann, Hans Glawishnig, Ted Poor
2006
12/8/2006VJC Big Band GalaNeeds to be researched
11/18/2006Harvey Diamond TrioHarvey Diamond, Jamie MacDonald, Claire Arenius
10/28/2006Count Basie OrchestraAt the Latchis Theater
10/14/2006Billy Bang QuartetBilly Bang, Andrew Bemke, Todd Nicholson, Newman Taylor Baker
9/9/2006Adam Kolker/John AbercrombieAdam Kolker, John Abercrombie, Jon Hebert, Bob Meyers
8/10/2006Summer Faculty ConcertNeeds to be researched
6/17/2006George Mraz TrioGeorge Mraz, Jack Wilkins, Eliot Zigmund
6/3/2006Sheila Jordan + StringsSheila Jordan, Howard Brofsky, Jamie MacDonald, Claire Arenius + String Quartet
5/12/2006Eugene Uman's Fender Rhodes ProjectKey into local Jazz series
5/6/2006Brofsy and Diamond QuintetHoward Brofsky, Adam Kolker, Don Friedman, Martin Wind, Tony Jefferson
4/28/2006VJC Big BandSpring-time concert
4/22/2006Ambassadors of LightEugene Uman, Jamie MacDonald, Claire Arenius w/Elsa Borrero, Bob LeClaire images
4/14/2006Charlie Schneeweis QuartetKey into local Jazz series
4/8/2006Henry Grimes TrioHenry Grimes, Marilyn Crispell, Andrew Cyrille
3/18/2006Yosvanny Terry QuintetYosvanny Terry, Luis Perdomo, Hans Glawishnig, Justin Brown
3/10/2006Scott Mullett QuintetScott Mullett, Jeff Galindo, Eugene Uman, Dave Shapiro, Peter Moutis
2/18/2006Edsel Gomez TrioEdsel Gomez, Howard Britz, Tony De Vivo
2/10/2006Steve Sonntag/Dave Shapiro 6tetKey into local Jazz series
1/28/2006Domique Eade QuartetDominique Eade, Billy Pierce, Brad Shepik, Ben Street
1/13/2006Howard Brofsky and FriendsKey into local Jazz series
2005
12/3/2005Big Band GalaNeeds to be researched
11/18/2005Don Friedman TrioDon Friedman, Martin Wind, Tony Jefferson
10/13/2005John RankinJohn Rankin
10/8/2005Roy Haynes QuartetJaleel Shaw, Martin Bejerano, John Sullivan, Roy Haynes
7/15/2005Mecca BodegaNeeds to be researched
6/17/2005George Schuller's Circle WideGeorge Schuller, Donny McCaslin, Brad Shepik, Dave Ambrosio
6/11/2005John Abercrombie TrioZoller Tribute w/Abercrombie, Mike McGuirk, Bob Meyer
5/21/2005Eugene Uman with Carlos AverhoffCarlos Averhoff, Eugene Uman, Jamie MacDonald, Claire Arenius
4/15/2005Eric Zinman EnsembleNeeds to be researched
4/10/2005Salim Washington’s Harlem Arts QuintetSalim Washington, Frank Lacy, Donald Smith (p), Melanie Dyer (v), Curtis Rivers (s), Tarik Shah (b), Malik Washington (d)
4/8/2005Howard Brofsky QuintetHoward Brofsky with special guest, Jimmy Heath
3/22/2005Kurt Rosenwinkel QuartetKurt Rosenwinkel, Aaron Goldberg, Joe Martin, Jeff Ballard
3/12/2005Oscar Stagnaro SextetNiv Toar (tp), Nir Na Aman (s), Rafael Alcala (p), Oscar Stagnaro (b), Paulo Stagnaro (perc), Eric Doob (d)
2/11/2005Womern in Jazz Feat. Allison MillerDominique Gagne, Katherine Jensen-Hole, Genevieve Rose, others
2004
12/8/2004Amaraun Gypsy JazzNeeds to be researched
12/4/2004VJC Big Band GalaNeeds to be researched
10/19/2004Jamie Baum SeptetNeeds to be researched
10/12/2004Sabir Mateen 4tetSabir Mateen, Raymond King, Larry Roland, Mark Hundevad
10/8/2004Creacion Key into Latin JazzNeeds to be researched
9/25/2004Recreation of Rod Levitt Orch.Needs to be researched (VJC Big Band)
9/10/2004Flava Orchestra - Key into Latin JazzNeeds to be researched
8/13/2004Student ConcertNeeds to be researched
8/12/2004Faculty Concert Summer WorkshopSheila Jordan, Jay Clayton (vocals); Valery Ponomarev, Howard Brofsky (brass); Pete Yellin, Erik Lawrence (saxophones); Helmut Kagerer, Stephan Kramer (guitars); Harvey Diamond, Gene Rush, Eugene Uman (pianos); Michael Formanek, James MacDonald (basses); Steve Johns, Claire Arenius (drums)
6/5/2004Larry Willis SoloLarry Willis
6/4/2004Brian Auger’s Oblivion ExpressBrian Auger + Kids
4/23/2004Carl Grubbs QuartetCarl Grubbs, Salim Washington, Jon Kordalewski, Steve Neil, Yoron Israel
4/10/2004Billy Bang TrioBilly Bang, Todd Nicholson, Abby Rader
3/27/2004Ambassadors of LightEugene Uman, Jamie MacDonald, Claire Arenius w/Elsa Borrero, Bob LeClaire images
3/12/2004Aaron Goldberg TrioAaron Goldberg, Reuben Rogers, Eric Harland
3/4/2004Brooklyn Repertory EnsembleWade Barnes, dir. At Area Schools
3/3/2004Brooklyn Repertory EnsembleWade Barnes, dir. At Area Schools
2/15/2004Michael Musillami QuartetMichael Musillami, Sonny Barbato, Dave Shapiro, George Schuller
2/8/2004No Cover TrioFrancis Jacob, Stomu Takeishi, Aaron Scott
1/16/2004Moutin Reunion QuartetFrancois and Louis Moutin, Rick Margitza (sax), Pierre de Bethman
2003
11/14/2003Annette Aguilar's String BeansWith Freddie Bryant and Harvie S
10/25/2003Lucian Souza/Mark Shilansky QuartetLuciana Souza, Mark Shilansky, Andrew Rathbun, Fernando Huergo, Bertram Lehmann
10/10/2003Matt Jensen and Mambo ComoNeeds to be researched
9/12/2003New Black Eagle Jazz BandNeeds to be researched
8/15/2003Ensemble ConcertNeeds to be researched
8/14/2003Faculty Concert Summer WorkshopNeeds to be researched
6/20/2003Claude WilliamsonTrioClaude Williamson; John Lockwood; Bob Gulloti
6/5/2003Attila Zoller Birthday CelebrationDraa Hobbs; Jamie MacDonald; Claire Arenius
5/24/2003Eugene Uman TrioEugene Uman; Thomas Kneeland; Steve Johns
5/10/2003EbTrioEric Lawrence, Rene Hart, Geoff Mann
4/4/2003Scott Mullett QuartetScott Mullett, Eugene Uman, Dave Shapiro, Peter Moutis
3/13/2003Waking Vision TrioMartin Valihora, John Shannon, Mitch Cohn
3/8/2003Kaleidoscope TrioFreddie Bryant; Greg Ryan; Gilad
2/14/2003Myra Melford and Be-BreadMyra Melfor, Cuong Vu, Stomu Takeishi, Joe Tomino
1/24/2003Michael Musillami QuartetMichael Musillami ; Dave Shapiro; Ted Rosenthal; George Schuller
2002
12/7/2002Howard Brofsky and FriendsHoward Brofsky, Eric Lawrence, Harvey Diamond, Dave Shapiro, Eliot Zigmund
11/10/2002Joe and Matt Maneri 4tetJoe Maneri, Matt Maneri, Michael Formanek, Randy Peterson
10/13/2002Brooklyn Repertory EnsembleDir. by Wade Barnes
10/12/2002John Tchicai QuartetJohn Tchicai, Paul Smoker, Barry Altschul, Adam Lane
10/11/2002Arturo O'Farrill TrioArturo O'Farrill, Andy Gonzalez, Steve Johns
10/10/2002Youth In JazzMiro Sprague Trio
9/28/2002Travis LaPlante TrioTravis LaPlante; Michael Formanek; Gerald Cleaver
9/13/2002Manteca Latin JazzCarlos Ocasio, Greg Palmer, Ernie Mills, Bill Craig, Eugene Uman, Marcus Copening, Don Glasgo, Steve Ferraris,
9/5/2002Kenny Wheeler-Andrew Rathbun QuintetKenny Wheeler; Andrew Rathbun; John Hebert; Jeff Hirshfield;Frank Carlberg
8/17/2002Ben Karetnik EnsemblePaul Flaherty, Chris Corsano, Joe McPhee,Cliff White, Joe Fonda, & Ben Karetnick
8/15/2002Faculty Gala Concert ~27th Annual Summer WorkshopCharlie Kohlhase, Dave Wertman, Lou Grassi trio
6/28/2002Eugene Uman Trio @ GIAEugene Uman, Dave Wertman, Claire Arenius
6/14/2002Charlie Kohlhase, Dave Wertman, Lou Grassi trioCharlie Kohlhase saxophone, Dave Wertman, Bass, Lou Grassi, drums
6/8/2002Howard BrofskyNeeds to be researched
5/31/2002Jacob Anderskov TrioJacob Anderskov, Michael Formanek, (Drummer ?)
5/18/2002CETClaire Arenius; Eugene Uman; Thomas Kneeland
5/5/2002David BerkmanBerkman and ?
4/27/2002Dave LiebmanLiebman, Vic Juris, Tony Marino, Marko Marcinko
3/2/2002Jimmy Wormworth TrioJimmy Wormworth; Tardo Hammer; Lee Hudson
2001
11/16/2001Fonda-Stevens GroupJoe Fonda: Michael J. Stevens; Herb Robertson; Harvey Sorgen
10/21/2001Fender Rhodes ProjectEugene Uman, Adam Kolker, Steve Sontagg, Michael Dessen, Jamie MacDonald, Tony Jefferson
10/20/2001Charles Davis QuartetCharles Davis, Tardo Hammer, Billy Johnson, Jimmy Wormworth
10/12/2001Eugene Uman's Fender Rhodes Project~Key Into JazzEugene Uman; Adam Kolker; Steve Sontagg; Tim Martin; Thomas Kneeland; Tony Jefferson; Steve Ferraris
9/29/2001Avishai Cohen's International Vamp BandAvishai Cohen, Diego Urcola, Avi Lebovich, Yagil Baras, Yosvany Terry and Daphnis Prieto.
9/7/2001Charlie Kohlhase QuintetCharle Kohlhase; Matt Langley; John Carleton; John Turner; Eric Rosenthall
8/16/2001Faculty Gala Concert ~26th Annual Summer WorkshopSheila Jordan; Jay Clayton; Sonny Fortune; Tony Jefferson; Freddie Bryant; Pete Yellin; Valery Ponomarev; Howard Brofsky;Gene Rush; Eugene Uman; Michael Formanek
8/10/2001Jay Messer QuartetRob Faulkner, Dave Shapiro, and Claire Arenius
7/13/2001Howard BrofskyHoward Brofsky; Alex Brofsky; Michael Musillami; Dave Shapiro;Claire Arenius
6/8/2001Attila Zoller Birthday TributeMitch Seidman; Jack Fragpmeni; Dave Clark; Luther Gray
5/4/2001Howard Brofsky (CD Release)Howard Brofsky; Alex Brofsky; Dave Shapiro; Eugene Uman; Claire Arenius
3/24/2001John Clark TrioJohn Clark; Mike Holober; Peter Herbert
2/24/2001Kakalla QuartetThomson Kneeland, Jerry Sabatini, Jason Hunter, Nate Radley, Mike Connors
2/11/2001Jazzamataz for kidsBarry Altschul ; Mark Helias; Hayes Greenfield;
2/10/2001Barry Altschul TrioBarry Altschul ; Mark Helias; Hayes Greenfield;
2000
12/14/2000Tony Malaby's "Sabino"Tony Malaby; Marc Dueret; Michael Formanek; Tom Rainey
12/9/2000Mario Pavone QuartetMike Mussalmi, Mario Pavone,Peter Madsen, Michael Sarin
11/16/2000VJC Trio at GCCEugene Uman, Claire Arenius, Thomson Kneeland
11/10/2000Draa Hobbs QuartetDraa Hobbs; Scott Mullet; Dave Shapiro; Phil Ori
8/29/2000Sheila Jordan @ Memorial HallSheila Jordan, Howard Brofsky, Eugene Uman, Thomson Kneeland, Steve Johns
8/17/2000Jazz 2000 Faculty Gala Benefit ~25th Annual Summer WorkshopJames Williams; Freddie Bryant; Steve Johns; Michael Formanek;Sheila Jordan; Valery Ponomarev; Pete Yellin; Howard Brofsky;Gene Rush; Eugene Uman; Claire Arenius; Jamie MacDonald; Stephan Kramer
6/11/2000Zoller Bday celebrationDraa Hobbs, Mitch Seidman, Jay Messer, Dave Shapiro, John Hazilla, Howard Brofsky
5/25/2000Claire Arenius Trio CD Release ConcertClaire Arenius; Eugene Uman; Thomas Kneeland
4/28/2000Change of Time TrioRoss Lossing; John Hebert; Adam Kolker
4/13/2000The Ill Wind Ensemble/Saturnalia String Trio & Daniel CarterNeeds to be researched
1/16/2000EED & Matt WestonEric Rosenthal; Erik Carlsen; David Gross; Matt Weston
1/4/2000Eugene Uman SoloAIDS Project Benefit
1999
11/20/1999VJC & GCC present Bill Cole & The Untempered EnsembleBill Cole; Warren Smith; Sam Furnace; Joseph Daley; Cooper-Moore;William Parker; Atticus Cole
11/5/1999Howard Brofsky ~Music of Jerome Kern & othersHoward Brofsky; Eliot Zigmond; Alex Brofsky; Bob Hamilton; Dave Shapiro
8/13/1999Jazz '99 Ensemble ConcertNeeds to be researched
8/12/1999VJC Faculty Gala Benefit Sheila Jordan; Billy Pierce; Dave Stryker; Yoron Israel, Santi Debriano;Valery Ponomarev; Gene Rush; Pete Yellin; Michael Formanek;Eugene Uman: Howard Brofsky
7/16/1999Sun Ra ArkestraDirected by Marshall Allen
6/25/1999Soul LiveEric Krasno, Alan Evans, Neal Evans (Bob Stabach sitting in on tenor sax)
6/18/1999Claude Williamson TrioClaude Williamson; Genevieve Rose and Richard Mayer
6/13/1999Jazz for a June Moon Jack Fragomeni; Dave Wertman; Claire Arenius; Howard Brofsky; Eugene Uman
5/29/1999Valery PonomarevValery Ponomarev; Tony Leone; Eugene Uman; Dave Wertman
5/1/1999Eugene Uman ~An Evening of Original MusicEugene Uman; Adam Kolker; Larry Tutolomondo; Howard Brofsky; Don Glasgo; Thomas Kneeland; Gabe Jarrett; Steve Ferraris
4/10/1999VJC @ Brattleboro Rotary ClubNeeds to be researched
4/3/1999Terry Adams (NRBQ) TrioTerry Adams, Joey Spampinato, Tom Adolino
3/19/1999Howard Brofsky Music of Cole PorterHoward Brofsky; Paul Brown; Bob Hamilton; Charlie Jennison; Claire Arenius; Kitty Kathryn
3/13/1999Women in JazzJamie Baum; Peggy Stern; Claire Arenius; Arthur Kell
2/20/1999Badal Roy QuartetBadal Roy; Ken Wessel; Stomu Takeishi; Satoshi Takeishi
1/30/1999Sheila JordanSheila Jordan; Howard Brofsky; Eugene Uman; Genevieve Rose; Claire Arenius
1998
12/3/1998John Tchicai + Charlie KolhaseJohn Tchicai; John Turner; Charlie Kolhase; Harvey Wirht; Dave Bryant
11/20/1998Howard Brofsky Music of Duke EllingtonHoward Brofsky; Alex Brofsky; Claire Arenius; Paul Brown; Bob Hamilton;
11/20/1998Howard Brofsky Music of Richard RogersHoward Brofsky; Lynne Meryl; Bob Hamilton; David Wertman; Billy Arnold
8/12/1998Summer Faculty ConcertJimmy Heath, John Abercrombie, Sheila Jordan, Santi Debriano, Bobby Sanabria, Gene Rush, Pete Yellin, Valery Ponomarev, Eugene Uman
6/10/1998VJC Quintet @ Discover JazzHoward Brofsky; Joe Fonda; Eugene Uman; Charlie Kolhase; Claire Arenius
5/23/1998Jerry Bergonzi QuartetJerry Bergonzi, Eugene Uman, Stomu Takeishi, Claire Arenius
4/30/1998Celebration of the life of AZSt Peter's Lutheran Church, NYC
4/3/1998Matt Wilson QuartetMatt Wilson Quartet with Yosuke Inoue, Andrew D’Angelo, Joel Frahm
3/14/1998Raphe MalikRaphé Malik with Sabir Mateen, Larry Roland, Dennis Warren
2/8/1998Armen Donelian + FriendsArmen Donelian; Richard Downs; Fred Haas; Howard Brofsky
2/1/1998Memorial Service for Attila ZollerNeeds to be researched
1/17/1998Sheila Jordan Benefit for VJCHoward Brofsky; Claire Arenius; Dave Clark; Genevieve Rose
1997
8/21/1997Summer Faculty ConcertAttila Zoller, Lee Konitz, Gene Rush, Pete Yellin, Valery Ponomarev, Ron McClure, Yoron Israel, Eugene Uman, Howard Brofsky, Peter Leach
6/13/1997Attila Zoller Birthday Concert - Jazz for a June MoonLee Konitz, Howard Brofsky, Pete Yellin, John Turner, Matt Wilson, Claire Arenius, Eugene Uman, Armen Donelian