List of VJC Shows

Date
Headliner
Musicians
2019
9/14/2019Steve Turre QuintetSteve Turre (tb), Bruce Williams (s and f), Oscar Perez (p), Corcoron Holt (b), Orion Turre (d)
8/8/2019Annual Summer Faculty ConcertSheila Jordan, Jay Clayton (v), Jason Palmer (t), Jen Wharton. Ben Barnett, John Fedchock (tb), Michael Zsoldos, Stacy Dillard, Camille Thurman (s,f), Freddie Bryant (g), Harvey Diamond, Helen Sung, Ray Gallon, Eugene Uman (p), Cameron Brown, Marcus McLaurine, David Picchi, Malik McLaurine (b), Claire Arenius, Francisco Mela, Brian Adler (d)
6/1/2019Sheila Jordan 90th Bday CelebrationSheila Jordan (v), Eugene Uman (p), Genevieve Rose (b), Billy Drummond (d). Guests: Jay Clayton, Peter Eldridge (v), Michael Zsoldos (s)
5/18/2019Pedrito Martinez/Alfredo Rodriguez DuoPedrito Martinez (perc.), Alfredo Rodrguez (p)
4/12/20193rd Annual Solo Jazz Piano FestivalGeorge Cables, Joanne Brackeen, Kenny Werner, Julius Rodriguez, Tom Cleary, Cameron Campbell, Franz Robert, Rebecca Cline (p)
3/16/2019Russell Malone QuartetRussell Malone (g), Rick Germanson (p), Luke Sellick (b), Willie Jones III (d)
2/16/2019Sullivan Fortner TrioSullivan Fortner (p), Barry Stephenson (b), Kasa Overall (d)
1/19/2019Helen Sung - Sung with WordsHelen Sung (p), Charanée Wade (v), Carolyn Leonhart (v), Jason Palmer (t), John Ellis (s), Rick Rosato (b), Adam Cruz (d), Samuel Torres (perc.)
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