Papo Vazquez Mighty Pirates Troubadours at Dizzy’s Club

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Trombonist, composer and arranger Papo Vazquez is more than thirty-five years into a career spanning the jazz, Latin, Afro-Caribbean and classical music and recording worlds. His Mighty Pirates Troubadours band is a seven piece Afro Puerto Rican Jazz group.

Last year 2011 he was presented by Pregones Theater an NEA Latino Masters Award under the National Endowments for the Arts American Masterpieces.  In 2010, Papo was commissioned on behalf of Wynton Marsalis for a new work inspired by Cuban painter Wilfredo Lam; which was then performed as part of Jazz at Lincoln Center Jazz and Art concert series.  Papo won a Grammy nomination for Best Latin Jazz Album for “Papo Vazquez Mighty Pirates” in 2008 for his recording Marooned/Aislado, on his own independent label, Picaro Records.

With Papo Vazquez, trombone; Willie Williams, saxophones; Rick Germanson, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Alvester Garnett, drums; Anthony Carrillo and Carlitos Maldonado, percussion.

Throughout June, Jazz at Lincoln Center acknowledges partner Qatar Airways with the first Qatar Airways Festival in Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola. To celebrate Qatar Airways’ world-class standard of excellence, the featured jazz artists are recognized for their brilliance and talent.

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013: http://jalc.org/events/event/av-126950#.UZpFvcpIEto
Wednesday, June 19, 2013: http://jalc.org/events/event/av-126951#.UZpkaspIEto

DIZZY’S CLUB COCA-COLA

June 2013 Lineup Announced
Qatar Airways Festival Launches with Nightly Performances In June

New York, NY (May 1, 2013)   Throughout June, Jazz at Lincoln Center acknowledges partner Qatar Airways with the first Qatar Airways Festival in Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola.  To celebrate Qatar Airways’ world-class standard of excellence, the featured jazz artists are recognized for their brilliance and talent. Festival artists include Bill Charlap, Cyrus Chestnut, Willie Jones III, Juilliard Jazz Ensemble, Joe Locke, Buster Williams, and more.

For the fifth year, Jazz at Lincoln Center collaborates with Made in the UK Jazz Concert Series, which has become the largest presentation of British jazz outside of the United Kingdom.  This year’s series includes sets by the Cleveland Watkiss Quartet and the Soweto Kinch Trio.

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola
June 2013 Programming

Tuesday – Sunday, May 28 – June 2: Bill Charlap Trio Featuring Bill Charlap, piano; Ron Carter, bass; Kenny Washington, drums – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Tuesday – Saturday, May 28- June 1: Late Night Session – Richard Johnson

Monday, June 3: Juilliard Jazz Ensemble with special guest TBD – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Tuesday, June 4: TBA

Wednesday June 5 – 9: The Joe Locke Quintet Featuring Joe Locke, vibes; Robert Rodriguez, piano; George Mraz, bass; Clarence Penn, drums; and Kenny Washington, vocals – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Monday, June 10: Cyrus Chestnut’s Berklee Sextet Featuring Cyrus Chestnut, piano; Edmar Colón, saxophones; Joseph Streater, trumpet/fluegelhorn; Ido Meshulam, trombone; Tabari Lake, bass; John Lee, drums – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Tuesday – Wednesday, June 11 – 12: Buster Williams & Something More Featuring Buster Williams, bass; Steve Wilson, saxophones; Cindy Blackman Santana, drums; Patrice Rushen, vocals – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Thursday – Sunday, June 13 – 16: Willie Jones III Septet Featuring Willie Jones III, drums; Jeremy Pelt, trumpet; Stacy Dillard, saxophones; Warren Wolf, vibes; Eric Reed, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Monday, June 17: Moutin Reunion Quartet Featuring Francois Moutin, acoustic bass / composition; Louis Moutin, drums / composition; Rick Margitza, tenor saxophone; Jean-Michel Pilc, piano – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Tuesday – Wednesday, June 18 – 19: Papo Vazquez Mighty Pirates Troubadours Featuring Papo Vazquez, trombone; Willie Williams, saxophones;Rick Germanson, piano; Dezron Douglas, bass; Alvester Garnett, drums; Anthony Carrillo, percussion; Carlitos Maldonado, percussion – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Thursday – Sunday, June 20 – 23: Eric Alexander-Harold Mabern Quintet – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Monday June 24: Monday Nights with WBGO-FM’s Rhonda Hamilton Spiritrio Featuring Dimitri Kolensnic, bass; Brandon Lewis, drums; Anthony Wonsey, piano – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Tuesday, June 25: Soweto Kinch Trio – Presented in Collaboration with Made in the UK Jazz Concert Series – Featuring Soweto Kinch, alto sax; Nick Jurd, bass; Shaney Forbes, drums – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Wednesday, June 26: Cleveland Watkiss Quartet – Presented in Collaboration with Made in the UK Jazz Concert Series – Featuring Cleveland Watkiss, vocals; Jonathan Gee, piano; Larry Bartley, acoustic bass; Ernesto Simpson, drums – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Thursday – Sunday, June 27 – 30: Dion Parsons and the 21st Century Band With special guests Rashawn Ross (Dave Mathews Band) on June 27 and 30, and Terell Stafford on June 28 and 29 Featuring Dion Parsons, drums; Ron Blake, saxophones; Carlton Holmes, piano; Reuben Rogers, bass; Alioune Faye, percussion/sabar; Victor Provost, steel pan – 7:30pm, 9:30pm

Artists and schedule subject to change.

Live Webcast from Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola can be viewed via www.jalc.org/live.

WHEN:
Headliner sets are 7:30pm, 9:30pm
Late Night Session sets are on Tuesday through –Saturday at 11:30pm

WHERE:
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, 5th floor, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center, on Broadway at 60th Street, New York City.

HOW:
Prices vary – General Admission: $20-$45; Students: $5-$15 with valid student ID (selected sets only).  Late Night Session: $5-$20.
Minimum of $10 applies to all.  Dinner served nightly.
Call (212) 258-9595 or visit www.jalc.org.

SPECIAL OFFER:

Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola continues the Hot Fives Special — $5 cover and $5 menu — during the Late Night Session sets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays – a great way for patrons to hear some of the most talented young lions of jazz while enjoying spectacular views of Manhattan.

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Does not include merchandise or CDs. Cannot be combined with other offers.

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All offers subject to change.

Late Night Session
Scheduled after the headlining artist’s last set every Tuesday through Saturday, Late Night.