February 1 - February 8
VANGUARD JAZZ ORCHESTRA *50th ANNIVERSARY*
2016 marks the 50th anniversary of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, first established by Thad Jones and Mel Lewis in 1966.
They will performing the compositions of Thad Jones, Bob Brookmeyer, Jim McNeely and others from their library of over 300 tunes!
On Monday, February 7, 1966, the Thad Jones/ Mel Lewis Jazz Orchestra made their debut at the Village Vanguard, featuring:
Jimmy Nottingham, Jimmy Owens, Snooky Young, Bill Berry
Bob Brookmeyer, Jack Rains, Garnett Brown, Cliff Heather
Joe Farrell, Jerry Dodgion, Eddie Daniales, Jerome Richardson, Marv Holliday,Pepper Adams
February 9 - February 14
CHRIS POTTER QUARTET
Chris Potter (tenor sax) David Virelles (piano) Joe Martin (bass) Marcus Gilmore (drums)
February 16 - February 21
Kevin Eubanks (guitar) Dave Holland (bass) Obed Calvaire (drums)
February 23 - February 28
AMBROSE AKINMUSIRE QUARTET
Ambrose Akinmusire (trumpet) Sam Harris (piano) Harish Raghavan (bass) Justin Brown (drums)