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Wednesday, August 31st

TUBA SKINNY / TOM MCDERMOTT

BIG EASY IN BIG APPLE SUMMER BASH

8:00PM - 11:00PM (Door - 7:00PM)

DROM, NYC

On Wednesday, August 31st at 7pm we're hosting our second New Orleans inspired extravaganza of the Summer at Drom. For the first part of the night, New Orleans' hottest Nu Hot Jazz band, Tuba Skinny, is ready to set the city ablaze. Sharing the bill with a set of his own is Big Easy's stride piano master of HBO's Treme fame Tom McDermott. Dance floor will be expanded to accommodate all with happy feet. 

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For the second part of NOLA-inspired festivities of the night on August 31st we invite  you to "Misha's" midnight New Orleans Jazz Funeral and Second Line Parade, which will be like no other in history, at an iconic, breathtaking Manhattan venue. The location will remain secret until August 31st and will be revealed via email the evening of the 31st to those who are generous enough to donate $15 or more to Misha's Funeral Expense Fund.


PAST EVENTS


Saturday, June 25th

HOT JAZZ ON A SUMMER'S DAY

presented in partnership with Central Park SummerStage

Central Park SummerStage

2:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Rumsey Playfield, Central Park, NY

 

 
 

FOLLOWED BY

 

STORYVILLE STOMP

presented in partnership with Shanghai Mermaid

10:30 pm - 3:30 am

DROM

 85 Ave A. NY, NY

 
 

Start off Saturday, June 25th by joining us for a can't-miss FREE hot jazz afternoon extravaganza at Central Park SummerStage! 

The NY Hot Jazz Festival is thrilled to to partner with SummerStage to present this Hot Jazz, Swing, and New Orleans flavored outdoor jazz party with three exhilarating star bands.

In order of appearance:

 

Bria Skonberg & New York Hot Jazz Fest All-Stars

featuring

Grammy-winning multi-instrumentalist big band leader Vince Giordano, multi-award-winning clarinet virtuoso Anat Cohen, dynamite percussionist Joe Saylor of the Jon Batiste & Stay Human band, rising star hot-jazzer and bluesman  Blind Boy Paxton, stride and ragtime specialist Dalton Ridenhour, as well as major surprise guest stars! 

 

The Hot Sardines

 

* Butler, Bernstein & The Hot 9

with New Orleans piano legend Henry Butler

 


then continue on with the festivities continue downtown at the...

 

STORYVILLE STOMP

presented in partnership with Shanghai Mermaid

10:30 pm - 3:30 am

DROM / 85 Ave A. NY, NY

In another exciting new partnership the fest is joining forces with Shanghai Mermaid, the  storied purveyor of the most extraordinary jazz age experiences around town, to bring you Storyville Stomp.  Join us for a fun and sultry evening set in 1917 New Orleans’ red light district filled with hot jazz and smokey blues, as well as sensual performance art from burlesque stars to aerial artists.

New Orleans hot jazz and early blues through the night by:

 

* Jon-Erik Kellso & the Mahogany Hall Pleasure Society Jazz Band

*Riley Mulhekar's and Alphonso Horne's Gotham Kings

*Blind Boy Paxton 

*Tamar Korn

*Sasha Masakowski

 

Surprise star guests galore!