PREVIEW: Remembering John Abercrombie / The New Yorker

January 17, 2020Birdland, Press Reel

By Steve Futterman, The New Yorker The seventies were knee-deep in influential jazz guitarists; notable among them was John Abercrombie, who died in 2017. To celebrate what would have been the deeply thoughtful and ever-lyrical improviser’s seventy-fifth birthday, a group of past collaborators, including Jack DeJohnette, Dave Liebman, and Mark Feldman as well as such … Read More

Live at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater: February 2020

January 16, 2020Birdland, Press Releases

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are pleased to present the schedule for the month of February! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the iconic Lionel Hampton Big Band Featuring Jason Marsalis, current GRAMMY nominee Catherine Russell, the Birdland debut of AGUAS Trio with Omar Sosa, Yilian Cañizares and Gustavo Ovalles, and iconic vocalist Jane Monheit. … Read More

REVIEW: Kurt Elling At Birdland By Broadway World

January 15, 2020Birdland, Press Reel

By Chris Struck, Broadway World Birdland Jazz Club, NYC, January 9th, 2020 Kurt Elling: a name synonymous with jazz. He remains as much a luminary of the art form this year as last when I saw him pick up the mic on the same stage. His CDs from decades past are the sounds that should … Read More

FEATURE: Where to Find Great Cabaret In NYC / Birdland

January 7, 2020Birdland, Press Reel

By Matt Smith, City Guide Located in the heart of midtown, the historic Birdland Jazz Club has been playing host to legendary concerts and musicians since 1949 (albeit in three different locations). Steeped in history, the brand has featured memorable sets by iconic artists like John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Count Basie, Dizzy Gillespie, and, of course, its namesake … Read More