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Entertaining Science: ASTROBIOLOGY, ACCORDIONOLOGY 10/1/2017
Entertaining Science: BE DAZZLED 9/3/2017
Entertaining Science: CROSSING GENRES, IN SEARCH OF EXOMOONS 6/4/2017
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: THE NESTEDNESS OF THINGS 5/7/2017
Entertaining Science: MUTANT MIRACLES 4/2/2017
Entertaining Science: EVIDENCE THAT MUSIC HEALS, AND NOT JUST THE SOUL 3/5/2017
Entertaining Science: THE ABSTRACT BOWL! 2/5/2017
Entertaining Science: CARBON’S ITALIAN FAMILY CONNECTIONS 12/4/2016
Entertaining Science: Cold War, Warm Climate 11/6/2016
Entertaining Science: DO BABIES GET THE BLUES? 10/2/2016
Entertaining Science: The Jazz of Physics, Artificial Intelligence and Sculpture 9/4/2016
Entertaining Science: MUSIC FOR THE CORNELIA FIREWORKS 7/3/2016
Entertaining Science: THE MUSE AT THE BIRTH OF THE UNIVERSE 6/5/2016
Entertaining Science: FLAMENCO ON THE BRAIN 5/1/2016
Entertaining Science: The Jazz Cure for Molecules in Distress 4/3/2016
Entertaining Science: OLIVER ON OUR MINDS 3/6/2016
Entertaining Science: THE DANCE OF MOLECULES 2/7/2016
Entertaining Science: 65 MILLION YEARS OF BIRD EVOLUTION DON’T LIE 12/6/2015
Entertaining Science: WHAT MISTINGUETT AND MARIE CURIE TALKED ABOUT 11/1/2015
Entertaining Science : Oscillation/Why Wake Up in the Morning 10/4/2015
Entertaining Science : What did Roald do over the summer? 9/6/2015
Entertaining Science: Turning Breath Into Music 6/7/2015
Entertaining Science: THE HARMONIC DESTINY OF HEALING 5/3/2015
Entertaining Science: EGGSTRAVAGANZA (AND CHICKENS TOO) 4/5/2015
Entertaining Science: Pluto and the Ice Princess, Together at Last 3/1/2015
Entertaining Science: LUNINE, LIGETI, and McMURRAY 2/1/2015
Entertaining Science: SOUND SYMMETRY - Patterns of Mind  1/4/2015
Entertaining Science: SO YOU THINK YOU’VE HEARD IT ALL? 12/7/2014
Entertaining Science: Light and Color 11/2/2014
Entertaining Science: The Big Melt: Tales of Antarctica 10/5/2014
Entertaining Science: ONE NOTE AT A TIME? IT DOESN'T HAVE TO BE LIKE THAT!  9/7/2014
Entertaining Science: Unfolding Evolution 6/1/2014
Entertaining Science: Life's Music 5/4/2014
Entertaining Science: SING TO ME, O NATURAL PHILOSOPHER! 4/6/2014
Entertaining Science: EDGES and GRAVITONS 3/2/2014
Entertaining Science: MUSIC, LANGUAGE LEARNING US 2/2/2014
Entertaining Science: SMALL, DEADLY, AND DELICIOUS 1/5/2014
Entertaining Science: CO-SEISMIC PIANO 12/1/2013
Entertaining Science: Explosive evolution in birds 11/3/2013
Entertaining Science: Interactions : So Complicated It's Simple 10/6/2013
Entertaining Science: CIAO BELLA! WHAT MAKES AN ARIA OR AN ALCOHOL BEAUTIFUL? 9/1/2013
Entertaining Science: Mars ! 6/9/2013
Entertaining Science: MUSIC OF THE SPHERES 5/12/2013
Entertaining Science: On Paper 4/14/2013
Entertaining Science: Now Hear This! 3/10/2013
Entertaining Science: A Jump into the Gene Pool 2/10/2013
Entertaining Science: FLIGHT CLUB 12/9/2012
Entertaining Science: YOU ARE WHAT YOU HEAR 11/11/2012
Entertaining Science: IT YEAST AIN’T THE SAME 10/14/2012
Entertaining Science: Hearts and Devils 9/9/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: PAY ATTENTION! 6/10/2012
Entertaining Science: Rhapsody for Piano and Universe 5/13/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE  4/8/2012
Entertaining Science: BEAUTY AND THE BEASTIES 3/11/2012
Entertaining Science: The Two Garys--Guitar Zero & Exponential 2/12/2012
Entertaining Science: SILENT GENES AND GENTLE SONGS 1/8/2012
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, O UNIVERSE  12/11/2011
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE: THE DRONE AND THE UNIVERSE 11/13/2011
ENTERTAINING SCIENCE  10/9/2011
Entertaining Science 9/11/2011
Cafe Stories 7/25/2011
Entertaining Science 7/10/2011
Entertaining Science 6/12/2011
Entertaining Science 5/8/2011
Entertaining Science 4/10/2011
Entertaining Science 3/13/2011
Entertaining Science 2/13/2011
Entertaining Science: Abstraction and Passion: The Brainwave Music Project 1/9/2011
The Science of Fear in Words and MUsic 6/6/2010
Entertaining Science 5/2/2010
Prognosticating the World's Wheat and Bluegrass 4/4/2010
Entertaining Science -- Can culture emerge from scratch? 3/7/2010
Entertaining Science -- The Camera Never Lies 2/7/2010
Entertaining Science -- EXTREMES 1/3/2010
Entertaining Science -- YOU SEE WHAT YOUR BRAIN WANTS YOU TO SEE 12/6/2009
Entertaining Science -- SHAPES AND ENERGIES: LOVE AND HATE AMONG THE ATOMS 11/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- NATURAL LAW: DARWIN'S TANGLED BANK 10/4/2009
Entertaining Science -- THE WORLDS WE MAKE UP 9/6/2009
Entertaining Science -- ACQUA! THE SOUNDS AND SCIENCE OF WATER 6/7/2009
Entertaining Science -- EL BAILE BACTERIANO! 5/3/2009
Entertaining Science -- ANNIHILATION! 4/5/2009
Entertaining Science -- NANOARCHITECTURES: WHY MORE OF LESS IS MORE! 3/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- JEDUTHUN’S HEIRS: JEWISH GENES, JEWISH GROOVES 2/1/2009
Entertaining Science -- FLEAS ON STEROIDS 1/4/2009
Entertaining Science -- A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE LAB 12/7/2008
Entertaining Science -- IMAGINE SCIENCE IN FILM 11/2/2008
Entertaining Science -- The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind 10/5/2008
Entertaining Science -- TABOOS 9/7/2008
Entertaining Science -- WAVE/PARTICLE 6/1/2008
Entertaining Science -- WHY DO WHALES SING? 5/4/2008
Entertaining Science -- It's the Way it Shatters that Matters 3/2/2008
Entertaining Science -- Five Feet High and Rising 2/3/2008
Entertaining Science -- SeaChange: Reversing the Tide 1/6/2008
Entertaining Science -- THINKING, FEELING 12/2/2007
Entertaining Science -- ALL IS PATTERN 11/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- Harmonious Triads 10/7/2007
Science 8/30/2007
Entertaining Science -- COLTRANE, EINSTEIN, AND COSMOLOGY 2 7/1/2007
Entertaining Science -- Reflections of the Animal Mind 6/3/2007
Entertaining Science -- HE SAYS, SHE SAYS, EITHER WAY IT'S ALL PHALLACY 5/6/2007
Entertaining Science -- A RIFF ON THE WAY TO STRUCTURE 4/1/2007
Entertaining Science -- ATYPICAL ANTIPSYCHOTICS 3/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- MIRROR, MIRROR ON THE WALL 2/4/2007
Entertaining Science -- COSI SIMILI, COSI DIVERSE 1/7/2007
Entertaining Science -- I FORGOT TO LEARN TO FORGET 12/3/2006
Entertaining Science -- NAMING NATURE 11/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- Chateau Jiahu, Vintage 7000 BC 10/15/2006
Entertaining Science 2 -- Chateau Jiahu, Vintage 7000 BC 10/15/2006

Entertaining Science -- CHOICES
 9/3/2006
Entertaining Science -- Finally With Women 8/6/2006
Entertaining Science -- SMALL TALK AMONG THE BACTERIA 6/4/2006
Entertaining Science -- BIOMINERALIZATION: THE BEAUTY OF FUNCTION 5/7/2006
Entertaining Science -- AFTERNOON OF THE CHIMERAS 4/2/2006
Entertaining Science -- IN YOUR EAR 3/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- DARWIN’S BIRTHDAY BASH 2/5/2006
Entertaining Science -- NEON! 12/4/2005
Entertaining Science -- IMPROVISING ON CHAOS 11/13/2005
Entertaining Science -- GM FOODS; MONSTERS OR MIRACLES? 10/2/2005
Entertaining Science -- FERNS 9/4/2005
Entertaining Science -- FROM SAMARKAND TO CORDOBA 8/7/2005
Entertaining Science -- SCIENCE AND THE MORAL LIFE--A MISMATCH? 6/5/2005
Entertaining Science -- WHY DO BIRDS SING? 5/1/2005
Entertaining Science -- SHUFFLE OFF THIS MORTAL COIL 3/6/2005
Entertaining Science -- ECO-OPERA-EVO 2/6/2005

 
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Mixed Media by LENNY ACHAN

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Sunday
May 04
6:00PM  ENTERTAINING SCIENCE -- WHY DO WHALES SING?
Roald Hoffmann


WHY DO WHALES SING?

Clarinetist David Rothenberg, author of THOUSAND MILE SONG: Whale Music in a Sea of Sound, addresses this difficult question with the help of Museum of Natural History whale scientist Sal Cerchio, Princeton whale historian D. Graham Burnett, author of TRYING LEVIATHAN, and illustrious ECM violinist Michelle Makarski and drummer extraordinaire Lukas Ligeti.

Are male humpback whales just singing to get the girls, like birds are supposed to be doing? How come no one has ever seen a female whale show any interest in the song at all? Why do the male whales need to constantly change their songs even though no females are listening? And why was there such an important court case in early nineteenth century New York to determine whether the whale was in fact a fish?

The music will blend whale and human melodies and rhythms together in the manner of Rothenberg’s new CD, WHALE MUSIC.

We secretly hope a future Entertaining Science evening will tackle another question that has long intrigued us, Why do fools fall in love?
 Cover $10

Entertaining Science -- WHY DO WHALES SING? image
8:30PM  PIANO TRIOS: SIMON MULLIGAN
Simon Mulligan, piano;  Greg Ryan, bass;  Joe Strasser, drums
Piano trios: Simon Mulligan image
“You have a phenomenal touch, man!”
- Herbie Hancock

“The most abundantly gifted of pianists”
- The Times of London

Although many jazz musicians are also trained classical musicians, it is unusual for a musician to manage successful careers in both fields. Pianist Simon Mulligan certainly has. At the age of 19 he recorded his first classical CD under the direction of Yehudi Menuhin, with whom he was later to successfully work. Since that time he has produced 15 highly regarded CD's, and has established himself as a soloist and chamber musician, with recitals and concerto appearances at many of the world’s major concert halls. Intriguingly, Simon's jazz credentials and improvisational abilities are equally as strong, as is his composing work, which includes numerous compositions for both TV and Film. His recent signing to Sony Masterworks will see the release later this year of ‘Playlist’ – an album of original compositions with his UK-based jazz quartet. Simon’s New York trio features double-bassist Greg Ryan and drummer Joe Strasser.
 Cover $10   www.SimonMulligan.com

Monday
May 05
6:00PM  FOUR HORSEMEN OPEN MIC POETRY
Bob Quatrone, host


Among those who are expected to participate are STEVE DALACHINSKY, ALICE B. TALKLESS, ROBERT DUNN, PATRICIA CARRAGON, ROXANNE HOFFMAN, EVIE IVY, EVE PACKER, BRANT LYON, BONI JOI, ANGELA PELUSO, JANE ORMEROD, FRANK SIMONE, MICHAEL COOK, LINDA LERNER, NAJLA SAID.
 Cover $7 (includes one house drink)
Tuesday
May 06
6:00PM  FREE RANGE READINGS
Mira Ptacin, host

Kathleen Crisci Thaddeus Rutkowski Lee Sachs Gabrielle Mitchell-Marell Rick Rofihe
Creative non-fiction. Non-fictive creativity.

Kathleen Crisci considers herself, first and foremost, a storyteller. Her friends and family live in constant dread that any mishap to befall them will be seized upon and used in a poem or prose piece. "It didn't happen like that" is a common and typical response of family members. Nevertheless, Kathy Crisci perseveres in her craft and hopes that those who recognize themselves in her work, particularly her mother, will forgive her for the liberties she takes. Currently she is an MFA candidate in non-fiction writing at Sarah Lawrence College. A piece she wrote, Windows, may have found a place in an anthology called Dirt, which will be published by Seal Press next spring.

Thaddeus Rutkowski grew up in central Pennsylvania and is a graduate of Cornell University and The Johns Hopkins University. He is the author of the novels Tetched (Behler Publications) and Roughhouse (Kaya Press), Both books were finalists for an Asian American Literary Award; Tetched was chosen as one of the best books reviewed in 2006 by Chronogram magazine. His stories and poems have been nominated four times for a Pushcart Prize. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and daughter.

For the past 12 years, Lee Sachs has been an information technology consultant. Previously, Mr. Sachs attended NYU's graduate film program. He has published articles in Premiere Magazine, Details and Metropolis, worked with directors like Woody Allen and Francis Ford Coppola, performed at Cornelia Street Cafe, Dixon Place, PS122 and The Knitting Factory and even appeared on Late Night with David Letterman as a Stupid Human Trick. Lee Sachs lives outside of New York City with his wife, son and a bunch of pets.

Gabrielle Mitchell-Marell has contributed articles and reviews to Publishers Weekly, Variety, New York Magazine online, New York Theater News and Citysearch.com. She has taught at Fordham University and the Writing Center at Yeshiva University. She has an MFA in Fiction Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. She grew up in Woodstock, New York.

Rick Rofihe is the author of Father Must, a collection of short stories published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. His fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, Grand Street, Open City, Unsaid, Swink, and on epiphanyzine.com. His nonfiction has appeared in The New York Times, The Village Voice, SPY, and on mrbellersneighborhood.com. A recipient of the Whiting Writers' Award, he has taught writing at Columbia University, and currently teaches privately and at Gotham Writers' Workshop in New York. He is a member of PEN, and the judge of the annual RRofihe Trophy Short Story Contest for Open City magazine.


 Cover $7 (includes one house drink)

8:30PM  SPEAKEASY: STORIES FROM THE BACKROOM
Sherry Weaver, host

Andy Christie James Braly Kimmi Auerbach Jim O'Grady Lisa Haas Adam Wade
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SpeakEasy is . . .

A new twist on the ancient tradition of oral history.

SpeakEasy is people telling stories-- true stories. Period. No scripts. No crib notes. No rehearsals. SpeakEasy has a dynamic and constantly changing cast of storytellers that include such greats as Mike Daisey, Jonathan Ames, and Reno, along with homemakers, lawyers, dog walkers, street magicians and writers

You never know what you'll hear. So join us for what could be a life changing experience!


 Cover $10   www.speakeasystories.com

Wednesday May 07 6:00PM  POETRY
Angelo Verga, host

Lorna Blake Sally Bliumis-Dunn

 Cover $7 (includes one house drink)
8:30PM  HARRIS EISENSTADT QUINTET
Nate Wooley, trumpet;  Matt Bauder, tenor saxophone;  Chris Dingman, vibraphone;  Chris Lightcap, bass;  Harris Eisenstadt, drums, compositions
Harris Eisenstadt Quintet image
Harris Eisenstadt works as a drummer, percussionist, composer, bandleader and educator in a wide variety of musical settings. All Music Guide has described his work as a composer/bandleader as “Ellingtonian in scope,” and he is consistently singled out in the New York Times as “a venturesome drummer.” Quintet has been his main compositional vehicle since moving to New York in 2006, an effort to maintain a working band and develop a book of compositions through regular rehearsal and performance with a core group of musicians.

“Eisenstadt skillfully blends spacious groove with textural intimacy.”
- Time Out New York
 Cover $10   www.harriseisenstadt.com

Thursday
May 08
6:00PM  BARRY WALLENSTEIN & FREINDS
Angelo Verga, host

Barry Wallenstein & freinds image
CD Release Party/Performance Poetry and Music celebrating

Euphoria Ripens

Barry Wallenstein (poetry)
Adam Birnbaum (piano)
Vincent Chancey (French horn)
Steve Carlin (guitar)
Daniel Carter (sax & trumpet)

& guest musicians: Claire Daly (Baritone Sax); Neil Haiduck (Clarinet)

$12 admission includes a drink ( $7 for students with ID)
 Cover $12 (includes one house drink)

8:30PM  GNU VOX: AMY CERVINI AND MELISSA STYLIANOU
David Devoe, curator

Amy Cervini, voice;  Michael Cabe, piano;  Mark Lau, bass;  Ernesto Cervini, drums;  Melissa Stylianou, voice;  Jamie Reynolds, piano
Gnu Vox: Amy Cervini and Melissa Stylianou image
New York-based Canadian jazz vocalists Amy Cervini and Melissa Stylianou have been garnering acclaim from critics and audiences alike with their respective blends of pop, jazz and original material. Amy's debut album "Famous Blue" received rave reviews including this from Time Out New York: "Cervini neatly straddles the line between confessional balladeering and breezy swing." Melissa's latest album "sliding down" caught the attention of JazzTimes critic Christopher Loudon who commented: "a standards-bearer worth watching. But it is Stylianou's artfully imagined originals...that shift her from engaging to captivating."

Cervini and Stylianou will will present songs from each of their upcoming albums as well as some breathtaking duets.
 Cover $10   www.amycervini.com www.melissastylianou.com

Friday
May 09
6:00PM  SON OF PONY
Roxanne Hoffman, host

Son of Pony image
The Friday night legendary open mic poetry series.

Arrive before 6 pm to sign up.

Featured readers EVIE IVY, Co-host of Brooklyn's GREEN PAVILION READING & CHRISTINE TIMM, Co-host of Bowery Poetry Club's INTER-COLLEGIATE SLAM


 Cover $7 (includes one house drink)   www.poetswearprada.blogspot.com

9:00PM & 10:30PM  JEREMY STEIG TRIO
Jeremy Steig, flute, bass flute;  Ron McClure, bass;  Jeff Hershfield, drums
JEREMY STEIG TRIO  image
Legendary jazz flutist Jeremy Steig has played with Bill Evans, Art Blakey, Jimi Hendrix, Johnny Winter and many others.
 Cover $12   www.jeremysteig.info www.nyjazzreport.com
Saturday
May 10
6:00PM  ITALIAN-AMERICAN WRITERS ASSOCIATION
Maria Lisella, Gil Fagiani, hosts


Italian American Writers Association, featured readers are: Frank Polizzi and Fred Misurella, plus a lively open mic, 5 minute limit.
 Cover $7 (includes one house drink)
9:00PM & 10:30PM  GNU VOX SPECIAL: MALIKA ZARRA AND GRETCHEN PARLATO
Malika Zarra, voice;  Francis Jacob, guitar;  Michael Cain, piano;  Gretchen Parlato, voice;  Mike Moreno, guitar
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Moroccan world jazz singer/composer/producer, MALIKA ZARRA is a multi-cultural shape-shifter, an enchantress who leaps effortlessly between seemingly unconnected languages and traditions, uniting them while utilizing each to further enrich the others. The exotically beautiful artist with the velvety, sinuous mezzo-soprano voice has demonstrated a rare ability to communicate both powerful and subtle ideas and feelings in French, English and Moroccan Arabic and is now a much-in-demand headliner at nightclubs and festivals the world over. Malika’s debut solo album "On the Ebony Road" (2006), reveals a firm grasp of a richly diverse bouquet of references, fusing Orient and Occident, East and West, into a lively, sensual, fresh, and deeply poem of inclusion. Working with some of the finest international jazz players now active, she is in her element as bandleader and collaborator, at once creating a new vocabulary and intuitively going with the flow.

The first thing you notice about Gretchen Parlato is that she's a singer with a deep, almost magical connection to the music," says jazz legend Herbie Hancock. "She takes a lot of chances with her understated style, and it works. Every note is expressive, powerful, and pretty. And most important, her heart is in the right place." Gretchen's petite bearing and vocal enchantments evoked another famed spell-casting pixie for one reviewer, who called Gretchen's 2003 performance with Herbie in Paris "a fairy-tale like show. . . in the universe of Bjork."

With this shrewd, emotive, and subtle approach, Gretchen has quickly created a buzz around New York. She moved from Los Angeles in 2003, after completing the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance, where she was the first vocalist ever to be selected by Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, and Terence Blanchard. In 2004, she charmed and awed judges by taking first prize in the Thelonious Monk Jazz Vocals


 Cover $10   www.malikazarra.com www.gretchenparlato.com

Sunday
May 11
6:00PM  MOTHERS' DAY READING
Marilyn Kallet, host

Janice Eidus Colette Inez Marilyn Kallet Lauren K. Alleyne Rebecca McClanahan Gloria Vando Hickok
THE MOVABLE NEST: A MOTHER/DAUGHTER COMPANION, co-eds. Marilyn Kallet and Kathryn Stripling Byer, Helicon Nine Editions, 2007.

Janice Eidus is the author of six books, including her most recent novel, THE WAR OF THE ROSENS, and a short story collection, THE CELIBACY CLUB. She has twice won the O.Henry Prize for Short Fiction, and has written essays on pop culture, Jewish identity, and parenting, for The New York Times and other places.

Colette Inez has published nine poetry collections, including the recent SPINOZA DOESN'T COME HERE ANYMORE. Her memoir, THE SECRET OF MONSIEUR DULONG, was published in 2005. She has won Guggenheim, NEA, and Pushcart prizes, among other honors. Colette Inez teaches creative writing at Columbia University.

Marilyn Kallet is the author of 14 books, including CIRCE, AFTER HOURS, poetry from BkMk Press, and LAST LOVE POEMS OF PAUL ELUARD, translations from Black Widow Press. With Kathryn Stripling Byer, she edited THE MOVABLE NEST: A MOTHER/DAUGHTER COMPANION. She is a Lindsay Young Professor at the University of Tennessee.

Lauren K. Alleyne hails from Trinidad and Tobago. She has published in many journals, including BLACK ARTS QUARTERLY, and she won a poetry prize from ATLANTIC MONTHLY in 2003. A Cave Canem Fellow, she now teaches at Hobart & William Smith Colleges.

Rebecca McClanahan is the author of nine books, most recently DEEP LIGHT: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS 1987-2007 and THE RIDDLE SONG AND OTHER REMEMBERINGS, which won the Glasgow Award for nonfiction. She has also received a Pushcart Prize in fiction and a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in nonfiction, among other honors. She teaches in the MFA Program at Queens University in Charlotte.

Rochelle Ratner is the editor of Bearing Life: Womens'Wriitings on Childlessness" (The Feminist Press, 2000). She'll have two new books published this coming fall -- Mother and Child, her first novel in 16 years, will be published by Hamilton Stone Editions, and Ben Casey Days, book of prosepoems, will be publishes by Marsh Hawk Press.

Gloria Vando Hickok is a poet and publisher of Helicon Nine Editions.


 Cover $7 (includes one house drink)

8:30PM  JESSE STACKEN TRIO
Jesse Stacken , piano, composer;  Eivind Opsvik, bass;  Jeff Davis, drums
Jesse Stacken Trio image
Formed in early 2005, the Jesse Stacken Trio has developed into an ensemble that explores the depths of the piano trio format. The instrument roles, improvisation, and form structures have been re-examined, reconstructed and expanded. The result is music that is fresh, exciting, and free. Tonight the group celebrates 'That That', recently released on Fresh Sound New Talent records.

"What amazes me is how tight this trio is and how they change direction, tempo and dynamics in mid-flow. Without a doubt, one of the best piano dates we've heard so far this year. "
-Bruce Lee Gallanter, Downtown Music Gallery
 Cover $8   www.jessestacken.com

Drum kit donated by
CANOPUS DRUMS, Japan

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