In cooperation with the City of New Haven’s Department of Arts, Culture & Tourism and the Office of Mayor Toni Harp, Jazz Haven presents a series of jazz opportunities and events this summer designed to explore the breadth of the culture of jazz in our community. ALL events are held in New Haven, CT.
Friday, June 14, 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Jazz & The Spoken Word at The New Haven Museum as part of the International Festival of Arts & Ideas. FREE.
Sunday, July 14, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Jazz Haven and Cygnus Radio Present “The Sunday Buzz” Jazz Matinee featuring Mario Pavone-New American Songbook Sextet. Doors: 3:00 pm / Show: 4:00 pm at Cafe Nine. This event is 21 and over. General admission tickets are $15.00. Cafe Nine is located at 250 State Street, corner of Crown, in downtown New Haven.
Wednesday, July 24, 8:30 pm
Jazz Haven Presents the Tony Purrone Trio at Cafe Nine. Doors: 8:00 pm / Show: 8:30 pm. 21 and over. Cafe Nine is located at 250 State Street, at the corner of Crown, in downtown New Haven. Tickets are $10 – $12.00. The personnel on this gig will be guitarist Tony Purrone, NYC Brazilian drummer Graciliano Zambonin and Preston Murphy on the bass.
Sunday, August 4, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
David Chevan brings his quartet Bassology to the Elm City Market Sunday Jazz Brunch, 777 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT, with Danielle Valentin,
vocals, Chris Casey, keyboards, David Chevan, bass, and Jocelyn Pleasant on drums. Musicians and vocalists are welcome to sit in after the first set.
Sunday, August 4, 4:00 – 6:00 pm
Opening Reception for Ed German at Cave A Vin Winebar. Host of the nightly WPPB Urban Jazz Experience and Friday Night Soul programs, DJ and Pastel Painter Ed German will be in New Haven for the opening reception of his month long exhibition of his Jazz Art Portraits. Cave A Vin is located at 975 State Street, near Edwards, in New Haven, 06511.
|Ed German’s pastel portraits of Horace Silver and Nina Simone, 20 x 24.|
Tuesday, August 6, 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Jazz Haven and the Neighborhood Music School present Wayne Escoffery – – Downbeat Critics Poll Winner & Grammy Award-winning tenor saxophonist – in concert from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Neighborhood Music School Recital Hall. The personnel on this concert will be Pat Bianchi – Organ, Mark Whitfield – Guitar, Mark Whitfield Jr. – Drums. 👊🏽
Tickets $15.00. Please purchase your tickets in advance online. PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.
Thursday, August 8, 7:00 – 8:00 pm
Jazz Haven and the Pardee-Morris House present Ed Fast & Conga Bop, an exciting Latin-Jazz experience, outdoors at the Pardee-Morris House. This concert is FREE.
Due to rain this concert has been rescheduled to Thursday, August 8th. The Pardee-Morris House is located at 325 Lighthouse Rd, New Haven 06512.
Saturday, August 17, 5:00 – 7:30 pm
Maurice Robertson Art Reception
Jazz Haven & the Creative Arts Workshop Presents
Expressions in Sound and Motion: Jazz Portraits by Maurice D. Robertson
August 2 – 24, 2019
Reception: Saturday, August 17, 5:00 – 7:30
With camera in hand, for the past four decades Maurice D. Robertson has been chronicling jazz and other music genres. His portraits convey both the flowing dynamism and intimate, meditative qualities of musicians intensely at play. The 34 works featured in this exhibition showcase Robertson’s love affair with jazz and his quest for displaying the energy of performance.
Creative Arts Workshop
80 Audubon ST, New Haven, CT
Gallery Hours M-F 9am-7pm
Sunday, August 18, 10:30 am – 1:30 pm
Jeff Fuller & Friends headline the weekly Sunday Brunch at the Elm City Market, 777 Chapel Street in downtown New Haven. This event is FREE.
Friday, August 23, 9:00 – 11:30 pm
Jazz Haven presents the Steve Davis Quintet at Cafe Nine for two sets. One ticket price of $10.00 will get you both.
Steve Davis is widely regarded as one of today’s leading voices on the trombone. Davis has worked with jazz luminaries such as Art Blakey, Jackie McLean, Chick Corea, Benny Golson, Cecil Payne, Harold Mabern, Freddie Hubbard, Horace Silver, Cedar Walton, Hank Jones, Roy Hargrove & Willie Jones III.
Personnel: Steve Davis, trombone; Joshua Bruneau, trumpet; Tony Davis, guitar; David Wong, bass; Jonathan Barber, drums.
Sunday, October 6, 12:00 – 4:00 pm
Jazz Haven and Cave A Vin Winebar Present: The Closing Party for the Ed German Art Exhibit on Sunday, October 6th, from 12 noon to 4pm. At the Closing Party, fans will be able to make final offers on the 20 musical portraits on display.
Proceeds will benefit WPPB.
Ed German is the nightly host of The Urban Jazz Experience and Friday Night Soul on WPPB 88.3 FM and an extraordinary jazz portrait artist.