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June 2016

Ali Ryerson

June 3, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$23.00

With a career spanning over four decades, jazz flutist Ali Ryerson consistently ranks among the top flutists in the Downbeat Jazz Poll. Born in 1952 in New York City, Ali grew up in a musical family. Her father, Art Ryerson, was a renowned jazz guitarist who got his start with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra, and later became one of the first-call studio players in NYC for five decades, recording with everyone from Louis Armstrong to Charlie Parker to Elvis Presley.…

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July 2016

Cookie Thomas

July 8, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$23.00

Versatile vocalist and undiscovered treasure, Richard “Cookie” Thomas began his career in Philadelphia in 1960 when he had the opportunity to open for B.B. King at age 14. His current CD, “Touch You With A Song,” is a complement to his collection, which includes “The Pleasure Of Your Company” and “Holiday Classics.” Richard’s voice is especially suited to well-known classic standards, and he draws his inspiration from the likes of Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, and Johnny Hartman, whose influences…

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Giacomo Gates

July 22, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$24.00

As a vocalist, Giacomo Gates does more than just sing "a bunch of songs." Blessed with extraordinary rhythmic precision, an unerring sense of lyricism, and a full-bodied and mellifluous voice, Gates’ exuberant passion sets him apart from nearly every other Jazz vocalist on the scene. A true entertainer for all ages and styles, he connects with his audiences through music, spontaneity, humor, warmth, storytelling and band interaction. His latest album, aptly titled Everything is Cool unearths once forgotten gems from…

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August 2016

Keri Johnsrud Quartet

August 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$27.00

A highly appealing jazz singer with a quietly expressive voice and a deep understanding of the lyrics that she interprets, Keri has been an important part of the Chicago jazz scene for the past 15 years. With headlining appearances at Chicago's top venues including the historic Green Mill Cocktail Lounge, Jazz Showcase, and a monthly residency at Southport & Irving, she has built a strong reputation and following among peers and fans, alike. While having a solid regional presence, she…

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Allegra Levy

August 19, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$23.00

Allegra Levy is a sultry vocalist who has recently taken the international jazz scene by storm. She is a raven-haired rarity whose rich tones, lean toward the lower register. She is a graduate of the New England Conservatory in Boston, MA where she studied under jazz legendaries and luminaries. At 27 she has already made a name for herself as a singer, composer and band leader, and has been said to truly have her own voice, and an emotive, unique…

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September 2016

Ada Rovatti

September 9, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$24.00

TWO SHOWS - 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM Details at www.neaae.com Italian native Ada Rovatti started playing saxophone in high school after years of classical piano training. After winning a scholarship from Berklee College of Music in Italy she divided herself between Boston where she studied with Joe Viola, George Garzone and Italy where she was working in Big Bands with guest artists such as: Phil Woods, Lee Konitz and many others. After spending one year in Paris touring Europe…

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Marcos Varela

September 23, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$24.00

TWO SHOWS - 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM Info at www.neaae.com Musician/composer Marcos Varela began his musical career at the age of 17. He started playing the bass in his native Houston, TX while attending the highly acclaimed High School for the Performing & Visual Arts, a school which has been attended by many greats in music and art today. Some alumni include Jason Moran, Robert Glasper, Beyonce Knowles, Brian-Micheal Cox, Eric Harland, Chris Dave, Matt Mullenweg (wordpress inventor) and…

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October 2016

Gary Smulyan

October 14, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$28.00

TWO SHOWS --- 7:00 & 9:00 PM Born in Bethpage, New York, USA. Gary Smulyan started out playing alto saxophone while still very young before changing to the baritone saxophone. In high school he was encouraged to look to jazz as a means of self-expression and he went on to sit in with several noted touring musicians, including Chet Baker, Lee Konitz and Jimmy Knepper. In the mid- to late 70s he studied at SUNY-Potsdam and Hofstra University before joining…

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Cassandre McKinley & The Gerry Beaudoin Trio

October 28, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$29.00

TWO SHOWS -- 7:00 & 9:00 PM Cassandre McKinley has a vocal style that walks the line between jazz and soul – a voice that is commanding, vibrant and rich - with “chops” to spare. But, she’s no diva – though she’ll confidently and easily weave her way through The American Songbook and Soul Classics alike, singing with the maturity and wisdom of a veteran performer, she will stop to tell you a story – unwittingly disarming you like the…

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November 2016

Kris Jensen

November 11, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$25.00

SHOWS are at 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM -- Doors & Bar open at 6:15 PM Saxophonist, flutist and composer/arranger Kris Jensen is a versatile musician that resides in Connecticut, USA.   He has performed throughout the U.S., Canada, Switzerland, The Caribbean, Bangkok, Thailand and is associated with many well known musical acts including the Allman Brothers Band and it's individual members' bands (Gregg Allman and Friends, Jaimoe's Jasssz Band, Dickey Betts Band), trumpet legend Maynard Ferguson and members of Connecticut's…

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December 2016

Roxy Coss Quintet

December 2, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

SHOWS at 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM --- Doors and bar open at 6:16 PM -- Tickets @ (203) 346 - 2000 Musician/Composer Roxy Coss has become one of the most unique and innovative Saxophonists of her generation, a definitional voice of the Millennial Movement in Jazz. Winner of a 2016 ASCAP Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Award, the 2015 & 2014 Downbeat Critics’ Polls named her a "Rising Star" on Soprano Saxophone. Originally from Seattle, and now a fixture…

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Dan Pugach Nonet

December 16, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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$28.00

TWO SHOWS -- 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM -- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- More Info @ www.neaae.com Dan Pugach is a Brooklyn-based drummer and composer. Originally from Israel, Dan served his mandatory three-year military duty as drummer for the Air-Force Orchestra. During that duty he studied Rimon School of Music and got his diploma in jazz performance. After the army Dan traveled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for three months to study percussion and drums with the world’s leading…

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January 2017

Melissa Newman Trio

January 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

SHOWS AT 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM Tickets at (203) 346-2000 Tucked behind the Westport Playhouse, walking into The Dressing Room, the restaurant started by Paul Newman and Michel Nischan, is much like walking into a wonderful old barn. Under the garland of lights strung up outside, and into a cozy nest of dark wood, old theatrical posters, a roaring fireplace and, above the bar, a television that -- until Paul Newman's death -- played all of his movies, all…

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Caili O’Doherty Quartet

January 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$25.00

SHOWS AT 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM -- Tickets @ (203) 346 -2000 A native of Portland, Oregon, Caili O’Doherty has received national awards for jazz piano performance and composition from Downbeat Magazine as well as an ASCAP Foundation Young Jazz Composer award. Initially trained as a classical pianist, Caili was exposed to a variety of musical styles before discovering her love for jazz at age eleven when she transferred to a performing arts school. She attended Berklee College of…

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February 2017

Ann Hampton Callaway

February 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$42.00

TWO SHOWS -- 7:00 & 9:00 PM --- Doors & Bar @ 6:15 PM --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY is one of the leading champions of the great American Songbook, having made her mark as a singer, pianist, composer, lyricist, arranger, actress, educator, TV host and producer. Voted recently by Broadwayworld.com as "Performer of the Year" Ann is born entertainer. Her unique singing style that blends jazz and traditional pop, making her a mainstay in concert halls,…

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March 2017

Sambeleza

March 3, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

TWO SHOWS -- 7:00 & 9:00 PM Sambeleza performs a wide variety of Brazilian songs - both old and new - with a jazz twist. Featured composers include Tom Jobim, Ivan Lins and Ary Barroso, as well as younger composers like Djavan, Dani and Debora Gurgel and Arlindo Cruz. Brasil is well known for its rich heritage - a blend of indigenous, African and European cultures - from which the music has risen with fascinating rhythms, soaring melodies and colorful…

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Louise Baranger Trio

March 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$32.00

St Patrick's Day Beer Tasting with the Louise Baranger Trio TWO SHOWS --- 7:00 & 9:00 An great evening of jazz and Beer Tasting hosted by Black Hog Brewery Ticket includes your beer tasting --- Tickets (203) 346 - 2000 --- Info @ www.neaae.com

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Philippe Lemm Trio

March 31, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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TWO SHOWS -- 7:00 & 9:00 PM New York based drummer Philippe Lemm was born in Amsterdam, where he started his musical journey at the age of 16. At the age of 19 he was admitted at The Amsterdam Conservatory. In his second year at the conservatory Philippe started touring internationally with jazz trumpeter Saskia Laroo as well as leading his own group Wazabe. At the end of his studies in Amsterdam Philippe was extensively playing with renown Dutch jazz…

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April 2017

Cheryl Bentyne Quartet

April 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$34.00

TWO SHOWS --- 7:00 & 9:00 PM A member of the Manhattan Transfer beginning in 1979, Cheryl Bentyne's beautiful voice, wide range, versatility, and impressive stage presence made her into a major asset for the popular vocal group from the start. Her father was a clarinetist who led a Dixieland band, and Bentyne sang swing music with his group while in high school. She was the lead singer with the New Deal Rhythm Band (a swing-oriented band) for four years…

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May 2017

James Montgomery Band

May 11, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$35.00

Special Guests: Christine Ohlman ( from SNL ) and Cliff Goodwin ( Joe Cocker's Band ) Beer tasting INCLUDED. VIP tickets add reserved seating, meet and greet with the band, and FREE BEER at the show. Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 -- More info @ www.neaae.com

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Charlie Apicella & Iron City

May 12, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

TWO SHOWS — 7:00 & 9:00 PM After one conversation with Charlie Apicella you quickly understand that his guitar is a lot more than six strings. It's things in life, deep seated, that inspired this Massachusetts native to make it his life. Already a student of guitar, Charlie was immeasurably affected by seeing and meeting blues legend B.B. King, who told him, "listen to Wes Montgomery and Kenny Burrell, two of my favorites." Classic jazz guitar tone and phrasing are…

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June 2017

Matt & Atla DeChamplain

June 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$35.00

A great evening of jazz. Beer tasting included. Serving free BBQ snacks. Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- More info at www.neaae.com

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Sally Terrell & Friends

June 23, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

Join Sally Terrell & Friends for a great evening of jazz. Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 -- More info at www.neaae.com

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July 2017

Yoko Miwa Trio

July 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

Don't miss this fantastic pianist. Tickets at (203) 346-2000 -- More info at www.neaae.com

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October 2017

Dave Stryker Trio

October 27, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$27.00

TWO SHOWS --- 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- Info @ www.neaae.com Whether you’ve heard guitarist Dave Stryker leading his own group (with 26 CD’s as a leader to date), co-leading The Stryker/Slagle Band, or as a featured sideman with Stanley Turrentine, Jack McDuff, and many others, you know why the Village Voice calls him “one of the most distinctive guitarists to come along in recent years.” Dave’s new CD “Messin’ with Mister T”, is…

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November 2017

June Bisantz Sextet

November 10, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$28.00

TWO SHOWS --- 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- Info @ www.neaae.com June Bisantz, musician and visual artist, has co-written and produced several collections of vocal jazz, all of which have received national and international recognition. Bisantz has performed and recorded with distinguished jazz musicians including Steve Swallow, Bob Moses, Paul Brown, Lew Soloff, Jerry Neiwood, Mike Stern, Valery Ponomarev and Will Lee. Reviews and articles about Bisantz' work have appeared in national and international…

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December 2017

Emmet Cohen Trio

December 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$28.00

TWO SHOWS --- 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- Info @ www.neaae.com Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen has emerged as one of his generation's pivotal figures in music and the related arts. A recognized prodigy, Cohen began Suzuki method piano instruction at age three, and his playing quickly became a mature melding of musicality, technique, and concept. Downbeat observed that his "nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary indicate he's above…

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January 2018

Brian Charette Trio

January 5 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

TWO SHOWS --- 7:00pm & 9:00 pm --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- Info @ www.neaae.com New York City organist/pianist, Brian Charette, has established himself as a leading voice in modern Jazz. Charette is a Grammy-nominated, Hammond-endorsed artist who was the winner of the 2014 Downbeat Critics’ Poll Rising Star: Organ award and has climbed to 4th place in The Critic's Poll main organ category. In 2015 Brian also won The Hot House Magazine's Fan's Decision Jazz Award for Best…

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Dana Lauren

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

TWO SHOWS --- 7:00pm & 9:00 pm --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- Info @ www.neaae.com Being chosen as a semi-finalist in the prestigious 2010 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Vocal Competition is just one of the highlights of Dana Lauren's rising career. Her latest CD “It’s You Or No One"(2010) has received rave reviews from some of the top jazz publications in the country. It brings together a stellar group of musicians including Joel Frahm on tenor sax, Manuel Valera…

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February 2018

Paul Jost Trio

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

TWO SHOWS -- 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM -- Doors & Bar Open at 6:15 PM -- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 Paul Jost has been performing worldwide with recent tours in South Korea, Ireland and at JazzAhead, the international jazz expo and conference, in Bremen, Germany. Back home, he performs the last Wednesday of each month at 55 Bar, the highly respected New York jazz club. He can be seen frequently on other east coast locations in New Jersey, the…

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March 2018

Nicki Parrott Trio

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$28.00

TWO SHOWS -- 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM -- Doors & Bar Open at 6:15 PM -- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 Born in Newcastle, Australia, Nicki started her musical training at age four with the piano, followed by the flute, soon after. Nicki switched to double bass at the age of 15. In June 2000, Nicki began performing on Monday nights at the Iridium Jazz Club with the legendary guitarist and inventor, Les Paul. As part of the Les Paul…

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Carolyn Leonhart Trio

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$27.00

TWO SHOWS -- 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM -- Doors & Bar Open at 6:15 PM -- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 Carolyn Leonhart has said that she does not consider herself a jazz singer, just a singer, and she has performed with ensembles covering a wide range of musical styles. She was deeply influenced by her father and by Donald Fagen and Walter Becker of Steely Dan. She says that other influences include Wayne Shorter, Woody Shaw, Ahmad Jamal, Herbie…

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April 2018

Cookie Thomas

April 6 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

TWO SHOWS -- 7:00 & 9:00 PM -- Doors & Bar @ 6:15 PM --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- Info @ www.neaae.com A versatile vocalist, and an undiscovered treasure, Richard 'Cookie' Thomas’ career began in Philadelphia in 1960 when he had the opportunity, at fourteen, to open for B.B. King. Richard’s voice is especially suited to well-known classic standards. Richard draws his inspiration from the likes of Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, and Johnny Hartman. In fact, you can…

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Ali Ryerson Trio

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

TWO SHOWS -- 7:00 & 9:00 PM -- Doors $ Bar @ 6:15 PM --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 -- Info @ www.neaae.com With a career spanning over four decades, jazz flutist, composer and author, Ali Ryerson consistently ranks high among the top jazz flutists in the Downbeat Jazz Poll and has been nominated as Jazz Flutist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association. Ali performs, records and teaches internationally, having toured the US, Canada, Europe, Japan, New Zealand…

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May 2018

Avery Sharp Trio

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

SHOWTIME 7:00 PM --- Doors & Bar @ 6:15 -- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 -- More Info @ www.neaae.com Avery Sharpe was born in Valdosta, Georgia, and his first instrument was the piano. He moved on to accordion and then switched to electric bass in high school. Sharpe’s credits also include sideman stints with many other jazz greats, from Dizzy Gillespie to Pat Metheny, as well as leading his own groups. His first recording as a leader was the 1988…

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June 2018

Norman Johnson Quartet

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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TWO SHOWS - 7:00 & 9:00 PM --- Doors & Bar @ 6:15 PM --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- More Info @ www.neaae.com Guitarist and composer, Norman Johnson was born in Kingston, Jamaica, and became interested in playing the guitar in his freshman year of high school after a friend let him borrow a recording of George Benson’s “The Other Side of Abby Road.” An east coast resident and always active in the music scene, the Norman Johnson Group…

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Jim Ridl Quartet

June 29 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

TWO SHOWS - 7:00 & 9:00 PM --- Doors & Bar @ 6:15 PM --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- More Info @ www.neaae.com Jim Ridl is a jazz pianist, composer, arranger and teacher residing in the New York City area. He performs internationally with the Jim Ridl Trio and Quartet, the Dave Liebman Big Band, the Mingus Big Band, Ximo Tebar’s IVAM Jazz Ensemble of Spain, and the Tim Horner Quintet. Jim’s sixth CD, Jim Ridl’s Blue Corn Enchilada…

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July 2018

Giacomo Gates Trio

July 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$29.00

This Friday, July 13th at 8:00 pm, vocalist extraordinaire, Giacomo Gates, will perform at the The Poli Club, Palace Theater, for their Summer Jazz Series — $29. Guitarist Tony Lombardozzi and bassist Jeff Fuller share the stage with Giacomo, who always brings the house down with his storytelling and authentic crooning of jazz and vocalese!

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August 2018

Dan Pugach Nonet

August 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

Dan Pugach is a Brooklyn-based drummer and composer described as “Rock-solid on drums" by Frank Alkyer (Downbeat). Pugach has worked with various artists, such as Tom Chapin, Livingston Taylor, Sloan and Lucy Wainwright, Ingrid Jensen, Rosa Passos, Airto Moreira, Gregoire Maret, Billy Drews, Jeremy Pelt, Wayne Bergeron and Dave Stryker, to name a few. His work has got him a reputation of one of the most versatile and sought-after drummers in New York City. Dan Pugach Nonet is his 9-piece…

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September 2018

Albert Rivera Quintet

September 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

Contemporary, smooth, and eclectic — three words that just begin to describe Albert Rivera, “a modern Jazz Messenger” with one of the most exciting and sought-after saxophone sounds in today’s jazz scene. His albums, Re-Introduction, Inner Peace (Turnaround Records) and his latest Back At It (Truth Revolution Records) have been warmly embraced by critics, who call Albert and his two bandmates, Luques and Zaccai Curtis, “three young artists who are part of the next wave in this jazz ritual.” His…

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Chris Brubeck & Triple Play

September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$39.00

TWO SHOWS - 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM --- Doors & Bar @ 6:15 PM --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- Info @ www.neaae.com Triple Play is the name given to three outstanding and versatile musicians, Peter Madcat Ruth (on harmonica, guitar, jaw harp, percussion & vocals), Joel Brown, (folk and classical acoustic guitar and vocals) and Chris Brubeck (electric bass, bass trombone, piano & vocals). Collectively they bring a rare level of joy, virtuosity, and American spirit to the…

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October 2018

Kristina Koller Quartet

October 12 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Palace Theater Poli Club, 100 East Main St
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$26.00

TWO SHOWS - 7:00 PM & 9:00 PM --- Doors & Bar @ 6:15 PM --- Tickets @ (203) 346-2000 --- Info @ www.neaae.com As a composer, Kristina melds diverse genres of music into her songs. While embracing standards and straight-ahead jazz, Kristina arranges tunes in unique ways, knowing that adding to the legacy of jazz is much more important than recreating the performances of others. She reinvents classic material while retaining their essence, putting her own winning personality and…

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