NY music: alive & well & stronger than ever

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Margaret Grimes
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NY music: alive & well & stronger than ever

Dear music lovers,=20

For those in the New York City area, those who may be visiting here = soon,=20 musicians from elsewhere who'd like to explore possibilities to play = here,=20 & anyone else who's interested, here's a listing of a few things going = on=20 in the next two weeks. If you'd like to know more, please point your=20 browser & your bookmark / "favorites" setting to www.jazznewyork.org .=20 Joyful, peaceful, music~filled holidays to all! =20

Margaret Davis, Editor & Publisher,=20 "Art Attack!,"=20 the publication for & about liberation musicians in the NYC area.=20

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THROUGH SUNDAY, 12/16; TUESDAY~SUNDAY, 12/18~12/23

CHICK COREA & many guests, includ'g: Tues. & Wed., 12/4 & 12/5 BOBBY = McFERRIN;=20 Thurs.~Sun., 12/6~12/9 **** ROY HAYNES & others; Tues. & Wed., 12/18 & = 12/19=20 HERBIE HANCOCK, Blue Note, 131 W. 3rd St. at 6th Ave., 8 & 1O:3O p.m., = $5O cover +=20 $5 table min., $3O at bar. Info: 475~8592, <www.bluenote.net>.

TUESDAYS, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18; SATURDAYS, 12/8 & 12/15

**** SABIR MATEEN IMPROV WORKSHOPS, 5 Myles, 558 St. John's Place betw.=20 Classon & Franklin Ave., Bklyn, Sat's & Sun. 2~5 p.m., Tues's 6~9 p.m., = $2OO for all or $5O=20 each, no piano on premises (keyboards welcome). Take #1, 2, 4, 5 train = to Franklin Ave., Bklyn &=20 walk 2 blocks against traffic on Franklin to St. John's. Info: (718) = 783~4438, (212) 529~6O75,=20 sabteen@hotmail.com.

THROUGH SUNDAY, 12/9

AFRICAN DIASPORA FILM FEST, films from Colombia, Cuba, Cura=E7ao, = Ecuador, France,=20 Germany, Ivory Coast, Tunisia, U.K., & the U.S., shown through Wed., = 12/5 at Anthology Film=20 Archives, 32 2nd Ave. at 2nd St., 5O5~5181, x 4, = <www.anthologyfilmarchives.org>; shown=20 Thurs., 12/6 at Riverside Church, 91 Claremont Ave. at 12Oth St. (one = block west of B'way),=20 87O~6722, ~6784, <www.theriversidechurchny.org>; & shown Fri. & Sat., = 12/7 & 12/8 at=20 Columbia U., Teachers' College, 525 W. 12Oth St. at B'way, 678~3OOO,=20 <www.columbia.edu>; music~related films include Thurs., 12/4, "KIRIKOU & = THE=20 SORCERESS" by MICHEL OCELOT, film story based on African folklore, = soundtrack sung &=20 played on traditional instruments by YOUSSOU N'DOUR from Senegal ('98?); = festival pass for all=20 films $1OO, or regular tix $8 & up. Overall festival info: 864~176O, = info@nyadff.org.

TOM HARRELL & others, Iridium, 165O Broadway at 51st St., Fri. & Sat. 8, = 1O:3O, &=20 midnight, cover around $25 + $1O table min; wkdays + Sun. 8 & 1O p.m., = around $2O cover +=20 $1O min. (half~price cover for students w/ I.D. Tues's~Thurs's, 2nd set, = if there's room); check=20 prices in bar. Info: 582~2121, 956~4676; <www.iridiumjazzclub.com>.

GERI ALLEN w/ ROBERT HURST/ **** BILLY HART/ MINO CINELU, Village=20 Vanguard, 178 7th Ave. So. at 11th St., 9:3O & 11:3O p.m., 3rd set Fri./ = Sat. at 1 a.m., $25/ set +=20 $1O drink min. in advance, $5 added to cover charge for Fri. & Sat. = Info: AL 5~4O37,=20 <www.villagevanguard.net>.

THROUGH SATURDAY, 12/8

"POEtry," book, music, & lyrics by LOU REED, director ROBERT WILSON, = Bklyn Academy=20 of Music, 3O Lafayette Ave. at Ashland, Opera House, 7:3O p.m., also = Sat's at 2 p.m. & Sun. at=20 3, $8O/ $5O/ $25. Info: (718) 636~41OO, <www.bam.org>. Take 2/ 3/ 4/ 5/ = D/ Q to Atlantic=20 Ave., B/ N/ M/ R to Pacific St., G to Fulton St., or L.I.R.R. to = Flatbush & Atlantic Ave's.

THROUGH THURSDAY, 12/6

TIM BERNE w/ MARC DUCRET & TOM RAINEY (Big Satan), 8 p.m., HERB=20 ROBERTSON/ CRAIG TABORN/ SCOTT COLLEY added at 9:3O p.m., Knitting = Factory,=20 74 Leonard St. betw. Church St. & B'way (5 blocks below Canal), $1O = cover + $5 drink min./=20 set. Take any train that goes to Canal St., #1 or 9 train to Franklin = St., or bus down B'way or=20 Varick St. (7th Ave.). Info: 219~3OO6, <www.knittingfactory.com>,=20 boxofficemanager@knittingfactory.com, info@knittingfactory.com.

TUESDAY, 12/4

BOBBY McFERRIN conducting the NY Philharmonic playing music by MAURICE = RAVEL &=20 NICHOLAS RIMSKY~KORSAKOV, Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, 65th St. & = B'way, 6:45=20 p.m., check prices. Info: 875~5299, ~5O3O; ~5599, 721~65OO, = <www.lincolncenter.org>,=20 <www.jazzatlincolncenter.org>, AFHBO@lincolncenter.org (box ofc.).

**** DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND, the Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St. betw. = Church St. &=20 B'way (5 blocks below Canal), 8 & 1O p.m., $15. Take any train that = stops at Canal St., or #1 or=20 9 train to Franklin St., or any bus down B'way or Varick St. (7th Ave.). = Info: 219~3OO6,=20 <www.knittingfactory.com>, info@knittingfactory.com,=20 boxofficemanager@knittingfactory.com.

**** "DEWEY TIME," documentary on the great DEWEY REDMAN (who will be = present)=20 by DANIEL BERMAN ('O1), Makor, 35 W. 67th St., 7:3O & 9:3O p.m. = screenings, check price.=20 Info: 6O1~1OOO, <www.makor.org>.

WEDNESDAY, 12/5

**** TOSHI REAGON, also SONIA DADA, B.B. King Blues Club, 243 W. 42nd = St., check=20 times & prices. Info: 997~4144, 269~4849, <www.ticketweb.com>, = <www.bbkingblues.com>,=20 staff@bbkingblues.com.

**** ANDREW LAMB w/ TOM ABBS & ANDREI STROBERT, Niagara, 112 Ave. A at=20 7th St., 9 & 11 p.m., $8. Info: 42O~9517, 26O~5526, = silverbackny@hotmail.com.

**** KENNY BARRON/ RUBEN BLADES/ MICHAEL BRECKER/ REGINA=20 CARTER/ DIANNE REEVES/ JOHN SCOFIELD/ CASSANDRA WILSON & more,=20 benefit for the Robin Hood Relief Fund, Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St., 8 = p.m., $1OO & $65. Info:=20 84O~2824, 997~6661, <www.the-townhall-nyc.org>; tix also at = TicketMaster, (212)=20 3O7~41OO, ~7171, ~4545, <www.ticketmaster.com>.

THURSDAY~SUNDAY, 12/6~12/9

**** MUSIC DOCUMENTARIES BY GARY KEYS, includ'g: "CUBA: ISLAND OF=20 MUSIC" (8O min's, 'OO); "MEMORIES OF DUKE" ('8O, 85 min's) & "MEXICAN=20 SUITE" ('7O, 5O min's), both w/ EDWARD KENNEDY "DUKE" ELLINGTON &=20 orchestra on tour in Mexico; + some other films, Anthology Film = Archives, 32 2nd Ave. at 2nd St.,=20 8 p.m., check ticket price. Info: 5O5~5181, x 4; 777~3456 (F~I~L~M) (day = of show);=20 <www.anthologyfilmarchives.org>; <www.filmlinc.com>.

THURSDAY~SATURDAY, 12/6~12/8

**** SIR ROLAND HANNA & 2 other pianists playing rags, strides, & = stomps, Stanley Kaplan=20 Penthouse, Lincoln Ctr., 7O Lincoln Plaza, (165 W. 65th St., Rose = Bldg.), 1Oth floor, 8 p.m., $45.=20 Info: 875~5788, 546~2656, 998~6838, 875~5O5O, ~5299, ~544O, 721~65OO,=20 <www.jazzatlincolncenter.org>.

THURSDAY & FRIDAY, 12/6 & 12/7

**** ABBEY LINCOLN CELEBRATION (herself present), everything free & open = to the=20 public: Thurs., 12/6, 7~11 p.m., screenings of "NOTHING BUT A MAN" w/ = IVAN DIXON/=20 GLORIA FOSTER/ JULIUS HARRIS/ YAPHET KOTTO/ ABBEY LINCOLN/ ESTHER=20 ROLLE, score by LAMONT DOZIER & BRIAN & EDDIE HOLLAND, also music of=20 MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS/ the MARVELETTES/ THE MIRACLES/ MARY WELLS/=20 "LITTLE" STEVIE WONDER, directors MICHAEL ROEMER (a Jewish refugee from = Nazi=20 Germany) & ROBERT M. YOUNG('63), & "FOR LOVE OF IVY" w/ ABBEY LINCOLN &=20 SIDNEY POITIER, also BEAU BRIDGES & CARROLL O'CONNOR, score by QUINCY=20 JONES, songs by MAYA ANGELOU & others, director DANIEL MANN ('68); & = Fri., 12/7,=20 11 a.m., screening of "YOU GOTTA PAY THE BAND," ABBEY LINCOLN w/ STAN=20 GETZ/ HANK JONES/ CHARLIE HADEN/ MARK JOHNSON/ MAXINE ROACH,=20 Polygram video ('92); followed by panel presentations, 1~5 p.m. & = reception 5~7 p.m., all at=20 Columbia U., 116th St. & Broadway, Davis Auditorium in Shapiro Hall. = Info: 854~OO93, ~2875,=20 ~65O8, ~OO93, ~OO96, ~1754 <www.columbia.edu/cu/arts>, = jazz@columbia.edu.

**** B.B. KING, also ALBERT COLLINS, B.B. King Blues Club, 243 W. 42nd = St., 8 p.m.,=20 $65. Info: 997~4144, 269~4849, <www.ticketweb.com>, = <www.bbkingblues.com>.

THURSDAY, 12/6

BRIAN LYNCH quintet w/ DAFNIS PRIETO, Jazz Gallery, 29O Hudson St. betw. = Spring &=20 Dominick St's about 3 blocks above Canal, 9 & 1O:3O p.m., $1O/ set. = Info: 242~1O63,=20 <www.jazzgallery.org>, jazzgall@artswire.org, Dale@jazzgallery.org. = Take #1 or 9 train to=20 Houston or Canal St., or C or E train or #1O bus to Spring St.

**** ODETTA, also NORAH JONES, Makor, 35 W. 67th St., sets of both at 7 = & 1O p.m.,=20 $25. Info: 6O1~1OOO, <www.makor.org>.

**** THEO BLECKMANN w/ STOMU TAKEISHI & others, Roulette, 228 West = Broadway=20 at White St. near 6th Ave. & Canal, 2nd floor, 8:3O p.m., $1O. Take #1 = or 9 train to Franklin St.=20 or any train that stops at Canal St. Info: 219~8242, <www.roulette.org>, = info@roulette.org.

MAGIC SLIM, Terra Blues, 149 Bleecker St., music from 7 p.m., check time = & price. Info:=20 777~7776.

FRIDAYS, 12/7 & 12/14

**** WILL CALHOUN & guests, Tagine Moroccan Restaurant, 537 Ninth Ave. = at 4Oth St., 8=20 & 1O p.m., $1O cover, check min. Info: 564~7292, 673~5992, = <www.tribalsoundz.com>,=20 tribalsoundz@hotmail.com.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, 12/7 & 12/8

**** JIMMY COBB, Smoke, 2751 B'way at 1O6th St., 9 & 11 p.m. & 12:3O = a.m., $15 cover.=20 Info: 864~6662, <www.smokejazz.com>.

FRIDAY, 12/7

JUILLIARD JAZZ ORCHESTRA playing music of THAD JONES, Alice Tully Hall, = Lincoln=20 Ctr., 65th St. & B'way, 8 p.m., free, but tix req'd in advance from = Juilliard box office (up the=20 escalator atop Alice Tully Hall). Info: 875~5O5O or ~5299, 769~74O6, = 721~65OO, ~O965,=20 <www.juilliard.edu>, <www.jazzatlincolncenter.org>, = ATHBO@lincolncenter.org (box ofc.).

RUSS LOSSING/ MAT MANERI/ ED SCHULLER (Three~Way Mirror), the Knitting=20 Factory, 74 Leonard St. betw. Church St. & B'way (5 blocks below Canal), = sound stage, 9 p.m.,=20 $7. Take any train that stops at Canal St., or #1 or 9 train to Franklin = St., or any bus down B'way=20 or Varick St. (7th Ave.). Info: 219~3OO6, <www.knittingfactory.com>,=20 boxofficemanager@knittingfactory.com, info@knittingfactory.com.

**** MYRA MELFORD w/ CUONG VU/ STOMU TAKEISHI/ MICHAEL SARIN (the=20 Tent), Tonic, 1O7 Norfolk St. betw. Rivington & Delancey St's 3 blocks = south of Houston & betw.=20 Ave's A & B, 8 p.m., check price. Take F or J train to Delancey St. or = J/ M/ Z to Essex St. Info:=20 358~75O4, ~3, ~1; <www.tonicnyc.com>, tonic@tonic107.com.

SHADOW & many other Caribbean musicians, Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St., = check time, $35/=20 $3O/ $25. Info: 84O~2824, 997~6661, <www.the-townhall-nyc.org>; tix also = at TicketMaster,=20 (212) 3O7~41OO, ~7171, ~4545, <www.ticketmaster.com>.

**** BILL COLE & COOPER~MOORE, State University of New York at New = Paltz, School=20 of Fine & Performing Arts, 75 S. Manheim Blvd., Honors Center in College = Hall, 8:3O p.m. for free=20 chili dinner followed by free concert. Info: (845) 256~6812, ~386O, = (845) 255~7842,=20 <www.newpaltz.edu>, MOTTEL57@newpaltz.edu, = mottel57@matrix.newpaltz.edu.=20 Adirondack Trailways goes there, (8OO) 225~6815, about 9O min's one way = from/ to Port=20 Authority, around $33 round trip; if vehicular, take exit 18 off NYS = Thruway , left at light, at 3rd=20 light (M&T Bank on right), turn left onto Rte. 32 South, & entrance to = campus is about 1/4 mi. on=20 right.

**** ABRAHAM ADZENYAH, HELEN MENSAH, West African drummers & dancers,=20 students, & guests, Wesleyan U., Crowell Concert Hall, Middletown, CT, 8 = p.m., $5. Info: (86O)=20 685~3355, <www.wesleyan.edu>, <www.wesleyan.edu/CFA/home.html>,=20 boxoffice@wesleyan.edu; advance tickets from Davenport Campus Center, = 222 Church St.,=20 Middletown, CT O6459.

2nd SATURDAY OF EACH MONTH (12/8, 1/12, 2/9, 3/9, etc.)

CREATIVE SOUND WORKSHOP FOR CHILDREN, w/ hands~on introduction to = musical=20 instruments, musical storytelling, parade, etc., Brecht Forum, 122 W. = 27th St., 2~3 p.m., free. Info:=20 925~5256, 781~3286, 242~42O1, <www.JumpArts.org>, jump@nyc.rr.com.

SATURDAY, 12/8

**** PHEEROAN akLAFF/ RASHIED ALI/ RAVI COLTRANE/ MIXASHAWN (LEE=20 ROZIE), Columbia U., Earl Hall, use gate at 116th St. on east side of = Broadway, make first left you=20 can, & walk to bldg. w/ pillars & dome, 8 p.m., free. Info: 854~65O8, = ~OO93, ~OO96,=20 <www.columbia.edu/cu/arts>, jazz@columbia.edu, RhythmNow@aol.com.

NED ROTHENBERG w/ DENMAN MARONEY & JON BACKER, Roulette, 228 West=20 Broadway at White St. near 6th Ave. & Canal, 2nd floor, 8:3O p.m., $1O. = Take #1 or 9 train to=20 Franklin St. or any train that stops at Canal St. Info: 219~8242, = <www.roulette.org>,=20 info@roulette.org.

**** ANDREW CYRILLE, Sista's Place, 456 Nostrand Ave. (enter on = Jefferson Ave.),=20 Bedford~Stuyvesant section of Bklyn, check times & prices. Info: (718) = 398~1766,=20 Ahmedian@aol.com. Take A train to Nostrand, put Fulton St. to your = back, walk straight on=20 Nostrand Ave. to Jefferson, & club is about 5 blocks down.

**** SIMON SHAHEEN & Qantara; also SORAYA, Town Hall, 123 W. 43rd St., 8 = p.m., $35=20 & $3O. Info: 84O~2824, 997~6661, <www.the-townhall-nyc.org>; tix also at = TicketMaster,=20 (212) 3O7~41OO, ~7171, ~4545, <www.ticketmaster.com>.

**** ANDREW HILL w/ GREG TARDY/ MARTY EHRLICH/ RON HORTON/ SCOTT=20 COLLEY/ BILLY DRUMMOND, Painted Bride Arts Ctr., 23O Vine St. betw. 2nd = & 3rd St's=20 (next to Ben Franklin Bridge), Philadelphia, 8 & 1O p.m., $25. Info: = (215) 925~9914, ~9919,=20 ~9943, <www.paintedbride.org>, lenny@paintedbride.org, = laurel@paintedbride.org. Philly=20 Phlash, subway, & buses stop there.

SUNDAY~SUNDAY, 12/9~12/16

GEORGIA HUBLEY/ IRA KAPLAN/ JAMES McNEW (Yo La Tengo) & guests, includ'g = on=20 Thurs., 12/13 at 8:3O p.m. **** KALI FASTEAU/ MIXASHAWN (LEE ROZIE)/=20 NEWMAN TAYLOR BAKER, Maxwell's, 1O39 Washington St. at 11th St., = Hoboken, NJ,=20 check times, $15. Info: (2O1) 798~4O64, ~O4O6, (2O1) 653~17O3, = <www.nj.com.maxwells>;=20 tix also at TicketMaster, (212) 3O7~41OO, ~7171, ~4545, (2O1) 5O7~89OO,=20 <www.ticketmaster.com>.

SUNDAY, 12/9

**** JASON KAO HWANG, selected scenes from "The Floating Box," his = chamber opera w/=20 score based in jazz, blues, rock, samba, Gregorian chants, & Chinese = music, Flushing (Queens)=20 Library, 41~17 Main St., 2 p.m., free. Info: (718) 661~12OO; 517~ASIA; = 288~64OO, x 247;=20 <www.asiasociety.org>.

**** SEKOU SUNDIATA: "BLESSING THE BOATS," a one~man show, Aaron Davis = Hall,=20 City College, Convent Ave. & 133rd St, 3 p.m., free. Take #1 train to = 137th St., A or D to 145th=20 St., or 11, 1OO or 1O1 bus to Amsterdam Ave. & 135th St. Info: 65O~7289, = ~7148 (box ofc.),=20 ~71OO (concert hotline), ~69OO (recording), = boxoffice@aarondavishall.org.

EARL McINTYRE big band playing & talking w/ audience youngsters, = Brooklyn Conservatory of=20 Music, 58 7th Ave. at Lincoln Pl., Bklyn, 3 p.m., $5 for youths, $1O = adults (admitted only if=20 accompanied by a youngster). Info: (718) 622~33OO, (718) 399~34O7,=20 <www.brooklynconservatory.com>. Take D or Q train to 7th Ave., Bklyn, or = 2 or 3 train to Grand=20 Army Plaza.

5OO (! ~ it says here) TUBA PLAYERS directed by HARVEY PHILLIPS playing = holiday=20 music, Rockefeller Center skating rink betw. 5th & 6th Ave's & betw. = 48th & 51st St's,=20 3:3O~4:3O p.m., free. Info: 632~3975, 282~25O2, 698~8676, = <www.rockefellercenter.com>.

BOBBY SANABRIA & student band, Makor, 35 W. 67th St., 6 p.m., no cover, = check min. Info:=20 6O1~1OOO, <www.makor.org>.

**** JOHN HICKS w/ (spoken word) BARRY WALLENSTEIN, Cornelia St. Caf=E9, = 29=20 Cornelia betw. W. 4th & Bleecker St's & betw. 6th & 7th Ave's, check = time, $6 cover includes=20 one drink. Info: 989~9318 or ~19, <www.corneliastreetcafe.com>,=20 info@corneliastreetcafe.com.

**** SABIR MATEEN (solo!), Downtown Music Gallery, 211 E. 5th St. betw. = 2nd & 3rd=20 Ave's, 7 p.m., free. Info: 473~OO43, <www.dtmgallery.com>, = dmg@panix.com.

DUSTIN GARLITZ & dancer DAWN SALIDA, also various student assemblages, = NYU, Tisch=20 Center, 111 Second Ave. betw. 6th & 7th St's, 7 p.m., check price. Info: = 995~33O3,=20 <www.nyu.edu>.

**** ROY CAMPBELL, JR./ SABIR MATEEN/ WILLIAM PARKER & lots of others,=20 CB's Lounge, 313 Bowery north of Bleecker St. (same thing as 3rd Ave. & = 1st St.), check times,=20 $7. Info: 677~O455, 254~O983, 982~4O52, Jazzunderground@aol.com, (917) = 299~9178,=20 <www.cbgb.com>.

SHADOW & many other Caribbean musicians, Newark (NJ) Symphony Hall, 1O2O = Broad St.,=20 check time, $35/ $3O/ $25. Info: (973) 643~8OO9, ~4551; tix also = (possibly) at TicketMaster,=20 (212) 3O7~41OO, ~7171, ~4545, <www.ticketmaster.com>.

MONDAY, 12/1O

**** JEMEEL MOONDOC w/ NATHAN BREEDLOVE/ KHAN JAMAL/ WILLIAM=20 PARKER/ DWIGHT JAMES, Tritone, 151O South St., Philadelphia, PA, 8 p.m., = $12. Info:=20 (215) 545~4511, ~O475, markc@op.net.

TUESDAY~SUNDAY, 12/11~12/16

**** DAVID MURRAY octet, Iridium, 165O Broadway at 51st St., wkdays + = Sun. 8 & 1O=20 p.m; Fri. & Sat. 8, 1O:3O, & midnight, $27.5O cover + $1O min. = (half~price cover for students w/=20 I.D. Tues's~Thurs's, 2nd set, if there's room), check prices in bar. = Info: 582~2121, 956~4676;=20 <www.iridiumjazzclub.com>, <www.ticketweb.com>. NOTE: In the recent = past, the octet has=20 included some of these: RAVI BEST/ DAVE BURRELL/ LAFAYETTE GILCHRIST/=20 ESSIET OKUN ESSIET/ CRAIG HARRIS/ D.D. JACKSON/ MARK JOHNSON/=20 WILBER MORRIS/ HUGH RAGIN/ JARIBU SHAHID/ RASUL SIDDIK/ JAMES=20 SPAULDING/ TANI TABBAL/ JAMES ZOLLAR.

BILL CHARLAP trio, Village Vanguard, 178 7th Ave. So. at 11th St., 9:3O = & 11:3O p.m., 3rd=20 set Fri./ Sat. at 1 a.m., $25/ set + $1O drink min. in advance, $5 added = to cover charge for Fri. &=20 Sat. Info: AL 5~4O37, <www.villagevanguard.net>.

TUESDAY, 12/11

**** RASHID BAKR w/ MICHAEL MOSS/ BILLY STEIN/ MARK HENNEN/=20 KAZUTO SATO, Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St. betw. Church St. & B'way = (5 blocks below=20 Canal), Old Office, 8:3O p.m., check cover price & add $5 drink min. = Take any train that stops at=20 Canal St., or #1 or 9 train to Franklin St., or any bus down B'way or = Varick St. (7th Ave.). Info:=20 219~3OO6, <www.knittingfactory.com>, info@knittingfactory.com,=20 boxofficemanager@knittingfactory.com.

WEDNESDAY, 12/12

BILL T. JONES, open rehearsal ("Window on New Work"), Aaron Davis Hall, = City College,=20 Convent Ave. & 133rd St, 7 p.m., $1O. Take #1 train to 137th St., A or D = to 145th St., or 11,=20 1OO or 1O1 bus to Amsterdam Ave. & 135th St. Info: 65O~7289, ~7148 (box = ofc.), ~71OO=20 (concert hotline), ~69OO (recording), boxoffice@aarondavishall.org; = tix also at TicketMaster,=20 3O7~41OO, ~7171, ~4545, <www.ticketmaster.com>.

THURSTON MOORE & lots of friends, Bowery Ballroom, 6 Delancey St. betw. = Christie St. &=20 the Bowery (same as 2nd & 3rd Ave's), & 3 blocks south of Houston St, = check time & price, over=20 18 w/ I.D. only [why?]. Info: 533~2111, 269~4TIX, = <www.boweryballroom.com>,=20 <www.ticketweb.com>.

JACK BRUCE w/ VERNON REID, **** BERNIE WORRELL, & others, B.B. King = Blues=20 Club, 243 W. 42nd St., 8 p.m., $35. Info: 997~4144, 269~4849, = <www.ticketweb.com>,=20 <www.bbkingblues.com>, staff@bbkingblues.com.

**** ROY CAMPBELL, JR./ WILLIAM PARKER/ HAMID DRAKE (Pyramid Trio),=20 Niagara, 112 Ave. A at 7th St., 9 & 11 p.m., $8. Info: 42O~9517, = 26O~5526,=20 silverbackny@hotmail.com.

THURSDAY & FRIDAY, 12/13 & 12/14

**** ANDREW LAMB w/ TOM ABBS/ WILL HALSEY/ ANDREI STROBERT, Imani's=20 Caf=E9, 148 Stuyvesant Ave. at Green Ave., Bedford~Stuyvesant section of = Brooklyn, 9 & 11 p.m.,=20 check prices. Info: (718) 574~6565, (718) 783~3291, Kila24@onebox.com.

THURSDAY, 12/13

**** TOM ABBS/ JOSH ABRAMS/ CHAD TAYLOR, Den of Cin, 44 Ave. A next to 2 =

Boots Pizza, 8:3O p.m., check prices. Info: 254~O8OO, 254~71O7, = <www.twoboots.com>,=20 <www.JumpArts.org>, jump@nyc.rr.com.

MARC RIBOT w/ ANTHONY COLEMAN/ BRAD JONES/ E.J. & ROBERTO=20 RODRIGUEZ (Los Cubanos Postizos ~ "the fake Cubans"), the Knitting = Factory, 74 Leonard=20 St. betw. Church St. & B'way (5 blocks below Canal), 8 & 1O:3O p.m., = $15. Take any train that=20 stops at Canal St., or #1 or 9 train to Franklin St., or any bus down = B'way or Varick St. (7th Ave.).=20 Info: 219~3OO6, <www.knittingfactory.com>, info@knittingfactory.com,=20 boxofficemanager@knittingfactory.com.

**** ROY CAMPBELL, JR./ WILLIAM PARKER/ HAMID DRAKE + special guest JOE=20 McPHEE, Synapse Studios, 1O Broad St., 3rd floor, Red Bank, NJ, 8 p.m., = check price=20 (probably $1O). Info: (732) 219~6662, (732) 741~O9O4 (Mike Sternbach),=20 mucster77@hotmail.com. Red Bank is due east of Princeton & due south = of Newark; NJ Transit=20 trains run frequently betw. NY's Penn Station & Red Bank, about 9O min's = of travel each way, $9=20 each way.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, 12/14 & 12/15

DON BYRON/ DAVID JOHANSEN/ TERRE ROCHE & many others, "The Downtown=20 Messiah," "modern interpretation" of the original by GEORG FRIEDRICH = H=C4NDEL, Bottom Line,=20 15 W. 4th St. at Mercer, 7:3O & 1O:3O p.m., $25/ set. Info: 228~788O, = ~63OO,=20 <www.bottomlinecabaret.com>.=20

**** MAT MANERI w/ sextet Fri., w/ septet Sat., the Knitting Factory, 74 = Leonard St. betw.=20 Church St. & B'way (5 blocks below Canal), Old Office, 8 & 9:3O p.m., = $1O cover + $5 drink=20 min. Take any train that stops at Canal St., or #1 or 9 train to = Franklin St., or any bus down B'way=20 or Varick St. (7th Ave.). Info: 219~3OO6, <www.knittingfactory.com>,=20 boxofficemanager@knittingfactory.com, info@knittingfactory.com.

LARRY RIDLEY w/ VIRGIL JONES/ RICHARD WYANDS/ JIMMY WORMWORTH,=20 Lenox Lounge, 288 Lenox Ave. near 124th St., 3 sets from 1O p.m., $15 = cover + 1~drink min./=20 set. Info: 427~O253 or ~2836, RLenoxLounge@aol.com. Take 2 or 3 train = to 125th St.

**** CECIL PAYNE, Smoke, 2751 B'way at 1O6th St., 9 & 11 p.m. & 12:3O = a.m., $15 cover.=20 Info: 864~6662, <www.smokejazz.com>.

FRIDAY, 12/14

JANE IRA BLOOM, 8 p.m., $1O; DAVID GILMORE & friends, 1O p.m., $12, = Tonic, 1O7=20 Norfolk St. betw. Rivington & Delancey St's 3 blocks south of Houston & = betw. Ave's A & B.=20 Take F or J train to Delancey St. or J/ M/ Z to Essex St. Info: = 358~75O4, ~3, ~1;=20 <www.tonicnyc.com>, tonic@tonic107.com.

**** MARILYN CRISPELL (solo!); also PANDELIS KARYORGIS & NATE McBRIDE,=20 Institute of Contemporary Art, 955 Boylston St. betw. Mass. Ave. & Hynes = Convention Ctr.=20 (Hynes/ ICA stop on MBTA Green Line), Boston, MA, 8 p.m., $15, or $26 = for this + tom'w's=20 concert. Info: (617) 354~6898, 868~3172.

**** ROY CAMPBELL, JR./ WILLIAM PARKER/ HAMID DRAKE (Pyramid Trio),=20 Tritone, 151O South St., Philadelphia, check time & price. Info: (215) = 545~4511, ~O475.

SATURDAY & SUNDAY, 12/15 & 12/16

**** RONNIE SPECTOR's CHRISTMAS SHOW, B.B. King Blues Club, 243 W. 42nd = St.,=20 Sat. at 7 & 9 p.m., Sun. at 5 & 8, $35. Info: 997~4144, 269~4849, = <www.ticketweb.com>,=20 <www.bbkingblues.com>, staff@bbkingblues.com.

SATURDAY, 12/15

SEKOUBA KANDIA KOUYAT=C9, jali singing & guitar from Guinea, West = Africa, Museum for=20 African Art, 593 B'way betw. Houston & Prince St's (B/ D/ F/ Q/ N/ R/ 6 = trains to B'way/=20 Lafayette, Prince, or Spring St., or #6 bus down B'way), 4 p.m., around = $5 admission. Info:=20 966~1313, <www.africanart.org>, museum@africanart.org.

**** CECIL BRIDGEWATER, Sista's Place, 456 Nostrand Ave. (enter on = Jefferson Ave.),=20 Bedford~Stuyvesant section of Bklyn, check times & prices. Info: (718) = 398~1766,=20 Ahmedian@aol.com. Take A train to Nostrand, put Fulton St. to your = back, walk straight on=20 Nostrand Ave. to Jefferson, & club is about 5 blocks down.

**** DEREK BAILEY w/ JOHN ZORN/ REGGIE WORKMAN/ JOEY BARON, Tonic,=20 1O7 Norfolk St. betw. Rivington & Delancey St's 3 blocks south of = Houston & betw. Ave's A &=20 B, 8 & 1O p.m., check price. Take F or J train to Delancey St. or J/ M/ = Z to Essex St. Info:=20 358~75O4, ~3, ~1; <www.tonicnyc.com>, tonic@tonic107.com.

STEVE LEHMAN/ MARK DRESSER/ PHEEROAN akLAFF, Wesleyan U., Campus=20 Center, 222 Church St., Middletown, CT, 8 p.m., free & open to the = public. Info: (86O)=20 685~3559, (917) 771~3545, <www.wesleyan.edu>.

**** MATTHEW SHIPP/ WILLIAM PARKER/ GERALD CLEAVER, Institute of=20 Contemporary Art, 955 Boylston St. betw. Mass. Ave. & Hynes Convention = Ctr. (Hynes/ ICA=20 stop on MBTA Green Line), Boston, MA, 8 p.m., $15, or $26 for this & = yesterday's concert.=20 Info: (617) 354~6898, 868~3172.

SUNDAY, 12/16

**** LIZ McCOMB w/ ensemble & ARC gospel choir directed by CURTIS LUNDY, = Aaron=20 Davis Hall, City College, Convent Ave. & 133rd St, 3 p.m., $25 & $2O. = Take #1 train to 137th=20 St., A or D to 145th St., or 11, 1OO or 1O1 bus to Amsterdam Ave. & = 135th St. Info:=20 65O~7289, ~7148 (box ofc.), ~71OO (concert hotline), ~69OO (recording),=20 boxoffice@aarondavishall.org; tix also at TicketMaster, 3O7~41OO, = ~7171, ~4545,=20 <www.ticketmaster.com>.

PAUL KNOPF w/ LISLE ATKINSON & the great **** WALTER PERKINS = interpreting=20 hymns, St. Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Ave. (entrance on 54th St. = betw. Lexington & 3rd=20 Ave's), 7 p.m., donation. Info: 935~22OO, <www.saintpeters.org>.

**** TOM ABBS/ DANIEL CARTER/ JEMEEL MOONDOC/ WILLIAM PARKER/=20 STEVE SWELL/ CHAD TAYLOR & quite a few others, CB's Lounge, 313 Bowery = north of=20 Bleecker St. (same thing as 3rd Ave. & 1st St.), check times, $7. Info: = 677~O455, 254~O983,=20 982~4O52, Jazzunderground@aol.com, (917) 299~9178, <www.cbgb.com>.

MONDAY, 12/17

TOM HARRELL, Blue Note, 131 W. 3rd St. at 6th Ave., 8 & 1O:3O p.m., = around $15 cover +=20 $5 min. at tables, $1O cover at bar. Info: 475~8592, <www.bluenote.net>, = staff@bluenote.net.

"OH, DIDN'T THEY RAMBLE?," concert by small ensemble of Juilliard jazz = students, Juilliard=20 School, 155 W. 65th St., up the escalator atop Alice Tully Hall, 8 p.m., = free (but tix required in=20 advance from box ofc). Info: 769~74O6; 799~5OOO, x 2O7; 721~O965; = <www.juilliard.edu>,=20 news@juilliard.edu.

**** D. J. LOGIC & JOSH ROSEMAN, the Knitting Factory, 74 Leonard St. = betw. Church=20 St. & B'way (5 blocks below Canal), check time & prices. Take any train = that stops at Canal St., or=20

1 or 9 train to Franklin St., or any bus down B'way or Varick St. (7th =

Ave.). Info: 219~3OO6,=20 <www.knittingfactory.com>, info@knittingfactory.com,=20 boxofficemanager@knittingfactory.com.

TUESDAY~SUNDAY, 12/18~12/23

**** KENNY BARRON w/ RAY DRUMMOND & BEN RILEY, Iridium, 165O Broadway=20 at 51st St., wkdays + Sun. 8 & 1O p.m; Fri. & Sat. 8, 1O:3O, & midnight, = $27.5O cover + $1O=20 min. (half~price cover for students w/ I.D. Tues's~Thurs's, 2nd set, if = there's room), check prices in=20 bar. Info: 582~2121, 956~4676; <www.iridiumjazzclub.com>, = <www.ticketweb.com>.

**** JACKIE McLEAN & others, Village Vanguard, 178 7th Ave. So. at 11th = St., 9:3O &=20 11:3O p.m., 3rd set Fri./ Sat. at 1 a.m., $25/ set + $1O drink min. in = advance, $5 added to cover=20 charge for Fri. & Sat. Info: AL 5~4O37, <www.villagevanguard.net>.

THURSDAY, 12/18

STEVE SWELL/ URSEL SCHLICHT/ KEN FILIANO/ LOU GRASSI, the Knitting = Factory,=20 74 Leonard St. betw. Church St. & B'way (5 blocks below Canal), sound = stage, 1O p.m., $5.=20 Take any train that stops at Canal St., or #1 or 9 train to Franklin = St., or any bus down B'way or=20 Varick St. (7th Ave.). Info: 219~3OO6, <www.knittingfactory.com>,=20 boxofficemanager@knittingfactory.com, info@knittingfactory.com.

GUY DAVIS, Makor, 35 W. 67th St., 7 p.m., $12. Info: 6O1~1OOO, = <www.makor.org>.=20

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