Welcome to the Art Lillard website, showcasing three current offerings by percussionist/bandleader Art Lillard. 

Use the site-wide streaming player at the bottom to surf the site while you listen to Art's recordings, currently set to shuffle music by his Blue Heaven Swing Sextet, On Time Band, and Heavenly Big Band. 

You'll find links to book Art on each of his band pages, and be sure to visit his videos page as well for live performance videos.

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Previous events


Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band

The Iridium, 1650 Broadway at 51st Street, New York City

Sets at 8:00 and 10:00 PM. Cover charge $25, minimum $15. Featuring Carol Sudhalter & Lou Caputo flutes, Chris Bacas soprano sax, Adam Ramsay alto sax, Tommy Morimoto tenor sax, Jon Mark McGowan & James K. Smith trumpets, Amadis Dunkel tenor trombone, James Borowski bass trombone, Andrew Baird guitar, Ted Kooshian piano, Andrea Wolper & Irina Zubareva vocals, Ralph Hamperian bass, Nano Valerio percussion, & Art Lillard drums, composition, arrangement, band leader.