Previous events

Apr11

Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band

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The Bitter End, 147 Bleecker Street (between Thompson and LaGuardia) , New York City

Andrea Wolper & Irina Zubareva vocals, Lou Caputo & Dotti Anita Taylor flutes, Michael Hashim soprano sax, Frank Perowsky alto sax, Kenny Pexton tenor sax, Jack Walrath & Pasha Karchevsky trumpets, Amadis Dunkel trombone, James Borowski bass trombone, Cecilia Coleman piano, Ron Jackson guitar, Ralph Hamperian bass, percussionist TBA, and Art Lillard drums and band leader. Cover charge $10. This is a DCM event.

Jan23

Midday Jazz Midtown featuring Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band

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Saint Peter's Lutheran Church, 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street, New York City

With Frank Perowsky & Gene Coleman flutes, Michael Hashim soprano sax, Gleb Vascenko alto sax, Gerald M. Thomas tenor sax, Jack Walrath & Sebastian Gil trumpets, Alex Asher trombone, James Borowski bass trombone, Andy Friedberg guitar, Cecilia Coleman piano, Mike Campenni drums, Jeff Andrews bass, David Picton percussion, Andrea Wolper vocals, Art Lillard leader & conductor. A $10 donation is suggested.

Nov15

Art Lillard's Blue Heaven Sextet

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AirTrain Jamaica Station, Sutphin Blvd. & 94th Ave., Jamaica, New York

William Ash guitar, Ralph Hamperian bass, Mark McGowan trumpet, Kenny Pexton tenor sax, Scott Reeves trombone, Art Lillard drums. This FREE event is part of the AirTrain Jazz Festival, presented by the Sutphin Boulevard Business Improvement District and A Better Jamaica, Inc., with the generous support of New York City Council Member Rory Lancman, New York City Council Member I. Daneek Miller, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.

Oct31

Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band

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Theater for the New City's Johnson Theater, 155 First Avenue at 10th Street, New York City

At TNC's Village Halloween Costume Ball https://theaterforthenewcity.net/?vh_show=village-halloween-costume-ball-2018 Andrea Wolper, Irina Zubareva, & Miriam Waks vocals, Carol Sudhalter & Lou Caputo flutes, Michael Hashim soprano sax, Gleb Vascenko alto sax, Kenny Pexton tenor sax, Jack Walrath & Sebastian Gil trumpets, Amadis Dunkel trombone, James Borowski bass trombone, Hyuna Park piano, Andy Friedberg guitar, Ralph Hamperian bass, Art Lillard drums and bandleader.

Jul1

Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band

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The Bitter End, 147 Bleecker Street (between Thompson and LaGuardia) , New York City

This is a DCM event. Featuring Jack Walrath on trumpet and Ratzo Harris on electric bass. Also with: Andrea Wolper & Irina Zubareva vocals, Carol Sudhalter & Lou Caputo flutes, Charles Lee soprano sax, Gleb Vascenko alto sax, Boris Kurganov tenor sax, Pasha Karchevsky trumpet, Lolly Bienenfeld trombone, Amadis Dunkel bass trombone, Ron Jackson guitar, Marcus Persiani keyboard, Todd Isler percussion, and Art Lillard drums, composition, and bandleader.

$10 cover

Jun2

Art Lillard's Blue Heaven Sextet

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Spoke the Hub Dancing, 748 Union Street between 5th & 6th Aves., Brooklyn

This free performance is part of Spoke the Hub Dancing's Local Produce Festival. The performance will be preceded by a free swing dance lesson.

Kenny Pexton tenor sax, Jack Walrath trumpet, Lolly Bienenfeld trombone, Andy Friedberg guitar, Ruslan Khain bass, and Art Lillard drums & composition.

http://spokethehub.org/perform/local-produce/

May25

Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band

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Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, New York, NY

Free half-hour performance to kick off the Lower East Side Festival of the Arts. Featuring Andrea Wolper & Irina Zubareva vocals, Carol Sudhalter & Gene Coleman flutes, Michael Johnson soprano sax, Gleb Vascenko alto sax, Michael Hashim tenor sax, Tommy Russo & Pasha Karchevsky trumpets, Lolly Bienenfeld trombone, Greg Robinson bass trombone, Andy Friedberg guitar, Hyuna Park piano, Ralph Hamperian string bass, David Picton percussion, and Art Lillard composer, drums and leader.

http://theaterforthenewcity.net/?vh_show=the-lower-east-side-festival-of-the-arts

Apr18

Art Lillard"s Blue Heaven Swing Sextet

Erv's, 2122 Beekman Place, Brooklyn

Presented by Erv's in collaboration with PLG Arts. This event is part of the 19th Annual Central Brooklyn Jazz Festival. http://centralbrooklynjazz.org 718.773.2252 x 103. PLG Arts is a festival partner.

Kenny Pexton tenor sax, Jon Mark McGowan trumpet, Lolly Bienenfeld trombone, Andy Friedberg guitar, Ralph Hamperian bass, Art Lillard drums & bandleader

Donation requested. Full bar available.