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Friday, March 16th
10:00pm-1:15am |$20 – $25
FROM PARIS

TONY AND SCOTT TIXIER FT. BERLIN’S ELECTROJAZZ DJ QZEN

A Paris resident, and a hot rising star on the European and international jazz scene, pianist Tony Tixier has performed with music legends Wallace Roney, Christian Scott, Alpha Blondy, Seamus Blake, Logan Richardson, Etienne Charles, Kendrick Scott. He has been featured on some of the top stages in the world including Radio City Music Hall, Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, Blue Note NYC, Jazz in Marciac, Jazz a Vienne, and the legendary Ronnie Scotts in London. Tony opened for Herbie Hancock at the Jazz En Tete Festival in Clermont-Ferrand with his twin brother, violinist Scott Tixier.

Downbeat Magazine considers Tony “one of the most gifted pianists of his generation.”

What makes Tony’s music unique? In his words: “I started composing when I was 6, as soon as my fingers touched the keys. My music is all about deep tradition, spontaneous creativity, technical expertise, and discovering the special groove and feeling that touches people’s hearts.”

Tony just completed his third album in NYC entitled “Life of Sensitive Creatures”, a somewhat autobiographical work. Giving the album 5 stars, UK Vibe says that “you will hear new things every time you listen to the album because of its subtle complex layers.” His second album, “Dream Pursuits” was labeled a “revelation” by Jazz Magazine.

Tony’s intriguing musicality appeals to jazz, hip hop and electronic music audiences alike, and has garnered performance and composition relationships with LVMH, America’s Got Talent, Tommy Hilfiger and other global lifestyle brands. Tony is a rising star in the jazz world and beyond.

Scott Tixier has made a name for himself as a violinist-composer of wide-ranging ambition, individuality and drive — “the future of jazz violin” in the words of Downbeat Magazine and “A remarkable improviser and a cunning jazz composer” in those of NPR.

The New York City-based Tixier, born in 1986 in Montreuil, France has performed with some of the leading lights in jazz and music legends from Stevie Wonder to NEA jazz master Kenny Barron, Cassandra Wilson, John Legend, Gladys Knight, Natalie Cole, Pedrito Martinez, and many others. Tixier’s acclaimed Sunnyside album “Cosmic Adventure” saw the violinist performing with a all star band “taking the jazz world by storm” as the All About Jazz Journal put it. The Village Voice called the album “Poignant and Reflective” while The New York Times declared “Mr. Tixier is a violinist whose sonic palette, like his range of interests, runs open and wide; on his new album, “Cosmic Adventure,” he traces a line through chamber music, Afro-Cuban groove and modern jazz.” When JazzTimes said”Tixier has a remarkably vocal tone, and he employs it with considerable suspense. Cosmic Adventure is a fresh, thoroughly enjoyable recording!”

Qzen? It rhymes with Susan.

She’s a vibe creator, a DJ, a voice
…since the turn of the century — Argentina to Iceland, clubs to kitchen counters, Dimensions Festival to MUTEK. You may know her from John Tejada’s classic “Sweat (On The Walls)” or the 40 Thieves heater “Don’t Turn It Off,” both of whom she worked with on several additional releases.

Since 2010, she’s put out music with Dave Aju on Circus Company, Guillaume & the Coutu-Dumonts on Oslo, Mossa on Thema, Sacha Robotti on Klasse Recordings, Never Knows on Untitled & After, and Berkson & What on Modelmaker. She remixed their “Energy Systems,” as well as Canson’s “Don’t Stop” for Thoughtless.

Qzen has a sincere love for music that’s emotive, sophisticated, bass conscious, and tends to both one’s body and mind. With deep roots in drum and bass, her sets most often span the genres of house and bass music, dipping into breakbeat and techno, though she really doesn’t mind what it’s called; if it’s good, she’ll play it.

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KALÍ RODRÍGUEZ-PEÑA WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

CLOSED THIS EVENING

SAMI STEVENS & KAZEMDE GEORGE “SOME BEATS & SOME SOUL”

TERRY DISLEY JAZZ & ROCK EXPERIENCE

SAMI STEVENS & KAZEMDE GEORGE “SOME BEATS & SOME SOUL”

KAZEMDE GEORGE TRIO

SAMI STEVENS & KAZEMDE GEORGE “SOME BEATS & SOME SOUL”

KAZEMDE GEORGE TRIO

SAMI STEVENS & KAZEMDE GEORGE “SOME BEATS & SOME SOUL”

THE INCOMPARABLE VOCALS OF AZURE MCCALL & HER LITTLE BIG BAND!

SAMI STEVENS & KAZEMDE GEORGE “SOME BEATS & SOME SOUL”

SAMI STEVENS & KAZEMDE GEORGE “SOME BEATS & SOME SOUL”

CLOSED THIS EVENING

THE RUCKUS SESSIONS!! — “A GLASPER TRIBUTE”

THE RODNEY RUCKUS “GLASPER PIANO SET”

THE RUCKUS SESSIONS!! — “A GLASPER TRIBUTE”

THE RODNEY RUCKUS “GLASPER PIANO SET”

THE RUCKUS SESSIONS!! — “A GLASPER TRIBUTE”

SAXOPHONIST JACK SHEEHAN WITH THE RODNEY RUCKUS TRIO

THE RUCKUS SESSIONS!! — “A GLASPER TRIBUTE” WITH MANY SPECIAL GUESTS!

LATE NIGHT DJ SESSION WITH RUCKUS (FREE!)

JACK SHEEHAN WITH THE RODNEY RUCKUS TRIO

THE RUCKUS SESSIONS!! — “A GLASPER TRIBUTE” WITH LOTS OF SPECIAL GUESTS!

LATE NIGHT DJ SESSION WITH RUCKUS (FREE!)

THE RUCKUS SESSIONS!! — “A GLASPER TRIBUTE”

CLOSED THIS EVENING

FREDDY CLARK & WOBBLY WORLD

THE ROD HARRIS GUITAR TRIO

S.A.N.A.H. — THE GROOVE COLLECTIVE FT. ROD HARRIS ON GUITAR

THE ROD HARRIS GUITAR TRIO

S.A.N.A.H. – THE GROOVE COLLECTIVE FT. THANA ALEXA (VOCALS) & ROD HARRIS (GUITAR)

REN GEISICK & THE RENEGADES

S.A.N.A.H. — THE GROOVE COLLECTIVE FT. THANA ALEXA (VOCALS) & ROD HARRIS (GUITAR)

DANIELLE WERTZ + 4 – “A NEW TAKE ON THE CLASSIC AMERICAN SONGBOOK!”

S.A.N.A.H. — THE GROOVE COLLECTIVE FT. THANA ALEXA (VOCALS) & ROD HARRIS (GUITAR)

S.A.N.A.H. — THE GROOVE COLLECTIVE FT. ROD HARRIS ON GUITAR

CLOSED THIS EVENING

THE NICK LAMB PIANO TRIO

THE LAMB JAM COLLECTIVE

THE BLACK CAT TRIO

THE RAVIV MARKOVITZ GROUP

THE SOULFUL VOCALS OF LILAN KANE WITH HER BAND

THE RAVIV MARKOVITZ GROUP

AYA TAKAZAWA COLLECTIVE FT. LYLE LINK (SAX), MATT CLARK (PIANO), AKIRA TANA (DRUMS), KENGO NAKAMURA (BASS)

GENR8R

DANIELLE WERTZ AND HER SWINGIN’ BAND

GENR8R

GRAMMY WINNING SAM BARSH & FRIENDS!

CLOSED THIS EVENING

CLOSED FOR PRIVATE EVENT

THE TERRY DISLEY JAZZ/ROCK EXPERIENCE

HRISTO VITCHEV FT. LORCA HART (DRUMS) & BRIAN HO (HAMMOND B3 ORGAN)

THE BLACK CAT TRIO

THE HENCHMEN STREET GROUP

THE WILL BRAHM “HOMENAJE” GROUP!

JACQUES LESURE AND HIS JAZZ GROOVE COLLECTIVE FT. MANY SPECIAL GUESTS!

AMY DABALOS & GROUP

JACQUES LESURE AND HIS JAZZ GROOVE COLLECTIVE FT. MANY SPECIAL GUESTS!

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CLOSED THIS EVENING

ILLY BOGART

TONY TIXIER TRIO

ADAM LARSON GROUP

TONY TIXIER TRIO

ADAM LARSON GROUP

TONY TIXIER TRIO

ADAM LARSON GROUP

TONY TIXIER TRIO

ADAM LARSON GROUP