Red Hook Jazz Festival Lineup

Ari Hoenig at Moers Festival, June 2006, Germany

Source: The Red Hook Jazz Festival takes place in Brooklyn this June. Artists include:

Celebrating its ninth continuous year presenting the finest jazz musicians playing today — and proudly from the grassroots — the 2016 Red Hook Jazz Festival will be presented on two consecutive Sundays, June 12 and 19 from 1-6 PM in the community garden and ecological center the Urban Meadow, located at the corner of President and Van Brunt Streets near the Columbia St. waterfront in Brooklyn, NY.

June 12

Tomas Fujiwara & The Hook Up
Tomas Fujiwara: drums/compositions
Michael Formanek: bass
Mary Halvorson: guitar
Brian Settles: tenor saxophone/flute
Jonathan Finlayson: trumpet

Rez Abbasi’s Junction
Rez Abbasi: guitar/compositions
Mark Shim: tenor saxophone/MIDI wind controller
Ben Stivers: keyboards
Kenny Grohowski: drums

Steven Bernstein: slide trumpet
Briggan Krauss: alto saxophone
Tony Scherr: bass
Kenny Wollesen: drums

June 19

Jeff Davis Authorities Trio + 1
Jeff Davis: drums/compositions
Kirk Knuffke: cornet
Eivind Opsvik: bass
Special Guest Jonathan Goldberger: guitar

Matt Pavolka Horns Band
Matt Pavolka: acoustic bass, trombone
Kirk Knuffke: cornet
Loren Stillman: alto saxophone
Jacob Garchick: trombone
Mark Ferber: drums

Ari Hoenig Group
Ari Hoenig: drums
Other players TBA

James Brandon Lewis Trio
James Brandon Lewis: tenor saxophone
Luke Stewart: electric bass
Warren Trae Crudup III: drums

Bobby Previte & the Visitors
Bobby Previte: drums/compositions
Mike Gamble: guitar
Michael Kammers: saxophones/keyboards
Kurt Kotheimer: bass