The Cornelia Street Cafe in September

Source: New York’s Cornelia Street Cafe.

Saturday, Sep 02 – 8:30 & 10:00pm
DAN WEISS TRIO
Dan Weiss, drums; Jacob Sacks, piano; Thomas Morgan, bass
With his trio, including Jacob Sacks and Thomas Morgan, Weiss has released two recordings entitled, ”Now Yes When” (2006) and “Timshel” (2011), which have been critically acclaimed for their unique approach to song structure and endlessly creative improvisation.

Saturday, Sep 09 – 8:30 & 10:00pm
BEN MONDER TRIO
Ben Monder, guitar; Tony Malaby, tenor sax; Andrew Cyrille, drums
Ben Monder and Tony Malaby, whose musical relationship goes back 20 years, team up with veteran master drummer Andrew Cyrille for a night of sonic explorations.

Wednesday, Sep 13 – 8:00 & 9:30pm
MOSTLY OTHER PEOPLE DO THE KILLING
Ron Stabinsky, piano; Moppa Elliott, bass; Kevin Shea, drums
Mostly Other People Do the Killing will be performing on bassist/bandleader Moppa Elliott’s Birthday! The group will play selections from their forthcoming album on Hot Cup records entitled “Paint” featuring compositions for piano trio by Elliott as well as Duke Ellington, Huey Lewis, and Joe Zawinul. The music is energetic, swinging, and fun!

Friday, Sep 15 – 8:30 & 10:00pm
MICHAËL ATTIAS QUINTET
Michaël Attias, alto sax; Ralph Alessi, trumpet; Aruàn Ortiz, piano; Sean Conly, bass; Francisco Mela, drums
For his return to the Cornelia Street Café, Attias has put together a special group featuring close longtime collaborators Ralph Alessi, Sean Conly and Aruàn Ortiz, along with the magical explosive that is Francisco Mela. A map of common influences would include such important coordinates as the music of the AACM, Ornette Coleman, Paul Motian, and Andrew Hill. Tonight, these powerful and unique musicians will play some new compositions by Attias as well as pieces culled from his latest Clean Feed release, the critically-acclaimed Nerve Dance (with Ortiz, John Hébert and Nasheet Waits.)

Saturday, Sep 30 – 8:30 & 10:00pm
MARIO PAVONE, VERTICAL SEXTET
Mario Pavone, bass, comp.; Dave Ballou, trumpet; Tony Malaby, tenor, soprano sax; Oscar Noriega, clarinet, bass clarinet; Peter McEachern, trombone; Michael Sarin , drums
The group will play new music in support of its acclaimed new release on Clean Feed records.

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