Archive for March, 2011
Floating on Sari Kessler’s velvet voice, Jazz Nights were transported to the Southern Mediterranean state of Monaco right in the middle of a cold early spring in New York.
Last night Jazz Nights visited legendary Birdland and enjoyed some roasted eggplant with belly dancers at Tagine.
“It was Charlie Parker, familiarly known to his fans and fellow musicians as “Bird,” a contraction of Yardbird, his formal nickname, who was the dynamic creative personality and genius of the alto saxophone who served as the inspiration for Birdland.” — excerpt from Birdland history page.
Tagine Dining Gallery looks like Moroccan price’s living room where muses of jazz and great food came to relax, celebrate and dance.
Mercedes Hall was singing at Iridium on March 8 and she was wonderful, emotional and inspiring.