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2019 Gotham Jazz Festival Sunday, April 28th The Players Club 16 Gramercy Park South (btw Park Ave and Irving Place on 20th Street) 12pm – 1am   Join us for our 3rd annual festival for 13 hours of dancing, lounging, n’ listening to over a dozen of NYC’s best hot jazz, swing, & blues bands (over 100 musicians) at the stunning & exclusive private club from the Gilded Age, The Players! Following last year’s sold-out festival, Prohibition Productions and New York Hot Jazz Camp have teamed up again. The Festival is 13hrs long and divided into two halves. You may purchase tickets for each half separately or get a day pass. DRESS CODE – Proper attire requested – Retro Chic, Vintage, Suits, cocktail attire, or biz casual… think Boardwalk Empire, Gatsby, Mad Men. No shorts, t-shirts, torn/tattered jeans, workout or warm-up attire, fitness/athletic shoes, and ball/casual caps. SCHEDULE FIRST HALF (12:00 to 5:30pm) THE BALLROOM * 12:30 to 2:30 – NYHJC Ensembles * 2:55 to 3:55pm – Queen Esther – vaudeville blues from Alberta Hunter * 4:15 to 5:30pm – NYHJC Faculty All Stars – with Rebecca Kilgore, Evan Christopher, Nicki Parrott, Jon-Erik Kellso, Dion Tucker, Dalton Ridenhour, Justin Poindexter, Rob Garcia, Bria Skonberg, and Molly Ryan. THE LIBRARY * 12:30 to 1:30pm – The Hot Toddies – w/special guests Gordon Webster & Hannah Gill * 2:15 to 3:30pm – The Anderson Twins * 4:00 to 5:15pm – Ben Paterson Trio (Winner of the Ellis Marsalis Piano Competition) KINSTLER ROOM * 12:00 to 12:40 – Jesse Gelber * 2:30 to 3:30 – NYHJC Vocalists * 3:45 to […]

Prohibition Productions presents The Salon’s New Year’s Eve Eve at The Player’s Club 16 Gramercy Park South, New York City December 30, 2018  7pm – 1am Some say New Year’s Eve is amateur night; that’s ’cause all the dames n’ dapper gents know the real party is the night before – at THE SALON – what we like to call NEW YEAR’s EVE EVE. For our 11th annual extravaganza we’re going all out as we take over The Players Club… the stunning & exclusive private club from the gilded age of ol’ New York! — live music by — SWING (in the Ballroom) * Eyal Vilner Big Band * w/vocalist Queen Esther HOT JAZZ (in the Library) * Tamar Korn & A Kornucopia * SULTRY SWING n BLUES (in the Kinstler Room) * King Solomon Hicks Quartet * * piano ragtime master Terry Waldo * GYPSY JAZZ (in The VIP Room / aka Card Room) * Adrien Chevalier Gypsy Jazz Trio * — plus —  * MC Dandy Wellington * * chorus gals The Bathtub Ginnys * * Djs VaVa Voon & Andrius Sc * * FREE Beginner swing lesson (7:45-8:15pm) by Jaime Shannon * classic burlesque by * Velvetina Taylor / Justease / Delysia LaChatte * Full Bar in the Ballroom (Dining Hall), and a VIP bar in the Card Room. No food will be available or for sale.  VIP ROOM  Sip cocktails at Mark Twain’s own poker table, and lounge on couches in our private VIP room filled w historic curiosities featuring a private VIP only bar away from the crowds – mingle amongst the VIP guests and performers… not to mention a […]

The New York Hot Jazz Festival presents Mahogany Hall Stomp The Triad * 158 W. 72nd St.  * New York City January 29th 5pm & 7:30pm FOR TICKETS, CLICK HERE. FEATURING: Patrick Bartley Orchestra *** Tatiana Eva-Marie *** Sasha Masakowski *** Queen Esther *** DeWitt Fleming Jr. *** Charles Turner *** The Copacetics *** Join us for a sizzling hot jazz extravaganza with a dollop of pre-New Year’s Eve celebratory spirit mixed in, as we kick off 130th birthday fete of one of America’s greatest songwriters, Spencer Williams, whose hits (Mahogany Hall Stomp, Basin Street Blues, I Found A New Baby, Everybody Loves My Baby) comprised a veritable soundtrack of the Jazz Age. The show will feature red hot styling of Patrick Bartley Orchestra, the swinging vocal harmonies of The Copacetics, the exhilarating tap dance wizardry of Dewitt Fleming Jr., mellifluous vocals of Tatiana Eva-Marie, Queen Esther, Charles Turner III, as well as Sasha Masakowski. An evening of swinging revelry awaits!

Arenella Productions presents JAZZ AGE TEA DANCE! Michael Arenella & his Dreamland Orchestra featuring Queen Esther December 16th  2pm – 6pm The Bell House 149 7th St. Gowanus, Brooklyn Purchase Tickets: http://jazzageteadance.eventbrite.com For Directions and info on The Bell House: https://www.thebellhouseny.com/info/ Back by popular demand – JAZZ AGE TEA DANCE returns! This year’s magical setting is THE BELL HOUSE– a 19th century warehouse along the banks of the storied Gowanus Canal. Just a short walk from the F,G and R trains, the historic and cozy vestige of Brooklyn’s past will be filled with the happy scents of ginger, spice and all things nice. MICHAEL ARENELLA & HIS DREAMLAND ORCHESTRA keeps you toasty with Fox Trots, Waltzes, Latin and Musical Novelties. In homage to the grand British colonial tradition of the afternoon tea dance, a complimentary spread of exotic teas will enliven your senses. Complimentary holiday sweets and light treats frame the dance floor. Partake in a dance lesson at 2pm with Roddy Caravella before the orchestra begins. A full cash bar offers cocktails, wine and beer, as well as non-alcoholic beverages for purchase. Also, in addition to our complimentary tea service, holiday sweets and treats, The Bell House features a yummy bar food menu for a la carte purchase! (Cards accepted) Tickets: EARLYBIRD FOR ONE $35 EARLYBIRD FOR TWO $60 (Available until November 16th) GENERAL ADMISSION FOR ONE $40 GENERAL ADMISSION FOR TWO $70 (After November 16th) WINTER BALL/TEA DANCE DISCOUNT Receive a $10 discount off Jazz Age Tea Dance if also attending Winter Ball! […]

The 5th Annual New York Hot Jazz Festival! PLEASE NOTE: Queen Esther performs with Charlie Halloran’s Sextet at Gallow Green, 4:20pm Join us for the 6th annual New York Hot Jazz Festival. After yet another sold out edition, the hot jazz and swing party of the year returns to the spellbinding McKittrick Hotel and once again features three stages (one of them hidden on a mystery train) with continuous live music from 16 ensembles and multiple special guest artists for 12 hours. The Fest will feature NOLA-style Second Line parade to commemorate the tricentennial of Crescent City, Antique Gramophone DJ, and a raucous Midnight Speakeasy after party with the Fest’s storied jam as well as dancers and performance art acts to cap the night’s festivities. Celebrating trad jazz with rising stars and legendary performers, the Fest will showcase the best talent of the global hot jazz and swing revival with the music spanning the entire breadth and scope of early jazz from the beginnings in New Orleans through the Roaring ’20s and Prohibition and well into the Big Band Swing era. Prizes await those who deck themselves in their vintage best. So dress to impress and get ready to party your night away! Dancing is encouraged and inevitably irresistible. FEATURING: • Grammy-winning Vince Giordano & The Nighthawks “From Harlem to Montmartre: a Jazz Age Voyage” & “Hot Potpourri”  • The Hot Sardines • Mwenso and The Shakes “The Joint Is Jumpin’ ” a hit Fats Waller revue from London’s West End • Evan Christopher’s Clarinet […]