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INWOOD JAZZ FESTIVAL
AT A GLANCE

10am -

10:45am

Pre-Festival Workshop

 

The RING Garden • Corner of Dyckman St. & Broadway

3:30pm - 4:15pm

Francisco Mela Ensemble

Inwood Hill Park • 218th & Indian Road

11:30am - 12:15pm

Pre-Festival Workshop

Bruce Reynolds Memorial Garden in Isham Park

4:30pm - 5:15pm

Patience Higgins Ensemble

Inwood Hill Park • 218th & Indian Road

1:30pm - 2:15pm 

Kevin Nathaniel Hylton & Spirit Ensemble

Inwood Hill Park • 218th & Indian Road

5:30pm - 6:15pm

Billy Harper Quintet

Inwood Hill Park • 218th & Indian Road

2:30pm - 3:15pm

Annette A. Aguilar

Inwood Hill Park • 218th & Indian Road

7pm - 8:45pm

Jam Session/Performance

Melvin "Tiger" Vines Quintet

Inwood Farm • 218th & Indian Road

Billy Harper

INWOOD
JAZZ
FESTIVAL

Saturday August 19, 2023

PROGRAM

 

PRE-FESTIVAL WORKSHOPS
 

The RING Garden, Jazz WaHi & Bruce Reynolds Memorial Garden (BRMG) Proudly Presents:

 

2 special and free, 45-minute Jazz

Interactive Workshops/ Performances for

Children (aged 1 ~ 8yrs).

Workshop/ Performances entitled "TAKE THE A TRAIN..." will be offered by Jazz

WaHi's own Louise Rogers!

Do take advantage of these unique

workshops/ performances.

The children will love them.

And then...

Head down to Inwood Hill Park, where the festival begins!

10 - 10:45am
The RING Garden • Corner of Dyckman St. & Broadway
 
Take The A Train...

A free, 45 minute Jazz Interactive Workshop/ Performances for Children (aged 1 ~ 8yrs) will be offered by Jazz WaHi's own Louise Rogers!

11:30am - 12:15pm
Bruce Reynolds Memorial Garden in Isham Park
 
Take The A Train...

A free, 45 minute Jazz Interactive Workshop/ Performances for Children (aged 1 ~ 8yrs) will be offered by Jazz WaHi's own Louise Rogers!

 

 

INWOOD JAZZ FESTIVAL

1:30pm - 2:15pm
Inwood Hill Park • 218th & Indian Road
 
Kevin Nathaniel Hylton & Spirit Ensemble

The Spirit Ensemble has established itself as the primary source of music that traverses the African Diaspora. The enchanting sounds of the mbira, kora, bala, steel pan, and bamboo flute comprise the essênce of Spirit's sound and provide the foundation for rhythmic travels.

Spirit Ensemble! One of the very few bands ever to fuse the many facets of African Global Music seamlessly and make it all swing.

2:30 - 3:15pm
Inwood Hill Park • 218th & Indian Road
 
Annette A. Aguilar

Aguilar has played with a long line of rock, rhythm and blues, Latin jazz, and pop stars. She has performed: on Broadway, at Jazz at Lincoln Center, the Kennedy Center, with the Grateful Dead, with members of Santana, and Sheila E. Annette A.

Aguilar & StringBeans brings the Women in Latin Jazz Festival to the Inwood Jazz Festival!

3:30 - 4:15pm
Inwood Hill Park • 218th & Indian Road
 
Francisco Mela Ensemble

Francisco Mela is a favorite amongst jazz's elite instrumentalists, among them Joe Lovano, John Scofield, JoAnne Bracken, Kenny Barron, Gary Bartz, Bobby Watson, and McCoy Tyner, all of whom cite his charisma, sophistication, and life-affirming spirit as an extension of his incredible talents as a composer and drummer.

4:30 - 5:15pm
Inwood Hill Park • 218th & Indian Road
 
Patience Higgins Ensemble

Patience Higgins is a multi-reed player who has toured and recorded with many incredible artists, including The Duke Ellington Orchestra, Count Basie Band, Ray Charles, Lionel Hampton, Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Savion Glover, Pointer Sisters, Barry Harris, Jimmy Scott, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Muhal Richard Abrams, Charles Tolliver, T.S.Monk, Venesa Rubin and the Sugar Hill Quartet.

5:30 - 6:15pm
Inwood Hill Park • 218th & Indian Road
 
Billy Harper Quintet

Saxophonist and composer whose compositions bear comparison with more famous musicians such as Wayne Shorter and McCoy Tyner. He has performed as a longtime band member with leaders such as Art Blakey, Max Roach, Lee Morgan, and is a leader in his own right. This evening he will perform with Freddie Hendrix (pt), Francesca Tanksley (piano), Ben Young (bass), and Aaron Scott (drums).

JAM SESSION

Inwood Farm • 600 West 218th Street
 
Join us for an after-party and jam session at the INWOOD FARM, hosted by trumpeter Melvin Vines!
7 - 7:45pm Performance
8 - 8:45pm Jam Session
 
Inwood Farm • 218th & Indian Road
 
Melvin "Tiger" Vines Quintet

Trumpetist, composer, band leader, painter and sculptor Tiger has performed with Sun Ra Arkestra, Bassist Jymmie Merritt and others.

The Harlem Jazz Machine, his former band, could be heard weekly for over a decade at Harlem's world famous St. Nicks Pub & Paris Blues.

 

 

Enjoy! the after-festival festivities.

Workshop1
Workshop 2
Spirit
Annette
Francisco
Patience
Jam Session
Jazz is about being in the moment and creating something together. It's a communal experience that brings people from different backgrounds and cultures together in harmony."

Wynton Marsalis

Restaurants to Visits During Your Stay!

Beans & Vines

www.beansandvines.com

 

Buunni Coffee

www.buunnicoffee.com

 

Cocina Latina Restaurant

cocinalatinarestaurant.net

Guadalupe Bar & Grill

www.guadalupebargrill.com

Inwood Gourmet

www.inwoodgourmet.com

 

Inwood Hills Wine & Spirits Room

www.inwoodhillswines.com

Mamajuana

www.mamajuana-cafe.com

 

The Park View

www.theparkviewnewyork.com

 

Tubby Hook Tavern

www.tubbyhooktavern.com

 

Dichter Pharmacy & Soda Shoppe

www.yelp.com/biz/dichter-pharmacy-and-soda-shoppe-new-york

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