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Upcoming Events

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  • Fri
    25
    May
    2018

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch. Ed Howard (bass) and Paul Wells (drums)
  • Fri
    01
    Jun
    2018

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch. Crusty Crotchet (bass) and Groovewood McNuffy (drums)
  • Fri
    08
    Jun
    2018

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch. Peter Brendler (bass) and Groovewood McNuffy (drums)
  • Fri
    15
    Jun
    2018

    Bennett Paster Trio

    6-10pm

    Hillstone
    153 E 53th St (54th St @ 3rd Ave), NYC
    Free

    My Friday evening trio residency continues in earnest at Hillstone. Join us for a drink, some spinach dip, steak or sushi, or just chill and listen as we play original music, jazz and standards, Stevie and Beatles tunes and more at the Ranch. Gary Wang (bass) and Ethan Eubanks (drums)
  • Sun
    22
    Jul
    2018
    Fri
    27
    Jul
    2018

    Stanford Jazz Workshop: Residency

    Braun Music Center
    471 Lagunita Drive
    Stanford, CA 94305

    For more than 30 summers I've spent time performing, teaching and learning at the West Coast's premiere jazz educational gathering: the Stanford Jazz Workshop.  I'll be in residency teaching masterclasses, leading ensembles and performing.  If you are looking for a place to hone your jazz skills, make some new friends and connections and hear an astounding festival of concerts, please consider joining us!  Full details at stanfordjazz.org

  • Thu
    26
    Jul
    2018

    Remembering Ndugu

    7:30pm

    Dinkelsepil Audotorium
    471 Lagunita Drive
    Stanford, CA 94305

    Remembering Ndugu: A musical send-off for one of the greatest drummers ever.


    When Leon “Ndugu” Chancler passed away earlier this year, the world lost one of the greatest drummers in music. His contributions to pop and funk are legendary, from Michael Jackson’s iconic “Billy Jean” and records with Lionel Richie and Donna Summer, to the deeply funky “Let It Whip” by the Dazz Band and equally grooving collaborations with keyboardist George Duke. His jazz credentials are no less impressive, including projects with Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard, Bobby Hutcherson, Herbie Hancock, Thelonious Monk, Jean-Luc Ponty, Weather Report, and many others. For over 20 years, Ndugu was an essential and much beloved member of the SJW faculty, sharing his vast experience generously with all SJW students. For this special show, keyboardist, composer, and SJW faculty artist Bennett Paster will direct a musical tribute to the late master, featuring performances by many of the musicians on the SJW faculty who played with and were influenced by Ndugu, including Ndugu’s close friend and associate, keyboardist Patrice Rushen. Join us afterward for a special reception honoring Ndugu.

    Personnel:
    Bennett Paster, keyboards, MD
    Patrice Rushen, keyboards
    Allison Miller, drums

    Plus members of the Stanford Jazz Workshop Faculty

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