Concert Calendar

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2023

  • Sat
    14
    Jan
    2023

    Loyales @ Superfine

    8-11pm

    126 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

    Join us at this groovy DUMBO, Brooklyn restaurant/bar for comfort food, New Mexico Hatch green chile, drinks and more. The Loyales will jam out to classic rock & soul, R&B.

  • Wed
    25
    Jan
    2023

    Bennett Paster Understated Trio @ Mezzrow

    Sets at 7:30 and 9pm

    Mezzrow
    163 W 10th St, NY

    Mezzrow is NYCs premier piano trio room offering an intimate listening environment and featuring a fantastic Steinway.  Join us for an evening of my original music plus some standards, Stevie tunes and whatever else strikes our fancy.  Bennett Paster (piano), Gary Wang (bass) & Tony Mason (drums)

  • Wed
    08
    Feb
    2023

    Vinny Valentino Organ Trio @ 333 Lounge

    7:30-10pm

    333 Lounge & Restaurant
    333 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

    Organ Trio music, live from the heart of Brooklyn, featuring a selection of jazz, Brazilian and groove music featuring:

    Vinny Valentino (guitar)
    Bennett Paster (organ)
    Alex Kautz (drums)

    https://vinny.com/
    https://www.333lounge.com/#/menu/

  • Tue
    07
    Mar
    2023

    Lily White Quintet

    8-10:30pm

    Ibeam Brooklyn
    168 7th St, Brooklyn, NY

    Join us at this hip BK performance space for two sets of original, broad-based jazz with Saxophonist/Composer Lily White and her Quintet.  This event is part of the series Wide Open Works, presented by Connection Works.

    $20, tickets at the door

    Lily White – tenor • David Smith – trumpet • Bennett Paster – piano • Jim Whitney – bass • Rob Garcia – drums

  • Sun
    26
    Mar
    2023

    Ricky Tinelli swings the Bitter End

    6:30-7:45pm

    The Bitter End
    147 Bleecker St, New York, NY 10012

    If you like Sinatra, swing and Standards, I guarantee you’ll love singer Ricky Tinelli.  Come enjoy an evening of your favorites sung “smack dab in the middle” by a guy who really believes in the songs and delivers them with aplomb.

    Ricky Tinelli – vocals, Ethan Eubanks – Drums, Bennett Paster – Piano, Matt Owens – trumpet, Jay Rattman – tenor, Jen Hodges – bass

  • Wed
    29
    Mar
    2023

    Ethan Eubank's Detroit Grease

    7-8:30pm

    Groove
    125 MacDougal St, NYC

    Classic organ trio swing, boogaloo and funk in the heart of the Village!

    Ethan Eubanks drums, Bennett Paster organ, TBA guitar

  • Thu
    30
    Mar
    2023

    Paul Beaudry & Pathways

    7-8:30pm

    Hellenic Cultural Center: Thespis Theater
    25-02 Newton Ave, Astoria, NY 11102

    Paul Beaudry and Pathways reunites to play original music and our arrangements of folk and popular songs picked up during our two separate month-long US State Department Rhythm Road Tours.

    Paul Beaudry (bass), Tim Armacost (tenor), Bennett Paster (piano), Lucianna Padmore (drums)

  • Sat
    01
    Apr
    2023

    Bennett Paster Understated Trio @ Maureen's

    8-9:30pm

    Maureen's Jazz Cellar
    2 N Broadway, Nyack, NY 10960
    maureensjazzcellar.com

    Join us at Rockland County’s coolest jazz club, featuring a fantastic Steinway, tasty food and drinks.  This will be our first time playing up there, so please join the party and make us feel welcome as we play music from our forthcoming groovy jazz release Understated.

    Bennett Paster (piano), Gary Wang (bass) & Tony Mason (drums)

    $25 cover
    For Reservations and Inquiries:
    (845) 535-3143

  • Sun
    23
    Apr
    2023

    Bennett Paster Understated Trio @ The Django

    9:30pm-12am

    The Django
    2 6th Avenue, in The Roxy Hotel, Cellar Level
    New York, NY 10013

    The Django is a Paris-inspired jazz venue & cocktail bar under the Roxy Hotel in TriBeCa, with vaulted ceilings.  Food and drinks available. Join us for an evening of original music and standards, Stevie tunes and whatever else strikes our fancy.  Bennett Paster (piano), Gary Wang (bass) & Tony Mason (drums).

    $25/person plus 2-drink minimum

    Reservations recommended!

  • Thu
    25
    May
    2023

    BP Solo Piano at Gage & Tollner

    6:30-8:30pm

    Gage & Tollner
    372 Fulton St
    Brooklyn, NY

    Established in 1892, Gage & Tollner has long been Brooklyn’s go-to destination for fine dining and cocktails.  Come visit this meticulously restored, beautiful historic restaurant, where  I’ll be playing solo piano in the upstairs Gosling’s lounge.  Come for music and a rum cocktail and/or make a dinner reservation downstairs for later.

  • Sat
    27
    May
    2023

    BP Solo Piano at Gage & Tollner

    6:30-8:30pm

    Gage & Tollner
    372 Fulton St
    Brooklyn, NY

    Established in 1892, Gage & Tollner has long been Brooklyn’s go-to destination for fine dining and cocktails.  Come visit this meticulously restored, beautiful historic restaurant, where  I’ll be playing solo piano in the upstairs Gosling’s lounge.  Come for music and a rum cocktail and/or make a dinner reservation downstairs for later.

  • Fri
    02
    Jun
    2023

    BP Solo Piano at Gage & Tollner

    6:30-8:30pm

    Gage & Tollner
    372 Fulton St
    Brooklyn, NY

    Established in 1892, Gage & Tollner has long been Brooklyn’s go-to destination for fine dining and cocktails.  Come visit this meticulously restored, beautiful historic restaurant, where  I’ll be playing solo piano in the upstairs Gosling’s lounge.  Come for music and a rum cocktail and/or make a dinner reservation downstairs for later.

  • Sun
    25
    Jun
    2023

    Loyales Live!

    5-7pm

    Plaxall Gallery at Culture Lab LIC
    5-25 46th Ave, Queens, NY 11101

    Join us at this outdoor Summer concert and dance party as the Loyales play classic rock & soul, R&B.  Seating, food and drinks available.

    Milton- vocals/guitar; Julia Joseph- vocals; Martin Kearton- guitar; Bennett Paster- vocals/keys; Jeff Eyrich- bass; Robert Weiss- drums

  • Wed
    28
    Jun
    2023

    Canada Day Celebration

    6-9pm

    Houston Hall
    222 W Houston @ 7th Ave, NYC

    Canadian Association of New York presents their 2023 Canada Day Celebration at Houston Hall.  We will celebrate in style, with 3 hours of open bar and appetizers, a great event raffle, and lots of Canadian music. We are pleased to be able to offer tickets at a great value of $50 for CANY Members. CANY Members can also invite up to two additional Non-Member Guests for $65 each.

    TICKETS MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE BY JUNE 27TH!!! TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD AT THE DOOR!!!

    Tyley Ross (vocals), Bennett Paster (keys) & Robin Macatangay (guitar)

  • Sun
    16
    Jul
    2023

    CANCELLED BP Organ Quartet @ Operation Gig

    4-6pm

    CANCELLED
    131 Buckingham Rd
    Brooklyn, NY 11226

    CANCELLED

    TODAY’S GIG IS CANCELLED DUE TO RAINY WEATHER.  WE HOPE TO RESCHEDULE FOR SOMETIME IN OCTOBER.  THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

  • Sun
    23
    Jul
    2023
    Fri
    28
    Jul
    2023

    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.  This year we celebrate 50 years of SJW!  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

  • Sun
    23
    Jul
    2023

    Bennett Paster Trio: Radiance

    7:30pm

    Campbell Recital Hall
    Braun Music Center, Stanford University
    471 Lagunita Drive

    Experience music at the crossroads of rhythm and beauty, as my trio plays new music from our forthcoming release Radiance in the amazing chamber acoustics of Stanford’s in Campbell Recital Hall. 

    Click here to buy tickets!

    Bennett Paster (piano) • Josh Thurston Milgrom (bass) • Mike Mitchell (drums)

  • Sat
    29
    Jul
    2023

    Bennett Paster Trio at Mr. Tipples, San Francisco

    6-8:30pm

    Mr Tipples
    39 Fell St, San Francisco, CA 94102

    Stylish cocktails.  Tasty dumplings.  Grooving jazz.  ‘Frisco.  It’s an unbeatable combination!

    Music at the crossroads of Beauty & Groove with Bennett Paster Trio

    Bennett Paster (piano) • Josh Thurston Milgrom (bass) • Mike Mitchell (drums)

    Tickets available here.

  • Tue
    01
    Aug
    2023

    Bennett Paster Trio @ Mezzrow

    Sets at 7:30 and 9pm

    Mezzrow
    163 W 10th St, NY

    Music at the crossroads of Beauty & Groove, brought to you by the Bennett Paster Trio.  Mezzrow is NYCs premier piano trio room offering an intimate listening environment and featuring a fantastic Steinway.

    Reservations Suggested

    Bennett Paster (piano), Gary Wang (bass) & Tony Mason (drums)

  • Fri
    04
    Aug
    2023

    R&B Night @ 333 Lounge

    8-11:30pm

    333 Lounge & Restaurant
    333 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

    R&B, soul and funk with a band of NYC luminaries:

    Andy Galore, Oz Noy, Josh Dion, Iam Chandlar & Bennett Paster plus special guests

    https://www.333lounge.com/#/menu/

  • Wed
    30
    Aug
    2023

    Tony Jefferson & Bennett Paster

    6-9pm

    The Flatiron Room NoMad
    37 W 26th St, NYC

    Singer/Drummer Tony Jefferson and I have worked and toured together since the mid 2000s with Paul Beaudry and Pathways.  Perhaps best known as a swinging drummer, Tony is a sensational singer with a knack for interpreting the Great American Songbook, R&B and pop tunes and more.  Join us at this swanky midtown bar and restaurant for an intimate evening of music.

  • Thu
    07
    Sep
    2023

    Todd Horton & Friends

    7-10pm

    Barrows Intense Ginger Liquor Distillery & Tasting Room
    86 34th St (In Industry City)
    Brooklyn, NY

    Join us for an evening of jazz, tasty craft-made spirits and more at this hip Industry City distillery, led by master trumpet player Todd Horton.

    Todd Horton – trumpet, flugelhorn
    Bennett Paster – piano
    Tim Givens – bass
    Rob Garcia – drums

  • Sun
    10
    Sep
    2023

    Bennett Paster Trio @ The Django

    6:30-9pm

    The Django
    2 6th Avenue, in The Roxy Hotel, Cellar Level
    New York, NY 10013

    The Django is a Paris-inspired jazz venue & cocktail bar under the Roxy Hotel in TriBeCa, with vaulted ceilings.  Food and drinks available. Join us for an evening of original music from our forthcoming album Radiance and standards, Stevie tunes and whatever else strikes our fancy.  Bennett Paster (piano), Gary Wang (bass) & Tony Mason (drums).

    $25/person plus 2-drink minimum

    Reservations recommended!

  • Thu
    21
    Sep
    2023

    Todd Horton & Friends

    7-10pm

    Barrows Intense Ginger Liquor Distillery & Tasting Room
    86 34th St (In Industry City)
    Brooklyn, NY

    Join us for an evening of jazz standards, tasty craft-made spirits and more at this hip Industry City distillery, led by melodic trumpet player Todd Horton.

    Todd Horton – trumpet, flugelhorn
    Bennett Paster – piano
    Tim Givens – bass
    Gintas Janusonis – drums

  • Sat
    23
    Sep
    2023

    Kirk Driscoll, Vinny Valentino and Bennett Paster

    7:30-10pm

    333 Lounge & Restaurant
    333 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

    Organ Trio music, live from the heart of Brooklyn, featuring a selection of jazz, standards and groove music featuring:

    Vinny Valentino (guitar)
    Bennett Paster (organ)
    Kirk Driscoll (drums)

    https://vinny.com/
    https://www.333lounge.com/#/menu/

  • Wed
    27
    Sep
    2023

    Vinny Valentino, Bennett Paster and Kirk Driscoll

    7:30-10pm

    333 Lounge & Restaurant
    333 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

    Organ Trio music, live from the heart of Brooklyn, featuring a selection of jazz, Brazilian and groove music featuring:

    Vinny Valentino (guitar)
    Bennett Paster (organ)
    Kirk Driscoll (drums)

    https://vinny.com/
    https://www.333lounge.com/#/menu/