Jazzmobile Summerfest 2011 – Cool Free Jazz In Harlem Now Through Aug. 31

Jazzmobile, Inc.is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) art and culture organization based on 127th street in Harlem.  It’s mission is to present, preserve, promote and propagate Jazz, America’s Classical music.

This year’s Jazzmobile Summerfest 2011 is presented by Chase and runs through Wednesday, August 31.

Sponsors include The Greater Harlem Chamber of Commerce, Harlem Arts Alliance, NYCulture, NYSCA, Steinway & Sons, City of New York Parks & Recreation, WBGO Jazz 88.3FM.

Schedule Featuring Hand-Picked Song Selections Available on iTunes

Sat Jul 16 6pm Harlem
A Billy Taylor Tribute
Winard HarperHarlem River Park – Fifth Ave & 139th St
Host: Jazzmobile, Inc.
The Very Best Of 1945-1949 - Billy Taylor

Mon Jul 18 7pm Manhattan
Cynthia Holiday
Stuyvesant Cove Park -20th St. & FDR Dr.
HOST: Stuyvesant Cove Park Association

Tue Jul 19 7pm Manhattan
Alan Bergman
47th St between 9th & 10th Ave
Host: 47th St/48th St Block Assoc

Fri Jul 22 7pm Harlem
Yosvany Terry
Marcus Garvey Park-Fifth Ave & 122nd St
Host: Marcus Garvey Park
Yosvany Terry

Wed Jul 27 7pm Harlem
Danny Mixon
Grant’s Tomb-Riverside Dr & 122nd St
Host: Grant’s Tomb
Ode to Mingus - Dannie Richmond Quartet

Thu Jul 28 7:30pm Manhattan
Taylor Made: Three Pianos A Birthday Tribute to Dr. Billy Taylor
Barry Harris, Eric Reed, &Christian Sands with Winard Harper & Chip Jackson, Cecil Bridgewater, Craig Harris, Tia Fuller, & Melba Joyce
Damrosch Park Bandshell-62nd St. betw. Columbus & Amsterdam Ave.
Host: Lincoln Center Out of Doors

Sat Jul 30 2pm Manhattan
Great Jazz on the Great Hill A Swing Dance Party with the
GEORGE GEE SWING ORCHESTRA Jazz Vocal Competition Winners Brianna Thomas (’09), and Pete McGuiness (’10), Alyson Williams (MC)
Central Park-Enter at W. 106th St & Duke Ellington Blvd.
SWING DANCE WORKSHOP w/ Clyde Wilder Host: Jazzmobile in Partnership with the Central Park Conservancy

Tue Aug 2 7pm Brooklyn
Randy Weston
Brooklyn Bridge Park- Pier 1,
Harbor View Lawn (42 Furman Ave)
Host: Brooklyn Bridge Park

Wed Aug 3 7pm Harlem
Ray Mantilla/Good Vibration Band
Grant’s Tomb Riverside Dr & 122nd St
Host: Jazzmobile, Inc.
Ray Mantilla
Thu Aug 4 7pm Corona
Cecil Bridgewater
Louis Armstrong House- 34-56 107th St
Host: Louis Armstrong House

Wed Aug 10 7pm Harlem
Geri Allen
Grant’s Tomb- Riverside Dr & 122nd St

Host: Jazzmobile, Inc.
LIVE AT THE VILLAGE VANGUARD - Geri Allen, Charlie Haden & Paul Motian

Thu Aug 18 7pm Harlem
Will Calhoun
Morningside Park

Morningside Ave & 114th St
Host: Friends of Morningside Park
Housework / Solo Drum Performances - Will Calhoun

Fri Aug 26 7pm Harlem
WYCLIFFE GORDON Premier of “Within Our Gates”
Wycliffe Gordon Composer
A Jazzmobile Commission
Location to follow
Wycliffe Gordon
Project support provided by: MapFund, Chamber Music America, Doris Duke Foundation

Wed Aug 31 7pm Harlem
Jimmy Heath
Grant’s Tomb- Riverside Dr & 122nd St
Host: Jazzmobile, Inc.
Jimmy Heath

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