Doors open at 6:15 PM. Handicapped Accessible. Soft drinks are available for purchase. Cost: $20 general admission, WJMAC members $10, students $5, WJMAC students free
Jazz Pianist Spike Wilner has been performing for more than 30 years as a leader of his own groups and as a sideman to many well know artists. For the last 11 years he has been the owner and manager of Smalls Jazz Club, a beloved jazz club located in Greenwich Village and known as a center for jazz activity in the city. Mr. Wilner also operates SmallsLIVE, a digital media company responsible for live-streaming and recording all of the shows at Smalls. Mr. Wilner, besides performing is also passionately involved with jazz education and jazz cultural awareness. He has toured extensively through the world bringing a message of world-unity through music.
With him is the highly regarded trumpet player Joe Magnarelli, who has an impressive resume of recording credits and has worked with the top names in jazz. Both bassist Paul Gill and drummer Anthony Pinciotti are longtime jazz veterans from the New York Scene. The music will be a combination of classics, standards and originals for a warm and hard swinging evening of New York City jazz.
Lineup: Spike Wilner (piano), Joe Magnarelli (trumpet), Paul Gill (bass), Anthony Pinciotti (drums)
Website: https://www.smallslive.com/artists/122-spike-wilner/; www.joemagnarelli.com/; https://www.smallslive.com/artists/115-paul-gill/; http://anthonypinciotti.com