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Crazy Rhythm/Prohibition!

Crazy Rhythm/Prohibition!

Kick off Jazz in July 2018 with a salute to the endlessly fascinating Prohibition-era 1920s — a decade both innocent and sinful, wide-eyed and decadent, and always wildly creative — featuring the singular vocalist Mary Stallings.

“Ain’t Misbehavin’,” “Blue Skies,” “Stardust”: Get your fix of your favorite ’20s tunes with a lineup of jazz all-stars, featuring cornetist Warren Vaché, Steve Wilson on alto sax and the dueling pianos of Bill Charlap and Ted Rosenthal. That “Crazy Rhythm” is here!

Mary Stallings, vocals
Warren Vaché, cornet
Jon Gordon, alto saxophone
James Chirillo, guitar
Todd Coolman, bass
Dennis Mackrel, drums
Ted Rosenthal, piano
Bill Charlap, piano

Welcome letter from Bill

It’s Jazz in July time again, and I couldn’t be more excited to be sharing the stage with so many musicians I admire, …

Bill Charlap

Grammy Award-winning pianist Bill Charlap has performed with many of the leading artists of our time, from Phil Woods and Benny Carter to Gerry Mulligan and Wynton Marsalis …

James Chirillo

James Chirillo has been privileged to work with many swing era greats, including Benny Carter, Eddie Durham, Eddie Barefield, Earle Warren, Frank Wess and Joe Wilder …

Todd Coolman

Two-time Grammy Award-winning bassist Todd Coolman is among the more in-demand musicians on the New York City music scene …

Dennis Mackrel

Nebraska native Dennis Mackrel is a drummer, composer, arranger and conductor …

Ted Rosenthal

Ted Rosenthal performs worldwide with his trio and as a soloist, and has played with such jazz greats as Gerry Mulligan, Phil Woods, Art Farmer and others …

Mary Stallings

Mary Stallings was born and raised in San Francisco’s Western Addition — the epicenter for black music in the 1930s-‘60s …

Warren Vaché

Warren Vaché has appeared at virtually every major jazz venue and festival in the world …