Every Monday 8.30pm
Monday August 5th
Guitar, Vocals & Fiddle
The acoustic musicians of Brooklyn form a community of vibrant artists who bring a variety of musical insight into the traditional canon of bluegrass tunes. With backgrounds in everything from trad jazz to Klezmer and Zydeco, educations as far-reaching as Berklee School of Music and front porch pickin’, and influences that range from Bach to Ornette, the musicians of the Collective bring enormous breadth and depth to NYC bluegrass. The Brooklyn Bluegrass Collective captures the best of the talent and spirit that resides in the roots music community of Brooklyn, New York.
Monday August 12th
Agustin & Sol
Soul R&B and & Pop
Guitar & Vocals
Sol Liebeskind, born in Buenos Aires- Argentina, moved to NY four years ago after having become an essential part of the Jazz and R&B music scene in Buenos Aires.
She released her first album ‘Building Bridges’ in 2011 and has performed that music in New York, London, San Francisco and Buenos Aires. She has also collaborated with Hip Hop Artists such as Bocafloja, Hache ST, and Emanero among others.
In 2018 she recorded her latest album ‘LOVE CHILD’ which she released as part of “The Revolution” music series at National Sawdust with a full band including a string section arranged by Agustin Uriburu.
Agustin Uriburu is a NYC based Argentinian Cellist, Guitarist and Composer.
He performed with renowned projects in Jazz, Tango, Classical and Pop music. He Toured in the US, South Korea, Colombia, Costa Rica and performed in the most outstanding Concert Halls in Argentina.
Some of the artists he collaborated with are Uri Caine, Leo Genovese, Mark Feldman, Daniel Binelli & the Astoria Tango Orchestra; soul singer Sol Liebeskind; Yotam Ben-Or, among many others.
Sol & Agustin will be playing Soul, Jazz and Pop music in acoustic format: Amy Winehouse, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Michael Jackson, Lauryn Hill, D’Angelo & Bruno Mars, as well as Sol’s originals
Monday August 19th
Melanie Scholtz "Lone Looper"
South African Soul
Live Vocal Looping
Melanie Scholtz is a South African born, multi award winning jazz singer and composer. She started playing the piano from the age of 5 and went on to study Opera at The University of Cape Town Opera School where she graduated with a Performer’s Diploma in 2000. Melanie went on to teach at the University of Cape Town from 2004-2005. Melanie has released five successful solo albums and has won many awards; In 2010, Melanie was named the Standard Bank Young Artist for Jazz and In 2012, and won all three prizes at the prestigious Jazz Revelations competition as part of the Jazz a Juan Festival in Nice, France. Melanie has performed all over the world including her native country, South Africa, Czech Republic, Slovakia , Germany , France, Italy, Norway and Sweden.
Monday August 26th
Benno Marmur Trio
Guitar, Bass & Drums
Living in New York Benno Marmur has been able to study with some of the best jazz guitarists out there: Peter Bernstein, Jack Wilkins, Chris Bergson, Peter Mazza, Paul Bollenback, Rotem Sivan, and Dave Stryker among many others. He attended SUNY Purchase were he took courses taught by Pete Malinverni, Ralph Lalama, and Todd Coolman. He has performed at the 92Y, The Falcon, Bar Next Door and has sat in at the 10/18 Bistro with John Stowell and Smoke Jazz Club with Jim Snidero.