Review: Nellie McKay Occupies Feinstein’s

Nellie McKay performs at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency in New York City. (Photo from a 2010 performance by Amy T. Zielinski) Nellie McKay Occupies Feinstein’s: Tin Pan Alley Environmentalism In The Belly Of The Beast (NEW YORK CITY – MARCH 23, 2012) Hearing Nellie McKay sing about Rachel Carson at Feinstein’s on March 22 wasContinue reading “Review: Nellie McKay Occupies Feinstein’s”

PHOTOS & RECAP: Camila Meza at Small’s Jazz Club

From Camila Meza at Small's Jazz Club I spent most of the day on the train yesterday, traveling back and forth between NYC and New Haven, CT. By the time I got back home to Brooklyn I was tired and planning to crash for the night. But I decided to see who was playing aroundContinue reading “PHOTOS & RECAP: Camila Meza at Small’s Jazz Club”

Photos & Recap: Carmen Staaf Trio at 55 Bar – 18 Sept 2011

From Carmen Staaf at 55 Bar – 9/18/11 I’ve written about Carmen Staff before and told you how impressed I am with her as a pianist. I’ve also interviewed her for The Jazz Session. And last night I had the chance to see her perform in a trio setting at one of my favorite NewContinue reading “Photos & Recap: Carmen Staaf Trio at 55 Bar – 18 Sept 2011”

PHOTOS & RECAP: Dalton Ridenhour at Small’s (9/15/11)

From Dalton Ridenhour & Friends at Small's – 9/15/11 I met pianist Dalton Ridenhour through a mutual friend a couple weeks ago. As soon as he told me he played stride piano, I asked him to make sure to let me know when he was playing. I happened to be in town for tonight’s gigContinue reading “PHOTOS & RECAP: Dalton Ridenhour at Small’s (9/15/11)”