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Sanabria & Candido, Monty Alexander, Forever Ray @ Jazz Forum!

Multi Grammy nominee percussionist Bobby Sanabria has played with greats such as Dizzy Gillespie, Tito Puente, Arturo Sandoval, and Mario Bauza. He's been featured on Grammy nominated albums as well as had several television features performing in Mario Bauza's Afro-Cuban orchestra. NEA Jazz Master, conguero Candido Camero is credited for introducing congas into Jazz music, and has played with the most well-known Jazz luminaries in history, including with Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, and Tony Bennett.

Friday Oct. 13th & Saturday Oct. 14th
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month!
7pm & 9pm shows

Monty Alexander

In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica, finding in each a sincere spirit of musical expression. He's toured the world relentlessly with various projects falling under the genres of calypso, blues, reggae, bebop, etc. His endless melody-making, effervescent grooves, and sophisticated harmonies and rhythms set Monty Alexander apart from almost all other artists. He'll perform on our Steinway, along with bass and drums.

Friday Oct. 20th & Saturday Oct. 21st
7pm & 9pm shows

Forever Ray!
Ray Charles Tribute Band

Forever Ray has been performing to sell-out audiences throughout the New York Metropolitan area. They perform the exciting and uplifting music of Ray Charles, which includes a wonderful blend of musical styles ranging from Jazz and Blues to Country and R&B. Members of Forever Ray have performed or recorded with Ray Charles, Alicia Keys, Bruce Springsteen, Rod Stewart, Prince, Stevie Wonder, and Christina Aguilera to name a few.

Friday Oct. 27th & Saturday Oct. 28th
7pm & 9pm shows

Brazilian Music Sundays!

Sandro Albert Quartet feat. Vanessa Falabella

Guitarist Sandro Albert is said to bring the streets of Brazil (his home country) alive in his music. He's played with Bill Charlap, Terri Lyne Carrington, Peter Erskine, and Antonio Sanchez. His current quartet allows him the freedom to explore the full extent of his abilities as a frontman. Vanessa Falabella, joining the quartet on vocals, is an established singer and composer who contributes soul and vibrance to the classic music of Brazil.

Sunday, Oct. 15th
4pm & 6pm shows

Helio Alves Quartet

Pianist Helio Alves blends traditional Brazilian with Jazz sounds fluidly and with grace, collaborating with some of the foremost artists in the New York Metropolitan area. He is a top musician on the scene at many New York Jazz clubs, and has recently recorded an all-Jobim CD with vocalist Maucha Adnet. He plays Brazilian music with an excitement that draws the crowd into his playing.

Sunday, Oct. 22nd
4pm & 6pm shows

Abelita Mateus Quartet

Singer, composer, and pianist Abelita Mateus plays the music from her home country, Brazil, in a modern and dazzling way while mainting its historical characteristics. She was classically trained, but her passion for Jazz led her to America where she received her performance degree from William Patterson University.

Sunday, Oct. 29th
4pm & 6pm shows

NEW! Open Jam Session
First Sunday of the month, 8pm-11pm
Next sessions: Nov. 5, Dec. 3

We're pleased to begin a new monthly Open Jam Session at the Jazz Forum! Everyone is welcome to attend and enjoy and it will be $10 to listen or $5 to play with the house band- the David Janeway Trio feat. Frank Tate on bass and Chuck Zeuren on drums. Come swing by!

Special Event! Jazz at the Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue, Tarrytown
Mark Morganelli
& the Jazz Forum All-Stars

Mark Morganelli is a seasoned trumpeter, flugelhornist and producer. He leads his Jazz Forum All-Stars, performing every Wednesday evening in the acclaimed Equus Restaurant at the Castle Hotel & Spa in Tarrytown. Please call (914) 631-1980 for more information and reservations to dine at the Equus Restaurant during Morganelli's performances with his trio featuring Roni Ben-Hur on guitar and Cameron Brown on bass. Guitarist Paul Meyers will perform with the group Oct. 25.
If you've never seen Morganelli perform with his trio, you won't want to miss these lovely evenings of jazz standards and the finest Brazilian music.

Wednesdays through December 20th
6:30 to 9:00 pm

Equus Restaurant
Castle Hotel & Spa
400 Benedict Avenue Tarrytown, NY
Information & Reservations: (914) 631-1980



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