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Valentine’s Jazz Dinner with Peter Einhorn Trio featuring Kelsey Jillette

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Doors open  6:30PM    Music 7PM
Price Fixe Advance Ticket  $40-$45  /  Day of Show Price Fixe Ticket  $45 – $50

Peter Einhorn Trio Featuring Kelsey Jillette

 

Vocalist Kelsey Jillette is in her 7th year as a regular performer at the famed 55 Bar in NYC’s Greenwich Village. She has been featured twice on the national Joey Reynolds Show as well as on Radam Schwartz’s album “Songs for the Soul” on Arabesque Records. Recently, Jillette has been a resident performer at The Pierre Hotel, The Hotel Plaza Athenee and Swing 46 Supper Club. Her 2009 album, The Water is Wide, was released on Consolidated Artists (CAP). In December, 2013, Jillette had the cover story for the Greenwich Citizen. Walter Kolosky for Jazz.com wrote: “What a pleasure it is to hear the talented jazz vocalist Kelsey Jillette…an intriguing voice…breathy, yet has a deepness at the same time…a cool emphatic manner that compels you to listen to every word

 

“Jillette owns some well-honed pipes and the emotive powers to use them effectively…Together, vocalist and musicians creatively transform historic material into an engaging modern mode. This is what playing the standards should be all about.” – Walter Kolosky (reviewing Hot House/What is…?)

 

“Your singing is wonderful! Absolutely! Unique, lyrical, individual. Believe you’re the best female vocalist I’ve heard in a long time. “ 

– Norm Weinstein, winner of Deems Taylor-ASCAP award for jazz journalism, currently covers jazz for The Christian Science Monitor 

 

Bob Halek is a much sought after drummer, percussionist, clinician, teacher and conductor from upstate New York. In addition to being a public school band teacher and a professor at Skidmore College, he keeps very busy performing with many legendary musicians such as: Nick Brignola, Jimmy Heath, Benny Golson, Jimmy Greene, Todd Coolman, Ray Vega and Vic Juris to name a few.

 

Bassist Lou Pappas’ career encompasses both Jazz and Classical music. He is the principle bassist of the Hudson Valley Philharmonic. His jazz work includes performances with such jazz greats as David Liebman, Byron Stripling, James Williams, Claire Fischer, Randy Brecker, Billy Cobham, and Steve Turre.

 

Guitarist / composer  Peter Einhorn’s most recent recording is “Seems Like Old Times”.  His recordings can be sampled at www.petereinhorn.com . Among them are Karl Berger’s “StillPoint” (Sunny Moon Records), Ira Sullivan’s “Strings Attached”(Pausa Records), as well as recordings as a leader including “Bouganvillea”. He has performed and / or recorded with Joe Lovano, Jimmy Cobb, David Amram, John Abercrombie, Steve Kuhn, Eddie Daniels, Roland Hanna, Plácido Domingo at the Met Opera, and others. 

“..an original statement by a mature artist.” -National Public Radio.  “Jazz After Hours” host Jim Wilkie. (for “Bouganvillea”)

“…a man whose guitar playing and composing I’ve enjoyed for years”

                    Jim Hall

 

 

Valentine Jazz Dinner Menu

Appetizer:
– Baby Gem Lettuce, fire roasted tomato vinaigrette, grilled halloumi, cucumber

Dinner:
– Mushroom Risotto,  escarole, oyster mushrooms, parmesan
– Minorcan Stew, fennel, red bliss potatoes, shrimp, littleneck clams, rouille
– Braised Short Ribs, burgundy reduction, garlic whipped potatoes, baby carrots

Dessert:
– Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Price Fixe Dinners include 2 courses.
Seats are limited. Book your seat/table in advance

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