Apr
28
to Apr 29

GOTHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL (2019)

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Join us for our 3rd annual festival for 13 hours of dancing, lounging, n' listening to over a dozen of NYC's best hot jazz, swing, & blues bands (over 100 musicians) at the stunning & exclusive private club from the Gilded Age, The Players!

Following last year’s sold-out festival, Prohibition Productions and New York Hot Jazz Camp have teamed up again. The Festival is 13hrs long and divided into two halves. You may purchase tickets for each half separately or get a day pass. 


SCHEDULE

FIRST HALF (12:00 to 5:30pm)

THE BALLROOM
* 12:30 to 2:30 - NYHJC Ensembles
* 2:55 to 3:55pm - Queen Esther - vaudeville blues from Alberta Hunter
* 4:15 to 5:30pm - NYHJC Faculty All Stars - with Rebecca Kilgore, Evan Christopher, Nicki Parrott, Jon-Erik Kellso, Dion Tucker, Dalton Ridenhour, Justin Poindexter, Rob Garcia, Bria Skonberg, and Molly Ryan.

THE LIBRARY
* 12:30 to 1:30pm - The Hot Toddies - w/special guests Gordon Webster (piano), Justin Poindexter (guitar), & Leo Sandoval (tap)
* 2:15 to 3:30pm - The Anderson Twins
* 4:00 to 5:15pm - Ben Paterson Trio (Winner of the Ellis Marsalis Piano Competition)

KINSTLER ROOM
* 12:00 to 12:40 - TBA
* 2:30 to 3:30 - NYHJC Vocalists
* 3:45 to 4:45 - Champian Fulton

hosted by Bria Skonberg, Molly Ryan, and Patrick Soluri

 

SECOND HALF (6:30pm to 1am)

THE BALLROOM
* 7:00 to 8:15pm - Sisterhood of Swing Seven - with Bria Skonberg, Camille Thurman, Emily Asher, Champian Fulton, Molly Ryan, Nicki Parrott, Shirazette Tinnin
* 8:45 to 10:00pm - Eyal Vilner Big Band
* 10:30 to 11:45pm - High & Mighty Brass Band - New Orleans meets Brooklyn funk

THE LIBRARY
* 6:45 to 7:45pm - The Ladybugs - with Martina DaSilva of Post Modern Jukebox
* 8:15 to 9:30pm - Sweet Megg & the Wayfarers - Hot Jazz, Blues & Western Swing
* 10:00 to 11:15pm - John Gill Jazz Band - New Orleans/Ragtime Revival

KINSTLER ROOM
* 6:30 to 7:10pm - TBA
* 8:10 to 8:50pm - TBA
* 10:00 to 11:15pm - Ehud Asherie
* 11:45pm to 1:00am - Late Night All Star Jam - led by Dennis Lichtman with Mona’s Hot Four

hosted by Bria Skonberg, Molly Ryan, and Patrick Soluri

Details

GOTHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL
Sunday, April 28, 2019
12:00pm to 1am  
All ages / 21+ to drink

THE PLAYERS
16 Gramercy Park South
(btw Park Ave and Irving Place on 20th Street) NY, NY
N/R/6 subway to 23rd Street, or 4/5/6/L/N/Q/R subway to 14th St Union Sq.  www.ThePlayersNYC.org

Bars serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available at the Club, and throughout the entire festival day. We are not sure yet if food will be available. But re--entry is permitted if you want to step outside to grab food etc. 

DRESS CODE - Proper attire requested - Retro Chic, Vintage, Suits, cocktail attire, or biz casual... think Boardwalk Empire, Gatsby, Mad Men. No shorts, t-shirts, torn/tattered jeans, workout or warm-up attire, fitness/athletic shoes, and ball/casual caps. 


TICKETS

All our ticketed events this season have sold-out, and the Festival sells out every year… advance tickets are strongly recommended!

** GENERAL ADMISSION **
1st Half Only (12:00-5:30pm)
$25 - Early Bird
$29 - Advance Tickets
$35 - Full Price / Door

2nd Half Only (6:30pm-1:00am)
$35 - Early Bird
$39 - Advance Tickets
$45 - Full Price / Door

Full Day (12:00pm to 1:00am)
$55 - Early Bird
$65 - Advance Tickets
$75 - Full Price / Door

Student Tickets - at door, cash only, with valid Student ID based on capacity
$20 - 1st Half // $25 - 2nd Half // $40 Full Day

Late Night Ticket - $20 (entry after 10:30pm, cash only)


** VIP TICKETS **
$49 - 1st Half
$69 - 2nd Half
$99 - Full Day
Includes: express entry upon arrival, exclusive VIP reserved seating near Main Stage in Ballroom (all day), and Library (1st half only). Limited availability.

small print: our events go on rain or shine, and tickets are non-refundable... but you can sell/transfer them to other people.

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Apr
8
to Apr 9

GOTHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL (2018)

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* Advance ticket sales have ended*

Join us for our 2nd annual festival for 13 hours of dancing, lounging, n' listening to over a dozen of NYC's best hot jazz, swing, & blues bands (nearly 100 musicians) at the stunning & exclusive private club from the Gilded Age, The Players!

Prohibition Productions is partnering with NY Hot Jazz Camp (dir. Bria Skonberg & Molly Ryan) for this year's festival, and feature performances by their incredible faculty, students, & alumni during the first half of the festival.

The Festival is 13hrs long and divided into two halves. You may purchase tickets for each half separately or get a day pass. 


SCHEDULE

FIRST HALF (12:00 to 5:30pm)

THE BALLROOM
* 12:30 to 2:30 - NYHJC Ensembles
* 2:55 to 3:55pm - Stephane Wrembel
* 4:15 to 5:30pm - NYHJC Faculty All Stars with Catherine Russell, Evan Christopher, Randy Reinhart, Jim Fryer, Dalton Ridenhour, Justin Poindexter, Nicki Parrott, Rob Garcia, Bria Skonberg, and Molly Ryan.
* DJ Odysseus Bailer

THE LIBRARY
* 12:30 to 1:45pm - The Hot Toddies w. Oran Etkin
* 2:15 to 3:30pm - Hannah Gill & After Hours Jazz Band
* 4:00 to 5:15pm - Jon-Erik Kellso's The EarRegulars w. vocalist Kat Edmonson

KINSTLER ROOM
* 12:00 to 12:40 - John Dimartino
* 2:30 to 3:30 - NYHJC Vocalists
* 3:45 to 4:45 - Cynthia Sayer Trio

hosted by Bria Skonberg, Molly Ryan, and Patrick Soluri

 

SECOND HALF (6:30pm to 1am)

THE BALLROOM
* 7:00 to 8:15pm - David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band
* 8:45 to 10:00pm - King Solomon Hicks
* 10:30 to 11:45pm - Gordon Webster & Friends
* DJ's Odysseus Bailer and VaVa Voon

THE LIBRARY
* 6:45 to 7:45pm - The Xylopholks
* 8:15 to 9:30pm - Adrien Chevalier's Gypsy Jazz Quartet
* 10:00 to 11:15pm - Mike Davis' The New Wonders
* DJ Stina

KINSTLER ROOM
* 6:30 to 7:10pm - Daryl Sherman
* 8:10 to 8:50pm - Jesse Gelber
* 10:00 to 11:15pm - Spike Wilner 
* 11:45pm to 1:00am - Late Night All Star Jam w. Bria Skonberg, Gordon Webster, & Sean Cronin

hosted by Bria Skonberg, Molly Ryan, and Patrick Soluri

Details

GOTHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL
Sunday, April 8, 2018
12:00pm to 1am  
All ages / 21+ to drink

THE PLAYERS
16 Gramercy Park South
(btw Park Ave and Irving Place on 20th Street) NY, NY
N/R/6 subway to 23rd Street, or 4/5/6/L/N/Q/R subway to 14th St Union Sq.  www.ThePlayersNYC.org

Bars serving alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available at the Club, and throughout the entire festival day. We are not sure yet if food will be available. But re--entry is permitted if you want to step outside to grab food etc. 

DRESS CODE - Proper attire requested - Retro Chic, Vintage, Suits, cocktail attire, or biz casual... think Boardwalk Empire, Gatsby, Mad Men. No shorts, t-shirts, torn/tattered jeans, workout or warm-up attire, fitness/athletic shoes, and ball/casual caps. 


TICKETS

All our ticketed events this season have sold-out, so advance tickets are strongly recommended!

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** GENERAL ADMISSION **
1st Half Only (12:00-5:30pm)
$25 - Early Bird (sold out)
$29 - Advance Tickets (sold out)
$35 - Full Price / Door (sold out)

2nd Half Only (6:30pm-1:00am)
$35 - Early Bird (sold out)
$39 - Advance Tickets (sold out)
$45 - Full Price / Door (sold out)

Full Day (12:00pm to 1:00am)
$55 - Early Bird (sold out)
$65 - Advance Tickets (sold out)
$75 - Full Price / Door (sold out)

Student Tickets - at door, cash only, with valid Student ID
$20 - 1st Half // $25 - 2nd Half // $40 Full Day

Late Night Ticket - $20 (entry after 10:30pm, cash only)


** VIP TICKETS **
$45 - 1st Half (sold out)
$65 - 2nd Half (sold out)
$99 - Full Day (sold out)
Includes: express entry upon arrival, exclusive VIP reserved seating near Main Stage in Ballroom (all day), and Library (1st half only). Limited availability.

small print: our events go on rain or shine, and tickets are non-refundable... but you can sell/transfer them to other people.

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Apr
23
to Apr 24

GOTHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL (2017)

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GOTHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL

Sunday, April 23, 2017
The Players Club
2pm to 1am


**UPDATE: 12:30pm - online advance tickets have closed, but are available at the door (cash only) **
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Join us for the debut of Prohibition Productions own annual festival celebrating the centennial of jazz in 2017 with 14 of NYC's best hot jazz, swing, n blues bands (nearly 100 performers) at the stunning & exclusive private club from the gilded age, The Players Club!

1st Half

2:00 to 5:00pm
The first half of the full day festival, you may get tickets for just this half, or for the entire day. At 5pm all ticketed guests must leave the venue so we can reset for the second half.

Dan Levinson’s Roof Garden Jass Band w. Queen Esther (2:15-3:30pm / Library)
A special centennial celebration and presentation of recorded jazz with note-for-note re-creations of the first jazz recordings by the Original Dixieland "Jass" Band which was released mid-April 1917. Plus Phonograph DJ MAC (Michael Cumella)
Baby Soda Jazz Band (3:50-4:50pm / Library)
Jason Prover & Sneak Thievery Orchestra (4-5pm / Ballroom)
Adrien Chevalier Gypsy Jazz Band (2-4pm / Card Room)
* solo pianists Arthur Migliazza, Dalton Ridenhour, and others (2-5pm / The Grill)

 

2nd Half

5:45pm to 1:00am
The second half of the full day festival, you may get tickets for just this half, or for the entire day.

THE BALLROOM (aka Dinning Hall)
* Glenn Crytzer All Stars (6-7pm)
The Grand St. Stompers w. Gordon Au & Molly Ryan (7:30-8:30pm)
Avalon Jazz Band w. Tatiana Eva-Marie (9-10pm)
Gordon Webster Band w. Charles Turner (10:30-11:30)

THE LIBRARY
Sweet Megg & The Wayfarers (6:15-7:15pm)
Mike Davis & The New Wonders (7:45-8:45pm)
Olli Soikkeli Trio (9:15-10:15pm)
Professor Cunningham & his Old School (10:45-11:45pm)

THE KINSTLER ROOM
* pianists incl. Terry Waldo, Dalton Ridenhour, Arthur Migliazza, and Jon Weber (5:45-9:30pm)
King Solomon Hicks Quartet (10-11pm)
Festival Jam Session (11:30pm-1am)

plus
DeWitt Fleming Jr. - tap dancer
Svetlana Shmulyian - vocalist
Dandy Wellington - MC / singer
The Bathtub Ginny's - chorus girl dance group
* DJs VaVa Voon and Odysseus Bailer
* free dance lesson by Jaime Shannon (7-7:30pm)
* cash bars on every floor
* and so much more!

 

Details

GOTHAM JAZZ FESTIVAL
Sunday, April 23, 2017
The Players Club
2pm to 1am

All ages / 21+ to drink

THE PLAYERS
16 Gramercy Park South, NYC
(btw Park Ave and Irving Place on 20th Street) 
N/R/6 subway to 23rd Street, or 4/5/6/L/N/Q/R subway to 14th St Union Sq. 

www.ThePlayersNYC.org

For this 1st annual festival we return to the stunning and exclusive private club from the gilded age... THE PLAYERS, past members included Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Frank Sinatra, Mark Twain, Edwin Booth and so many others.

DRESS CODE - Proper attire requested - Retro Chic, Vintage, Suits, cocktail attire, or biz casual... think Boardwalk Empire, Gatsby, Mad Men. No shorts, t-shirts, torn/tattered jeans, workout or warm-up attire, fitness/athletic shoes, and ball/casual caps. Security will have final say on dress code admittance.

 

Sponsors

We are thrilled to be working with these sponsors for the festival:

THE REPEAL SOCIETY
Join on Facebook for other liquor & cocktail vintage inspired events
sponsoring the Festival Jam Session

ZELDA MAGAZINE
For all things Jazz Age, purchase Zelda at Zeldamag.com
sponsoring photography of the Festival

DARDANELLA
Hosting vintage events in Washington D.C., Atlanta, Chicago, Nashville, and New York City!
general sponsor

 

TICKETS

Our events at Players Club usually sell out...capacity for this event is limited, so advance tickets are strongly recommended!

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GENERAL ADMISSION
1st Half Only (2:00-5:00pm)
$25 - Early Bird (thru March 31st)
$29 - Advance Tickets (starts April 1st)
$35 - Full Price / Door

2nd Half Only (5:45pm-1:00am)
$35 - Early Bird (thru March 31st)
$39 - Advance Tickets (starts April 1st)
$45 - Full Price / Door

Full Day (1st & 2nd half / 2:00pm to 1:00am)
$55 - Early Bird (thru March 31st)
$65 - Advance Tickets (starts April 1st)
$75 - Full Price / Door

Student Tickets (at door, cash only, w/valid Student ID )
$20 - 1st Half // $25 - 2nd Half // $40 Full Day

Late Night Ticket- $20 (entry after 10:30pm, cash only)


VIP TICKETS
$45 - 1st Half (only)
$85 - 2nd Half (only)
$120 - Full Day
Includes: skip any lines at the door; swing lesson; access to all floors, exclusive access to VIP reserved seating area in front of Main Stage in Ballroom,  and Library (1st half only). Limited availability.

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Gotham Jazz Festival is instigated by Prohibition Productions LLC.
The Salon & Prohibition Productions founded by
 Patrick Soluri in 2001

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