Jimmy will be performing at the Vail Jazz Festival for its 19th Annual Labor Day Weekend Jazz Party, taking place at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, Vail Colorado, Thursday, August 29 - Monday, September 2, 2013.
The Festival culminates in a unique mix of world-class musicians in a one-of-a-kind format that has lived up to its title, the Labor Day Weekend Party. Whether it's group performances, multi-artist jam sessions or the inspiring multi-media salutes to Jazz legends, the Weekend has a unique party spirit that attracts musicians and jazz lovers from all over the world. Each year, up-and-coming "young lions" play alongside the living legends of jazz in an intimate venue, surrounded by the natural beauty of Vail. With twenty five hours of performances throughout the weekend (morning, noon and night), the audience and musicians are connected in a manner that consistently inspires great performances.
Jimmy has been selected as the 2012-2013 Stanford Jazz Mentor on drums. He will be in residency at the Stanford Jazz Camp located on the beautiful campus of Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA, conducting master classes, combos, lessons, etc.
SOME UPCOMING GIGS
Sunday, June 16th, 11:30 PM. Smoke. Performing with Roxy Coss. For info: Click here!
Tuesday, June 18th, 6:30 PM. Bar Next Door. Performing with Alex Sugerman. For info: Click here!
Thursday, June 20th (21st), 12:00 AM. Smalls. Performing with Carlos Abadie for the midnight show. For info: Click here!
Friday, June 21st, 7:00 PM. Deerhead Inn, Delaware Water Gap. Performing with Dave Lantz Trio. For info: Click here!
Saulkrasti Jazz Festival, Latvia. Jimmy will be performing at this festival July 20th with Beka Gochiashvili. For info: Click here!
Thursday, July 25th, 7:30 PM. Stanford Jazz Festival. Performing with Victor Lin, Jazz in the Magic Kingdom, The Music of Disney.
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Thursday, August 1st, 7:30 PM. Stanford Jazz Festival with the Stanford Jazz Mentor Fellows.
With virtuosic horns, soulful vocals, and an astonishing rhythm section, the SJW Jazz Mentor Fellows have spent two summer sessions at the Workshop honing their teaching skills, collaborating on compositions, and performing together. For info: Click here!
Monday August 12th, 8:00 PM & 10:30 PM. The Blue Note. Performing with Luke Celenza Quartet. For information : Click here!
Monday, August 19th, 6:30 PM. Bar Next Door. Performing with Nick Finzer. For info: Click here!
Thursday, August 29th - Monday, September 2nd. Vail Jazz Festival, Vail, CO. Jimmy will be performing in the
festival which culminates in a unique mix of world-class musicians in the Labor Day Weekend Party. The Weekend has a unique party spirit that attracts musicians and jazz lovers from all over the world. Each year, up-and-coming "young lions" play alongside the living legends of jazz in an intimate venue, surrounded by the natural beauty of Vail. For info: Click here!
Monday, September 30th, 7:00 PM. The Garage. Performing with Kyle Athayde Dance Party For info: Click here!
Monday, October 28th, 7:00 PM. The Garage. Performing with Kyle Athayde Dance Party For info: Click here!
Wednesday, November 6th, 1:00 PM. St. Peter's Church, 619 Lexington Avenue at 54th Street. Performing with Kyle Athayde Dance Party For info: Click here!
Monday, December 9th, 7:00 PM. The Garage. Performing with Kyle Athayde Dance Party For info: Click here!
SELECTED RECENT PERFORMANCES
Tuesday, May 7th; Friday, May 10th & Sunday, May 12th, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Jazz at Lincoln Center.. With the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra and special guest Jon Faddis.
Wednesday, May 1st, The Blue Note. Performed with the Luke Celenza Trio.
Saturday, March 23rd, Joe's Pub. Performed The Transformation Suite with Samora Pinderhughes & friends.
Wednesday, February 20th at the Zinc Bar. Performed with the Kyle Athayde Dance Party.
Saturday, February 9th, 92Y Tribeca. Performed with the Steven Feifke Big Band.
Monday, February 4th. Juilliard Jazz Ensemble with special guest Wycliffe Gordon Paul Hall, the Juilliard School.
Thursday, January 10th. Chris' Jazz Cafe, Philadelphia, PA. Performed with the Dan Wilkins Quartet.
Friday, January 11th. The Deerhead Inn at Delaware Water Gap. Performed with the Dan Wilkins Quartet.
Tuesday, December 18th through Saturday, December 22nd, Late Night Session at Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, NYC. Performed with the Tony Lustig Quintet.
Tuesday, October 16th, Juilliard Jazz Orchestra with special guests Harold Mabern and George Coleman.
Thursday, August 23rd, Regatta Bar, Boston, MA Performed with 4Core - Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Steven Feifke and Raviv Markovitz.
Saturday, August 18th. Southern Tier Jazz Festival in Horseheads, NY. Performed with 4Core - Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, Steven Feifke and Raviv Markovitz.
Tuesday, July 10th.Mendocino Music Festival. Performed with Samora and Elena Pinderhughes & Josh Crumbly.
July 12th. La Pena, Berkeley, CA Performance of The Transformation Suite with Samora & Elena Pinderhughes, Josh Crumbly & others.
Thursday, June 7th, Dwyer Cultural Center Performed with the Nick Finzer Quintet.
Tuesday, May 1st. Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola with Frank Wess and the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra
Saturday, April 14th, 92nd StreetY Tribeca
Performed with the Steven Feifke Septet.
Thursday, March 27th, Ron Carter at 75: A Life in Music. Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center. Jimmy performed with the legendary Herbie Hancock at this magical evening of music.Other special guest artists included Christian McBride, Lewis Nash, Jim Hall, Benny Golson & others.
Saturday, February 18th, 7 PM. Opening for the Eddie Allen Combo with the Alma Macbride Trio
This was a performance in the Killingworth Art Center's Jazz Night Out Series at the Ivoryton Playhouse.
February 10,11 at the Cayman Island Arts Festival
Performing with the Juilliard Jazz Ensemble.
Monday, February 6th at The Blue Note, 131 W. 3rd Street, NYC With the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra.
Sunday, January 8th, 2012 at the Deer Head Inn
Performing with Dave Lantz, piano & Josh Crumbly, bass, with special guest Dave Liebman.
Monday, December 12th,2011 at The Tea Lounge
Park Slope, Brooklyn. With the Idan Santhaus Big Band.
Tuesday, October 25th, 2011. Alice Tully Hall American Songbook Series with the Juilliard Jazz Orchestra and Jane Monheit
Wednesday, October 12th, 2011. Pittsfield City Jazz Festival
With the Alma Macbride Trio in the festival's 1st ever Piano Prodigy Series.
August 15th - 25th, 2011
Toured Brazil with Samora Pinderhughes and Friends, performing Samora's "Transformation Suite". This piece got its US premiere on Sept. 14th at the Juilliard School.