Sunday, November 8, 2009

New Gigs - Next RSJO concert Wed.., Nov. 18th

I will be hosting a new Jazz Jam Session this Monday, Nov. 9th at one of Greenpoint's newest venues. The place is called Berry Park and specializes in German brews.
Musicians, bring your axes.

Monday, Nov. 9th, 9-12pm
4 Berry St. @ N. 14th
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 782-2829,

Hosted by:
Russ Spiegel: guitar
Javier Moreno: bass
Ross Pederson: drums


This Tuesday, Nov. 10th I will start a new gig playing solo guitar at a wonderful Argentine bar/restaurant in Williamsburg called The Flying Cow. Come for the music, stay for the food, or vice versa.

Tuesday, Nov. 10, 8-11pm
2 Hope St. (Roebling St. between Metropolitan & Grand)
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 387-7111


I'll be at my usual Friday gig: "O solo mio" - solo jazz guitar, that is -Friday, Nov. 13th, 7-10pm at Il Porto Restaurant (known for its wood burning brick oven pizza!). Located directly across from the entrance to Steiner Studios.

Il Porto Restaurant
37 Washington Avenue at Flushing Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718) 624-2965


And next week the Russ Spiegel Jazz Orchestra will be at it again over at the Gershwin Hotel, Wednesday, Nov. 18th at the usual times 8 and 9:30pm. This time around we will be featuring the usual assortment of fantastic New York musicians that make this such an exciting band to listen to and work with.

Russ Spiegel: leader, composer, arranger, guitar
Reeds: Rob Wilkerson, Alejandro Aviles, Tim Armacost, Dan Pratt, Frank Basile
Trumpets: Colin Brigstocke, James Smith, Andy Gravish, David Smith
Trombones: Isrea Butler, Jack Davis, Alex Jeun, Brandon Moodie
Piano: Art Hirahara; Bass: Joris Teepe; Drums: Eric Halvorson

As always, showtimes are 8 and 9:30pm. Tickets are $10 (less than a buck a musician, only in New York!). Come for the first set, stay for the second. The Gershwin just opened up a restaurant so there's even more of a reason to hang out!

7 E 27th St
New York, NY 10016-8700
(212) 545-8000

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