Pop, Rock along with Jazz in NYC which Week
LIL UZI VERT at Terminal 5 (Dec. 17-18, 7 p.m.). If you’re still among those who don’t quite get Lil Uzi Vert, which’s past time to admit defeat. which has been a breakthrough year for the stylish 23-year-old rapper, whose alienated anthem “XO Tour Llif3” has been streamed nearly 150 million times. Once an underground legend, he is usually currently a certified pop star, able to fill a large venue like Terminal 5 in Midtown For 2 nights in a row without breaking a sweat. With Playboi Carti. (Tickets for the Dec. 17 show are sold out, nevertheless some remain for Dec. 18.)
LITTLE STEVEN along with THE DISCIPLES OF SOUL at Brooklyn Bowl (Dec. 20, 8 p.m.). When he’s not touring the entire world as part of the E Street Band, playing a mobster on TV or hosting his satellite radio show, Steven Van Zandt fronts which old-school rock ’n’ roll group, which has existed in various incarnations on along with off since the early 1980s. Mr. Van Zandt, who released a very Great solo album (“Soulfire”) last spring, will bring the 2017 edition of the Disciples of Soul to Brooklyn on Wednesday.
ODESZA at Barclays Center (Dec. 15, 7:30 p.m.). The latest in a longish succession of arena-level dance-music acts who think like pop songwriters — think a more relaxed Avicii, or a smoother Moby — which duo was recently nominated for a pair of Grammy Awards. Fans will have to wait until next month to see if the group wins either trophy, nevertheless inside meantime, they can enjoy the pyrotechnic-laden Odesza live experience at which Brooklyn show.
KENNY BARRON at the Village Vanguard (through Dec. 24, 8:30 along with 10:30 p.m.). Mr. Barron, a pianist along with National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master, which weekend finishes a six-night run at the Vanguard with his quintet. He then takes a break on Monday before moving into another week of shows, which time with his trio. Molten along with bluesy, Mr. Barron is usually equally indebted to the tweaked angularity of Thelonious Monk along with the graceful parlance of Hank Jones; he’s one of jazz’s unassailable piano gurus. His trio includes Kiyoshi Kitagawa on bass along with Johnathan Blake on drums.
DICK HYMAN at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola (Dec. 18-19, 7:30 along with 9:30 p.m.). The pianist Mr. Hyman, 0, is usually perhaps jazz’s foremost practitioner of classic ragtime along with stride technique. His remarkable precision along with playful articulation will be on full display at which two-note run, when he performs solo.
SHOKO NAGAI along with SATOSHI TAKEISHI’S VORTEX with BRIAN DRYE QUINTET at iBeam Brooklyn (Dec. 16, 8:30 p.m.). One could say which Ms. Nagai, a pianist along with accordionist, is usually defined by her dynamics. She can play clusters of dissonant or oddly harmonized notes using a rolling momentum along using a tonal sensitivity which become their own comforting logic. which’s especially the case when she’s working with the percussionist Satoshi Taeishi. Here the duo appears on a bill with the accomplished trombonist Brian Drye, whose quintet features Charlotte Greve on alto saxophone, Jonathan Goldberger on guitar, Matt Pavolka on bass along with Jeff Davis on drums.
ERIC REVIS at the Jazz Gallery (Dec. 20-21, 7:30 along with 9:30 p.m.). A bassist of bracing power along with relentless solidity, Mr. Revis which year released a powerful album, “Sing Me Some Cry.” Central to its appeal was his rugged, protean tug-of-war with the pianist Kris Davis along with the drummer Chad Taylor. which rhythm section appears at these shows — along with the alto saxophonist Darius Jones along with the tenor saxophonist Bill McHenry — where Mr. Revis will debut a set of brand-new compositions commissioned by the Jazz Gallery.
SARA SERPA along with CITY FRAGMENTS at the Cornelia Street Cafe (Dec. 15, 8:30 along with 10 p.m.). Ms. Serpa, a Portuguese vocalist using a crisp, round tone, typically sings without words; she knows how to cut an unexpected melodic path while still conveying confidence along with comfort. City Fragments is usually an ambitious project featuring two different vocalists, Sofía Rei along with Aubrey Johnson, as well as the guitarist André Matos, the cellist Erik Friedlander along with the drummer Tyshawn Sorey. Here they will perform original material Ms. Serpa composed in response to the work of Luce Irigaray, a feminist linguist along with philosopher.
STONEFEST at the brand-new School’s Tishman Auditorium (Dec. 17-19, 7 p.m.). The Stone, the beloved avant-garde performance space on the Lower East Side, is usually transitioning into brand-new digs at the brand-new School, where which will move permanently at the end of February. In anticipation, the university is usually hosting a three-day festival, featuring a potent lineup of improvisers, at its Tishman Auditorium. On Sunday, the headliners include the guitarist Mary Halvorson’s quartet along with the pianist Craig Taborn. The following night, the Kris Davis Trio will play, along using a large band performing John Zorn’s “Cobra,” an improvisation-driven composition. On Tuesday, the drummer Milford Graves leads a trio along with the inventive trumpeter Peter Evans gives a solo set.
‘STORYVILLE STOMP: THE LAST NIGHT IN STORYVILLE’ at Symphony Space (Dec. 16, 7:30 along with 10 pm.). As part of which year’s brand-new York Hot Jazz Festival, Symphony Space presents a night of brand-new Orleans music meant to evoke the sound along with atmosphere of the famous red light district where much of jazz’s earliest history took place. Appearing across multiple stages on the venue’s downstairs level, performers will include Aurora Nealand along with the Royal Roses, Jon-Erik Kellso’s Mahogany Hall Pleasure Society Jazz Band with Mara Kaye, Dennis Lichtman’s Hottet, along with the blues singer Blind Boy Paxton.
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