Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Eugene Marlow & Bobby Sanabria live in NY, Oct. 27

Help us welcome Eugene Marlow’s “The Heritage Ensemble” with multi-Grammy nominee guest artist Bobby Sanabria at Jazz Tuesdays on Tuesday, October 27 at the John Birks Gillespie Auditorium inside the New York City Bahá'í Center at 53 East 11th Street (between University Place & Broadway). There will be 2 shows at 8:00 and 9:30 pm.

Eugene Marlow’s Heritage Ensemble is a quintet devoted to the concert performance of Hebraic liturgical and folksong melodies in various jazz, Afro-Cuban, Brazilian, and neo-classical styles. For this performance the group consists of: Eugene Marlow (founder/leader/piano/arranger), Bobby Sanabria (drums), Todd Bashore (alto/soprano saxophones), Frank Wagner (acoustic bass), and Cristian Rivera (percussion). All arrangements are by founder/leader Eugene Marlow.

The Heritage Ensemble performed its unique set of arrangements most recently at the Eldridge Street Synagogue. On December 17, 2009 the quintet will perform a special Chanukah concert at Baruch College’s Performing Arts Center. Previously The Heritage Ensemble has performed at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, Engelman Recital Hall (Baruch Performing Arts Center), the Conservative Synagogue of Fifth Avenue, the Riverdale YM-YMHA, Hunter College, the Society for the Advancement of Judaism, Symphony Space, and Tavern on the Green (New York City), among other venues.

Its inaugural CD, “Making the Music Our Own,” a collection of eight arrangements on the MEII Enterprises label (2006), is available at

Admission is 15.00, $10.00 for students.
Tickets will be sold at the door, or call 212-222-5159 for reservations and information.
Jazz Tuesdays
in the John Birks Gillespie Auditorium
The New York Baha'i Center
53 East 11th Street (between University Place & Broadway)

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