Monday, October 3, 2011

Bar On Fifth Features Jazz Nightly in NYC

(Simona Premazzi, who appears Oct 5 & 6)

Bar on Fifth (located inside the Setai Fifth Avenue Hotel) welcomes guests to a sexy, yet classic urban oasis. The retro nouveau design and refined cocktail selection lures a communal clientele of elite New Yorkers and chic jetsetters alike. The intimate ambiance paired with plush, international elements creates the pinnacle bar experience.Join us in paying tribute to Italy’s Jazz Heritage Presenting Italian & Italian-American Jazz Artists performing October 1-10, 8-11pm during the Italian Jazz Days 2011 Festival:

Alberto Pibri Trio, Oct 1-4
On piano, this artist is highly sought after in Jazz venues throughout Europe marks his US debut with his new ensemble

Simona Premazzi, Oct 5-6
Gracefully melodic pianist Simona Premazzi, one of the most exciting new improvisers and composers in jazz, debuts her latest ensemble at the Setai. Drawing from her original compositions, Premazzi collaborates with tenor saxophonist Melissa Aldana to create a remarkable modern jazz sound. Also featuring: Sean Conly on bass (10/5), Shinnossuke on drums (10/5), Joseph Lepore on bass (10/6) & Luca Santaniello on drums (10/6)

Fara Music Trio with Fabio Zeppetella, Oct 7-8
Led by saxophonist Gianluca Vigliar, this trio performs a vital blend of time-honored standards and new compositions

Fabio Zeppetella with the Aruan Ortiz Trio, Oct 9
Inspired by Afro-Cuban culture, guitarist Fabio Zeppetella’s makes his last scheduled appearance at The Setai performs with the Aruan Ortiz Trio

All Star Jam Session, Oct 10
This will be a larger jam session showcase in which all participants of the festival will perform at the Setai

Eli Yamin, Oct 11-16
Pianist, educator, and cultural ambassador for the US Department of State, Eli Yamin leads his band in performances of standards, originals, and blues

Jaimeo Brown, Oct 17-23
A leading exponent of "world jazz," drummer Jaimeo Brown brings his trio to the Setai to present an exciting blend of African rhythms, straight-ahead jazz, and R&B

Antonio Ciacca, Oct 24-29, Oct 31
The Bar on Fifth’s Artist in Residence, Antonio Ciacca has delighted audiences with his soulful gospel-infused playing.

Ehud Asherie, Oct 30
A rising star in the jazz world, Israeli pianist Ehud Asherie performs swing and stride with stunning virtuosity

400 Fifth Avenue at 36thStreet
Ph: (212) 695-4005

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