New Meetup: Andrea Brachfeld

From: Beth Z.
Sent on: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:33 PM
Announcing a new Meetup for The NYC Jazz Meetup Group!

What: Andrea Brachfeld

When: Wednesday, April 21,[masked]:15 PM

Where:
Zinc Bar
82 West 3rd Street betw Thompson and Sullivan
New York, NY 10012

Continuing our Zinc Bar Wednesdays we are going back to hear the amazing Andrea Brachfeld!

Andrea Brachfeld and Phoenix Rising

flute- Andrea Brachfeld
piano- Bob Quaranta
bass- Andy Eulau
drums- Kim Plainfield



Flutist Andrea Brachfeld, is a graduate of The High School of Music and Art and Manhattan School of Music. Over these past 20 years she has recorded more than a dozen CD?s with many artists including, Africando, Noel Pointer, and Timbalaye. Her breakthrough performance as the flutist for the popular Latin band Charanga ?76, catapulted her into Salsa history and fame as the first female flutist to play this music in the United States. While in high school she received the ?Louis Armstrong Award for Outstanding Student? from Jazz Interactions . Study with Hubert Laws, Jimmy Heath, and Mike Longo helped her develop her own style. Downbeat magazine referred to
Andrea as ?one of the finest jazz flutists around?. She has twice been the recipient of the Latin New York Music Award as a flutist.

She has performed with Dave Valent?n, Nestor Torres, and Ray Barretto among others. While in Venezuela, she had the honor of opening for Chick Corea,and Paco de Lucia. She was recently awarded the Chico O?Farrill Lifetime Achievement Award from Latin Jazz USA. Her first Latin Jazz CD, ?Remembered Dreams? combines Latin originals with contemporary jazz cuts. Her second CD, ?Back With Sweet Passion?, is a
dynamic Salsa recording featuring Grammy winner Oscar Hernandez on piano, and Alfredo De La Fey on violin. Her third CD ?Beyond Standards? is a collaborative effort with Chembo Corniel, featuring jazz greats Hilton Ruiz on piano and Steve Turre on trombone. She has appeared with the Winnipeg Jazz Orchestra as a soloist performing her own compositions as well as those of Mike Longo, longtime musical director for Dizzy Gillespie.

The cover is 10 dollars with a one drink minimum. If you wish to stay for the rest of the night, there will be an additional 5 dollars for the whole night as well as one drink per set. This is a great deal!

AND... as an added incentive... if you bring a new member for the NYC Jazz Meetup you will have your Cover waived for the evening! (That's a dues paying member, not a guest :))

Learn more here:
http://www.meetup.com/nyc-jazz/calendar/12973253/

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