Terese Genecco & Her Little Big Band with special guest star Lea DeLaria

Tuesday, January 29 • Doors 7:00PM / Show 8:00PM

"The longest-running nightclub act on Broadway" is on the move! For one special night, multi-award winning singer, bandleader and comedian Terese Genecco grabs her high-octane octet filled with some of the city's most respected jazz and Broadway musicians and makes a B-line from The Iridium to the new Cutting Room and from the swing era to the Rat-Packing 60's.

As Genecco likes to quip about her hard-driving, up-tempo shows, "there's a two-drink minimum and a two-ballad maximum!" Genecco's high-flying wingmen are Ted Kooshian on piano, Marco Panascia on bass, Ray Marchica on drums, Cliff Lyons on sax, Mark Miller on trombone, Kenny Lavender on trumpet with Mayra Casales on Latin percussion. The Wall Street Journal's Will Friedwald has said that Genecco "and her three horns and five rhythm put on an unstoppable juggernaut of a set."

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Jon Batiste

Friday, February 15 · Doors 8:00PM / Show 9:00PM

With his unique voice, virtuosic piano chops and dapper sense of style, Jon Batiste transcends music genres and has ignited the NYC music scene.

Raised among the sounds and rhythms of New Orleans, Bastiste comes from a renowned lineage of performers. He studied jazz and classical piano at The Juilliard School, is a "Movado Future Legend" award recipient, and a "Steinway Performing Artist."

At 25, he has performed in over 40 countries, playing everywhere from Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center to the Kennedy Center and Concertgebouw. With his modern take on American music, and clever use of the harmonaboard, Batiste has collaborated with musicians from across the spectrum – Prince, Lenny Kravitz, Wynton Marsalis, Jimmy Buffett, Harry Connick Jr., Roy Hargrove, Cassandra Wilson, Mark O’Connnor and Asher Roth among them. 

Jon Batiste is also the founder and leader of Stay Human, a modern jazz ensemble noted for their world-class music, high energy and uplifting spirit. Dedicated to igniting the next generation of musicians, in his position as co-director and music curator at The National Jazz Museum in Harlem, Batiste has programmed year-long educational workshops for hundreds of students.