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Upcoming Gigs

Jackson Room is Bringing you Streaming Shows Live from the Venue!

Willie Martinez Trio

Saturday, Jan 30th 2021

Streaming Pass: $10

Register to get your streaming pass and join us for Jackson Room’s virtual performance! We are pushing through COVID-19 with a Latin Jazz Performance by the Willie Martinez Trio Lives Streamed from the Jackson Room venue NY on Saturday, January 30th at 8:30PM EST. / 5:30PM PST. with Willie Martinez on Drums/Vocal, Enrique Haneine on Piano and, Essiet Okon Essiet on Bass , and a Special Guest Ed Jackson on Saxophone.

Once you register, you will receive a link to the virtual performance on the day of the event.
This event is being sponsored by Jackson Tax Service Inc.

If you can, please help us by making a donation to help keep the rich jazz tradition alive.

Willie Martinez has been a familiar face in New York City’s eclectic music scene for well over twenty years. As well as being one of the most sought after drummers on the Latin Jazz scene today, Willie is also a gifted arranger, composer and vocalist.
He has imparted his unique rhythmic and vocal styling upon groups performing everything from Gothic Funk at the quintessentially New York rock club CBGB’s to Afro Cuban jazz on the grand stage of the prestigious Carnegie Hall. He has performed and recorded with artists as varied as the classic Cuban arranger, composer, and bandleader Chico O’Farrill, to legendary jazz pianist George Cables, to contemporary Pop divas Jewel, Faith Hill, and Brandy.
His performances have been documented on television, video and CD, sharing the stage with a wide variety of artists representing a Who’s Who in the American music industry, including Latin legends Bebo Valdes, Ray Santos, Paquito D’Rivera, and Hilton Ruíz; jazz greats Frank Wess, Danny Mixon, Benny Powell, Calvin Hill, and Arthur Blythe; and pop veterans Leon Pendarvis, Barry Eastmond, Jerry Barnes, and Ira Siegel.
When not performing with his own highly acclaimed ensemble, La Familia Sextet, Willie enjoys being involved in some of the hottest projects in town with leaders like alto sax virtuoso T.K. Blue, multi-talented vibraphonist Jay Hoggard, and pianist extraordinaire Nicki Denner.

George Cables Trio w Special Guest - Ed Jackson

Saturday, November 28th 2020

Streaming Pass: $10

After a Tumultuous period of striving and surviving this year – giving thanks is certainly in order. In fact, we would do well to jazz it UP in celebration of overcoming this challenging Thanksgiving season.

We can think of no better person to perform at Jackson Room in our live stream this month, sharing our sound globally, than living legend and pianist extraordinaire George Cables! 

George Cables is a major voice in modern jazz. This legendary jazz pianist has performed and recorded with some of the greatest jazz musicians of our time, including: Joe Henderson, Roy Haynes, Max Roach, Art Blakey, Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Sonny Rollins, Sarah Vaughn, Tony Williams, Bobby Hutcherson and Dizzy Gillespie

Musicians for the live performance will be:

George Cables – Piano, Ed Howard – Bass, Steve Johns – drums, and, Special guest Ed Jackson – Saxophone

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Ed Jackson Quartet

Saturday, Dec 26th, 2020 | 8:30 est/ 5:30 pst

Streaming Pass: $10

Ed Jackson will have his full band, including Cecilia Coleman on Piano, Bill Moring on Bass, Lionel Cordew on drums, and Ed Jackson on Saxophone.

Ed is an accomplished saxophonist & active jazz player on the NY & International scene. Ed Jackson’s dynamic sound encompasses both the tradition and future of jazz. His versatility enables him to move within the various styles of jazz while at the same time maintaining a unique sound and direction.

Ed Jackson’s wide range of styles is evident in the musicians he has worked and recorded with which include Roy Haynes, George Cables, The Fatback Band, Melba Moore, Bobby Watson Big Band, T.S. Monk, The Jackson Brothers Quartet, Illinois Jacquet, Weldon Irvine, The Count Basie Band, Donald Blackman, Bernard Wright, Jaki Byard, Ran Blake, Sam Rivers, Tom Varner, Ty Stephens and SoulJaazz. He is also the founder of the world-renowned 29th Street Saxophone Quartet, an internationally acclaimed group he has extensively recorded and toured with.

Ed is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and received the Selmer Company Award for Outstanding Saxophonist.

PAST EVENT

About

New York  Saxophonist, Ed Jackson, followed his dream in 2011 after standing in an unfinished office basement, and at which point dormant forces came alive as he visualized a stage and jazz club setup. He knew that this would be a huge undertaking, but the passion was there, and realized that if he didn’t go ahead and follow this, he would regret it for the rest of his life.

Situated in Queens  New York , the venue offers live monthly jazz events featuring the Ed Jackson Quartet as well as other world class artist and groups. The Jackson Room also happens to be in the neighborhood where he grew up. This particular area of Queens  in the town of St Albans, was home to an uncanny number of musicians including Count Basie, Fats Waller, Illinois Jacquet, Miles Davis, Louis Armstrong, James Brown, Ella Fitzgerald, Lenny White, Marcus Miller to name a few. In fact, John Coltrane lived on Mexico street which is just a few blocks away from the venue.

Jackson Room is not open to the public at this time and is streaming live events only at the venue.

Contact

Jackson Room
192-07 Linden Blvd
(next door to Jackson Tax Service)
St Albans, NY 11412

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