Wednesday 18 October 2017:
Wed 18 Oct 2017, 22:00 - Barbès, New YorkWed 10/18
THE MANDINGO AMBASSADORS. Every Wednesday
Guitarist Mamady Kouyate has been at the forefront of Guinean music since the 1970’s. He is best known as one of Bembeya Jazz’s guitarist but he has really made his mark with his own band, Les Ambassadeurs du Mandingue. "Dazzling vocal and guitar patterns over a rhythm section that is like a perfect system" Ben Ratliff, NY Times.
Thursday 19 October 2017:
Thu 19 Oct 2017, 20:00 - Barbès, New YorkThu 10/19 ALHAMBRA was founded in 1981 by Dr. Isabelle Ganz to transcribe, record, and perform the vast treasures of Sephardic music which have been preserved by the descendants of the Jews of Spain. The ensemble has taped the songs of native singers (primarily at the Sephardic Home for the Aged In Brooklyn), worked with material transcribed by ethnomusicologists, and then arranged this music for
Friday 20 October 2017:
Fri 20 Oct 2017, 20:00 - Barbès, New YorkFri 10/20 KILL HENRY SUGAR. Guitarist Erik Della Penna and drummer Dean Sharenow have lent their writing, production, and performance skills to a wide range of artists, from Tiny Tim to Sting. As Kill Henry Sugar, they fashion moody morsels of American Roots music with what the Village Voice calls, "Cinematic gravitas." This series will feature occasional stringed or reeded guests embellishing the
Fri 20 Oct 2017, 22:00 - Barbès, New YorkFri 10/20 INNOV GNAWA. The New York-based group of Moroccan musicians plays Gnawa music - The southern Moroccan trance music with roots in pre-islamic animist traditions. Led by master Maalem Hassan BenJaafer, InnoVe Gnawa uses traditional instrumentation such as the lute-like Sintir and the large castanet type Krakebs to accompany its ancient chants. Their approach is resolutely innovative though
Fri 20 Oct 2017, 17:00 - Barbès, New YorkFri 10/20 THE CROOKED TRIO . Every Friday, 5:00pm to 7:00pm, our special cocktail hourset. Straight and skewed standards with Oscar Noriega - drums; Marta Sanchez - piano; Jeong Lim Yang - bass, and a rotating cast of special guests..
Saturday 21 October 2017:
Sat 21 Oct 2017, 17:00 - Barbès, New YorkSun 10/21 JEN CHAPIN . Jen Chapin performs story/songs that search for community and shared meaning, powered by the funk and improvisation of the city. Critics have hailed her work as "brilliant.. soulfully poetic" (NPR), "thoughtful.. worth-savoring" (People), and "smart, observant, lyrically deft, politically aware and emotionally intuitive" (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel). With Grammy-nominated ac
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