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CONNIE CROTHERS QUARTET
Connie Crothers - Piano, Richard Tabnik - Alto Sax, Ken Filiano - Bass, Roger Mancuso - Drums
www.ConnieCrothers.net
$10.
Wed, March 23, 2011
8:00 pm

University of the Streets Inc
www.universityofthestreets.org
130 East 7th Street
2nd floor
[enter thru door just west of avenue A]
New York, NY 10009-6164
(212) 254-9300



THE PUFFIN CULTURAL FORUM Saturday, June 12, 8:00 p.m. CONNIE CROTHERS QUARTET Connie Crothers, piano Richard Tabnik, alto saxophone Roger Mancuso, drums Ken Filiano, bass . . . performing original works and spontaneous improvisations. The Puffin Cultural Forum 20 Puffin Way Teaneck, NJ 07666 201 836-3499 www.puffinculturalforum.org Suggested donation: $10

CONNIE CROTHERS QUARTET
CONNIE CROTHERS QUARTET

photography by Scott Friedlander, 2009

Gig Alert!!!!!



Connie Crothers Quartet Siberian TOUR!!

Connie Crothers, piano
Richard Tabnik, alto saxophone
Ken Filiano, bass
Klaus Kugel, drums

May 6th
Municipal Centre of Culture URAL, Ekaterinburg,
Studencheskaya str, build.3, 8 pm

May 7th
Greizer Jazzwerk im Hotel FriedensbrŁcke, Greiz, Carolinenstr. 1
at 8 pm (first set)

Connie Crothers Quartet, with Tabnik, Filiano and Roger Mancuso on drums
May 10th: Berlin at A-Trane (Bleibtreustr. 1) at 10 pm





GALAPAGOS, SUNDAY, MARCH 28 at 8:00

The Connie Crothers Quartet, featuring Connie on piano, Richard Tabnik on alto saxophone, Roger Mancuso on drums and Ken Filiano on bass will be performing at Galapagos this Sunday, March 28, beginning at 8:00 (one set). Located in DUMBO, Galapagos is a beautiful space with comfortable banquettes and wonderful acoustics.


Also performing that night will be singer Cheryl Richards, with Connie Crothers at 9:00 (one set) and the Jessica Jones Quartet, featuring Jessica on tenor saxophone, Tony Jones on tenor saxophone, Ken Filiano on bass and Kenny Wolleson on drums, at 9:45 (one set).


The cover for all three sets is $15.00


The address is 16 Main Street, corner of Water Street, in DUMBO, Brooklyn

Directions by subway: F train to York Street, A train to High Street. For more directions: (http://galapagosartspace.com/directions.html),






Gig Alert!!!!!
9/18/2009 Friday
8 pm
Harvey Diamond
Harvey Diamond (piano)

10 pm
Richard Tabnik Trio
Richard Tabnik (alto saxophone) Roger Mancuso (drums) Adam Lane (bass)
Tonight's set will feature the world premier performance of Symphony for Jazz Trio: A Prayer for Peace


9/26/2009 Saturday
8 pm
Connie Crothers Quartet
Connie Crothers (piano) Richard Tabnik (alto saxophone) Roger Mancuso (drums) Ken Filiano (bass)
How do you open up music this far, all the while leaving its nature to be itself? Connie's band is like seashells who all spiral in the same direction, the core mystery is how the spiral is really the improvisation. -- M. Weber

10 pm
Connie Crothers Quartet with Mark Weber
Connie Crothers (piano) Richard Tabnik (alto saxophone) Roger Mancuso (drums) Ken Filiano (bass) Mark Weber (poet)
You have to be careful what you say, words rule the world, maybe tonite we'll find the words to make it real. -- M. Weber

THE STONE is located at the corner of avenue C and 2nd street
ADMISSION $10 per set unless otherwise noted
students 13 to 19 admitted half price children 12 and under free
there are no advance ticket sales
all admissions are at the door prior to each performance
see† www.thestonenyc.com/ for complete calendar...

there are no refreshments or merchandise at the stone; only music...
the stone is booked on a purely curatorial basis; we do not accept demos of any kind...
the stone is a project of hips road, a not-for-profit organization upport freedom of expression by supporting the stone†



Connie Crothers Quartet

QUARTET AND DUETS
standards, originals, free improvisation

Connie Crothers, piano
Richard Tabnik, alto saxophone
Roger Mancuso, drums
Ken Filiano, bass

Saturday, November 1, 2008
9:00-11:00 pm
$10

BRECHT FORUM NEUES KABARETT
451 West Street, NYC (between Bank and Bethune Streets)
www.brechtforum.org
by subway:†
A,C,E or L to 14th Street and Eighth Ave., walk down Eighth Ave. to Bank St., turn right, walk west to the River, turn right on West St.† 1,2,or 3 to 14th Street and Seventh Ave., get off at south end of station, walk west on 12th St. to Eighth Ave., left to Bank St., turn right, walt west to the River, turn right on West St.

Made possible with public funds from the New York City Dept. of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts.



Monday, October 6, 2008
7:00 (one set)
Birdland
315 W. 44th St. (near Eighth Avenue)
212 581-3080
Connie Crothers Quartet
Connie Crothers, piano
Richard Tabnik, alto saxophone
Roger Mancuso, drums
Adam Lane, bass
$25 cover, $10 minimum


The Richard Tabnik Trio
Richard Tabnik, alto saxophone
Sean Smith, bass
Roger Mancuso, drums
will be playing at:
ICU
765 Washington St, [at West 12th Street]
[not at little west 12th st....]
NYC
Tuesday, September 19th, 2006
9pm until midnite
no cover/no minimum
for more info, contact:
212 496 6062
rctabnik@inch.com
www.newartistsrecords.com


LEE KONITZ-CONNIE CROTHERS QUINTET
with
Richard Tabnik, alto saxophone
John McCutcheon, drums
Jeremy Stratton, bass

a benefit performance for Sonny Dallas

Friday, February 18, 2005
@
The Jazz Loft
475 Kent Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(located south of the Williamsburg Bridge, between Division Ave. and S. 11th St.)

By subway: L train to Bedford Ave., then #61 bus to Division Ave.
M, J train to Marcy Avenue, walk 12 blocks down Broadway and left on Kent Ave.

By car: First exit off of the Williamsburg Bridge, Broadway-Staten Island, right on Broadway,
left on Kent. There is always parking by the building.

7:00 pm / food and wine or coffee in #408
8:00 pm/ concert in #410

$10

info: e-mail me....



previous gigs
Thursday, Sept 23, 2004
the jazz duo of Richard Tabnik, alto saxophone,
and
Adam Lane, bass
@
Elixir,
95 West B'way [Chambers]
at 9 pm
for one set...
please call club for info...212.233.6171]

From: Ty Cumbie
presents:
Thursday, June 17
at Jazz on the Park, 36 W. 106th St. @ Central park West
8 pm Greene/Robinson/Rozen Trio: Burton Greene (piano), Jay Rozen (tuba), Perry Robinson (clarinet)
9 pm The Richard Tabnik Trio: Richard Tabnik [alto saxophone], Adam Lane [bass], John McCutcheon [drums]...jazz improvising...
10 pm Aaron Ali Shaikh Q'tet
$8 cover goes 100% to the musicians. BYOB allowed.
Ty Cumbie
Guitarist/Co-Curator, Free Zone Music Series
tcumbie@nyc.rr.com
www.freezoneny.org


Just wanted to say hello and let you know about some things...

1.] Eve Sussman's video inspired by Velasquez' *Las Meninas* has opened at the Whitney Museums Biennial Exhibition. Check it out! I play Jose Nieto...

2.] Wednesday, 3.10.04, The Connie Crothers Quartet, with Connie Crothers, piano, Richard Tabnik, alto sax, Ratzo B. Harris, bass, and Roger Mancuso, drums will be appearing at the Benefit Concert for United for Peace and Justice at Sweet Rhythm, 88 Seventh Ave. South...we will be on at 8 pm! The suggested donation is $15...[212.255.3626]...other artists scheduled to appear include Jim Hall, Charles Eubanks, and David Lopato...

3] The Connie Crothers Quartet with Connie Crothers, piano, Richard Tabnik, alto sax, Adam Lane, bass, and John McCutcheon, drums will be appearing at The 20th Annual Lester Young Memorial Celebration Sunday March 14, 2004 at 7 pm...donation is $12...St. Peter*s Church, Lexington Avenue @ 54 St....212.935.2200]...other artists appearing include Dr. Billy Taylor, Benny Powell, Dick Katz, Phil Schaap, et. al...


**gigalert in Wmsbg, Bklyn 2.21.04
Hi All:
A message from Connie Crothers!--->
> John McCutcheon and I are co-hosting another concert evening here at 475 Kent > Avenue on Saturday, February 21.
> The musicians will be Richard Tabnik, alto saxophone, Adam Lane on bass, John [drums] and me [piano].
It will > be > recorded and videotaped.
At 7:00, in John's loft, #408, we will have > some bread and > cheese and salad and wine, sparkling water, tea, coffee.
At 8:00, in my loft, #410, we > will have > the concert.
We're requesting $10, all inclusive.

> > By subway: L train to Bedford Avenue, #61 bus (the stop is at Driggs, > the > other subway exit, right in front of the pizza place) to Division Ave., > right one > block to Kent, right 1/2 block to 475.
By car: First exit from the Williamsburg Bridge (Broadway-Staten Island), bear right onto Broadway, stay on Broadway to the end of the road, left onto Kent Avenue, about 5 blocks takes you to 475. Parking is easy. >



past gigs...
gig alert in nyc

a weekend of jazz

[ friday 1/31/03+ saturday 2/01/03]

w/*---->The Connie Crothers Quartet
featuring:
Connie Crothers, piano
Richard Tabnik, alto saxophone
Roger Mancuso, drums
Ratzo B. Harris, bass

will be appearing at:
Smalls
183 West 10th Street [@ 7th Ave. S.], NYC
Friday, January 31 and February 1, 2003
sets at 10, 11:30, 1 a.m.
$10 cover/byob
club info: [212] 929 7565 www.smallsjazz.com
band info: [212] 496 6062
www.newartistsrecords.com

+++

New Artists Records and Faust Harrison Pianos
present
First Saturdays-‹a series of improvised music

February 1
Harry Schulz with the Connie Crothers Quartet
(Harry Schulz-vocals; Connie Crothers-piano; Richard Tabnik-alto sax; Ratzo Harris-bass; Roger Mancuso-drums)

+

Liz Gorrill Trio
(Liz Gorrill-piano; Ratzo Harris-bass; Roger Mancuso-drums)

FAUST HARRISON PIANOS
205 West 58th Street, NYC (just west of 7th Avenue)
All performances begin at 7pm
Admission is $10 General seating, no reservations

yes!

friday [1/31/03]:
three sets at smalls [10pm, 11:30 pm, 1 am]
and
saturday[2/01/03]!:
faust harrison concert [7pm-9pm]; followed by
smalls [10pm, 11:30 pm, 1am]

....................................................------> >>>>>>>>>>>>join us on this wild jazz journey of stretching out...<<<<<<<<<<<---------.....................



*---->The Connie Crothers Quartet
featuring:
Connie Crothers, piano
Richard Tabnik, alto saxophone
Roger Mancuso, drums
Ratzo B. Harris, bass
will be appearing at:

Smalls
183 West 10th Street [@ 7th Ave. S.], NYC
Friday, January 31 and February 1, 2003
sets at 10, 11:30, 1 a.m.
$10 cover/byob
club info: [212] 929 7565
www.smallsjazz.com
band info: [212] 496 6062
www.newartistsrecords.com



New Artists Records and Faust Harrison Pianos
present
First Saturdays-–a series of improvised music

January 4
Richard Tabnik/Connie Crothers Duo (alto sax, piano)

Bob Field Quartet featuring Connie Crothers
(Field-tenor sax; Crothers-piano; Adam Lane-bass; John McCutcheon-drums)

February 1
Harry Schulz with the Connie Crothers Quartet
(Harry Schulz-vocals; Connie Crothers-piano; Richard Tabnik-alto sax; Ratzo Harris-bass; Roger Mancuso-drums)

Liz Gorrill Trio
(Liz Gorrill-piano; Ratzo Harris-bass; Roger Mancuso-drums)

March 1
Dori Levine/Ed Littman Duo (voice, guitar)

Charley Krachy/Gary Levy Quintet
(Charley Krachy-tenor sax; Gary Levy-alto sax; Virg Dzurinko-piano)

April 5
Michael Levy (solo piano)
Michael Levy/Dori Levine Duo (piano, voice)

FAUST HARRISON PIANOS
205 West 58th Street, NYC (just west of 7th Avenue)
All performances begin at 7pm
Admission is $10 General seating, no reservations



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Gig Information!

The groups I am currently focusing on include:
  • The Connie Crothers / Richard Tabnik Quartet, featuring Connie Crothers, piano; Richard Tabnik, alto saxophone; Roger Mancuso,drums; Ratzo B. Harris,bass.
  • The Richard Tabnik Trio, featuring Roger Mancuso or John McCutcheon on drums, and Ratzo B. Harris, Sean Smith, or Ed Broderick on bass.
  • The Richard Tabnik Quartet, with Andy Fite on guitar, Roger Mancuso on drums, and Calvin Hill, on bass.
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