Thursday, December 31, 2009|7:30 PM - 4:00 AM

Smalls New Year's Party!

An evening of Poetry, Singing & Music!

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Lee Kostrinsky

Poet

Lee Kostrinsky is a musician and writer, and co-owner of Smalls Jazz club and Smalls Books.weblinks:www.myspace.com/smallsbookssmallsbooks.blogspot.com/

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Ruth Brisbane

Vocalist

RUTH BRISBANE is famous as one of the great interpreters and singers of classic blues and novelty songs in the Bessie Smith tradition. She has had starring roles ...

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Yaala Ballin

Vocalist

Yaala Ballin, vocalist, was born in Israel and moved to New York in 2004. In addition to frequent performances in the city's prestigious jazz venues including Smalls, Smoke ...

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Sacha Perry

Piano

Pianist Sacha Perry is widely known among musicians in New York as one of the brightest pianists on the scene. He studied with Barry Harris and quickly excelled ...

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Dwayne Clemons

Trumpet

Dwayne Clemons was born in Los Angeles, California, July 3rd, 1963; but raised in Dallas,Texas, from infancy. He started playing trumpet at age 8. It was in Dallas ...

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Keith Balla

Drums

A native of Austin, Texas, drummer Keith Balla was first compelled to start playing at the age of 13, inspired by his older brother--also a musician. Soon after, ...

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Jon Roche

Bass

Raised in Long Valley NJ Jon Roche is a veteran of the New York music scene since 1997 AD.   His services have been used by such notable ...

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Roman Ivanoff

Piano

Roman Ivanoff plays at Smalls each week with vocalist Marion Cowings and bassist Jon Roche

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Ai Murakami

Drums

Jazz drummer Ai Murakami was born in Japan, and has been fascinated by rhythm ever since she played taiko (Japanese drums) at the age of four. When she ...

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Spike Wilner

Piano

Michael Spike Wilner, was born in the city of Manhattan. His father is a professor of Hematology and his mother a clinical social worker. Spike hails from a ...

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Marion Cowings

Vocalist

Jazz singer Marion Cowings is a native New Yorker. His smooth baritone voice and considerable range has been delighting audiences around the world for decades. Mentored by the ...

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Tal Ronen

Bass

Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, in 1981, Tal Ronen is an accomplished young bass player living and working in New York City. As a highly sought-after sideman, Tal ...

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Clifford Barbaro

Drums

A veteran of the jazz scene, he has performed and recorded with numerous major artists over the years including Betty Carter, Charles Tolliver, Jon Hendricks, John Hicks, Lionel ...

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Ari Roland

Bass

Ari Roland (bass) was born and raised in New York City. He began playing bass at the age of 12 and was working professionally by age 16. He ...

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