Jazz Drummer/Educator

Upcoming Performances

February 1, 2017 
Carl Bartlett Jr. Group Recording at Douglas Street Studio in Brooklyn, NY


February 12, 2017 
Kevin Mahogany Group Dorthaan's Place at NJPAC in NJ  11:30am & 1:30pm
February 14, 2017 
Kevin Mahogany Group at Smoke in NY  Sets at 7, 9 and 10:30pm
February 23, 2017 
Saul Rubin Trio at Alobar in Long Island City, NY  7-10pm
February 25, 2017 
Patience Higgins Sugar Hill Group at Smoke in NY  11:30pm
March 1, 2017 
Matt Geraghty's Trade Winds Live at Subrosa in NY  7-11pm
March 2, 2017 
Kevin B. Clark Trio at Bar Next Door in NYC  8:30 & 10:30pm
March 11, 2017 
Ray Blue Quartet at The Bean Runner in Peekskill, NY
March 19, 2017 
Al Cardillo at Apertif in Long Island, NY 6-9pm
March 23, 2017 
Sylvia Cuenca Quartet featuring Kyle Koehler, Saul Rubin and Wayne Escoffery at The Hyatt in New Brunswick,NJ,  8-11pm, www.nbjp.org
March 25, 2017 
EJ Allen Group at The Jackson Room in Queens, NY
March 26, 2017 
Lee Torchia Group at The Metropolitan Room in NY 4pm
April 1, 2017 
Sylvia Cuenca Trio featuring Erik Von Buchau and David Euwell Tribute to Bobby Hutcherson at Hotel Healdsburg in CA, 6:30-9:30pm
April 2, 2017 
Sylvia Cuenca Quartet featuring Lyle Link, Gaea Schell and David Euwell at Bird n' Beckett, San Francisco CA,  4:30-6:30pm
April 2, 2017 
Grant Levin Trio at Bird n' Beckett, San Francisco CA,  7:30-9:30pm
April 3, 2017 
Dave Bendekeit Group at 7 Mile House in Brisbane, CA
April 6, 2017 
Sylvia Cuenca Group, featuring Essiet Essiet, Lyle Link and Ben Stolorow at Cafe Stritch, San Jose, CA,  8:30pm-12am
April 7, 2017 
Sylvia Cuenca Quartet featuring Essiet Essiet, Lyle Link and Ben Stolorow at Black Cat, San Francisco CA,  8pm
April 8, 2017 
Sylvia Cuenca Quintet featuring Essiet Essiet, Lyle, Link, Ben Stolorow and Paul Hanson at Black Cat, San Francisco, CA, 8pm
April 10, 2017 
Dave Bendekeit Group at 7 Mile House in Brisbane, CA

April 20, 2017
CBG Organ Trio featuring Jared Gold, Paul Bollenback and Sylvia Cuenca at
Alobar in Long Island City,  7-10pm


April 25-May 2, 2017
State Department Tour of Nicaragua with Johnaye Kendrick Quartet featuring Miki Hiyama and Renee Cruz
May 4, 2017 
Carl Bartlett Jr. Group at Smalls in NYC,  10:30-1am
May 13, 2017
Paul Bollenback Trio at Bar Next Door in NYC, 7:30-11:30pm
May 27, 2017 
Carl Bartlett Jr. Group at The Candlelight Lounge in Trenton, NJ  3:30-7:30pm
June 3, 2017
Essiet Okon Essiet's IBO Group featuring Manuel Valera, JB Butler and Rob Scheps at The Cell in NYC,  8:00-9:00pm
June 5, 2017
Sylvia Cuenca Quartet with Jack Riordan, Jared Gold, Joe Cohen at Black Cat in San Francisco, CA, 7-11:30pm
June 7, 2017
Jack Riordan Group Quartet featuring Jared Gold and Joe Cohen at Bird n' Beckett in San Francisco, CA,  7:30-9:30pm
June 8, 2017
Harvey Wainapel Group at Cafe Stritch in San Jose, CA, 8:30-12am
http://www.cafestritch.com  
June 9, 2017
Harvey Wainapel Group at Bird n' Beckett in San Francisco, CA, 7:30-9:30pm
June 10, 2017 
Harvey Wainapel Group at Healdsburg Jazz Festival in Healdsburg, CA,  8:30-11:30pm
www.healdsburgjazzfestival.org
June 15, 2017
Carl Bartlett Jr. Quartet at Jazz at Kitano in NYC, 8:00 & 10:00pm
http://www.kitano.com/Jazz-Schedule
June 17, 2017
Essiet Okon Essiet's IBO Group featuring Theo Hill, JB Butler and Rob Scheps at Fatcat in NYC, 10:00-1:00am
June 20, 2017
Ben Sher Brazilian Organ Trio at Shapeshifter in Brooklyn, NY,  8:00pm
July 1-6
Woman to Woman Summer Tour in Europe featuring Renee Rosnes, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Anat Cohen, Melissa Aldana, Ingrid Jensen and Noriko Ueda
www.womantowoman.com

July 1

Ajaccio Jazz Festival, Corsica, France
July 3
New Morning in Paris, France
July 5
Montreux Jazz Festival, Switzerland
July 6
Bari Jazz Festival, Italy
July 8th, 2017
Roni Ben Hur Quartet featuring Essiet Okon Essiet and Donald Vega at Kitano Jazz in NYC  8:00 & 10:00pm
July 9, 2017
Guest at Winard Harper's Meet the Artist Series in Jersey City, NJ  7:00-10:00pm
July 15, 2017
Sylvia Cuenca Organ Quartet featuring Dave Stryker, Steve Nelson and Jared Gold at Smalls in NYC,  7:30-10:30pm
https://www.smallslive.com/
July 16, 2017
Carl Bartlett Jr. Group at the New Rochelle Jazz Festival in NY, 8:00-10:00pm
July 19
Ray Blue Quartet featuring Essie Okon Essiet and Sharp Radway 
Concert at Riverfront Park in Peekskill, NY 7:00-10:00pm
July 20
Chris Washburne Jazz Clinic at Minton's in NYC 5:00-7:00pm
July 20, 2017
Kevin B. Clark Trio at Bar Next Door in NYC  8:30 & 10:30pm
July 21, 2017
Eddie Allen Group at Kennedy Memorial Park in Hempstead, NY  6:00-8:00pm
July 29, 2017
Dave Stryker Quartet at Trumpets in NJ  8:00- 11:30pm
July 31, 2017
Sylvia Cuenca Organ Quintet featuring Dave Stryker, Jared Gold, Josh Evans and Troy Roberts at the 50th Paul Brown Monday Night Jazz Series at Bushnell Park in Hartford, Connecticut - One Set at 7:30pm
www.hartfordjazzsociety.com
July 30 - August 6, 2017
On faculty at the Roni Ben Hur's Adventures in Jazz Camp at Green Mountain College, Vermont
www.adventuresinjazz.com
August 8, 2017
Eddie Henderson Quartet featuring Essiet Okon Essiet, Peter Zak and Sylvia Cuenca Concert on Sonoma Square in Sonoma, CA, 6:00-8:15pm
August 10, 2017
Eddie Henderson Quartet featuring Essiet Okon Essiet, Peter Zak and Sylvia Cuenca at Black Cat in San Francisco, CA
August 11, 2017
Eddie Henderson Quartet featuring Essiet Okon Essiet, Peter Zak and Sylvia Cuenca at San Jose Jazz Festival in San Jose, CA ​​
at Jade Leaf Lounge 8:00-9:30pm
www.sanjosejazz.org
August 12, 2017
Eddie Henderson Quartet featuring Essiet Okon Essiet, Peter Zak, Sylvia Cuenca at Sonoma Jazz in the Barn Concert in Sonoma, CA
August 13, 2017
Eddie Henderson Quartet featuring Essiet Okon Essiet, Peter Zak, Sylvia Cuenca at Piedmont Piano in Oakland, CA, 4pm
August 20, 2017
Essiet Okon Essiet's IBO Group at the Montavilla Jazz Festival in Portland, OR
August 24, 2017
Sylvia Cuenca Trio featuring Essiet Okon Essiet and John JB Butler at Christos Pizzeria in Salem, OR
8-11pm
September 9, 2017
Rob Scheps Quartet at Ben Fajon's House Concert in Portland, OR
www.loosewig.com
September 14, 2017
Ray Blue Quintet at the White Plains Jazz Festival, NY
8:00-9:30pm
www.artsw.org
September 17, 2017
Roni Ben Hur Trio at Blue Note Brunch in NYC
Sets at 11:30 & 1:30pm
www.bluenotejazz.com/newyork
September 22, 2017
Bill Saxton's Group at Bill's Place in Harlem NYC
8:00 & 10:00pm
September 23, 2017
Rob Scheps Tribute to Coltrane at the Cutting Room in NYC at 10pm
www.thecuttingroomnyc.com
September 30, 2017
Nate Pruitt Group at Gavilan College in Gilroy, CA
2:00 - 5:00pm

September 30, 2017
Tim Lin Group at Cafe Stritch in San Jose, CA
8:30 -11:45pm
www.cafestritch.com


October 1, 2017
Sylvia Cuenca Trio featuring Hans Glawischnig and Ben Stolorow at Jazz Church West in Danville, CA
5:00 - 6:00pm
www.peacejourney.com


October 2, 2017
Dave Bendigkeit Group at 7 Mile House in Brisbane, CA
7:00 - 10:00pm
November 3, 2017
Harvie S Trio featuring Roni Ben Hur at Deer Head Inn in Delaware Water Gap, PA
7-11pm
www.deerheadinn.com
November 12, 2017
Kevin Mahogany Quartet at NJPAC
12-3pm
November 16, 2017
Sylvia Cuenca Organ Quartet featuring Paul Bollenback, Jared Gold and Troy Roberts at Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ
8-11pm
www.nbjp.org
December 8, 2017
Sylvia Cuenca Organ Quartet featuring Paul Bollenback, Jared Gold, Joel Frahm at Maureen's Jazz Cellar in Nyack, NY
8:00 & 9:30pm
December 9, 2017
Sylvia Cuenca Organ Quartet featuring Paul Bollenback, Jared Gold, Joel Frahm at Small's in NYC
7:30 - 10:00pm
www.smalljazzclub.com
December 14, 2017
Carl Bartlett Jr. CD Release at Kitano in NYC
8-11pm
www.kitanojazz.com
December 27 & 28, 2017
Lea Delaria Group at The Jazz Bistro in St. Louis, MO
January 6, 2018
Ben Stolorow Group at Bird n' Beckett in SF, CA
February 2, 2018
Fat Cat in NYC with Sheryl Bailey Group featuring Andy McKee and Jim Ridl
6pm
February 2, 2018
Jared Gold/Dave Gibson Cooperative Collective at Fat Cat in NYC
10:30pm-1am
February 3, 2018
Lea Delaria Group at the Jefferson Center in Roanoke, Virginia
8:00pm
February 8, 2018
Sylvia Cuenca Quartet at Cafe Stritch in San Jose, CA
8:30pm - 12am
February 24, 2018
Ollie Dudek Group at Jupiter in Berkeley, CA
8pm-11pm
February 25, 2018
Grant Levin Group at Bird n' Beckett in San Francisco, CA
4:30pm - 6:30pm
March 8, 2018
Sylvia Cuenca Quartet featuring Sheryl Bailey, Miki Hayama and Endea Owens at the Szczecin Jazz Festival in Poland
www.szczecinjazzfestival.com
March 9, 2018
Jona Ardyn Group at the Szczecin Jazz Festival in Poland
March 10, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Group at Maureen's Jazz Cellar in Nyack, NY
8:00pm
March 15, 2018
The Jam Session in Sag Harbor, NY featuring Alex Sipiagin, Bill O'Connell and Michael O' Brien
7:00-9:00pm
March 20, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Group at Blues Alley in Washington, D.C.
March 22, 2018
Sylvia Cuenca Quartet featuring Roni Ben Hur, Santi Debriano and Mike Lee at the Hyatt in New Brunswick, NJ
8:00-11:00pm
March 23, 2018
Elise Wood Group at Trumpets in Montclair, NJ
March 24, 2018
Sylvia Cuenca Group at Fat Cat in NYC featuring Paul Bollenback, Jared Gold, Freddie Hendrix and Mike Dirubbo
10:00pm-1:00am
March 26, 2018
Strings Attached Group at Zinc Bar in NYC featuring Jack Wilkins, Joe Cohn, Mark Whitfield, Vic Juris and Essiet Okon Essiet
8-11pm
March 30, 2018
Sheryl Bailey Group at Sound Bite in NYC
7:00 & 9:00pm
March 31, 2018
Arlee Leonard Group at Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
2:00-4:00pm
April 4, 2018
Carol Sudhalter Jam Session at Flushing Town Hall in Queens, NY
7:00-10:00pm
April 8, 2018
Noah Baerman Group in MIddletown, CT
3:00-6:00pm
April 22, 2018
Ray Blue Group at the Bean Runner in Peekskill, NY
3:00-6:00pm
April 27 & 28, 2018
Vincent Herring Quartet featuring Mike LeDonne and Essiet Okon Essiet
at the Jazz Forum in Tarrytown, NY
7:00 & 9:30pm
April 30, 2018
Dimitri Vassilakis and Jazz Democracy at the United Nations Headquarters in NYC
6:30pm
May 3, 2018
Catskill Jazz Festival with David Lee Jones Group
May 5, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Group at Bethany Baptist Church in Newark, NJ
6:00pm
May 7-9, 2018
Artist Residency at the Arnoff Center for the Arts in CIncinnati, OH
May 11, 2018
Jack Wilkins Trio at Bar Next Door in NYC
May 17, 2018
Amanda Monaco Quartet featuring Noah Baerman and Rufus Reid at the Kitano in NYC
May 21, 2018
Lea Delaria Group at the Obie Awards in NYC
May 22, 2018
Lea Delaria Group at the National Museum of American Jewish History in NYC
May 24, 2018
Burak Bediikyan at Nublu in NYC
June 1, 2018
Ray Blue Group at Trumpets in New Jersey
June 4-11, 2018
Tour of Australia with Lea Delaria
June 30, 2018
David Stern Group at Silvana in NYC
6pm
June 30, 2018
Sylvia Cuenca Organ Quintet at FatCat in NYC featuring Jared Gold, Paul Bollenback, Freddie Hendrix and Dave Gibson
10pm
July 3, 2018
Brandi Disterheft Trio at the Flatiron Room in NYC
6-10pm
July 5, 2018
Jack Wilkins Trio at Kitano in NYC
8pm
July 7, 2018
Ray Blue Group at Brooklyn Smorgasburg 
3-5pm
July 9-14, 2018
Residency at NJPAC's Summer Jazz Workshop with an All-Female Faculty in New Jersey
July 12, 2018
Erena Terabuko Group at the Hyatt in New Brunswick, NJ
8-11pm
www.nbjp.org
July 13, 2018
Ben Sher Trio at Bar Next Door in NYC
7:30-12am
July 15, 2018
Jared Gold Group at Jazz Standard Brunch in NYC
12-1:30pm
July 19, 2018
Sylvia Cuenca Group featuring Paul Bollenback, Marco Panacia at Pier 84 in NYC
7:00pm (One set)
July 30-August 5,  2018
On faculty at Roni Ben Hur Summer Jazz Camp in Vermont
August 9, 2018
Zak/Essiet/Cuenca Trio at Bird n' Beckett in SF
August 11, 2018
Sylvia Cuenca Quartet featuring Paul Hanson, Essiet Okon Essiet and Peter Zak at San Jose Summer Jazz Festival
Cafe Stritch Stage 12-1:30pm
August 12, 2018
Zak/Essiet/Cuenca Trio at Piedmont Piano in Oakland, CA
4:00pm 
August 23, 2018
Dee Dee Bridgewater Group at the Bayside Summer Nights Series in San Diego, CA featuring Helen Sung, Ingrid Jenson, Endea Owens and Nora Germain
7:30pm
August 24, 2018
Jacques Lesure Trio at Cafe Stritch in San Jose, CA
August 25, 2018
Milo Peterson Group featuring George Mitchell and Sylvia Cuenca at the Jazz Station in Eugene, OR
September 8, 2018
Andrew Speight Group at Cafe Stritch in San Jose, CA
8:30-12am
September 13, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Quartet featuring Harvie S and Harvey Wainapel at Cafe Stritch in San Jose, CA
8:30-12am
September 14, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Group at Bird and Beckett in SF, CA
8:30-10:30pm
September 15, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Quartet at JB Piano Company in San Rafael, CA
4-6pm Workshop
7:30pm Concert
jbpiano.com
September 16, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Trio featuring Harvie S and Sylvia Cuenca at Chez Hanny in San Francisco, CA
4-6pm
September 18, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Trio featuring Harvie S and Sylvia Cuenca at Bird and Beckett in SF
7:30pm
September 19, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Trio Clinic featuring Harvie S and Sylvia Cuenca at Fernando Cullum Community Arts Center in LA
http://pullumcenter.org
7:30pm
September 20, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Trio at Vitello's in Studio City, CA
7:30-9:30pm
September 21, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Trio plus special guest trombonist Matt Hall at Wolfe Gardens in El Cajon, CA
7-9pm
September 22, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Trio plus special guest saxophonist Ralph Lalama at SOKA University of CA
3pm
September 27, 2018
Sylvia Cuenca Trio featuring Dave Kikoski and Essiet Okon Essiet at Exuberance Concert Series in Philadelphia, PA
7-10pm
October 4, 2018
Sylvia Cuenca Organ Quartet featuring Ralph Bowen, Paul Bollenback and Jared Gold at Smalls in NYC
7:30-10pm
October 10, 2018
Sylvia Cuenca Organ Trio featuring Jared Gold and Charlie Sigler at Tavern on George in New Brunswick, NJ
8-11pm
October 12, 2018
Lea Delaria Group at Hopkins Center for the Arts at Hopkins College in Hanover, NH
8pm
October 13, 2018
Lea Delaria Group at Massry Center for the Arts in Albany, NY
8-9pm
October 18, 2018
James Austin Session at Clement's Place in Newark, NJ
7:30-10pm
October 20, 2018
Lea Delaria at Performing Arts Center at Purchase College in Purchase, NY
8pm
October 24, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Trio at Mezzrow in NYC
8-10:30pm
October 26, 2018
Jared Gold Trio at Fatcat in NYC
1:30am
November 1, 2018
Roni Ben Hur Trio at Hyatt Regency in New Brunswick, NJ
8-11pm
November 8, 2018
Lea Delaria Group at McCallum Performing Arts Theatre in Palm Desert, CA
8pm
November 9, 2018
Lea Delaria Group at the Chandler Center for the Arts in Chandler, AZ
7:30pm
November 10 & 11, 2018
Lea Delaria Group at The Smith Center in Las Vegas, NV
7:30pm
November 12, 2018
Jack Wilkins Trio at Zinc Bar in NYC
8 & 10pm





















 


 


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