Upcoming Events

Monthly Jazz Clinic

October 1st, 2014

Monthly Jazz Clinic

For high school students and up. If you're interested in learning more about Jazz, and playing alongside other musicians, join the Queens Jazz OverGround for its monthly Jazz Clinic. Stick around for the monthly Jazz Jam immediately after the clinic. Learn arrangements and curriculum from the Queens Jazz OverGround | Equipment Provided: Drum Set, Keyboard, Bass Amp and Music Stands | Free Metro Cards provided | Free Admission to Monthly Jazz Jams to observe

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Monthly Jazz Jam

October 1st, 2014

Monthly Jazz Jam

Whether you're a student, jazz musician, or music educator, come join the Queens Jazz OverGround as they lead the house band in this monthly jam session. Held on the first Wednesday of every month, Jazz Jams are a fun way to hone your skills, and jam each month with your peers. Our Steinway baby grand and drum kits are available. Don't play? Come listen!

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M.A.K.U. SoundSystem Drum Workshop

October 4th, 2014

M.A.K.U. SoundSystem Drum Workshop

A participatory class, beginning with a basic history of folk music, with hands-on use of the three, main traditional Colombian drums: Llamador, Alegre & Tambora. Open to anyone with an interest in learning the drums - no prior experience necessary! Space is limited to 20 participants. Call to reserve your drum.

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M.A.K.U. SoundSystem Dance Party

October 4th, 2014

M.A.K.U. SoundSystem Dance Party

This immigrant band truly puts on an explosive party, embodying an active quest for identity through sound. With hints of Colombian Folklore, Psychedelic-rock, jazz & Caribbean grooves, M.A.K.U. SoundSystems lyrics talk about love, hardships, culture, and the immigrant experience. They've taken their fiery grooves on tour across the U.S. and internationally, including Colombia, Canada and Africa. Bring your dancing shoes!

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Huang Tiange Piano Recital

October 5th, 2014

Huang Tiange Piano Recital

In celebration of the Golden Season in Beijing, a stunning concert with 10-year-old composer and pianist Huang Tiange. A renowned music prodigy, ASCAP Young Composer Award and ASCAP Plus Award Winner, he has presented an annual Huang Tiange Festival since age 5, made his orchestral debut and composed his first orchestral work at age 6. He will perform 3 Mozart Sonatas and his Xinjiang Suite. Reception follows the concert.

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Full Moon Drumming Workshop

October 5th, 2014

Full Moon Drumming Workshop

Celebrate the Harvest Moon with a drum circle in Flushing Town Hall's beautiful garden with master drummers from Brazil. Begin with workshops led by Afro-Brazilian master drummer, Dende, then jam with the entire group under the Harvest moon. All are welcome from beginner to professional. Space is limited to 20 participants. Call to reserve your drum.

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A Piano Fantasy in Jazz

October 17th, 2014

A Piano Fantasy in Jazz

Two of the legendary names of jazz: NEA Jazz Master pianist Barry Harris and jazz pianist, composer, and the first blind graduate of Juilliard School Valerie Capers play together on stage for the first time, joined by Ray Drummond on bass and Leroy Williams on drums. NEW! Pre-show Members Lounge at 7PM

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Introduction to Arabic Calligraphy

October 19th, 2014

Introduction to Arabic Calligraphy

Calligrapher Majed Seif will introduce you to the different styles of Arabic calligraphy and its rules. Gain an introduction to the history and development of Arabic calligraphy. Participants can have their names rendered in calligraphic script and then decorate their paper with Arabesque designs.

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