Upcoming Performances

Sunday, January 17th, 2010 4:00 PM
Sunday Vespers Concert
Christ Church
5 Paterson Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
732.545.6262
http://www.christchurchnewbrunswick.org
Price: $0
A 30-minute program part of the Sunday Vespers concert series.
Friday, January 29th, 2010 8:00 PM
Tango and More
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
58 7th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 10217
United States
718.622.3300
http://www.brooklynconservatory.com
Price: $20/$5
The Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet is performing Tango and More! a program of tango, salsa and other Latin-American music for its annual Brooklyn Conservatory of Music concert. The Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet will perform tango pieces and music influenced by Latin American music from Cuba, Mexico and elsewhere. Performers: Jenny Hill, Charley Gerard, Alden Banta, Chris Bacas and Tom Olin. Tickets at the door are $20 and $5 for students under 18. For discounted tickets please hit the link below. (Note: You'll need to select "Date/Time" in the blue Buy Tickets window.)


http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?EID=&showCode=TAN13&GUID=

We look forward to seeing you!
Sunday, March 28th, 2010 2:00 PM
Tango and More!
Voorheesville Public Library
51 School Road
Voorheesville, NY 12186
518.765.2791
http://www.voorheesvillelibrary.org
Price: Free
Latin-American music composed by Piazzolla, Cervantes, Gerard, Goulart, Eschaich, Jobim and Gade.
Wednesday, May 19th, 2010 8:00 PM
Performance and a debut!
Brooklyn Lyceum
227 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
(718) 857-4816
http://www.brooklynlyceum.com/news/jazz-at-the-lyceum
Price: $10
The Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet (BRSQ) will be performing at the Brooklyn Lyceum on Wednesday May 19th at 8 pm. On the program are Brazilian arrangements by Renato Goulart and Charley Gerard's "Goodbye, Don," his memorial to his late lifetime friend Don Schott. But wait - there's more! Sharing the performance will be Compared to That, a big band offshoot of the BRSQ that will be making its debut. Musicians: Charley Gerard, Jeff Newell, Lily White, Jenny Hill, Alden Banta, Tom Olin and Chris Bacas, saxophones; Ben Holmes, Andy Gravish and Dave Smith, trumpets; J.C. Sanford, Barry Cooper and Ben Oatmen, trombones; Mike Bagetta, guitar; Aidan O'Donnell, bass; and Brian Woodruff, drums. The compositions and arrangements by Charley Gerard, Jeff Newell and Tom Olin will emphasize the rhythm and ignore the hype. The Brooklyn Lyceum is located at 227 4th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11215 right near the R Train Union street stop. Admission: $10.
Sunday, September 26th, 2010 4:00 PM
Saxophones and Sundays
Iris Cafe
20 Columbia Place
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Price: free
Debut of group with new baritone saxophonist Lisa Parrott.
Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010 7:30 PM
Compared to That (big band)
Miles Cafe
212 E. 52nd St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
212-371-7657
Price: $10
Personnel:
Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet with guests: belly dancer Alimah, Brian Woodruff (drums) David Buchbut (riqq) and Brian Carter (dumbek).

Compared to That: Music for 14-piece big band by Charley Gerard, Tom Barber, Jeff Schiller and Jeff Newell.
Musicians: Charley Gerard, Jeff Newell, Lily White, Lisa Parrott, and Tom Olin, saxophones; John Carlson, Andy Gravish and Dave Smith, trumpets; J.C. Sanford, Isrea Butler and Mike Christianson, trombones; Amanda Monaco, guitar; Aidan O'Donnell, bass; and Brian Woodruff, drums.
Saturday, February 5th, 2011 8:00 PM
Gumbo Sax
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
58 7th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 10217
United States
718.622.3300
http://bqcm.org
Price: $20
Want to hear New Orleans music without a plane ticket? Want to hear traditional jazz and New Orleans funk from a fresh and ironic POV? Come hear The Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet with guest drummer Todd Isler at their annual Brooklyn Conservatory of Music concertBuy advance tickets at a discount at Smarttix. Check out this website: http://www.smarttix.com/show.aspx?EID=&showCode=BRO103&BundleCode=&GUID=
Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 7:30 PM
Compared to That big band
Miles Cafe
212 E. 52nd St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
212-371-7657
www.milescafe.com/ny
Price: $10/$10 min.
Compared to That big band returns to Miles Cafe with new pieces by Charley Gerard Plus belly dancer Alimah with a funk/Arabic melange performed by the Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet and percussion.
Wednesday, June 8th, 2011 7:00 PM
Comic Book Characters
Miles Cafe
212 E. 52nd St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
212-371-7657
www.milescafe.com/ny
Price: $10/$10 min.
Compared to That big band is returning to Miles Cafe with a program dedicated to the music of the comic books: Superman, Batman, the Simpsons, Charlie Brown, Rocky and Bullwinkle and more in arrangements by Charley Gerard and Tom Olin. Musicians: the Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet with Tom, Charley, Lisa Parrott and Chris Bacas with guests Lily White, sax; Andy Gravish, Dave Smith, Ben Holmes, trumpets; James Hall, Dale Turk, Jared Durbin, trombones; John Loehrke, bass; Syberen van Munster, guitar; and Danny Fox, drums.
Friday, September 2nd, 2011 8:30 PM
Songs of Charley Gerard & Judith Weinstock
Miles Cafe
212 E. 52nd St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
212-371-7657
www.milescafe.com/ny
Price: $10/$10 min.
Featuring superlative jazz singer Kris Adams http://www.krisadams.com. Other performers: Eva Gerard (viola), Charley Gerard (sax), Syberen van Munster (guitar), John Loehrke (bass) and Danny Wolf (drums).
Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 7:30 PM
Dvorak Jazz Dances
Embassy of the Czech Republic
3900 Spring of Freedom Lane Northwest
Washington, DC 20008
(202) 274-9100
Price: $20
Commissioned by Washington Musica Viva. Performed by Carl Banner (piano), Herman Burney (bass), Charley Gerard (alto saxophone),Syberen van Munster (guitar) and Lenny Robinson (drums)
Sunday, September 25th, 2011 2:00 PM
Jazz and Swing
Bayport-Blue Point Public Library
203 Blue Point Avenue
Blue Point, NY 11715
(631) 363-6133
Price: Free
Broken Reed Saxophone quartet is Charley Gerard, Tom Olin, Chris Bacas and Lisa Parrott.
Wednesday, October 5th, 2011 6:00 PM
Dvorak Jazz Dances
Kennedy Center Millenium Stage
2700 F Street, NW
Washington, DC 20566
Price: Free
Commissioned by Washington Musica Viva. Performed by Carl Banner (piano), Herman Burney (bass), Charley Gerard (alto saxophone),Syberen van Munster (guitar) and Lenny Robinson (drums)
Friday, October 14th, 2011 8:00 PM
New Fourcast for Spring with Eva Gerard & the Interschool Orchestra
Christ & St. Stephen's church
122 West 69th Street
NY, NY 10023
(212) 787-2755
http://www.csschurch.org
Price: $20
The Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet (Charley Gerard, Jenny Hill, Lisa Parrott and Tom Olin) with violist Eva Gerard, and the Interschool Orchestra of New York performing Charley Gerard's New Fourcast for Spring based on Vivaldi's Four Seasons.
Friday, February 3rd, 2012 8:00 PM
Breaking Open the great American Songbook
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
58 7th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 10217
United States
718.622.3300
http://www.brooklynconservatory.com
Price: $20
Friday, April 6th, 2012 7:00 PM
The Iliad of Archie
Somethin' Jazz Cafe
212 E. 52nd St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
212-371-7657
http://www.somethinjazz.com/ny/
Price: $10
Compared to that big band performs the Iliad of Archie by Charley Gerard with poetry by Caroline Hagood.
Sunday, April 29th, 2012 6:00 PM
Playing for pizza!
Pizza Laurentano
291 Greenwood Avenue
Bethel, CT
203 792 1500
http://www.pizzerialauretano.com/
Price: $10
Saturday, June 9th, 2012 7:30 PM
Great American Songbook
New Utrecht Church
18 ave. & 84th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11214
http://www.newutrechtchurch.org/get.htm
Price: free
Friday, June 22nd, 2012 7:00 PM
Middle Eastern Music - Real and Imagined
Somethin' Jazz Cafe
212 E. 52nd St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
212-371-7657
http://www.somethinjazz.com/ny/
Price: $10
Compared to That - a big band. Musicians: Tom Olin, Deborah Weisz, Ric Becker, Jared Dubin, Chris Bacas, Lisa Parrott, Dave Smith, Petros Klampanis, Syberen Van Munster, Jacob Teichroew, Jackie Coleman, Mark Morgan, Danny Wolf, Charley Gerard and guests belly dancer Alimah and singer/songwriter Clarence Bucaro
Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 7:30 PM
Whole Lotta Led!
Zirzamin
90 W. Houston st.
New York, NY
http://zirzaminnyc.com/
Price: $10
With Charley Gerard, Jenny Hill, Lisa Parrott and Jacob Teichroew. Featuring Charley Gerard's original arrangements of Led Zeppelin tunes.
Thursday, September 20th, 2012 7:30 PM
Whole Lotta Led! Again
Zirzamin
90 W. Houston st.
New York, NY
http://zirzaminnyc.com/
Price: $10
Thursday, November 1st, 2012 7:00 PM
Les Garçons de Beach
Zirzamin
90 W. Houston st.
New York, NY
http://zirzaminnyc.com/
Price: $10
Friday, November 30th, 2012 7:00 PM
Songs of Judith Weinstock and Charley Gerard
Somethin' Jazz Cafe
212 E. 52nd St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY 10022
212-371-7657
http://www.somethinjazz.com/ny/
Price: $10
Featuring vocalist Kris Adams, with Eva Gerard, viola, Syberen Van Munster, guitar, Petros Klampanis, bass, Jeff Hirschfield, drums and Charley Gerard, alto sax.
Thursday, December 6th, 2012 7:30 PM
Les Garçons de Beach
Zirzamin
90 W. Houston st.
New York, NY
http://zirzaminnyc.com/
Price: $10
Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet with Charley Gerard, Jacob Teichroew, Chris Bacas and Kenny Berger
Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 8:00 PM
BRSQ with guest artist Carl Banner, piano
Twins Jazz Club
1344 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009
Price: $20
Saturday, January 26th, 2013 8:00 PM
Songs of Judith Weinstock and Charley Gerard
Blue House
Ditmas Park
Brooklyn, NY
Price: $25
Featuring vocalist Kris Adams, with Eva Gerard, viola, David Phelps, guitar, Aidan O'Donnell, bass, Jeff Hirschfield, drums and Charley Gerard, alto sax.
Friday, March 1st, 2013 8:00 PM
Silver and Gold
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
58 7th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 10217
United States
718.622.3300
http://www.brooklynconservatory.com
Price: $20/15
The Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet and the Uptown Brass Quintet performing separately and together in a varied program that will include the premiere of Charley Gerard's idiosyncratic arrangements of film music.
Wednesday, March 6th, 2013 4:45 PM
Lincoln Center Institute
Roosevelt Island PS 217
Roosevelt island, NY
Lincoln Center Institute hosted our performance for a family day at a public school in Roosevelt Island.
Friday, May 3rd, 2013 9:30 AM
Lincoln Center Institute
Bellerose School
Floral Park
Queens, NY
School concert sponsored by Lincoln Center Institute.
Thursday, May 16th, 2013 8:00 PM
Charley Gerard Quintet
Twins Jazz Club
1344 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009
Price: $20
Featuring Dvorak jazz Dances by Charley Gerard. With Carl Banner, piano; Syberen Van Munster, guitar; James King, bass; Tony Martucci, drums
Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 6:00 PM
Bryant Park After Work
Bryant Park
Bryant Park
New York, NY
Price: free
Friday, October 18th, 2013 7:00 PM
Suzuki Madness!
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
58 7th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 10217
United States
718.622.3300
http://www.brooklynconservatory.com
Price: $20
On October 18, 2013 at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music in Park Slope, you'll get to hear Suzuki Madness: new voluptuous and burnin' arrangements by Charley Gerard, Jenny Hill and Jacob Teichroew of the famous set of pieces that violin students learn when studying the Suzuki method (and drive their parents nuts!). Two groups are performing: The Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet with Charley Gerard, Jenny Hill, Jacob Teichroew and Josh Sinton and the Buckets of Rosin String Quartet with Sarah Geller, Eva Gerard, Martha Siegel and Lisa Tipton.
Thursday, December 5th, 2013 8:00 PM
Bukowski Liked Mozart
Twins Jazz Club
1344 U St NW
Washington, DC 20009
Price: $12
The Charley Gerard Quintet - Carl Banner, piano; James King, bass; Syberen Van Munster, guitar, Lennie robinson, drums; and Charley Gerard, alto sax. Bukowski Liked Mozart is Charley Gerard's new version of Mozart's violin sonata #25.
Thursday, January 9th, 2014 8:00 PM
Weary Blues
Mamaroneck High School
1000 W. Bost Post Road
Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Price: $?
Ensemble: Holly Bass, reader; Charley Gerard, alto sax; Carl Banner, piano; Jackie Coleman, trumpet; David Phelps, guitar; John Loehrke, bass; Lennie Robinson, drums. Langston Hughes poetry with music by Charley Gerard and Charles Mingus.
Friday, January 31st, 2014 8:00 PM
Sax quartets by George Handy
IBeam
168 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
http://ibeambrooklyn.com/
Price: $20
On January 24, 2014 at IBeam in Brooklyn, NY the Broken Reed Saxophone Quartet will have a live recording of saxophone quartet pieces by George Handy. Put it in your calendar! Later in the Fall, we will be launching a modest Kickstarter campaign to raise money for this event.
Sunday, April 27th, 2014 3:00 PM
Doo Wop Anamorphosis
Center Church
60 Gold St.
Hartford, CT 06103
860-249-5631
Price: free
Sunday, June 1st, 2014 3:00 PM
Wings of Song Heavenly Music in a Sacred Space Presents An Afternoon of Jazz and Swing
St. Luke’s Church
85 Greenway South
Flushing, NY
(718) 268-7772
http://www.gingerbreadplayers.org
Price: $12
A one-hour concert
Sunday, June 29th, 2014 2:30 PM
Doo wop and Noire
New Utrecht Church
18 ave. & 84th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11214
http://www.newutrechtchurch.org/get.htm
Friday, December 12th, 2014 7:00 PM
Kingerama: Carole King’s songs in startling arrangements by Charley Gerard
PLG Arts Jazz @the Inkwell
408 Rogers Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11225
(718) 926-0091
http://plgarts.org
Price: $5
The venue is located between Sterling Street and Lefferts Avenue.
Friday, February 6th, 2015 8:30 PM
Songs of Love and Passion
IBeam
168 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
http://ibeambrooklyn.com/
Price: $15
With vocalist Kristin Slipp
Friday, April 17th, 2015 7:30 PM
Crime Jazz
Croton Free Library
171 Cleveland Drive
Croton, NY 10520
With drummer Jeff Hirshfield
Friday, April 24th, 2015 7:00 PM
Crime Jazz
Brooklyn Conservatory of Music
58 7th Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 10217
United States
718.622.3300
http://www.brooklynconservatory.com
Price: $20
With drummer Jeff Hirshfield
Saturday, April 25th, 2015 8:00 PM
Crime Jazz
Art on the Corner
7420 Fourth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Price: $30
With drummer Jeff Hirshfield. Price includes food.
Friday, November 6th, 2015 8:30 PM
Sugar Baby's Baby in America
IBeam
168 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
http://ibeambrooklyn.com/directions/
Price: $15
also on the program: New Thread Saxophone Quartet in a program of modern classical music
Friday, April 8th, 2016 8:00 PM
Mustang Sally: Rock gets the Blues
IBeam
168 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11215
With vocalist Isabel Hagen
Friday, November 4th, 2016 8:00 PM
Lives of the Forgotten: Eleanor Rigby and her Brothers and Sisters
Project 142 at DiMenna Center
450 West 37th St.
New York, NY 10018
http://www.project142.org/calendar/upcoming/
Price: $20
Sunday, December 4th, 2016 8:00 PM
Acoustic Electric Series
Local 61
61 Bergen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
https://www.facebook.com/events/1713712555619619/
Price: $10
With pianist Roberta Piket
Sunday, March 19th, 2017 4:00 PM
Sounds on Sackett
St. Agnes Church
433 Sackett Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231
https://www.facebook.com/soundsonsackett/?hc_ref=PAGES_TIMELINE
Price: $20
With pianist Roberta Piket
Friday, March 31st, 2017 7:30 PM
Mustang Sally: Rock gets the Blues
Croton Free Library
171 Cleveland Drive
Croton, NY 10520
Price: free
With vocalist TBA
Wednesday, May 10th, 2017 11:00 AM
Gumbo Sax
United Fed of Teachers Jazz Fest
335 Adams St
Brooklyn, NY
Sunday, June 25th, 2017 2:30 PM
Mustang Sally
Friends of New utrecht Church
84th St
Brooklyn, NY
Price: Free
With singer Angela Ortiz
Thursday, July 6th, 2017 12:00 PM
Recording Jenny Hill music
Park West Studio
33 east 16th st
Brooklyn, NY

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