Saturday, May 7, 2016

Cool Roosevelt Island Jazz Salon With Metrocard Unlimited And Singer Allegra Levy - Watch, Listen And Enjoy

Here's a little cool jazz for your Roosevelt Island Saturday night.

Roosevelt Island's own Metrocard Unlimited Jazz Society and Singer Allegra Levy 

Image Of Metrocard Unlimited & Allegra Levy May 1 Gallery RIVAA Jazz Salon

perform their version of Dusty Springfield's Spooky

and Diana Krall's How Insensitive

at Gallery RIVAA's May 1 First Sunday of the Month Jazz Salon.

According to the Metrocard Unlimited web site:
The Metrocard Unlimited Jazz Society band brings a range of talent and music - from swing to bossa to funk !. This NYC band has deep roots in jazz and its members can be heard as featured artists in many local venues. Driven by rhythm and original arrangements of some the great jazz standards, Metrocard Unlimited Jazz Society also brings in the groove with contemporary sounds. Featuring the smooth and smokey vocal stylings of Allegra Levy, a rising star on the NY club scene, the definitive and distinctive Leah Gough-Cooper on Sax, the deep groove of Tim Norton on Bass, and the precision timekeeping of Matt Rousseau on drums. The band's Musical Director and featured Guitarist is Andrew Baird, an outstanding talent who is also a respected music educator and composer. The band is co-ordinated and includes,on Guitar, documentary filmmaker Susheel Kurien (Finding Carlton - Uncovering the Story of Jazz in India)

The next First of the Month Gallery RIVAA Jazz Salon with Metrocard Unlimited is June 5.

Check them out in person. You'll be glad you did.