CCNY Jazz Studies Faculty, Alumni and Students Present Free Jazz Concert in St. Nicholas Park

Sun, Sep 26, 2021 - 01:00 PM — Sun, Sep 26, 2021 - 06:00 PM
Admission Fee
Event Address
St. Nicholas Avenue and W. 135th Street, New York, NY 10030
Event Location
St. Nicholas Park, James Baldwin Lawn
Event Details

CITY COLLEGE JAZZ CONCERT IN ST. NICHOLAS PARK:Thanks to a grant from Green Arts Live NYC, the City College Jazz Studies program in partnership with Friends of St. Nicolas Park will present a free jazz concert in St. Nicholas Park on Sunday, September 26 from 1-6pm. This event expresses our appreciation to the Harlem community and the rich artistic legacy it represents and will feature ensemble performances by the CCNY jazz faculty, alumni and students. Bring a blanket and picnic and grab a spot on the James Baldwin Lawn (135th St. and St. Nicholas Avenue).


  • 1:00-1:15: Jazz Faculty – Steve Wilson (as), Suzanne Pittson (v), Mike Holober (p), Ray Gallon (p)
  • 1:20-2:20: Melanie Matonte (v), Jacob Lee (d), Dani Johnson (b), Aris Dolce (as), David Cardona (g)
  • 2:35-3:35: Matthew Rotker-Lynn (g), Giacomo Tagliavia (b), Justin Henry (d), Ariana Stefanidis (v), Vittorio Mura (ts)
  • 3:50-4:50: Jamile Staevie (v), Tony Davis (g), Moto Kobayashi (b), Michael Davis (d), Carson Young (p), Matt Martinez (as)
  • 5: 05-6:05: Alec Castro (p), Jhoe Garay (g), Mason O’Donnell (b), Alonso Umaña (d), Andrew Pereira (as)

KEY: v – voice; as – alto sax; ts – tenor sax; g – guitar; p – piano; b – bass; d – drums

The following performers are recent alumni: David Cardona (BM), Matthew Rotker-Lynn (BM), Giacomo Tagliavia (BM), Ariana Stefanidis (BM), Vittorio Mura (MM), Jamile Staevie (MM), Tony Davis (MM), Moto Kobayashi (BM), Matt Martinez (BM), Alec Castro (BM), Jhoe Garay (BM), Alonso Umaña (BM)

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