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2014
 
November 2014
 
Monday November 10th
Mack Goldsbury - Maciej Fortuna Quartet
Mack Goldsbury - tenor & soprano
Maciej Fortuna - trumpet
Mark Minchello - Hammond organ
Lou Grassi - drums
at
The All Souls Festival
Chicago, Il
 
Sunday November 9th
Mack Goldsbury - tenor & soprano
Maciej Fortuna - trumpet
Mark Minchello - Hammond organ
Lou Grassi - drums
at
Jazz Vespers
St. Peter's Church
54th St. & Lexington Ave, NYC, NY
 
Thursday November 6th
8pm
Mack Goldsbury - tenor & soprano
Maciej Fortuna - trumpet
Mark Minchello - Hammond organ
Lou Grassi - drums
at
The Firehouse Space
246 Frost St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Graham Ave L Train

http://www.thefirehousespace.org
thefirehousespace@gmail.com
Admission $10
 
 
September 2014
 
 
Tuesday September 9th
Fred van Hove and Lou Grassi
at
iBeam
168 7th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215
2 Shows
8:30 & 10 PM
$10. admission
 
Sunday September 7th
8PM
Fred van Hove and Lou Grassi
at
Hallwall's Contemporary Center for The Arts
http://www.hallwalls.org/
 
Saturday September 6
Fred van Hove and Lou Grassi
at
The Guelph Festival
Guelph Canada
Venue:
Guelph Youth Music Center
Price: $28/$26
Time: 4:00 pm
http://www.guelphjazzfestival.com/
 
July 2014
 
Saturday July 12
Tribute to Roy Campbell
10 pm
The Nu Band
Mark Whitecage (alto sax, clarinet)
Joe Fonda (bass)
Lou Grassi (drums)
Special Guest: Taylor Ho Bynum (trumpet)
at
The Stone, NYC, corner of Avenue C and 2nd Street (map)
                                                                                                                                                               http://thestonenyc.com/calendar.php
 
June 2014
 
Friday June 6
9:30 PM
Ursel Schlicht Trio
Ursel Schlicht - piano
Ken Filiano - bass
Lou Grassi - drums
at
The Firehouse Space
246 Frost St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Graham Ave L Train

http://www.thefirehousespace.org
thefirehousespace@gmail.com
Admission $10
 
 
May 2014
 
Monday May 5th
10PM

Orchestra Dave The Hallelujah Set
Double Conduction
 / Optional Audience Participation (OAP)
Jake Sokolov-Gonzalez-cello
Yoni Kretzmer-reeds
Leila Bordreuil-cello
Michael Foster-horns
Tristan Shepherd –steel guitar, electronics
Yaniv Kot-guitar

Lou Grassi-drums

Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center
107 Suffolk St – between Delancey & Rivington

Saturday May 3
10PM
Allen Lowe Band
at Spectrum
121 Ludlow St. NYC, NY
 
April 2014
 
Friday April 25
9:30pm
Marilyn Lerner - piano
Ken Filiano - bass
Lou Grassi - drums & percussion
at
The Firehouse Space
246 Frost St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Graham Ave L Train

http://www.thefirehousespace.org
thefirehousespace@gmail.com
Admission $10

Monday April 21
7:30pm
Cecile Broche -violin

Kenny Wessel - guitar
Joe Fonda - bass
Lou Grassi - drums

Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center
                  107 Suffolk St – between Delancey & Rivington



Sunday April 13
8pm
Lou Grassi Quartet
Cecile Broche - violin
Bill Gagliardi - tenor & soprano sax
Dave Hofstra - bass
Lou Grassi - drums

at
The Firehouse Space
246 Frost St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Graham Ave L Train

http://www.thefirehousespace.org
thefirehousespace@gmail.com
Admission $10

 

March 2014
We mourn the loss of our comrade Roy Campbell, Jr. who passed away unexpextedly January 7, 2014.
We will be joined on this tour by Thomas Heberer on trumpet
Nu Band European Tour
Thomas Heberer. - tpt    Mark Whitecage - alto sax & clarinet
Joe Fonda - bass    Lou Grassi - drums
Thursday March 13 Brest, FR
Friday March 14 Tours, FR
Saturday March 15 Lokeren, BE
Sunday March 16 Brussels, BE
Monday March 17 Wuppertal, DE
Tuesday March 18 Leer, DE
Wednesday March 19 FREE
Thursday March 20 Chur, CH
Friday March 21 Liechtenstein
Saturday March 22 Nurnberg,DE (jazz club)
Sunday March 23 Muenster, DE
Monday March 24 Nurnberg, DE (radio recording)
Tuesday March 25 Klagenfurt, AT
Wednesday March 26 Sarvar, Hungary
Thursday March 27 Krems, AT
Friday March 28 Graz, AT
Saturday March 29 Novara, IT

 
 
Monday March 3
8pm (2 sets)
James Brandon Lewis - tenor sax
Max Johnson - bass
Lou Grassi - drums

at

Quinn's
330 Main Street
Beacon, New York 12508
(845) 202-7447

 
 
February 2014

Wednesday February 26
Roy Campbell, Jr. Memorial Concert
Roulette, 509 Atlantic Ave. Brooklyn
6:45-10:30 ?
The Nu Band
9:05-9:20 (approx)
Mark Whitecage - Joe Fonda - Lou Grassi
 
 
Monday February 24
8:45 pm
The Nu Band
at

Clemente Soto Velez Cultural & Educational Center
                  107 Suffolk St – between Delancey & Rivington
, NYC
Thomas Heberer - tpt
Mark Whitecage - alto sax & clar.

Joe Fonda - bass
Lou Grassi - drums
***This concert is in preparation for our European tour in March and is dedicated to the memory of our beloved trumpet player for the past 12 years Roy Campbell, Jr.***

 
Saturday February 8
8:30 pm
The Mikko Innanen Trio
Mikko Innanen - alto & baritone sax
Max Johnson - bass
Lou Grassi - drums
at
iBeam
168 7th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215
Suggested donation $10.
 
 

November 2013
Thursday, November 14
Mack Goldsbury - Maciej Fortuna Quartet
Mack Goldsbury - tenor & soprano
Maciej Fortuna - trumpet
Mark Minchello - Hammond organ
Lou Grassi - drums
at

The Firehouse Space
246 Frost St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Graham Ave L Train

thefirehousespace@gmail.com

 
 

October 2013

Thursday October 24
8:00 PM
Edgefest
Ann Arbor, MI
Marilyn Lerner - piano
Ken Filiano - bass
Lou Grassi - drums & percussion
http://www.kerrytownconcerthouse.com/index.php/events/edgefest/



Friday October 18
John Tchicai Memorial Concert

Celebrating the great
John Tchicai
(April 28, 1936 – October 8, 2012)
Memorial Concert at Shape Shifter Lab
7:00 PM
Admission $10

Participating Artists:
Amiri Baraka â Alexander Weiss â Ben Young â Dmitry Ishenko â Garrison Fewell 
Lou Grassi â Ches Smith â Alan Roth â John Ehlis â Charlie Kohlhase â Adam Lane
Peter Apfelbaum â Steve Swell â Warren Smith â Steve Dalachinsky â Diane Moser Baikida Carroll â Charles Gayle â Charlie Hunter â Adam Rudolph â Reggie Nicholson Golda Solomon â Michael T.A.Thompson â Will Connell Larry Roland â E.J. Antonio Phylisha Villanueva â Rosi Hertlein and more…
18 Whitwell Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11215  (Between 1st and Carroll St.- Park Slope)
(646) 820-9452
www.shapeshifterlab.com

 

Sunday, October 13
All Night Soul
Saint Peter’s Church
619 Lexington(at 54th Street)

New York City 10022

Honoring pianist Barry Harris and vocalist Sheila Jordan"
5:00 PM: Jazz Vespers  Free Will Offering
7:00 PM - 4:00 AM All Nite Soul Concert — $25 Suggested Ticket Donation — in advance at
www.saintpeters.org/events/detail/1167/details or at the door.

10:30 PM Tess Souter - vocals 
                 Ron Gallon - piano

                 Harvey S. - bass
                 Lou Grassi - drums

 

September 2013

Sunday September 29
4-6 PM
THE NU BAND
Roy Campbell, Jr - trumpet
Mark Whitecage - alto sax & clarinet
Joe Fonda - bass
Lou Grassi - drums

Community Garden 6th St between Ave B & C. NYC
FREE


Saturday September 28
5-7 pm
Louie Belogenis - tenor and soprano sax
Dave Hofstra - bass
Lou Grassi - drums

Location
Nicholas Roerich Museum
319 West 107th Street
New York NY 10025
212–864–7752

Admission is free, though donations are welcome.
http://www.roerich.org/museum-events.php 

July 2013


Sunday July 7
5:00-7:00pm

The  Lou  Grassi  Jazz  Quintet

Riverbank State Park
145th Street & Riverside Drive
Jazz On The Hudson Concert Series

Shareef Clayton – trumpet  Patience Higgins - tenor
Kenny Wessel – guitar      Mark Minchello - organ
Lou Grassi – drums

This concert is FREE to the public.
In the event of rain it will be held in the Cultural Center


June 2013

Sunday June 2
8pm

The Mack Goldsbury Quartet

Mack Goldsbury: Tenor & Soprano Sax

Herb Robertson: Trumpet

Erik Unsworth: Bass

Lou Grassi: Drums

at

Lovin’ Cup Brews and Bistro

300 Park Point Dr

Rochester, NY
Sponsored by The Bop Shop


May 2013

Friday. May 24th

The Mack Goldsbury Quartet

Mack Goldsbury: Tenor & Soprano Sax

Herb Robertson: Trumpet

Erik Unsworth: Bass

Lou Grassi: Drums

at
The Firehouse Space
246 Frost St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
Graham Ave L Train

http://www.thefirehousespace.org
thefirehousespace@gmail.com


Sunday May 19
Burton Greene Trio

Burton Greene - piano
Adam Lane - bass
Lou Grassi - drums

The Firehouse Space
246 Frost St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211

 

Graham Ave L Train

 








April 2013

 
*
 
 
 
Saturday April 27
8:30 - 11:30
The Gabrielle Tranchina Quartet
at Silio's Italian Villa
Warwick, NY
 
*
 
 
Saturday April 20
Will Arvo Trio at I-Beam
Will Arvo - piano
 
2012

2012
November 2012
246 Frost St. Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn, NY
Admission $10
Thursday November 1
8PM
Cecile Broche and Friends
Cecile Broche - violin
Bill Gagliardi - tenor & soprano sax
Joe Fonda - bass
Lou Grassi- drums
The Firehouse Space
246 Frost St. Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn, NY
Admission $10
and
9:15 PM
Simone Weissenfels and Friends
Simone Weissenfels - piano
Juini Booth - bass
Lou Grassi - drums
The Firehouse Space
246 Frost St. Brooklyn, NY
Brooklyn, NY
Admission $10
*
Friday, November 2
Fred Van Hove and Lou Grassi
at
Firehouse 12
Shows 8:30 & 10 PM
45 Crown Street
New Haven, CT
(203) 785-0468
http://firehouse12.com/
*
Saturday, November 3
Fred Van Hove and Lou Grassi

Nu Band Tour March 2012


March 1
La Vapeur, Dijon, France 
42, Av . De Stalingrad21000
Dijon, France
Show Time: 9:45pm. One 90 minute set.

March 2
Avignon, Fr.
AJMI AVIGNON

4 Rue escalier Ste Anne 84000 AVIGNON, France
Show Time: 2100hr  and will consist of (2) one hour sets.

March 3

Charlie Free, Vitrolles, Fr.
 Le Moulin a Jazz, Vitrolles, FR, France
Domaine de Fontblanche 13127 Vitrolles, France
Show Time: 2100. 2 one hour sets

March 4
Berlinval, Fr.
Galerie de Berlinval
Show Time:  5PM

March 5

Free  - Berlinval

March 6
Claude Debussy Auditorium for  "Jazz au Confluent"
Conservatory of Music
 Conflans Ste Honorine , Fr
 74, rue Désiré Clément 78700 - CONFLANS-SAINTE-HONORINE
 
Show Time: 2100hr


March 7
 Zurich, Ch
Rote Fabrik/Fabrikjazz
Seestraße 395, CH-8038 Zürich
Phone: 0041 44 481 9811
Show Time: 20:30 2 1 hour sets

March 8
Berlin, De
Aufsturz-Klub
Oranienburger Str. 67, 10117 Berlin
Show Time 
20:30   two sets


March 9
Dresden, De
JazzClub Tonne 
Koenigstrasse 15 01097 Dresden 49 (351) 80 260 17
Show Time:  9pm  2 one hour sets

March 10
Poznan, Po.
Blue Note Poznan Jazz Club
 ul. Kosciuszki 76/79, Poznan, Poland, tel/fax +48 61 6570777
Show Time:  8PM  (2) sets with a short intermission in between sets.


March 11
Krakow, Po.
Club Alchemia
Show Time:
8pm

March 12
 Free (travel to Freiberg)

March 13
Freiberg, De
IG Jazz im Studentenwerk Freiberg
Club "Alte Mensa"; Petersstr.5
Show Time: 8:30


March 14
Bad Hersfeld, De.
Buchcafe
Badestube 20, 36251 Bad Hersfeld, De    Phone: 0 6621 796 54 84
Show Time:
20:00
 

March 15
De Singer, Rijkevorsel, Be
Bavelstraat 35,  2310 Rijkevorsel, BE
Show Time:  20:45   two 1 hour sets

March 16
Geneva, Ch
AMR
Show Time:
21:30  two sets 45 min. each

March 17
Jazz in Saegewerk, AT (festival)
Angerweg 32 / A5630 Bad Hofgastein

Show Time   20:30 hr  (2) one hour sets

January 2012

January 27, 2012

Marilyn Lerner - Ken Filiano - Lou Grassi
at
The Hurta Cordell Festival of Improvised Music
Madrid, Spain

Ulrich Thiem Tour Jan. 2012
Ulrich Thiem - cello
Andreas Bottcher - vibraphone, organ, piano
Lou Grassi- drums & percussion

Wed. Jan. 4 Bayreuth DE

Thur. Jan 5 Zuoz, CH

Fri Jan. 6 Bergün, CH

Sat. Jan 7 Thusis, CH

Sun. Jan 8 Seengen,CH

Thur. Jan 12 Putjatinhaus Dresden, DE

Sunday Jan. 15 Wil, CH


2011

Nu Band Jan/Feb 2011 Itinerary

Sunday Jan. 23 Brussels, BE

Monday Jan. 24 Malmo, SE

Tuesday Jan. 25 Marburg, DE

Wednesday Jan. 26 – Krumegg, AT

Thursday Jan. 27 - Deutsch Minihof, AT

Friday Jan. 28 Bayreuth, DE

Saturday Jan. 29 Bielefeld, DE

Sunday Jan. 30 Berlinval, FR

Monday Jan. 31 Free - Stay at Galerie Berlinval

Tuesday Feb 1   Free - Stay at Galerie Berlinval

Wednesday Feb. 2 Paris, FR

Thursday Feb 3 Heist-op-den-Berg, Belgium.

Friday Feb. 4 Dachau, DE

Saturday Feb.5 Helsinki, Finland

Sunday, Feb. 6 Helsinki, Finland

Monday Feb. 7 Helsinki, Finland

 





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