Jazz in the Parlor with The Strong Buzz
Join me for a special night at &Holiday on Friday March 10th!
A few weeks ago I wrote about a beautiful little natural wine parlor called &Holiday secreted in the back of Krewe, a glamorous eyewear shop in the Meatpacking. The moment I found it, I loved it, and I knew I wanted to host some sort of event there. It’s a gorgeous space, the wine list is really unique (all natural and sourced from of off beat regions), and I just clicked with the folks who run the place: Darby Wagner and Toussaint Stackhouse.
So, we decided to have a little party together. On Friday March 10th, starting at 8:30pm (the first set is at 8:30 the second at 9:45), please join me, Darby and Toussaint at &Holiday for an intimate evening of wine, conversation, NYC food trivia, sax and guitar by award-winning Israeli musicians Itay Goldberg and Tal Yahalom. Tickets, $10 each, are here.
There will be wine and snacks for purchase and paid subscribers to The Strong Buzz will receive a complimentary glass of sparkling wine! We’ll also be doing some NYC Restaurant Trivia and chatting about the world of food.
The Strong Buzz is not only a newsletter, it’s a way to come together and meet in real life too! I hope you can make it to this inaugural Strong Buzz gathering and please subscribe so you’re on the list and know about future gatherings!
And now, a little about the musicians:
Itay Goldberg is an Israeli jazz saxophonist and composer based in NYC. He has had the honor of learning and sharing the stage with many of New York’s most acclaimed musicians, leading his own ensemble as well as playing as a side man for various projects and productions.
Itay recorded and released music with bands in Israel and NYC, and is currently working on his debut album as a leader featuring his original compositions.
Tal Yahalom is an award-winning Israeli guitarist, composer and bandleader based in Brooklyn since 2014. Weaving together various genres that have shaped his sound and aesthetic, Tal is committed to creating engaging storytelling and interplay, while expanding on the traditional roles and capabilities of the guitar.
Tal leads various groups including a chamber-jazz Quintet, the band KADAWA, and plays a variety of trio and solo performances, performing regularly across NYC's main jazz clubs and touring in Europe, Israel and the States. Yahalom performed as a semifinalist at the prestigious 2019 Herbie Hancock Institute of Jazz International Guitar Competition, earned 1st place and a festival performance slot at the 2015 Detroit Jazz Festival National Guitar Competition, and 3rd place at the 2016 Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition.
Tal has released 3 solo guitar EP’s to date, and a full-length record of solo arrangements for jazz standards is expected to release in 2023.
&Holiday is located at 67 Gansevoort St 67 Gansevoort Street New York, NY 10014.
I hope to see you on March 10th and please share the Strong Buzz and invite your friends!