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Concerts Series:

Tuesday, February 27th: 6:30: JOSH SINTON - Reeds / MAZZ SWIFT - Violin - Two Solos & a Duo // 8:00 JONATHAN REISEN - Solo Tenor Sax // 8:30: DANIEL GALOW - Alto Sax-Electronics / SYL WINCH - Trombone // 9:30: JUDY DUNAWAY - Solo Balloon(s)

THE DMG 33rd ANNIVERSARY IN-STORE FREE MUSIC SERIES Continues with:

Tuesday, March 5th:
6:30: PERMEATIONS GUMVINDBOLOO with patrick brennan / PAUL AUSTERLITZ / HARUNA FUKAZAWA / NICK GIANNI / THOMAS HEBERER / BEN STAPP / DAVE MILLER / MICHAEL TA THOMPSON / WILLIAM HOOKER / LLOYD HABER/ JP NADIEN
7:30: NATHAN CHAMBERLAIN - Guitar / NEEL GHOSH - Tenor Sax / PAULINE ROBERTS - Drums
8:30: LOS PRIMOS with GIAN PEREZ / MANUEL JOE PEREZ III

Tuesday, March 12th:
6:30: AYUMI ISHITO - Alto Sax / DYLAN DELGIUDICE - Guitar
7:30: DAVE MILLER - Drums / DEVIN WALDMAN - Alto Sax / RAS MOSHE - Tenor Sax / LUKE STEWART - Bass
8:30: STEVE HIRSH / SALLY GATES / DANIEL CARTER

Tuesday, March 19th: WOMEN IN FREE JAZZ:
Starting at 6:30: A Special Concert for Women's History Month March 2024 - Featuring:
6:30: Cheryl Pyle - flute-percussion / Mary Cherney - flute / Sarah Bernstein - violin / Andrea Wolper - voice / Rose Tang - guitar / Brenna Rey - bass
7:30: Ayumi Ishito - tenor sax / Catherine Sikora - tenor sax / Nora Stanley - tenor sax / Nicole Davis - trumpet / Jeong Lim Yang - bass / Yuko Togami - percussion
8;30: Musique Libre Femmes Big Band Ensemble-a  free jazz improvisation to end the concert with: Cheryl Pyle, Mary Cherney, Sarah Bernstein,  Andrea Wolper, Catherine Sikora, Ayumi Ishito, Nora Stanley,  Nicole Davis, Rose Tang, Brenna Rey, Jeong Lim Yang & Yuko Togami

DMG stands for Downtown Music Gallery and we are located at 13 Monroe St, between Catherine & Market Sts. You can take the F train to East Broadway or the M15 bus to Madison & Catherine Sts. We are in a basement space below an art gallery & beauty salon. We are on the east side of Chinatown, not far from East Broadway & the end of the Bowery. Admission for all concerts is free and donations are always welcome. We have concerts here every Tuesday starting at 6:30 plus Steve Gauci curates his own series here on the 2nd or 1st Saturday of each month. You can check out the weekly schedule here: https://www.downtownmusicgallery.com/shows.php. I post 1 minute segments from these sets almost every day on our InstaGram feed (if you don’t do InstaGram, you can still view these 1 minute clips on the DMG homepage, (a recently added feature), so please check them out and come down to visit when you can. - BLG/DMG

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