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The 4th Annual Brooklyn Jazz Underground Festival is being held March 5-7, 2010 at Cornelia Street Café in New York City. The Brooklyn Jazz Underground is an association of independent artists with a shared commitment to creativity and community. Through cooperative efforts, the BJU aims to build a greater awareness of original music emerging from Brooklyn, New York.The Festival features new BJU members, trumpeter David Smith, drummer Rob Garcia and saxophonist Adam Kolker, in addition to original members, Alexis Cuadrado, Alan Ferber, Dan Pratt and Sunny Jain, leading their ensembles in performances of original music, including new works. The lineup is: Dave Smith Quartet w/ Jon Gordon (saxophone) Nate Radley (guitar), Gary Wang (bass), Jordan Perlson (drums)Alexis Cuadrado - Quinteto Ibérico w/Jeremy Udden (saxophones), Brad Shepik (guitar), Dan Tepfer (piano), Richie Barshay (drums & percussion) Saturday, Adam Kolker Trio w/ Ugonna Ukegwo (bass), Billy Mintz (drums)Sunny Jain & TABOO w/ Donny McCaslin (tenor sax), Marc Cary (piano), Gary Wang (bass), Achyut Joshi (vocals)Alan Ferber Nonet Performing music from his new Sunnyside Records CD, due out in April 2010Dan Pratt Organ Quartet w/ Jared Gold (organ), Alan Ferber (trombone), Quincy Davis (drums). Performing music from their new Posi-Tone Records CD, Toe The Line due out in April 2010 For more information, go to www.brooklynjazz.org. Brooklyn Jazz Underground FestivalMarch 5-7, 2010Cornelia Street Café29 Cornelia Street, NYC
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