Smoke Jazz Club Announces Summer-Fall Lineup Featuring Vijay Iyer, Al Foster, Mary Stallings and More

After two years of reorienting itself in the face of the pandemic with modified operations including live streams, sidewalk concerts and al fresco dining, Smoke Jazz Club is making a memorable return as a world-renowned destination for the best classical and modern jazz. Acclaimed for its essential music programming and inspired setting, this revered institution has embarked on an impressive expansion and renovation that is preparing the venerable club for the post-pandemic 21st century.

Located on Manhattan’s Upper West Side at the junction of Broadway and 106th Street (aka Duke Ellington Boulevard), the Smoke Jazz Club is one of New York’s premier live music venues. Renowned for delivering top-notch programming of accessible and timeless jazz featuring legendary performers, modern masters and rising stars, Smoke is distinguished by its candlelit dining room, stellar acoustics and classic American cuisine. Founded in 1999, SMOKE also owns a GRAMMY-nominated label, Smoke Sessions Records, and a popular streaming concert series, Smoke Screens. For everything else, go

UPCOMING CONCERT SCHEDULE (subject to change):
All times from Game to Sun at 7:00 p.m. + 9:00 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. additional (Friday and Saturday only)
All in-person tickets $40-$60 | Live stream $10

Thu-Sun 7.21-24 Smoke Reopening Celebration: George Coleman Quartet and special guest Peter Bernstein

George Coleman – tenor saxophone
Peter Bernstein – guitar
Davis Whitfield – piano
Peter Washington – bass
Joe Farnsworth – drums

Bobby Watson – Alto saxophone
Orrin Evans – piano
Curtis Lundy – bass
Victor Jones – drums

Thu-Sun 8.04-7 Louis Hayes & The Cannonball Legacy Band

Jeremy Pelt – trumpet
Vincent Herring – alto saxophone
Rick Germanson – piano
Dezron Douglas – bass
Louis Hayes – drums

Mary Stalling – voice
Emmet Cohen – piano
Russell Hall – bass
Joe Farnsworth – drums

Thu-Sun 8.18-21 The Big Hitters

Jeremy Pelt – trumpet
Eric Alexander – tenor saxophone
Mike LeDonne – piano
Peter Washington – bass
Kenny Washington – bass

Thu-Sun 8.25-28 Rudresh Mahanthappa Trio: Charlie Parker Party

Rudresh Mahanthappa – alto saxophone
Harish Raghavan – bass
Rudy Royston – drums

Thu-Sun 9.01-4 Al Foster Quintet: Smoke Sessions cd release

Chris Potter – tenor saxophone
TBA – special guest trumpet
Kevin Hays – piano
Vincent Archer – bass
Al Foster – drums

Thu-Sun 9.08-11 Eddie Henderson Quintet

Eddie Henderson – trumpet
Donald Harrison – alto saxophone
George Cables – piano
Essiet Essiet – bass
Lenny White – drums

Thu-Sun 9.15-18 Vijay Iyer Trio

Vijay Iyer – piano
Harish Raghavan – bass
Tyshawn Sorey – drums

Thu-Sun 9.22-25 One For All

Jim Rotondi – trumpet
Eric Alexander – tenor saxophone
Steve Davis – trombone
David Hazeltine – piano
Peter Washington – bass
Joe Farnsworth – drums

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