Equilibrium
Apr
26
8:15 pm20:15

Equilibrium

Elliot Honig, piano
Brad Baker, reeds
Richard Russo, bass
Pam Belluck, flute
Dan Silverstone, drums
Terry Schwadron, trombone

The Classical Music Club
Apr
26
9:30 pm21:30

The Classical Music Club

Hosted by Kevin Shoemaker and Joe O'Rourke

Caffè Vivaldi was founded in the early eighties as a listening room for classical music. Following the legendary coffeehouse tradition of Vienna, we invite you to enjoy a relaxed program of classical music over dessert, good company and a nightcap!

Kevin Shoemaker, a New York City-based pianist, composer, and producer, writes and performs in a variety of musical styles and forms from piano music to hip-hop to film scores. Kevin also works as a collaborative pianist with the Mark Morris Dance Group and Schola Cantorum on Hudson.

Joseph O'Rourke, born in New York City, is a classical pianist with special interest in the fields of Music Theory and Pedagogy. He currently works as a Piano Teacher and is an aspiring Music Theorist on the collegiate level.

Denise Reis
Apr
27
8:00 pm20:00

Denise Reis

denisereis.com.br

Denise amazes and delights audiences from around the world with her warmth, unique artistic expression and exquisite musicality. Her music, rich with emotion and Latin-American textures, speaks to the human ear and heart, allowing concertgoers and listeners to experience commonalities of human experience transcending all cultural barriers. Through her music Denise strives to bring the harmony, warmth and joy embodied by Brazilian culture to the world.

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests
May
2
7:30 pm19:30

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests

In duo with Erik Lawrence, saxophone

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On the wings of a magnificent month-long residency at Caffe Vivaldi last December, soulful New York City based singer-songwriter Danielle Gasparro returns to her beloved hometown musical nest for an enchanting and dynamic spring presentation of her vital, ever-expanding body of piano-driven work. Performing every Tuesday in April & May from 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Danielle will once again be joined by an illustrious lineup of guest artists who are among the great musical heavyweights performing and recording in NYC today—with one very special evening of poetry and song held in April, creatively “composed” as part of National Poetry Month.

These weekly excursions of song and spirit are not to be missed. Come escape the dust of daily life and let this captivating chanteuse escort you to that vital junction of meaning and reverie that only music has the map to!

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests
May
9
7:30 pm19:30

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests

Trio with Al Street, guitar, & Danton Boller, acoustic bass

daniellegasparro.com

On the wings of a magnificent month-long residency at Caffe Vivaldi last December, soulful New York City based singer-songwriter Danielle Gasparro returns to her beloved hometown musical nest for an enchanting and dynamic spring presentation of her vital, ever-expanding body of piano-driven work. Performing every Tuesday in April & May from 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Danielle will once again be joined by an illustrious lineup of guest artists who are among the great musical heavyweights performing and recording in NYC today—with one very special evening of poetry and song held in April, creatively “composed” as part of National Poetry Month.

These weekly excursions of song and spirit are not to be missed. Come escape the dust of daily life and let this captivating chanteuse escort you to that vital junction of meaning and reverie that only music has the map to!

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests
May
16
7:30 pm19:30

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests

Solo performance

daniellegasparro.com

On the wings of a magnificent month-long residency at Caffe Vivaldi last December, soulful New York City based singer-songwriter Danielle Gasparro returns to her beloved hometown musical nest for an enchanting and dynamic spring presentation of her vital, ever-expanding body of piano-driven work. Performing every Tuesday in April & May from 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Danielle will once again be joined by an illustrious lineup of guest artists who are among the great musical heavyweights performing and recording in NYC today—with one very special evening of poetry and song held in April, creatively “composed” as part of National Poetry Month.

These weekly excursions of song and spirit are not to be missed. Come escape the dust of daily life and let this captivating chanteuse escort you to that vital junction of meaning and reverie that only music has the map to!

Equilibrium
May
17
8:15 pm20:15

Equilibrium

Elliot Honig, piano
Brad Baker, reeds
Richard Russo, bass
Pam Belluck, flute
Dan Silverstone, drums
Terry Schwadron, trombone

May
18
7:00 pm19:00

Avi Wisnia, with Kirsten Maxwell and Mike Tedesco

An evening with 3 talented singer-songwriters, sharing story and song in this unique collaborative concert event.

Avi Wisnia is an award-winning composer, singer, performer and educator, finding inspiration in Brazilian bossa nova, acoustic American folk, 1950’s west-coast jazz, and contemporary pop. Avi tours in support of his debut album, "Something New," performing in prestigious venues around the world – from the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City to The Kennedy Center in Washington DC to concerts in Warsaw, Poland and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The songwriter has appeared alongside artists such as The Roots, Ani DiFranco, Arturo Sandoval and Maroon 5, and his music has been featured on TV and in featured films. His latest single “Sky Blue Sky” was recorded via satellite between Philadelphia and Brazil, winning recognition from the Philadelphia Songwriters Project and MidAtlantic Songwriters Competition. In addition to being a performing songwriter, Avi Wisnia has also given a TED talk about “The Nature and Nurture of Bossa Nova” and performed with The Moth storytellers.

A Kerrville New Folk finalist, 2016 and Most Wanted Artist at Falcon Ridge Folk Festival, 2017, Kirsten Maxwell's rise in the music scene is one to watch. Based out of Long Island, NY, Kirsten gives everything to her live performances and has been described as “making love to the audience”. She released her debut album in 2015, making the Folk Radio DJ list and expanding her reach exponentially. Her follow-up EP is in the works and is expected to be released this spring.

Mike Tedesco is a pianist, and singer-songwriter currently residing in Brooklyn, New York. Inspired by musicians such as Billy Joel, Paul Simon, Dave Matthews, Ray Charles, Jeff Buckley, and Thelonious Monk, Tedesco has been writing music and performing all throughout the Tri-State Area. His most recently released 6-song EP entitled "Put To Rest" consists of meticulous piano playing, heartfelt lyrics, and rich vocals, providing listeners with a poignant and memorable emotional experience.

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests
May
23
7:30 pm19:30

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests

In duo with Tedd Firth, piano

An evening of jazz standards & eclectic covers performed in songbird/pianist duet with one of the preeminent vocal accompanists of today.

daniellegasparro.com

On the wings of a magnificent month-long residency at Caffe Vivaldi last December, soulful New York City based singer-songwriter Danielle Gasparro returns to her beloved hometown musical nest for an enchanting and dynamic spring presentation of her vital, ever-expanding body of piano-driven work. Performing every Tuesday in April & May from 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Danielle will once again be joined by an illustrious lineup of guest artists who are among the great musical heavyweights performing and recording in NYC today—with one very special evening of poetry and song held in April, creatively “composed” as part of National Poetry Month.

These weekly excursions of song and spirit are not to be missed. Come escape the dust of daily life and let this captivating chanteuse escort you to that vital junction of meaning and reverie that only music has the map to!

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests
May
30
7:30 pm19:30

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests

In duo with Adrian Harpham, drums

daniellegasparro.com

On the wings of a magnificent month-long residency at Caffe Vivaldi last December, soulful New York City based singer-songwriter Danielle Gasparro returns to her beloved hometown musical nest for an enchanting and dynamic spring presentation of her vital, ever-expanding body of piano-driven work. Performing every Tuesday in April & May from 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Danielle will once again be joined by an illustrious lineup of guest artists who are among the great musical heavyweights performing and recording in NYC today—with one very special evening of poetry and song held in April, creatively “composed” as part of National Poetry Month.

These weekly excursions of song and spirit are not to be missed. Come escape the dust of daily life and let this captivating chanteuse escort you to that vital junction of meaning and reverie that only music has the map to!

Lon Milo DuQuette
Sep
23
8:00 pm20:00

Lon Milo DuQuette

Award-winning songwriter, seasoned entertainer and best-selling author, Lon Milo DuQuette returns to his favorite NYC venue with new material, old favorites, and, of course, the eponymously penned "Caffe Vivaldi." With tunes expertly constructed and flawlessly presented, Lon's musical mix of wisdom and wit is sure to delight.


Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests
Apr
25
7:30 pm19:30

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests

In duo with John Sneider, trumpet

daniellegasparro.com

On the wings of a magnificent month-long residency at Caffe Vivaldi last December, soulful New York City based singer-songwriter Danielle Gasparro returns to her beloved hometown musical nest for an enchanting and dynamic spring presentation of her vital, ever-expanding body of piano-driven work. Performing every Tuesday in April & May from 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Danielle will once again be joined by an illustrious lineup of guest artists who are among the great musical heavyweights performing and recording in NYC today—with one very special evening of poetry and song held in April, creatively “composed” as part of National Poetry Month.

These weekly excursions of song and spirit are not to be missed. Come escape the dust of daily life and let this captivating chanteuse escort you to that vital junction of meaning and reverie that only music has the map to!

John Lander
Apr
23
8:00 pm20:00

John Lander

John Lander is a pianist, multi-instrumentalist, producer and music director. John performs regularly throughout the city and also works as a dance accompanist at the Juilliard School, Columbia University's Barnard College and the Mark Morris Dance Group. Every Sunday evening, John hosts an open-invitation jazz jam session at Caffe Vivaldi. Bring your instrument, your friends and join in! No cover.

Desdemona Quartet
Apr
23
6:30 pm18:30

Desdemona Quartet

Adrianne Munden-Dixon, violin
Carrie Frey, viola
Julia Henderson, cello
Margarita Rovenskaya, piano

Performing the music of Brahms, Schumann, Kodaly, and Haydn. 

Denise Reis
Apr
20
8:00 pm20:00

Denise Reis

denisereis.com.br

Denise amazes and delights audiences from around the world with her warmth, unique artistic expression and exquisite musicality. Her music, rich with emotion and Latin-American textures, speaks to the human ear and heart, allowing concertgoers and listeners to experience commonalities of human experience transcending all cultural barriers. Through her music Denise strives to bring the harmony, warmth and joy embodied by Brazilian culture to the world.

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests
Apr
18
7:30 pm19:30

Danielle Gasparro: Spring Residency - With Special Guests

"Women of Verse & Verve"

An imaginative fusion of music and poetry w/singer-songwriter ATHENA ANDREADIS and poets DIDI JACKSON & WILLA CARROLL.  Presented in celebration of National Poetry Month.

daniellegasparro.com

On the wings of a magnificent month-long residency at Caffe Vivaldi last December, soulful New York City based singer-songwriter Danielle Gasparro returns to her beloved hometown musical nest for an enchanting and dynamic spring presentation of her vital, ever-expanding body of piano-driven work. Performing every Tuesday in April & May from 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Danielle will once again be joined by an illustrious lineup of guest artists who are among the great musical heavyweights performing and recording in NYC today—with one very special evening of poetry and song held in April, creatively “composed” as part of National Poetry Month.

These weekly excursions of song and spirit are not to be missed. Come escape the dust of daily life and let this captivating chanteuse escort you to that vital junction of meaning and reverie that only music has the map to!

John Lander
Apr
16
8:00 pm20:00

John Lander

John Lander is a pianist, multi-instrumentalist, producer and music director. John performs regularly throughout the city and also works as a dance accompanist at the Juilliard School, Columbia University's Barnard College and the Mark Morris Dance Group. Every Sunday evening, John hosts an open-invitation jazz jam session at Caffe Vivaldi. Bring your instrument, your friends and join in! No cover.

Rocco John Trio
Apr
15
6:00 pm18:00

Rocco John Trio

With special guest all the way from Messina, Sicily, Luciano Troja, piano
Lukas McCrosson, double bass
Rocco John Iacovone, alto sax

Denise Reis
Apr
13
8:00 pm20:00

Denise Reis

denisereis.com.br

Denise amazes and delights audiences from around the world with her warmth, unique artistic expression and exquisite musicality. Her music, rich with emotion and Latin-American textures, speaks to the human ear and heart, allowing concertgoers and listeners to experience commonalities of human experience transcending all cultural barriers. Through her music Denise strives to bring the harmony, warmth and joy embodied by Brazilian culture to the world.

The Classical Music Club
Apr
12
9:30 pm21:30

The Classical Music Club

Hosted by Kevin Shoemaker and Joe O'Rourke

Caffè Vivaldi was founded in the early eighties as a listening room for classical music. Following the legendary coffeehouse tradition of Vienna, we invite you to enjoy a relaxed program of classical music over dessert, good company and a nightcap!

Kevin Shoemaker, a New York City-based pianist, composer, and producer, writes and performs in a variety of musical styles and forms from piano music to hip-hop to film scores. Kevin also works as a collaborative pianist with the Mark Morris Dance Group and Schola Cantorum on Hudson.

Joseph O'Rourke, born in New York City, is a classical pianist with special interest in the fields of Music Theory and Pedagogy. He currently works as a Piano Teacher and is an aspiring Music Theorist on the collegiate level.

Hila Kulik & Miles Tucker Duo
Apr
12
7:30 pm19:30

Hila Kulik & Miles Tucker Duo

During the last decade Hila has performed with leading jazz musicians in Israel and abroad, including international singer Achinoam Nini(Noa), saxophonist Antonio Hart (NY), Donald Harrison (New Orleans), trumpeter Michael Varekamp (Netherlands), trumpeter Bria Skonberg (NYC), singer Pauline Jean (NYC), drummer Shirzette Tinnin (NYC) and others.  She has performed in major jazz productions in Israel, including the International Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat; the "Hot Jazz Concerts": Charlie Parker Tribute (2016); Louis Armstrong tribute (2015); Nina Simone Tribute (2014); and others.

Currently Hila plays around New York and abroad in jazz clubs, concerts, and special events.