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The Iridium
at 51st Street 1650 Broadway New York City, NY 10019
212-582-2121
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The 1 train stops at 50th Street, and you're right around the corner.
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Expect a small venue, eat prior to attending and buy maybe one drink.
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4.6 average rating
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4 reviews
6 stars
attended Jan 30 2010

Music was very good, although I expected the set to be a bit longer. If you purchased tix thru Goldstar there is no minimum as far as food/beverage purchase. So, this purchase worked out very well!

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26 reviews
0 stars
attended Dec 24 2009

The all Miles Davis program was fabulous.
But, just a one hour set with no break.
The club is very comfortable. I had a great seat. Sound is fine.
Limited, but acceptable selection of beer.
I didn't try the food.

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1 review
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attended Jan 05 2010

Carol Sudhalter is wonderful. However, Iridium is remarkably overpriced, targeting the wealthy and/or ignorant tourists. Their management is greedy: e.g., $12-15 for a mere 2-3 ounces of wine. They also TAX the very expensive per-set MUSIC COVER...continued

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September 18, 2014: Ellen Foley
Female rocker Ellen Foley is best known as the powerhouse voice behind Meat Loaf’s multi-platinum 1977 legendary duet, “Paradise by the Dashboard Light,” but after a 30-year hiatus from the music industry, Ellen’s back with an electrifying new album aptly entitled, About Time, and starring in the upcoming indie film, Lies I Told My Little Sister, set for release in 2014.

September 20-22, 2014: Allan Holdsworth, Jimmy Haslip and Gary Husband
Allan Holdsworth is widely regarded by fans and contemporary musicians as one of the 20th century’s most prominent guitarists. He is one of a handful of musicians who has consistently proven himself as an innovator in between and within the worlds of rock and jazz music. Jimmy Haslip grew up in Huntington, Long Island. In 1963 at the age of 13, he became interested in electric bass and has now been playing for 47+ years. Jimmy moved to Los Angeles in late 1975, where he began touring and recording with many different popular artists. Gary Husband is a British jazz and rock drummer, pianist and bandleader. He’s also a composer, arranger and producer of merit and has released more than nine studio albums.

September 23, 2014: Andy Milne & Dapp Theory With Special Guest Ben Monder
Dapp Theory is a quintet that blends “contemporary funk, groove and hip-hop into jazz with such seamless, casual precision it’s almost freaky.” (LA Weekly) The music lives at the meeting-point of lyrical jazz piano, funkified polyrhythmic exploration, and spoken word poeticism. Leader, pianist and composer, Andy Milne is one of the most important and respected voices in jazz today.

September 24, 2014: Bill Warfield Big Band CD Release Party With Special Guest Randy Brecker
Recognized as a dynamic and innovative composer, bandleader and trumpeter, Bill Warfield has energized audiences, performers and writers for more than two decades. Jazz trumpeter and composer Randy Brecker has helped shape the sound of jazz, R&B and rock for more than four decades. His trumpet and flugelhorn performances have graced hundreds of albums by a wide range of artists from James Taylor, Bruce Springsteen and Parliament/Funkadelic to Frank Sinatra, Steely Dan, Jaco Pastorius and Frank Zappa.

September 25-26, 2014: Roy Buchanan Birthday Tribute Featuring Telecaster Masters Jim Weider, Danny Korchmar and GE Smith
In 1958, Buchanan made his recording debut with Dale Hawkins, including playing the solo on “My Babe” for Chicago’s Chess Records. Two years later, during a tour through Toronto, Buchanan left Dale Hawkins to play for his cousin Ronnie Hawkins and tutor Ronnie’s guitar player, Robbie Robertson. Buchanan plays bass on the Ronnie Hawkins single, “Who Do You Love?” Buchanan soon returned to the U.S. and Ronnie Hawkins’ group later gained fame as The Band. In the early ’60s, Buchanan performed numerous gigs as a sideman with various rock bands and played guitar in a number of sessions with Freddy Cannon, Merle Kilgore and others. In the early ’70s, Roy Buchanan performed extensively in the Washington D.C.-Maryland-Virginia area with the Danny Denver Band, which had a large following in the area.

September 27, 2014: Nikki Hill
Hill and her band (who Nikki deems ‘The Pirate Crew) are climbing to the top of the roots music scene step by step and leaving jaws on the floor along the way. With a no-filter energy, they take all the flavors of American roots music and deliver a sound that will make you believe in rock and roll again! Nikki’s gritty and raw voice with Stax soul dynamics, driving rhythm guitar from Matt Hill, and a tight rhythm section provided by Ed Strohsahl and Joe Meyer come together and make a sound that just sounds like the truth. Hill’s debut full length album Here’s Nikki Hill, released in April 2013, helps them spread their message of rock ‘n’ soul to believers and new converts everywhere.

September 28, 2014: The Azlo Chamber Ensemble — Iridium Classical Series
The Azlo Chamber Ensemble, led by guitarist Nilko Andreas, performs pieces by Piazzolla, Verdi, Villa-Lobos, Vivaldi, Bocherini and Schubert.

September 29, 2014: Conrad Oberg
A natural born performer, Conrad began performing in public at the age of nine with a “one boy” piano and vocal stage act that became legendary in his hometown of Jacksonville, Florida. In the past few years, Conrad has received accolades on an international level, being chosen by 12 million Cartoon Network viewers as the most talented teen musician in the country and opening the 40th Anniversary of Woodstock Festival. He’s touring behind his second blues-rock release, Spoonful.

Lineup information is current at time of publication, but subject to change without notice.

About the Ticket Supplier: ScoBar Entertainment

The Iridium Jazz Club has been thrilling International jazz fans since 1994 and is proud to announce an even better Iridium Jazz Club, now located at 1650 Broadway at 51st, in a historic jazz neighborhood. The New Iridium Jazz Club has been designed to be among the best live music experiences available anywhere! Improvements to the club include a new state of the art Meyer Sound System conceived by no less an authority than the legendary guitarist Les Paul, Acoustics, Lighting, Design and a Recording Studio. What hasn’t changed is Iridium’s stellar roster of jazz artists, including Les Paul who plays every Monday, along with our Wine Spectator award winning wine list and upscale cuisine.