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Jessica Lurie

Ciao Tutti !

I am so happy that live performances are coming back, and hope that everyone is staying safe and healthy, keep MASKING UP Y’ALL! I also hope to see you out there sharing the love and energy – we all need it!

Thank YOU as always for supporting creative music and art, live and online. Below is a short list of news and new sounds available and coming up. Please follow me on Bandcamp to get updates on new releases and help support other great independent musicians. https://jessicalurie.bandcamp.com/follow_me

Wishing peace. love, compassion and strength to all,

Jessica

Calendar

THURSDAY Aug 19, Brooklyn NY: BUBAMARA LADYBUG!
Spontaneous compositions and improvisations, experimental free jazz and funk grooves by an incredible band of top NYC bandleaders and improvisors!
Jessica Lurie saxophone / flute • Reut Regev trombone • Amanda Ruzza bass • Brittany Anjou piano • Kenny Wollesen drums

THURSDAY AUG. 26, BETHEL CT: LISA GUTKIN BAND

World Music W/Will Holshouser (accordion) Jessica Lurie (Saxophone/Flute) David Licht (Drums) Lisa Gutkin (Violin Vocals)

TUESDAY, Sept 7th 10 AM: LabShul with Jenny Romaine for Rosh Hoshanah 10 AM

THURSDAY. Sept. 9, 10 PM, Brooklyn NY: FREETHIOPIQUES!

Barbes Brooklyn, 376 9th St, Brooklyn, 11215

Inspired by the 1970s Ethiopian Jazz legends Mulatu Astatke, Getatchew Mekuria (the King of Ethiopian Saxophone), and free jazz visionary saxophonist and improvisor Ornette Coleman, Freethiopiques digs into exciting, expansive and compelling melodic groove, funk, and experimental jazz and blues. Freethiopiques features in demand players and bandleaders from around NYC, combining the talents of a fiery horn section of Jessica Lurie on saxophone and flute and Greg Glassman on trumpet, with a solid rhythm section of Brian Marsella on piano & organ, Jon Madof on guitar, Yoshie Fruchter bass, and Chris Stromquist on drums and percussion. 

Earshot Jazz Festival and Nonsequitur present MUJER O BRUJA? 
Friday and Saturday, October 22 and 23, 2021, 8pm
Chapel Performance Space, Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Avenue N, 4th Floor
Seattle WA 98103
https://www.earshot.org/

MUJER O BRUJA? Earshot Jazz and Nonsequitur’s Wayward Music Series are pleased to present the world premiere of this multimedia performance created by the Tiptons Sax Quartet in collaboration with Latin American duo Correo Aereo and digital artist Jing ‘Jude’ Dai, and directed by Madeleine Sosin.

LINKS TO LIVESTREAM PERFORMANCES:

Heather Bentley (viola, electronics) & JL (flute,sax) Duo , Live at the Wayward in Limbo music series, March 23, 2021 at The Chapel, Seattle, WA.

Wayward in Limbo with the redoubtable Steve Peters as ears and gears. We are beyond honored to be included in this incredible pandemic project which has now generated over a hundred unique sonic offerings. Truly the best in midnight listening. Thank you Steve and Wayward, and hang in there music peeps. We’re still vibrating. We’re #102

Seattle singer-songwriter Jim Page with JL as special guest on alto sax. April 2021

Joe Doria (Hammond B3) • JL (flute, sax) • Heather Thomas (drums) Live from Joe’s Garage ~ two great nights of music, sonic lights and improvisations

January 31, 2021 Livestream Performance
March 2, 2021 Livestream Performance


NOW AVAILABLE! FACE MASKS FOR MUSICIANS Beautiful and original design to wear while playing your Woodwind and Brass instruments!!

Unhappy with the prospect of not playing live with others and dissatisfied with other mask designs, I designed sturdily built to last, with reinforced seams, bridge, and double upper and lower elastic straps with adjusters for extra support and a perfect fit! Many thanks to Michael Winograd, Dan Blacksberg and my Mom for their help getting this venture off the ground. It’s still evolving but here is my funny promo video! Also if you don’t play horn you can use it for drinking fancy drinks during pandemic cocktail hour! Please feel free to message me with any questions you have! zipamusic@gmail.com.

You can check out mask designs and other handmade items at my ETSY store!


• MUSIC LESSONS! I’m giving online lessons on flute, saxophone, clarinet, singing, composition and improvisation! Please contact me directly if you’re interested! zipamusic@gmail.com

Recording/Overdubbing/Arranging for your music needs: I am available for recording, arranging, making transcriptions and producing, creating short sound tracks as well recording woodwinds and vocals via my home studio. Please inquire!


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