A Night to Remember  - Curated by Sasha Dobson with Pat Irwin, DJ Nappy G, Corn Mo, Todd Carter, The Tall Pines, Dred Scott, Neal Miner and more!

A Night to Remember - Curated by Sasha Dobson with Pat Irwin, DJ Nappy G, Corn Mo, Todd Carter, The Tall Pines, Dred Scott, Neal Miner and more!

Tuesday · December 8, 2015

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

$12.00 - $15.00

Tickets at the Door

This event is 21 and over

Sasha Dobson
Sasha Dobson
Sasha Dobson grew up in Santa Cruz, CA. Her father Smith Dobson was one of the Bay Area's most influential and in-demand pianists, her mom a well-known singer and her brother an accomplished drummer.

By the time she was 12, Sasha was performing with the entire family at the Monterey Jazz Festival. She moved to Brooklyn at 17 and quickly assimilated into the NYC jazz scene, releasing 2005's The Darkling Thrush, recorded with The Chris Byars Octet, and Modern Romance (2006). The latter, which won praise from TIME Magazine, was produced by Jesse Harris.

She began playing in dive bars with her friend Norah Jones, who invited Sasha to join her on tour. Dobson's most recent album, Aquarius (2013), was recorded with guitarist/producer Joel Hamilton (Black Keys, Tom Waits, Sparklehorse) and hailed by MAGNET as "raw and compelling." She and her band performed at Farm Aid 2013 and Dobson opened for Willie Nelson on a series of early 2014 dates.
Pat Irwin
Corn Mo
Corn Mo
Corn Mo has toured America and Europe supporting the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus, Wheatus, The Pontani Sisters, Ben Folds, They Might Be Giants and the Polyphonic Spree. He is Disco Mountain Man in the band Tragedy. In the studio, he shared vocals with Ben Folds on Folds' cover of "Get Your Hands Off My Woman" for the Supersunnyspeedygraphic EP, joined the choir for the Polyphonic Spree's Together We're Heavy and played accordion on TMBG's "Particle Mo". He has written 7 albums, the latest being The Purchase of the North Pole. He co-wrote a musical about Grizzly Adams with Nick Jones. He co-wrote "Rainbow Song" with Nick Offerman of Parks and Rec. He is currently co-producing a ballet called SEVERED: The Tragic Loves of Frankenstein's Monster with the music from The Purchase of the North Pole.
The Tall Pines
The Tall Pines
The Tall Pines is a family collaboration of singer Connie Lynn Petruk, and songwriter Christmas Davis, organist Joanna Choy and drummer Robert Brazier. Connie Lynn was born in Edmonton Alberta, and started singing at the Calgary Stampede Rodeo when she was just a little girl. After a few seasons spent entertaining the cowboys in Calgary, she moved to New York to seek her fortune. Christmas was raised with a colorful southern family whose members often find their way into his songs. Growing up, he spent every Sunday attending a Pentecostal church, at the insistence of his mother who was addicted to two things: Jesus, and the tambourine. Joanna packed up her belongings and moved from her California home to New York City to be a political activist. But, she found her calling singing in clubs and coffee houses in Brooklyn and Manhattan’s Lower East Side. This is where she met Connie and Chris, and helped them grow The Tall Pines. Robert Brazier, a mystery to all, showed up late one night at the band’s secret hideaway. Dressed impeccably, but with his hands covered in a strange white chalk, Robert has never offered any explanation for his appearance that night or otherwise.
Dred Scott
dred scott...
is an irreverent and unpredictable musician who lives and breathes jazz. he plays jazz like a punk rocker might, his left hand telling tales of death and destruction while his right speaks of delicate beauty. dred tells the truth...with a piano. ignore him at your own risk.
dred grew up in st. louis, went to college in ohio, then lived in the bay area for 10 years. there he gained a reputation as an innovative and eclectic pianist and multi-instrumentalist. some highlights: recorded 10 self-produced albums as a leader and has performed on over 40 others. co-founder of the ground breaking hip-hop jazz group, alphabet soup. recorded with anthony braxton, cecil mcbee, andrew cyrille, joe morello, charlie hunter, bob mintzer, dave samuels, don byron, paul mccandless, marshall crenshaw and has performed with zigaboo modeliste, steve smith, mike clark, the paul dresher ensemble, liza minelli, courtney love, pete seager, arlo guthrie, levon helm, patti smith, norah jones, moby, bob weir, joe henderson, the berke- ley symphony (kent nagano), ricky lee jones, dave garibaldi, larry schneider, dave schnitter, nina hagen, mary k. blige, alan cumming, chris tucker and milla jovovich.
Neal Miner
Neal Miner
Neal Miner was introduced to the world of jazz by his first teacher – his father Bill Miner, a respected jazz record collector and discographer. Bill's love of jazz kindled a passion in his son from an early age. Bill shared the music of his vast record collection, took Neal to clubs and concerts, and ensured he received the best musical instruction.

Born and raised in Manhattan, Neal received his high school diploma from the Interlochen Arts Academy, and attended the Manhattan School of Music. Most notable of his private teachers were classical bassist, Orin O’Brien of the New York Philharmonic, and jazz bassist, John Webber.

Since the age of 19, Neal has been a solid fixture on the New York City jazz scene and is a favored bassist to a host of musicians, both rising jazz stars (Larry Goldings, Harry Allen, Russell Malone, Peter Bernstein, David Hazeltine, Dena DeRose, Ann Hampton Callaway, Loston Harris), and jazz legends (James Moody, Frank Wess, David Allyn, Eddie Locke, Etta Jones, Bob Dorough, Warren Vaché). Neal has toured and recorded with Jon Hendricks since 1998, and has been backing Annie Ross steadily since 2005 at her weekly engagement at the Metropolitan Room in New York City. In 2007, Neal joined Jane Monheit’s band with which he has been performing at major festivals, jazz clubs and concert halls around the world. Neal has written arrangements for and plays on Jane's last three albums, The Lovers, The Dreamers, and Me, Home and The Heart Of The Matter.

Neal has four CD releases as a leader that showcase his compositions and arrangements. In 2000, his debut CD, The Real Neal, was released on the Juniper Records label. In 2006, The Evening Sound, was released on the Smalls Records label. In 2009, Neal released his CD, Happy Hour, on the Gut String Records label. In 2011 Neal's lastest release, Sweet Tooth, is on the Gut String Records label. “Miner’s uncontrived projection of this lexicon’s spirit raises the music appreciably above the generic.” —Bill Shoemaker, Downbeat

In addition to performing, Neal teaches private jazz bass lessons through the New School, the City College of New York and the LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts.
Venue Information:
The Bell House
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York, 11215