Volume 74, Number 30 | December 01 - 07, 2004



FREE MUSICAL PERFORMANCE Composer Harold Seletsky will captivate the audience with the premiere of his new works to be performed by West End Klezmorim, “a swinging sextet,” and the Lavender Light Gospel Choir, which is a gay and lesbian chorus. Sun, Dec. 5 at 2pm. Great Hall, 3 Cooper Square. Tickets are first-come, first-served. 212-684-3191.

SACRED SERVICE FOR THE SABBATH EVE As part of the “Splendor of Florence” festival, the Riverside Choral Society will perform a concert by Florentine composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. This performance on Sun, Oct. 10 at 2:30pm will mark the first time “Sacred Service” has been presented in the U.S. in nearly 30 years. Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place. Free, donations suggested. Call 646-437-4202 for reservations.

FRIDAY NIGHT CONCERTS The Third Street Music School Settlement presents the Faculty Artist Series 2004-2005 with 28 free Friday night concerts. Begins Oct. 1st with Sibylle Johner (cello), Lucas Aleman (violin), and Adam Kent (piano) playing “Hispanic Music Everywhere.” Ages 6 and up. 7:30pm. 235 E. 11th St. 212-777-3240.

Abc no rio, 156 Rivington St., 212-254-3697: Call about current music shows at ABC, $10 cover.

BAGGOT INN, 82 W. Third St., 473-6658: Live Music Nightly, call for schedule, free-$5; Wed.–Bluegrass Session, 8 p.m., no cover.

THE CAJUN, 129 Eighth Ave., 691-6174: Sun.-Live Jazz Brunch, noon-4 p.m.; Mon.-John Gill’s Jazz Kings, 8-11 p.m.; Tue.-Stanley’s Washboard Kings, 8-11 p.m.; Wed.-Eddie Davs & his New Orleans Jazz Band, 8-11 p.m.; Thu.-Stan Rubin’s Swing Era Band, 8-11 p.m.; Fri.-Canal Street Dixieland Jazz & Blues Band, 8-11:30 p.m.; Sat.-The Red Onion Jazz Band, 8:30 p.m.-Midnight; no cover for all shows.

Castle clinton national monument, Battery Park City, 212-835-2789: Annual series of free music at this local monument, tickets distributed starting at 5 p.m. on the day of the show, series runs through August.

Church of St. Luke in the Fields, 486 Hudson St., 212-414-9419: Call about weekly concerts at the church.

City hall park, Battery Park City, 212-238-9000: Aug. 26-29-J & R Jazzfest, four day festival of jazz music, 5 p.m. nightly, free.

Housing works used book cafe, 126 Crosby St., 212-334-3324: Aug. 27-“Jazz & the Spoken Word,” music & poetry, 7 p.m., donation of books encouraged; call for details about the next monthly benefit concert, 7:30 p.m., $20.

National arts club, 15 Gramercy Park South, 212-222-3569: Call about current Live Music.

Pen and brush, 16 E. 10th St., 212-475-3669: Call for information about upcoming concerts; Concerts begin at 7 p.m., $5-$12.

River to river 2004, various locations: Go to rivertoriver NYC.com for information on numerous free shows throughout the Summer season.

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