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Midtown Jazz at Midday

June 14th, 2017 - June 14th, 2017 1:00PM-2:00PM
St. Peter's Church 54th Street at Lexington Ave.

BAND of BONES returns to St. Peter's Church as part of their Midtown Jazz at Midday Series on Wed. June 14th at 1:00PM.


We'll be presenting a couple of new works as well as some chestnuts from our repertoire.  Featuring vocalist ANTOINETTE MONTAGUE.  $10 Contribution requested.


Latin-Jazz Show at Zinc Bar

March 17th, 2017 - March 17th, 2017 8:00PM-9:30PM
Zinc Bar , 82 West 3rd Street Greenwich Village

BAND of BONES presents an All Latin-Jazz Show at


ZINC BAR  82 W. 3rd St. (bet.  Sullivan & Thompson)


Friday March 17th  from 8:00-9:30 PM


(one long set)


A, B, D, E, F trains to W. 4th St/Washington Square


$20 admission


646-373-5372 for more info


 


Dave Chamberlain - leader, trombone & flute


Bob Kaye - piano


Tim Ferguson - bass


Mike Campenni - drums


Chembo Corniel - congas


Antoinette Montague - vocals


trombones - Charley Gordon, Alex Jeun, Karl Lyden, Mark Patterson, Chris Rinaman, John Yao, Dale Turk (bass) & Tim Newman (bass)


6th Annual J. J. Johnson Birthday Celebration

January 24th, 2017 - January 24th, 2017 8:00PM-10:30PM
NYC Baha'i Center 53 East 11th Street

Join us on Jan. 24th as Band of Bones celebrates the birthday of the father of the modern jazz trombone - J. J. Johnson.  We will  feature  guest artists STEVE DAVIS and ROBIN EUBANKS.


All music at this concert will be either composed or arranged by J. J. himself.  Admission is only $15, so come on out and support the legacy of the great J. J. JOHNSON!


"Danceable DUKE" - the music of Ellingtonia

December 6th, 2016 - December 6th, 2016 8:00PM-10:30PM
Christ & St. Stephen's Church, 120 West 69th Street, NYC

BAND of BONES  is proud to announce    "DANCEABLE DUKE" 


 the music of Ellingtonia   -  Duke himself,  Billy Strayhorn, &  Juan Tizol


featuring renowned dancer/choreographer 


MERCEDES ELLINGTON


with guest vocalist ANTOINETTE MONTAGUE


TUES. DEC. 6th at 8:00 PM


Christ & St. Stephen's Church


120 West 69th Street


Between Bway & Columbus


$20 suggested donation


 


We are excited to collaborate with Duke's granddaughter Mercedes on tunes such as Mood Indigo, Cottontail, A Flower is a Lovesome Thing, Caravan, and many more.


BAND of BONES returns to ZINC BAR

September 9th, 2016 - September 9th, 2016 7:00PM-9:30PM
ZINC BAR , 82 West 3rd Street Greenwich Village

Celebrate Dave's 70th Birthday with BAND of BONES at ZINC BAR.


Zinc Bar has been our home away from home for the past 7 years!  What better place to mark a milestone? Dave has been active on the NY scene since 1970 and  has led the BAND of BONES for 8 years. Let's make this a birthday to remember!


Jazz in the Plaza Series

August 18th, 2016 - August 18th, 2016 12:30PM-1:45PM
St. Peter's Church 54th Street corner Lexington Ave. (CitiCorp Building)

BAND of BONES makes its first visit to the Jazz in the PLaza Series at St. Peter's Church.  This outdoor lunchtime series brings outstanding jazz groups to the busy Citicorp Building area.  We will play one long set from 12:30-1:45PM.  Come out to hear our swinging jazz while you eat your lunch in the plaza.


BAND of BONES' debut performance at CLUB BONAFIDE

June 19th, 2016 - June 19th, 2016 7:00PM-8:15PM
CLUB BONAFIDE 212 East 52nd St. 3rd floor , NYC

BAND of BONES will make their debut performance at CLUB BONAFIDE on Sunday June 19th at 7 PM (one set only). Admission is $20.  Come on out to hear our signature blend of big band jazz, Latin-jazz, and blues.  We'll be playing tunes from our most recent CD "STOMP!" as well as some new tunes and oldies but goodies.  Vocalist Kat Gang will be back following the birth of her daughter, and the band is sure to be swinging. "Tight, and crisp, and almost Basie-esque!"  DOWNBEAT


International Trombone Festival

June 11th, 2016 - June 11th, 2016 7:00PM-10:00PM
the Juilliard School Lincoln Center

What an honor!  BAND of BONES has been selected to perform at the prestigious INTERNATIONAL TROMBONE FESTIVAL.  This festival attracts trombone players, teachers, and enthusiasts from all over the world.  Held last year in Spain, it will be in NYC this year at the Juilliard School.  BAND of BONES will be featured along with these amazing guest artists:   Mike Davis, Marshall Gilkes, Wycliffe Gordon, Andre Hayward, Conrad Herwig, Tom Malone, Eijiro Nakagawa, Dick Nash, Ed Neumeister, and Bill Watrous.


Band of Bones returns to Midtown Jazz at Midday

June 1st, 2016 - June 1st, 2016 1:00PM-2:00PM
St. Peter's Church 54th Street corner Lexington Ave. (CitiCorp Building)

BAND of BONES returns for the 5th time to the Midday Jazz series at St. Peter's Church, hosted by Ronny Whyte.  Admission is only $10.  Isn't it great to hear jazz in the daytime, too?


Band of Bones returns to Zinc Bar!

May 13th, 2016 - May 13th, 2016 7:00PM-9:30PM
ZINC BAR , 82 West 3rd Street Greenwich Village

This must be our lucky day!  BAND of BONES returns to our home away from home, ZINC BAR, on Friday May 13th at 7 PM.  Sets at 7:00 and 8:30 PM.  We'll be followed by Valery Pomeranov and his big band at 10:00.


Americo's 65th birthday!

February 13th, 2016 - February 13th, 2016 5:00PM-8:00PM
Salem United Methodist Church 129th St. and Adam Clayton Powell Blvd.

BAND of BONES is honored to have been chosen to perform at the 65th birthday celebration of my friend Americo Casiano.  This is a closed event, by invitation only.


J.J. Johnson Birthday Celebration!

January 26th, 2016 - January 26th, 2016 8:00PM-11:00PM
NYC Baha'i Center 53 East 11th Street

Dave Chamberlain's BAND of BONES 


is proud to announce their 5th annual


J.J. Johnson Birthday Celebration


featuring guest artists


STEVE TURRE and STEVE DAVIS


All music either composed, arranged, or in tribute to the great J.J. Johnson


Two sets of music


$15 Admission


Come out and celebrate with us as we honor JJ the musician, trombonist, composer, arranger, and inspiration to us all!


Jazz Vespers Service at BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH

January 2nd, 2016 - January 2nd, 2016 6:00PM-7:30PM
Bethany Baptist Church 275 West Market Street Newark, NJ

BAND of BONES is pleased to have been invited to perform for the Jazz Vesper service at Bethany Baptist Church in Newark, NJ.  We'll be featuring vocalist ANTOINETTE MONTAGUE in a mixed program of jazz, blues, and spirituals.


CD RELEASE PARTY FOR

September 9th, 2015 - September 9th, 2015 8:00PM-11:45PM
ZINC BAR , 82 West 3rd Street Greenwich Village

Come out & celebrate the release of our 3rd Band of BOnes CD : "STOMP!" at our home away from home ZINC BAR.


Band of Bones returns to ZINC BAR!

July 8th, 2015 - July 8th, 2015 8:00PM-11:45PM
ZINC BAR , 82 West 3rd Street Greenwich Village

BAND of BONES is happy to return once again to ZINC BAR, one of the hippest jazz venues in New York!  We'll play three sets- 8:00, 9;30, & 11:00.  Guest vocalist ANTOINETTE MONTAGUE will join us starting with the 9:30 set. Come on down to hear our exciting mix of big band swing, Latin-Jazz, and blues.


Band of Bones is back home!

June 24th, 2015 - June 25th, 2015 9:00PM-12:30AM
ZINC BAR , 82 West 3rd Street Greenwich Village

BAND odf BONES is happy to back at our home away from home ZINC BAR. We'll play three sets of swinging big band jazz, Latin-Jazz, and blues featuring guest vocalist ANTOINETTE MONTAGUE.


Dave is interviewed on WBAI 99.5 FM

June 20th, 2015 - June 20th, 2015 4:45PM-6:00PM
WBAI Studios 388 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Dave was honored to be the guest of CHICO ALVAREZ for an interview on WBAI 99.5 FM.  They spent over an hour talking about BAND of BONES, played several of our recorded tunes, and plugged our upcoming ZINC BAR gig on 6/24.  Thanks Chico!


Midtown Jazz at Midday

June 10th, 2015 - June 10th, 2015 1:00PM-2:00PM
St. Peter's Church 54thStreet corner Lexington Ave. (CitiCorp Building)

BAND of BONES is happy to return to St. Peter's for their jazz series curated by Ronny Whyte. We always enjoy playing for their warm and hip audience.


Gateway 2 presented by C & K Management

May 6th, 2015 12:00PM-1:00PM
Newark, NJ

Band of Bones is proud to announce that we have been selected by WBGO to perform at their Gateway 2 lunchtime Jazz series, presented by C & K Management and Hosted by Eulis Cathey.  We play for  one hour in the Gateway 2 office complex directly across the street from Penn Station.


Dave is interviewed by Gary Walker on WBGO

May 6th, 2015 - May 6th, 2015 9:00AM-10:00AM
WBGO 88.3 FM

Very proud that Dave has been invited to WBGO studios in Newark, NJ to be interviewed by Program Director Gary Walker.  We will talk about the upcoming concert at Gateway Two, our previous projects, our J.J. Johnson tributes, and our next CD, due out in late summer 2015.  Tune in!


Band of Bones is back home at Zinc!

March 12th, 2015 - March 12th, 2015 8:00PM-11:00AM
ZINC BAR , 82 West 3rd Street Greenwich Village

BAND of BONES  returns to ZINC BAR 


TROMBONICA - Latin-Jazz and BLues


featuring guest artist HENDRIK MEURKENS


and guest vocalist ANTOINETTE MONTAGUE


Sets at 8 and 10 PM


$20 Admission


J.J. Johnson 91st Birthday Celebration

January 20th, 2015 - January 20th, 2015 8:00PM-10:30PM
NYC Baha'i Center

Join Band of Bones as we celebrate the 91st Birthday of the great J.J. Johnson.  His profound influence as a player, composer, and arranger has affected and inspired us all. 


We are proud to announce that


JOE ALESSI, Principal Trombone, NY Philharmonic and


STEVE TURRE, 13 time Downbeat Poll Winner and SNL Band


will be joining us as guest artists as we honor the legacy of the great 


J.J. JOHNSON!


 


NYC Baha'i Center


52 East 11th Street


NYC


"CARAVAN" named to the Latin Jazz Network's Top Ten recordings of 2014

December 28th, 2014
NewYork, NY

The LATIN JAZZ NETWORK has named our CD "CARAVAN" to its Top Ten Recordings of 2014 list!  Thanks to reviewer Raul Da Gama.


Flatted Fifth Jazz Vespers

December 13th, 2014 - December 13th, 2014 6:00PM-8:00PM
Memorial West Congregational Church

Flatted Fifth Jazz Vespers presents


Jazz and Blues Entertainer


ANTOINETTE MONTAGUE with


Music Director Dave Chamberlain &


BAND OF BONES


Memorial West Congregational Church


286 South 7th Street


Newark, NJ


6th Anniversary Concert

November 23rd, 2014 - November 23rd, 2014 7:00PM-9:30PM
Christ & St. Stephen's Church, 120 West 69th Street, NYC

Every project starts with a dream, followed by the nuts & bolts work that makes the dream real.  After a long period of dreaming, Band of Bones held its first rehearsal six years ago! Since then we have had 30 performances, released two CDs, and will have a third by next summer.


Come celebrate celebrate six years of swinging jazz music with us!


With guest Emcee GARY WALKER, host of "MORNING JAZZ" at WBGO


Band of Bones returns to Zinc Bar

September 10th, 2014 - September 11th, 2014 9:00PM-1:30AM
ZINC BAR , 82 West 3rd Street Greenwich Village

Dave Chamberlain's BAND of BONES featuring guest vocalist Anotionette Montague returns once again to our home base ZINC BAR for an evening of Latin-Jazz, Ellingtonia, and Blues.  Come on down and hear tunes from our acclaimed CD "CARAVAN" as well as someother sonic treats!


Band of Bones is back home at Zinc!

July 2nd, 2014 - July 3rd, 2014 9:30PM-1:30AM
Zinc Bar , 82 West 3rd Street Greenwich Village

Midday Jazz series with guest artist Jay Hoggard

June 4th, 2014 1:00PM-2:00PM
St Peter's Church, Lexington Ave. corner 54th Street, NYC

Band of Bones returns to the Midday Jazz series at St. Peter's with a one-hour concert featuring guest artist vibraphonist JAY HOGGARD.


Band of Bones in concert with guest artist Steve Turre

May 8th, 2014 - May 8th, 2014 8:00PM-10:30PM
Christ & St. Stephen's Church, 120 West 69th Street, NYC

Band of Bones continues its CD Release tour with a full-length concert featuring guest artist STEVE TURRE on trombone and shells.  We'll be playing all nine tunes from "CARAVAN" plus a few more gems from our repertoire. 


CD release Party. We'll be playing tunes from our 2nd CD CARAVAN.

March 11th, 2014 8:00PM
ZINC BAR , 82 West 3rd Street Greenwich Village

Our 2nd album, CARAVAN, to be released March 10, 2014. Nine great tunes, and featuring guest artists STEVE TURRE and HENDRIK MEURKENS.

March 10th, 2014
New York, NY

"CARAVAN' included in WBGO's Radar

March 3rd, 2014 - March 11th, 2014 10AM-10AM
Nw York, NY

We're proud to announce that our new CD "CARAVAN' has been selected to appear one week before its official release on WBGO's radar page.  All week long WBGO will be playing it before anyone else!  Thank you Gary Walker!


Band of Bones presents their 3rd Annual JJ Johnson Birthday celebration

January 21st, 2014 8PM
Baha'i Center 53 East 11th ST. NYC
J.J. Johnson 90th Birthday Celebration with guest artists Steve Turre  and  Robin Eubanks

Band of Bones Residency at Zinc Bar

November 25th, 2013 9PM
82 W 3rd St. in Greenwich Village - NYC

Zinc Bar 9-11 PM.


Band of Bones Residency at Zinc Bar

October 28th, 2013 9PM
82 W 3rd St. in Greenwich Village - NYC

Band of Bones continues it's residency at Zinc Bar. Two sets from 9-11 PM.


Band of Bones Residency at Zinc Bar

September 30th, 2013 9PM
82 W 3rd St. in Greenwich Village - NYC

Band of Bones residency at Zinc Bar begins. We will appear on the last Monday of EVERY MONTH! Two sets from 9-11 PM


Recording

September 17th, 2013 - September 20th, 2013
Studio

We'll be in the studio recording our next CD. Steve Turre and Hendrik Meurkens will be with us as guest artists.


Band of Bones accompanies Antoinette Montague

September 15th, 2013 1:30PM
Ridgewood, NJ Jazz Festival in Van Ness Square

Band of Bones accompanies Antoinette Montague

September 15th, 2013 1:30PM
Ridgewood, NJ Jazz Festival in Van Ness Square




Band of Bones Residency at Zinc Bar

July 14th, 2013
82 W 3rd St. in Greenwich Village - NYC

Band of Bones graduates to regular status at Zinc Bar! Starting September  30th we will appear on the last Monday of EVERY MONTH!


Mid-day Jazz Series

June 12th, 2013 1PM
St. Peter's Church Midtown Jazz at Midday

One set only!
Featuring guest tap artist, Max Pollak


Trombonica II at Zinc Bar

June 5th, 2013 9PM-1:30AM
82 W 3rd St. in Greenwich Village - NYC

3 sets!
Featuring guest soloist
Hendrik Meurkens and
Guest vocalist
Antoinette Montague


Band of Bones is back by popular demand at Zinc Bar

May 8th, 2013 7PM-8:30
82 W 3rd St. in Greenwich Village - NYC

One set only!
Featuring harmonica virtuoso Hendrik Meurkens


Band of Bones is back by popular demand at Zinc Bar

February 27th, 2013 8PM
82 W 3rd St. in Greenwich Village - NYC

Band of Bones presents their 2nd Annual JJ Johnson Birthday celebration

January 29th, 2013
Baha'i Center

Check out the January issue of Hot House magazine. Band of Bones is featured in their "Spotlight" on page 20 promoting our 1/29 JJ tribute.

January 1st, 2013
Hot House Magazine

Christ & St. Stephen's Church

October 14th, 2012 7:00PM
120 West 69th St. NYC

Full-length concert will feature Ellingtonia
$15


Dave is interviewed by Rob Fernandez to promote 10/14 concert

October 7th, 2012
WNHU 88.7 FM

Band of Bones is now an official trademark.

July 24th, 2012
The process took several months, but has been completed. Special thanks to Harvey Mars, attorney for Local 802, for his help.

Band of Bones at Zinc Bar

July 18th, 2012 7-8:30PM
82 W. 3rd St. (bet. Sullivan & Thompson)

Back by popular demand


Mid-day Jazz Series

May 23rd, 2012 1PM
St. Peter's Church Midtown Jazz at Midday

Celebrating our 1st Anniversary with an all Latin-jazz program at Zinc Bar

April 18th, 2012 7PM
82 W. 3rd St. (bet. Sullivan & Thompson)

BAND of BONES JJ Johnson Birthday Celebration.

January 17th, 2012 8PM
John Birks Gillespie Auditorium

with guest artists Steve Turre and Joe Alessi
MC'd by Eulis Cathey of WBGO 88.3 FM

NYC Baha'i Center
53 East 11th Street
bet.  University Pl. & Bway


Dave does a live interview with Eulis Cathey

January 16th, 2012 9:00PM
WBGO 88.3 FM

Band of Bones at Zinc Bar

November 9th, 2011 7-8:30PM
82 W. 3rd St. (bet. Sullivan & Thompson)

Back by popular demand


Band of Bones performs as the Tribe of Tubas

October 18th, 2011 -8:30PM
Studio 54 for Sirius XM Radio

Band of Bones reviewed in the ITA Journal

October 1st, 2011
ITA Journal

Download the complete review!


Band of Bones in concert

September 25th, 2011 7-9PM
Christ & St. Stephen's Church

120 W. 69th St.


Band of Bones at Zinc Bar

August 24th, 2011 7-8:30PM
82 W. 3rd St. (bet. Sullivan & Thompson)

Back by popular demand


Band of Bones reviewed in NYC Jazz Record.

August 1st, 2011
NYC Jazz Record

Mid-Day Jazz Series

June 22nd, 2011 1-2PM
St. Peter's Church, 54th & Lexington

Download the press release!


Band of Bones Reviewed in Downbeat Magazine

June 1st, 2011
Downbeat.com

Download the review!


Band of Bones reviewed in Jazz Inside and featured on their cover "Jazz Music Dashboard".

April 15th, 2011
Jazz Inside Magazine

Band of Bones at Zinc Bar

April 13th, 2011 7-8:30PM
82 W. 3rd St. (bet. Sullivan & Thompson)

Download the press release!


Band of Bones featured in "Spotlight" Centerfold of Hot House

April 1st, 2011
Hot House Magazine