Winter Jazz Fest and French Quarter 2017

Praised by New York Times, The New Yorker, NPR and others, the festival continues to grow as a dynamic rate, from its original one-day single-location program, to a 2017 itinerary that will take to 14 stages over five nights, in Downtown Manhattan and beyond, featuring over 600 artists, and more than 150 groups. In 2015, the festival was voted “#1 Jazz Festival in North America” by JazzTimes Magazine.

Here are the French musicians programmed so far for Winter Jazz Fest and French Quarter:

Scott Tixier – Papanosh – Julien Labro – Imany – Piers Faccini – Lou Tavano – Gilad Hekselman – Emile Parisien & Vincent Peirani – Raphael Imbert – Tony Tixier – Omer Avital – Clovis Nicolas – Shabaka and the Ancestors

Le Poisson Rouge, Thursday, January 5th
7:30PM: Shabaka and the Ancestors (opening for Pharoah Sanders)

The Bitter End, Friday, January 6th
9:20PM: Omer Avital

New School Glass Box, Friday, January 6th
12:00AM: Samora Pinderhughes (w/Clovis Nicolas)

The Bitter End, Saturday, January 7th*
6PM: Raphael Imbert “Music is My Home”
7:20PM: Emile Parisien & Vincent Peirani
8:40PM: Daniel Freedman (w/Gilad Hekselman)
10PM: Imany
11:20PM: Piers Faccini
12:40AM: Papanosh

The Django at Roxy, Saturday, January 7th
1AM: Julien Labro Quartet

Zinc Bar, Saturday, January 7th
6:20PM: Scott Tixier (w/Tony Tixier)

(Le) Poisson Rouge, Saturday, January 7th
7:40PM: Shabaka & The Ancestors

New School Glass Box, Saturday, January 7th
12:00AM: Ben Wendel Band (w/Gilad Hekselman)

Smalls Jazz Club, Monday, January 9th*
8:00PM: Clovis Nicolas
8:55PM: Lou Tavano
9:50PM: Tony Tixier Trio
10:45PM Laurent Coulondre Power Duo
11:40PM: Raphael Imbert “Music is My Home”

Joe’s Pub, Tuesday, January 10th*
6:30PM: Imany
7:10PM: Lou Tavano
7:50PM: Raphael Imbert “Music is My Home”

*French Quarter Jazz Fest Showcase