Spike Wilner has been a presence on the New York Jazz scene for nearly 30 years. He is currently the owner and operator of the world-famous Smalls Jazz Club and their newly opened club Mezzrow. His playing is swinging and fluidly melodic, performing standards from the American Songbook along with compelling originals. He is joined by veterans, bassist Tyler Mitchell and drummer Anthony Pinciotti.
Joe Magnarelli’s early career included touring and recording with Lionel Hampton, Jack McDuff, Toshiko Akiyoshi, Glenn Miller Orchestra, Harry Connick Jr. and the Hard Bop Quintet. Also, Joe has worked and toured with the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, Jane Monheit, Jon Hendricks, Jimmy Cobb, Louis Hayes, Alvin Queen, Dado Maroni, Marty Sheller, Tom Harrell Big Band, George Gruntz, Harry Whitaker, Walt Weiskopf, Grant Stewart, Charles Davis, Nick Brignola, JR Monterose, Gary Smulyan, The Carnegie Hall Orchestra, Don Sebesky, John Pizzarelli, Aretha Franklin, Rosemary Clooney, Joe Williams, Michael Feinstein, and the Lincoln Center Orchestra.
Joe is currently an adjunct professor of music at the Juilliard School of Music and Rutgers University.
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