2011

January

5th - Big Apple Baroque - New Years Resolution Concert
More Bach!
Seasonal Cantatas BWV 41 & 191
Concerto for oboe and violin BWV 1060
Calvary Church - New York, NY

7th & 9th- Brother Josephus & the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra
APAP Conference - New York, NY

27th - Amber & Little Criminals
Royalton Hotel - New York, NY


February

7th - The Future of Jazz w/Teddy Adams
Savannah Black Heritage Festival - Savannah, GA

27th - Mica Bethea Big Band
Jacksonville, FL

March 

5th - Amber & Little Criminals
Pianos - New York, NY

14th - Javier Arau Jazz Orchestra
Brooklyn Tea Lounge - Brooklyn, NY
 

April

1st - Brother Josephus & the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra
Roanoke, VA

2nd -Brother Josephus & the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra
Richmond, VA

4th - Calvary St. George's Benefit for Japan 
Brandon Lee & Alex Nguyen - tpt, Kris Bowers - pno, David Baron - bs, Marion Felder, drms
Calvary Church - New York, NY

26th - Kamel Boutros
American Bible Society- New York, NY

May

18th - Iris Ornig Quartet
Alex Nguyen - tpt, Davy Mooney - gtr, Iris Ornig - bs, Chris Benham - drms
Jazz at Midday
St. Peter's Church - New York, NY

June

11th - Private Event
Brooklyn, NY

14th, 16th & 17th - Big Apple Baroque Presents
Purcell's The Fairy Queen
Kaye Playhouse - New York, NY

30th - Benji Kaplan Duo
Benji Kaplan - gtr, Alex Nguyen - tpt
Cranky's Cafe - Long Island City, NY


2010

January


1st- Private event

3rd- Music from Birth of the Cool- Sets at 9:30pm and 11pm
Alex Nguyen and Brandon Lee- tpts, Alex Lore- alto sax, Paul Nedzela- bari sax, David Byrd-Marrow- horn, Robert Edwards- tbn, Ben Stapp- tuba, Jack Glottman- pno, Paul Sikivie- bs, Phil Stewart- drums
Brooklyn Lyceum- Brooklyn, NY

5th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Iris Ornig- bs , Alex Nguyen- tpt, Davy Mooney- gtr, drums- TBA
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

12th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

16th- Saigon By Night
Peppermill Concert Hall- Wendover, NV

19th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY 

26th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY 

28th- w/Quixote
Trash Bar- Brooklyn, NY 

February

3rd-Sarah Tracey- 8pm
Rockwood Music Hall - New York, NY

9th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

16th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

23rd- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

March

2nd- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

9th- Big Apple Baroque
German Mission- United Nations
New York, NY

9th Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

16th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

18th-Quixote
Public Assembly- Brooklyn, NY

23rd- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

26th- Sunny Knable Birthday Showcase
Turtle Bay Music School- New York, NY

30th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY


April

6th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

13th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY 

14th- Quixote
Fontana's- New York, NY 

17th- Amber Lee and Little Criminals
Googie's Lounge at the Living Room- New York, NY 

20th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY 

21st- Dusty Brown 8pm
Rockwood Music Hall - New York, NY 

24th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 9-12pm
The Black Duck- New York, NY

28th- Amber Little and Little Criminals 8:30pm
Angels and Kings- New York, NY 


May

7th- Private gig w/Chris Nowselski Quintet
Westchester, NY


June

10th- Quixote 
Bowery Poetry Club- New York, NY

11th- Hanzel and Gretel with Ben Stapp's Zozimos Collective
Brooklyn Tea Lounge- Brooklyn, NY

15th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

21st- Amber Lee and Little Criminals
Make Music New York
Calvary Church- New York, NY

22nd- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

21st- Amber Lee and Little Criminals
CD Release 
The Bitter End- New York, NY

29th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

 

July

3rd- Brother Josephus and the Love Revival Revolution
Stratton,VT

6th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

13th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

20th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

27th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

August


3rd- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

17th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

24th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

28th- Paul Sikivie Quartet
Cleopatra's Needle - New York, NY

30th- NYU Pep Band
Radio City Music Hall- New York, NY

31st- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY


September

2nd- Amber Lee and Little Criminals
Mercury Lounge - New York, NY

4th- Brother Josephus and the Love Revival Revolution
Stephen Talkhouse - Amagansett, NY

7th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

11th- Brother Josephus and the Love Revival Revolution
Rye Beach, NY

13th- Javier Arau Jazz Orchestra
Brooklyn Tea Lounge- Brooklyn, NY

14thIris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

21st- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

28th - Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

29th - Iris Ornig Trio
Cafe Mae Mae - New York, NY


October

1st- Brother Josephus and the Love Revival Revolution
Dewey Beach Music Festival- Dewey Beach, DE

5th - Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

9th - Amber Lee and Little Criminals
Rockwood Music Hall - New York, NY

12th - Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

17th- Dusty Brown
Rockwood Music Hall Stage 2- New York, NY

19th - Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

21st - Ben Stapp's Zozimos Brass Band
David Smith, Alex Nguyen, Kenny Warren (trumpets) Andy Hunter (trombone) Ben Stapp (tuba) Danny Fischer (drums)
The Stone- New York, NY

26th - Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm-10pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY

31st- Brother Josephus and the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra - Stratton, VT

 


2009

January

2nd- Bach Concert- 8pm
Calvary Episcopal Church- New York, NY

3rd- Private Event- New York, NY

24th- New York Minute
New York Palace- New York, NY

26th- Paul Sikivie Graduate Recital
8pm- Morse Recital Hall
The Juilliard School- New York, NY

February

13th- The Randy Bandits- 8pm
The Bell House-Brookyln, NY

15th- New York Minute Band
Boston, MA

24th- New York Minute Band
New York, NY


March

17th- The Jazz Conceptions Orchestra CD RELEASE!
8:30pm and 10:30pm sets
$25 cover- $15 minimum
Alex Nguyen and Brandon Lee- tpts, Robert Edwards- tbn, Alex Lore- alto sax, Jeremy Fratti- tenor sax, Matt Zettlemoyer- bari sax, Joshua Bowlus- pno, Paul Sikivie- bs, Ben Adkins- d 
Iridium Jazz Club- New York, NY

22nd- New York Minute
Glen Cove, NY

24th- Enrique Flower Recital
Choral Hall- 6:30pm
Purchase College- Purchase, NY 

27th- Improvised music with Kamel Boutros- 12:15pm
Calvary Church- New York, NY

28th- New York Minute
Cooperstown, NY


April

21st- Music of Kenny Dorham Chamber Jazz Concert
Jimmy Greene Ensemble
Choral Hall- 8pm
Purchase College- Purchase, NY

25th- with Maggie MIstal- 4pm
Don't Tell Mama- New York, NY


May

1st-2nd- John Lumpkin Recording Session
New York, NY

4th- Graduate Recital
SUNY Purchase Choral Hall- Purchase, NY

9th- Big Apple Baroque Concert- 8pm
Brandenburg 2 and and Handel’s Ode for St Cecilia’s Day
Donations go to Homeless Outreach at Calvary/St. George's
Calvary Episcopal Church- New York, NY 

23rd-Celebration of Lionel Hampton
Jason Marsalis-vibes, Candido- percussion, 
Terell Stafford, Alex Nguyen, Marcus Belgrave- tpt 
Stefano di Bella, Red Holloway, Teodross Avery, Carl Maraghi-s
Curtis Fuller, Fred Wesley, Steve Turre, Wilbur Neal- trb
Sharp Radway-pno, Corcoran Holt- bs, Che Marshall- drms
Deanne Weedon- vcls 
Jacksonville Jazz Festival- Jacksonville, FL

30th- New York Minute Band
Yonkers, NY


June

3rd- Jon Gordon Nonet
Brooklyn Lyceum- Brooklyn, NY

5th-7th- Bye Bye Birdie- Kids Performing Who Kare
Rockville Centre, NY

21st- The Jazz Conceptions Orchestra
Make Music New York- New York, NY

27th- Alex Nguyen Trio 
Ryan Rosello- guitar, Paul Sikivie- bs
Hay Qua Minifest at the Bitter End- New York, NY

27th- New York Minute Band
New York, NY

30th- with Sarah Tracey- 8pm
Southpaw- Brooklyn, NY

 

July

3rd- Phoebe's Cafe- 7pm, no cover
Ryan Rosello- guitar, Ryland Kelly, bass
Brooklyn, NY

30th- Ben Stapp Trio and the Zosimos Collective
with Ben Stapp Trio + the Zosimos Collective (Andrew D'Angelo (alto Sax), Ben Stapp (tuba), Juan Pablo Carletti (drums), José Valente (viola), Curtis Stewart (violin), Isaac Darche (guitar), Kenny Warren (trumpet), Alex Nguyen (trumpet), Justin Wood (tenor, flute, soprano), Isrea Butler (trombone) 
Brooklyn Tea Lounge- Brooklyn, NY

25th - Phoebe's Cafe- 7pm, no cover
Ryan Rosello- guitar, Ryland Kelly, bass
Brooklyn, NY


August

15th- Sapphire Jazz
Norton, MA


September

4th- Sapphire Jazz
Tavern on the Green- New York, NY

12th- New York Minute
Off Key Tiki- Patchogue, NY

17th- Phoebe's Cafe- 7pm, no cover
Ryan Rosello- guitar, Dylan Shamat- bass
Brooklyn, NY

23rd- Big Apple Baroque- 8pm
Music of Thomas Linley, Jr.
Incidental Music to The Tempest , Violin Concerto, 
The Song of Moses
Calvary Episcopal Church- New York, NY

29th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY


October

2nd- New York Minute Band
Boston, MA

13th- Iris Ornig Trio
New York, NY

16th- Benji Kaplan Duo
 9:30pm 
Recoup Lounge- New York, NY
 

24th- New York Minute Band
Boston, MA

27th- 
Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY


31st- Halloween Jazz Party
Alex Nguyen- tpt, Alex Lore- alto sax, Ryan Rosello- gtr
Dylan Shamat- bass, Lawrence Leathers- drms
Kamel Boutros- accordian
Starts at Midnight- $20 cover
Costumes encouraged!

Iridium Jazz Club- New York, NY

November

2nd- New York Minute Band

10th- 
Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY


12th- Sapphire Jazz
Water Grill- New York, NY

14th- Amber Lee and the Little Criminals
Cafe Vivaldi- New York, NY 

17th- 
Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY


20th- Ben Stapp Composition Concert- 7:30pm
Calvary Episcopal Church- New York, NY 

26th- Saigon By Night
Peppermill Concert Hall- Wendover, NV



December 

4th- Jazz Conceptions Orchestra- 7pm
Alex Nguyen and Scott Dickinson- tpts, Robert Edwards- tbn,Alex Lore- alto sax, Jeremy Fratti- tenor sax, Matt Zettlemoyer- bari sax, Joshua Bowlus- pno, Paul Sikivie- bs, Ben Adkins- d 
Jacksonville Jazz Series- Jacksonville, FL

5th- Jazz Conceptions Orchestra- *same personnel as above
B Sharp's Jazz Cafe- Tallahassee, FL
SHOW CANCELLED


9th_ Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY


11th-Ben Stapp Trio and the Zosimos Collective
Brooklyn Tea Lounge- Brooklyn, NY

12th- Amber Lee and the Little Criminals- 8pm
Cafe Vivaldi- New York, NY 


15th- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY


20th- Candlelight Service
St Georges Episcopal Church- New York, NY

22nd- Iris Ornig Quartet - 7pm
Crooked Knife- New York, NY 

24th- Caroling in Gramercy Park- 6-7pm
and
Christmas Eve at Calvary Church- A very beautiful service for those looking for a church on Christmas Eve- 11pm
Calvary Episcopal Church- New York, NY 

29th- Big Apple Baroque- 8pm
Bach Christmas cantatas- BWV 63 and BWV 110 
and Concerti by JS and CPE Bach 
Calvary Episcopal Church- New York, NY
*All concert proceeds go to the homeless outreach projects at Calvary/St. George's Church.

 


2008

January 

18th- The Jazz Conceptions Orchestra
meets Annie Sellick
- 7pm-
Trinity Presbyterian Church- Palm Coast, FL

19th- The Jazz Conceptions Orchestra
meets Annie Sellick

Kokopelli's Jazz Club, Savannah Ga

March

8th- Cannonball Adderley Legacy Band
w/Vincent Herring and Jimmy Cobb
Cape Banki Jazz @The Point
Somer's Point, NJ

23rd- Private gig
New York, NY

31st- Rob Edwards Recital
Jersey City, NJ

April

2nd- Alex Nguyen Recital
Purchase College- 6pm
Purchase, NY

11th- Idan Santhaus Recording Session
Bennett Studios
Englewood, NJ

15th- Chamber Jazz Concert
Purchase College- 8pm
Purchase, NY

15th, 17th, 19th, 20th- Webop
Jazz at Lincoln Center
New York, NY

23rd- Lummie Spann Recital
Purchase College- 8pm
Purchase, NY

May 

9th-Alex Nguyen Quintet- 7:30pm
John Ricci- tenor saxophone
Rick Lollar- guitar
Will Goble- bass
Dave Potter- drums
Legacy Jazz Festival
Palm Coast, FL 

10th- NEJFA All Stars
Legacy Jazz Festival
Palm Coast, FL

16th-17th- Alex Nguyen Quartet- 8pm
Joshua Bowlus- piano
Will Goble- bass
Justin Varnes- drums
Kokopelli's Jazz Club-Savannah, GA

June

15th- Calvary Epsicopal Church- New York, NY

20th-22
nd- Guest Artist at Governor's Honor's Program
Valdosta State University- Valdosta, GA

24th-26th- Clinician with Teddy Adams
Community Centers in Savannah, GA

28th- Jhanna Vox Party
Brooklyn, NY

 

July

7th- with Kamel Boutros- 11am 
Calvary Episcopal Church- New York, NY

9th- Guest of the Joey Reynolds Show
New York, NY

12th-13th- Jason Hainsworth recording session
New York, NY 

13th-with Kamel Boutros- 11am 
Calvary Episcopal Church- New York, NY

20th-with Kamel Boutros- 11am 
Calvary Episcopal Church- New York, NY

20th- Private event with the New York Minute Band

27th-with Kamel Boutros- 11am 
Calvary Episcopal Church- New York, NY

August

5th- New York Minute Band
Philadelphia, PA

14th- Joey Reynolds Show
New York, NY

19th- Robert Edwards recording session

21- Joey Reynolds Show
New York, NY

22- New York Minute Band
Yonkers, NY

27th- The Jazz Conceptions Orchestra
8:30pm and 10:30pm sets
$20 cover- $15 minimum
Iridium Jazz Club- New York, NY

31st- New York Minute Band
Newport, RI

September

13th- New York Minute Band
New York, NY

21st- Alex Nguyen Quintet
Jazz Lovers of the Lowcountry
Hilton Head, SC

28th- Battle of the Big Bands
Benefit for Black College Tour
Jazz Conceptions Orchestra
Alhambra Theater- New York, NY

October 

6th- Joey Reynolds Show at Midnight
Alex will be a guest and perform on the Joey Reynolds Show
Tune into WOR 710 in the New York Area or check out
WOR710.com

14 th- Joey Reynolds Show at Midnight
Alex will be a guest and perform on the Joey Reynolds Show
Tune into WOR 710 in the New York Area or check out
WOR710.com 

20th- The Jazz Conceptions Orchestra Recording Session
Charlestown Road Studio- Hampton, NJ

21st- The Jazz Conceptions Orchestra
8:30pm and 10:30pm sets
$20 cover- $15 minimum
Iridium Jazz Club- New York, NY

26th- with Maggie Mistal
New York, NY

29th-November 2nd- Lionel Hampton Tribute Band Featuring:
Dianne Schurr (31-Nov. 2), Grady Tate (29-30), Clark Terry, Curtis Fuller, Red Holloway, Bucky Pizzarelli (29-30 and Nov 2) Frank Vignola (31-1) Candido (1-2), Jason Marsalis, Lew Soloff, Darren Barrett, Teodross Avery, Carl Maraghi, Luke O'Reilly, Corcoran Holt, Wally Gator Johnson 
8:30pm and 10:30pm sets
Iridium Jazz Club- New York, NY 

November 

11th- Chamber Jazz Concert
Kermit Driscoll Free Jazz Ensemble
Purchase College Choral Hall- 6:30pm
Purchase, NY

December 

4th- Akeem Marable Recital
7:30pm 
Studio 281- Atlanta, GA

14th- Jazz Conceptions Orchestra at Alhambra Ballroom- 2pm
New York, NY

24th- Christmas Eve Mass
New arrangements for a special Christmas Eve celebration
St. Michaels and All Angela Episcopal Church- Savannah, GA

25- Coastal Jazz Annual Christmas Day Concert
Annual fundraiser for the CJA Scholarship- 5pm
$15 in advance, $20 at door
Four Point Sheraton Historic Savannah- Savannah, GA

31st- The Westin Speakeasy: A Roarin’ Good Time!
with Jeremy Davis
9:30pm-12:30am- $95 per person or $180 per couple
Westin Savannah Harbour Resort- Savannah, Ga