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Ginny’s Welcomes Renee Manning

By Ginny's Supper Club | January 3, 2013

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Come out to Ginny’s Supper Club on Thursday , January 10th, for the “dirty dog blues” of Renee Manning. Having toured from Hong Kong to New York, Renee has earned her stripes when coupled with jazz legends such as the late Dizzy Gillespie, David “Fathead” Newman, Nat Adderley, Lester Bowie and countless others. The band is stellar and including NEA – recognized trombonist Earl McIntyre, who has graced the stage with Gil Evans, Charles Mingus, Miles Davis, and whose arranging credits include Roberta Flack. The show you’ll see will be great with some of Ginny’s barbeque ribs and our signature Harlem Mule whiskey cocktail. Come out and enjoy great food, unforgettable music and a one-of-a-kind experience at Ginny’s Supper Club.

The Renee Manning Quintet Band Members:

Renee Manning- Vocals
Earl McIntyre- Trombone
Jerome Harris- Guitar
Trifon Dimitrov -Bass
Tommy Campbell- Drums

$10 Admission, show from 7pm-10pm.

Ken Loftis at Ginny’s

By Ginny's Supper Club | January 3, 2013

Ken Loftis

Join us at Ginny’s Supper Club on Saturday, January 26th for saxophone giant Keith Loftis. Having performed most recently with legendary jazz musician Abdullah Ibrahim in South Africa, Loftis is a permanent member of the Frank Foster Loud Minority Big Band as well as the Roy Hargrove Big Band. Over his career, Loftis has performed with jazz greats including Ray Charles, Benny Carter, Joe Williams, Alvin Batiste and Cedar Walton to name a few. You won’t want to miss when this tenor man hits the bandstand at Ginny’s with his hard-swinging, take-no-prionsers Quartet. It is the perfect music for a specialty cocktail and one of Ginny’s great dishes. Tickets are $15, sets are at 8pm and 10:30pm.

Tribute to Ella Fitzgerald with Bonicella Lewis

By Ginny's Supper Club | November 1, 2012

Bonicella Lewis

Join our very own Bonciella Lewis on Saturday, November 17th, for a special one-woman tribute to the great Ella Fitzgerald. Having performed with a who’s who of the Harlem jazz underground including Bill Saxton, Donald Smith, Kim Clarke, and Harry Whitaker, Bonciella emobdies the spirit of music and Harlem in every grace-plucked note she sings. And like our fabulous singer, Ginny’s Supper Club will be decked out in retro-garb, from our waitstaff to our decor. If you join the festitivites and dress in a speakeasy era dress or garmet, you will be treated to a specialty cocktail–on us. Tickets are $10 and shows are at 8pm and 10:30pm. Be a part of history this November with Bonciella at Ginny’s Supper Club.

To top it all off, a $55 three course pre-fix dinner is available offering classic dishes such as the Oyster Rockefeller, served with a modern twist.

Purchase tickets online for the 8PM show here.

Purchase tickets online for the 10:30PM show here.

The Ghost Groove – Halloween at Ginny’s

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | October 19, 2012

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Get your “ghost” on this Halloween at Ginny’s Supper Club! Join DJ Herbert Holler as he spins from 10 pm to 2:30 am. While general admission to this fright fete is $10, $250 nets you and five friends a coveted Premier Booth, complete with priority admission, a bottle of Vodka, Gin, Rum or Tequila and exclusive cocktail service with mixers. Ginny’s Late Night menu will be available, should you develop a monstrous appetite for Fried Yard Bird and Waffle, 5-Spice Baby Back Ribs or Helga’s Meatballs.

Purchase general admission tickets here. ($10)

Purchase premier booth tickets here. ($250)

Photos by Monika Sziladi

Get Jazzed with Fernando Otero at Ginny’s Supper Club

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 19, 2012

Jazz pianist and composer Fernando Otero

 

Grammy winner Fernando Otero

Grammy award winner and Argentine composer/pianist Fernando Otero found his voice as writer, musician and bandleader when, at the urging of one of his music teachers, he began to incorporate the indigenous sounds of his native Buenos Aires into his work, as he did in his Nonesuch debut album, Pagina de Buenos Aires, in 2008. Mr. Otero has collaborated with flautist Dave Valentin, pianist/film composer Dave Grusin, and has sat in with Arturo O’Farrill’s Jazz Orchestra during their Sunday night residency at New York City’s Birdland while also performing his compositions with large jazz ensembles at Lincoln Center and Symphony Space. Read More

Salsa Night with Avenida B at Ginny’s Supper Club

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 18, 2012

Avenida B

Shake your hips to delicious salsa beats as Avenida B brings their addictive dance grooves to Ginny’s Supper Club on July 24th. With roots in the Lower East Side, this new group has an old soul, committed to unearthing and reviving timeless salsa swing that truly makes you want to get up and dance. Avenida B’s unique repertoire and attention to musical duration, speed and structure helps reconnect and blend the dancer’s experience and the band’s love for salsa dura.

Address: 310 Lenox Avenue

Set times: 9:15 pm and 10:00 pm

Price: Free

For more information call Ginny’s Supper Club at (212) 421-3821

Get Soulful with Melvin Smith at Ginny’s Supper Club

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 18, 2012

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Come listen to the “soulful sax man” Melvin Smith as he performs at Ginny’s Supper Club on July 26th. A  native of Jacksonville, Florida, Smith began playing saxophone at the age of thirteen and would go on to perform at tremendous events like the Montreux Jazz Festival and even embark on a European tour. During his early musical development Smith was fortunate to have great musical experiences like performing at the Montreux Jazz Festival and a European tour. Since moving to New York Smith has played with such influential jazz artists as Charli Persip, Kim Burell, Hubert Eaves III, Ben Vereen, Michael Henderson, and Norman Connors. Join us for a night of great jazz and smooth sounds.

Address: 310 Lenox Avenue

Set times: 9:00 pm and 10:30 pm

Price: Free

For more information call Ginny’s Supper Club at (212) 421-3821

Paris’ Elan Mehler Quintet at Ginny’s Supper Club

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 18, 2012

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Called “disorienting and fascinating” by MOJO magazine and a “refreshingly slow answer to our trashy nanosecond pop culture” by Time Out London, French pianist Elan Mehler and his jazz quintet are bringing an exclusive New York premiere of compositions to Ginny’s Supper Club on July 30th that lean towards the thick blues of Mingus and Ornette. This will be the very first performance of these new works composed over the last year in Paris. This new musical project is a definitive departure from his earlier work and will feature his incredibly talented cast of musicians: Jeremy Viner on tenor sax, Alan Bjorklund on trumpet, Tod Hedrick on bass and Max Goldman on drums. Don’t miss out on this special aural event that jazz enthusiasts and music lovers will surely never forget.

Address: 310 Lenox Avenue

Set times: 9:00 pm and 10:30 pm

Price: Free

For more information call Ginny’s Supper Club at (212) 421-3821

Jammin’ with Skadanks at Ginny’s Supper Club

By MarcusSamuelsson.com | July 18, 2012

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The Skadanks band, previously known as the Cannabis Cup, will be bringing their classic fusion of rock, hip-hop and dance reggae to Ginny’s Supper Club; injecting a serious dose of Jamaican swagger to the dance floor. Skadanks members Ras Droppa, Cliff “Q-liff” Simpson, Alex “V” Valenti, Ricky “T” Tepperberg and Joe “JJ” Sansaverino took their roots in the NYC music scene in the 90s with their legendary live performances at The Wetlands and Lion’s Den Sunday night dances. On any given Sunday you would find high-profile reggae artists (Shinehead, Glen Washington and Shaggy to name a few) stopping by to jam with the group and we excitedly welcome them to Ginny’s Supper Club to put NYC dancehall back on the map.

Address: 310 Lenox Avenue

Set times: 9:00 pm and 10:30 pm

Price: Free

For more information call Ginny’s Supper Club at (212) 421-3821

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