Gigs

February 2017

2/4/17: The Craig McGorry Quartet Playing at Tomi Jazz at 239 East 53rd Street (lower level), between 2nd-3rd Avenue).  Band TBD.  Original music and jazz standards.  $10 cover and $10 minimum.


January 2017

1/3/17 (Tuesday): Playing at The Lexington Hotel on 48th Street and Lexington Avenue: Craig McGorry on tenor and soprano saxophone, Alfredo Marques on trombone, David Ullmann on guitar, Jonathan Gardner on bass, and John Marino on drums. No cover. 5:00 – 8:00pm. Stop by if you’re in the neighborhood.


October 2016

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July 2016

7/16/16 (Sunday): Playing at The Lexington Hotel on 48th Street and Lex, Saturday, 7/16: Craig McGorry on tenor and soprano saxophone, Alfredo Marques on trombone, David Ullmann on guitar, and Jesse Byrom-Carter on bass. No cover. 5:00 – 8:00pm. Stop by if you’re in the neighborhood.

7/10/16 (Sunday):  The David Ullman Quartet – Performing in the  Mt. Greylock Jazz Festival in Massachussets. Original music by David Ullman and Craig McGorry.  David Ullman, Guitar; Craig McGorry, Tenor & Soprano Saxophones; Phil Rowan, Bass; John Marino, Drums.


July 2015

7/5/15 (Sunday):  The Garage, 99 7th Avenue
11:30 – 4:00pm
I’ll be playing with pianist Kayo Hiraki as part of her quartet at The Garage in the West Village.  Jazz standards: swing, blues, bossa nova!

And then a very busy weekend of playing…

7/10/15 (Friday):  The Lexington Hotel, 48th Street & Lexington Avenue
6:00pm – 8:00pm

I’ll be playing with the McGorry/Ullman Quintet (We need a name!).  Me on tenor/soprano saxophones; David Ulllmann, guitar; Jay Cho, piano; Tony O’Blaney, bass; John Marino, drums.  We are playing some of my originals and some of David’s.

7/11/15 (Saturday):  The Lexington Hotel, 48th Street & Lexington Avenue
6:00pm – 8:00pm

I’ll be playing with The Blue Code, in our quintet format (we often play as a sextet).  Originals and standards.  Me on soprano saxophone; Marco Chelo, tenor saxophone; Wajdi Cherif, piano; Evan Ryan, bass; John Marino, drums.

7/11/15 (Saturday):  Cleopatra’s Needle, 2485 Broadway at 92nd Street
9:30pm – 12:00am

I’ll be playing with pianist Kayo Hiraki as part of her quartet at Cleopatra’s Needle.   

7/12/15 (Sunday):  Mount Greylock Jazz Festival, Adams, Massachusetts
Sometime between 12:00pm and 5:00pm!
I’ll be playing with the McGorry/Ullman Quintet.  Me on tenor/soprano saxophones; David Ulllmann, guitar; Jay Cho, piano; Tony O’Blaney, bass; John Marino, drums.  We are playing some of my originals and some of David’s.


January 2015

1/9/15 (Friday):  Playing with The Marco Chelo Sextet at The Shrine, 2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr., Blvd (near 134th Street).

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December 2014

New Years Eve at Cleopatra's Needle 2012
New Years Eve at Cleopatra’s Needle 2012

12/27/14 (Saturday): Playing with The Kayo Hiraki Quartet at Cleopatra’s Needle (Bway and 92nd Street). 8:00pm – 12:00pm. No cover.

July 2014

E&E Grill House on 49th Street between Broadway & 8th Avenue.

*WEDNESDAYS in July & August:  During the summer, my weekly gig at E&E Grill has moved to Wednesday nights.  We play from 8:00pm – 11:00pm.  Musicians are welcome to come by and sit in on a tune.

7/13/14 (Sunday):  The David Ullman Quartet – Performing in the  Mt. Greylock Jazz Festival in Massachussets. Original music by David Ullman and Craig McGorry.  David Ullman, Guitar; Craig McGorry, Tenor & Soprano Saxophones; Tony O’Blaney, Bass; John Marino, Drums.

June

6/16/14 (Monday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave).  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.  If you are a musician, stop by and listen and perhaps sit in on a song.  Me on tenor and soprano saxophones.  Arfuru on piano.  Nobu Yamasaki on bass. Matt Matysik on drums.

6/21/14 (Saturday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet at The Lexington Hotel (511 Lexington Avenue @48th Street).  We start at 6:00pm and play until 8:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a hotel lounge with great atmosphere and drinks.  If you are a musician, stop by and listen and perhaps sit in on a song.  Me on tenor and soprano saxophones.  Arfuru on piano.  Nobu Yamasaki on bass. Matt Matysik on drums.

6/23/14 (Monday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave).  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.  If you are a musician, stop by and listen and perhaps sit in on a song.  Me on tenor and soprano saxophones.  TBA on piano.  Lars Ekman on bass. Matt Matysik on drums.

May

5/12/14 (Monday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave).  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.  If you are a musician, stop by and listen and perhaps sit in on a song.

5/15/14 (Monday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet is playing at The Clinton School for Writers & Artists (My son’s middle school) for their art night event.

5/17/14 (Saturday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet at a Private wedding at the LIC Bar in Long Island City.

5/17/14 (Saturday):  The Clement Piezanowski Sextet at Somethin’Jazz Club (http://www.somethinjazz.com/ny/).  We play at 11:00pm.

5/19/14 (Monday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave).  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.  If you are a musician, stop by and listen and perhaps sit in on a song.

5/24/14 (Saturday):  The Tim Mule Group at Le Cheile in Washington Heights.  We start at 7:00pm.

5/26/14 (Monday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave).  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.  If you are a musician, stop by and listen and perhaps sit in on a song.

5/30/14 (Saturday):  The Tim Mule Group at Le Cheile in Washington Heights.  We start at 7:00pm.

April

4/28/14 (Monday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave).  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.  If you are a musician, stop by and listen and perhaps sit in on a song.

4/26/14 (Sunday):  Private wedding at the Water Club

4/26/14 (Saturday): Playing with The Kayo Hiraki Quartet at Cleopatra’s Needle (Bway and 92nd Street). 8:00pm – 12:00pm. No cover.  Me on tenor and soprano saxophones.  Kayo Hiraki on piano.  Igor Kagan on bass.  Mark Lockett on drums.

FEBRUARY

2/1/14 (Saturday):  Playing with The Kayo Hiraki Quartet at Cleopatra’s Needle (Bway and 92nd Street).  8:00pm – 12:00pm.  No cover.

2/17/14 (Monday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave).  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.  Me on tenor and soprano saxophones, Nori Ochiai on piano, Matt Matsyik on drums, and Lars Ekman on bass.

1/24/14 (Monday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave).  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.  Me on tenor and soprano saxophones, Kazuhiro Yokoshima on piano, Matt Matsyik on drums, and Lars Ekman on bass.

JANUARY

  • 1/4/14 (Saturday):  Playing with The Kayo Hiraki Quartet at Cleopatra’s Needle (Bway and 92nd Street).  7:00pm – 11:00pm.  No cover.
  • 1/6/14 (Monday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet is back at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave) on Mondays starting in January.  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.
  • 1/13/14 (Monday):  The Craig McGorry Quartet at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave).  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.  Me on tenor and soprano saxophones, Kayo Hiraki on piano, Matt Matsyik on drums, and Kohei Kimura on bass.
  • 1/20/14  The Craig McGorry Quartet at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave).  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.  Me on tenor and soprano saxophones, Kayo Hiraki on piano, Matt Matsyik on drums, and Kohei Kimura on bass.
  • 1/27/14  The Craig McGorry Quartet at E&E Grill House (49th Street, between Broadway and 8th Ave).  We start at 8:00pm and play until 11:00pm.  No cover.  Live jazz in a great Times Square environment with excellent food and a bar to hang at.  Me on tenor and soprano saxophones, Kayo Hiraki on piano, Matt Matsyik on drums, and bass TBA.
  • 1/30/14  The Clement Piezanowski Sextet at Silvana in Harlem (300 West 116th Street, just off Frederick Douglass Blvd).  We start at 8:00pm.  We’ll be playing original music and some arranged covers (including a tribute arrangement to Lou Reed).
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