|CAROL SUDHALTER NEWS:
HONORS and PERFORMANCES
for the upcoming SEASON
Saxophonist flautist Carol Sudhalter is pleased to announce that she has received a number of honors, grants and special performance invitations for the coming season. (Scroll to bottom for a chronological listing).
Carol received three special performing and teaching invitations:
- As Guest Jazz Artist with the Jackson Heights Chamber Orchestra on Wednesday, May 18 at St. Joseph’s Church, Jackson Heights .
- To perform with her own group and guest vocalist Cynthia Holliday at the “Flatted Fifth” Jazz Series at Memorial West Church, Newark, NJ, Saturday, May 28 at 6 pm.
- To teach for her second year at Augusta Heritage Blues and Swing Week, July 17-23, in Elkins, WV. To sign up as student at the Blues and Swing Week (adults and children welcome), go to the link, Soon activated: https://secure.dewv.edu/augusta/
Sudhalter was also chosen for the 4th year for the Su-Casa program (formerly known as SPARC) to do a residency in a senior center in Queens, working with senior citizens on a musical show to be performed at the end of June. The program located at Queens Community House, 108-25 62 Drive in Forest Hills will start in early March. Seniors interested in joining the class may call or write Sudhalter at 917 667 firstname.lastname@example.org to find out how to sign up.
Program sponsored by Su-Casa. SU-CASA is a collaboration among the New York City Council, the Department of Cultural Affairs, the Department for the Aging and the City’s five local arts councils. This program is supported by public funds from the New York City Council in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and the Department for the Aging.”
Sudhalter received two performance grants from Queens Council on the Arts for her Astoria Big Band to perform their Women Composers concert in 2016. The dates will be:
- June 18 at 7 pm: Sunnyside Reformed Church
- October 15 from 2-4 pm: Langston Hughes Library
(Granting credits seen at sudhalter.com)
Below is Sudhalter’s chronological calendar
for the upcoming months. Updates are posted regularly to her website, http://sudhalter.com
Saturday, February 20, 2016 – 8 to midnight – Cleopatra’s Needle – Carol Sudhalter Quartet with Patrick Poladian, pno; Shawn Lovato, bass; Doug Richardson, drums
Saturday, March 5 – 9:30 to 10:30 – Club 5C with vocalist Arlee Leonard and her band (Kim Clarke, Sylvia Cuenca, Sheryl Bailey)
Friday, March 18 – 8 to 9 pm – Club 5C – Lady Got Chops Festival: Carol Sudhalter Quartet with Mala Waldron (piano/vocal), Yuka Tadano (bass), Doug Richardson (dms). 68 Avenue C, New York, NY 10009 Phone:(212) 477-5993
Saturday, April 16, 2016 – 8 pm to midnight – Cleopatra’s Needle – Carol Sudhalter Quartet with pianist Patrick Poladian and band
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 – 7:30 pm – Special Guest Jazz Artist with Jackson Heights Chamber Orchestra. St. Mark’s Church, 34th Ave and 82nd St, Jackson Heights, NY
Saturday, May 28, 2016 – Flatted Fifth Jazz Vespers Series – Memorial West United Presbytarian Church, Newark, NJ – Carol Sudhalter Quartet with pianist Patrick Poladian, feat. vocalist Cynthia Holliday
Saturday, June 18, 2016 – 7 pm – Astoria Big Band Concert at Sunnyside Reformed Church: “Women Composers of Popular Music”. Grant-funded (Queens Council on the Arts)
July 17 to 22 – Augusta Heritage Blues and Swing Week – Faculty. Elkins, WV TBA. https://augustaheritagecenter.org/augusta-schedule/blues-swing/
Final note: Sudhalter is seeking musicians and producers of all ages, and others related tojazz performance active in jazz in Queens now or in the past few decades, for a project in the near future involving photography and performance.
Carol Sudhalter CONTACT INFO:
Phone 917 667 5331
Sudhalter moved to New York in 1978 to join the first all-female Latin band, ‘Latin Fever‘. She placed 9th in Down Beat Magazine’s Jazz Reader’s Poll as Best Jazz Flutist (2012) and has been profiled in books by Leslie Gourse (Madame Jazz), W. Royal Stokes (Growing Up With Jazz), John Watson’s The Power of Jazz, and several others.