Live on Télé-Barbès. ANDERS NILSSON SOLO. Guitarist Anders Nilsson is an eclectic guitarist and composer who performs regularly with singer Fay Victor as well as with William Parker, Sabir Mateen and Eugene Chadbourne, and a also finds inspiration in the classic blues tradition. His solo work, as showcased on his album Night Guitar, can get very cinematic - Marc Ribot called the album “Blind Willie Johnson meets Bernard Hermann.”
Live on Télé-Barbès. BIG LAZY. Big Lazy is an instrumental trio from New York City. 'The Big Apple's Creme de la Creme' according to the Village Voice. References have been made to noir, spaghetti western, Lynch and Tarantino soundtracks, crime jazz and burlesque but Big Lazy's organic and uncontrived music remains beyond category. "the beauty of Ulrich’s music is how it avoids specificity, leaving it to listeners to imagine where they want to…A beguiling new album, “Don’t Cross Myrtle,” alternates between the raucous and the lyrical.” The New Yorker
Live on Télé-Barbès PEDRO GIRAUDO TANGO QUARTET Latin Grammy winner bassist and composer Pedro Giraudo is among the most compelling tango artists today. After two decades performing with the most important interpreters of tango, including Pablo Ziegler, Hector Del Curto, and Luis Bravo’s “Forever Tango”, Pedro Giraudo debuted his own Tango Orchestra at Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing and since then has become an active cultural ambassador of the passionate music of his native Argentina. Among the many noteworthy events in his career, Pedro recorded bass on Ruben Blades’ CD “Tangos”. He is also the musical director of Tango for All’s “Blind”, Mariela Franganillo Company’s “Tango Connection” and “Tango Recuerdo,”. His own ensembles feature some of the most highly regarded virtuoso instrumentalists.
Live on Télé-Barbès LOS ALIENS. Colombian pianist and keyboardist Ricardo Gallo's avant-space synth project mixes Colombian grooves with improvisation and sound exploration. With Ricardo Gallo - synths; Sebastián Cruz - guitar; Stomu Takeishi - bass and Andres Jimenez - drums.
Live on Télé-Barbès MICHAEL BUSCEMI: BACK TO BARBES. (Not a Holiday Show)An early friend of Barbès and a master of chaos, Michael got his start as an actor in the 80's on the Lower East Side. Besides his unforgettable shows at Barbès (we will never forget the fire chief announcing he was closing down the performance...but turned out to be an old friend of the family), Michael has appeared in Nurse Jackie, BlacKkKlansman and his brother's Trees Lounge. Friends will be joining him, live and virtually - technology will or will not cooperate. What will they do? We do not have a clue....