Vocalist Ashley Pezzotti will join Birdland for a residency this month. She’ll be performing every Tuesday, starting August 9th at 5:30 PM in the Birdland Theater. Frank Vignola’s Guitar Night is every Wednesday and most Thursday night shows at 9:30 are live streamed via Flymachine, Eric Comstock/Sean Smith/Barbara Fasano Saturdays @ 5:30 pm; John Pizzarelli returns Aug. 2 and 3 @ 7pm; Karen Mason Aug 8 @ 7 pm  www.BirdlandJazz.com

Json Yeager/Julie Benko

CLUB44 RECORDS will release Hand in Hand – the debut duet album from the married musical team of Julie Benko and Jason Yeager – on CD and in digital and streaming formats on Friday, August 26. The pair will celebrate the new recording with a concert at Birdland Jazz Club on Monday, August 29 at 7:00 PM. Tickets are available HERE.

Eleri Ward

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that “No One Is Alone” – the new single from Eleri Ward’s upcomingalbum– is available on streaming and digital formats.  The new album, due later this year, is a follow-up toWard’s viral hit debut acoustic folk Stephen Sondheim recording A Perfect Little Death, which was just released on vinyl. Stream, download or order the vinyl edition of A Perfect Little Death HERE. Listen to the new single “No One Is Alone” HERE.

Kaufman Music Center 2022-2023 (129 West 67 St., NYC) season includes a multitude of varied music and voices including Broadway Close Up hosted by Sean Hartley. More Here: www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org

Lead Photo: Ashley Pezzotti