Amir ElSaffar

The Jazz Gallery, Downtown Saturday November 2 2013 21:00
Amir ElSaffar, a striking and imaginative trumpeter whose work often draws on Iraqi maqam music, gigs behindAlchemy, a lithe, postbop-leaning set on the Pi label. This gig features the same superb supporting cast heard on the disc: saxist Ole Mathisen, pianist John Escreet, bassist Fran├žois Moutin and drummer Dan Weiss.
Venue name: The Jazz Gallery
Address: 1160 Broadway
New York

Cross street: between 27th and 28th Sts, fifth floor
Transport: Subway: N, R to 28th St
Price: $20, advance $18
Event phone: 212-620-5000
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