Post Tagged with: "jazz musicians"

Ines Trickovic (Photo by Alexandre Soares for Voices of NY)

A Croatian Artist’s Big Night at Carnegie Hall

From Croatia to Germany to Macau, jazz singer Ines Trickovic finds her voice in New York.

The band Friend Roulette playing at Zebulon on April 2011. (Photo by Stefi Sakata via Flickr, Creative Common License)

Popular French Venue Zebulon Closing This Week

Brooklyn, Business, Culture December 6, 2012 at 5:19 pm

A popular meeting place for French people in New York, the Zebulon bar in Brooklyn will close definitively this Sunday after eight years of live music, France-Amérique reports.

Jazz Musicians Stage Fight for Benefits and Pensions

Jazz Musicians Stage Fight for Benefits and Pensions

Culture, Labor March 16, 2012 at 12:32 pm

Despite their iconic status in the New York City music scene, jazz musicians are fighting for a different kind of status — equal benefits. Most symphony and Broadway performers who belong to the American Federation of Musicians Local 802 have employer-paid medical benefits and pensions, but jazz musicians in the union do not.