Jazz Brunch w/Patrice Blue Maltas and the NY Jazz Trio
Lounge at Bearsville Theater
Jazz Brunch at Bearsville with Patrice Blue Maltas and the NY Jazz Trio
11am - 2pm
Doors 11:00 Music 12pm
- Live Jazz Music from 12 noon.
- A Delicious Jazz Brunch
- Craft Beers, Summer Spritzers, Fresh Lemonade and more!
We do ask for a small cover charge. Too often, local musicians are paid poorly (or not at all and expected to work for tips). We are leading the fight to pay for musicians a decent amount for their contribution. Respect our Musicians and Keep Music Alive!
Patrice Blue Maltas (Vocals) is greatly influenced by artists like Buddy Guy, Amy Winehouse and Billie Holiday, just to name a few. She has been a recording artist, singer/songwriter with four CD's to her credit, as well as an actress and playwright. Playing cabaret shows and off Broadway with pianist Stan Wietrzychoswki Patrice is now working with one of the great Jazz pianists of the NY Metropolitan jazz scene Vincent Martucci, as well as Bassist, Rich Syracuse, who has been a mainstay on the NY area scene for more than three decades
Vinnie Martucci (Piano) has had an exciting and diverse career as a performer, composer, arranger, producer, and educator. He has toured extensively on the international stage as co-leader of the Jazz Fusion Quartet, “The Dolphins,” with Dan Brubeck. As arranger and accompanist for Laurel Masse (Manhattan Transfer), arranger and performer for Blues artist Rory Block. He has recorded with Graham Parker, Livingston Taylor, and others. He co-composed the Off-Broadway play “Clue, The Musical” with Galen Blum. He has composed numerous cable network TV themes for Lifetime, the Travel Channel, CNN and underscores for daytime TV dramas, “As the World Turns” and Guiding Light”. As a producer and recording engineer, he has worked with composer, Baikida Carroll, on recordings and productions for several theatrical and television projects, most notably the Tony award winning play “Having Our Say”. He has also given clinics in Jazz and improvisation in Europe, South America, and at the Central Conservatory in Beijing, China. Recently retired, Vinnie was a professor in Jazz Performance at SUNY, New Paltz and served as Chair of the Music department from 2016 to 2019.
Rich Syracuse (Bass) has been a mainstay on the New York area scene for more than three decades. he was the winner of the prestigious Congress Of Strings Award. Early Jazz groups include Pianist’s John Mehegan, Joey Calderazzo, Ted Rosenthal. After Moving to New York State’s Hudson Valley in the mid 1980’s he began a long-standing position in the Nick Brignola Quartet playing clubs, festivals and recording sessions. Besides his years with Brignola, he has performed with Mose Allison, Kurt Elling, Dave Liebman, Brubeck Brothers, Warren Bernhardt, Sumi Tonoka, David Torn, Mike DeMicco, Peter Levin, Sam Morrison, Bernard Purdy, Vic Juris, Dave Stryker, Chuck Lamb, Jeff “Siege” Siegel, Dena DeRose, John Medeski, Michael Musilliami, Ali Demogli and was the bassist for Dr. Lee Shaw for over 23 years.
Jeff "Siege" Siegel (Drums) is a veteran of the New York Jazz scene and has worked with a virtual "who's who" of artists. A member of the Sir Roland Hanna Trio from 1994-'99, Siegel's diverse career has also led him to perform and/or record with legends such as Ron Carter, Kenny Burrell, Jack DeJohnette, Benny Golson, Sheila Jordan, Helen Merrill, Mose Allison, John Medeski, Arthur Rhames, Dave Douglas, Stefon Harris, Pat Metheny, Kurt Elling, Ravi Coltrane, Ryan Kisor, Lee Shaw, Levin Brothers, John Medeski, Dena DeRose, Lee Shaw and many others. He has worked in the avant garde world as well with Wadada Leo Smith, Baikida Carroll. He’s performed over 30 European tours including four as leader of the Jeff “Siege” Siegel Quartet and several others as co-leader. The Jeff “Siege” Siegel Sextet performed a 3 week tour of Africa in the summer of 2019. Other recent tours include The Levin Brothers Japan, Mexico, Canada and the US west coast and Midwest as well as South & Central America. His 2017 CD release “King of Xhosa” features South African trumpeter Feya Faku and is on the ARC label. His most recent release with his quartet is the 2018 release on ARC entitled “London Live” and “When You Were There” (2019) with Hetko, Syracuse & Siegel.
SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH MENU
Pastries from Nancy’s Artisanal Breads from Bread Alone
Tomato & Pesto Pie 12
green salad & balsamic vinaigrette
Bagel & Lox 18
smoked salmon, everything bagel or croissant, greens, herb cream cheese, capers, cherry tomatoes, pickled shallots
Parmesan Quiche 14
asparagus, mushrooms, green salad, balsamic vinaigrette
The Rolling Scones 9
Assorted local baked goods, honey butter, jam
Orange Juice 6
Accessible Facility and COVID protocols in place.