WIKI SPEAKS: NO MOUNTAINS IN MANHATTAN! 🌁
August 31, 2017
Much love to our family & longtime music friend WIKI on the new release, No Mountains in Manhattan, Available now w/XL Recordings. Stay tuned for more + make sure to come down to Rough Trade NYC for The Wiki Album Release Show on 9/11! We caught up with Wikset at his album pop-up gallery on August, 31st, 2017, right before airing Jazz Under the Bridge episode XXII: The Saga of the Shogun on TheSoulDojo Radio - a special guest mix of music produced by Jazz Under the Bridge founder, MWill, formally M.Will the Shogun 2007-2014, including original music by LL Cool J, Ro Ransom, Ricky Hil, Wiki + more! The gallery showing was super dope, even had a rare Jennifer Lopez sighting! One-time for New York City! Photos available after the jump #history #wikispeaks
POETIC THRUST: ❤️⚡️ BRINGING THE VIBES IS A MUST! ❤️⚡️
August 10, 2017
What are your Wednesday evening plans? It should be: Loosie Rouge's weekly @ 10pm-1am (91 South 6th St. Williamsburg, Brooklyn) with Poetic Thrust: Jazz under the Williamsburg Bridge - In Real Life! Tune into Episodes XVIII (innerviews) and XIX (live performance from Loosie Rouge) of Jazz Under the Bridge on The Soul Dojo for a two-part, in-depth series with Poetic Thrust. Explore the origins of Jazz Under the Bridge with MWill and Poetic Thrust members: EnxVe the Nameless Vagrent, Yoh! the Shaolin, Jaedon Alvira + Stu Pender.
August 4, 2017
On Friday, August 4th, Jazz Under the Bridge briefly covered The Soul Rebels feat. Pete Rock & Smoke DZA live at Brooklyn Bowl. We chopped it up with The Soul Survivor himself and discussed the prospect of; Pete's Jazz, an exclusive sit-down and mentorship series offered exclusively with Jazz Under the Bridge! Stay in the loop for more news regarding Pete Rock and Jazz Under the Bridge.
July 27, 2017
Continuing coverage from Rochester, New York for the Rochester Musicfest 2017, we have episode XVII of Jazz Under the Bridge: ATLiens Edition featuring an exclusive interview with Atlanta’s own - Arrested Development. We talk Bob James, early Hip-Hop influences, winning Grammy’s and being trail blazers in Atlanta hip-hop. Tune in for an exclusive Atlanta themed afrofuturist hip-hop set by MWill followed by the exclusive sit down with Arrested Development; aired exclusively on The Soul Dojo Radio App.
July 15, 2017
On July 15th 2017, Jazz Under the Bridge received a rare opportunity to catch up with Brooklyn's Rap-God; the smooth operator, songwriting legend and freestyle (live-improvisational rap) KING: Big Daddy Kane
At the Rochester Musicfest 2017.
Tune into The Soul Dojo Radio App - 7pm Eastern - Thursday, July 20th - for a special one hour and-a-half (1:29:30) episode of Jazz Under the Bridge #XVI: BK2ROC Edition on The Soul Dojo Radio! Join MWill(on the mix) + Air Dave (from Fool’s Gold Records) for an interview with the man himself, King-Asiatic-Nobody’s-Equal aka Big Daddy Kane (of the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn). We talk about today’s current state of lyricism, dream collaborations, original samples, knowledge-of-self and more!
Stay tuned for more interviews and coverage from the Rochester Musicfest 2017!
JAZZ UNDER THE BRIDGE RADIO 📻
We are proud to announce: Jazz Under the Bridge Radio with our friends from the West Coast: The Soul Dojo! Every Thursday, tune into The Soul Dojo Radio app (available for iOS & Android) @ 4pm Pacific Standard Time // 7pm Eastern Standard Time and join Jazz Under the Bridge founder MWill for a voyage through space and time; from the standards of Duke and Coltrane, Fusion and Funk from Miles and Jaco, all the way through to the boom-bap drums of J Dilla and Pete Rock. All coming to you from the streets of Williamsburg, Brooklyn and the app from Oakland, California.
JAZZ UNDER THE BRIDGE: EPISODE VII ☀️
May 11, 2017
Brought to you by TheSoulDojo.com, we bring forth episode VII of Jazz Under the Bridge on The Soul Dojo! Aired live on the Soul Dojo Radio app May 11th, 2017 7pm EST / 4pm PST. Click here for archived episodes and stay tuned for Jazz Under the Bridge - Every Thursday on The Soul Dojo Radio..
SUNDUB WEEKLY RESIDENCY
It is official. SUNDUB is slated to become Battery Harris's official resident band. Starting March 2nd, 2017, SUNDUB, is the official resident band for 64 Frost Street. The summer should be a hot one!
🎷 THE ADAM LARSON QUARTET 🎷
February 23rd, 2017
Jazz Under the Bridge presents: The Adam Larson Quartet! Adam Larson's 365 Jazz page is a great resource for Jazz musicians of all ages and genres. On Feb. 23rd, we have The Adam Larson Quartet performing live at Battery Harris - 64 Frost St.
VINYL NIGHT WITH FOUNDER MWILL 📀
February 2, 2017
DJ and Producer MWill, Founder of Jazz Under the Bridge, will be holding down a Vinyl Set at Battery Harris from 9pm-12am! First 15 attendees recieve a FREE drink with code word "Voyager Golden Record" !!!
BOB MARLEY NIGHT WITH SUNDUB ❤️💛💚
February 8th, 2017
Tonight we celebrate the great Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley with a welcoming tribute performance from Williamsburg's own - SUNDUB, live at Battery Harris - 64 Frost Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
AFROSPHERE TRIO 🎹
February 16, 2017
Daniel Jones the man! Is bringing the crew for an awesome night of Afrobeat based Jazz music. Afrosphere Trio. This Thursday, February 16th, 2017 9pm-12am. Bring those dancing shoes and get ready to groove to the jazzy worldbeat sounds under the bridge! 64 Frost Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
SUNDUB: ROOTS REGGAE DUB SESSION VOL. 1
January 26, 2017
Jazz Under the Bridge is proud to present a night with Williamsburg's own SUNDUB live at Battery Harris - 64 Frost St.
Jazz meets Reggae tonight with an incredible lineup featuring:
Joanna Teters - Vocals (Joanna Teters)
Josh T Carter - Bass (Hayley Jane and the Primates)
Finnegan Singer - Guitar (Finnegan Singer Music)
Kareem Thompson Music - Steel Pan (Kit Caribbean)
Tal Pearson - Keyboards (Roots of Creation)
Sammy Wags - Drums (The Brighton Beat)
We are looking so forward to this one! Show starts @ 9pm-12am. Open Jam Soundcheck 7:30p-8:30p..
POETIC THRUST VOL. II: LETS MAKE THIS A THING!! ⚡️
January 19th, 2017
We are SUPER STOKED to have our friends Poetic Thrust! Making their second appearance with us on January 19th, 2016! 9pm-12am at Battery Harris - 64 Frost St.
REVOLUTIONARY COUNCIL AFROBEAT ORCHESTRA
January 12, 2017
On Thursday, January, 12th, 2017 9pm-Midnight - Jazz Under the Bridge presents: The Revolutionary Council Afrobeat Orchestra live at Battery Harris - 64 Frost St. Presented with Hypekillsnyc.com and 2strivemedia.com
ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: EDWIN BIRDSONG 🐧
January 5, 2017
On Christmas Eve 2016, Jazz Under the Bridge™ had the immense privilege of interviewing Jazz/Funk keyboard legend EDWIN BIRDSONG! Jazz Under the Bridge™ founder Marlon Williams, Jr. sits down with Jazz/Funk legend Edwin Birdsong to discus top 5 favorite Jazz Keyboardists, the creation of "Cola Bottle Baby" and "Rapper Dapper Snapper"
ADAM O'FARRILL'S STRANGER DAYS
December 20, 2016
Jazz Under the Bridge is proud to present - a special holiday edition featuring Adam O'Farrill's Stranger Days - Tuesday, December 20th, 2016 courtesy of Blue Point Brewery and Battery Harris - 64 Frost St. 9pm-Midnight $10+ Suggested Donation. 21+ to drink responsibly.
POETIC THRUST LIVE @ BATTERY HARRIS
December 1st, 2016
Jazz Under the Bridge presents: Poetic Thrust!!!!!! The Purchase family is coming with it for an evening at Battery Harris - 64 Frost St - THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1st
$5+ Suggested donation at the door
Beer specials by Stella Artois
please drink responsibly
A COUPLE NIGHTS WITH ONYX COLLECTIVE & THE JOHN BENITEZ FAMILY BAND
November 17, 2016
Jazz Under the Bridge is proud to present: A night with Onyx Collective and the John Benitez Family band - led by his son, Josh Benitez of Onyx Collective. Sponsored by Lagunitas Brewing Company, Goose Island IPA, Know-Wave and Battery Harris!