“You’re to be commended for playing very cleanly those unusual melodies ... (on Evolution)“ ~ Hubert Laws
“When I listen to the gorgeous, rich sound of flutist Andrea Brachfeld, I question why she is not constantly headlining at the world’s top jazz spots.” ~ Don Smith, May 2022, hothousejazz.com
“There is nothing at which she does not excel, regardless of mood or tempo." ~ Jack Bowers, June 2022, allaboutjazz.com
“...Her marvelous tone and technique are astonishing… She is definitely among those who deserves recognition not only among her peers, but the public in general.” ~ Hubert Laws
Andrea Brachfeld, flutes
Todd Marcus, bass clarinet
Herman Burney, bass
Eric Kennedy, drums
Named Jazz Flutist of the Year for 2015 by Hot House Jazz Awards, Andrea Brachfeld has been acclaimed by critics and audiences for her music. Her latest CD “Lotus Blossom” on the Jazzheads label received 4-stars from Downbeat and was played on jazz stations around the country. Featuring Bill O’Connell, Winard Harper and Rufus Reid, the release stayed in the top 20 on the JazzWeek charts for several weeks. A graduate of the Manhattan School of Music, Brachfeld started her career at All Nite Soul at the age of 16. She has performed with great musicians such as Charles Eubanks, Adam Nussbaum Tito Puente, Wallace Roney, Hubert Laws, Paquito D’Rivera, Hilton Ruiz and many others. Her first straight ahead jazz CD, “Lady of the Island,” featured Wallace Roney, Wycliffe Gordon, and Bill O’Connell and received great reviews. She has earned accolades throughout her career including recognition for her musical achievements as a jazz student with a Louis Armstrong Award, and then later with the Chico O’Farrill Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Pionero Award for her contributions to Latin music.
Showtime: 7 pm ET/6 pm CT/5 pm MT/4 pm PT/12 am GMT
In-person seats: $25 / $10 full-time students with valid ID
In -person attendees receive a link to the recording to view for one week.
Streaming Cost is $15
The link will be revealed 15 minutes before the show
and will remain active through March 9