Chris Ziemba

Pianist, Composer, Educator

Jun
24
7:00 PM19:00

Airmen of Note at George Mason University

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Come join us for an evening of big band jazz, hosted by The National Jazz Workshop. We will perform a variety of styles, and will include both classic and new arrangements. It is sure to be an enjoyable evening for the whole family!

This concert is FREE and open to the public. Parking is available in the Mason Pond Parking Deck, just north of the Center for the Arts on Mason Pond Drive.

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Jun
29
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note at Air Force Memorial

Our Summer Concert Series continues! This event is free and open to the public. This concert is subject to weather cancellation, so check the Airmen of Note Facebook page, Twitter feed, or call the USAF Band concert cancellation hotline at (703) 829-5483 for up-to-the-minute status. For more information, visit the USAF Band website.

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Jul
4
7:00 PM19:00

Airmen of Note 4th of July Celebration

Come join us for a special performance to celebrate Independence Day! This event is free and open to the public. This concert is subject to weather cancellation, so check the Airmen of Note Facebook page, Twitter feed, or call the USAF Band concert cancellation hotline at (703) 829-5483 for up-to-the-minute status. For more information, visit the USAF Band website.

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Jul
13
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note at Air Force Memorial

Our Summer Concert Series continues! This event is free and open to the public. This concert is subject to weather cancellation, so check the Airmen of Note Facebook page, Twitter feed, or call the USAF Band concert cancellation hotline at (703) 829-5483 for up-to-the-minute status. For more information, visit the USAF Band website.

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Jul
16
7:00 PM19:00

Airmen of Note at Shenandoah University

  • Shenandoah University (Armstrong Concert Hall) (map)
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Come join us for an evening of big band jazz, hosted by The National Jazz Workshop. We will perform a variety of styles, and will include both classic and new arrangements. It is sure to be an enjoyable evening for the whole family!

This concert is FREE and open to the public. Parking is available in lots adjacent to the venue.

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Jul
17
8:00 PM20:00

Airmen of Note at US Capitol Steps

Our Summer Concert Series continues! This event is free and open to the public. This concert is subject to weather cancellation, so check the Airmen of Note Facebook page, Twitter feed, or call the USAF Band concert cancellation hotline at (703) 829-5483 for up-to-the-minute status. For more information, visit the USAF Band website.

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Jul
27
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note at Air Force Memorial

Our Summer Concert Series continues! This event is free and open to the public. This concert is subject to weather cancellation, so check the Airmen of Note Facebook page, Twitter feed, or call the USAF Band concert cancellation hotline at (703) 829-5483 for up-to-the-minute status. For more information, visit the USAF Band website.

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Aug
19
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note at Mason District Park Amphitheater

Come join us for an evening of big band jazz, as part of the Spotlight by Starlight series. We will perform a variety of styles, and will include both classic and new arrangements. It is sure to be an enjoyable evening for the whole family!

This concert is FREE and open to the public.

This concert is subject to weather cancellation, so check the Airmen of Note Facebook page, Twitter feed, or call the USAF Band concert cancellation hotline at (703) 829-5483 for up-to-the-minute status. For more information, visit the USAF Band website.

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Aug
24
7:30 PM19:30

Airmen of Note at Air Force Memorial

Join the Airmen of Note alongside Max Impact and the Singing Sergeants for a special concert to honor military families, presented as part of the USAF Band Heritage to Horizons series.

This concert is subject to weather cancellation, so check the Airmen of Note Facebook page, Twitter feed, or call the USAF Band concert cancellation hotline at (703) 829-5483 for up-to-the-minute status. For more information, visit the USAF Band website.

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Aug
25
7:00 PM19:00

Airmen of Note at National Harbor

We perform at the Salute the Sunset concert series down at National Harbor! This event is free and open to the public. This concert is subject to weather cancellation, so check the Airmen of Note Facebook page, Twitter feed, or call the USAF Band concert cancellation hotline at (703) 829-5483 for up-to-the-minute status. For more information, visit the USAF Band website.

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Aug
28
8:00 PM20:00

Airmen of Note at US Capitol Steps

Our Summer Concert Series continues! This event is free and open to the public. This concert is subject to weather cancellation, so check the Airmen of Note Facebook page, Twitter feed, or call the USAF Band concert cancellation hotline at (703) 829-5483 for up-to-the-minute status. For more information, visit the USAF Band website.

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Jun
16
6:00 PM18:00

Airmen of Note at Hart's Amphitheater

Come join us for an evening of big band jazz. We will perform a variety of styles, and will include both classic and new arrangements. It is sure to be an enjoyable evening for the whole family!

This concert is FREE and open to the public.

This concert is subject to weather cancellation, so check the Airmen of Note Facebook page, Twitter feed, or call the USAF Band concert cancellation hotline at (703) 829-5483 for up-to-the-minute status. For more information, visit the USAF Band website.

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Jun
12
8:00 PM20:00

Airmen of Note at US Capitol Steps

This Summer Concert Series performance is themed "Airmen of Note on Tour," featuring arrangements from this year's Spring tour to New England. This event is free and open to the public. This concert is subject to weather cancellation, so check the Airmen of Note Facebook page, Twitter feed, or call the USAF Band concert cancellation hotline at (703) 829-5483 for up-to-the-minute status. For more information, visit the USAF Band website.

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Jan
8
1:40 PM13:40

Chris Ziemba Quartet at APAP Showcase

As part of Outside In Music's first annual showcase for the Association of Performing Arts Presenter's (APAP) NYC conference, the Chris Ziemba Trio will be presenting a short set of original music from my debut album, Manhattan Lullaby. This will take place at Michiko Rehearsal Studios. Stop by for a chance to connect, we'd love to meet you!

Featuring:
Chris Ziemba - piano
Dave Baron - bass
Jimmy Macbride - drums  

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Dec
28
9:00 PM21:00

Buffalo Jazz Collective at Nietzsche's

For the first time ever, I'll be performing at Nietzsche's with the Buffalo Jazz Collective, a wonderful collection of musicians who currently reside in (or once resided in) my hometown of Buffalo, NY. Many of these cats are currently in NYC, and since we'll be home for the holidays, why not get together and make a gig out of it?!

Featuring:
Mark Filsinger - trumpet, artistic director
Bill Todd - alto saxophone
Brendan Lanighan - trombone
Chris Ziemba - piano
Alec Safy - bass
Carmen Intorre - drums

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Nov
19
9:00 PM21:00

Aubrey Johnson Sextet at Cornelia Street Cafe

The Aubrey Johnson Sextet is performing at one of my favorite clubs in the Village, Cornelia Street Cafe. Come out to hear some newer arrangements and compositions! Two sets at 9 and 10:30pm.

Lineup:
ubrey Johnson - vocals, comp./arr.
omoko Omura - violin
Michael Sachs - woodwinds
yours truly - piano
Matt Aronoff - bass
eremy Noller - drums

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Oct
26
7:30 PM19:30

IfCM at University of Montana

Throughout our weeklong residency in the vast state of Montana, which starts in Missoula and ends in Kalispell, the Institute for Creative Music will be working with middle school, high school, and college students, running workshops with school ensembles and presenting topics on improvisation, composition, song-learning, and more. This evening we will be featured in concert at the University of Montana, alongside some of the student ensembles with whom we will have worked.

Lineup:
Nick Finzer, trombone
Chris Ziemba, piano
Chris Teal, drums

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Oct
14
to Oct 15

Jason Prover Quartet at Rum House

Playing at one of the classiest joints in midtown (The Rum House) with a swinging band playing some older standards from the Prohibition Era. Luckily, Prohibition is not in effect, so you can certainly have a great time here! Come out and support!

Lineup:
Jason Prover - trumpet, teakettle
Chris Ziemba - piano
Dylan Shamat - bass
Alex Raderman - drums

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Oct
6
8:30 PM20:30

Terraza Big Band at Terraza 7

The Terraza Big Band returns to its home base in Jackson Heights! As usual, we'll be doing a live rehearsal as the first "set," followed by a performance set. Come out to support the band as well as the hip establishment that started it all!

Lineup:
Saxophones: Michael Thomas, Braxton Cook, Troy Roberts, Lucas Pino, Andrew Gutauskas
Trumpets: John Lake, Tatum Greenblatt, David Neves, Matt Holman
Trombones: Alan Ferber, Nick Finzer, Nick Grinder, Jennifer Wharton
Rhythm: Alex Wintz (gtr), Chris Ziemba (pno), Edward Perez (bass), Jeremy Noller (drums), Kan Yanabe (perc)

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Sep
30
to Oct 1

Terraza Big Band at Zinc Bar

We're back at Zinc Bar for two full sets of music composed and arranged by Edward Perez and Michael Thomas! We have a killer lineup...

Saxophones:
Michael Thomas, Will Vinson, Lucas Pino, Jeremy Powell, Andrew Gutauskas

Trumpets:
Dan Urness, Philip Dizack, David Neves, Jason Palmer

Trombones:
Alan Ferber, Nick Finzer, John Yao, Jennifer Wharton

Rhythm Section:
Jeff Miles (gtr), Chris Ziemba (pno), Edward Perez (bass), Jimmy Macbride (drums), Kan Yanabe (perc)

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Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Cowboys & Frenchmen at Cornelia Street Cafe

Cowboys & Frenchmen rides again! We're getting ready to go into the studio early next year to record our second album, so we have a bunch of performances coming up to workshop and showcase the new music. This time we're at a Greenwich Village stalwart, Cornelia Street Cafe.

$20 cover

Lineup:
Owen Broder - alto saxophone
Ethan Helm - alto saxophone
Chris Ziemba - piano
Ethan O'Reilly - bass
Matt Honor - drums

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Sep
24
8:00 PM20:00

Aubrey Johnson Sextet at The Cell Theater

The Aubrey Johnson Sextet is back, featuring some new originals by Aubrey! Come check us out...this will be our first time at The Cell Theater. Tickets $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

Lineup:
Aubrey Johnson - vocals, compositions/arrangements
Tomoko Omura - violin
Michael Sachs - woodwinds
Chris Ziemba - piano
Matt Aronoff - bass
Jeremy Noller - drums

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Sep
14
9:30 PM21:30

Paul Jones Group at Cornelia Street Cafe

I'll be at the venerable Cornelia Street Cafe with up and coming saxophonist Paul Jones. He wrote this really cool forward-thinking yet beautiful music while at the Musicians in Residence program at the Banff Centre, so I'm looking forward to being a part of this one and presenting the tunes.

$20 cover

Lineup:
Paul Jones - tenor sax
Alex LoRe - alto sax
Matt Davis - guitar
Chris Ziemba - piano
Johannes Felscher - bass
Allan Mednard - drums

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Sep
1
9:00 PM21:00

Mike Sailors Quintet at Cavatappo

I'm back in Luca's Jazz Corner at Cavatappo for another intimate and swinging performance. This place is really a diamond in the rough, lodged in a hip part of Manhattan's Upper East Side...great food, great wine, and great music. Please come out and support!

Lineup:
Mike Sailors - trumpet
Hilary Gardner - voice
Chris Ziemba - piano
Dave Baron - bass
Aaron Kimmel - drums

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