Ever wondered how was Brooklyn in the golden era of jazz? Curious about New York musicians’ lifestyles and stories? Wish you could meet one? We've got you! Brooklyn jazz legend Gerry Eastman is the proud owner of the Williamsburg Music Center. His passion for music is so deep that he lives in his own jazz club. Yeah, you read it right!
There's so much talent in NYC! Visit us for a great live music experience and enjoy the comfort of our intimate setting. Located in a Brooklyn's leading cultural district, WMC is well-known for its cozy atmosphere as well as its excellent acoustics and lighting. We feature some of the world's best talents in jazz, blues, soul, folk, reggae, etc.
WMC is Brooklyn's only black-owned and musician-run nonprofit jazz club supporting the arts since 1981. Our mission is to provide artists with a platform to express themselves freely and your visit can help us reach that goal. If you wish to do more, you can also join our Patron of the arts community by purchasing a membership card.
Hailing from Los Angeles, Marlon Martinez is a young virtuoso bassist and composer emerging at the center of the resurgent LA and New York jazz scenes. Marlon has demonstrated his virtuosity while touring with a wide range of artists, including Stewart Copeland, Quatuor Ebène, and Mike Garson. Discovered by Stanley Clarke, he has impressed legends such as George Duke, Burt Bacharach, Ellis Marsalis, Lenny White and Ron Carter. Classically trained and a graduate of the Colburn Conservatory of Music, Marlon has performed with Gustavo Dudamel, Valery Gergiev, the San Diego Symphony and more.
Marlon’s debut album Yours Truly unveils his original compositions, with special guests Stewart Copeland, Judd Miller, and the Jazz Marlonius Quartet. His compositions are dynamic and soulful, with a fresh juxtaposition of tradition and originality. Marlon is a powerful performer and personality who captivates his audiences internationally.
Check out the Gerry Eastman quintet playing Coltrane's 'Mr. P.C.', featuring Gerry Eastman on guitar, Taru Alexander on drums, Joe Ford on saxophone, and Carlton Holmes on piano.
We are seeking a driven and focused intern to work at Williamsburg Music Center! Must be friendly, hardworking , highly motivated and have knowledge of working at a club/lounge setting. Appreciation of live music (jazz), and basic knowledge of audio/visual engineering are a plus.
Flexible schedule and transportation will be covered!
Please send your Resume & Cover Letter to: email@example.com
We are located on the corner of Bedford Ave. and South 5th St. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, at a walking distance from M & J (Marcy Av Station), L (Bedford Av Station), and G (Metropolitan Av Station) trains.
367 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11211, US