UPCOMING SHOWS

Cornelia Street Cafe

September 13, 2014 |9pm/2 sets

NYC, NY, USA

Mat Maneri & Lucian Ban NEW QUINTET
featuring BOB STEWART (tuba), TONY MALABY (saxes), MAT MANERI (viola) LUCIAN BAN
(piano) TBA (drums)

Barbes

September 20, 2014 |8pm/1set

Brooklyn

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert"
Celebrating the ECM Records "Transylvanian Concert" album at our favorite Brooklyn location. The was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews.

Joe's Pub

September 28, 2014 |7PM

NYC, NY, USA

SANDA WEIGL
featuring Sanda Weigl
(vocals), , Mat Maneri
(viola) Lucian Ban (piano). Weil. Hollender, Romanian songs & more

Bruges Jazz Festival @ Kamermuziekzaal

October 05, 2014 |7pm

Bruges, Belgium

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert"
Celebrating the ECM Records "Transylvanian Concert" album that was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews.

De Singer

October 06, 2014 |8pm/2 sets

Rijkevorsel, Belgium

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert"
Celebrating the ECM Records "Transylvanian Concert" album that was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews.

Old Spa Function Room

October 07, 2014 |6pm

Derby, United Kingdom

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI + special guest Corey Mwamba
Concert with UK great vibe playes Corey Mwamba

Enjoy Jazz Festival @ Karlstorbahnhof

October 12, 2014 |8pm

Heidelberg, Germany

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert"
Celebrating the ECM Records "Transylvanian Concert" album that was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews.

Dates TBA

November 11, 2014 to November 23, 2014

Dates TBA

FANTASM CD Release Tour - Albrecht Maurer, Lucian Ban, Mat Maneri
Celebrating the Nemu Records "Fantasm" release. Recorded in 2012 & 2103 at The Loft in Cologne the album documents the ongoing musical explorations started in Enesco Re-Imagined project and going through the formation of this unique trio of piano, violin & viola. Dates TBA


PAST SHOWS

Bistrita Synagogue

May 29, 2014 |8pm

Bistrita, Romania

ELEVATION Quartet "Mystery" Spring 2014 European CD Release TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums)

Brasov Philarmonic

May 28, 2014 |8pm

Brasov, Romania

ELEVATION Quartet "Mystery" Spring 2014 European CD Release TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums)

Arcub Hall

May 27, 2014 |8pm

Bucharest, Romania

ELEVATION Quartet "Mystery" Spring 2014 European CD Release TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums)

Philarmonic Hall

May 26, 2014 |8pm

Timisoara, Romania

Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums)

Altes Pfandhaus

May 25, 2014 |8pm

Cologne, Germany

ELEVATION Quartet "Mystery" Spring 2014 European CD Release TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums)

De Singer

May 24, 2014 |8.30pm

Rijkevorsel, Belgium

ELEVATION Quartet "Mystery" Spring 2014 European CD Release TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums)

Brussles Jazz Marathon, Sablon Stage

May 23, 2014 |8pm

Brussels, Belgium

ELEVATION Quartet "Mystery" Spring 2014 European CD Release TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums)

Djanogly Theater @ Lakeside Arts Center

May 21, 2014 |8pm

Nottingham, UK

ELEVATION Quartet "Mystery" Spring 2014 European CD Release TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums)

Vortex Jazz Club

May 20, 2014 |8pm

London, UK

ELEVATION Quartet "Mystery" Spring 2014 European CD Release TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums)

Alba Jazz Fest

May 17, 2014 |8pm

Alba Iulia, Romania

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert"
Celebrating the ECM Records "Transylvanian Concert" album that was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews.

Greenwich House

April 18, 2014 |8pm

New York, NY, US

MANERI / BAN / MALABY - Double Duos & Trios
Mat Maneri (viola), Tony Malaby (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano) - playing duets and trios at Sound It Out Series

Cornelia Street Cafe

March 29, 2014 |9PM

NYC, NY

NEW QUINTET
Debut for new project featuring featuring BOB STEWART
(tuba), TONY MALABY
(ten sax), MAT MANERI
(viola) TBA (drums).A new project with some amazing cats

Bohemian Caverns

January 26, 2014 |8pm

Washigton D.C., DC

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert"
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Philadelphia Art Alliance

January 25, 2014 |8pm

Philadelphia, PA, US

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert"
Celebrating in the ! the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.
Presented by ARS NOVA

George Enescu Hall

December 05, 2013 |8pm

Sighetu Matmatiei

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert"
Opening - ELENA MANDRU BAND
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen".

Societatea de Concerte - Sinagoga Bistrita

December 04, 2013 |8pm

Bistrita

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM CD Release Concert
Celebrating in the ! the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Posticum

December 03, 2013 |7pm

Oradea, Romania

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM CD Release Concert
Celebrating in the ! the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Colegiul de Arta Ion Vidu

December 02, 2013 |7pm

Timisoara, Romania

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert"
SPECIAL GUESTS - BEGA BLUES BAND
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Hungarian Theater

December 01, 2013 |8pm

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM CD Release Concert
Double Bill with ROMANIAN JAZZ COLLECTIVE
Celebrating in my hometown the ! the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

MEZINÁRODNÍ FESTIVAL JAZZOVÉHO PIANA

November 16, 2013 |7pm

PRAGUE, Czech

LUCIAN BAN solo piano
My first solo piano concert in Prague, part of a long and prestigious running series Jazz meets World

Live @ Michiko Studios

November 08, 2013 |7pm

New York, NY, US

LUCIAN BAN & ABRAHAM BURTON Freeflow Duet
Performing with one of my favourite saxophone players.

Kuumbwa Jazz Center

October 31, 2013 |7pm

Santa Cruz, CA, US

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM US Release Tour
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Blue Whale

October 30, 2013 |8pm

Los Angeles, CA

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM US Release Tour
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

The Loft @ UCSD

October 29, 2013 |8pm

San Diego, CA

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM US Release Tour
special guest MARK DRESSER

Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Jimmy Mak's

October 28, 2013 |20pm

Portland, OR

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM US Release Tour
DOUBLE BILL with BATTLE HYMNS & GARDENS
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Earshot Festival - Cornish College of the Arts

October 27, 2013 |8pm

Seattle, WA

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM US Release Tour
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Duende

October 26, 2013 |9pm

San Francisco, CA

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM US Release Tour
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Duende

October 25, 2013 |9pm

San Francisco, CA

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM US Release Tour
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Constellation

October 24, 2013 |9pm

Chicago, IL

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM US Release Tour
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Edgefest - Kerrytown Concert House

October 23, 2013 |20pm

Ann Arbor, MI

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM US Release Tour
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Oakland University

October 22, 2013 |tba

Rocvhester, MI

LUCIAN BAN & MAT MANERI "Transylvanian Concert" ECM US Release Tour
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". Check the PRESS section for reviews & press feedback.

Cornelia Street Cafe

September 26, 2013 |8.30 & 10pm shows

NYC

ELEVATION Quartet- "Mystery CD" RELEASE CONCERT
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums). . . . the great Drew Gress will be on bass at Cornbelia Cafe. Really excited about this release and project - it was recorded live in NYC @ Cornelia Street Cafe by the amazing Jimmy Katz.

The Stone

September 20, 2013 |8pm

NYC

EVAN PARKER, MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN
Evan Parker (saxes), Mat Maneri (viola), Lucian Ban (p) . . .

Woodfords Congregational Church

June 14, 2013 |8pm

Portland, ME, USA

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM East Coast US Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour.

tba

June 09, 2013 |9pm

Baltimore, MD, USA

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour.

Rubin Museum

June 07, 2013 |7pm

NYC, NY, USA

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM East Coast US Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour.

www.limmitationes.com

May 29, 2013 |20.00

Deutsch-Minihof , Austria

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

Unterfahrt

May 28, 2013 |20.00

Munich, Germany

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
special guest ALBRECHT MAURER
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

Porgy & Bess

May 27, 2013 |20.00

Vienna, Austria

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

Recording Session

May 26, 2013 |??

Cologne, Germany

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
special guest ALBRECHT MAURER
Recording with Mat Maneri & Albrecht Maurer

tba

May 25, 2013 |20.00

Bergneustadt, Germany

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
special guest ALBRECHT MAURER
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

tba

May 24, 2013 |20.00

Wuppertal, Germany

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
special guest ALBRECHT MAURER
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

Newcastle University, Recitall Hall

May 23, 2013 |20.00

Newcastle, United Kingdom

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

Voice Box

May 22, 2013 |20.00

Derby, United Kingdom

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
special guest COREY MWAMBA
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

Vortex

May 21, 2013 |20.00

London, United Kingdom

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

TBA

May 19, 2013

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

Toma Caragiu Theater

May 16, 2013 |21.00

Ploiesti, Romania

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

Odeon Theater

May 14, 2013 |20.00

Bucharest, Romania

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
special guest EVAN PARKER
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations. Event Co-Presented with BRITISH COUNCIL Romania.

A-Trane

May 12, 2013 |20.00

Berlin, Germany

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
special guest ALBRECHT MAURER
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

Altes Pfandhaus

May 11, 2013 |20.00

Cologne, Germany

MAT MANERI & LUCIAN BAN - ECM Release Tour for "Transylvanian Concert" CD
special guest ALBRECHT MAURER
Celebrating the ECM Records release of my duet with Mat Maneri . . . "Transylvanian Concert" was recorded live in an Opera House in Transylvania and features 6 originals by both of us and a solo viola rendition of "Nobody Knows the Troubles I've seen". We are very much looking forward to this release tour . . . . Special guests in select locations.

TBA

April 30, 2013 |20.00

TBA

ELEVATION - "Mystery CD" RELEASE TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) and Eric McPherson (drums) . . . . the great Nasheet Waits (dr) and Brad Jones (bass) will be on tour with us. Really excited about this release and project - it was recorded live in NYC @ Cornelia Street Cafe by the amazing Jimmy Katz.
TKTS online. Followed by a meeting with the audience.

Reduta

April 28, 2013 |20.00

Brasov, Romania

ELEVATION - "Mystery CD" RELEASE TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) and Eric McPherson (drums) . . . . the great Nasheet Waits (dr) and Brad Jones (bass) will be on tour with us. Really excited about this release and project - it was recorded live in NYC @ Cornelia Street Cafe by the amazing Jimmy Katz.
TKTS online. Followed by a meeting with the audience.

Arcub Hall

April 27, 2013 |20.00

Bucharest, Romania

ELEVATION - "Mystery CD" RELEASE TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) and Eric McPherson (drums) . . . . the great Nasheet Waits (dr) and Brad Jones (bass) will be on tour with us. Really excited about this release and project - it was recorded live in NYC @ Cornelia Street Cafe by the amazing Jimmy Katz.
TKTS online. Followed by a meeting with the audience.

Hungarian Theater

April 26, 2013

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

ELEVATION - "Mystery CD" RELEASE TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) and Eric McPherson (drums) . . . . the great Nasheet Waits (dr) and Brad Jones (bass) will be on tour with us. Really excited about this release and project - it was recorded live in NYC @ Cornelia Street Cafe by the amazing Jimmy Katz.
TKTS online. Followed by a meeting with the audience.

Ariel Theater

April 25, 2013 |20.00

Targu Mures, Romania

ELEVATION - "Mystery CD" RELEASE TOUR
Celebrating the Sunnyside " Mystery" CD release of ELEVATION Quartet featuring Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) and Eric McPherson (drums) . . . . the great Nasheet Waits (dr) and Brad Jones (bass) will be on tour with us. Really excited about this release and project - it was recorded live in NYC @ Cornelia Street Cafe by the amazing Jimmy Katz.

BARBES

March 15, 2013 |8pm / 1 set

Brooklyn, NY, USA

Mat Maneri's HALF FACE
with
Mat Maneri (viola) Lucian Ban (piano), Ed Schuller (bass), Diego Voglino (dr)

SOUND IT OUT @ Greenwich House Music School

February 16, 2013 |8pm

Lucian Ban & Tony Malaby DUO
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Tony Malaby (ts & ss) new project with sax great TM. We've been touring a lot with Enesco project in the past year but this is the first time we get to concentrate on duet playing . . . looking forward to this.

Hungarian Theatre

November 30, 2012 |8pm

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Alex Harding's BLUTOPIA
with
Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl) Lucian Ban (piano), John Betch (dr), Chris Dahlgren (bass)

Festival Jazz d'OR

November 14, 2012

Strasbourg, France

"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED - Fall 2012 European Tour"
Celebrating the Sunnyside CD release of Enesco Re-Imagined . . . the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Tony Malaby, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, Mark Helias, Badal Roy on tablas and Gerald Cleaver on drums. Presented in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Barcelona Jazz Festival

November 13, 2012 |20.00

Barcelona, Spain

"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED - Fall 2012 European Tour"
Celebrating the Sunnyside CD release of Enesco Re-Imagined . . . the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Tony Malaby, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, Mark Helias, Badal Roy on tablas and Gerald Cleaver on drums. Presented in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Guimaraes Jazz Festival

November 11, 2012 |20.00

Guimaraes, Portugal

"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED - Fall 2012 European Tour"
Celebrating the Sunnyside CD release of Enesco Re-Imagined . . . the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Tony Malaby, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, Mark Helias, Badal Roy on tablas and Gerald Cleaver on drums. Presented in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Altes Pfandhaus

November 09, 2012 |8pm

Koln, Germany

"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED - Fall 2012 European Tour"
Celebrating the Sunnyside CD release of Enesco Re-Imagined . . . the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Tony Malaby, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, Mark Helias, Badal Roy on tablas and Gerald Cleaver on drums. Presented in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute.

De Singel

November 08, 2012 |8pm

Antwerp, Belgium

"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED - Fall 2012 European Tour"
Celebrating the Sunnyside CD release of Enesco Re-Imagined . . . the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Tony Malaby, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, Mark Helias, Badal Roy on tablas and Gerald Cleaver on drums. Presented in partnership with the Romanian Cultural Institute.

Greenwhich House Music

November 02, 2012 |8pm

New York

Mat Maneri & Lucian Ban' DECO HEART East Coast Tour
with
Mat Maneri (viola) Lucian Ban (piano), performing material from our upcomming ECM records album.

Amazing Things

October 28, 2012 |2pm

Framingham, MA

Mat Maneri & Lucian Ban' DECO HEART East Coast Tour
with
Mat Maneri (viola) Lucian Ban (piano), performing material from our upcomming ECM records album.

Woodfords Congregational Church

October 27, 2012 |7pm

Portland, ME

Mat Maneri & Lucian Ban' DECO HEART East Coast Tour
with
Mat Maneri (viola) Lucian Ban (piano), performing material from our upcomming ECM records album.

Lilypad

October 26, 2012 |7pm

Cambrdige, MA

Mat Maneri & Lucian Ban' DECO HEART East Coast Tour
with
Mat Maneri (viola) Lucian Ban (piano), performing material from our upcomming ECM records album.

Barbes

October 24, 2012 |8pm

Brooklyn, NY

Mat Maneri & Lucian Ban 'angles of repose' QUARTET
with
Mat Maneri (viola) Lucian Ban (piano), Drew Gress (bass), Randy Peterson (dr)

Polish & Slavic Center

October 11, 2012 |8.30PM

Brooklyn, NY

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart
with Bruce Williams (alto sax), Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Willard Dyson (drums) + Bob Stewart (tuba)

GZM Music Loft

May 25, 2012 |8pm

Aachen, Germany

DECO HEART Spring 2012 European Tour
with
Mat Maneri (vla) Lucian Ban (piano)

LOFT KOLN

May 24, 2012 |8pm

Koln, Germany

DECO HEART Spring 2012 European Tour
with
Mat Maneri (vla) Lucian Ban (piano) - special guest Albrecht Maurer (violin)

Cafe Museum

May 22, 2012 |20.30

Passau, Germany

DECO HEART Spring 2012 European Tour
with
Mat Maneri (viola) Lucian Ban (piano)

Voicebox

May 19, 2012

Derby, UK

DECO HEART Spring 2012 European Tour
with
Mat Maneri (vla) Lucian Ban (piano) - special guest Corey Mwamba(vibes)

Newcastle Literary & Philosophical Society

May 18, 2012 |8pm

Newcastle, UK

DECO HEART Spring 2012 European Tour
with
Mat Maneri (viola) Lucian Ban (piano)

Vortex Jazz Club

May 17, 2012 |8.30pm

London, UK

DECO HEART Spring 2012 European Tour
with
Mat Maneri (vla) Lucian Ban (piano) - special guest EVAN PARKER

Palatul Culturii / Culture Palace

May 15, 2012 |8pm

Targu Mures

DECO HEART Spring 2012 European Tour
with
Mat Maneri (vla) Lucian Ban (piano)

TBA

May 14, 2012

TBA

DECO HEART Spring 2012 European Tour
with
Mat Maneri (vla) Lucian Ban (piano)

Hungarian Theatre

May 13, 2012 |8pm

Cluj-Napoca

DECO HEART Spring 2012 European Tour
with
Mat Maneri (vla) Lucian Ban (piano)

Arcub Hall / European Film Festival

May 12, 2012 |8pm

Bucharest

TARKOVSKY REDUX
with
Mat Maneri (viola & effects), Lucian Ban (piano, keys), Silent Strike (sound design, synth), Dan Basu (visuals). A live soundtrack perfromed to some of Tarkovsky great films arranged by D. Basu. For more info www.ffe.ro - European Film Festival.

Korzo Conception Series @ Korzo

February 21, 2012 |9PM

Brooklyn, NY

DECO HEART
with
Mat Maneri (viola) & Lucian Ban (piano)

Glen Gould Studio @ Massey Hall, Toronto

February 17, 2012 |7.30pm

Toronto, Canada

"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED"
. . . the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Tony Malaby, Mat Maneri, Joyce Hammann, John Hebert, Badal Roy on tablas and Gerald Cleaver on drums.

Polish & Slavic Center, Greenpoint

February 09, 2012 |7.30 - 9pm / 1 set

NYC

ELEVATION Quartet feat Abraham Burton
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Willard Dyson (drums).

Hungarian Theater

December 04, 2011 |8PM

Cluj, Romania

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present " The Romanian-American Jazz Orchestra"
with
Sam Newsome (sop sax & arr), Lucian Ban (piano & arr), Joe Bowie (tromobone), Eric Revis (bass), Nasheet Waits (drums) Cristian Soleanu (ten sax & bari sax), Catalin Milea (alto sax) TBA (bone), TBA (french horn), TBA (tpt), TBA (tpt)

De Werf

November 22, 2011 |8PM

Bruges, Belgium

"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED"
Celebrating the Sunnyside CD release of Enesco Re-Imagined . . . the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Tony Malaby, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, Drew Gress, Badal Roy on tablas and Mark Ferber on drums.

The SAGE Gateshead

November 21, 2011 |8PM

Gateshead, UK

"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED"
Celebrating the Sunnyside CD release of Enesco Re-Imagined . . . the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Tony Malaby, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, Drew Gress, Badal Roy on tablas and Mark Ferber on drums.

London Jazz Festival - John Purcell Room, Southbank Centre

November 20, 2011 |7.45pm

London, UK

"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED"
Celebrating the Sunnyside CD release of Enesco Re-Imagined . . . the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Tony Malaby, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, Drew Gress, Badal Roy on tablas and Mark Ferber on drums.

Sunside Jazz Club

November 18, 2011 |tba

Paris, France

ELEVATION Quartet Fall 2011 European Tour Nov 10 - Nov 19, 2011
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Derrek Phillips (drums).

www.jazzfreunde.at

November 17, 2011 |8pm

Bad Ischl, Austria

ELEVATION Quartet Fall 2011 European Tour Nov 10 - Nov 19, 2011
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Derrek Phillips (drums).

tba

November 16, 2011

tba

ELEVATION Quartet Fall 2011 European Tour Nov 10 - Nov 19, 2011
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Derrek Phillips (drums).

Cafe Museum

November 15, 2011 |8PM

Passau, Germany

ELEVATION Quartet Fall 2011 European Tour Nov 10 - Nov 19, 2011
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Derrek Phillips (drums).

Palatul Culturii

November 14, 2011 |8pm

Targu Mures, Transilvanya

ELEVATION Quartet Fall 2011 European Tour Nov 10 - Nov 19, 2011
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Derrek Phillips (drums).

Arcub Hall

November 13, 2011 |8pm

Bucharest, Romania

ELEVATION Quartet Fall 2011 European Tour Nov 10 - Nov 19, 2011
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Derrek Phillips (drums).

TBA

November 12, 2011

TBA, France

ELEVATION Quartet Fall 2011 European Tour Nov 10 - Nov 19, 2011
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Derrek Phillips (drums).

TBA

November 11, 2011

TBA, France

ELEVATION Quartet Fall 2011 European Tour Nov 10 - Nov 19, 2011
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Derrek Phillips (drums).

Jazz a l'Ouest Festival, Rennes

November 10, 2011 |8pm/tba

Rennes, France

ELEVATION Quartet Fall 2011 European Tour Nov 10 - Nov 19, 2011
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Derrek Phillips (drums).

Smalls

November 02, 2011 |9.30 - 12am

New York

ELEVATION
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) tba (drums) ...

EDGEFEST, Kerrytown Concert House

October 20, 2011 |tba

Ann Arbor, MI

"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED" by Lucian Ban & John Hebert
Celebrating the Sunnyside CD release of Enesco Re-Imagined . . . the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Andrew Bishop, Joyce Hammann, Mat Maneri, John Hebert, Badal Roy on tablas and Gerald Cleaver on drums.

Mayne Stage Theater

October 19, 2011 |8pm

Chicago, IL

"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED" by Lucian Ban & John Hebert
Celebrating the Sunnyside CD release of Enesco Re-Imagined . . . the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Andrew Bishop, Joyce Hammann, Mat Maneri, John Hebert, Badal Roy on tablas and Gerald Cleaver on drums.

The Stone

October 12, 2011 |10pm / 1 set

NYC, NY

Mat Maneri (viola), Gerald Cleaver (drums), John Hebert (bass), Lucian Ban (piano)

Barbes

September 09, 2011 |8pm

Brooklyn, NYC, NY

Mat Maneri/Lucian Ban Angles of Repose Quartet
with Mat Maneri (viola), Lucian Ban (piano), Randy Peterson (drums), Trevor Dunn (bass)

Museo do Oriente, Lisbon

July 29, 2011 |21.00

Lisbon, Portugal

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart
with Bruce Williams (alto sax), Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (piano, rhodes), Derrekk Phillips (drums) + special guest Bob Stewart (tuba)

Festival Musica do Mondo, Sinnes, PT

July 28, 2011 |2.30am

Sinnes, Portugal

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart
with Bruce Williams (alto sax), Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (piano, rhodes), Derrekk Phillips (drums) + special guest Bob Stewart (tuba)

Hungarian Theatre

December 01, 2010 |8pm

Cluj - Napoca, Romania

ELEVATION Fall 2010 European Tour
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Eric McPherson (drums).

TBA

November 29, 2010 |tba

Bucharest

ELEVATION Fall 2010 European Tour
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums).

T.Caragiu Theatre

November 29, 2010 |8PM

Ploiesti, Romania

ELEVATION Fall 2010 European Tour
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Eric McPherson (drums).

Porgy & Bess

November 28, 2010 |8pm / 2 sets

Wien, Austria

ELEVATION Fall 2010 European Tour
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Eric McPherson (drums).

SUNSET

November 27, 2010 |8PM / 2 SETS

PARIS

ELEVATION Fall 2010 European Tour
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Eric McPherson (drums).

Bimhuis, Amsterdam

November 26, 2010 |8pm / 2 sets

Amsterdam, The Nederlands

ELEVATION Fall 2010 European Tour
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Brad Jones (bass) Eric McPherson (drums).

ELEVATION Fall 2010 European Tour

November 25, 2010 to December 02, 2010 |See below for DETAILS

ELEVATION
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums). New quartet, featuring some of the most amazing musicians today ...

Jazzycolors Festival, Paris

November 16, 2010

Paris, France

FREEFLOW - Abraham Burton & Lucian Ban DUET

featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano). A one of a kind musical pairing ... Abraham Burton is one of the greatest tenor players around and one of my closest musical brothers.

Cornelia Street Cafe

November 06, 2010 |9 - 12PM

NYC

NEW GROUP ! - Lucian Ban's DECO HEART feat Bob Stewart & Mat Maneri
with
Bruce Williams (alto sax & flutes), Mat Maneri (viola), Lucian Ban (piano), Gerald Cleaver (drums),Bob Stewart (tuba)
NEW Group featuring some amazing cats and the one and only Bob Stewart on tuba . . .really look forward to premiere this ! Come by and witness . . .

le Poisson Rouge

November 02, 2010 |7PM / 1 SET

NYC, NY

CD RELEASE CONCERT !
Sunnyside Records & Romanian Cultural Institute present
"ENESCO RE-IMAGINED" by Lucian Ban & John Hebert

presenting the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Andrew Bishop, Joyce Hammann, Mat Maneri, John Hebert, Badal Roy on tablas and Gerald Cleaver on drums.

Smalls

October 07, 2010 |9 - 12PM

NYC

ELEVATION
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums). New quartet, featuring some of the most amazing musicians today ...

ODEON Theatre, Bucharest

September 22, 2010 |7pm

Bucharest, Romania

CD RELEASE Extraordinary Concert with ENESCO RE-IMAGINED by Lucian Ban & John Hebert
presenting the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Tony Malaby, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, John Hebert, Badal Roy on tablas and Gerald Cleaver on drums.

Cornelia Street Cafe

June 30, 2010 |9 PM/ 2 Sets

NYC

ELEVATION feat Abraham Burton
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums). LIVE RECORDING with my latest quartet, featuring some of the most amazing musicians today ...

Cornelia Street Cafe

June 29, 2010 |9pm / 2 sets

NYC

ELEVATION feat Abraham Burton
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums). LIVE RECORDING with my latest quartet, featuring some of the most amazing musicians today ...

Jazz Gallery

June 10, 2010 |9pm / 2 sets

NYC, NY

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban Quintet
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax), Quincy Davis (drums), Ugonna Okegwo (bass).

ACT Theatre

June 01, 2010 |8pm

Bucharest, Romania

Mat Maneri & Lucian Ban's DECO HEART
featuring
Lucian Ban (piano) & Mat Maneri (viola). Sound fractals, piano and viola, unheard sounds, solos & duets, jazz musings & contemporary music. An evening of improvising music ...

Hungarian Theatre

May 17, 2010 |8pm

Cluj-Napoca, Transylvania, Romania

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present " The Romanian-American Jazz Suite
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), J.D.Allen (ten sax), Willard Dyson (drums), Ugonna Okegwo (bass). Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective, & presenting music from our 2008 CD " The Romanian - American Jazz Suite" out on Jazzaway Records.

PLOIESTI HOT JAZZ SUMMIT, Toma Caragiu Theatre

May 16, 2010 |21.30 pm

Ploiesti, Romania

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present " The Romanian-American Jazz Suite
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), J.D.Allen (ten sax), Willard Dyson (drums), Ugonna Okegwo (bass).

Velvet Music Club

May 15, 2010 |9pm/ 2 sets

Brasov, Romania

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present " The Romanian-American Jazz Suite
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), J.D.Allen (ten sax), Willard Dyson (drums), Ugonna Okegwo (bass).

SIBIU Jazz Festival - Thalia Hall, Sibiu

May 14, 2010 |7pm

Sibiu, Romania, Romania

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present " The Romanian-American Jazz Suite
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), J.D.Allen (ten sax), Willard Dyson (drums), Ugonna Okegwo (bass). Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective, & presenting music from our 2008 CD " The Romanian - American Jazz Suite" out on Jazzaway Records

De Bijloke

March 28, 2010 |10pm

Gent, Belgium

ENESCO re-IMAGINED by Lucian Ban & John Hebert
the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring: Ralph Alessi, Tony Malaby, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, John Hebert, Badal Roy on tablas and Nasheet Waits on drums.

Cornelia Street Cafe

January 29, 2010 |9PM / 2 Sets

NYC, NY

ELEVATION feat Abraham Burton
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Eric McPherson (drums). My latest quartet, featuring some of the most amazing musicians today.

Romanian TOUR - exact dates & venues will come shortly

December 07, 2009 to December 14, 2009 |8pm / 2sets

Romania

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart ROMANIAN TOUR
with
Bruce Williams (alto sax & flutes), TBA (bone), Lucian Ban (EL piano), Derrekk Phillips (drums) + special guest star Bob Stewart (tuba)
celebrating music from the acclaimed 2006 album "Tuba Project" and new material written especially for this project.

Merkin Hall

October 20, 2009 |8PM

NYC

ICR-NY presents ENESCO re-IMAGINED by Lucian Ban & John Hebert
the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring some of the most creative cats around: Ralph Alessi, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, Gerald Cleaver, Taylor Ho Byun, John Hebert, Joyce Hammann, Tony Malaby and the great Badal Roy on tablas.

Porgy & Bess Jazz Club - HotroMania Jazz Festival

October 11, 2009 |20pm/ 2 sets

Wien, Austria

SANDA Weigl & BAND

featuring
Sanda Weigl (voice), Lucian Ban (piano), Art Baron (trombone, flutes, etc) Larry Eagle(drums), TBA (bass).

Porgy & Bess Jazz Club - HotroMania Jazz Festival

October 10, 2009 |20pm / 2 sets

Wien, Austria

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present " The Romanian-American Jazz Suite
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), J.D.Allen (ten sax), Willard Dyson (drums), Ugonna Okegwo (bass) and Sorin Romanescu (guitar)
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective, & presenting music from our 2008 CD " The Romanian - American Jazz Suite" out on Jazzaway Records

Private

September 22, 2009 |20pm

Bucharest, Romania

Private Event - Andy Warhol PROJECT
featuring Sprin Romanescu (guitars, effects), Silent Strike (synth, laptop), Lucian Ban (keys, laptop) and Dan Basu (visuals). Original music to Andy Warhol SCREEN TESTS.

George Enescu International FESTIVAL - Pallace Hall, Small Hall

September 20, 2009 |19.30 PM

Bucharest, Romania

ENESCO re-IMAGINED by Lucian Ban & John Hebert
the music of famed 20 century romanian composer George Enesco in a radical new interpretation. Featuring some of the most creative cats around: Ralph Alessi, Albrecht Maurer, Mat Maneri, Gerald Cleaver, Taylor Ho Byun, John Hebert, Joyce Hammann, Tony Malaby and the great Badal Roy on tablas.

Cornelia Street Cafe

September 04, 2009 |21PM/ 2sets

NYC

DARK SKIES featuring BADAL ROY, LUCIAN BAN, SAM NEWSOME and GREGG AUGUST
Lucian Ban (piano), the great Badal Roy on tablas, Sam Newsome on soprano sax and Gregg August on bass. new exciting project featring one of the best tabal players ever, Mrt Badal Roy and Sam Newsome on sop sax - we'll be exploring microtonal folk music,eastern folk music ... .

Cornelia Street Cafe

May 29, 2009 |9pm/ 2sets

NYC, NY

ELEVATION featuring Abraham Burton John Hebert (bass) + Eric McPherson (drums)

Cornelia Street Cafe

April 04, 2009 |9pm/ 2 sets

NYC, NY

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart
with
Bruce Williams (alto sax & flutes), Joe Fiedler (trombone), Lucian Ban (piano), Brandon Lewis (drums), Bob Stewart (tuba)

Princeton University

April 02, 2009 |8PM

Princeton, NJ

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present " The Romanian-American Jazz Suite
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Neal Smith (drums), Brad Jones (bass).
Presenting music from our CD "The Romanian-American Jazz Suite" ... Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

Princeton University / Music Dept

April 02, 2009 |4PM

Princeton, NJ

WORKSHOP - " The Romanian-American Jazz Suite with Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban
presenting & discussing " The Romanian-American Jazz Suite"

Cornelia Street Cafe

February 15, 2009 |8pm / 1 set

NYC

BADAL ROY, LUCIAN BAN with SAM NEWSOME
featuring
Lucian Ban (piano), the great Badal Roy on tablas, and Sam Newsome on soprano sax. nEw exciting project featring one of the best tabal players ever, Mrt Badal Roy and Sam Newsome on sop sax - we'll be exploring microtonal folk music.

Cornelia Street Cafe

February 06, 2009 |8.30pm / 2 Sets

NYC

ASYMMETRY QUARTET
featuring
Lucian Ban (piano), Jorge Sylvester (alto sax), Brad Jones (bass), and Gene Jackson (drums). Rare NYC appearance of one of the best groups I ever worked with - Asymmetry feat the great Jorge Sylvester. Playing music form our aclaimed CD " Playground" plus new originals. We hope to see you there.

Bohemian National Hall

January 08, 2009 |7pm

NYC

EUROPEAN JAZZ IMPROVISATION
featuring 16 musicians, representing 15 EU Member Countries.
To commemorate the Czech Republic’s presidency of the EU, the Czech Center in colaboration with the Czech UN Mission has asked each EU country one to nominate a musician from their country to take part in a special jazz concert at the newly restored Bohemian National Hall in Manhattan.

Austria: Herbert Grubmair – tenor saxophone, Czech Republic: Martin Zbrožek – violin, Czech Republic: Jaromir Honzak – double bass, Cyprus: Glafkos Kontemeniotis – piano, Germany: Christian Torkewitz – saxophone, Greece: Spiros Exaras – guitar, France: Dan Tepfer – piano, Italy: Marco Di Gennaro – piano, Latvia: Ilona Kudina – flute, Luxemburg: Martin Reuter – drums, Netherlands: Marc Mommaas – saxophone, Slovakia: Laco Deczi – trumpet, Slovenia: Lenart Krečič – saxophone, Sweden: Per Byman –, trumpet, Romania: Lucian Ban – piano

Art Jazz Club

December 06, 2008 |9pm

Bucharest, Romania

CRISTIAN SOLEANU - AMERICAN QUARTET
with
Cristian Soleanu (sop sax & ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), John Hebert (bass), Eric McPherson (drums). Killin' romanian saxophone player with one my favourite rhythm sections ever.

TBA

December 05, 2008

CRISTIAN SOLEANU - AMERICAN QUARTET
with
Cristian Soleanu (sop sax & ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), John Hebert (bass), Eric McPherson (drums). Killin' romanian saxophone player with one my favourite rhythm sections ever.

Toma Caragiu Theater

December 04, 2008 |8pm/2sets

Ploiesti, Romania

CRISTIAN SOLEANU - AMERICAN QUARTET
with
Cristian Soleanu (sop sax & ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), John Hebert (bass), Eric McPherson (drums). Killin' romanian saxophone player with one my favourite rhythm sections ever.

Prato Club

December 03, 2008 |8pm/2sets

Brasov, Romania

CRISTIAN SOLEANU - AMERICAN QUARTET
with
Cristian Soleanu (sop sax & ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), John Hebert (bass), Eric McPherson (drums). Killin' romanian saxophone player with one my favourite rhythm sections ever.

Diesel Club

December 02, 2008 |8pm/2sets

Cluj, Transylvania, Romania

CRISTIAN SOLEANU - AMERICAN QUARTET
with
Cristian Soleanu (sop sax & ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), John Hebert (bass), Eric McPherson (drums). Killin' romanian saxophone player with one my favourite rhythm sections ever.

Timisoara Jazz Festival

November 30, 2008 |8 PM

Timisoara

ELEVATION feat Abraham Burton
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), John Hebert (bass) Nasheet Waits (drums). My latest quartet, featuring some of the most amazing musicians today. With every concert the music becomes something else ...

Timisoara Jazz Festival

November 28, 2008 |8PM

Timisoara

CRISTIAN SOLEANU - AMERICAN QUARTET
with
Cristian Soleanu (sop sax & ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), John Hebert (bass), Eric McPherson (drums). Killin' romanian saxophone player with one my favourite rhythm sections ever.

Columbia University, Lerner Hall

November 23, 2008 |7pm / 1 set

NYC, NY

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present " The Romanian-American Jazz Suite
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Willard Dyson (drums), Michael Bates (bass).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

Angel Orensanz Center - FLIPFEST, 15th Aniversary Artslink Festival

November 22, 2008 |8PM

New York

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban DUET - playing duets with the great soprano player.

Cornelia Street Cafe

November 15, 2008 |8.30PM / 2 SETS

New York, NY

Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Willard Dyson (drums), Michael Bates (bass).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

Duc Des Lombards, Paris - EUROPEAN CD Release Tour

October 28, 2008 |8PM / 2 SETS

Paris, France

CD Release Promo Tour throughout Europe with major support from Romanian Cultural Institute. Check related websites for direction and tkt info.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Willard Dyson (drums), John Hebert (bass).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

Reigen Live, Wien - EUROPEAN CD Release Tour

October 27, 2008 |8PM / 2SETS

WIEN, AUSTRIA

CD Release Promo Tour throughout Europe with major support from Romanian Cultural Institute. Check related websites for direction and tkt info.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Willard Dyson (drums), John Hebert (bass).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

TBA, probably Croatia - EUROPEAN CD Release Tour

October 26, 2008 |TBA

Croatia

CD Release Promo Tour throughout Europe with major support from Romanian Cultural Institute. Check related websites for direction and tkt info.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Willard Dyson (drums), John Hebert (bass).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

Blue Note, Poznan - EUROPEAN CD Release Tour

October 25, 2008 |8PM / 2 SETS

Poznan, Poland

CD Release Promo Tour throughout Europe with major support from Romanian Cultural Institute. Check related websites for direction and tkt info.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Willard Dyson (drums), John Hebert (bass).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

Music Village, Brussels - EUROPEAN CD Release Tour

October 24, 2008 |8PM / 2 SETS

Brussels, Belgium

CD Release Promo Tour throughout Europe with major support from Romanian Cultural Institute. Check related websites for direction and tkt info.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Willard Dyson (drums), John Hebert (bass).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective

World Music Dance Center, Rotterdam - EUROPEAN CD Release Tour

October 23, 2008 |8PM

Rotterdam, Holland

CD Release Promo Tour throughout Europe with major support from Romanian Cultural Institute. Check related websites for direction and tkt info.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Willard Dyson (drums), John Hebert (bass).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective

Opderschmelz Cultural Centre, Dudelange - EUROPEAN CD Release Tour

October 22, 2008 |8pm

Dudelange, Belgium

CD Release Promo Tour throughout Europe with major support from Romanian Cultural Institute. Check related websites for direction and tkt info.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Willard Dyson (drums), John Hebert (bass).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

Jaazkaar Festival, Kumu Hall - EUROPEAN CD Release Tour

October 20, 2008 |8pm

Tallinn, Estonia

CD Release Promo Tour throughout Europe with major support from Romanian Cultural Institute. Check related websites for direction and tkt info.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Willard Dyson (drums), John Hebert (bass).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

ARCUB HALL - EUROPEAN CD Release Tour

October 19, 2008 |8PM

Bucharest, Romania

CD Release Promo Tour throughout Europe with major support from Romanian Cultural Institute. Check related websites for direction and tkt info.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Willard Dyson (drums), John Hebert (bass).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective..

Cornelia Street Cafe

October 05, 2008 |8pm

NYC

ART OF THE DUO - Lucian Ban & Bruce Williams

featuring
Lucian Ban (piano & compositions) and Brcuce Williams (alto sax, sop sax, alto flute)
Playing in a duo setting is unlike anything else, the level of dialogue and interplay especially without a rhythm section is something special. Tonight I have the amazing Brcue Williams on alto, sop sax and flutes. Mr Williams is one of today's true master reed players. Come and hear the music ...., Romanian folk songs, African lullabies, blues and post bop

REGATTA BAR JAZZ - US CD Release Tour

July 08, 2008 |One Set / 8pm

Boston, MA

Promoting the new CD "The Romanian-American Jazz Suite" with Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban Ensemble. With the support of ICR NY.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Lucian Ban (piano) + SPECIAL GUESTS - John Hebert (bass), Nasheet Waits (drums).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

JAZZ BAKERY - US CD Release Tour

July 03, 2008 |Two Sets / 8pm & 9.30pm

Los Angeles, CA

Promoting the new CD "The Romanian-American Jazz Suite" with Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban Ensemble. With the support of ICR NY.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Lucian Ban (piano), Arthur Balogh (bass), Willard Dyson (drums) + SPECIAL GUEST - Abraham Burton (ten sax).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

YOSHI'S - US CD Release Tour

July 02, 2008 |Two Sets at 8pm & 10pm

San Francisco, CA

Promoting the new CD "The Romanian-American Jazz Suite" with Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban Ensemble. With the support of ICR NY.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Abraham Burton (ten sax), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Lucian Ban (piano), Arthur Balogh (bass), Willard Dyson (drums).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

JAZZ STANDARD Club - US CD Release Tour

July 01, 2008 |Two Sets / 7.30pm & 9.30pm

New York

Promoting the new CD "The Romanian-American Jazz Suite" with Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban Ensemble. With the support of ICR NY.
featuring
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Lucian Ban (piano), Arthur Balogh (bass), Willard Dyson (drums).
Beautiful Romanian Folk music from a "jazz" perspective.

Cornelia Street Cafe

June 22, 2008 |8.30pm/2sets

NYC

Sanda Weigl and The Orchestra CANCELLED
with
Sanda Weigl (vocals), Lucian Ban (piano), Sean Conly (bass), Charles Burnham (violin), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl) and Willard Dyson(drums)

Cornelia Street Cafe

June 11, 2008 |8.30pm/ 2 sets

SOUNDSCAPES TRIO
feat Lucian Ban (piano), Jeff Carney (bass), Nasheet Waits (drums)
New Trio with my favourite drummer, Nasheet W. and the outstanding Jeff Carney on bass. Look forward to this, come check out the music .....

Club Roland Garros

May 11, 2008 |8pm

Cluj-Napoca, Romania

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart ROMANIAN TOUR
with
Bruce Williams (alto sax & flutes), Alex Harding (bari sax & bas cl), Lucian Ban (piano), Brandon Lewis (drums) + special guest star Bob Stewart (tuba)
celebrating music from the acclaimed 2006 album "Tuba Project" and new material written especially for this project.

Prato Club

May 10, 2008 |8pm/2sets

Brasov

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart ROMANIAN TOUR
with
Bruce Williams (alto sax & flutes), Alex Harding (bari sax & bas cl), Lucian Ban (piano), Brandon Lewis (drums) + special guest star Bob Stewart (tuba)
celebrating music from the acclaimed 2006 album "Tuba Project" and new material written especially for this project.
Supporting the "FATZADA" Project Brasov. www.fatzada.ro

Green Hours Jazz Festival

May 08, 2008 |8.30/ 2sets

Bucharest, Romania

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart
with
Bruce Williams (alto sax & flutes), Alex Harding (bari sax & bas cl), Lucian Ban (piano), Brandon Lewis (drums) + special guest star Bob Stewart (tuba)
celebrating music from the acclaimed 2006 album "Tuba Project" and new material written especially for this project.

Bucharest International Jazz Festival

April 15, 2008 to April 18, 2008 |Exact venue & times TBA

Bucharest, Romania

ELEVATION with Abraham Burton
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Abraham Burton (ten sax), TBA (bass) Nasheet Waits (drums). More dates might be added.

Joe's Pub Public Theater NYC

March 15, 2008 |8PM / 1 SET

NYC

SANDA Weigl & The Orchestra

featuring
Sanda Weigl (voice), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl) Charles Burnham (violin), TBA bass, Willard Dyson (drums)

Cornelia Street Cafe

February 26, 2008 |8.30pm/ 2 sets

NYC, NY

Dan McCarthy & Lucian Ban Vibes Quartet
with Dan McCarthy (vibraphone), Lucian Ban (piano), Brad Jones (bass), TBA (drums)

Barbes

February 21, 2008 |8.30 / 1 set

Brooklyn, NY

SANDA Weigl & The Orchestra

featuring
Sanda Weigl (voice), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl) Charles Burnham (violin), TBA bass & drums

Cornelia Street Cafe

February 08, 2008 |8.30pm/ 2 sets

NYC

Lucian Ban's ELEVATION with special guest star Pheeroan AkLaff
with
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Sean Conly (bass) + special guest star Pheeroan AkLaff (drums).Presenting new music for the great tenorist Abraham Burton and a stellar rhythm section. Don't miss this !

Cornelia Street Cafe

February 07, 2008 |8.30pm / 2 sets

NYC

Sanda Weigl and The Orchestra
with
Sanda Weigl (vocals), Lucian Ban (piano), Sean Conly (bass), Charles Burnham (violin), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl) and Willard Dyson(drums)

Cecil's Jazz Club

November 10, 2007 |9pm/ 2 sets

West Orange , NJ

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart
with
Bruce Williams (alto sax & flutes), Alex Harding (bari sax & bas cl), Lucian Ban (piano), Willard Dyson (drums) + special guest star Bob Stewart (tuba)
celebrating music from the acclaimed 2006 album "Tuba Project" and new material written especially for this project.

Cecil's Jazz Club

November 09, 2007 |9pm / 2 sets

West Orange , NJ, NJ

Lucian Ban & ELEVATION
featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Jeff Carney (bass), TBA (drums)

Cornelia Street Cafe

October 27, 2007 |8.30pm / 2 sets

NYC, NY

LUCIAN BAN TRIO with special guest Barry ALTSCHUL
with
Lucian Ban (piano),TBA (bass), Barry Altschul (drums)

"Jazz and More" International contemporary music festival Sibiu 2007

October 11, 2007

Sibiu, Romania

SANDA WEIGL & The Orchestra
"Gypsy Without A Song" - Romanian Songs & German Cabaret
with Sanda Weigl (voice), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Dragan Radosavievich (violin), Sean Conly (bass), Gerald Cleaver (drums)

ROMANIAN TOUR with Sanda Weigl & The Orchestra

October 08, 2007 to October 13, 2007 |Exact Venues & Times to be anounced

Alba Iulia, Cluj-Napoca, Sibiu, Brasov, Bucharest , Romania

SANDA WEIGL & The Orchestra
"Gypsy Without A Song" - Romanian Songs & German Cabaret
with Sanda Weigl (voice), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Dragan Radosavievich (violin), Sean Conly (bass), Gerald Cleaver (drums)

Festivalul Dramaturgiei Romanesti

October 08, 2007

Timisoara, Romania

SANDA WEIGL & The Orchestra
"Gypsy Without A Song" - Romanian Songs & German Cabaret
with Sanda Weigl (voice), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Dragan Radosavievich (violin), Sean Conly (bass), Gerald Cleaver (drums)

STUFTOCK Festival

August 19, 2007 |20pm / 1 set

Vama Veche, Romania

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart
with
Bruce Williams (alto sax & flutes), Alex Harding (bari sax & bas cl), Lucian Ban (piano), Willard Dyson (drums) + special guest star Bob Stewart (tuba)
celebrating music from the acclaimed 2006 album "Tuba Project" and new material written especially for this project.

Green Hours Jazz Cafe

August 17, 2007 |20pm / 2 sets

Bucharest

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart
with
Bruce Williams (alto sax & flutes), Alex Harding (bari sax & bas cl), Lucian Ban (piano), Willard Dyson (drums) + special guest star Bob Stewart (tuba)
Prewiev Concert for Stufstock - celebrating music from the acclaimed 2006 album "Tuba Project" and new material written especially for this project.

Cornelia Street Cafe

June 23, 2007 |8.30 / 2 sets

NYC

TUBA PROJECT feat Bob Stewart
with
Bruce Williams (alto sax & flutes), Sam Newsome (sop sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Eric McPherson (drums) + special guest star Bob Stewart (tuba)
celebrating music from the acclaimed 2006 album "Tuba Project" and new material written especially for this project.

Mo Pitkins

June 21, 2007 |11pm

SANDA & Taraf Be

featuring
Sanda Weigl (voice), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl) TBA (violin), TBA (bass), Gerald Cleaver (drums)

Dizzy's Coca Cola / Jazz at Lincoln Center

June 16, 2007 |1am / 1 set

NYC

LUCIAN BAN & ABRAHAM BURTON DUO

featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano)

Dizzy's Coca Cola / Jazz at Lincoln Center

June 15, 2007 |1am / 1 set

NYC

LUCIAN BAN & ABRAHAM BURTON DUO

featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano)

Dizzy's Coca Cola / Jazz at Lincoln Center

June 14, 2007 |11pm / 1set

NYC

LUCIAN BAN & ABRAHAM BURTON DUO

featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano)

Dizzy's Coca Cola / Jazz at Lincoln Center

June 13, 2007 |11pm / 1 set

NYC

LUCIAN BAN & ABRAHAM BURTON DUO

featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano)

Goethe Institute

June 12, 2007 |6pm

NYC

SANDA & Taraf Be

featuring
Sanda Weigl (voice), Lucian Ban (piano), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl) TBA (violin), TBA (bass), Gerald Cleaver (drums)

Dizzy's Coca Cola / Jazz at Lincoln Center

June 12, 2007 |11pm / 1 set

NYC

LUCIAN BAN & ABRAHAM BURTON DUO

featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano)

Cornelia Street Cafe

May 18, 2007 |8.30 / 2 sets

NYC

Lucian Ban & Sam Newsome Quartet
Sam Newsome (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Carlo DeRosa (bass), + special guest Nasheet Waits (drums)

"American Jazzy Spring Sibiu 2007"

April 29, 2007 |7pm

Sibiu, Romania

Lucian Ban & HIEROGLYPHICS with special guests Barry Altschul & Mark Feldman
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Mark Feldman (violin) Jeff Carney (bass), Barry Altschul (drums)

Bucharest International Jazz Festival

April 28, 2007

Bucharest, Romania

Lucian Ban & HIEROGLYPHICS with special guests Barry Altschul & Mark Feldman
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Mark Feldman (violin) Jeff Carney (bass), Barry Altschul (drums)

Night and Day / Biscuit BBQ

April 20, 2007 |8.30 / 2 sets

Brooklyn, NYC

Art Of The Duo SERIES
featuring
Bruce Williams (alto & sop sax, flutes) + Lucian Ban (piano)

Harlem School of the Arts

April 19, 2007 |6pm

NYC

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present the "American - Romanian Jazz Suite"
with
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Lucian Ban (piano), Arthur Balogh (bass), Willard Dyson (drums). Produced by the Romanian Cultural Center NY - form more info please visitwww.icrny.org

Jazz Gallery

April 18, 2007 |9pm

NY

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present the "American - Romanian Jazz Suite"
with
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Lucian Ban (piano), Arthur Balogh (bass), Willard Dyson (drums). Produced by the Romanian Cultural Center NY - form more info please visitwww.icrny.org

Black Box Theater at NYU Steinhardt School

April 17, 2007 |7.15 / Concert & Q&A Session

NY

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present the "American - Romanian Jazz Suite"
with
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Lucian Ban (piano), Arthur Balogh (bass), Willard Dyson (drums). Produced by the Romanian Cultural Center NY - form more info please visitwww.icrny.org

Long Island University

April 16, 2007 |11am / Concert & Q&A Session

Brooklyn, NY

Sam Newsome & Lucian Ban present the "American - Romanian Jazz Suite"
with
Sam Newsome (sop sax), Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Sorin Romanescu (guitar), Lucian Ban (piano), Arthur Balogh (bass), Willard Dyson (drums). Produced by the Romanian Cultural Center NY - form more info please visitwww.icrny.org

La MaMa Theatre

April 06, 2007 |8pm

NYC

Opening Premier of "Waxing West" by Saviana Stanescu, directed by Benjamin Mosse and produced by East Coast Artists and ICR. Original Music by Lucian Ban

Night and Day / Biscuit BBQ

April 05, 2007 |8.30 / 2 sets

Brooklyn, NY

Art Of The Duo SERIES
featuring
Dan McCarthy (vibraphone) + Lucian Ban (piano)

Night and Day / Biscuit BBQ

March 29, 2007 |8.30 / 2 sets

Art Of The Duo SERIES
featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax) + Lucian Ban (piano)

Cornelia Street Cafe

March 24, 2007 |8.30pm / 2 sets

NYC

Lucian Ban, Mark Shim, C.DeRosa, Eric McPherson Quartet
exciting new band with some of the most creative cats on the scene. new music will be played.Look forward to play with Mark & Eric for the 1st time.
Mark Shim (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Carlo DeRosa (bass), Eric McPherson (drums)

Romania

March 04, 2007 to March 22, 2007

Romanian TOUR with SAM NEWSOME & ALEX HARDING.
Duets, trios, quintets. Exact dates & info TBA.

Night and Day / Biscuit BBQ

February 24, 2007 |8.30 / 2 sets

Brooklyn, NYC

Art Of The Duo SERIES
featuring
Sanda Weigl (voice) + Lucian Ban (piano)
a special program of gypsy songs and folk music from romania

Cornelia Street Cafe

February 16, 2007 |8.30pm / 2 sets

NYC

Lucian Ban & HIEROGLYPHICS with special guests Barry Altschul & Mark Feldman
with
Lucian Ban (piano), Mark Feldman (violin) Hilliard Hill Greene (bass), Barry Altschul (drums)

Cornelia Street Cafe

February 04, 2007 |8.30pm

NYC

SANDA WEIGL & THE JAZZBERRIES
featuring
Sanda Weigl (voice), Lucian Ban (piano), Sam Barfeld (violin), Jeff Carney (bass), Gerald Cleaver (drums)

The Stone

December 07, 2006 |8pm /1 set

NYC, NY

Lucian Ban TRIO with special guest Barry Altschul
featuring
Lucian Ban (piano), Hilliard Hill Greene (bass), Barry ALTSCHUL (drums)

The Stone

December 07, 2006 |10pm / 1 set

NYC, NY

HIEROGLYPHICS feat Mark Feldman
featuring
Lucian Ban (piano), Mark Feldman (violin) Hilliard Hill Greene (bass), Barry Altschul (drums)

Cecil's Jazz Club

November 15, 2006 |9pm / 2 sets

West Orange , NJ, NJ

Alex Harding & BLUTOPIA
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Chris Lightcap (bass), Naheet Waits (drums)

Night and Day

November 10, 2006 |8.30pm / 2 ets

Brooklyn, NYC

Alex Harding & Lucian Ban DUET
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Lucian Ban (piano)

performing music from the album "Somethin' Holy" plus new material.

Smalls

October 21, 2006 |9.30Ppm / 2 sets

ELEVATION
featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Jeff Carney (bass), Bruce Cox (drums)

Dizzy's Coca Cola

October 03, 2006 to October 07, 2006 |11pm Tue - Thurs / 1am Fri - Sat

Lucian Ban & ELEVATION
featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Jeff Carney (bass), Bruce Cox (drums)

Cecil's Jazz Club

September 22, 2006 |9pm / 2 sets

West Orange , NJ

ELEVATION
featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Jeff Carney (bass), Bruce Cox (drums)

Palatul Copiilor

September 17, 2006 |8.30

Tulcea

SOUL FUNKOTOPIA
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (keyboards), Electric Brother (electronics, laptop, bass), Tavi Scurtu (drums)
"Funk meets Electronica, meets Jazz, meets Rock and Dance, meets Reggae and Blues!!

Cina

September 16, 2006 |9pm / 2 sets

Bucuresti

SOUL FUNKOTOPIA
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (keyboards), Electric Brother (electronics, laptop, bass), Vlaicu Golcea (electronics), Tavi Scurtu (drums)
"Funk meets Electronica, meets Jazz, meets Rock and Dance, meets Reggae and Blues!!

Club Rosignoll

September 15, 2006 |9pm / 2 sets

Brasov

SOUL FUNKOTOPIA
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (keyboards), Electric Brother (electronics, laptop, bass), Tavi Scurtu (drums)
"Funk meets Electronica, meets Jazz, meets Rock and Dance, meets Reggae and Blues!!

Blue Train Club

September 14, 2006 |8.30 / 2 sets

Brasov

SOUL FUNKOTOPIA
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (keyboards), Electric Brother (electronics, laptop, bass), Tavi Scurtu (drums)
"Funk meets Electronica, meets Jazz, meets Rock and Dance, meets Reggae and Blues!!

Green Hours Jazz Cafe

September 13, 2006 |8.30 / 2 sets

Bucharest

Alex Harding & Lucian Ban Quintet with guest Cristian Soleanu
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Arthur Balogh (bass), Vlad Popescu (drums), special guest CRISTIAN SOLEANU (ten & sop saxes)

Diesel Club

September 10, 2006 |9pm / 2 sets

Cluj Napoca

SOUL FUNKOTOPIA
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (keyboards), Electric Brother (electronics, laptop, bass), Tavi Scurtu (drums), DJ Vasile
"Funk meets Electronica, meets Jazz, meets Rock and Dance, meets Reggae and Blues!!

Festivalul Povesti pt copii si oameni mari

September 09, 2006 |8.30pm

Alba Iulia

Anca Parghel meets Alex Harding & Lucian Ban
featuring
Anca Parghel (voc), Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Arthur Balogh (bass), Vlad Popescu (drums)

Green Hours Jazz Cafe

September 08, 2006 |8.30 / 2 sets

Bucharest

ELECTRIC VERSION
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (keyboards), Vlaicu Golcea (electronics, laptop, bass), Eddie Neumman (ten sax), Tavi Scurtu
(drums)
"Funk meets Electronica, meets Jazz, meets Rock and Dance, meets Reggae and Blues!!

Fratelli Terace

September 07, 2006 |10pm / 2 sets

Bucharest

SOUL FUNKOTOPIA
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (keyboards), Vlaicu Golcea (electronics, laptop), Eddie Neumman (ten sax), Tavi Scurtu (drums)
"Funk meets Electronica, meets Jazz, meets Rock and Dance, meets Reggae and Blues!!

STUFSTOCK Fest

September 03, 2006 |9.30 / 1 set

Vama Veche, RO

SOUL FUNKOTOPIA
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (keyboards), Electric Brother (electronics, laptop, bass), Eddie Neumman (ten sax), Tavi Scurtu (drums)
"Funk meets Electronica, meets Jazz, meets Rock and Dance, meets Reggae and Blues!! - great festival on the Black Sea !

Romanian Tour

July 23, 2006 to August 14, 2006

ALEX HARDING & LUCIAN BAN DUET
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Lucian Ban (piano)
July 20 - Lucian Ban Quartet feat C. Soleanu - GREEN HOURS, Bucharest
July 27 - Alex Harding/Lucian Ban/ Vlaicu Golcea/Tavi Scurtu - The Electric Factor - GREEN HOURS Jazz Cafe, Bucharest
July 28 & 29 - Alex Harding/Lucian Ban Quartet - Vama Veche, Black Sea Shore
August 3 - Alex Harding/Lucian Ban DUO + Quartet - Sibiu Philarmonic and Imperium Club.
August 4 & 5 - Alex Harding/Lucian Ban Quartet - Brasov, Bistro Del'Arte and Da Vinci Terrace.
August 6 - Alex Harding/Lucian Ban Group with special guests - C.Soleanu, Vlaicu Golcea, etc - GREEN HOURS Jazz Cafe, Bucharest
Aug 10 - Alex Harding/Lucian Ban Quartet - GREEN HOURS Jazz Cafe, Bucharest
August 11 & 12 - Alex Harding/Lucian Ban DUO - Murighiol & KM 35 Danube Delta.
some dates are subject to changeand other to come - please check back often.

Night and Day

June 29, 2006 |8.30PM / 2 sets

Alex Harding & Lucian Ban DUET
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax & bass cl), Lucian Ban (piano)
performing music from the album "Somethin' Holy" plus new material.

Cornelia Street Cafe

June 16, 2006 |8.30pm / 2 sets

ELEVATION
featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Jeff Carney (bass), Bruce Cox (drums)

Cornelia Street Cafe

May 19, 2006 |8.30pm / 2 sets

Alex Harding & Blutopia
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Chris Lightcap (bass), Nasheet Waits (drums), Andrew Daniels (perc)

Kavehaz

March 31, 2006 |9.30 - 12.30 / 2 sets / no cover

Alex Harding & Blutopia
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Jeff Carney (bass), TBA (drums), Andrew Daniels (perc)

Barbes

March 22, 2006 |8pm to 9.30 / 1 set

ASYMMETRY Quartet
featuring
Jorge Sylvester (alto sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Carlo DeRosa (bass), Derrek Phillips (drums)

Kavehaz, NYC

March 18, 2006 |9.30 to 1am / 2 sets

ELEVATION
featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Essiet Essiet (bass), Bruce Cox (drums)

Cornelia Street Cafe

March 11, 2006 |8.30 to 11.30 / 2 sets

CD release concert for "Tuba Project" - cimp records

featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), J.D.Allen (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Bob Stewart (tuba), Derrek Phillips (drums)

Kavehaz, NYC

February 25, 2006 |9.30 to 1am / 2 sets

ASYMMETRY Quartet
featuring
Jorge Sylvester (alto sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Brad Jones (bass), Reggie Nicholson (drums)

Kavehaz, NYC

February 10, 2006 |9.30 to 1am / 2 sets

LUMINATION ENSEMBLE
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Curtis Fowlkes (trombone), Lucian Ban (piano), Jeff Carney (bass), Derrek Phillips (drums)

Jazz Standard, NYC

February 08, 2006 |2 sets / at 7.30 and 9.30pm

JAZZAWAY RECORDS CDs RELEASE CONCERT !

1st set - ASYMMETRY feat. Lucian Ban, Jorge Sylvester, Brad Jones, Derrek Phillips
2nd set - BLUTOPIA feat. Alex Harding, L.Ban, Brad Jones, Nasheet Waits, Andrew Daniels

EUROPA Club, NYDAI

January 29, 2006 |8pm - 10pm / 2 sets

TUBA PROJECT celebrating their cimp records CD release !
featuring
Alex Harding (bari sax), Bruce Williams ( alto sax & fl)
Lucian Ban (piano), Derrek Phillips (drums), Bob Stewart (tuba)

Kavehaz, NYC

January 27, 2006 |9.30 to 12.30am / 2 sets

ELEVATION
featuring
Abraham Burton (ten sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Essiet Essiet (bass), Bruce Cox (drums)

Kavehaz, NYC

January 21, 2006 |9.30 to 1am / 2 sets

ASYMMETRY Quartet
CD release concert for "Playground" - jazzaway records
featuring
Jorge Sylvester (alto sax), Lucian Ban (piano), Carlo DeRosa (bass), Derrek Phillips (drums)

Kavehaz NYC

December 15, 2005 |9.30 to 1am / 2 sets / no cover

Lucian Ban & Sam Newsome Quartet
featuring
Lucian Ban (p), Sam Newsome (ssax), Carlo DeRosa (bass), Bruce Cox (drums)

Kavehaz, NYC

December 09, 2005 |9.30 to 1am / 2 sets

HIEROGLYPHICS Quartet
featuring
Bruce Williams (alto sax & flute), Lucian Ban (piano), Brad Jones (bass), Bruce Cox (drums)