Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks Hot Jazz at Iguana

Italian – American Grammy award-winner Vince Giordano is New York City’s Hot Jazz specialist.

Hot Jazz is traditional, old-time, Dixieland Jazz. In case you don’t think Hot Jazz is Latin, New Orleans was originally a French town and when early jazz pianist Jelly Roll Morton spoke about that “Spanish Tinge,” he was talking about Cuba (New Spain).

About Vince Giordano

Giordano is a bandleader, historian, and collector who is the leading American specialist on Jazz Age music of the 1920s, 30s and 40s.

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks Orchestra have provided the music for many film projects including a number of Woody Allen films, Francis Ford Coppola’s The Cotton Club, and Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator. Giordano won a Grammy for his work on the HBO series Boardwalk Empire.

Vince Giordano in New York City

The band plays a regular gig most Monday and Tuesday nights at Iguana New York, a Mexican restaurant in Midtown at 8 & 11 pm. $20

January – May 2018

The band picks up its regular Monday – Tuesday schedule from January 15 – 16 through at least May 2018.

Vince Giordano 2016 – 2017

Vince Giordano – There is a Future in the Past is a documentary screening, discussion, and performance at the Jazz in July Festival at the 92nd Street Y on Sunday, July 10, 2016.

Giordano & the Nighthawks play the New York Hot Jazz Festival at Central Park SummerStage Saturday, July 1, 2017 from 5-10pm. Free

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