Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks play New Orleans 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. New Orleans was originally a French town. Jazz is Creole. When early jazz pianist Jelly Roll Morton spoke about that “Spanish Tinge” as a necessary ingredient for jazz, he was talking about Cuba (New Spain).

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks at Iguana

MONDAYS & TUESDAYS ~ The band has a steady gig most Monday and Tuesday nights at Iguana New York, the Mexican restaurant in Midtown, Manhattan at 8 & 11 pm. $20

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks at Midsummer Night Swing

June 25, 2019 ~ The band plays hot jazz for dancing at Midsummer Night Swing in Lincoln Center at 7:30pm.

Vince Giordano plays SummerStage

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

Vince Giordano There is a Future in the Past

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.

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

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