Brooklyn Moon Cafe, 745 Fulton Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
Join Jazz guitarists Marvin Dolly and Kevin McNeal for their first guitar duo of contemporary renditions of jazz standards and original compositions inspired by Caribbean, Latin and African rhythms. Enjoy great food, great atmosphere, great vibe while listening to the collaboration of two masterful musicians.
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Arthurs Tavern, 57 Grove Street, New York, New York
Join master jazz guitarist Kevin McNeal as he accompanies percussionist Yuichi Hirakawa and his trio (including bassist Gonjo Yasushi) at the legendary home of Charlie Parker and Roy Hargrove, Arthur's Tavern. Performing contemporary renditions of Jazz Standards as well as original compositions by Kevin McNeal and others.
No cover, 2 drink minimum
Kevin is recognized as an outstanding performer and recording artist, as well as
a composer, arranger, and educator.
Performance and recording credits include Jeff “Tain” Watts, Rufus Reid, David
Liebman, James Williams, Royal Hartigan, Nick Brignola, Steve Swallow, Cecil
Bridgewater, Ed Wiley Jr., Greg Osby, Skip Roberts with BluesWing, Piney Brown,
Stanley Turrentine, Charles Fambrough, Hamiet Bluiett, Kevin Eubanks, Mike Stern,
Geri Allen, Nasheet Waits, Victor Bailey, Debbie Sledge, Grachan Moncur III, and many
others. Kevin toured Europe with Leon Thomas as musical director.
Teaching credits include faculty/staff member/adjunct lecturer, City College of New York,
The National Guitar Workshop, The New School, SUNY New Paltz, Palomba Music
Academy and the HIlton Music Centre.
Most recent recordings: ‘ A Matter Of Time,’ ’Soliloquy' , (solo guitar arrangements of
jazz standards); ‘Wonderland’ and ‘Voice’, with Taeko; ‘About The Soul', with Ed Wiley
Jr., and 'Theory and Practice', with Mike Gillispie
Kevin attended the Berklee College of Music, William Paterson University, and CUNY / City College, where he received his Masters
Degree in Music.
Kevin resides in Harlem, New York City, where he has been playing the jazz scene for several
decades and leads his two groups, BluesWing the Kevin McNeal Organ Project. He is currently working on a new album, as well as a Guitar instruction book for beginner and intermediate students.