Aaron Weinstein’s “Violinspiration” with Tedd Firth on Piano
Daniel Nardicio presents New York City’s premiere jazz violin virtuoso Aaron Weinstein, with special guests, monthly
Tony Bennett called Aaron Weinstein “the Groucho of the violin”. Jazz guitar legend Bucky Pizzarelli called Aaron Weinstein “a perfect musician”. Other people call Aaron Weinstein a little odd. In his show, “Violinspiration” lactose intolerant jazz violin virtuoso and humorist Aaron Weinstein will present his unique brand of swinging jazz standards with a healthy dose of sly wit.
“Rapidly establishing himself as one of his instruments rare jazz masters” (Don Heckman,International Review of Music), Aaron Weinstein has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Birdland, Blue Note, and abroad at jazz festivals in England, France, Switzerland, Iceland, and Israel.Aaron has performed and recorded with an array of jazz icons including: Les Paul, Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pizzarelli, Dick Hyman, Dave Frishberg, Jon Hendricks, and Annie Ross, as well as musicians as varied as New York Pops conductor, Skitch Henderson and rock guitarist, Jay Geils.He has written arrangements for vocalists including Christine Ebersole, Linda Lavin, and the Manhattan Transfers Janis Siegel. Additionally, Aaron is widely regarded as among the mandolin’s leading exponents in the jazz idiom.
Aaron is the recipient of a New York City Nightlife Award and New York City Bistro Award. He is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music where he was awarded a full four-year talent-based scholarship. With the release of his Arbors Records debut,”A Handful of Stars”, (called the rebirth of the hot jazz violin by Nat Hentoff), Aaron became the youngest jazz musician to have recorded for this prestigious jazz record label. Additionally, Aaron is a bow tie rights activist. He is also lactose intolerant but can find at least one agreeable item on any restaurant menu, a feat he has called, my greatest talent.
“The Groucho of the violin”
“Woody Allen would have been proud to have invented the character of jazz violinist and diffident comedian Aaron Weinstein.”
-“London Jazz News”
“One of his instrument’s rare jazz masters”
-Don Heckman, “International Review of Music”
“A perfect musician.”
-Bucky Pizzarelli, Jazz guitar legend
Daniel Nardicio presents John Waters This Filthy World with intro by Ricki Lake!
Visionary filmmaker and one-of-a-kind personality JOHN WATERS (Cry Baby, Pink Flamingos, Polyester, Female Trouble, and Hairspray) is bringing his hit show John Waters: This Filthy World: Filthier and Dirtier to New Orleans Fire Island’s Whyte Hall. Waters takes on taboo topics as only he can do in this hilarious and completely uncensored one-man show. Waters, who has been dubbed the Pope of Trash and branded O for Offensive by the Catholic Church, earned his bad reputation by turning bad taste into high art. Part confession, part Vaudeville act, hell share with a live theater audience on Fire Island his origins in the trash genre and his subsequent adventures.
About John Waters: ?Born in Baltimore to an upper-middle-class family, many of John Waters films satirize suburban America, social conventions and attitudes. He began making short underground films in the 1960s with an 8mm camera received as a birthday present from his grandmother. Waters dubbed his assembled troupe of characters and crew that included friends, schoolmates and other misfits – Dreamland Studios. Under Waters guiding hand and the make-up genius of Van Smith, one of the Dreamlanders, Harris Glenn Milstead, became DIVINE, the international drag superstar. In the 16 films Waters has written and directed, he has worked with such pop-culture icons as Johnny Depp, Deborah Harry, Ricki Lake, Kathleen Turner, Traci Lords, Patricia Hearts, Iggy Pop and Troy Donahue.Hearst, Iggy Pop, and Troy Donahue. everything from fashion to true crime.
Daniel Nardicio and the Belvedere Guest House present… The V Annual Spartacus: Rise of the Dicktator
Daniel Nardicio and the Belvedere Guest House present…
The V Annual Spartacus: Rise of the Dicktator
Daniel Nardicio and Co take over the clothing optional Belvedere Hotel in Cherry Grove for a one night only, clothing optional, Spartacus themed event, replete with Gladiator go go, and at 10pm the 4th Mr Nude Belvedere Contest, where the winner will get $400 and a free weekend at Belvedere Guest House for Men.
Free for Belvedere Hotel Guests. to book a room call 631 597 6448
The party goes from 7-11pm in the Salon and on the main deck. The pool area Love Lounge will be open till midnight.
The Belvedere, Main Walk, Cherry Grove, Fire Island