Jazz pianist Spike Wilner plays an outsized role in the West Village jazz scene as proprietor of Smalls, the New York jazz club that has been the incubator for the who‚Äôs who of jazz in New York since the early nineties. Wilner has led or performed with numerous ensembles at countless jazz clubs In New York and has toured with The Artie Shaw Big Band and Maynard Ferguson. The New York Times describes Wilner‚Äôs playing as ‚Äú‚Ä¶surging and rhythmically powerful.”
Along with New York veterans Joe Magnarrelli on trumpet and Joel Frahm on tenor sax,Wilner‚Äôs band captures the hard-driving groove and the swing spirit of the New York scene. No need to travel ‚Ä¶we‚Äôre bringing New York to you!