May, 18th 2018

Sidewalk Cafe, NYC (East Village) - 7pm - 11pm

www.sidewalkny.com

Jazz Vocal Night curated by Lenny Molotov

with special guest vocalists Laura Campisi, Gitesha Hernandez & Verena McBee, Joanne Weaver

followed by open mic.

June, 23rd 2018

PANGEA  Downtown's Alternative Supper Club - NYC

"Porter meets Weill" -

  American & German Broadway Delights of the 30ies & 40ies by Cole Porter and  Kurt Weill

Sat, June 23rd,

9:30 pm - 1 Set

Verena McBee    - Vocals

John DiMartino  - Piano

Paul Beaudry     - Bass

Tickets: $ 15, -  Online

              $ 20,-  Door   ($ 25,- food and/ or drink minimum)

Phone: 212-995-0900

178 Second Ave (betw. 11th & 12th Streets)

www.pangeanyc.com

Order Tickets online here:

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3426640

 

 

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February 2018

Sat, Feb 17th - 6 pm, 1 Set

Verena McBee Quartet + Special guest.

Verena will give a sneak peak into her upcoming album "U-Phoria", a recording of 9 compositions by bassist Cecil McBee along with compositions by greats as Charlie Parker, Theloneous Monk, the Gershwin Brothers, Friederick Hollaender & more. On the set list are also some of her originals along with some of her touching and entertaining arrangements of standards.

Verena McBee - Vocals

John DiMartino - Piano

Zwelakhe Duma Bell LePere - Bass

Mario Fabrizio - Drums

Special Guest:

Christian Contreras - Saxophones

Gabe Dowdy-Terracciano - Violin
 

Tickets: $ 20,- , includes 1 drink.

29 Cornelia Street, New York City, NY 10014
Greenwich Village
Reservations: (212)- 989 - 9319
www.corneliastreetcafe.com

 

 

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December '17

Thu, Dec 14th '17

Special guest @ "Mandel & Crandall"

Wonderful soprano Jessica Crandall sings music by Ellen Mandel, including songs to poems by W.B. Yeats, Charlotte Mew, Thomas Hardy, and more! With extra special guests Verena McBee and Emily Hughes joining Benny Vibes for his giant hit "A Very Benny Christmas"

Cornelia Street Cafe - 6 pm

29 Cornelia Street, New York City, NY 10014
Greenwich Village
Reservations: (212)- 989 - 9319
www.corneliastreetcafe.com

Tickets : $ 20, - , includes 1 Drink

Thu, January 12th 2017

"CATS OUT OF THE BAG"

A Jazz Night with the Verena McBee Quartet.
"THE METROPOLITAN ROOM"
9.30 pm 

Vocals:              Verena McBee
Piano:               Billy Test
Double Bass     Ethan O'Reilly
Drums:              Jon DiFiore

34 West 22nd Street
New York, NY 10010
Admission: $ 24,-
Buy tickets @
www.metropolitanroom.com
or: 212-206 0440

 

February 2017 

Recording of the "Cecil McBee Song Book"
with:

Verena McBee                           - vocals
Gabriel Dowdy-Terraciano       - violin
Christian Contreras                  - tenor and soprano sax
Billy Test                                    - piano
Zwelakhe Duma Bell-Le Pere  -  bass
Jon Di Fiore                               - drums


March 2017

Fri, 24th - 6-7 pm

"SHRINE"  NYC - Harlem 
 
with
Verena McBee  - Vocals
Jun Miyake       - Tenor sax & flute
Keiko Kurita      - Piano


Shrine World Music Venue
2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. - New York, NY 10030
Reservations: 212 - 690-7807
http://shrinenyc.com/index.php
Free.

MAY 2017

Thu, May, 18th - 9.30 pm

"CATS OUT OF THE BAG"
A Jazz Night with the Verena McBee Quartet
@
"THE METROPOLITAN ROOM"
9.30 pm 

Vocals:             Verena McBee
Piano:               Billy Test
Double Bass     Zwelakhe-Duma Bell LePere
Drums:              Jon DiFiore

34 West 22nd Street
New York, NY 10010
Admission: $ 15,- + $ 25,- Food/Drink Minimum
Buy tickets @
www.metropolitanroom.com
or: 
212-206 0440

JULY '17

Wednesday, July 19th 2017 - 6 pm

"CRANDALL, MANDEL & McBEE"

The compositions of ELLEN MANDEL

Verena McBee - Vocals

Jessica Crandall - Vocals

Ellen Mandel - Vocals, Piano & Compositions

 

September '17:

Tuesday, Sept, 5th:

VoxEcstatic Series:

"Cornelia Street Cafe" - Verena McBee

sings Jazz Standards & Originals with a "McBee-Twist" 

8 pm


 

 

29 Cornelia Street, New York City, NY 10014
Greenwich Village
Reservations: (212)- 989 - 9319
www.corneliastreetcafe.com

Tickets : $ 20, - , includes 1 Drink




November, 22nd '16
"Mandel & McBee"


The compositions of Ellen Mandel.
"Cornelia Street Cafe"- 6 pm

Ellen Mandel       - Piano & Composition
Verena McBee    - Vocals

Special Guest:
Soprano Jessica Crandall !


29 Cornelia Street, New York City, NY 10014
Greenwich Village
Reservations: (212)- 989 - 9319
www.corneliastreetcafe.com
6 pm 

March 2016

Wed, March 30st:
Verena McBee Trio
          at
ANTIBES BISTRO  -  NYC

Verena McBee                         - Vocals
Kayo Hiraki                              - Piano
Zwelakhe Duma Bell LePere   - Bass

112 Suffolk St. New York, NY 10002
Phone: (646) 573-6360
http://www.AntibesBistro.com
7.30 - 10.30 pm
No cover charge.


May 2016 

Sun, May 29th:
JAZZ DUO
Verena McBee ( Vocals )
& Mark Soskin ( Piano )
                at 
CORNELIA STREET CAFE - NYC

29 Cornelia Street, New York City, NY 10014
Greenwich Village
Reservations: (212)- 989 - 9319
www.corneliastreetcafe.com
6 pm 
Cover: $ 10 Drink Minimum: $ 10


July 2016
Wed, 13th '16 : 

VERENA McBEE QUINTET
Jazz standards, Originals & New Arrangements

( Monk, Ellington Shearing, Hollaender, Loewe, C. & V. McBee and  more ) 
ZINC BAR  - NYC -
7.15 pm, 1 Set


Verena McBee         - Vocals
Gabriel Terraciano   - Violin
Alberto Pibiri            - Piano
Zwelakhe-Duma
Bell LePere              - Double Bass
Jon DiFiore              - Drums


82 W 3rd Street ( betw. Thompson & Sullivan St )
Reservations: 212 477 9462
www.zincbar.com
Cover Charge: $ 10

OCTOBER '15

Wed, 14th '15:
Jun Miyake Trio feat. Verena McBee

Jun Miyake                                - Tn Sax & Flute
Verena McBee                          - Vocals
Keiko Kurita                               - Piano
'SHRINE' - NYC

2271 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd
Harlem, NYC
phone: 212 - 690 - 780
www.shrinenyc.com
6-8 pm, 1 Set
No Cover Charge.


Wed, 21st '15:
VERENA McBEE QUARTET
Verena McBee                            - Vocals

Zwelakhe-Duma Bell LePere    - Double Bass
Brian Woodruff                          - Drums

Billy Test                                    - Piano
"ZINC BAR" - NYC
82 W 3rd Street (betw. Thompson & Sullivan ) / Greenwich Village
NYC, New York
212 - 477 - 94 62
www.zincbar.com
7pm 1 Set

Cover Charge: $ 12

APRIL 2015
Tue, 28th '15:

"VERENA McBEE QUINTET"
Verena McBee                          - Vocals
Christian Contreras                 - Tenor Saxophone
Mark Soskin                             - Piano
Ratzo B. Harris                        - Double Bass
Brian Woodruff                        - Drums


"GARAGE" - NYC

99 7th Ave NYC, New York 10014
www.garagejazz.com
6-10pm

No Cover Charge.
Reservations: (212) - 634 0600


JANUARY 2015
Thu, 8th 2015
The "CUPPING ROOM CAFE" - NYC

359 West Broadway, SOHO (betw. Grand S. & Broome St.)
NYC, New York 10013
phone: 212- 925 2898
www.cuppingroomcafe.com
8pm & 9.30 pm
Followed by Open Mic/ Jam Session
No Cover Charge - No Drink Minimum

Verena McBee              Vocals
Billy Test                       Piano
Ethan O'Reilly               Bass


NOVEMBER 2014
Wed, 26th 2014
"JAZZ AT KITANO" - NYC
8pm & 10 pm

Cover Charge: $ 15  Food/ Drink Minimum: $ 15

Verena McBee                          - Vocals
David Kikoski                            - Piano
Zwelakhe-Duma Bell LePere    - Double Bass
Brian Woodruff                          - Drums

KITANO
66 Park Ave, (East 38th Street)
New York, NY
Reservations: 212 - 885 - 7119
www.kitano.com
 

 

September 2014
Wed, 24th '14

"Can this McBee ?!"
"ZINC Bar" - NYC

7pm

Verena McBee                                - Vocals
Billy Test                                         - Piano
Zwelakhe-Dumas Bell Le Pere       - Double Bass
Brian Woodruff                                - Drums


82 W 3rd Street ( betw. Thompson & Sullivan ) / Greenwich Village
NYC, New York
212 - 477 - 94 62
www.zincbar.com


March 2014
Fr, 14th '14:
CD RELEASE PARTY of "Can't help it !"
"ZINC Bar"/ NYC
7- 8.45 pm


Verena McBee                             - Vocals
Billy Test                                       - Piano
Zwelakhe-Duma Bell Le Pere     - Double Bass
Brian Woodruff                            - Drums

82W 3rd Street (betw. Thompson & Sullivan ) / Greenwich Village
NYC, New York
212 - 477 - 94 62
www.zincbar.com
                                             

December 2013
Tue, Dec 31st ’13

New Year’s Eve Celebration
"gezUpft, geherZt, gesTrumpft"                 
                                     “HOTEL OLYMPIC”
                                      Hans-Sachs-Strasse 4
                                     80460 Muenchen
                                      (+49) (89) 23 18 90
                                www.hotel-olympic.de

                     Verena ( Gemsa) McBee   - Vocals
                     Cecil McBee                       - Double Bass
                     Hans Wolf                          - Piano