Ragas Live Festival 
Saturday, October 19 – Sunday, October 20, 2024
Pioneer Works
159 Pioneer St., Brooklyn, NY 

Tribute to Badal Roy 
Details – TBA

 

LaSalle Open Streets
Thursday, August 15, 2024
6:00 – 8:00 pm
corner of Claremont Ave. & LaSalle St., NYC

Hood Organment
w/ Kenny Wessel – guitar
Paul Odeh – organ 
Lou Grassi – drums

this is a free, outdoor concert, lots of great
dining options in the vicinity

 

Pisticci
Sunday, August 4, 2024
5:30 – 8:30 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Jayla Chee – bass
Jason Tiemann – drums 

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

 

SummerJazz Guitar Intensive – New York Jazz Workshop 
Tuesday, July 23 – Friday, July 26, 2024
10am – 4 pm
NYJW Studio – 265 W. 37th St., NYC (10th floor)

Bruce Arnold & Kenny Wessel – guitar

 

 

Jazz Gallery
Saturday, July 13, 2024
7:30 & 9:30 pm
1158 Broadway, 5th floor 

Barry Altschul Quartet
w/ Hayes Greenfield – saxophone
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Joe Fonda – bass
Barry Altschul – drums 

 

 

Bar Lunatico 
Tuesday, July 9, 2024
9:00 pm
486 Halsey St., Brooklyn, NY

Joe Fonda’s From the Source
w/ Joe Fonda – bass, compositions

Sam Bardfeld – violin
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Rob Garcia – drums  

 

Pisticci
Sunday, July 7, 2024
5:30 – 8:30 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Jay Anderson – bass
Tim Horner – drums 

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

 

LaSalle Open Streets
Thursday, June 27, 2024
6:00 – 8:00 pm
corner of Claremont Ave. & LaSalle St., NYC

Hood Organment
w/ Kenny Wessel – guitar
Paul Odeh – organ 
Lou Grassi – drums

this is a free, outdoor concert, lots of great
dining options in the vicinity

 

Zurcher Gallery
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
8:00 pm
33 Bleecker St., NYC

Mari Okubo – vocals
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Alex Marcello – keyboards
Al MacDowell – bass
TBA – drums

 

 

New York Jazz Workshop – Italy Summer Jazz Intensive
Sunday, June 9 – Saturday, June 22, 2024
Fucecchio, Italy
w/ Marc Mommaas, Kenny Wessel, Paolo Benedettini
& Michelle Walker
(6/17-24)

 

 

Pisticci
Sunday, June 2, 2024
5:30 – 8:30 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Steve Cardenas – guitar 
Jamie Fox – guitar  

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

 

 

Third Thursdays
Thursday, May 16, 2024
8 pm
Harvard Epworth Church
1555 Massachussetts Ave. 
Cambridge, MA

Dave Bryant – Keyboards
George Garzone – saxophone
Kenny Wessel – guitar 
Jamaaladeen Tacuma – bass
Chris Bowman – drums 

 

 

The Century Room 
Hotel Congress 
Friday, May 10, 2024
311 East Congress St.,
Tucson, AZ

Joe Fonda’s From the Source
w/ Joe Fonda – bass, compositions

Sam Bardfeld – violin
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Rob Garcia – drums  

 

The Outpost
Thursday, May 9, 2024
7:30 pm 
210 Yale Blvd. SE, Albuquerque, NM

Joe Fonda’s From the Source
w/ Joe Fonda – bass, compositions

Sam Bardfeld – violin
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Rob Garcia – drums  

 

 

iBeam
Wednesday, May 8, 2024
8:00 pm
168 7th St., Brooklyn, NY 

Joe Fonda’s From the Source
w/ Joe Fonda – bass, compositions

Sam Bardfeld – violin
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Rob Garcia – drums  

 

 

Pisticci
Sunday, May 5, 2024
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Gary Wang – bass
Lou Grassi – drums 

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

 

 

181 Cabrini  
Saturday, April 20, 2024
5:00-7:00 pm
181 Cabrini Blvd., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
John Loehrke – bass

 

 

Pisticci
Sunday, April 14, 2024
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Joe Fitzgerald – bass
Cook Broadnax – drums 

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

 

 

Jazz at the Post
Thursday, April 11, 2024
7:30-10:30 pm
VFW Post 399
465 Riverside Ave.
Westport, Ct.

Greg Wall – saxophones
Dayna Stephens – saxophone
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Steve Laspina – bass
Tim Horner – drums

 

Pisticci
Sunday, March 24, 2024
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Joe Fonda – bass
Rob Garcia – drums 

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

 

 

Mezzrow
Tuesday, March 5, 2024 
7:30 & 9:00 pm
163 W. 10th St., NYC

Marc Mommaas – saxophones
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Jay Anderson – bass
CD Release! — In the Briar Patch

 

 

Manhattan School of Music 
Thursday, February 22, 2024
4:00 – 6:00 pm 
130 Claremont Ave., NYC

Masterclass — Kenny Wessel 

 

 

Pisticci
Sunday, February 18, 2024
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Dave Ambrosio – bass
Mike Sarin – drums 

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

 

 

Smalls
Thursday, February 1, 2024
7:30 & 9:00 pm
183 W. 10th St., NYC

Barry Altschul Quartet
Hayes Greenfield – saxophone
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Joe Fonda – bass
Barry Altschul – drums 

 

 

Portland Conservatory of Music 
Saturday, January 27, 2024
6:30 – music; 7:30 – film, Q&A
28 Neal St., Portland, Maine

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Dave Bryant – keyboards, piano

followed by a showing of “Made in America”
documentary film by Shirley Clarke about
Ornette Coleman

 

Pisticci
Sunday, January 21, 2024
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Ken Filiano – bass
Lou Grassi – drums 

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

 

 

Masonic Temple Music Series
Tuesday, January 16, 2024 
8:00 pm 
200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 

Ken Fowser – saxophone
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Michael O’Brien – bass
Claes Brondal – drums 

 

Pisticci
Sunday, December 17, 2023
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Dave Ambrosio – bass
Lou Grassi – drums 

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

 

Kittle House
Saturday, December 16, 2023
6:30-10:30 pm
11 Kittle Rd., Chappaqua, NY

 Kenny Wessel – guitar
Jerry Z – organ
Jason Devlin – drums 

 

Masonic Temple Music Series
Tuesday, December 12, 2023 
8:00 pm 
200 Main Street, Sag Harbor, NY 

Marc Mommaas – saxophones
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Santi DeBriano – bass
Claes Brondal – drums 

Selina Hotel
Thursday, December 7, 2023
7:00-9:00 pm
518 W. 27th St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
TBA – guitar
Fima Ephron – bass 

 

Shepard Hall – CCNY Campus
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
5:00 pm
160 Convent Ave., NYC 

City College Music Faculty 
Steve Wilson – alto saxophone
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Ray Gallon – piano
Sean Smith – bass
Andy Watson – drums 

 

New York Jazz Workshop Studio
Saturday, December 2, 2023
8 pm
265 W. 37th St. 10th floor, NYC

Marc Mommaas – saxophones
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Jay Anderson – bass
CD Release! — In the Briar Patch

 

Pisticci
Sunday, November 19, 2023
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Marc Mommaas – saxophones
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Jay Anderson – bass
CD Release! — In the Briar Patch

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

 

The Fine Grind 
Friday, November 17, 2023
7-9 pm
Little Falls, NJ

Jon Menges – trumpet
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Evan Gregor – bass

The Fine Grind 
Friday, October 27, 2023
7-9 pm
Little Falls, NJ

Jon Menges – trumpet
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Evan Gregor – bass

Third Thursdays
Thursday, October 19, 2023 
8 pm
Harvard Epworth Church
1555 Massachussetts Ave. 
Cambridge, MA

Tom Hall – saxophones
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Dave Bryant – keyboards
John Lockwood – bass
Chris Bowman – drums

 

Pisticci
Sunday, October 15, 2023
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Matt Pavolka – bass
Lou Grassi – drums 

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

 

The Fine Grind 
Friday, September 22, 2023
7-9 pm
Little Falls, NJ

Jon Menges – trumpet
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Evan Gregor – bass

 

LaSalle Open Streets
Thursday, September 21, 2023
6:00 – 8:00 pm
corner of Claremont Ave. & LaSalle St., NYC

Hood Organment
w/ Kenny Wessel – guitar
Roberta Piket – organ 
Lou Grassi – drums

this is a free, outdoor concert, lots of great
dining options in the vicinity

 

Pisticci 
Sunday, September 17, 2023
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Joe Fitzgerald – bass
Anthony Pinciotti – drums 

reservations: 212-932-3500
(ask to be in the music room)

Jazz at the Post
Thursday, September 7, 2023
7:30-10:30 pm
VFW Post 399
465 Riverside Ave.
Westport, Ct.

Greg Wall – saxophones
Rale Micic – guitar
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Essiet Essiet – bass
Jason Tiemann – drums

 

New York Jazz Workshop 15th Anniversary
Party & Jam Session 

Wednesday, September 6, 2023
7:30 – 10:00 pm
@ Silvana 
300 W. 116th St., NYC

NYJW Students, Faculty and Friends welcome – 
food, drink and music 

 

Pisticci 
Sunday, August 13, 2023
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Sean Conly – bass
Lou Grassi – drums 

 

LaSalle Open Streets
Thursday, July 27, 2023
6:00 – 8:00 pm
corner of Claremont Ave. & LaSalle St., NYC

Hood Organment
w/ Kenny Wessel – guitar
Paul Odeh – organ 
Lou Grassi – drums

this is a free, outdoor concert, lots of great
dining options in the vicinity

 

New York Jazz Workshop Jazz Guitar Intensive
Tuesday, July 25 – Friday, July 28, 2023
11:00 – 5 pm
265 W. 37th St., NYC

Bruce Arnold, Kenny Wessel – guitar

 

Jazz on the Hudson
Riverbank State Park
Sunday, July 16, 2023
3-5 pm 
137-145 st. & West Side Highway, NYC

Lou Grassi Quintet 
Lee Odom – saxophones
Kenny Wessel -guitar
Paul Odeh – organ 
Lou Grassi – drums 

 

Pisticci 
Sunday, July 9, 2023
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Sean Conly – bass
Lou Grassi – drums 

 

 

LaSalle Open Streets
Thursday, June 29, 2023
6:00 – 8:00 pm
corner of Claremont Ave. & LaSalle St., NYC

Hood Organment
w/ Kenny Wessel – guitar
Jerry Z – organ 
Lou Grassi – drums

this is a free, outdoor concert, lots of great
dining options in the vicinity

 

New York Jazz Workshop – Italy Summer Jazz Intensive
Sunday, June 11 – Saturday, June 17, 2023
Fucecchio, Italy
w/ Marc Mommaas, Dave Ambrosio, Kenny Wessel

Jazz at the Post
Thursday, June 8, 2023
7:30-10:30 pm
VFW Post 399
465 Riverside Ave.
Westport, Ct.

Greg Wall – saxophones
Rale Micic – guitar
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Steve LaSpina – bass
Steve Johns – drums

 

Potanico Center
Wednesday, May 17- Saturday, May 20, 2023
(free performance on May 20 @ 3:00 pm)
Tarrytown, NY 

Adam Rudolph’s Go: Organic Orchestra and Brooklyn Raga Massive

 

Pisticci 
Sunday, April 16, 2023
6:00 – 9:00 pm
125 LaSalle St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Hill Greene – bass
Lou Grassi – drums 

call for reservations (in music room): 212-932-3500

 

Room 623
Wednesday, April 5, 2023
8 – 11 pm
271 W. 119th St., NYC

Kenny Wessel – guitar
Leo Traversa – bass
Anthony Pinciotti- drums

 

Firehouse 12
Friday, March 31, 2023
New Haven, CT 

Sam Bardfeld – violin
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Joe Fonda – bass, tunes
Rob Garcia – drums 

 

The Fine Grind 
Friday, March 3, 2023
7-9 pm
Little Falls, NJ

Jon Menges – trumpet
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Joe Fitzgerald – bass

 

Mezzrow
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
7:30 and 9:00 pm
163 W. 10th St., NYC

Marc Mommaas – saxophones
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Jay Anderson –  bass

 

NuBand Tour
1/25/23 – 2/12/23
(Germany, Austria, Belgium)

w/ Thomas Heberer – cornet
Kenny Wessel – guitar
Joe Fonda – bass
Lou Grassi – drums

1/25 — Berlin 
1/26 – Darmstadt, Germany
1/27 – Nurnberg
1/28 – Bayreuth
1/29 – Taubenbach
1/31 – Marburg
2/1 – Cologne
2/2 – Muenster 
2/3 – Heist-op-den-Berg
2/4 – Lokeren, Belgium
2/5 – Differdange, Luxembourg
2/7 – Vienna, Austria
2/8 – Villach
2/9 – Graz
2/11 – Kassel, Germany

 

 

 

 

 

more info to come….