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Michel Reis at Blue Note Jazz Festival New York - European Sounds Series

Published Friday June 01 2018

MICHEL REIS  Premiers at the Blue Note Jazz Festival - European Sounds Series accompanied by Aidan O’Donnell, bass & Peter Traunmueller, drums


Saturday, June 16, 2018 -  1:30 pm -  Doors open at 1:00pm

THE BLUE NOTE JAZZ CLUB - 131 West 3rd Street (Bet. Sixth Ave & MacDougal Street) - New York, NY 10012 - Subway: A, E, C, F, M, B, and D

$39.50 ticket includes brunch, show & a drink.  Brunch is served from 10:30am to 3:00pm

Reserve by phone: (212) 475-8592 or  CLICK HERE  FOR TICKETS

The European Sounds Series is curated by The Blue Note; the European Union Delegation to the United Nations; Cultural Services of the French Embassy; Consulate General of Luxembourg; Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany; Consulate General of Greece and Onassis Foundation USA; The Balassi Institute/Hungarian Cultural Center New York; Dutch Culture USA program by the Consulate General of the Netherlands in New York; Consulate General of Slovakia; and Consulate General of Spain New York.

Each country is represented by a performer who embodies the sound and spirit of his/her respective country. Performers include: Luba Mason (Slovakia), Petros Klampanis (Greece), Yacine Boularès: AJOYO (France), Nikolett Pankovits Band (Hungary), Michel Reis (Luxembourg), Alexis Cuadrado Trio (Spain), Asen Doykin Band (Bulgaria), Manuel Schmiedel Quartet (Germany), and Jorn Swart (Netherlands).   To access the full schedule, please visit :


“Reis is a musical storyteller,” Dan McCleneghan Alkyer, All About Jazz

Hailed as a “tremendous pianist” by Downbeat Magazine, Luxembourg-born pianist and composer Michel Reis has in recent years paved his way into an artist of international acclaim. Michel Reis has released 10 albums under his name and has appeared in many of the world’s most famous venues and festivals. He is also very active as a composer and arranger for larger orchestras, having just completed a project with his Reis Demuth Wiltgen Trio featuring saxophonist Joshua Redman and the Luxembourg Symphony Orchestra under the baton of multi-Grammy winning artist Vince Mendoza.  Michel Reis is a Steinway artist. Currently living between New York and Luxembourg, he tours extensively internationally with his different bands.