The Cutting Room

Composer Randy Edelman: “A Ghostly Affair” @ The Cutting Room in NYC 10/27/23

By Dick Destiny | October 28, 2023

saturated with the romance Randy is known for

The Great Jazz Guitarist Dead At 92, Here is A Review From Six Years Ago: Bucky Pizzarelli At The Cutting Room, Friday, May 2nd, 2014, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | April 4, 2020

an artist’s life, unfold before your eyes

James Chance And Marla Mase At The Cutting Room, Thursday, June 12th, 2014, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | June 13, 2014

He isn’t cute. There is something off center about him as a performer, a sort of nolle prosequi which was at the heart of both punk and No Wave: he doesn’t play nice. This saves him some headaches, among them the question of aging and it gives stuff like “Design To Kill” an entirely timeless quality: it exists in its aggression.

Bucky Pizzarelli At The Cutting Room, Friday, May 2nd, 2014, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | May 4, 2014

Vinny held down the beat on his rhythm guitar, Ed complemented Bucky and Bucky and Frank traded finger picked licks that swung from the rafters. Bucky has lost nothing, he is all tactile swiftness and deep smiles with Frank keeping an eye on him, waiting for a nod from the master to take over.

The True Groove All Stars At The Cutting Room, Tuesday, March 11th, Reviewed

By Iman Lababedi | March 12, 2014

The audience let its hair down and Doncker had them snapping their fingers and stomping their feet throughout the show. A master master of ceremonies, Tomas directed the full stage with a sure handedness that soon transcended to rock star cockiness. True Groove has arrived.