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Jazz Cafe Featuring DIRTY BOOTS

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Don’t miss our February Jazz Cafe featuring Dirty Boots: Wayne Hart, Kirk Roth, Matthew Keeler, Kimberly Fann, and Stu Waters!

Doors at 6:30. $10 Members, $15 non-members, $20 at the door. Refreshments available (wine, beer, soda).


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About Dirty Boots

Wayne Desmond Hart is a talented bassist, singer, songwriter and producer. Started playing bass and guitar at age 11. At age 15 he worked with a professional regional backup band for the Drifters. After a short stint at Suffolk Community College for music theory he immersed himself in music working with several Funk, Reggae, Rock, and Progressive Jazz bands based out of Long Island. He has worked backing up Legendary Reggae artists The Melodians and Meditations and landed tours with recording artists Jr. Jazz and Moja Nya. In addition, he has worked with opening acts for Third World and Steel Pulse. Covering many different genres Wayne has put together and secured jobs with opening acts for Aretha Franklin, Luther Vandross, Boys to Men, Kansas and Yes. Wayne believes in the spiritually healing power music holds. “The gift of music shared is truly a blessing for the artist and listener. Music is a pathway to peace…”

Kimberly “La” Hart is a talented soulful vocalist who began singing at the age of 5 with a foundation in church music. Her musical influences include Whitney Houston, Sade, Erykah Badu and HER, just to name a few. Her goal as an artist is to elevate the hearts and warm the souls of listeners with her smooth, soulfully authentic sound. She performs regularly at private events, restaurants, and night clubs. The native Long Islander co-wrote her 1st Album “The Horizon” by Cosmic Chapter, which is available on all platforms and is currently working on her 2nd album. She also sings backgrounds on the Dirty Boots album “That’s Life”.

Kirk Roth is an exceptionally gifted Guitarist born in 1977. He Studied trumpet from the age of 10 and has been playing Guitar for 30 years. He has studied guitar with Joe Monk Greg Boubalinski and Peter Rogine among others fine tuning his craft. Kirk has been a professional freelance musician since 1995. After receiving a BA in Music Ed and a Masters in music theory/music education from 5 Towns College he’s been working as a Public school music Teacher since 2001. In addition, Kirk has been giving private instruction in trumpet/guitar/bass since 1997.

Drummer/Vocalist Matt Keeler has performed with-in The Boston and Greater New York City area with: Blues Guitarist Ronnie Earl, The Hudson River Rats with Rob Paparazzi, The Nelson Riddle Big Band and Jazz guitarist Joe Beck. Matt has also recorded with Roseanne Cash (Rules of Travel) and the Joe Beck/Lou Marini quartet (Joe Back and Lou Marinin live in Biel, Switzerland). Matt currently works with Jazz guitarist George Lesiw, Zydeco band Otis and the Hurricanes, and Dirty Boots.

Pianist Stu Waters is an accomplished pianist and vocalist, classically trained in piano at the Juilliard Prep School. Stuart started performing professionally at age 13 when he became involved in jazz and blues. At age 15, he was featured as a rising star on WQXR Radio’s “Young America Plays”. He has performed throughout the United States, and his performance and studio credits include projects with Joe Carbone, Joe Carter, Paula Atherton, Earl Williams, Walter Perkins, James Cammack, Chasey Dean and Rose Gunter

About the Ethical NYC Jazz Cafe

“Totally delighted the whole evening! Classic intimate place, delightful people, and energy the whole time!” –W. T., Brentwood, New York, NY

“The venue for the music was wonderful, it was a nightclub atmosphere. The music was excellent and then there was an open mic so I got to see a number of talented neighborhood folks get up and do their thing. Some people even felt moved to dance. I loved it!” -G. Walsh, Fair Lawn NJ


February 9
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Ceremonial Hall (4th Floor)
2 W 64th St
New York, NY 10023 United States
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