A powerful singer and arranger of traditional/roots music - sea songs and chanteys, gospel, blues, ballads, and worksongs - KEN SCHATZ performs regularly at folk music clubs, festivals, and concert venues.
Ken's singing credits include concert performances and teaching workshops for Mystic Sea Music Festival, Old Songs Festival of Traditional Music and Dance, Portsmouth Maritime Folk Festival, Washington Folk Festival, Workum Chantey Festival (Netherlands), Scarborough Seafest (UK), Sidmouth Folk Week (UK), Folk Music Society of New York, Folklore Society of Greater Washington, South Street Seaport Museum, San Francisco Maritime Museum, Columbia University, Caffè Lena, Minstrel Coffeehouse, East End Ensemble, Parkside Lounge, Fast Folk Café, various folk clubs in the United Kingdom, and Gorilla Repertory Theater's Talking Jazz.
Ken has designed vocal scores for several theater projects, and performed with many world-renowned musicians, including Heather Wood, Tom Paxton and Anne Hills, John Roberts and Tony Barrand, Jeff Warner, Louis Killen, Jay Ungar and Molly Mason, Chris Barron of The Spin Doctors, Karan Casey and Solas, Gordon Bok, Sandy and Caroline Paton, The Burns Sisters, Jean Ritchie, Elizabeth LaPrelle, Barry FInn, The Barrouallie Whalers, The Buckingham Bar Lining Gang, Martin Carthy, Utah Phillips, and Liam Clancy. Ken is an actor, director, acting teacher and coach, and the host of Exceedingly Good Song Night in New York City.
EVERY MONTH AT JIMMY'S NO. 43, 43 EAST 7th STREET (AT 2nd AVENUE)
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Exceedingly Good Song Night is thrilled to be at Jalopy and still going strong at Jimmy's 43 in Manhattan too! Here for your convenience and amazement are our up-to-date dates for all the Song Nights at each joint through 2017! Clip 'n' Save! Remember, they might occasionally have to shift, but this is the plan as of today. All Sunday nights, 6:00 to 11:00 pm:
April 2 AND April 30 at Jimmy's
May 21 at Jalopy
June 4 at Jimmy's, June 25 at Jalopy
July 9 at Jimmy's, July 23 at Jalopy
August 6 at Jimmy's, August 20 at Jalopy
September 10 at Jimmy's, September 17 at Jalopy
October 1 at Jimmy's, October 22 at Jalopy
November 5 at Jimmy's, November 19 at Jalopy
December 3 at Jimmy's, December 17 at Jalopy