BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center Presents Jazz Band Sula

March 8, 2018

The BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (BMCC TPAC) is proud to present the final concert in its Jazz in Progress: The Next Faces of Jazz series, featuring finalists from the DC Jazz Festival’s DCJazzPrix emerging band competition.

SULA, a NYC-based crossover jazz group led by drummer Diego Joaquin Ramirez, will perform on Friday, March 30 at 7:30 p.m. at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, 199 Chambers Street, between Greenwich and West Street.

Diego Joaquin Ramirez of Sula

Sula, which was a finalist in the 2017 DC Jazz Prix Competition, features Michael Mayo on vocals, Caili O’Doherty on piano, Diego Joaquin Ramirez on drums, Tamir Shmerling on bass, Wayne Tucker on trumpet and Asaf Yuria on sax. Sula’s members have performed and recorded with musicians including Taylor Swift, Terri Lyne Carrington, Jimmy Cobb, Vijay Iyer, Mike Stern, Adam Cruz and Nate Smith.

Tickets are $30—$20 for students and seniors—and can be purchased online or by calling Ticketing Services at (212) 220-1460. You can also visit the Box Office at 199 Chambers Street, Tuesday through Saturday from 12 to 6 p.m.

Jazz in Progress: The Next Faces of Jazz is a partnership between BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center and the DC Jazz Festival.

DCJazzPrix, part of DC Jazz Fest, is a global competition that supports top-rising jazz band talent, and helps launch and promote the careers of emerging jazz ensembles.

BMCC Tribeca PAC is Downtown Manhattan’s premier presenter of the arts, reaching audiences from the college community, downtown residential and business communities, local schools, families and audiences of all ages. BMCC Tribeca PAC strives to present a broad global perspective through the presentation of high-quality artistic work in music, theatre, dance, film and visual arts. BMCC Tribeca PAC is located on the Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC) campus, 199 Chambers Street (between Greenwich Avenue and West Street) and is convenient to the 2/3, A/C/E and R subway lines as well as the New Jersey Path Train. For more information visit

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