Welcome

Welcome to the Art Lillard website, showcasing three current offerings by percussionist/bandleader Art Lillard. 

Use the site-wide streaming player at the bottom to surf the site while you listen to Art's recordings, currently set to shuffle music by his Blue Heaven Swing Sextet, On Time Band, and Heavenly Big Band. 

You'll find links to book Art on each of his band pages, and be sure to visit his videos page as well for live performance videos.

Join our mailing list for the latest news and free mp3 download!

May25

Art Lillard's Heavenly Big Band

 —  —

Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue, New York, NY

Free half-hour performance to kick off the Lower East Side Festival of the Arts. Featuring Andrea Wolper & Irina Zubareva vocals, Carol Sudhalter & Gene Coleman flutes, Michael Johnson soprano sax, Gleb Vascenko alto sax, Michael Hashim tenor sax, Tommy Russo & Pasha Karchevsky trumpets, Lolly Bienenfeld trombone, Greg Robinson bass trombone, Andy Friedberg guitar, Hyuna Park piano, Ralph Hamperian string bass, David Picton percussion, and Art Lillard composer, drums and leader.

http://theaterforthenewcity.net/?vh_show=the-lower-east-side-festival-of-the-arts

Jun2

Art Lillard's Blue Heaven Sextet

 —  —

Spoke the Hub Dancing, 748 Union Street between 5th & 6th Aves., Brooklyn

This free performance is part of Spoke the Hub Dancing's Local Produce Festival. The performance will be preceded by a free swing dance lesson.

Kenny Pexton tenor sax, Jack Walrath trumpet, Lolly Bienenfeld trombone, Andy Friedberg guitar, Dmitri Kolesnik bass, and Art Lillard drums & composition.

http://spokethehub.org/perform/local-produce/