Live from the Lounge: Noriko Ueda Duo

Every Saturday, we’re inviting NYC’s top musicians & magicians to perform in our art deco cocktail lounge, from local legends to Grammy award-winners. This week’s musical act is the Noriko Ueda Duo. Learn more about the artist.

Tickets for this intimate evening will be $25 with a required two drink minimum per person. Light bites and our fantastic cocktail, wine, and beer menus will be available at the show. For a delightful meal, reserve a table at our New American restaurant, The Grid, before or after your jazz reservation and receive 20% off your dinner bill! *valid on the night of your jazz reservation only

The event has two reservation options: 7:00-8:30pm and 9:00-10:30pm. Reservations are highly recommended and can be made by clicking the link below. Walk-ins will be accepted if space is available.

Please note that your reservation is for 90 minutes and the room will be cleared after each seating.

We’re continuing to book fascinating musicians and magicians for Live from the Lounge series every Saturday, and will announce shows one-month in-advance, so check the schedule and we hope to see you soon! 

About the Artist

Noriko Ueda is originally from Hyogo, Japan. Her interest in music began early  in her life, studying classical piano at the age of 4. At 16, she began playing the  electric bass. At age 18, she began her career with the upright bass. After she graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston where she  majored in Jazz Composition, she relocated to NYC. 


Noriko has performed at many historical jazz venues include “Carnegie Hall”,  “Blue Note New York”, “Jazz at Lincoln Center – Dizzy’s Club”, “Kennedy  Center”, “Hollywood Ball”and “Birdland”. 


Noriko is a member of “ARTEMIS” lead by Renee Rosnes. Toured in Europe  several times, and had a sold out concert at Carnegie Hall, and the Debut  album “ARTEMIS” was released from BLUE NOTE RECORDS. (2020)  She has toured in Japan with Ted Rosenthal Trio 13 times (2006 – 2019), and  our CD “Out of this World” which reached #1 on the national jazz radio charts.  (2011) 


Her first leader Trio album “DEBUT” has released from the Japanese record  company “Terashima Records”. (2015)


She performed at Blue Note New York several times with her leading band,  “Noriko Ueda Trio”, Quartet and her big band “Noriko Ueda Jazz Orchestra”,  also as a featured artist. (2002 – 2018) 


She has played with “The DIVA Jazz Orchestra” also “Five Play” over 15 years  and performed for many projects including the collaboration with Johnny  Mandel (2010), and recording the music track for Macy’s July 4th fire works event which was broadcast on NBC, included a big band piece she arranged.  (2014). 


She is the winner of the Charlie Parker Jazz composition Prize founded by  Broadcast Music Inc for her original big band piece “Castle in the North”.  (2002) 


She also has performed with various groups including the legendary musicians,  Frank Wess, Kenny Barron, Grady Tate, Nancy Wilson and Bill Charlap. 


Saturday, January 28


$25 + Two Drink Minimum

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