with MTA Music Under New York solo musicians

Broadway Plazas between 42nd and 47th Streets

Normally found in the subways, musicians from the MTA Music Under New York program joined us above ground for FREE performances. At Lunch and Happy Hour, audiences enjoyed New York City’s diversity and deep well of talent with a bite and drink while relaxing in Times Square.


About Music Under New York (MTA MUSIC)
Through Music Under New York, more than 350 individual performers and ensembles participate in more than 7,500 performances in approximately 30 locations throughout the transit system annually. A variety of performers entertain the public, such as classical strings, jazz ensembles, world music bands, folk, a cappella groups, singer-songwriters and more, playing instruments ranging from Gambian kora, Korean drum, West Indian steel drums, Andean pipes, cello, Celtic and baroque harps to guitars, violins, hammered dulcimers and musical saws.

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Musicians include:

Gabriel Aldort: pop & jazz keyboard & vocals

Michael Cassidy: pop guitar

Jason Cordero: classical keyboard

Melissa Elledge: pop accordion

Jason Green: jazz & blues guitar

Sean Grissom: classical & Cajun cello

Erik Jacobson: classical cello

Susan Keser: pop & classical violin

Shogo Kubo: Spanish & classical guitar

Irving Louis Lattin: R&B guitar & vocals

Paul Juba Mueller: hammered dulcimer

Mark Nomad: jazz & pop guitar & harmonica

Thalys Peterson: Brazilian guitar

Jonathan Russell: violin looping

Geo Suquillo: Latin guitar

Yaz Takagi: R&B saxophone

Marcin Wisniewski: guitar

Catherine Wynder: classical & pop viola

Chris Zurich: pop guitar & vocals