New Jersey Jazz Society

Wednesday — Oct 14, 2015

MidWeek Jazz in Ocean County: Bucky Pizzarelli

Ocean County College, Toms River
Legendary seven string guitarist with Ed Laub

Monday — Oct 19, 2015

Jazz at Bickford Theatre: Rondi Charleston

Bickford Theatre, Morristown
A wonderful NYC vocalist!

Monday — Nov 2, 2015

Jazz at Bickford Theatre: Full Count Big Band

Bickford Theatre, Morristown

Monday — Nov 9, 2015

Jazz at Bickford Theatre: Banu Gibson and her NYC band

Bickford Theatre, Morristown
With Mike Davis, David Sager, Dan Levinson, Mark Shane, Joel Forbes and Kevin Dorn

Tuesday — Nov 10, 2015

MidWeek Jazz in Ocean County: Daryl Sherman

Ocean County College, Toms River
Accompanied by Warren Vache and Boots Maleson

Monday — Nov 16, 2015

Jazz at Bickford Theatre: Bickford Benefit Band Reunion

Bickford Theatre, Morristown
A special fundraiser - don't miss it!

Tuesday — Dec 1, 2015

Jazz at Bickford Theatre: Rio Clemente and Carrie Jackson

Bickford Theatre, Morristown
A treat to have both simultaneously!

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October’s issue of Jersey Jazz is out - do you have your copy?

  • Were you at the Detroit Jazz Festival along with around 750,000 other jazz fans over Labor Day weekend? If not, after you’ve seen Tony Graves’ photos and read the review, you might want to make plans to attend next year!
  • Schaen Fox interviews the beautiful and talented Carol Fredette, honored with the 2015 Bistro Award for Ongoing Jazz Artistry - what a fascinating career. Don’t miss her upcoming performances in NYC.
  • Have you heard about the Newark Academy, and what it’s doing to promote extraordinary jazz musicianship in its students? Read about the work Julius Tolentino, responsible for the music program and Jazz House Kids, is doing - the academy was one of the finalists in the Essentially Ellington High School Jazz Band Competition and Festival. 2015 competition performance videos can be viewed by visiting Essentially Ellington on
  • Be sure not to miss the 4th NJPAC James Moody Jazz Festival, November 7-15 - details in the Journal.
  • The holidays are coming and membership to Jersey Jazz Society (including a subscription to this fabulous award-winning journal) would make a perfect all-year gift for your favorite jazz fan. If you’re a current member, a gift membership is discounted 50% - don’t delay!
  • Another wonderful gift idea is Barbara Kukla’s Faces and Places: A Century of Newark Jazz, a 2016 calendar, including rare photos - details are in the journal (and there’s a discount for bulk orders).
In addition to many interesting pieces in this month’s issue, there are ads for dozens of opportunities to enjoy live jazz in New Jersey and its surrounds. To receive your copy of the Jersey Jazz Journal, become a member by clicking on the Membership tab above!
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