45th Anniversary Celebration

NJJS 45th Anniversary Celebration:

A Salute to Jazz in the Garden State

Celebrating the rich jazz history of New Jersey, from big bands to bebop and beyond, and honoring the 75- year career of the Garden State’s own beloved jazz guitarist, Bucky Pizzarelli.

Bucky Pizzarelli – Guest of Honor/guitar
Martin Pizzarelli – Bass
Ed Laub – Guitar
Dave Stryker – Guitar
Don Braden – Saxophone and Music Director
Bernard Purdie – Drums
Tomoko Ohno – Piano
Danny Bacher – Vocals
6 pc. “Big Band” – William Patterson Jazz Studies Students
Leoneke Scheuble (15yo) – Piano
Alexis Morrast (15yo) – Vocals
Rhonda Hamilton WBGO – Mistress of Ceremonies
Dorthaan Kirk – a brief address

This special event will be held at the Dorothy Young Center for the Arts, Drew University, Madison, NJ starting at 3:00pm

If you prefer, you can order tickets by phone or by check/mail:
by phone: 1-800-838-3006, select option 1.
by mail: send a check payable to NJJS, including a $3 handling fee, together with a stamped, self-addressed envelope to: NJJS, c/o Kate Casano, 158 Cotton Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127