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August 2017

Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival

August 19 @ 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Now in its seventh year, the Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival is one of the summer’s most popular free music festivals. Thanks to Mayor Tim Dougherty and the Town of Morristown, music fans of all ages enjoy great performances on the beautiful Green located in the center of the historic town. Parking is available in the many public lots and the train station is just a couple of blocks away. NJJS is a proud sponsor of this event and a…

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Ocean County MidWeek Jazz: Geoff Gallante

August 23 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Ocean County College – Grunin Center, College Drive
Toms River, NJ 08754 United States
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The 15-year-old jazz trumpet prodigy--who has practically grown up on the Grunin Center stage--returns to his native Toms River to show off the incredible playing that has turned him into a worldwide sensation at such a young age. Geoff Gallante will be performing a special duo concert with Joe Holt on piano, playing scintillating interpretations of some of the best loved classic jazz tunes from the 1920s, 30s and 40s. Geoff is also the MidWeek Jazz record holder for most…

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1867 Sanctuary at Ewing: New Jersey Jazz Quartet

August 31 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
1867 Sanctuary, 101 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ United States
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Charles Frantz on guitar, Peter Lin on trombone, Tim Brent on piano and Rick Fiori on drums bring straight-ahead jazz standards to this beautiful acoustic space. Tickets are available online, or call the box office: (609) 392-6409. Discount for members and groups. The New Jersey Jazz Society is a proud co-sponsor of Jazz at the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing.

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September 2017

1867 Sanctuary at Ewing: Luiz Simas, Brazilian piano jazz

September 9 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
1867 Sanctuary, 101 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ United States
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Rio native Luiz Simas (www.luizsimas.com) is a multifaceted artist: singer, pianist, group leader, composer of songs and of instrumental pieces, producer and arranger. He has recorded several CDs of various genres, such as choro (Brazilian ragtime), free piano improvisations, and Brazilian pop/jazz. A genuine Carioca, he has lived in New York City since 1989. His repertoire includes not only his own infectious original tunes informed by bossa nova, jazz, samba and traditional Brazilian choros, but also fresh renditions of favorite Brazilian standards by…

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1867 Sanctuary at Ewing: B.D. Lenz Trio

September 10 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
1867 Sanctuary, 101 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ United States
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Mix together the styles of Pat Metheny, Mike Stern, and Stevie Ray Vaughn and you have the recipe for contempo-jazz guitarist B.D. Lenz. The trio comprises B.D. Lenz (guitar), James Rosocha (bass), and Joe Falcey (drums). Tickets are available online, or call the box office: (609) 392-6409. Discount for members and groups. The New Jersey Jazz Society is a proud co-sponsor of Jazz at the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing.

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NJCU Alumni Jazz Big Band Concert

September 15 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
J Owen Grundy Pier, Exchange Place
Jersey City, NJ 07302 United States
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This 5th Annual New Jersey City University (NJCU) Alumni Jazz Big Band Concert will be a 100th Birthday Salute to Four Jazz Icons, featuring the music of Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, Buddy Rich, and Thelonious Monk on the J. Owen Grundy Pier, Exchange Place, in Jersey City on Friday, September 15 at 6:00 p.m. Conducted by recently retired NJCU Professor Richard Lowenthal, this free concert features the renowned trumpeter Jon Faddis and the acclaimed young jazz singer Cyrille Aimée. The NJCU…

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26th Annual JazzFeast, Palmer Square Princeton

September 17 @ 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
JazzFeast, Palmer Square
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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In its twenty sixth year, the JazzFeast event is a free, family-friendly, open-air jazz festival that swings with the joy of great music and food! Featuring performances by some of the industry’s best jazz musicians and showcasing many of the area’s finest restaurants, the one-day festival draws thousands of people to downtown Princeton. There is no charge for the fabulous hot jazz! Food vendors charge accordingly. Rain or shine. 12:00pm - 1:00pm   ALAN DALE AND THE NEW LEGACY JAZZ…

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Ocean County MidWeek Jazz: Champian Fulton

September 19 @ 8:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Ocean County College – Grunin Center, College Drive
Toms River, NJ 08754 United States
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Internationally renowned vocalist and pianist Champian Fulton makes her Grunin Center debut, performing songs off of her critically acclaimed albums After Dark (a tribute to Dinah Washington) and her latest, Speechless. Her quartet will feature Stephen Fulton on flugelhorn, Dor Samoha on bass and Fuku Tainaka on drums. Come hear why jazz writer Mark Stryker has called her, “the most gifted pure Jazz singer of her generation.” Tickets are available online or by calling the box office at (732) 255-0500. The New Jersey…

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New York Hot Jazz Festival ’17

September 24 @ 2:00 PM - September 25 @ 2:00 AM
McKittrick Hotel, 530-542 West 27th Street
New York, NY 10001 United States
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16 bands over 12 hours = 1 HUGE hot jazz & swing party! Get your tickets for the 5th Annual The New York Hot Jazz Festival! Following four sold-out Fests in a row, the party of the year returns to Chelsea’s McKittrick Hotel, home of the immersive theater spectacle "Sleep No More." Get ready for a 12-hour-marathon line-up of non-stop live hot jazz and swing with sixteen bands performing on three stages, one of which will be hidden in a…

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Monthly Jazz Social at Shanghai Jazz: Open Jam Session

September 24 @ 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Shanghai Jazz, 24 Main St.
Madison, NJ United States
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Calling all musicians, amateur or professional. This month's jazz social is an open jam session with Radam Schwartz on piano, Charlie Sigler on guitar, Takashi Otsuka on bass, and Don Williams on drums. 2 sets. All are welcome - bring your instrument(s) and play, and if you've got a voice, we'd love to hear you sing. Please register in advance - email Carrie Jackson at info@cjayrecords.com Doors open 3:00pm - show starts 3:30pm. Funding has been made possible in part…

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