Ocean County College, Toms River, NJ

Gelber & Manning

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Wednesday, April 8, 8 PM. At last! Originally booked for December and postponed by stormy weather, this vaudeville-type show was a big hit the first time out. Now pianist Jesse Gelber and full-throated vocalist Kate Manning finally make their requested return visit. Rapidly-paced ragtime, stride, early jazz favorites and vintage pop tunes sell out several NYC rooms on a regular basis.

The New Jersey Jazz Society is a proud co-sponsor of Jazz for Shore.

Midweek Jazz concerts are one long set, from 8 to 9:30 PM, allowing working people to attend and still get home at a decent hour. Request tickets, directions from the OCC Box Office at (732) 255-0500. More info below.

All concerts start 8 pm. Ticket info below.
May 27. A Trio of Stars. The popular Midiri BrothersJoe on clarinet and saxohopnes and Paul on drums—with British stride pianist Neville Dickie.

June 10. Baby Soda. Peter Ford leads this diverse group of young and energetic NYC players while playing his unique box bass. Expect old favorites plus obscure but deserving tunes.

July 2. David Ostwald's Louis Armstrong Eternity Band. Drawn from an extensive stable of top musicians. Note the Thursday date.

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About Jazz for Shore: The Arts and Community Center on the Ocean County College campus has been entirely refurbished during a two year renovation, with improved building access, an elevator to the balcony, expanded rest room facilities and improvements in both lighting and sound.
Tickets: $22 for adults, reduced to $18 for seniors. Ask about student and other discounts. Purchase your RESERVED SEAT in advance from the Ocean County College box office: (732) 255-0500. The box office can also provide information and directions.
Directions: Ocean County College is located in Toms River, NJ. Driving directions are available from the box office or on the OCC website, http://www.ocean.edu/welcome/maps/directions.htm The hall is at the end of College Drive, just off County Road 249, known locally as Hooper Avenue. There is a HUGE parking area just across from the building.

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