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Magazine of the New Jersey Jazz Society

Discover These Highlights in the June 2023 Issue of Jersey Jazz:

• Jersey Jazz LIVE! Ted Rosenthal Trio

• Jazz History: Lucky Thompson

• Rising Stars: NJJS 2023 Scholarship Winners

• Jazz at NJPAC: George Benson

The June issue is available to everyone. Just click on the image to your left. Please support NJJS and help us to continue promoting jazz at our Jersey Jazz LIVE! concerts and in the pages of our magazine.


Jazz on the Back Deck 2023

The Morris Museum has announced the schedule for this season’s Jazz on the Back Deck series of concerts, bringing back many jazz favorites and introducing one new group, Alla Boara.

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Rising Star: April Varner

The 1957 Verve album, Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Duke Ellington Song Book, contained 38 tracks, including some of the best-known tunes associated with Ellington such as “Solitude”, “Satin Doll”, and

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NJJS 2023 Scholarship Winners

The winners of the New Jersey Jazz Society’s 2023 Juried Scholarship Competition are: $1,000 prize for Performance: Trombonist Richard LaRouech, Buffalo, NY, William Paterson University Jazz Studies Program. $1,000 prize

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