January/February 2020

Dan Morgenstern’s 90th Birthday, NJJS Jazz Socials. Mariel Bildsten at the Bickford, Lew Tabackin in Metuchen, Talking Jazz with Gene Perla, Tony Bennett at the State Theatre, Maurice Hines at NJPAC, Diva + the Boys, Caught in the Act, Giants of Jazz: Harold Mabern, Django’s Rare Solos, News from WBGO, North Carolina Jazz Festival, Sarasota Jazz Festival, Jazz at 1867 Sanctuary, Rufus Reid BB at Dizzy’s, Big Band in the Sky, Other Views

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Clarification: An article in the January-February issue of Jersey Jazz (‘NJ SUNDAY JAZZ SOCIALS’, Page 6) described alto saxophonist Alex Laurenzi as,”a protege of Bruce Williams.” Laurenzi considers Williams “my alto godfather”, but he has never taken lessons from Williams.

On the cover: Dan Morgenstern, Courtesy of Institute of Jazz Studies.

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Dan Morgenstern’s 90th Birthday, NJJS Jazz Socials. Mariel Bildsten at the Bickford, Lew Tabackin in Metuchen, Talking Jazz with Gene Perla, Tony Bennett at the State Theatre, Maurice Hines at NJPAC, Diva + the Boys, Caught in the Act, Giants of Jazz: Harold Mabern, Django’s Rare Solos, News from WBGO, North Carolina Jazz Festival, Sarasota Jazz Festival, Jazz at 1867 Sanctuary, Rufus Reid BB at Dizzy’s, Big Band in the Sky, Other Views

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The New Jersey Jazz Society (NJJS) is a non-profit organization of business and professional people, musicians, teachers, students and listeners working together for the purpose of advancing jazz music.