Tuesday, April 11, 2017



Australian guitarist, JC Stylles can fire up a crowd with relentless swing, cool them out with a relaxed groove or a beautiful ballad, and then reignite the blaze with a burning tempo that only a full fledged master instrumentalist could conjure. He has performed with Jimmy McGriff, Dr Lonnie Smith, Tony Monaco, Joey DeFrancesco, Pat Bianchi, and many others. JCStylles.com

Stafford, a Grammy nominated trombonist & sea shells player, was the first trombonist to graduate from the New School Jazz Program. He has performed/recorded/toured with Illinois Jacquet, McCoy Tyner, Abdullah Ibrahim, Tony Bennett, Roy Hargrove, Mingus Big Band, Lauryn Hill, Clark Terry, Reggie Workman, Dionne Warwick, Amy Winehouse, Oliver Lake & others.Stafford also tours with his own groups and gives master classes, around the world. StaffordHunter.com

Marianne, a Queens, NY native (who has also lived in Venezuela, New Jersey and Massachusetts) is one of the most buzzed about jazz singers on the New York scene. Solivan has graced recital halls, jam sessions and club stages with such noted musicians as Roy Hargrove, Steve Lacy, Jeremy Pelt, among many others. Marianne has the infallible swing of Ella, the daring of Betty Carter, the matter-of factness of Carmen McCrae... Come out and see for yourself on Friday! Mariannesolivanjazz.com

Upcoming Events

Anthony Nelson Trio

WHEN: April 19, 8pm-11pm






Vivian Sessoms Quartet

WHERE: The Hyatt
WHEN: April 20, 8pm-11pm






Mike Bond Duo

WHERE: Due Mari
WHEN: April 21, 6:30pm-9:30pm






New Brunswick Mayor James M. Cahill the Honorable E. Ronald Wright Community Impresario Award in recognition and appreciation of his continuous support for The New Brunswick Jazz Project

Music by:  The Jerry Weldon Group
Wine and refreshments by:

  • Due Mari - 78 Albany St. New Brunswick
  • INC American Bar and Kitchen - 302 George St. New Brunswick
  • Garden State Ale House - 378 George St. New Brunswick
  • Verve - 18 E Main St. Somerville
  • Tito's Handmade Vodka - Austin, TX

PARKING: Park in lot (before the Barn) at 1205 Easton Avenue, Somerset, NJ 08873

TICKETS: $150 per person*
Please mail checks to: NBJP, 8 Hiram Square, New Brunswick, NJ 08901

See Mike, Virginia or Jimmy at any NBJP Event. Or pay Online at nbjp.org/

RSVP by April 17, 2017


*$100 of your contribution is tax deductible.

The New Brunswick Jazz Project NPO is a recognized tax exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.