NJ Jazz Society April 2017 Social: Betty Comora
WHEN: Sunday, April 23, 2017, 3:00PM-5:30PM
WHERE: Shanghai Jazz Restaurant & Bar, 24 Main Street, Madison, NJ
TICKETS: $10.00 Music Cover Charge pp; "Exception NJJS members"; $10.00 Minimum is required by "All" for purchase of food or beverage"
After performing with wedding and top forty bands, today Betty Comora concentrates on her favorite style of music -- the jazz of the 1920's through the 40's -- Dixieland, Swing, Ballads and Big Band. She has been featured in jazz festivals and events throughout the United States plus in London and Stockholm. Currently living in Sarasota, Florida, Betty is originally from Cliffside Park, NJ.
Funding has been made possible in part by Morris Arts through the N.J. State Council on the Arts/Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts."
Don Braden: Earth, Wind and Wonder—R&B Goes Jazz
Featuring the Music of Earth, Wind and Fire and Stevie Wonder
WHEN: April 30, 7:00 pm
WHERE: Luna Stage, 555 Valley Road, West Orange
TICKETS: $18 in advance; $20 at the door
lunastage.org or 973 395-5551
Don Braden is a Jazz musician of the highest caliber. For over 30 years he has toured the world leading his own ensembles on saxophone and flute, as a special guest, and as a sideman with Jazz greats Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis, Freddie Hubbard, Tony Williams, Roy Haynes, and many others. He has composed music for ensembles ranging from duo to full symphonic orchestra, in many styles, for recordings (including 19 CDs as a leader and over 80 as a sideman), film, and the television networks NIckelodeon and CBS.