Tuesday, September 19, 2017

JAZZ IN NEW BRUNSWICK THIS WEEK

VINCE ECTOR TRIO

VINCE EDTOR, Drums
Pat Bianchi, Organ
Matt Chertkoff, Guitar

Philly native Vincent  attended the U of Pennsylvania. He began music lessons at nine and continued studying with Ralph Peterson, Jr. & Armand Santarelli. Vince also spent six years as a percussionist with the U.S. Army Band. Ector has worked with jazz luminaries that include Freddie Hubbard, Randy Weston, James Moody, Slide Hampton and Jimmy Heath, Gloria Lynne, Lou Donaldson, Grover Washington Jr., Dr Lonnie Smith, Ron Carter, Claudio Roditi, John Lee and Shirley Scott. Ector's performances have received glowing reviews including "soulful," "ingenious," "electrifying," and "imaginative." Vince Ector

SHIRIZETTE TINNIN: SonicWallpaper

SHIRAZETTE TINNIN, Drums
Seth Johnson, Guitar
Nimrod Speaks, Bass
Shayna Smalls, Vocals

Born and raised in North Carolina, drummer Shirazette Tinnin's is an in demand drummer based in NYC. She has recently performed with Alicia Keys on BET's Black Girls Rock, appeared with Tia Fuller at the Umbria Jazz Festival, Molde Jazz Festival, and the Turkish Ambassadors, as well as leading her own groups.

Shirazette also collaborates with many other artists, and is resident drummer for the Gabriel Alegria Afro-Peruvian Sextet. Besides performing, Shirazette is an active clinician, teacher, health coach and writer. Shirazette Tinnin

KATE CURRAN DUO

Whether she's fronting The Rogues Gallery, or going solo, Kate Curran is just the right blend of old school style,contemporary sizzle and a great set of pipes! Her performances are the perfect cocktail of trad jazz and swing with a dash of old school soul and a pop tune or two thrown in just to keep you on your toes.She performs regularly at NY jazz venues and cool spots around the world including the Milenium Stage at the Kennedy Center.