CARRIE JACKSON - Voice
CHARLIE SIGLER - Guitar
TAKASHI OTSUKA - Bass
"Carrie is an advocate of the Great American Popular Songbook: a timeless wealth of material; and presents it with spirit and feeling, her renditions have a personal, not derivative, ring. Ms. Jackson delivers these in just the right volume and vigor to reach all listeners; ...a singer who knows how to put a song across!" ~Zan Stewart, Star Ledger
DAVE SCHUMACHER - Baritone Sax
Jamale Davis - Bass
J. Taylor Leach - Drums
A Chicago native, Dave has been active on the NY scene for more than the 30 years. As member of Lionel Hampton's Orchestra he toured the Americas and Europe. In 1987 he also performed with the Art Blakey Big Band at the Mt. Fuji Jazz Festival. Dave was an original member of Harry Connick, Jr.'s Band from 1990 until 2009. Dave toured with the T.S. Monk On Monk Ensemble and Tom Harrell and and has also worked with Nicholas Payton's Louis Armstrong Tribute Big Band, Joe Lovano's 52nd Street Themes Nonet, Jack McDuff,Eddie Gladden, Mel Lewis, Chico O'Farrill and many others.
Brynn Stanley has spent the last several years singing professionally at venues throughout NYC and NJ. She has also been the lead in several musicals/plays, commercials and independent films. Brynn's performing style has been described as "soulful, warm, classic, timeless, inspiring and sincere". Her ability to connect with her audience "soul to soul" is what makes her performances a “night to remember.”
5TH ANNUAL CENTRAL JERSEY JAZZ FESTIVAL
WHEN: SEPTEMBER 15-17
Rain or shine!