Wednesday, November 1, 2017


Ocean County Jazz: Irma Thomas, The Blind Boys of Alabama & The Preservation Legacy Quintet

WHEN: November 7 @ 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Ocean County College – Grunin Center, College Drive, Toms River, NJ  + Google Map

As part of New Orleans’ musical royalty, Irma Thomas is a Grammy Award-winning singer with her own rich musical history. Her soul-drenched voice can be heard on the Allen Toussaint-produced track “It’s Raining,” which was featured in the Jim Jarmusch’s cult classic, “Down By Law”; in 2007, she was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame; and in 2008, she was featured on the poster of the world-famous New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The Blind Boys of Alabama

Carrie Jackson with Radam Schwartz

WHEN: Friday, November 3, at 10 pm
@ The 13th Annual Hub City Jazz Festival, The Catherine Lombardi Restaurant, 3 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 732-296-9463 2 fireplaces, intimate, cozy atmosphere. Fine Dining Upsclae italian Restaurant.

Carrie Jackson & Friends

WHEN: Saturday, November 4, 8pm- 12 Midnight
@ J's Southern Style Cafe, 16 South Center Street, Orange, NJ

Radam Schwartz, pn; Takashi Otsuka, bs; Gordon Lane, drms

Bob DeVos Organ Quartet

WHEN: Tuesday November 7 – 7:00pm-11:30pm
Smoke Jazz & Supper Club, 2751 Broadway, New York, NY (212) 864-6662
ADMISSION: $9 music charge

Acclaimed guitarist Bob DeVos has performed and recorded with the organ greats from Richard “Groove” Holmes/Sonny Stitt, to Jimmy McGriff/Hank Crawford and Charles Earland plus the modern masters. Come hear why when Bob leads his organ quartet in a night of standards, jazz standards, and Bob’s hip originals. With long, blues-drenched lines; a warm, fat sound; and a horn-like, melodic approach, Bob DeVos has been proclaimed a living jazz legend. Please see www.bobdevosjazzguitar for updates and details.

Carrie Jackson

WHEN: Tuesday, November 7, 8pm - 11 pm 
@ 16 Prospect Wine Bar & Bistro, 16 Prospect St., Westfield
No Music Cover, Food or beverage purchase required

Bob de Benedette, pn; Takashi Otsuka, bs

Carrie Jackson as part of the TD James Moody Festival & WBGO Series

WHEN: Wednesday, November 8, 12 noon - 1:00 pm
Gateway 2, 2 Center Street, Newark
ADMISSION: Free to the Public

with Radam Schwartz, pn; Takashi Otsuka, bs; and Les McKee, drms