Part of NBJP's mission is to showcase the next generation of jazz musicians...the future "greats!" This is a chance to see them NOW! Tuesday drummer, percussionist , Diamond Anderson leads the band and the jam session. Anderson is currently a student in jazz performance at Montclair State University.
Open Session at 9:30.
The DIVA Jazz Trio takes their multiple musical powers to extraordinary new levels of swing, sophistication and originality. After 10+ years of playing together, this triple treat of talent has melded their individual skills into a fresh, exciting trio rooted in jazz tradition and unified by a collective inspiration and passion to make exceptional music. The trio has performed at many of the world's most prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center as well as major European spaces. They also featured on the legendary Marian McPartland's National Public Radio Show Piano Jazz.
Bassist/vocalist/producer Mimi Jones is a sidewoman with an impressive coterie of musicians and leader with three CDs on her own label, (Hot Tone Music) A Bronx native, Jones is a graduate of the Manhattan School of Music. She has studied with Ron Carter, Linda McKnight, Milt Hinton and others and has toured extensively throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, South America, the Caribbean, and is recognized as a U.S. Jazz Ambassador. Her vast work as a sidewoman includes collaboration with Kenny Barron, Dianne Reeves, Tia Fuller, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Sean Jones, Ravi Coltrane and Terri Lyne Carrington. Be THERE!
Seattle native Molly Mason followed music to the East Coast. where she earned a Masters in classical voice from Boston U. Molly's focus switched from opera halls to intimate clubs when she found a love for the freedom and creativity that jazz music has to offer. Molly Mason can be heard performing favorite standards, new compositions and modern arrangements in clubs and concert venues across the Tri-State area.
NBJP IS CELEBRATING 8 YEARS
OF BRINGING GREAT, FREE LIVE JAZZ TO
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