Monday, June 17, 2019

JERSEY JAZZ IN JUNE & JULY


Mike Kaplan Nonet: Duke Meets Monk


WHEN: June 23 @ 3:00 pm
WHERE: Jay and Linda Grunin Center for the Arts, College Drive, Toms River, NJ

The Mike Kaplan Nonet combines the strength, cohesion, and varied tonal colors of a big band, with the spontaneity and flexibility of a small group. The Nonet features 6 horns out front, an intuitive rhythm section, and plays original arrangements in a variety of styles and genres all filtered through the 21st century jazz sensibilities of the leader and band members.

The New Jersey Jazz Society is a proud Media Sponsor of the Jazz on a Sunday Afternoon Series.

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Evan Sherman Big Band 
WHEN: Thursday, July 11, 7:30PM
WHERE:
Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Hgts. Rd., Morristown
TICKETS: Morris Museum Members: $18, Non-Members: $20
Get tickets: morrismuseum.org/jazz
973.971.3706

The Bickford Theatre's Summer Jazzfest kicks off with the Evan Sherman Big Band, a 16-piece ensemble of jazz veterans and New York's most dynamic young musicians. The big band has been featured at Jazz at Lincoln Center, Rainbow Room, Ginny’s Supper Club in Harlem, The Django in TriBeca, Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night’s Swing, Caramoor Jazz Festival, SteelStacks (PA), and the Perth International Arts Festival (Australia). Sherman, a New Jersey native who started playing professionally at age 13, is a drummer and leader who has toured the world in the bands of Wynton & Branford Marsalis, Ron Carter, Roy Hargrove, Cyrus Chestnut, Dizzy Gillespie All-Stars and more. Photo by Ann Yatskevitch.

Summer Jazzfest 2019 at the Morris Museum

WHEN: Thursday evenings starting in July. All show start at 7:30 PM and are reserved seating. 
WHERE:
Bickford Theatre, Morris Museum, 6 Normandy Hgts. Rd., Morristown
TICKETS: Morris Museum Members: $18 , Non-Members: $20

Evan Sherman Big Band, Thursday, July 11
A 16-piece ensemble of jazz veterans and New York's most dynamic young musicians.

Dan Levinson's Midsummer Night's Jazz Party: Hot Nights in Harlem, Thursday, July 18
A Dazzling Musical Journey to the epicenter of Jazz in the 1920s and ‘30s with Dan Levinson’s Gotham SophistiCats.

Amani: Nat King Cole at 100! Thursday, July 25
The versatile instrumentalists that make-up Amani will recreate the sound of Nat King Cole, who was arguable among the most famous entertainers in the 1950’s and 60’s. 

Grove Street Stompers, Thursday, August 1
Formed in 1959 by band leader and piano player Bill Dunham, this fabulous group’s repertoire includes Dixieland, New Orleans and swing styles with tunes made famous by such greats as Bix, Louies and Jelly Roll Morton.

JulieMAC

Singer and comedienne JulieMAC returns to The Corner Bistro with her stellar MAC Trio every first and third Thursday of the month. Stop by for some great grub and music.

WHEN: June 6th and June 20th, 6:00-9:00pm.
WHERE: THE CORNER BISTRO, 477 NJ-10 (in The College Plaza Mall), Randolph, NJ
Call (862) 251-7274 for reservations.
BYOB
www.thecornerbistronj.com
www.juliemacsings.com