Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Jazz On The Back Deck—Live Jazz Returns to the Bickford!

Jazz on the Back Deck
WHEN: Thursdays at 7:30 PM (Seating opens at 6:00 PM)
Morris Museum’s elevated parking deck, 6 Normandy Hgts. Rd., Morristown

Bring your own chairs and refreshments and enjoy live music atop the Morris Museum’s elevated parking deck. Blocks available for purchase for groups of 2 to 4. All patrons are required to wear masks while entering and exiting their block.

All concerts begin at 7:30PM but patrons are welcome to arrive as early as 6:00PM to set up and enjoy the evening sun before hearing some of the best ensembles in the Tri-State area

8'x8' - $50 (2 people)
8'x12' - $75 (3 people)
8'x16'- $100 (4 people)

To purchase tickets over the phone, call the box office at 973-971-3706.


Click here to purchase tickets online.

WHEN: July 12 @ 7:30 pm; Rain Date: July 13

Stephen Fuller, vocals
Marty Eigen, woodwinds
Flip Peters, Guitar
Tomoko Ohno, Piano
Alex Grissel, Bass
Vernon Mobley, Drums

Join Amani as they explore favorites from the Great American Songbook, and even a few Bossa Nova classics!

This concert has been generously funded by an anonymous donor. All proceeds benefit the Morris Museum and future concert programming!

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Mariel Bildstein Quartet
WHEN: July 23 @ 7:30PM; Rain date: July 24

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Dan Levinson's 6th Annual Midsummer Night's Jazz Party!
WHEN: July 30 @ 7:30 pm; Rain Date: July 31

Dan Levinson, reeds
Mike Davis, trumpet
Jim Fryer, trombone
Rob Adkins, bass
Kevin Dorn, drums

The legendary Dan Levinson returns to the Morris Museum for his annual Midsummer Night’s Jazz Party. A perennial favorite, this concert will feature several favorites as well as a few less familiar tunes. This annual sell-out will, for the first time ever, take place with a true Midsummer backdrop!

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Don Braden with Karl Latham & Big Fun(k)
WHEN: August 6 @ 7:30PM; Rain date: August 7

Don Braden – Tenor sax, Flute
Karl Latham – Drums
Oscar Perez – Keyboards
Calvin Jones – Bass

Don Braden and Karl Latham’s Big Fun(k) explores new territories in jazz and funk with hard-hitting grooves, clever riffs and sophisticated harmonies. The band’s repertoire consists of classic songs by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Earth Wind & Fire, Beyoncé, and others, as well as rich, grooving original compositions. The group has “big fun” exploring this music with wit, energetic interaction, and soulfulness. The CD Big Fun(k) Live is available now, and Big Fun(k) Journey will be released in 2020.

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Don Braden and Big Fun(k) is sponsored by our friends at New Jersey Jazz Society with the support of Morris Arts through the New Jersey State Council on the Arts, Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.