Friday, October 8, 2021



Replay NJJS/Metuchen Arts Council's
September Jazz Education Presentation:
Will Friedwald on Nat King Cole



Did you miss the recent NJJS Virtual Jazz Education Series co-presented by NJJS and Metuchen Arts Council - Jazz?  You can still watch it!  Click here to replay of this concert!

This performance was free - donations accepted and appreciated!



Complimentary articles from
October Jersey Jazz Magazine!



Check out these two complimentary articles from October's issue of Jersey Jazz magazine.  To access the magazine's entire contents, join NJJS! Your membership includes—among many benefits—a subscription to our award-winning, monthly, digital magazine.

Complimentary Articles:

George Wein: ‘Hooked’ by the Records of Armstrong and Lunceford

RISING STAR: Pianist Sean Mason







WHERE: BIRDLAND THEATER, 315 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10036
WHEN: Wednesday, October 27,  8:30 PM
(212) 581-3080

Yamaha artist, Larry Fuller, returns to Birdland Theater with The Larry Fuller Trio!  From bop to stride to swing to blues, this is a performance you will not want to miss!




Reeves-Reed Arboretum Presents 

Cyrille Aimée in Concert with Michaël Valeanu
WHEN: Sunday, October 17, 2021, 7:30 PM

WHERE: Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 165 Hobart Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901
908.273.8787, x1717
Don't miss Grammy-nominated jazz artist Cyrille Aimée with long-time collaborator, guitarist Michaël Valeanu for an evening of live jazz at Reeves-Reed Arboretum in Summit, New Jersey featuring their latest album I’ll Be Seeing You.
With a captivating gift of storytelling, Cyrille Aimée takes vocal jazz into new and intoxicating directions. You’ll find it impossible to not be charmed by her and the joyful spirit she invests in each and every song.
Born in Paris, New York based guitarist and composer Michaël Valeanu is one of the most exciting players of his generation. Michael has played across the world from New York, in jazz clubs such as Small’s, Jazz Standard, Birdland and Smoke, to other clubs and festivals all over the states, Europe and Japan. 
Join the duo on Sunday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. for an intimate jazz performance. Click here for details and tickets.  Questions?  Please contact Reeves-Reed Arboretum, 908.273.8787, x1717.  This concert is made possible, in part, by a HEART Grant from the Union County Board of County Commissioners.
Celebrating over 40 years as a historic public garden and education resource, Reeves-Reed Arboretum engages, educates and enriches the public through horticulture and environmental education, and the care and utilization of the gardens and estate. Open 7 days a week, the Arboretum is listed on both the National and New Jersey State Historic Registers. Funding for RRA has been made possible in part by the NJ Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State, through a grant administered by the Union County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs, Dept. of Parks & Community Renewal.
Reeves-Reed Arboretum....a place to grow, for everyone!



The Joel Zelnik Trio

The Joel Zelnik Trio featuring Joel Zelnik-piano, Gary Mazzaroppi-bass, David Cox- Drums, perform songs from the Great American Songbook including saluting the 60th anniversary of the legendary Bill Evans trio w/Scott LaFaro and Paul Motian at the Village Gate.

WHEN: SATURDAY 6-10pm: October 9, October 16, November 6
WHERE: Steakhouse85, 85 Church St., New Brunswick, NJ 
WHEN: 7-10pm:  October 22, November 12, November 20
WHERE: Mosaico Italian Restaurant, 1072 US22 West, Mountainside, NJ 





WHEN: October 16th, 2:00-3:00
WHERE: Long Branch Public Library, Broadway, Long Branch

Celebrating Italian Heritage Month. Of course, Sandy will sing much of the program in Italian! Oct. 16th is also know as "Sweetest Day." How much fun is that?