New Jersey Jazz Society

Wednesday — May 27, 2015

MidWeek Jazz in Ocean County: Neville Dickie & The Midiri Brothers

Ocean County College, Toms River
A trio of stars - Neville Dickie & The Midiri Brothers.

Thursday — May 28, 2015

Gallery Exhibit - Paintings of John "Bucky" Pizzarelli and Evelyn Graves

WBGO Gallery, Newark NJ
WBGO's free art gallery reception with a performance by Bucky with Ed Laub

Monday — Jun 1, 2015

Jazz at Bickford Theatre: Neville Dickie, Joe & Paul Midiri

Bickford Theatre, Morristown
Three star players, swinging jazz from the first note to the last!

Wednesday — Jun 10, 2015

MidWeek Jazz in Ocean County: Baby Soda

Ocean County College, Toms River
Peter Ford's box bass and his band of favorites

2 days: Friday & Saturday, June 12-13, 2015

Three Sails Jazz Festival

Ocean County College, Parking Lot #2, Toms River
Two days of fabulous jazz, 11 acts - don't miss it! And take advantage of the master classes too!

See additional events listed on our Events page.

Michael Hashim’s Billy Strayhorn Orchestra
Sunday June 14, 2015 - 3:00PM

Don’t miss this event - tickets are selling fast! Celebrating Billy Strayhorn's Centennial in a special NJJS Spring Concert, saxophonist Michael Hashim, together with his 15-piece big band, will present a broad spectrum of genius composer Billy Strayhorn's music, from his better known Duke Ellington material to rarely-heard works never recorded by the big band.

Mayo PAC, 100 South Street, Morristown NJ
Tickets $20-$25 - call the box office at 973-539-8008 or order online


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A taste of what you’ll find in our May issue of Jersey Jazz…

  • Our cover story: 100 years since his birth, celebrating the life of Billy Strayhorn, the man Duke Ellington called “the other half of my heartbeat.” The New Jersey Jazz Society celebrates the centennial year of the great composer, arranger and pianist with a special performance by Michael Hashim’s 15-piece Billy Strayhorn Orchestra at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown on Sunday, June 14 - check our Events page for details and tickets;
  • Schaen Fox interviews Brazilian Romero Lubambo, a first class guitarist, and a stalwart with Trio de Paz;
  • Don't miss Part 8 of Tom Spain’s "Diary of a Nighthawks Fan," featuring the talented trombonist Jim Fryer;
  • Get details of the New York Hot Jazz Festival, featuring dozens of musicians, taking place on May 3, 2015.
In addition to many interesting pieces in this month’s issue, there are notices about dozens of opportunities to enjoy live jazz in New Jersey and its surrounds. To receive your copy of Jersey Jazz, become a member by clicking the Membership tab above!
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