Jazz, February-August

nj jazz concert schedule

Diana Krall performs at NJPAC in Newark, April 3.

Feb. 1: John Pachnos Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Feb. 3: Stephen Fuller Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.
Feb. 3: The B-Smooth Band at Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge, Hi-Nella.

Feb. 4: Branford Marsalis at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Feb. 4: Ty Stephens and (the) Soul Jazz at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.
Feb. 4: G2 at Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge, Hi-Nella.

Feb. 5: Stefon Harris at Bethany Baptist Church, Newark. Jazz Vespers Series.
Feb. 5: Edgardo Cintron Band at Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge, Hi-Nella.
Feb. 5: James Stewart at Candlelight Lounge, Trenton.

Feb. 6: Mark Gross Quartet at The Loft at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Feb. 9: Trilateral Project featuring Tomoko Ohno, Samuel Martinelli and Marcus McLaurine at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Feb. 10: Chris Botti at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Feb. 10: Ms. Lisa Fischer, “Be My Valentine: An Evening of Love Songs” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Feb. 10: Kate Curran Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Feb. 11: Emmanuel Ohemeng II & Perpetual Motion at Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge, Hi-Nella.

Feb. 12: Champian Fulton Trio at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.
Feb. 12: V. Shayne Frederick & Trio at Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge, Hi-Nella.
Feb. 12: Todd Bashore at Candlelight Lounge, Trenton.

Feb. 13: Molly Ryan and Dan Levinson, “Zing! Zing! Zing! Molly and Dan’s Valentine’s Eve Extravaganza” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Feb. 15: Solomon Alber Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Feb. 17: Oran Etkin at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Feb. 18: Rob Paparozzi’s Quartet at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Feb.  19: Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, with Ayodele Casel, at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Feb. 20: Jazzmeia Horn at Shea Center for the Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.

Feb. 24: Carrie Jackson Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Feb. 27: Big Band of Brothers: A Jazz Celebration of The Allman Brothers Band, with Jaimoe, Sammy Miller and The Congregation, Lamar Williams Jr., and Drew Smithers, at Union County Performing Arts Center, Rahway.
Feb. 27: King Solomon Hicks at The Loft at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

March 2: Rutgers Jazz Lab Band presents “Women in the Writer’s Chair” (music written by composers such as Mary Lou Williams, Melba Liston, Toshiko Akiyoshi, and Maria Schneider) at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

March 3: Roberta Piket Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

March 4: Rutgers University Jazz Ensemble presents “A Jazz Afro-Caribbean Celebration (works by composers such as Eddie Palmieri and Tito Puente) at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

March 5: Russell Malone at Bethany Baptist Church, Newark. Jazz Vespers Series.
March 5: Abstract Truth at Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge, Hi-Nella.

March 6: Randy Brecker with the WP Jazz Orchestra at Shea Center for the Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.
March 6: Freddie Hendrix Quartet at The Loft at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

March 10: Mike Davis, Bix Beiderbecke tribute at Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
March 10: Patrick Hill at Wilson’s Restaurant & Live Music Lounge, Hi-Nella.

March 12: The Bad Plus at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

March 13: Dee Dee Bridgewater & Bill Charlap at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

March 17: Spyro Gyra at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

March 19: Louis Prima Jr. & the Witnesses at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
March 19: Jan Findlay Quartet at Investors Bank Theater at the Horseshoe Lake Complex, Succasunna.

March 20: Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks, “Hot Licks for the Love of Bix!” Bix Beiderbecke tribute at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

March 27: The Royal Bopsters at Shea Center for the Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.
March 27: Aaron Weinstein featuring Jon Weber at Gia Maione Prima Studio Theater at Ocean County College, Toms River.

March 29: Lionel Hampton Big Band at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Presented by Seton Hall University Arts Council.

April 1: Lee Ritenour at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

April 1: Brian Culbertson, featuring Marcus Anderson at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.

April 3: Diana Krall at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
April 3: Christian Sands Trio at Shea Center for the Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.

April 6: Peacherine Ragtime Society Orchestra, “Stage and Screen Spectacular: Masters of Silent Comedy” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

April 7: SFJAZZ Collective at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

April 9: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, led by Wynton Marsalis at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
April 9: Antonio Sánchez & Bad Hombre at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

April 10: Leo Johnson with the WP Latin Jazz Ensemble at Shea Center for the Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.
April 10: Roseanna Vitro at The Loft at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

April 15: Lindsey Webster at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

April 20: Rutgers University Jazz Ensemble, 100th birthday celebration of Charles Mingus at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

April 22: Rutgers Jazz Lab Band, 100th birthday celebration of Charles Mingus at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

April 24: Mariel Bildsten Septet at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

April 30 and May 1: NJCU Spring Jazz Fest at New Jersey City University, Jersey City.

May 1: John Scofield, “Yankee Go Home” featuring Vicente Archer, John Cowherd and Josh Dion at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

May 7: Rodney Marsalis Philadelphia Big Brass at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.

May 8: Artemis featuing Renee Rosnes, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, Nicole Glover, Noriko Ueda and Allison Miller at Shea Center for the Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.

May 10: Seton Hall University Faculty Jazz Ensemble at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Presented by Seton Hall University Arts Council.

May 14: Marcus Miller at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

May 21: Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

May 22: The Charlie Apicella Trio featuring Don Braden at Gia Maione Prima Studio Theater at Ocean County College, Toms River.

June 4: Madeleine Peyroux at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

June 12: The Yellowjackets at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
June 12: David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

June 16: Jesse Cook at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

June 17: Jesse Cook at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

June 25: Sun Ra Arkestra with DJ Charlie Hall at Anchor Rock Club, Atlantic City.

July 29: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Aug. 7: David Sanborn at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

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