Jazz, October-June

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Wynton Marsalis will perform at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, March 3.

Oct. 1: Helio Alves Piano Trio at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Oct. 1-2: Exit Zero Jazz Festival, Cape May.

Oct. 1, 8 and 22 and Nov. 5 and 19: Joel Zelnik Trio at Steakhouse 85, New Brunswick.

Oct. 2: County Seat Jazz, Blues & More Fest in West Main Street Performance Park, Freehold. With The Ruckus, CMJ Jazz Band, Chuck Lambert Band, JoBonanno & The Godsons.
Oct. 2: Sean Jones at Jazz Room Series at Shea Center for the Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.
Oct. 2: Jan Findlay Quartet at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Oct. 4, 11, 18 and 25: John Korba at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Oct. 6: Lao Tizer Quartet at Woodbridge High School. Jazz Thursdays series.
Oct. 6: Ark Ovrutski Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.
Oct. 6: Meant to Be Quartet at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Oct. 7: Ty Stephens & the (Soul) Jazz at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Oct. 8: Hattie Simon Quartet at Flemington DIY.

Oct. 9: New Jersey Jazz Society 50th Anniversary Benefit Concert honoring and featuring Bill Crow, bass, and Houston Person, saxophone, plus Larry Fuller, piano, Matthew Parrish, bass, Jason Tiemann, drums, Don Braden, saxophone and flute, Warren Vaché Jr., cornet, Lucy Wignands, vocals, at Dolan Hall at College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown.
Oct. 9: Champian Fulton at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Oct. 9: Helio Alves at Jazz Room Series at Shea Center for the Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.

Oct. 10: Richard Baratta’s Gotham City Latin Jazz at WAMFest at Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham, Madison.

Oct. 11: CJ Margolis & the Cats at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Oct. 13: Yvonne Prene Trio at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Oct. 14: Abe Speller Trio at DeCafe Series at Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown.
Oct. 14: Jerry Vivino Quartet at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Oct. 15: Emilio Teubal Trio at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.
Oct. 15: Jazz Brunch with Jeffery Miller at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Oct. 15: Blues People at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Oct. 16: James Austin Jr. at Wayne Public Library.
Oct. 16: Luciano Salvatore Trio at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Oct. 20: Leonieke Scheuble Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Oct. 22: Winard Harper Group at Flemington DIY.

Oct. 23: Steve Nelson at Jazz Room Series at Shea Center for the Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.
Oct. 23: The Glenn Miller Orchestra at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Oct. 26: Carrie Jackson & the Jazzin’ All Stars at Wayne Public Library.
Oct. 26: Rutgers Jazz Lab Band, “Mosaic: The Music of Art Blakey’s Jass Messengers” at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.
Oct. 26: Deep Groove Jazz Trio with Dan Kostelnik, Leo Jordan, John Vourtsis at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Oct. 28: Rutgers University Jazz Ensemble, “Prof Fielder Memorial Concert,” featuring Orrin Evans and directed by Conrad Herwig at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.
Oct. 28: Brynn Stanley Quartet at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Oct. 29: Chris Botti at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
Oct. 29: Nilson Matta’s Samba Night at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Nov. 2: Olli Soikkeli Trio at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Nov. 3: Mark Wade Trio at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Nov. 5: James Austin Jr., “Songs in the Key of Wonder,” Stevie Wonder tribute at Investors Bank Theater at Horseshoe Lake, Succasunna.

Nov. 10: Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Nov. 10: Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective & Turtle Island Quartet, Wayne Shorter tribute at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.

Nov. 11: The Hot Sardines at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Nov. 11: John Lee & Friends at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.
Nov. 11: Brian Betz and Behn Gillece at DeCafe Series at Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown.

Nov. 12: Dee Dee Bridgewater and Savion Glover: Interpretations at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.
Nov. 12: Jon Faddis, Jazz Vespers at Bethany Baptist Church.
Nov. 12: Yvonnick Prene Trio at Flemington DIY.

Nov. 13: Yellowjackets at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.
Nov. 13: Rio Clemente at Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
Nov. 13: James Langton’s New York All Star Big Band at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.
Nov. 13: James Chirillo at Jazz Room Series at Shea Center for the Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.

Nov. 16: Regina Carter withCarolyn Dorfman Dance at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.

Nov. 18: NJMEA All-State Jazz Band and NJMEA All-State Jazz Choir at Chase Room at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.
Nov. 18: Dave Stryker Trio at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Nov. 19: “Represent! A Night of Jazz, Hip-Hop, and Spoken Word” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. With rappers Rakim, Speech, and Chuck D; poets Sonia Sanchez, Nikki Giovanni, Jessica Care Moore, Mayor Ras Baraka, The Last Poets and students from the City Verses program; saxophonist Javon Jackson; bandleader/musical director Christian McBride. Part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival.

Nov. 19: Maria Schneider Orchestra at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.

Nov. 20: Sarah Vaughan International Vocal Competition at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.
Nov. 20: Dorthaan’s Place Jazz Brunch with Vanessa Rubin Trio at NICO Kitchen + Bar at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.
Nov. 20: Mariel Bildsten Septet at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Nov. 20: Immanuel Wilkins at Jazz Room Series at Shea Center for the Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.

Nov. 25: Eric Mintel Quartet, “Vince Guaraldi & the Holidays” at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Nov. 30: Rutgers Jazz Lab Band at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. “Three or Four Shades of Blue” program includes compositions by Thad Jones, Benny Carter, Frank Foster, Charles Mingus, Lyle Mays and others. Directed by Anthony Branker.

Dec. 1: Larry Carlton at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 2: Rutgers University Jazz Ensemble at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Featuring bassist Kenny Davis and honoring bassists Charles Mingus, Oscar Pettiford, and Paul Chambers. Directed by Conrad Herwig.

Dec. 4: Mike Luipersbeck Jazz Trio at Wayne Public Library.

Dec. 10: George W. Michael Jazz Quartet at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg. Mozaika Chamber Music Concerts series.
Dec. 10: Horizons Quartet at Flemington DIY.

Dec. 11: Kenny G, “The Miracles Holidays and Hits Tour” at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Dec. 15: RVCC Jazz Band Concert at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.

Dec. 22: “Jonathan Butler’s Oh Holy Night Christmas” featuring Grace Kelly at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Dec. 31: Paula Johns with Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey, tribute to Ella Fitzgerald at Patriots Theater at War Memorial, Trenton.

Jan. 14: Dominick Farinacci Quartet at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Jan. 21: Branford Marsalis at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Jan. 28: Chuchito Valdés at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Jan. 29: Fred Hersch and Esperanza Spalding at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Feb. 18: Gregory Porter at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Feb. 26: Silver Starlite Orchestra at Investors Bank Theater at Horseshoe Lake, Succasunna.

March 3: Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

March 10: Jazz at Lincoln Center, “Songs We Love” at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

March 12: Dan Levinson and Molly Ryan at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

March 26: Stanley Clarke at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

April 16: Aaron Weinstein at Gia Maione Prima Foundation Studio Theatre at Ocean County College, Toms River.

April 21: The Brubeck Brothers Quartet at Stockton University Performing Arts Center, Galloway.

April 24: Ed Vezinho & the Jim Ward Big Band at Campus Center Theatre at Stockton University, Galloway.

May 4: RVCC Jazz Band Concert at Welpe Theatre at Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg.

May 5: John Pizzarelli Big Band, tribute to Bucky Pizzarelli at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

May 21: George Benson at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
May 21: John Colianni’s Jazz Orchestra at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

June 4: Brian Betz & Jon Barnes at Gia Maione Prima Foundation Studio Theatre at Ocean County College, Toms River.

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