Jazz, May-December

May 1: King Solomon Hicks at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

May 6: Mike Davis’ “Belated Bix Beiderbecke Back Deck Birthday Bash,” outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
May 6: P.J. Parker, vocals, and Joel Zelnik, piano, at Ray’s Bistro, Bound Brook.

May 7: Scott Sharrard at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

May 8: Alex Wintz at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

May 14: Al Di Meola at Newton Theatre.
May 14: Grover Kemble and Jerry Vezza Quartet at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

May 14 and 22: John Bianculli Quartet at Mosaico Italian Restaurant, Mountainside. With John Pianculli, piano; Nick Franciosa, tenor sax; Sue Williams, bass; Tom Baker, drums.

May 15: Eric Olsen Revision Trio at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

May 16: Joe and Al Elefante Quartet at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

May 20: Dan Levinson, “Singin’ and Swingin’ the Clouds Away,” outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township. Program includes music associated with performers such as Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Fats Waller, Judy Garland, Fred Astaire and Shirley Temple.

May 21: Blue Soul Quintet at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.
May 21: The Wright Trio at Langosta Lounge, Asbury Park.

May 23: Amani at Brook Arts Center, Bound Brook.

May 23 and 30: John Bianculli Trio with Sue Williams, bass, and Tom Baker, drums, at Americana Kitchen and Bar, East Windsor.

May 27: The Antoinette Montague Experience, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
May 27: Art Topilow (piano) and Danny Bacher (saxophone, vocals), with Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks, outdoors at Bell Works, Holmdel.

May 30: King Solomon Hicks at Stanhope House.

June 10: Colin Hancock’s Red Hot Eight, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township. Featuring Colin Hancock, cornet; Mike Davis, trombone, vocals; Dan Levinson and Troy Anderson, reeds; Arnt Arntzen, banjo, vocals; Albanie Falletta, guitar, vocals; Julian Johnson, drums; Vince Giordano, bass, tuba, bass sax, vocals.

June 17: Evan Arntzen, reeds, and Jon-Erik Kellso, trumpet, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township. With Dalton Ridenhour, piano, Tal Ronen, bass, and Mark McLean, drums.

June 19: The Dizzy Gillespie Afro-Latin Experience, with Paquito D’Rivera, at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

June 24: Bria Skonberg, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.

June 27: Paula Johns at Emlen Physick Estate Outdoor Stage, Cape May. Part of Cape May Music Festival.

July 1: Dan Levinson, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.

July 8: Martin Pizzarelli Quartet, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township. Tribute to the late Bucky Pizzarelli, featuring Martin Pizzarelli, bass; Linus Wyrsch, saxophone and clarinet; Hyuna Park, piano; Aaron Weinstein, violin.

July 22: Mariel Bildsten, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.

July 30: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Aug. 5: Don Braden, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township. Songs of Earth, Wind & Fire and Stevie Wonder.

Aug. 11: Peter & the Master Keys at Municipal Complex, Wayne.

Aug. 12: Jazz at Lincoln Center: Sherman Irby Trio, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.

Aug. 19: Jazz at Lincoln Center: Marcus Printup, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.

Aug. 21: Morristown Jazz and Blues Festival at Morristown Green. Artists TBA.

Sept. 2: Adrienne Haan, “Cabaret Français: A Tribute to the French Chanson,” outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.

Sept. 9: Dan Levinson, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.

Sept. 11: Glenn Miller Orchestra at Newton Theatre.

Oct. 10: County Seat Jazz & Blues Street Fest, West Main Street between Court Street and Throckmorton Street, Freehold. Artists TBA.

Oct. 14: Boney James at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Oct. 15: Boney James at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.

Dec. 4: Will Downing, Carol Riddick at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.

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