Jazz, December-June

Dec. 1: “Giants of Jazz,” honoring Claudio Roditi, at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 3: Dave Koz and Friends, Christmas Tour at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Dec. 4: “Something Wonderful: Celebrating the Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein” with Jessica Molaskey and John Pizzarelli Jr. at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 4: Dave Koz and Friends, Christmas Tour at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Dec. 5. Dave Koz and Friends, Christmas Tour with Mindi Abair, Jonathan Butler and Keiko Matsui at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
Dec. 5: Rutgers Jazz Ensemble II at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Music of Charles Mingus.

Dec. 7: Kenny G at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 7: Rutgers Jazz Ensemble I at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Music of Joe Henderson.

Dec. 8: Cyrille Aimée with pianist Hila Kulik at Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Summit.
Dec. 8: Amani, Holiday Gala at Watchung Arts Center.

Dec. 9: Glenn Miller Orchestra at Newton Theatre.

Dec. 14: Monette Sudler, South Brunswick Jazz Cafe at Herb Eckert Auditorium in the Senior Center, South Brunswick Municipal Complex, Monmouth Junction.

Dec. 14-15: The Hot Sardines at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Dec. 15: Ty Shanks, “A Jazz Christmas” at Hackettstown Center for the Arts.

Dec. 21: Glenn Miller Orchestra at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Dec. 23: “James Langton and the New York All-Star Big Band,” featuring Gimme Four, at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Jan. 12: Michael Davis and the New Wonder at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Jan. 20: Harry James Orchestra at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Feb. 9: Herbie Hancock at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Feb. 10: David Sanborn Quintet at Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University, Hillside.

Feb. 13: Dianne Reeves at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Feb. 16: Maurice Hines, “Tappin’ Thru Life” with the Diva Jazz Orchestra at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
Feb. 16: Bill Frisell, Les Paul Festival Concert at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.

Feb. 24: Juilliard Jazz Ensemble at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Juilliard@SOPAC series

March 10: “Celebrating Bix,” featuring Dan Levinson, at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.
March 10: Kyle Athaid Dance Party, music of Duke Ellington at Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum, Morris Township.

March 16: US Army Field Band: The Jazz Ambassadors at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

March 26: Seton Hall University Alumni Jazz Ensemble at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

March 31: Alexis Morrast at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

April 5: Sharon Isbin, with Romero Lubambo, at Enlow Recital Hall at Kean University, Hillside.

April 6: Chris Botti at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 7: “In the Mood: A 1940s Musical Revue” at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

April 9: Seton Hall University Faculty Jazz Ensemble at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

April 12: Chick Corea Trilogy (with Christian McBride and Brian Blade), Joey Alexander at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

April 13: John Pizzarelli, “A Centennial Celebration of Nat King Cole” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

April 26: John Pizzarelli, Nat King Cole tribute at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

May 1: Chris Botti at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

May 4: Yellowjackets at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

May 5: The Midiri Brothers, salute to Benny Goodman and Artie Shaw at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

May 17: Battle of the Big Bands: The Glenn Miller Orchestra vs. The Cab Calloway Orchestra at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

May 18: Ahmad Jamal at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

June 23: Mike Kaplan Nonet, “Duke Meets Monk” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

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