Jazz, December-June

John Pizzarelli will team with Ramsey Lewis for a tribute to Nat King Cole at BergenPAC in Englewood, Dec. 9.

Dec. 1: Tony DeSare at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.
Dec. 2: April and Nathan Webb at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.
Dec. 3: Dave Koz 20th Anniversary Christmas Tour with David Benoit, Rick Braun, Peter White at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
Dec. 3: “Say it With Music: The Best of Irving Berlin,” featuring Marlene VerPlanck, at Chase Room at NJPAC, Newark.
Dec. 3: Horacee Arnold Trio with bassist Buster Williams at Shea Center for Performing Arts at William Paterson University, Wayne.
Dec. 3: MSU Jazz Ensemble at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University. Music of Thad Jones.
Dec. 3: Brynn Stanley at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.
Dec. 6: Dan Levinson Trio at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.
Dec. 8: Nat Adderley Jr. Trio at Claridge Hotel, Atlantic City.
Dec. 9: “Straighten Up and Fly Right for the Holidays: The Nat King Cole Tribute,” featuring Ramsey Lewis and John Pizzarelli at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Dec. 9: Amani at Watchung Arts Center.
Dec. 10: Houston Person with the Dave Leonhardt Trio at Rutherfurd Hall, Allamuchy.
Dec. 12: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, “In a Christmas Mood” at Strand Center for the Arts, Lakewood.
Dec. 13: Peter and Will Anderson, George Gershwin’s “Porgy & Bess,” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Dec. 13: Molly Mason Trio at INC American Bar & Kitchen, New Brunswick.
Dec. 14: The Hot Sardines at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
Dec. 15: Glenn Miller Orchestra at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Dec. 16: Stanley Jordan and Friends at Crossroads, Garwood.
Dec. 22: Eric Mintel at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.
Jan. 12: New York Voices at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Jan. 14: Freda Payne, Ella Fitzgerald Tribute at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Jan. 14: Nat Adderley Jr. at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Jazz in the Loft series.
Jan. 19: Chris Botti at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
Jan. 21: Danny Bacher, tribute to Louis Armstrong, Louis Prima and Louis Jordan at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.
Jan. 24: Midiri Bros. Salute Benny Goodman’s Carnegie Hall Concert at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Jan. 25: The Birdland All-Stars featuring Tommy Igoe at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Jan. 25: Black String at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Jan. 27: Alyson Williams with the Nat Adderley Trio at Hackensack Performing Arts Center.
Feb. 10: Catherine Russell at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Feb. 10: Silver Starlite Orchestra at Roxbury Performing Arts Center, Succasunna.
Feb. 11: Lance Bryant at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Jazz in the Loft series.
Feb. 14: The Birdland All-Stars featuring Tommy Igoe, “The Art of Jazz” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
Feb. 23:  The Maria Schneider Orchestra, “The Thompson Fields” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
March 2: Antonio Sánchez at Wilkins Theatre at Kean University, Union.
March 7: Bucky Pizzarelli at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
March 11: Alexis Morrast at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Jazz in the Loft series.
March 16: Bill Charlap Trio, “Songs of Leonard Bernstein, 100th Birthday Celebration” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
March 16: Rudresh Mahanthappa and his Indo-Pak Coalition at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
March 18: John Pizzarelli Quartet with Catherine Russell, tribute to Billie Holiday and Frank Sinatra at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
March 18: Rhapsody and Rhythm: The Gershwin Concert Experience at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
March 20: The Denver Jazz Club Youth All Stars at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
March 23: Eddie Palmieri at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
March 28: Dennis Lichtman’s Queensboro Five at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
April 6: Boney James at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.
April 8: Don Braden at South Orange Performing Arts Center. Jazz in the Loft series.
April 10: Max Raabe and Palast Orchester at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
April 10: The Seton Hall University Faculty Jazz Ensemble at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
April 11: Boney James at Count Basie Theatre, Red Bank.
April 11: Glenn Crytzer’s Salute to Joe Venuti and Eddie Lang at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
April 12: Boney James at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
April 12: Chucho Valdés, with Edmar Castaneda and Grégoire Maret at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
April 24: Roberto Fonseca Quintet at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
April 26: John Pizzarelli and Larry Carlton at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
April 28: “Bright Moments! Celebrating Dorthaan at 80” at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Tribute to Dorthaan Kirk, “Newark’s First Lady of Jazz,” with Cassandra Wilson, Jimmy Heath, Geri Allen, Don Braden and others.
April 29: MSU Jazz Ensemble with guest composer and saxophonist David Bixler at Kasser Theater at Montclair State University.
May 2: Zakir Hussain and Dave Holland at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
May 16: Stephanie Trick and Paolo Alderighi, “4 Hands — 1 Piano” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.
May 18: Joshua Redman and Brooklyn Rider at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
May 22: Pink Martini at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.
May 19: Chick Corea at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
June 20: The Jazz Lobsters Big Band at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

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