Jazz, August-June

Aug. 1: Herb Alpert and Lani Hall at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Aug. 1: Vince Ector Quartet at Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick.
Aug. 1: Grove Street Stompers at Bickford Theatre at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
Aug. 1: PJ Rasmussen & the Boardwalk Jazz Band, Tom Tallitsch at Mill Hill Park, Trenton. Levitt AMP Trenton Series.
Aug. 1: Etienne Charles at Newark Museum. Part of the Jazz in the Garden series.
Aug. 1: Winard Harper & Jeli Posse at Riverside Gardens Park, Red Bank.

Aug. 2: Ellen LaFurn Duo at Due Mari, New Brunswick.
Aug. 2: Consequence Joel Cotton at Jazz on Sloan series on Sloan Street (under the Gazebo), South Orange.

Aug. 3: Jazz House Kids at Montclair Center Stage.

Aug. 4: Westerhoff School of Music & Art Jazz Faculty Band featuring Radam Schwartz, organ, at Old Franklin Schoolhouse, Metuchen.
Aug. 4: Pyrenesia at Shippen Manor Lawn, Oxford.
Aug. 4: Sandy Sasso’s Swinging Big Band at Spring Lake Park Gazebo, South Plainfield.
Aug. 4: Spirit of Life Ensemble at Liberty State Park, Jersey City.

Aug. 5: Stefon Harris & Blackout at Wiggins Park, Camden.

Aug. 6: Don Braden/Karl Latham Deep Fun(k), RGM Project, Triphammer, K’ND Funk at Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival, Westfield.

Aug. 7: Hotel Excelsior Orchestra at Thompson Park Gazebo, Jamesburg.
Aug. 7: Nick Hempton Trio at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Aug. 8: Mike Kaplan Nonet at Riverside Gardens Park, Red Bank.
Aug. 8: Vanessa Rubin at Newark Museum. Part of the Jazz in the Garden series.
Aug. 8: The Bailsmen at Hopewell Theater.

July 9: Joe Taino Group, Algorhythm, Secret Sound, Campfire Flies at Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival, Westfield.
Aug. 9: Stephen Fuller Duo at Due Mari, New Brunswick.
Aug. 9: Swingadelic at Dykstra Park, Sparta.
Aug. 9: Free Speech Trio at Jazz on Sloan series on Sloan Street (under the Gazebo), South Orange.

Aug. 10: Montclair Jazz Festival with Eddie Palmieri and his Afro-Caribbean Jazz Sextet, Bettye LaVette, Christian McBride, Joey DeFrancesco, Mark Whitfield, Mike Lee and others, at Nishuane Park.

Aug. 11: Hotel Excelsior Orchestra at Spring Lake Park Gazebo, South Plainfield.

Aug. 13: Tony Bennett, Antonia Bennett at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Aug. 13: Mike Neer’s Steelonious, Kolor Blynd Band, Part-time Bodyguards, High Strung Band at Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival, Westfield.

Aug. 14: Jerry Weldon Trio at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Aug. 15: “Extension of a Man: The Music of Donny Hathaway,” featuring singer Dennis Collins and singer and multi-instrumentalist Monte Croft, at Newark Museum. Part of the Jazz in the Garden series.
Aug. 15: Julio Fernandez and Friends at Sinatra Park, Hoboken.

Aug. 16: Tamuz Nissim Duo at Due Mari, New Brunswick.
Aug. 16: Patricia Walton & Friends at Jazz on Sloan series on Sloan Street (under the Gazebo), South Orange.

Aug. 17: Morristown Jazz and Blues Festival with Davy Knowles, the Bernard Allison Group, Rob Paparozzi’s Juke Joint, The Frank Vignola Trio, The Antoinette Montague Experience, at Morristown Green.

Aug. 18: Winard Harper at Liberty State Park, Jersey City.

Aug. 19: Randy Brecker & the Brecker Brothers Band Reunion at Wiggins Park, Camden.

Aug. 20: Radam Schwartz, Watson, B.D. Lenz All Stars, Justin Lerner Group at Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival, Westfield.

Aug. 21: Nat Adderley Jr. Trio at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Aug. 22: Leonieke Scheuble at Riverside Gardens Park, Red Bank.

Aug. 23: Richard Reiter Jazz Quartet at Jazz on Sloan series on Sloan Street (under the Gazebo), South Orange.

Aug. 24: Frank Bey at New Brooklyn Park, Sicklerville.

Aug. 25: Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Aug. 27: Jazz Lobsters, La Balteuband, Exit Row Band, The Thingama Jigs at Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival, Westfield.

Aug. 28: Mark Gross Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Aug. 31: Avalon Jazz Band at Fort Lee Community Center Outdoor Stage. Movies & Music Under the Stars series, with screening of “Jacquot de Nantes.”

Sept. 6: Able Ovadia Quartet at Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, Linden.

Sept.  10: Pat Metheny Side-Eye, featuring James Francies and Marcus Gilmore, at Pollak Theatre at Monmouth University, West Long Branch.

Sept. 13: Karickters at Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, Linden.

Sept. 14: Atlantic City Jazz Fest with Boney James, Najee, Pieces of a Dream, Joe Bataan, Norman Brown, Lindsey Webster at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Sept. 15: The Jazz Lobsters at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Sept. 26: Don Braden Quartet at Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick.

Oct. 1: Pink Martini, with Meow Meow at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank. 

Oct. 3: Pink Martini, with Meow Meow at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Oct. 4: Chris Botti at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Oct. 12: Kenny G at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Oct. 13: The Glenn Miller Orchestra at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Oct. 20: Sergio Mendes and Bebel Gilberto, “The 60th Anniversary of Bossa Nova” at BergenPAC, Englewood.

Oct. 23: Preservation Hall Jazz Band, “A Tuba to Cuba,” with Yusa, at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Oct. 25: Pink Martini at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.

Oct. 27: “Harlem 100: Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the Harlem Renaissance” with Mwenso and the Shakes, Brianna Thomas, Michela Lerman and Vuyo Sotashe, at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.
Oct. 27: Gerry Mulligan Tribute Band at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River. With Ron Vincent (drums), Dean Johnson (bass), Bill Mays (piano), Marvin Stamm (flugelhorn) and Jay Brandford (baritone saxophone).

Nov. 6: Blue Note Records’ 80th Birthday Celebration with Kandace Springs, James Francies, James Carter at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Nov. 6: “Harlem 100” at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Nov. 7: “In the Mood” at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. 1940s music revue featuring the music of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, The Andrews Sisters and others.

Nov. 15: Steps Ahead, Michael Franks, Spyro Gyra at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Nov. 15: “After Midnight: The Music of the King Cole Trio” at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
Nov. 15: NJMEA All-State Jazz Band and Honors Choir Concert at Chase Room at NJPAC, Newark.

Nov. 17: James Langton’s NY All-Star Big Band, “Those Swingin’ Singers” featuring the Gimme Four at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Nov. 21: Lee Ritenour with Dave Grusin and Friends at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Nov. 22: Christian Sands presents Three-Piano Erroll Garner Summit at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Nov. 24: Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
Nov. 24: Dorthaan’s Place: Houston Person at NICO Kitchen + Bar at NJPAC, Newark.

Dec. 7: Dianne Reeves, “Christmas Time Is Here” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 13-14: Catherine Russell and John Pizzarelli, tribute to Billie Holiday and Frank Sinatra at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Dec. 14: The Hot Sardines at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Jan. 12: Dan Levinson’s Gotham SophistiCats, “Hot Nights in Harlem” with Jeff Barnhart, Molly Ryan and Dandy Wellington at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Jan. 18: “Bossa Nova Wave” featuring guitarist Diego Figueiredo and saxophonist/clarinetist Ken Peplowski at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Jan. 25: Sam Reider and the Human Hands at Sitnik Theatre at Lackland Performing Arts Center, Hackettstown.

Feb. 22: Spyro Gyra at Stockton Performing Arts Center, Galloway.

Feb. 28: Joey Alexander Trio at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

Feb. 29: Bokanté at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

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

March 22: Lucia Jackson at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

March 31: The SFJazz Collective at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

April 13: Max Raabe and Palast Orchester at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

April 17: Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton.

April 18: Louis Prima Jr. at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

May 31: Sentimental Journey Big Band at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

June 28: Eric Mintel Quartet at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

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