Jazz, August-March

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Pat Metheny performs at the State Theatre in New Brunswick, Nov. 12.

Aug. 1: Will Comer Trio at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Aug. 3: Joe Taino Group, Bradford Hayes, Soul Seduction at Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival, Westfield.

Aug. 4: Mary Aiken’s Band at Barrow Mansion, Jersey City.

Aug. 5: Don Braden, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township. Songs of Earth, Wind & Fire and Stevie Wonder.
Aug. 5: Scott Petito & Leslie Ritter; Chris Pasin & David Stryker; Jonathan Scales (steel pan) with Inacio Rivas-Bixio (drums) at Port Imperial Sunset Music Series, West New York.
Aug. 5: Mark Gross Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Aug. 6: Mike Noordzy and Antoine Drye, Cookman Ave. Live! series, Asbury Park.
Aug. 6: King Solomon Hicks at Dykstra Park, Sparta.

Aug. 7: Montclair Jazz Festival “Block Party” with Ingrid Jensen, the Kelly Green Trio, Lee Hogans & Pursuance at Lackawanna Plaza.

Aug. 8: Lil’ Maceo, SummerFest at Liberty State Park, Jersey City.
Aug. 8: Matt Renzo Trio at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Aug. 11: Acute Inflections, Bob Marley tribute at Vail Mansion Plaza, Morristown. Free Arts in the Community series.
Aug. 11: Peter & the Master Keys at Municipal Complex, Wayne.
Aug. 11: Nobuki Takamen’s Band at Barrow Mansion, Jersey City.

Aug. 12: Jazz at Lincoln Center: Sherman Irby Trio, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
Aug. 12: Jerome Jennings Quintet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Aug. 13: Blue Soul Quintet at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

Aug. 14, 1 p.m.: Montclair Jazz Festival “Block Party” with Irwin Hall Organ Trio and the Lauren Sevian Quartet at Lackawanna Plaza.
Aug. 14, 6 p.m.: Montclair Jazz Festival “Dance Party” with DJ Brother Mister (Christian McBride) at Lackawanna Plaza.

Aug. 15: Peter and the Master Keys at Memorial Park, Fair Lawn.
Aug. 15: Digba Ogunbiyi Quartet, Cookman Ave. Live! series, Asbury Park.
Aug. 15: Valarie Adams & the Dimension Band, SummerFest at Liberty State Park, Jersey City.

Aug. 16: Bradford Hayes, Essex County Parks Summer Music at Veterans Memorial Park, Newark.

Aug. 17: Mike Neer’s Steelonious, Big Bruce & the Messengers, Governor Radio at Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival, Westfield.

Aug. 18: Dan Levinson & Friends, Main Street Concert Series, Manasquan.
Aug. 18: Gordon James, Essex County Parks Summer Music at Watsessing Park, Bloomfield/East Orange.
Aug. 18: Bryan Beninghove’s Band at Barrow Mansion, Jersey City.

Aug. 19: Jazz at Lincoln Center: Marcus Printup, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
Aug. 19: Fran Tokars, Wayne Hawkins & Scott Neumann; Mala Waldron & Reggie Pittman; Soular Rhythm Caribbean Steel Pan Trio at Port Imperial Sunset Music Series, West New York.
Aug. 19: Marianne Solivan Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.
Aug. 19: The Piero Romano Latin Jazz Ensemble, Finish This at Pershing Park, Weehawken.

Aug. 22: Silk City Jazz Quartet at Stephen J. Capestro Theater at Roosevelt Park, Edison.

Aug. 23: Larry Carlton, “The Crusaders Remembered” at Wiggins Park, Camden.

Aug. 24: MaurĂ­cio de Souza, B.D. Lenz All Stars, NJ Workshop for the Arts at Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival, Westfield.

Aug. 26: Nat Adderley Jr. Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Sept. 2: Victor Jones Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Sept. 25: Montclair Jazz Festival’s Downtown Jamboree Grand Finale. Artists TBA.
Aug. 25: Andrea Brachfeld’s Band at Barrow Mansion, Jersey City.

Aug. 26: Matt Cappy Jazz Quartet at Cooper River Park, Pennsauken.
Aug. 26: Nat Adderley Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Aug. 27: Brian Newman at Music Box at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa, Atlantic City.

Aug. 28: Long Branch Jazz and Blues by the Sea featuring Sonny Kenn Band; Charlie Apicella & Iron City featuring Madam Pat Tandy; Kelly, Ellis & Flynn.
Aug. 28: Evalve Jazz at Riley Park, Bradley Beach.

Aug. 29: Sandy Sasso’s Swingin Big Band at Stephen J. Capestro Theater at Roosevelt Park, Edison.

Aug. 31: Thos Shipley, Nikki Briar & the Sweet Briar Band, Save Mary at Sweet Sounds Downtown Music Festival, Westfield.

Sept. 2: Adrienne Haan, “Cabaret Français: A Tribute to the French Chanson,” outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
Sept. 2: Victor Jones Quartet at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

Sept. 3: Audra Mariel & A Real Human Jazz Band, Cookman Ave. Live! series, Asbury Park.

Sept. 5: The Piero Romano Latin Jazz Ensemble, Charu Suri at Hamilton Park, Weehawken.

Sept. 6: “Jazz and Pizzazz” featuring Gordon Turk, organ, Gene Perla, bass, Sean Gough, piano, Doug Hirlinger, drums, at Great Auditorium, Ocean Grove.

Sept. 9: Dan Levinson, outdoors at Morris Museum, Morris Township.
Sept. 9: Dara Tucker at Newark Museum of Art.

Sept. 11: Glenn Miller Orchestra at Newton Theatre.

Sept. 12: Glenn Miller Orchestra at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Sept. 18: CAP (Community Action Partnership) Jazz Festival with Incognito, David Sanborn, Maysa, Camille Thurman at Hard Rock Live at Etess Arena at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Sept. 24: Gregory Porter at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. 

Sept. 25: John Pizzarelli and Catherine Russell, “The Songs of Frank Sinatra & Billie Holiday,” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Sept. 26: John Pizzarelli and Catherine Russell, “The Songs of Frank Sinatra & Billie Holiday,” at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Oct. 1: Bria Skonberg at South Orange Performing Arts Center.
Oct. 1: Kirk Whalum and Keiko Matsui at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Oct. 1-3: Exit Zero Jazz Festival, Cape May. With Chris Botti, Terence Blanchard, the Paquito D’Rivera Quintet, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Raul MidĂłn & Lionel Loueke, Jazzmeia Horn and others.

Oct. 9: Laurence Hobgood, piano, with James Robbins, bass, and Karl Latham, drums, at Roy’s Hall, Blairstown.

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.

Oct. 27: Acoustic Alchemy at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
Oct. 27: Rutgers Jazz Lab Band, “A Night at Minton’s: Music From the Bebop Era” featuring music by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Tadd Dameron and others, at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Directed by Tatum Greenblatt.

Oct. 29: Rutgers University Jazz Ensemble, Prof. William Fielder Memorial Concert at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Directed by Conrad Herwig.

Nov. 11: Christian McBride’s “The Movement Revisited” at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Nov. 12: Chris Botti at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Nov. 12: Pat Metheny Side-Eye, with James Francies and Joe Dyson at State Theatre, New Brunswick.

Nov. 13: Dianne Reeves, Artemis (Renee Rosnes, Anat Cohen, Ingrid Jensen, Nicole Glover, Noriko Ueda, Allison Miller) at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

Nov. 14: Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.
Nov. 14: Dorthaan’s Place Jazz Brunch: Cyrus Chestnut at NICO Kitchen + Bar at NJPAC, Newark.

Nov. 20: “Swingin’ at 96: Anat Cohen & the Newport All-Stars Salute George Wein” at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Dec. 1: Rutgers Jazz Lab Band, “Make It Funky: Jazz in the ’70s and Beyond at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Directed by Tatum Greenblatt.

Dec. 3: Rutgers University Jazz Ensemble, tribute to Duke Pearson at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. Directed by Conrad Herwig.

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

Dec. 11: Terri Lyne Carrington & Social Science at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 16: Hot Sardines, “Holiday Stomp” at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Dec. 18: Kenny G at BergenPAC, Englewood.

March 13: Dee Dee Bridgewater & Bill Charlap at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

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