Jazz, May-March

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MATT BAKER

The Tony DeSare Quartet will perform at The Berrie Center at Ramapo College in Mahwah, May 4.

May 1: MCCC Jazz Band Spring Concert at Kelsey Theatre at Mercer County Community College, West Windsor.

May 1-4: Django a Gogo Festival with Stephane Wrembel and others at The Woodland, Maplewood, and Town Hall, New York.

May 2: Forbidden Tropics at Tavern on George, New Brunswick.

May 4: Tony DeSare Quartet at Berrie Center at Ramapo College, Mahwah.
May 4: Tyreek McDole Quintet at Bethany Baptist Church, Newark. Jazz Vespers series.

May 5: Mariel Bildsten at Madison Community Arts Center.

May 16: Alexia Bomtempo with Art Topilow and Danny Bacher at Bell Theater, Holmdel.

May 17: Mark Lettieri Group at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

May 19: James Austin Jr. at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

May 24: Lindsey Webster at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.
May 24: LAAPI Jazz Collective featuring Peter Lin, trombone, and Tammy Huynh, at Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills.

May 29-31 and June 1-2: Jersey City Jazz Festival.

June 1: Chris Botti at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton. Part of Jazz in June series.
June 1: Matthew Whitaker at Bethany Baptist Church, Newark. Jazz Vespers series.

June 2: Bill Mays Trio at Rutherfurd Hall, Allamuchy.
June 2: Joel Zelnik Trio, featuring pianist Zelnick with bassist Gary Mazzaroppi and drummer David Cox, “My Bill Evans: A Personal Conversation” at Gia Maione Prima Foundation Studio Theater at Grunin Center for the Arts at Ocean County College, Toms River.

June 3: Esperanza Spalding, Sunset Jazz Series at Camden Waterfront.

June 4-9: “Echoes of Freedom: Miriam Makeba & Hugh Masekela’s Jazz Heritage,” presented by Crossroads Theatre Company at New Brunswick Performing Arts Center.

June 5: Lakecia Benjamin at Berlind Theatre at McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton. Part of Jazz in June series.
June 5: Suede at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

June 7: SuperBlue featuring Kurt Elling and Charlie Hunter at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

June 21: César Orozco’s Kamarata Trio at Shanghai Jazz, Madison.

June 23: Samara Joy at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.

June 25: Kenny G at Ocean City Music Pier.

June 27: John Pizzarelli at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

June 29: Stanley Clarke at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

June 30: Will Downing at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

July 1: The Lao Tizer Band featuring Elliott Yamin, Eric Marienthal, Karen Briggs and Chieli Minucci, Sunset Jazz Series at Camden Waterfront.

July 10: Stanley Jordan (Grateful Dead tribute), Funk You, Mardi Gras on the Boardwalk series at Kennedy Plaza, Atlantic City.

July 19: Vanessa Perea Quintet featuring trombonist Robert Edwards at Greenwood Gardens, Short Hills.

July 30: Rick Martin Swing Orchestra, Free Summer Concerts at Lake Drive Gazebo, Robbinsville.

Aug. 5-6: Glenn Miller Orchestra at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club, Asbury Park.

Aug. 14: Charlie Halloran & the Tropicales, Zydeco Revelators, Woodbridge Wednesdays series at Parker Press Park.

Aug. 16: Andy Rothstein at Lizzie Rose Music Room, Tuckerton.

Aug. 17: Norman Brown at The Vogel at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Aug. 19: Brubeck Brothers Quartet featuring Dan and Chis Brubeck, Sunset Jazz Series at Camden Waterfront.

Aug. 21: Raul Midón, Lia Menaker, Sundown Music Series at McLaughlin Norcross Memorial Dell, Haddon Lake Park, Haddon Heights.

Aug. 25: James Langton’s New York All Stars Big Band, “Big Band Royalty: Swingin’ with the King, the Count, the Duke and the Earl” at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

Sept. 6: José James at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Sept. 14: Morristown Jazz and Blues Festival on Morristown Green. Artists TBA.
Sept. 14: Montclair Jazz Festival. Lineup TBA.
Sept. 14: Jersey City Latin Jazz Festival.

Sept. 21: Jazz & Roots Festival with Third World, Stefon Harris & Blackout, Solomon Hicks, DJ Prince Hakim at The Lawn at Enlow Hall at Kean University, Hillside.

Sept. 22: Glenn Miller Orchestra at Levoy Theatre, Millville.

Sept. 25: Middlesex County Jazz Festival, Edison. Lineup TBA.

Sept. 26: Middlesex County Jazz Festival, Carteret. Lineup TBA.

Sept. 27: Middlesex County Jazz Festival, Perth Amboy. Lineup TBA.

Sept. 28: Middlesex County Jazz Festival, New Brunswick. Lineup TBA.

Sept. 29: Herbie Hancock at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark.
Sept. 29: Middlesex County Jazz Festival, Woodbridge. Lineup TBA.

Nov. 7-8: New Jersey Symphony at Prudential Hall at NJPAC. Newark. Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor. Paquito D’Rivera, guest artist and co-curator; Paquito D’Rivera Quintet. Program is part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival and includes George Gershwin/Paquito D’Rivera’s Medley for Jazz Quintet and Orchestra; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart/Paquito D’Rivera’s Adagio on a Mozart Theme; Daniel Freiberg’s Latin American Chronicles; Carlos Chávez’s Symphony No. 2, “Sinfonía India”; Aaron Copland’s El Salón México; Arturo Márquez’s Danzón No. 2; José Pablo Moncayo’s Huapango.

Nov. 10: New Jersey Symphony at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. Carlos Miguel Prieto, conductor. Paquito D’Rivera, guest artist and co-curator; Paquito D’Rivera Quintet. Program is part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival and includes George Gershwin/Paquito D’Rivera’s Medley for Jazz Quintet and Orchestra; Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart/Paquito D’Rivera’s Adagio on a Mozart Theme; Daniel Freiberg’s Latin American Chronicles; Carlos Chávez’s Symphony No. 2, “Sinfonía India”; Aaron Copland’s El Salón México; Arturo Márquez’s Danzón No. 2; José Pablo Moncayo’s Huapango.
Nov. 10: “Perfectly Frank: Frank Sinatra’s Radio ‘Symphonette’ of the 1950s,” featuring James Langton at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

March 2: “Boogie Woogie Big Band: Shuffle, Boogie and Swing” featuring James Langton & the New York All Stars, and Gimme Four, at Algonquin Arts Theatre, Manasquan.

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