Jazz, August-June

Pat Metheny performs at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown, Sept. 28.

Aug. 2: Carla Cook at Newark Museum. Jazz in the Garden series.
Aug. 2: Dan Levinson’s Midsummer Night’s Jazz Party at the Bickford Theatre at the Morris Museum, Morris Township.

Aug. 3: Free Speech Trio, Jazz on Sloan series at South Orange Gazebo.

Aug. 4: Rafiki Jazz featuring Norman Mann, Jazz on Sloan series at South Orange Gazebo.

Aug. 5: Alex Brown and Victor Provost Quartet, Jazz Brunch at Hard Rock Café at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Aug. 6: Raul Midón at Wiggins Waterfront Park, Camden. Sunset Jazz Series.

Aug. 7: Glenn Alexander & Shadowland featuring Oria and the New York Horns, Justin Hernandez, Daniel Rufolo, Maurício de Souza & Bossa Brasil at Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival, Westfield.

Aug. 9: Julio Fernandez and Friends at Sinatra Park, Hoboken.

Aug. 10: Mike Stern at Eric LeGrand Park, Avenel.
Aug. 10: Zach Brock, Jazz on Sloan series at South Orange Gazebo.

Aug. 11: Montclair Jazz Festival with Eddie Palmieri, Oliver Lake Trio 3, Christian McBride, The Royal Bopsters at Nishuane Park, Montclair.

Aug. 12: John Beasley and Friends, Jazz Brunch at Hard Rock Café at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Aug. 13: Special EFX featuring Chieli Minucci, Lao Tizer and Elliott Yamin at Wiggins Waterfront Park, Camden. Sunset Jazz Series.

Aug. 14: Radam Schwartz, B.D. Lenz, Thos Shipley, The Chuck Lambert Band at Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival, Westfield.

Aug. 16: Swingadelic at Sinatra Park, Hoboken.

Aug. 17: Funky Organics, Jazz on Sloan series at South Orange Gazebo.

Aug. 18: Morristown Jazz and Blues Festival with Davy Knowles, the Bernard Allison Group, LaBamba and the Hubcaps, Bria Skonberg, the Air Force Jazz Big Band, at Morristown Green.
Aug. 18: Kate Curran Trio, Jazz on Sloan series at South Orange Gazebo.

Aug. 19:  Frank Vignola Quartet with John di Martino Quartet, Jazz Brunch at Hard Rock Café at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.
Aug. 19: Peter Lin, Jazz on Sloan series at South Orange Gazebo.

Aug. 21: Mike Neer’s Steelonious, Watson, Carrie Jackson, Eric Frazier at Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival, Westfield.

Aug. 23: Jean-Luc Pony at Newton Theatre.

Aug. 24: Allen Harris Quartet, music of Nat King Cole and Eddie Jefferson at Rutherfurd Hall, Allamuchy.
Aug. 24: Phyllis Blanford and Friends, Jazz on Sloan series at South Orange Gazebo.

Aug. 25: Lynette Sheard, Jazz on Sloan series at South Orange Gazebo.

Aug. 26: Dave Stryker Band, Jazz Brunch at Hard Rock Café at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Aug. 27: Grace Kelly at Wiggins Waterfront Park, Camden. Sunset Jazz Series.

Aug. 28: Pat Cuttitta, Jazz Lobsters, Ali Ryerson, New-Trad Sextet at Sweet Sounds Downtown Jazz Festival, Westfield.

Sept. 1: Avalon Jazz Band and screening of “Peau d’Ane at Fort Lee Community Center. Movies and Music Under the Stars series.
Sept. 1: Patricia Walton, Jazz on Sloan series at South Orange Gazebo.

Sept. 2: Hendrik Meurkens and Harry Allen Quintet, Jazz Brunch at Hard Rock Café at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Sept. 8: Bernie Williams and His All-Star Band at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Sept. 9: Gabriela Anders Quartet, Jazz Brunch at Hard Rock Café at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City.

Sept. 14: Mike Stern at Newton Theatre.
Sept. 14: Charlie Hunter at Eric LeGrand Park, Avenel.

Sept. 14-16: Central Jersey Jazz Festival in Flemington, New Brunswick and Somerville.

Sept. 15: Gabrielle Stravelli at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Sept. 21: NY/NJ All-Star Big Band, directed by Max Morden, Count Basie tribute at Rutherfurd Hall, Allamuchy.

Sept. 28: Pat Metheny at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown. With Antonio Sanchez (drums, percussion), Linda May Han Oh (bass) and Gwilym Simcock (piano).

Sept. 30: Cynthia Sayer and her Joyride Quartet at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Oct. 4: Chris Botti, at BergenPAC, Englewood.
Oct. 4: Madeleine Peyroux at South Orange Performing Arts Center.

Oct. 7: Pat Metheny at Count Basie Center for the Arts, Red Bank.

Oct. 10: Diana Krall at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown.

Oct. 12: Diana Krall at State Theatre, New Brunswick.
Oct. 12: Rutgers Jazz Ensemble I at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Ninth Annual William “Prof” Fielder Memorial Concert, featuring trumpeter Tatum Greenblatt.

Oct. 13: Diana Krall, at Caesars, Atlantic City.

Oct. 17: Rutgers University Mingus Ensemble at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick.

Oct. 28: Don Braden, “Earth Wind and Wonder” at Grunin Center at Ocean County College, Toms River.

Nov. 3: Roy Hargrove Quartet at Bethany Baptist Church, Newark. “Bethany Jazz Vespers.” Part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival.

Nov. 7: Bobby Sanabria & ¡Quarteto Aché! at Gateway II, Newark. Part of the TD James Moody Jazz Festival.

Nov. 8: Gregory Porter and Dianne Reeves at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.
Nov. 8: Antonio Sánchez: “BiRDMAN LiVE” at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.

Nov. 8-11: Exit 0 Jazz Festival, Cape May.

Nov. 9: “Congas y Canto: An Evening of Latin Jazz” with Sheila E., Eddie Palmieri and Tito Nieves with the Christian McBride Big Band at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.
Nov. 9: “Guitar Passions” with Sharon Isbin, Stanley Jordan & Romero Lubambo at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.

Nov. 10: Marcus Miller with David Sanborn, Yellowjackets with Luciana Souza at Prudential Hall at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.
Nov. 10: “Look for the Silver Lining: A Tribute to Jerome Kern” with Daryl Sherman at Parsonnett Room at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.

Nov. 11: Jazz Vinyl Revisited: Joni Mitchell’s Mingus and Terri Lyne Carrington’s Money Jungle, with Carrington, Jo Lawry, Kate McGarry and Luciana Souza at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark.

Nov. 16: Cécile McLorin Salvant at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.
Nov. 16: NJMEA All-State Jazz Band & Honors Choir Concert at Chase Room at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.

Nov. 18: Dorthaan’s Place: Eric Alexander Quartet at NICO Kitchen + Bar at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.
Nov. 18: Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition: The SASSY Awards, at Victoria Theater at NJPAC, Newark. Part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival.

Nov. 24: The New Millennium Jazz Band at Surflight Theatre, Beach Haven.

Nov. 30: Soulful Sounds of Christmas with Will Downing, Alex Bugnon, Maysa at Scottish Rite Auditorium, Collingswood.

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

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: Rutgers Jazz Ensemble I at Nicholas Music Center at Rutgers University, New Brunswick. Music of Joe Henderson.

Dec. 9: Glenn Miller Orchestra at Newton Theatre.

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

Feb. 9: Herbie Hancock at BergenPAC, Englewood.

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

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

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.

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

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