Live Music and Dining
Tapping into the region’s top live music talent, Jazzy Nights hosts live music performances from big-name local artists drawn from all Northern New Jersey and nearby New York City .
Please join us for another Jazzy Night of sophisticated live music and more in the beautifully appointed speakeasy styled Essex Room which is located in the very stylish – The Fox and Falcon Restaurant in South Orange, NJ.
Top Notch and Engaging Entertainment
Jazzy Nights is happy to bring back to South Orange, NJ, one of areas’ most popular vocalists Lynette Sheard .
Joining Lynette Sheard on this engagement
- Darryl Clark on bass
- Donnie Harrell on keys and
- Billie Bang on drums.
There will be 2 sets:
Doors Open 7:20 PM
- Set 1 – 7:30 – 8:15 PM
- Set 2 – 8:45 – 10:30 PM
Delicious Food and Drinks
Want a great way to enhance your night out?
- Ensure a perfect evening with a wonderful dinning experience. Make a dinner reservation right here: with The Fox and Falcon.
- Come early and secure a first come first serve seat, enjoy light far, beverages and enjoy the music.
- You can also show up when you are ready, enjoy some good times and good vibes at the wonderful Essex Room Bar.
Please join us as recreate some of the summer as we move thru the fall and into the jazzy smooth nights of winter in the inviting and warm cozy confines of The Fox and Falcon’s Essex room.
No Cover, Free Parking, Full Drink and Food Menu Available.
The Fox and Falcon is located directly across the street from the South Orange Train Station.
Lynette Sheard – Vocalist
Lynette Sheard was born in Newark NJ currently residing in West Orange. A self–professed late bloomer who began performing in 2008 after winning a local vocal competition at the Oscar Schindler Performing Arts Center singing a song about chicken to an instrumental version of Etta James’ At last. The performance was a landmark. The musical journey began at that moment.
Feeling confident she purchased a karaoke machine and began learning 2 new songs a week. For years she volunteered to sing at local nursing homes, schools, hospitals and churches. As the confidence and exposure grew so did the invitations and opportunities. Lynette was recruited by musicians because of her willingness to learn, professionalism, positive attitude and ability to sing any genre albeit pop, rock, soul, gospel, jazz, or R&B. A lover of artistic expression and the creative process she ventured into theater and staged performances. These performances have earned her audience praise and accolades. Words used to describe her live performances are passionate, powerful, anointed, and awesome.
She has shared the stage with Grammy winning musicians and Broadway stars including those in The Lion King, and The Phantom of the Opera, Lynette is a multi-talented and versatile vocalist with a five octave range and perfect pitch. She acts, produces, directs and is vocal coach. Her performances have been acknowledged in numerous publications including, The NY Times, Broadway World, The Record, Hot House, The Patch and The Chronicle. The Star Ledger proclaimed that, “Her voice reaches deep into one’s soul and finds a soft spot
Theater credits include principal roles in: Dream Girls, Smokey Joe’s Café, Ragtime, Ragtime the Musical, Swing, Aida, For Colored Girls, A long Time Since Yesterday, The Vagina Monologues, A Raisin in the Sun and as Gary Coleman in Avenue Q in which Broadway World declared that, “she is fabulous with a voice that shakes the rafters” Lynette Sheard is honored to be featured in” The encyclopedia of Newark Jazz”, Her latest single Last night’s champagne produced by Jay Street Records is producing solid sales on ITunes, Amazon and Apple music.
About Jazzy Nights
South Orange NJ has live music scene that for a small town has a wonderful season of live outdoor music that runs from May thru September in various venues all over town. While Jazz is our love, Jazzy Nights South Orange, NJ is not only about jazz and more but extending the wonderful South Orange Live Music Scene.
So Jazz Nights is not just jazz but all flavors of live music along with the mission of keeping the community of live music lovers entertained throughout the year. Since you didn’t go away, and your love for the music is always with you, we want to be here for you. Thanks to Fox and Falcon, we get a chance to explore this opportunity.
So no matter where you are, we hope you come on out and join us, meet old and new friends and have some fun with us in the speakeasy style Essex Room of the Fox and Falcon restaurant. It’s warm and cozy so join us.
Enjoy a little live South Orange New Jersey Live Music Recap