This Week a whole lot going on with the TD Moody Jazz Festival featuring TD Moody’s Jazz Festival events, Cyrus Chestnut at Bethany Baptist Church, the Clements Place Jazz Jam, the Clements Place Lance Bryant Big Band, Maplewood MAPSO Family Follies at the Woodland, SOPAC has the US Military Veterans AllStars Band and a James Moody Tribute by Dayna Stephens.
MON November 13 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm LANCE BRYANT & SHOUT! Clements Place Jazz IJS – Ruth Bader Ginsburg Building 15 Washington Street, Newark, NJ
LANCE BRYANT & SHOUT! This full sixteen piece big band performs compositions and arrangements by Lance and occasionally arrangements of his colleagues. Lance has been arranging for other artists and bands for over twenty five years, starting with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra. “Lionel Hampton always encouraged me to keep writing,” READ MORE
TUE November 14 at 7:30PM – Jazz n’ the Hall United States Military Veterans All-Stars
The United States Military Veterans All Stars will present a lively program of popular Jazz favorites and patriotic songs in an honorable tribute to veterans of all wars. Come and join the musical celebration! … The Seton Hall University Arts Council supports the integral role of the arts in higher education and their universally recognized status as a hallmark of an educated and humane culture. READ MORE
THU November 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm –
The Woodland 60 Woodland Rd, Maplewood, New Jersey, United States – 1st Annual MAPSO Family Follies Talent Show on Thursday, November 16th from 7:30-9pm. Old-Timey Talent & Quirky Fun “I’ve always thought this town should have a talent show,” said Lara Tomlin, professional artist, to Sally Unsworth, Manager of the Division of Arts & Culture for Maplewood. And … READ MORE
THU November 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm – NJPAC Jazz JAM Session at Clements Place Jazz IJS – Ruth Bader Ginsburg Building 15 Wash St. NWK
NJPAC JAM SESSION Free Open to the Public Hi If you like to jam then show up and be ready, these sessions move fast so bring what you got. if you love to listen to great jazz in a wonderful environment – register and come hear some truly world class jazz. – NJPAC … READ MORE
FRI November 17 @ 7:30 PM Dayna Stephens Quartet Tribute to James Moody
Featuring Dayna Stephens – Bandleader & Saxophones, Misha Medlenko – Guitar, Rafael Enciso – Bass, Quinton Cain – Drums – A graduate of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, where he studied under artistic icons Terence Blanchard, Wayne Shorter and Herbie Hancock, Dayna began his formal studies with a full scholarship at Berklee College of Music in Boston. READ MORE
Fri, Nov 17 @ 8PM Dave Grusin: A Life in Music featuring Lee Ritenour, Patti Austin, Jane Monheit, Will Downing, Randy Brecker and New York Voices.
Jazz artist Dave Grusin is joined by an all-star lineup of performers from the GRP Records family. Dave Grusin practically invented the multi-hyphenate music career. He’s a jazz pianist and band leader. An Academy Award and GRAMMY® winning composer, arranger and producer. And, of course, the co-founder of legendary GRP Records along with Larry Rosen. This show brings together some of the award-winning artists from the GRP family for a night of contemporary jazz
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SAT November 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Bethany Baptist Welcomes Jazz Pianist Cyrus Chestnut
Bethany Baptist Church of Newark 275 West Market Street, Newark, New Jersey – In November, Bethany Baptist welcomes jazz pianist Cyrus Chestnut. Raised in the church, he balances lithe technical skill with a robust, soulful style that speaks to his deep gospel roots and love of swinging hard bop. Read RSVP
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Gregory Burrus is a local live music ambassador, event planner, and community partner that curates, manages and promotes live music events in the local SOMA (South Orange, Maplewood) community, Union County, Northern NJ and New York Area. Enjoy the events.