The Jazz Exchange Helping Out Musicians as the World Goes Crazy with the Corona Virus

Because We Are All In This Together Surviving Corona-virus via Social Distancing is a Must People may not realize how much worldwide social interaction there is across the globe but we surely do now. Here in Northern Jersey, it’s a dramatic change because as a musician, one day you are practicing and playing with aContinue reading “The Jazz Exchange Helping Out Musicians as the World Goes Crazy with the Corona Virus”

Jazzy Nights Live Music Joins the Vibrant Music Scene of South Orange New Jersey

By Gregory Burrus | Posted Thursday, January 23, 2020 South Orange, NJ, which is located just outside New York City and is just 3 miles wide, has a vibrant live music scene that benefits from the numerous professional musicians that live and play within the area. The South Orange live music scene offers numerous opportunitiesContinue reading “Jazzy Nights Live Music Joins the Vibrant Music Scene of South Orange New Jersey”

Coming Up at Clements Place Jazz 15 Washington, Newark NJ

Clements Place Jazz 15 Washington Street, Newark, NJ   Sunday May 26 @3 pm – Tribute to Hamiett Bluett w/Ronnie Burrage and Friends Friday May 31 @7:30 pm – Alexis Morrast and her Quartet Wednesday June 5 @7 pm Thursday June 6 @7:30 p – TBD Friday June 7 @7:30 pm – Nat Adderley, Jr.  Continue reading “Coming Up at Clements Place Jazz 15 Washington, Newark NJ”

Dorthaan Kirk NEA Jazz Master in the Class of 2020

Absolutely ecstatic that Dorthaan Kirk will be receiving the A.B. Spellman NEA Jazz Masters Fellowship for Jazz Advocacy. “Washington, DC—Today the National Endowment for the Arts announced the four newest recipients of the nation’s highest honor in jazz. Innovative jazz musicians Bobby McFerrin, Roscoe Mitchell, and Reggie Workman, as well as Dorthaan Kirk—who is receiving the A.B”Continue reading “Dorthaan Kirk NEA Jazz Master in the Class of 2020”

Jazz973 Presents Charlie Apicella & Iron City at Clements Place Jazz

Guitarist Charlie Apicella is the leader of Iron City. The band’s sixth CD, Groove Machine features Charlie’s hard bop-inspired originals and arrangements of classic Blue Note Records gems.   Guitarist Charlie Apicella is the leader of Iron City. The band’s sixth CD, Groove Machine features Charlie’s hard bop-inspired originals and arrangements of classic Blue NoteContinue reading “Jazz973 Presents Charlie Apicella & Iron City at Clements Place Jazz”