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Seven Questions with Vocalist Jackie Jones

NBJP: If you could only own one CD, what would it be?  JJ: TOUGH question, but If I had to narrow it down, it would either be The Carmen McRae- Betty Carter DUETS or -Bobby McFerrin-Vocabularies NBJP:   What’s your favorite non-jazz tune? JJ: OLD FRIEND...Phyllis Hyman NBJP:   What would you want to be if you weren’t a musician? JJ: Probably

2017-03-18T15:42:57+00:00 Jazz, Music, New Jersey|

Seven Questions + One with Vocalist Danielle Illario

1)  How old were you when you first performed in front of an audience (beyond your family) and what did you play/sing? My fifth grade graduation , I had a solo from the song "For you I will" by Monica. 2)  What would you want to be if you weren’t a musician?  I  would be a psychologist. 3)  You are a musician, is

2017-01-08T13:35:58+00:00 Jazz|

Seven Questions with Guitarist JC Stylles

1.What instrument other than the one you are known for would you like to  be able to play? Actually there are 3. Organ, Vibes and Chromatica(chromatic harmonica) 2. What is your favorite non-jazz tune? It changes periodically, but currently it is an oldie but a goodie in "Can't hide love" by Earth , Wind & Fire. 3.What would you want to be

2017-01-05T10:39:12+00:00 Jazz, Music, New Jersey|

Seven Questions with Drummer Byron Landham

1)  What instrument would you like to be able to play? Honestly, I would love to be able to play all the rhythm section instruments..(bass, piano guitar, mallets.) 2)   What’s your favorite non-jazz tune?  It’s too difficult for me to choose one. I have so many favorite tunes of all genres for different reasons. 3) What would you want to be if you weren’t

2017-01-05T10:39:12+00:00 Jazz|

Seven Questions with Organist Pat Bianchi

1. Other than the instrument you play, what’s your favorite instrument to listen to?      Well it’s funny, because these days I don’t listen to many recordings of B3 Organ players. Not because there aren’t great recordings out there, or I don’t love them, it’s more because I am trying to adapt the techniques or inflections of other instruments into my

2017-01-05T10:39:12+00:00 Jazz|

Seven Questions with Trumpeter Josh Evans

1)   If you could only own one CD, what would it be? Absolutely Art Blakey “Free for All”, the intensity on this recording is beyond belief. All I have to say about this is Art Blakey, Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Curtis Fuller, Cedar Walton, And Reggie Workman WOOOOOO!!! It’s also interesting that this band recorded a few other tunes on that

2017-01-05T10:39:12+00:00 Jazz, Music, New Jersey|

Past Events Calendar 2016

Tuesday July 12, 2016 9.00 pm  – 12.00 pm  Dan Giannone Band Drummer Dan Giannone with Mike Bond -keyboard and Ian Kenslaar -bass. Jam session at 10.30! Garden State Ale House – 378 George St. New Brunswick, NJ  Friday July 8, 2016 6.30 pm – 9.30 pm  Marianne Solivan & Josh Richman Duo Vocals and keyboard. Due

2017-01-05T10:39:13+00:00 Event Archives|

Past Events Calendar 2015

Tuesday December 22, 2015 8.00 pm  – 11.00 pm      Justin Jones Group   Saxophonist Justin Jones with Mike Bond – keyboard, Mike Noordzy – bass, Mike Winnicki – drums and Greg DeAngelis – trombone.  Jam session at 9.30! Garden State Ale House – 378 George St. New Brunswick, NJ  Thursday December 17, 2015 8.00 pm – 11.00 pm  Jerry

2017-01-05T10:39:13+00:00 Event Archives|

Past Events Calendar 2014

Tuesday December 16, 2014 8.00 pm  – 11.00 pm      Sam Tobias Band   Barisaxophonist Sam Tobias with Mike Bond – keyboard, George Maher – trumpet, Eric Neveloff – bass and Kyle Duppstadt  – drums.  Jam session at 9.30! Tumulty’s Pub – 361 George St. New Brunswick, NJ  $4 soda charge for under 21s. Thursday December 11, 2014 8.00 pm –

2017-01-05T10:39:13+00:00 Event Archives|

Past Events Calendar 2013

New Years Eve Tuesday, December 31, 2013 8.00 pm – 11.00 pm  James Ohn Trio Saxophonist James Ohn featuring Peter Park – guitar and Peter Olynciw – bass. Hyatt Hotel – 2 Albany St. New Brunswick, NJ  No cover charge. Thursday December 19, 2013 8.00 pm – 11.00 pm  Shamie Royston Quartet Pianist Shamie Royston featuring Tia Fuller on sax, Tom DiCarlo on bass

2017-01-05T10:39:14+00:00 Event Archives|