Craft & Spirit Festival Heldrich Craft & Spirit Festival When: Jan 28, 2017 at 4:00pm Where: Heldrich Hotel Heldrich Craft Beer & Spirit Festival, January 28, 2017, 4 PM to 8 PM at The Heldrich Hotel.  Over 25 representatives from Craft Spirit & Craft Breweries will be in attendance!  A $40 ticket includes a custom tasting glass, the tasting, incredible

Todd Bashore Quartet

Todd Bashore Quartet Benito Gonzalez - keys, Carlo De Rosa - bass, Jason Brown - drums, Todd Bashore - sax Hyatt Regency – 2 Albany St. New Brunswick, NJ No cover charge.

Bruce Williams Trio

Bruce  Williams Trio Bruce Williams - sax Chris Berger - Bass Vince Ector - drums.   INC American Bar & Kitchen, 302 George St. New Brunswick, NJ No cover charge. Reservations


KEN PERFORMS THURSDAY JULY 19, 2012 AT MAKEDA         NBJP: What’s the worst (non-musical) job you ever had? KF: Working in a car wash during the winter months. NBJP: Who's your favorite jazz performer? KF: George Coleman, so inspiring... NBJP: What inspires you creatively? KF: Going out and hearing live music, speaking with like minded jazz musicians,

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SEVEN ?s with Anthony Ware

ANTHONY WARE PERFORMS THURSDAY MAY 10, 2012 @ MAKEDA  NBJP: What living musician has influenced you most? AW: That's a hard question to answer.  I have a long list of mentors whose guidance has been irreplaceable to me.  The top three are Anthony Nelson, Bruce Williams and Radam Schwartz. NBJP: What would you want to be if you weren't a jazz musician? AW: I'd like to

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Seven ?s with Brandon Wright

Brandon performs Wednesday April 18 at the Hyatt Regency New Brunswick NBJP:      How old were you when you first played in front of an audience (beyond your family)? BW:  I was fourteen years old and performed "The Pink Panther" theme for a talent show at summer camp.  Although I left the stage, I was told I got a standing ovation!

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Camille performed with the Badd Azz Jazz Women of Mimi Jones Band on Thursday, March 22 at Makeda NBJP: What’s the worst job you ever had? CT: To be quite honest, I don't think I ever had a terrible job, fortunately. I always look at negative situations as "how can you make the most/best out of it?" and I just

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Sharel performs Thursday March 15 at Makeda NBJP: Other than the instrument you play, what instrument would you like to be able to play? SC: I always wanted to play the acoustic bass. Maybe that's why I like to write for it so much, a way of living vicariously though bass players. However, now that we have one I don't even touch

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Bruce Williams performs with his quartet, Thursday February 23 at Makeda   NBJP:  What living musician do you admire most? Why? BW: Gary Bartz. He is sort of a painter and a poet when he plays. He's always stood for something and has presented his ideas in an intelligent  and soulful manner. NBJP:What would you want to be

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