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
James Gibbs featuring Mike Parker - keys, Cliff Awan Kee - bass and Kevin Bowden.- drums. Hyatt Regency - 2 Albany St. New Brunswick, NJ 08901 No cover charge.
Alexis Morrast Quartet Vocalist Alexis Morrast and her quartet. Hyatt Regency - 2 Albany St. New Brunswick, NJ 08901 No cover charge.
Mike Noordzy Trio with Bruce Williams Bassist Mike Noordzy featuring Bruce Williams - saxophone and TBA. INC American Bar & Kitchen, 302 George St. New Brunswick, NJ 08901 No cover charge. Reservations
Destiny Tucker Band Vocalist Destiny Tucker and her band. Jam session at 10.30! Garden State Ale House - 378 George St. New Brunswick, NJ
Najwa Parkins & James Collins Duo Vocals and keyboard. Due Mari, 78 Albany St. New Brunswick, NJ No cover charge. Reservations
Dmitry Baevsky Quartet Dmitry Baevsky featuring Kris Kaiser - guitar, Tal Ronen - bass and Joe Strasser - drums.. Hyatt Regency - 2 Albany St. New Brunswick, NJ 08901 No cover charge.
Vocalist Doris Spears featuring Radam Schwartz - key board and Takashi Ogura - bass. INC American Bar & Kitchen, 302 George St. New Brunswick, NJ 08901 No cover charge. Reservations
NBJP: How old were you when you first played in front of an audience (beyond your family) and what did you play? FH: I was approximately 12 years old when I first started playing in public. And that took place at The Presbyterian Church of Teaneck where my mother introduced me to learning about God and religion. I performed hymnals and
Bob has performed for NBJP several times, most recently with Akiko Tsuruga on September 6 NBJP: If you were about to have your last meal, what would it be? BD: My Grandmother's pasta with sparerib sauce. Since it would be my last meal to heck with the cholesterol! NBJP: What’s your favorite jazz club to go to if you're just going