3Divas Sherrie Maricle drums Amy Shook bass Jackie Warren piano INC American Bar & Kitchen, 302 George St. New Brunswick, NJ No cover charge. Reservations
Michael Bond Trio featuring Duane Eubanks INC American Bar & Kitchen, 302 George St. New Brunswick, NJ No cover charge. Reservations
Nat Adderly Jr. Trio featuring Kenny Davis - bass and Pheeroan AkLaff - drums. INC American Bar & Kitchen, 302 George St. New Brunswick, NJ No cover charge. Reservations
Corey Wallace Quartet Corey Wallace - Trombone, Nimrod Speaks - bass, Arco Sondoval - keys, and Sanah Kadoura- drums. Hyatt Regency – 2 Albany St. New Brunswick, NJ No cover charge.
Winard Harper and Jeli Posse Winard Harper - drums Anthony Ware- sax Tedd Chubb - trumpet Tadataka Unno - keys Vince Dupont - bass Hyatt Regency – 2 Albany St. New Brunswick, NJ No cover charge.
MARK SOSKIN PERFORMS WITH ROSEANNA VITRO WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 at the HYATT NBJP: Other than the instrument you play, what’s your favorite instrument to listen to? RE: My favorite instrument to listen to besides the piano would be the Cello NBJP: What’s the worst (non-musical) job you ever had? MS: The non musical job which was the worst lasted but 1 day
BILLY TEST PERFORMS FRIDAY JULY 6 AT SOPHIE'S photo: Annemarie Mountz NBJP: Who's your favorite non-jazz composer? BT: I'm a huge fan of classical music, and I have a strong background in classical piano. However, it's extremely difficult for me to select a single composer. I love Russian composers: Rachmaninoff, Scriabin, Tchaikovsky, etc. I'm also very influenced by French Impressionistic composers
NBJP: What musical instrument (that you don't play)would you like to be able to play? AW: Cello -- I love the beautiful range NBJP: What’s your favorite non-jazz tune? AW: Tough call between Scriabin's 5th Piano Sonata and Prokofiev's 4th Sonata. I love dark and beautiful Russian piano music NBJP: If you could live anywhere on the
NBJP: What living musician do you admire most? Why? AC: Quincy Jones because he is an artist who has found a way to make beautiful music that is both true to himself and accessible to the public audience. NBJP:What would you want to be if you weren’t a jazz musician? AC: An anthropologist NBJP:If you could only own one CD (Download--whatever),
SHAMIE ROYSTON What instrument would you like to be able to play? SR: Cello NBJP: What's your favorite jazz tune? SR:Summer in Central Park by Horace Silver NBJP: What quality do you like LEAST about yourself? SR: A quality I do not like about myself is I always try to take on too many projects and tasks, and never ask for help