Rob Edwards Quartet

Robert Edwards Quartet Robert Edwards - trombone Charlie Sigler - Guitar Jared Gold - Organ Colby Inzer - drums Hyatt Regency – 2 Albany St. New Brunswick, NJ No cover charge.

Corey Wallace Quartet

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.

Mariel Bildsten Trio

Mariel Bildsten Trio Mariel Bildsten - trombone Mike Noordzy - bass Misha Josephs - guitar INC American Bar & Kitchen, 302 George St. New Brunswick, NJ No cover charge. Reservations

Justin Jones Band

Saxophonist Justin Jones with Gregory DeAngelis - trombone, David Zaks - keys, Ian Kenselaar - bass and Daniel Giannone - drums. Jam session at 10.30! Garden State Ale House - 378 George St. New Brunswick, NJ

SEVEN QUESTIONS w/TROMBONIST, JASON JACKSON

NBJP: How old were you when you first played in front of an audience (beyond your family)? JJ: I was around 8 NBJP: If you could only own one CD what would it be? JJ: The trombone master JJ Johnson, Art Tatum's Capitol  recording of Willow Weep for Me, Miles Davis' Kind of Blue, Coltrane Blue Train.....oops, too many and I'm only

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SEVEN QUESTIONS WITH DAVID GIBSON

Dave plays Thursday September 20 at Makeda! NBJP:   What living musician do you admire most? Why? DG: Branford Marsalis is one of the most honest humans I've encountered. I see him challenging himself to perform in new and diverse settings. He's a keen observer of people, music and culture and he's very good at articulating his observations. I aspire to

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SEVEN QUESTIONS WITH MICHAEL DEASE

MICHAEL DEASE PERFORMS THURSDAY, AUGUST 9 AT MAKEDA NBJP: What living musician has influenced you most?MD:  The legendary saxophonist/composer Jimmy Heath continues to inspire me as a musician and a human being.  NBJP: What would you want to be if you weren't a jazz musician?MD:  That's tough. I've always thought highly of investigators, so maybe a Detective or Journalist.NBJP: If you could change one

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SEVEN QUESTIONS WITH STAFFORD HUNTER

Stafford performs Thursday May 31 at Makeda NBJP:      How old were you when you first played in front of an audience (beyond your family)? SH: I think I was 10 or 11 years old. It was funny because during my first concert, I had maybe a 2 or 3 bar solo. Just 7-10 seconds. I was so nervous that my

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SEVEN QUESTIONS w/PHILLIP MENCHACA

Phillip played for us last week--Friday at Sophie's Bistro and Sunday May 27, at the Old Bay 25th Anniversary NBJP: What’s your favorite non-jazz tune? PM: Sir Duke- Stevie Wonder NBJP: What’s your least favorite sound? PM: The sound of car horns in traffic!  NBJP: What living musician do you admire most? Why? PM: Kenny Garrett because he is constantly pushing his art

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SEVEN QUESTIONS w/Adam Machaskee

NBJP: If you were about to have your last meal, what would it be? AM: I am a sucker for Mom’s cooking: Corn Chowder appetizer, followed by Chicken Scaloppini with Tuna Noodle Casserole; My 3 favorites and if it’s going to be my last, I’m doing it all. NBJP: What’s your favorite jazz club to go to if you're going to hang?

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