The William J Brennan Courthouse In Jersey City Will Feature A Special Event Presented By Hudson County Executive Thomas DeGise And The Office Of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development. Sponsored By Honeywell. A special event in collaboration with the Jersey City Jazz Festival. The Courthouse Rotunda is a truly stunning and unique venue to enjoy a night of music on Thursday, May 30th beginning at 7PM. Light fare & refreshments included in ticket price. ABOUT THE PERFORMERS Tenor saxophone master Houston Person is widely considered the “soul jazz” standard-bearer. Person’s prolificacy is astounding; on top of being a celebrated and active sideman, he has released more than 75 albums as a leader over the past five decades. Of his 2017 album, Rain or Shine, JazzTimes wrote that “It is the sensual, slightly sweaty, blues-based groove they used to call soul-jazz. It was central to the jazz art form (and to its commercial viability in the 1960s)…When you hear an authentic voice of the genre like Person you remember how easy it is to like this music.” As eclectic as he is...
Live performances from local Jazz and Blues artists in the Montclair area
Enjoy an evening of choral music featuring the combined choruses of the award-winning Young People's Chorus @ Thurnauer, led by conductor and artistic director, Emma Brondolo. The Young People's Chorus @ Thurnauer is an affiliate of the world-renowned Young People’s Chorus of New York City. Repertoire ranges from classical and contemporary to jazz and pop. Admission Free. Reception to follow.
Enjoy performances by Thurnauer's Teen Town Jazz Big Band and Combos, led by Debbie Keefe-Johns and Steven Johns. Reception to follow.
Student Recital: Junyi Liang Music Schare Recital Hall 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, 2019 MM Solo Jazz guitar Free
Classic Rock & Blues performed by Kid & The Koots
Jazz night at Darress featuring a 17pc Big Band Orchestra
The Royal Scam returns to Darress Theatre on Saturday Nov 23rd. Since it's inception in 1992, the Royal Scam has been performing for packed houses and cheering crowds who appreciate the classic rock music of Steely Dan. Touted by NJ Monthly as one of the Top 10 tribute bands to experience, the band's stellar musicianship and attention to detail for every song has garnered them a large and loyal following. Featured on the cover of Steppin' Out Magazine, the Scam has played to rave reviews at such respected venues as the China Club, Shell Theater at Trump Marina, McCloone's Supper Club, Club Bené, The Rock and Roll Cafe, Berks Jazz Fest, Scranton Jazz Fest, Bethlehem Musikfest, Trumpets Jazz Club, just to name a few. The Royal Scam radiates a spirit of vitality, authenticity, and intimacy that breathes new life and emotional energy into the music they perform. The ensemble creates an inspiring, engaging musical experience that is consistently first rate and professional. Come see the glory of the Royal Scam!