7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. West Essex Regional High School
8:45 p.m.-10:00 p.m. One More Once Big Band
$10 pp music charge $7 pp minimum
One More Once Big Band, directed by Joe Verderese and Tim Hayward, features some of the finest musicians in the area. “One More Once” is an 18-piece big band consisting of some of North Jersey’s top musicians. The band was founded early in 2008 by John Molloy and Joe Verderese. The band, currently led by Joe and Tim Hayward consists of local professionals from North Jersey and is based out of Clifton, NJ. Members in the band include music teachers, recent alumni from Montclair State University, Rutgers Read more about this artist
Two sets at 7:30 & 9:00. &10 Cover , $7 Minimum
Alberto Pizzo Born in Naples 33 years ago, Pizzo worked for the Italian television network Rai creating scores for the show “Geo & Geo” (RaiTre, 2007). In 2011, he moved to New York where he met the actor Michael Douglas who invited him to play at his galas. In this context, the pianist met, among others, Henry Williams, the leader of the rap group Sugar Hill Gang, who offered him a contract of cooperation, and Stephen Murphy, a close artistic associate of Julliard School and the Metropolitan Opera, who commissioned the music for a theater project inspired by the Met in a John Ford movie. At the beginning of 2012, Pizzo recorded his first cd “Funambulist” containing some reinterpretations of famous soundtracks signed by artists such as Morricone, Bixio, and Goblin. Also in 2012, supported the opening of some acoustic tour dates Ron. In November of the same year, as part of Cabarete Jazz Festival, in Santo Domingo, he met guitarist and producer Fabrizio Sotti. In the spring of 2013, live at the Bunker Studio’s in New York, they started recording the album “ON THE WAY”.
2 sets: 8 p.m. &10 p.m.
$15 pp music charge $12 pp minimum
John Ehlis – guitar
Sana Nagano – violin
Yasuno Katsuki – euphonium
Glen Fittin – percussion
LOIRE – voice (“Konnakol” - Indian drum language)
Glen Velez – Frame drums
The John Ehlis Quartet, with Sana Nagano (violin), Yasuno Katsuki (euphonium), John Ehlis (guitar), and Glen Fittin (percussion), is a group of creative artists with an attractive and unique instrumentation. Their collaboration is built upon the organic approach to composition and improvisation. This ground breaking show with special guests Glen Velez and LOIRE promises to be simply spectacular. Read more about this artist
7:30 & 9:00 $10 Cover, $5 Minimum
Los Mas Valientes’ all-female sister band Anaïsa returns to Trumpets Jazz Bar for their second special Women’s History Month performance in as many years. These powerhouses of the NYC Latin jazz scene will perform original and standard works by women composers.
Genevieve Gazon, vocals
Jessica Valiente, flute and musical director
Amy Millan, piano
Anna Milat-Meyer, bass
Yasuyo Kimura, percussion