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Jul
19
Fri
2019
Enrico & Friends
Jul 19 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Enrico & Friends @ Trumpets Jazz Club | Montclair | New Jersey | United States

 2 sets: 8:00 p.m.  & 10:00 p.m.

$15 pp music charge online   $18 pp at door    $12 pp minimum (food/drink)

A delightful experience for all!

 Enrico Granafei-guitar/ DB guitar/ chromatic harmonica & vocals

Many special guests!

Enrico Granafei-guitar/chromatic harmonica/vocals

Enrico Granafei has a long history of musical experience that encompasses both classical music and jazz. He received his degree in classical guitar from the Conservatory of l’Aquila in Italy in 1976 and his artistic career started in Rome where he soon became known in the musical community.  In 1992 Granafei received his master’s degree in Jazz Performance from the Manhattan School of Music where he was the only student of Toots Thielemans.  His love for jazz led him to New York City, where he soon started to perform in local jazz clubs including The Blue Note, Birdland,Visiones, Angry Squire, and the Bottom Line. He has performed extensively on the chromatic harmonica in the United States and continued to be a featured musician in major European Festivals, including Pori Jazz Festival (Finland), Euromeet Jazz Festival and Veneto Jazz Festival (Italy), and other jazz festivals throughout Italy, France, Spain and major clubs throughout Europe.

Granafei has been the owner and musical director of the prestigious Trumpets Jazz Club in Montclair, New Jersey since 1999.  One of the most respected players of the Chromatic Harmonica in the world today, Granafei continues to cultivate an audience for the instrument through his international performances.  As jazz pianist/historian Lewis Porter says: “This could be the start of something big for harmonica players everywhere.”

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Jul
20
Sat
2019
Carol Vazquez Quintet
Jul 20 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Carol Vazquez Quintet @ Trumpets Jazz Club | Montclair | New Jersey | United States

1 show only:  3 p.m.
$15 pp  music charge online tickets  $20 pp at door   $12 pp minimum (food/drink) 

Vocals: Carol Vasquez

Piano: Ted Brancato

Bass: Greg Jones

Drums: Greg Bufford

Guitar: Mike Hogan

After her successful CD release party in Montclair in April of this year, Carol Vasquez is thrilled to bring her music to Trumpets jazz club.  Performing selections from her new CD “Rising Up” and her 2011 release “I Have Dreamed” Carol and her quartet are looking forward to a fun evening of great music, good food and making new friends!

Carol Vasquez has her performing roots in musical theater, where she has had the pleasure of performing leading roles in such shows as West Side Story, Evita, Guys and Dolls, Pirates of Penzance and Nine.  She has traveled throughout the United States and internationally singing with the revue group “Broadway Exchange,” and performed her own show on the SS Rotterdam. Currently, Carol is a freelance lead vocalist for a number of bands and orchestras performing in major hotels and clubs in the tri-state area.  Carol’s debut CD “I Have Dreamed,” was released in the Fall of 2011. This compilation of songs from the American Songbook, Broadway and pop music features performances by jazz greats, guitarists Dave Stryker and Charlie Hunter. Carol’s new CD which was recently released on April 6th of this year, combines her two passions: music and spirituality.  These songs were written by Carol for Unity of Montclair, a positive place for spiritual living, where she is currently music director.  She is thrilled to share the positive messages of self-empowerment and unity among all people.  See more at carolvasquezmusic.com.
Jul
25
Thu
2019
The Dalton Gang
Jul 25 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Dalton Gang @ Trumpets Jazz Club and Restaurant | Montclair | New Jersey | United States

8 p.m.-11 p.m.
$10 pp music charge    $12 pp at door   $7 pp minimum (food/drink)

Trumpets is very excited to feature The Dalton Gang, one of our favorites, on the 25th. Please join us for a spectacular evening!

The Dalton Gang is a ten piece band led by guitarist, arranger and composer Willy Dalton. The band mixes jazz with a blend of funk and latin music.

The members are freelance musicians around the New York area. Among their credits are recordings and performances with such artists as Buddy Rich, Machito, Lionel Hampton, Tito Puente, Daniel Ponce, Cissy Houston, and others.

The Dalton Gang is a real “group,” not a band of musicians brought together for a special project. They performed for the first time in 1979 . They have performed over 100 original charts in the past 35 years.

The band members are: Vinnie Cutro— trumpet, Mark Friedman–alto sax and flute, Frank Elmo–tenor sax and flute,Dan Nigro— baritone sax, Conrad Zulauf— trombone, Frank Valdes–percussion, Mike DiLorenzo–piano, John Hughes–bass, Alessio Marc Cupo–drums, and Willy Dalton–guitar.

“The Dalton Gang is really a labor of love,” says bandleader Willy Dalton. “The dedication and commitment of the musicians is what keeps the band alive. When I write for the band, I try to draw on the mix of sounds that we play as working musicians in the New York area–jazz, funk, latin, big band, etc. Putting this all in one package and making the music challenging to play is what I’m aiming for.”

Jul
28
Sun
2019
Jeree Wade in Rhythm, Romance and All That Jazz
Jul 28 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Jeree Wade in Rhythm, Romance and All That Jazz @ Trumpets Jazz Club | Montclair | New Jersey | United States

1 show only:  3 p.m.
$15 pp  music charge   $12 pp minimum (food/drink) 

JEREE WADE PERFORMS

RHYTHM, ROMANCE, AND ALL THAT JAZZ

July 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm

Trumpets Jazz Club, 6 Depot Square Montclair, NJ 07042

Special Guest Adam Wade * Staged by Ty Stephens

Introducing The Talented LaToya Britton and Featuring Surprise Guest Duo.

Amazing Singers with Jeree are Sharon Brooks and  Janet Van Kline.

Adam and Jeree Wade with Ty Stephens and their TEAM gained great success in 2018 by being nominated for 10 Audelco Awards and taking home 6 for their show ON KENTUCKY AVENUE. With the future success of ON KENTUCKY AVENUE assured, Jeree Wade takes the Trumpets Stage after a five-year hiatus in solo performing. She will do what she does BEST and LOVES MOST…To Sing and Entertain. This show embodies the Rhythm, Romance and Jazz of marvelous, timeless words and music…old school with contemporary flavors mixed in. Jeree brings with her longtime notable and exciting musicians. The Frank Owens Trio, directed by the masterful and brilliant pianist Frank Owens, is rounded out by two of his favorite sidemen: the heart-pulse, moving and grooving bassist, Wilbur Bascomb, and Montclair’s own David Silliman, a versatile and multi-faceted drummer, keeping the rhythm, jazz and romance moving. The show is staged by a Trumpets favorite, Ty Stephens. Her special guests are Jeree’s other half, Adam Wade, who charms and caresses the audience with his Romantic Ballads and smooth sexy presence. He will spotlight Music from his upcoming CD: The Hungry Years, produced by Ty Stephens and Associate Producer Richard Cummings. Jeree and Adam round out the show with their signature duet, HOW DO YOU KEEP THE MUSIC PLAYING? On that note, they will keep the music playing with these “GREAT” musicians and vocalists in a Top Rated New Jersey Club where LIVE Music still reigns. Come, be inspired and energized by an afternoon of “Rhythm, Romance and all that Jazz.”