DSC02068_-_Copy 10/02/2014: Gypsy Jazz, Nouveau Noir

2 sets: 7:30 p.m. & 9:00 p.m.
$10 pp music charge $7 pp minimum

Nouveau Noir- A gypsy jazz trio consisting of Michael Newman and Paul Krautheim on rhythm and lead guitar, and Andrei Pilipetskii on bass. Originally started by Michael and Paul studying the gypsy swing style; in particular the works of Django Reinhardt. The trio plays exciting renditions while staying true to the core elements of the style.
Michael Newman- Michael has been a teacher in central New Jersey area for over 40 years. He has played professional in many styles, ensembles, and venues and toured Read more about this artist

manuel valera 10/03/2014: Manuel Valera Trio

2 sets: 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
$15 pp music charge   $12 pp minimum

Based in New York City, 2013 Grammy nominated artist, pianist and composer Manuel Valera was born and raised in Havana, Cuba. Since arriving in NYC, he has become well known in the NYC modern jazz scene, garnering national reviews and lending his talents as a pianist and composer to such notable artist as Arturo Sandoval, Paquito

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Tommy Mitchell3 10/05/2014: The Tommy Mitchell Show featuring David Mann on sax

2 sets:  7 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
$15 music charge  $7 pp minimum

Tommy Mitchell-piano, vocals
David Mann-saxophone

 Tommy Mitchell ranks as one of the most exciting vocal talents on the scene, performing most notably with his own big band, The Tommy Mitchell Band, and Blood, Sweat and Tears, and also accompanying himself on the piano with lush chords and melodic solos.   Tommy made his Trumpets’ debut with his big band ten years ago, so it is appropriate that he return this October, during the month of Trumpets fifteenth year celebration, with Dave Mann, who has also played here with The Fantasy Band and Gil Parris.  Saxophonist David Mann has performed and recorded with many of the biggest names in music, including Tower of Power (1993-1996) James Taylor, Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Michael Jackson, Sting, Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, Sheryl Crow, Gloria Estefan, Christopher Cross, Bob James, Chris Botti, Steve Tyrell, Pat Metheny, Luther Vandrossand Blood Sweat and Tears.

The Trumpets’ concert marks the beginning of the duo’s tour and is sure to have many special surprise guests celebrating their return to N.J.

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Kazzrie Jaxen Qt 11/01/2014: Kazzrie Jaxen Quartet-Callicoon Sessions

2 sets:  8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
$15 pp music charge  $12 pp minimum
Kazzrie Jaxen, piano/vocals 
Charley Krachy, tenor sax 
Don Messina, double bass
Bill Chattin, drums
The Kazzrie Jaxen Quartet  is a true quaternity, bringing together the elemental qualities of four creative jazz musicians:  the buoyant lighter-than-air swing of Bill Chattins drums; the earthy melodic pulsations of Don Messina’s bass; the oceanic depth of Charley Krachys tenor; and the firey adventurousness of Kazzrie Jaxens piano. Read more about this artist