7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.
8:45 p.m. Jam
$10 pp music charge (at door or online; reserved seats for tkts purchased online) $7 pp minimum (food/drink)
Bring your instrument/voice and join or just sit back and listen.
Ty Stephens & The SoulJaazz
2 sets: 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
$25 pp music charge $12 pp minimum (food/drink)
Ty Stephens – Vocals
tba – Bass
Robert “R.T.” Taylor – Guitar
Richard A. Cummings, Jr. – Piano
tba – Drums
Born and raised in Philadelphia, Ty Stephens is an award-winning singer/songwriter, entertainer and recording artist (Grand Prize Winner Jazzmobile/Anheuser-Busch Solo Jazz Vocalist Competition, NYC, 2006, and First Place Winner R&B/Blues Category of the International Songwriting Competition 2002 for “Somethin’ Strange”), co-writer and original cast of “From My Hometown,” co-writer/production, choreographer and star of the long-running “Shades Of Harlem” revue show, and co-writer/production, choreographer and currently starring in the new off-Broadway hit “On Kentucky Avenue” (Songbirds Unlimited Productions/StepForward Entertainment).
He has appeared on Broadway in the original productions of “Sophisticated Ladies” and “Marilyn, An American Fable”. He has recorded with industry legends Harry Belafonte, Peggi Lee, dance music icon Dan Hartmann, disco pioneer Nile Rogers (“Beevis & Butthead”), master drummer Baba Olatunji, renowned trumpeter Chuck Mangione, singer Gwen McCrae, Def Jam premier artist Alyson Williams, among others.
Ty studied dance and performed with John Hines Dance Theatre (Philadelphia), in New York at the Alvin Ailey School, The Rod Rodgers Dance Co., Fred Benjamin Dance Co., Chamber Dance Ensemble, and has also appeared in “The Wiz” (summer stock) and “The Genius of Ray Charles” (Spirit Productions – London, (UK), Lyon (France), Mumbai (India), Niagara Falls (Canada)), to name a few.
He has also starred in numerous TV & radio commercials, including KMart, AT&T, Burger King, McDonald’s, Yugo cars, Colt 45 Malt Liquor (with Billy Dee Williams), Mars Bars (with Luke Perry), Crystal Light, SOS Soap Pads, and many more.
Ty appears regularly in Russia as a guest artist with Russian drummer Oleg Butman’s jazz trio and sax great Igor Butman’s Big Band. He celebrated his fifth tour of Japan with superstar Toshi Kubota’s 25 Anniversary “Gold Skool” tour 2011-2012 and a sixth tour, “L.O.K.,” in 2015!
With his band (the) SoulJaazz, Ty has spent six seasons at the world famous Sporting Club in Monte Carlo as the Sporting Orchestra and enjoyed four tours of eastern Russia through the U.S. State Department and The Vladivostok Philharmonic, and most recently, a second tour of Busan, Korea, also with the U.S. State Department.
Ty’s original recordings include “Aquarian Mind,” “Deeper In Fantasy” and “Musichameleon”, plus the brand-new “Good Medicine”. The band is currently completing two new releases: a spiritual LP and a standard jazz CD.
Sunday, JUNE 23, 2019 Matinee 3:00 pm-6:30 pm Reservations Strongly Suggested Advance Tickets/ On Line $15
Performing Artists: Carrie Jackson, Barbara Hassenfeld, Patricia Walton, Herb Glenn, Doug Donovan, Sherry Gibson, Carmen Diggs-Pinto, Bob DeBenedette Trio w/ Destiny Diggs-Pinto, bass, Gordon Lane, drums
John Ehlis Quartet
Guitarist and multi-instrumentalist John Ehlis blends the sounds of many cultures into his own style, one that is as rich, as it is varied.
Ehlis has been joined on the stage at Trumpets for the past ten years with dynamic range of artists, from saxophonists Oliver Lake and John Tchicai, to vocalists Loire Cotler and Olivia Foschi, frame drummers Glen Velez and Glen Fittin, Danish drummer Kresten Osgood, Spanish cellist Amalia Chueca, Finnish saxophonist Mikko Innanen and many others.
A dynamic performer on all saxophones, flutes and clarinets Craig Yaremko is a broad-minded and talented musician. He has performed alongside jazz artists Geri Allen, Helio Alves, Jerry Bergonzi, Don Braden, Paulo Braga, Randy Brecker, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Candido, Jimmy Cobb, Paquito D’Rivera, and Ray Vega, as well as with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, New York City Symphony, and has backed-up such artists as Clay Aiken, Frankie Avalon, Aretha Franklin, Johnny Mathis and Frankie Valli.
Takashi Otsuka studied bass with Lincoln Goines, Jay Anderson, David Finck and Louis Kozma, composition and arranging with Herb Pomeroy, Bob Freedman and Ken Pullig, and improvisation theory with Gary Burton at Berklee College of Music.
He has performed with various artists such as Boston Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Seiji Ozawa, The Boys Choir of Harlem, Ben E. King, Swing Express under the direction of Bill Conway, Composer’s Workshop Big Band under the direction of Mike Treni, Latin Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Victor Rendon, Don Sebesky, Bob Mintzer, Charles McPherson, Marion Meadows, Lew Solof, Ted Curson, Claudio Roditi, Jon Faddis, Steve Turre, Slide Hampton, Norman Simmons, Andy Bey, Larry Coryell, Vic Juris, John Hart, Bob Devos, Ron Affif, Pete Levin, Jack Walrath, Billy Hart, Eliot Zigmund and many more.
Craig Levine has been tooling around on the drums, mainly in between his many endeavors since he was in junior high school. Craig has played in various big bands, and small groups, ranging from jazz to rock, to a hybrid blend of klezmer with punk. He lives in Montclair.
7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
$7 pp online music charge $10 pp at door
Join us for a night of Classic Bossa Nova and Originals:
Enrico Granafei-vocals/ guitar/harmonica
Hang out at Trumpets’ Brazilian Night! Regular a la carte menu and specials also available for food/drink orders.