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)
We are pleased to announce the return of pianist, Allison Brewster, a concert pianist who has performed throughout the world.
With the participation of Annette Altavilla, Yashmin Charnet-Abler, Enrico Granafei, Kristine Massari
Bring your instrument/voice and join or just sit back and listen.
Jacqueline Dougherty is a retired music teacher and choral conductor. Among her gigs nowadays are Senior Clubs and a workshop called Singing for Health and Community.
O’MARA LEARY has acted on the New York stage at the Signature Theatre, h.e.r.e., Ensemble
Studio Theatre, John Houseman Studio Theatre, Westbank Downstairs Theatre Bar and
Westbeth Theatre, among others. She has performed original spoken word at Nuyorican Poet’s
Café and created solo spoken works with music at gargoyle mecanique laboratory and the
Westbank Downstairs Theatre Bar, and as a singer/songwriter has performed at The Village Gate,
The Bitter End, and Triad, and cabaret at Don’t Tell Mama.
She wrote lyrics for the award-winning jazz musical Angel on My Shoulder (York Theatre, Midtown
International Theatre Festival 2014). She wrote book and lyrics for a new original musical, Snow.
She performed as a founding member of The First Amendment Comedy Group (with Bruce Willis),
The Usual Suspects at Who’s on First and Rubber Feet, and co-hosted and wrote for The Joke
Show for 2 years, performing with guests including Ray Romano and Lewis Black.
Her film work includes The Day Lincoln Was Shot (TNT), the independent horror feature Don’t Go
in the House, shorts Jake and The Patriot Game, and she provided dubbing for the Bruce Lee films
Fist of Fear and Game of Death. Her voiceover work includes doing Rosie O’Donnell for Topps’
Hollywood Zombies. She studied classical acting at Barnard College
Although trained in acting and a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in NYC Annette’s first love is singing. First inspired by her father’s music and the great jazz vocalists such as Sarah Vaughn and Nancy Wilson, she has an extensive repertoire based on the American Songbook and our Broadway stage.
2 sets: 8 p.m. & 10 p.m.
$20 pp music charge prepaid online tickets $25 pp music charge $12 pp minimum (food/drink)
Come witness history before your ears! Big band music inspired and written by Stan Getz, Gil Evans, and Miles Davis
“Victor Jones is a new breed of outstanding drummer bandleaders … nothing Jones does is ever boring .” Time Out New YorkInternationally recognized for his consistent, subtle and stylish drumming on stage and in the studio, Victor Jones is known as an innovator who is not afraid to bring together different styles and sounds.
2 sets: 8:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m.
No cover charge $12 pp minimum (food/drink)
A delightful experience for all!
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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2 sets: 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
$15 pp music charge advance sales online $18 pp at door $12 pp minimum (food/drink)
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Jazz great Dr. Billy Taylor, was the first to give air play to Joel’s first jazz album, “MOVE”, which was reissued in Japan. A contemporary of Bill Evans, Joel has entertained 5 presidents, is a pianist/bandleader for thousands of events, and has performed at concert venues in New York, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Japan and Greece. NYC venues include: Windows On The World and The Rainbow Room. He has recorded four CD’s and holds a B.A. from New Jersey City University and an M.A. from Rutgers University. His latest recording, “Live At Steinway Piano Gallery” was released in Japan and the U.S.
2 sets: 7:00 p.m. & 8:30 p.m.
$10 pp Music charge online prepaid tickets for general public $10 Music charge online and at door for workshop participatnts $12 pp Music charge at door $7 Minimum (food/drink)
The group consists of three sisters and their father, with the eldest sister, Corina, on flute, middle daughter Lia on Brazilian 7-string guitar, baby sister Elisa on bandolim (Brazilian mandolin), clarinet, and piano, and their father, Eduardo, on percussion. Each member of the family is a virtuoso in his or her own right and has earned the respect of colleagues and performers around the world. The band plays Brazilain Instrumental Music, and their main style is Choro music, an instrumental music genre that emerged in Brazil on the 19th century.
Well-known to Brazilian audiences as a regular feature on choro features on Brazilian television, they are currently on their 6th annual 5-month international tour, which includes the United States and Europe. Their eight critically-acclaimed CD releases are well-known to fans of Brazilian choro, and their latest release, Viajantes, will be available at their 2018 tour performances.
Time – 7:30pm (MSU) 8:30pm (OMO)
Alto Sax: Tim Hayward, Jeff Zelnick
Tenor Sax: Abel Mireles, Ben Frank
Bari Sax: Joao GoncalvesTrombones:
James CageRhythm Section:
Piano Brenda Earle
Bass Takashi Otsuka
Guitar Raul Huaman
Drums Matt Niedbalski
“One More Once” Big Band (November 2018)
One More Once” is an 18-piece big band consisting of some of North Jersey’s top musicians. John Molloy and Joe Verderese founded the band early in 2008. The band, currently led by Joe and Tim Hayward is based out of Clifton/Nutley, NJ. The group was put together in an effort to have a new group who share a love of jazz and want to keep the great music of our past alive, while adding flavors of some more contemporary big band sounds. The group presents music from all different eras and styles, with music ranging from the big band era of Glenn Miller and Count Basie to Stan Kenton, Thad Jones and Maynard Ferguson favorites, as well as playing contemporary music from composers within the band and other writers.
Through the years, “One More Once” has performed at concerts, fundraisers, school functions, corporate parties and town events throughout the North Jersey area, including a monthly event at Trumpets Jazz Club which features opening acts from local schools and world renowned guest artists such as: Gabriel Alegria, Eric Alexander, Carl Allen, Robby Ameen, Paul Bollenback, Ralph Bowen, Don Braden, Cecil Bridgwater, Ronnie Cuber, Vinnie Cutro, Kenny Davis, Steve Davis, Dave Demsey, Denis Diblasio, Jon Faddis, Bob Ferrel, Joel Frahm, Matt Gallagher, Wycliffe Gordon, Mark Gross, Slide Hampton, Antonio Hart, Freddie Hendrix, Conrad Herwig, Vincent Herring, Jim Hynes, Ingrid Jensen, Pete McGuinness, Rufus Reid, John Riley, Claudio Roditi, Gary Smulyan, Marc Stasio, Dave Stryker, Steve Turre, Walt Weiskopf and Bruce Williams,
One More Once is grateful to the Athenia Veterans Hall in Clifton for allowing us to rehearse at their hall for 5 years and to St. Paul’s Church in Nutley, NJ for taking us in the most recent years for our rehearsals.
Tonight’s Band includes the following musicians:
Saxes: Timothy Hayward, Jeff Zelnik, Abel Mireles, Ben Frank, Joao Goncalves
Trombones: Joe Verderese, Glen Lebitsch, Adam Machaskee, Will Newrock
Trumpets: Jon Menges, Bill Ash, Fred Maxwell, James Cage
Piano : Brenda Earle
Guitar : Raul Hauman
Bass : Takashi Otsuka
Drums : Matt Niedbalski
Montclair State University Jazz Ensemble – Directed by Dr. Jefffey Kunkel
The Montclair State University Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Jeffrey Kunkel, performs classic jazz standards and contemporary works for large jazz ensemble. Comprised primarily of jazz studies majors and other music majors, the group studies originals and arrangements by such classic artists as Thad Jones, “Duke” Ellington and “Count” Basie, and contemporary writers such as Alan Ferber, Maria Schneider and Rob McConnell. The band performs regularly on campus, and occasionally at local jazz venues, as well as at a variety of festivals and educational conferences. Along with having the opportunity to collaborate with our talented jazz faculty, recent guest artists have included John Daversa (trumpet, composer), Mario Adnet (Brazilian composer, arranger, and Grammy winner), Ingrid Jensen (trumpet), Ed Palermo (arranger of Frank Zappa’s music for big band), Tom “Bones” Malone (trombone), Terrell Stafford (trumpet), Hendrik Meurkens (harmonica, vibes) Bucky Pizzarelli (guitar) and Michael Philip Mossman (composer, arranger, trumpet).
For more information regarding the John J. Cali School of Music at Monclair State University, CLICK HERE!
Timothy Hayward (co-leader of One More Once)
Timothy Hayward was born and raised in Paris. He is a graduate of the Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris (Classical Saxophone) of the Université de Paris 8 (Musicologie) and the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (Jazz). He began playing professionally at the age of 18 in classical, contemporary and jazz music. He has created his own groups. These groups perform Timothy Hayward’s personal compositions. He is an active composer and arranger both in the classical and jazz domains. Timothy Hayward moved to NJ in 2010.
Joe Verderese (co-leader of One More Once)
Joe Verderese is a trombonist who hails from Clifton, NJ. He holds degrees from West Chester University of Pennsylvania and Manhattan School of Music. Joe is currently the Director of Instrumental Music at Cresskill NJ Middle/High School, where he teaches grades 6-12 and directs the Jazz Band, Wind Ensemble, Pit Orchestra and many other small ensembles, while maintaining a private studio and a busy freelance schedule.
7 p.m.-11 p.m.
no music charge $7 pp minimum (food/drink)
Trumpets Presents: “Open Stage” EVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT, beginning Sept 12th! All genres welcome! Come out to perform and/or enjoy live music, full bar & special menu! ($7 min)!
Sign-up starts at 7pm, 15-20 minute sets per act! Full PA, piano & drums on stage for use! Bring your own guitar, banjo, bass, flute, sax, oboe, squeezebox, cello, kazoo, etc! Hosted & Emcee’d by Meg Beattie Patrick! Trumpets, 6 Depot Square, Montclair, 7-11pm! Parking lot across the street OK after 7 p.m. (do not park by EMS or AMS)!
See you Wed nights!
Meg Beattie Patrick BIO:
Vocalist, songwriter and guitarist, Meg Beattie Patrick, has spent years honing her skills performing varied genres including blues, jazz and indie folk-rock in NYC, New Orleans and Montclair area at many venues including Danny’s Skylight, Don’t Tell Mama, Trumpets Jazz Club, Tierney’s Tavern, Hat City Kitchen, Church Street Summer Music Festival at Montclair Center Stage, and the Montclair Art Museum through the auspices of Parents Who Rock. Meg is an Emeritus Board Member of the Montclair Arts Council and Outpost In The Burbs. Trumpets is thrilled to have Meg, a vibrant presence in performing, producing and presenting music of all genres, host the OPEN STAGE. We look forward to you making Trumpets your favorite Wed. evening hang for playing and listening to jazz, blues, rock, folk and world music (and more)….
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
Brazilian Night and Classic Bossa Nova with the Bossa Nova Sextet
Hang out at Trumpets’ Brazilian Night with caiparinhas and music!
1 seating only with intermission 8 p.m.-11:30 p.m.
UPDATE 11/10/18 CALL 973-444-0357 BEFORE PURCHASING YOUR TICKETS. LIMITED SEATING AVAILABILITY.
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$30 pp online advance sales $35 at door for entire evening. Price is for both shows; we do not sell tickets to shows separately $12 pp minimum food/drink
N.B. Purchase your tickets today and call 973-744-2600 to provide time of your arrival and other parties with whom you would like to sit.
Trumpets Jazz Club is proud to announce a brand new show that exudes excellence with every note played and sung. Good Stuff is a collaboration of some of the finest musicians and singers in our area playing the great music that people rarely get to hear live. The iconic music of Steely Dan, Gino Vannelli, Sting and Stevie Wonder, all in the same show is quite exciting and an absolutely perfect evening of top notch entertainment. If you are a music lover and a concert lover who enjoys the sophisticated music of these artists you are in for a rare treat. As an ensemble Good Stuff will be featuring Axel Belohoubek, keyboards and musical director, Jay Dittamo, drums, Don Regan, guitar, Scott Hogan, bass, Phil Armeno, saxes and woodwinds, Deanna Carroll, vocals and Mike Caputo, vocals.
Approximately half of the evening will focus on the music of Steely Dan, interwoven with the very best cuts from Gino Vannelli, Sting, and Stevie Wonder. We know that if you love Steely Dan, you also love the other artists that have now become part of the Good Stuff repertoire.
Good Stuff is the ONLY band that showcases the music of the major artists Steely Dan, Gino Vannelli, Sting and Stevie Wonder, with songs performed with skill and perfection by some of the best session players in our area. Good Stuff is the only live show to capture the genius of some of the greatest musical artists of our time….it’s a must see…get your tickets now since this show will sell out quickly!
“Break out the Good Stuff!”……”Where Great Music Lives!”
Mike Caputo-lead vocals
Axel Belohoubek-keyboards/ musical director
Deanna Carroll- vocals
Phil Armeno-saxes and woodwinds