Diane Moser’s Composers Big Band 20th Anniversary Concert!

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March 22, 2017 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm GMT-4
Trumpets Jazz Club
6 Depot Square
Montclair, NJ 07042
$20 pp music charge $7 pp minimum (food/drink)
Diane Moser's Composers Big Band 20th Anniversary Concert! @ Trumpets Jazz Club | Montclair | New Jersey | United States

2 sets:  8 p.m . and 10 p.m. 
$20 pp music charge  $7 pp minimum (food/drink)

“Diane Moser’s Composers Big Band 20th Anniversary Concert!”
 Featuring the music of their resident composers.
Celebrating 20 years of developing and presenting new music for big band.
(Photo credit: Dennis Connor)
Since 1997, Diane Moser’s Composers Big Band has presented over 100 guest composers and guest performers.Their musical offerings have ranged from: straight ahead Jazz to Latin, Indian Ragas, Funk, Blues, Experimental and everything in between. Many projects have included poets, actors, electronics, film, Soundpainting and even a Jazz opera! Homage is paid to great composers of the past by playing the music of Charles Mingus, Oliver Nelson, George Russell and Jaki Byard. The CBB is a dedicated group of musicians and composers who come together with the mission of exploring and going forward with big band music.
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The members of the CBB include:
Saxes: Ed Xiques ,Rob Middleton, Marty Fogel , Barbara CifellI, Craig Yaremko, Tom Colao
Trombones: Erick Storckman , Ben Williams, Matt Haviland , Dennis Argul
Trumpets: Mike Spengler, Jim Cifelli , Chris Rogers, Rob Henke
Rhythm Section; Diane Moser-piano,Larry Maltz-guitar, Andy Eulau-bass, Scott Neumann-drums

Their resident composers include:
Dennis Argul, Barbara Cifelli, Jim Cifelli, Marty Fogel, Matt Haviland, Rob Henke, Rob Middleton, Diane Moser, Chris Rogers, Erick Storckman,Russ Vines, Ed Xiques, and Craig Yaremko.

You can always hear jazz big bands that play the classic repertoire, where the music has been. To hear where big band music is going, check out the Composers Big Band.
– George Kanzler – Star Ledger Newark NJ

…big band lives…barroom or church, it’s all the same to this band of musical trail-blazers. Most amazing are the crowds that are flocking to hear [this] new music- a pivotal point if jazz is to survive and grow
– Jim Beckerman – Bergen Record New Jersey

Big, swinging, and Mingus-esque!
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…this stellar band is as good as it gets
– Zan Stewart – Star Ledger Newark NJ

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