6 Depot Square
Montclair, NJ 07042
2 sets: 8 p.m . and 10 p.m.
$20 pp music charge $7 pp minimum (food/drink)
Celebrating 20 years of developing and presenting new music for big band.
(Photo credit: Dennis Connor)
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!
– admin – Lurid Culture-Wordpress
…this stellar band is as good as it gets
– Zan Stewart – Star Ledger Newark NJ