GSHC presents Autumn Jazz and Blues Blast

Having a jazz and blues night at Trumpets Jazz Club before the start of the Garden State Harmonica Club?s yearly festival has become a welcome annual tradition. People arriving from all throughout the country and from places such as Italy and Canada eagerly await the opportunity to gather together for a pre-festival night of great music and fun. On November 2 at 7:30 p.m. Rob Paparozzi , fabulous singer, frontman, and harmonica player, and former performer with Blood, Sweat and Tears and the Blues Brothers will host an unbelievable show that also includes visiting guest artist, Hal Walker from Ohio, a singer, teacher, songwriter and diatonic harp player can amaze his audience with some instruments probably never heard before; Phil Caltabellotta, outstanding chromatic harmonicist, current member of the HarpBeats and The Melody Men has his own unique style and can play anything including country, classical and jazz and Enrico Granafei, master of the hands free chromatic harmonica and special bass/guitar, played at the same time, plus great vocals, rounds out this exciting evening! Performers will be accompanied by a terrific trio of musicans. Trumpets is located at 6 Depot Square in Montclair, NJ and can be reached for reservations at 973-744-2600. The cost of this event is $12 cover charge and $5 minimum. All of these performers will be part of the 39thGSHC Festival from Nov. 3-5 held at the Ramada Hotel and Conference Center at 130 Rt. 10 in East Hanover, NJ Visit: www.gardenstateharmonicaclub.org and www.trumpetsjazzclub.com for more information.
The Garden State Harmonica Club Ensemble can be booked to play for groups for a donation. They entertain several times a month at retirement and veterans? homes, churches, clubs, assisted living centers, civic groups, libraries, etc. For information and availability, call (914) 263-1591 or e-mail to gardenstateharmonicaclub@hotmail.com.
The Garden State Harmonica Club was founded in 1971 to promote the enjoyment of the harmonica. Anyone with similar interests is invited to meetings for their pleasure. New members are welcome and annual dues are just $25.00. Additional details and a downloadable membership application may be found on the Club?s website: www.gardenstateharmonicaclub.org.