Peter Furlan Quintet + Bergen Catholic High School Jazz Ensemble

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February 1, 2017 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Trumpets Jazz Club and Restaurant
6 Depot Square
Montclair, NJ 07042
$10 pp music charge $7 pp students $7 pp minimum
Peter Furlan Quintet + Bergen Catholic High School Jazz Ensemble @ Trumpets Jazz Club and Restaurant | Montclair | New Jersey | United States

7:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
$15 online advanced sales   $20 pp @ door  $10 pp  minimum. Students $10 pp    $7 pp  minimum for students

Peter Furlan Quintet 
plus a special performance by Bergen Catholic High School Jazz Ensemble
Peter Furlan Quintet  features: Peter Furlan compositions, sax, Vinnie Cutro trumpet, Neil Alexander keys, Peter Brendler bass, Terry Silverlight Drums
Peter Furlan is an saxophonist, composer, arranger and educator whose striking originality is demonstrated on his Twinz Records release  “ Peter Furlan – Spy Glass Hill”.  In addition to leading The Peter Furlan Project,  Peter Furlan Trio & Quintet, he co-leads 3 groups with Neil Alexander, Mr. Gone , FAQ & Le Jazz Electronique .  He has performed and recorded with Terumasa Hino, Dizzy Gillespie, Thomas Chapin, Don Alias, Frank Foster, Brian Lynch, David Budway, John Hart, Mike Richmond, Terry Silverlight, Cameron Brown,  Vinnie Cutro,  Steven Bernstein, Duane Eubanks, Ratzo Harris, Richie Morales, Mahavishnu Project, The Temptations, 10,000 Maniacs, The Four Tops and many others.  Accordingly, the diversity of these musical experiences has served to inform Peter’s comprehensive and eclectic creative palette.
    A New York native currently living in Congers, N.Y., Furlan studied with Jackie McLean and Paul Jeffrey at Hartt Conservatory of Music and Rutgers  University. In the 1990’s he studied composition with Jim McNeely and received two masters in jazz composition and  jazz performance from New York University.
    He is currently affiliated with a variety of educational programs in New York and New Jersey.  He is the founder, artistic director and conductor of the Rockland Youth Jazz Ensemble ( in Rockland, NY, an music professor at Bergen Community College in Paramus, NJ,  jazz ensemble director  for Bergen Catholic High School in Oradell, NJ,  woodwind instructor for Storm King School in Cornwall-On-Hudson (,  vice-president of the Rockland County Jazz and Blues Society (, active member of the Rockland County Music Teachers Guild and a private woodwind teacher in Rockland County, NY with 32 years experience.
Bergen Cathoilic Jazz Ensemble is practice performance ensemble dedicated to study of variety of jazz styles.  Special attention is given to the development of improvisational skills, reading charts, knowledge of harmony,  improvement of the student’s technique on their instrument, and development of repertoire. 
 Peter Furlan on Youtube
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