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CAPEBANK Jazz @ the Point 2016

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Keystone Korner Tribute Celebration hosted by Todd Barkan
7:30 – 9:00 p.m. @ Sandi Point Ballroom

Opening Festival — Keystone Korner Tribute Celebration hosted by Todd Barkan. Featuring: The George Cables Trio featuring Victor Lewis and Essiet Essiet, with guests Eddie Henderson & Steve Nelson.

Friday, May 13, 2016

Andreas Varady

Andreas Varady

7:30 – 9 p.m. — Andreas Varady Quartet @ Sandi Point Ballroom

18 year old Benedetto Artist and Internationally acclaimed young guitar player Andreas Varady managed by Quincy Jones and signed to Verve Records.

Midiri Bros

The Midiri Brothers

9 – 10:30 p.m. — Midiri Brothers @ Gregory’s

One of the most exciting small group swing bands around today! The Artistry of Joe Midiri on Clarinet and Paul Midiri on vibraphone create an atmosphere of great music.


Francesco Cafiso & John Beasley

Francesco Cafiso & John Beasley

9:30 – 10:30 p.m., 11 p.m. – Midnight — Francesco Cafiso Quartet featuring John Beasley @Sandi Point Dining Room

After graduating from the Musical Institute Vincenzo Bellini, he has received several international Jazz Awards. Francesco has toured, playing Jazz Clubs such as Birdland in NYC to international festivals in Brazil, Montreal and London.


Saturday, May 14, 2016

The Cookers

The Cookers

7:30 – 9 p.m. — The Cookers @ Sandi Point Ballroom

The Cookers bring to the bandstand seven heavy weight Jazz masters who helped make classic records that defined the modern idiom: Donald Harrison, Craig Handy, David Weiss, Eddie Henderson, George Cables, Cecil McBee, and Victor Lewis.



Gina Roche w/ Jim Ridl and John Swana

Gina Roche w/ Jim Ridl and John Swana

9:00 – 10:30 p.m. — Gina Roche Trio featuring Jim Ridl and John Swana @ Gregory’s

Vocalist/Composer Gina Roche imbues a Brazilian flavor into her unique blend of jazz, blues and original compositions. Gina will be joined by Jim Ridl, a highly acclaimed New York jazz pianist, composer and arranger and the greatly respected John Swana on valve trombone and Electronic Wind Instrument (EWI).


 Chico Freeman

Chico Freeman Plus+Tet

9:30 – 10:30 p.m. & 11 p.m. – Midnight — The Chico Freeman Plus+Tet @ Sandi Point Dining Room

One of the most dazzling masters of the instrument, saxophonist Chico Freeman, celebrates his return to the United States after more than a decade abroad. His current band consists of an array of the most talented musicians on the Jazz scene today: Pianist Orrin Evans, Bassist Kenny Davis and Drummer Reggie Quinerly.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Jimmy Bruno, Andreas Varady and Howard Paul

Jimmy Bruno, Andreas Varady and Howard Paul

Noon – 2 p.m. — Sandi Point Ballroom Brunch, Benedetto Guitar Artists—Jimmy Bruno, Andreas Varady & Howard Paul @ Sandi Point Ballroom

Three acclaimed Benedetto Guitar artists playing in a rare appearance that is sure to captivate all Jazz lovers. Jimmy Bruno, Howard Paul, and Andreas Varady!


Atlantic City Jazz Band

Bob Rawlins book signing & The Atlantic City Jazz Band

2 – 3:30 p.m. – “The Tunes of the 20’s … and All That Jazz” Book Signing with Bob Rawlins and performance by The Atlantic City Jazz Band @ Ocean City Library

Bob Rawlins, author/professor/musician, will sign copies of his newest book “Tunes of the Twenties and All That Jazz … The Stories Behind the Songs”. The Atlantic City Jazz Band will perform hot New Orleans and Dixieland Jazz, sharing this American style toe tapping, foot stomping, sing-a-long music experience.                                                                                   

All Star Big Band O’Rourkestra

All Star Big Band O’Rourkestra, feat. Vocalist Sachal Vasandani

4 – 5:30 p.m. — Sinatra…Basie to Riddle with the All Star Big Band O’Rourkestra, Featuring Vocalist Sachal Vasandani @ Ocean City Music Pier

This performance will feature a host of first call Jazz musicians led by David O’Rourke. From the New York Jazz scene, they will highlight the original scores of Ellington, Basie and Riddle. Vocalist Sachal Vasandani is recognized for his singular voice, with a tone and unique phrasing that marks him as one of the most compelling voices today!

An All Event (10 performances in all) Ticket will be only $85 if purchase prior to May 11.

For more information email info@southjerseyjazz.org or call 609-927-6677.

Buy your tickets now and get the early bird price!

This event is sponsored by Cape Bank, Shore Medical Center, Just 4 Wheels, Walt’s Original Primo Pizza, Richard Stockton University, Benedetto Guitars, Godfrey’s Funeral Home, The Borgata Heart and Soul Foundation, and the Ocean City Free Public Library

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Big Band Monday at Sandi Pointe 


The Ed Vezinho/Jim Ward Big Band with special guests

April 4 – Larry McKenna – tenor saxophone
May 2 – Joanna Pascale, vocals
June 6 – Michael Pedicin, tenor saxophone


The Tuesday Night Jazz Series

Season Seven 

Featured Artists
April 5 – First Tuesday Jam Session  7 – 10 PM Free admission
April 19 – Tony DoRosario – guitar, Jim Ridl – piano
April 26 –  Barry Miles – piano
with Bob Shomo – drums, Tim Lekan – bass
Unless otherwise noted, performances are 8 – 10:30PM

$10 admission

Thanks and gratitude to all of our sponsors – past and present:   

The Family & Friends of Tek Talmont, Bob and Sue Simon,
Jim & Rob @ Inn o’the Gull, Rina Terry, Al and Terri Paramito,
Joe and Joanne Baldino, The South Jersey Jazz Society
Special Thanks to our hosts Dan and Sandi Anderson and all the staff at
Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro