CAPEBANK Jazz @ the Point 2016
Thursday, May 12, 2016
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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).
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
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!
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.
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 email@example.com or call 609-927-6677.
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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
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
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