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Enrico Granafei

SJJS & Trumpet’s Jazz Club present Enrico Granafei Quartet

South Jersey Jazz Society & Trumpet’s Jazz Club  present Enrico Granafei Quartet   Harmonica virtuoso, classical guitarist, singer, songwriter, arranger, composer Enrico Granafei has a long history of musical experience which encompasses both Classical Music and Jazz. Enrico After earning  a degree in classical guitar from the Conservatory of l’Aquila in Italy  , Enrico started to […]

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Hendrik Meurkens Samba Jazz Quartet

  Hendrik Meurkens has long doubled successfully on vibraphone and the chromatic harmonica. Now, more than 25 years into his recording career as a leader, he stands as arguably the most fluid and fluent jazz harmonica player this side of the great Toots Thielemans…’ – JazzTimes May 2016 – Philip Booth Hendrik Meurkens Samba Jazz Quartet Hendrik […]

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Gabriela Anders “Los Dukes” Latin tribute to Duke Ellington

“Los Dukes” Gabriela Anders Quintet…featuring songs from the Duke Ellington’s catalog, done in wildly distinctive Latin American styles, …with New York City’s baddest gauchos ! Gabriela Anders . . . is one of the most accomplished and appealing contemporary vocalists on the scene today. Her debut album on Warner Jazz, “Wanting,” enjoyed much success and critical […]

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Todd Barkan

Keystone Korner Tribute Celebration hosted by Todd Barkan

Thursday, May 12th 7:30 P.M. – Sandi Point Ballroom Opening Festival — Keystone Korner Tribute Celebration hosted by Todd Barkan The Legendary Todd Barkan will host both Thursday and Saturday. He will be honored by The Jazz Gallery at their New York Gala in May with their Contribution to the Arts Award. Celebrating Keystone Korner, the […]

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Andreas Varady

Andreas Varady Quartet

Friday, May 13th 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Sandi Point Ballroom Internationally acclaimed young guitar player managed by Quincy Jones and signed to Verve Records has performed at the prestigious Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the Savannah JazzFest and all points in between. At 13, he was the youngest headlining artist at Ronnie Scott’s Jazz […]

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Midiri Bros

Midiri Brothers

Friday, May 13th 9 p.m. – Gregory’s This local based band is noted for being one of the most exciting small group swing bands around today, touring across the country spreading their Jazz goodwill everywhere they perform. The Artistry of Joe on Clarinet and Paul on vibraphone create an atmosphere of great music. Tickets: All Events Tickets | Friday […]

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Francesco Cafiso & John Beasley

Francesco Cafiso Quartet featuring John Beasley

Friday, May 13th 9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m., 11 p.m. – Midnight Sandi Point Dining Room This young musician from Sicily started at the age of 9 and at 13 Wynton Marsalis involved him in his European Tour. After graduating from the Musical Institute Vincenzo Bellini, he has received several international Jazz Awards. Francesco has […]

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Gina Roche w/ Jim Ridl and John Swana

Gina Roche Trio featuring Jim Ridl and John Swana

Saturday, May 14th 9:00 – 10:30 PM – Gregory’s Vocalist/Composer Gina Roche imbues a Brazilian flavor into her unique blend of jazz, blues and original compositions. Gina has toured Japan, the U.S., U.K., Grand Cayman Islands and Aruba. Gina has two CD’s, “Dawning of a New Way” and “Thankfully.” She is currently writing and recording her […]

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The Cookers

Saturday, May14th 7:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Sandi Point Ballroom The Cookers, featuring Donald Harrison, Craig Handy, David Weiss, Eddie Henderson, George Cables, Cecil McBee, and Victor Lewis, bring to the bandstand seven heavy weight Jazz masters who helped make classic records that defined the modern idiom. They will deliver the hard-bop’s past and a hard-swinging flavor that remain […]

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Chico Freeman

The Chico Freeman Plus+Tet

Saturday, May 14th 9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. – Midnight 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. ​​Recognized ​as one of the most important saxophonists of our time with more […]

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