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“Mobsters and Jazz” – Ed Vezinho/Jim Ward Big Band

September 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The South Jersey Jazz Society’s the “Ed Vezinho/Jim Ward Big Band and their tribute “Mobsters and Jazz” This event will be held at Josie Kelly’s Public House, 908 Shore Road, Somers Point, NJ on Monday, September 9 at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $30 for members and $35 for non members. Cost includes a themed buffet. Email info@southjerseyjazz.org to get your member discount code.

The evening will highlight the parallels between some of the jazz music of each era. 20’s New Orleans, 30’s Prohibition, 40’s War World II and the birth of bebop, 50’s Latin unrest, and the 60’s Vegas scene and the Rat Pack.

The music of Fats Waller to Herbie Hancock will be performed.

The Ed Vezinho/Jim Ward Big Band features some of the finest jazz musicians in Southern New Jersey, including Denis DiBlasio, John Guida, Howard Isaacson to name but few.

Former writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer George Anastasia will be on hand to offer illumination on the topic.

This program is made possible in part through the New Jersey State Council of the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts through the Local Arts Grant administered by Atlantic County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs This program is made possible in part through the New Jersey State Council of the Arts/Department of State, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts through the Local Arts Grant administered by Atlantic County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs

Additional funding is provided by Shore Medical Center

 For more information visit call 609-927-6677. Email info@southjerseyjazz.org to get your member discount code.

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Date:
September 9
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Venue

Josie Kelly’s Public House
908 Shore Road
Somers Point, NJ 08244 United States
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