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A Summer of Jazz
Save the Dates!
Red Bank's West Side "Johnny Jazz Park "
Begins July 31
Jazz in the park
Begins July 14 at Riverside Gardens Park
jazz arts jams
Monday Evenings Beginning July 18
A traditional, Old-School Jam Session
for musicians of all ages and abilities.
Summer Jazz Café
Begins July 15 at Two River Theater
Our 2022 Sumer of Jazz kicks off with Jazz in the Park a series of
Free Concerts: Thursdays at 7:00pm at Red Bank's Riverside Gardens Park
Jazz Arts Project Presents:
The Garden State Jazz Orchestra
Thursday July 14, 7:00pm
Riverside Gardens Park - Red Bank, NJ.
& Jazzin All Stars
& A Real Human Jazz Band
& his Combo
Summer Jazz Café
July 15 & 16
Summer Jazz Café is back! Just like in the “before times.” This event remains a popular cultural magnet and had been named a "Pick of the Year" by Tri-City News. It is a great night out with family and friends or a fun date night on a summer's eve. Drop in after dinner or begin your night on the town enjoying live, world-class Jazz artists in a cozy café setting.
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Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave Red Bank, NJ
July 22 & 23
July 11 - 22
Free Middle School
Summer Music Camp
Veteran Jazz master
Friday with Houston Person
Saturday with Grant Stewart
Tardo Hammer - Piano
Earl Sauls - Bass
Steve Williams - Drums
NOTICE: Due to unforeseen circumstances, Charanée Wade is unable to grace the stage on July 15 and July 16 due to medical reasons. With Charanée's support, Jazz Arts Project has arranged for the dynamic composer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist:
with the Darrell Green Trio
July 29 & 30
Legends & Lions of Jazz
with Jazz Trumpet Master & Legend
Jazz Arts Academy
July 25 - 29
with an opening showcase set by Jazz Arts Academy Students
Monday Evenings at 7pm Beginning July 18
A traditional, Old-School Jam Session hosted by Mike Lee.
For jazz instrumentalists: High School students and Adults. With no audience you can hone your craft and play in a safe, fun and no-pressure atmosphere.
A series of communitiy concerts on the west side of Red Bank in "Johnny Jazz" park. Four Sunday afternoons culminating on Count Basie's Birthdate with a special all afternoon celebration kicking off at One O'Clock Jump" of course!
July 31 at 3:00 pm
These events are made possible in part by a special arts renew grant from Monmouth Arts.
Vincent Herring Quartet
August 7 at 3:00 pm
NJPAC City Verses:
Jazz and Poetry
With Mark Gross & Brandon McCune
August 14 at 3:00 pm
In Partnership with:
Red Bank Parks & Recreation
Red Bank Basie 365 Committee
T. Thomas Fortune Cultural Center
Robby Ameen Afro-Cuban band
With Edsel Gomez piano & Rubén Rodriguez bass
August 21 at 1:00 pm
One O'Clock Jump! Celebrate Count Basie's Birthday with an all day event - multiple bands and more surprises including:
Jazz Arts Academy Allstars
The Chuck lambert Band