Shanghai Jazz - New Jersey
The Deep Groove Jazz Trio features Hammond Organist Dan Kostelnik, Guitarist Leo Jordan and Drummer John Vourtsis. They’ll perform Jazz Standards, Monk, Funk, Michael, Miles and beyond.
Blue Soul’s music is a unique fusion of Blues, Jazz, New Orleans, Soul, Rock, and R&B styles.
Featuring songs by artists including: Bill Withers, Ray Charles, Van Morrison, Marvin Gaye, B.B. King, Otis Redding, Al Green, George Benson, Donny Hathaway, Stevie Wonder, Taj Mahal – and many others.
Blue Soul features the soulful vocals of Herb Woodson, and musical director/ bassist/ vocalist Bailey Gee. They are accompanied by: Ted Brancato on piano, Mike Hogan on guitar, and Joseph DeVico on drums.
Champian Fulton, Hot House Magazine’s Female Vocalist of the Year, 2017 returns to our bandstand after a very busy summer! Champian is constantly touring and working so we are thrilled when we can get her out to Madison! Along with Fukushi Tainaka on drums, Hide Tanaka on bass, and Stephen Fulton on flugelhorn, their performances alway knock audiences out!
Alex Laurenzi is leading a band of some of the most exciting young musicians in jazz today and they always offer a tremendous show! We have been fortunate to get to watch these amazing talents grow over the last 5 years and they continue to improve.
Alex Laurenzi on Saxophone • Isaiah Thompson on Piano • Ian Kinselaar on Bass • Zach Adleman on drums
The most recorded drummer in history is back! Bernard Purdie’s shows never disappoint. He has performed on hit records an toured with everyone from Aretha Franklin to The Jackson 5, Steely Dan, James Brown, Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates, and The Rolling Stones, to name just a fraction of the superstars who needed “the funkiest soul beat in the business!”
No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum for seatings at 5:45 or 8:00 with the band hitting the stage at 6:15 and 8:30 respectively.