Jazz Showcase

BOX OFFICE  973.971.3706

Tickets purchased online will be available at the Will Call desk on the day of the performance.


Beacon Hill at Bickford Theatre _RAS3558BEACON HILL JAZZ BAND
MONDAY, MAY 9, 8:00PM

It’s time for a return of the Beacon Hill Jazz Band with tenor sax and flute player Marty Eigen at the helm of a tight ship.  In the crew are Rio Clemente (piano), Flip Peters (guitar), Gene Perla (bass), Gordon Lane (drums) and Carrie Jackson (vocals) as they swing into spring.  Marty, Rio and Carrie are all frequent headliners in this series.

Ticket Prices

$15  In advance (before 5PM on the day of concert)
$18  At the door

 

Glenn Crytzer Savoy SevenGLENN CRYTZER AND THE SAVOY 7
MONDAY, MAY 23, 8:00PM

North Jersey gets a chance to hear Glenn Crytzer and his Savoy Seven, a band that is getting a lot of well-deserved attention in New York City.  He’s planning a centennial tribute to Charlie Christian, the influential guitarist who sparked so many of Benny Goodman’s small group hits.  You’ll hear Mike Davis (trumpet), Evan Arntzen (saxophones), Dennis Lichtman (clarinet), Glenn Crytzer (guitar), Jesse Gelber (piano), Ian Hutchison (bass) and Kevin Dorn (drums).

Ticket Prices

$15  In advance (before 5PM on the day of concert)
$18  At the door

 

Neville DickieNEVILLE DICKIE AND THE MIDIRI BROTHERS
MONDAY, JUNE 6, 8:00PM

TRIPLE attraction: stride pianist Neville Dickie returns with both Midiri Brothers as equal partners.  This unique blend of hot piano, reeds and drums has thrilled audiences here and elsewhere with their all-too-rare performances together.  Joe Midiri plays clarinet and saxes; Paul Midiri brings drums and trombone.

Ticket Prices

$15  In advance (before 5PM on the day of concert)
$17  At the door


AN AFTERNOON WITH ROSEMARY AND MEL
Sunday, June 12, 2:00PM

Join Rosanna Vitro and Pete McGuinness for a concert celebrating jazz legends Rosemary Clooney and Mel Torme. Rosanna received a Grammy nomination in 2012 for the Best Vocal Jazz Album, “The Music of Randy Newman.”  She has toured extensively, recently headlining at jazz’s most prestigious venues, including The Blue Note, Lincoln Center, NJPAC and The Kennedy Center. An accomplished vocalist and trombonist,  Pete McGuinness’ credits include performances with Maria Schneider, Lionel Hampton, Jimmy Heath, The Woody Herman Orchestra, to mention a few.  Rounding out the band for this afternoon concert are Mark Soskin (piano), Dean Johnson ( bass) and Tim Horner (drums).  Fun and great music with their classic hits,  “Born to Be Blue,” “Lady Be Good,” “Mambo Italiano,” “Come on to My House,” and “Comin’ Home Baby.”

Ticket Prices

$15  In advance (before 5PM on the day of concert)
$17  At the door 

 

Danny BacherSWING THAT MUSIC:
DANNY BACHER SINGS AND PLAYS
LOUIS PRIMA, LOUIS JORDAN AND LOUIS ARMSTRONG
Monday, June 27, 8:00PM

Danny Bacher has taken the NYC jazz world by storm!   “It is about making hot music but staying cool, about cutting up while maintaining effortless self-control, about having a blast with friends. … “Swing That Music, the Music of Three Louises — Armstrong, Jordan and Prima,” a homage to the era of jumpin’ jive with a dollop of Dixieland,… in a concert revealing him to be a one of a kind performer and Rising Star.”  –NY Times, Stephen Holden. Danny (vocalist, tenor sax) will be joined by his All-Stars:  Jason Teborek (piano), Dean Johnson (bass), Henry Conerway III (drums), Jay Rodriguez (tenor sax), Warren Vache (cornet) and guest vocalist Alexis Cole.   This evening will go down as one of the most memorable concerts in the history of the Bickford Theatre Jazz Showcase.

$15   In advance (before 5PM on the day of concert)
$17  At the door