Jazz Showcase


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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)
$18  At the door


Pete McGuinnessRoseanna VitroAN 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)
$18  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.

Ticket Prices:

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


Rio ClementeRIO CLEMENTE SALUTES AMERICA
Tuesday, July 5, 8:00PM

The Bishop of Jazz and the Abbotts salute our country, its servicemen, and our freedom.

Ticket Prices:

$17   In advance (before 5PM on the day of concert)
$20  At the door 


Full Count Big BandFULL COUNT BIG BAND: TRIBUTE TO BOBBY DARIN
Monday, July 11, 8:00PM

This ever popular big band features vocalist Joe Ferrara and the Darin song book.

Ticket Prices:

$17   In advance (before 5PM on the day of concert)
$20  At the door 


Dan LevinsonDAN LEVINSON’S MIDSUMMER’S NIGHT JAZZ PARTY
Monday, July 25, 8:00PM

It wouldn’t be summer without Dan Levinson and his friends musically lighting up the night sky.

Ticket Prices:

$17   In advance (before 5PM on the day of concert)
$20  At the door 

Photo by Seth Cashman.


Nicki ParrottNICKI PARROTT & FRIENDS
Wednesday, August 24, 8:00PM

Bassist/vocalist Nicki Parrott, pianist Rossano Sportiello and friends pay tribute to jazz legend Blossom Dearie.

Ticket Prices:

$17   In advance (before 5PM on the day of concert)
$20  At the door  

 

Louis Prima Jr.LOUIS PRIMA JR. & THE WITNESSES
Thursday, August 18, 8:00PM

Louis Prima Jr. and the Witnesses are bringing Prima music into the 21st century. Not content to sit on the legacy they so passionately protect, LPJ and the band are taking a page from his father’s playbook, by wailing Prima Swing like it’s 2016.

Ticket Price:

$25

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