Celebrate more than 40 years of Jazz at the Monmouth County Library in November!
Library Commission Chair Renee Swartz invites all of Monmouth County, young and old, to celebrate this eclectic art form through the contrasting styles of the featured musical groups, during November is Jazz Month. These free concerts are held at Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalapan 07726.ree concerts will be offered this month.
Be sure to catch these concerts:
Houston Person Quartet
2 PM Sunday, November 23
The Father of Acid Jazz turns 80 this month! Celebrate Houston Person's birthday with him...Live! Grooving a growling tenor sax, Houston is truly a stylemaker. A veteran of more than 75 albums as a player, bandleader and longtime partner of Etta James, he continues to teach and reach - through Jazz - into every musical genre.
Claudio Roditi Brazilian Jazz Quartet
2 PM Sunday, November 30
This Grammy-nominated, Rio-born trumpet and flugelhorn player has been on the US jazz scene since 1970, and has played with everyone from Mario Bauza and Herbie Mann to Tito Puente and McCoy Tyner. Today, Roditi will share his original warm and lyrical compositions with us, some found on his recent release, Simpatico.
For more information please call 732-431-7220