Events

Annual JSJBF Live Music Events

Each year the Jersey Shore Jazz and Blues Foundation present a number of annual re-occurring live music events throughout the Jersey shore area.

Monthly JSJBF Live Music Events

We also present some monthly events such as:

  • Monthly jazz & blues concert series in Red Bank – Reckless Steamy Nights
  • Youth Open Mic Nights in Red Bank – Mark LaRochelle Youth Open Mic
  • Monthly JAM Sessions at the Colts Neck Inn – CNI JSJFB Monthly Jam
  • Jazz @ The Chubby Pickle – Jazz Café
  • Blues @ The Chubby Pickle – Blue Collar Blues
Magical and Magnificent: A Life-Changing Night for Carlotta Schmidt

Magical and Magnificent: A Life-Changing Night for Carlotta Schmidt

JSJBFAug 17, 20226 min read

By Heather Bedenko (Full disclosure: the author is Carlotta Schmidt’s mother!) In early August, jazz legend Jon Faddis enthralled the Two River Theater’s audience for two nights with his exuberant trumpet playing. His quartet included: Destiny Diggs, mentored by Ron…

Albert Cummings

Albert Cummings

JSJBFAug 16, 202211 min read

Rock On! Sound Bites By Danny Coleman originally published on New Jersey Stage 08/04/2022 “I do, it just came out in April so even better it’s out there now and it’s called “Ten” and well, it was pretty simple to title; it’s my…

Another Great Double Bill at the Chubby Pickle

Another Great Double Bill at the Chubby Pickle

JSJBFAug 13, 20223 min read

Blue Collar Blues by Tom Baldino On a Friday night in August, the Chubby Pickle was once again host to a terrific night of blues presented by JSJBF’s own Joseph Riggio’s J v ARCHER ENTERTAINMENT joint. Local favorites, The Incinerators,…

JSJBF Blues at The Crossroads

JSJBF Blues at The Crossroads

John FernandezAug 1, 20221 min read

By Wayne Kessler On July 23, the JSJBF headed a bit north to The Crossroads in Garwood for an evening of smoking rock and blues. Although the Shadetree Mechanics had to pull out last minute due to a band injury,…

Joe Zook Returns to the Stage at Reckless

Joe Zook Returns to the Stage at Reckless

Tom BaldinoAug 1, 20223 min read

Reckless Steamy Nights By, Tom Baldino Joe Zuccarello and his Blues Quartet returned to the stage for the first time in quite awhile, as a result of his winning a tough battle with radiation treatments for cancer, pneumonia and spending…

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