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On Sunday, November 19 the GJB will perform from 2 to 3:30 PM with Tom Artin and Cynthia Fabian at the Westport Senior Center, located at 21 Imperial Avenue, Westport CT 06880. The phone number is 203-341-5099. This concert is free and open to the public. We had a very large and appreciative crowd there last year.
Since July of 2009 the GJB has performed monthly in Hamden at Aunt Chilada's, usually on the third Sunday of the month. Our next session will be from 6 until 8 PM on November 19 with Fred Vigorito, Noel Kaletsky, Russ Whitman, Bill Sinclair, Art Hovey, Bob Bequillard, Joel Schiavone, Tom Artin, and vocalist Cynthia Fabian. (That will be a very busy day for us!) Known since 1993 as the best Mexican restaurant in the greater New Haven area, Aunt C's is located at 3931 Whitney Avenue, just a couple of miles north of Sleeping Giant in Hamden, beside the golf course. Seating is somewhat limited; please call 203-230-4640 to reserve a table, or just come anyway and sit at the bar. Click HERE for Jean Hadley's review of a recent session.
On Fat Tuesday, February 20 (2018) the GJB will be back in Cheshire for another Mardi Gras concert at 7 pm in Nelson Hall at Elim Park with special guests to be announced. Nelson Hall is a very comfortable 300-seat recital hall with a Steinway grand piano. For more info and tickets to future events you can call 203-699-5495 or visit the Events section of their website. . . . . Map & Directions . . . Review & photos
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A CD recording of our 23rd annual concert at Music Mountain (June 11, 2016) is now available. It features vocalist Jane Campedelli and trombonist Craig Grant. For more information about this and our many other recordings please visit the Recordings section of this website.
Over in Holland Gerard Bielderman has published a very complete Galvanized Jazz Band Discography describing our recordings on LP, cassette, and CD, including some that even we didn't know about. Gerard has already published discographies of many other well-known bands and performers; we are honored to be included among them. (Ours is listed in the "Swinging American" section of his website.)
Our YOUTH BANDS page has been updated; check it out!
Eric Devine has posted many videos from the last few Hot Steamed Jazz Festivals. Here are a few of the GJB:
Marce Enright's New England Traditional Jazz website has undergone extensive revisions and improvements. Videos of many recent events are being added; be sure to check it out!
To contact us, send an email to Fred: firstname.lastname@example.org
or give him a call: (203)453-5916
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