• Our next Sunday at Aunt Chilada's will be from 6 to 8 PM on October 16 with Fred Vigorito, Noel Kaletsky, Russ Whitman, Charlie Freeman, Art Hovey, Tom Palinko, Joel Schiavone and a guest trombonist to be announced. The GJB has performed monthly at Aunt Chilada's (usually on the third Sunday of the month) since July of 2009 with the exception of the Covid year. Known since 1993 as the best Mexican restaurant in the greater New Haven area, Aunt Chilada'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 a seat at the bar. There is no cover charge, and no minimum. We'll be there again on November 13. Click HERE for Jean Hadley's review of a recent session.

  • On Sunday, October 23 we'll be back at the Millpond Gatherings Venue Hall from 5:30 to 8 PM performing at a gala fundraiser for the New Haven Chorale. Our special guests will be Alex Owen on cornet and vocals, Tom Boates on trombone and vocals, and Molly Sayles on drums. In addition to our music there will be two hours of open bar, Charcuterie, Hot Hors-d’oeuvres, live auction (on line Oct 9th), raffles, and more! Tickets are $100, patron tickets are $125. For tickets please call 203-776-7664 or use this LINK.

  • On Sunday, December 4 we'll be back at the Millpond Gatherings Venue Hall from 6:00 to 8:30 PM with the full band and no admission charges. For reservations call (203) 714-4400.

  • It has been ten years since we last played at the Suncoast Jazz Festival in Clearwater Beach, Florida, but we will be back November 18-20 as a 9-piece band with special guests Jane Campedelli, John Clark, Bob Price, trombonist Neil DeFeo, and Molly Sayles on drums, along with GJB regulars Fred Vigorito, Russ Whitman, Charlie Freeman, and Art Hovey.

  • In addition to the events listed above, members of the GJB are still working with various other groups. Please visit the "OTHER GIGS" section of this website for information about those activities.



    Tom Artin