On Sunday, July 8 (2018) we'll return to Butch Butterworth's annual Big Feathers Polo Tournament/Jazz Concert at the Giant Valley Farm, 640 Tuttle Avenue in Hamden, with special guests to be announced. Marce Enright wrote a fine report about the 2014 concert, with photos. Giant Valley Polo Club Website:
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 July 15 with Fred Vigorito, Noel Kaletsky, Russ Whitman, Art Hovey, Bob Bequillard, Joel Schiavone, Charlie Freeman on piano, Tom Artin, and vocalist Cynthia Fabian. 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 Saturday, August 11 (20118) we'll return to Gordon Hall at Music Mountain in Falls Village, CT for our 25th annual concert at the string quartet capital of the universe, (Connecticut's answer to Tanglewood) with special guests to be announced. For information and tickets to Music Mountain concerts call 860-824-7126. . . . MAP & DIRECTIONS
On Sunday, September 9 (2018) we'll be back at the First Congregational Church in Madison for a Jazz service from 9:45 to 11 AM, followed by a picnic on the lawn. The church is located at 26 Meeting House Lane. This event is free and open to the public.
In addition to the events listed above, members of the GJB are still working a lot with various other groups. Please visit the "OTHER GIGS" section of this website for information about those activities.
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