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 January 20 with Fred Vigorito, Russ Whitman, Noel Kaletsky, Charlie Freeman, Art Hovey, Bob Bequillard, Joel Schiavone, 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. There is no cover charge, and no minimum. Click HERE for Jean Hadley's review of a recent session.
On Tuesday, March 5 (2019) the GJB will be back in Cheshire for a 7:30 PM Mardi Gras concert in Nelson Hall at Elim Park with special guests Jim Fryer and Cynthia Fabian. Bring your parasols and join the parade! Nelson Hall is a very comfortable 300-seat recital hall with professional sound and lighting and a Steinway grand piano. For tickets and info about upcoming events there call 203-699-5495 or click on TICKETS. Nelson Hall is located at 140 Cook Hill Road, Cheshire, CT 06410
On Saturday, August 24 (2019) we'll return to Gordon Hall at Music Mountain in Falls Village, CT for our 28th annual concert at the string quartet capital of the universe, (Connecticut's answer to Tanglewood) with special guests to be announced. This concert will be from 5 to 7 PM. For information and tickets to Music Mountain concerts call 860-824-7126 or click on TICKETS. . . . MAP & DIRECTIONS
On Sunday, September 8 (2019) 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 annual event is free and open to the public.
In addition to the events listed above, members of the GJB still work frequently with various other groups. Please visit the "OTHER GIGS" section of this website for information about those activities.
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