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Jazz Brunch

Jazz brunch every Saturday with the amazing duo James Merenda on piano and Jon Dreyer on bass -

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/14/2015 - 11:00
Sat, 11/21/2015 - 11:00
Sat, 11/28/2015 - 11:00

Sunday Brunch with Nathaniel's Ghost

Nathaniel's Ghost is a fingerstyle acoustic guitarist from Cape Neddick, Maine. He combines beautiful melodies and lush chords to create a sound that is uniquely his own. Nathaniel was a featured artist alongside Boston-based musician Jesse Hanson at the 2015 TEDxAmherst convention, has been played on NPR Echoes, and will soon release his 5th studio album, "Forever Parting".

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/29/2015 - 11:00


The DoubleNecks are two talented guitarists and educators from New England. The professional duo consists of MIKE LOCE and JIM GAUDETTE, and after a few hours playing and an affinity for all things guitar, they decided to get it together in 2007. Both men teach their instrument in the Merrimack Valley of Massachusetts and New Hampshire.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/28/2015 - 20:00

The OGD Jazz Trio

Jazz, Blues, Funk and more is the short description when it comes to the O.G.D Trio ( Organ, Guest and Drums ). Every month they invite a different guest artist to join the core organ and drum duo. We hope you can come out and hear the music and see who is joining this month. They will be playing some OGD originals, Beatles, Steely Dan, Pink Floyd, Santana and some great Jazz Standards. Steve Esposito is on the Hammond Organ and Joe Lis is on Drums.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/27/2015 - 20:00

Trusting Fate

Trusting Fate is bolstered by a genuine passion for creating imaginative, unexpected music that combines elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, roots and blues into a fresh, powerful sound. Versatile multi-instrumentalists Susanna Doyle (vocals, keyboards), Mike O’Brien (mandolin, violin, guitar, keyboards), Nate Ranney (bass), and Paul Therkelsen (guitar, harmonica, vocals) spin playful melodies and blend rich harmonies with crisp lyrics.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/21/2015 - 20:00

Markus Pinney Jazz Trio

The trio performing this evening has Markus Pinney on piano along with drummer, Grant Smith and bassist, Ralph Pepe. Markus Pinney displays his talents as an accomplished jazz pianist, improviser and original vocalist. The dynamic interplay among the group offers engaging interpretations to an eclectic mix of musics drawn from jazz and blues idioms, as well as Markus’ compelling original compositions. He has played in and around the greater Boston area for over 20 years with his 'mp3' jazz trio.

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/20/2015 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with John Matrona

John Matrona is a featured pianist at the Hyatt Harborside Hotel in Boston and at Joseph's Winter St. Café in Newburyport. Having studied both classical and jazz piano at the Berkeley College of Music, he is the concert pianist for the New England Continental Orchestras. He has also performed with the Arthur Bakopolus Jazz Quintet for Malden and Everett Cable TV Studios, and Mike Finegold, noted Flute Master with the Prague Symphony Orchestras.

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/15/2015 - 11:00

Out of Nowhere Jazz Quartet

Saxophonist John Purcell and pianist David Rumpler co-lead Out of Nowhere Quartet, a swinging, unabashedly retro jazz quartet that focuses on some of the less-performed jazz standards from the 50s and 60s and obscure gems from the American songbook.

Event Date: 
Sat, 11/14/2015 - 20:00

Mary Crowe and the Lincoln Hill Trio

Mary Crowe( vocals), Ev Harris.(piano) , John Althouse (bass), Mark Michaels (guitar) return to the Java Room for an evening of original songs, jazz and blues. A classically trained singer, Mary has "crossed over" to cabaret, jazz and blues and performs traditional and contemporary material (standards, blues, musical theater and the American Songbook) with a fresh approach .

Event Date: 
Fri, 11/13/2015 - 20:00

Sunday Brunch with Jazz Continuum

Chamber jazz: n. - an imaginative conversation of music in a myriad of styles (bebop, swing, stride, bossa nova, samba, waltz, blues, ballad...) that makes a perfect backdrop for Sunday brunch. Jazz Continuum: n. – A quartet of improvisational musicians who come together to carry on conversations in the framework of chamber jazz. Alice Lee (piano), Brett Baker (guitar), Mickey Carter (percussion) and Steve Conahan (bass).

Event Date: 
Sun, 11/22/2015 - 11:00


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