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Sunday Brunch with Gil Silver

A self taught, Brazilian classical guitarist. Gil has been playing guitar for the past 15 years. Most of his music has a definitive Spanish, Italian and South American flair. Very enjoyable!

Event Date: 
Sun, 12/20/2015 - 11:00

Two Cat Folk and Jon Swenson

Two Cat Folk and Jon Swenson will be playing in the round. Two Cat Folk, the musical partnership of singer songwriters John Ferullo and Betsi Mandrioli, draws audiences in with warmth and sincerity. Their unique styles blend to create subtle rhythms, rich harmonies, and an earthy passion for the music of the people. Betsi’s and John’s songs tell stories of real life, sometimes with humor, sometimes with compassion. They also perform traditional and contemporary favorites from the folk tradition.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/19/2015 - 20:00

Michael Bacon

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 6:00pm

Composer and performer Michael Bacon discusses what makes a great film composer and how his own work draws on his interest in many styles of music, including his work with brother Kevin, and their band "The Bacon Brothers."

Betty Comden

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 6:00pm

Betty Comden was one-half of the musical-comedy duo Comden and Green, who provided lyrics, libretti, and screenplays to some of the most beloved and successful Hollywood musicals and Broadway shows of the mid-20th century, from "Singin’ In the Rain" to "On The Town," which was recently revived on Broadway. Judy interviewed the late Betty Comden in 2000 but the show was never broadcast.  We’re happy to bring it to you now!

Amy Cervini

Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 6:00pm

Canadian vocalist Amy Cervini discusses her combining jazz and country music on her CD “Jazz Country” and the fun she has with her female vocal trio Duchess and the different dynamic of singing with women vs. men.

Special - Holiday Carols with Tag Vennard, Betsi Mandrioli and Trude Witham

Betsi (voice) and Tag (piano) will serenade you with their delightful renditions of your favorite holiday carols – Joy To The World, Deck The Halls, Frosty The Snowman, Rudolph, Silver Bells, Silent Night, and many more! Joining them again this year is renowned saxophonist Trude Witham. You don’t want to miss the fun!

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/19/2015 - 17:00

Jazz First with Vocalist Pamela Smith and sax/flutist Joey Placenti

Jazz First is a trio with Joe Whalen on piano, Chris Guild on bass, and Chris Narainen on drums. Tonight’s presentation includes the vocal stylings of Pamela Smith, and sax/flute player, Joey Placenti. Pamela has been singing all her life and really knows how to belt out jazz tunes. She’s been with us a number of times at the Java Room and audiences really like her – you will too! Joey has been playing various wind instruments for a long time and once again joins us and Pamela tonight as one of our featured performers.

Event Date: 
Fri, 12/18/2015 - 20:00

Jazz Brunch

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

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/05/2015 - 11:00
Sat, 12/12/2015 - 11:00
Sat, 12/19/2015 - 11:00
Sat, 12/26/2015 - 11:00

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, 12/13/2015 - 11:00
Sun, 12/27/2015 - 11:00

Cassandra Lee & the Acoustic Project

Cassandra Lee & the Acoustic Project's three-piece design makes for a gorgeous sound, saturated with rich vocal harmonies over warm acoustic guitar. With influences ranging from Amos Lee and Susan Tedeschi to Lake Street Dive and Bill Withers, their performances span multiple genres. For a fun night of blues-centric folk and alternative music, come see Cassandra Lee.

Event Date: 
Sat, 12/12/2015 - 20:00


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