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  • 6/29/17 – The Recess Bureau

    Created in July of 2015, the Recess Bureau is a collective of musicians who strive to continue on the ever evolving path of music and explore possibilities of improvisation, and aims to go against the standard of jazz. Inspired by the curiosity of bassist, Moro, who wanted to go against the grain and take a step aside from the traditional jazz writing style, and offer music that was accessible to all who were/are willing to listen, the Recess Bureau also keeps up with the jazz tradition while progressing the music forward. He produced their 2016 self-titled EP and continues to write more for future records. Read more.

  • 7/6/17 – Jeanette Harris & Jay Rowe

    Jeanette Harris and Jay Rowe to Team Up at the Branford Jazz Series on July 6th

    One was raised in the West- Coast post-gold rush town of Fresno, the other born on the east coast in Milford, Connecticut. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Performance from the Berklee College of Music in Boston while he received a Bachelor of Music Degree from the New England Conservatory. Together, saxophonist Jeanette Harris and pianist/keyboardist Jay Rowe will share their sensational jazz supremacy on Thursday, July 6th starting at 6:30 p.m. as part of the 2017 Branford Jazz Series. Read more.

  • 7/13/17 – Peliroja

  • RESCHEDULED PERFORMANCE: Friday July 28th at 7:00 pm

    What do gangly, awkward 15 year olds, who in their own words “weren’t cool by any means”, develop into? Well, if you are the jazz group known as PELIROJA, you become one of the most gifted ensemble of musicians inspired by the sounds of Ethiopia, the Dominican Republic, Cuba and the Congo. And now, you can experience their new flavor of fusion music on the Branford Jazz Series stage, Thursday, July 13th starting at 6:30 p.m. Read more.

  • 7/20/17 – Oli Silk & JJ Sansaverino

    Keyboardist Oli Silk and guitarist JJ Sansaverino have earned numerous jazz accolades throughout their outstanding musical career – Silk as one of the most dynamic entertainers in the genre and a sought after smooth jazz producer while Sansaverino, an outstanding performer, composer, arranger, and musical director in the world of smooth jazz, R & B, world music and fusion. Together, they will unify their talents on July 20th as part of the 2017 Branford Jazz Concert Series. Read more.

  • 7/27/17 – Shawnn Monteiro, Jimmy Cobb & Javon Jackson

    Exciting, captivating and completely distinctive” is how most jazz cognoscenti describe Shawnn Monteiro’s pulsating lyric style. Whether in the intimacy of a club date or the glitter of a Las Vegas showroom, Shawnn has delighted audiences from USA to Europe with her highly popular jazz repertoire laced with blues-oriented improvisations.
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  • 8/3/17 – Beals/Morrison Organ Quartet

    Combine the warmth and expressive sound from jazz guitarist Christopher Morrison with the golden saxophone sensation of organist Andrew Beals and you obtain a great night of jazz from the Andrew Beals/Christopher Morrison Organ Groove on August 3rd as part of the 2017 Branford Jazz Series on the Branford Town Green.

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  • 8/10/17 – Selina Albright

    With a last name associated with musical excellence, Selina Albright is a soulful singer-songwriter with versatility that comes from years of listening to many origins and languages of music. Her angelic tone adds character and emotion to any ballad, yet her powerful wailing and energetic stage presence commands attention. Read more.

  • 8/17/17 – Rhythm Future Quartet

    The acoustic jazz ensemble, Rhythm Future Quartet, has a straightforward agenda: to keep the spirit of Gypsy jazz alive and expanding in today’s musical universe. Named for a Django Reinhardt tune, Rhythm Future Quartet offers up a newly minted sound, influenced by the classic Hot Club of France, yet wholly contemporary. Read more.

  • 8/24/17 – Eric Darius

    Saxophonist, composer, producer, and vocalist Eric Darius likes to play by his own rules. Fearlessly pushing all musical boundaries, he is one of the most exciting musicians to enter the Contemporary Jazz scene in the last decade. His explosive arrival as a recording artist at the age of 17 caused a frenzy worldwide! Read more.