Harold Mabern is one of the greatest living Jazz pianists in the world today. He has performed and recorded with Miles Davis, Sonny Rollins, Wes Montgomery, Cannonball Adderley and George Benson to name a few. As critic Gary Giddins has written, “With the wind at his back, he can sound like an ocean roar.” Join us as other Jazz greats come to perform and honor one of their own in an unforgettable evening of music.
The MidAtlantic Symphony Orchestra, Soloists and Seton Hall University Chamber Choir perform together under the direction of Jason Tramm in this concert version of Puccini’s dramatic masterpiece, La bohème. This event is co-sponsored by the Seton Hall Charles and Joan Alberto Italian Studies Institute and Classical Concert Series.
With “just the right balance of masculinity and vulnerability,” Yazbeck creates a “spellbinding” one-man show, inviting audiences to join him on an honest, emotional journey along life’s ups and downs as told through the lyrics of classic show tunes, new standards and dazzling tap dancing.
Five-time Grammy Award winner Dianne Reeves is the pre-eminent Jazz vocalist in the world. Her breathtaking virtuosity, improvisational prowess and unique Jazz and R&B stylings earned her the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Vocal Performance for three consecutive recordings- a first in any vocal category.
Jazz and Blues go together like cold beer and a hot, hot night. And a hot night of great music is what you’ll experience with these four acts that will have you wishing it would never end! Mike Griot presents Blues People brings the soulful Funk of classic Blues, Jazz singer Frank Noviello swings with the great classics, Radam Schwartz owns the Jazz keyboards and Dean Shot’s Tribute to Howlin’ Wolf brings to life one of the greatest Bluesmen to ever live.
Since their inception, EagleMania has been thrilling audiences all over the country with their stunning five-part harmony and their uncanny ability to emulate the unmistakable sound of The Eagles. You’ll hear The Eagles’ greatest hits, as well as some of the solo work of Don Henley, Glenn Frey and Joe Walsh.
The Afro-Cuban All Stars is a unique big band devoted to promoting the story of Cuba’s rich musical history and the spectrum of Latin dance music, including mambo, cha cha, salsa, rumba, son montuno, timba, guajira, danzón, abakuá and bolero. Led by ex-Sierra Maestra drummer Juan De Marcos Gonzalez, the multi-generational Afro-Cuban All Stars have been essential to the growing worldwide popularity of Afro-Cuban music.
One of the most innovative and creative musicians in the world today, David Broza brings together audiences of all cultures, bridging barriers of language and genre through his music. He is joined by Cuban “Trio Havana” with Jorge Bringas, Manuel Alejandro Carro and Yuniel Jiminez as well as special guest and flute virtuoso Itai Kriss. Together they bring a unique interpretation to the full spectrum of Broza’s rich repertoire of hits.