Preservation New Jersey • 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing • PO Box 7815• West Trenton, NJ 08628
Physical (GPS) address: 101 Scotch Road, Ewing, NJ 08628 Map and Directions
Jazz Music Series:
New Jersey Jazz Quartet
Charles Frantz, Guitar
Peter Lin, Trombone
Tim Brent, Piano
Rick Fiori, Drums
Thursday, August 31, 2017, 8:00 pm
at the 1867 Sanctuary
Arts and Culture Center
Preservation New Jersey and the New Jersey Jazz Society are pleased to welcome the New Jersey Jazz Quartet to the 1867 Sanctuary Arts and Culture Center as part of our jazz music concert series! The New Jersey Jazz Quartet plays always enjoyable straight-ahead jazz standards.
Charles Frantz, guitarist, is Director of The Conservatory of Music where he gives private guitar and piano instruction. He received his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Temple University and a Doctorate from Rutgers University. At Rutgers, he studied guitar with Ted Dunbar. He has played solo guitar and ensemble jazz venues for 40 years throughout the Tri-State area. At The Conservatory of Music, Charles Frantz has offered group workshops in jazz guitar chord melody, improvisation and voice leading.
Originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Taiwanese-American trombonist, Peter Lin, has been recently described by Downbeat Magazine as “solid, fluid, and smooth”. He received his B.A. Music from William Paterson University and MM for Jazz Trombone Studies at Rutgers University. He was involved with Jazz House Kids for three years as both the Assistant Manager of the Summer Workshop as well as the Manager of the Emerging Musicians Program.
Deeply rooted in the trombone tradition, he has studied with jazz luminaries such as Slide Hampton, Curtis Fuller, Conrad Herwig, and Steve Turre. As a featured soloist and sideman, Peter has performed with world-class jazz artists including Slide Hampton, Steve Davis, Winard Harper, Charli Persip, Anthony Nelson Jr., Wayne Escoffery, Johnathan Blake, Josh Evans, Valarie Ponomarev, Jack Jeffers, Kenny Davis, Steve Williams, and Radam Schwartz. Most recently, Peter Lin performed at Slide Hampton’s 85th Birthday with Steve Turre, Kenny Barron, Rufus Reid, and Victor Lewis. With various groups of all musical genres, he has performed at venues and festivals including The Clifford Brown Festival, The Riverview Jazz Festival, The Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, the Blue Note, Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Smalls, Duke’s Southern Table, Zinc Bar, and Swing 46. He also leads his own jazz small group, The Lintet, which remains active in the tri-state area.
In addition to being an active performer, Peter Lin is a dedicated educator, teaching in both the private lesson setting as well as the classroom. His students have gone off to college such as Montclair State University for music. He also has worked at the Jazz House Summer Workshop, the Jazz Arts in Red Bank, Newark Academy’s Summer Jazz Camp, and at Andy’s Family Music Center. He also founded the “NJ Jazz Sessions” page on Facebook, which advertises all jazz jam sessions in New Jersey.
Dr. Tim Brent (www.timbrent.com), pianist, is the visiting assistant professor of popular music studies at the Westminster College of the Arts at Rider University. Tim is in demand as an educator, pianist, arranger, performer and adjudicator for contemporary vocal group and choral festivals in the U.S. Central, and South America. Popular music ensembles under his direction have garnered 3 DownBeat magazine awards, invitations to perform at the Jazz Educators National conference and the 1st annual Choral Symposium of Costa Rica. He presented interest sessions at the Eastern Division MENC convention, Southern Division ACDA convention, as well as state music educators conventions in New Jersey, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Florida, and New York.
As a session singer his album credits include Lo Que Trajo el Barco released by Grammy-award winner Obie Bermudez and many national and regional radio commercials for Honda, McDonalds, and Toyota. Tim is currently working on his first album On the Sunny Side featuring Grammy winners Brian Lynch (trumpet) and Ed Calle (saxophone). He has vocal arrangements published by the University of Northern Colorado Jazz Press, and Sound Music Publications.
Rick Fiori, drummer, is the founding member of the Rick Fiori Swing Band, has toured extensively with his own and other bands, and has taught in music studios and private instruction. He has performed with the Sonny Stitt Quartet/Quintet and the Tommy Dorsey Revival Band. He has also been a student of Tony DiNicola, Marty Morell of the Bill Evans Trio, and others.
Jazz at the 1867 Sanctuary and throughout the Trenton/Princeton area is featured on trenton.jazznearyou.com. Download their app for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire!
Preservation New Jersey is pleased that the New Jersey Jazz Society (NJJS) is co-sponsoring jazz events at the 1867 Sanctuary. We encourage fans of our jazz concerts and jazz musicians to join NJJS at www.njjs.org so they receive their award-winning Jersey Jazz journal 11 times a year and other special benefits, including a $5 discount on tickets to Jazz Music Series concerts at the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing!
Tickets are $20 for General Admission, $15 for Friends of the Sanctuary, $15 for New Jersey Jazz Society Members, and only $5 for school and college students with ID. Tickets may be purchased online below by selecting your ticket option and clicking on the "Buy Now" link to use credit or debit card or your PayPal account. If ordering two or three ticket types, each type must be purchased in a separate order. You will receive an email confirmation of each purchase. Online tickets will be held at the box office; please print and bring your receipt in case it is needed to confirm your purchase.
GROUP RATES are now available! Choose the Group ticket option and each ticket will have a $5 discount from the General Admission price (same as the Friends of the 1867 Sanctuary ticket price)! Group rate tickets must be purchased in quantities of 10 or more within a single purchase. Group rates apply only to advance online sales and cannot be purchased at the box office prior to the concert. Groups must present themselves at the box office at the same time. For group orders of fewer than 10 people, the full General Admission rate (less the amount prepaid) may be required at the box office at the time of admission. Group rates do not apply to Student prices.
Tickets may be reserved at the box office for payment by cash, check or credit card by calling 609-392-6409 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door as space allows.
The 1867 Sanctuary is air conditioned, and is wheelchair accessible using the ramp on the left side of the building.
For only $30.00 per year ($50.00 for families), members of the Friends of the 1867 Sanctuary receive advance notice of special events, our member newsletter, gift shop discounts and $5 off our General Admission concert tickets! BECOME A MEMBER NOW!
August 22, 2017
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