1867 Sanctuary at Ewing
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

Grand Opening Festival
Jazz Music Series
Jazz Music Series:
Hazelrigg Brothers Hazelrigg Brothers

Geoff Hazelrigg, Bass
George Hazelrigg, Piano
John O’Reilly Jr., Drums
Jazz Trio

Sunday, August 21, 2016, 3:00 pm
at the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing

Preservation New Jersey is pleased to present the Hazelrigg Brothers at the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing! They perform an ingenious blend of classical, rock, and jazz elements perfectly suited for the highly regarded acoustics of the 1867 Sanctuary. This concert will feature their eclectic mix of classic rock songs as well as compositions from their 2011 release, Bartók, Stravinsky, Bloch: A Contemporary Connection.

George and Geoff Hazelrigg are multitalented brothers and highly accomplished musicians who have toured nationally and internationally, composed works featured on major media, and recorded with many important artists. Bassist, Geoff, pianist, George, and joined by drummer John O’Reilly Jr., the trio presents an ingenious blend of classical, rock, and jazz elements. Their repertoire ranges from Jimi Hendrix and Led Zeppelin, to baroque and 20th century classical music. They have most recently recorded with genre bending artists Autre Ne Veut (Authur Ashin) and Shy Girls (Dan Vidmar).

Raised in Princeton, NJ, George and Geoff sang in the Trinity Church Choir led by world-renown choirmaster John Bertalot. George Hazelrigg studied harpsichord and organ, then jazz with teacher and Grammy-nominee Laurie Altman. Eventually his path led him to jazz-studies at Manhattan School of Music.

Geoff Hazelrigg played a number of instruments from an early age, settling on electric and double bass and studying with Reggie Washington during high school. He earned a Bachelor Degree in Jazz at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. He studied with well-known artists like Edward Simon, Gerald Veasley, and Gary Grainger. He has performed with Bryan Ferry, Maysa Leak, Tony C. and the Truth, Don Felder, and Autre Ne Veut. He has produced recordings with or for Tina Chancey, Gavin Black, George Hazelrigg, Bona Fide, Atlantic Records, Universal, N2K, Downtown Records, NBC, and TBS.

John O'Reilly, Jr. is a native of Los Angeles. He began his professional music career at Arizona State University as a jazz performance major playing locally with the band One, Tony Malaby, Sam Pilafian, Chuck Marohnic, Pete Forbes, The Hammertoes, Allsion's Halo, and many others. Living in Boston from 1999-2001, he played with local luminaries Two Ton Shoe, Brian Gottesman, Jigawattica, the Boston Brass, and Blasto, featuring Russ Gershon (Either Orchestra), Dana Colley (Morphine), and Mike Rivard (Club d'Elf, The Story). In New York from 2001-2006, he freelanced both live and in the studio while playing with NYC’s Year of the Mule, Marwood, Mary Gatchell, Tunnels, and Nicholas D’Amato’s Royal Society. Living in Los Angeles from 2006-2009, he worked with Mandy Moore, Schuyler Fisk, Rachael Yamagata, Chris Stills, Ben Lee, The Format, fun., and Sing Orpheus. He's been a member of Phoenix, AZ’s Reubens Accomplice since 2002.

He loves playing all styles of music--from rock and pop to jazz, classical, and experimental--performing them at home and on the road, but he takes most pride in his studio work, collaborating with Paul Ebersold (3 Doors Down, Sister Hazel, Spacehog), Paul Kolderie (Radiohead, The Pixies), Jim Adkins (Jimmy Eat World), Steve McDonald (Redd Kross), Clark Rigsby (Tower of Power), Chris Fudurich (Nada Surf), Mickey Petralia (Beck, Eels), and John Alagia (John Mayer, Rachel Yamagata, Dave Matthews Band), to name a few. Most recently, he recorded drums and percussion for fun.’s critically praised new release, Aim and Ignite and Schuyler Fisk’s Blue Ribbon Winner.

Since late 2009 in the Philadelphia, PA area, he currently works as a freelance drummer throughout the Northeast and around the world. He's appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Late Late Show with Craig Fergusen, The Martha Stewart Show, The View, and Live with Regis and Kelly. From 2011-2014, he played drums and percussion on the Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark musical on Broadway.

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!

New Jersey Jazz Society

Preservation New Jersey is pleased to share the news 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 1867sanctuary@preservationnj.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door as space allows.

Wheelchair accessibleThe 1867 Sanctuary is wheelchair accessible using the ramp on the left side of the building.

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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!

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