Caveau de la Hutchette
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Caveau de la Huchette
Paris, France

Archived dates - 2007
Jan 13 Bar 55, 55 Christopher Street in The Village with The Bob De Vos Trio. Bob on guitar, Dan Kostelneck on Hammond B3 and Vince Ector on drums. 6-9 show. You know this is going to be both a hot and a cool night. Stop on down if you're in the area.
Jan 20 The Wilmington Country Club, Wilmington, Delaware 7-11, open to the public and sponsored by the Cultural Arts Society to honor a special musician from the Delaware area. Sorry, but I don't know who the honoree is......
Feb 10 Back at Bar 55 with Gladstone Trott on keys, Desi Norman on vibes and Rick Crane on the bass. Maybe it'll be Cheezits this time! 6-9. I just love this room.
  Paris, France
No kiddin', isn't this too much fun? I'll be spending the week gigging around town. Oooo, la, la baby.
Caveau de la Huchette located in a medieval cellar filled with great sound and a comfy atmosphere with Pat Giraud, Hammond B3, Patrick Saussois, guitar and Simon Boyer, drums. Too darn much fun!
The Jules Verne Restaurant and Bar, in the Eiffel Tower. What a view, what great musicians. What wine!!!
Resto - Cave a Vins - The oldest wine bar in the city of Paris. Opened in 1223. No kidding. The toilets prove it!
The Hemingway Bar, The Ritz Hotel, Paris. Très chic, baby. Smaller than I imagined, but beautiful and elegant. Great piano too!
*** Look for my interview in Jazz Hot next month. The issue is dedicated to jazz singers.
Mar 10 Back at our home away from home, The 55 Bar. I'm working on something extra special for this night. Check back...
Mar 18 My sweet Children's Choir from Saint Mary's of the Assumption Church, in Deal, NJ will singing at the 10:00 mass. This is so precious, so if you're in the area, come on in.
Mar 24 I'm giving a workshop at the Count Basie Cool School, in Red Bank, NJ on "Stage Smarts". Teen to adult. Call if you're interested 732-224-8778 x106
Apr 7 Salt Creek Grille, Princeton on Route 1. With my trio, 8-11. Excellent food. 609-419-4200
Apr 14 Back at The 55 Bar, Christopher Street, NYC. Featured guest, Onaje Allan Gumbs, piano. Rick Crane, bass & Desi Norman, vibes.
Apr 22 Salt Creek Grille, Princeton with my guys a bit earlier. This time it's 5-8.
Apr 26 Salt Creek Grille, Princeton. Back again with the usual suspects. This time we'll be doing a 7-10. Yummy chow.
May 6 Salt Creek Grille. Princeton. Nice time of the year to come and check out this great town. We'll be there from 5-8. 609-419-4200
May 11 The South Brunswick Arts Commission Series in Jazz, presented in the South Brunswick Senior Center, from 8:00-10:00. With Steve Elmer- piano, Mike Carino-bass, Dennis Nardone-drums. Come to listen and to dance.
May 12 The 55 Bar, to celebrate a bunch of birthdays. Mine included. Gladstone Trott, piano. Desi Norman on vibes and Marcus McLaurine on Bass.
May 13 This will be the final concert of the year with my Children's Choir. 12:00 noon mass at St. Mary's of the Assumption in Deal. There will also be children making their First Holy Communion. A very special hour.
May 19 Salt Creek Grille. Princeton. With my trio from 8 to 11. Come on down.
Jun 3 Red Bank Jazz & Blues Festival. This time they've asked me to bring in my big band. 16 pieces and we'll be swinging. 12:00-1:15pm Sunday afternoon. Great food vendors too!
Jun 9 Hangin' at the 55 Bar. 6-9, with the usual suspects.
We've been asked back for a two-night concert at Historic Allaire Village, in Wall Township, NJ. We did this last year and it was a delightful venue. An old chapel on the beautiful grounds provides a great setting. Different musicians each night. 8:00-9:15. Call for tickets, 732-919-3500.
Jun 27 Salt Creek Grille in Princeton. Brad Mandigo, piano and Mike Carino, bass. 7:00-10:00pm. A lively room........... lots of stimulus.
Jun 30 The Billion Dollar Big Band in concert in New Hope, Pa. No other details yet.
Jul 14 Back at our home away from home. The 55 Bar. 6-9
Jul 15 Jazz Brunch at the Iridium. 1650 Broadway and 51st.   This is the best deal in NYC. Brunch runs 11:00-3:00 and the cost is $21.95 food, music and first drink. I'll be singing from 12:45 till 2:00 (get your seats by noon). The Barry Levitt quartet steers the ship. Barry Levitt - piano, Cameron Brown - bass, Dave Schnitter - sax and Anthony Pinciotti - drums. Voted the best jazz quartet in NYC. Call for tickets 212-582-2121. 
Jul 19 Back at that snappy little club, Salt Creek Grille, Princeton. 7-10pm. Brad and Mike. Excellent food.
Jul 26 Little Big Band at Sewaren Peninsula Park, 6:30-8:00. My home town, oil tanks and all.      
Jul 28 With the Billion Dollar Big Band at the Clinton Historical Museum. This is such a beautiful location. Usually a 7:30 start. Bring food, blankets and libations.
Aug 05 Rehoboth Beach, Delaware with Tim Laushey and His Dixie Cats. These guys are so much fun. 
Aug 08 Little Big Band at South Amboy Marine Park, 6:30-8:00. A perfect little park  with a beautiful view. Bring chairs.
Aug 11 Swinging at the 55 Bar, Christopher Street, NYC with Roger Byam, saxes and Dwayne Burno, bass
Sept 7-21 I'll be on-hand for the Fall Fund Drive for WBGO Jazz radio. Stop in at 54 Park Place in Newark to say "hello" and maybe even pledge a few dollars. You know I'll be cooking up some good grub.
Sept 8 Gladstone joins me with the boys at the 55 Bar. 6-9.
Oct 13 Back at the 55 Bar. Christopher Street, NYC - I just love this room. I'll be with Steve Elmer, piano - Rick Crane, bass and Desi Norman on vibes.
Oct 25-29 Come visit the Jazz Improv Jazz Convention and Festival 2007 . I'll be there all four days. Stop in and check out the abundance of fabulous musicians. Support this wonderful fine art form. For more info:
Nov 10 See you on Christopher Street at the 55. NYC! This night with Brad Mandigo, piano, Mike Carino, bass and Desi Norman, vibes
Dec. 7 I'll be with my big band doing a Christmas program for Downtown Toms River. About 1/2 hour or 45 min. I do believe it'll be a part of the tree lighting for the town. 6-7 ish. Check back later.
Dec. 8 Christmas time at The 55 Bar. You know this is always a lot of fun. Christmas tunes, jazzed-up. Gladstone Trott, piano, Rick Crane, bass and Desi Norman, vibes to help us all celebrate.
Dec. 2nd
or 9th
The Iridiium Jazz Club. I'll be doing their jazz brunch, but the final date hasn't been set, so please check back. The Barry Levitt Quartet will be supplying their wonderful music. "Just got word that this has been moved to a date in February. I'll keep you posted".
Dec. 23 10:00 AM:  Come out and hear my delightful Children's Choir at St. Mary's of the Assumption Church in Deal. This is my 6th year as choir director. A wonderful way to start the holidays.


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