Archived dates - 2008
Jan 12 Back to start the year right at the Bar 55, Christopher Street in The Village.
Jan 19 The DuPont Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware  with the Tim Lauchey Big Band, from 7-11pm.
Feb 9
55 Bar, Christopher Street, NYC (W. Village) early show, 6:00-9:00. Gladstone Trott, piano; Desi Norman, vibes; Mike Carino, bass.
Mar 8 55 Bar, Christopher Street, NYC This time with Steve Elmer, piano; Desi Norman, vibes and Rick Crane, bass
Mar 23 Spend an hour with me and my fabulous St. Mary's Children's Choir as we sing the Easter Mass (10:00 AM) at St. Mary's of the Assumption Church, Richmond Ave., Deal, NJ. Joyous! 
Apr 12 55 Bar (with liquor) for the early show, 6:00-9:00. Steve Elmer, piano: Rick Crane, bass and Desi Norman, vibes.  
Apr 13 The Mill, in Spring Lake, I'll be judging (American Idol style) the New Jersey Fame Game contest. There should be upwards of 80 contestants. All proceeds to Prevent Child Abuse - New Jersey. Look out Paula Abdul !!!
May 10 The 55 Bar, Christopher Street, NYC. Come celebrate my birthday and a few of the band's as well. This will be a fun night. Gladstone Trott, piano; Mike Carino, bass and Desi Norman, vibes. 6-9.
May 11 My darling Children's Choir of St. Mary's Church, Richmond Ave., Deal, will be singing their last concert of the season. Come celebrate at the 12:00 noon mass with us. The little ones will be making their First Holy Communion too. Such joy! If you're in the spiritual mood, remember that I sing every Sunday at the 10:00 mass, providing I'm not touring. Stop in and recharge your batteries.
May 17 A dinner dance for the Edison Arts Council at the Merriott off Hwy. 287 (in that crazy industrial cluster of hotels). Looks like an 8 - 12. Must call The Edison Arts Council for further details.
May 21-24 Goin' to Chicago, sorry but I can't take you................
A little singing, a little shopping etc. Look for me at Andy's, Blue Chicago and The Back Room.
June June 1,8,15,22 & 29 at the 10:00 mass, St. Mary's Church, Deal. Charge your batteries.
June 14 Back at the 55 Bar, celebrating Flag Day. Steve Elmer, piano; Desi Norman, vibes and Rick Crane, bass. Snacks and flags for sure. 6:00-9:00.
July July 6,13,20 & 27 at the 10:00 mass, St. Mary's Church, Deal. Spend some quiet time with us.
July 12 Our favorite joint to perform, 55 Bar again with same crew as last month.
July 19 Billion Dollar Big Band at that very cool venue in Clinton, the Historical Society & Museum. Bring chairs, libations, whatever. Watch the bats fly in time with the music. So beautiful here. 7-9:30
July 23 Still swinging with that big band at South Amboy Marine Park. 6:30-8:30pm Another beautiful setting. Rain location is in the High School just before the bandstand.
August August 3,10,17,24 & 31 at the 10:00 mass, St. Mary's Church, Deal. Some summer solitude.
Aug 8 Another big band gig at that cool and funky Sewaren Peninsula Park. Usually a 6:30-8:00. Double check this date it could move to a different day.
Aug 9 Steamy and cool at the 55 Bar, maybe this time I'll bring some ice cream! Couldn't hurt.
Aug 17 The Billion Dollar Big Band at Warren Park in Woodbridge. A nice park with a great bandshell. 6:00-8:00. Bring your chairs and hang out with me and the guys
  Jazz Festival in Somerville Because the financing isn't in place just yet, the Town of Somerville has moved the jazz festival to next year. They promise it will happen and it will be great!
Aug 30 THE DOWNTOWN - Jazz Brunch. A cool new venue, in Red Bank, located at 10 West Front Street, from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Gladstone Trott on piano. Stop in, it's close and there is no cover. This could be the start of something.
Sept 13 Bar 55 NYC 6-9 with the usual suspects
Oct. 11 The 55 Bar, NYC 6-9 with Steve Elmer, piano Desi Norman, vibes and Marcus McLaurine , bass. An outstanding group of musicians, as always. Snacks too!
*** November 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30... at the 10:00 AM mass,
Saint Mary's in Deal. Joyous noise.
Nov. 8 The 55 Bar, our home away from home... with my usual cast of characters. Love these guys. Always the early show.
Nov. 15 My yearly visit to the Weehawken Senior Center. I've been doing this for over 10 years, so if you know any seniors who live in that area and who would like to spend a few hours listening to a bit of music with a light lunch, contact them. Usually 12:00-2:00. Nice to feel needed.
*** December 7, 14 and 28... at the 10:00 AM mass,
Saint Mary's, Deal. Church feels good.
Dec. 9 and 11 Another gig of love at the Neptune Senior Center. It's a kick to see these folks have so much fun. A joyous contribution. Contact them if you live in this area, they can always make room for one more. Usually 12-3:00.
Dec. 13 Christmas celebration at The Bar 55. Gladstone Trott on piano, Desi Norman on vibes and Mike Carino on bass. We rock the carols, and lotsa good munchies too. 6-9pm.
Dec. 17 With my five-piece partying at the Long Branch Senior Center. We've been doing this over 10 years and these folks know how to "get down". Too much fun. Call the center for tickets.
Dec. 21 My wonderful Saint Mary's Children's Choir will be singing at the 10:00 AM mass. Saint Mary's, Deal. So sweet.


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