Sandy at The Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, NJ opening for Bob Newhart
Gladstone Trott on piano


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Paris, France

Paris, France '07

No kiddin' - I spent a week gigging
around town. Oooo, la, la baby.



Archived dates - 2010
Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 Sharing the alter with Bob Hazelrigg on guitar. Spiritual and restorative. St. Mary's of the Assumption church in Deal. Always the 10:00 AM mass.
January 9 Bar 55, 55 Christopher St., NYC. 6-9, never a cover, always snacks. Steve Elmer, piano - Desi Norman, vibes - Dan Fabricatore, bass. And let's not forget Tara on the bar.
January 17 My children's choir starts rehearsing for their March concert. This choir continues to grow and it won't be long before we push the statues off the alter.
Feb. 7, 14, 21 & 28 St. Mary's Church for the 10:00 AM. Come in and charge your batteries.
* CD news. . .   My new CD, "Sandyland" is done. Wonderful lineup of talent, Rio Clemente - piano and B-3 organ, Calvin Jones - bass, Steve Johns - drums, Bill Easley - reeds & flute, Steve Nelson - vibes, Mac Gollehon - trumpet and Chembo Corniel - percussion. Very happy about this project...
Feb 13 Bar 55, for the early show, 6-9. No cover, great munchies and lots of love in the air this night. Bryan Carrott on vibes Ron Sozansky on percussion. Celebrate Valentine's Day with us.
Feb 21 Manalapan Library 2-4 a guest performance with the Rio Clemente Quartet. A very nice venue and there is no admission charge.
Mar. 7, 14, 21 & 28 Vocal offerings for God.
March 13 Bar 55 with the usual suspects. Just love this room. Same bat time, same bat station.
March 21 My darling Children's Choir will be singing their Spring offerings at the 10:00 AM mass at St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Deal.............too good to miss.
Mar 22-28 Only tentative, however there may be a trip back to Italy for a little singing on the east coast. Will update as I get confirmations...
April 4, 11, 18, 25 Back singing for God with Bob Hazelrig on guitar. Nice way to start the week.
Aprl. 10 Bar 55 - With my wonderful trio, Steve Elmer-piano, Desi Norman-vibes and Dan Fabricatore-bass. And of course the inimitable Tara on the bar! Always the 6:00 show and always snacks.
April 28

Attillio's Family Tavern in Dover, on E. McFarland St. 7:30-10:00pm 973-328-1100. I'll be singing with the wonderful multi-talented Rio Clemente on piano. The food is beyond good...........the room warm and inviting. If you can, make reservations.........I'm told you might need them.

May 2,9,16,23,30 Singing for God...........always the 10:00 AM mass.
May 7 The Watchung Arts Center, Stirling Road, Watchung. 908-753-0190. This is part of their Impresario Series and I'll be sharing the stage with Rio Clemente. 8:00-10:00. Again, reservations for this venue are a good idea.
May 8 Bar 55 - We'll be celebrating birthdays with Gladstone Trott-piano, Desi Norman-vibes and Mike Carino-bass. This may be a combination CD release party as well. "Sandyland" will be available by then and I'm anxious for you to hear of the music.
June 5 The Red Bank Jazz and Blues Festival, in the 4:15-5:15pm slot. This year it will be held at the Monmouth Park Racetrack while repairs are made to the Red Bank bulkheads and docks. This promises to be a great venue. Look for my big band on this one...........totally swinging.
June 6 The final concert for the season with my ever-growing Children's Choir. 10:00 AM, come out and enjoy these wonderful singers. St. Mary's in Deal.
June 13,20,27 Back in my usual spot on the alter giving thanks at the 10:00 AM mass
June 12 Bar 55, with the usual suspects. Always 6:00 downbeat, never a cover and always snacks.
June 28 Sandy Sasso, On-Air interview with 94.9 FM CHRW "All That Jazz's" very own "A.J.", one of the coolest DJ's in London, Ontario, Canada. All about "Sandyland" and more... Available now on my AUDIO page.
July, 4, 11, 18, 25 Singing for the soul, on the alter at St. Mary's Church in Deal.
Always the 10:00 mass. Vocal and nice
July 10 The 55 Bar - Sandy Sasso and trio, featuring Akiko Tsuruga on keyboard. The early show, no cover and always snacks. Desi Norman, vibes and Chris Van Voorst Van Beest on bass.
July 12 I'll be taping a half hour TV show at the Calvary Baptist Church in Belmar for airing on Channel 78, Cabelvision. Joining me is my long-time sidekick, Gladstone Trott on piano.
July 17 The Atlantic Highlands FilmOneFest Street Fair. Artists, music, food, fun. We'll be there for 3:00-4:00 directly in front of the Kunya Siam Thai restaurant. Street will be closed off to cars, so it should be nice for walking, listening and munching. FilmOneFest starts at 7:00 in the Harbor.
July 27 Sandy Sasso and Rio Clemente at the Kasschau Memorial Shell, Veterans Field in Ridgewood. 8:30-10:00. Very nice venue to listen to music.
August 1 With The Billion Dollar Big Band at Spring Lake Park in South Plainfield 6:30-8:00. Don't forget the lawn chairs.
August 1, 8, 15, 29 Back charging my batteries in church. No cover!
August 11 Swinging again with The Billion Dollar Big Band (17 pieces) Thompson Park, Jamesburg 2:00-4:00pm
August 11 Raritan Bay Waterfront Park Sandy and her Swingin' Big Jazz Band 6:30-8:30. Bring chairs, some chilled wine and dig the beautiful scenery. Rain location in the high school before the park.
* * * Sandy Sasso and Gladstone Trott perfroming on Channel 78, Cablevision. If you're local, check it out.

Aug. 11, 18 and 25 at 10:00 PM
Aug. 14, 21 and 28 at 8:30 PM
August 14 The 55 Bar, Christopher Street, NYC. Back again with my trio, Steve Elmer, piano Desi Norman, vibes and guest bass player. 6:00 show, no cover and snacks.
August 29 Back with that swinging big band, The Billion Dollar Band at Warren Park, Woodbridge 6:00-8:00. Bring chairs, libations are a good idea too!
Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26 Singing for God..............lifting the voice and the heart.
Sept. 11 The 55 Bar, out fav haunt in NYC. 55 Christopher St., 6-9 show, no cover. Snacks always.
Steve Elmer, piano Dan Fabricatore, bass and the wonderful Rick Stone on guitar. Sweet Matt on the bar.
Sept. 16 St. Jeromes Golf Classic Fund Raiser. Old Orchard Country Club, 6:00 start, call St. Jerome's Church in W. Long Branch to get tickets. A great deal at $125 per for everything. Jazzin' it up w/ Brad Mandigo on piano and Mike Carino on bass. All monies (including the band's) go to St. Jerome's School. Cool!
Oct. 3, 10, 17, and 31 You know I'll be on the alter singin' for God. Love to do it folks.........The 10:00 mass at St. Mary's of the Assumption, Richmond Rd., Deal, NJ. Voice and guitar.........very nice.
Oct. 9th I'm sorry, but I must depart from my normal 55 Bar Schedule in NYC for October and November to party down at family functions. I can't wait to see my folks. See you back there in December.

Oct. 31
My darling Children's Choir starts their rehearsals for the Dec. 19th Christmas Concert. Make a note in your book, it's so cool, and it's the beginning of my 10th year. Where does the time go.........
Nov. 7, 14, 21 & 28 It's a Sunday, you know where I'll be....................
Nov. 4 My fab big band doing a two hour gig for the Cultural Arts Council of Sayreville. Held at the roomy and comfy Sayreville Senior Center, 423 Main Street, Sayreville from 7:30-9:30. No cover, but donations gladly accepted.
Nov. 5 South Brunswick Jazz Cafe' series, 8:00-10:00, featuring a wonderful trio with Rio Clemente on piano, Mike Carino on bass and Dennis Nardone on drums. No cover, just a donation if you wish. Coffee and cookies too! Located at the Herb Eckert Auditorium in the Senior Center at the South Brunswick Municipal Complex, 540 Route 522, Monmouth Junction.
Dec. 4 Chico's House of Jazz, 631 Lake Ave., Asbury Park, NJ. 732-774-5299. A much-needed reunion with my drummer from years ago. We can't wait. $10.00 cover, but call or e-mail me and I'll put you on the guest list. 9:00-1:00. A very nice room for the musicians and the audience. You'll like it.
Dec. 5, 12 & 26 Back on the alter.............Singing with joy..............
Dec. 19 My angels will be singing at the 10:00 robes, shiny and excited. You really should visit St. Mary's of the Assumption Church in Deal...........
Dec. 31 New Year's Eve First Night at Morristown High School, with the Rio Clemente Trio. Shows at approx. 9:30 and 10:30. Please call for tickets, first come first serve. This sells out fast.
Working on my next CD, "Flavors of Winter" due out next Sept./Oct. A collection of 'not so common' holiday music. Some originals too. Can't wait.

Happy Holidays to All. 


Every Sunday Morning 10:00am Mass at St. Mary's of the Assumption in Deal.
Vocal and Guitar. So nice!


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