Sandy at The Count Basie Theatre
Red Bank, NJ, opening for Bob Newhart, with 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.

2016 Performance Schedule

A happy, healthy and fun 2016 to all my dear friends, family and fans.


Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31

Back with my two guitarists on the altar at St. Mary's in Deal, raising our voices to the heavens above. Always the 10:00 mass.


Feb 7, 14, 21, & 28

Back in church, doing our thing.

Feb 10

A nice hour concert for Valentine's Day at the Ocean Township Library, 2:00-3:00 with Gladstone Trott and Charlie Ruggirello. Right off Deal Road, a lovely space.


March 6, 13, 20, & 27

On the altar again. I hope this counts as points when I'm heading to heaven.

March 11

Once again celebrating the Annual Awards Dinner at the Ocean Place in Long Branch. We'll be honoring Tim McLoone, a most worthy recipient. A private celebration, just letting you know that we do private parties all year.

March 19

Back at The 55 Bar, the best club in NYC for a St. Pat's celebration. Always the early show, always snacks, and never a cover. Come hang with me and my guys, Brad Mandigo, piano; Marcus McLaurine, bass; Bryan Carrott, vibes.


April 8

With Rio Clemente at Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Whippany. This is a fund raiser, but I like to include these to remind you we do private functions. 

April 20

The Ocean Township Library, Deal Road, Oakhurst from 2:00-3:00. A swinging little hour of music, no charge. Nice and comfy surroundings.

April 25

A wonderful  concert, called The Three Divas, with Carrie Jackson, Nancy Nelson, and of course myself, at The Bickford Theatre, in The Morris Museum. 8:00-9:30. A great evening of music. Call for tickets soon, as this venue sells out quickly. 973-971-3706


May 6

Rio Clemente and I doing another function for the VNA at The Madison Hotel.

May 15

The Tides Hotel in Asbury Park, 7-10. Come celebrate my birthday with me and the guys. Fabulous food, great pour on the drinks. 732-897-7744.

May 22

Turn on your Wi-Fi for this one. An hour interview with Dan Coleman on his Rock Radio station, 1460 AM on your dial. Starts at 10:00 PM, hope I can wear my pajamas. 


June 11

The 55 Bar, that funky, fabulous spot that is our second home. 6:00-9:00. Join me and my fab trio for some great music, snacks and a lot of laughs.

June 18

The Italian American Memorial Association in Long Branch. This is a dinner dance, and again a private function. Just sayin'.


July 10

Spring Lake Park, S. Plainfield with the Broadway Pops Big Band. 6:30-8:00. Bring chairs, libations and a little snack. Great band.

July 13

Thompson Park, Jamesburg, 2:00-3:30. Back with the Broadway Pops Big Band, sweet little setting by the lake. There's also a petting zoo close by the performance gazebo.


Raritan Waterfront Park in South Amboy with my Swingin' Big Band. 6:30-8:30. Bring lawn chairs and libations. Rain location in high school just prior to the park. Beautiful venue.

July 17

Warren Park, Woodbridge. 6:00-7:30.  Broadway Pops, definitely bring a chair, a snack, and whatever else suits your fancy.


August 7

Warren Park, Woodbridge, 6:00-7:30  with my swingin' big band. Too much fun.

August 10

Thompson Park, Jamesburg, 2:00-3:30 with my big band and my superb musicians.  

August 17

With Charlie's Band at the Ocean Township Library, 2:00-3:00, Deal Road, Oakhurst. Free admission. Nice little setting. 

August 20

Spring Lake Park., S. Plainfield, 6:30-8:00. Swingin' out the season with my big band. Ahhhhh, what a summer of music.


September 9

At Due Marie, with my buddy Brad Mandigo, 6:30-9:30. A lovely restaurant located at 78-80 Albany St., New Brunswick. This is a New Brunswick Jazz Project booking and should be very nice.

September 17

Fund Raiser for Cancer Support of Central Jersey, with my quartet. 1:30-4:00 A nice afternoon for a good cause, call Rick for more info. 908-963-0275. Rain date Sept. 18th. 350 Main St., Bedminster, behind the school.

September 18

Back with the Broadway Pops Big Band, finishing out our outdoor concert series at Johnson Park, River Rd. and Rose Dr., Piscataway. 6:30-8:00.


October 9

A wine and chocolate tasting (and much more) at the Pine Barrens Golf Club, 540 S. Hope Chapel Rd., Jackson. 1-4. Benefits the Clean Water Action Committee. A very worthy cause. Call Jenny for more info at 732-963-9714.

October 30

Celebrate Halloween with a funny hat party at The Tides Hotel, Asbury Park. 7:00-10:00. Amazing room, amazing people. Good food and a good pour. Brad Mandigo, Marcus McLaurine and Bryan Carrott. Swingin' stuff!


November 12

Watchung Arts Center with my "Little" Big Band. 8-10. On the Watchung circle. Tickets $18 in advance, $22 at the door. Contact, or buy directly through Eventbrite at This isn't a large room and tickets go fast. Would love to see you there, with a nice little wine and snack reception to boot.

November 18

In concert at Howell Public Library, 2:00-3:00 with Charlie's Band. 318 Old Tavern Road, 07731. Free admission.


December 8

Little jazz gig at the Temple Beth Miriam, Elberon. 6:00-9:00. They make great egg salad sandwiches.

December 10

Back at The 55 Bar, NYC for our annual Christmas Party. Gifts, snacks and a great time had by all. Always the early show. Be there or be square. Ho, Ho, Ho........

December 17

Monmouth Conservatory of Music, 50 White Street, Red Bank. A lovely hour of music following the student chamber orchestra's recital. Great, talented kids. Doors open at 4:00. We go on at 5:00. Free admission, donations appreciated. 732-741-8880.

December 21

In concert at the Ocean Township Library, celebrating the holidays with Charlie's Band. 2:00-3:00. Deal Road, Oakhurst.

December 31

Our fifth year bringing in the New Year at The Tides Hotel, Asbury Park. Call for reservations if you wish to be in the dining room with the band, 732-897-7744. This room books fast, but you can always hang at the bar and nosh there as well.


Every Sunday Morning 10:00am Mass

St. Mary's of the Assumption in Deal
Vocal and Guitar. So nice!


Tune into my cable TV show, "Artists Unlimited", which is available on Cablevision Channel 77.