2017 Performance Schedule

Here we go, to a happy, healthy and fun 2017.


Jan. 29

The Universalist Unitarian Congregation of Lincroft, a little duo doing an hour of Dolly Parton songs during services. OK, I'm game.


Feb. 10

Howell Library, 318 Old Tavern Road, 2:00-3:00. Sweet setting, nice and comfy.


March 15

A sweet little hour of music, from 2:00-3:00 at the Ocean Township Library, Deal Road, Oakhurst. A bit 'o the old Irish for this one. With Charlie's band. Natch!

March 19

The New Jersey Jazz Society's monthly social at the prominent Shanghai Jazz in Madison. 3:30-5:30. Call for reservations, 973-822-2899. With Brad Mandigo on piano, Mike Carino on bass and Bryan Carrott on vibes. Nice venue, great food..

March 24

A fundraiser for the most special Gladstone Trott at the Asbury Park Musical Foundation, 621 Lake Ave. Asbury Park. $15 for a single, $25 for two. Please come out and support our dear friend.


April 23

The Tides Hotel in Asbury Park, 7:00-10:00. No cover, great food and a good pour. Brad, Marcus McLaurin on Bass and Desi Norman on vibes. Totally cool room. 


May 3

The WBGO Lunch Series at Gateway 2 Office Complex, Market St., Newark. 12:00-1:00. A sweet little hour of some swingin' jazz with Brad, Marcus and Desi.

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May 13

The 55 Bar, NYC, with my crew. Brad, Marcus, Bryan and Mike. We will be celebrating my birthday in style that night. Always the early show, always fun and maybe Marty will be tending bar again!


June 7

INC. American Bar and Kitchen, 302 George Street, New Brunswick. With my dynamic duo, Brad and Mike. 8:00-11:00. A nice hump day hang.

June 21

Back at the Ocean Township Library, always a 2:00-3:00 and always with Charlie's Band. A little respite in the middle of the day.


July 12

Thompson Park, Jamesburg, 2:00-3:30 with my Swingin' Big Band. Nice spot.............. bring a chair and hang by the lake.

July 16

Spring Lake Park, S. Plainfield, 6:00-7:30. Another lovely setting with my Swingin' Big Band. You'll need chairs here too. Snacks and libations add to the evening.

July 27

At the Kasschu Band Shell in Ridgewood with the wonderful Rio Clemente and his band of merry makers. 8:30-10:00pm. Great spot, great sound, bring chairs and the usual libations.


August 9

Back at Thompson Park, but with the Broadway Pops Big Band. Still a 2:00-3:30

August 9

With my Swingin' Big Band at Raritan Waterfront Park in S. Amboy. 6:00-8:00. Rain location in high school just prior to the park. Chairs and refreshments a must! Beautiful spot for an evening hang.

August 12

With the Rich Warfield Orchestra at the Colts Neck Golf Club. A bit 'o jazz in the lounge from 6:00-8:30pm

August 13

Back at Spring Lake Park, S. Plainfield with the Broadway Pops Big Band, 6:00-7:30.

August 26

On the Great Lawn in Long Branch for the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation. My trio and I have been asked to be the opening act, 1:15-2:15. What an honor.


September 21

Back at Ocean Township Library, same bat time, same bat station.

September 24

The Tides Hotel, in Asbury Park. That fabulous, funky room with great food, great drinks and of course my great trio. 7-10pm. Brad, Marcus and Desi.


October 8

Our annual fund raiser at the Pine Barrons Golf Club in Jackson, for the NJ Clean Water Action Committee. A great afternoon for a worthy cause. 1:00-4:00pm

Call Jenny for tickets, 732-963-9714.

October 13

A little afternoon of music at the Howell Library, from 2-3pm with my trio. A sweet spot in the middle of the day.

October 14

The Dorian Parreott Jazz Ensemble at the Hanover Manor celebrating the 9th Annual Eagles Image Awards and Scholarship Jazz Luncheon. 12:00-4:00. 16 Eagle Rock Ave., Hanover, NJ.


December 1

With my trio sharing smiles at the Asbury Park Senior Center 1:00-2:00pm. A little bit of Holiday Cheer.

December 8

Temple Beth Miriam, Elberon. Their annual celebration 6:30-9:00

December 15

Wall Township Library, for an hour of Holiday Cheer. 2:00-3:00.

December 16

The annual Holiday Bash at The 55 Bar, NYC. Always the early show 6-9. Gifts, snacks and the ever popular 12 Days of Christmas. Don't miss this one!

December 20

Making some Christmas Joy at the Ocean Township Library, Deal Road, Oakhurst. 2:00-3:00. A great hour of fun.... jingle, jingle, jingle.

December 31

For our fifth year, honored to bring in the New Year at The Tides Hotel, Asbury Park. Reservations a must! This room sells out very quickly.

Call Ryan for a reservation 732-897-7744

More to come, so check in once in a while. Thanks!

e-mail: SLSasso@aol.com

Every Sunday Morning 10:00am Mass

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


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