The Public is Invited to Come Out and Swing to Jazz Tunes, While Supporting the Livingston Band Boosters

February 13, 2014 at 6:55 AM

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The public is invited to attend the Livingston High School Band Boosters’ Fourth Annual Jazz Dinner Dance with the Lancer Jazz Band and Lab Band on Saturday, March 1, at Livingston High School from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.  Aside from showcasing the talents of the bands, the event is also a fundraiser for the Band Boosters, who support all the school bands and grant scholarships to graduating seniors. The Lancer Jazz Band and Lab Band will be providing the entertainment. Anthony Franco's will be serving a pasta and meatball dinner. Beverages and desserts will also be served.

The cost is $20 for adults, $15 for senior citizens/students, and $5 for children under 12. Tickets are being sold in advance and can be purchased by sending a check made out to LHS Band Boosters to Carol Berger, 42 Wychwood Road, Livingston, NJ 07039. For questions, contact Jim Hegedus, Director of the Lancer Jazz Band, at, or Carol Berger at

“In the past, this event was held in February, but is being moved to March in the hope of more favorable weather,” said Cheri Kalman, chairperson of the event.

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Kalman said that in case of snow, the snow date will be Sunday, March 2, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Livingston High School.

Each year, about 200 people attend the Jazz Band Dinner Dance.

“It is a very exciting night for the jazz bands as they get to play for an audience that will be dancing to their music,” said Kalman.

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