An extraordinary jazz concert is taking place tonight, November 19th, in the Long Hill Senior Center at 769 Valley Road in Gillette, New Jersey, at 7 p.m. The Stein Brothers Quintet will perform a rare double bill concert with The Champian Fulton Trio at the American Music Harvest Jazz Legends Awards Concert, 2009. It is $20 admission at the door and the public is strongly encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served.
The Stein Brothers, Alex and Asher, in their mid-twenties, are prodigies on the saxaphone since childhood. Their Quintet has formed a unique and beautiful sound of traditional melodic jazz with a be-bop swing and rhythm to it that has fans of all ages in awe of its beauty, melody and excitement. They have put their spin on classic standards and originals on a breakthrough debut CD called "Quixotic" that has received critical acclaim. They will recieve the award for best jazz group, 2009, and best new jazz album in America. They are known in the business as charismatic, extremely disciplined, and gentlemanly, endearing them to a following of all ages.
-Champian Fulton is a beautiful, charming and enormously talented 23 year old who moved from Oklahoma several years ago to N.Y.C., N.Y. where she has had a regular gig at the famed Birdland Jazz Club for at least thee years.
-She has been taking the jazz scene by storm with her uncanny vocals reminiscent of Sarah Vaughn, Billie Holiday, Rosemary Clooney and stars of yesteryear. She also is likened to Norah Jones and Diana Krall and other contemporaries. She wows audiences with her soulful renditions of classics such as "When Your Lover Has Gone", romps joyously through a Louis Jordan classic, and playfully takes on "I can't give you anything but love". She will be receiving the award for best jazz vocalist in America, 2009.
There will be tributes from many jazz luminaries and personalities such as D.J. Stan Meyers of 88.7 jazz radio, trumpet legend Wynton Marsalis, Slide Hampton, and many more.
The show starts at 7 p.m. with a brief award ceremony and then 99.9% pure music enjoyment for the rest of the night.
Mention The Alternative Press and receive a $5 dollar discount off the next concert.
Music like this is a joy that brings all people together in the community.
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