Get your groove on at our Sunday evening Jazz & Blues in the Loft concert series! Hear world-class musicians and vocalists from the region in the cabaret-style setting of the SOPAC Loft. This performance features Jazz vocalist Frank Noviello. Cash bar available.
Jazz in the Loft concerts are curated and hosted by Lee Boswell-May.
Frank Noviello is a true Jazz vocalist adhering to a tradition of swing and spontaneous performance. He began studying voice and drama at the age of five and appeared as a child in several off-Broadway productions including Macbeth, was an understudy in the Broadway play, Fanny, and appeared at Carnegie Hall as part of a Star Time Revue production. Frank Noviello’s formative years as a Jazz vocalist were spent in Milwaukee. Since returning to New Jersey, Frank Noviello has performed and recorded with many of the area’s world class Jazz players and appeared at such notable venues as Birdland, Village Gate, Shanghai Jazz, Kitano, and the Blue Note.
“…that rare bird, a true jazz singer… he swings with vibrant rhythm, surprising you… he scats with vitality, invention and snap.” –Zan Stewart, The Star Ledger
SOPAC programs are made possible in part by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts.
The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) is a 501(c)(3)charitable organization.
SOPAC received funding through a grant from the NJ Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism, visitnj.org.
Since 2006, SOPAC has been serving as a premier performing arts center in the region. SOPAC offers innovative artistic and cultural experiences for diverse audiences in an intimate, inviting environment. The premier arts center hosts a variety of live performances, community events and education programs for all ages. To further expand its offerings, SOPAC has a partnership with the Juilliard School of Music to present Juilliard @ SOPAC—a series featuring upcoming musicians from the acclaimed conservatory. SOPAC is home for Seton Hall University Arts Council’s performances, including Classical Concert Series, Jazz ‘N the Hall performances and Seton Hall University Theatre productions. SOPAC also presents performances by its theater company in-residence, American Theater Group. For more information, visit SOPACnow.org.