The Florian Schantz Jazz Combo will be performing at Westfield’s Festifall Street Fair Sunday, September 22nd, from 12-1 PM in front of 150 East Broad Street. The group’s set will include some Latin jazz, traditional jazz standards, and ragtime music. The group, consisting of Florian Schantz (only 11 years old) on trumpet and other horns, Lowell Schantz, his father, on guitar, Rupnath Chattopadhyay on trombone and flute, and local music teacher (who is in this October’s issue of Modern Drummer) Caryn Feder on drums.

The band just performed at Somethin Jazz Club on Saturday, September 14th, 2013 from 5-6 PM. The club is one of the premier jazz venues in the city (formerly Miles Café), and the band was excited to have it as their first NYC outing of hopefully many to come. Come out Sunday at noon for a swingin’ good time! Check out the band at