NB Jazz Project Celebrates Fourth Annual Women in Jazz Month

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ–For the fourth year in a row, the New Brunswick Jazz Project is celebrating Women's History Month with Women in Jazz, a series of 12 women-led performances at The Hyatt, Makeda, Sophie’s Bistro, and Tumulty’s.

Tonight's show is at Tumulty's and features Jessica Ackerly, a guitarist and master's graduate of the Rutgers' Mason Gross School of the Arts.

The series began this past Saturday at Alfa Art Gallery, with an exhibit of photographs & paintings of women in jazz and a screening of The Girls in the Band, an award-winning documentary by director Judy Chaikin about female jazz musicians in the early 20th century. 

Opening night concluded with a performance by Emily Asher's Endangered Species Band.  The series schedule is as follows:

Teri Roiger Quartet

Wednesday March 5, 2014 8.00 pm – 10.30 pm
Vocalist Teri Roiger performs the music of Abbey Lincoln.

Hyatt Hotel – 2 Albany St. New Brunswick, NJ
No music charge.
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Akiko Tsuruga Quartet

Thursday March 6, 2014 8.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Organist Akiko Tsuruga and her quartet.

Makeda – 338 George St. New Brunswick, NJ
$5 music charge.
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Virginia Mayhew Quartet

Thursday March 13, 2014 8.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Saxophonist Virginia Mayhew and her quartet.

Makeda – 338 George St. New Brunswick, NJ
$5 music charge.
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Silvia Cuenca Quartet

Thursday March 20, 2014 8.00 pm – 11.00 pm
Sylvia Cuenca and her quartet.

Makeda – 338 George St. New Brunswick, NJ
$5 music charge.
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Vanessa Perea Group

Friday March 21, 2014 9.00 pm – 12.00 pm
Vocalist Vanessa Perea and her group

Sophie's Bistro – 700 Hamilton St. Somerset, NJ
No music charge.
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Patrice Jégou Group

Wednesday March 26, 2013 8.00 pm – 10.30 pm
Vocalist Patrice Jégou and her band.

Hyatt Hotel – 2 Albany St. New Brunswick, NJ
No music charge.
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Camille Thurman, Mimi Jones, Shirazette Tinnin CD RELEASE

Thursday March 27, 2013 8.00 pm – 10.30 pm
Saxophonist/Flutist/Vocalist Camille Thurman, Bassist Mimi Jones & Drummer Shirazette Tinnin perform and celebrate the release of their individual CD’s!

Makeda – 338 George St. New Brunswick, NJ
$5 music charge.
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Emerging Artists Tuesdays

8:00-11:00PM (Jam Session @9:30)
Tumulty's–361 George St ($4 Under 21 soda charge)

March 4 – Jessica Ackerly Band
March 11 – Gabriella Aron Band
March 18 – Arnetta Johnson Band
March 25 – Suzan Veneman Band