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Jazz973 Presents Vince Ector CD Release Preview & Arts For Kids

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month – Come join us as Vince Ector previews his soon to be released CD “ Theme For Ms. P” at Clements Place Jazz. This will be a very special night as his CDs will be available for purchase and you will get to learn about his dedication to supporting communities through arts education as Co-Founder of the Arts for Kids, Inc. organization.

Performing at Clements Place:
Vince Ector Drums
Pat Bianchi Organ
Paul Bollenback Guitar
Bruce Wiliams Sax

No cover, complimentary snacks, RSVP required. Seating is on a first-come, first served basis.

Vince Ector

As a performer, he has worked with jazz luminaries that include: NEA Jazz Masters, Freddie Hubbard, Randy Weston, James Moody, Slide Hampton and Jimmy Heath as well as Gloria Lynne, Charles Earland, Bobby Watson, Lou Donaldson, Grover Washington Jr., Dr Lonnie Smith, Ron Carter, Claudio Roditi, John Lee, Ralph Peterson Jr., Melvin Sparks, and Shirley Scott.

An accomplished musician with no confinements, Mr. Ector is currently the Instructor of Jazz Percussion at Princeton University. President and Executive Director of Arts For Kids Inc., a non-profit arts-in-education company providing workshops performances and professional development for schools in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. (www.artsforkidsinc.org).

Pat Bianchi Organ

Two-time Grammy-nominated organist and winner of Downbeat Magazine’s 2016 rising star poll Pat Bianchi, has established himself as one of the most in-demand organists on the scene today. His command of the instrument, harmonic prowess, rhythmic intensity, and versatility are rivaled by few.

Paul Bollenback Guitar

Paul Bollenback’s is a jazz guitarist who has appeared on Entertainment Tonight, The Tonight Show, The Today Show, Joan Rivers, and Good Morning America. He has performed with Scott Ambush, Charlie Byrd, Joey DeFrancesco, Herb Ellis, Della Reese, Arturo Sandoval, and Stanley Turrentine. He is cited as a guitarist who uses modern quartal harmony.

Bruce Wiliams Sax

Bruce Williams is a versatile saxophone stylist, performing in a variety of diverse playing environments – from traditional to hip-hop to the avant-garde. He has been an honored recipient of awards from DownBeat magazine and The Charlie Parker Music and More Foundation. His ability to perform masterfully in a range of jazz styles has placed him on two Grammy-nominated recordings and sent him to numerous cities throughout the US and abroad – France, Italy, Germany, Scandinavia, Switzerland, the West Indies, and Japan.


April 17
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Clement’s Place Jazz
15 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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