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John Korba with Hal Slapin and John Vourtsis
Dec
18
6:30 PM18:30

John Korba with Hal Slapin and John Vourtsis

John Korba, pianist and vocalist with Hal Slapin on bass and John Vourtsis on drums. I always say, Tuesdays are my favorite night of the week with these three as our regular Tuesday trio! John Korba has performed on the Broadway production of Rent and toured with Hall & Oates. You will enjoy tremendous renditions the Beatles, James Taylor, Hall & Oates, Van Morrison and plenty of others

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Nicki Parrott & Rossano Sportiello Holiday Spectacular
Dec
19
7:00 PM19:00

Nicki Parrott & Rossano Sportiello Holiday Spectacular

It has become increasingly difficult to get these two amazing musicians together—they are two of the most in-demand musicians in jazz today. Nicki Parrott toured with the Legendary, Les Paul who said of her, “She has that special gift you cannot buy in a music store.” Furthermore, Australian music & arts magazine, Limelight says she is “a rarity, a first class bassist whos playing is a sublime as her vocals.” Rossano Sportiello is likely the finest jazz pianist in the world today. Together these two plan to celebrate the Holiday Season with style, verve, excitement and international class!

No music charge, $25 food & drink minimum per person. First set begins at 7:00, reservations required.

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Harry Allen Saxophone Trio Featuring Rossano Sportiello on Piano!
Dec
20
7:00 PM19:00

Harry Allen Saxophone Trio Featuring Rossano Sportiello on Piano!

Harry Allen is one of the most incredible tenor saxophonist in the world and we are honored to have him as a friend and regular performer at Shanghai Jazz! This evening, he is accompanied by one of the finest pianist in the world, the great Rossano Sportiello and bassist Joel Forbes!

The great John Pizzarelli says, “Harry Allen’s playing is nothing less than perfect.” He is a multi-award winning recording artist, tours extensively and has performed with Rosemary Clooney, Ray Brown, Hank Jones, Frank Wess, Flip Phillips, Scott Hamilton, Harry 'Sweets' Edison, Kenny Burrell, Herb Ellis, John Pizzarelli, Bucky Pizzarelli, Gus Johnson, Jeff Hamilton, Terry Gibbs, Warren Vache, Tony Bennett, Johnny Mandel, Ray Brown, Tommy Flanagan, James Taylor, to name a few!

First set at 7:00, no music charge, $25 food & drink minimum. Reservations required.

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Eric Mintel Quartet's Vince Guaraldi & Holiday Celebration, Take Two!
Dec
21
6:15 PM18:15

Eric Mintel Quartet's Vince Guaraldi & Holiday Celebration, Take Two!

The great Dave Brubeck once said, "As long as the music attracts dedicated, young musicians like Eric Mintel, jazz will continue to thrive and progress as a voice of freedom." Eric has played at The White House, The Kennedy Center, and the United Nations.  These 4 great musicians never disappoint an audience and our dining room swings and rocks all night.  Along with bassist, Jack Hegyi, drummer, Dave Mohn, and Saxophonist Nelson Hill the Eric Mintel Quartet will get you swinging into the Holiday Spirit! No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum for seatings at 6:15 and 8:45. Reservations required.

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Mark Peterson's Funky Christmas Show
Dec
22
6:15 PM18:15

Mark Peterson's Funky Christmas Show

Bassist, composer & musical director, Mark Peterson has performed and recorded with Stevie Wonder, shakira, Janet Jackson, Cirque Do Soleil, Gloria Gaynor and many, many more. He has put together a super fun, funk laden show of holiday favorites.

No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum with seatings at6:15 and 8:35. Reservations required.

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Leoneike Scheuble
Dec
23
6:00 PM18:00

Leoneike Scheuble

Jazz piano prodigy Leokeike Scheuble first gained attention after winning the International Women in Jazz “Youth in Action Award” at age 11. The same year, she was the subject of an hour-long interview “The Future of Jazz” over America’s premier jazz radio station, WBGO and was recorded by Rudy Ban Gelder in her debut recording featuring the great Miles Davis’ drummer, Jimmy Cobb.

Since then, Leoneike has recorded as a sideman, released another CD as leader that features Mark Whitfield and Steve Davis. She has won Hot House Fans Decision Award for “Best Up and Coming Young Artist” and has become a TEDx speaker.

Now, at 16, Leonieke is a regular at Shanghai Jazz and consistenlty wows our audiences. You will thank us when you can say, “I saw Leoneike at Shanghai Jazz back when…”

No music charge, $25 food & drink minimum. First set begins at 6:00. Reservations required.

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Tomoko Ohno & Hal Slapin: Vince Guaraldi Christmas Eve!
Dec
24
5:00 PM17:00

Tomoko Ohno & Hal Slapin: Vince Guaraldi Christmas Eve!

Two of our favorite musicians will get Santa’s sleigh moving towards Madison as they play everyone’s favorite Holiday tunes from Peanut’s Christmas jingles to Santa Claus is Coming to Town to White Christmas. Vince Guaraldi’s music, particularly his Holiday music inspires such cheer and brings out so many wonderful memories for countless people, how can we not celebrate it?

Two seatings at 5:00 and 7:00. No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum. Reservations required.

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Olli Soikkeli and Friends
Dec
26
7:30 PM19:30

Olli Soikkeli and Friends

Olli Soikkeli is one of the most gifted young guitarists in the world right now and we try to get him to Madison as often as possible. The Wall Street Journal wrote: “Olli Soikkeli, a riveting finnish guitarist who combines astonishing dexterity and speed with pure soul in a way that places him among the worthiest current day successors to the legacy of the great Django.”

Make a reservation now and enjoy some truly amazing music before the New Year!

No music charge, $25 food & drink minimum.

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Hila Kulik & Tim Armacost
Dec
27
7:00 PM19:00

Hila Kulik & Tim Armacost

Hila Kulik is one of the most exciting young pianists on the East Coast today and regularly plays with the likes of Saron Crenshaw, Antonio Hart, Donald Harrison, trumpeter Bria Skonberg, and has performed at the International Red Sea Jazz Festival in Eilat; the “Hot Jazz Concerts”: Charlie Parker Tribute (2016); Louis Armstrong tribute (2015); Nina Simone Tribute (2014); and others.

Accompanying Hila is Grammy Nominated saxophonist, Tim Armacost, who has performed with greats like, Al Foster, Jimmy Cobb, Kenny Barron, Tom Harrell, Billy Hart, Victor Lewis, Jeff “Tain” Watts, Peter Erskine, Ray Drummond, Roy Hargrove, Don Friedman and Randy Brecker. He has recorded 14 critically acclaimed records as a leader, performed on more than 50 as a sideman, and has composed for Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra. 

An incredible duo for this final Thursday of December!

NO music charge, $25 food & drink minimum. Reservations strongly recommended.

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Champian Fulton Holiday Celebration
Dec
28
3:30 PM15:30

Champian Fulton Holiday Celebration

Champian Fulton just released her 10th cd, The Stylings of Champian, we celebrated it in October. Last year she released Christmas with Champian which has been nominated for a Grammy! She is a virtuoso on the keys with a magnificent voice and she fills any room with fun, and a celebratory air--even before she sits down at the piano.  Champian's performances are captivating and joyful so be sure to make a reservation now!

No music charge, for our two seatings at 6:15 and 8:35, just a $40 food and drink minimum per person.

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Winard Harper Quartet
Dec
29
7:00 PM19:00

Winard Harper Quartet

Winard Harper is a true virtuoso on the drums and one of the preeminent percussionists in music today. With a deep rooted passion for the beats, he began playing at 5 years old and has since been one of the most in-demand drummers in jazz, not to mention one of the genres’ greatest advocates! His passion and talent for jazz drumming has led him to play with greats like Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, and Ray Bryant to name a few. He founded the Harper Brothers Sextet with his brother and their second release, Remembrance, went all the way to #1 on Billboard’s Jazz Chart in 1991.

No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum with seatings at 6:15 and 8:35. Reservations required.

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Dan Crisci & Paul Ivory
Dec
30
7:00 PM19:00

Dan Crisci & Paul Ivory

A final celebration of the Holidays with the great pianist, Dan Crisci and bassist, Paul Ivory. Dan’s Christmas CD, Christmas Impressions is a fabulous exploration of the beautiful music of the season!

No music charge, $25 food & drink minimum. Performance will begin at 6:00. Reservations recommended.

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Big Funk! New Years Eve Celebration
Dec
31
7:00 PM19:00

Big Funk! New Years Eve Celebration

Big Funk! brings an outrageous, raucous, fun, and, yes, FUNKY celebration for the New Year! Co-Led by celebrated saxophonist, Don Braden and drummer Karl Latham. Don Braden toured with The Harper Brothers, Lonnie Smith, Wynton Marsalis, The Mingus Band, and many others. He has recorded nearly 20 albums (most recently the acclaimed, Earth Wind and Wonder cd)! Karl Latham is an internationally recognized drummer and has performed with amazing artists like: Slide Hampton, Edgar Winter, Mark Egan, The Shirelles, Tomoko Ohno, Jerry Vivino and many more. He is one of the most in-demand drummers in the world and an incredible entertainer.

Big Funk! never disappoints. Touted as a “Grove / Funk / Soul journey” and “ a dream band” —both for the band members and audience members! Every night they perform here, our crowds are on their feet!

No better way or place to celebrate the New Year than our dining room enjoying a great prix fixe menu at one of two seatings, featuring: Dim Sum Appetizer Plate followed by a choice of: Fillet Mignon with bok choy and mushrooms - 3 Chili Chicken with broccoli - Ginger-Scallion Prawns with asparagus, Singapore Noodles with carrots, sprouts & egg. All followed by our special dessert sampling plate!

The 9:00 seating will also feature Wok Seared Maine Lobster with scallion, mushroom & asparagus, Two sets of music and a champagne toast to ring in the New Year!

$95 per person for the 7:00 seating and $115 for the 9:00 seating. Make your reservations soon as we are already filling up fast!

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Warren Vache Trio
Jan
2
7:00 PM19:00

Warren Vache Trio

"In Vaché, jazz has found a creator whose prodigious, hard-earned skills enable him to craft swinging performances of beauty, emotion and surprise."  Warren is a tremendous trumpet and cornet player and, with his acerbic wit between songs he keeps the entertainment rolling.  No music charge, $25 food and drink minimum, performance begins at 7:00. Reservations strongly recommended.

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King Solomon Hicks Band
Jan
11
7:00 PM19:00

King Solomon Hicks Band

If you want a glimpse of what Muddy Waters was like at 23, look no further! King Solomon Hicks is one of the most electrifying and exciting young blues guitarists around. Trained in jazz guitar with the soul of a burgeoning blues master from Harlem. He sold out a European tour this summer and while there, opened for Jeff Beck and Ringo Starr! Definitely a young artist who you will love to say, “I saw him at Shanghai Jazz when he was just 23!”

No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum with seatings at 6:15 and 8:35. Reservations required.

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Rob Paparozzi & Bobby Harden Experience
Jan
19
10:30 PM22:30

Rob Paparozzi & Bobby Harden Experience

A very special event with two of the most charismatic and fun entertainers today! Co-Lead Singers of The Original Blues Brothers Band Bobby Harden and Rob Paparozzi and featuring other members of the band! Rusty Cloud, Dan Boone and Lee Finklestein.

This will be a truly outstanding evening. Bobby Harden, The Soul Man from NY, has been thrilling audiences internationally with incredible vocal performances. He performed at President Obama’s 2008 inauguration, and has also shared the stage with soul legends Solomon Burke, Eddie Floyd, Ben E. King, Robert Cray, Delbert McClinton and Howard Tate.

Rob Paparozzi is a grammy nominated harmonica player and equally talented vocalist and front man. He has toured with legends like: B.B.King, Dr. John, Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Carole King, Roberta Flack, Culture Club, Cyndi Lauper, Randy Newman, Jimmy McGriff, and James Galway.

This is a special event and reservations are required for either of two seatings at 6:15 and 8:35. We will feature a prix fixe menu at $59 per person which includes a three course dinner and entertainment, (drinks, tax and gratuity are not included).

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Brazilian & Latin Jazz Infusions ft. Glauco Lima Quartet!
Jan
31
7:00 PM19:00

Brazilian & Latin Jazz Infusions ft. Glauco Lima Quartet!

Glauco Lima is a tremendously talented pianist who has performed at The NY Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Fondazione Siena Jazz - Italy (Accademia Nazionale del Jazz), Un Tubo Jazz Club - Italy, Shanghai Jazz Club, Blue Note Jazz NYC, Zinc Bar NYC, and others. Additionally, he has offered his piano to greats like: Shari Pine, Steve Doyle, and Andrew Pastorino, Edwardo Bello, and Itaguara Brandao, to name a few!

This is a truly exciting evening of Latin rhythms and a chance to introduce yourself to a wonderful pianist!

No music charge $25 food & drink minimum.

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Alison Kurtz, Arturo & Chris Bauer Holiday Show!
Dec
16
6:00 PM18:00

Alison Kurtz, Arturo & Chris Bauer Holiday Show!

With the Holiday Season in full swing we have the marvelous vocals of Alison Kurtz accompanied by guitarist Arturo and Chris Bauer with his amazing harmonica! This trio will keep your spirits in full Holiday swing with sweet & fun melodies of the Season!

No music charge, $25 food & drink minimum. The first set will begin at 6:00. Reservations required.

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Nilson Matta's Brazilian Voyage Quartet
Dec
15
6:15 PM18:15

Nilson Matta's Brazilian Voyage Quartet

Nilson Matta is a Brazilian born bassist, founding member of Trio da Paz, composer, and touring and recording artist. He has played with amazing musicians like Luis Bonfa, Claudio Roditi, Paquito D’Rivera, Slide Hampton and many more. Nilson is a frequent side man in various bands here at Shanghai Jazz and we always love the groups he leads. This evening will feature amazingly talented musicians including: Marcello Pelliteri on drums, Diego Urcola on trumpet, and Dario Eskenazi on piano! This promises to be a great night with plenty of festive tunes intertwines with Latin rhythms and, of course, the best cocktails in Morris County and fantastic Asian cuisine.

No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum per person. Seatings at 6:15 and 8:35. Reservations required.

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Nat Adderley Jr. Trio
Dec
14
6:15 PM18:15

Nat Adderley Jr. Trio

As Luther Vandross’ long-time musical director, Nat’s compositions include “Stop to Love”, “Wait for Love”, “Make Me a Believer” and the Grammy-nominated “Give Me the Reason”. His many arrangements for Luther include “Superstar”, “Here and Now”, “So Amazing”, “If Only for One Night”, “If This World Were Mine”, “There’s Nothing Better Than Love” and “Never Too Much”. Also for Luther, Nat produced “My Favorite Things”, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, “Going Out of My Head” and “The Closer I Get To You” (the Grammy-winning duet with Beyonce). 

Nat wrote “The Wave” for Kirk Whalum, arranged Natalie Cole’s 1987 recording of “When I Fall In Love”, produced “Just Another Lonely Night” for Johnny Gill, arranged Aretha Franklin’s album Jump To It, and produced Gloria Lynne’s album No Detour Ahead

In 2016 and 2017, Nat produced the CD “Invitation” for Nicolas Bearde, and appeared as pianist on Jay Hoggard’s beautiful CD “Harlem Heiroglyphs”. His shows always sell out so, make reservations now! No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum with seatings at 6:15 and 8:45.

No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum for two seatings at 6:15 and 8:35. Reservations required.

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Peter & Will Anderson Trio
Dec
12
7:00 PM19:00

Peter & Will Anderson Trio

Peter and Will Anderson are true “virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone” (New York Times) and are another pair of our favorite musicians. They have performed with the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Village Vanguard Orchestra, Wycliffe Gordon, Cecile McLorin Salvant, Paquito D’Rivera, Wynton Marsalis, and can be heard on the 2014 Grammy-winning soundtrack of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire with Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks.  They’ve headlined at The Blue Note, Jazz at Lincoln Center, The Kennedy Center, New Orleans Jazz Festival, Feinstein’s 54 Below, and live on Garrison Keillor’s A Prairie Home Companion

No music charge, $25 food & drink minimum. First set begins at 7:00. Reservations required.

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John Korba with Hal Slapin and John Vourtsis
Dec
11
6:30 PM18:30

John Korba with Hal Slapin and John Vourtsis

John Korba, pianist and vocalist with Hal Slapin on bass and John Vourtsis on drums. I always say, Tuesdays are my favorite night of the week with these three as our regular Tuesday trio! John Korba has performed on the Broadway production of Rent and toured with Hall & Oates. You will enjoy tremendous renditions the Beatles, James Taylor, Hall & Oates, Van Morrison and plenty of others

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John Carlini & Bill Robinson Annual Holiday Show!
Dec
9
6:00 PM18:00

John Carlini & Bill Robinson Annual Holiday Show!

John Carlini is a Grammy Nominated Guitarist who has played with greats like Bucky Pizzarelli, Rio Clemente, David Grisman and so many more. His good friend, legendary vocalist, Bill Robinson has played with John Zweig, Marion Mansfield and others as well. These two gentlemen are a fabulous part of our Holiday tradition and create a festive evening of music.

No music charge, $25 food & drink minimum with 2 sets beginning at 6:00. Reservations required.

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Bernard Purdie Trio
Dec
8
6:15 PM18:15

Bernard Purdie Trio

The most recorded drummer in history is back! Bernard Purdie’s shows never disappoint. He has performed on hit records an toured with everyone from Aretha Franklin to The Jackson 5, Steely Dan, James Brown, Cat Stevens, Hall & Oates, and The Rolling Stones, to name just a fraction of the superstars who needed “the funkiest soul beat in the business!”

Seatings at 6:15 and 8:35 with no music charge, just a $40 food & drink minimum. Reservations required.

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Nicki & Anton Denner Quartet!
Dec
7
6:15 PM18:15

Nicki & Anton Denner Quartet!

Two of our favorite performers will be here with a very special performance filled with incredible Holiday melodies! Nicki Denner is a dynamic and fun pianist and vocalist and Anton’s sax will bring an wonderful new dimension to a great Friday night.

This husband & wife team are, individually, two of our favorite performers and we can not wait to have them performing together. Nicki has worked with Sheila E., Savion Glover, Michele Lee, Doc Severinsen as well other jazz and Latin artists in the United States, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Anton has performed with Rosemary Clooney, Ray Charles, Dave Stryker, Norman Simmons and many others!

A very special holiday Friday with seatings at 6:15 and 8:35. No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum and reservations required!

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Adrian Cunningham Trio
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

Adrian Cunningham Trio

Adrian Cunningham is another of our favorite performers. A true virtuoso on all of his instruments, sax, clarinet and flute. Not to mention, he is a fantastic vocalist and all around great entertainer. (More talent than one man should have). His performances always surprise as he ranges from Sinatra, to the American Songbook, to great & lively New Orleans Jazz!

He is accompanied by pianist Oscar Perez and bassist, Frank Tate, both wonderful musicians in their own right. These three swing and improvise some of the most fun and entertaining music you can ask for!

No music charge, $25 food & drink minimum. First set begins at 7:00. Reservations required/

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Dan Levinson with Pianist Rossano Sportiello and drummer Kevin Dorn
Dec
5
7:00 PM19:00

Dan Levinson with Pianist Rossano Sportiello and drummer Kevin Dorn

A true virtuoso with a clarinet, Dan Levinson plays with both Vince Giordano and Leon Redbone regularly. He is a master of the jazz styles of the early 1900's He has performed with Mel Tormé, Wynton Marsalis, Dick Hyman, Bria Skonberg, Ed Polcer, Howard, Nicki Parrott and many others. He is indeed, as The Mississippi Rag calls him, “The most in demand reedman!”

Rossano Sportiello is among the finest pianists in the world! Recipient of countless awards and constantly in demand to either lead his own band or play with the likes of lide Hampton, Clark Terry, Barry Harris, Dan Barrett, Kenny Davern, Bucky Pizzarelli, Bob Wilber, Warren Vache, Bob Cranshaw, Mickey Roker, Harry Allen, Howard Alden, Joe Wilder, Eddie Locke, Joe La Barbera, Scott Hamilton, Jake Hanna, Houston Person, Bill Charlap, Dick Hyman. 

Along with drummer Kevin Dorn, this promises to be a brilliant and exuberant night of live swinging jazz! No music charge, $25 food and drink minimum per person. Musicians hit at 7:00. Reservations required

 

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John Korba with Hal Slapin and John Vourtsis
Dec
4
6:30 PM18:30

John Korba with Hal Slapin and John Vourtsis

John Korba, pianist and vocalist with Hal Slapin on bass and John Vourtsis on drums. I always say, Tuesdays are my favorite night of the week with these three as our regular Tuesday trio! John Korba has performed on the Broadway production of Rent and toured with Hall & Oates. You will enjoy tremendous renditions the Beatles, James Taylor, Hall & Oates, Van Morrison and plenty of others

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Catherine Russell
Dec
2
5:15 PM17:15

Catherine Russell

Two Time Grammy Winner Catherine Russell is a cherished member of the Shanghai Jazz Family and we are thrilled to have her joining us for a special Sunday evening! Catherine is truly a world class vocalist having performed around the world, including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. She worked with David Bowie, Steely Dan, The Vivino Brothers, Rosanne Cash, Mark Cohn, Levon Helm, Diana Ross, and so many others! Make your reservation now for this very special night.

Special prix fixe menu will include:

Dim Sum Appetizers for the table

Entree Selections: 3 Chili Chicken, Sesame Chicken, Champagne Prawns, Firecracker Beef, Braised Beef Short Ribs ($6 supplement) Vegetarian Pad Thai, Crisp Beijing Duck ($9 supplement), Grilled Portobello Mushroom Chinese Broccoli Rabe

Dessert Sampling Plate

Menu is $65 per person and seatings are at 5:00 and 7:15

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Brynn Stanley Quartet
Dec
1
7:00 PM19:00

Brynn Stanley Quartet

Brynn Stanley is a local girl who, after a few years polishing her performances in Los Angeles, she is back home, astounding audiences up and down the East Coast with her silky vocals, creative take on everything from the American Songbook to the Beatles, her grace and elegance. She is joined by Dan Crisci on piano, Jay Dittamo on drums and Dave Richards on bass. No music Charge, $40 food and drink minimum per person for seatings at 6:15 and 8:35. Reservations required.

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King Solomon Hicks
Nov
30
6:15 PM18:15

King Solomon Hicks

If you want a glimpse of what Muddy Waters was like at 23, look no further! King Solomon Hicks is one of the most electrifying and exciting young blues guitarists around. Trained in jazz guitar with the soul of a burgeoning blues master from Harlem. He sold out a European tour this summer and while there, opened for Jeff Beck and Ringo Starr! Definitely a young artist who you will love to say, “I saw him at Shanghai Jazz when he was just 23!”

No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum with seatings at 6:15 and 8:35. Reservations required.

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Harry Allen Saxophone Trio
Nov
29
7:00 PM19:00

Harry Allen Saxophone Trio

Harry Allen is one of the finest tenor saxophonist in the world and we are honored to have him as a friend and regular performer at Shanghai Jazz! The great John Pizzarelli says, “Harry Allen’s playing is nothing less than perfect.” He is a multi-award winning recording artist, tours extensively and has performed with Rosemary Clooney, Ray Brown, Hank Jones, Frank Wess, Flip Phillips, Scott Hamilton, Harry 'Sweets' Edison, Kenny Burrell, Herb Ellis, John Pizzarelli, Bucky Pizzarelli, Gus Johnson, Jeff Hamilton, Terry Gibbs, Warren Vache, Tony Bennett, Johnny Mandel, Ray Brown, Tommy Flanagan, James Taylor, to name a few!

Accompanied by Joel Forbes on bass and pianist Larry Fuller. First set at 7:00, no music charge, $25 food & drink minimum. Reservations required.

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Vince Guaraldi Holiday Celebration featuring Bob Himmelberger
Nov
28
7:00 PM19:00

Vince Guaraldi Holiday Celebration featuring Bob Himmelberger

Bob Himmelberger is a thrilling pianist, playing with high energy and fun, practically daring audiences to not have fun. Bob is a NJ local and William Paterson alum. He is a fantastic composer, performer and educator.  Join Wednesday, 11/28 when Bob and his band go on at 6:30. No music charge, $25 food & drink minimum and reservations are recommended.

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John Korba with Hal Slapin and John Vourtsis
Nov
27
6:30 PM18:30

John Korba with Hal Slapin and John Vourtsis

John Korba, pianist and vocalist with Hal Slapin on bass and John Vourtsis on drums. I always say, Tuesdays are my favorite night of the week with these three as our regular Tuesday trio! John Korba has performed on the Broadway production of Rent and toured with Hall & Oates. You will enjoy tremendous renditions the Beatles, James Taylor, Hall & Oates, Van Morrison and plenty of others

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Don Braden's Earth Wind and Wonder CD Celebration
Nov
24
7:00 PM19:00

Don Braden's Earth Wind and Wonder CD Celebration

Don Braden is a masterful clarinet, saxophone and flute player and has composed and recorded a new CD blending and celebrating the genius of Earth Wind and Fire and Stevie Wonder. The recording has received tremendous reviews and a lot of air play from terrestrial radio like our favorite, WBGO, and Sirius XM's Real Jazz station! No music charge, $40 food and drink minimum for seatings at 6:15 and 8:45, reservations required.

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Eric Mintel Quartet's Vince Guaraldi & Holiday Celebration
Nov
23
6:15 PM18:15

Eric Mintel Quartet's Vince Guaraldi & Holiday Celebration

The great Dave Brubeck once said, "As long as the music attracts dedicated, young musicians like Eric Mintel, jazz will continue to thrive and progress as a voice of freedom." Eric has played at The White House, The Kennedy Center, and the United Nations.  These 4 great musicians never disappoint an audience and our dining room swings and rocks all night.  Along with bassist, Jack Hegyi, drummer, Dave Mohn, and Saxophonist Nelson Hill the Eric Mintel Quartet will get you swinging into the Holiday Spirit! No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum for seatings at 6:15 and 8:45. Reservations required.

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Alex Laurenzi Quartet!
Nov
21
7:00 PM19:00

Alex Laurenzi Quartet!

Join us the night before Thanksgiving to celebrate with saxophone prodigy Alex Laurenzi, one of the most promising and exciting young jazz musicians in NJ! Joining him will be pianist Theo Walentiny, Ian Kinselaar on bass and Matt Kane on drums.

No place better to bring friends together the night before the Turkey on Thursday!

First set begins at 7:00 with no music charge, $25 food & drink minimum. Reservations required.

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John Korba with Hal Slapin and John Vourtsis
Nov
20
6:30 PM18:30

John Korba with Hal Slapin and John Vourtsis

John Korba, pianist and vocalist with Hal Slapin on bass and John Vourtsis on drums. I always say, Tuesdays are my favorite night of the week with these three as our regular Tuesday trio! John Korba has performed on the Broadway production of Rent and toured with Hall & Oates. You will enjoy tremendous renditions the Beatles, James Taylor, Hall & Oates, Van Morrison and plenty of others

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Kristina Koller Duo
Nov
18
6:00 PM18:00

Kristina Koller Duo

Praised by All About Jazz as a ‘great new talent’, rising jazz vocalist Kristina Koller will bring her innovative, fresh musical approach and dynamo voice for an intimate evening of re-energized jazz standards. Joining Kristina will be Jesse Elder on piano. Jesse is the music director of Postmodern Jukebox with whom he tours frequently and a 4 X ASCAP award winning composer. They will be performing together live for the first time and it promises to be a special night of music!

No music charge, $25 food & drink minimum, first set begins at 6:00. Reservations strongly recommended

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Helio Alves Piano Trio
Nov
17
7:00 PM19:00

Helio Alves Piano Trio

Helio Alves is an award winning pianist & composer having played on multiple Grammy winning albums including Yo Yo Ma’s grammy winning Obrigado Brasil, Claudio Roditi’s nominated Brazilliance X4, and Brazilian Dreams by Paquito D’Rivera. Helio is a thrilling performer and masterful arranger of music.

Joining Helio on are two award winning musicians: bassist & composer, Nilson Matta (who will be headlining his own show on Saturday, 12/15) and Duduka Da Fonseca on drums. These gentlemen are founding members of Trio da Paz the world renowned Brazilian jazz group who have been touring and recording together since 1986.

Two seatings at 6:15 and 8:35, no music charge but a $40 food & drink minimum. Reservations required.

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Jerry Vivino Quartet
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Jerry Vivino Quartet

Jerry Vivino has accompanied the likes of Tony Bennett, Dr. John, Lyle Lovett, Donald Fagen, Max Weinberg and many others. His saxophone & clarinet skills are mesmerizing, exciting, and will keep you groovin’ in your seat! Accompanied by drummer Karl Latham, Ken Levinsky on piano, and Martin Pizzarelli on bass, Jerry will take you on a musical adventure that you do not want to miss.

No music charge, $40 food & drink minimum for seatings at 6:15 and 8:35. Reservations required

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Glauco Lima Piano Quartet!
Nov
15
7:00 PM19:00

Glauco Lima Piano Quartet!

Lima's fantastic ability to entrance the listener through multiple styles and his piano playing, full of dynamics displays a rich musical maturity..." - All About Jazz . AllAboutJazz

Glauco Lima is an exciting pianist who began playing professionally as a young boy. Since that early beginning, he has become a celebrated composer, live performer, studio musician and band leader. His newest CD, Once Upon a Time is “a fabulous aural portrait that bridges the divide between jazz and Brazilian popular music.” Featuring Itaiguara Brandao on bass, Alex Kautz on drums and Gerson Galante on sax this promises to be an outstanding evening of Brazilian rhythms and beats!

Two sets beginning at 7:00 with just a $25 food & drink minimum, no music charge! Reservations strongly recommended.

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Matt King's Monk In Brazil
Nov
14
7:00 PM19:00

Matt King's Monk In Brazil


Celebrate pianist Matt King’s “ear-opening, soul-warming, and genre-bending arrangements of jazz icon Thelonious Monk's compositions, via various Brazilian grooves.” We hosted a CD release with Matt in August and could not wait to have him back to perform this incredible, fun, exciting, and very interesting reimagining of Thelonious Monk’s brilliant music. This evening will feature: Anton Denner - reeds, Itaiguara Brandao - bass, Mauricio Zottarelli - drums!

No music charge, $25 food & drink minimum with the first set beginning at 7:00. Reservations required

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