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The Grunin Center for the Arts

November 10, 2017

Midweek Jazz At Grunin Center Features New Spin For The Holiday

Jazz Saxophonists present George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess

Jazz saxophonists Peter & Will Anderson present George Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess on Wednesday, December 13 at 8:00 p.m. on the Main Stage, Grunin Center, Ocean County College, College Drive, Toms River, NJ.  Please use Parking Lot #2. Tickets: $24-$20. Purchase tickets online, call 732-255-0500, or visit the Box Office, Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm.

The New York Times declared identical twins Peter and Will Anderson virtuosos on clarinet and saxophone.” One of the most extraordinary set of brothers performing music today, Peter and Will are known for their unique renditions of classic jazz songs and innovative original music.

For their December 13 MidWeek Jazz performance, the pair has re-conceived George Gershwin’s masterpiece Porgy and Bess for sextet, including a vocalist. Songs will include “Summertime,” “It Ain’t Necessarily So,” “I Loves You, Porgy,” “My Man’s Gone Now,” and “Bess, You Is My Woman Now.”

Upcoming Jazz Performances at the Grunin Center:

Come hear acclaimed artists play classic jazz and swing! The “Grunin Presents” and “MidWeek Jazz” lineup features big-name stars along with up-and-coming talent of local, national, and international acclaim.

Grunin Presents Jazz:

Jan 12, 8pm, $35: New York Voices

Feb 14, 7:30pm, $45-$43: Birdland All-Stars featuring Tommy Igoe: The Art of Jazz

MidWeek Jazz: Wednesdays at 8pm. Tickets: $24-$20

Jan 24: Midiri Brothers Salute Benny Goodman’s Carnegie Hall Concert

Mar 7: Bucky Pizzarelli

Mar 28: Dennis Lichtman’s Queensboro Five

Apr 11: Glenn Crytzer’s Salute to Joe Venuti & Eddie Lang

May 16: Stephanie Trick & Paolo Alderighi: Four Hands, One Piano

Jun 20: The Jazz Lobsters Big Band

Prices, dates, times, performers, and shows are subject to change.