Events

All Jazz On Broad events take place Thursday evenings, 6:00–9:00 P.M.
at the Hopewell Valley Bistro & Inn, 15 East Broad Street, Hopewell, NJ
A cash charge of $15 ($5, age 22 and under) covers the entire evening unless otherwise noted
Reservations are recommended

Relax into 2019
2019

Music makes community, a second year

It's been a year since Jazz On Broad launched at The Hopewell Valley Bistro, bringing good music, good people, and good food together on a weekly basis. It's not like this everywhere – try it on for size.
Warren Vache

Warren Vaché

JANUARY 24

Held over for a second week! The golden horn of Warren Vaché quietly and beautifully fills the room, drawing on all the styles of music from Louis Armstrong to Roy Eldridge to produce his “dazzling cornet explosion” (New York Times).
With Phil Orr (piano), Joe Plowman (bass), and Sean Dixon (drums)

Tim Brent

Tim Brent Trio

JANUARY 31
FEBRUARY 7

Nine-time DownBeat award winning vocalist/pianist Tim Brent leads his trio through American songbook tunes, pop classics, and highlights from his debut release, “On the Sunny Side.” Dr. Brent has performed and/or recorded with such names as Bobby McFerrin, Mel Torme, and Ingrid Jensen, and is visiting assistant professor of popular music studies at Westminster College of the Arts.    timbrent.com
Tim Brent (vocals & piano), Matt Parrish 1/31, Steve Beskrone 2/7 (bass), Butch Reed (drums)

Dr. Trineice Robinson-Martin

Trineice: "If This Is Love"

FEBRUARY 14 heart

Award-winning vocalist and international voice expert Dr. Trineice Robinson-Martin sings for the Lovestruck, the Lovelorn, and the Contented In-between.  Reservations highly recommended
With Phil Orr (piano), Art Stephano (bass), and Maiko Uchida (drums)

Danny Tobias and Steve Kramer

Danny Tobias & Friends, featuring Steve Kramer

FEBRUARY 21

Danny Tobias delivers his assured, lyrical playing with wry humor to Birdland, The Players Club, Mezzrow, Lincoln Center Atrium, Ear Inn, and now, the Hopewell Valley Bistro. Pianist Steve Kramer’s nimble playing has led him, Broadway to Hollywood to the White House, to work with the Artie Shaw Band, Mel Tormé, Janis Siegal and many others.
With Joe Plowman (bass) and Jim Lawlor (drums)

Jon Elbaz

Jon Elbaz, solo piano

FEBRUARY 28

A 2017 graduate of New England Conservatory, Princeton native/Brooklyn-based Jon Elbaz transfixes you with his craft, soul, and imagination at the piano. Headlining weekly at NY’s Smalls and 'sideman-ing' at Dizzy’s, Smoke, Fat Cat and elsewhere, he recalls the great jazz pianists of the past with affection, swing, poignancy, and virtuosic control through a repertoire of more than 800 songs

Wesley Amorim and Luiz Simas

Luiz Simas/Wesley Amorim Duo

MARCH 7

Rio-born composer-singer-pianist Luiz Simas (Birdland, Bargemusic, Weill Hall) and São Paulo guitarist-ukulelist-composer-arranger Wesley Amorim (Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King [Brazil]) present an evening of infectious originals and beloved Brazilian standards by Jobim, Caetano Veloso and others.

Maria Sanchez and Caleb Curtis

Caleb Curtis/Marta Sanchez Duo

MARCH 14

"Caleb Curtis builds melodic and methodical structures that are compelling and immediately recognizable." Jazz Speaks
"Marta Sanchez... can make a melody out of one note and the right rhythm." NPR Fresh Air

Pianist Steve Kramer

Steve Kramer Quartet

MARCH 21

Pianist Steve Kramer returns to Jazz On Broad leading his own quartet. Steve's nimble playing has led him, Broadway to Hollywood to the White House, to work with the Artie Shaw Band, Mel Tormé, Janis Siegal, Clark Terry, Richie Cole, and many others.
With Liam Sutcliffe (trumpet), Jerry D’Anna (bass), and Gabriel Bar-Cohen (drums)

The Hopewell Valley Bistro's Bistro Room