JAZZ IT UP @ SORRENTO with THE ERIC MINTEL QUARTET
New Jersey's hot jazz concert and dinner event welcomes you to JAZZ IT UP @ SORRENTO on the last Wednesday of the month with special guest music artists in concert at Sorrento Italian Restaurant in Westfield, NJ.
The experience includes a choice of dinner entree, dessert and a beverage. BYOB is welcome. Showtime is from 7:00pm to 9:00pm. Dinner service for the concert experience starts at 6:00pm and continues during the event.
On November 30, 2011 at 7pm join the remarkable ERIC MINTEL QUARTET in concert for an evening of unique Exotic Jazz, Latin and Funk Rhythms that have captivated audiences throughout the country.
"As long as the music attracts dedicated young musicians like Eric Mintel, jazz will continue to thrive and progress as a voice of freedom." Dave Brubeck
A performance at the White House by special request of former President Bill Clinton, over 10 performances at the Kennedy Center, collaborations with symphony orchestras and choral groups, outreach to students in elementary schools, performances at jazz festivals, cultural centers and concert halls throughout the country and educating the public on the importance of jazz music in our culture. Energetic, lyrical, swinging and always entertaining, pianist and composer, Eric Mintel's music touches the soul. Eric Mintel is the leader of one of the finest straight ahead jazz quartet's in the country today, the Eric Mintel Quartet. The public has hailed Eric's passionate piano style, his attention to melody, his catchy original compositions and his use of classical elements within a performance.
The Eric Mintel Quartet are a professional touring jazz unit consisting of Eric Mintel on piano, Nelson Hill on alto sax, Dave Antonow on bass and Dave Mohn on drums.
Eric's fourth CD release, Hopscotch, made it into the top 100 jazz tracks of 2002 at WRTI 90.1 FM in Philadelphia. Jazz icon, Dave Brubeck wrote the liner notes to the CD. WRTI 90.1 FM in Philadelphia, WBGO 88.3 in Newark, NJ and many other jazz stations across the country are playing the Eric Mintel Quartet to positive reaction by the listening public.
The Eric Mintel Quartet's noted performances include: the White House, the Kennedy Center, Marian McPartland's Piano Jazz, XM Satellite Radio, QVC Television Network, JVC Jazz Festival, Savannah Jazz Festival, PIX11 Morning News New York City, Hartford Jazz Festival, Fox Woods Casino, NBC Television Morning show "10", The Tabernacle Concert Hall on Martha's Vineyard and many other prestigious venues across the country.
The Eric Mintel Quartet have a been featured in Down Beat Magazine, Jazz Times Magazine and recently in the Wall Street Journal.
The Eric Mintel Quartet are steadily on the rise as a voice for a new jazz age and consistently deliver thrilling performances and in doing so, have endeared them to a new generation of jazz fans.
Sorrento Restaurant, home of the original tomato pizza pie and much more, offers the perfect ambience for a relaxing evening of good music, good food, good friends and good times. A destination for sophisticated families, couples and singles to enjoy life! Plenty of free parking on premises. Conveniently located off of GSP Parkway Exit #135.
Sorrento Restaurant (View)
631 Central Avenue
Westfield, NJ 07090
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