Sunday, October 14, 2018 – 2:00 to 4:30 p.m.
"Simply extraordinary hot jazz played by some of the finest young musicians devoted
to keeping this music alive today." -
"Garden Party is, as advertised, a party band." -
“Emily and her friends have understood something deep about the delicate balance
between honoring the originals and creating something new.” -
Emily Asher is a Brooklyn-
$20 General Admission
High school and college students with IDs and
younger children with a paying adult are free
Pay at the door -
HADDONFIELD UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
29 Warwick Road
Haddonfield, NJ 08033
15 minutes from the Ben Franklin Bridge
Photo by Joanne Levey
Emily Asher’s Garden Party
“Eloquent trumpet prodigy” Mike Davis (Wall Street Journal) has a voice beyond his
years on his instrument. His playing is imbued with the sounds of prohibition-
A native of Vancouver, BC, Canada, Evan Arntzen was instructed by his grandfather, also a clarinetist, in the tradition of New Orleans jazz clarinet from the time he was seven years old. Since moving to The Big Apple in January 2014, Evan has performed at Town Hall, Symphony Space, the Newport Jazz Festival, Jazz at Lincoln Center, and Birdland with some of NYC’s finest, including Bria Skonberg (with whom he appeared at TSJS in 2016), Catherine Russell, and Vince Giordano’s Nighthawks.
Raised in Bellevue, Washington, guitarist James Chirillo has been privileged to work with many of the swing era’s recognized greats, including Benny Goodman, Buck Clayton, Benny Carter, Eddie Durham, Eddie Barefield, Earle Warren, Frank Wess, and Joe Wilder (to name just a few), and as a charter member of the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, he worked closely with musician/educators Gunther Schuller and David Baker. Today, his collaborations include appearing regularly with the Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra directed by Wynton Marsalis, as well as work with such diverse artists as Paquito D’Rivera, Wycliffe Gordon and Michael Feinstein. He has been a participant on countless recordings – with Tony Bennett, Joe Lovano, Houston Person, Marcus Roberts, and Dick Hyman, as well as on the soundtracks of Woody Allen’s Sweet and Lowdown and Everyone Says I Love You, plus movies such as Sam Mendes’ Revolutionary Road and Martin Scorsese’s The Aviator. As a longtime member of clarinetist Kenny Davern’s quartet he recorded several discs, including In Concert at the Outpost Performance Space.
Bassist Rob Adkins has been a full-
Drummer Jay Lepley has lived and performed in New York City for sixteen years. Hailing from Seattle, WA, he graduated with a BFA in jazz performance from The New School Jazz Program in 2004. He has developed a reputation as a passionate and stylish performer and appeared with many jazz and traditional jazz groups, including Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra, Dan Levinson, Champian Fulton, Tamar Korn, Terry Waldo, and the Tom Abbott Orchestra. In addition to Emily Asher’s Garden Party, he performs regularly with the New Wonders and Dandy Wellington & His Band.
Funding has been made possible by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State
through the Camden County Cultural & Heritage Commission at Camden County College, the Designated Arts Agency of Camden County.