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October 2013

True Blue Jazz 2013 Festival

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - Saturday, October 19, 2013
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October 2014

The Fred Hughes Trio w/Camille Thurman

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Cellar Door, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

The Fred Hughes Trio featuring the extraordinary Sax & Vocalist, Miss Camille Thurman DON’T MISS our Opening Night of the 2014 TRUE BLUE JAZZ SERIES in Downtown Rehoboth Beach DE!!! “a first class saxophonist that blows the roof off the place and an accomplished stylist who uses her vocal chords like she does her various woodwinds, with agility & sophistication…” – Harry Attarain, ALL ABOUT JAZZ”female powerhouse instrumentalist, the up and coming, immensely talented triple-threat, multi- instrumentalist…” – Raymond Nat…

$22.50
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TBJ Happy Hour – Oct. 16th

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Sponsored by Ocean Medial Imaging, Dave Zipse on piano.   Happy Hour at The Avenue Inn

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Unified Jazz Ensemble

Thursday, October 16, 2014 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Cellar Door, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

U. J. E. back at the Delaware Beach for the 2014 TRUE BLUE JAZZ SERIES!!! Returning to us off their last SOLD OUT SHOW appearance in our Seaside Supper Club Showcase…this Band of Jazz Brothers delivers their own distinctive brand of Straight Ahead Jazz that only 20 years together can produce! Artists, Performers, Educators & Clinicians…Unified Jazz Ensemble has traveled the globe, playing all these various roles to the wide-range of audiences they have encountered. The group has toured the…

$22.50
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TBJ Happy Hour – Oct. 17th

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Ron Cole, jazz guitar   Happy Hour at The Avenue Inn

FREE
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TBJ Happy Hour – Oct. 17th

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Back Porch Cafe, 59 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Bernard Sweetney on Vibes   Happy Hour at The Back Porch Cafe

FREE
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Chris Simonini Organ Trio

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Cellar Door, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Chris Simonini’s fascination with music began as a teen. Inspired by the feeling and soulfulness of jazz greats such as Jimmy Smith, Bill Evans, and Cedar Walton he decided to devote his time to the tradition of such Jazz Giants. Chris immersed himself in the art of jazz organ and refined his skills at the hands of teachers like regional Jazz greats, Denis Di Blasio & Dean Schneider. Chris is the embodiment of the moniker, “Jazz Youngblood”, meaning, he is…

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The Freddy Cole Quartet

Friday, October 17, 2014 at 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

“Freddy has an impeccable sense of swing… he is, overall, the most maturely expressive male jazz singer of his generation, if not the best alive.” – The New York Times “Gorgeous autumnal baritone, expressive phrasing and pitch-perfect feel for jazz standards, pop tunes and love ballads.” – People Magazine   Cole doesn’t apologize for sounding like his brother, Nat “King” Cole. There are certain unmistakable similarities. He plays piano and sings and performs live with guitar and upright bass, just…

$45.00
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True Blue Jazz on the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, 1 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Featuring Cape Henlopen High School Jazz Band, Sussex Central Jazz Band, and the Eddie Sherman Show with Peggy Raley and Geoff Gallante

FREE
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TBJ Happy Hour – Oct. 18th

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Ron Cole, jazz guitar   Happy Hour at The Avenue Inn

FREE
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TBJ Happy Hour – Oct. 18th

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Back Porch Cafe, 59 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Bernard Sweetney on Vibes   Happy Hour at The Back Porch Cafe

FREE
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Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley & Geoff Gallante

Saturday, October 18, 2014 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
The Cellar Door, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

It’s a Supper Club Closing Party for 2014’s TRUE BLUE JAZZ SERIES with Special Guest Geoff Gallante, appearing again with The Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley. We are thrilled to have Geoff back with us as we bring LIVE Straight Ahead Jazz back to Downtown Rehoboth Beach…where this Community’s week-long Jazz Celebration all began. Throughout this Show, the audience will be treated to renditions of Songs from the Great American Songbook as only Eddie Sherman & Peggy Raley can…

$27.50
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October 2015

The Fred Hughes Trio featuring Vuyo Sotashe

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

BUY TICKETS NOW The Fred Hughes Trio featuring Vuyo Sotashe:  DON’T MISS our Opening Night of the 2015 TRUE BLUE JAZZ SERIES in Downtown Rehoboth Beach DE!!! More information will be coming soon… This event features an early and a late show: 7:30-8:45pm or 9:30-10:45pm Ticket prices include ONE (1) show only, early or late.

$25
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The Fred Hughes Trio featuring Vuyo Sotashe

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

BUY TICKETS NOW The Fred Hughes Trio featuring Vuyo Sotashe:  DON’T MISS our Opening Night of the 2015 TRUE BLUE JAZZ SERIES in Downtown Rehoboth Beach DE!!! More information will be coming soon… This event features an early and a late show: 7:30-8:45pm or 9:30-10:45pm Ticket prices include ONE (1) show only, early or late.

$25
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Jackie Browne Jazz Nonet

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

BUY TICKETS NOW The Jackie Browne Jazz Nonet is a 9 piece ensemble formed by drummer Jackie Browne and tenor saxophonist Bobby Bosick. The band is based out of Wilmington Delaware and features some of the finest musicians in the tri-state area, which includes Philadelphia and South New Jersey. The band features some of the finest musicians on the tri-state area, originally as a rehearsal band in 2008, and performing since 2011. This event features an early and a late…

$25
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Jackie Browne Jazz Nonet

Thursday, October 15, 2015 at 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

BUY TICKETS NOW The Jackie Browne Jazz Nonet is a 9 piece ensemble formed by drummer Jackie Browne and tenor saxophonist Bobby Bosick. The band is based out of Wilmington Delaware and features some of the finest musicians in the tri-state area, which includes Philadelphia and South New Jersey. The band features some of the finest musicians on the tri-state area, originally as a rehearsal band in 2008, and performing since 2011. This event features an early and a late…

$25
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Diane Schuur

Friday, October 16, 2015 at 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

BUY TICKETS NOW Long regarded as one of Contemporary Jazz’s leading vocalists, Diane Schuur is as eclectic as she is brilliant. Born in Tacoma, Washington in 1953, Schuur was blind from birth; but she was gifted with perfect pitch and initially taught herself piano by ear. She later received formal piano training at The Washington State School for the Blind, which she attended until she was 11 years of age. Nicknamed “Deedles” as a child, she grew up surrounded by…

$55
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Diane Schuur

Friday, October 16, 2015 at 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

BUY TICKETS NOW Long regarded as one of Contemporary Jazz’s leading vocalists, Diane Schuur is as eclectic as she is brilliant. Born in Tacoma, Washington in 1953, Schuur was blind from birth; but she was gifted with perfect pitch and initially taught herself piano by ear. She later received formal piano training at The Washington State School for the Blind, which she attended until she was 11 years of age. Nicknamed “Deedles” as a child, she grew up surrounded by…

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True Blue Jazz on the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, 1 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Featuring Cape Henlopen High School Jazz Band, Rehoboth Beach Concert Band, and the Eddie Sherman Show with Peggy Raley and Guest Artist Geoff Gallante

FREE
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Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley & Geoff Gallante

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

BUY TICKETS NOW It’s a Supper Club Closing Party for 2015’s TRUE BLUE JAZZ SERIES with Special Guest Geoff Gallante, appearing again with The Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley. We are thrilled to have Geoff back with us as we bring LIVE Straight Ahead Jazz back to Downtown Rehoboth Beach…where this Community’s week-long Jazz Celebration all began. Throughout this Show, the audience will be treated to renditions of Songs from the Great American Songbook as only Eddie Sherman & Peggy Raley…

$30
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Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley & Geoff Gallante

Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

BUY TICKETS NOW It’s a Supper Club Closing Party for 2015’s TRUE BLUE JAZZ SERIES with Special Guest Geoff Gallante, appearing again with The Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley. We are thrilled to have Geoff back with us as we bring LIVE Straight Ahead Jazz back to Downtown Rehoboth Beach…where this Community’s week-long Jazz Celebration all began. Throughout this Show, the audience will be treated to renditions of Songs from the Great American Songbook as only Eddie Sherman & Peggy Raley…

$30
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October 2016

Young Jazz Appreciation Night with Eddie Sherman & Peggy Raley

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bethany Blues, 18385 Coastal Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958

Our commitment and efforts for Young Student Jazz Musicians is our favorite aspect of True Blue Jazz, and a priority for us. In 2013, True Blue Jazz revived the Saturday Afternoon Free Concert on the Rehoboth Bandstand as a feature venue for the Cape HS Jazz Band….and in 2015, we held our first Jazz Workshop placing our Featured Artist Jazz Players in a mentoring musical exchange with the Cape HS Jazz Band. For 2016, we are interested in expanding opportunities for the…

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Chavis•Knoettner•Swanson•Thomas

Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Whether taking the stage as bandleaders or sidemen, booked on a recording session, appearing at area Festivals, or standing before student musicians in a workshop as jazz educators…these musicians seem to leap to a higher form of energy and output when these four gentlemen of jazz come together for a night of music. Gerald Chavis, a dominant Trumpet Player on the Delaware Valley Jazz landscape for 30 years, was named “Best Jazz Artist” by the Delaware Valley Reader’s Music Poll…

$22.50
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Chavis•Knoettner•Swanson•Thomas

Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Whether taking the stage as bandleaders or sidemen, booked on a recording session, appearing at area Festivals, or standing before student musicians in a workshop as jazz educators…these musicians seem to leap to a higher form of energy and output when these four gentlemen of jazz come together for a night of music. Gerald Chavis, a dominant Trumpet Player on the Delaware Valley Jazz landscape for 30 years, was named “Best Jazz Artist” by the Delaware Valley Reader’s Music Poll…

$22.50
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The Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley with Special Guests – Geoff Gallante and Rev. Norm Freeman

Friday, October 14, 2016 at 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Friday Night, October 14th..Founders and Co-Producers Eddie Sherman and Peggy Raley take the Stage at Clear Space Theatre for 2 Shows of the best Straight Ahead Jazz you’ll hear anywhere!  In Downtown Rehoboth Beach…where it all began years ago with a celebration honoring Straight Ahead Jazz…& that’s where we will continue the tradition! Audiences will be treated to renditions of Songs from the Great American Songbook as only Eddie Sherman & Peggy Raley can deliver. No greater love of this music, or heart and soul when it’s sung,  can…

$30
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The Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley with Special Guests – Geoff Gallante and Rev. Norm Freeman

Friday, October 14, 2016 at 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Friday Night, October 14th..Founders and Co-Producers Eddie Sherman and Peggy Raley take the Stage at Clear Space Theatre for 2 Shows of the best Straight Ahead Jazz you’ll hear anywhere!  In Downtown Rehoboth Beach…where it all began years ago with a celebration honoring Straight Ahead Jazz…& that’s where we will continue the tradition! Audiences will be treated to renditions of Songs from the Great American Songbook as only Eddie Sherman & Peggy Raley can deliver. No greater love of this music, or heart and soul when it’s sung,  can…

$30
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Youth Jazz Show with Eddie Sherman, Peggy Raley & Guest Artist

Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, 1 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

By the Atlantic Ocean, in Downtown Rehoboth Beach….at the Boardwalk & The Avenue….True Blue Jazz returns for our Annual FREE Saturday Afternoon Concert – 12 Noon to 3PM on the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand. It’s THE beautiful venue In Rehoboth for any concert, and this one is always special as True Blue Jazz turns the Stage over to our local Jazz Stars of Tomorrow from our Cape Henlopen High School Jazz Band, and Students from across Sussex County. Performing LIVE before…

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The Jimmy Heath Big Band

Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Jimmy Heath, an NEA Jazz Master and ASCAP’s 2011 Jazz Hall of Fame Living Legend inductee, is widely recognized as one of the greats in jazz. He has long been recognized as a brilliant saxophonist and a magnificent composer, arranger and educator. The middle brother of the legendary Heath Brothers (bassist Percy, of The Modern Jazz Quartet and highly renowned drummer, Albert “Tootie”), he has performed with nearly all of the jazz greats of the last 60 years, from Howard…

$55
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The Jimmy Heath Big Band

Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Jimmy Heath, an NEA Jazz Master and ASCAP’s 2011 Jazz Hall of Fame Living Legend inductee, is widely recognized as one of the greats in jazz. He has long been recognized as a brilliant saxophonist and a magnificent composer, arranger and educator. The middle brother of the legendary Heath Brothers (bassist Percy, of The Modern Jazz Quartet and highly renowned drummer, Albert “Tootie”), he has performed with nearly all of the jazz greats of the last 60 years, from Howard…

$55
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True Blue Jazz Sunday Brunch

Sunday, October 16, 2016 at 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Salero on the Beach, Top Floor, 511 North Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19958

The Fred Hughes Trio featuring Montreux Jazz Fest Vocal Winners – Chiara Izzi & Vuyo Sotashe. Closing 2016’s TRUE BLUE JAZZ SERIES…..don’t miss this newly introduced Sunday Jazz Brunch! The Fred Hughes Trio will appear in what is sure to be a packed house! The FH Trio will feature two incredible Jazz Singers…South African Vuyo Sotashe and Italian Songstress Chiara Izzi, both boasting wins as Jazz Vocalists at the long running Montreaux Jazz Festival.  Fred Hughes is Rehoboth’s favorite jazz pianist with a 20 + year history…

$40
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October 2017

Youth Jazz Appreciation Night

Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bethany Blues, 18385 Coastal Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958

FREE EVENT! 2017’s True Blue Jazz Fest kicks off with a BIG Opportunity for young jazz students from our all around our Delaware Beach communities and the region. It’s our Youth Jazz Appreciation Night on Wednesday October 11th. After a huge launch in 2016, a turnout that filled the House….with the geneorous support of the Bethany Blues Management & Staff….Youth jazz Night is now an annual part of our entire Straight Ahead Jazz Festival Concept for our True Blue Jazz…

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True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam

Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

TRUE BLUE AFTERNOON JAZZ JAM at THE AVENUE INN What’s the best way to get your evening jazz excursion started for the evening of Straight Ahead Jazz when you’re in town for the 2017 True Blue Jazz Fest? What else?!?!  Just head on over to 33 Wilmington Avenue in Downtown Rehoboth Beach to the beautifully new Avenue Inn!!! True Blue Jazz returns to this knockout hotel property in Downtown Rehoboth Beach for our Annual 3 Day Event…The Afternoon Jazz Jam! …

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The Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley with Special Guests…on Tenor Sax Cody Leavel & on Trumpet Geoff Gallante

Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Thursday Night, October 12th… Eddie Sherman and Peggy Raley return to Clear Space Theatre for ONE SHOW ONLY, delivering the best Straight Ahead Jazz Show you’ll find anywhere!  We are thrilled to be back in Downtown Rehoboth Beach once again for 2017’s True Blue jazz Fest!  You’ll hear songs from the Great American Songbook as only Eddie Sherman & Peggy Raley can sing’em! It’s the Piano genius of Joe Holt , with ready & steady; Mike McShane on the Drums…

$30
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2017 True Blue Jazz Student Workshop/Clinic

Friday, October 13, 2017 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cape Henlopen High School, 1270 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958

“I’ve watched the True Blue Jazz organization inspire, encourage and support my students throughout that time. The opportunities and experiences provided by True Blue Jazz have stimulated a life-long love for jazz in the students at Cape and encouraged them to seek personal artistic growth through music. Thank you for everything you do for the students of Cape Henlopen High School and our community as a whole. The Cape Region is a better, more vibrant place because of True Blue Jazz.” –…

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True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam

Friday, October 13, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

TRUE BLUE AFTERNOON JAZZ JAM at THE AVENUE INN What’s the best way to get your evening jazz excursion started for the evening of Straight Ahead Jazz when you’re in town for the 2017 True Blue Jazz Fest? What else?!?!  Just head on over to 33 Wilmington Avenue in Downtown Rehoboth Beach to the beautifully new Avenue Inn!!! True Blue Jazz returns to this knockout hotel property in Downtown Rehoboth Beach for our Annual 3 Day Event…The Afternoon Jazz Jam! …

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The Paul Carr Quartet featuring Jamie Davis

Friday, October 13, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

“…Jamie Davis is one of my favorite singers.” – Clint Eastwood, inspired by his performance at the Monterey Jazz Festival “A proper singer of real talent and style. He can sing blues and ballads to the manner born and boy, does he swing. A must for any lovers of great music.” -Sir Michael Parkinson – BBC and iTV Broadcaster, Journalist, British Chat Show Host. “Paul Carr plumbs post-bop in his debut with a tart tone that darts and swings on…

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The Paul Carr Quartet featuring Jamie Davis

Friday, October 13, 2017 at 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

“…Jamie Davis is one of my favorite singers.” – Clint Eastwood, inspired by his performance at the Monterey Jazz Festival “A proper singer of real talent and style. He can sing blues and ballads to the manner born and boy, does he swing. A must for any lovers of great music.” -Sir Michael Parkinson – BBC and iTV Broadcaster, Journalist, British Chat Show Host. “Paul Carr plumbs post-bop in his debut with a tart tone that darts and swings on…

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2017 True Blue Jazz Rehoboth Bandstand Concert

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, 1 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

“They make featuring and supporting young musicians their number one prioity. They have had our high school jazz ensemble and jazz combo perform on the Rehoboth Beach banstand since the founding of their organiztion. They have also sent professional musicians to our school to conduct master classses and perform for us.” – 2015 Cape HS Grad, 1st True Blue Jazz Scholarship Winner, & Freshman 1st Chair Alto Sax at Univ. of Delaware, Morgan Hurlock “Thank you for everything you do for the…

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Smokin’ RED HOT Fire House Jazz

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rehoboth Beach Fire House, 219 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19958

Hammond B3 Jazz Organist, Bill Dilks –  “One thing I’ve found over the years, and why I always use “Hammond” and “B3” (whenever I’m promoting one of my shows)…it’s more and more of a rarity, and those words help sell it.  It sells the fact that “this is not a keyboard stack emulation, it’s the real deal”. And the knowing folks who see “Hammond” or “B3” usually think “smokin’”, along with “rare”, and the “B3” jazz imparts the “this is not your every day…

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True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

TRUE BLUE AFTERNOON JAZZ JAM at THE AVENUE INN What’s the best way to get your evening jazz excursion started for the evening of Straight Ahead Jazz when you’re in town for the 2017 True Blue Jazz Fest? What else?!?!  Just head on over to 33 Wilmington Avenue in Downtown Rehoboth Beach to the beautifully new Avenue Inn!!! True Blue Jazz returns to this knockout hotel property in Downtown Rehoboth Beach for our Annual 3 Day Event…The Afternoon Jazz Jam! …

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Christian McBride And Tip City

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

“Christian McBride [was] steamrollering the audience of a fair-sized marquee into a state of near ecstasy.” -FINANCIAL TIMES “One of the premier musicians of his generation… “ — DownBeat “McBride never disappoints” – JazzTimes Five-time GRAMMY®-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride can be likened to a force of nature, fusing the fire and fury of a virtuoso with the depth and grounding of a seasoned journeyman. With relentless energy and a boundless love of swing, McBride’s path has taken a continuous positive…

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Christian McBride And Tip City

Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
Clear Space Theatre, 20 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

“Christian McBride [was] steamrollering the audience of a fair-sized marquee into a state of near ecstasy.” -FINANCIAL TIMES “One of the premier musicians of his generation… “ — DownBeat “McBride never disappoints” – JazzTimes Five-time GRAMMY®-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride can be likened to a force of nature, fusing the fire and fury of a virtuoso with the depth and grounding of a seasoned journeyman. With relentless energy and a boundless love of swing, McBride’s path has taken a continuous positive…

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2017 True Blue Jazz Brunch Bash

Sunday, October 15, 2017 at 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Salero on the Beach, Top Floor, 511 North Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19958

The 2017 TRUE BLUE JAZZ CLOSING PARTY…a Sunday Jazz Brunch with the best view on the Atlantic Ocean & Rehoboth Boardwalk available! Returning to True Blue Jazz once again for 2017, we have The Fred Hughes Trio with Guest Artist, Philly’s fabulous & extraordinary Lady of Jazz, Miss Joanna Pascale.  Joanna is a singer of sophisticated style, profound expression …delivering modern interpretations of timeless standards with an intimate attention to lyric. Joanna is a Music Educator & Faculty Member of…

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October 2018

Youth Jazz Appreciation Night

Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bethany Blues, 18385 Coastal Hwy
Lewes, DE 19958

FREE EVENT! 2018’s True Blue Jazz Fest kicks off with a BIG Opportunity for young jazz students from our all around our Delaware Beach communities and the region. It’s our Youth Jazz Appreciation Night on Wednesday October 10th. After a huge launch in 2016, a turnout that filled the House….with the geneorous support of the Bethany Blues Management & Staff….Youth jazz Night is now an annual part of our entire Straight Ahead Jazz Festival Concept for our True Blue Jazz…

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“OPEN MINDS – CHRIS POTTER UNDERGROUND”

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Camp Rehoboth Community Room, 37 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Hosted by Director Jim McGorman with discussion following the screening. Open Minds – Chris Potter Underground voted 2012 Best Cinema Jazz Film at The Kansas City Film Fest Philadelphia Director, Jim McGorman, follows internationally acclaimed Saxman Chris Potter and his band Underground, from collaborative development of new work to a fiery live performance at New York’s 55 Bar. Saxophonist Potter’s talent has been lauded by both critics and fans since he burst on to the jazz scene as a 19-year-old…

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True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

TRUE BLUE AFTERNOON JAZZ JAM at THE AVENUE INN What’s the best way to get your jazz excursion started for the of Straight Ahead Jazz when you’re in town for the 2018 True Blue Jazz Fest? What else?!?!  Just head on over to 33 Wilmington Avenue in Downtown Rehoboth Beach to the beautifully new Avenue Inn & one of Downtown Rehoboth’s HOT new restaurants…The Blue Hen!!! True Blue Jazz returns to this knockout hotel property in Downtown Rehoboth Beach for our…

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The Eddie Sherman Show featuring Peggy Raley with Special Guest ….on Tenor Sax Cody Leavel & Griff Kazmierczak on Trumpet

Thursday, October 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Boardwalk Plaza Hotel, 2 Olive Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Thursday Night, October 11th… Eddie Sherman and Peggy Raley perform for ONE SHOW ONLY, delivering the best Straight Ahead Jazz Show you’ll find anywhere!  We are thrilled to be back in Downtown Rehoboth Beach once again for 2018’s True Blue jazz Fest!  You’ll hear songs from the Great American Songbook as only Eddie Sherman & Peggy Raley can sing’em! It’s the Piano genius of Joe Holt , with ready & steady; Mike McShane on the Drums & Eddie Hrybyk on…

$35
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2018 True Blue Jazz Student Workshop/Clinic

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cape Henlopen High School, 1270 Kings Highway
Lewes, DE 19958

“I’ve watched the True Blue Jazz organization inspire, encourage and support my students throughout that time. The opportunities and experiences provided by True Blue Jazz have stimulated a life-long love for jazz in the students at Cape and encouraged them to seek personal artistic growth through music. Thank you for everything you do for the students of Cape Henlopen High School and our community as a whole. The Cape Region is a better, more vibrant place because of True Blue Jazz.” –…

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“The JAZZ LOFT According to W. Eugene Smith”

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Camp Rehoboth Community Room, 37 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Hosted by Director Sara Fishko with discussion following the screening. Between 1957 and 1965 in New York, dozens of jazz musicians jam night after night in a dilapidated Sixth Avenue loft, not realizing that much of what they play and say to each other is being captured on audio tape and in still pictures by the gentle and unstable genius, former LIFE Magazine photographer W. Eugene Smith, who lives in the loft space next door. Meanwhile, Thelonious Monk stops by…

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True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

TRUE BLUE AFTERNOON JAZZ JAM at THE AVENUE INN What’s the best way to get your jazz excursion started for the of Straight Ahead Jazz when you’re in town for the 2018 True Blue Jazz Fest? What else?!?!  Just head on over to 33 Wilmington Avenue in Downtown Rehoboth Beach to the beautifully new Avenue Inn & one of Downtown Rehoboth’s HOT new restaurants…The Blue Hen!!! True Blue Jazz returns to this knockout hotel property in Downtown Rehoboth Beach for our…

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True Blue Women of Jazz Concert

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Boardwalk Plaza Hotel, 2 Olive Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Let’s Hear It For The Girls!!! It’s ALL LADIES….ALL NIGHT! The True Blue Women of Jazz take the Stage in a first of its’ kind Concert for True Blue Jazz. It’s an evening of Jazz with every musician delivering a woman’s touch to each & every song…because…they’re ALL Women! And they are among the best Jazz Players out there anywhere!!! Opening this Concert Event is a Cape Region favorite…Shades of Blue. It’s a group of lady musicians who have immersed…

$35
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True Blue Latin Jazz Celebration with….Bobby Sanabria & ASCENSÍON

Friday, October 12, 2018 at 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Atlantic Sands, 1 Baltimore Ave
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Friday Night at The Atlantic Sands Hotel at 8pm…from outta New York City & The Bronx….Bobby Sanabria rolls in to Rehoboth Beach & The Sands Ballroom to rip the roof off the with his explosive 9-piece Latin Jazz Big Band – ASCENSÍON!!! This will be a 2 Hour Show of high energy, heart-filled Latin Jazz as only this driving force of the Latino jazz movement from over the last 40+ years can deliver! “It was a great time to be young,…

$45
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2018 True Blue Jazz Rehoboth Bandstand Concert

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Rehoboth Beach Bandstand, 1 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

“They make featuring and supporting young musicians their number one prioity. They have had our high school jazz ensemble and jazz combo perform on the Rehoboth Beach banstand since the founding of their organiztion. They have also sent professional musicians to our school to conduct master classses and perform for us.” – 2015 Cape HS Grad, 1st True Blue Jazz Scholarship Winner, & 1st Chair Alto Sax at Univ. of Delaware, Morgan Hurlock “Thank you for everything you do for the students…

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Smokin’ RED HOT Fire House Jazz

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rehoboth Beach Fire House, 219 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19958

New for 2018!!!… It’s a 5 Hour True Blue Marathon Jazz Show!!! Saturday October 13th from 1P – 6P at Rehoboth Volunteer Firehouse 219 Rehoboth Avenue in Downtown Rehoboth Beach This Event was Brand New in 2017!!! But now…we return with a Firehouse Jazz Event that is BIGGER…BOLDER….&….never, ever before attempted!!! (without a Safety Net, that is!) We’re igniting a Big Band Blockbuster with a BONUS ‘Return Engagement’ by that Smokin’ Hot Jazz Organ Trio from 2017’s Firehouse Jazz Show…

$30
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“Bill Evans Time Remembered”

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Camp Rehoboth Community Room, 37 Baltimore Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Hosted by Director Bruce Spiegel with discussion following the screening. Bruce Spiegel has produced a complete documentary giving you insights into Bill Evans; not just the musician, but also the person. The film moves chronologically starting with Bill’s childhood in New Jersey and culminating with details about his death. “The film ‘Bill Evans, Time Remembered’ took me 8 years to make. Eight years of tracking down anybody who knew Bill and who played with him, to try and find out…

$15
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True Blue Afternoon Jazz Jam

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Avenue Inn & The Blue Hen Restaurant, 33 Wilmington Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

TRUE BLUE AFTERNOON JAZZ JAM at THE AVENUE INN What’s the best way to get your jazz excursion started for the of Straight Ahead Jazz when you’re in town for the 2018 True Blue Jazz Fest? What else?!?!  Just head on over to 33 Wilmington Avenue in Downtown Rehoboth Beach to the beautifully new Avenue Inn & one of Downtown Rehoboth’s HOT new restaurants…The Blue Hen!!! True Blue Jazz returns to this knockout hotel property in Downtown Rehoboth Beach for our…

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Wycliffe Gordon with the MidAtlantic Jazz Fest All Star Band

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
The Boardwalk Plaza Hotel, 2 Olive Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Name a contemporary American jazz trombonist, arranger, composer, band leader, and music educator at the collegiate-conservatory level, who also sings and plays 22 other instruments… If you said the Star Performer in our 2018 True Blue Jazz Festival Saturday Night Headline Event, Wycliffe Gordon….you would be correct! With just under 30 CD’s to his credit as a Band Leader, and numerous others as a Sideman…Wycliffe is a prolific Jazz recording & performance artist. He is as renowned for his prowess…

$45
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Lipbone Redding

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Rehoboth Beach Fire House, 219 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19958

This concert sponsored exclusively by Atlantic Liquors A One-Man Orchestra. Unplugged…& Unexpected. In his early twenties, Lawrence “Lipbone” Redding migrated from North Carolina to New York City with his guitar. After a brief stint as an actor, carpenter, bartender and producer for the Museum of Sound Recording… he promptly became a subway musician. From 1998 to 2001 Lipbone honed his guitar and people skills in subway tunnels beneath Manhattan. By 2002 his craft allowed him to travel and make a…

$20
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Wycliffe Gordon with the MidAtlantic Jazz Fest All Star Band

Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 9:30 pm - 10:45 pm
The Boardwalk Plaza Hotel, 2 Olive Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Name a contemporary American jazz trombonist, arranger, composer, band leader, and music educator at the collegiate-conservatory level, who also sings and plays 22 other instruments… If you said the Star Performer in our 2018 True Blue Jazz Festival Saturday Night Headline Event, Wycliffe Gordon….you would be correct! With just under 30 CD’s to his credit as a Band Leader, and numerous others as a Sideman…Wycliffe is a prolific Jazz recording & performance artist. He is as renowned for his prowess…

$45
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2018 True Blue Jazz Brunch Bash

Sunday, October 14, 2018 at 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Salero on the Beach, Top Floor, 511 North Boardwalk
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19958

The 2018 TRUE BLUE JAZZ…a Sunday Jazz Brunch with the best view on the Atlantic Ocean & Rehoboth Boardwalk available! Returning to True Blue Jazz once again for 2018, we have The Fred Hughes Trio with special Guest Artist, Giacomo Gates. Mr. G. Gates is a Rogue of the Road, a Jazz Troubadour…he is Worldly Wise, the Grand Master of Scat & Vocalese, & the Boss of Baritone Bravado. But don’t take our word on this…. “This unequaled vocalese master…

$55
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April 2019

In Celebration Of April • Jazz Appreciation Month & International Jazz Day TBJazz Presents… Chuck Redd & The Monday Jazz Cats

Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Rehoboth Beach Fire House, 219 Rehoboth Avenue
Rehoboth Beach, DE 19958

Event Benefits RBVFD This April 27th Concert Event will held at the Rehoboth Beach Firehouse, located at 219 Rehoboth Avenue in Downtown Rehoboth Beach DE. To his credit, Chuck Redd has 25 European tours and six tours of Japan with the Barney Kessel Trio, Ken Peplowski, Terry Gibbs and Conte Candoli. Redd was the featured vibraphonist with the Mel Tormé All-Star Jazz Quintet from 1991 until 1996. His career highlights include a concert with the Dizzy Gillespie Quintet in Africa…

$25
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