Preservation New Jersey • 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing • PO Box 7815• West Trenton, NJ 08628
Physical (GPS) address: 101 Scotch Road, Ewing, NJ 08628 Map and Directions
Jazz Music Series:
L Town Express
Chris Heitmann – Guitar
Pat Robinson – Keyboards
Mike McGarry – Bass
Jeff Neuhof – Saxophones
John Palmer – Drums
Saturday, February 4, 2017, 8:00 pm
at the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing
Preservation New Jersey and the New Jersey Jazz Society are pleased to welcome L Town Express to the 1867 Sanctuary. L Town Express is a musical quintet combining the elements of jazz, funk, R & B, rock and pop and into a sizzling display of original music. Writing tunes for the band include a Grammy Award winner and experienced members offer innovative and impassioned solos. Ltown Express is a hard-grooving ensemble merging deep and substantial grooves with infectious melodies to create an eclectic mix of swing, funk, pop and soul. The band members interact with one another to construct a polished product that promises to enlighten audiences. They masterfully perform their original material along with refreshing re-makes of some classics.
L Town Express features Chris Heitmann – Guitar, Pat Robinson – Keyboards, Mike McGarry – Bass, Jeff Neuhof – Saxophones, and John Palmer – Drums.
Patrick Robinson - Keyboards
Pat is a Grammy winning producer on the 2012 Children's album of the year, “All About Bullies…Big and Small.” http://allaboutbulliesbigandsmall.com/the-producers and is also a featured artist on 2011's Grammy nominated "Good enough to eat." He has performed at Kimmel Center, Sellersville Theatre, World Café Live, and Bethlehem Music Festival. Pat performed live on "Echoes,” a nationally syndicated radio show, WXPN's Kid's corner, and Gene Shay's show. He has recorded or performed with Julian Lennon, Bobby Rydel, Melba Moore, and the Classics 4. Pat is an exceptional song writer and has a large recording studio in his home.
Jeff Neuhof - Saxophones and Flute
Jeff has been performing, recording, producing and teaching music for over 30 years. In the early 90's, Jeff moved to New York and began performing in numerous musical situations including blues, jazz, big band, rock, blue grass and folk. During this time Jeff was very involved in studio work, not only as a musician but also as recording engineer and producer, including working with Doug Stegmeyer (Billy Joel's Music Director and Bassist). Jeff has taken all very diverse styles of music and incorporated them into his playing concepts and lyrical style.
Michael McGarry - Bass
Mike was former Principal Bassist of the Temple University Orchestra from 1979 to 1981. He is a member of the College of New Jersey Alumni Jazz Band, Newtown Theatre Pit Orchestra, Musicology Band and freelances in the Philadelphia, Trenton and Princeton area. Mike is a teacher and orchestra director for Pennsbury School District. He has been playing bass for 42 years and has performed classical, jazz, pop, R & B, Funk, etc., with numerous bands and ensembles at the Academy of Music, Kimmel Center, Hotel DuPont and many other venues.
John Palmer - Drums
When John is not playing drums, he's working on them. Fortunate to have a dynamic career in the music instrument industry, John's day job is Sales Strategist for Tama Drums. He has also worked as Gretsch Drums Director of Product as a buyer at Musician's Friend, and drum instructor at Donn Bennett Drums in Washington State. A veteran drummer, John has played in bands in NYC, Seattle and New England; he is a relative newcomer to the Philadelphia area. John is appreciative to be able to continue to evolve an interactive style rooted in The American traditions of blues, soul, jazz, funk and rock.
Chris Heitmann – Guitar
Chris has been the President and Owner of Music Forte, a local music Store located in Levittown, Pa for the past 30 years. The store specializes in quality lessons, retail sales and repairs. Chris has been performing in commercial bands in the Philadelphia region for the past 35 years. He attended Bucks County Community College and has studied with several world class guitarists. Chris has a passion for the unique sounds that he attains from several guitars and the newest technology.
Jazz at the 1867 Sanctuary and throughout the Trenton/Princeton area is featured on trenton.jazznearyou.com. Download their app for iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire!
Preservation New Jersey is pleased that the New Jersey Jazz Society (NJJS) is co-sponsoring jazz events at the 1867 Sanctuary. We encourage fans of our jazz concerts and jazz musicians to join NJJS at www.njjs.org so they receive their award-winning Jersey Jazz journal 11 times a year and other special benefits, including a $5 discount on tickets to Jazz Music Series concerts at the 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing!
Tickets are $20 for General Admission, $15 for Friends of the Sanctuary, $15 for New Jersey Jazz Society Members, and only $5 for school and college students with ID. Tickets may be purchased online below by selecting your ticket option and clicking on the "Buy Now" link to use credit or debit card or your PayPal account. If ordering two or three ticket types, each type must be purchased in a separate order. You will receive an email confirmation of each purchase. Online tickets will be held at the box office; please print and bring your receipt in case it is needed to confirm your purchase.
GROUP RATES are now available! Choose the Group ticket option and each ticket will have a $5 discount from the General Admission price (same as the Friends of the 1867 Sanctuary ticket price)! Group rate tickets must be purchased in quantities of 10 or more within a single purchase. Group rates apply only to advance online sales and cannot be purchased at the box office prior to the concert. Groups must present themselves at the box office at the same time. For group orders of fewer than 10 people, the full General Admission rate (less the amount prepaid) may be required at the box office at the time of admission. Group rates do not apply to Student prices.
Tickets may be reserved at the box office for payment by cash, check or credit card by calling 609-392-6409 or emailing email@example.com. Tickets may also be purchased at the door as space allows.
The 1867 Sanctuary is wheelchair accessible using the ramp on the left side of the building.
For only $30.00 per year ($50.00 for families), members of the Friends of the 1867 Sanctuary receive advance notice of special events, our member newsletter, gift shop discounts and $5 off our General Admission concert tickets! BECOME A MEMBER NOW!
January 21, 2017
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