1867 Sanctuary at Ewing
Preservation New Jersey • 1867 Sanctuary at Ewing • PO Box 7815• West Trenton, NJ 08628
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150th Anniversary Festival
Jazz Music Series
Jazz Music Series:
Stephen Yee Quartet

Performance of Aziza Dance, a composition by Lionel Loueke, recorded April 11, 2017 at the Garden State Ale House

Stephen Yee (Alto Saxophone)
Jonathan Kirschner (Guitar)
Ryan Permaul (Bass)
Kyle Duppstadt (Drums)

Friday, August 11, 2017, 8:00 pm
at the 1867 Sanctuary
Arts and Culture Center

Preservation New Jersey and the New Jersey Jazz Society are pleased to welcome the Stephen Yee Quartet to the 1867 Sanctuary Arts and Culture Center for a concert of an array of jazz styles, with original compositions as well as novel arrangements of jazz standards.

Stephen YeeStephen Yee is a saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator. Pursuing a jazz performance degree under the tutelage of Ralph Bowen at Rutgers University’s Mason Gross School of the Arts, Stephen is a passionate improviser and musician. As well as performing around the New Jersey area, Stephen’s experience in music includes teaching at the Play on Philly summer program (a non-profit organization providing music instruction to under-served youth in Philadelphia) as well as at the Rutgers Summer Jazz Institute. With a dynamic and narrative approach to improvisation, Stephen cites influences from musicians like Joe Henderson, Chris Potter, Kenny Garrett, and Wynton Marsalis.

Kyle DuppstadtKyle Duppstadt is an up and coming jazz drummer in the tri-state area with the ability to engage everyone in the room with his sound. He has performed with some of the greatest jazz musicians of this age, including Conrad Herwig, Ralph Bowen, Scott Sawyer, Paul Meyers, Lee Smith and John Swana, in venues such as The Blue Note NYC, Rockwood Music Hall, Chris' Jazz Cafe, and many more. He has studied at the Berklee College of Music, as well as Mason Gross School of the Arts, and spent an entire year in Brazil studying traditional and modern Brazilian and Afro-Brazilian music; specializing in Forro, Samba Reggae, Maracatu, and Samba. Kyle's fresh sound can be heard on the album "The New Gilded Age", with The Tucker Flythe Quartet.

Jonathan KirschnerJonathan Kirschner first started playing guitar when he was eleven years old, after playing piano for four years before that. He has studied both classical and jazz guitar in a variety of different programs, including the Berklee College of Music Summer Guitar Session and the Litchfield Jazz Camp. He also played in the Gordon College Jazz Band during his senior year of high school. Jonathan is currently a student of Vic Juris at Mason Gross School of the Arts.

Ryan PermaulRyan Permaul is a multi instrumentalist based out of Central NJ. He is a student at Mason Gross School of the Arts, studying jazz performance. He also plays gigs in the Tri-State area, with a variety of genres, including jazz, rock, and reggae with his band, Tropic Vibez.

Performance of Chelsea Bridge, a composition by Billy Strayhorn. by the Stephen Yee Quartet on April 4, 2017 at the Garden State Ale House

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New Jersey Jazz Society

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 1867sanctuary@preservationnj.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door as space allows.

Wheelchair accessibleThe 1867 Sanctuary is air conditioned, and is wheelchair accessible using the ramp on the left side of the building.

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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!

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