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The Jazz Thieves

July 22, 2018 @ 7:30 pm

Preservation New Jersey and the New Jersey Jazz Society are pleased to present The Jazz Thieves in their first appearance at the 1867 Sanctuary!

The Jazz Thieves (www.jazzthieves.com) are happy to play their first of two shows this summer at the 1867 Sanctuary. They look forward bringing their soulful solos, get-out-of-your seat dancing rhythm, and sing-a-long catchy songs to Central NJ! Come spend a summer Sunday evening with them as the sun sets!

Through evocative lyrics, soulful improvisation, and wide-ranging originals, The Jazz Thieves revitalize jazz by reconnecting it to its roots. They “steal” Duke Ellington’s melodicism, Tom Waits’s grit, Bill Withers’s soulful lyricism, and Kamasi Washington’s modern edge, uniting all it with a jazz imagination.

In late 2016, they released their first full length album, Brooklyn Elegy. Recorded and mixed at Room 17 Studios in Bushwick by engineers Joe Rogers and the Grammy Award-winner Ted Young, Brooklyn Elegy was met with critical acclaim from AllAboutJazz.com and Jazziz magazine, in addition to radio interviews and international radio airplay. What they’re saying about The Jazz Thieves:

“…spins stories of life and love on the streets of the Big Apple…with great bluesy feeling, adding a layer of sawdust to the barroom floor” – Jazziz Magazine

“Big cats, easy tigers. Nice to hear some new lions, roarsome! Stealin’s healin’…” – Fiona Ord-Shrimpton, AllAboutJazz.com ⭐⭐⭐⭐ .

“In any case, this tight little band draws on rock, pop, gospel and blues for a series of performances with a distinct contemporary New York edge….This short, solid album could have what it takes for a breakthrough…” – Doug Ramsey, Rifftides

Outside of playing together, the individual members of the Jazz Thieves have played and collaborated with jazz masters such as James Moody, Vincent Herring, David “Happy” Williams, John McNeil, and John Stetch to name a few.

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!

New Jersey Jazz Society
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!

To Purchase Tickets

  • $20 for General Admission
  • $15 for Members of the New Jersey Jazz Society
  • $15 for Friends of the Sanctuary
  • $5 for School and College students with ID
  • $15 per person for Groups of 10 or more**

Tickets can be purchased online or 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.

For online purchases, PLEASE PRINT AND KEEP YOUR RECEIPT emailed from PayPal. You will not be mailed tickets. While our notification from PayPal is usually sufficient, the receipt will provide your proof of purchase, particularly for same-day purchases.

**GROUP RATES (10 or more people). Group rates apply only to advance online sales and must be purchased in quantities of 10 or more within a single purchase. Group rate tickets cannot be purchased at the box office prior to the concert.

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Become a Friend of the Sanctuary and Save $5 per Ticket!

For only $30.00 per year ($50.00 for families), members of the Friends of the 1867 Sanctuary receive  $5 off our General Admission concert tickets for ALL of 2018!


July 22, 2018
7:30 pm
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1867 Sanctuary at Ewing
101 Scotch Road + Google Map