Old Bridge, NJ – July 2, 2019 – Anyone looking for a break from the summer heat can visit the Old Bridge Public Library this month to enjoy a variety of concerts by local artists.
Saturday, July 13th at 2:30pm: The David Aaron Trio and vocalist Pat Tandy will return to the Library to perform a variety of jazz, swing and big band music, including many well-known standards. NJ-native David Aaron has performed as a clarinetist and band leader for over 50 years, and has appeared in top venues including the Waldorf Astoria and the Hotel Edison in New York City and Trumpets Jazz Club and the Crystal Springs Resort in NJ. He regularly leads lecture series and performances about the Big Band Era in retirement communities, senior centers, libraries and at fundraising events throughout the NJ metro area.
Sunday, July 21st at 2pm: Flute and Classical Guitar Concert featuring Marjorie Koharski and Keith Calmes. The duo will present a classical concert featuring works by Debussy, Haydn, Galles and Meranger. Marjorie Koharski is a retired flutist with the Monmouth Symphony Orchestra, an active flutist with The Elysion Winds Quintet and a former faculty member of The Monmouth Conservatory of Music. She is also the founder and director of The Festive Flutes, a semi-professional flute choir that performs light classical music and show tunes throughout New Jersey. Keith Calmes has been performing and teaching guitar for over three decades. He is on the music faculty at Wall High School and received the “Outstanding Teacher Award” from The College of New Jersey for his work at the high school. He is also a faculty member at The Monmouth Conservatory of Music.
Saturday, July 27th at 2pm: Diego Allessandro. An Old Bridge resident, Diego Allessando is a singer/songwriter who will entertain with his signature Americana sound, which blends 80s and 90s pop and 2000s punk. He has recorded three albums, has been playing guitar since he was seven years old, and is described as a “modern day mash-up of Johnny Cash and Jim Morrison.” The event is being generously sponsored by the Indo American Senior Citizens Association of Old Bridge.
Attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable, unexpired donation for the Old Bridge Food Bank to these free concerts.
The Old Bridge Public Library has consistently been voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about these and other Library programs is available at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.